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by harky
Mon May 19, 2014 7:16 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: Farewell Sir Jack
Replies: 5
Views: 2900

Re: Farewell Sir Jack

I met Sir Jack in 1978 I was working @ Bathurst with a team who had a new semi transporter ( one of the first dedicated transporters) It was about 2 AM , I was looking for something in the back of the transporter and this bloke scared the living be thing out of me by surprising me with questions abo...
by harky
Wed Apr 02, 2014 10:56 pm
Forum: Chassis, Suspension and Saftey
Topic: suspension yea or nay
Replies: 50
Views: 25906

Re: suspension yea or nay

I ride a recumbent road bike , and the sitting position takes alot of getting used to
the feed back and balance factor are verry different
keep on discussing this
all very interesting
harky
ps by road bike I mean push bike
aka i be doin the peddling
by harky
Tue Mar 11, 2014 5:21 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: 2014 Times/Records
Replies: 9
Views: 5027

Re: 2014 Times/Records

impressive boost #s As an old ozzi post mechanic ,I can just hear the management saying , DONT TELL THE POSTIES ONE OF OUR OLD BIKES DID 111 MPH ------- we all know they try to do that every day !!!! , I followed a postie the other day he was doing 80k laying flat on the bike ------- and I thought h...
by harky
Mon Mar 10, 2014 1:29 pm
Forum: Australian Event News
Topic: THANK YOU
Replies: 9
Views: 5260

THANK YOU

there are many people who MAKE our event happen THANK YOU to those involved there are many who should do THEIR volunteer shift and don't the MILDURA ice people are essential ------- not only for cold drinks ----------THANK YOU An idea worth putting forward , We approach a mobile food vendor/ popup c...
by harky
Mon Mar 10, 2014 1:09 pm
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: Honda MG & MF 750
Replies: 333
Views: 112100

Re: Honda MG & MF 750

be gentle Johnno is like me -------- in a depressive state ----------BUT WE WILL GET OVER IT on ward and upward Johnno ------next year !!!!!!!!!! we may get to play somewhere before that !!!!!!!!??????????? trouble is Johnno ( who was 60 while @ the lake ) time is slipping by ------WE have to go fas...
by harky
Sat Feb 15, 2014 10:39 am
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: Honda MG & MF 750
Replies: 333
Views: 112100

Re: Honda MG & MF 750

we could start THE YELLOW bike club
it is a good "contrast " to the salt
Mind you Johno you win for the MOST yellow
seeyathere ------- think positive
get back to the shed Johno
harky
by harky
Sat Feb 15, 2014 7:41 am
Forum: Australian Event News
Topic: weather
Replies: 69
Views: 31644

Re: weather

Sorry to be the one to highlight this All roads into the lake were shut mid to late yesterday doesn't mean they wont dry out in time , there is no hot weather for the next week http://www.dpti.sa.gov.au/OutbackRoads/outback_road_conditions/area_2_gawler_ranges sleep with everything crossed !! harky
by harky
Sun Feb 09, 2014 5:25 pm
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: Honda MG & MF 750
Replies: 333
Views: 112100

Re: Honda MG & MF 750

pm sent
the real pain is in the past I m the one who needed the "pickup " trailer
made one so I don't need to use it ---------- might work
seeyasoon@thelake
harky
ps dyno s are evil things ---------- or is it just me !!!???
by harky
Sun Feb 09, 2014 8:36 am
Forum: Build Diaries
Topic: Honda MG & MF 750
Replies: 333
Views: 112100

Re: Honda MG & MF 750

keep @ it Johno
like a man I worked for years ago said ---------- at 5'0 clock just think you have started a NEW shift , ------ I did it for a few days and then got REALLY tired
the thing about race cars / bikes time disappears ---- I known not where it goes
harky
by harky
Thu Feb 06, 2014 7:05 pm
Forum: Australian Event News
Topic: MOTORCYCLE RETRIEVAL TRAILER
Replies: 16
Views: 11085

Re: MOTORCYCLE RETRIEVAL TRAILER

Ok
Ross wins
I was about to present a trailer for the same purpose
this way there is a choice
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the front wheel is "strapped" and pulled down @ the rear
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So this should help with delays for DEAD bikes
harky
by harky
Wed Jan 22, 2014 6:02 pm
Forum: Australian Event News
Topic: Impound for Motorcycles
Replies: 53
Views: 20534

Re: Impound for Motorcycles

I ll be your "friend " pete
and if you don't go fast enough I ll QUIT
don't tell anyone Im helping with one of those smoky smelly buzzing things !!!!!!!!
harky
by harky
Fri Jan 17, 2014 11:17 am
Forum: Australian Event News
Topic: Hot weather prep
Replies: 12
Views: 6467

Re: Hot weather prep

yep all serious stuff I had a hand squirter / misting bottle that made me feel better ( cheap to ) cold water ed towel around the neck this is not understood by some but you can OVER hydrate ie drink too much , some of the recent deaths on the KOKODA track have been put down to that https://knowrisk...
by harky
Thu Nov 21, 2013 7:43 am
Forum: WANTED
Topic: older laptop
Replies: 1
Views: 1826

Re: older laptop

Gary I had similar problem , with my M4 motec , had offers of old pc s but they came with "problems" this place was good , at least it came with some sort of "guarantee" I had a hard drive failure after about 3 months and they sent me another one hope this is of use http://www.ebay.com.au/usr/notebo...
by harky
Wed Nov 13, 2013 5:31 pm
Forum: General Information
Topic: Another Rookie
Replies: 12
Views: 5724

Re: Another Rookie

welcome its a great game , and diverse group of players , and if you are lucky and the weather gods are good ---------- you get to go " AS FAST AS YOU LIKE "for a week can be cruel ---- temp wise ---- and mechanical wise there are lots of people with useful and accurate advise let the fun begin chee...
by harky
Wed Oct 23, 2013 7:25 pm
Forum: Australian Land Speed Racing History
Topic: NORMAN " WIZARD " SMITH .
Replies: 37
Views: 37356

Re: NORMAN " WIZARD " SMITH .

just received and read WIZARD of OZ by Clinton Walker this was published 2012 and tells the Wizard Smith and Don Harkness land speed story , some good photos ---- compliments others already on this site worth a read , no mention of any Oz salt , mind in the 20 s & 30 s getting to any of the sites we...