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Forum: GS Boxers 11-26-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4,516
Views: 1,954,942
Posted By "A"
Can anyone tell me with 100% certainty of...

Can anyone tell me with 100% certainty of accuracy the offset between the centreline of the steering head axis and the centrelines of the fork tubes. Or, another way of saying it - the front fork...
Forum: Australia 11-14-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,780
Posted By "A"
Kangaroos and motorcycling don't go together....

Kangaroos and motorcycling don't go together. Being from West Oz the Blue Mountains around Katoomba impressed me. Why not head that way towards Bathurst then loop north or south for a certain number...
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,782
Posted By "A"
Good one Geoff. Is Dennis aware of your last...

Good one Geoff. Is Dennis aware of your last point? I've ridden through that country quite a few times and it's a great ride. I think one of the links in my sig line below has a report of one of my...
Forum: Australia 11-04-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 660
Views: 22,394
Posted By "A"
Comebacks have a history of failure. But if all...

Comebacks have a history of failure.
But if all the planets are in alignment (just the right amount of alcohol, not too little, not too much, an appreciative audience and the correct music)who...
Forum: Australia 11-04-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 660
Views: 22,394
Posted By "A"
I've retired. Been training up the young bloke...

I've retired. Been training up the young bloke but he's not coming.
Forum: Australia 10-27-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 660
Views: 22,394
Posted By "A"
Your'e onto it Bully, a bit of syncronised power...

Your'e onto it Bully, a bit of syncronised power sliding and we'll be there. If you hear of any more HP2's for sale let us know- my brother is after one:D
I think the music is too loud for Dave, he...
Forum: Australia 10-27-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 660
Views: 22,394
Posted By "A"
Two more

Neil
Nick
Hardcore (Waitesy)
Tenerrod
Dennis ( 59DEN)
Alien
FIIG Rick x 2
Vince x 2
Petra
KTM Pilot
Forum: Australia 10-24-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 521
Posted By "A"
It has been said there may be around 60 to 70...

It has been said there may be around 60 to 70 thousand people attending the event. If that is the case then Albany Highway would be a road to keep away from. By the way, it is much more than just a...
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,839
Posted By "A"
Good one J B. We met you blokes at Sandfire RH I...

Good one J B. We met you blokes at Sandfire RH I think it was. Fine riding up there for sure.
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 18,080
Posted By "A"
Cool, great that people are still reading this...

Cool, great that people are still reading this old report.
Forum: Australia 09-23-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 16,684
Posted By "A"
Nah, he doesn't need to, he's riding a Nuda.

Nah, he doesn't need to, he's riding a Nuda.
Forum: Australia 09-18-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 916
Views: 99,719
Posted By "A"
Bet it goes like a cut cat on open flowing sandy...

Bet it goes like a cut cat on open flowing sandy desert tracks...? :ear

n'oath Troy. For me it's just a fun bike, ticked a few boxes and kept that HP2 honest ( same power/torque/fuel economy)...
Forum: Australia 09-17-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 916
Views: 99,719
Posted By "A"
Um, now where was I? How to build a desert...

Um, now where was I?
How to build a desert weapon.
1. Buy a used Husqvarna 900 Nuda.
2. Get a BMW F800 GS rear wheel and put it on. Will have to machine a narrower spacer for the right hand side....
Forum: Australia 09-17-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 916
Views: 99,719
Posted By "A"
I reckon they would make a nice burbling sound...

I reckon they would make a nice burbling sound when running under water.
Forum: Australia 09-16-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 916
Views: 99,719
Posted By "A"
No, but I can give you some details later - just...

No, but I can give you some details later - just want to watch a TV program now. The photo shows my mark 1 version: light weight and heaps of grunt, sounds good too. Mark 2 version would have more...
Forum: Australia 09-16-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 916
Views: 99,719
Posted By "A"
My attempt at a desert weapon. Worked real well...

My attempt at a desert weapon. Worked real well in my own, unbiased opinion:D.

http://jerramungup.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/OCR-Ride-2014/i-5xkH5Rx/0/L/DSC01996-L.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4,516
Views: 1,954,942
Posted By "A"
How many of them did they sell in South Africa?

How many of them did they sell in South Africa?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4,516
Views: 1,954,942
Posted By "A"
Heated Grips

I have a HP2E without heated grips - what was BMW thinking? Anyway my research tells me that for the HP2 the switch part # is 61 31 7 698 424, the grips are 61 31 2 352 031 and 61 31 2 352 034.
For...
Forum: Australia 08-26-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 48,196
Posted By "A"
Thanks Troy. It's all getting pretty ballistic...

Thanks Troy.
It's all getting pretty ballistic now with this big effort from Scott.
I wonder when the first bloke rode S.P to B.B (or vice versa) via the Gunbarrel and Simpson tracks? Or maybe a...
Forum: Australia 08-26-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 48,196
Posted By "A"
Who is Donny Cant Troy? What is the history...

Who is Donny Cant Troy? What is the history there, when did he do the Steep Point/ Byron Bay thing?
Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,123
Posted By "A"
It was the first time we used Mitas. Mostly used...

It was the first time we used Mitas. Mostly used Michy Desert in the past so, yes pleased with the result. Stuck to 110 - 115 on the bitumen to get the best result but certainly used the power to lay...
Forum: Australia 08-24-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,123
Posted By "A"
I just completed a trip to the OCR on my Husky...

I just completed a trip to the OCR on my Husky 900 Nuda. I put a 18" rear wheel on it shod with a 140 E09 Dakar and a 19" front wheel with a 100/90 E09. I can't believe I completed the whole 9000 km...
Forum: Australia 06-17-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By "A"
I assume by "Kevlar tank" it has a resin bonded...

I assume by "Kevlar tank" it has a resin bonded kevlar fabric in its construction with either epoxy or vinylester resin. Advice from resin consultants that I've had in the past re building composite...
Forum: Australia 06-16-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 24,059
Posted By "A"
Chris, May I suggest you do some research on...

Chris,
May I suggest you do some research on water use. As you can see a forum might not be the best place to source your information! I'll be interested to know the answers.
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,223
Posted By "A"
Hello Dick, the Trangia was my brother's and his...

Hello Dick, the Trangia was my brother's and his choice to carry it. We used fire at night time on the CSR for cooking but he used the Trangia for some lunch jaffles at various places and times and...
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,223
Posted By "A"
Megan is helping me stitch together some"live...

Megan is helping me stitch together some"live action" to quote the Turtleman. Some of the content will be subject to the approval of various authorities :D. I'll probably make three little vids -...
Forum: Australia 06-05-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,374
Posted By "A"
He carried two oil filters and put one new one in...

He carried two oil filters and put one new one in at Broome and thinks he put the second one in on the third oil change down the CSR.
He carried a spare pre oiled air filter and replaced them at the...
Forum: Australia 06-05-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,374
Posted By "A"
Did three oil changes. One on the way up, one at...

Did three oil changes. One on the way up, one at Broome and one half way down the CSR. I described that a bit in a reply to some ones question in my ride report thread. Not certain about oil and air...
Forum: Australia 06-05-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,374
Posted By "A"
The frame/rack we designed for the WR450 to do...

The frame/rack we designed for the WR450 to do the CSR trip weighed 2kg and fed the loads down to the footpeg mounts. You can put Andy Strapz bags on it or the Jerry Can panniers. It did ~ 6500 km...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,223
Posted By "A"
The WR 450 had three oil changes for the trip,...

The WR 450 had three oil changes for the trip, one half way to Broome, one in Broome and one somewhere down the stock route. Therefore Sam just carried one 1 litre bottle and drained the old oil into...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,223
Posted By "A"
Yes it was cool nights further north than I...

Yes it was cool nights further north than I expected. Last time the night temp never got that cold until south of Durba Springs.
The biggest thing about the CSR is the riding. Of course it has many...
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,223
Posted By "A"
The phone on a post is just someone's idea of a...

The phone on a post is just someone's idea of a joke I think.
We did actually take our own sat phone and a Spot though.
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,223
Posted By "A"
I think the big singles were an improvement over...

I think the big singles were an improvement over the 800s but perhaps not to the extent I would have first thought. The 450 with the same power was a sucess.
The X Challenge was the best on fuel, a...
Forum: Australia 05-31-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1,968
Views: 931,666
Posted By "A"
30th Aniversary Canning Stock Route Ride in 2013

Here is the story of our 8000 km ride through the deserts of Western Australia from Albany to Broome and then back to Albany via the Canning Stock Route....
Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,223
Posted By "A"
Moving on, we passed Well 29(Mamurmurra)...

Moving on, we passed Well 29(Mamurmurra) collapsed and dry, Well28(Waranu)collapsed and dry and Well 27 with some water I think – can’t acurately remember though.
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,223
Posted By "A"
You pretty well got the nature of Belly there...

You pretty well got the nature of Belly there Grog:D. That was a nice little spot and the whole region was just looking a treat after the season they had . Thanks for taking up the filming duties and...
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,223
Posted By "A"
PART 2 – RIDING THE CANNING STOCK...

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So after a couple of weeks on the road, we were ready...
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,223
Posted By "A"
Well, Desert Queens Bath was a beautiful spot and...

Well, Desert Queens Bath was a beautiful spot and we could have hung around for a couple of days, but being motorcyclists on a mission, it was time for boots and saddles. So on Sunday we rode out...
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,223
Posted By "A"
Your wish is my command.

Your wish is my command.
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,223
Posted By "A"
They worked really well. They are attached to the...

They worked really well. They are attached to the frame work with 5 large cable ties that do the job but will bust off in a hard drop. You will notice that one set (on the TE 610) has the bottoms...
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