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Forum: Australia 04-09-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 747
Posted By Willwilkins
Give us a shout when you get back to pommie land...

Give us a shout when you get back to pommie land on here

http://www.adventurebikerider.com/forum.html (http://www.adventurebikerider.com/forum.html)
Forum: Australia 04-09-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 747
Posted By Willwilkins
Seeing as these miserable Aussies won't help you,...

Seeing as these miserable Aussies won't help you, I will. I'm a pom who lived down under for 12 years. Try these guys http://www.bikescape.com.au/ (http://www.bikescape.com.au/) I've never used...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8,199
Views: 1,381,080
Posted By Willwilkins
And looks good too!!:lol3:rofl:huh

And looks good too!!:lol3:rofl:huh
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,370
Posted By Willwilkins
thank you

That was great, thank you for taking the time to post this up. How come you've waited since the 80's to do it? Been too busy?

Cheers
Forum: Thumpers 10-27-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 557
Posted By Willwilkins
Just a bit of gearbox whine. How many miles on...

Just a bit of gearbox whine. How many miles on it? Don't worry too much about it
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8,199
Views: 1,381,080
Posted By Willwilkins
Great!

Cool, looking forward to seeing one in the flesh, been waiting a while....:clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,980
Posted By Willwilkins
Pakistan is No.1 out of 20

Hi there

In 2011 my wife and I rode our motorbikes from Australia to the UK (see link below for more details). Our favourite country out of the 20 we crossed was PAKISTAN!!!!!
We were naturally...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5,458
Views: 695,712
Posted By Willwilkins
a Sertao and G650GS do 1900 miles in France

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7452/9394060663_9ec653f4bb.jpg

A little RR and review of the first decent ride we've had on our 2 BM's...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 392
Posted By Willwilkins
1900 miles around France on 2 650 BMW's

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7427/9394068323_d0aa1d0031.jpg
Hi all

Here is a quick RR from a blast around France with the wife...
Forum: Europe 07-01-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 166,505
Posted By Willwilkins
DR650SE 2006 For sale

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5331/9035075831_ac459381ae_z.jpg

So, the time has come for the DR to go on the market. Please dont ask too many questions why Im selling it or I might change my...
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 187,400
Posted By Willwilkins
Thank you

Great RR, thanks for posting. You going to keep going east and ride home?:evil
Forum: Australia 06-14-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,688
Posted By Willwilkins
UK Cancer charity ride

Hi Bronx and 'Aussie cancer charity team'. Well our little run over here is all done and dusted. See little wrap up report here. ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-14-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8,199
Views: 1,381,080
Posted By Willwilkins
Fuel tank

Hi chaps

No sign of that big fuel tank yet then?

Cheers
Forum: Australia 04-01-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 853,653
Posted By Willwilkins
Pommieland

Yes, I know this is for Aussie rides, but I thought you might be interested on what was going on the other side of the planet
...
Forum: Australia 03-23-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,376
Posted By Willwilkins
Wollongong to woolwich?

Wollongong to woolwich?
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1,829
Views: 255,647
Posted By Willwilkins
I love mine

Say what you like, think what you like but I say the XT is the perfect bike for loading onto a wooden fishing boat to cross a lake on the Karakoram Highway in Pakistan.:clap:clap:clap...
Forum: Australia 03-15-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,688
Posted By Willwilkins
Pommie land

So, it seems the poms aren't so bad after all. We are creeping forward to an inaugural UK relay:clap
http://www.abrac.org.uk/who-are-we.html (http://www.abrac.org.uk/who-are-we.html)
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,938
Posted By Willwilkins
I'm not gong to rise to that, as long as you...

I'm not gong to rise to that, as long as you don't tell anyone about the 'jerry can' incident!:evil
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8,199
Views: 1,381,080
Posted By Willwilkins
Fuel tank

Man I'm so waiting for that big gas tank to be on sale. Who's going to get one first?......

Cheers
Forum: Europe 03-01-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 524
Posted By Willwilkins
Australia, then ride it back!!! ...

Australia, then ride it back!!!

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8492/8388384375_5863c37a7b.jpg
Forum: Australia 03-01-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,688
Posted By Willwilkins
Sorry, had to go but I did put in a few hours...

Sorry, had to go but I did put in a few hours work in the early days......
Forum: Australia 02-28-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,688
Posted By Willwilkins
Here ya go Husygirl. I've tried. To date 14...

Here ya go Husygirl. I've tried. To date 14 views and zero replies.....
http://www.adventurebikerider.com/forum/29-meets-a-runs/208993-cancer-charity-ride-an-idea-to-raise-cash.html...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,458
Posted By Willwilkins
Thumbs up for the XT250

Mine did me proud for 15,000 miles Australia to UK. Just stick a little screen and a 16 tooth front sprocket on it and away you go. Same chain, same tyres, 3 air filters and 4 oil changes. That's it...
Forum: Europe 02-28-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 228
Posted By Willwilkins
Australia to UK in 4 minutes

Hi all

Just I case you missed this in the RR section

Hope you enjoy it

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=865319 (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=865319)

Cheers
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,938
Posted By Willwilkins
Next thing you'll want me to go back and start...

Next thing you'll want me to go back and start again but this time with Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt doing the starring roles!!
No wait, lets get Ewan & Charley to do it. For that we'd only need...
Forum: Australia 02-27-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,688
Posted By Willwilkins
Auction

Hmm, promise? :evil We'll see what I can do.... Mind you didn't Bruce say he was going to investigate my idea to auction 'a ride down under' by trying to get a loan of a bike from somewhere and a...
Forum: Australia 02-26-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,688
Posted By Willwilkins
How it all started!!

Hi all

Great to see this ride is still getting bigger each year. Is Bronx still involved? Here's a link to the first RR from the first ever event. I even managed to get myself on the telly!!...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,938
Posted By Willwilkins
Guys! You got a 4 minute video, much more info...

Guys! You got a 4 minute video, much more info and you may as well go ride it yourself:rofl
Forum: Australia 02-25-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 27,279
Posted By Willwilkins
Reports from 2007

Things back then seemed a little less sophisticated! Especially for some like me!!:D

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=220092...
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,938
Posted By Willwilkins
Yes we had a guide but he was VERY low key and...

Yes we had a guide but he was VERY low key and not what you'd think a guide would be like. We used Newland travel for all arrangements. It wasn't too much hassle, just a load of forms with random...
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,938
Posted By Willwilkins
Cool, nice to hear you're enjoying the book. ...

Cool, nice to hear you're enjoying the book. Thanks for buying it!

Cheers:clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 1,829
Views: 255,647
Posted By Willwilkins
Here's mine

Doing a 5 month Australia to UK adventure.

Crank your speakers up and enjoy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CnZA7MwoU1U (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CnZA7MwoU1U)

Cheers
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,938
Posted By Willwilkins
Thanks for all the praise:clap:clap:clap

Thanks for all the praise:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Australia 02-23-2013, 02:27 AM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 853,653
Posted By Willwilkins
Australia to UK in 4 minutes

G'day

Posted this in the main RR section, but just in case you missed it:D

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=865319 (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=865319)
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2013, 01:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,938
Posted By Willwilkins
Australia to UK in 4 minutes

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Cramming 5 months, 20 countries and 21,000km into a 4 minute video was a bit of a...
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,411
Posted By Willwilkins
Nice one! Brings back good memories. You seem...

Nice one! Brings back good memories. You seem to be taking your time compared to us! Enjoy:clap
Forum: Africa & Mid East 02-07-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,125
Posted By Willwilkins
Cool mate, thanks for posting cheers

Cool mate, thanks for posting

cheers
Forum: Africa & Mid East 02-05-2013, 01:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,125
Posted By Willwilkins
Buying bike or 4x4 in South Africa

Hi guys

Where do bikes and 4x4's get advertised in SA? Ebay doesn't seem to work? Any internet sites would be good to browse from UK

Cheers
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 8,199
Views: 1,381,080
Posted By Willwilkins
Cool, thanks for the quick reply

Cool, thanks for the quick reply
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8,199
Views: 1,381,080
Posted By Willwilkins
Big fuel tank?

Hi

Anyone got an update on when a big tank will be available?

Cheers
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