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Forum: Australia 10-27-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 9,895
Posted By dogsbody
Laugh Bike's Packed and Pointed North

Pretty keen to get moving!
The Cougar is already on his way up from down South and we'll be camping at the Sandbar campsite as per post #108 on Thursday night. If you can't wait until Friday then...
Forum: Australia 09-29-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 9,895
Posted By dogsbody
Saturday's Campsite

Evening Gents,

As Human One is rostered on to work this year I thought I’d better get a Saturday night campsite sorted in his absence, so I went for a quick trip up to Lindsay Island on the...
Forum: Australia 09-05-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 9,895
Posted By dogsbody
The Poon....

Hey Nev / Clancy / Racket,

I think that the debate about the location is healthy but I do tend to agree that Friday should remain at the Pooncarie Pub with Saturday being the variable. That said,...
Forum: Australia 08-24-2009, 07:50 AM
Replies: 792
Views: 140,140
Posted By dogsbody
No chops available at Silverton, c@#t! But...

No chops available at Silverton, c@#t!

But there was loads of gulliblity on hand (Me and Paceo) as is in evidence by the water stains on my daks. :shog
Forum: Australia 08-24-2009, 07:24 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,364
Posted By dogsbody
Ta Mate,

The reassurances and offers of help are a true indication of the spirit of many here on this site.

I'm ok at the moment and looking forward to getting back to work (never thought I'd say...
Forum: Australia 08-24-2009, 06:34 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,364
Posted By dogsbody
Hi Lou. Have just sent you a private...

Hi Lou.

Have just sent you a private message.


Cheers,

Tony
Forum: Australia 08-24-2009, 06:14 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,364
Posted By dogsbody
cheque is in the mail, Dancin' ...

cheque is in the mail, Dancin'







:shog
Forum: Australia 08-23-2009, 06:06 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,364
Posted By dogsbody
$ Collection ?

Guys,

I understand that gathering donations is a way of expressing your concern but at this stage no amount of money will ease the family's sorrow.

I'd suggest that it would be much more...
Forum: Australia 08-23-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,886
Posted By dogsbody
Thanks for starting this, Racket. Once...

Thanks for starting this, Racket.

Once everyone has weighed in with their views & comments it may be worthwhile trying to summarize it and post that as a sticky if it qualifies.


Cheers,
...
Forum: Australia 08-22-2009, 07:45 AM
Replies: 747
Views: 90,369
Posted By dogsbody
Hi Guzzi, I think you just summed it up...

Hi Guzzi,

I think you just summed it up there. Confident riders are more likely to be on top of their game. If you're feeling tentative about your mount things just don't seem to flow well and...
Forum: Australia 08-22-2009, 07:29 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,364
Posted By dogsbody
Thanks again guys,

I have to admit that I'm reluctant to reply to the comments too often here. I don't think anyone wants to constantly see a large dose of the sadder side of motorcycling at the top of the local forum....
Forum: Australia 08-21-2009, 07:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,050
Posted By dogsbody
Ahh, now I get it. My Arai is very comfortable...

Ahh, now I get it.
My Arai is very comfortable mainly coz i have a head shaped like a rissole with facial features. (And, as far as I know, it is a genuine Aussie head)
I even ordered one size...
Forum: Australia 08-21-2009, 07:29 AM
Replies: 4,641
Views: 307,684
Posted By dogsbody
Montefiore Hill. Adelaide. Colonel Light's...

Montefiore Hill. Adelaide.

Colonel Light's Vision - Statue.

Just a wild-assed guess!
Forum: Australia 08-21-2009, 06:54 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,364
Posted By dogsbody
Thanks, and some more thoughts...

OzBen - Your thoughts on steering dampers are spot on. As SteveRed said setting the bike up (and improving you skills) is probably the best way to help ensure your safety out there.

Smiley Mark -...
Forum: Australia 08-21-2009, 06:37 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,364
Posted By dogsbody
Hey Paceo! Nice memories of a fun night that...

Hey Paceo!

Nice memories of a fun night that led to some world class snoring in our room.....much to Chris's disgust!

I reckon Pete will soon put a ride report together with some pics....
Forum: Australia 08-20-2009, 07:43 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,364
Posted By dogsbody
Some thoughts...

Guys…
Thanks for the kind words and thoughts, both here and in Paceo’s and Pete’s threads regarding the same tragic event. You are an extraordinary bunch of blokes. Cheers.

I must confess to...
Forum: Australia 08-19-2009, 06:44 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,364
Posted By dogsbody
Kneeling in the sand...

My perspective on a very unfortunate situation.

From Paceo: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=497615

And HumanOne: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=497987


It’s...
Forum: Australia 07-19-2009, 07:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,185
Posted By dogsbody
Yep...

Quite a few that work in other far north SA areas as well.
Lotsa oil/gas/mining types.
Can never get enough wide open vistas, it seems....:nod
Forum: Australia 07-19-2009, 06:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,185
Posted By dogsbody
Where?

Seeing as how Paeco is probably still overwhelmed with the new toy (complete with a dribbling maniacal grin) I thought I'd answer that one...

Adelaide - Silverton - Cameron's Corner - Innamincka -...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,111
Posted By dogsbody
Bike stood up to it no worries. But I was...

Bike stood up to it no worries.

But I was still shaking a week later.....
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,111
Posted By dogsbody
Hey!

I remember that road. I did it on a pushie a few years back.
Bloody hard work. Just as much walking as riding and a few long days....

http://dogsbody.smugmug.com/photos/95300276_ocYJA-M.jpg
...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-18-2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 36,887
Posted By dogsbody
http://www.soniclean.com.au/ulc/faq.html A...

http://www.soniclean.com.au/ulc/faq.html

A few hours in one of these and the "pillow" filter looks like new. But I'd probably replace the pleated element filter rather than clean it. Just to be...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-17-2009, 10:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,393
Posted By dogsbody
hmmm....

Where I live 80% of the roads are dirt and 20% bitumen.
These Austrians need to do a little better research!

Love the bike 'though! :D
Forum: Orange Crush 05-17-2009, 10:07 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 36,887
Posted By dogsbody
2007 990 - Used extensively in Outback Australia

Changed pump intake filter set at 28,000kms after experiencing surging under hard throttle.
Filter was dirty and tank had particulates in it. Rinsed tank out, fitted new filter and no problems...
Forum: Australia 05-17-2009, 06:14 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 44,167
Posted By dogsbody
Earth to Aaron.... Earth to Aaron.....

C'mon 1WD!

Time to get those road hoops off the toy and get dirty again!
The bike that is..... no groveling around in the sand this time :D

Give us a call and maybe ride up with us if work...
Forum: Australia 05-16-2009, 03:22 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 44,167
Posted By dogsbody
Can I drive the "Ute of Knowledge" again...can...

Can I drive the "Ute of Knowledge" again...can I....huh...can I? :freaky
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2008, 04:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,426
Posted By dogsbody
Fixed!

Hi All,

I used to get a significant amount of wind induced vibration on the Arai peak with the stock 990 windscreen, but elected just to put up with it and eventually got used to it.
However...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-14-2008, 05:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,971
Posted By dogsbody
Just do this on a gutter or some similar drop...

Just do this on a gutter or some similar drop off....

http://dogsbody.smugmug.com/photos/296521859_z9sSy-L.jpg


Cheers,

Tony
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2008, 04:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,258
Posted By dogsbody
Thanks Mate.

Great to re-live the OCR through your eyes.

Cheers,

Tony
Forum: Australia 12-01-2008, 11:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By dogsbody
Hmmmm....

Hi Rhino,

I haven't ridden any of the Munda Biddi, but did ask some C.A.L.M. reps while back about riding the pushie on the Bibbulmun track.....

They fixed a steely glare on my knackers while...
Forum: Australia 12-01-2008, 11:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,883
Posted By dogsbody
Try This...

Hey Fuddy,

For all things Triumph try asking or browsing around here:

http://www.triumphrat.net/classics-and-cruisers/


Cheers,

Tony
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2008, 11:10 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 15,627
Posted By dogsbody
Hi GX.

Hope the trips goin' well thus far.

When you finish skating around on the Kangaroo Island marbles and start to head north, you may want to ride through the Clare Valley wine district. There's a...
Forum: Australia 11-29-2008, 08:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,373
Posted By dogsbody
Cripes!

Well, Chris.....

If you get sick of motorcycling at least you'll be able to take up a job as a private investigator. :nod
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2008, 12:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 611
Posted By dogsbody
Thumb SA VIC NSW Border Run - Australia

http://dogsbody.smugmug.com/photos/410534309_SD96A-L.jpg

Just a few piccies of some half-wits having fun......

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=8294374&postcount=663


Cheers,...
Forum: Australia 11-06-2008, 12:12 AM
Replies: 1,968
Views: 931,536
Posted By dogsbody
Thumb SA VIC NSW - Border Run '08

http://dogsbody.smugmug.com/photos/410534309_SD96A-L.jpg

Just a few piccies of some half-wits having fun......

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=8294374&postcount=663

Cheers,...
Forum: Australia 09-15-2008, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,268
Posted By dogsbody
I've always dealt with Kessner KTM and have had...

I've always dealt with Kessner KTM and have had no significant issues.
Bought both my 640 and 990 Adv through them.
A very helpful bunch of guys who are happy to talk you through the details of the...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2008, 08:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,371
Posted By dogsbody
But!

There are, however some opinions to the contrary....
Post #4:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=384700
Forum: Orange Crush 09-15-2008, 08:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,371
Posted By dogsbody
Hmmm.....

Not sure about the diagnosis GD.
There's a considerable amount of surface area on the integral EFI pump suction filter. You would need some really dirty shitty gas to block it.

There are a number...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-14-2008, 06:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,966
Posted By dogsbody
My '07 990 Adv.

On a recent long dirt road trip I ran it down until the bike started to surge while running out of fuel. It then took exactly 20 litres that I was carrying in a fuel bladder. This had both tanks full...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-14-2008, 06:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,371
Posted By dogsbody
Thanks guys....

Thanks for the detailed reply CP.

I pulled the fuel pump out today and found the inlet filter to be clean, as expected. (Normal grit & fluff etc in the tank but nothing substantial) Although some...
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