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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 02:08 AM
Replies: 6,445
Views: 875,265
Posted By glitch_oz
Weld a rib-style brace onto the back of it,...

Weld a rib-style brace onto the back of it, staying away ~1" from the pivot ( to create a weak-spot, making sure the lever arm still cracks/ snaps before damage to the selector shaft occurs).

Also...
Forum: Australia 06-01-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2,025
Views: 987,223
Posted By glitch_oz
The Steeps Of Mt. Dandy

A short winter's day tootle not far from Melbourne's CBD

http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/15/DandySteep/DandySteep_04a.JPG



http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/15/DandySteep/DandySteep_13a.JPG
Forum: EMEA 05-26-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,053
Posted By glitch_oz
Will do...you've already laid the seed to quite a...

Will do...you've already laid the seed to quite a few targets over the years.
You mentioned a name/link/pointer...and I most probably dug it up and "stashed it away" :deal
A BIIIG thanks for all...
Forum: Australia 05-25-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 2,025
Views: 987,223
Posted By glitch_oz
A Frosty Day To Longwood

Melbourne, winter, short days...and a "mental recovery" ride after this (http://www.thechronicle.com.au/news/Motorcyclist-killed-in-Crows-Nest-crash/2585691/)



...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6,445
Views: 875,265
Posted By glitch_oz
Re: gearlever Just search Cafe Husky, there's a...

Re: gearlever
Just search Cafe Husky, there's a dozen different options already listed with pics and all.
Forum: Australia 05-25-2015, 03:07 AM
Replies: 2,025
Views: 987,223
Posted By glitch_oz
Road Of (Broken) Bones

The slow (and painful) road to the Dig Tree.


https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5339/17659689260_5e8caca273_b.jpg


https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7727/17691555018_c5dbf365bc_b.jpg
Forum: EMEA 05-25-2015, 02:11 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,053
Posted By glitch_oz
It'll take us about 14-18 days for all the minor...

It'll take us about 14-18 days for all the minor tracks, NOT roads! (most public, some private). That's crossing the main ridge of the Eastern half of the Alps not via the usual major sealed passes,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-22-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2,281
Views: 462,487
Posted By glitch_oz
Seen that on the Mefo Explorer's too. Arrows...

Seen that on the Mefo Explorer's too.
Arrows clearly marked "front" and "rear".
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-21-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 25,027
Posted By glitch_oz
"full factory spec" IS 33/36 for a 650 Strom! ...

"full factory spec" IS 33/36 for a 650 Strom!
(36 both ends for the older thou)
Yes, they're perfectly fine at that.... and no, they don't heat up.
They don't even heat up/ get wallowy to any...
Forum: Australia 05-20-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,281
Posted By glitch_oz
Never had a problem on any airline over the last...

Never had a problem on any airline over the last 25 years, domestic or international.
Helmets stuffed with gloves, neckwarmer and reading material, no "sharps".

Following my dad's advice:
"he...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 6,445
Views: 875,265
Posted By glitch_oz
Nope!! It's NOT an individual issue/ assembly...

Nope!!
It's NOT an individual issue/ assembly problem or such.... but a very basic (and totally idiotic) design f**k-up.
The only "protection" there is, is just to stay on sealed roads and in...
Forum: Australia 05-13-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By glitch_oz
Give Gilberts Transport in Adelaide a buzz. ...

Give Gilberts Transport in Adelaide a buzz.
Gilberts Transport Service PTY Ltd.
Phone:(08) 8359 7000
itruck.com.au

They're one of the main transport mobs on the Darwin-Adelaide run and got a...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-09-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,423
Posted By glitch_oz
Nor anywhere else. It's garbage.:evil

Nor anywhere else.
It's garbage.:evil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-05-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,221
Posted By glitch_oz
A HUGE thumbs-up for the MM 40l Duffel from...

A HUGE thumbs-up for the MM 40l Duffel from across the pond here.
Absolutely brilliant gear!!:clap
Will get a set of sidebags next after selling all the other accumulated hard+soft luggage...
Forum: Thumpers 05-05-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6,445
Views: 875,265
Posted By glitch_oz
Hit the nail on the head. For ruggedness and...

Hit the nail on the head.
For ruggedness and simplicity nothing, but nothing, beats the DR in that segment. If "making it home" is more important than "performance", there's no way around the DR.
...
Forum: Australia 05-03-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2,025
Views: 987,223
Posted By glitch_oz
The Bayles Annual, Victoria

Not that much ever happens at Bayles....

...but once a year, on the first Sunday in May,



the bikes come to town. :ear
Forum: Australia 05-01-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
Posted By glitch_oz
Every restaurant, pub, cafe etc over there has a...

Every restaurant, pub, cafe etc over there has a flatscreen and is hooked up to 40-130channel cable/ satellite.

http://www.espritsain.be/pages/en/restaurant.php

at Malmedy, ~ 150km east of...
Forum: New Zealand 04-30-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 932
Posted By glitch_oz
How's the Greenstone Station Rd. (south from...

How's the Greenstone Station Rd. (south from Kinloch) nowadays?
Last time I was there they were doing a heap of work on it...bit of a shame, but what a gorgeous place it is, slobber.
March next...
Forum: EMEA 04-30-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 812
Posted By glitch_oz
http://www.grossglockner.at/en/preise/ ...

http://www.grossglockner.at/en/preise/


Validity
http://www.grossglockner.at/en/hochalpenstrasse/motorrad/plus-fuer-motorradfahrer.htm
Forum: New Zealand 04-30-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 932
Posted By glitch_oz
Absolutely LOVE the South. Great memories of...

Absolutely LOVE the South.

Great memories of places and rides.
http://www.austouring.com/forum/showthread.php?t=798
(about 1/3 down the first post for the Southern Scenic, The Catlins and the...
Forum: Europe 04-27-2015, 12:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By glitch_oz
The best, the quickest, the most scenic, the...

The best, the quickest, the most scenic, the shortest, the etc etc??

Usually it's the same old, same old dreary AutoRoute to " get it over and done with ASAP".:deal
No big choice for a POM:1drink
Forum: Australia 04-25-2015, 01:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,096
Posted By glitch_oz
The one that ticks all the boxes despite NOT...

The one that ticks all the boxes despite NOT having a leather lining.
(NO bike-boot has nowadays!)
Protection- level a few notches above the popular Forma's, waterPROOF! and non-stink after 3 years...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 6,445
Views: 875,265
Posted By glitch_oz
Got the breather pod through the floor like most...

Got the breather pod through the floor like most others...AND the frame at the back of the door.
The frame needs to be modded/ cut down in any case to make room for the pool filter fabric, otherwise...
Forum: Australia 04-24-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,165
Posted By glitch_oz
+1 Happy travels :clap

+1
Happy travels :clap
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 6,445
Views: 875,265
Posted By glitch_oz
Hmmm...to compliment the PodMod it might be good...

Hmmm...to compliment the PodMod it might be good to mod the frame of the original filter and use an oiled pool sock or nylon stocking as a pre-filter.

Done it on 3 bikes over here, works sweet....
Forum: Australia 04-21-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2,025
Views: 987,223
Posted By glitch_oz
Stairway To Heaven

Some of the Best...and some of the Worst of it all.
More (http://www.austouring.com/forum/showthread.php?t=5430)

http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/15/BananaRama/Banana15_096.JPG
Forum: Australia 04-20-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By glitch_oz
http://www.golanproducts.com/filters.html#filters-...

http://www.golanproducts.com/filters.html#filters-mini

Might be a bit blingy for a Katoom :D, but re-usable/ cleanable S/S 10micron filters are a nice thing.

Got a couple of spares if you need...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6,445
Views: 875,265
Posted By glitch_oz
Here's a thread of a new owner+ new bike, working...

Here's a thread of a new owner+ new bike, working through most/ all of the TR-issues over a period of 10 months.
Around 25 fixes in all, from sidestand switch to hydraulic brake light switch, Wuka...
Forum: Europe 04-15-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By glitch_oz
Actually, you'll find that AUS bike insurers are...

Actually, you'll find that AUS bike insurers are exactly the same. It's next to impossible to insure a bike in Oz to be ridden by anyone with a non-Australian license. Been through that many a times....
Forum: Europe 04-15-2015, 02:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By glitch_oz
Can't help you with any of that....but sincerily...

Can't help you with any of that....but sincerily hope you've had some magic time spent in Budva, Skodr, and on Korcula (riding through the olive groves of Vela Luka, Potirna and Lumbarda) and the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-14-2015, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9,601
Views: 3,868,399
Posted By glitch_oz
Fraser Island beaches, East Coast Australia,...

Fraser Island beaches, East Coast Australia, March 2015,
The ThinStrom™ Mk4


http://www.glitch-oz.com/pics/15/BananaRama/Banana15_059.JPG

...
Forum: EMEA 04-07-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 869
Posted By glitch_oz
Yo, lots. you'll find quite a few here (apart...

Yo, lots.
you'll find quite a few here (apart from those listed above).

http://www.austouring.com/forum/showpost.php?p=50061&postcount=149

and other threads, same forum.
Forum: Europe 04-07-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By glitch_oz
A very friendly, Bavarian based riding+travel...

A very friendly, Bavarian based riding+travel group...and some of them speak English rather well.
Say hello to Rudi for me :wink:
http://www.alpenbiker.eu/
Forum: Australia 04-06-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By glitch_oz
Total stretch 32km. Dirt from B to C on map...

Total stretch 32km.
Dirt from B to C on map (http://goo.gl/maps/OmxzQ) ~6.5km.

Double-lane asphalt from Shelly for ~9km to the twisties....then again from Guys Forest to Walwa.
I'm sure your...
Forum: EMEA 04-02-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,053
Posted By glitch_oz
If you had, this thread wouldn't exist :rofl ...

If you had, this thread wouldn't exist :rofl




That'll be it (software set to auto-delete after 12mths inactivity).

Endless "out-of-the-way" places/routes from the Slovenian Border Ridge...
Forum: EMEA 04-01-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,053
Posted By glitch_oz
Hi Michael There would be an easy couple of...

Hi Michael

There would be an easy couple of hundred roads/routes/places/etc or so in those 3 Tornanti-yarns and assorted other threads and posts on AusTouring and AlpineRoads. Most likely twice as...
Forum: Australia 03-20-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By glitch_oz
Thank you, Sir! :wink:

Thank you, Sir! :wink:
Forum: Australia 03-20-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By glitch_oz
Road conditions Kingaham/Bella Crk Rds.

A last minute change-of-routes brought up the Kilcoy-Morgan to Borumba Dam option via Kingaham and Bella Creek/ Yabba Creek roads.


Hopefully some local can shed a bit of light on those.
Thanks!...
Forum: Australia 03-18-2015, 01:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,010
Posted By glitch_oz
Make that the Mt. Skene Rd. across to Jamieson...

Make that the Mt. Skene Rd. across to Jamieson from Licola...then the Eldon- Jamieson Rd. and the Black/ Reefton Spur into Melbourne's East (there are better routes, but how much time you've got?)
...
Forum: Australia 03-17-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,205
Posted By glitch_oz
Klim Traverse pants here. 2. set after the...

Klim Traverse pants here.

2. set after the first lot went for a major bum-surf in Tassie and the Goretex quit its fabulous job after 5 years of "doing-as-promised".:clap
(rest of the pants...
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