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Forum: Old's Cool 07-10-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,797
Posted By TexOz
Yes, my old girl (let's be clear I'm talking of...

Yes, my old girl (let's be clear I'm talking of my Red Hunter!) can take quite a bit of 'coaxing' sometimes, even when she's warm. And too often I find myself kicking and kicking only to realise,...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-27-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,797
Posted By TexOz
This ... is really great. Do you have your own...

This ... is really great. Do you have your own helicopter too?

I'm also the proud owner of an NH350 Red Hunter (1950). It's a fun old beasty to go with my modern(ish) Aprilia Falco. A great blend...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,234
Posted By TexOz
Have ya still got the original rear wheel? ......

Have ya still got the original rear wheel? ... 'cause i reckon that 8 spoker would sell well separately too (like the Wilbers shock) ...
Forum: Australia 01-04-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 74,089
Posted By TexOz
Thumb .... :y0! ... e-mail sent !!

.... :y0! ... e-mail sent !!
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2012, 01:56 AM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 542,234
Posted By TexOz
Had one but sold it :(

Last year I sold my nicely farkled and very beautiful 98 5th Gen (that I had for almost 10 years) and bought a R12GS. If only I knew then what I know now :huh. I prolly would never have sold my...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,637
Posted By TexOz
Yep - me too

I'm trading my GS for a nicely fettled 03 Aprilia Falco.

I really quite liked my 0712GS but, if I'm being honest, it doesn't really stir my soul enough and i don't have the time (with family and...
Forum: Australia 12-24-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,195
Posted By TexOz
Sad but true ... our 6 year old had us up at...

Sad but true ... our 6 year old had us up at 0500!! ... he really was/is super excited ... big family lunch and dinner to come later today ... for now I'm just lying in bed snoozing and catching up...
Forum: Australia 12-20-2011, 01:11 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,798
Posted By TexOz
Yep, that'll do just fine :evil Good on ya...

Yep, that'll do just fine :evil

Good on ya ADV Oz - have a great x-mas everyone as well as a safe and happy 2012. Cheers ...! :clap
Forum: Equipment 12-11-2011, 03:21 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,967
Posted By TexOz
Bump! My thx for those that contributed to this...

Bump! My thx for those that contributed to this thread - very helpful indeed.

Got my Offenbach recently for my 07GS -> I like the looks, the deeper sound (without the spud db-killer thingie), and...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8,190
Views: 4,250,759
Posted By TexOz
Crikey Geoff - you sure do go through the bikes!...

Crikey Geoff - you sure do go through the bikes! Very nice latest purchase BTW ... check out my new (to me) ride below ... still a bit sad that the R1100GS purchase didn't work out ... oh well, these...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2011, 04:45 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 17,359
Posted By TexOz
Just about to turn 43 - that apparently makes me...

Just about to turn 43 - that apparently makes me a Sagitarius! My new(ish) to me 07-GS is a great ride and while I still lust after a Multistrada, I've got no regrets whatsoever with my purchase -...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2011, 03:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,442
Posted By TexOz
http://i79.photobucket.com/albums/j131/Midknightc3...

http://i79.photobucket.com/albums/j131/Midknightc3/_DSC6211.jpg

http://i79.photobucket.com/albums/j131/Midknightc3/_DSC6213A.jpg

http://i79.photobucket.com/albums/j131/Midknightc3/_DSC6215A.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2011, 03:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,822
Posted By TexOz
Just spent yesterday riding through some local...

Just spent yesterday riding through some local mountains with some mates who had Tigers - once I swapped and enjoyed the experience but couldn't wait to get back on my 07GS:wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2011, 01:01 AM
Replies: 8,190
Views: 4,250,759
Posted By TexOz
Nice - thx mate! :lol3

Nice - thx mate! :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8,190
Views: 4,250,759
Posted By TexOz
My new to me GS on Longride 2011 (daytrip)

Longride 2011 is an Australian motorcycle charity event that raises funds for prostate cancer. The 'longriders' are all meeting from around Australia at the Great Ocean Road - I expect there'll be...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,149
Posted By TexOz
Ummmmmm ..... WTF do you mean by this mate? Do...

Ummmmmm ..... WTF do you mean by this mate? Do you have to live in Merica to understand?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2011, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 1,011,154
Posted By TexOz
Good to hear mate .... are there nice cheap...

Good to hear mate .... are there nice cheap holidays to be had in Greece at the moment? :evil ... my wife and i wouldn't mind visiting :D
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,347
Posted By TexOz
Holy sh1t mate - glad you're still upright to...

Holy sh1t mate - glad you're still upright to tell the story :eek1
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 953
Posted By TexOz
nice one mate - congrats:1drink

nice one mate - congrats:1drink
Forum: Australia 09-22-2011, 02:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,259
Posted By TexOz
+1 - John knows his stuff, decent prices, and...

+1 - John knows his stuff, decent prices, and will fuss with your seat until you're satisfied - so to speak:D
Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2011, 02:53 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,886
Posted By TexOz
I've toyed with the name "Helga" for my new to me...

I've toyed with the name "Helga" for my new to me 07GS but she just gets called "the beamer" - not very inventive but as we get to know each other a name might come - hopefully not "that effing...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2011, 04:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,453
Posted By TexOz
Both are magnificent effing bikes - that youtube...

Both are magnificent effing bikes - that youtube Hitler only got it half right!

More than can be said about the real life rendition I suppose!
Forum: GS Boxers 09-02-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,453
Posted By TexOz
You're killing me Moist!

I just watched my beloved 5th Gen VFR being ridden away by it's new owner :cry

I bloody loved that bike - did a great lot of kms on it up and down the East coast of Oz over the last ten years....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 746
Posted By TexOz
More power to him - looks like great fun and...

More power to him - looks like great fun and here's hoping it makes him a billionaire - but I hope for his sake that he's got some/lots of flying experience before the testing begins in earnest.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-07-2011, 03:41 AM
Replies: 8,190
Views: 4,250,759
Posted By TexOz
Here's another of my new (to me) GS. Took the day...

Here's another of my new (to me) GS. Took the day off work today to get some stuff done at home (effing tax return and some renovations) - ended up going for a ride instead :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2011, 05:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,230
Posted By TexOz
I'd agree - I'm moving from a 98 VFR800 to my new...

I'd agree - I'm moving from a 98 VFR800 to my new (to me) 07 12GS and I've been surprised at how ineffectual the back brake on the GS is compared to my Honda. i'm having to change the front vs back...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2011, 04:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,830
Posted By TexOz
I'm living this problem now - I've owned a 98 5th...

I'm living this problem now - I've owned a 98 5th Gen Viffer for 10 years and still love it - i've done lots of touring on it and it's hardly missed a beat. Except the RR shat itself (twice:huh)...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2011, 05:11 AM
Replies: 8,190
Views: 4,250,759
Posted By TexOz
Thx Daryl - cheers!

Thx Daryl - cheers!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2011, 12:33 AM
Replies: 8,190
Views: 4,250,759
Posted By TexOz
I can't compete with TommyHolly - lucky skunk!! ...

I can't compete with TommyHolly - lucky skunk!!

But anyway, here's a pic of my new (to me) 12GS with my dear old 98VFR800. I luv 'em both heaps but the wife is pressuring me to sell the Viffer...
Forum: Australia 01-13-2011, 05:10 AM
Replies: 782
Views: 56,538
Posted By TexOz
Good luck Happy Snapper - hope it all goes well...

Good luck Happy Snapper - hope it all goes well for you.

I'm in Indooroopilly and have been flooded myself! Never thought it would ever happen to me but it has!!!:cry

Waist high water in our...
Forum: Australia 01-10-2011, 01:01 AM
Replies: 782
Views: 56,538
Posted By TexOz
Holy chit - it currently looks pretty bad in...

Holy chit - it currently looks pretty bad in parts of Toowoomba and Gatton - my very best to anyone who might be feeling the immediate effects in SEQ.
Forum: Australia 01-10-2011, 12:05 AM
Replies: 413
Views: 23,116
Posted By TexOz
I feel your pain mate - see my post (#117) which...

I feel your pain mate - see my post (#117) which is the same dog but a slightly different leg action. The retail sector has had it too good for too long and they're drunk with the ease that they used...
Forum: Australia 01-06-2011, 05:00 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,741
Posted By TexOz
Spent xmas in Brissy with my in-laws. Now that...

Spent xmas in Brissy with my in-laws. Now that was an adventure.:pep
Forum: Australia 01-05-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 23,116
Posted By TexOz
:rofl Good thread - I reckon the whole thing...

:rofl

Good thread - I reckon the whole thing is indicative of how much the retail sector in Australia has taken the piss with us for so many years. I want to support Australian business, I really...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,641
Posted By TexOz
Congrats!

Congrats!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-27-2010, 12:35 AM
Replies: 7,356
Views: 2,500,294
Posted By TexOz
Has this one been posted yet?

Hope it hasn't been done yet - cheers!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,736
Posted By TexOz
I got a new (to me) 98GS for my Christmas...

I got a new (to me) 98GS for my Christmas pressy:clap

Actually it hasn't arrived yet but boy am I excited!
Forum: Australia 12-26-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,207
Posted By TexOz
Hey, thx everyone for your welcome messages. ...

Hey, thx everyone for your welcome messages.

I'm looking forward to catching up with you at some of the rides I've been reading about on this forum.

Cheers!
Forum: Australia 12-26-2010, 05:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,101
Posted By TexOz
G'day Maggot, I can recommend staying at the...

G'day Maggot,

I can recommend staying at the Top Pub in Uralla - MC friendly, good feed, cold beer, decent rooms, not too pricey.

http://www.toppuburalla.com.au/entertainment/welcome.asp
...
Forum: Australia 12-26-2010, 03:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,207
Posted By TexOz
Yep, he's been really cool and up-front about the...

Yep, he's been really cool and up-front about the whole sale - the good and the not-so-good. I'm not expecting any surprises but I'd rather he was a bit closer!!:hmmmmm
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