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Forum: Australia 12-17-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,186
Posted By AlSheehan
Just made a mental note of the name of that road....

Just made a mental note of the name of that road. It doesn't sound big pig friendly.

Al.
Forum: Australia 12-16-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By AlSheehan
I believe Red Hill Road to Sofala and Razorback...

I believe Red Hill Road to Sofala and Razorback to Castlereigh highway are good for a big pig. I've done a lot of other roads in the area on mine, and a mate of mine has done these two within the...
Forum: Australia 12-13-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,843
Posted By AlSheehan
:lurk We're doing a trip in February, so I'm...

:lurk

We're doing a trip in February, so I'm watching with interest. Love the photos BTW.

Al.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-11-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By AlSheehan
Shonky doesn't do routing. I have the...

Shonky doesn't do routing.

I have the OzTopo's. They have excellent detail and the do routing both in the PC and in the GPS.

I also have 550.

Al.
Forum: Australia 11-29-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,669
Posted By AlSheehan
Death is something we are very shielded from and...

Death is something we are very shielded from and sanitized to for most of the population (doctors, nurses and emergency workers are probably the exceptions)... and that's something I don't...
Forum: Australia 11-26-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 624
Posted By AlSheehan
I've been looking for this as well. If I can't...

I've been looking for this as well. If I can't get a DVD this just have to do. I remember when it came out. I knew quite a few people in it (probably can't remember them now!).

Al.
Forum: Australia 11-21-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,121
Posted By AlSheehan
The police allegedly "submit their helmets and...

The police allegedly "submit their helmets and aftermarket communication devices to an independent facility for additional safety testing. Although the helmets have already been AS/NZ1698 approved,...
Forum: Australia 11-21-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,121
Posted By AlSheehan
AS1698: 5mm for external features on the original...

AS1698: 5mm for external features on the original helmet. It has nothing to do with aftermarket attachments.

Al.
Forum: Australia 11-21-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,121
Posted By AlSheehan
The AS tells you nothing. Here's another...

The AS tells you nothing.

Here's another article worth reading: http://motorbikewriter.com/motorcycle-helmet-cams-legal-but-are-they-safe/

My interpretation? The cameras are legal (depending on...
Forum: Australia 11-21-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,121
Posted By AlSheehan
I was about to post the same link as Russ. ...

I was about to post the same link as Russ.

This is one of those PITA rules. It isn't in the road rules, its incorporated under the Trade Practices Act. See here:...
Forum: Australia 11-18-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By AlSheehan
I use autocom and its great. As Matt said you can...

I use autocom and its great. As Matt said you can buy cables to suit your UHF radio. I run a GME 5W (Get a 5W handheld, don't mess about with 3W or less). The radio harness gives you a PTT button for...
Forum: Australia 11-01-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,563
Posted By AlSheehan
The new Qld wording is still pretty weak IMO...

The new Qld wording is still pretty weak IMO regards standing. It's only permissible over bumps or rough surfaces. It's a start, but its still lame.

Stand up to make your self seen? No.
Stand up...
Forum: Australia 10-27-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,736
Posted By AlSheehan
Small world! My step daughter is jillarooing...

Small world!

My step daughter is jillarooing at Chatsworth station. Their grader driver lives in a house south of the main homestead, and was rung by AUSSAR directly to go and find the guy and...
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 644
Posted By AlSheehan
No. People are not more aware. There are more...

No. People are not more aware. There are more people on the roads than ever before as well.

I would like to see motorcycle licenses start at 15y.o., car licenses at 18y.o.

Al.
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,283
Posted By AlSheehan
Yep. F1 is in a similar mess. Al.

Yep. F1 is in a similar mess.

Al.
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,283
Posted By AlSheehan
Moto3 was a great race. Onya Jack! MotoGP...

Moto3 was a great race. Onya Jack!

MotoGP though... yes there was heaps of drama, but I thought it was pretty disappointing. The penny pinching single tyre supplier policy of Dorna's has come to...
Forum: Australia 10-04-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,335
Posted By AlSheehan
Thanks. I expected as much. I have to do a run to...

Thanks. I expected as much. I have to do a run to Smithfield and back today to pick up SWMBO after she drops her car back for some warrantee work. I was going to do that on the bike but the Hilux...
Forum: Australia 09-30-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 10,895
Posted By AlSheehan
I'm more of a back roads kind of guy, so don't...

I'm more of a back roads kind of guy, so don't get much filtering opportunity, but I did my first two legal filters on a trip to Port Mac a while ago. NP.

Al.
Forum: Australia 09-29-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 810
Posted By AlSheehan
I bougth my R1150GSA from Qld. As already said,...

I bougth my R1150GSA from Qld. As already said, you have 2 options: transfer it into your name and cancel it, or negotiate to have the value of the refunded rego taken off the purchase price. If...
Forum: Australia 09-28-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,698
Posted By AlSheehan
I run an Autocom. It does everything you want,...

I run an Autocom. It does everything you want, but I do have bluetooth for phone (not to helmet).

I have a Garmin Zumo 550 GPS, which does the mapping, directions and music and provides interface...
Forum: Australia 09-26-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 12,208
Posted By AlSheehan
'sOK then. The Fire Trail from Paling Yards...

'sOK then.

The Fire Trail from Paling Yards to Abers NP is through private property. Best to go in off Brass Walls Rd or Felled Timber Rd on the eastern side.

Al.
Forum: Australia 09-26-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 12,208
Posted By AlSheehan
Yes, they do, but my experience is the buses are...

Yes, they do, but my experience is the buses are the least of your worries. At least the bus drivers can usually drive. Most cagers going to Jenolan must go through some sort of horripilation shock -...
Forum: Australia 09-25-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 12,208
Posted By AlSheehan
Borenore Caves near Orange. Heard of...

Borenore Caves near Orange.

Heard of Jenolan?

Al.
Forum: Australia 08-31-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,083
Posted By AlSheehan
A puppet in the TV $$$ Game. Let's hope he's...

A puppet in the TV $$$ Game. Let's hope he's strong enough to keep improving on second rate gear... Open class... pphht!

Al.
Forum: Australia 08-31-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 257
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Views: 18,696
Posted By AlSheehan
Abers? Sure it wasn't Wombeyan? You had a good...

Abers? Sure it wasn't Wombeyan? You had a good ride then!

Al.
Forum: Australia 08-29-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1,118
Views: 136,843
Posted By AlSheehan
2 DR's heading south from Oberon all packed up. I...

2 DR's heading south from Oberon all packed up. I caught up to them on the Edith Road and was behind the leader when we turned onto Butter Factory Lane (Shooters Hill Rd)... I think I surprised...
Forum: Australia 08-08-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,035
Posted By AlSheehan
I'd say whatever you think will convince...

I'd say whatever you think will convince non-motorcycle riding councillors and business people of the local area to make them want it. People who ride bikes, know the road, and its potential to draw...
Forum: Australia 07-29-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 719
Posted By AlSheehan
Definitely maybe! (Certainly hope to). Can I be...

Definitely maybe! (Certainly hope to). Can I be less decisive?

Al.
Forum: Australia 07-26-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,018
Posted By AlSheehan
I run a UHF in concert with my Autocom intercom....

I run a UHF in concert with my Autocom intercom. Most times if I'm riding by myself I don't turn it on or don't even take it, but if I'm riding with someone who has one, or doing a long trip I'll...
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,191
Posted By AlSheehan
+1 for Tor. Al.

+1 for Tor.

Al.
Forum: Australia 07-25-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,191
Posted By AlSheehan
I believe so. Al.

I believe so.

Al.
Forum: Australia 07-16-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,109
Posted By AlSheehan
The SPOT tracks your position via GPS, however,...

The SPOT tracks your position via GPS, however, it is an extra fee (about $50 p.a. to have tracking turned on).

The SPOT allows you to send messages: OK, Help, and a custom message (my custom...
Forum: Australia 07-14-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,563
Posted By AlSheehan
Correct, we don't need to stand up in town, but...

Correct, we don't need to stand up in town, but if you've ridden any trials you'll know standing up lets you move the bike more in a given time and gives you more control not less. Riding in town is...
Forum: Australia 07-14-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,563
Posted By AlSheehan
Exactly why I have a 3rd mirror. Not placed in...

Exactly why I have a 3rd mirror. Not placed in the best spot unfortunately, I really need to get it sticking out more where I don't want it to be really effective...

Al.
Forum: Australia 07-14-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,109
Posted By AlSheehan
I wear mine around my upper right arm. SPOT...

I wear mine around my upper right arm. SPOT facing sort of forward and out so it's pointing to the sky when riding. Works OK for me and doesn't move around much. Maybe I have the strap tighter. A...
Forum: Australia 07-14-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,563
Posted By AlSheehan
Actually I think 3 points of contact is more...

Actually I think 3 points of contact is more reasonable, so you can paddle in slow moving traffic.

Al.
Forum: Australia 07-14-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,563
Posted By AlSheehan
Do you ride standing up?

I got pulled up by the highway patrol last Sunday for riding standing up. He breathalysed me but didn't fine me for standing up, but was quite clear that I had been stopped for "Riding standing up,...
Forum: Australia 07-11-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,717
Posted By AlSheehan
The correct Russell Pullen came up as number 2 on...

The correct Russell Pullen came up as number 2 on my FB - pic shows him wearing a helmet:evil. Shared original post on my FB page to spread the word. If I was in the area I'd go for a look... just in...
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 397
Posted By AlSheehan
Al's Unluggage Alarm - A Lost Luggage Alarm

Having lost my top box once and also a tank bag full of camera gear, I decided to make an alarm to tell me immediately I lose a piece of luggage off the bike.

For those who are on Facebook you can...
Forum: Australia 06-30-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,501
Posted By AlSheehan
Yes. I was trying not to complicate the point too...

Yes. I was trying not to complicate the point too much. You are correct. This is why people with sophisticated FI engines may see a difference. But this just means you lose power and economy when...
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