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Forum: Australia 12-23-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 365,831
Posted By GodSilla
Yes. There is a magic tyre combo.:clap I...

Yes. There is a magic tyre combo.:clap

I don't know what it would be for a WR250 though. If it was an XR600R I could recommend some good rubber.:D

FWIW I only use full knobbies. Wet or dry tar,...
Forum: Australia 12-23-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 365,831
Posted By GodSilla
They are affectionately known as "Death Wings"...

They are affectionately known as "Death Wings" for a good reason. I am using the term "affection" in a satirical way. Once you find their limits (about 50 metres) then an upgrade to full knobbies is...
Forum: Australia 12-23-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,928
Posted By GodSilla
Goody. A 4 y.o. thread. FWIW I bought a bike...

Goody. A 4 y.o. thread.

FWIW I bought a bike with an MSC top-clamp (which also gives around a 30mm bar rise, and is a well-made piece of kit) and post, but no damper, so I rang MSC and bought one,...
Forum: Australia 12-22-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 576
Posted By GodSilla
Nice photos there Rowan. Lots of fast looking...

Nice photos there Rowan. Lots of fast looking girls.

How's the shoulder progressing?
Forum: Australia 12-22-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 886
Posted By GodSilla
You're welcome Mr Phong. We pride ourselves on...

You're welcome Mr Phong. We pride ourselves on our service.
Forum: Australia 12-21-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 365,831
Posted By GodSilla
I'm at Bemboka, Billy, just past the bottom of...

I'm at Bemboka, Billy, just past the bottom of the Brown Mountain.

I've been over that Tuross crossing on GS1150 before, but it was high summer, and even so it was too deep on one side and deep...
Forum: Australia 12-21-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 365,831
Posted By GodSilla
Good info there Billy. I won't be actioning it...

Good info there Billy. I won't be actioning it today though, the thunderstorms are approaching here and it sounds like an artillery bombardment up on top of the ranges at the moment.:eek1 We've...
Forum: Australia 12-21-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 886
Posted By GodSilla
Whinger. Try NSW or the ACT for being rooted in...

Whinger. Try NSW or the ACT for being rooted in the arse with a barbed-wire-wrapped elephants dick.

My bike is Qld solo reg too, I'll be fucked if I'm paying what NSW is asking.
Forum: Australia 12-21-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 365,831
Posted By GodSilla
Well, I had a crack at Wadbilliga this afternoon....

Well, I had a crack at Wadbilliga this afternoon. I went in at the top, off Kybeyan rd, and it turned out the Tuross river is still swollen, water a bit too deep and fast for a solo attempt. Another...
Forum: Australia 12-19-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 365,831
Posted By GodSilla
Head west into the Brindabellas, good riding to...

Head west into the Brindabellas, good riding to be had there.

My advice, don't go alone, take a mate or someone who knows their way around out there.
Forum: Australia 12-19-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 365,831
Posted By GodSilla
Yer, it stopped raining. The river is still up,...

Yer, it stopped raining. The river is still up, and I'm waiting to see if we have a sand beach now. The whole place is glow-in-the-dark GREEN. And the mower is looking nervous.:dic
Forum: Australia 12-19-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 365,831
Posted By GodSilla
Fuggit, I think I'll go explore Wadbilliga this...

Fuggit, I think I'll go explore Wadbilliga this weekend. Any takers?
Forum: Australia 12-19-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,147
Posted By GodSilla
When I tore the ACL off the bone on my right knee...

When I tore the ACL off the bone on my right knee a knee brace would likely have made bugger-all difference, but now I have a buggered knee I should probably wear one.
Forum: Australia 12-18-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 365,831
Posted By GodSilla
Is that the facility at Fairbairn, Hoots? It's...

Is that the facility at Fairbairn, Hoots? It's not bad out there, a mate and I attended a motorfest-type day out there and the trials was the best bit eh.
Forum: Australia 12-17-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 365,831
Posted By GodSilla
:jkam What? Just ride it on mate, no lifting...

:jkam What? Just ride it on mate, no lifting required. :bubba

Nice bike. Is that a 250 or 270?

Billy, check the TPS is seated properly on the throttle-body plug and has clean contacts.
Forum: Australia 12-17-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,204
Posted By GodSilla
No thanks Jaybee, I won't be dealing with them...

No thanks Jaybee, I won't be dealing with them again.

I know of others who have had good service and speak highly of them, but my experience was one of utter frustration, it was an insult to have...
Forum: Australia 12-17-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,204
Posted By GodSilla
Thanks for the nice pic, and the explanation. ...

Thanks for the nice pic, and the explanation.

The problem is with the local Touratech distributor, and they have been erratic (to say the least) ever since they got the distributorship. Some would...
Forum: Australia 12-16-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,243
Posted By GodSilla
Dying alone in the bush is no fun, it's much...

Dying alone in the bush is no fun, it's much better with company.
Forum: Australia 12-16-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 619
Posted By GodSilla
Are you starting up a bike recovery business...

Are you starting up a bike recovery business there Kipo? :ear
Forum: Australia 12-15-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,606
Posted By GodSilla
4 long days with no issues will get you there,...

4 long days with no issues will get you there, but 7 days return might not fit in the Flinders and Coorong, which are a day's ride apart.

You must be young with an iron butt too.

Just my 2c...
Forum: Australia 12-15-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 365,831
Posted By GodSilla
WTF? :scratch

WTF? :scratch
Forum: Australia 12-15-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,884
Posted By GodSilla
Ok McGargle, now we know why you keep returning,...

Ok McGargle, now we know why you keep returning, how's about fessing up as to why you keep having to leave? :ear
Forum: Australia 12-11-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 6,734
Posted By GodSilla
What?:huh

What?:huh
Forum: Australia 12-11-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 365,831
Posted By GodSilla
Yer, I'll be there. 26k's on a pushie? Geez, your...

Yer, I'll be there. 26k's on a pushie? Geez, your knees must be younger and better than mine.

If it was a "head"wind, does that mean you got a 26km blowjob?
Forum: Australia 12-11-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 365,831
Posted By GodSilla
Depending on actual dates, I'd be interested.

Depending on actual dates, I'd be interested.
Forum: Australia 12-11-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5,757
Views: 365,831
Posted By GodSilla
...and the bullshit. .....and the smell.

...and the bullshit.

.....and the smell.
Forum: Australia 12-11-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 16,026
Posted By GodSilla
Why do you even bother coming here?

Why do you even bother coming here?
Forum: Australia 12-10-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 16,026
Posted By GodSilla
Well said JDeks. I, too, don't think it...

Well said JDeks.

I, too, don't think it unreasonable to expect a company to honour their written policy, in word and in spirit. I have a suspicion that a couple of the respondees here have worked...
Forum: Australia 12-10-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,937
Posted By GodSilla
:lol3 That's where we got snowed on! Great...

:lol3 That's where we got snowed on!

Great pub there too (at least when we were there in the early 80's and it was still new) and a real pisshead local copper in the day, he wanted to test ride...
Forum: Australia 12-10-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,937
Posted By GodSilla
We got snowed on in March in Tassie. I'd carry at...

We got snowed on in March in Tassie. I'd carry at least thermals, just in case eh.
Forum: Australia 12-10-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,937
Posted By GodSilla
Whenever a local asks where you are from, you...

Whenever a local asks where you are from, you must reply "Australia". Then film the response, it will make the best ride report ever.
Forum: Australia 12-10-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 16,026
Posted By GodSilla
It's just like the real world in here, lots of...

It's just like the real world in here, lots of good folks and a smattering of complete dickheads. Rowan has a lot of friends here, he is well liked and respected, and I for one have missed his more...
Forum: Australia 12-09-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 16,026
Posted By GodSilla
That's good news, thanks for that info. I'm glad...

That's good news, thanks for that info. I'm glad most of us are still concerned with the OP's condition.
Forum: Australia 12-09-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 817
Posted By GodSilla
Welcome to the asylum. You live in a nice place...

Welcome to the asylum. You live in a nice place eh, good tar roads and miles of trails too. I like to cut through Thredbo if I'm heading over to the Murray River valley from the coast side, it's a...
Forum: Australia 12-09-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 16,026
Posted By GodSilla
My thoughts exactly.......

My thoughts exactly.......
Forum: Australia 12-09-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,858
Posted By GodSilla
I'm in. I was mightily annoyed I missed the...

I'm in.

I was mightily annoyed I missed the first two due to work then moving house, but this time there's nothing gonna get in the way.:clapWell, maybe mortality, but it's not in the...
Forum: Australia 12-08-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,117
Posted By GodSilla
Macleods are the importer/distributor so they...

Macleods are the importer/distributor so they don't want to know you, for warranty action you will need to return them to the place of purchase in the first instance and seek redress with that...
Forum: Australia 12-08-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 16,026
Posted By GodSilla
Hard to argue with that. Well said.

Hard to argue with that. Well said.
Forum: Australia 12-08-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,267
Posted By GodSilla
Looks to be a chinese helinox knock-off. At $85...

Looks to be a chinese helinox knock-off. At $85 it's still too expensive for a knock-off.
Forum: Australia 12-07-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,900
Posted By GodSilla
Yummy. I had the first model Tenere, and I still...

Yummy. I had the first model Tenere, and I still miss it. Stolen, never seen again.:cry They were the best thing available in their day by a long shot, although the Dakar 600 Suzuki DR was a better...
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