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Forum: Orange Crush 08-08-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 29,603
Posted By Shadow10
Nice road bike. To big and heavy for me to...

Nice road bike.

To big and heavy for me to be taking off road and dropping and picking up.

But I'm sure people will, just they do with the big Bavarian Money Waster, Triumph 1200, etc.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,806
Posted By Shadow10
Well you have to say that after you blow that...

Well you have to say that after you blow that much money and realise your mistake.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,806
Posted By Shadow10
[/U] The usual KTM vs BMW animosity. ...

[/U]

The usual KTM vs BMW animosity. :fpalm

I heard a ton of it when I hung around Orange Crush.

Pay no mind, they love to read GSpot and then post any negativity back over there just to...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,806
Posted By Shadow10
[/I] Why are you reading this thread then? ...

[/I]

Why are you reading this thread then?

I have over 20k miles on my 2013 GSA and never had any issue and on my 2001 GS I have 40k trouble free miles :clap[/QUOTE]

Because its my god...
Forum: Australia 08-02-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,951
Posted By Shadow10
Nice work. Ok that brings me up to speed. So...

Nice work.

Ok that brings me up to speed. So basically, the law is an ass, politicians are dicks and cops have another way of hassling and fining people for trying to do the right thing.

Tell...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,806
Posted By Shadow10
Doesn't change the fact that all those failures...

Doesn't change the fact that all those failures happened and the Bavarian Money Waster tried to blame the owners.

No way in the world will I ever waste my money on anything this company sells.
Forum: Australia 08-01-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,951
Posted By Shadow10
As I understood it, as long as your helmet had...

As I understood it, as long as your helmet had the AS 1698 sticker on the outside, the helmet is compliant Australia wide as its an Australian Standard.

Is that what the cops are checking?

I've...
Forum: Australia 08-01-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,337
Posted By Shadow10
Correct. Charlie was dead keen on KTM. The best...

Correct. Charlie was dead keen on KTM. The best bikes in the world, bar none. He had a big tanty when they said no because they may not make it and that would make KTM look bad.

BMW jumped at it...
Forum: Australia 07-28-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,951
Posted By Shadow10
The same reason politicians give themselves pay...

The same reason politicians give themselves pay rises every year, while the rest of us take a cut - "because we can and you can't stop us"
Forum: Australia 07-27-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,951
Posted By Shadow10
Are riders really being fined in "other" states...

Are riders really being fined in "other" states under these discrepancies?
Forum: Australia 07-18-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,374
Posted By Shadow10
As I mentioned earlier, if its in the RTA...

As I mentioned earlier, if its in the RTA handbook or on their website it has no bearing on the legality. Unless that piece of literature is quoting the law.
Forum: Australia 07-14-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,374
Posted By Shadow10
Discrepancies between the RTA...

Discrepancies between the RTA handbook/information on the RTA website and the law, has been tested in court.

Basically, the magistrate doesn't care what information is provided by these sources...
Forum: Australia 07-14-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,687
Posted By Shadow10
Sounds like a great idea and very generous of...

Sounds like a great idea and very generous of you.

Can I ask what general part of Sydney's greater area? I'm having trouble figuring out a rough area thats 40mins from the bridge but seemingly so...
Forum: Australia 11-15-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,448
Posted By Shadow10
Mate I feel your pain. I have had similar...

Mate I feel your pain.

I have had similar dealings with other products and yes its all been from Queensland vendors. One of which is a popular supplier of brake discs and sprockets. I know I'm not...
Forum: Australia 10-19-2013, 05:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,129
Posted By Shadow10
With our coppers I doubt it. More likely you will...

With our coppers I doubt it. More likely you will get a nice fine, a long self indulgent lecture and perhaps a quick look at what else can be found for some more pay up notices.
Forum: Australia 06-18-2013, 02:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,532
Posted By Shadow10
Its amazing what learning can be had by asking...

Its amazing what learning can be had by asking people that know stuff...

I was fortunate to bump into one of my neighbours that saw me taking the battery out of said Pulsar. He insisted on lending...
Forum: Australia 06-16-2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,532
Posted By Shadow10
Car Battery Charger?

Can anyone recommend a good car battery charger?

Something that will charge a very discharged car battery. My missus car was dead flat this morning. I tried putting the battery on a small trickle...
Forum: Australia 05-09-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,731
Posted By Shadow10
Good point. Not only that, we are constantly...

Good point. Not only that, we are constantly hammered with the "speed kills" mantra. "Slow down, slow down", "5kph makes all the difference", blah, blah, blah...

If traveling "at speed" and...
Forum: Australia 04-26-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,522
Posted By Shadow10
Does anyone see the blatant contradiction in this...

Does anyone see the blatant contradiction in this new fee structure?

Wasn't this new technology supposed to make the toll system faster and cheaper?

Number plate recognition means traffic just...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 16,992
Posted By Shadow10
So... do I have to get my haircut this afternoon...

So... do I have to get my haircut this afternoon before I attend PE, or do I write my letter home to my mother first???
Forum: Australia 01-29-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,177
Posted By Shadow10
I haven't used them for some time, but when I...

I haven't used them for some time, but when I did, you could instruct them to open the packages for repacking, inspection and photos to make sure the items are what you ordered, etc.

The idea that...
Forum: Australia 01-29-2013, 02:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By Shadow10
We're heading north from Sydney to Arrawarra. ...

We're heading north from Sydney to Arrawarra.

I'm easing my significant other into this whole camping thing, so I don't want it to be to much of an adventure yet.

She hasn't seen much of our...
Forum: Australia 01-28-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By Shadow10
Road Conditions Coffs Coast?

Anyone on the forum live in this area?

We're heading off Saturday morning (02nd Feb). First stop is the caravan park at Arrawarra.

From there our plans are going to be changed somewhat....
Forum: Australia 01-11-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,358
Posted By Shadow10
Cheers and thank you to all the ideas so far. I...

Cheers and thank you to all the ideas so far. I posted in shiny things to see whats available in the US as places like REI are amazing.

There is certainly a lot more available since I was last...
Forum: Australia 01-10-2013, 04:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,358
Posted By Shadow10
Camp Mattress for Two?

After many years of riding bikes, mostly on my own, I have finally got my lovely wife hooked on the great outdoors. She wants us to buy a 4WD (finally!) and gear up for camping in far flung places. ...
Forum: Australia 09-24-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 84,192
Posted By Shadow10
I was kind of with you until you threw this in.

I was kind of with you until you threw this in.
Forum: Australia 09-09-2012, 03:55 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 15,786
Posted By Shadow10
I will be looking to buy early next year. For me...

I will be looking to buy early next year. For me the question is a little easier as I decided, for various reasons, never to blow my hard earned on anything BMW, ever.

I've ridden the Tiger 800XC...
Forum: Australia 09-09-2012, 03:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 979
Posted By Shadow10
I recently had a good ride on the standard model....

I recently had a good ride on the standard model. I was very impressed. I would not take it down knarly tracks or up snotty hills, but it would make a great all rounder and could easily tackle the...
Forum: Australia 08-02-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,571
Posted By Shadow10
Amongst all that you have to reference how many...

Amongst all that you have to reference how many of those surveyed have toast for breakfast.
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