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Forum: Australia 06-09-2008, 04:31 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 28,558
Posted By Sanguine
Just picked one up a week or so ago, and agree...

Just picked one up a week or so ago, and agree with Maccaoz in my limited experience thus far. Good helmet.

The bloke at the shop I got it from (the Scooter Shop in Launceston) has a few left but...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2008, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By Sanguine
Haven't gone over 110kph yet (bout 70 mph), but...

Haven't gone over 110kph yet (bout 70 mph), but there's been no movement to that point. The pressure on the adjustment points contributes hugely to stability, and it's pretty well shaped. I'll find...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2008, 04:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By Sanguine
Eagle 'Grand Touring' screen

Just put a new Eagle Screens road obscurer on the boar in an effort to combat buffeting. First up, a comparison.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2137/2544033539_07549d6341_o.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2008, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,148
Posted By Sanguine
Nice report SCray, glad to see you got alook...

Nice report SCray, glad to see you got alook around up top of Ben Lomond. Shame the clouds were closed in, and were you thinking of scree slope?

Next time you might want to check out the nearby Mt...
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2008, 04:00 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 124,013
Posted By Sanguine
Estupendo! Great story calrider, thanks for...

Estupendo!

Great story calrider, thanks for putting it together. Looking forwards to more.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 34,424
Posted By Sanguine
I've got one of the TT day tripper bags as well....

I've got one of the TT day tripper bags as well. It's small and quick to get n and off which is great, but the internal volume is TINY. The big semi-hard bottom is great for protecting the plastic...
Forum: Australia 03-23-2008, 04:27 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,526
Posted By Sanguine
If you go to http://downforeveryoneorjustme.com/...

If you go to http://downforeveryoneorjustme.com/ it checks websites to see if they're down, or if the problem is on your end.

Of course it may mean you try and get it working rather than do...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2008, 01:12 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,546
Posted By Sanguine
The Boar. It's like a pig, just a little meaner...

The Boar. It's like a pig, just a little meaner :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2008, 11:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,779
Posted By Sanguine
I bought a GS a few months ago and the *only*...

I bought a GS a few months ago and the *only* reason I wish I'd gone the GSA was the range - spoked wheels are a costless option on GS' here. So saying, by range I mean looking at some seriously...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-02-2008, 12:58 AM
Replies: 7,359
Views: 2,501,577
Posted By Sanguine
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2001/2236453666_63c...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2001/2236453666_63c07f37d8_o.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/rustyboar/2236453666/)

That's the only sign at the fork on your way to Forrest from Eucla.

The...
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2008, 12:39 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 26,277
Posted By Sanguine
This woulda been about 18 months ago on a...

This woulda been about 18 months ago on a northern Tasmanian rider's jaunt. Can't remeber where it was though for the life of me... some where in the north east.
...
Forum: Australia 01-15-2008, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 575,562
Posted By Sanguine
Long time no see all. This Bruny trip sounds...

Long time no see all.

This Bruny trip sounds like it could be a fair bit of alright, pencil me in as keen. I'll see if I can't persuade some others to put the weekend aside as well.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2008, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By Sanguine
Cheers vcrash, I'll squeeze something in and pray...

Cheers vcrash, I'll squeeze something in and pray the mice don't take a liking to the button - that's bizarre!

Also thanks for the link Jim, didn't know about them. I gotta say I find it hard to...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2008, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By Sanguine
1200GS Trip meter pin

While looking for a place to mount a 12V socket I thought it'd be a good idea to open up the instrument console. As it turns out, it's not. Who would thunk?

Somehow I've lost the pin that goes...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-08-2008, 05:15 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,738
Posted By Sanguine
In Australia the standard GS comes with ABS...

In Australia the standard GS comes with ABS stock, which had a big part in me chosing it over the Adventure.
It's also 2 grand cheaper, a fair few kiols lighter (though I'm now learning that...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-01-2008, 01:40 AM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 779,487
Posted By Sanguine
On my way to the Snowy Ride last year - the...

On my way to the Snowy Ride last year - the sticker is in there :wink:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2298/2153330663_33b93366d5_o.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/22107663@N04/2153330663/)
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2007, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8,190
Views: 4,251,092
Posted By Sanguine
My new babee at my brother's Blessington property...

My new babee at my brother's Blessington property about 40 minutes from Launceston, the main northern town.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2202/2131387191_37e59f3327.jpg

Ben Lomond is the left...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2007, 10:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By Sanguine
Cheers Jim, that'll be a huge help. Looks...

Cheers Jim, that'll be a huge help.

Looks like fabricating bits will be a bit easier than I thought :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2007, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By Sanguine
F650 Jesse mounts on an R1200

I'm expecting my new baby in a few weeks (R1200gs) and want to use my F650 jesse panniers on it - they're the older 80ish liter models without the wide top. This means I'll have to modify the mounts...
Forum: Australia 12-02-2007, 04:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 941
Posted By Sanguine
I'd definately do this, the ride out through...

I'd definately do this, the ride out through Weldborough is really nice. If you're feeling particularly confident take the 'sidling' to Scottsdale (via Nunamara), if not head the back way, which...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-27-2007, 04:23 AM
Replies: 624
Views: 93,477
Posted By Sanguine
If Bacon feels the need to tour Tassie a bit I...

If Bacon feels the need to tour Tassie a bit I think I can accomodate him :D.

However if he feels the need to just head north, I wish him the best of luck. I'm sure he'll meet some lovely pigs in...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-26-2007, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,378,092
Posted By Sanguine
Was talking to the local BMW guy yesterday and...

Was talking to the local BMW guy yesterday and enquired about the F800gs.

Apparently Australia can expect them March/April.
Forum: Australia 10-21-2007, 08:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,291
Posted By Sanguine
If you're feeling a little suicidal then I'd...

If you're feeling a little suicidal then I'd highly recommend the sidling on the way to Scottsdale from Launceston.

Infact, for a good morning's ride head from Launceston to Scottsdale via...
Forum: Beasts 10-18-2007, 05:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,149
Posted By Sanguine
You're all making it sound too nice, and I think...

You're all making it sound too nice, and I think I'll have to get one. If I can sell the Ducati expect to see it on the show-pony thread in a few weeks...

Buying a (almost) Harley. What have I...
Forum: Beasts 10-17-2007, 09:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,149
Posted By Sanguine
Thanks for the replys, no idea if it's actually...

Thanks for the replys, no idea if it's actually an 06 or 05 model - add just says 2005. Anyway to tell?

Good to hear about the Road King as well. I figure it'll be higher maitanence/more dealer...
Forum: Beasts 10-17-2007, 08:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,149
Posted By Sanguine
Ulysses lifespan

I'm looking at getting a second hand bike to combine my current F650 and Ducati S2R - and the Ulysses has always had a bit of sex appeal in my mind.

There's an 05 for sale cheap and in good nick...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2007, 04:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,548
Posted By Sanguine
Also chipping in for the DR - 400 or 650. The...

Also chipping in for the DR - 400 or 650. The huskies are very nice though, but DRs might be a little more relaxing when it comes to throwing it down a rocky hill.

As it hasn't been metnioned yet...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2007, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,091
Posted By Sanguine
I've put the tank kit on my '04 Dakar, and it's a...

I've put the tank kit on my '04 Dakar, and it's a bit full on.
That is to say Huge. But I like it.

I was easy enough to do given a day or so, and the tanks are bloody tough (dropped it on a steep...
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2007, 06:18 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,457
Posted By Sanguine
Awesome story Pilbara, thanks for sharing...

Awesome story Pilbara, thanks for sharing (especially considering it's hurtin).

Lookin forward to the rest!
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2007, 09:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,433
Posted By Sanguine
I'm not gonna add to much more to the pot - the...

I'm not gonna add to much more to the pot - the whole 650gs for road/dirt or 640 for dirt/road is the best advice that can be given.

I've got a Dakar and I've taken it into some pretty hairy stuff...
Forum: Australia 10-11-2006, 02:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,531
Posted By Sanguine
Thumb Staintune service props

Bit of history first...
After about 2 weeks riding on the mainland my muffler decides to give up...

http://www.users.on.net/%7Ezirt/5.JPG

Call staintune and they say 'send it up and well take...
Forum: Australia 08-29-2006, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,147
Posted By Sanguine
Nice, looks sweet in black. Good choice :evil ...

Nice, looks sweet in black. Good choice :evil

After about 20,000 on mine I've gotta say it's a brilliant 1-up touring bike for the sort of stuff that gets done around the boards, can't see a bad...
Forum: Australia 08-27-2006, 05:12 AM
Replies: 506
Views: 15,110
Posted By Sanguine
I'd say Borris meant the rabid sea shanties being...

I'd say Borris meant the rabid sea shanties being beaten out at 3 in the morning with the assistacne of Mr. Beam and just another 4 or 5 bits of wood.

Hell of a good ride, shame you had to miss...
Forum: Australia 08-20-2006, 02:08 AM
Replies: 506
Views: 15,110
Posted By Sanguine
MTT depot at 10 sounds fine to me Boris

MTT depot at 10 sounds fine to me Boris
Forum: Australia 08-17-2006, 06:37 PM
Replies: 506
Views: 15,110
Posted By Sanguine
You will, don't worry. If you can't find any sand...

You will, don't worry. If you can't find any sand around Hobart then Perron is probably the best place to go early on. Once you're on the beach your laughin (and falling over on the corners), it's...
Forum: Australia 08-13-2006, 02:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By Sanguine
If you don't want to splurge on the high end...

If you don't want to splurge on the high end stuff, take a look around for some cheap generic footpegs that you can just grind back to fit in.

Got a set of el cheapos from the local wreckers for...
Forum: Australia 08-13-2006, 02:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,056
Posted By Sanguine
Should be a damn nice spot, always wanted to...

Should be a damn nice spot, always wanted to check out the gulf.

Still gonna be a massive hike from tassie though :rolleyes
Forum: Australia 07-12-2006, 10:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,136
Posted By Sanguine
KTMajor, your penchant for the disturbing is,...

KTMajor, your penchant for the disturbing is, well... :huh

Looked like a good rally! Almost makes me wished I lived on the big island.
Forum: Australia 07-12-2006, 10:52 PM
Replies: 506
Views: 15,110
Posted By Sanguine
Sounds good, think I may have to tag along...

Sounds good, think I may have to tag along again...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2006, 05:57 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,251
Posted By Sanguine
Come back Missionary.... coommme baaaaaccck ...

Come back Missionary.... coommme baaaaaccck

Was a damn good ride, thanks muchly for the weekend all. Need to do it again! I'll chuck up some of my own blurry snaps tomorrow.

Ta Middy and yeah...
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