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Forum: Australia 04-28-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 20,666
Views: 2,476,215
Posted By rabbitears
Noice :clap

Noice :clap
Forum: Australia 04-27-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 20,666
Views: 2,476,215
Posted By rabbitears
I'd be a bit hesitant about using a service like...

I'd be a bit hesitant about using a service like that for dumping waste in case old mate just tips it down a lane like some of the ratbags do around here :kboom

Edit: but a useful website which I...
Forum: EMEA 04-26-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 489
Posted By rabbitears
Mate - in the nicest possible way, I have no fing...

Mate - in the nicest possible way, I have no fing idea what you're talking about and it seems like I'm not the only one.

1) how much time do you have to travel? 2 weeks - six months?

2) what...
Forum: Australia 04-26-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,978
Posted By rabbitears
Why?

Why?
Forum: OZ Vendors 04-26-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 757,537
Posted By rabbitears
Wicked http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NzIwWDk2MA==/z/lQgAAOSws...

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NzIwWDk2MA==/z/lQgAAOSwstxVPJGV/$_20.JPG

I am selling my Drirder softsided⁄heavy duty fabric top box.

External dimensions are: 560 mm wide x 400 mm long x 280 mm...
Forum: Australia 04-17-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,978
Posted By rabbitears
I'm sure that the dealer doesn't see much of the...

I'm sure that the dealer doesn't see much of the $30,000 (or whatever) price difference between UK/Japan price and Australia price - the manufacturers wills squeeze them for every cent.

if grey...
Forum: Australia 04-15-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By rabbitears
I'm ignorant - recommend me a three day itinerary out of Sydney

hi all

okay, background is this: got three days off work/family, V-Strom, leaving Sydney lunchtime on Friday, have to be back Sunday night.

What's the best loop I can take that'll mix up quiet...
Forum: Australia 04-15-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By rabbitears
I just did a test with www.bennetts.co.uk using a...

I just did a test with www.bennetts.co.uk using a residential address in London and saying I have an "international" (ie non-UK) motorcycle licence, answering all questions realistically, and it gave...
Forum: Australia 01-22-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,033
Posted By rabbitears
Pretty easy. More expensive - but (with...

Pretty easy.


More expensive - but (with the possible exception of Tasmania) it's generally much drier so rust and dodgy electronics are less of a problem with vehicles IMVHE. Used vehicles also...
Forum: Australia 01-20-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 989
Posted By rabbitears
Thanks, mate. I didn't realise it would be...

Thanks, mate. I didn't realise it would be worthless, glad I asked on here now. How much do I have to pay you to haul it away? It'll cost a fortune if I need to take it to the tip.:gdog
Forum: Australia 01-19-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 989
Posted By rabbitears
I bought it on Boxing Day a couple of years ago,...

I bought it on Boxing Day a couple of years ago, which was either the best or worst time to be a buyer :D
Forum: Australia 01-19-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 989
Posted By rabbitears
Will I get a lot less if I sell my bike in winter?

Is the used motorbike market very seasonal, do you think?

I'm probably moving house in August and won't be able to take the bike with me (for various reasons) ;(. I'm being run ragged at work and...
Forum: Australia 01-17-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 130,278
Posted By rabbitears
Gorn in 60 seconds!

Gorn in 60 seconds!
Forum: Australia 12-23-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,396
Posted By rabbitears
Mate - you're drinking coffee and reading the...

Mate - you're drinking coffee and reading the paper, you can't tell me you're paying attention to the road! ;)
Forum: Australia 12-22-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By rabbitears
Thanks, champs. Not on the bike unfortunately...

Thanks, champs. Not on the bike unfortunately (let the abuse begin) - car and tent - but at least not some massive Jayco spaceship with fugly graphics up the side.
Forum: Australia 12-21-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By rabbitears
NSW Natl Parks - "Bookings are not available for this campground" - stupid question

I'm looking at the NSW National Parks website for campsites between Xmas and New Year (last minute time off work). Some/most(?) of the campsites have the following comment: "Bookings are not...
Forum: Australia 12-16-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,375
Posted By rabbitears
Are transition lenses any better now than ten...

Are transition lenses any better now than ten years ago? I tried sunnies then and they didn't really change colour - they just stayed a permanent light brown so they looked like your old geography...
Forum: Australia 11-23-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,938
Posted By rabbitears
Someone was recently ticketed near Bathurst or...

Someone was recently ticketed near Bathurst or Orange (or somewhere), and instructed a lawyer to fight it. I believe there was some support from the Helmets Committee (?) of the MCC NSW. I don't know...
Forum: Australia 11-06-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,823
Posted By rabbitears
What knuckledragging nonsense you guys talk.

What knuckledragging nonsense you guys talk.
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 768
Posted By rabbitears
I support "awareness" of road rules delivered in...

I support "awareness" of road rules delivered in the form of a traffic officer giving out tickets. :deal
Forum: Australia 10-18-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 20,666
Views: 2,476,215
Posted By rabbitears
to be fair, it was a pretty bewildering question....

to be fair, it was a pretty bewildering question. you might as well have asked how many petrol pumps were in the classroom.
Forum: Australia 10-13-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 562
Posted By rabbitears
You'd need a blue slip place that knows what to...

You'd need a blue slip place that knows what to look for but if the garage is in Manly (like your tag says) then you're not far from all the guys in Brookvale etc.

In any case, if you can't...
Forum: Australia 10-07-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,205
Posted By rabbitears
go on... :D

go on... :D
Forum: Australia 10-06-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,205
Posted By rabbitears
Stre7ch seems like the expert here but I've been...

Stre7ch seems like the expert here but I've been wearing DeWalt-branded safety sunglasses from Bunnings. Usually buy a couple of them at a time so I can keep one pair sitting in my bike jacket and...
Forum: Australia 09-30-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,494
Posted By rabbitears
1) casual workers can be terminated immediately,...

1) casual workers can be terminated immediately, just like in US "right to work" (right to be sacked) states.

2) you don't tip workers in US motorbike shops, workshops, parts manufacturers or any...
Forum: Australia 06-23-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 20,666
Views: 2,476,215
Posted By rabbitears
Has anyone successfully claimed mileage from work...

Has anyone successfully claimed mileage from work for their bike?

I used my m/c for about 60km the other week to go to an appointment. Work told me to use the ATO rates. I only see ATO rates for...
Forum: Australia 04-22-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,806
Posted By rabbitears
I don't have strong feelings either way about...

I don't have strong feelings either way about MCAS but I'm surprised to hear people say that they didn't get enough attention. Last time I was in there I could barely think because I was being...
Forum: Australia 04-16-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By rabbitears
That's very cool. Hope it works out! :) Might...

That's very cool. Hope it works out! :) Might stop by for a coffee myself...
Forum: Australia 04-16-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,806
Posted By rabbitears
If it went down the way you said, I think you are...

If it went down the way you said, I think you are right to feel a little aggrieved.

How come your insurance payout was in the form of a shop voucher instead of cash though? (Not disputing anything...
Forum: Australia 04-13-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,320
Posted By rabbitears
I went from a dominator to a sv650. It's water...

I went from a dominator to a sv650. It's water cooled, very well made afaics and generally a generation more advanced than the dominator. It feels lighter and more manageable but it's probably less...
Forum: Australia 04-08-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,209
Posted By rabbitears
makes you wonder why some people are so agitated...

makes you wonder why some people are so agitated about other people wearing hiviz stuff that is apparently invisible anyway ;)
Forum: Australia 04-08-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,647
Posted By rabbitears
Very cool! :super

Very cool! :super
Forum: Australia 04-08-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,381
Posted By rabbitears
Maybe the journo was referring to the locals...

Maybe the journo was referring to the locals having survived some particularly heavy hand-pulled ales?
Forum: Australia 02-23-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,393
Posted By rabbitears
No idea about the law (no change there then ;) )....

No idea about the law (no change there then ;) ).

There is a guy who lives near me in the Inner West of Sydney that rides around with a cage mounted on the back of his sports bike (Bandit?). It's...
Forum: Australia 01-23-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,150
Posted By rabbitears
Thanks for reading the book and giving me the...

Thanks for reading the book and giving me the highlights - it's like I outsourced the reading to you. :D
Forum: Australia 01-20-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,150
Posted By rabbitears
I'm just some tosser off the internet, but... ...

I'm just some tosser off the internet, but...

1) Sole Import Agreements aren't really a monopoly in any sense because they're only about a specific product or brand. You might sign an exclusive...
Forum: Australia 01-20-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 8,150
Posted By rabbitears
I have no idea about Torpedo 7 but Chain Reaction...

I have no idea about Torpedo 7 but Chain Reaction Cycles is based in Northern Ireland i.e. under UK law. The law (in the UK) around distance selling means that internet retailers are regulated more...
Forum: Australia 01-19-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,821
Posted By rabbitears
Thanks mate - got a friend who will be interested...

Thanks mate - got a friend who will be interested in hearing that!
Forum: Australia 01-15-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,129
Posted By rabbitears
Huh? There are plenty of camping fees to be...

Huh?

There are plenty of camping fees to be paid in the US: http://nysparks.com/camping/fees-rates.aspx
Forum: Australia 01-13-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,129
Posted By rabbitears
I'm neutral on the principle of charging fees (if...

I'm neutral on the principle of charging fees (if the money doesn't come out of fees, it either can't be spent on the parks or it comes out of general taxation, I suppose), but this:



is...
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