Suzuki 800 Intruder Club & Forum
Welcome to suzuki800 Intruder forum

A UK Site Dedicated To The Suzuki C800, VL800, VX800, VZ800, VS800, C50, M50, Intruder / Boulevard / Marauder.

You will need to register before all the area's become visible, before doing so please enter & read the first thread in the Introductory area

It will only take a minute to register & it would be great to have you on board
This is a free to access and use site.

Suzuki 800 Intruder Club & Forum

A UK Site Dedicated To The Suzuki C800, VL800, VX800, M800, VZ800, VS800, C50, M50 Model Intruder / Boulevard / Marauder
 
HomePublicationsRegisterLog in

Share | 
 

 Hello from Sunny Queensland

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
icetechaus
Valued Member
avatar


PostSubject: Hello from Sunny Queensland   Wed Aug 10, 2011 1:43 am

Hi All and hello from Queensland Australia. I realise that this is supposed to be a UK site but I haven't found one in Aus and most of the US seem to spend more time on Guns and Grid Iron. I think I will feel more at home here. I spend most of the day listening to the BBC Iplayer anyway:-) (Thanks for paying your license fees).

I have an 09 M50, Jardine forward controls, Mustang wide tourer seat, National 2up windscreen with K-drive bags and love the bike.
Back to top Go down
Mr Intruder
Suzuki800.com Founder ... & ... Senior Administrator
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Hello from Sunny Queensland   Wed Aug 10, 2011 8:34 am


Hi & welcome to suzuki800 icetechaus glad you have found & joined us
We are a UK based site but are pleased to welcome members from all over the world.
As for the license fee, don't get me started on that
If you get a chance to post a few pic's of your ride in the showroom section that would be great as it sounds like you got a great bike there.
Back to top Go down
pledge
Valued Member
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Hello from Sunny Queensland   Wed Aug 10, 2011 9:08 am

Hi and welcome nice to have a member from down under.
Back to top Go down
doobie
Valued Member
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Hello from Sunny Queensland   Wed Aug 10, 2011 9:10 am

welcome from the welsh team nice looking ride
Back to top Go down
captain crash
Mentally Deficient lunatic ..... & ..... Site Moderator
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Hello from Sunny Queensland   Wed Aug 10, 2011 10:18 am



Hello icetechaus, welcome
Back to top Go down
icetechaus
Valued Member
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Hello from Sunny Queensland   Thu Aug 11, 2011 6:05 am

Photos posted
Back to top Go down
wad
Member
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Hello from Sunny Queensland   Thu Aug 11, 2011 10:57 am

Welcome to the site
Back to top Go down
Bluesman
Very Valued VIP Member
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Hello from Sunny Queensland   Thu Aug 11, 2011 5:56 pm

We are supposedly in high summer here I recon it's probably better in your winter than the cold wet miserable days we're having here at the moment. At least this site cheers us all up when we can't ride! G'day mate and nice to have you on board.
Back to top Go down
Twojobmick
Valued VIP Member
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Hello from Sunny Queensland   Thu Aug 11, 2011 6:07 pm

G'day mate and





TJM
Back to top Go down
icetechaus
Valued Member
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Hello from Sunny Queensland   Fri Aug 12, 2011 12:40 am

Bluesman wrote:
We are supposedly in high summer here I recon it's probably better in your winter than the cold wet miserable days we're having here at the moment. At least this site cheers us all up when we can't ride! G'day mate and nice to have you on board.



I am sitting in my office at the moment and it is around 16 degees C. I went for a ride up the coast early July about 20 bikes, beautiful day thinking this is the middle of winter, why would you live anywhere else. Jeans, Dririder Climate Control Jacket and warm as toast. I can't imagine living somewhere that you have to put you bike away in winter.



The biggest problem is summer, Protective gear makes city riding uncomfortable, doesn't stop me though.
Back to top Go down
Bluesman
Very Valued VIP Member
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Hello from Sunny Queensland   Fri Aug 12, 2011 7:12 am

icetechaus wrote:


I can't imagine living somewhere that you have to put you bike away in winter.

The biggest problem is summer, Protective gear makes city riding uncomfortable, doesn't stop me though.



Quite a few of us here in Blighty have winter bikes as well. I personally like to ride every day unless it's icy, of course. We get weather too hot for city riding as well believe it or not - we have an interesting topic on gear:

LINK
Your climate does make us a bit jealous though pale
Back to top Go down
captain crash
Mentally Deficient lunatic ..... & ..... Site Moderator
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Hello from Sunny Queensland   Fri Aug 12, 2011 7:27 am

icetechaus wrote:
why would you live anywhere else. Jeans, Dririder Climate Control Jacket and warm as toast. I can't imagine living somewhere that you have to put you bike away in winter.
Wow I wish I had been given a choice about where I was going to be born, your so lucky
Back to top Go down
icetechaus
Valued Member
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Hello from Sunny Queensland   Fri Aug 12, 2011 8:34 am

What choice! Your lot sent my forebears out here as punishment
Back to top Go down
Mr Intruder
Suzuki800.com Founder ... & ... Senior Administrator
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Hello from Sunny Queensland   Fri Aug 12, 2011 8:36 am

We wasn't going to mention that but as you have, it would seem crime does pay after all
Back to top Go down
joolz6
Member
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Hello from Sunny Queensland   Sat Aug 13, 2011 9:33 pm

Gidday Aussie !!!!
I worked out there back in 1980 and again in1983 in a small town called Goldsworthy west austalia ! The town has gone now but i have met loads of people on facebook who worked there ! Must admit they were the best days of my life !!! Am nocking on now (53 years old but it seems like yesterday that i was out in the bush !!!) I hope to be cruizin till i am in a wheelchair !!
All the best mate
joolz6
Back to top Go down
icetechaus
Valued Member
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Hello from Sunny Queensland   Sat Aug 13, 2011 10:46 pm

WA is the one state that I have yet to visit. Unfortunately 5 days drive just to get there and the prospect of that much time off these days is a bit foreign. I have to save that one for retirement. Mind you I think I am more inclined to visit your part of the world if I can get enough readies and time and see a bit of history.
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



PostSubject: Re: Hello from Sunny Queensland   Mon Aug 15, 2011 6:45 pm

Hi Mate, And welcome (Even though I've only just joined myself)



Like Mr Intruder said....... In hindsight, your distant relations stealing a loaf of bread or whatever it was was a realy good move for you all these years later!



Talking of stealing stuiff....... I looted our local branch or Argos during the riots the other day and I've got 500 catalouges if anyone whats one?
Back to top Go down
captain crash
Mentally Deficient lunatic ..... & ..... Site Moderator
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Hello from Sunny Queensland   Mon Aug 15, 2011 6:57 pm

Dozers-Dad wrote:
Talking of stealing stuiff....... I looted our local branch or Argos during the riots the other day and I've got 500 catalouges if anyone whats one?

I'll have one but they better be cheap, seeing as there knock off lol!
Back to top Go down
Guest
Guest



PostSubject: Re: Hello from Sunny Queensland   Mon Aug 15, 2011 7:04 pm

Hi Captain Crash, They are totaly free to your buddy but the postage is £8 each cos they're heavy....... How many do you want? Laughing



PS....... (Note for Icetechaus) Your prbably wondering what the hell this is all about if you don't have Argos in Aus? However I'm sure one of us Poms will explain eventualy Laughing
Back to top Go down
icetechaus
Valued Member
avatar


PostSubject: Re: Hello from Sunny Queensland   Mon Aug 15, 2011 11:28 pm

I listen to enough Radio 4 and Radio 7 to get the gist of what you are talking about.
Back to top Go down
Sponsored content




PostSubject: Re: Hello from Sunny Queensland   

Back to top Go down
 
Hello from Sunny Queensland
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Happy Birthday Sunny!!
» New detecting/prospecting business opening in Charters Towers, Queensland
» Detecting North Queensland
» Sunny Rhyl!!!
» Queensland State Relay Championships 11/12/10

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Suzuki 800 Intruder Club & Forum :: Introductory area :: C'mon in & say hello-
Jump to:  
Slide Show
A random selection of suzuki800.com member bikes.
Latest topics
» Hello from the US of A
by Proudtexson Yesterday at 2:20 am

» K&N Air Filter Directly On Carb
by SkidzHD Wed Jul 26, 2017 1:34 am

» hack of the dj-drive mod: apply it on VX 800 with swing arm rework
by Twojobmick Wed Jul 26, 2017 12:04 am

» Hello from Leeds
by Twojobmick Tue Jul 25, 2017 11:50 pm

» which tiresize in vs 1400 swingarm is possible?
by peardrop3 Tue Jul 25, 2017 4:50 pm

» Hello from the US
by Batmanleeds Mon Jul 24, 2017 5:38 pm

» Cast Aluminum Front Wheel
by pledge Mon Jul 24, 2017 9:21 am

» Tire clearance issues with wider rear tire
by simbo Sun Jul 23, 2017 9:14 pm

» a VX 800 and i want to make most of it - regarding the gearing.
by sayhello Sun Jul 23, 2017 2:54 pm

» Small, low sissy bar/ pad.
by Bluesman Sat Jul 22, 2017 7:14 pm

» My Vl800 its DRAGON on abit....
by ardie Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:09 pm

» Hi from New Zealand
by simbo Tue Jul 18, 2017 9:01 pm

» * Exhaust System Video Data Base *
by simbo Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:36 pm

» fuel
by ardie Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:55 pm

» looking toimprove my exhaust
by pazderski Sat Jul 15, 2017 10:16 pm

» Temp sensor replacement & cooling fluid
by pazderski Sat Jul 15, 2017 7:24 pm

» hello from Vancouver BC Canada
by ardie Thu Jul 13, 2017 4:12 pm

» Removing airbox to lean out rich bike ('02 VZ800)
by simbo Mon Jul 10, 2017 11:10 pm

» finally got my radiator fan installed but.....
by goshhub Mon Jul 10, 2017 6:45 pm

» vs800 Clutch
by SirGeo Sun Jul 09, 2017 12:21 am

Log in
Username:
Password:
Log in automatically: 
:: I forgot my password