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Forum: Equipment 05-20-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By HairyLeg
A half inch length of bicycle inner tube around...

A half inch length of bicycle inner tube around the main part of the strap. You just roll up the excess strap and slip the rubber band around It.
Cheap, simple, carry lots of spares in the bottom of...
Forum: Australia 12-12-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 3,127
Views: 601,656
Posted By HairyLeg
FURY ROAD That looks like it is going to...

FURY ROAD


That looks like it is going to be the movie I was expecting after Mad Max 2 .... but we got Thunderdome instead.
Forum: Australia 12-12-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 8,402
Posted By HairyLeg
That looks EASY ....... Give me a go!

That looks EASY ....... Give me a go!
Forum: Australia 12-11-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 8,402
Posted By HairyLeg
Chrome won't get you home.

Chrome won't get you home.
Forum: Australia 12-11-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 8,402
Posted By HairyLeg
Closed eyes and an open throttle.

Closed eyes and an open throttle.
Forum: Australia 12-08-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,800
Posted By HairyLeg
These chairs are all over ebay at the moment....

These chairs are all over ebay at the moment....
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,076
Posted By HairyLeg
Wasn't there a couple of guys who set some record...

Wasn't there a couple of guys who set some record riding coast to coast across central Australia via the desert.
They were resupplied with fuel in the desert by dropping coke bottles full of fuel...
Forum: Australia 11-08-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,383
Posted By HairyLeg
It has Ohlins on the rear, which is a good thing....

It has Ohlins on the rear, which is a good thing.
It has a set of instruments off a different bike, so you have no idea what the real kms are, which is a bad thing.
Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 54,645
Posted By HairyLeg
What was the total distance ridden?

What was the total distance ridden?
Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 54,645
Posted By HairyLeg
Legend

Legend
Forum: Australia 08-20-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,206
Posted By HairyLeg
This is a detail of the north end: ...

This is a detail of the north end:

http://i1107.photobucket.com/albums/h396/Hairy-Leg/2014-08-16OldBulgaRoad4.jpg...
Forum: Australia 08-19-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,206
Posted By HairyLeg
The blue bike is actually a silver Adventure with...

The blue bike is actually a silver Adventure with a replaced beak and wearing my spare (non-adventure) rims with knobs.

Touratech combination tank bag/panniers, purchased from an inmate, but looks...
Forum: Australia 08-18-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,206
Posted By HairyLeg
Old Bulga Rd (parallel to the Putty Rd)

There are probably many out there not aware of the "Old Bulga Road".
It runs parallel to the north end of the Putty Road (see the blue line on the map below)
...
Forum: Australia 08-14-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2,070
Views: 267,759
Posted By HairyLeg
So, what is the plural of the competition; ...

So, what is the plural of the competition;
Woolworthses?
Coleses? (or "Coli" might be more appropriate)
Forum: Australia 07-30-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,575
Posted By HairyLeg
I lived with CX500s for nearly 30 years. In...

I lived with CX500s for nearly 30 years.
In total I buckled about 7 comstar wheels.
Forum: Australia 07-22-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,830
Posted By HairyLeg
4 batteries (cheap off evilbay work just as well...

4 batteries (cheap off evilbay work just as well as the genuine).
Usb battery charger (cheap off evilbay) charges 2 batteries at a time.
Cigarette lighter socket on the bike with a cheap usb socket...
Forum: Australia 07-20-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,250
Posted By HairyLeg
If you stand up, you get caught for "NOT being in...

If you stand up, you get caught for "NOT being in control of a motor vehicle".
If you drink drive, you get caught for "being under the influence while IN control of a motor vehicle".

So if you...
Forum: Australia 06-04-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 19,515
Posted By HairyLeg
I came through Broken Cart getting to the Autumn...

I came through Broken Cart getting to the Autumn Leaf.
Took this photo looking Back.
http://i1107.photobucket.com/albums/h396/Hairy-Leg/296CB683-B7DD-4C3C-BC15-C83CBDC9C763.jpg
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,069
Posted By HairyLeg
Air Horns

I once had a bike with a pair of air horns.

I fitted a longer hose to ONE of them, with a joiner in the middle that served as a nozzle.
Hold your thumb on the horn button, and when the OTHER horn...
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,812
Posted By HairyLeg
I have had the same piece of sheep' skin for 25...

I have had the same piece of sheep' skin for 25 years. Rough edges, matted wool, dags and all.
Swapped around many bikes.
Single strap over the top of it to hold it down at the front and bag tied...
Forum: Australia 04-24-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,240
Posted By HairyLeg
Leaving now

About to head off.
Checking out Yaouk and Long Plain on the way.
Be there by lunchtime Saturday.
Forum: Australia 02-06-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 15,972
Posted By HairyLeg
It Starts

Heading off now.
Dungog for lunch.
See you there.
Forum: Australia 10-25-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 2,070
Views: 267,759
Posted By HairyLeg
Picked up some of the dry bags this morning....

Picked up some of the dry bags this morning. Better quality than the cheap ones off eBay that I've been using. Similar to the Kathmandu brand.

Saw that they had a few helmets (still boxed), gloves...
Forum: Australia 09-22-2013, 03:59 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 14,778
Posted By HairyLeg
Here's a little fella who didn't make it to the...

Here's a little fella who didn't make it to the rally.
http://i1107.photobucket.com/albums/h396/Hairy-Leg/null_zpsa6790e69.jpg
He was lucky to have made it off the road.


And here are about a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2013, 02:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,335
Posted By HairyLeg
I picked up a (very) second-hand set of 1150GS...

I picked up a (very) second-hand set of 1150GS Adventure panniers for use on those dirty weekends when damage is most likely to occur.
Of course they needed hinge replacements.
There was no way I...
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,581
Posted By HairyLeg
No, mine is a definite whistle, coming from the...

No, mine is a definite whistle, coming from the top edge of the visor when it is open.
Sometimes I've noticed a slight squeak from one of the sides, I think it might have been after dusty roads, but...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 03-28-2013, 02:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,534
Posted By HairyLeg
I have the GPS-4305, here, now. Don't know if...

I have the GPS-4305, here, now.
Don't know if that helps.
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,581
Posted By HairyLeg
Mine has the most ANNOYING whistle when the visor...

Mine has the most ANNOYING whistle when the visor is OPEN.

It is there all the time, vents open or closed, but only when I'm looking straight ahead. This is the first helmet I've owned where I...
Forum: Australia 02-11-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 15,957
Posted By HairyLeg
Great rally, great site, great weather (for a...

Great rally, great site, great weather (for a change).

My 10th KRR (my first was in 87)

First weekend with my new toy (GoPro).
First attempt at editing a video.
First attempt at uploading a...
Forum: Australia 02-07-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 15,957
Posted By HairyLeg
I'm at Paterson. Where are you? ...

I'm at Paterson. Where are you?
http://i1107.photobucket.com/albums/h396/Hairy-Leg/ED0F2C38-920E-4BD8-AD0C-AB5D650DC0C9-6955-0000072A0615398C.jpg
Forum: Australia 02-07-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 15,957
Posted By HairyLeg
Ready to roll. ...

Ready to roll.
http://i1107.photobucket.com/albums/h396/Hairy-Leg/74D9359B-016C-409E-8FE3-EF91A44678AB-6672-000006E5D68535A8.jpg
Dungog pub for lunch.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2013, 12:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,966
Posted By HairyLeg
I have two sets of wheels for my R1150GS, all...

I have two sets of wheels for my R1150GS, all spoked.
Quick and easy to change, even if its only for a day ride.
It used to be a PITA before I had discs on all wheels though.

One thing to be...
Forum: Australia 01-28-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 15,957
Posted By HairyLeg
This rain we've been having over the last two...

This rain we've been having over the last two days is really putting me in the mood for the Karuah rally.
Feels just like recent years at Frying Pan Creek.... If only I had some leeches!

I'll be...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2013, 02:39 AM
Replies: 2,831
Views: 466,638
Posted By HairyLeg
There are some fairly simple program's that read...

There are some fairly simple program's that read and write the card (if fact any card, USB drive, hard drive etc) and measures the speed for different file sizes etc.
Google something like "card...
Forum: Australia 01-13-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 15,957
Posted By HairyLeg
Won't be dry for me. I'll be doing the usual...

Won't be dry for me.
I'll be doing the usual stock-up from the IGA bottle shop in Dungog and losing the ability walk.
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,392
Posted By HairyLeg
Great idea, and amazing that you can do this...

Great idea, and amazing that you can do this yourself and tailor it to do exactly what you need.

I was after something to log a continuous trail, regardless of how I was travelling.
For those...
Forum: Equipment 01-02-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,629
Posted By HairyLeg
I've shortened the fibreglass poles on tents by...

I've shortened the fibreglass poles on tents by simply cutting them in half, glueing a two inch section of aluminium tube onto one half as a joiner, and re-threading the shock-cord.
No reason it...
Forum: Australia 12-21-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 733
Posted By HairyLeg
Didn't you say "Boxing Day"? Everything will be...

Didn't you say "Boxing Day"?
Everything will be closed, won't it?
Forum: Australia 10-02-2012, 02:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,741
Posted By HairyLeg
Can you show us a picture of the type of damage...

Can you show us a picture of the type of damage one of these boxes sustain when they abandon ship.
Forum: Australia 09-07-2012, 04:52 AM
Replies: 2,070
Views: 267,759
Posted By HairyLeg
I've been using one of the Go Cruise car gps...

I've been using one of the Go Cruise car gps units (hacked to take Oziexplorer) for about three years now. Dust, rough roads, minor rain. Only take it off the bars during heavy rain and overnight (in...
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