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Forum: Australia 03-31-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,586
Posted By Idratherberiding
Question I wear a (now faded) bright orange adventure...

I wear a (now faded) bright orange adventure style Dri-rider jacket and it has provided reasonable visibility so far...

I carry a high vis with my wet weather gear and pretty much only use it when...
Forum: Australia 03-25-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 693
Views: 45,599
Posted By Idratherberiding
Sorry to hear of your ordinary BDR experience...

Sorry to hear of your ordinary BDR experience curlysurfer, and similar to what D_A said, the BDR I attended at Wangaratta also had a support vehicle and sweep rider to check on any roadside...
Forum: Australia 03-16-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,369
Posted By Idratherberiding
Hume Highway between Sydney and Melbourne... ~>...

Hume Highway between Sydney and Melbourne...
~> There is nothing like dodging trucks, slow cars in the wrong lane, tail-gaters, not to mention cops / speed-traps to keep the adrenalin up, ......
Forum: Australia 03-16-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 780
Posted By Idratherberiding
Does this include my dog, chooks and duck? ;-)

Does this include my dog, chooks and duck?
;-)
Forum: Australia 03-13-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 693
Views: 45,599
Posted By Idratherberiding
This thread is a sobering read. I don't...

This thread is a sobering read.

I don't have the black dog as far as I know, but have been close in times past that had tough moments.

A close mate of mine has had a marriage breakup due...
Forum: Australia 02-17-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4,394
Views: 259,039
Posted By Idratherberiding
... so for those who don't have a classic, is it...

... so for those who don't have a classic, is it ok to turn up as a spectator?
Forum: Australia 02-17-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,350
Posted By Idratherberiding
Bright filmfest

This was the first I have attended, due life matters conspiring on previous occasions to thwart going.

Talked a mate from central west NSW into riding down to attend also, and he came Friday night...
Forum: Australia 12-26-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 21,569
Posted By Idratherberiding
I know you quoted two options, but for an...

I know you quoted two options, but for an extended trip space and weight are at a premium, no?
I tend to agree with the post as quoted below...



Bivvy bags are great for bike camping, ......
Forum: Australia 12-10-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 19,668
Posted By Idratherberiding
Beer? pffft!

Beer? pffft ... The lad is a scotch drinker...
~> other than that, +1.

Came in late on this thread...
All the best with it Rowan.
Ifyaneedanythingmate PM me, and will be done.
Regards,...
Forum: Australia 11-26-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4,394
Views: 259,039
Posted By Idratherberiding
Was your m/cycle helmet good enough for the high...

Was your m/cycle helmet good enough for the high tower voice?
ADR and Australian Standard AS 1698-1988 compliant?
Go-Pro equipped and if so fixed or tear-away mounted or not?
Last certified...
Forum: Australia 11-13-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4,831
Views: 331,289
Posted By Idratherberiding
Looks to me like a roadside stop at either about...

Looks to me like a roadside stop at either about 20 km north of Finlay, or alternatively a similar roadside stop located about 2/3 the way from Deniliquin to Conargo.
Forum: Australia 11-12-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,576
Posted By Idratherberiding
That is an ordinary outcome mate. I feel for...

That is an ordinary outcome mate.
I feel for you.
Good luck with the sale.
Forum: Australia 11-12-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,152
Posted By Idratherberiding
I have a very strong suspicion that if you follow...

I have a very strong suspicion that if you follow the 'old' tracks, you will find yourself confronted by locked gates.

It gives me the heebie geebies that the authorities lock up what was...
Forum: Australia 11-12-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4,394
Views: 259,039
Posted By Idratherberiding
Ian is in good spirits (and his wife seems...

Ian is in good spirits (and his wife seems similar), and is hopeful of going home on Sunday.
If anyone else wants to look him up, he is in room S1 03D
(surgical ward D3 for us who only talk in...
Forum: Australia 11-10-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4,831
Views: 331,289
Posted By Idratherberiding
If you can't remember whereyabeen mate, then we...

If you can't remember whereyabeen mate, then we are surely stuffed!
Heh, heh, heh.
Forum: Australia 11-10-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,083
Posted By Idratherberiding
Talking mudguards here not helmets. Oh....

Talking mudguards here not helmets.

Oh. Sorry. You said beak, not peak.
Heh, heh, heh.

OK, seriously now.
Certainly low front guards can clog.
... but I really wonder how many inmates that...
Forum: Australia 11-02-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4,394
Views: 259,039
Posted By Idratherberiding
Ha! ... an all tha faeries said in unison "nuff,...

Ha! ... an all tha faeries said in unison "nuff, nuff".

Just being polite, as I came in late and did not read the thread very far back, so (in later considered reply), didn't know if I originally...
Forum: Australia 10-31-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4,394
Views: 259,039
Posted By Idratherberiding
I agree, it is an interesting fact. Theory is...

I agree, it is an interesting fact.
Theory is never as interesting as personal experience!, ... and your classic experience on that ride (over roads many of us are familiar with), is something we...
Forum: Australia 10-30-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 1,155
Views: 144,938
Posted By Idratherberiding
Forum: Australia 10-30-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4,394
Views: 259,039
Posted By Idratherberiding
The pegs are fixed so why should that make a...

The pegs are fixed so why should that make a difference? It's not as if you are kicking the tail out on dirt and using a bit of body english to help?

Quote:
Originally...
Forum: Australia 10-30-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 18,962
Posted By Idratherberiding
Thanks for the feedback The Corros, and also for...

Thanks for the feedback The Corros, and also for the positive action on the spammer!
Forum: Australia 10-29-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 18,962
Posted By Idratherberiding
Hmm. Last time I visited that site it was...

Hmm.
Last time I visited that site it was great(!), BUT it visited me as spam yesterday(!!), ~ when I received the following email...

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Forum: Australia 10-22-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,776
Posted By Idratherberiding
The thanks thread.

Been a little while since I logged on, due I was out riding for a while, and that is my excuse ok?

Got back today and wanted to post a reply to the thread 'What happened to the mateship of the...
Forum: Australia 10-12-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,192
Posted By Idratherberiding
Got it for mine. + I'd add sharing the...

Got it for mine.
+ I'd add sharing the experience with good mates.
Forum: Australia 10-12-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1,155
Views: 144,938
Posted By Idratherberiding
Further info for what it's worth..

& I earlier wrote...


Old news perhaps, but I have since become aware that custom made Jabiru 4x4 vehicle was used by a Trakka employee as a support vehicle for two aussie riders (Mark on a KTM...
Forum: Australia 08-30-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 12,659
Posted By Idratherberiding
What is wrong with out in the Burrendong...

What is wrong with out in the Burrendong direction for rides?
... apart from the distance from Wellington to get to some decent hills??
Forum: Australia 08-30-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 4,394
Views: 259,039
Posted By Idratherberiding
Re your (good) photos... Canowindra, the pines,...

Re your (good) photos...
Canowindra, the pines, and canola fields go together eh?

~> A good part of the world.
I used to live in that area for 5 years, so can relate to your pics.
Thanks for...
Forum: Australia 08-30-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 1,155
Views: 144,938
Posted By Idratherberiding
It looks like the closest bike has a near-f****d...

It looks like the closest bike has a near-f****d rear Mitas E10 as well...
;-)
Forum: Australia 08-27-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 20,513
Views: 2,452,754
Posted By Idratherberiding
I feel your loss buckscreek, (& Canary). It is...

I feel your loss buckscreek, (& Canary).
It is hard when good mates leave us.

Even though I have a new pup and she is great, I still miss my old mate 5 months on...
Forum: Australia 08-26-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1,155
Views: 144,938
Posted By Idratherberiding
Some serious $ there. I'd expect if it contains...

Some serious $ there.
I'd expect if it contains a motorbike that, that would be the cheapest part of the setup, no matter how tricked up the bike is!
Forum: Australia 08-04-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,096
Posted By Idratherberiding
Wicked This works for me, in alpine environments...

A sleeping bag inside a bivvy bag is waterproof and has additional positive temperature rating.
An inner sleeping bag within the 'main' sleeping bag, adds significantly to this warmth setup again.
...
Forum: Australia 08-04-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 1,155
Views: 144,938
Posted By Idratherberiding
Are you sure the lead rider wasn't a...

Are you sure the lead rider wasn't a hardlydavidson?

I nearly collected three of the buggers up Mt Buffalo not long back, when the lead rider took a left (for him) corner wide, and the next 2 of...
Forum: Australia 07-28-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,137
Posted By Idratherberiding
You are both imposters (evident by the spelling...

You are both imposters (evident by the spelling :evil).

I am Spartacus!!
Forum: Australia 07-28-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 20,513
Views: 2,452,754
Posted By Idratherberiding
Yeah, but where are the hamas bricklayers hanging...

Yeah, but where are the hamas bricklayers hanging out in anticipation of an upturn in the work economy-
?

:lol3
Forum: OZ Vendors 07-23-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 123,847
Posted By Idratherberiding
Best storage practice - Store upright or flat?

I have been swapping my E07's with E10's lately for various trips, and along the way, have bought another set of E07's as replacements in anticipation of my current ones being just about flogged.
...
Forum: Australia 07-20-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,137
Posted By Idratherberiding
+1, ... having recently lost my best mate due...

+1, ... having recently lost my best mate due snakebite...

Thank you for posting your soul adventure Soul Adventurer!

I am also impressed with your innovative use of tyre patches!
Forum: Australia 07-20-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 333,700
Posted By Idratherberiding
My '04 950A had the same issue/symptoms, but...

My '04 950A had the same issue/symptoms, but mostly happened at 3800 rpm after 20 minutes of running.
It was worse on cold/frosty mornings.
1st time it cut out I was in traffic on a multi-lane...
Forum: Australia 07-16-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4,831
Views: 331,289
Posted By Idratherberiding
Old water supply dam north of Broken Hill?

Old water supply dam north of Broken Hill?
Forum: Australia 07-16-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 12,037
Posted By Idratherberiding
Commercial news for Vic tv tonight, had a segment...

Commercial news for Vic tv tonight, had a segment of a 25 yr old Melb rider "lucky to be alive", after a car pulled out of a road on his left & failing to give way to him, while he was travelling in...
Forum: Australia 07-08-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 4,394
Views: 259,039
Posted By Idratherberiding
I can't complain about grip with the E10's, but...

I can't complain about grip with the E10's, but the rate they are wearing is disconcerting.
I have done 2,000 km (about 40% tar), and reckon they are half worn out!

By comparison my E07's did...
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