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Forum: Australia 12-11-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,000
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Be prepared

Pack for every type of weather you can imagine. Apparently the Adventure Rider Magazine "Trek Tasmania" ride was a few weeks before the BMW TS/GS rides. The "Trek" guys had pretty solid rain and it...
Forum: Australia 12-11-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,000
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Hi XRman, sorry but no GPS for me. It is a good...

Hi XRman, sorry but no GPS for me. It is a good idea though so I will make the suggestion to some others who should have the files. I have been watching the TAUT thread wondering how I could...
Forum: Australia 12-10-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,000
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Superlatives apply everywhere...

I went recently on the BMW Safari - the whole place is basically excellent! Let me know if you want the maps / route sheets (I think it is OK to share them, I don't remember signing away the right...
Forum: Australia 12-01-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 810
Posted By GelandeRoadie

Welcome, how about looking for a training course. I was also a road rider (except when getting lost) and found a course run by Stay Upright very helpful. I did that after having my GS for a couple...
Forum: Australia 10-30-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,481
Posted By GelandeRoadie

This is a BMW ride, need to get in a decent latte... :hide
Forum: Australia 10-14-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,481
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Inspections ar open

Inspections are open, at least at my local dealership. I rang them to ask, the guy was a little surprised when I said that no notification (to my knowlege) had been sent out. Anyway, not expecting...
Forum: Australia 09-16-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,481
Posted By GelandeRoadie
3 week holiday!

Really looking forward to this trip, very hard to focus on anything else at the moment. I will be paying this one off with SWMBO forever :huh.

Anyone else riding down from Brisbane? Not sure...
Forum: Australia 07-24-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,509
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Old Thread - good read

Hi, have a read through this thread - - started by B1. This may give you a few pointers to consider around the filming itself, not specifically how...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-29-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 952
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Very nice

Very nice RR - thanks. Liked the photos, especially the old farm building. Off to find out where Wellington is!
Forum: Australia 03-18-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 22,456
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Simply fantastic

Voted - nice video - good luck.

The one above with Chris Birch, now that put a smile on my face! Incredible bike control.
Forum: Australia 01-30-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 585
Views: 91,826
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Qld Police get some things right

Hi, apologies up front if these have been spotted before, but this was the first time I have seen them - I did not dare get out of the car to approach them too close but I think I saw "400" on the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-22-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,112
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Nice report

Thanks for that - made the train ride into work seem OK! I suspect all of us are thinking the same, we should do this more often.
Forum: Australia 10-25-2013, 12:40 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 18,481
Posted By GelandeRoadie
What a week - fantastic!! I hope you Enduro...

What a week - fantastic!!

I hope you Enduro boys have got your warm gear, 2degrees atop Mt Buller this afternoon....
Forum: Australia 10-17-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 18,481
Posted By GelandeRoadie
on my way

Day 2 for me, left Brisbane yesterday - mixed Highway & gravel & back roads. How good is this!! Lunch in Den man, on way to Bylong Valley Way. Heading to Oberon tonight. Hoping that fires are...
Forum: Australia 08-18-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 18,667
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Quick Google...

Is this the one?

Reviewer does not seem happy with the flooring.
Forum: Australia 07-17-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,367
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Footy, AFL (Australian Rules or aerial ping pong...

Footy, AFL (Australian Rules or aerial ping pong to some :rofl ) - the Brisbane Lions who frequent the 'Gabba (footy / cricket ground) are playing a team from Melbourne called St Kilda (Round 19 on...
Forum: Australia 07-11-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,059
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Cry Sadly for me, only lurking here

I was there, back in '88 I think - had a great time. Rode with the WA BMW club.

GSD4ME, can you give an outline of your route / plan - I am also in Brisbane so if you don't mind sharing it would...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-03-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,015
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Thanks for sharing, very nice. That pine forest...

Thanks for sharing, very nice. That pine forest looks like great fun. I'm off to turn my seat upside down, might find a surprise too...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-02-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,651
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Tourism SA!

MB, always enjoy reading your reports - particularly the bakery parts! If you are not already in their employ, you should speak to SA Tourism about a job.. :evil I always thought SA was full of soft...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,260
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Good question

At a training course I did last year, they got us to use just two fingers on the clutch and brake controls. IMHO, this made the slow speed exercises much easier. With a full hand grip it is hard to...
Forum: Australia 06-17-2013, 04:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,536
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Same in Brisbane - BMW!

My local dealer won't touch my K1 (no nasty comments now) as it is over 10 years old. At first I thought he was joking. They did suggest a BMW trained tech who runs his own shop - turned out to be...
Forum: Australia 05-30-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,790
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Amaroo & Oran - now they were fantastic! I had a...

Amaroo & Oran - now they were fantastic! I had a few trips to a track on the Gold Coast as well. Really enjoyed Lakeside near Brisbane too.

The cars seemed so much more exciting back then. Can't...
Forum: Australia 05-29-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,790
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Thumb Fantastic

:clap :clap
Thanks for posting the photos - brings back some good memories. Especially the minis battling the bigger cars. As a kid I was lucky enough to go to Wanneroo racetrack (in Perth)...
Forum: Australia 05-29-2013, 05:13 AM
Replies: 19,228
Views: 2,318,808
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Hey, feel bad for you - we had a few troubles...

Hey, feel bad for you - we had a few troubles with both our children. Keep hounding the medics - a mothers instinct is very, very strong. If it doesn't feel right, you guys will just know.

Forum: Australia 05-29-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,024
Posted By GelandeRoadie
It is good to hear these good service stories...

It is good to hear these good service stories (irrespective of brand). I have only had to use the service once when I was in the UK - they were very good (I know that is not really relevant to Aus)....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 1,012,255
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Eh? Should have asked for the advertiser special!!

Yes - didn't think that one through fully did I? Anyway, they work well and I am happy. I got the Hepco & Becker racks. I was going to get the Wolfman racks but apparently they did not fit a 2012...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3,107
Views: 1,012,255
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-19-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 120,596
Posted By GelandeRoadie
St Peters - Koreelah N.S.W.

Near the Queensland & New South Wales border. A tiny little hamlet with two houses and a nice Church...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-08-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,661
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Very nice

That looks to be a very nice run - got some ideas to meet a mate based in Kyogle now. I hope the big Kato made it home and has been resuscitated?

Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-07-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,321
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Is there a rat in the house....?

Who are you and what have you done with MB? A RR without a bakery!!

Nice job whoever you are.
Forum: Australia 05-05-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,398
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Fast becoming like the "Flinders Ranges Facts"...

Fast becoming like the "Flinders Ranges Facts" thread - another favourite :clap

Thanks for posting the question and thanks to all the replies. Only problem is that it makes it hard to concentrate...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-16-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,178
Posted By GelandeRoadie

Hey Stumble, do you have any more photo's or were you going too fast...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-16-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,178
Posted By GelandeRoadie
A bit of TIS and a bit of TAT

It is Trans Australia Trails - - a veritable gold mine :clap
Forum: Australia 03-15-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,626
Posted By GelandeRoadie
WW 2 ref - per wiktionary

I can't wait to hear what the "chic" version will be!! Just don't upset the boys
Forum: Australia 03-15-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,489
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Qld calling - canoes available at border!

Hi, any plans for something in Qld? What are these relays you are referring to?
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-12-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,267
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Talking Back down memory lane...

Nice report - made me a little home sick. Ex Perth now in Brisbane. Love the familiar yet a little bit strange town names.

Happy memories, Thanks.
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,192
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Thumb Great job

Lets get this straight, right up front: there is never a "bad" / "too early" time when it comes to cake. Especially chocolate cake :clap

Only up to Day 2 so far & love it. Makes me want to head...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-26-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 10,508
Views: 3,461,103
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Eh? Someone has to bring the standard down...

Hi, new around here so thought I would contribute. Somewhere near Brisbane, Australia. In between rain sessions... This day is notable (for me) as the day that I used up significant credit with...
Forum: Australia 02-20-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By GelandeRoadie
I think SBS had delayed & summarised coverage...

I think SBS had delayed & summarised coverage (delayed as in following week I think :cry).

A friend uses to watch the Rugby. I am going to see if they have WSBK and set the ankle biter...
Forum: Australia 02-05-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,852
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Thumb That is a very nice bike :clap {but of course...

That is a very nice bike :clap {but of course you know that}

I am interested to hear the story, my experience in bringing a K1 (owned from new and over 7 years old when imported) back with me...
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