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Forum: Australia 11-07-2013, 02:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 782
Posted By snowypete
to get around shades of grey

Masterbrewer,

All you need is an address of someone in the UK who can receive your mail with your name on the letter. That way you become a 'pom'.

Personally I would ring up and talk to...
Forum: Australia 11-07-2013, 01:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 782
Posted By snowypete
Euro Bike Insurance

Hi Kym,

Try Ashbourne Insurance Ltd, 3 High St, Cheshunt (just north of London).

Sounds like your ride should be a good one.

We own a pommie rego'd '97 Triumph Trophy, that we just leave...
Forum: Australia 07-24-2013, 01:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,726
Posted By snowypete
Big Foot sighted in the cape

Scary photo ed..http://i866.photobucket.com/albums/ab224/edsurman/null_zps4fe1858b.jpg (http://s866.photobucket.com/user/edsurman/media/null_zps4fe1858b.jpg.html)

8 days before you could put your...
Forum: Australia 06-08-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,131
Posted By snowypete
Another quality ADV bloke

Thanks for the call. Great having a chat about your ride.


sno
Forum: Australia 06-04-2013, 02:08 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,629
Posted By snowypete
From Bridgestone90's thread Canning Stock route...

From Bridgestone90's thread Canning Stock route May 2013
<HR style="BACKGROUND-COLOR: #575757; COLOR: #575757" SIZE=1><!-- / icon and title --><!-- message -->Done solo

Canning Completed
<HR...
Forum: Australia 06-04-2013, 01:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,131
Posted By snowypete
From Bridgestone90's thread Canning Stock route May 2013

Done solo

Canning Completed
<HR style="BACKGROUND-COLOR: #575757; COLOR: #575757" SIZE=1><!-- / icon and title --><!-- message -->Hey Guys,

Well I know some of you guys are close to heading...
Forum: Australia 06-03-2013, 01:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,131
Posted By snowypete
Jfdi

9500km 22 days, the Can, the Simo and other tracks solo.
Bridgestone90 your a gun.
If Captain Cook could ride a bike he would have done the same.
J - Just
F - F&%king
D - Do
I - It

sno
Forum: Australia 05-17-2013, 02:11 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,629
Posted By snowypete
Hamburger with the lot itinery

Hi Ed,

Good talking to you the other day - here is our itinery for the ride, starting August 04 at Broken Hill - have the goal posts a bit to help John from Newy. Previous trips suggest its...
Forum: Australia 05-07-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,629
Posted By snowypete
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/1a...

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/1a/Uluru_Australia(1).jpg...
Forum: Australia 05-07-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,629
Posted By snowypete
doing part of the hamburger with the lot

Hi Ed,[/URL]

Sorry for the delay to your query. We will be in Alice around Friday 09th August after coming up from Chambers Pillar and along the Fink. Plan to be around Alice until Tues 13th...
Forum: Australia 03-06-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,629
Posted By snowypete
A well deserved plug

A blatant well deserved plug to www.screensforbikes.com (http://www.screensforbikes.com). Just got a screen for my DR and couldn't be happier.

Great finish, quality, price and easy to deal with....
Forum: Australia 02-22-2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 3,618
Views: 179,386
Posted By snowypete
So clear

Hi BergDonk,

Such fantastic clarity in your photo. If you took a photo of someone yawning you would clearly see their a&*$hole.

Go Pies!!! :D
Forum: Australia 02-22-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,629
Posted By snowypete
Great spot for a campfire..... ...

Great spot for a campfire.....

http://cubstuff.info/images/campfire.jpg

Ahhh the tranquility of the Canning!.....
...
Forum: Australia 02-20-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,629
Posted By snowypete
On A Serious Note

One of the attractions of Canning and the remote outback is the ever present risk that something very serious can and does happen.

KEEPING YOUR HEAD IS VITAL

...
Forum: Australia 02-19-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,629
Posted By snowypete
I have proof there is still beer out...

I have proof there is still beer out there............................... or it may be dingo or camel piss by now if they found it. A couple of spare tubes as well.

23 04' 16 28" S 123 13' 3306" E...
Forum: Australia 02-19-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,629
Posted By snowypete
D Doc, Water what u plan for the top...

D Doc,

Water

what u plan for the top half of the Canning sounds logical and commonsense (i figure you are not a government beauracrat) with the bonus of 12kg less weight -- 18 down to 6
...
Forum: Australia 02-19-2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,623
Posted By snowypete
Usually when we see a photo of a fellow inmates...

Usually when we see a photo of a fellow inmates bike we usually get excited, drool or even fall in lust.

SideTrack one - I've got the same bike as u but....hmmmm - yours lloks like the cheeky...
Forum: Australia 02-19-2013, 12:03 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,629
Posted By snowypete
Yep Den, Hear what your saying - covering...

Yep Den,

Hear what your saying - covering as many possibilities.

Minimum water 15ltr on top half of CSR.

D Doc - 6ltr down from previous trip from 18ltr.

Suppose we all calculate risk...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,629
Posted By snowypete
Big S O, We are on the same page. ...

Big S O,



We are on the same page. Have you had a good run with the fuel bladders?

This winter the outback is going to be like the Normanby invasion with bikes!!!!

YEP....bring it on.
Forum: Australia 02-18-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,629
Posted By snowypete
Hi D Dr, ---- teach will have u top...

Hi D Dr,



---- teach will have u top of the class!!!

and your thinking of doing an unsupported ride in '15. My head is starting to spin. Might get in touch.

The rally bash plate to...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2013, 01:58 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,629
Posted By snowypete
Canecutter, Your and your mate on the AB,...

Canecutter,

Your and your mate on the AB, you got around 11km per litre on opal. Do you know what fuel economy you fellas were getting on normal fuel?

Again just great to see other riders...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,629
Posted By snowypete
JB - The AB done in '11, you and your mate must...

JB - The AB done in '11, you and your mate must have been one of the first to do the AB unsupported - just oozes adventure.

'tooo much weight' - the teacher at AB riding school would have given...
Forum: Australia 02-17-2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,629
Posted By snowypete
CaneCutter -2 wheeled petrol tankers.. ...

CaneCutter -2 wheeled petrol tankers..

Don't have the guiness book of records, but CaneCutter and your mate must hold the record for carrying the most fuel unsupported.

83ltrs ..that is an...
Forum: Australia 02-16-2013, 02:57 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,629
Posted By snowypete
G'day Gnarly, If I spoke German I'd say Das...

G'day Gnarly,

If I spoke German I'd say Das ist gut!!!!

For 30 bucks I'll get a couple myself. Have you done any outback rides on your DR650?

Your post a couple of days ago about the AB,...
Forum: Australia 02-16-2013, 01:53 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,629
Posted By snowypete
Thumb Den, Still at early stage, plenty of...

Den,

Still at early stage, plenty of interest but no definate 110%. I'm doing it too desert pilots.

I noticed you are trying something similar as well but from the other side of the...
Forum: Australia 02-16-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,629
Posted By snowypete
Hi Gnarly Laudy - J Its always good to have...

Hi Gnarly Laudy - J

Its always good to have a bit of footy fun and bulls--t with a beer.

Gnarly your post a couple of days ago in part showed a deep concern of lack of cold beautiful beer on...
Forum: Australia 02-15-2013, 01:17 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,629
Posted By snowypete
Relic, As we are all taught the golden rule...

Relic,

As we are all taught the golden rule by the teacher at AD Rider School.

------- less weight, less weight, less weight
First priority - petrol, in french is called essence, in African...
Forum: Australia 02-13-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,629
Posted By snowypete
You know your alive and enjoying life when you...

You know your alive and enjoying life when you just inhale....a meat pie (old Betsy - legend).

I'm new to this adventure forum thing, your ride report....GS DISCIPLE.....I didn't know of but is...
Forum: Australia 02-04-2013, 03:17 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,629
Posted By snowypete
Yep LaudJohn, Always interested in being...

Yep LaudJohn,

Always interested in being flexible with the itinary. As long as the trip does not overload the various riders.

The rock and Olgas is def. on the menu. Kings Canyon can easily...
Forum: Australia 01-17-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,181
Posted By snowypete
:DLast year the missus and I went on a ride...

:DLast year the missus and I went on a ride through Greece on our Triumph Trophy (based in England). At the Turkish border, we payed a total of 120 euro for 2 x visas (3 months) and a green card (6...
Forum: Australia 01-17-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,629
Posted By snowypete
Yep Digga1111, For 30,000 years the...

Yep Digga1111,

For 30,000 years the aboriginies were happily minding their own business. In 1896 (100 years exactly before the intro of the DR650SE) Europeans went out to see whats out there.
...
Forum: Australia 01-10-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,629
Posted By snowypete
Unc and den, I'm chasing up a Wesprint c.s.r. ...

Unc and den, I'm chasing up a Wesprint c.s.r. Ed5 map, thanks

I read somewhere the biggest prob the boys in blue have at Halls Creek with travellers on the Canning is not so much lack of food...
Forum: Australia 01-09-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,118
Posted By snowypete
I am stunned to just find out about Rod's...

I am stunned to just find out about Rod's passing.

RIP Rod

He was a great mechanic and always a friendly fella.....it's always the good guys that go

Top bloke.
Forum: Australia 01-09-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,629
Posted By snowypete
Hey ckjackson1, It is written in the old...

Hey ckjackson1,

It is written in the old testament, Deuteronony 2.page 10, paragraph 1.................and the lord spoke to his disciples on the mount --- put down your hammer and sickle for one...
Forum: Australia 01-08-2013, 12:50 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,629
Posted By snowypete
Hey 59Den & Unclegra, You mentioned the...

Hey 59Den & Unclegra,

You mentioned the distance between Kunawarritji & Wiluna is around 980km. The Outback Travellers Track Guide calculated 1204km (Kunawarritji to the fuel dump 320km). This...
Forum: Australia 01-07-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,629
Posted By snowypete
GazzaFish, Ancient legend...

GazzaFish,
Ancient legend has it that there's a secret bush in outback Australia, where you pick the leaves, place them in a billy of water and brew. Before you know it your...
Forum: Australia 01-07-2013, 03:25 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,629
Posted By snowypete
Hey 59Den, I had considered using the fuel dump...

Hey 59Den, I had considered using the fuel dump but after watching Motorbikin DVD on the canning, Phil managed to get to Carnegie with fuel from Kunawarritji, so at this stage probably not.

All...
Forum: Australia 01-07-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,629
Posted By snowypete
Canning time frame

Hi Richo360,

Thanks for your query. Reason why 01/08 was chosen for the start of the ride is that it is still cool enough for most of the trip with places like Billiluna most likely already...
Forum: Australia 01-06-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,629
Posted By snowypete
Melbourne to Canning Stock Route and back ride

Looking for a couple of riding partners to do the hamburger with the lot ride (the bigger the bullshit the bigger the laughs type ride). From Melbourne to Billiluna, south on the Canning to...
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