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Forum: Australia 06-26-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 903
Posted By Alchemist
Relieved to hear that !!!

Relieved to hear that !!!
Forum: Australia 06-26-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 903
Posted By Alchemist
Speeding in France

I have copped a speeding fine when I was in France. My ex Aussie mate reckons more are to come !!!!:eek1

Ive figured out the payment and declaration details ie the bike is registered in my mates...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-15-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 1,280,764
Posted By Alchemist
is that Kevin Schwantz ?

is that Kevin Schwantz ?
Forum: Australia 12-12-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,100
Posted By Alchemist
Cool. I think there are better candidates, but...

Cool. I think there are better candidates, but Australia is going through a lean spell without Casey, and I dont think we'll have a factory ride candidate for a while, so nice to have an Aussie on...
Forum: Australia 09-22-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,082
Posted By Alchemist
Ive done it. Its impossible as far as I know for...

Ive done it. Its impossible as far as I know for anything other than pre 1989 bikes, bikes you've owned for more than 12 months overseas or this list
...
Forum: Australia 07-28-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,936
Posted By Alchemist
http://au.eurosport.com/moto/motogp-to-allow-four-...

http://au.eurosport.com/moto/motogp-to-allow-four-riders-per-team_sto3858976/story.shtml

Hmmm.........timely rule change ?? Could work for Casey and Cal Crutchlow
Forum: Australia 07-23-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,936
Posted By Alchemist
Stefan Bradl has no contract for next year. LCR...

Stefan Bradl has no contract for next year. LCR team.....Casey's old mentor. Get him and the team a works bike !!!!! Doesnt have to put up with internal Honda politics.

Mind you they have run...
Forum: Europe 04-18-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 514
Posted By Alchemist
Buying Registering and Riding in Europe

I travel to Europe often and thought I'd buy a bike, garage it at a friends place in Switzerland for occassional riding. Is this difficult for someone outside the country.

In particular, how...
Forum: Australia 02-03-2013, 10:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 850
Posted By Alchemist
Mal, do you remember the KTM tours group ride...

Mal, do you remember the KTM tours group ride through the Snowy a long time ago over about 4 days. You were on the VOR I think, and I was on my 640. We finished up at your parents place at Jindabine....
Forum: Vendors 08-07-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 24,936
Posted By Alchemist
I have a 640A with a set of superrmoto wheels as...

I have a 640A with a set of superrmoto wheels as well (17 inch f/r). Can you advise if its a straight swap to a 990R (potential purchase). I recognise your suggestion of 19inch front but wanted to...
Forum: Australia 08-05-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 974
Posted By Alchemist
Thanks for all the suggestions guys. Its not...

Thanks for all the suggestions guys. Its not actually a shed, its a garage so line cost/drop is minimal. Internal lights throughout house just about all LEDs for efficiency (bloody expensive to buy)...
Forum: Australia 08-02-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 974
Posted By Alchemist
Garage Workshop Wiring

I'm building a new house and its been suggested I get 3 phase in the workshop (Air-Con already 3 phase) but......electrical suppliers need to know details of outlet ie 20, 30 amps ? etc
...
Forum: Australia 04-17-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 816
Posted By Alchemist
California Superbike School - THIS FRIDAY

Due to a funeral I have had to cancel my CSS Level One class this Friday at Eastern Creek. I can't get a refund due to short notice (they apprently need 7 days) so.....if anyone is interested send me...
Forum: Australia 03-25-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 104,182
Posted By Alchemist
Pipes for Guzzi LM MK1

I have a set of pipes from my old Guzzi Le Mans MK1 which I am throwing out because I am moving house and I just can't find a spot for them. Be assured they are solid. No holes. A bit of internal...
Forum: Airheads 02-02-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6,101
Views: 1,227,884
Posted By Alchemist
Gidday Pezz, I had one of these. Later model...

Gidday Pezz, I had one of these. Later model like this with proper Brembo brakes, and wheels that didn't crack. Toured on it with my wife when all you needed was a couple of saddlebags for t-shirts...
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 42,501
Posted By Alchemist
I've had three Ducatis. A 900Superlight, a 750TT...

I've had three Ducatis. A 900Superlight, a 750TT replica and a 916. I don't really criticise the TT since it was a special build. When the SL went it was great but it was chronically unreliable.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-31-2011, 12:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,060
Posted By Alchemist
I can't imagine what those beautiful bikes would...

I can't imagine what those beautiful bikes would go for, but just watching the videos was enough. Brilliant !!
Forum: Australia 10-10-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 902
Posted By Alchemist
This was my first bike !!! :clap Saved up for a...

This was my first bike !!! :clap Saved up for a year. Cost me $399 from Gold Coast Honda. I remember the day I came home and there it was in the garage. I thought I was king shit riding it to school....
Forum: Australia 09-27-2011, 07:01 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,008
Posted By Alchemist
Because its STILL NOT REGISTERED, and I'm a ...

Because its STILL NOT REGISTERED, and I'm a slack arse

Last minute work and family commitments have stopped me going. Might have time to work on the Saturno's brakes !!!!
Forum: Old's Cool 09-19-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7,947
Views: 3,090,786
Posted By Alchemist
A Guzzi, the Derwent River (?) and a Tassie...

A Guzzi, the Derwent River (?) and a Tassie spring day. Bloody marvellous !!
Forum: Australia 09-14-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,651
Posted By Alchemist
Had a Ducati Superlite serviced with new tyres as...

Had a Ducati Superlite serviced with new tyres as well. They took the wheels off and for some reason decided the sprockets needed to be removed. Broke one of the studs. (I saw it...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-06-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,925
Posted By Alchemist
You are way to far away to help, and my...

You are way to far away to help, and my mechanical skills are limited but, I'm there in spirit. Best of luck recovering to you and Marlene
Forum: Australia 08-28-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,854
Posted By Alchemist
Dont have a shot but about my 2nd or 3rd track...

Dont have a shot but about my 2nd or 3rd track day at Eastern Creek, some guy turned up on a XR600 and started flying around, overtaking 1000s at turn one, just tearing the place up on standard...
Forum: Australia 08-22-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,741
Posted By Alchemist
Personally, I reckon Claudio has done/did more...

Personally, I reckon Claudio has done/did more for the Italian MC industry than any other individual in recent memory. A true legend and hopefully will be remebered as such. Yes Taglioni, Tamburini...
Forum: Australia 08-21-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,008
Posted By Alchemist
Man this looks like fun. We should talk :clap

Man this looks like fun. We should talk :clap
Forum: Australia 08-17-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,008
Posted By Alchemist
MOTOGP Phillip Island

I know its a way off but anyone going to MGP at PI. I was considering taking my 640ADV down through the Snowies and back. Pretty leisurely ride, couple of days from Sydney. If anyone is interested in...
Forum: Australia 08-08-2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,782
Posted By Alchemist
OK will do....PS you suck

OK will do....PS you suck
Forum: Australia 08-08-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,782
Posted By Alchemist
Don't you work !!!! :rofl Bloody hell you've...

Don't you work !!!! :rofl Bloody hell you've covered more miles this week than I do in a month. If ever there are some Adv riding up around there, let me know. Would love to do a Fri/Sat or Sat/Sun...
Forum: Australia 08-07-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,519
Posted By Alchemist
Yep, seems like we did the circuit in opposite...

Yep, seems like we did the circuit in opposite directions. Glad we stopped and had a chat. I headed up through the Watagans. Nearly went down in the section with all the Drainage Humps trying to get...
Forum: Australia 08-06-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,519
Posted By Alchemist
Scratch that she told me to piss off. OK bike...

Scratch that she told me to piss off. OK bike wont start f*&K it. Probably go for a ride by myself so don't wait for me. Sorry guys
Forum: Australia 08-06-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,519
Posted By Alchemist
Hope to be there. But don't wait for me. Wife is...

Hope to be there. But don't wait for me. Wife is really crook this morning. Bloody hel....bike has new tyres and sits eagerly in the front driveway. Give me a stop your making and I may see you there...
Forum: Australia 08-04-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,519
Posted By Alchemist
OK, I'm going to try and get my off road wheels...

OK, I'm going to try and get my off road wheels up to scratch (put on tyres that won't melt on the road :rofl) and come along. Can't guarantee it but if I'm there (640 Adventure) I'm there. Apart...
Forum: Australia 08-02-2011, 11:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,519
Posted By Alchemist
Sounds good. I'll confirm by Friday. Might put...

Sounds good. I'll confirm by Friday. Might put the dirt wheels/tyres back on just in case. cheers
Forum: Australia 08-02-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,519
Posted By Alchemist
Another Northern Sydney rider here. Could be...

Another Northern Sydney rider here. Could be interested. Have supermoto wheels on my 640ADV so could be a good match with the 'Strada. Where is the starting point. Have some Sunday morning...
Forum: Australia 07-25-2011, 11:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,281
Posted By Alchemist
Just heard. Blimey heart attack at 57 !!! He'll...

Just heard. Blimey heart attack at 57 !!! He'll be missed. Reading the magazine, always thought he was a bit of a wanker. Then I met him at Sydney bike show. What a nice bloke. Seemed to love the old...
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 17,865
Posted By Alchemist
My news is the NTX ABS is $22990 plus ORC. But my...

My news is the NTX ABS is $22990 plus ORC. But my understanding is apart from the luggage, it also comes standard with ABS, traction control (a pretty basic version) and heated grips so is pretty...
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 17,865
Posted By Alchemist
Confirmation from Australian distributors, they...

Confirmation from Australian distributors, they will be here in Spetember. We get the NTX first and the standard model early next year. I am trying to line up a test ride. I'll advise if I have any...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-29-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 536,304
Posted By Alchemist
My first bike. :clap I was 16 and saved...

My first bike. :clap

I was 16 and saved evey penny I had....bought it for around $300 here in Australia and rode it into the ground. I have been looking for one for several years. Very good find...
Forum: Australia 03-24-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,831
Posted By Alchemist
I've tried that at Royal National Park and it is...

I've tried that at Royal National Park and it is no problem BUT try doing it at Bobbin Head.......they won't let you in. And we are talking about a 10-15 min little ride through some nice turns....
Forum: Australia 03-22-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,171
Posted By Alchemist
I've got a carpark in town (cnr George and...

I've got a carpark in town (cnr George and Margaret St) if you need some space. Its a secure park and you'll need a pass to gain access etc but happy for you to use or leave the bike overnight. I am...
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