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Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 572,892
Posted By Caldy
Suzuki PE175 frame/compliance plate

Looking for a compliance plate (with or without frame :wink:) from a Suzuki PE175. T model (1980) or thereabouts.

Cheers,
Caldy
Forum: Australia 10-11-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 115,013
Posted By Caldy
Codan 8525 SSB (Single Sideband) radio

I've got a Codan 8525 SSB radio removed from my dad's Maverick 4wd. Includes aerial and pretty much everything to install into another 4wd (might need a connecting cable between transceiver and...
Forum: Australia 10-09-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,973
Posted By Caldy
Awesome

Great result! Bring on the Dakar!!

Totally agree with OzJuJu - my 6 yo son & I went to the Brisbane Enduro-x earlier this year and we saw Toby in the pits. He was in a hurry to get out for the...
Forum: Australia 10-06-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,861
Posted By Caldy
Looking for partner or team for Vinduro

G'day,

I'd like to ride the Vinduro in November, but am looking for a partner or team, seeing as you can't enter as a single rider.

It's been a while since I've 'raced', and want to have a...
Forum: Australia 09-23-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 21,586
Posted By Caldy
Cpw450rr??

So - what is a CPW450RR??:ear
A Christini with KTM engine??

Cheers,
Caldy
Forum: Australia 09-17-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 973
Posted By Caldy
Awesome photos - thanks for sharing

Sensational photos of what looks like an excellent trip.:clap
My wife & I did South America a few years ago, and these photos bring back many memories (not to mention the desire to get to Alaska one...
Forum: Australia 09-08-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,072
Posted By Caldy
And what about engine oil volume....... Does it...

And what about engine oil volume.......
Does it need synthetic????....:D:D
Forum: Australia 09-04-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,951
Posted By Caldy
So, whats the verdict?

Hey Docstrada (or others),

Whats the thoughts on how the Karoo 3's go on a big twin (handling/confidence)?
What mileage did you get and what dirt/bitumen mix was your riding?

I'm thinking of...
Forum: Australia 09-03-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By Caldy
Welcome to Oz!

Hi Kev & Kerstin,

Welcome to Australia!

If you need a bed/garage etc in Brisbane, PM me - you'd be more than welcome and we can swap travel stories (we too have a "rubber cow" that we took to...
Forum: Australia 09-02-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,389
Posted By Caldy
:lurk Shouldn't have any trouble clearing...

:lurk

Shouldn't have any trouble clearing the doubles when its finished!!!:rofl
Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 46,297
Posted By Caldy
Legendary effort for sure. Good luck on the...

Legendary effort for sure.

Good luck on the return trip!
Forum: Australia 08-19-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,766
Posted By Caldy
I agree - nothing unusual with the approach of...

I agree - nothing unusual with the approach of fitting cush drives to big thumpers. Look at 640LC4s (& others) for example. That's why I decided to fit one to my 625SXC, just to be on the safe side....
Forum: Australia 06-01-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,142
Posted By Caldy
Forum: Australia 05-12-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,861
Posted By Caldy
Keen to team up

[QUOTE]
Need team mates

<HR style="BACKGROUND-COLOR: #575757; COLOR: #575757" SIZE=1><!-- / icon and title --><!-- message -->I'm keen, but I don't have any friends and no-one likes me. The only...
Forum: Australia 04-08-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 1,236
Views: 140,875
Posted By Caldy
Fogo - you should be absolutely proud of your...

Fogo - you should be absolutely proud of your efforts and no doubt Junior is proud to have a Dad like you. :clap::clap

Good luck at Condo!!

Cheers,
Caldy
Forum: Australia 03-27-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 602
Posted By Caldy
Went through the Lions Rd two weeks ago on the...

Went through the Lions Rd two weeks ago on the GSA and it was a blast, as usual. No dramas on a roadie.

As above, keep an eye out for cows etc.

Cheers,
Caldy
Forum: Australia 02-02-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1,236
Views: 140,875
Posted By Caldy
Good to hear you're feeling better Fogo ...

Good to hear you're feeling better Fogo

Bring it on!!! :clap
Forum: Australia 01-30-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 910
Posted By Caldy
MX pants - Fox or other??

Whilst I've got a pair of Klim Dakar pants for longer/colder adv rides, I've always had a pair of MX pants for shorter or hotter trail rides.

However, the Fox 180 pants that I have had have...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-16-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,986
Posted By Caldy
Great ride - GPS tracks?

G'day FEARNOBEER,

I've ridden down that way a few times, and as per usual, the scenery & tracks look awesome. Have camped at the Mann River CP, and can vouch for the Mountain Burgers!

I'm...
Forum: Australia 01-10-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 42,826
Posted By Caldy
RIP Eric Palante

A real shame.
Ride on #122....
Forum: Australia 01-08-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 42,826
Posted By Caldy
Grabham - crash?

I assume he's OK and no news is good news??

Cheers,
Caldy
Forum: Australia 01-04-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 42,826
Posted By Caldy
Torrent

WILL S - see this link. :clap Not active yet...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=942709

Cheers,
Caldy
Forum: Australia 11-27-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 494
Posted By Caldy
When we took the BM to South America for 6 months...

When we took the BM to South America for 6 months about 6 years ago, we made a conscious decision (and crossed our fingers) to not get insurance as we felt it was either not readily available, too...
Forum: Australia 11-24-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 24,339
Posted By Caldy
Caribee

I've got a 30l (I think) Caribee that has been good, including a heavy rain in Vietnam. Can't remember where I got it from, but it was cheaper than some of the more expensive brands. No doubt quality...
Forum: Australia 11-20-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,588
Posted By Caldy
Strom?

No doubt the Versys is a reasonable thing if thats what you need/want (I don't!), but I would have thought a comparison (ride etc) with a Strom would be a worthwhile exercise.

Cheers,
Caldy
Forum: Australia 11-18-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,236
Views: 140,875
Posted By Caldy
Fingers crossed.

Great build......but fingers crossed it doesn't ever go :kboom , because if it does, I think it might be a biggun.
Forum: Australia 11-14-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 44,505
Posted By Caldy
He's sure has - It looks awesome. Pics would be...

He's sure has - It looks awesome. Pics would be great.

Cheers,
Caldy
Forum: Australia 11-13-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 44,505
Posted By Caldy
Sensational

http://advrider.com/forums/<a href=http://s223.photobucket.com/user/dougal-65/media/106-1.jpg.html target=_blank>[IMG]http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd269/dougal-65/106-1.jpgLooks absolutely...
Forum: Australia 11-10-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,415
Posted By Caldy
I agree with the others that the coastal route is...

I agree with the others that the coastal route is much safer. I did the Carretera Austral a few years ago 2-up on an 1150GSA and whilst it was tricky in a few spots (not as tricky as Ruta 40), the Oz...
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,212
Posted By Caldy
Klim Dakar pants - ITB or Overboot??

Its about time I get a new pair of riding pants and I've pretty much decided on Klim Dakar.

However, I see they now have 'In the Boot' style as well as the original overboot.
So what to get??
...
Forum: Australia 11-03-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 29,732
Posted By Caldy
+1 for Cracow Hotel +1 for Waratah Hotel...

+1 for Cracow Hotel
+1 for Waratah Hotel (Mungungo) - see photo
also Ocean View Hotel at Urunga (northern NSW is a cracker)

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5477/10587701855_cb38cdd02d_b.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 91,407
Posted By Caldy
Laugh 625SXC as Adventure bike

Here's a couple of photos of my '05 SXC on a recent 1,100km weekend ride from Brisbane to Monto return. ...
Forum: Racing 10-23-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 56,790
Posted By Caldy
Dvd??

Unfortunately I wasn't able to get to the Brisbane screenings, so I guess the next best thing will have to be DVD. I've seen a few references to DVDs in recent posts, but haven't trawelled through...
Forum: Australia 10-17-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 7,593
Posted By Caldy
No I don't. I couldn't imagine what it...

No I don't.

I couldn't imagine what it would be like to see & hear the fires coming - absolutely horrendous I expect.

To anyone in the affected areas, I hope you keep safe and they pass...
Forum: Latin America 10-15-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,762
Posted By Caldy
Ruta 40

Hi,
+1 to what Rafagas says. I rode it two up with my wife on a loaded 1150GSA about 6 years ago, coming up from Ushuia. Ripio was deep in some sections, but we took it reasonably slowly and didn't...
Forum: Australia 09-19-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,589
Posted By Caldy
Classic Dirt 10 cancelled??

Any reason given why it was cancelled??

I'm in the process of giving a PE175T a good overhaul and would liked to have made it down, but wasn't going to be able to make it. So I was setting sights...
Forum: Australia 09-08-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,301
Posted By Caldy
Even BMW sold me single F & R spokes & nipples as...

Even BMW sold me single F & R spokes & nipples as spares for our South America trip.....

(and no they didn't cost $137 either.....:rofl)

Cheers
Forum: Australia 09-05-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,174
Posted By Caldy
Link?

Spot link??
Keep the rubber side down.
Cheers
Forum: Australia 09-02-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,407
Posted By Caldy
Motobatt - Special float charger required?

Am thinking of getting a Motobatt for the 625, and from all reports they are pretty good. When float or trickle charging them, do they need a special 'smart' charger that charges in steps as they are...
Forum: Australia 08-14-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,203
Posted By Caldy
GPS files

Thanks B1 - I'll make sure to keep an eye out.
Cheers
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