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Old 10-05-2013, 08:23 PM   #436
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So ya worthless F&^# spend the day with CJ and nothing to post for it?

What, you spent the day with the cats or such hiding in the barn....



So what CJ bling are you installing on the SE?
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Old 10-06-2013, 07:06 PM   #437
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Yep got some bling but been busy riding. You should try riding one day Dave you might even become ok at it.
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Old 10-07-2013, 05:59 PM   #438
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thought this would be as good of place as any to make my first post! Been following along for a while and thought I'd just say great RR-Thanks and stay safe- see your heading for warmer temps!!!
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Old 10-07-2013, 09:04 PM   #439
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gday mate

Wholly crap I stired you up for a first post. Welcome to the asylum. Mate


Very glad you popped on to say thanks.

I'm currently stopped here on owasso Oklahoma visiting & great ex military friend I met in kaneohe bay hawaii 20 years ago.

We managed to go fishing today but caught nothing, of course its not about catching fish right.there's a lot of catching up to do.

I rode yesterday from CJracers place in one hit but the alternator on the bike doesn't seem to pump out enough juice for all things electrical at once at night for long extended periods. So made it 5kms from my mates place where she conked out on me.


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thought this would be as good of place as any to make my first post! Been following along for a while and thought I'd just say great RR-Thanks and stay safe- see your heading for warmer temps!!!
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Old 10-07-2013, 09:08 PM   #440
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Old 10-13-2013, 11:50 AM   #441
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Eek Color me confused...

So as many of you know following this thread Adrian has been traversing North America and covered a huge amount of miles so far.

To recap, when he first got here the bike was a couple days late so I put up with him...I mean put him up for a few days so he could get the bike, parts and other crap in order to get started on his trip.

One of the more important parts he has is the metal pallet on which the bike was shipped. Since he needed a place to store if while on his trip I stuck it on the side of the house for the last few months.

Well with his travels coming to a close I decided to pull it out and make sure it was not damaged etc from sitting outside like it was. Turned out there was some surface rust so I took it upon myself to spruce it up a bit and give it a once over.

Grabbed a couple cans of rust converter and paint to make it look decent, since I cant do anything about making the rider look better (they wont let you board a plane with a burlap sack on your head) I could at least make the crate look decent.



So this was the after picture when it was all painted.

Of course I thought he would get a kick out of it and sent him the picture you see above...

And then it started.....

He began to whine about the color I guess he finally wore out his last pair of Hello Kitty panties and was suffering from remorse...

He was sad it didn't have any bright colors in it...

Challenge accepted..



Spent a little more time giving it the touch of color that his inner whiner was in such need/desire for....

So Chop Chop and Sean-O do these colors suit him?

I think you might need to take a pole of this with the other riders from his group to get a consensus if I need to add another color let me know.

The could not bring myself to get his much desired Hello Kitty stickers so he will just have to cry himself to sleep over that one...





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Old 10-13-2013, 02:55 PM   #442
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now that is some funny shit ...berlap sac

classic ...colors are perfect will bring out the pink in his eye .....pinkeye
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Old 10-13-2013, 11:02 PM   #443
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Old 10-14-2013, 08:05 AM   #444
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Good to see you back on the move, Adrian!

That's a snazzy looking bike crate

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Old 10-15-2013, 02:21 PM   #445
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The color of that crate resembles someone who clearly has way too much time on his hands.

The upside I guess it can't be confused with any other bike being shipped at the same Tim.
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Old 10-15-2013, 02:26 PM   #446
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The color of that crate resembles someone who clearly has way too much time on his hands.

The upside I guess it can't be confused with any other bike being shipped at the same Tim.
YOU WHINED, I simply accepted the challenge.
Besides you owe me $30 for the paint...the stickers I will throw in for free....
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Old 10-15-2013, 08:33 PM   #447
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So i have crossed paths with some pretty amazing people on my little north american journey for sure.

Plus i have noticed that th canadian from edmonton and east all speak with a very distinct "irish" accent.

sitrep....

morale is high,
clean jocks & socks
Plus new music to listen to courtesy of rob.
The people are usually the best part of the ride
And I told ya, the Irish speak like us, not the other way round!
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Old 10-17-2013, 02:34 PM   #448
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I'll deduct that out of your invoice for restraightening the bend in the crate.






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Besides you owe me $30 for the paint...the stickers I will throw in for free....
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Old 10-17-2013, 02:40 PM   #449
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update 16th oct 2013

Wow what a whirlwind the last couple of weeks has been.

I left Robs place (The Irish Guy who speaks Canadian), i apreciated your hospitality immensly, thanks for the use of your super duper bike lift & tools when my old girl needed some new blood. Certainly made the effort easy. I wish you well in your new house once its sorted out etc.

From Robs place in Edmonton, after we tagged along for the local toy run, i made my way east. Whilst riding along i began to do some rough calcs in my head with regards to fuel costs in Canada. The result saw me head into the usa. Generally most things are expensive in Canada, not unlike Australia in many ways. In fact Australia is probably about 10 to 20 % more expensive on things in generalon, but our wages probably counteract that to some degree.

I stayed at a rv park in grand forks but was rudely awoken at 7am and informed that i "could" pay at the office on my way out. I took their wording literally, too bad i went cross country & just couldnt seem to find that office they were talking about.

i made tracks through Minesota, through Miniappolisv and La Crosse. I pmed a bloke about a tent space from La Crosse but sadly got no reply. I have found on the odd occasion that inmates listed on the tent space thread couldnt be bothered replying to PMs, even though they are noticeably active on the site. Piss poor really, it only takes a couple of seconds to type out sorry mate dont like australians go somewhere else for your tent space.

Sending Craig and email from CJDesigns saw me heading towards Wisconsin to get some new fork seals fitted after the ice had cut them to bits. A lcal shop close by had the gear & i quickly had new seals & fork oil.
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Old 10-17-2013, 02:50 PM   #450
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As I seem to recall you dropped off that delapidated piece of crap, and your crate in that condition.

This coming from the person with the half assed electrical work on the bike and can pass anything while riding but sheep...

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