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Forum: Australia 05-19-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,524
Posted By fethers
A problem with the north side of the Finke River...

A problem with the north side of the Finke River is that the race track and road are the same so you need to be south of the river before 7am on Monday when the cars will start racing back to Alice....
Forum: Australia 05-13-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,524
Posted By fethers
Even after the cars have been through, the first...

Even after the cars have been through, the first few bikes are usually within 10 minutes of the top car/truck. I think Toby and his mates are still racing scary fast. This year the car classes have...
Forum: Australia 05-12-2015, 03:17 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,524
Posted By fethers
The camp area is large, I hope Kipo doesn't mind...

The camp area is large, I hope Kipo doesn't mind me showing all...

The race track is on the right, the road on the left.

If his crew find the same spot available, look about where the arrow...
Forum: Australia 05-05-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 32,467
Posted By fethers
Unusual, most photos of you asleep feature you in...

Unusual, most photos of you asleep feature you in a Port Pirie club t-shirt or hoodie.

I'll see you at Finke in a few weeks.
Forum: Australia 03-18-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 14,847
Views: 1,125,833
Posted By fethers
They were bloody mad though Trev.... a few of...

They were bloody mad though Trev.... a few of them flew past me on my 650 as well.
Forum: Australia 01-21-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 35,919
Posted By fethers
I think you're right, known as Island Lagoon...

I think you're right, known as Island Lagoon (view in direction of green arrow). Racing uses the lake where the red arrow is.
Forum: Australia 12-22-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,481
Posted By fethers
Glad to see you fella's had a good weekend. Would...

Glad to see you fella's had a good weekend. Would like to have come along but somehow I got screwed over and spent my weekend laying a floating floor!

Will need to improve my planning next...
Forum: Australia 11-12-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,481
Posted By fethers
When??

Can you lot work out the date so I can decide if I can tag along?

"The usual way" Doc, is that the way I've been with you many moons ago? How many k's between Quorn and Ango along your route?...
Forum: Australia 07-28-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 41,044
Posted By fethers
Just found this thread. Subscribed. PM sent.

Just found this thread. Subscribed. PM sent.
Forum: Australia 06-10-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,756
Posted By fethers
I was at the Finke river and the KTM's were...

I was at the Finke river and the KTM's were nowhere near as impressive as in the past. The Smith boys looked to be on it.
Forum: Ride reports 05-02-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,781
Posted By fethers
Nice introduction post MB, looks like Kipo might...

Nice introduction post MB, looks like Kipo might be about to add more topping to that pizza!
Forum: Australia 03-01-2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,241
Posted By fethers
22mm in the last 2 days at Nonning and only about...

22mm in the last 2 days at Nonning and only about 5mm at Minnipa, most of the rain was further north.

Hopefully no more rain and it dries out. I intend on being there.
Forum: Australia 11-08-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 806
Posted By fethers
But now Namibia has had their heaviest rain falls...

But now Namibia has had their heaviest rain falls in 120 years.

From Adelaide Now....
http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/entertainment/mad-max-the-victim-of-climate-change/story-e6fredpu-1226188243931
Forum: Australia 08-10-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 49,069
Posted By fethers
His name is Richard. Refresh my memory Kipo,...

His name is Richard.

Refresh my memory Kipo, is there bedding supplied in the bunkhouse? Too drunk to remember last time I was there... something about Blinman and drinking.... :beer
Forum: Australia 08-10-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 49,069
Posted By fethers
Same for me, I drove to Mungerannie via the same...

Same for me, I drove to Mungerannie via the same area 10 days ago and have never seen so many emus! All daylight driving so not many roos about for me.
Forum: Australia 06-10-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,897
Posted By fethers
Live webcast

http://www.finkedesertrace.com.au/medianews/webcast.html

Live webcast this year.




http://www.finkedesertrace.com.au/publish/pdf/results2011/BikePrologStartTimes.pdf

Bike start times...
Forum: Australia 05-15-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 49,069
Posted By fethers
I hope to be there....

Still have to confirm some time off work so I can join in.
Forum: Australia 01-19-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 56,936
Posted By fethers
+1 Message sent and thanks to all contributors...

+1
Message sent and thanks to all contributors here.
Forum: Australia 12-24-2008, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By fethers
The spanner that came in the tool kit for my 525...

The spanner that came in the tool kit for my 525 has a 32mm ring on it but it is only an additional ring over the 27mm opening. It will fit on the front axle nut but you can't get the spanner right...
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2008, 08:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,232
Posted By fethers
A Great Weekend!

That was a great weekend, rode a variety of roads and tracks getting there and came home by what I thought would be the boring way but 300km of wet weather made it interesting. At one stage in the...
Forum: Australia 10-26-2008, 03:51 AM
Replies: 14,847
Views: 1,125,833
Posted By fethers
G'day Ian. At this stage I'm travelling with Phil...

G'day Ian. At this stage I'm travelling with Phil from Flinders Motorcycles here in Pirie. We will be leaving Friday morning and returning Sunday (not sure about the return route yet). I don't know...
Forum: Australia 10-25-2008, 08:37 PM
Replies: 14,847
Views: 1,125,833
Posted By fethers
I am still going east from Terowie, I had not...

I am still going east from Terowie, I had not considered the fuel at Coombah Roadhouse which is just under 300km. From there I should be fine, 125km to Pooncarie.
Forum: Australia 10-15-2008, 04:27 AM
Replies: 14,847
Views: 1,125,833
Posted By fethers
I am still not 100% sure I'll be there but intend...

I am still not 100% sure I'll be there but intend to!

I will leave Pirie on Friday and will return Sunday. Still unsure about the route, I'd like to ride east from Terowie but it's 430km to...
Forum: Australia 07-14-2008, 05:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,314
Posted By fethers
I have 3,800 on the 606 on my 640 and its time to...

I have 3,800 on the 606 on my 640 and its time to throw it away. It wore well on the dirt but the 130 km/h bitumen from Erdunda to Alice really hurt it. In that 200km it wore more than the 2,200km it...
Forum: Australia 06-30-2008, 05:21 AM
Replies: 831
Views: 87,150
Posted By fethers
At Eringa HS ruins on the way to Finke.

At Eringa HS ruins on the way to Finke.
Forum: Australia 06-26-2008, 03:35 AM
Replies: 14,847
Views: 1,125,833
Posted By fethers
I'm interested Kipo but won't be sure until...

I'm interested Kipo but won't be sure until during the week before, I may have no brownie points left for a 3rd bike weekend in 4 weeks. Wives just don't understand? :D
Forum: Australia 05-30-2008, 09:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,897
Posted By fethers
I will keep an eye out at Finke and maybe will...

I will keep an eye out at Finke and maybe will head home with you.
Forum: Australia 05-26-2008, 04:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,897
Posted By fethers
I'm going up a day ahead of you and going to...

I'm going up a day ahead of you and going to Alice Springs first. I plan on riding down to Finke on Saturday afternoon.
Forum: Australia 05-25-2008, 03:53 AM
Replies: 14,847
Views: 1,125,833
Posted By fethers
Enjoy the ride chaps! I want to get down your way...

Enjoy the ride chaps! I want to get down your way for a ride one day.
I won't be able to join in this time 'cos I set off for Finke the next morning. Can't wait to go, I've loaded and unloaded the...
Forum: Australia 05-21-2008, 04:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,897
Posted By fethers
Try here... ...

Try here...
http://www.transport.sa.gov.au/quicklinks/northern_roads/northern.asp

I have put a 606 on mine as well.
Forum: Australia 05-17-2008, 06:43 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,205
Posted By fethers
I would be keen for a couple of rears as well if...

I would be keen for a couple of rears as well if its not too late.
Forum: Australia 05-16-2008, 05:48 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 55,216
Posted By fethers
Me too!

I am a difinate maybe. Will be keeping an eye on this thread.
Forum: Australia 11-12-2007, 01:58 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 7,441
Posted By fethers
2 for me as well, cheers!

2 for me as well, cheers!
Forum: Australia 10-31-2007, 06:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,734
Posted By fethers
Ask them...

Ask them http://www.earmold.com.au/content/view/20/41/
Forum: Australia 10-31-2007, 04:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,734
Posted By fethers
Thumb Earmoulds - My First Impression

I bought some of these recently, had heard about them via a couple of inmates here and finally got to try 'em out on the weekend.

I was on the 640, using my Shoei road helmet and it was very...
Forum: Australia 07-23-2007, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14,847
Views: 1,125,833
Posted By fethers
Paul, what did Toby think of Finke? I spoke...

Paul, what did Toby think of Finke?

I spoke with him at scrutineering but didn't see him after that. That night he was thinking he'd entered the "Wacky Races".

Can you PM me a number to call...
Forum: Australia 07-15-2007, 10:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,950
Posted By fethers
How about yours Paul?

How about yours Paul?
Forum: Australia 07-12-2007, 03:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 817
Posted By fethers
I saw the bike at scrutineering and thought HTF...

I saw the bike at scrutineering and thought HTF will he get that to Finke?

I camped at Finke on Sunday and kept an eye out for it.

He didn't arrive and after asking around was told he only made...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2007, 06:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,973
Posted By fethers
Looks good fellas. Sure beats weekend...

Looks good fellas. Sure beats weekend nightshifts. :cry Hope to catch up again soon.
Forum: Australia 06-28-2007, 05:14 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,834
Posted By fethers
Wayne, I agree with those who feel that the dyno...

Wayne, I agree with those who feel that the dyno chart is a single bike run. The two lines are power and torque curves. Take note of the labels of the right side of the chart. I don't think it has...
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