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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-03-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 906
Posted By paddyhannen
Heres a novel idea, Ride with someone else or...

Heres a novel idea, Ride with someone else or trip planning?
Forum: Africa & Mid East 04-11-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 26,192
Posted By paddyhannen
Hi Vicks im imprisoned in abu tubul but very keen...

Hi Vicks im imprisoned in abu tubul but very keen to see how the nizwa ride pans out, can you post some details and stuff?
Got any info on the tracks through the hills there, the boys here reckon...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 04-11-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,691
Posted By paddyhannen
ummm, Lebanon anyone?

who knows about lebbo?
Forum: Africa & Mid East 04-11-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,691
Posted By paddyhannen
mid east issues

hi gents im in oman lookin to do a loop through all of the usual suspects, seeing alot of the same you are( large rideable gaps through media bullshit warzones)
It'd be good to see how the visa...
Forum: Australia 04-10-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 19,988
Posted By paddyhannen
Id Very strongly reccomend having your suspension...

Id Very strongly reccomend having your suspension set up by one of the reputable suspension boys once youve set it up, itll cost you 300 and make your bike handle a million times better/less...
Forum: EMEA 03-07-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 332
Posted By paddyhannen
ktms in Oman to.. somewhere far away in africa?

Hi all esteemed motorcycle pilots. I am working in oman for next few months and need to organise a bike or 2( buy or hire) and either resell or ship to aus.
Anyone gote some knowings around the...
Forum: Australia 02-04-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 1,095
Views: 130,711
Posted By paddyhannen
Sureley theres a BMW accessory you can fit for...

Sureley theres a BMW accessory you can fit for that? maybe the ute was it methinks:D
Forum: Australia 02-04-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,345
Posted By paddyhannen
bike trailer

Theres a motorcycle instructor kickin around perth area, and he rides to location with his second bike on a trailer behind his bike, id imagine its quite legal as he is always around welshpool...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 02-02-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,360
Posted By paddyhannen
Hi there Oman

Hi Im working out of Muscat for a couple of months, Probably try and catch up with some local ADV'er s for an intel swap. Anyone around on the 7th/8th? (fly in, medicals):freaky
Forum: Africa & Mid East 02-02-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,343
Posted By paddyhannen
Looking for similar, most likeley buy and resell...

Looking for similar, most likeley buy and resell or buy and ride home though.
My info seems to point to Expats can use IDL under existing classes?
Forum: Africa & Mid East 02-02-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 839
Posted By paddyhannen
Wink Oman Inbound

Hi Im headed to Muscat area for a few months, Looking for a bike(or 2) pref 690 or 950, Will need someone to ride with and have a beer with?
Forum: Africa & Mid East 02-02-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 26,192
Posted By paddyhannen
Inbound Oman Need info and bike

Gday all heading over to Muscat for work for next few months, I'm looking to buy a 690 or 950/990 ADV and do some big K's at end of contract, Does anyone have some knowledge I can borrow?( and...
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,287
Posted By paddyhannen
Looks like you had a ball mate, You'd be missing...

Looks like you had a ball mate, You'd be missing the damper pretty fierce in the sand with all the gear on:)
What pressure were you running in the front?
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 45,718
Posted By paddyhannen
Mounting plate bracket

Dont weld on a bracket. I did the same conversion, and simply made up a sandwich plate which went either side of the frame and picked up the tank support/ rediator brace frame no worries at all, and...
Forum: Trials 02-21-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,675
Posted By paddyhannen
object fixation

same as normal riding- look at a point far away from your front wheel like 50m ahead or mash on tv, it will change your gravity settings
Forum: Australia 01-23-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 10,283
Posted By paddyhannen
Sureley if youre that worried about your lawn...

Sureley if youre that worried about your lawn maybe move your mailbox out the front?:D
Forum: Australia 12-30-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4,637
Views: 438,976
Posted By paddyhannen
640 bits

I found filling up the spare holes in things with various appropriate bolts was a good trick, Mine shed quite a few assorted sizes on my last big run (including lower subframe bolts) thank bguck for...
Forum: Australia 12-21-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,048
Posted By paddyhannen
Had a bit to do with the earlier ones, my 97 used...

Had a bit to do with the earlier ones, my 97 used to make more raw power than my kato, but weight, brakes, suspension and aftermarket lack of upgrades for the aforementioned's caused me to run a...
Forum: Australia 12-21-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,285
Posted By paddyhannen
scotch (j&B, chivas, Glen-something) or Jameson, ...

scotch (j&B, chivas, Glen-something) or Jameson, double shot add some water and couple drops of squirty bottle lime juice, good anywhere in any temp( unless your water is frozen):wink:
Forum: Australia 12-21-2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 29,377
Posted By paddyhannen
Greatest pub In southern Eastralia.. CONDAH!

Sorry no pics, was a while back. The CONDAH PUB between Portland and Hamilton is undoubtedly the best pub I've fornd in the Vic/SA Region, Publican had fled the territory after an interracial dispute...
Forum: Australia 12-19-2011, 12:42 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 13,494
Posted By paddyhannen
Civils

Gday gents. Looks a little shifty again in that bit of the world, Undoubtedly will be affecting the track access and possibly a couple of Moresby localised wars until they sort out the govvo's again...
Forum: Australia 12-19-2011, 12:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,012
Posted By paddyhannen
worn out

Sometimes known as normal tyre wear too, if you want to get 100 million pain and wear free kms with perfect traction on all surfaces at all times you could buy a magic carpet. How much is control/...
Forum: Australia 12-06-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 513
Views: 110,964
Posted By paddyhannen
Clutch

What oil you use? is it oil stickiness or flogged out clutch basket?


]My old RZ350s clutch plates like to stick together if it has been sitting for some time.

The only way I have been able to...
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,158
Posted By paddyhannen
Lights

I've changed out the standards on my 640 to a pair of these, The spread covers are worth the trouble and only cost around 30bucks from last time I bought them, i did need to tape off the top on the...
Forum: Australia 11-30-2011, 11:42 PM
Replies: 428
Views: 22,297
Posted By paddyhannen
fuelling

We may be able to get some fuel drops organised out that way through a good mate at a place with some things for some beer. Time is irrelevant, only the degree of living encountered between fuel and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 45,718
Posted By paddyhannen
nice job

Pugs,

Looks good mate, whatd you do to the standard wiring harness/ dash infill for that?
Forum: OZ Vendors 10-02-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 108,957
Posted By paddyhannen
Dealers

Most dealers I have dealt with ( and mechanics, Salesmen, 4x4 suppliers, sparkies etc,) like most people,
Have their own special opinion ( like asshole, I believe Opinion is french for opening,...
Forum: Australia 09-22-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,186
Posted By paddyhannen
Pissed Sorry Bootlace I'd strongly unreccomend tyres for...

Sorry Bootlace I'd strongly unreccomend tyres for bikes in perth, its more fun and more productive to set fire to the head of your knob with a flint gun and run around like a sparkler than deal with...
Forum: Australia 09-21-2011, 12:29 AM
Replies: 2,995
Views: 282,811
Posted By paddyhannen
Eek Sorry for not reading further through to see the...

Sorry for not reading further through to see the final thrilling conclusion to this epic tale,
This Is my usual " I have no time and really need shit to go on some ride somewhere tomorrow and...
Forum: Australia 08-03-2011, 12:55 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,363
Posted By paddyhannen
When theyre lying on their side, which is anytime...

When theyre lying on their side, which is anytime near sand or dirt:wink:
Forum: Australia 08-01-2011, 12:14 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,829
Posted By paddyhannen
Whats it done??

Its made the rest of the world think all "Adventure riders" are part of an elite class of sportsmen, very similar to ICU patients in the fact that we cannot venture anywhere further than 3 metres...
Forum: Australia 07-25-2011, 11:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By paddyhannen
Carton

My painter will usually kick over lil jobs like that for a carton or 2 ( cantina is the weapon of choice)
I'm in jandakot, email me on atlantis.ind@bigpond.com if your interested.
Otherwise,...
Forum: Australia 07-01-2011, 02:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,972
Posted By paddyhannen
closer..

http://aso.gov.au/titles/documentaries/back-of-beyond/clip3/
http://aso.gov.au/titles/documentaries/back-of-beyond/clip1/
http://aso.gov.au/titles/documentaries/back-of-beyond/clip2/

Not too bad...
Forum: Australia 07-01-2011, 01:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By paddyhannen
Dry July- Flying under the weather for the RFDS

:freakySeveral mates and myself of the professional alcohol disposal guild are going dry for july to raise funds for the angels on our shoulders, I'm in process of putting up a page for it on...
Forum: Australia 07-01-2011, 01:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,972
Posted By paddyhannen
End of an era

Passing of a true Australian Icon, Been an Inspiration to many and no doubt will be to many more.
Thankyou, and my condolences to the rest of the Kruses.

Has anyone got a link for the back of...
Forum: OZ Vendors 06-10-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 108,957
Posted By paddyhannen
Bloody hell! Did you maybe notice that the round...

Bloody hell! Did you maybe notice that the round black thing may have been a bit easier to spin/ moving the bike forward less effectivley than previously? Traction was designed to make the tyre grip...
Forum: Australia 05-25-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3,034
Views: 441,782
Posted By paddyhannen
er 185

Ouch, my sides are hurting. Its worth reading the q&a too. Bees see this as yellow.
Forum: Australia 05-25-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 12,324
Posted By paddyhannen
Back side of laverton from the GCR to perth in...

Back side of laverton from the GCR to perth in 14h with a beer at kal, KTM 640
round 1100 including 450k scrub through sunrise.:1drink then the lowbeam lightforce 140 snapped off the whole reflector...
Forum: Australia 05-15-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,647
Posted By paddyhannen
Rcvry?

Have you worked out the factory recovery point under the bottom triple yet?:wink:
Forum: Australia 05-15-2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,458
Posted By paddyhannen
Deuter Hydrapaks

They areGerman Backpacks available in many forms, My collapsible 12l has been around the world and everywhere else and to hell and still going, Top of fluid Bag opens right up to allow easy cleaning...
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