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Forum: Australia 10-28-2014, 05:45 PM
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Posted By Ron50
South to north was the plan but there wasn't...

South to north was the plan but there wasn't enough daylight. Just remembered that the Snowy Ride's on this weekend. Might be a good area to avoid.
Forum: Australia 10-28-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5,576
Views: 351,673
Posted By Ron50
Had one of the best low-key rides for a long...

Had one of the best low-key rides for a long time. Weather perfect. Spent so long swimming in Talbingo Dam the it would have been dark through the roo county so took the faster option of Shannons...
Forum: Australia 10-24-2014, 05:27 PM
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Posted By Ron50
There's a slow and dirty ride leaving Uriarra...

There's a slow and dirty ride leaving Uriarra west parking area at 10 tomorrow, Sunday 26 October: Wee Jasper, Tumut, Talbingo - then Goobarragandra, Long Plain or Shannons Flat to get back to...
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2,910
Views: 620,180
Posted By Ron50
In case you didn't come across my postings on the...

In case you didn't come across my postings on the subject, this was my experience:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=338504&highlight=Ron50&page=4
That same thread has a fair bit of...
Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 06:14 PM
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Views: 351,673
Posted By Ron50
So both sides are concave and the stem has a...

So both sides are concave and the stem has a waist by design.:baldy
Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 01:04 AM
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Posted By Ron50
I'll take that as a no. Try putting a straight...

I'll take that as a no. Try putting a straight edge against the image.


Definitely looks like the bottom of the stem has a waist to me. Maybe by design, overtightening or megajumps and then...
Forum: Australia 08-24-2014, 06:21 PM
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Views: 351,673
Posted By Ron50
Does the left side of the stem look concave to...

Does the left side of the stem look concave to anybody else?
Forum: Australia 08-18-2014, 06:33 PM
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Views: 351,673
Posted By Ron50
It's easy as. My first trip up through there was...

It's easy as. My first trip up through there was in a Galant station wagon with the family and doing the last part in the dark. The only point of concern was the little water crossing at the top...
Forum: Australia 08-07-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 169,290
Posted By Ron50
Wouldn't that be a slide cutaway problem - not...

Wouldn't that be a slide cutaway problem - not rich enough when you open the throttle quickly, before the air flow has a chance to suck up more fuel?
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 12:26 AM
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Posted By Ron50
I decided I needed a faster bike after an Aprilia...

I decided I needed a faster bike after an Aprilia RSV4 was getting away on the straights because the MM was hitting the rev limiter in sixth - and a Panigale wasn't far behind.

I tried an S1000RR...
Forum: Australia 07-24-2014, 03:05 AM
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Posted By Ron50
I was surprised at how much snow and ice was...

I was surprised at how much snow and ice was still around today on the Snowy Mountains Highway and along the high country south. I've been through often when it is snowing but can't remember seeing...
Forum: Australia 07-23-2014, 05:15 PM
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Posted By Ron50
I thought you would have recognised it from the...

I thought you would have recognised it from the stripe down Mount Tennent, just south of Tharwa, on the way to Honeysuckle.

It was from last Sunday. Some people thought the difference in...
Forum: Australia 07-23-2014, 04:47 AM
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Views: 351,673
Posted By Ron50
Oops! Should have read your post first. ...

Oops! Should have read your post first.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSckkVccPAo
Forum: Australia 07-18-2014, 01:28 AM
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Views: 351,673
Posted By Ron50
Lovely riding for me today in the Brindies....

Lovely riding for me today in the Brindies. No-one had been through before so I got to despoil all those lovely trails first. It was fair howling up on Coree though.
Forum: Australia 06-09-2014, 05:50 PM
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Views: 351,673
Posted By Ron50
Yes, I was just exploring from the west and...

Yes, I was just exploring from the west and intending to turn back at the first gate that I had to open but as there were none I kept going.
Forum: Australia 06-09-2014, 04:15 PM
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Posted By Ron50
Very prudent. The track skirts private property...

Very prudent. The track skirts private property but when I went through a couple of months ago I didn't have to open any gates and the creek was dry. I've an idea that there might also be another...
Forum: Australia 06-09-2014, 06:30 AM
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Posted By Ron50
Yes, that's the one I was thinking of. As an...

Yes, that's the one I was thinking of. As an alternative to backtracking all the way to Head of Cuttagee you could have followed Siltstone out through the grassland to get out to the east.
Forum: Australia 06-08-2014, 09:59 PM
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Posted By Ron50
That sounds like the crossing on Siltstone,...

That sounds like the crossing on Siltstone, Steve. There's a bit of inconsistency in the signage in the area between Honeymoon and Siltstone. Google Earth shows it as Honeymoon but the sign off...
Forum: Australia 06-04-2014, 09:04 PM
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Posted By Ron50
Very impressive.:thumb

Very impressive.:thumb
Forum: Old's Cool 06-04-2014, 05:37 PM
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Posted By Ron50
[QUOTE=R85/8;24315050]Ann-Margret...

[QUOTE=R85/8;24315050]Ann-Margret (http://youtu.be/DNk53UnF408) riding a Guzzi.

http://www.rippin-kitten.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/am_duo.jpg

Nah, looks like a late 60s Triumph on the left...
Forum: Australia 06-04-2014, 05:06 PM
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Views: 351,673
Posted By Ron50
Wow, Steve, Gus must have been blown away by that...

Wow, Steve, Gus must have been blown away by that great trip you planned for him. For what they’re worth, a have some suggestions:<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns =...
Forum: Australia 06-04-2014, 02:49 AM
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Views: 351,673
Posted By Ron50
Powerline and Long Plain are subject to winter...

Powerline and Long Plain are subject to winter closure.
A year ago the last part of Boundary to the east before Wyora was washed out.
There's also a bar sometimes across the western end that is...
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2014, 04:41 PM
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Views: 620,180
Posted By Ron50
If you mean the two restrictors just undo the...

If you mean the two restrictors just undo the retaining bolts and put a bit of dowel in pointing downward and wobble them from side to side to loosen up any carbon that might be causing the inner...
Forum: Road warriors 05-15-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2,910
Views: 620,180
Posted By Ron50
I gave up on the Pilot Powers because they...

I gave up on the Pilot Powers because they punctured so easily and lasted less than 2,000 miles. I got probably three times the mileage from Pilot Road 2s. Just fitted a Pilot Road 3 so will be...
Forum: Australia 05-15-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 169,290
Posted By Ron50
There's a G M Curley in the white pages living on...

There's a G M Curley in the white pages living on Northbourne Ave. I haven't heard anything about Greg since the seventies.

Looks like Greg Curley and Brian Kelleher were still competing at...
Forum: Australia 05-14-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 169,290
Posted By Ron50
No, I don't think it's Margaret; I think it's...

No, I don't think it's Margaret; I think it's Greg Curley's first wife. I can't remember the name of the fellow closest but "Athol" keeps popping into my head. That's probably because of Athol...
Forum: Australia 05-14-2014, 07:48 AM
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Views: 169,290
Posted By Ron50
No, that's Greg Curley. I was beardless back then...

No, that's Greg Curley. I was beardless back then and used to ride out from Canberra in the morning for a little warm-up before the competitions. So probably had a clearer head than people who stayed...
Forum: Australia 05-14-2014, 07:36 AM
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Views: 351,673
Posted By Ron50
I'm thinking Greg Curley, Brian Kelleher and...

I'm thinking Greg Curley, Brian Kelleher and Peter Telling. Looks a bit civilised for the shearers quarters though.
Forum: Australia 05-07-2014, 04:37 PM
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Posted By Ron50
The Rig Road, which was the clay-topped one, is...

The Rig Road, which was the clay-topped one, is now more challenging than the French Line, which 90 per cent of people use these days.
Because of the lack of use the Rig Road now is capped with...
Forum: Australia 04-10-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5,576
Views: 351,673
Posted By Ron50
Check out postings around #4298. Try...

Check out postings around #4298.

Try riding with the bike loaded for the trip to see the difference.

Enjoy!
Forum: Australia 04-03-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5,576
Views: 351,673
Posted By Ron50
After seeing the program "Eat, Fast and Live...

After seeing the program "Eat, Fast and Live Longer" I thought I'd give the alternate days fasting a try. I didn't do it for weight loss but because of the cell repair benefits so didn't check what I...
Forum: Australia 03-20-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 5,576
Views: 351,673
Posted By Ron50
Talking I take it there won't be too many other Yamaha...

I take it there won't be too many other Yamaha 650 riders to confuse me!:D
Forum: Australia 03-20-2014, 12:31 AM
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Posted By Ron50
No skinnydipping facilities though.:evil ...

No skinnydipping facilities though.:evil

Might call in on Satdy arvo to meet up, HG.
Forum: Australia 03-19-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 5,576
Views: 351,673
Posted By Ron50
Thanks for reminding me about Herne Spur: I...

Thanks for reminding me about Herne Spur: I forgot to mention it. I'd say two steps up from Blue Rag. That's my GS on Blue Rag in my avatar.
Forum: Australia 03-18-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5,576
Views: 351,673
Posted By Ron50
The road in from Abbeyard doesn't have any steep...

The road in from Abbeyard doesn't have any steep stuff and Zeka's pretty easy too. Wombat, Harts and Sarah to the north-east have good steep bits but my favourite is the Water Track.

The...
Forum: Australia 03-17-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 169,290
Posted By Ron50
I think Mark Carruthers is the name of the fellow...

I think Mark Carruthers is the name of the fellow I was thinking of.
Forum: Australia 03-16-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 5,576
Views: 351,673
Posted By Ron50
I'm hoping one of our correspondents wasn't...

I'm hoping one of our correspondents wasn't involved in the fatal at Manuka early this morning.
When I read that the rider was carrying a spare tyre and riding a GS650 I didn't like the...
Forum: Australia 03-16-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5,576
Views: 351,673
Posted By Ron50
Big powerlines cross where Blue Range Road meets...

Big powerlines cross where Blue Range Road meets Brindabella Road and there's a clearing opposite where a tin shed used to be - popular spot for utes and trailers to park.

It's also only a couple...
Forum: Australia 03-16-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 5,576
Views: 351,673
Posted By Ron50
Just knock out the extra http:// in the first...

Just knock out the extra http:// in the first link; the others are OK
Forum: Australia 02-28-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1,861
Views: 169,290
Posted By Ron50
Not the fellow I was thinking of then. Sure looks...

Not the fellow I was thinking of then. Sure looks like him though.
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