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Forum: Australia 06-11-2011, 01:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,296
Posted By ozruffred
So , does anyone know if we are getting any free...

So , does anyone know if we are getting any free to air TV for IOM 2011 ?

The last few years on 1HD have been excellent
Forum: Australia 11-10-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,273
Posted By ozruffred
Bring on 2011 - Pedrosa , Spies , Stoner ,...

Bring on 2011 - Pedrosa , Spies , Stoner , Simoncelli etc will all improve on 2010 , Valentino is competitive whatever bike he is on , Lorenzo still on good form - all I'm hoping is for every race...
Forum: Australia 11-09-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,260
Posted By ozruffred
Since Johnno , at Croydon , died several years...

Since Johnno , at Croydon , died several years ago I've been using textile stuff , he was real old school and spent as much time chatting as he did repairing , a real good bloke

I think DBT...
Forum: Australia 10-14-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,923
Posted By ozruffred
Thumb [quote=GadgeVTwin]Camping - yep, Staceys Bridge...

[quote=GadgeVTwin]Camping - yep, Staceys Bridge Reserve is a nice spot. There are also a couple of camping reserves 12 and 20k south of Mitta Mitta, on Snowy and Lightning creeks respectively....
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2010, 02:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,720
Posted By ozruffred
Thumb Fantastic , your Autumn (Fall) season seems to be...

Fantastic , your Autumn (Fall) season seems to be a good time to go
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2010, 02:40 AM
Replies: 433
Views: 119,278
Posted By ozruffred
Thumb Nice report , excellent piccies and countryside ....

Nice report , excellent piccies and countryside . One day I'll cross the Pacific to try it all out ................
Forum: Australia 10-11-2010, 02:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,923
Posted By ozruffred
Upper Murray River , High Country Camping & Pubs

G'day all ,
a few of us Sydney siders are heading out on an all too infrequent tour soon and we want to spend 4 or 5 days in the area around roughly in the area of Tallangatta , Myrtleford , Omeo ,...
Forum: Australia 10-02-2010, 03:01 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,212
Posted By ozruffred
Thumb Actually Silky , th eSharks going belly up , and...

Actually Silky , th eSharks going belly up , and "Bring back the Bears" are very closely linked . The Bears , now based on Central Coast , are just about ready to go , as soon as they get a leg in ,...
Forum: Australia 09-25-2010, 01:25 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,247
Posted By ozruffred
I heard on the radio this arvo , the AFL GF was...

I heard on the radio this arvo , the AFL GF was very close , so I thought I'd watch the last 5 minutes of the game ................close contest , lots of scrappy play , but hey , a draw !! - just...
Forum: Australia 09-15-2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,450
Posted By ozruffred
Good Luck Steve - just heard your interview on...

Good Luck Steve - just heard your interview on Sky Sports Radio "Big Sports Breakfast " , the old 2KY 1017 , usually the bastion of Rugby League (go the Tigers !!) and horse racing sports shows .
...
Forum: Australia 08-29-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,338
Posted By ozruffred
The demand / supply / price logic should be that...

The demand / supply / price logic should be that as the new prices reduces , so should the s/h prices - if you're buying , it's certainly extra bargaining power for the buyer , I have found often ,...
Forum: Australia 08-29-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,358
Posted By ozruffred
Thumb I do love my Wee Strom - commute , tour , back...

I do love my Wee Strom - commute , tour , back roads , even a bit of involuntary trail riding - very sweet indeed
However , it would be better if it had a combination of 15-20kg's less , 10 - 20...
Forum: Australia 08-22-2010, 04:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,865
Posted By ozruffred
They've got the Rev'it stuff at Bikebiz...

They've got the Rev'it stuff at Bikebiz Parramatta , it does look good . Being picky , the jacket is a little shorter than what I like , and I'm still not sold on the waterproof lining (not sure if...
Forum: Australia 08-03-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,461
Posted By ozruffred
The ARU are taking a big gamble putting this game...

The ARU are taking a big gamble putting this game on head to head against the NRL Finals , there will be 2 games that night , 3rd vs 6th , and then 2nd vs 7th

They will no doubt get a big crowd...
Forum: Australia 08-03-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 864
Posted By ozruffred
A good point Pete - I too have been searching for...

A good point Pete - I too have been searching for a decent AM radio for use on the bike , but I still have more questions than answers

Firstly , Sangean make a great little portable radio , a...
Forum: Australia 06-16-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,252
Posted By ozruffred
Good point Barra - Yes , I initially thought it...

Good point Barra - Yes , I initially thought it was disrespectful , I was listening to the excellent ABC radio call with the TV turned down , the commentators remarked about that , and said that...
Forum: Australia 06-10-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,237
Posted By ozruffred
Thumb Aahh , the TT - we have fond memories of our...

Aahh , the TT - we have fond memories of our visit to the island in 1980 ( F&%k 30yrs ago !!)

Camped on the football field not far from the start / finish area , with about 15 - 20 other Aussies...
Forum: Australia 06-06-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,315
Posted By ozruffred
Excellent call Mark:clap , realistically , for me...

Excellent call Mark:clap , realistically , for me . the 1 - 2 week tour is more of a dream , however , for an overnighter or 2 - 3 days (which is mostly what we've been doing) , these tins and a few...
Forum: Australia 05-12-2010, 03:13 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,348
Posted By ozruffred
It has to: Be small overall but sleep two ...

It has to:
Be small overall but sleep two
Be light
Pack small
Have a 'zippable' vestibule
Have minimal poles
Have a fly that is sewn to tent, but fly can roll back and be tied
Cost...
Forum: Australia 02-18-2010, 12:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,431
Posted By ozruffred
Dunno too much about the GPS and all the tech's ,...

Dunno too much about the GPS and all the tech's , but Hema do some great folding maps . Their Nth East NSW , Sthe East NSW and Central East NSW , cover (almost ) all of the Eastern side of the State...
Forum: Australia 02-17-2010, 11:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,208
Posted By ozruffred
Great Idea !! I always wave out on the road ,...

Great Idea !!
I always wave out on the road , but in the city and 'burbs , an acknowledging nod , best to keep the hands on the controls
Forum: Australia 02-17-2010, 11:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,181
Posted By ozruffred
We were in the NP in April 09 . A bit of a white...

We were in the NP in April 09 . A bit of a white knuckle challenge for me on the Wee Strom fully laden , thankfully the tracks were dry , as was most of the streams . There are some lovely camping...
Forum: Australia 02-04-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By ozruffred
I'm notsure what the politics of all of the local...

I'm notsure what the politics of all of the local Superbikes is , but is it true there are 2 competing series this year , the official ASBK are not even coming to Eastern Creek , and a few other...
Forum: Australia 01-20-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,412
Posted By ozruffred
Always I carry my little Canon IXUS , cheap these...

Always I carry my little Canon IXUS , cheap these days , takes good shots , esp with a decent operator behind the controls (I'm still working on my own lack of skills in this area) , fits in your...
Forum: Australia 01-20-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 474
Posted By ozruffred
Dakar for the first 2 weeks of Jan , have...

Dakar for the first 2 weeks of Jan , have recorded them all , edited down to just the bikes , copied them onto a 2.5hr DVD , now have another Dakar to watch in the shed during winter

Tennis...
Forum: Australia 12-31-2009, 03:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,031
Posted By ozruffred
[quote=K2m]I't a good break from work 3 annual...

[quote=K2m]I't a good break from work 3 annual holidays = 10 days off. Bloody weather is perfect to. We always ride the pushys in KNP this time of year, but my wife's hospital roster didn't give us...
Forum: Australia 12-20-2009, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 523
Posted By ozruffred
Check your TV guides for One HD / Ch 12 - they're...

Check your TV guides for One HD / Ch 12 - they're showing several IOM TT races this week

Plus , the ASBK Rd 7 from Phillip Island was on yesterday (20th) but replayed on Thursday (??) and again...
Forum: Australia 11-27-2009, 03:52 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 8,247
Posted By ozruffred
+1 Rossco - I've been peeking at that one all...

+1 Rossco - I've been peeking at that one all week , some excellent , practical advice , now I'm thinking I'll just stay with the camera I have and put some more thought into some shots
Forum: Australia 10-25-2009, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By ozruffred
:clap I'm a fan of the Expedition Panniers - use...

:clap I'm a fan of the Expedition Panniers - use the on my Wee Strom , with the velcro extensions and Givi frames , they are just great , along with the rest of Andy's products
Forum: Australia 10-23-2009, 04:38 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 22,486
Posted By ozruffred
Thumb I've got a normal exped , without all the...

I've got a normal exped , without all the insulation , slept on it down to zero degrees with a half decent down sleeping bag and was quite OK .

Has anuone tried the ones which AndyStrapz is...
Forum: Australia 10-23-2009, 04:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,501
Posted By ozruffred
Thumb Even before I knew he was a motocyclist , I...

Even before I knew he was a motocyclist , I always thought Brendan was a reasonable sort of bloke ....................but far too "nice" & easy going to be a politician , minister and Leader of the...
Forum: Australia 10-23-2009, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 388
Posted By ozruffred
Thanks Unc - just set my DVD to record it

Thanks Unc - just set my DVD to record it
Forum: Australia 10-08-2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,138
Posted By ozruffred
A few of us are leaving Sydney early Wednesday...

A few of us are leaving Sydney early Wednesday morning via Bungonia , Braidwood , Bombala , Bonang and overnighting @ Orbost

Is there good pub food at Orbost , is their a choice , and if so ,...
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 697
Posted By ozruffred
Aah , Belgium , the home of Leffe beer and the...

Aah , Belgium , the home of Leffe beer and the wonderful Spring Classics in cycling

You have no idea how much I have to pay here in Oz for a small weekly ration of Leffe

cheers steve ,...
Forum: Australia 09-28-2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,094
Posted By ozruffred
Cause I'm GPS-less and bananaman can't use the...

Cause I'm GPS-less and bananaman can't use the GPS files that Dannoj sent through I've been playing with Google maps trying to figure out a rough route. Gonna go buy a couple of maps this week to...
Forum: Australia 09-28-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,378
Posted By ozruffred
What a great season of Rugby League we've had and...

What a great season of Rugby League we've had and really looking forward to the Grand Final . As an old North Sydney Bears fan , I find it difficult to show much passion for any Sydney team (apart...
Forum: Australia 08-11-2009, 01:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,204
Posted By ozruffred
Archers Motor Repairs 22 Cowper St Granville ...

Archers Motor Repairs
22 Cowper St
Granville
Ph 9637 5583
www.archersmotorrepairs.com.au (http://www.archersmotorrepairs.com.au/)

Craig is the guys name - and from reputation is quite good....
Forum: Australia 08-02-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,204
Posted By ozruffred
Blue Slip authorisers in Sydney

G'day all ,
I'm needing a blue slip for interstate rego transfer .
Can anyone recommend a place between Inner West and Parramatta or nearby ?
Or anywhere ?

cheers steve
Forum: Australia 06-23-2009, 09:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 977
Posted By ozruffred
Go the Blues !! I'm hoping NSW can get win this...

Go the Blues !!
I'm hoping NSW can get win this one , if only to make it 1 each before the 3rd and decider . But , realistically I reckon Qld have just got too good a team right now , a team full of...
Forum: Australia 06-03-2009, 01:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 977
Posted By ozruffred
Nsw has Qld just where we want them , as raging...

Nsw has Qld just where we want them , as raging hot favourites (best you can get on Qld is in the $1.40 - $1.50 mark)
I feel that NSW has a better chance this time around and have backed it up with...
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