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Forum: Australia 07-26-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,166
Posted By Philmeup
I did a quick search and you can hire one for...

I did a quick search and you can hire one for about $90-$100 for a month. Or you can buy one from about $140-$700.
I'm considering buying one as I like the idea of being able to warn a grey nomad...
Forum: Australia 07-15-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 902
Posted By Philmeup
Well I plan on being there 27/28th august

Well I plan on being there 27/28th august
Forum: Australia 07-14-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 902
Posted By Philmeup
Found this link...

Found this link http://www.ceduna.sa.gov.au/page.aspx?u=503 (not sure if I did the link properly, I did it on tapatalk)
It's got some good advise including using a UHF radio to warn others coming...
Forum: Australia 07-13-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 902
Posted By Philmeup
Yeah thanks guys. I've got a month to think about...

Yeah thanks guys. I've got a month to think about it. I might stay away from 4wd YouTube clips on the Googs, the thought of meeting one at the top of a dune is a bit hairy.
Do you reckon it can be...
Forum: Australia 07-13-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 902
Posted By Philmeup
Googs track?

Hi guys, anyone done Googs track from north to south? I'm thinking about doing it on my way over to kalgoorlie, in late august. I heard it was like a mini Simpson crossing with 300 odd sand dunes and...
Forum: Australia 07-07-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 14,332
Views: 1,865,603
Posted By Philmeup
Hi guys, so I thought a bit more info might help...

Hi guys, so I thought a bit more info might help me get a more accurate response. I was pulling my head off too inspect my combustion chamber after dropping dirt in the spark plug holes. I know doh....
Forum: Australia 07-07-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 14,332
Views: 1,865,603
Posted By Philmeup
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/07/e7esanyp.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/07/e7esanyp.jpg
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/07/8a2a9avy.jpg
I was just about to post my own clutch problem, when I saw your post.
These photos are from the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 96,290
Views: 18,165,396
Posted By Philmeup
Thanks dobbo. It makes sense now. The manual...

Thanks dobbo. It makes sense now. The manual explains everything you said except for the left lobe forward. You've saved me
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 96,290
Views: 18,165,396
Posted By Philmeup
G'day, i need some help. I'm installing my...

G'day, i need some help. I'm installing my camshaft after replacing my piston rings and the manual is telling me to make sure my lobes are facing down. Would that be the flat side of the lobe facing...
Forum: Australia 06-24-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,296
Posted By Philmeup
So it's been over a week and a few challenges to...

So it's been over a week and a few challenges to get down to the dirt.
Turns out there really wasn't that much in there but it was pretty gunked up. ...
Forum: Australia 06-14-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,296
Posted By Philmeup
After a stubborn exhaust header pipe and a...

After a stubborn exhaust header pipe and a stripped oil drain plug, I haven't got much closer to learning something new except that it's pretty black inside my exhaust outlet. ...
Forum: Australia 06-14-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,296
Posted By Philmeup
52064km it's due I think

52064km it's due I think
Forum: Australia 06-14-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,296
Posted By Philmeup
Thanks guys, it was a very small amount. But...

Thanks guys, it was a very small amount. But there maybe a couple of 1/2mm-1mm grains of sand in there. Tried the vacuum through a clear drink bottle straw didn't see anything come up through the...
Forum: Australia 06-14-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,296
Posted By Philmeup
Doh, got dirt in my combustion chamber. :(

So I've discovered I'm not the first person to get dirt in my combustion chamber, changing my spark plugs and I won't be the last.
Maybe my post will save at least one idiot like me from doing it. ...
Forum: Australia 05-17-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 955
Posted By Philmeup
Mmmmm mud!!!

Mmmmm mud!!!
Forum: Australia 05-16-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 955
Posted By Philmeup
I'll be the first, Hi my name is Philmeup, I...

I'll be the first,
Hi my name is Philmeup, I ride a DR 650. I'm not from bendigo but I like the place. Can't say I know where to get a good pie but I recently discovered Heathcote national park and...
Forum: Australia 04-24-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 12,731
Posted By Philmeup
Parts made in China under BMW supervision and...

Parts made in China under BMW supervision and assembled in berlin.

My 09 g650gs took me places lots of people said I shouldn't go on it. It did it easy albeit slower than some other bikes. ...
Forum: Australia 04-24-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 984
Posted By Philmeup
Did you have your accident on a public rd in Vic....

Did you have your accident on a public rd in Vic. If so TAC will cover you. Not sure what other states do as far as road accident insurance.
Forum: Australia 04-16-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 856
Posted By Philmeup
Check out Gany's post on the condo 750 2014...

Check out Gany's post on the condo 750 2014 thread for some inspiration.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23946829
Forum: Australia 04-15-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 798
Views: 43,790
Posted By Philmeup
You guys are all legends. Just sayin ;) I...

You guys are all legends. Just sayin ;)
I haven't seen a pic of sundowner yet. Keen to see the big Tenere'
Forum: Australia 12-20-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4,725
Views: 186,150
Posted By Philmeup
I'd love to have a go at the beach port to robe...

I'd love to have a go at the beach port to robe route we did in ya troopy a while back GA. It would be worth the effort just to go through the enchanted forest again. :)
Forum: Australia 12-17-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,596
Posted By Philmeup
Just heard the guy got off the charge. Don't know...

Just heard the guy got off the charge. Don't know the full details. Except the judge said he did not break the law and referred the policeman to be reviewed in policy details.
Forum: Australia 12-17-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,493
Posted By Philmeup
Like this one. ;) ...

Like this one. ;)
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/12/17/uqymu3ah.jpg
Forum: Australia 12-14-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,041
Posted By Philmeup
I've been wearing a Moveo neck brace attached to...

I've been wearing a Moveo neck brace attached to my Revit sand jacket for a few months now. It felt a bit weird at first, but now it's like getting in a car and putting your seat belt on. I would...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 12-14-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,071
Posted By Philmeup
I use Avenza PDF maps app on iPhone. Also on...

I use Avenza PDF maps app on iPhone. Also on android. Works great, lots of maps, lots of tools.
Forum: Australia 11-28-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 30,826
Posted By Philmeup
Welcome TRTN, if your up for a chat about DR's or...

Welcome TRTN, if your up for a chat about DR's or anything I usually stop into the pinnacle for a cold one a couple times a week. I'll post next time I go. Cheers Phil.
Forum: OZ Vendors 11-21-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,616
Posted By Philmeup
Good luck mate. Always good to see someone havin...

Good luck mate. Always good to see someone havin a go.
Forum: Australia 11-11-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 801
Posted By Philmeup
Get in quick Greg, remember I took mine in before...

Get in quick Greg, remember I took mine in before Xmas, told I would have it back just after and..... Got it back after Australia Day.
Forum: Australia 11-11-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4,725
Views: 186,150
Posted By Philmeup
She needs a good wash after where she's been. ;)

She needs a good wash after where she's been. ;)
Forum: Australia 11-09-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 30,826
Posted By Philmeup
I'll back you up on that one. Great riding...

I'll back you up on that one. Great riding anywhere around there. Woods point is not far from matlock either. A great spot for a beer break.
Forum: Australia 11-08-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 30,826
Posted By Philmeup
Melbourne and surrounds ride/riders hub

Anyways I was going to post a few pics and a couple of comments and it turned into a ride report. Which I've never done before. So I'll wrap it up quick and next time I'll do a proper RR.
Sunday...
Forum: Australia 11-07-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 30,826
Posted By Philmeup
.....Enough of work... The two of us got bogged...

.....Enough of work...
The two of us got bogged a few times and the novelty was wearing thin.
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/11/08/uvurury9.jpg
So we hit some dirt roads and came across these...
Forum: Australia 11-07-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4,725
Views: 186,150
Posted By Philmeup
It was absolute gold :) I tried chinaman well...

It was absolute gold :)
I tried chinaman well in big desert, got about 2ks. Wal was right it was very soft. Went nth instead tried outlet creek at top of Albacutya wasn't successful there either....
Forum: Australia 11-07-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 30,826
Posted By Philmeup
Melbourne and surrounds ride/riders hub

So it looks like last weekend was a cracker for a few of us. My lap of the green triangle ended up just over 2000ks.
Thursday was mostly blacktop to rainbow, with a stop in Dunkeld for lunch at the...
Forum: Australia 11-06-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,437
Posted By Philmeup
I've got the andyz bags and racks for the DR 650....

I've got the andyz bags and racks for the DR 650. Just came back from a 2000k loop of the green triangle. I was pretty happy with both except I'm now going to reinforce the rear of the racks. Dropped...
Forum: Australia 10-29-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 30,826
Posted By Philmeup
Only way I got the time was to finish plastering...

Only way I got the time was to finish plastering kitchen and put cupboards in b4 I left. Was up to 12.30 last night. I feel for ya. The only thing more fun than painting is watching it dry.
Forum: Australia 10-29-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 30,826
Posted By Philmeup
Maybe I'll see you at Pinnaroo pub Friday arvo. :)

Maybe I'll see you at Pinnaroo pub Friday arvo. :)
Forum: Australia 10-28-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 30,826
Posted By Philmeup
It's gonna be 34 in Pinnaroo up near Murray...

It's gonna be 34 in Pinnaroo up near Murray sunset on sat :)
I'm heading up to Japarit on thur, chinamens and Murraysville tcks through Big Desert to Pinnaroo fri, Nagarkat and Border tck to...
Forum: Australia 10-25-2013, 04:46 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,086
Posted By Philmeup
After 20 years not on a bike, and a midlife...

After 20 years not on a bike, and a midlife breakdown looming. I let Bmw convince me not to buy a KLR. That 200kg 650gs taught me a lot and I have no regrets. Except maybe riding into the windscreen...
Forum: Australia 10-25-2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 30,826
Posted By Philmeup
The gellibrand hotel, half way between colac and...

The gellibrand hotel, half way between colac and Apollo bay. If your unsure where to ride ask Paul at the general store. He knows all the good places.
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