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Forum: Australia 07-24-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 986
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Old Thread - good read

Hi, have a read through this thread - http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=702090 - 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, 04:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 884
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, 06:10 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 20,977
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, 03:33 AM
Replies: 548
Views: 80,496
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, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,018
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 10-24-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,261
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, 06:37 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 17,261
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, 09:25 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 16,315
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Quick Google...

Is this the one? http://www.productreview.com.au/p/roman-commando-hiker.html

Reviewer does not seem happy with the flooring.
Forum: Australia 07-17-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,154
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, 04:38 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 9,545
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, 08:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,828
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, 08:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,493
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, 08:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,189
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, 03:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,382
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, 07:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,632
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, 05:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,632
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, 04:13 AM
Replies: 18,198
Views: 2,193,308
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.

Have...
Forum: Australia 05-29-2013, 03:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,726
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, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2,886
Views: 916,219
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, 06:36 AM
Replies: 2,886
Views: 916,219
Posted By GelandeRoadie
http://i1353.photobucket.com/albums/q672/gregclaes...

http://i1353.photobucket.com/albums/q672/gregclaessen/IMG_0386_zps41f40ac7.jpg (http://s1353.photobucket.com/user/gregclaessen/media/IMG_0386_zps41f40ac7.jpg.html)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-19-2013, 06:15 AM
Replies: 685
Views: 108,671
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...

http://i1353.photobucket.com/albums/q672/gregclaessen/IMG_0402_zps2f223823.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-08-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,495
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, 08:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,925
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, 08:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,170
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, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,985
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Photo's???

Hey Stumble, do you have any more photo's or were you going too fast...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-16-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,985
Posted By GelandeRoadie
A bit of TIS and a bit of TAT

It is Trans Australia Trails - http://transaustraliatrail.com.au - a veritable gold mine :clap
Forum: Australia 03-15-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,498
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, 08:31 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,140
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, 04:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,041
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, 03:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,500
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, 06:00 AM
Replies: 10,104
Views: 3,214,835
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, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
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 nj43.com to watch the Rugby. I am going to see if they have WSBK and set the ankle biter...
Forum: Australia 02-05-2013, 03:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,659
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...
Forum: Australia 02-02-2013, 05:29 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,151
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Laugh Hi Guys, many thanks for a great day. I...

Hi Guys, many thanks for a great day. I appreciate the help of the many who helped righting the big GS - I am not sure who said it, but, yes they are quite light (with a few helpers!).

B1,...
Forum: Australia 01-31-2013, 04:19 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,151
Posted By GelandeRoadie
B1, pretty much what I thought - The Minister for...

B1, pretty much what I thought - The Minister for War & Finance (& everything else) just wanted to hear it from a professional!! I'll see how we are going for time and take my leave somewhere...
Forum: Australia 01-31-2013, 03:54 AM
Replies: 18,198
Views: 2,193,308
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Watch out, they're stalking us :eek1 - two in...

Watch out, they're stalking us :eek1 - two in sleepy old Hendra, Brisbane (near race course).
Forum: Australia 01-30-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,151
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Hey B1 - I'll see your 170kgs and raise it by...

Hey B1 - I'll see your 170kgs and raise it by quite a few - any room for a big pig :huh ? I have to be back in Brisbane about 1pm - I guess you don't have a return time in mind by any chance?
...
Forum: Australia 01-11-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4,587
Views: 658,705
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Just to clarify

What - positively? Oh yes, for "efffff***ing"

Really nice bike by the way. Maybe in another life time I may have the balls & skills to take on a build like that.
Forum: Australia 01-09-2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,402
Posted By GelandeRoadie
Thanks - decided to head south

Thanks Eric66 & Lizard for the info - I have managed to make contact with a mate down south so I will be heading down that way for the day. I hope to get up around this way another time.
Forum: Australia 01-07-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,402
Posted By GelandeRoadie
I have a day release for Saturday - so I am...

I have a day release for Saturday - so I am thinking of trying part of this route leaving from north Brisbane as a day ride. Thanks for sharing.

Are the roads in the photos a good guide for the...
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