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Forum: Australia 12-15-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,913
Posted By Turtle
1959

I was still hanging around in my old mans ball bag but it didn't take long for me to pop out in 1960.
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 3,199
Views: 638,243
Posted By Turtle
In New Zealand we just say the man has big man...

In New Zealand we just say the man has big man plums and give him a beer.

Cheers to you both, you are born travellers.
Forum: Australia 01-22-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,771
Posted By Turtle
Any chance of seeing a picture of your GS1000S???

Any chance of seeing a picture of your GS1000S???
Forum: Australia 01-08-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By Turtle
That is so fucking funny. I just loved that...

That is so fucking funny.

I just loved that episode.
Forum: Australia 01-03-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,386
Posted By Turtle
Sad news Bootlace. Bad beginning to a new year. I...

Sad news Bootlace. Bad beginning to a new year. I hope your year is a beaut all the same.

My condolences to you and his family.
Forum: Australia 08-03-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 243,345
Posted By Turtle
Any good???

G'day blokes

Is the motorcycle stuff they are offering any good. What are the helmets like?? I'm keen to have a look at the gloves (bane of my existence).

You wisdom is treasured.
Forum: Australia 08-02-2013, 01:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,478
Posted By Turtle
Steve Wood at Suspension Improvements in Randall...

Steve Wood at Suspension Improvements in Randall St, just off Moss Street at Slacks Creek is the man you need.
Forum: Australia 08-02-2013, 01:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,315
Posted By Turtle
Great idea

Why not get them to make things for their own bikes like bash plates, crashbars etc. Guards and protective things, carry racks for the back, maybe pannier frames. Anything to save their parents money...
Forum: New Zealand 07-19-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 24,917
Posted By Turtle
Too Cool

[QUOTE=JayBo1;21909155]Thought that might get you excited Ben!:lol3

So I have about 2 months to get the bike ready and in a crate on its way to France:deal. There's also a possibility my Land...
Forum: Australia 12-05-2012, 03:02 AM
Replies: 19,213
Views: 2,312,551
Posted By Turtle
A big fan here... Neil Pert(sp) is a fantastic...

A big fan here... Neil Pert(sp) is a fantastic drummer. They had many a great hit over the years. But as for a tour.... who would know.
Forum: New Zealand 09-26-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 629
Posted By Turtle
Visiting NZ for xmas

Gidday all

I / we (that is, the family and I... bride and 3 girls) are coming to the homeland for xmas this year. We are arriving in Christchurch on Dec 7 and have hired a motorhome for a month....
Forum: Australia 05-03-2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 14,017
Posted By Turtle
The best advise I can give is as follows: ...

The best advise I can give is as follows:

Travel light... a Visa Card and a box of condoms. Then follow ya dick.

Let your motto be: Lead on dick, I'm right behind you.

Don't ask me how I...
Forum: Racing 01-05-2012, 03:42 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,276,463
Posted By Turtle
Man this is a hectic pace... How the hell are we...

Man this is a hectic pace... How the hell are we mere mortals to keep up with all this good news.

I love this site... the info is great, the repartee is excellent and the banter trivial... makes...
Forum: Racing 01-04-2012, 04:30 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,276,463
Posted By Turtle
You are an absolute fucking legend TSC... I would...

You are an absolute fucking legend TSC... I would like to meet you one day.

My kind of thinker.
Forum: Racing 01-03-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,276,463
Posted By Turtle
A pearl necklace would look great I reckon.

A pearl necklace would look great I reckon.
Forum: Racing 01-02-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,276,463
Posted By Turtle
Go Birchy... make the motherland proud.

Go Birchy... make the motherland proud.
Forum: Racing 01-02-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,276,463
Posted By Turtle
What the fuck has chess got to do with DAKAR???

What the fuck has chess got to do with DAKAR???
Forum: Racing 01-02-2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,276,463
Posted By Turtle
There were some great shots of the motos and...

There were some great shots of the motos and trucks on the SBS coverage in AUS tonight.

Good shit.
Forum: Racing 01-02-2012, 03:20 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,276,463
Posted By Turtle
You blokes amaze me... where the hell do you come...

You blokes amaze me... where the hell do you come up with half this info.

I'm bloody lucky to have found this thread to be able to follow on your shirt tails.

Thanks heaps.
Forum: Racing 01-01-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 14,634
Views: 1,276,463
Posted By Turtle
Fuck I love this... This is the best time of...

Fuck I love this...

This is the best time of the year.

Race on boys and girls

f5, f5, f5
Forum: Australia 12-25-2011, 03:16 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,186
Posted By Turtle
Man, what a great day... I gave the billy lids a...

Man, what a great day... I gave the billy lids a few pressies, and the bride didn't miss out either. She had a little weep as she opened it was the surprise she received.

Another great day in...
Forum: Australia 10-05-2011, 04:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By Turtle
MotoGP Trip

Well the time has finally come around and I am heading off on Monday on my pilgrimage to Phillip Island.

Who else is going down?

Will I get to meet any of you down there or on the way??
Forum: Australia 09-22-2011, 04:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,407
Posted By Turtle
Hey Mike Where are you in VP I live...

Hey Mike

Where are you in VP

I live near Pelicans Nest.
Forum: Australia 09-22-2011, 04:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,407
Posted By Turtle
Thanks gentleman for your responses, all seem to...

Thanks gentleman for your responses, all seem to be valid and worthy of mention.
It was certainly a surprise to receive the responses I did considering the location I was in.
Forum: Australia 09-22-2011, 02:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,407
Posted By Turtle
Tyre shops... whats the go???

G'day all,

I went to look for a new rear tyre for my BMW today and had an interesting response. Now these bikes have been around for years and here is what transpired.

I went to a shop in Moss...
Forum: Australia 09-09-2011, 02:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By Turtle
accommodation advice

Gidday blokes and blokettes,

Well it's not long until Phillip Island so am starting to look for accommodation on my trip down. Luckily the route I have chosen sees me at major highways each night....
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2011, 03:45 AM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,760,174
Posted By Turtle
Congratulations Doug... and may you enjoy many...

Congratulations Doug... and may you enjoy many more.
You are certainly the star of the small screen (computer screen that is).
Thanks for taking us along with you on your stunning journey.
Forum: Australia 08-18-2011, 03:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,382
Posted By Turtle
I can tell you with a fair degree of accuracy...

I can tell you with a fair degree of accuracy that Sava 4X4 tyres were being made in New Zealand for a spell there. Unfortunately the plant burned to the ground about a year or so ago.

I am not...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2011, 01:55 AM
Replies: 3,106
Views: 1,536,998
Posted By Turtle
Gidday Nathan, I have followed your journey...

Gidday Nathan,

I have followed your journey from the start on here and just the other day managed to get a copy of your book and I read on Sunday.

What a pleasure to read such a book with such...
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2011, 04:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,052
Posted By Turtle
I have one very similar also, but I have mounted...

I have one very similar also, but I have mounted mine on the bike under the tank of my 1150. There is a slot that holds the ABS on models with that option. Otherwise its just a big slot of fresh air...
Forum: Australia 07-10-2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,014
Posted By Turtle
Thanks for that blokes.

Thanks for that blokes.
Forum: Australia 07-09-2011, 05:37 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,014
Posted By Turtle
Is it to late to get in on the buy...??? How...

Is it to late to get in on the buy...???

How much and whats the process?
Forum: Australia 07-08-2011, 02:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,477
Posted By Turtle
I rode many two stroke dirt bikes as daily riders...

I rode many two stroke dirt bikes as daily riders back in the day and now still have two strokes but in the road bike form. I have several GT750 Suzuki's to ride and smell the joy.
Forum: Australia 06-28-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,123
Posted By Turtle
B2... I know what you are saying about the little...

B2... I know what you are saying about the little ones missing ya etc. This will be my first time away from mine since they were born. They are now 6 and 4. I am looking forward to the adventure,...
Forum: Australia 06-28-2011, 04:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,123
Posted By Turtle
The plan I have at the moment... which is looser...

The plan I have at the moment... which is looser than a $50 whores draws, is roughly as follows

Leave here the Monday before and ride to somewhere like Gloucester for the night. Into Nabiac and...
Forum: Australia 06-28-2011, 04:17 AM
Replies: 19,213
Views: 2,312,551
Posted By Turtle
I'm an animal tamer... and a fucking good one at...

I'm an animal tamer... and a fucking good one at that.
Forum: Australia 06-24-2011, 04:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,123
Posted By Turtle
Gidday B2 I will be riding down from...

Gidday B2

I will be riding down from Brisbane.

I have some long service leave so will take my time I think.

I want to stop off at the Motorcycle Museum at Nabiac on the way down and enjoy...
Forum: Australia 06-11-2011, 12:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 496
Posted By Turtle
MotoGP Accommodation Wanted

Gidday All

I am trying to find accommodation for the GP this year.

Anyone have a spare spot in their diggs they would be keen on sharing?

Obviously I am willing and able to pay.

I will be...
Forum: Australia 06-01-2011, 04:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,272
Posted By Turtle
Gidday blokes I also have a couple of these...

Gidday blokes

I also have a couple of these in the sheds out back here.

I have the Mikuni Manual here if you would like a copy. It is very useful for setting up carbs.

I also have various...
Forum: Australia 05-28-2011, 06:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,176
Posted By Turtle
Shit... Here is a go. Mountaineering from...

Shit... Here is a go.

Mountaineering from about 12 years old with me dad. Climbed most of the greasy poles of Europe by the time I was 16. Continued climbing up until my mid 30's. Hung around...
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