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Forum: Australia 03-21-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By dog botherer
yes, road is in good condition at the moment,...

yes, road is in good condition at the moment, recent roadworks along the road down the bottom have removed a lot of the damage from the recent rain, the creek crossings are both in good condition now
Forum: Australia 02-20-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 902
Posted By dog botherer
put aside 2 hours (always ends up being 6-8 cos...

put aside 2 hours (always ends up being 6-8 cos it is so fun) sit down in front of google maps/earth on satellite view and just follow trails through the trees in the general direction you want to...
Forum: Australia 02-20-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,092
Posted By dog botherer
el cheapo chinese knockoff cellphone. IP 68 so...

el cheapo chinese knockoff cellphone. IP 68 so good water and dust resistance, vibration resistant, 3000mA battery, gets me 10 hours of GPS tracking not on charge (with screen on the whole time), I...
Forum: Australia 01-28-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,230
Posted By dog botherer
Followed by

"cant believe I just googled smegma, ive gotta get out more" by Digga1111
Forum: Australia 01-28-2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,230
Posted By dog botherer
One from Philth

"If you must lube your chain, smegma is a good product"
Forum: Racing 01-10-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 885,841
Posted By dog botherer
spray from Nani Roma

Just watched the daily Dakar update on TV, and saw Nani Roma gave Nasser a big spray about his bad manners for overtaking Gineal at the end of the stage, along with other indiscretions.

Any more...
Forum: Racing 01-09-2015, 11:29 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 885,841
Posted By dog botherer
who could believe a beachfront hospital bed! Def...

who could believe a beachfront hospital bed! Def not worth the fracture though
Forum: Racing 01-08-2015, 12:56 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 885,841
Posted By dog botherer
I would really like to do a couple of the stages...

I would really like to do a couple of the stages dring the off season, just follow the roadbook or GPS track and see how long a stage actually took me. I reckon that would be a GREAT holiday
Forum: Racing 01-06-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 885,841
Posted By dog botherer
electric car

I heard on 26' Dakar (TV) that the electric buggy had " special" dispensations as they only have 250 km range. Can anyone elaborate?
Forum: Racing 01-05-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 885,841
Posted By dog botherer
I saw Simon Pavey got a 2 min penalty, Why was...

I saw Simon Pavey got a 2 min penalty, Why was this?
Forum: Racing 12-30-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 205,654
Posted By dog botherer
android app

the dakar 2015 android app is now available for download. I didnt use the app last year, is it any good?
Forum: Thumpers 12-13-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,445
Posted By dog botherer
Says it perfectly, there comes a point where the...

Says it perfectly, there comes a point where the mods take up more time than the riding. why buy a bike and make it "OK", just buy an "OK" bike and make it better
Forum: Thumpers 12-12-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,445
Posted By dog botherer
what do I want for my next bike?

the wishlist is as follows

Less than 120kg (280lb)
30-40hp
low maintenance (I currently have a DRZ)
longevity (I currently have a DRZ)
able to do 100km/hr ( 60 mph) without screaming (I also...
Forum: Australia 11-28-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 992
Posted By dog botherer
rider identified

Not sure if he is an inmate here but this was the gentleman involved.

http://www.thechronicle.com.au/news/federal-crash-victim-to-be-missed-by-hundreds/2467744/

This road isnt that bad a road,...
Forum: Australia 11-18-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,601
Posted By dog botherer
Absolutely, we have to be fair on those that dont...

Absolutely, we have to be fair on those that dont come out with us too.

I could imagine how your heart sinks when you show up to a busted foot carefully contained within thongs
Forum: Australia 11-17-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,601
Posted By dog botherer
bump

safety gear is also quite important.

I found this post on the faceplant thread

http://www.defense.gov/home/pdf/0412_militaryrider/DYK_USMC2.pdf

It relates to torso, hand and lower limb...
Forum: Australia 10-26-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By dog botherer
Thanks very much. auction ends friday lunchtime...

Thanks very much. auction ends friday lunchtime so will let you know.

Much appreciated
Dan
Forum: Australia 10-25-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By dog botherer
werribee inmates able to collect and post?

There is a set of boots on ebay that I am looking to buy, but the seller for some reason wont post them. Is there an inmate in the Werribee area able to pick them up and post them for me for say cost...
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,242
Posted By dog botherer
Yeah, not a pretty one. Lowsided and got foot...

Yeah, not a pretty one. Lowsided and got foot caught under bike, by the time I got out from under it my foot was facing backwards, even in Fox comp 5 boots. fractured fibula, dislocated ankle and...
Forum: Australia 10-17-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,242
Posted By dog botherer
out

Looks like I am to be the first of the sooks and pull out. Broke my leg yesterday and wont be able to be on the bike for 3-6 months. Maybe 2016?
Forum: Australia 10-02-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,242
Posted By dog botherer
No, when I was out there, Cattlewater pass was...

No, when I was out there, Cattlewater pass was locked and gated, this track is further east than the pass track
Forum: Australia 10-01-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,242
Posted By dog botherer
Plenty hwy is plenty long and can be plenty...

Plenty hwy is plenty long and can be plenty boring. There is a nice side track going from Entire creek on the Plenty, to Arltunga reserve with old gold mines etc, and Trephina Gorge, then into Alice...
Forum: Australia 09-28-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,242
Posted By dog botherer
I had read that you regretted prerunning as much...

I had read that you regretted prerunning as much as you did Canoli, and I did take that comment to heart. Once I get there and settle the nerves with a ride or 2 I might not do any more, I just...
Forum: Australia 09-28-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,242
Posted By dog botherer
I'm in

I am going to throw my hat in the ring for 2015. will be taking the DRZ 400. Hopefully wont be the only DRZ there if Kipo fronts up with one.

Am planning on trailering out there maybe 10 days...
Forum: Australia 09-28-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,484
Posted By dog botherer
No, aftermarket parts, same bearing numbers from...

No, aftermarket parts, same bearing numbers from the same maker, just in different packaging ("all balls") Looks like , same as the tyres above, it just went through more profit layers
Forum: Australia 09-28-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,484
Posted By dog botherer
wheel bearings

So is this conversation just limited to buying overseas?

I have just bought new headstem bearings. local bike shop quoted $106, local bearing shop I bought the same bearings and seals for $44
...
Forum: Australia 09-26-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 871
Posted By dog botherer
nepal

Was there earlier this year for trekking, but organised a 5 day ride as well.

We went with Nepal Hiking Team for the trek and they were also able to organise bikes for us. speak to Ganga, he is...
Forum: Australia 08-26-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 487
Posted By dog botherer
beginners beach ride 6/9/14 (saturday)

Saturday 6th September Beginners beach ride

How about a easy beach ride suitable for beginners and experienced alike. Probably easy on hard sand, it can be made as difficult as you like if you...
Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 740
Views: 111,491
Posted By dog botherer
fuel consumption

I rode the deepest sand I could find today on the beach. Was up the top of the beach, not down on the hard stuff

154km
76km/hr average
10.02 litres

Going downwind wasnt too hard, but once...
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,035
Posted By dog botherer
wrist braces

Yep, every time I ride!.
Broke my wrist then immediately went out and bought a pair of these for me and a pair for my wifr.

They fit under gloves, allow full and easy use of the throttle and...
Forum: Australia 06-21-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,305
Posted By dog botherer
patience

DRZ's are definitely heavier than a 250 of about any make no argument.

BUT.

As I am sure you have heard, mechanically they are renowned for being very long lived ( not bashing any other brands...
Forum: Australia 06-16-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By dog botherer
road closures

For people travelling from south and east, be aware that the Mary Valley Highway is closed between Kenilworth and Brooloo, also that Kenilworth Skyring Ck rd is closed between the old Bruce Hwy ad...
Forum: Australia 06-16-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By dog botherer
Imbil international rally of QLD

Hi all,

I will be going out to Imbil on Saturday morning 21/6 to watch some of the international rally cars going on the special stages through Imbil/Kenilworth forestry. I wont be going to the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-13-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1,598
Views: 129,819
Posted By dog botherer
gloves with touchscreens

Wanna know how to make gloves work with all types of touchscreens?







Lick the fingertip to make it damp and it works fine (just lick the tip not the whole finger you grotty buggers)
Forum: Australia 05-29-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By dog botherer
Thanks

Thanks for the replies fellas, I ended up running out of time anyway so gave up on the idea

Dan
Forum: Australia 05-27-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 475
Posted By dog botherer
Quaides road passable?

Hi all, I am up in cairns for a couple of days and have hired a GS. Does anyone know if it would be possible to get this down Quaides road from mareeba to hartleys croc farm past the gates

I...
Forum: Australia 04-29-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 23,885
Posted By dog botherer
african wildlife

when I camped in africa a fair few years ago now, an elephant came into the campsite and picked up my tent, shook it looking for food/fruit to fall out. I didnt argue with 6 tons of wild elephant and...
Forum: Australia 03-20-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,032
Posted By dog botherer
Exactly right Gavo. Some people do come off as...

Exactly right Gavo. Some people do come off as pretentious when they say stuff like that. If something is a tourist attraction then usually (not always) there is something worth seeing there, and...
Forum: Australia 02-01-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,100
Posted By dog botherer
simpson

Tyre pressures are critical to not scrabbling up the dunes. the difference between 22psi and 20 psi has to be seen to be believed. I start at 24psi and see how I go with the load, moisture in the...
Forum: Australia 01-29-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 740
Views: 111,491
Posted By dog botherer
here is the template I made to cut the links ...

here is the template I made to cut the links

http://i780.photobucket.com/albums/yy89/dmcdvet/2014-01-30_07-05-50_687_zpsd9c882c3.jpg

...
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