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Forum: Australia Yesterday, 03:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,471
Posted By Jawk
Hey there Hunter, that road is shut now too due...

Hey there Hunter, that road is shut now too due to snow and trees too!

So the long loop for us is down the hume then back up via sale :huh

The snow is great for skiers and tourism, not so good...
Forum: Australia 07-09-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,471
Posted By Jawk
(edited) Dargo (high plains) road definitely...

(edited)
Dargo (high plains) road definitely closed.

Mitta to Omeo rd was closed yesterday due to snow and tress (expect it closed again saturday from the snow report and vicroads).

Hotham rd...
Forum: Australia 07-07-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,471
Posted By Jawk
you 'could' get from this side to omeo via the...

you 'could' get from this side to omeo via the mitta-omeo road or via hotham-omeo rd...

Depends on ice tho and if they (Vicroads/DSE) have still got an aversion to bikes on those roads (something...
Forum: Australia 07-07-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,471
Posted By Jawk
Closed. ...

Closed.

http://traffic.vicroads.vic.gov.au/incidents/61264
Forum: Australia 07-03-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 590
Posted By Jawk
Keen too - road closure dependent (too big a loop...

Keen too - road closure dependent (too big a loop from Yack if high plains road is still closed...):D
Forum: Australia 05-22-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,285
Posted By Jawk
Strewth!

Strewth!
Forum: Australia 05-22-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,285
Posted By Jawk
Be a bit hard with diving gear on board too !:D

Be a bit hard with diving gear on board too !:D
Forum: Australia 05-21-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,285
Posted By Jawk
Mt Carbine http://mtcarbine.com/ Cairns ...

Mt Carbine
http://mtcarbine.com/

Cairns
http://www.caravilla.com.au/index.html

Heard the above two might be a goer...
Forum: Australia 05-21-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,285
Posted By Jawk
Interesting, we did a NE Vic to the Cape trip...

Interesting, we did a NE Vic to the Cape trip with the caravan last winter - left our van at some places to tent it (Cooktown, Karumba, Charters Towers) got charged a storage fee only. At Karumba...
Forum: Australia 04-16-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,467
Posted By Jawk
Mitta to Omeo road

rode it last Friday - all sealed, magic ride!

Didn't see any fuzz, but wouldn't have mattered we were sensible anyway!
Forum: Australia 04-09-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 1,702
Views: 194,122
Posted By Jawk
What a ripper ! Ive got two or three of...

What a ripper !

Ive got two or three of those lying around in my office at work... theres one less in there now !

:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Australia 12-22-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 522,820
Posted By Jawk
I have a safari tank, yep, very ugly but doesnt...

I have a safari tank, yep, very ugly but doesnt really phase me as I just use it for putting fuel in... works a treat for that !:D
Forum: Australia 11-20-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 522,820
Posted By Jawk
just changed my inline filter (standard factory...

just changed my inline filter (standard factory one) in the tank and fitted a profill on the end of the pump - the amount of black monkey shyte in the filter was amazing (I cut it open for a look).
Forum: Australia 11-18-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,402
Posted By Jawk
+2 :clap

+2 :clap
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,401
Posted By Jawk
holy snappin thread revival batman!

Sorry to be dumb - but I am a newby 690 owner with the 22-24mm clamps.

I am used to my 250exc/xcw 2t KTM, and took the big girl into the bush and on to dirt roads - it is a big effort to get the...
Forum: Australia 05-19-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 19,231
Posted By Jawk
Apologies Mr Rubble :D

Apologies Mr Rubble
:D
Forum: Australia 05-19-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 19,231
Posted By Jawk
Well, there ya goo!

Well, there ya goo!
Forum: Australia 05-19-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 19,231
Posted By Jawk
I feel (from my experience there) that the...

I feel (from my experience there) that the general appearance of dirty bike riding types do/did not fit the demographic they like to see at their pub...

While its obvious they don't need us, it is...
Forum: Australia 05-19-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 19,231
Posted By Jawk
Their website says they have unleaded and diesel...

Their website says they have unleaded and diesel available on site at the Pub.

We were there October '11 - ate there, were going to stay overnight there too but the attitude toward us over lunch...
Forum: Australia 12-13-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 23,587
Posted By Jawk
Good luck to all. Are the emus as thick as...

Good luck to all.

Are the emus as thick as last year?

I was out there in November '11, and Emus were like flies - went out toward Renmark, Burra etc last week and reckoned I didnt see as...
Forum: Australia 10-28-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 19,231
Posted By Jawk
Fantastic - thank you!

Fantastic - thank you!
Forum: Australia 10-21-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 19,231
Posted By Jawk
Id love some info on the camera and settings (if...

Id love some info on the camera and settings (if any) used - I need to learn camera speak. We get to see a lot of beautiful sights, but our camera skills let us down so any info greatly appreciated....
Forum: Australia 08-19-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,457
Posted By Jawk
What part of Flinders did it happen? They...

What part of Flinders did it happen?

They are a strange behaving animal for sure.

Up near Tibooburra last Oct there was a mum and chicks way off to buggery on the right - easy 200m away in...
Forum: Australia 08-14-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 522,820
Posted By Jawk
Noice - what tyres you got on? Like 'em?

Noice - what tyres you got on?
Like 'em?
Forum: Australia 08-09-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1,702
Views: 194,122
Posted By Jawk
Nice front disc... Like it.:D

Nice front disc... Like it.:D
Forum: Australia 08-09-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1,702
Views: 194,122
Posted By Jawk
How long is the piece of string? What product...

How long is the piece of string?
What product you using to keep the shine up on the tins? - they look great, nice cans...
Forum: Australia 08-08-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 1,702
Views: 194,122
Posted By Jawk
helmet blue tooth thingo

I dont know much about these - anyone who knows stuff had a look at the pics?

Do they look to be a re-badge of something already on the market?

Cheers
Forum: Australia 07-29-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 288
Posted By Jawk
Albury to Tweed heads - route tips?

A small group of us looking to ride from Albury to Tweed Heads (to visit another mate who lives there).

Looking at three nights up and three back with a couple of nights in the middle for...
Forum: Australia 05-14-2012, 11:34 PM
Replies: 1,702
Views: 194,122
Posted By Jawk
Same story with a lady at work - she just...

Same story with a lady at work - she just wondered back in the door smiling with a heater/frother thingo under her arm for $20... From Safeway/Woolworths supermarket (in Wodonga) !!

Game on by...
Forum: Australia 05-14-2012, 11:22 PM
Replies: 1,702
Views: 194,122
Posted By Jawk
Gee - its taking a while - you must be right!!...

Gee - its taking a while - you must be right!! :evil
Forum: Australia 05-07-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,047
Posted By Jawk
M3 may be safe but not as safe as a '97 Bentley...

M3 may be safe but not as safe as a '97 Bentley at 165kmh - just ask John Singleton...:D
Forum: Australia 05-07-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,047
Posted By Jawk
At least theyre doing SOMETHING with the 'safety...

At least theyre doing SOMETHING with the 'safety levy' we have to pay on top of the rego'.

Now, just got to get them to dismantle the wire rope barriers...
Forum: Australia 04-29-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 522,820
Posted By Jawk
I was looking for an R due to the suspension...

I was looking for an R due to the suspension travel. Then noted it had a crap headlight and instruments - so I looked for a good E.

Frank Pons can extend the travel easy peasy and cheaply if/when...
Forum: Australia 04-19-2012, 11:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,674
Posted By Jawk
KTM640 adventure. Sorted!

KTM640 adventure.

Sorted!
Forum: Australia 04-19-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 522,820
Posted By Jawk
Nah - if I want to do that id take the 250...!

Nah - if I want to do that id take the 250...!
Forum: Australia 04-19-2012, 02:59 AM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 522,820
Posted By Jawk
I just did. Got a couple of 990 mates that...

I just did.

Got a couple of 990 mates that I usually ride with doing a bit of "hmmmm..." at present too.

Heading up to Hotham and across to Dargo this weekend with them,will be interesting
Forum: Australia 04-16-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,736
Posted By Jawk
I read that some where years ago and tested it...

I read that some where years ago and tested it out - a tampon dipped in the fuel tank doeas burn for about 15 minutes (like a fire lighter).

(PS. removed the picture coz it lost effect - no other...
Forum: Australia 04-16-2012, 01:43 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,736
Posted By Jawk
:d

:d
Forum: Australia 04-16-2012, 12:14 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,736
Posted By Jawk
No sweat. Hey - another post - I'm...

No sweat.

Hey - another post - I'm becomeing more n more experienced as the day goes on!

I'm off for a ride now, seeya :D
Forum: Australia 04-16-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,736
Posted By Jawk
cheers woopwoop - offending picture removed. ...

cheers woopwoop - offending picture removed.

Thanks for the advice:wink:
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