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Forum: OZ Vendors 03-06-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,338
Posted By TUX
Horizons Unlimited 2014 Travellers Meeting

Hi Folks

I find myself on the organising committee for this years HU Queensland Travellers Meeting and it's my pleasure to announce the dates etc for this years event.

Looks like there will...
Forum: Australia 08-19-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2,913
Views: 559,171
Posted By TUX
For Enfield Lovers

Not sure if this has been posted before....

http://vimeo.com/vbf/chennai

The voice over is extracts from Zen and the Art...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-17-2013, 12:59 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 73,530
Posted By TUX
I often revisit this thread purely by accident...

I often revisit this thread purely by accident (KLR 2 up RTW..awesome) then I remember when I click on it...oh yeah...this one...steam engine hippy guy and saving the world....I get enough gap year...
Forum: Australia 07-11-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,570
Posted By TUX
Awesome!! That's what I was looking for. ...

Awesome!!

That's what I was looking for.

Thanks Gordy
Forum: Australia 07-11-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,570
Posted By TUX
CSR - 1974 Expedition

Was rummaging about on Google and came across this:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/pschube/with/5397495108/

These are from a chap called Phil Schubert who did the CSR on what looks like 175 Ag...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By TUX
If I were a mod...and not afraid of upsetting our...

If I were a mod...and not afraid of upsetting our right wing brothers .....I would punt this thread off to Jo Momma where it belongs......but then I come from a land where we had an umarried women...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2013, 12:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 774
Posted By TUX
.....bloody hell..do we have to? Can I thank the...

.....bloody hell..do we have to? Can I thank the Flying Spaghetti Monster instead? Seriously... I thought we were keeping religion out of this?
Forum: Australia 06-14-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,976
Posted By TUX
QBE whinge continued......Oh and the accessories...

QBE whinge continued......Oh and the accessories cover was worthless....they stiffed me every item by only paying out the heavily discounted trade price less a year depreciation (even though nothing...
Forum: Australia 06-14-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,976
Posted By TUX
For what its worth I had my 2 week old bike...

For what its worth I had my 2 week old bike stolen during a house robbery and Qbe stalled for over 4 months on paying up. I had to threaten legal action in the end. The same day the lawyers got...
Forum: Australia 05-11-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,466
Posted By TUX
Ok... you win the crazy mofo award. Well...

Ok... you win the crazy mofo award.

Well done...how did you pull up afterwards? The riding position of the Busa must have been interesting after 36 hours in the saddle.

Details...
Forum: Australia 05-06-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1,594
Views: 190,927
Posted By TUX
How do you fix a pump embedded inside the tank??...

How do you fix a pump embedded inside the tank?? So does the IMS tank actually work in "splash mode" too?

Thinking about getting one and was more or less settled on the IMS until I read this.
Forum: Australia 05-04-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 12,652
Posted By TUX
Forgot to mention will be on my KLR.....so will...

Forgot to mention will be on my KLR.....so will be in the fat and slow section.
Forum: Australia 05-04-2013, 12:05 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 12,652
Posted By TUX
Just checked this thread again.....the dates been...

Just checked this thread again.....the dates been moved...woohooo...Im in if there is still room.

Cheers
John
Forum: Australia 05-02-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,802
Posted By TUX
Ha!! Being an inspiration to others was most...

Ha!! Being an inspiration to others was most definitely NOT on my list of "things to achieve via motorbike silliness". I usually just inspire people to drink more.

Yep take the advice and tap the...
Forum: Australia 05-02-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,802
Posted By TUX
Thanks Ian! The only time I have ever hit...

Thanks Ian!

The only time I have ever hit anything on my bike (apart from my head when falling off) was a Wallaby...less than a kilometre from my house...and I live in the burbs.

Came from...
Forum: Australia 05-02-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,802
Posted By TUX
Well I have applied....the question is...will...

Well I have applied....the question is...will they let me in :wink:
Forum: Australia 05-01-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,802
Posted By TUX
Karl...You're the second person to ask about...

Karl...You're the second person to ask about being "over at Farriders".... It took a bit to sink in but I've just discovered there is a whole community of nutters...with their own forum....bloody...
Forum: Australia 05-01-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,802
Posted By TUX
Hey HS (your Birdsville trip by the way is still...

Hey HS (your Birdsville trip by the way is still one of my favorite Australian RRs).

First point...yeah I can imagine fatigue is a major issue in that kind of operating environment. I worked for...
Forum: Australia 05-01-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,802
Posted By TUX
Most welcome TB...and your input on the day was...

Most welcome TB...and your input on the day was also great. It all counts eh.

Cheers
John
Forum: Australia 05-01-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,802
Posted By TUX
You are most welcome Sleepy John!! I bet a KLR...

You are most welcome Sleepy John!! I bet a KLR could happily support a whole family...especially in Mexico or Columbia maybe.

Mate in all seriousness it was great to have you watching along. I...
Forum: Australia 05-01-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,802
Posted By TUX
Hey Gateman Thanks for your input on the...

Hey Gateman

Thanks for your input on the day and the advice prior on PM. It all helps the novice like me to hear you are not completely cocking things up.

Yes!! Next stop for me is to try and...
Forum: Australia 05-01-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,802
Posted By TUX
No worries. Although there is a lot of...

No worries. Although there is a lot of information around about doing these rides, there's not a lot of "personal observation" type write ups.

Hope someone gets something out of it.

Cheers...
Forum: Australia 05-01-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,802
Posted By TUX
Most welcome!! Glad its being enjoyed.

Most welcome!! Glad its being enjoyed.
Forum: Australia 05-01-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,802
Posted By TUX
Hey Flick At the end of the day...fatigue...

Hey Flick

At the end of the day...fatigue aside of course...its the Skippys are the number one threat out there after dark. Its a crap shoot really.

I have found a simple rule to live (and...
Forum: Australia 05-01-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,802
Posted By TUX
Hey Andy One day our industry will work out...

Hey Andy

One day our industry will work out how to do estimating so we can get some sleep occasionally eh!!

Shame about your injuries but I think you are right to delay. When you are spending...
Forum: Australia 05-01-2013, 01:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,802
Posted By TUX
Iron Butt Ride - Post Chaos Analysis

Weekend just past I completed my first Iron Butt ride (SS1600K) and you can see original thread on the day here:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=881846

As promised, this is the post...
Forum: Australia 04-27-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,466
Posted By TUX
Home safe and sound. Again thanks to...

Home safe and sound.

Again thanks to everyone who took an interest in this ride. Makes it much more interesting being able to update progress on the fly and get immediate feedback....like only...
Forum: Australia 04-27-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,466
Posted By TUX
SS1600 will be next then eh. Cant bring myself to...

SS1600 will be next then eh. Cant bring myself to get back on the thing now for the hour ride home.

Sent from my GT-I9000 using Tapatalk 2
Forum: Australia 04-27-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,466
Posted By TUX
Done and dusted. 1628.8 km in 23:22 ...

Done and dusted.

1628.8 km in 23:22

Thank you Sleepy John and Ian for providing the Cheer squad.

Ill put up stats tomorrow....i am cream crackered now.

For the record..original plan said...
Forum: Australia 04-27-2013, 04:16 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,466
Posted By TUX
Yep in Dalby now thank SJ. I have plenty of...

Yep in Dalby now thank SJ.

I have plenty of time...but am going to be about 25k short. So I will just roll down the m1 until I get well past the number.

Quick rest here then on way to the...
Forum: Australia 04-27-2013, 01:26 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,466
Posted By TUX
Yeap...too fat on a stock shock....i can see now...

Yeap...too fat on a stock shock....i can see now it has bottomed out at some point...didnt even feel it.

SJ...yep..am in Miles with plenty of time to spare. Having food now and will grab an hours...
Forum: Australia 04-26-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,466
Posted By TUX
In Roma...going to push through to miles before...

In Roma...going to push through to miles before dark. This road was awful last night....accidents and roos everywhere.

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Forum: Australia 04-26-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,466
Posted By TUX
Forgot to mention...it went from 7 degrees...

Forgot to mention...it went from 7 degrees leaving Roma to 27 degrees arriving here...crazy place this country.

Sent from my GT-P5100 using Tapatalk 2
Forum: Australia 04-26-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,466
Posted By TUX
Hi Peoples In Charleville and that last leg...

Hi Peoples

In Charleville and that last leg was awesome. It such an awe inspiring place the outback. The scale and expanseis just something that needs to be experienced. For us Kiwis because it so...
Forum: Australia 04-26-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,466
Posted By TUX
In Roma..ahead of schedule a bit. That one...

In Roma..ahead of schedule a bit.

That one was hard....so bloody cold. Got down to 3 at one point but hovered at 6 most of the time. Exhausting. had to stop and put on all the clothes i have with...
Forum: Australia 04-26-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,466
Posted By TUX
In dalby. All good and great night for a ride. ...

In dalby. All good and great night for a ride.

Lots of drunk people here too...only younger...and lots of cops keeping an eye on them though.

Got passed by a guy on ipswitch motorway like I was...
Forum: Australia 04-26-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,466
Posted By TUX
Thanks Ian! At yatala now having a cuppa...

Thanks Ian!

At yatala now having a cuppa getting my head in the game.

Will turn the spot on soon and update on here as I go...optus coverage dependant so no promises eh.

Lots of drunk...
Forum: Australia 04-25-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 19,219
Views: 2,313,733
Posted By TUX
The first time my Missus left me alone with the...

The first time my Missus left me alone with the kids while she went away overseas she was a complete nervous wreck.

Go..have fun..we'll be totally fine...don't be silly nothing will go wrong....
...
Forum: Australia 04-25-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,466
Posted By TUX
Thanks outback... The triangle Charleville...

Thanks outback...

The triangle Charleville Augathella Morven will be middle of the day and is needed to get the necessary distance (unless I am missing something obvious...always on the cards for...
Forum: Australia 04-25-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,466
Posted By TUX
Bloody hell...this roadworks business is sounding...

Bloody hell...this roadworks business is sounding like a bit of game changer now. Almost half my route now seems to have potential for hold ups somewhere along the way.

Bugger.

I have a plan B...
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