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Forum: Australia Today, 03:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 123
Posted By grrant1058
KYOGLE LIONS TT northern NSW loop this weekend

Greetings,

Heading to the Lions TT this weekend. On Sunday afternoon am leaving Kyogle to Toonumbar Dam and Cambridge Plateau and staying at the Mallanganee pub Sunday night.

Monday Busby...
Forum: Australia 09-26-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 407
Posted By grrant1058
G'day Andrew. Going for a tootle around that way...

G'day Andrew. Going for a tootle around that way on the long weekend in two weeks time. Working at the Lions TT at Kyogle to 4.00pm Sunday. Zipping across to Toonumbar Dam then Cambridge Plateau and...
Forum: Australia 09-23-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,262
Posted By grrant1058
And when your bike breaks down and you just...

And when your bike breaks down and you just cannot fix it yourself....do you ring the online store in the US for advice?
Forum: Australia 09-19-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By grrant1058
Come for a ride to Brissie Oct 4th Woop Woop -...

Come for a ride to Brissie Oct 4th Woop Woop - that will do your injectors wonders! :evil
Forum: Australia 08-29-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 44,005
Posted By grrant1058
GREAT SCOTT!! That's now totally redefined...

GREAT SCOTT!!

That's now totally redefined the term "long distance Adventure rider"! :deal

An absolutely sensational effort! :clap

Cheers - Ron
Forum: Australia 08-13-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,060
Posted By grrant1058
Might be that wicked cam chain tensioner gasket...

Might be that wicked cam chain tensioner gasket leaking. It is at the back of the cylinder but oil being oil, it may have dribbled forward. I was riding my last DR with about 50,000 km's on it when I...
Forum: Australia 08-12-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,230
Posted By grrant1058
You're right Joe. My mate JB who crashed and...

You're right Joe. My mate JB who crashed and broke his back would agree the major contributor to his crash was his rear shock. He is a really good rider but hit a small log at speed and the rear...
Forum: Australia 08-11-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,230
Posted By grrant1058
Great initiative Pete. I normally ride by myself...

Great initiative Pete. I normally ride by myself and get into some fairly remote areas. I have thought carefully about the self preservation situation and dress accordingly. I have often considered...
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,619
Posted By grrant1058
Organized a dealership ride 3 weeks ago and one...

Organized a dealership ride 3 weeks ago and one of the participants overshot a corner and hit another rider coming towards us. Other rider ended up in hospital for 3 days. Just got the legal claim...
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 566,311
Posted By grrant1058
HONDA XR or XL triple tree

Hi Folks,

Looking for a lower steering yoke (triple tree) from any model XR or XL. Need the stem for a front end conversion for a new project bike.

Any help appreciated.

Cheers - Ron.
Forum: Australia 07-24-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 14,462
Views: 1,904,320
Posted By grrant1058
Pictures needed pleeeease Mr Ducky

Pictures needed pleeeease Mr Ducky
Forum: Australia 07-20-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,573
Posted By grrant1058
[QUOTE=Morizzi;24619177]"It gets quite busy and...

[QUOTE=Morizzi;24619177]"It gets quite busy and I'll be working on one of the gates most of the day.

If you see a Guzzi Monza in Christmas colours then that is mine.

If you ask any of the...
Forum: Australia 07-14-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,573
Posted By grrant1058
Yep, will be working on the Victory & Indian...

Yep, will be working on the Victory & Indian stand. Should be an excellent turn out if the weather stays this awesome.

Drop by and say hello.

Cheers - Ron
Forum: Australia 07-13-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 14,462
Views: 1,904,320
Posted By grrant1058
In theory if you adjusted the valve clearances...

In theory if you adjusted the valve clearances and then had the motorcycle running, you can't have got anything that wrong to not restart. So that is probably not the issue. Likewise fuel mixture...
Forum: Australia 07-11-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,221
Posted By grrant1058
[QUOTE=tHEtREV;24590851]Could just modify an old...

[QUOTE=tHEtREV;24590851]Could just modify an old outboard engine.

Wouldn't the propellor get in the way?
Forum: Australia 07-11-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,221
Posted By grrant1058
Hi Peter, not trying to hijack your ride but if...

Hi Peter, not trying to hijack your ride but if anyone cannot make it Sunday, I will be having breakfast at Cafe 17 in the main st of Boonah tomorrow morning (Saturday) arriving approx 8am and then...
Forum: Australia 07-01-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 14,462
Views: 1,904,320
Posted By grrant1058
Very mature Mr Feather. I once read a great...

Very mature Mr Feather. I once read a great quote......

"he who is without sin throw the first stone"
Forum: Australia 06-21-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,060
Posted By grrant1058
If they try and trade it on a new Victory or...

If they try and trade it on a new Victory or Indian I will have em!

What size gloves and helmet Strummer?
Forum: Australia 06-09-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By grrant1058
Taking the DR - that'd be the difference. :evil

Taking the DR - that'd be the difference. :evil
Forum: Australia 06-09-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 769
Views: 109,836
Posted By grrant1058
Any word on the new 2015 WR250F yet?? Cheers...

Any word on the new 2015 WR250F yet??

Cheers - Ron
Forum: Australia 06-08-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By grrant1058
Bris > Barrington Tops > Dalmorton > Bris 3 day ride V2!

Greetings All,

OK gunna try this one again. Had to work over Queens Birthday so will now leave Brisbane Sat June 14th and looking for someone who may be interested to come along.

The plan is to...
Forum: Australia 06-01-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 11,678
Posted By grrant1058
Thanks Strummer for organizing today. It was...

Thanks Strummer for organizing today. It was fantastic to see you back out in the dirt. Your passion and patience for new riders is really inspirational. Whilst today was a short run, it was great to...
Forum: Australia 05-30-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,068
Posted By grrant1058
Thanks crash n bern, I have used shipito...

Thanks crash n bern,

I have used shipito four times previously and last time they were just so awkward to deal with I promised I would never do it again. But I did......doh!

comgateway look...
Forum: Australia 05-30-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,068
Posted By grrant1058
Thanks very much SQB for your kind offer. Looks...

Thanks very much SQB for your kind offer. Looks like I may have a solution at hand.

Thanks all - Ron.
Forum: Australia 05-29-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,068
Posted By grrant1058
That's him! Thanks SJ - appreciated. Cheers...

That's him! Thanks SJ - appreciated.

Cheers - Ron
Forum: Australia 05-29-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 14,462
Views: 1,904,320
Posted By grrant1058
Hello Gordon, GSXR muffler is safe and sound...

Hello Gordon,

GSXR muffler is safe and sound in the back of the shed. Works a treat but fitted an Ti Akrapovic which is a bit lighter, is a little less restrictive so goes a bit harder and it...
Forum: Australia 05-29-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,068
Posted By grrant1058
Thanks guys for the suggestions. Shipito are...

Thanks guys for the suggestions. Shipito are adamant they won't send it so educating them doesn't seem like an option. 20 ISD phone calls and great expense doesn't sound like the hassle free...
Forum: Australia 05-29-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,068
Posted By grrant1058
Usa freight issue

Some advice sought.

Have a new FOX shock sitting at Shipito in LA but they will not send it to me because it is "pressurized". They have requested I freight it back to the supplier but the...
Forum: Australia 05-29-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 14,462
Views: 1,904,320
Posted By grrant1058
Staintune are a perforated baffle tube like all...

Staintune are a perforated baffle tube like all other mufflers but with stainless steel wool instead of fibreglass. All welded together and never need repacking.

My new FMF Q4 lasted one day of...
Forum: Australia 05-25-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 876
Posted By grrant1058
G'day Andrew, Indeed I think we could have some...

G'day Andrew, Indeed I think we could have some fun on this ride. Unfortunately Queens Birthday 3 days is my only option. But yes a Zed with 952's seemed to work pretty good last time we met!
...
Forum: Australia 05-24-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 876
Posted By grrant1058
OK then, what about someone on an old KLR with...

OK then, what about someone on an old KLR with bald Trailwings? :evil
Forum: Australia 05-22-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 876
Posted By grrant1058
Now listen here young fella!!!!! I remember when...

Now listen here young fella!!!!! I remember when an Indian would whoop you young blokes on those fancy electric start DR650 sheila's bikes....

Rode a Victory Vision along a dirt road the other day...
Forum: Australia 05-22-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 876
Posted By grrant1058
Queens Birthday Brisbane to Barrington Tops loop

Greetings All,

Looking for a ride partner for Queens Birthday 3 day loop. My original partner bought a 1200GS so he's out and new partner unfortunately broke his back on our last ride!

The...
Forum: Australia 05-11-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 444,600
Posted By grrant1058
World's Shortest Fairy Tale Once upon a...

World's Shortest Fairy Tale

Once upon a time, a guy asked a girl 'Will you marry me?' The girl said, 'NO!' and the guy lived happily ever after riding motorcycles and going fishing and hunting...
Forum: Australia 05-08-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,206
Posted By grrant1058
G'day Happy, Tried a similar style and found...

G'day Happy,

Tried a similar style and found them very uncomfortable. EARMOLD have been my best solution. Aarron the owner is just over at Nundah and tailor makes them for you while you wait.
...
Forum: Australia 04-13-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14,462
Views: 1,904,320
Posted By grrant1058
[QUOTE=Goosefeather;23925496]Anyone had to...

[QUOTE=Goosefeather;23925496]Anyone had to replace these - any local options?

Dear Mr Goosefeather - those rubbers look very similar to the end piece the tyre shop cuts off the tubeless valve stem...
Forum: Australia 04-10-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 14,462
Views: 1,904,320
Posted By grrant1058
Hi Dobbo, On my 3rd DR and they have all...

Hi Dobbo,

On my 3rd DR and they have all been very quiet mechanically - until I fitted a High Compression piston. Clearance and everything is correct (fitted at 5,000 km's) but surprised how...
Forum: Australia 04-09-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,121
Posted By grrant1058
Rode my Dom for 100,000 km's and loved it -...

Rode my Dom for 100,000 km's and loved it - brilliant bike! Upgraded to a 640 Adventure which lasted 5,000 vibrating km's then to a DR. 30,000 km's on the first one then another DR for 100,000 km's...
Forum: Australia 04-09-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By grrant1058
The Australian importer of TCX is McLeod...

The Australian importer of TCX is McLeod Accessories in Brisbane. Would be pretty easy for a Bris motorcycle dealership to get these in for you the same day if they don't carry them in stock at the...
Forum: Australia 04-04-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 111,467
Posted By grrant1058
CB350 motor. Hi Dave, My Dad probably sold...

CB350 motor.

Hi Dave, My Dad probably sold that one new from his Honda dealership in Gympie back in the day.

Cheers, Ron.
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