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Forum: Australia 01-05-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 911
Posted By Aussie Digger
Mine came from Munich's....musta got 'mates...

Mine came from Munich's....musta got 'mates rates'.:evil
Forum: Australia 01-05-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 911
Posted By Aussie Digger
Remove the plastic cover and be amazed...only two...

Remove the plastic cover and be amazed...only two accessable bolts hold it on and are easily removed. They are not a servicaable item but after market ones are available at a reasonable cost...
Forum: Australia 12-28-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 14,294
Posted By Aussie Digger
Not sure what you're riding...a lighter bike...

Not sure what you're riding...a lighter bike could do it quicker. I was a little paranoid doing this section cause a guy i knew had several flats along the way and exhausted all his patching gear. ...
Forum: Australia 12-28-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 14,294
Posted By Aussie Digger
130km....took me and 3 others 5 hours to do it on...

130km....took me and 3 others 5 hours to do it on 1150's / 1200's a couple of years ago. You have to pick your line for most of the distance to try and prevent punctures from jagged limestone. ...
Forum: Australia 12-24-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 14,294
Posted By Aussie Digger
Looks like you might have started something...

Looks like you might have started something...
Forum: Australia 12-23-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 14,294
Posted By Aussie Digger
Betta put me down for 20 litres...i plan to head...

Betta put me down for 20 litres...i plan to head north from Rawlinna to Neale Junction and Warburton. This fuel drop willl greatly assist by reducing the amount i'll have to carry.
Good...
Forum: Australia 12-18-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 14,294
Posted By Aussie Digger
I still wanna know....might go that way myself...

I still wanna know....might go that way myself next year. Maybe he'll respond after a nap???:D
Forum: Australia 12-18-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 14,294
Posted By Aussie Digger
And....????

And....????
Forum: Australia 12-10-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 672
Posted By Aussie Digger
If you are into 'networking' then this might be...

If you are into 'networking' then this might be an opportunity to meet like minded fools...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=941029&highlight=desert+raid+2015

May 2015...not sure...
Forum: Australia 11-29-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,142
Posted By Aussie Digger
My thoughts are with you mate...

I am sad for the guys family and friends. I am also sorry for the impact it will / has left on you mate. Be sure to look after your own mental state as a result of this.
Forum: Australia 11-23-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 28,919
Posted By Aussie Digger
How'd it happen (just curious).....i think last...

How'd it happen (just curious).....i think last year somebody ran off (or was pushed off) the road on the ride home into Bridgetown and hurt himself. Hope he heals quick.
Forum: Australia 11-22-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,007
Posted By Aussie Digger
If they know, they're keeping it close to their...

If they know, they're keeping it close to their chests. There is always speculation but i dont think anyone really knows (yet).:D
Forum: Australia 11-22-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 28,824
Posted By Aussie Digger
BMW GS Safari - Tasmania

5 days touring the Apple Isle. 240 riders. A bit of mayhem, some broken mirrors and busted plastics. Dented pride and a couple of strains and sprains.

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Forum: Australia 11-22-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,866
Posted By Aussie Digger
Video - GS Safari - Tasmania

Not related to the Enduro but related to a similar theme.
10 Minutes of mindless entertainment. A few broken mirrors, a bit of busted plastics and a few dented prides.

<iframe width="560"...
Forum: Australia 11-22-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,007
Posted By Aussie Digger
Video - GS Safari

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For those that did'nt go....and for those that...
Forum: Australia 10-21-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 14,294
Posted By Aussie Digger
GOB, The track from Cocklebiddy north to...

GOB,
The track from Cocklebiddy north to Rawlinna is OK.....slow going if you want to protect your tyres. Myself and a small group of 1150's and 1200's did the track in 2012 after the Border Run...
Forum: Australia 09-14-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9,259
Views: 675,514
Posted By Aussie Digger
Yardie Creek Crossing - Ningaloo

Dont mean to hijack this thread but....
The Australasian Safari is on next week and will be calling in on Exmouth. Any of you blokes familiar with the Yardi Creek Crossing (I know its tidal). If...
Forum: Australia 08-31-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 9,259
Views: 675,514
Posted By Aussie Digger
"Bloody cashed up time rich wankers".... Those...

"Bloody cashed up time rich wankers".... Those words could come back to haunt you:rofl:rofl

Bully,
Because I might fit in the above catergory, I'd be interested in any multi day ride:evil
Forum: Australia 08-29-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,866
Posted By Aussie Digger
We crossed the Mitchell and went NE toward...

We crossed the Mitchell and went NE toward Musgrave as you describe above....it is less defined and reduces down to twin track in some places with some washouts along the way. If you want to know if...
Forum: Australia 08-27-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 14,294
Posted By Aussie Digger
Which rides to go on...

It is about that time to decide which rides to do next year....so many choices; so little time!!!:gerg
Forum: Australia 08-19-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 961
Posted By Aussie Digger
My fuel pump leaked (cracked on the plastic on...

My fuel pump leaked (cracked on the plastic on top) and had the 'fix' (the clamp around the QR fitting) done by somebody other than the Dealer cause they dont fix, they replace. It leaked again...
Forum: Australia 07-27-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,866
Posted By Aussie Digger
Sure did...that was one of about half a dozen...

Sure did...that was one of about half a dozen that had to be de watered on the side of the road over the course of the event. A lotta oil changes were taking place after dark.:rofl:rofl
Forum: Australia 07-27-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,866
Posted By Aussie Digger
For those that missed it...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/URBAWWDDtkM" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Video of the recent Enduro...lotta carnage for both machine and man alike.
Forum: Australia 07-27-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 28,824
Posted By Aussie Digger
BMW Enduro 2014

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90 riders spend 8 days from Darwin to Cairns. Lotta carnage for both riders...
Forum: Australia 07-23-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 1,540
Views: 78,910
Posted By Aussie Digger
Kenno, PM sent...

Kenno,
PM sent...
Forum: Australia 07-21-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1,540
Views: 78,910
Posted By Aussie Digger
Any Cairns riders doing the OCR???

G'day Inmates,
i've just arrived in Cairns after doing the BMW enduro from Darwin to Cairns. Was planning on leaving the bike in Cairns and return to Perth for a week and then head off to the OCR....
Forum: Australia 06-29-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 780
Posted By Aussie Digger
July 2011 on a R1200GSA

It did take a while to get in and back but it is/was doable even on a loaded 1200. I/we did try and skirt around some of the deeper crossings but did get stuck in soft ground a couple of times while...
Forum: Australia 06-23-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By Aussie Digger
Thanks for the quick response and offer...looks...

Thanks for the quick response and offer...looks like Wayne in Cairns is throwing me a lifeline which would suit me better as Cairns has direct flights to Perth. Thanks again and if i can return the...
Forum: Australia 06-23-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By Aussie Digger
Talking Assistance Required-Temporary Bike Storage-Cairns (or Townsville)

Hi Inmates…hoping someone could throw me a lifeline. I am participating in the BMW Enduro from Darwin to Cairns. It finishes in Cairns on Tuesday 22 July. I intend to then attend the OCR at...
Forum: Australia 06-17-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 28,824
Posted By Aussie Digger
Unsupported Simpson Desert Crossing on a 1991 XT600

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Forum: Australia 05-24-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,047
Posted By Aussie Digger
He clearly doesn't know you that well:rofl:rofl ...

He clearly doesn't know you that well:rofl:rofl



:hide
Forum: Australia 05-11-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,312
Posted By Aussie Digger
Blackstone from the west...

Blackstone is a 'closed community' (west of the SG corner)....went there (and to the SG Corner) in 2010 but only got approval because we knew the local copper. We did not use the 'local 'guide to go...
Forum: Australia 05-02-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 8,945
Posted By Aussie Digger
Am i too late??? Steve

Am i too late???
Steve
Forum: Australia 04-06-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 1,540
Views: 78,910
Posted By Aussie Digger
Cairns to Townsville - July - Unsealed???

I thought i'd tap into the local knowledge base... I am doing the BMW Enduro from Darwin to Cairns in July. I'll be on a 1200 GSA and am looking for an alternative route other than the Bruce Highway...
Forum: Australia 02-25-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 733
Views: 79,629
Posted By Aussie Digger
I'm in WA....I might be heading to Port Augusta...

I'm in WA....I might be heading to Port Augusta after attending the Border Run and then head north to Tanami Road
Forum: Australia 01-08-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 14,294
Posted By Aussie Digger
Fuel...

Have a look at the Home page on the link...it talks about admission prices during the Muster. It also mentions 'fuel' at $2.00 per litre. Most of us attending DR will probably make our own...
Forum: Australia 01-08-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 14,294
Posted By Aussie Digger
Look under 'Whats new' on the link. It would be...

Look under 'Whats new' on the link. It would be welcome relief if you have taken 3 or 4 days getting there depending on which way you go
Forum: Australia 01-08-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 14,294
Posted By Aussie Digger
I have a strong view about this....i reckon this...

I have a strong view about this....i reckon this is coming along nicely.:clap I was there in Aug 2012 and did not notice any new showers or dunnies. Who would've thought that 'Desert Raid' and...
Forum: Australia 11-30-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 889
Posted By Aussie Digger
Dooley Downs Homestaed

The Dooley Downs Homestead is abandoned and will provide shelter other than your tent for the night. The homestead (and Dooley Downs property) is now under the ownership of the people who run the Mt...
Forum: Australia 11-30-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 10,543
Posted By Aussie Digger
Must be a big tent:rofl:rofl

Must be a big tent:rofl:rofl
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