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Forum: Australia Today, 03:47 AM
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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, 12:28 AM
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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, 04:50 PM
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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, 03:15 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, 05:30 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, 08:59 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, 08:04 PM
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Posted By Ron50
Very impressive.:thumb

Very impressive.:thumb
Forum: Old's Cool 06-04-2014, 04:37 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, 04:06 PM
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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, 01:49 AM
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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, 03:41 PM
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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, 03:47 PM
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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, 02:39 AM
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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, 04:21 PM
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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, 06:48 AM
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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, 06:36 AM
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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, 03:37 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, 03:26 PM
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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, 03:27 PM
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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, 04:38 AM
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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 03-19-2014, 11:31 PM
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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 03-18-2014, 11:24 PM
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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, 03:36 PM
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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, 02:50 PM
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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, 10:03 PM
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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, 04:38 PM
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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 03-15-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 5,285
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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, 02:16 PM
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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.
Forum: Australia 02-27-2014, 02:01 PM
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Posted By Ron50
I give up. I just can't remember the name of the...

I give up. I just can't remember the name of the fellow resting on the outfit that was posted at 6.38. I remember that he was an excellent rider, had a Guzzi V7 and worked at the Stable. Was it Glen...
Forum: Australia 02-26-2014, 07:50 PM
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Posted By Ron50
My brother was riding a GT750 the same colour...

My brother was riding a GT750 the same colour from Sydney to Canberra and "giving it a bit". Unfamiliar with its fuel consumption in such conditions, he had to push it into Marulan bone dry after...
Forum: Australia 02-14-2014, 02:41 PM
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Posted By Ron50
Try Mick Crowley in Queanbeyan, a keen...

Try Mick Crowley in Queanbeyan, a keen motorcyclist.

I couldn't find him online for you but the Law Society could tell you where he's operating from now. His number plate is "NOT GUILTY".

I...
Forum: Australia 02-08-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 145,604
Posted By Ron50
Well, we're obviously both alive and kicking. ...

Well, we're obviously both alive and kicking.

As far as I know Peter Telling is still working as an independent tradey in the building game - plumber or electrician, I think - and was living in...
Forum: Australia 02-03-2014, 03:52 PM
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Views: 309,751
Posted By Ron50
The difficulty of loose hills like Pork Chop...

The difficulty of loose hills like Pork Chop varies quite a bit according to soil moisture.

Pork Chop will be a fair bit easier when this hot dry spell ends.
Forum: Australia 01-30-2014, 07:44 PM
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Views: 145,604
Posted By Ron50
All those blokes made a big impression on me as a...

All those blokes made a big impression on me as a newbie attending my first enduro in 1974.

Athol was sitting on the verandah of the shearers quarters talking about tuning shock absorbers and I...
Forum: Australia 01-30-2014, 07:02 AM
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Posted By Ron50
G'day Baza. Just stumbled across these old pics...

G'day Baza.
Just stumbled across these old pics from a link in CanberraRIDERS.
That looks like Brian Kelleher's mate Steve Aubusson on the XL350.
I also rode one in 1975 and had an idea that I had...
Forum: Australia 01-29-2014, 08:44 PM
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Posted By Ron50
Fred Senger at Tuggeranong Muffler and Exhaust...

Fred Senger at Tuggeranong Muffler and Exhaust Centre is an old short circuit rider and even sells and fits bike tyres, trading as Tuggeranong Motorcycle Centre, so has a soft spot for bikies in...
Forum: Australia 01-26-2014, 02:51 PM
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Posted By Ron50
An alternative is to make a tube spanner out of a...

An alternative is to make a tube spanner out of a bit of appropriate diameter pipe by crushing the sides against the nut in a vice.
Forum: Australia 01-21-2014, 03:22 PM
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Views: 309,751
Posted By Ron50
Deleted.

Deleted.
Forum: Australia 01-17-2014, 09:02 PM
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Posted By Ron50
Last minute ride tomorrow. Leaving from...

Last minute ride tomorrow.
Leaving from Bungendore servo 9.30 for Tarago, Nerriga, Nowra, Cambewarra.
I'll be scouting the return trip clockwise: Windellama, Bungonia, Marulan, Tallong, Long Point...
Forum: Australia 01-08-2014, 09:28 PM
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Views: 309,751
Posted By Ron50
Apology accepted with grace: I am a gentleman...

Apology accepted with grace: I am a gentleman after all.
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