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Forum: Australia 05-02-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,681
Posted By Ian Robinson
John, Good ride & tks for the observations &...

John, Good ride & tks for the observations & general comments.. You probably already thinking about yr next one.

Yr obs with road kill is a good one. On my Bris / Melb overnighter I decided to...
Forum: Australia 04-27-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,211
Posted By Ian Robinson
You done it... Congratulations.. well...

You done it...

Congratulations.. well planned & well ridden.

looking f/wd to yr RR.

Home sweet home at last.
Forum: Australia 04-27-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,211
Posted By Ian Robinson
John, great to hear you on top of things, All...

John, great to hear you on top of things, All going to plan. At least the roads will be better frm Dalby on.

You certainly on the down hill run now.. Well done.

BUT don't relax until the...
Forum: Australia 04-26-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,211
Posted By Ian Robinson
Good to see you still have a sense of humour... I...

Good to see you still have a sense of humour... I think you will find reality may kick in soon at around 1000 + km & you will find yrself saying things likes "why am I doing this" yr mind will...
Forum: Australia 04-26-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,211
Posted By Ian Robinson
Hey John, great to see you survived the cold...

Hey John, great to see you survived the cold night..You 30mins ahead.. good to have up yr sleeve.... Take it easy, long way to go..
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Forum: Australia 04-26-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,211
Posted By Ian Robinson
John, only 2hrs 15mins to go. hope you getting...

John, only 2hrs 15mins to go. hope you getting more sleep than I did before I left.


If you are feeling good, go for it . If not, there is always another day.


Best of luck, & use all...
Forum: Australia 04-03-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,767
Posted By Ian Robinson
Great pics...like yr shoot angles... keep em...

Great pics...like yr shoot angles... keep em coming and safe travels.

I notice you don't appear to be wearing yr riding gear in the pic at top of Mt Kosciusko. Back in Jan. '68. I rode my Yam...
Forum: 2 smokers 03-19-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,182
Posted By Ian Robinson
hey Mitey, really like the effort you put in on...

hey Mitey, really like the effort you put in on the G3SS. Nothing sings like a little rotary valve single & the cafe look will never go out of fashion.

Mulee, re Kawa 100 "Greenstreak" in...
Forum: Australia 03-15-2013, 04:05 AM
Replies: 1,667
Views: 146,904
Posted By Ian Robinson
Hey Lookfar....really like that XR project you...

Hey Lookfar....really like that XR project you got going.I was lucky enough to do a few k outback on my sons. Made my KLR feel like a slug.

Keep up progress reports
Forum: Australia 03-10-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,138
Posted By Ian Robinson
Hi Mike.. As you are aware Australia is a HUGE...

Hi Mike.. As you are aware Australia is a HUGE country to ride.... One country town is the same as the next a couple hundred km up the road. So if you "miss" one no worries. You'll never see every...
Forum: Australia 03-10-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 962
Posted By Ian Robinson
Tyres for Bikes..Bris.. Yep, I second that.. good...

Tyres for Bikes..Bris.. Yep, I second that.. good advice and good "feel" about the shop.

I am not convinced the Mitas F & R were best for the KLR.. But I will certainly be going back for the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,764
Posted By Ian Robinson
Thats one hellava long ride ..its a big country. ...

Thats one hellava long ride ..its a big country. The rain/mud would have made things interesting .

great RR. better late than never.
Forum: Australia 02-24-2013, 01:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,217
Posted By Ian Robinson
Congrats on your success... great photos...

Congrats on your success...

great photos that give the non visitor a good idea of the atmosphere on the salt... tks for sharing.
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,948
Posted By Ian Robinson
Good report .. Some nice country out there. A...

Good report .. Some nice country out there. A few dramas go to making a memorable trip.
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2013, 02:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,408
Posted By Ian Robinson
Top pics, enjoyed the read.

Top pics, enjoyed the read.
Forum: Australia 02-21-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,817
Posted By Ian Robinson
dig here

Yep, low act alright...

talking of burying things. when I was doing a little research prior to by Birdsville MTB pushie ride. I seem to remember a guy called Robin Ruthworth ( spelling could be...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-11-2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,031
Posted By Ian Robinson
Great find.. I never saw a complete bike.....

Great find..

I never saw a complete bike.. But I worked for the Queensland Yamaha importers. They imported a complete motor as spare parts, with a race kit & put it in a little "slider" frame...
Forum: 2 smokers 02-11-2013, 03:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,412
Posted By Ian Robinson
You might look for an old Kawa G31M pipe. The...

You might look for an old Kawa G31M pipe. The first model had a longer 'stinger pipe' but the body looked the same to me.

I can recall this model coming to Australia. Each bike had a Dyno ticket...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-29-2013, 04:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 854
Posted By Ian Robinson
nice super smooth engine the YG1. long live the...

nice super smooth engine the YG1. long live the rotary valve.
Forum: 2 smokers 01-29-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,314
Posted By Ian Robinson
In Brisbane, Australia. The 1967, 4 speed, YL1...

In Brisbane, Australia. The 1967, 4 speed, YL1 100 twin sold for $386 + reg. ( $13.60 first yr) the 5 speed of '68 sold for $410 + reg.

Fantastic little bikes for their time. I tried to race...
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2013, 02:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,378
Posted By Ian Robinson
Top RR & great pics. Well planned & well ridden.....

Top RR & great pics. Well planned & well ridden..

It's always good to sit back & say "I've finally done it"
Forum: Old's Cool 01-22-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 15,083
Views: 8,490,959
Posted By Ian Robinson
Originally Posted by e rock...

Originally Posted by e rock http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/images/buttons/viewpost.png (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=20525763#post20525763)
...Something tells me these guys are...
Forum: Australia 01-09-2013, 03:12 AM
Replies: 531
Views: 36,484
Posted By Ian Robinson
You are a wild man Fogo.. Great vid. ...

You are a wild man Fogo.. Great vid.

Next to riding I think you are happiest with a spanner in yr hand..
Forum: Australia 01-03-2013, 03:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 29,205
Posted By Ian Robinson
Know nothing bout the 700, but the old 501 had...

Know nothing bout the 700, but the old 501 had some grunt.
Forum: Australia 01-03-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,330
Posted By Ian Robinson
Worth another visit just to see this Supercharged...

Worth another visit just to see this Supercharged "Postie"

http://i1146.photobucket.com/albums/o530/SlowRobo/Broadfordeaster2011036_zps31abb1b0.jpg
...
Forum: Australia 12-23-2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,331
Posted By Ian Robinson
Yep, I thought the same. But I bought them...

Yep, I thought the same. But I bought them anyway.

I've now done 19000k over some shitty roads outback. Over loaded them. The bikes fallen over a few times & to straighten them, I drove my Suby...
Forum: Australia 12-21-2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 23,730
Posted By Ian Robinson
Bad news Fogo, but I think your in heaven when...

Bad news Fogo, but I think your in heaven when you have a spanner in yr hand. Enjoy the Xmas / New year break .
Forum: Australia 12-20-2012, 03:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By Ian Robinson
Yep, rode the Old Strez 2 mths ago with my son....

Yep, rode the Old Strez 2 mths ago with my son. All good, no probs at all.

Only suggestion I have is ... if it looks like rain, get the hell out of there.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-14-2012, 04:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,020
Posted By Ian Robinson
Gold...

Gold...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-10-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 115,791
Posted By Ian Robinson
OUTBACK AUSTRALIA... XR600 Honda. How...

OUTBACK AUSTRALIA... XR600 Honda.

How close was this....We just made it into a small outback town called Tibooburra...

http://i1146.photobucket.com/albums/o530/SlowRobo/P1010140.jpg
Forum: Australia 12-04-2012, 04:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,314
Posted By Ian Robinson
Can't help with a pic of the Air Con.but as...

Can't help with a pic of the Air Con.but as everyones got a story about Windorah here's mine.

Back in June 2000, I decided to ride a mountain bike frm Charleville to the Burke & Wills dig tree....
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 738
Views: 85,074
Posted By Ian Robinson
She really looks the part. very aggressive. Hope...

She really looks the part. very aggressive. Hope you get a good run frm it. .

I run a stock KLR '10 model. had some major trouble at 10000km (6000mls) due I think to the "restrictors" in the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-19-2012, 03:19 AM
Replies: 2,597
Views: 340,619
Posted By Ian Robinson
Outback Australia.....80km west of Camerons...

Outback Australia.....80km west of Camerons Corner. About half way through a 3500km ride with my son

5.30 am. another great day of riding ahead.


...
Forum: Australia 11-14-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,048
Posted By Ian Robinson
Go Sal....

Go Sal....
Forum: Australia 11-13-2012, 04:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,384
Posted By Ian Robinson
We made up a poster for all the Kawasaki dealers...

We made up a poster for all the Kawasaki dealers in Qld in the '70s. " Give your old bike the big A"

I don't have any posters left but managed to retain a framed print from the Ad agency. ( not...
Forum: Australia 11-13-2012, 03:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Posted By Ian Robinson
Just back frm CC 4 weeks ago with my son. ( Bris,...

Just back frm CC 4 weeks ago with my son. ( Bris, Melb. CC , Bris.) see.... XR & KLR go walk about. & did a quicky to the Gong last Christmas.. The KLR needs a break .Actually I do. . so sorry Sean....
Forum: Australia 11-13-2012, 03:07 AM
Replies: 1,667
Views: 146,904
Posted By Ian Robinson
Yamaha YL1. 4 speed. Used it on short circuit...

Yamaha YL1. 4 speed. Used it on short circuit back in '68. But I could not stay on it.( I blamed all my falls on the short wheel base) but I just didn't have a clue.

Now proposed as a coffee...
Forum: Ride reports 11-01-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,305
Posted By Ian Robinson
Anyway, after 9 days this adventure was over. ...

Anyway, after 9 days this adventure was over.

We had experienced and survived all types of road conditions. Bitumen, gravel, high speed hard pack and loose sand. ( with some big tank slappers to...
Forum: Ride reports 11-01-2012, 12:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,305
Posted By Ian Robinson
Tuesday / Wednesday. We had to cover about 1200km...

Tuesday / Wednesday. We had to cover about 1200km on bitumen before arriving home. This was the boring part of the trip. Bikes not really designed for bitumen work. We had to just sit back and grind...
Forum: Ride reports 11-01-2012, 12:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,305
Posted By Ian Robinson
Monday. Today we head east & the start of our...

Monday. Today we head east & the start of our return to Brisbane. We topped up with fuel & meet a BM rider that unfortunately had come off in the sand. He was travelling solo & wasn't feeling too...
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