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Forum: Australia 05-13-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4,460
Views: 267,724
Posted By Turborob
Somewhere roughly near the end of the month, Troy.

Somewhere roughly near the end of the month, Troy.
Forum: Australia 05-09-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4,460
Views: 267,724
Posted By Turborob
Bloody awesome response, Tripod. Thanks. ...

Bloody awesome response, Tripod. Thanks.

Have already got the P6 bike, and so far it has been 'turn key' (with jumper leads). Had a track day at Winton last week. Checked tyre pressure at Woolies...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 922,994
Posted By Turborob
Any Aussies want this? Honda XR650L long...

Any Aussies want this?

Honda XR650L long range tank (14ish litres). $100 + post. Or, if you have a Kawasaki Super Sherpa, you can fit this to it, with the kit. Extra $50.
...
Forum: OZ Vendors 05-09-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 779,214
Posted By Turborob
LOOBMAN SOLD###### bag for...

LOOBMAN SOLD######

bag for Ventura/Gearsack racks. In good condition. $70 posted or $50 pickup?

http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e314/finaltry10/IMG_0049%202_zps2owm4ww4.jpg...
Forum: Australia 05-04-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 4,460
Views: 267,724
Posted By Turborob
G'day, AGMAN. I think I've seen you over on...

G'day, AGMAN.

I think I've seen you over on the TW forum? Thanks - that looks good for classic racing, if I decide to go down that path.
Forum: Australia 05-04-2015, 02:13 AM
Replies: 4,460
Views: 267,724
Posted By Turborob
Another question, has anyone got a bike with a...

Another question, has anyone got a bike with a club permit? I'm hoping to get a club permit, but moto clubs in the area seem thin on the ground up here (want it to be in VIC).

I assume the club...
Forum: Australia 05-04-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 4,460
Views: 267,724
Posted By Turborob
I bought another bike - got a little Yamaha...

I bought another bike - got a little Yamaha WR250R. I went out that way a few weeks back - through Bellbridge, down to old Tallangatta on dirt roads/tracks, then followed the river back to Bethanga....
Forum: Australia 05-02-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4,460
Views: 267,724
Posted By Turborob
If around that weekend, I'm keen. Failing...

If around that weekend, I'm keen.

Failing that, I might start trying to put my plans up on here if anyone's up for a ride. Last month or so I've been getting out for 3-4 hours each weekend....
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 59,841
Posted By Turborob
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<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> It’s been a while between drinks….6 months perhaps? Anyway, I shall continue. By...
Forum: Australia 04-24-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,295
Posted By Turborob
I asked the same question the other day, Glen. ...

I asked the same question the other day, Glen.
Apparently Gumtree - far more there than on eBay or Bikesales.
Forum: Australia 04-22-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By Turborob
FWIW, ITrek was less than $1000 for 12 months...

FWIW, ITrek was less than $1000 for 12 months cover (covering worldwide travel) at the start of 2014. Thankfully, we never made a medical claim.
Forum: Australia 04-22-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By Turborob
For what it's worth, I used 'Itrek'. Their...

For what it's worth, I used 'Itrek'.

Their PDS covered riding bikes you're licenced for.

Had one claim, they paid up quickly (though it wasn't medical or motorcycle related).
Forum: Australia 04-22-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By Turborob
Are you hoping to be covered whilst riding? If...

Are you hoping to be covered whilst riding? If so, your options are limited (especially if you want to ride a bike of reasonable capacity).

If you're not riding, I've heard the ones associated...
Forum: OZ Vendors 04-18-2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 625,982
Posted By Turborob
WR250R parts.

Looking for WR250R parts. Specifically

Standard rear pegs and mount
Bigger tank
all other parts - bash plate and racks would be nice.

Thanks, Rob.
Forum: Australia 03-07-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 4,460
Views: 267,724
Posted By Turborob
Thanks for all the info. What's a PBBB? The...

Thanks for all the info.

What's a PBBB? The bike is classed as a 1989, according to the documentation (I think it's classed as a P6).
Forum: Australia 03-04-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 4,460
Views: 267,724
Posted By Turborob
Has anyone here done a day at Winton, on one of...

Has anyone here done a day at Winton, on one of their Friday 'test days'?

What was it like? I'm looking to do a Friday soon, and am curious about how it's organised, how many runs you get, general...
Forum: Australia 03-04-2015, 01:04 AM
Replies: 20,826
Views: 2,503,928
Posted By Turborob
Beet, if you PM me I too can get you a number....

Beet, if you PM me I too can get you a number. Happy to give you my logon details if it's easier.

Good luck, and if you need something close to home, feel free to call.

O415 7O6 926.
Forum: Australia 02-22-2015, 02:02 AM
Replies: 4,460
Views: 267,724
Posted By Turborob
I'm buying a couple of tyres from RMATV in the...

I'm buying a couple of tyres from RMATV in the next few days, does anyone want anything? Stuff will be delivered to Wodonga, if you're nearby for pickup.
PM me if interested.
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 922,994
Posted By Turborob
Thanks, Mike. Looks like there's new pads...

Thanks, Mike.

Looks like there's new pads in there too, so I trust that's playing a part.

I'll get to it asap.

Cheers, Rob.
Forum: Australia 02-02-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,858
Posted By Turborob
Just booked in for Sat. Hope to meet a few...

Just booked in for Sat.

Hope to meet a few folks there.
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5,063
Views: 922,994
Posted By Turborob
Requesting a little help. Sherpa in storage for...

Requesting a little help.
Sherpa in storage for 13 months, now the rear brake drags quite a bit...

How can I fix it?
Forum: Australia 01-18-2015, 12:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,457
Posted By Turborob
Two years ago I got a bike delivered Perth to...

Two years ago I got a bike delivered Perth to Wodonga (via Melbourne where it stayed a few days) for around $700.

Shop around - you might get lucky.
Forum: Australia 01-18-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 4,460
Views: 267,724
Posted By Turborob
Ouch - lowside, Troy? Went for a quick spin...

Ouch - lowside, Troy?

Went for a quick spin on the Sherpa today - just around town and a loop through Baranduda Range. Few mountain bikers were getting a lift up the hill over and over again, and...
Forum: Australia 01-17-2015, 01:28 AM
Replies: 4,460
Views: 267,724
Posted By Turborob
If I get a suitable steed within the next month...

If I get a suitable steed within the next month or so, and registration is still open, I'm in.
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 59,841
Posted By Turborob
Right now, in Germany visiting my brother and his...

Right now, in Germany visiting my brother and his family. Sadly, no motos.

Bought a couple of bicycles with the plan to do some multi-day cycle rides (never done that before), but it didn't...
Forum: Australia 12-02-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 556
Posted By Turborob
I get a login page; anyone else get the same? ...

I get a login page; anyone else get the same?

Failing that, can I email you to get on the list, Ian?
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 59,841
Posted By Turborob
Next night's camp was another good one. Nice and...

Next night's camp was another good one. Nice and quiet with a great view. We were just off the side of a road.



http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e314/finaltry10/IMG_8886_zps659ac9f3.jpg...
Forum: Australia 11-30-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4,460
Views: 267,724
Posted By Turborob
Nope, nor the fabled pilot or guy who works for...

Nope, nor the fabled pilot or guy who works for the shipping company.

All good, bike sold - plenty more out there. :ear
Forum: Australia 11-21-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4,460
Views: 267,724
Posted By Turborob
Question Is anyone near Moama, NSW? I've seen a bike...

Is anyone near Moama, NSW?

I've seen a bike which interests me, but I'm overseas at the moment. Dreaming of someone willing to inspect, possibly buy and store until I collect in January. Happy to...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 23,375
Posted By Turborob
Your Colorado pics are making us sad we missed...

Your Colorado pics are making us sad we missed it. We blame the weather, though it's probably the fact we're soft skinned!

Please, continue. :clap
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 59,841
Posted By Turborob
The 'Aspens' were blooming gloriously. ...

The 'Aspens' were blooming gloriously.



http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e314/finaltry10/IMG_8799_zpsae6558bf.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 59,841
Posted By Turborob
It was great staying with you and your family. ...

It was great staying with you and your family.

We made no impact on the feral hog population due to being busy riding bikes (win-win situation for both us and the hogs). We stayed with a top guy...
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 59,841
Posted By Turborob
So, we got to Las Vegas. We stayed with a...

So, we got to Las Vegas.
We stayed with a buddy of my Dad’s and his wife and dogs. They were both, around 40 years ago, police officers in Bermuda.



...
Forum: Ride reports 11-03-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 36,743
Posted By Turborob
Hek, I'm sure not everyone feels the same as this...

Hek, I'm sure not everyone feels the same as this guy.

I've enjoyed the report immensly, and appreciate the time you have spent sharing your thoughts and travels.
Forum: Ride reports 10-30-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 59,841
Posted By Turborob
Great to meet ya'll in Texas! Cat is out of...

Great to meet ya'll in Texas!

Cat is out of the bag; the ride report is well behind.

Will update shortly, ya'll (working on my Texas drawl).
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-30-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 65,156
Posted By Turborob
It's a little late, but I just wanted to express...

It's a little late, but I just wanted to express a thanks to all of the organizers, volunteers, cooks etc etc who helped create an excellent shindig.

Two Aussies had a great time.

Thank ya'll.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-23-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 65,156
Posted By Turborob
Can you register and sign the waiver on the day? ...

Can you register and sign the waiver on the day?

If not, when does registration close?

Thanks.
Forum: Australia 10-14-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 35,627
Posted By Turborob
Sounds good. Me or the Mrs plan on bringing along...

Sounds good. Me or the Mrs plan on bringing along a Kawa Super Sherpa.
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 59,841
Posted By Turborob
Hi, Gary. We're selling the bikes and flying...

Hi, Gary.

We're selling the bikes and flying out around the 10th of November, from Fort Worth. Going to Germany, to visit my brother and his family. Would love to ride in Europe, but not sure the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 59,841
Posted By Turborob
We followed Mr Dual Sport's directions, towards...

We followed Mr Dual Sport's directions, towards Crater Lake.



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