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llbuono
07-11-2018, 08:25 PM
We rode the putty road today the best motorcycle road in australia we are staying overnight in Newcastle then following the coast to brisbane just eight guys in our fifties having a great ride.

gus96
07-11-2018, 08:38 PM
Pfft, if you think that is Australia's best M/C road you need to get out more,
been there done that.

Kristy
07-11-2018, 10:34 PM
Make sure for the next few days you don't post about being in WA.

pnork
07-11-2018, 10:35 PM
Make sure for the next few days you don't post about being in WA.

Even better, just don't post at all.

Jaw
08-11-2018, 03:25 PM
Putty road is one of my favourites so far, just went last weekend

https://scontent-syd2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-0/q91/p206x206/44979675_10155517869516829_3540207680847085568_n.j pg?_nc_cat=106&_nc_ht=scontent-syd2-1.xx&oh=90470009908dc8c931dd18e8ae28f7e2&oe=5C84F468

That bit further up where it gets twisty next to the mountain? Belissimo

chew
08-11-2018, 04:41 PM
But if you want a test try the Mt Granye to Tallangatta run in Vic.

SpeedTrip
08-11-2018, 05:40 PM
If you think Putty road is good.
Wait till you try Spakfiller street or Kneadit knoll, only then youíll be ready for the Pollyfilla High plains.

llbuono
08-11-2018, 07:57 PM
Anyway today we rode to Tamworth then the oxley hwy to port maquarie, my new gsxr 1000r only has two thousand kays on it but it is so quick i really can't believe it and it just rides itself you really don't have to be a good rider to ride it quick unlike the old days anybody can ride these new bikes.

llbuono
08-11-2018, 08:13 PM
If you think Putty road is good.
Wait till you try Spakfiller street or Kneadit knoll, only then youíll be ready for the Pollyfilla High plains.

Thats actually quite funny not to mention witty still wa is the state where a sandhill is considered a mountain broaden your horizons and head east.

Kristy
08-11-2018, 08:49 PM
If you think Putty road is good.
Wait till you try Spakfiller street or Kneadit knoll, only then youíll be ready for the Pollyfilla High plains.

The Polyfilla High Plains are as boring as batshit - I'll be driving the Monaro Plains in a few weeks. The Plains are about the only time I'd advocate for driverless cars - I'd get the red eye flight and nap on the Plains.
At least I get to do Brown Mountain.

agrid
08-11-2018, 09:54 PM
No More Gaps is where it's at.

dwillia
09-11-2018, 01:13 PM
Anyway today we rode to Tamworth then the oxley hwy to port maquarie, my new gsxr 1000r only has two thousand kays on it but it is so quick i really can't believe it and it just rides itself you really don't have to be a good rider to ride it quick unlike the old days anybody can ride these new bikes.
just as well...from what I've heard

llbuono
09-11-2018, 02:02 PM
We just arrived at the gold coast a great ride the bikes are getting trailered back to fairy meadows and i fly back to perth tomorrow just in time for frenchies ride.

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just as well...from what I've heard

You feel you could handle the trip then i doubt it i am just showing the boys and my friend from two wheels they are having a good laugh but play on dill ia.

And these are guys that race on the big tracks fool.

chew
09-11-2018, 02:06 PM
The Polyfilla High Plains are as boring as batshit - I'll be driving the Monaro Plains in a few weeks. The Plains are about the only time I'd advocate for driverless cars - I'd get the red eye flight and nap on the Plains.
At least I get to do Brown Mountain.

Aaahh, Brown Mt. Hit that in the downhill direction at 22:30 in the rain on a hire bike with my son and our luggage after riding from Ballarat via Corryong, Thredbo, Jindabyne. Was an adventure.

pnork
09-11-2018, 02:56 PM
You feel you could handle the trip then i doubt it i am just showing the boys and my friend from two wheels they are having a good laugh but play on dill ia.

And these are guys that race on the big tracks fool.

*Whoosh*

Kristy
09-11-2018, 06:15 PM
Aaahh, Brown Mt. Hit that in the downhill direction at 22:30 in the rain on a hire bike with my son and our luggage after riding from Ballarat via Corryong, Thredbo, Jindabyne. Was an adventure.

There is no way the weather could be worse for me this time compared to when I last drove it at night in the worst storm I've driven in, descending in an i20 hire car with no brakes 😂 that was stresssful but riding it would have been certain death. I always drool when going up or down Brown Mountain though.

llbuono
09-11-2018, 07:32 PM
One of the bikes at the gold coast hotel belongs to a former state champion.

https://i.imgur.com/k6e1ePj.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/eqkqPFD.jpg

pnork
09-11-2018, 07:53 PM
I guess that makes you important.

keys
09-11-2018, 08:05 PM
Former state champion pffff

This is the work of a current National champion

http://i63.tinypic.com/10r4tg3.jpg

llbuono
09-11-2018, 08:16 PM
This guy goes very well too.

https://i.imgur.com/Xsd7yhe.jpg

llbuono
09-11-2018, 08:25 PM
"Former state champion pffff

This is the work of a current National champion."

I showed the guys kinda reinforces what i told them about you.

Joe Shabadoo
09-11-2018, 08:31 PM
Just give yourself a fucking uppercut cunt

Srs

Ryanoceros
09-11-2018, 09:11 PM
Jim if you're so quick and all that, what happened when you came out riding ? We had to keep waiting for you

llbuono
09-11-2018, 09:22 PM
https://i.imgur.com/leh04pT.jpg

Kristy
09-11-2018, 09:51 PM
Sorry, you haven't got a patch on Madonna with the name dropping business.

Greta Garbo, and Monroe
Dietrich and DiMaggio
Marlon Brando, Jimmy Dean
On the cover of a magazine
Grace Kelly; Harlow, Jean
Picture of a beauty queen
Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire
Ginger Rogers, dance on air
They had style, they had grace
Rita Hayworth gave good face
Lauren, Katherine, Lana too
Bette Davis, we love you
Ladies with an attitude
Fellows that were in the mood
Don't just stand there, let's get to it
Strike a pose, there's nothing to it

1. First thing to be clear: I won't speak for everyone, but I will for me - I don't care who the bike belongs to. You're a cross between a star-struck teenager and someone desperately wanting validation/approval from others.
2. Second thing to be clear: You have no credibility, so I don't believe you anyway.

Most importantly - see Point 1; who the bike belongs to is irrelevant - it's just an inanimate object sitting on the street, or a picture downloaded off the internet, while you're sitting at home in WA. Given you've supposedly been conversing with your so deemed motorcycling royalty, feel free to take a picture of you and this State champion with today's paper in the picture. Meh, let's give you the benefit of the doubt and say you do get a pic, I doubt any one cares but you.

llbuono
09-11-2018, 10:01 PM
One month ago.

https://i.imgur.com/IIkAVtM.jpg

Anyway thats it kristy i have heard enough of your dribble good bye.

Joe Shabadoo
09-11-2018, 10:03 PM
If you weren't lesbian Kristen I'd have your babies. X

llbuono
09-11-2018, 10:06 PM
If you weren't lesbian Kristen I'd have your babies. X

With your IQ my monosyllabic friend i doubt she would be interested midnight over here so bye.

Still you have impressed my friends over here in nsw they have read every word they are on netrider if you want to chat with them.

pnork
09-11-2018, 10:21 PM
I must admit that I, for one, enjoy reading llbuono's posts; he makes me feel vastly superior.

somebodyelse
09-11-2018, 11:05 PM
With your IQ my monosyllabic friend i doubt she would be interested midnight over here so bye.

Still you have impressed my friends over here in nsw they have read every word they are on netrider if you want to chat with them.

We're obviously not selective, they can come here.

dwillia
10-11-2018, 12:19 AM
One month ago.

https://i.imgur.com/IIkAVtM.jpg

Anyway thats it kristy i have heard enough of your dribble good bye.

do you have any that weren't taken with a potato?

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Sorry, you haven't got a patch on Madonna with the name dropping business.

Greta Garbo, and Monroe
Dietrich and DiMaggio
Marlon Brando, Jimmy Dean
On the cover of a magazine
Grace Kelly; Harlow, Jean
Picture of a beauty queen
Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire
Ginger Rogers, dance on air
They had style, they had grace
Rita Hayworth gave good face
Lauren, Katherine, Lana too
Bette Davis, we love you
Ladies with an attitude
Fellows that were in the mood
Don't just stand there, let's get to it
Strike a pose, there's nothing to it

1. First thing to be clear: I won't speak for everyone, but I will for me - I don't care who the bike belongs to. You're a cross between a star-struck teenager and someone desperately wanting validation/approval from others.
2. Second thing to be clear: You have no credibility, so I don't believe you anyway.

Most importantly - see Point 1; who the bike belongs to is irrelevant - it's just an inanimate object sitting on the street, or a picture downloaded off the internet, while you're sitting at home in WA. Given you've supposedly been conversing with your so deemed motorcycling royalty, feel free to take a picture of you and this State champion with today's paper in the picture. Meh, let's give you the benefit of the doubt and say you do get a pic, I doubt any one cares but you.

So, illbuono, just in case you need any more help understanding - NOBODY GIVES A FLYING FUCK!

Mr Bean
10-11-2018, 12:22 AM
This is the kind of thing you'd see on facebook. Hardly thread worthy.

Maybe try using some punctuation at least use a full stop it's hard to know where the sentence begins and ends

Known
10-11-2018, 01:09 AM
I have heard enough of your dribble good bye.

I normally try and stay out of online conflict as its so often yields no meaningful discussion or resolution, yet I feel this needs to be said.

The above quote perfectly encapsulates how I believe many of PSB's active members feel towards yourself. You make utterly meaningless posts/threads which serve no purpose other than to bolster your own perceived social status. You add nothing to discussions and often bring up seemingly random facts and references which derail threads worse than the recent BHP runaway train.

I find it ironic that the above quote was aimed at someone whom puts effort into their posts and genuinely make this forum a pleasure to read.

I truly believe this forum is better without your presence. You have stated multiple times how you are a man of your word however your current presence here has determined that is a lie. You are nothing but a troll on this forum and your departure would be appreciated.

TurboR1
10-11-2018, 10:31 AM
Known, I could give you hug right now (no homo), but seriously next time I see you it's a pint on me.

Mr Bean
10-11-2018, 10:49 AM
Who cares what strangers on the internet say or think of you. It's not like they know you.

The world would be a boring place if we all behaved the same way. Personally, I like a little bit of crazy. It can be entertaining and shows some genuine character. You can't fake that shit haha

rubin
10-11-2018, 12:41 PM
I currently live in NSW, and ride everywhere, in fact I was doing laps of putty road on the day you claim you were there.

I didnít see you or your Ďmatesí.


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TurboR1
10-11-2018, 01:14 PM
On a side note,

What is actually the best road in Australia to ride/drive? I know some rave about long open empty stretches of highway (Route 66 in the USA, Nullabour in WA). But I'm thinking twisty roads. A nice mix or switch backs and long sweepers, smooth well maintained and above all low policing?

What is Australia's version of the "Tail of the Dragon", Deals Gap in North Carolina, USA?
What is Austrlaia's version of the Transfăgărășan, Romania?
What is Australia's version of the Stelvio Pass, Italy?
What is Australia's version of the Forgotten World Hwy, New Zealand? <--- that one is actually quite scary as I've done it in an Auto Ford Fiesta, it was fucked at the end.

GreenMeanie
10-11-2018, 03:23 PM
On a side note,

What is actually the best road in Australia to ride/drive? I know some rave about long open empty stretches of highway (Route 66 in the USA, Nullabour in WA). But I'm thinking twisty roads. A nice mix or switch backs and long sweepers, smooth well maintained and above all low policing?

What is Australia's version of the "Tail of the Dragon", Deals Gap in North Carolina, USA?
What is Austrlaia's version of the Transfăgărășan, Romania?
What is Australia's version of the Stelvio Pass, Italy?
What is Australia's version of the Forgotten World Hwy, New Zealand? <--- that one is actually quite scary as I've done it in an Auto Ford Fiesta, it was fucked at the end.

There are plenty of exciting roads to ride virtually anywhere.
Generally the quicker you go the tighter they become.
Some roads you work extremely hard on at low speeds, others you have to exceed the mandatory GAY fucking speed limits.
Itís all relative.

llbuono
10-11-2018, 05:58 PM
The best road in australia for motorcyclists is the Oxley Highway.

https://www.google.com.au/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://m.youtube.com/watch%3Fv%3DcXaqRxycZts&ved=2ahUKEwjQ5MzlxsneAhXETX0KHWsjCIwQwqsBMAJ6BAgKE AU&usg=AOvVaw3wah3wtkjWkE1J0NrC8m19&cshid=1541843959703

https://www.google.com.au/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://m.youtube.com/watch%3Fv%3Dk9JMgw8CT00&ved=2ahUKEwiliu-JzMneAhXUXCsKHZZlDLIQwqsBMAB6BAgIEAU&usg=AOvVaw1pDHU9ksDASfIRFM7mHMME

https://www.google.com.au/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=http://www.bestbikingroads.com/motorcycle-roads/motorbike-rides-in-australia-/new-south-wales-___21708.html&ved=2ahUKEwiliu-JzMneAhXUXCsKHZZlDLIQFjAKegQIAxAB&usg=AOvVaw1GCQcFc1PPvIGlEzpz7ZOh&cshid=1541845068411

http://www.mcnews.com.au/must-ride-roads-the-oxley-highway-with-phil-hall/

Graelin
10-11-2018, 06:47 PM
I did the Oxley in April with a Patrol and caravan. I wound down the windows to listen to the bikes having fun. Would love to do it on a bike. One of the top roads I have ever seen for bikes.

llbuono
10-11-2018, 06:59 PM
I did the Oxley in April with a Patrol and caravan. I wound down the windows to listen to the bikes having fun. Would love to do it on a bike. One of the top roads I have ever seen for bikes.
I certainly enjoyed it this week we will have to catch up soon i have another bike now the old bike just needed too much work.

llbuono
10-11-2018, 07:07 PM
The guy in my avatar is a mate of mine from the us he was a boilermaker working in oil and gas during the early eighties he is now head of safety in oil and gas as boilermaking got a bit to hard as he got older i wondered if you knew him as you used to do similar work.

gus96
10-11-2018, 10:15 PM
http://vimeo.com/25649166
from 2011

Graelin
10-11-2018, 10:52 PM
http://vimeo.com/25649166
from 2011

Love the way your lines flow from one corner to the next and the one beyond. Very smooth.

llbuono
11-11-2018, 08:22 AM
Love the way your lines flow from one corner to the next and the one beyond. Very smooth.

I have covered most roads in the country either by car or motorcycle but the oxley flows once you have the rhythm right and is the best in my view, i do enjoy the balingup to nannup road and the ferguson road over here in wa which are probably the closest roads wa has to the oxley highway.

As a kid i lived in manilla near tamworth so we used these roads a lot my favourite memory of living there was riding trail bikes to the namoi river to catch catfish.

TurboR1
11-11-2018, 08:41 AM
The Nannup-Ballingup-Bridgetown triangle is one nice twisty bit of tarmac, but depending on time of year it's either covered in moss/gum nuts/gravel/sand and tree bark from the logging trucks... oh and logging trucks.

Was a big favourite, and easy enough to get to when my GF at the time was stationed down in Bunbury for work. The last I rode it would have been 2009? and I had to dig a fellow PSBer out of a black berry bush for a 10 meter drop into the scenery. Just haven't been anywhere near there for quite some time.

Also, I used to enjoy Caves Rd and it's possible to get from Dunsborough to the Leeuwin light house in 35-40mins. I wouldn't recommend it these days though, unless you like prison/hospital food. Too many slow moving cars with pissy drivers.

Tim the PM
11-11-2018, 08:45 AM
http://vimeo.com/25649166
from 2011

Slightly OT but I saw Budgie in a club in Perth maybe 10 years ago, awesome gig... must get at TT and give NTYBOAF a spin!

llbuono
11-11-2018, 08:53 AM
I forgot caves road used to turn to gravel at mammoth cave but heading back from there was great most corners had gravel on them from guys leaving the bitumen due to the narrow road.

Yallingup to dunsborough was a fast run back then pre photo radar you may have passed a kustom kr-11 but you just kept going as the local coppers used hx panel vans.

TurboR1
11-11-2018, 09:20 AM
There are plenty of exciting roads to ride virtually anywhere.
Generally the quicker you go the tighter they become.
Some roads you work extremely hard on at low speeds, others you have to exceed the mandatory GAY fucking speed limits.
Itís all relative.

Very true, I do like the roads where you need to work hard and, actually getting to or even being able to exceed the speed limit is simply not possible as you are braking for the next corner, like most roads in NZ/Europe. And if you do screw up you leave the road at about 100/120 as opposed to 250+ like on some of the roads here where you need to be going warp 9 just to feel the bend. Look at Chittering Valley rd, Kingsbury, Nettleton etc, yeah there's some slower sections in there, but nothing that will ever test you at the speed limit or even 50-70kph above the posted limit. And most other sections you're sitting on the prisonable side of 200.

keys
11-11-2018, 09:24 AM
This one is good fun ,sadly in NZ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=plt3e_TbPzM

Green Trident
11-11-2018, 09:31 AM
This one is good fun ,sadly in NZ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=plt3e_TbPzM

If that's the Rimutukas I did that in the 80's...

TurboR1
11-11-2018, 09:33 AM
Yeah that's the stuff! Bloody cars though.

keys
11-11-2018, 09:38 AM
If that's the Rimutukas I did that in the 80's...

rode it ever day for 6 mths in the 83 ...

Graelin
11-11-2018, 09:48 AM
This one is good fun ,sadly in NZ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=plt3e_TbPzM

I rode it many times in 1977 as it was a favourite for traffic police training. My last ride before graduation I decided to give the GT750 a good go. The instructor hung in behind. We got off back at Trentham and all he said was. "Did you enjoy youself today?" By the look on his face that made two of us.

pnork
11-11-2018, 09:55 AM
This one is good fun ,sadly in NZ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=plt3e_TbPzM

That road looks like a lot of fun. Good to see some of the drivers pulling over where possible, also good to see the rider acknowledging those drivers when they did.

TurboR1
11-11-2018, 09:58 AM
New Zealanders aren't cunts and the nation in general has a far better attitude towards motorcycles.

GreenMeanie
11-11-2018, 10:09 AM
There are so many good roads in NZ.
My last extended time back there for 9 months in 08 09 I regularly ran the Coromandel Peninsula. A quick lap in the morning requiring three fuel stops.
Thirsty fucking lap.
One of your work colleagues based in Te Ahora was enthusiastic about his job Graelin

In my youth you couldnít do a complete lap as there was a fair bit of gravel roads and if my memory serves me right you could actually do a lap unless you doubled back.
But. Now it is perfectly glorious, other than the ridiculous speed limits.
I didnít know all those US State licenses would ever be useful outside the USA. Thank you again Uncle Sam.

GreenMeanie
11-11-2018, 12:52 PM
A side note.
Graelin, was it our mutual friend who decided to make the Waihi Gorge section bloody 60kph?
I had to do that bit twice each lap.
Once as a recon ride. The other as a real ride.
That section was always 100kph and we owned a bloody FC Holden. FFS!

llbuono
11-11-2018, 02:22 PM
I rode it many times in 1977 as it was a favourite for traffic police training. My last ride before graduation I decided to give the GT750 a good go. The instructor hung in behind. We got off back at Trentham and all he said was. "Did you enjoy youself today?" By the look on his face that made two of us.

Hi graelin can you hire motorcycles in new zealand.

Graelin
11-11-2018, 02:35 PM
A side note.
Graelin, was it our mutual friend who decided to make the Waihi Gorge section bloody 60kph?
I had to do that bit twice each lap.
Once as a recon ride. The other as a real ride.
That section was always 100kph and we owned a bloody FC Holden. FFS!

A lot of public servants who when faced with an issue lower speed limits as a fix all. I still hold you somewhat responsible for the monster that was created lol.

Our mutual friend.

He is in his second term as a West Ward Councillor and is currently Deputy Chair of the Regulatory and Hearings Committee. He retains a keen interest in transport and traffic issues.

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Hi graelin can you hire motorcycles in new zealand.

There are companies on the web.

TurboR1
11-11-2018, 02:36 PM
There are so many good roads in NZ.
My last extended time back there for 9 months in 08 09 I regularly ran the Coromandel Peninsula. A quick lap in the morning requiring three fuel stops.
Thirsty fucking lap.
One of your work colleagues based in Te Ahora was enthusiastic about his job Graelin

In my youth you couldnít do a complete lap as there was a fair bit of gravel roads and if my memory serves me right you could actually do a lap unless you doubled back.
But. Now it is perfectly glorious, other than the ridiculous speed limits.
I didnít know all those US State licenses would ever be useful outside the USA. Thank you again Uncle Sam.

That is one thing that still scares me about NZ as some major roads turned to gravel just because and turning up at a rapid pace can net bad results. Having experienced a situation in our own local hills avoiding the fuzz on my R1 when the road turned to pea gravel at the crest of a hill and I blindly launched into it on the back wheel. Still no idea how I stayed on. Didnít get away from the police though that time.

Wahoo
11-11-2018, 04:13 PM
Amazing roads in NZ but it was an easy choice to slow down on some of the best rides as the scenery was just amazing. Traffic was the biggest drawback but you can still find some amazing roads with less traffic but as Turbo said, there can be some surprises like gravel, stock etc so not a wise move to push your limits. Great tracks to do that on too. :)

llbuono
11-11-2018, 04:25 PM
Amazing roads in NZ but it was an easy choice to slow down on some of the best rides as the scenery was just amazing. Traffic was the biggest drawback but you can still find some amazing roads with less traffic but as Turbo said, there can be some surprises like gravel, stock etc so not a wise move to push your limits. Great tracks to do that on too. :)

When i was younger and the bikes were stronger i rode many dirt roads i wouldn't try it on modern bikes.

I feel the frames would develop stress cracks especially in the heat affected zones of the welded areas which is probably one of the reasons some modern sports bikes develop cracks around the steering head from wheelstands when you drop them down to hard this is in relation to aluminium alloy frames.

I want to buy an adventure bike so i can ride them again the klr 650 single is amazing value and a great looking bike for around $9000.00 we used to have one bike to do everything now you have bikes made for specific types of riding.

GreenMeanie
11-11-2018, 04:30 PM
A lot of public servants who when faced with an issue lower speed limits as a fix all. I still hold you somewhat responsible for the monster that was created lol.

Our mutual friend.

He is in his second term as a West Ward Councillor and is currently Deputy Chair of the Regulatory and Hearings Committee. He retains a keen interest in transport and traffic issues.

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Iím getting a complex!
He was a bitter twisted Arsehole before I had a license.
After I had a license I found he didnít have a sense of humour either.
I never understood him.
For years he was up me to get a license. Up my Mates that lent me their bikes. Up my old man for letting me drive/ride.
As soon as I got a bloody license he went above and beyond to try and take it off me.
There is no pleasing some people!

He took me to court a couple of times for some nasty shit but all I ever got was a speeding fine.
After the 2nd time as extra punishment I had to spend 4 Friday frigginí nights being passenger in a MOT patrol car so I may experience the horrors of the result of speed.
I spent one night with him. One night with Page and two nights with Ed Lewis. Ed was our neighbour. He was cool like you Graelin.
My night with Tooman consisted of fucking chalking tyres on the main drag in Ashburton.

I really think the extra punishment was to keep me off the streets. The most boring Friday nights of my life. Not a single chase. But if I didnít have to be with them... I would have provided them with some excitement.

Ryanoceros
11-11-2018, 04:30 PM
I want to buy an adventure bike so i can ride them again the klr 650 single is amazing value and a great looking bike for around $9000.00 we used to have one bike to do everything now you have bikes made for specific types of riding.

I thought you didn't like people that rode ag. bikes ? Aren't they too timid in corners ?

llbuono
11-11-2018, 04:41 PM
I thought you didn't like people that rode ag. bikes ? Aren't they too timid in corners ?

I was racing dirt before you were born probably the only place you can speed now young ryan always amazes me when i am on the hwy doing the maximum and twenty feet away in a paddock a trail bike or 4wd overtakes you legally.

Those motards are ok especially if i could find one big enough for me the son has an apprilia 450 twin he bought it sight unseen for a $1000.00 from his mate who had it in harvey it is a bit of a basket case and won't run properly he got rick gill to look at it and some other guy they weren't interested apparently it barely runs looks fragile.

Apparently only one guy in the state will work on them i told him to wreck it for parts some guys are selling them for up to $7000.00 on gumtree crazy really i consider italian bikes well some of them akin to riding a bike with a hand grenade with the pin out in the engine.

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Did you imply someone lost their license the other day.

GreenMeanie
11-11-2018, 04:48 PM
That is one thing that still scares me about NZ as some major roads turned to gravel just because and turning up at a rapid pace can net bad results. Having experienced a situation in our own local hills avoiding the fuzz on my R1 when the road turned to pea gravel at the crest of a hill and I blindly launched into it on the back wheel. Still no idea how I stayed on. Didnít get away from the police though that time.

The biggest fright I ever got was not from gravel roads but the Kingston Flyer. A steam train.
In Otago they like their straight roads. A road goes straight for what seems kilometres and kilometres(probably 2 kilometres, if I went back now and had a look) then for no reason they do a 30kph 90į corner, cross the railroad track, and another 90į bend and continue straight for kilometres the other side of the rail line and then repeat.
But, just to make the ride interesting they put a row of trees one side of the rail line.
Was on a ride before I turned 15. One of my Dadís employees gave me his Titan. Flat out around the corner, as I went over the rail line I looked South and I swear I trimmed my steel caps on the Cattle Catcher on the front of the Kingston Flyer.
Whoís stupid idea was it to plant trees parallel to a rail line.
That was the biggest fright I have ever ever had.

Wahoo
11-11-2018, 04:49 PM
Iím getting a complex!
He was a bitter twisted Arsehole before I had a license.
After I had a license I found he didnít have a sense of humour either.
I never understood him.
For years he was up me to get a license. Up my Mates that lent me their bikes. Up my old man for letting me drive/ride.
As soon as I got a bloody license he went above and beyond to try and take it off me.
There is no pleasing some people!

He took me to court a couple of times for some nasty shit but all I ever got was a speeding fine.
After the 2nd time as extra punishment I had to spend 4 Friday frigginí nights being passenger in a MOT patrol car so I may experience the horrors of the result of speed.
I spent one night with him. One night with Page and two nights with Ed Lewis. Ed was our neighbour. He was cool like you Graelin.
My night with Tooman consisted of fucking chalking tyres on the main drag in Ashburton.

I really think the extra punishment was to keep me off the streets. The most boring Friday nights of my life. Not a single chase. But if I didnít have to be with them... I would have provided them with some excitement.

:to_keep_order::stop::banned::haha::rofl:
So he took you on as a personal challenge eh?? I guess it stopped you killing yourself when you were younger so it must have worked. :)

GreenMeanie
11-11-2018, 04:53 PM
:to_keep_order::stop::banned::haha::rofl:
So he took you on as a personal challenge eh?? I guess it stopped you killing yourself when you were younger so it must have worked. :)

It has worked for 46 years and counting.

Graelin
11-11-2018, 05:20 PM
It has worked for 46 years and counting.

His methods got runs on the board, well numbers on the board that got him all the way to the top. Being told to put motorist in court for not stopping at a stop sign by barest of margins saw the end of my job. I would not do it and resigned. All he was interested in was numbers of offences not the serious of them. He got rid of both of us to Australia GM. News papers feted him when he retired.

Your quote GM


I really think the extra punishment was to keep me off the streets. The most boring Friday nights of my life.

Not a single chase.

But if I didnít have to be with them... I would have provided them with some excitement.

Do you think there as a Common denominator GM?

agrid
11-11-2018, 10:07 PM
I'm going for a ride along The Great Ocean Road in a few weeks. Just found out the speed limit is 60kmh and we'll be riding Royal Enfields. Sad face.

Graelin
11-11-2018, 11:07 PM
It was eighty kph four years ago on GOR and two slow. Heavy enforcement too.

chew
12-11-2018, 07:24 AM
I'm going for a ride along The Great Ocean Road in a few weeks. Just found out the speed limit is 60kmh and we'll be riding Royal Enfields. Sad face.

You are on the south coast of Vic, weather can be pretty average at times. I have ridden it twice and was blessed with great weather both times. Our biggest issues were the MG car club pottering along once and some local riders who thought they should be quicker than us.

There is a run up into the Ottways on Skenes Creek Road that is a good circuit breaker before Apollo Bay heading west.