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by tabledrain2
Sat Dec 23, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: General MT chat
Topic: Smugly in QLD Australia
Replies: 2
Views: 361

Smugly in QLD Australia

Yesterday, after walking around my 350 for months, I finally got to sit down and get it started after it arrived in Oz from Africa. Along the way i had ordered a 42 pilot jet and so fitting that as well as removing the blanking slug and fiddling with the mixture it now runs better than it has ever d...
by tabledrain2
Sun Sep 03, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Meetings/ Ride outs/ Whats on
Topic: Tabledrain, Smugly and Zambia first 1600 km day ride
Replies: 8
Views: 1664

Re: Tabledrain, Smugly and Zambia first 1600 km day ride

Finally, after near on 3 months Smugly is in the shed in OZ.. will see what rides are in her future..
by tabledrain2
Mon Aug 07, 2017 6:52 am
Forum: Meetings/ Ride outs/ Whats on
Topic: Tabledrain, Smugly and Zambia first 1600 km day ride
Replies: 8
Views: 1664

Re: Tabledrain, Smugly and Zambia first 1600 km day ride

Smugly is half wat to Oz. Should land in Brisbane this week and will clear in 7 days. I was a bit concerned as getting things out of Africa take longer than normal, but this went well, all things considered
by tabledrain2
Sun Jun 25, 2017 11:00 am
Forum: Meetings/ Ride outs/ Whats on
Topic: IronButt Rally 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 827

IronButt Rally 2017

As I indicated at the end of the 1600km day ride, I was heading for the usa to ride this event. It is basically an 11 day, 11000 mile ride around the USA in a scavenger hunt. the link is to the daily reports. I hope this gives you an insight into another world. I am registered under my name Ian McPh...
by tabledrain2
Sun May 07, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: Meetings/ Ride outs/ Whats on
Topic: Tabledrain, Smugly and Zambia first 1600 km day ride
Replies: 8
Views: 1664

Re: Tabledrain, Smugly and Zambia first 1600 km day ride

no worries Dave, glad you enjoyed the story
by tabledrain2
Sun May 07, 2017 6:23 am
Forum: Meetings/ Ride outs/ Whats on
Topic: Tabledrain, Smugly and Zambia first 1600 km day ride
Replies: 8
Views: 1664

Re: Tabledrain, Smugly and Zambia first 1600 km day ride

Hi Minter, in 6 weeks or so I am back to the USA for my third Iron Butt Rally.

http://ironbutt.com/ibr.cfm

then back to OZ and we shall see what happens after that. Smugly does have some desert rides in her future tho i think
by tabledrain2
Sun May 07, 2017 5:17 am
Forum: Meetings/ Ride outs/ Whats on
Topic: Tabledrain, Smugly and Zambia first 1600 km day ride
Replies: 8
Views: 1664

Tabledrain, Smugly and Zambia first 1600 km day ride

The story. My 350 is called Smugly. According to my wife, she is Smoking Ugly.. Zambia has not to date had an Iron Butt Association ride completed and recorded in spite of Colleen and I living here for 5 years and often discussing it, as well as trying to complete it twice. Failing both times but le...
by tabledrain2
Sun Jan 29, 2017 1:41 pm
Forum: WELCOME!
Topic: tabledrain re registered
Replies: 9
Views: 360

Re: tabledrain re registered

so after being quiet for pretty much the last 18 months, Smugly is getting ready for a proper ride. I am a member of the Iron Butt Association, a group of riders dedicated to rides with the base length being 1000 miles under 24 hours.. I have ridden a couple of Iron Butt rally's with 2017 being my t...
by tabledrain2
Mon Oct 26, 2015 5:54 pm
Forum: General MT chat
Topic: What have you done to your MT today ? contd
Replies: 2824
Views: 114599

Re: What have you done to your MT today ? contd

went to the congo border and back. 100km each way in the scrub, ride report coming
by tabledrain2
Thu Oct 08, 2015 5:39 pm
Forum: General MT chat
Topic: Whats yours called ???
Replies: 37
Views: 2748

Re: Whats yours called ???

SMUGLY
stands for SMoking UGLY. named by my dearly beloved as soon as she saw it