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Forum: Australia 05-07-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 13,661
Posted By Beach40
I always thought it was called "using the system...

I always thought it was called "using the system to your advantage".

:freaky
Forum: Australia 05-06-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,715
Posted By Beach40
I promised I would never tell a lie... ...

I promised I would never tell a lie...

Actually thats not true.

Bloody good race. Moto2 & Moto3 have produced the best racing so far this season.

Marc Marquez is an exceptionally talented...
Forum: Australia 05-04-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,652
Posted By Beach40
Very good advice. I have had my last couple...

Very good advice.

I have had my last couple of personal loans with First Option Credit Union. Bugger all fees, low interest rate and I could make extra payments without penalty.

Make sure you...
Forum: Australia 05-04-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 13,661
Posted By Beach40
When really drunk girls with funny accents decide...

When really drunk girls with funny accents decide they really want to have drunken sex with you, REGARDLESS of what they look like, have another pint and go into bat for your country.

You will be...
Forum: Australia 05-03-2012, 01:13 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 13,661
Posted By Beach40
+1. Total waste of time and money. Don't bother....

+1. Total waste of time and money. Don't bother. We have reciprocal arrangements with many countries, including the UK and many in Europe.

Showing one of these permits to any authority over there...
Forum: Australia 04-29-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,471
Posted By Beach40
Hows that Amazon chick to the left of the podium?...

Hows that Amazon chick to the left of the podium? :eek1:eek1:eek1


On another note, it was great to hear from Mick Doohan.
Forum: Australia 04-28-2012, 04:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,080
Posted By Beach40
I'm running a Stebel Nautilus and a TM-80 high...

I'm running a Stebel Nautilus and a TM-80 high tone. Together they give off quite a racket. People notice the noise alright - but they keep merging anyway, wondering where all that noise is coming...
Forum: Australia 04-27-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,080
Posted By Beach40
I wish you the best of British my friend. You're...

I wish you the best of British my friend. You're the first person I have heard tell of success without the relay. I know and have heard of many that have installed a Stebel this way and usually the...
Forum: Australia 04-17-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,686
Posted By Beach40
I lived in the UK for a few years and made the...

I lived in the UK for a few years and made the "acquaintance" of a few South London locals. Motorcycles are the easiet thing in the world to nick, even with locks and alarms.

Some common methods:...
Forum: Australia 04-17-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,832
Posted By Beach40
From the info that woopwoop posted, it looks like...

From the info that woopwoop posted, it looks like it all begins and ends with the carnet.

Without that, customs won't let the vehicle out of the warehouse. Customs have also been known to keep...
Forum: Australia 04-15-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,594
Posted By Beach40
Yeah.... and whats the story behind the bloody...

Yeah.... and whats the story behind the bloody thing? :ear
Forum: Australia 04-09-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,324
Posted By Beach40
"We" had arm pump. "We" had front end...

"We" had arm pump.

"We" had front end chattering.

"We" had set up problems.

"We" think the bike is down on power.

It would be good to compile a list of excuses and whines. If its not one...
Forum: Europe 04-09-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,283
Posted By Beach40
Is that the bad lands at the back of the main...

Is that the bad lands at the back of the main straight?

In '96 we were camped with the Honda people opposite, inside the circuit.

We could see the fires and hear the music from bikes without...
Forum: Australia 04-09-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 431
Posted By Beach40
The Great Northern Road.

Has anyone been on the The Great Northern Road around Windsor recently?

A few of us will be tooled up with Triumph Tiger 800's soon and we're looking for some easy dirt touring to get back into...
Forum: Australia 04-09-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,324
Posted By Beach40
Moto2 & Moto3 were awesome to watch. Some of the...

Moto2 & Moto3 were awesome to watch. Some of the best racing I have seen for a long time. That Spanish kid is great to watch.


I'm looking forward to watching the likes of Jorge, Crutchlow,...
Forum: Europe 04-08-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,283
Posted By Beach40
Thanks for the info Tod. Now I'm really...

Thanks for the info Tod.

Now I'm really wishing I had not left it so long.

When did the race move?

Was that when the fun police really screwed it up?

I thought we had it bad with our...
Forum: Europe 04-08-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,283
Posted By Beach40
Bol D'or

Has anyone attended the Bol D'or recently?

I lived in the UK in the mid 90's and did a group ride with Ride magazine to Paul Ricard. This was in 1996, if memory serves correctly. Its still one of...
Forum: Australia 04-07-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,324
Posted By Beach40
MotoGP Qatar

Who's awake and watching it live?
Forum: Australia 03-02-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,291
Posted By Beach40
No point having a dog and barking myself. ...

No point having a dog and barking myself.

Tell you what... you spring for it and I will put the 20k on it and give my honest impressions :D

But seriously folks, it looks like it would make a...
Forum: Australia 03-02-2012, 05:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,291
Posted By Beach40
Triumph Explorer 1215 Shafty.

So far this looks impressive.

Anyone seriously considering one?

How many rusted on BMW owners could be turned?
...
Forum: Australia 03-01-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,691
Posted By Beach40
Very expensive and time consuming (more expense)...

Very expensive and time consuming (more expense) to produce. Keeping the content fresh and interesting is a constant challenge. People tend not to pay very much to watch it, so making a profit is a...
Forum: Australia 03-01-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,009
Posted By Beach40
The same reason cops are allowed to use mobile...

The same reason cops are allowed to use mobile phones whilst driving and why highway patrol cars can park on painted medians and all manner of other illegal spots.

Etc...
Forum: Australia 02-29-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,009
Posted By Beach40
Maybe, maybe not. I think it will be a...

Maybe, maybe not.

I think it will be a while, if ever, that motorcycle clothing gets and Australian Standards sticker and becomes compulsary. Where do you set the standards for the fabric,...
Forum: Australia 02-29-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,009
Posted By Beach40
I asked this question a while ago and it was...

I asked this question a while ago and it was explained to me as OH&S liability issues. Basically, there is no official standard for motorcycle clothing, like we have for helmets.

So if the...
Forum: Australia 02-26-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,405
Posted By Beach40
Yeah maybe it is me because I do stuff like wear...

Yeah maybe it is me because I do stuff like wear it and ride to work and stuff. Oh and when it rains it would be nice if the "waterproofing" would actually keep the water out. I've had Dri-Rider...
Forum: Australia 02-25-2012, 05:23 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,691
Posted By Beach40
Generation Y bother. :norton

Generation Y bother. :norton
Forum: Australia 02-25-2012, 05:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,405
Posted By Beach40
I gave up on Dri Rider stuff years ago. Every...

I gave up on Dri Rider stuff years ago. Every time I have another look or talk to someone about their gear, I see no reason to give my hard earned to them again. Their stuff seems to be aimed at new...
Forum: Australia 02-24-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,405
Posted By Beach40
Nice looking jacket. Whats the construction...

Nice looking jacket.

Whats the construction of the waterproof layer like?

When ever they say "membrane" I think cheap, as the membrane always fails at some point, usually inside 12 months and...
Forum: Australia 02-21-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,691
Posted By Beach40
Yeah...I like stuff! :freaky

Yeah...I like stuff! :freaky
Forum: Australia 02-21-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,691
Posted By Beach40
Ah.. I always get them mixed up... Damn shame...

Ah.. I always get them mixed up... Damn shame either anyway.
Forum: Australia 02-21-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,691
Posted By Beach40
Has anyone spoken to Clubby to get the good oil? ...

Has anyone spoken to Clubby to get the good oil?

He struck me as someone that always has another plan hatching.
Forum: Australia 02-04-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 846
Posted By Beach40
You're right, she might bruise a few ego's... :D ...

You're right, she might bruise a few ego's... :D

http://motivationalimage.com/determination-2/
Forum: Australia 02-03-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 846
Posted By Beach40
Take it very easy the first few times you go out....

Take it very easy the first few times you go out. Ride in the slow group. Tell your ego to go on holiday. Run with what you got at the moment. You will be surprised at how fast a track day eats a set...
Forum: Australia 01-20-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,267
Posted By Beach40
You might find thats exactly what happened. More...

You might find thats exactly what happened. More and more TV stations don't buy programs, but the will sell the air time if you have a show that is broadcast-able, or they give you the air time for...
Forum: Australia 01-20-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,267
Posted By Beach40
Did anything actually eventuate from this...

Did anything actually eventuate from this sponsored ride?

Good luck to those that find someone to give them bikes to ride, etc but I'm having a hard time finding the point of this? Or is that just...
Forum: Australia 01-20-2012, 04:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,619
Posted By Beach40
Any pics available?

Any pics available?
Forum: Australia 01-20-2012, 04:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,619
Posted By Beach40
Triumph motors can be had at the wreckers for a...

Triumph motors can be had at the wreckers for a fair price. People rarely buy them. Very tempting, but my shed is full.
Forum: Australia 01-19-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,619
Posted By Beach40
Maybe. Its the only one I have been aboard. Maybe...

Maybe. Its the only one I have been aboard. Maybe it had a washer in the header pipe? It would overtake...eventually. Drop down one gear, twist the throttle and there just was no up and go, no matter...
Forum: Australia 01-19-2012, 01:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,619
Posted By Beach40
I did a lap of Alaska on one, two up with modest...

I did a lap of Alaska on one, two up with modest luggage and found it way under powered. Even the few times I rode it on my own, unloaded it was disappointing.
Forum: Australia 01-17-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,619
Posted By Beach40
Also check out the Triumph 955 Tiger. A good size...

Also check out the Triumph 955 Tiger. A good size to accommodate your 6'4" frame, comfy, good power, carrying capacity, mile muncher, etc.

They tend to be looked after by their owners so even high...
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