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Discussion in 'The Barracks' started by Jello63, Nov 9, 2003.

  1. Nightlife

    Nightlife Active Member

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    I tried sitting on a Yamaha T Maxx 500 and that thing was huge. The seat wasn't that great though. I'm 6ft and with the width of the seat and the angle your legs are, I could just touch the ground. I think I'm really looking for more passing power, even though on my 200cc I can still pass trucks and the odd car in the right road conditions. The looks on their face as they are being passed by a scooter is classic. I even dragged off a Commodore at some lights at Cambellfield once. LOL
     
  2. Jello63

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    :eek: Wow Belta. You've had & got some nice bikes, the ct110 postie though? :oops: The Jello's have been to a couple of classic/veteran bike races @ Eastern Creek & Wakefield Park raceways & have enjoyed it very much. Maybe, seeing there are quite a number TOG riders, that next year some of us northern riders head south to you Mexicans & we'll all go to Phillip Island. TOG hit's the road :lol: Not literally I hope!
     
  3. Belta

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    Phillip Island NEXT YEAR would be a great thing :D
    We'll have to Organise it EARLY tho :wink:

    Dont KNOCK the postie mate...
    $5 to fill the tank :!:
    and with the right gearing
    It'll do 110kph !!!!!!!!!! 8O
    downhill with a tailwind :p

    heaps of fun to putt around the city on :wink:
     
  4. Southn_Comfort

    Southn_Comfort Well-Known Member

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    wow belta .... where do you find the time ? ... how much sleep do you get a night ?

    very cool bikes !!!! :p

    you're not one of these people ....

    well sonny, i have only had 2 hours sleep a night for the last two decades, and in that extra 6 hours a night i built this life size queen mary replica out of leggo and used tongue depressors ... i don't really know why ... but this voice came from a burning bush, talking about a flood or whatnot .... /strokes his waist length beard and walks off muttering

    nah you can't be - you seem to have a good sense of humor
     
  5. Renegade

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    No wonder i don't see many bikes in Berwick. You seem to own all of them. :D
     
  6. Nightlife

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    Don't forget they are pretty valuable these days. Someone is always after one. I'm lucky to ever get $4 in my tank. Granted I wouldn't want to try and do more than 100kms in distance on it, but I guess when your running down the freeway on full throttle, it would chew up the fuel :lol:
    Any of you been to any races at Broadford? That's where I am.
     
  7. Arienne

    Arienne The Woman in Red Staff Member Administrator Moderator

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    Hmm, it takes about 10 - 12 bucks to fill mine up from reserve. I get about 220km around town out of that, 260km+ on a trip. I would call that comparable and at least 100km/h is comfortable behind fairing :)
     
  8. Belta

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    I don't watch much TV :p

    P.S.

    Bought my CT110 Postie at Fowles Auctions for $800....
    Sold it for $1200 a year later :)

    Bet you wont make money when you sell your kwaka Cailith :wink:
     
  9. Arienne

    Arienne The Woman in Red Staff Member Administrator Moderator

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    Nope Belta, you'd be right on that. Good thing is thought I won't lose too much as they hold their value quite well.
     
  10. Hugo a gogo

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    I have a KLR 250

    I fang around on it on my property in Mudgee

    I rode it last weekend, dropped it once and got bogged twice

    @ 41 yo trail bike riding is hard work but u can't beat the freedom of a bike

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  11. thedarf

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    Don't be sorry Renegade, that makes sense to me.

    As a paramedic, I know what I prefer

    cheers
    thedarf
     
  12. Belta

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    He Prefers to suck his THUMB :roll: no sense of adventure td :p

    :!: BUT SERIOUSLY :!:

    [​IMG]I LOVE Paramedics & AMBO's[​IMG]

    Especially the one that brought me the bottle of Nitrous Oxide 8O
    I tried to bump start a Falcon ute with my Right Knee @ 45Kph on my TT350:oops:
    Dont Ask

    Which I Craftily EMPTIED
    (by taking the biggest DEEPEST breaths I could take )
    BEFORE they got me into the Ambulance

    :lol: I Laughed all the way to the hospital :lol:

    But If I ever make it to Toowoomba... I'm going to visit TD...

    :twisted: And you had better lock up those Nitrous Oxide Bottles [​IMG]
     
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    Not on your bike I hope, I don't want our first meeting to be me scraping you up off the bitumen! 8O

    hmmmmmmmm On second thought..... that would mean an IV line, Catheter, LOTS of splints, LITRES of Blood, Metres of intestines :twisted:

    No Nitrous Oxide mate, but I have a suppository with your name on it :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:

    cheers
    thedarf
     
  14. Southn_Comfort

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    lol @ Belta - drunk smileys

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    very cute !!
     
  15. Jello63

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    I'd love to come on down to the Island next year, it'll take some brownie points but I can get them :lol:
     
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    Maybe we can make it a 5 day thing...

    Go for a burn down "The Great Ocean Road" and up through the Victorian hills around Gippsland...

    Given enough notice some of the Northern guys should be
    able to get time off and come down....

    I'm sure there will be plenty of Vic TOGers that could put up with some of the guys for a night or two before we head down to the Island for the Grand Prix :wink:
     
  17. Belta

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    I was @ the Sothern Classic just a few weeks ago mate :wink:

    Thats the kinda Road racing I wanna get into :twisted:
     
  18. Nightlife

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    You should give me a yell the next time you go to one. We can hook up. Shame the Hells Angel concert isn't going anymore, that would be an interesting event to go to, (although you wouldn't want to see the condition of your Jap bikes by the end :lol: , luckily they don't touch scooters)
     
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    I have to admit whenever I attend a dead mororcyclist or even one with some decent open fractures I always ride home a little slower that night.Something about seeing the bits that belong on the inside end up on the outside that makes you more cautious.
     
  20. Jello63

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    Oh Great!!!!!! Thanks Pseudonym I'm just about to buy a roadbike :lol: You'll know it me as I'll be the only bike doing 60kph, now that you've said that :lol:
     

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