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Forum: Australia Yesterday, 09:51 AM
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Posted By the_couch
Chad got a good photo of Adam the other day on...

Chad got a good photo of Adam the other day on Hell's. I think he was suffering from a bout of short leg syndrome at the time.. :rofl

http://i.imgur.com/jogieCE.jpg?1
Forum: Australia Yesterday, 01:50 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
Well my Sunday day off got shafted so now I'm...

Well my Sunday day off got shafted so now I'm working 8 in a row from then on. Saturday ride is my only option. Be a good day to check out the ridge track to Mt Molloy for lunch, come back via...
Forum: Australia 12-22-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
I have the 26th, 27th, 28th off, then night shift...

I have the 26th, 27th, 28th off, then night shift for 7 days, then off again Jan 5th and 6th. Don't think I will be able to get away for a 2-day/overnighter although I'd love to check out the old...
Forum: Australia 12-22-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
Looks like a handy unit Macdoc. Bit too expensive...

Looks like a handy unit Macdoc. Bit too expensive for me though.

Took a group of about 10 through Hell's Gate yesterday. Was a bit of a mission but we got there in the end. Found a wee little...
Forum: Australia 12-02-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
The movie was good. I reckon the first one is...

The movie was good. I reckon the first one is still better though. In The Next Chapter, it seems like they're desperately trying to convince viewers that motorbikes are good, when 95% of the audience...
Forum: Australia 11-27-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
Sunday 3pm which doesn't help you. Aside from...

Sunday 3pm which doesn't help you. Aside from that I'm not sure.
Forum: Australia 11-27-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter is playing at...

On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter is playing at Cairns Central Cinema Saturday night at 7pm. I just ordered tickets online because it's probably going to sell out.

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Forum: Australia 11-03-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
Ah congrats! A month or two ago I was watching a...

Ah congrats! A month or two ago I was watching a vid put together from one of the DSMRA rides and there was a bloke getting around on a Berg with a light bar across the front. Got me thinking then...
Forum: Australia 11-03-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
Where've you been hiding? What are you riding...

Where've you been hiding? What are you riding these days?
Forum: Australia 11-02-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
Is there any way to cross the Barron near Koah?

Is there any way to cross the Barron near Koah?
Forum: Australia 11-02-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
Another great day on the motos slightly marred by...

Another great day on the motos slightly marred by the discovery of a dying horse next to the Flaggy Creek track. Poor bugger was nearly gone, could only move his head and neck. Nothing we could do...
Forum: Australia 11-01-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
Bloody great ride on the tablelands today....

Bloody great ride on the tablelands today. Tremendous views, and the most perfect waterhole I have ever seen. My learner mate clocked another 115km of dirt riding, with marked improvements across the...
Forum: Australia 10-31-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
Ah okay! I'll probably head back that way on...

Ah okay! I'll probably head back that way on Sunday with Nathan, I'll keep an eye out for it. Beautiful countryside up there, fresh green grass sprouting up, nice and open (aside from the logs).
Forum: Australia 10-30-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
Ohhh okay. Must have been too focused on getting...

Ohhh okay. Must have been too focused on getting past Gary, didn't see the dip at all haha.
Forum: Australia 10-30-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
Yesterday's ride was bloody magic. Did about...

Yesterday's ride was bloody magic. Did about 175km, rode two new (to us) tracks - KTM track and an awesome single track loop off the Bump Track / Weatherby Rd. You pointed that one out to us Kenno,...
Forum: Australia 10-28-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
Also this week/end is going to be a big one....

Also this week/end is going to be a big one. Thursday full day enduro style riding with Gary around the usual haunts off Quaid Rd etc. Mt Molloy pub for lunch and refreshments :freaky.

There's...
Forum: Australia 10-28-2014, 03:04 AM
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Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
Problem with the 250L is 145kg curb weight, same...

Problem with the 250L is 145kg curb weight, same weight as a DRZ :huh. I really don't know where they manage to stash all those kgs on that bike, particularly considering the 450X only weighs 122kg....
Forum: Australia 10-26-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
The bike never stopped running so it still counts...

The bike never stopped running so it still counts in my book! I really had no idea what was going to happen when I hit those roots haha. Very certain it was just the bike's momentum that got us to...
Forum: Australia 10-26-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
How'd it go Bern? That ride would have been...

How'd it go Bern? That ride would have been perfect for my mate to learn on, but I was working until 11:30. As it is he still managed to drown his XR in the Mulgrave so the day wasn't a complete...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2014, 04:12 PM
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Posted By the_couch
Not sure what the S carb is like, but is it...

Not sure what the S carb is like, but is it possible to re-route the breather hoses up under your seat? I had the same problem with my E in the wet season here. Thought the pilot was clogged and...
Forum: Australia 10-25-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
Gonna be rooting around and exploring tracks off...

Gonna be rooting around and exploring tracks off Rifle Range Rd near Atherton on Sunday arvo. Will be going with my learner mate so the pace will be... relaxed :1drinkjust what I need after a pretty...
Forum: Australia 10-22-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
Neither of us took cameras sadly. I'm fine,...

Neither of us took cameras sadly. I'm fine, didn't hurt at all, GPS must have found a rock or something.

Heading back out with on Friday arvo if anyone's keen. Start riding from the corner of...
Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
I won't be mapping anything for a while......

I won't be mapping anything for a while... smashed my GPS in a particularly hilarious front flip on hell's gate. Right at that drop-in to the lagoon we went to the other week, the pigs have dug the...
Forum: Australia 10-20-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
I feel like you've taken me through there before...

I feel like you've taken me through there before Kenno, the track looked familiar. And any of those little logging roads off Black Mtn Rd would be great for wheelie practice, wouldn't even worry...
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
Haha awesome Kenno. Would have been a bloody...

Haha awesome Kenno. Would have been a bloody challenge chasing that pig down in full moto gear.

We ended up going out to Mona Mona anyway. I started my mate out on this nice flat grassy road and...
Forum: Australia 10-17-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
G'day fellas, does anyone know of a good place...

G'day fellas, does anyone know of a good place for me to teach my mate (who's never sat on a moto) how to ride? Looking for somewhere nice and flat, preferably grassy, with few obstacles. I found one...
Forum: Australia 10-10-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
Gary and I will be doing a full run of Hell's...

Gary and I will be doing a full run of Hell's Gate for the first time on Sunday if anyone feels like a bit of tricky single-track. Going for an early start, maybe something like 7am at the Flaggy Ck...
Forum: Australia 09-27-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
Pretty sure CFC sells case guards for CRFs on...

Pretty sure CFC sells case guards for CRFs on their EBAY store.
Forum: Australia 09-27-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
All part of the adventure Roger! Much...

All part of the adventure Roger!

Much needed mid-ride rest....

http://i.imgur.com/RVmd4PD.jpg
Forum: Australia 09-27-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 19,233
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Posted By the_couch
I'm happy the bulldogs won just so Souths can...

I'm happy the bulldogs won just so Souths can crush them next week.
Forum: Australia 09-27-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
Dunno if it's the same on a CRF but my bike has...

Dunno if it's the same on a CRF but my bike has this lever on the left handlebar called a clutch. Comes in handy from time to time. :rofl
Forum: Australia 09-27-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
Reckon I'll have to start bringing pennies and a...

Reckon I'll have to start bringing pennies and a tube of jb weld when I go riding with Nathan from now on...

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b230/Dust_Devil/S6300507repair.jpg
Forum: Australia 09-24-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
Great job Kez. Once you get your quality settings...

Great job Kez. Once you get your quality settings figured out it'll be prime! :clap

On a separate note, Nathan Roger and I are heading out to hit some of the Quaid Rd trails on Saturday. Sing out...
Forum: Australia 09-21-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
Yeah, like it or not, Facebook groups are where...

Yeah, like it or not, Facebook groups are where the most up to date info is found these days. Saw pictures of that natural terrain track, looked amazing!
Forum: Australia 09-17-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
Pencil it in! I'm gonna have a poke around Topaz...

Pencil it in! I'm gonna have a poke around Topaz tomorrow hopefully but will keep Friday open for Quaid Rd shenanigans.



Too bad I'm back to work this weekend. Next week I'm off Wednesday...
Forum: Australia 09-16-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
Short notice! Anyone free on Thursday or Friday...

Short notice! Anyone free on Thursday or Friday for a ride? Feel like exploring somewhere new like the old Cairns Track in Topaz, Rifle Range Rd tracks behind Atherton or ... open to suggestions....
Forum: Australia 09-14-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
http://i.imgur.com/p0cw9Z2.jpg?1

http://i.imgur.com/p0cw9Z2.jpg?1
Forum: Australia 09-13-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
My gopro footage is garbage, camera pointed down...

My gopro footage is garbage, camera pointed down too low. Had a ridiculously fun day though. Thanks fellas! What a great track. I think my back tyre copped such a beating because it was the only one...
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
Too easy. The more the merrier on our return...

Too easy. The more the merrier on our return trip!

http://i.imgur.com/xgTKPDl.jpg
Forum: Australia 09-10-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 69,034
Posted By the_couch
If dirt tracks are what you're looking for, head...

If dirt tracks are what you're looking for, head to Rifle Range Rd. Go past the gun club and through the mountain bike park and there's plenty of km's of dirt tracks to keep you busy. Just stay off...
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