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Forum: Australia 12-02-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By AusGoFar
Melb weekend ride 13/14 Dec

Thinking of a getting in a weekend ride prior to Christmas.

No firm plans yet - but hopefully a Friday night departure and camping out the Fri and Sat nights. Possibly taking advantage of some...
Forum: Australia 11-12-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 38,833
Posted By AusGoFar
I also see first hand the senseless damage of...

I also see first hand the senseless damage of clear felling in the area, I think a national park would help preserve the area
Forum: Australia 11-11-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,826
Posted By AusGoFar
[QUOTE=Mudguts;25478562]Try well over 120 I was...

[QUOTE=Mudguts;25478562]Try well over 120 I was behind him , Frickin scary are over in an instant.

I was there behind Camo as well. Scary moment
...
Forum: Australia 11-10-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,041
Posted By AusGoFar
The journal spans 3+ years so not possible to...

The journal spans 3+ years so not possible to post here.


But ... for you ...one more fascinating entry

11th August 1916.
Carrying rations to B Company in the front line at 8 am and again...
Forum: Australia 11-10-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,041
Posted By AusGoFar
i am forturnate to have an amazing journal...

i am forturnate to have an amazing journal written by my grand father who fort in WW1 1915 - 1918 and survived.

Here's a post from 99years ago before leaving for Egypt then France.

...
Forum: Australia 11-06-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5,367
Views: 578,364
Posted By AusGoFar
Richo Youve gone too far. It simply...

Richo

Youve gone too far.

It simply could be left at.. WTF would you?
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-28-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,025
Posted By AusGoFar
Nice one Darren. Great ride by the looks. ...

Nice one Darren. Great ride by the looks. Sounds like its time for some work on the lighting.

recently fitted a 6inch LED light bar to my 690 with great results
...
Forum: Australia 10-18-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 844
Posted By AusGoFar
I use them every ride - all rides. Used...

I use them every ride - all rides.

Used to use the legging socks under them - but they always eventually fell down. I use the Aldi long johns under them now with outstanding results. ...
Forum: Australia 10-06-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 21,376
Posted By AusGoFar
What would happen if this one was put close to...

What would happen if this one was put close to this one


http://ausgofar.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-May-Richo-ride/i-CPkzpxG/0/X2/DSC_0452-X2.jpg
Forum: Australia 10-06-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 969
Posted By AusGoFar
I might go riding this weekend with Richo

I might go riding this weekend with Richo
Forum: Australia 10-05-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4,880
Views: 1,018,981
Posted By AusGoFar
Can this be correct ? Power = 35kw ??? ...

Can this be correct ?

Power = 35kw ???

Stock KTM 690 49kW for 139kgs.
Forum: Australia 10-05-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 5,367
Views: 578,364
Posted By AusGoFar
My 2012 690 with a Vortex and mapping pretty much...

My 2012 690 with a Vortex and mapping pretty much averages 20km per litre. Fuel light will generally come on 180 - 200km mark and have 40 - 60k from reserve.


The main factors on economy are 1)...
Forum: Australia 10-05-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 201
Posted By AusGoFar
Melb ride 10th October

Any one still interested in a weekend ride

Departing Melbourne Friday night ( test out the HIDs and LED light bars) 10 Oct (night after full moon ) Say meet at Warby 7pm.
Friday - Ride
Sat ...
Forum: Australia 10-05-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,701
Posted By AusGoFar
Rode up to Woodspoint last wednesday night, Left...

Rode up to Woodspoint last wednesday night, Left home at 6.30pm and got to WP pub at 9:20pm. Had a chicken snitzel and a couple of beers with Richo - pub empty other than us.

On the way up saw...
Forum: Australia 10-05-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By AusGoFar
Im inclined (no pun intended) to agree. My...

Im inclined (no pun intended) to agree. My front was bouncing around a lot and a bit too light to keep a straight course at times. - Im dead keen on getting the CH rack.
Forum: Australia 10-03-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By AusGoFar
Ever done a backwards flip with bike on a hill

Had last Thursday off and did a ride with Richo and Beefer. We were heading out of Licola - magnificent morning - and were headed up to Tamboritha to check out Moroka Rd track. But passing the...
Forum: Australia 09-28-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,381
Posted By AusGoFar
Hi Craig - yep its on. This ride is open...

Hi Craig - yep its on.

This ride is open to those wanting to improve their ADV skills and will be of the standard of say the BMW enduro safari. Riders with a decent bike and knobbies should...
Forum: Australia 09-24-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,502
Posted By AusGoFar
Is a young adventurer rider some one who is under...

Is a young adventurer rider some one who is under the age of 45yo ?
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,998
Posted By AusGoFar
Great RR, Thanks, So different to Victoria, ...

Great RR, Thanks, So different to Victoria, but so keen to get up there one day.
Forum: Australia 09-19-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,381
Posted By AusGoFar
Ar come on Bruce You can ride and review...

Ar come on Bruce You can ride and review later. I reckon the ride will be best with a couple of easy loops. Details to follow.
Forum: Australia 09-18-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,381
Posted By AusGoFar
Oh yeah - who f*cken reckons my bikes too...

Oh yeah - who f*cken reckons my bikes too small

http://ausgofar.smugmug.com/Talbotville-Rally/i-dm9ZNfz/0/X2/IMG_2702-X2.jpg
Forum: Australia 09-18-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,381
Posted By AusGoFar
ADV Melb ride 10 October

ADVRider is a bit lacking in ride planning at the moment. Lots of chat about bikes and setups - well what about a weekend ride to test out those builds.

Im thinking a high country ride three...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2,383
Views: 355,539
Posted By AusGoFar
If you want/need lower gearing - i would...

If you want/need lower gearing - i would recommend staying with the 15t and alternatively going a 48t on the rear. With the power of the 690 driving that torque over fewer teeth(14t) is going to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 861
Views: 228,132
Posted By AusGoFar
Really happy with my lights mod. Made a...

Really happy with my lights mod.

Made a bracket and lifted and pushed out the whole light/speedo assembly and fitted a LED 6inch light bar under neath. I have bar risers to the speedo is...
Forum: Australia 09-16-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By AusGoFar
Pretty simple equation really - no knobs - no...

Pretty simple equation really - no knobs - no getting through, up or down the stuff we ride

http://ausgofar.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/201407-Snow-riding/i-W6BpWXj/0/X2/tread-X2.jpg
Forum: Australia 09-16-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By AusGoFar
Hi Craig - please keep putting these up mate ...

Hi Craig - please keep putting these up mate - I will make one of them one day.

Have a good ride
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-15-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,250
Posted By AusGoFar
Parts of the footage of decending Billy Goats ...

Parts of the footage of decending Billy Goats

<iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" width="425" height="238"...
Forum: Australia 09-15-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 15,137
Posted By AusGoFar
Thanks - actually the other way round. The...

Thanks - actually the other way round. The green one is an Aldi tent - the yellow one is not.

decending Billy Goats on the way to Talbotville

<iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no"...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-15-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,250
Posted By AusGoFar
i am just loading up some video so you will be...

i am just loading up some video so you will be able to judge. Put it this way - i wouldn't recommend it be the first steep hill you tackle. Up or down its tricky.
Forum: Australia 09-15-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 15,137
Posted By AusGoFar
Brute and I had a great trip back via all sorts...

Brute and I had a great trip back via all sorts of tracks and very nearly ran out of juice. Trip report http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1009862
Forum: Australia 09-15-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 1,976
Views: 938,176
Posted By AusGoFar
Talbotville Rally via Billy Goats

Had three days awesome riding in the high country taking in the Dargo / Talbotville rally

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1009862
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-15-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,250
Posted By AusGoFar
Dargo Rally via Billy Goats

Took a Friday off with Brute to make it a three day ride up in the Victorian High country taking in the Dargo Rally.

We decided to break the usual habit of riding from home by loading up the bikes...
Forum: Australia 09-14-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 15,137
Posted By AusGoFar
Great Rally ...

Great Rally


http://ausgofar.smugmug.com/Talbotville-Rally/i-CWXBV3Z/0/XL/IMG_2676-XL.jpg
Forum: Australia 09-09-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 21,376
Posted By AusGoFar
Creedy - Kits looks fantastic, my 690 wants one.

Creedy - Kits looks fantastic, my 690 wants one.
Forum: Australia 09-05-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,271
Posted By AusGoFar
I reckon if we point our bikes in the right way...

I reckon if we point our bikes in the right way we could cook a couple of steaks with the combined fire power now
Forum: Australia 09-04-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,271
Posted By AusGoFar
Richo you've led the way on lighting. Busy...

Richo you've led the way on lighting.

Busy lifting the light and console on my 690 to fit the 6 inch light bar snuggly under neath. Shit the light has some power. nearly blinded myself...
Forum: Australia 09-04-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 15,137
Posted By AusGoFar
You're right on. The northern end. Too bad...

You're right on. The northern end. Too bad you don't have Friday off instead of Tuesday.
Forum: Australia 09-04-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 15,137
Posted By AusGoFar
Going up Mt Margaret and camping on the...

Going up Mt Margaret and camping on the Wellington upstream sounds tricky as Margaret track goes back towards Ben Chruahan whereas Wellington upstream is on the way to Arbuckle junction. If I...
Forum: Australia 09-03-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,501
Posted By AusGoFar
Please suspend all puns forthwith. They are...

Please suspend all puns forthwith. They are truly sus.
Forum: Australia 09-03-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 15,137
Posted By AusGoFar
Had a conversation with Brute. We are...

Had a conversation with Brute.

We are thinking of getting away from Warby round 9.30am Friday morning and heading by what ever way looks good to Licola, fuelling up and having a chat with Mary. ...
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