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Forum: Australia 12-18-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,768
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
still a starter, not running a spot went the sat...

still a starter, not running a spot went the sat phone option instead. If any of you guys that will be watching at home want to keep an eye on our progress, feel free to PM me a phone number and I'll...
Forum: Australia 12-14-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,768
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
6 days to go, bikes in a million bits, new tyres...

6 days to go, bikes in a million bits, new tyres getting fitted today, no plan except will be taking the scenic route home. Already getting nervous!!!:cry
Forum: Australia 12-13-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,768
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
Was going to give it a miss, but I jokingly...

Was going to give it a miss, but I jokingly suggested it to a mate and he is keen as !! So it seems I'm going with 6 days to prep. Do I get a sticker if I make it??:evil
Forum: Australia 11-24-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,111
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
I've tried riding without air at all but I kept...

I've tried riding without air at all but I kept passing out and the motor refused to run. However one cannot be too careful when it comes to air, it's extremely addictive, just try giving it up.
Forum: Australia 11-24-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,768
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
May be worth checking fuel availability for you...

May be worth checking fuel availability for you QLD guys being a Sunday, some of the servos may not be open once you get past St George. Also would pay to carry some octane booster (depending on your...
Forum: Australia 11-24-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,111
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
I never clean my air filter cos I ride in the...

I never clean my air filter cos I ride in the country and the air is always fresh!
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,357
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
I keep mine on my bull ring through my nasal...

I keep mine on my bull ring through my nasal septum, that way I can stick my tongue out if I want to reassure myself the key is still there. I have heard of others with perineum piercings doing...
Forum: Australia 11-16-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 955
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
never used him but have heard good things about...

never used him but have heard good things about Lionel Otto.
Forum: Australia 11-15-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,524
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
there should be no play in the rear wheel,...

there should be no play in the rear wheel, nothing to do with having the correct shims, which means someone isn't telling the truth??. its either the pivot bearings need adjustment or the final drive...
Forum: Australia 11-10-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,831
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
Its irrelevant, but it must have a beak!

Its irrelevant, but it must have a beak!
Forum: Australia 11-10-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,768
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
In 2012 Fenn gave the dude who travelled the...

In 2012 Fenn gave the dude who travelled the furthest some sort of trophy/medallion. international recognition awaits us all!!:D
Forum: Australia 11-09-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,944
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
I think you may be, we got a batch for work,...

I think you may be, we got a batch for work, pocket dialling all the time, they have a mind of their own, constantly changing settings, switching to flight mode etc, everyone hates them.
Forum: Australia 11-08-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,944
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
Avoid the Dave like the plague, piece of rubbish.

Avoid the Dave like the plague, piece of rubbish.
Forum: Australia 11-05-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 14,851
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
you can also take the Kinbombi rd just East of...

you can also take the Kinbombi rd just East of Goomeri and follow it along to Manumbar and then head up towards Jimna and take your pick of either ending up in Kandanga, Imbil, Kenilworth or Kilcoy....
Forum: Australia 11-03-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,768
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
I just sent them an email with my contact details...

I just sent them an email with my contact details requesting a room for the night, no deposit required. I don't think at that time of year their are many other travellers out there, it was only LDR...
Forum: Australia 10-31-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,763
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
wonder what would have happened if you said" I...

wonder what would have happened if you said" I need a handgun to remove this Perspex cover."
Forum: Australia 10-28-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,768
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
Yep.:1drink

Yep.:1drink
Forum: Australia 10-27-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 953
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
Or 50 cent pieces?

Or 50 cent pieces?
Forum: Australia 10-25-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 953
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
I have no knowledge of those particular forks,...

I have no knowledge of those particular forks, but if you haven't left out a spacer, it sounds like you haven't reconnected something that compresses or holds the spring in place or the springs are...
Forum: Australia 10-23-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 801
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
not sure if the 1200 is the same, but would...

not sure if the 1200 is the same, but would assume similar to the 1150, if you pull the starter motor, and like laying on the floor, you should be able to see if the plate is contaminated which will...
Forum: Australia 10-23-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,517
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
Errr, Thankyou!:lol3

Errr, Thankyou!:lol3
Forum: Australia 10-23-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,517
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
What's the point of "thanking" anonymous members...

What's the point of "thanking" anonymous members of joe public that aren't in some way associated with this site, there not going to see it anyway? You would have thanked them at the time I assume,...
Forum: Beasts 10-21-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 101,789
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
thanks for that, not the answer I was hoping for,...

thanks for that, not the answer I was hoping for, back to searching for the grimecas.
Forum: Australia 10-18-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 19,217
Views: 2,313,524
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
who would we feel superior to without stupid...

who would we feel superior to without stupid people??:evil
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 101,789
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
Brake question?

Could one of you guys with either a 1000 or 1100 Quota fitted with the Brembo front calipers please do us a favour and measure the mounting bolt spacings for the caliper? Also would be great if you...
Forum: Beasts 10-15-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,691
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
The Grimeca 4 piston front caliper fitted to the...

The Grimeca 4 piston front caliper fitted to the Quota 1000 will fit the standard mounts on the NTX, which should improve braking, trouble is finding one? Does anyone know if the Brembos fitted to...
Forum: Australia 10-15-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,451
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
Smegma, same as your chain!

Smegma, same as your chain!
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,573
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
The front fairing mount lugs will snap if you...

The front fairing mount lugs will snap if you ride on corrugated surfaces much, there is also a mob down here in Oz called Prixhistoric that do aftermarket fairing parts for the Tengai.
Forum: Australia 10-07-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,817
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
The Ice Break iced coffee at the first fuel stop...

The Ice Break iced coffee at the first fuel stop for the day, will we ever learn?:evil
Forum: Australia 10-06-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 916
Views: 100,675
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
Saw them at Mundubbera bakery at around 11am.

Saw them at Mundubbera bakery at around 11am.
Forum: Australia 09-26-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,747
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
is not actually possible, I have it on good...

is not actually possible, I have it on good authority that if you do you simply burst into flames.:evil So of course, no one would be stupid enough to do so.
Forum: Australia 09-25-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 17,197
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
About 20 years ago I Had a guy on a bike stop for...

About 20 years ago I Had a guy on a bike stop for me once when I had a stuffed battery. He offered to call RACQ in the next town, give them my membership details and let them know where I was. I gave...
Forum: Australia 09-22-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 17,197
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
I thought inappropriate, ill conceived...

I thought inappropriate, ill conceived assumption, was the purpose of internet forums???
Forum: Australia 09-22-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 17,197
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
racq.

racq.
Forum: Australia 09-18-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,758
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
being a KTM its a wonder he rode out of sight!!...

being a KTM its a wonder he rode out of sight!! (someone was going to say it anyway!)
Forum: Australia 09-17-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,747
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
had a look into this and the way the new form,...

had a look into this and the way the new form, QF3524 reads, all you seem to have to do is fill it in and present the form to DOT or agency, as the registered owner YOU are making the declaration...
Forum: Australia 09-16-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,747
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
so, did you have to go to QLD transport, or could...

so, did you have to go to QLD transport, or could you have sent in the notification and left it at that???
Forum: Australia 09-16-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,747
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
so, as I can self certify, I shouldn't need to...

so, as I can self certify, I shouldn't need to cut down the seat to 500mm if I never carry a passenger? Unless plod is going to start pulling up bikes with single seat rego and measuring seats? never...
Forum: Australia 09-15-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,803
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
In fairness to all pygmys, the one in orange may...

In fairness to all pygmys, the one in orange may be an Oompa Loompa!
Forum: Australia 09-14-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,062
Posted By Uncle Crumpet
Fuck off, that orange hasn't got a seat, let...

Fuck off, that orange hasn't got a seat, let alone handlebars? Aerodynamically your better off riding a banana.
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