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Forum: Australia 04-18-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 444
Posted By Jeffro66
Yes it is open. You will need a permit...

Yes it is open.

You will need a permit which you can get from the Service Station at Lavis Lane or the one at Birubi I believe.

You have to stay on the main beach for the most part which...
Forum: Australia 04-11-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,224
Posted By Jeffro66
Last time I know of that someone got done here in...

Last time I know of that someone got done here in Newcastle there was a story about it in the local paper blaming the cops for being overzealous. Probably written by a friend journo of the "victim".
Forum: Australia 02-27-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,515
Posted By Jeffro66
I had a similar experience with my Veestrom when...

I had a similar experience with my Veestrom when I had it but it was dependent on the screen position.

I have the XD4 and it is very comfortable. I haven't noticed any odd buffeting on either my...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 5,228
Views: 768,058
Posted By Jeffro66
I came across this parked near a pub on Batam...

I came across this parked near a pub on Batam Island, Indonesia. Looked to be in great condition but a bit wasted on such a small island I would think.
Forum: Australia 01-22-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,579
Posted By Jeffro66
I also use CT18 or similar, water it down a bit...

I also use CT18 or similar, water it down a bit so it sprays, let it sit for a while then hit it with the pressure washer being careful not to spray too hard around bearings and openings. No...
Forum: Australia 01-19-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 988
Posted By Jeffro66
That's when you get inundated with grey nomads...

That's when you get inundated with grey nomads and other tourist types.
Forum: Australia 01-09-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 671
Posted By Jeffro66
The gates on that road have been locked for a...

The gates on that road have been locked for a couple of years now unfortunately, a new owner came in and locked the gates.
Forum: Australia 01-08-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,294
Posted By Jeffro66
I don't, and haven't owned either but if it were...

I don't, and haven't owned either but if it were me I would be looking at the 650 as the adveture machine and the lighter more nimble 400 for the tighter stuff. Bike went a long time without water...
Forum: Australia 01-02-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 30,067
Posted By Jeffro66
What did I say?

What did I say?
Forum: Australia 11-23-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 5,462
Views: 615,834
Posted By Jeffro66
I had the same problem on mine when I bought it...

I had the same problem on mine when I bought it (second hand). Pulled out onto the highway the first time and it started to wobble at about 95kmh and was really scary at 110. Dropped the front to...
Forum: Australia 11-04-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,274
Posted By Jeffro66
Aussies Killed in Uganda

Sad to read today about an Australian couple living the dream travelling the world by motorcycle were killed in an accident in Uganda 3 months into there 2 year adventure.
...
Forum: Australia 10-24-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,575
Posted By Jeffro66
The highway heading North from Cairns along the...

The highway heading North from Cairns along the coast, past Port Douglas, across the Daintree river and up through the Daintree looks pretty good. I was up there last week (sadly not on a bike)...
Forum: Australia 08-19-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,157
Posted By Jeffro66
There is another trail on the opposite side of of...

There is another trail on the opposite side of of the Putty road near the south end of the Old Bulga Rd that is a good little ride. It doesn't go anywhere I have heard but it is still a nice 15km or...
Forum: Australia 08-13-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,613
Posted By Jeffro66
I usually put the front wheel into the corned...

I usually put the front wheel into the corned behind the drivers seat with the back in the opposite corner. That way the bike doesn't hanfg out the back as far and puts less load on the tailgate....
Forum: Australia 07-18-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,778
Posted By Jeffro66
I had the RR952's on my 690 and hated them. The...

I had the RR952's on my 690 and hated them. The were unpredicatable on the loose stuff for cornoeringand had you fishtailing all over the place in sand and under acceleration on loose stuff.
I have...
Forum: Australia 05-30-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 52,935
Posted By Jeffro66
I think that is Minichello in there, he would be...

I think that is Minichello in there, he would be the last one left in that picture though Luke Lewis is the only current Blue that has played in a winning series I think.
Forum: Australia 05-30-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 1,016
Views: 52,935
Posted By Jeffro66
Turns out when dislocated the shoulder he...

Turns out when dislocated the shoulder he fracture it and tore some ligaments. Having dislocated my shoulder before and tearing the rotator cuff off the bone and can tell you it hurt like hell but as...
Forum: Australia 05-12-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,730
Posted By Jeffro66
As OFBM said I had the Rally Raid D908's front...

As OFBM said I had the Rally Raid D908's front and rear. On good roads with a bit of moisture they were great but any loose gravel and slightly shiny wet section and it was a nightmare (though rider...
Forum: Australia 11-24-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,168
Posted By Jeffro66
Top speed would definately depend on the gearing....

Top speed would definately depend on the gearing. I don't about the gear box ratio's in the SM compared with the E but with 2 sets of wheels you can have the motard wheels with a smaller sprocket for...
Forum: Australia 11-24-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,918
Posted By Jeffro66
I had a similar experience where I was having...

I had a similar experience where I was having some of the worst back pain I had ever had. I came off the bike one day and dislocated my shoulder tearing the rotator cuff off the bone but the back...
Forum: Australia 11-22-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,918
Posted By Jeffro66
I have been dealing with almost daily back pain...

I have been dealing with almost daily back pain for 20 years due to an old sporting injury to a disc.

Try Pulling your knees to your chest and rocking (head to toe direction). Then straighten...
Forum: Australia 10-14-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 37,509
Posted By Jeffro66
Eek What a wunch of bankers. Fark me!!! Bikes...

What a wunch of bankers. Fark me!!!

Bikes break down and can't always be fixed on the road and people sometimes need to be rescued/recovered it's just a fact of adventure riding.

I thought...
Forum: Australia 08-14-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,361
Posted By Jeffro66
Terry you are pretty much the same size as I was...

Terry you are pretty much the same size as I was when I had my DRZ, not that I am much different now. Most bikes are set up for the 70 to 80 kg rider from the factory I have read in more than a few...
Forum: Australia 05-09-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,052
Posted By Jeffro66
You could try Grays online auctions, I have...

You could try Grays online auctions, I have bought a bike through them but never sold.
Forum: Australia 05-06-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,183
Posted By Jeffro66
I don't know about other states but in NSW most...

I don't know about other states but in NSW most speed cameras take a picture of the rear of the vehicle. I was actually told they all did but I proved that theory wrong one day. Before that I had...
Forum: Australia 04-17-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,150
Posted By Jeffro66
Thumb Mine turned up today. Shame I am now heading...

Mine turned up today. Shame I am now heading overseas and won't get to use it for a couple of years.

Thanks for all the work Ollie
Forum: Australia 02-26-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,189
Posted By Jeffro66
I have one of these ...

I have one of these

http://www.motow.com.au/shop.php

It is also only rated to about 160kg.

I used it behind my Jeep Grand Cherokee. I also fitted lights and a number plate to it as the...
Forum: Australia 02-06-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,150
Posted By Jeffro66
Opps. Sorry, forgot to say that I will have one...

Opps. Sorry, forgot to say that I will have one as well.
Forum: Australia 02-06-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,150
Posted By Jeffro66
Looking at the website I they are sold as fuel...

Looking at the website I they are sold as fuel bladders (there also sell water bladders), also, if me and my bike drop 5m the bladder will be the least of my worries :lol3
Forum: Australia 02-06-2013, 12:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By Jeffro66
Putty Rd closing at Bulga 22/2-7/3

Noticed signs up today stating the bridge at Bulga will be closed from Feb 22nd until March 7th for repairs in case anyone was planning a trip that way.
Forum: Australia 01-27-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3,088
Views: 594,940
Posted By Jeffro66
I was in Greece a few years back and remember...

I was in Greece a few years back and remember thinking it looked like you could ride to the top of any of the mountains. Of course from a distance they look easier, a bit like the video if you didn't...
Forum: Australia 01-23-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,856
Posted By Jeffro66
As I heard it from a mate tat was involved, the...

As I heard it from a mate tat was involved, the venting issue turned out to be an overfilling issue and the other thing that I know of that wentwrong was the extra oil tank cracked.
As for the...
Forum: Australia 01-18-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,761
Posted By Jeffro66
Have you tried here ...

Have you tried here

https://myrta.com/VehicleHistoryCheck/
Forum: Australia 01-12-2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 29,632
Posted By Jeffro66
This is a compilation of a few different rides...

This is a compilation of a few different rides done over the last 2 years or so on a few different bikes I have had.

http://youtu.be/mYiXSaMk0os
Forum: Australia 01-12-2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 29,632
Posted By Jeffro66
My local playground, there are a few different...

My local playground, there are a few different camera angles used for this one.

http://youtu.be/rfI6JJa1F7o
Forum: Australia 12-10-2012, 12:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 971
Posted By Jeffro66
Teknik Suspension do good work as well. They are...

Teknik Suspension do good work as well. They are out Penrith way.

http://www.teknikracing.com/
Forum: Australia 12-02-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,769
Posted By Jeffro66
If you can keep both, do it. If you do have to...

If you can keep both, do it. If you do have to choose a single option I reckon the Tenere is the way to go. Upgrade the suspension (Tekniks have done wonders with a mates Tenere) and it will do just...
Forum: Australia 11-13-2012, 12:51 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 14,757
Posted By Jeffro66
Let me just start by apologising for sending what...

Let me just start by apologising for sending what was an interesting thread south with my opinion/ thoughts on the subject. After having read the first few pages and scanning the rest of the posts, I...
Forum: Australia 11-11-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 14,757
Posted By Jeffro66
Have you ever seen a motorcycle on a high wire,...

Have you ever seen a motorcycle on a high wire, you know the one with the bars hanging below and the assistant on the bars under the bike.

By someone the reckoning of the smartest man in the...
Forum: Australia 11-10-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 14,757
Posted By Jeffro66
Thumbs down I think it is you who missed my point, depending...

I think it is you who missed my point, depending on where you place the weight vertically (as in the case of on a motorcycle) be it higher on the bike or at a lower point will depend on where the CoG...
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