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Forum: Australia 04-06-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 16,387
Posted By Andy_P
This. Use UHF as a means to communicate with...

This. Use UHF as a means to communicate with other riders. For an emergency, EPIRB (PLB) or Sat Phone is the only way to go. I carry an PLB in my camel pack, that way it stays with me if I have a bad...
Forum: Australia 04-03-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 1,602
Views: 176,150
Posted By Andy_P
My table saw has packed it in. If anyone in the...

My table saw has packed it in. If anyone in the brisbane area knows of an aldi store with one of their cheap table saws I would be grateful. Just need to do one job, cant justify buying an expensive...
Forum: Australia 04-02-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,359
Posted By Andy_P
I am interested, although not convinced my knee...

I am interested, although not convinced my knee would allow me a full day yet, plus I would probably be too slow for you lads at the moment. I'll wing it, see how I am closer to the day.
Forum: Australia 03-26-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,056
Posted By Andy_P
Sounds interesting, Got any details?

Sounds interesting, Got any details?
Forum: Australia 03-26-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,056
Posted By Andy_P
Worth noting, the water purifiers are only good...

Worth noting, the water purifiers are only good if there is water around. I have sucked water out of puddles with the one I have. IF you are in the Simpson however, they are all but fucken useless.
Forum: Australia 03-26-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,056
Posted By Andy_P
I have the opposite problem, I never take enough....

I have the opposite problem, I never take enough. I use those 'pump' bottles, have done since my early days of hiking (ok, I am not that old). If I am going bush though, I always have my little...
Forum: Australia 03-23-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 22,517
Posted By Andy_P
Been a thermorest person for a long time, was...

Been a thermorest person for a long time, was keen on seeing the exped. Bought one from andystrapz at the brissie moto expo, looks like it shits all over the thermorest, but time will tell...
Forum: Australia 03-23-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,269
Posted By Andy_P
So I opted to go sailing today. Been my first...

So I opted to go sailing today. Been my first opportunity since I broke my knee a year ago. Saw some ambulances heading down our way, no idea why. Turns out they were attending a mate of mine who...
Forum: Australia 03-23-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,056
Posted By Andy_P
I do my own Vac Packing. I use it on the boat...

I do my own Vac Packing. I use it on the boat when we go away sailing or multiday regatta's. Vac pack everything and freeze it. Lasts for days. I also bulk by my steak and slice it myself., so it...
Forum: Australia 03-22-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,516
Posted By Andy_P
You guys cost me a bunch of money today :augie

You guys cost me a bunch of money today :augie
Forum: Australia 02-23-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 752
Posted By Andy_P
I had an incedent like that the other day. Guy...

I had an incedent like that the other day. Guy runs red light cause he is texting, nearly takes me out. I use the horn, he gives me the finger. Fucking arsehole. I dont get angry anymore though, I...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,137
Posted By Andy_P
I am going change my tyres on the DR soon....

I am going change my tyres on the DR soon. Running D606 with UHD tubes at the moment and most of my k's have been on the road. Hopefully I will have time weekend after next, will post up the results!
Forum: Australia 02-16-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,636
Posted By Andy_P
Goodo. Should be rain free in late June, but...

Goodo. Should be rain free in late June, but should that not be the case I can always divert.
Forum: Australia 02-16-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,636
Posted By Andy_P
Watching this thread with interest. I will be...

Watching this thread with interest. I will be doing coober pedy, william ck, oodnadatta track - flinders range in June. Was planing on doing it on the Explorer, should I reconsider?
Forum: Australia 02-06-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 14,020
Views: 1,792,440
Posted By Andy_P
Just thought I would say that I have not ridden...

Just thought I would say that I have not ridden my DR since it bucked me off must be near on a year ago now, but I had to drop the Tiger in for new tyres and a recall so been back on the trusty old...
Forum: Australia 02-05-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By Andy_P
Depending on dates and duration, I might be able...

Depending on dates and duration, I might be able to head up in the 4wd. No way I could ride it at the moment, but I enjoy Fraser enough to be willing to put my hand up to haul some gear!
Forum: Australia 02-02-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,008
Posted By Andy_P
Nope, its cause they are relatively bullet proof...

Nope, its cause they are relatively bullet proof and are super simple. I speak from experience. Add to that, you can get a shit ton of farkles off the shelf and they become a pretty versatile bike.
...
Forum: Australia 01-30-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 11,853
Posted By Andy_P
Good point. Never thought of that. I dont intend...

Good point. Never thought of that. I dont intend on doing a lot of scrub bashing on the Explorer, so should be ok. I will have to put some though into mounting the inboard of the bars though, if at...
Forum: Australia 01-30-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14,020
Views: 1,792,440
Posted By Andy_P
Just a word of warning. A car battery can supply...

Just a word of warning. A car battery can supply a lot of current. If the battery on the bike is truly dead, it can end up in smoke! Jumping starting is fine, just keep your eye on it at all times!
Forum: Australia 01-30-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14,020
Views: 1,792,440
Posted By Andy_P
AGM batteries are really fussy about the way they...

AGM batteries are really fussy about the way they are charged. Personally, I would never use one in a motorcycle. They may be better these days, but they dont like ripple, which is the essence of...
Forum: Australia 01-30-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 11,853
Posted By Andy_P
Photo of my light setup. Soon to be changed as I...

Photo of my light setup. Soon to be changed as I am fitting crash bars. The lights will be mounted to the crash bars, and the triumph fog lights to be upgraded.
...
Forum: Australia 01-30-2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 11,853
Posted By Andy_P
Yeah I tend to agree. I have the Krista's on the...

Yeah I tend to agree. I have the Krista's on the Explorer set up to light up into the never never, and have a set of factory fog lamps as floods for up close. Factory fogs are useless, and are soon...
Forum: Australia 01-30-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 11,853
Posted By Andy_P
I have Clearwater Krista's on my bike. Done heaps...

I have Clearwater Krista's on my bike. Done heaps of overnight rides (including a few FarRides and an IronButt ride) and I am happy with them. NO comparison to the big FyrLyt's on the 4wd, but I...
Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 715
Views: 147,102
Posted By Andy_P
Have you tried open street maps? I notice you can...

Have you tried open street maps? I notice you can download it for garmin. Never tried it myself, but I am going to have a crack at it soon.
Forum: Australia 01-28-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,063
Posted By Andy_P
Another QueeNZlander. Haven't we got enough...

Another QueeNZlander. Haven't we got enough already! Could be worse I guess, could be a pommie turning aussie :D
Forum: Australia 01-27-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 693
Posted By Andy_P
I am going for another knee op on Thursday, so I...

I am going for another knee op on Thursday, so I out for a little while longer :pissed
Forum: Vendors 01-09-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 65,579
Posted By Andy_P
Anything available for the Triumph Tiger Explorer?

Anything available for the Triumph Tiger Explorer?
Forum: OZ Vendors 12-18-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 16,041
Posted By Andy_P
Locky, I got to drop up on the explorer in the...

Locky, I got to drop up on the explorer in the new year and get some panniers/boxes fitted. Happy to leave the bike with you if you need to experiment, although I think last time I was up there you...
Forum: Australia 12-18-2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,536
Posted By Andy_P
Well said mate. As a former bushwalker ( I...

Well said mate.

As a former bushwalker ( I fit the slob category now :D ) it is fucking annoying when you are out there for the peace and quiet and some twat on a dirtbike goes screaming back and...
Forum: Australia 12-11-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,888
Posted By Andy_P
I carry a PLB in my camel pack when riding. That...

I carry a PLB in my camel pack when riding. That way if I stack it I should be able to retrieve PLB that is attached to me. When I destroyed my knee in my crash, I was lucky that I did not need it....
Forum: Australia 11-07-2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,215
Posted By Andy_P
Yup, drz is here going to waste. I managed to do...

Yup, drz is here going to waste. I managed to do a long distance ride on the explorer last weekend, no problem there. First real ride in 7 months!

I been quiet the last few months, bought a new...
Forum: Australia 11-07-2013, 02:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,215
Posted By Andy_P
gaahhh, not far off it gents. Physio reckons...

gaahhh, not far off it gents. Physio reckons about another 4-6 weeks! Just got to train my leg to know where it is apparently. Go to do all these exercises with my eyes closed!
Forum: Equipment 10-29-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,125
Posted By Andy_P
+1. Just fitted my SMH10 to my new neotec

+1. Just fitted my SMH10 to my new neotec
Forum: Australia 10-24-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 15,871
Posted By Andy_P
Sad I missed this one. Had to complete a reno and...

Sad I missed this one. Had to complete a reno and time got the better of me. However reno is complete as of today and I am going to head up for pig on spit next month if anyone is keen. Pending on my...
Forum: Australia 10-17-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 26,792
Posted By Andy_P
A proper portion controlled diet will do the...

A proper portion controlled diet will do the same. I speak from experience with regards to medicals!! Also drops the weight fast, but I also speak from experience and can confirm that beer puts it...
Forum: Australia 10-08-2013, 04:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,462
Posted By Andy_P
ITs a zuke, looking at the one piece seat...

ITs a zuke, looking at the one piece seat probably a gsx650F?
Forum: Australia 10-05-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,749
Posted By Andy_P
Ha. missed this thread. I am about 5 months out...

Ha. missed this thread. I am about 5 months out of an ACL reco using the hamstring. No issues here and I am almost good to go. Just started straigt line running again. To be honest, dont even notice...
Forum: Australia 10-03-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 15,871
Posted By Andy_P
I would offer, but I cant get away till about...

I would offer, but I cant get away till about 12pm on the Saturday. I was thinking about riding up via road, since I am still not allowed to ride the trails yet.
Forum: Australia 10-02-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,375
Posted By Andy_P
Mine is all fixed up now. Ticking is now just...

Mine is all fixed up now. Ticking is now just standard tappet noise that one would expect, barely even noticeble unless you strain your ear to listen for it!!

The head was replaced, and they also...
Forum: Australia 08-07-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By Andy_P
I might try make this one, slim chance, but done...

I might try make this one, slim chance, but done the ride before and it was pretty good.
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