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Forum: Australia 12-05-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,352
Posted By pete40
You learnt the hard way mate - shame, but let it...

You learnt the hard way mate - shame, but let it be a lesson to everyone else. "Shipmate" should be thrown overboard.

I seriously think there is a door open here in Australia for another parcel...
Forum: Australia 12-05-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,352
Posted By pete40
Mate, this is typical of Aust Post. Anyone who...

Mate, this is typical of Aust Post. Anyone who thinks this whole US setup by them is anything but a rip-off seriously needs to learn how to use google to find a multitude of better deals.
Forum: Australia 11-28-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,626
Posted By pete40
No.

No.
Forum: Australia 11-25-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 25,675
Posted By pete40
2004. I only know as I rode one then on the 2004...

2004. I only know as I rode one then on the 2004 follow-on ride of the Australian Safari. I liked it actually.
Forum: Australia 11-09-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 243,402
Posted By pete40
The 9" was $79 at West End Aldi today.

The 9" was $79 at West End Aldi today.
Forum: Australia 11-08-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 243,402
Posted By pete40
Where's your local? Wouldn't mind a $50 tablet -...

Where's your local? Wouldn't mind a $50 tablet - what OS was it running?
Forum: Australia 11-05-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,352
Posted By pete40
Der - and this has longed been solved by things...

Der - and this has longed been solved by things like "Ship-To" by US companies. RMATV and many others do ship to Oz - cheaper than what OzPost will charge there with "Shopmate". Sorry, but I ain't...
Forum: Australia 11-05-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,352
Posted By pete40
You guys are kidding - right?

Have you seen the cost? The prices are going to be WAY more expensive than a lot of US shippers charge now AND it'll still be slow.

Here's the example prices from their website.

Example...
Forum: Australia 11-05-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 25,675
Posted By pete40
Yeah - me too.... :stupid

Yeah - me too.... :stupid
Forum: Australia 11-05-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 25,675
Posted By pete40
I read the whole thread on the shock/forks today....

I read the whole thread on the shock/forks today. has anyone here actually done it on a SE950R?
Forum: Australia 11-04-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 25,675
Posted By pete40
Mounting SE

Centrestand. Get on it a bit like a horse. Grab the rein (right or left handle bar), foot in stirrup (right or left footpeg - just make sure it's the same side as your hand:evil) and mount up...
Forum: Australia 11-04-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 25,675
Posted By pete40
Me and Al think alike. Sava tyre hey - just...

Me and Al think alike.

Sava tyre hey - just googled it. Might get one. What are they? Copies of something else or a genuine new thing? Doesn't really say on the website.
Forum: Australia 11-04-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 25,675
Posted By pete40
So you have these on an Adventure - which one? ...

So you have these on an Adventure - which one? The few I have ridden had what I would call "plush" suspension compared to an SE.

There was a day when I would spend 5k on something like that, but...
Forum: Australia 11-04-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 25,675
Posted By pete40
Gee - only 5 grand too. Anyone actually bought...

Gee - only 5 grand too. Anyone actually bought them?
Forum: Australia 11-04-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 25,675
Posted By pete40
I'd say from all the proponents of the 908RR that...

I'd say from all the proponents of the 908RR that the adv certainly must be different. The geometry is not at all the same - they sit lower for starters.

Troy will tell us. Although, I don't...
Forum: Australia 11-04-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 25,675
Posted By pete40
Probably a good thing you have. All they do is...

Probably a good thing you have. All they do is bring you closer to a lawman who spoils all the fun anyway.
Forum: Australia 11-04-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 25,675
Posted By pete40
I beg to differ. With 17" motard wheels on mine,...

I beg to differ. With 17" motard wheels on mine, it's a fantastic road bike. Feels a little weird tipping into corners as it is so high and you get the feeling it is going to tip too far.

I am...
Forum: Australia 11-04-2014, 01:44 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 25,675
Posted By pete40
So Dirt Dr and Emu - do you not feel the 950SE...

So Dirt Dr and Emu - do you not feel the 950SE wanders all over the place with a brand new 908RR on it?

I was on a ride with a bunch of very notable types - they all had a go at making my bike not...
Forum: Australia 11-03-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 25,675
Posted By pete40
I have had good runs from Mitas Stone Kings ...

I have had good runs from Mitas Stone Kings

MotoZ rear enduro thingie was better too. Anything really.
Forum: Australia 11-03-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 25,675
Posted By pete40
908rr

There is plenty written in other threads here on this topic. But I can tell you from my personal experience and other 950SE riders I have spoken to and ridden with - the 908RR makes the bike sit too...
Forum: Australia 11-03-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 25,675
Posted By pete40
You ever had one on an SE? If you have and...

You ever had one on an SE?

If you have and it didn't make the bike wobble all over the shop - then tell me wht you did.
Forum: Australia 11-03-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 25,675
Posted By pete40
And when you said it stepped out the other way...

And when you said it stepped out the other way once - mine does that all the time - on the power on a dirt road/track the back end is stepping left-right-left - what else do you expect with that...
Forum: Australia 11-01-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,626
Posted By pete40
Gomez wont be there, but... Hemingway will be

International Riders
Alfredo Gomez is out for 2014 event due to conflicting commitments overseas, we look forward to seeing him back in 2015

We also welcome the following riders competing at...
Forum: Australia 10-30-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 21,511
Posted By pete40
I wish I had the skill to build that...

But if I did, I wouldn't build a tower - I don't really like them, but I guess I see their purpose in rally. If that thing gets end for ended, it's going to cost.

Love your look though. Even...
Forum: Australia 10-29-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,053
Posted By pete40
That was from Canada.

That was from Canada.
Forum: Australia 10-29-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,053
Posted By pete40
Got this reply from the people who sold me the airtime

"Iridium emergency service only works within the USA. For all international users, we recommend that before a trip you program the relevant emergency numbers for the areas where you plan on...
Forum: Australia 10-28-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,053
Posted By pete40
I just tried with mine - doesn't work. Took the...

I just tried with mine - doesn't work. Took the SIM out and dialled various combinations of 000 and 112 putting the +61 in front and not.

I get a message saying "Emergency calls only - call could...
Forum: Australia 10-27-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,053
Posted By pete40
The reason I haven't gone with a local provider...

The reason I haven't gone with a local provider so far is cost. Last few years I have purchased 500 minutes for about $800 and I generally use them all in a year. I can't find a comparable price in...
Forum: Australia 10-27-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,053
Posted By pete40
Dialling Triple-0 on Sat phones

Ok today I tried to call emergency services on my iridium sat phone with an OS SIM card in it and couldn't get through.

Tried lots of combinations.

+61000
+61112
000
112

None of those...
Forum: Australia 08-30-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 49,115
Posted By pete40
For that type of riding, they are a good choice...

For that type of riding, they are a good choice for sure. Once they wear down the first 1000kms or so, they go pretty hard and take a while to wear right out - I am talking the E07's anyway.
...
Forum: Australia 08-29-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 49,115
Posted By pete40
What tyres was he running?

Look like E07s from the side in that photo....

:ear
Forum: Australia 08-02-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,148
Posted By pete40
Reminds me of the time I got booked back in about...

Reminds me of the time I got booked back in about '79 - had my girlfriend on the back - picked her up to take her to Uni and forgot a helmet. So we grabbed an aluminium pot, thinking "This'll work"....
Forum: Australia 07-28-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,148
Posted By pete40
Delayed reply..... It's in this vid... ...

Delayed reply.....

It's in this vid...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRpBwVjn0yg
Forum: Australia 07-28-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 243,402
Posted By pete40
Did you post this before the for sale on DBW...

Did you post this before the for sale on DBW Pete?

My Kali is a Prana carbon - bloody good helmet - very good quality - got a deal $271 off an Aussie pushie shop site - was $70-odd bucks off for...
Forum: Australia 07-24-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 243,402
Posted By pete40
I've worn my gloves every ride since I got them -...

I've worn my gloves every ride since I got them - about 14 rides - still look good - no failures.

Socks were worn four days straight and about 5 times since - still feel new. No holes. So, being...
Forum: Australia 07-12-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,718
Posted By pete40
WOW - that's really sad. Drove through there the...

WOW - that's really sad. Drove through there the same day. Might have been a roo, I saw plenty. Hit two myself the previous time I went through.

RIP fellow rider.
Forum: Australia 06-14-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 740
Posted By pete40
So we do those steps AFTER the 18th June? ...

So we do those steps AFTER the 18th June?

Thanks Kevin.
Forum: Australia 06-12-2014, 02:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,467
Posted By pete40
SMS in and out no problems. Out - I have free...

SMS in and out no problems. Out - I have free SMS with my minutes.

Data - as in email, never tried, but I know it is slow as... so not worth it.

StayUpright - send me a PM please. I have...
Forum: Australia 06-12-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,467
Posted By pete40
I have a 9555. I have used my normal Telstra SIM...

I have a 9555. I have used my normal Telstra SIM on a plan in it. The cost is closer to $4/min. The actual costs are on the Telstra website - someone on here dug them out. As I use for work, I...
Forum: Australia 06-09-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,498
Posted By pete40
Yeah - I went too. Was good. One good fella on a...

Yeah - I went too. Was good. One good fella on a pushie gave us a program and pointed us in the right direction.

Whole families doing trials is pretty cool I reckon.

Looked and sounded like...
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