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Forum: Australia 12-31-2014, 05:19 PM
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Posted By The Friar
Flickit, have readjusted the map to suit your...

Flickit, have readjusted the map to suit your last post. Sounds good!
Have been looking online but the closet petrol station I can find is in Recherche. Is there one in Southport?
Forum: Australia 12-30-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 605,040
Posted By The Friar
DT, thanks for that. Will definitely add that to...

DT, thanks for that. Will definitely add that to the route. I'm assuming if BMW took the Battlestar through there it won't be it won't be anything too gnarly. One in our group is not to confident in...
Forum: Australia 12-30-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 605,040
Posted By The Friar
Guys saw this shot in a magazine, is meant to be...

Guys saw this shot in a magazine, is meant to be around ST Helens. Anyone know where this might be? Looks like a cool spot to ride!

...
Forum: Australia 12-29-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 605,040
Posted By The Friar
I'd love to do that, but in the first week my...

I'd love to do that, but in the first week my mates daughter is going to tag along (in a car). She'll either meet us at the end of the day or travel with us depending on the roads. So the first week...
Forum: Australia 12-28-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 605,040
Posted By The Friar
Links make a good read. Like the look of petal...

Links make a good read. Like the look of petal point that's for sure.
Sand.......hmmm....well what happens is, I see sand, I just hop off the bike and let it fall over.:muutt Saves time and...
Forum: Australia 12-28-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 605,040
Posted By The Friar
Thanks Tugger (hehe)

Thanks Tugger (hehe)
Forum: Australia 12-27-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 605,040
Posted By The Friar
Missionary thanks for all that. Have adjusted map...

Missionary thanks for all that. Have adjusted map accordingly. Do you think Mt Williams Nat Park is worthwhile doing? Not sure whether to go up there or just cut across to St Helens.
Forum: Australia 12-26-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 605,040
Posted By The Friar
Well here is the proposed route. Any suggestions...

Well here is the proposed route. Any suggestions ( well most :evil) will be graciously accepted. In blue is the first week, and red is the second week. I'm thinking that two weeks won't be enough to...
Forum: Australia 12-23-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 605,040
Posted By The Friar
Flickit bugger me! I've allowed roughly two weeks...

Flickit bugger me! I've allowed roughly two weeks to work my way around that route, with a few minor variations. I must be getting old, just looking at that makes me weary. Absolute "Awesome" effort...
Forum: Vendors 10-27-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 302,016
Posted By The Friar
Barretts Racks

Hi Pete, Andrew,
Bags arrived a couple of weeks ago but only just fitted them to the racks this weekend just gone.
All fits and they look great. Hope to get away in a couple of weeks to test them...
Forum: Australia 09-25-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 605,040
Posted By The Friar
:clap:clap:clap:clap Once again Many thanks for...

:clap:clap:clap:clap Once again Many thanks for all that, how cool! That looks like an awesome route to take. Can't wait to get going. I will have to see how we go for time with the Lake Repulse...
Forum: Australia 09-22-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 605,040
Posted By The Friar
Flickit, wow, thanks for all that! Will...

Flickit, wow, thanks for all that! Will definitely be adding all that to the route thats for sure.:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Australia 09-22-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 605,040
Posted By The Friar
Flickit, the woodstave pipe line, bit confused as...

Flickit, the woodstave pipe line, bit confused as to where that is. Is that along fourteen mile rd? This has to be a must see!:cromag
Forum: Australia 09-20-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 605,040
Posted By The Friar
Flickit thanks for all that, all duly noted. Will...

Flickit thanks for all that, all duly noted. Will adjust tracks accordingly. Can't wait to get down there! I will be keep tabs on what you get up to in the meantime:nod



Greg, Not sure if I can...
Forum: Australia 09-19-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 605,040
Posted By The Friar
As DonQx succinctly states on the first page "a...

As DonQx succinctly states on the first page "a mega effort". Flickit you should be working for Tasmap:D
Forum: Australia 09-19-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 605,040
Posted By The Friar
Windy, Flickit, thanks for that guys. Much...

Windy, Flickit, thanks for that guys. Much appreciated.

Jason, I got the idea for Rabalga after reading about the up and coming ride (wouldn't mind taking part in that). Then with a bit of...
Forum: Australia 09-18-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 605,040
Posted By The Friar
Many thanks for that, much appreciated.Have...

Many thanks for that, much appreciated.Have trawled through nearly 400 pages of the Tasmanian Riders Hub (have to remember to bookmark pages) and of course ride reports like those from Bull600 and...
Forum: Australia 09-18-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6,559
Views: 605,040
Posted By The Friar
Hi Flickit, just wondering if you have anything...

Hi Flickit, just wondering if you have anything on Rabalga track? Planning a lap of Tas with a small group of riders, one of which will beat me with a big stick if I take him down anything gnarly...
Forum: Vendors 08-02-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 302,016
Posted By The Friar
http://moskoblog.files.wordpress.com/2014/08/mosko...

http://moskoblog.files.wordpress.com/2014/08/mosko-moto-motorcycle-soft-bags-dualsport-offroad-luggage-soft-luggage-pannier-duffle-saddlebag-ktm-bmw-rackless-reckless-8-01-14-7.jpg?w=500
...
Forum: Vendors 06-18-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 302,016
Posted By The Friar
101 uses for the P-38 - Repairing laptops :evil...

101 uses for the P-38 - Repairing laptops :evil Thanks guys.

http://advrider.com/forums/<a href=http://s1364.photobucket.com/user/Harryn58/media/P-38_zps0f47cc4a.jpg.html...
Forum: Vendors 05-28-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 302,016
Posted By The Friar
You are a braver man than I Gunga Din! Heights...

You are a braver man than I Gunga Din! Heights scare the bejesus out of me. Great shot though.
in the meantime, waiting, waiting, waiting and a bit of planning and more waiting:smile6:ricky
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-15-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 22,846
Posted By The Friar
As you were heading deeper in to the scrub, I'm...

As you were heading deeper in to the scrub, I'm sure I heard some banjo plucking there somewhere:kumbaya
You can see the 250 is easier to handle in the rough, which would be nice. But all those...
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,054
Posted By The Friar
vOOdsy, well 6 years later and I finally come...

vOOdsy, well 6 years later and I finally come across this thread.....shame on me:huh. After all the trawling I have done looking through the ADV site for places to ride, I have never come across this...
Forum: Vendors 05-11-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 2,131
Views: 302,016
Posted By The Friar
"Moab, from the Hebrew, has been interpreted to...

"Moab, from the Hebrew, has been interpreted to mean either of the father, or beautiful land" Well can't disagree with that (though I was wondering if it meant crash a lot as you blokes seemed to...
Forum: Australia 05-03-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 49,545
Posted By The Friar
[QUOTE=hattah79;24071666]Took the wrong turn at...

[QUOTE=hattah79;24071666]Took the wrong turn at the start to Goldie spur
Those blackberries hang on well

Guys, just thinking..........Goldie spur, that's the track that crosses the Buffalo...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-10-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 22,846
Posted By The Friar
I so have to get down to Tassie one of these...

I so have to get down to Tassie one of these days. I was waiting for the theme song of Deliverance to start playing at one point:rofl
Great report as usual. Keep'm coming.
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 985,904
Posted By The Friar
WIBO as a trial I did a bit of both. I had an old...

WIBO as a trial I did a bit of both. I had an old screen in the shed which I attacked with an angle grinder ( thanks flickit, it did melt more than cut :rofl) and then stuck it to the existing screen...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 985,904
Posted By The Friar
The Tale of Two Teneres

Thought I'd post a pic of the old and the new. Bought the XTZ from a fellow ADV'r (Chris if you happen to be lurking, the old girl is going well).
She's a '96 model with some 60000 Klm's on the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2013, 03:36 AM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 985,904
Posted By The Friar
Hmmm, don't mind the look of those

Hmmm, don't mind the look of those
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2013, 03:15 AM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 985,904
Posted By The Friar
Ok there seems to be a general consensus to chop...

Ok there seems to be a general consensus to chop the screen. Have to do something, it's like riding with an orbital sander strapped to your helmet at the moment. :evil
All I have to do now is to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-13-2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 985,904
Posted By The Friar
I've had mine only a week(1000 Klms later, thanks...

I've had mine only a week(1000 Klms later, thanks to No 1 son) they do ride sweet don't they!
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2013, 03:30 AM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 985,904
Posted By The Friar
There is also this option from the same mob that...

There is also this option from the same mob that flickit posted......

http://www.off-the-road.de/en/XT-660-Z-Tenere/Bodywork/OTR-Rallye-Verkleidung-XT-660Z-Tenere.html

Looks cool but not sure...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 985,904
Posted By The Friar
Thumb Hans, mooi hoor :wave

Hans, mooi hoor :wave
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-19-2012, 01:45 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 22,846
Posted By The Friar
Good use of the exit ramp :clap

Good use of the exit ramp :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-17-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 22,846
Posted By The Friar
Tow a Tenere

As I was reading through all of this the first thought that came to my mind was, if you get truly bogged then you've got a big problem. One of the small things I like about the Tenere is the tow...
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 19,684
Posted By The Friar
I've been lurking through the ADV site for a...

I've been lurking through the ADV site for a couple of years, never thought I'd need a dictionary here :rofl .............peristalsis
.........never heard of it before. Word of the Day!
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 19,684
Posted By The Friar
Dress code on the trail

As the evening wore on we got a feed cooked<o:p></o:p>
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The first question I have is.......how does Paul keep his...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-13-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 22,846
Posted By The Friar
Throughly enjoying the RR, keep them coming. They...

Throughly enjoying the RR, keep them coming. They are a great future reference for doing Tassie myself one day.
Then again we could move down south a bit further.........Hmmmm
The RAN needs to...
Forum: Australia 12-11-2012, 02:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,951
Posted By The Friar
Have the xd three. Bikes a KLR and the wind noise...

Have the xd three. Bikes a KLR and the wind noise is rather bad as you said, anything over 40ish it starts. I've learnt something, might try the foam rubber thing. See what that does. The screen I've...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-10-2012, 03:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,394
Posted By The Friar
Always up for a coffee and a ride. Just let me...

Always up for a coffee and a ride. Just let me know. As for making movies, I'm assuming you are running widows 7. If you follow this link...
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