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Forum: Australia 01-20-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By Lost Doug
Thanks Pete, that's a fantastic response :) ...

Thanks Pete,

that's a fantastic response :)

I'll definitely look into a few of those.
Forum: Australia 01-16-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By Lost Doug
Bike Freight

Hey all,

I am in the early stages of planning a ride from Tasmania to Cape York.

I'm tossing up whether to ride back at the completion of the trip, or to freight my bike (BMW F800 GS) from...
Forum: Australia 08-11-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 968
Posted By Lost Doug
Thanks Snowy, some awesome advice there. I'd...

Thanks Snowy, some awesome advice there.

I'd love to know some more detail about your set up of the DRZ.

My Brother who will be riding with me has done the cape several times in a 4X4 and is...
Forum: Australia 08-08-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 968
Posted By Lost Doug
Sounds good GoneAgain, keen to listen to your...

Sounds good GoneAgain, keen to listen to your experiences :ear
Forum: Australia 08-07-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 968
Posted By Lost Doug
F800 GS to Cape York

Just wondering if anyone has ridden an F800 GS to Cape York? I havent been able to find a ride report anywhere, and would love to hear from someone who has done it.

I'm planning a trip in 2014 and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-28-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,241
Posted By Lost Doug
Just stumbled upon this thread while looking for...

Just stumbled upon this thread while looking for the same thing myself.
My tank plastic has faded due to long exposure to the harsh Australian sun :)

Found this:...
Forum: Australia 11-27-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 912
Posted By Lost Doug
My brother and I rode it in the opposite...

My brother and I rode it in the opposite direction earlier this year. Unsealed for 99% of the way. There are a hand full of sealed sections, mainly on steep up/down hills, but these are few and far...
Forum: Australia 10-16-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,825
Posted By Lost Doug
Happy Blackwolf camper here too. Have used the...

Happy Blackwolf camper here too. Have used the Mantis1 a couple of times, found it to be a very well made tent, but at 6'2" I found it a bit too cramped for me. I am upgrading to a Blackwolf...
Forum: Hacks 04-04-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,744
Posted By Lost Doug
Thanks guys, I got an email from the...

Thanks guys,

I got an email from the marketting department who built the bike:


"Glad you like the bike.

Its actually a Chinese copy of a Russian bike called URAL.

And even though it...
Forum: Hacks 04-04-2012, 02:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,744
Posted By Lost Doug
The Lenovo "Do Machine"

Hey folks,

just wondering if anyone can shed any light on what bike is used in this promo piece? I saw it at an event in Hobart yesterday, no brandings on it. There is Chinese style writing on a...
Forum: Australia 02-28-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6,415
Views: 549,507
Posted By Lost Doug
Thanks DevilTrekker, I will look into it.

Thanks DevilTrekker, I will look into it.
Forum: Australia 02-28-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6,415
Views: 549,507
Posted By Lost Doug
Methanol Fuel for camp stoves

Hey folks, two part question:

1: Does anyone know a place in Tas that sells Methanol fuel in less than 20 litre lots?

2: If not, would anyone be interested in purchasing one or two litre lots...
Forum: Australia 02-20-2012, 01:05 AM
Replies: 6,415
Views: 549,507
Posted By Lost Doug
BMW Rider Dies on Lyell Highway

Hey folks,

Never a good thing to report. Minimal information here:
http://www.themercury.com.au/article/2012/02/20/302631_road-toll.html

Anyone know if this was an ADV member?

Condolences...
Forum: Australia 01-23-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6,415
Views: 549,507
Posted By Lost Doug
:huh

:huh
Forum: Australia 01-15-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6,415
Views: 549,507
Posted By Lost Doug
Anyone Riding Judbury in the very near future?

Hey guys and girls,

If anyone happens to be riding in Judbury soon, specifically Bracken Ridge Trail, please keep an eye out for a HTC Mobile phone that came out of my pocket on Sunday 15/01/2012....
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,760
Posted By Lost Doug
Anyone mentioned something like this: ...

Anyone mentioned something like this:
http://www.gerbergear.com/Hunting/Gear/Gator-Combo-Axe-II_22-41420
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,916
Posted By Lost Doug
Just purchased a set of ROK straps on the...

Just purchased a set of ROK straps on the strength of this thread. Thanks again inmates.
Forum: Australia 01-08-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 16,911
Posted By Lost Doug
Did you pick these up from Bunnings recently? ...

Did you pick these up from Bunnings recently?

I'm in Tassie too (South) and wouldnt mind a camera case.
Forum: Australia 01-08-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6,415
Views: 549,507
Posted By Lost Doug
Cant make it on this one, but would be very...

Cant make it on this one, but would be very interested in the ride report so as to replicate this ride in the near future.
Have a great time.

Feel free to post up the route if you have it planned...
Forum: Australia 10-23-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6,415
Views: 549,507
Posted By Lost Doug
I assume their blood hoses off quite easily.

I assume their blood hoses off quite easily.
Forum: Australia 10-23-2011, 12:05 AM
Replies: 491
Views: 32,809
Posted By Lost Doug
Quads?

Hey Bend,

is that you on that Quad? Is it yours? I like the idea of a quad trip on these tracks. does anyone do tours?
Forum: Australia 10-18-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6,415
Views: 549,507
Posted By Lost Doug
Thanks DirtisGood. Looking forward to it :lol3

Thanks DirtisGood. Looking forward to it :lol3
Forum: Australia 10-17-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6,415
Views: 549,507
Posted By Lost Doug
Great Lakes Road

Hello Folks,

Planning on riding from Hobart to Launceston via Great Lakes Highway on 29th October. Anyone have experience on this road? Quick glance on Google maps shows unsealed along pretty...
Forum: Australia 09-03-2011, 02:32 AM
Replies: 6,415
Views: 549,507
Posted By Lost Doug
The Taraleah Chalet is a MASSIVE rip off, run by...

The Taraleah Chalet is a MASSIVE rip off, run by a complete tool. If you're riding in the area and looking for value, entertainment, local flavour and all round enjoyment, ride a bit further on and...
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 2,821
Views: 422,762
Posted By Lost Doug
Go Pro on 1 day only .com

Hello folks, http://www.1-day.com.au/sale/accessories/p/ have Go Pro Cameras for $320 bucks Australian.

I dont know if thats a good deal for the US or the rest of the world, but its pretty good....
Forum: Australia 05-29-2011, 01:29 AM
Replies: 6,415
Views: 549,507
Posted By Lost Doug
Fantastic, thanks for the advice.

Fantastic, thanks for the advice.
Forum: Australia 05-29-2011, 12:41 AM
Replies: 6,415
Views: 549,507
Posted By Lost Doug
Reccomendations?

Hello Tassie ADVers. Seeking a bit of guidance. Myself (Lost Doug) and my brother, are seeking some good spots for an overnighter. The plan is for me to ride from Hobart, him to ride from Launceston,...
Forum: Australia 05-24-2011, 03:27 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,717
Posted By Lost Doug
Awesome, just grabbed me a Skeletool too.

Awesome, just grabbed me a Skeletool too.
Forum: Australia 01-01-2011, 03:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,803
Posted By Lost Doug
:lurk Hey Pilot, I'll be watching this thread...

:lurk Hey Pilot, I'll be watching this thread with interest, as My Bro and I have a long standing plan of doing a Cape trip as well. I'm based in Tas, and we intend to ride from the southernmost...
Forum: Australia 06-14-2010, 01:43 AM
Replies: 6,415
Views: 549,507
Posted By Lost Doug
Cry Selling the Pig

Hello Tassies,

Baby on the way (first one :eek1) so it time to let the XR400 move on to greener pastuers. Not much to say about it, its been nothing but reliable and strong. Road ridden for most...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-02-2010, 12:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,304
Posted By Lost Doug
Yeah I wouldnt worry about it. Mine is exactly...

Yeah I wouldnt worry about it. Mine is exactly the same, only thing anyone has mentioned to me is using a thicker viscosity transmission fluid. I will mention it on next service.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-16-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 53,433
Posted By Lost Doug
Cool, thanks for that. Will definately be going...

Cool, thanks for that. Will definately be going that way.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-16-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 53,433
Posted By Lost Doug
Mind if I ask how you went about importing to Aus...

Mind if I ask how you went about importing to Aus from the UK? Did you just go straight through the website? How much for the pipe, and the postage? I'm wanting to do the same, but with the black...
Forum: Face plant 01-26-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,028
Posted By Lost Doug
Cheers for the well wishes mate. I have a...

Cheers for the well wishes mate. I have a specialist appointment in one weeks time to asses the situation. Will definately be in a cast for a minimum of 6 weeks. Back at work today. Light duties,...
Forum: Face plant 01-24-2010, 12:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,028
Posted By Lost Doug
Cry First broken bone at age 31.

Fractured my radius at the elbow today. Honda XR 400 (2000), no one to blame but myself. Came off on a rocky downhill section of the Bracken Ridge trail in Judburry, Tasmania. Hit the deck hard, on...
Forum: Australia 09-13-2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By Lost Doug
Trials HD

Trials HD is brilliant. Very technical. Heaps of ridiculously big jumps, rag doll physics when you come off makes for some hillarious stacks too. Giant hill climbs, exploding barrels, panes of glass,...
Forum: Australia 08-25-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 27,898
Posted By Lost Doug
Motorworks no longer has one, as I have decided...

Motorworks no longer has one, as I have decided to keep it after taking it home last night for a test run. All in all I am not blown away by it, but I'm far from dissatisfied either. I think for sub...
Forum: Australia 08-24-2009, 11:14 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 27,898
Posted By Lost Doug
Motorworks in Argyle Street Hobart has (or had)...

Motorworks in Argyle Street Hobart has (or had) one, it's now sitting under my desk! Matt black, medium. Luckily one of my good mates is a sales man there, so I'm taking it home tonight to do a good...
Forum: Australia 08-17-2009, 12:20 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,304
Posted By Lost Doug
Draught

Being a Tassie local born and bred (some would say inbred but that just proves their ignorance) I cannot reccomend Cascade Draught highly enough as a truly fantastic beer. I have noticed some people...
Forum: Australia 08-14-2009, 06:10 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 27,898
Posted By Lost Doug
Ahhhh, I see. Didnt think of that. Thanks. The...

Ahhhh, I see. Didnt think of that. Thanks. The only good thing about being a noob is the only way is up.
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