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by BillWest
Tue Sep 11, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Bikes, Riding & Club related
Topic: The Breakfast Club
Replies: 11
Views: 1544

Re: The Breakfast Club

September.
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by BillWest
Sun Sep 02, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Ride Information and Feedback
Topic: Ride on Fathers' Day
Replies: 1
Views: 116

Re: Ride on Fathers' Day

A good ride today. 10 left East Perth, 5 left the ride after Serpentine Cafe. Armadale met us with around 10 bikes, 6 went to Waroona. Mandurah-Murrah made up the bulk of numbers. Excellent weather, food, roads etc. Thanks to Bruce for towing the BBQ trailer, Danny for being TEC, Pam and Dick for re...
by BillWest
Thu Aug 23, 2018 8:00 am
Forum: Bikes, Riding & Club related
Topic: The Breakfast Club
Replies: 11
Views: 1544

Re: The Breakfast Club

Saturday 25th August.
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by BillWest
Wed Aug 22, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Ride Information and Feedback
Topic: Ride on Fathers' Day
Replies: 1
Views: 116

Ride on Fathers' Day

Perth Branch Start point: East Perth, 9:00am. A ride for anyone, but it happens to be Fathers Day, so if you have any, bring along your offspring who ride or pillion. This ride will end with a picnic BBQ, at Waroona. Other branches are looking to join us along the way. From East Perth, travel up to ...
by BillWest
Tue Aug 21, 2018 11:06 am
Forum: Bikes, Riding & Club related
Topic: Mishap
Replies: 4
Views: 200

Re: Mishap

John reports that his surgery went very well.
He is heading home today.
by BillWest
Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Safety Topics
Topic: Texting
Replies: 0
Views: 93

Texting

A brilliant little clip brought out by the South Africans.
Show this one around .....

Click here.
by BillWest
Mon Aug 20, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: Bikes, Riding & Club related
Topic: Mishap
Replies: 4
Views: 200

Re: Mishap

Surgery is this morning.
John is currently in Ward 3.
If visiting, check visiting hours.
by BillWest
Sun Aug 19, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Other Stuff
Topic: RE the Committee meetings.
Replies: 2
Views: 220

Re: RE the Committee meetings.

Buzz wrote:
Sun Jul 22, 2018 3:42 pm
If the last committee meeting took 1hr & 20 mins,
how can you have a committee meeting at 7:30 & finish by 8pm.?
Buzz
We'll just talk faster, and conduct the meeting standing up ....
by BillWest
Sun Aug 19, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Bikes, Riding & Club related
Topic: Mishap
Replies: 4
Views: 200

Mishap

One of our members suffered a bit of a mishap on the way home from coffee yesterday. John M hit a kerb at low speed, in the Vic Park area, and came off second best. Keith Snr was there soon after it happened, and Keith Jnr was there not long after that. As a result, he was taken to RPH. The ambos pu...
by BillWest
Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Ride Information and Feedback
Topic: Mid West Ride, August
Replies: 22
Views: 856

Re: Mid West Ride, August

Pit stop in Carnamah, where Bruce totally ignored us.
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by BillWest
Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:05 am
Forum: Ride Information and Feedback
Topic: Mid West Ride, August
Replies: 22
Views: 856

Re: Mid West Ride, August

Some more:
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Quick stop at Payne's Find.
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Miner's Rest, Mnt Magnet.
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Kalbarri.
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Refershments in Kalbarri.
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by BillWest
Wed Aug 15, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Ride Information and Feedback
Topic: Mid West Ride, August
Replies: 22
Views: 856

Re: Mid West Ride, August

A few pics:
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At Midvale.
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Midvale.
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The (married) chic magnet (while it runs).
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The other chic magnet.
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Both beeming.
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by BillWest
Wed Aug 15, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: Ride Information and Feedback
Topic: Mid West Ride, August
Replies: 22
Views: 856

Re: Mid West Ride, August

Well, you took over the role of Ride Leader when the rest of us were parked at Carnamah, and you trundled past.......

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by BillWest
Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Ride Information and Feedback
Topic: Mid West Ride, August
Replies: 22
Views: 856

Re: Mid West Ride, August

Done and dusted.

Top few days, thanks for joining in, gents.
Good roads, weather to keep awake by, BBQ, scenery, the lot.

Bill.
by BillWest
Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:35 am
Forum: Ride Information and Feedback
Topic: Mid West Ride, August
Replies: 22
Views: 856

Re: Mid West Ride, August

Weather around Albany is wild and woollie, unfortunately Ray won't be travelling to Perth today to join us tomorrow.
by BillWest
Sun Jul 22, 2018 8:08 am
Forum: Bikes, Riding & Club related
Topic: Perth Branch 30th Birthday Dinner
Replies: 2
Views: 352

Re: Perth Branch 30th Birthday Dinner

Branch 30th Birthday details: To celebrate this event, we are planning a Birthday Celebration, and would like as many past and present members as possible to attend. The Birthday Celebration will be dinner and drinks at Paddy’s Bush Bar. Where: Paddy’s Bush Bar, 1360 Brookton Hwy, Karragullen. ( Ma...
by BillWest
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Technical Stuff
Topic: Rear Shock
Replies: 0
Views: 181

Rear Shock

The ZZR has about 136,000km on the clock. The rear shock has never been serviced. It looks like this: Older.JPG Suspension, and cornering aren't what they used to be. One option is to buy a new shock, OEM is no longer available new. Ohlin is over $1000. Ikon (used to be Koni) does a rebuild for arou...
by BillWest
Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: Bikes, Riding & Club related
Topic: The Breakfast Club
Replies: 11
Views: 1544

Re: The Breakfast Club

Joondalup's turn:
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by BillWest
Sun Jul 08, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: Bikes, Riding & Club related
Topic: 2018 Odyssey - Mount Barker
Replies: 8
Views: 597

Re: 2018 Odyssey - Mount Barker

Registration form available here.
by BillWest
Tue Jul 03, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Technical Stuff
Topic: Brakes upgrade
Replies: 8
Views: 654

Re: Brakes upgrade

I had two separate issues to deal with with this upgrade. 1. There was extra drag that I noticed when spinning the front wheel. That was solved by adding spacers behind the discs. These spacers were originally only for the C3 (later) model ZZR1200s. Mine is a C1. However, I think that aftermarket di...
by BillWest
Fri Jun 29, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Technical Stuff
Topic: Stick Coils
Replies: 3
Views: 396

Re: Stick Coils

The ZZR1200 Kawasaki now has had a coil transplant. Out came the standard coils and leads. . IMG_3394.JPG . In went the stick coils. . IMG_3395.JPG . Tidied up: . IMG_3396.JPG . They are 2008 Kawasaki Ninja ZX10R stick coils, US $53.77 with postage, delivered to Oz. With the relevant wiring harness,...
by BillWest
Wed Jun 27, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Other Stuff
Topic: The desert trip
Replies: 28
Views: 1025

Re: The desert trip

On the road by 6:00am the next morning, we headed west, aiming for Fraser Range Station. . Early lunch. Nularbor.JPG . Rain at last, at the border. A chance to get the car looking cleaner. . Rain.JPG . Boxer's Pass. . BoxerPass.JPG . The Straight ....... . Straight.JPG . Fraser Range turnoff. This i...
by BillWest
Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Other Stuff
Topic: The desert trip
Replies: 28
Views: 1025

Re: The desert trip

Looking at more geological features along that coast.
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We overnighted in Ceduna, in some dump of a "cabin park". The manager lied to us about the quality of the accommodation. Never again at that spot.
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by BillWest
Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Other Stuff
Topic: The desert trip
Replies: 28
Views: 1025

Re: The desert trip

Travelling south, we followed a magnificent bit of bitumen through the South Flinders Ranges. This area boasts nice scenery and we were glad we decided to take this detour. That road would be an excellent motorcycling road, with many fast curves, were it not for the multitude of unpredictable kangar...
by BillWest
Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: Other Stuff
Topic: The desert trip
Replies: 28
Views: 1025

Re: The desert trip

Next we headed east, to find the start of the bitumen that goes south through the Southern Flinders Ranges. . On the gravel again, you find all sorts. . ToBlinman1.JPG . A very scenic pass into the South Flinders. . ToBlinman2.JPG ToBlinman3.JPG . We headed for a town called Blinman, another one of ...