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Forum: Vendors 10-09-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 42,620
Posted By blackcap
in that case, im glad you dont ship to Asia,...

in that case, im glad you dont ship to Asia, otherwise the order would have gone through smoothly and i wouldnt have known about the ADV discount :rofl
Forum: Vendors 10-08-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 42,620
Posted By blackcap
hi Shov, no worries about the late response. i...

hi Shov, no worries about the late response. i just put the order in yesterday but got the refund as im trying to have it shipped to Malaysia. i understand your concerns around having rippoffs made...
Forum: Vendors 09-20-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 61,055
Posted By blackcap
do you guys sell the mounting brackets separately?

do you guys sell the mounting brackets separately?
Forum: Vendors 09-20-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 42,620
Posted By blackcap
hi Shov, just a few questions before i go...

hi Shov, just a few questions before i go spending the last of my savings.

1. what diameter hole is required for the baryl panel mount connectors?
2. same as the first question but for the panel...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,127
Posted By blackcap
Passing through Timor Leste wouldn’t be complete...

Passing through Timor Leste wouldn’t be complete for an Australian without a visit to the small and rather unremarkable village of Balibo. Most people will never have heard of the place but this is...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-18-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 1,525
Views: 146,989
Posted By blackcap
awesome, thanks for that. the video has allayed...

awesome, thanks for that. the video has allayed any concerns i had about its durability too hahah one other thing, does it work to just dump .img files downloaded from the internet onto the SD card...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-15-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,797
Posted By blackcap
hi guys, just a quick one to say thanks for the...

hi guys, just a quick one to say thanks for the advice earlier this year. this is the video of the event that we put on. turns out pirelli can fit spikes to tires too :freaky ...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-11-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 1,525
Views: 146,989
Posted By blackcap
hi guys, looking at pulling the pin on getting...

hi guys, looking at pulling the pin on getting the Monterra but have some concerns over what is and isnt working on it at the moment. ive just red through the past 50 pages of this thread but still a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-11-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 102,473
Posted By blackcap
https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpf1/v/t1.0-9/10429285_10203040122068107_2729700179885675786_n.jpg?oh=b2e6a5abe6d5d96f8560a1eb824277e3&oe=54829CA3&__gda__=1422876380_e75707375a73c136...
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,127
Posted By blackcap
Riding a motorbike around foreign countries give...

Riding a motorbike around foreign countries give a unique insight into the culture that your immersed in, unlike package holidays or following the tourist trail, armed with a copy of *insert mass...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,127
Posted By blackcap
Timor Leste is heaven for camping. Being less...

Timor Leste is heaven for camping. Being less populated than other parts of SE Asia, there’s plenty of land to pitch a tent on, be it on the beach or up high in the mountains. Be careful on the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,378
Posted By blackcap
i had my 3rd birthday while you were doing this...

i had my 3rd birthday while you were doing this ride. i didnt even know what a motorcycle was then and you were out doing what i would one day dream of and i think its one of the coolest things ive...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,127
Posted By blackcap
apologises for the poor photos in this post, the...

apologises for the poor photos in this post, the rain kept the cameras tucked away for most of this story :puke1

Back on the road again and the rain set in as I headed for the south coast of Timor...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,127
Posted By blackcap
haha i wish. be nice to get paid for something i...

haha i wish. be nice to get paid for something i enjoy. i did sell a photo to my mum once, does that count? :lol3
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-16-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 3,620
Views: 695,847
Posted By blackcap
<iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/57304411"...

<iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/57304411" width="500" height="281" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe> <p><a href="http://vimeo.com/57304411">The...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-16-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7,239
Views: 2,435,046
Posted By blackcap
haha same country but horses for courses. ill get...

haha same country but horses for courses. ill get around to telling that story too. first have to try to catch up on everything that came before :freaky
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-16-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 189,076
Posted By blackcap
fast forward to about 4:00 to watch me flounder...

fast forward to about 4:00 to watch me flounder my way through Cape York at the start of a late dry season

<iframe src="//player.vimeo.com/video/78136613" width="500" height="375" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-16-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 625
Views: 120,170
Posted By blackcap
from Timor Leste ...

from Timor Leste
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-16-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7,239
Views: 2,435,046
Posted By blackcap
pirates ahead ...

pirates ahead

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-16-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 1,782
Views: 290,594
Posted By blackcap
from Mt Bromo in Indonesia ...

from Mt Bromo in Indonesia

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-16-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1,777
Views: 432,167
Posted By blackcap
more here: https://www.facebook.com/oztoice ...

more here: https://www.facebook.com/oztoice

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...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-16-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10,248
Views: 3,298,691
Posted By blackcap
https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn2/t31.0-8/1402961_10152004219887082_1128795530_o.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,127
Posted By blackcap
After getting the bike, I tackled my first bit of...

After getting the bike, I tackled my first bit of SE Asian traffic and it was like everyone said; its ok once your in it despite being slightly terrifying while watching from the footpath. It helps...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,127
Posted By blackcap
Ive only ever been outside of Australia once in...

Ive only ever been outside of Australia once in my life before this trip on an organised tour to Vietnam with a girlfriend that made the whole experience a nightmare. Dili, the capital of timor leste...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,127
Posted By blackcap
hopefully im about to do another one and try to...

hopefully im about to do another one and try to include even more detail this time :puke1
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,127
Posted By blackcap
Darwin was a great place to relax, wash some...

Darwin was a great place to relax, wash some clothes, collect some spare tires for timor leste/indonesia and get my back into proper working order again. The hostel I stayed in was 90% german...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,127
Posted By blackcap
i had 5th gear explode at around 64000km and...

i had 5th gear explode at around 64000km and rebuild everything. ever since then ive been kinda spooked about the DRs transmission, particularly 3rd gear. i pulled it apart again at about 84000km and...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,127
Posted By blackcap
So this is where I start getting into the real...

So this is where I start getting into the real guts of the trip. One thing that I noticed while pouring over ride reports while dreaming of doing my own ride was the sheer number of people doing RTW...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,127
Posted By blackcap
thanks guys, ill try to keep the standard up :D

thanks guys, ill try to keep the standard up :D
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,127
Posted By blackcap
This trip started like most trips; stressful and...

This trip started like most trips; stressful and unorganised, taking a few days to settle in, get the packing just right and get comfortable on the bike. After that it felt like just another ride...
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,127
Posted By blackcap
thanks mate! still learning as i go

thanks mate! still learning as i go
Forum: Australia 08-08-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14,471
Views: 1,917,457
Posted By blackcap
hi guys, just posted this over in the big DR...

hi guys, just posted this over in the big DR thread so ill probably get banned for cut 'n' pasting it here too but here goes:

just a quick one to say that ive started a ride report and blog about...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 99,897
Views: 19,166,275
Posted By blackcap
hi all, just a quick one to say that ive started...

hi all, just a quick one to say that ive started a ride report and blog about riding a DR from australia to iceland. its taking a little longer than expected but ill get there eventually. blog link...
Forum: Australia 08-08-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 10,119
Posted By blackcap
thats great news! now just gotta get the cagers...

thats great news! now just gotta get the cagers trained up properly to move over slightly when the traffic slows down. here in asia everyone does it (only because they dont want their car scratched...
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,127
Posted By blackcap
Oz to Ice

Ok so this is my first attempt at putting together a proper ride report and it probably wont be very good. The reason for that is that ive also got a blog going too (http://oztoice.wordpress.com/)...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 99,897
Views: 19,166,275
Posted By blackcap
youll need a rotor puller too. and be careful of...

youll need a rotor puller too. and be careful of that big nut in the photo. its a left hand thread if i remember correctly
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 99,897
Views: 19,166,275
Posted By blackcap
does anyone know if drilling the holes in the...

does anyone know if drilling the holes in the rear brake rotor out to 10mm is a really bad idea? i dont want to do all of them, just enough to get a disc lock with a decent pin size on there....
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,424
Posted By blackcap
ive used the Weatherpack and similar stuff...

ive used the Weatherpack and similar stuff elsewhere on the bike for fuses and such but ive never seen a panel mount connection. do they exist?

the anderson stuff looks industrial quality good,...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,424
Posted By blackcap
thanks for all the replies guys. what im getting...

thanks for all the replies guys. what im getting is that the weatherproofing isnt as big a deal as i originally thought. the 12V outlet im using now regularly needs the corrosion sanded off to make...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,424
Posted By blackcap
The Greatest Panel Mounted Power Outlet

thats what im looking for. ive had enough or wobbly, loose, bulky and not-at-all-weatherproof 12V cigarette lighter sockets. im running a POV HD helmet camera from the bikes battery and if the power...
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