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Forum: Australia Yesterday, 04:18 PM
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Posted By bigredroosta
It says HERE ...

It says HERE (http://www.motorcyclespecs.co.za/model/Laverda/laverda_668.htm)that Ferrari had a part in the design of the 668, also some interesting details about the design, specs, etc.

Good...
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5,084
Views: 219,609
Posted By bigredroosta
WOW! Simpson and back in an arvo, that's SOME...

WOW! Simpson and back in an arvo, that's SOME bike! How'd she handle the dunes Paul?...
:bow
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 5,084
Views: 219,609
Posted By bigredroosta
Err well not mine just mere speculation. Maybe...

Err well not mine just mere speculation. Maybe seven beers to recover.
Scotty don't worry they were getting scratched anyway
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 5,084
Views: 219,609
Posted By bigredroosta
Wow. So what else have you got in the stable...

Wow.
So what else have you got in the stable Paul?
That's a diverse lot so far :thumb
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 5,084
Views: 219,609
Posted By bigredroosta
Gday Chris, Yep this would be the seven broken...

Gday Chris,
Yep this would be the seven broken ribs bottlebrush track, 4km took half an hour of semi paddling, sweat, and I lost my sunglasses:cry
Hows the ribs?
Forum: Australia 10-18-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5,084
Views: 219,609
Posted By bigredroosta
Or " Where's the WR when I need it! " No,...

Or " Where's the WR when I need it! "
No, theres always a way through you just have to find it :deal


That's why bikes are hard to steer in sand, they are heading for the nearest...
Forum: Australia 10-18-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 5,084
Views: 219,609
Posted By bigredroosta
:deal I was taking in the awesome ambience...

:deal

I was taking in the awesome ambience under a shady stringybark at the time and was so awe inspired I left my bloody sunnies there:huh
4 km took us half an hour. If we hadn't found a clear...
Forum: Australia 10-16-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 259
Posted By bigredroosta
After dusting off the XL500 and running at ...

After dusting off the XL500 and running at Harrow which was a blast, I'd love to get to Beaufort....however the work schedule will tighten up seriously by then so unless the weather gods realign I'm...
Forum: Australia 10-16-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 5,084
Views: 219,609
Posted By bigredroosta
SA's finest

Last day tomorrow heading home via the Gold Escort route from Wellington, its been a real eye opener just how much good ADV riding there is to be had thru the Murray lands, Adelaide Hills, Barossa,...
Forum: Australia 10-16-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,629
Posted By bigredroosta
I can help out there greg with the gold escort...

I can help out there greg with the gold escort route from SA to Castlemaine..or is it Carselmaine?:D
Includes a leg thru the good old Little Desert...:lol3
Forum: Australia 10-13-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,890
Posted By bigredroosta
Bermuda Triangle for bikes

It shall be known that as from last weekend on ,bottlebrush track will be from here on known as the Bermuda Triangle of Bikes:
Carnage:
Sidecar bogged to its artse.
DR snapped a chain and...
Forum: Australia 10-13-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,890
Posted By bigredroosta
Yeah was good, when I saw you'd posted I half...

Yeah was good, when I saw you'd posted I half expected to see a link to some , err, incriminating video , er, footage and sound file:lol3
Forum: Australia 10-10-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5,084
Views: 219,609
Posted By bigredroosta
Yeah but..

When you zoom out you can still see the minor t at 10k resolution
Forum: Australia 10-09-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 5,084
Views: 219,609
Posted By bigredroosta
Hope the dark planets aren't aligning. ... little...

Hope the dark planets aren't aligning. ... little desert...october... bikes. ...me:eek1
Forum: Australia 10-09-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 378
Posted By bigredroosta
Get a chain riveting tool Angry, did my first one...

Get a chain riveting tool Angry, did my first one the other day and thinking about having a chain separate at elevated speeds is not my idea of fun. I bought a chino one off Fleabay, you also get the...
Forum: Australia 10-09-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,402
Posted By bigredroosta
Gees, tough crowd in here I met him at a...

Gees, tough crowd in here
I met him at a Vinduro a couple of years ago, and we yakked about bikes n stuff for ages.
They drove all night to get there to cover the event for the mag.
Then back...
Forum: Australia 10-08-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5,084
Views: 219,609
Posted By bigredroosta
Better track resolution in Barsecamp

Anybody ever wanted Barsecamp to display minor tracks on a larger scale screen? It has annoyed me greatly till yesterday when I found how to display them at greater scales.
View/Toolbars/Map...
Forum: Australia 10-07-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,890
Posted By bigredroosta
Hello what you sayin'? Lookin fwd to...

Hello what you sayin'?

Lookin fwd to enjoying a coupla frothies with ya GA
Forum: Australia 10-07-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,890
Posted By bigredroosta
Firewood under control PIC, plenty nearby in the...

Firewood under control PIC, plenty nearby in the sugargums
It's not a NP so more camper friendly place.
We have to take our rubbish out though which is fair enough.
Forum: Australia 10-07-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,463
Posted By bigredroosta
2Pairs for $44

Safe-T-mags on Fleabay as well as other brands

2 Pairs Smoke tinted Safety Glasses with +1.50 Bifocal lenses

You get safety lenses, smoke tint, or clear , with the best bit:

A...
Forum: Australia 10-06-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,097
Posted By bigredroosta
In a way it's like the old sheep dog that's going...

In a way it's like the old sheep dog that's going deaf, a bit blind and cant head a mob of crossbred lambs any more....he's been superceded by the young dog, but ..........
you just can't put the...
Forum: Australia 10-03-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,890
Posted By bigredroosta
http://www.depi.vic.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/...

http://www.depi.vic.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0007/225745/FS0087_-_Wail_State_Forest.pdf
Is a link to the map.
I'm aiming at getting to the Wail 1 campsite fri arvo, and set up.
Will bring...
Forum: Australia 10-03-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,890
Posted By bigredroosta
Good point. About 4k sth at Ellis crossing can...

Good point. About 4k sth at Ellis crossing can enter there and a choice of directions shortly after ie west, NW , nth etc. Would work for a loop of 80k in the sand pit. Approach from the south out...
Forum: Australia 10-03-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,890
Posted By bigredroosta
The camp sites are free on the other side of the...

The camp sites are free on the other side of the river, was there a week ago:evil Several places along the river , come in on the dirt road from Wail....
Forum: Australia 10-02-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 5,084
Views: 219,609
Posted By bigredroosta
on the uralegend in sand? gotta see that!:eek1

on the uralegend in sand? gotta see that!:eek1
Forum: Australia 10-02-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,890
Posted By bigredroosta
Dobbo reckoned he was keen back on the 22nd

Dobbo reckoned he was keen back on the 22nd
Forum: Australia 10-01-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,890
Posted By bigredroosta
15L safari on the WRF...budget on worse than...

15L safari on the WRF...budget on worse than 10L/100km in the LD sand.
I plan to ride a couple of 80km loops, RTB for fuel or ride into the Dimmy BP.
Also have a suggested 200-300 k loop roughed...
Forum: Australia 10-01-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,890
Posted By bigredroosta
:thwak :ddog . . .

:thwak :ddog



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Forum: Australia 09-29-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,890
Posted By bigredroosta
Cool. Airborne Exec 1996 582 exec wing.:wink:

Cool. Airborne Exec 1996 582 exec wing.:wink:
Forum: Australia 09-29-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,890
Posted By bigredroosta
What sort of trike PIC, Airborne? +1 I'll be...

What sort of trike PIC, Airborne?
+1
I'll be there Friday/sat night, WRF in the ute, +engel+beer +firewood+xtra fuel...........
Fuel range is limited by a return loop or two, and we are talking NP...
Forum: Australia 09-28-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5,084
Views: 219,609
Posted By bigredroosta
I'm a little desert starter for Friday/ saturdey...

I'm a little desert starter for Friday/ saturdey night Gags, I can suggest both sand:eek1 & non sand:D routes for riders Saturday if they choose other than sitting by the waters edge sipping cool...
Forum: Australia 09-25-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,890
Posted By bigredroosta
October 13th:lol3

October 13th:lol3
Forum: Australia 09-24-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 5,084
Views: 219,609
Posted By bigredroosta
Talking to a bike rider at Keith today, he...

Talking to a bike rider at Keith today, he recommended the road from Sedan to Angaston, looks like bitchy though. if you want to go that far north from Mannum
Now I'm using OZTOPO there seems to be...
Forum: Australia 09-21-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,890
Posted By bigredroosta
Hope to catch up there Dobbo, There's water,...

Hope to catch up there Dobbo,
There's water, toilets, showers might be cold:eek1 ones, not sure, picnic tables, flat campsites, shade++, and fireplaces
byo: food, beverages can be obtained coming...
Forum: Australia 09-21-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,890
Posted By bigredroosta
desert looks a picture

Yesterday at Broughtons waterhole, little desert
...
Forum: Australia 09-21-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5,084
Views: 219,609
Posted By bigredroosta
thanks XR sounds good anyone up for a ride...

thanks XR sounds good

anyone up for a ride and a few beers 11th oct?
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1005994

yesterday at broughtons waterhole
...
Forum: Australia 09-19-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 796
Views: 112,651
Posted By bigredroosta
You're welcome , maybe on a ride would be the...

You're welcome , maybe on a ride would be the best way.
My take on radiator guards is the plastic ones are adequate for anything up to reasonable size sticks but their main purpose is mud catrchers...
Forum: Australia 09-19-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,890
Posted By bigredroosta
i'm in. try a PM to nevgriff64, one of the...

i'm in.

try a PM to nevgriff64, one of the mods.

Rekindling the nightmare Chook, Dept of sparks n Embers policy might have changed since then about camp sites, now its all about money up...
Forum: Australia 09-19-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 796
Views: 112,651
Posted By bigredroosta
Get the safari tank, you won't regret it, it's...

Get the safari tank, you won't regret it, it's not an issue unless riding in an enduro where weight really matters
The shape of the safari is designed to not impede riding style, while extending...
Forum: Australia 09-19-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 5,084
Views: 219,609
Posted By bigredroosta
Not that tractor hydraulic oil??:eek1 With...

Not that tractor hydraulic oil??:eek1
With that thick stuff you shouldn't be able to bottom out the forks:lol3
Remember, oils ain't oils, Sol.
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