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Forum: New Zealand 09-11-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,674
Views: 146,002
Posted By bart-nz
I had the rally-standard, poxy, roll of foam, and...

I had the rally-standard, poxy, roll of foam, and had a couple of real good nights sleep. First time in ages I hadnít woken with a sore back. I might have to do this sleeping on the ground thing more...
Forum: New Zealand 09-08-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 1,674
Views: 146,002
Posted By bart-nz
Awesome write up and photos. Between you and...

Awesome write up and photos. Between you and Chris youíve just about got the weekend covered for photos. I might as well not bother editing mine.

Well, maybe the sheep one could be worth...
Forum: New Zealand 09-08-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,769
Posted By bart-nz
What all of them said

What all of them said
Forum: New Zealand 09-04-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 20,741
Posted By bart-nz
Slut. That’s what you are, a bike slut. How many...

Slut. That’s what you are, a bike slut. How many bikes have you had in the last 5 years?

I’ve only had one

OK, I’m a bit jelous.
Forum: New Zealand 09-01-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,392
Posted By bart-nz
That reminds me, Iíd better buy a spare clutch...

That reminds me, Iíd better buy a spare clutch lever before the weekend.
Forum: New Zealand 08-30-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,392
Posted By bart-nz
Iíve riden a mates 530 stupidly fast on gravel...

Iíve riden a mates 530 stupidly fast on gravel and found it very skittery. It seemed to float around on top of the gravel and take more effort to keep in a straight line. My DR seems a lot more...
Forum: New Zealand 08-30-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,769
Posted By bart-nz
So what was the ride like? I had cornflakes...

So what was the ride like?

I had cornflakes with banana for breakfast, a half cooked sausage in bread for almost lunch, ham sandwich and choc chip biscuits for real lunch, chook on the bbq with a...
Forum: New Zealand 08-29-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,769
Posted By bart-nz
Put a new(ish) tyre on the back yesterday. Even...

Put a new(ish) tyre on the back yesterday. Even gave the bike a wash. Iíll dig out my new tent today and have a practice putting it up (last thing I want is a hundred hairy bikers pointing and...
Forum: New Zealand 08-29-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,769
Posted By bart-nz
Twist my rubber arm.:1drink

Twist my rubber arm.:1drink
Forum: New Zealand 08-28-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,769
Posted By bart-nz
Not just ordinary rugby either. It's RIPPA.:evil

Not just ordinary rugby either. It's RIPPA.:evil
Forum: New Zealand 08-28-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,769
Posted By bart-nz
Kids rugby Saturday. I need to put a new licorice...

Kids rugby Saturday. I need to put a new licorice strap on the back wheel also.
Forum: New Zealand 08-27-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,392
Posted By bart-nz
I kinda have a love hate thing going on with the...

I kinda have a love hate thing going on with the DR. Built like a Massey Ferguson. Could use more power. Could use better brakes. Some more suspension would be nice. Comfort is OK, but my arse is...
Forum: New Zealand 08-20-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 1,674
Views: 146,002
Posted By bart-nz
Snatch...good movie. Looks like it could use...

Snatch...good movie.

Looks like it could use a burger.
Forum: New Zealand 08-19-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,769
Posted By bart-nz
Just talking to our American friend. We might...

Just talking to our American friend. We might head up on the Friday. Do the 42nd on Saturday morning. We're keen to hook up with anyone coming from the south on the Friday.

I've volunteered him...
Forum: New Zealand 08-19-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,674
Views: 146,002
Posted By bart-nz
What, a dead dog? Nice photos and RR Steve.

What, a dead dog?

Nice photos and RR Steve.
Forum: New Zealand 08-18-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,581
Posted By bart-nz
What, you're not going to do any more silly shit?...

What, you're not going to do any more silly shit? Nah...you just can't help yourself.

http://i990.photobucket.com/albums/af29/bart-nz/Cold%20Kiwi%202011/IMG_2836800-1.jpg
Forum: New Zealand 08-12-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,204
Posted By bart-nz
I like the look of the round headlight too....

I like the look of the round headlight too. Perhaps it's time for a little project in the shed. The DR is looking a bit rough, so time to butcher it totally. :ricky
Forum: New Zealand 08-12-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,769
Posted By bart-nz
Sounds like a plan. It'd be nice to go up the...

Sounds like a plan. It'd be nice to go up the hill and have a look at some snow.
Forum: New Zealand 08-12-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,769
Posted By bart-nz
I havenít any real plan, just have to be back...

I havenít any real plan, just have to be back Sunday, and keep it cheap.
Forum: New Zealand 08-12-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,769
Posted By bart-nz
You could be the first to ride the 42nd on an...

You could be the first to ride the 42nd on an SV...

Actually, that sounds like a challenge. Iíll ride the SV through. It may never look as shiny again, but hell it would be fun.
Forum: New Zealand 08-11-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,769
Posted By bart-nz
Cold Kiwi

5th - 7th September

Anyone keen? I might head up early and take in some sights. :wink:
Forum: New Zealand 08-11-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,204
Posted By bart-nz
I had the same model DRZ a few years ago. Bloody...

I had the same model DRZ a few years ago. Bloody good bike. I used it for trail rides, adventure, and road.

Only issue I had was the close ratio gearbox. Had motard wheels for the road and...
Forum: New Zealand 08-11-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,581
Posted By bart-nz
Just another day on the bike then...:fpalm

Just another day on the bike then...:fpalm
Forum: New Zealand 08-02-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 58,639
Posted By bart-nz
So, I take it the Crusaders won the silver medal.

So, I take it the Crusaders won the silver medal.
Forum: New Zealand 07-29-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 51,753
Posted By bart-nz
There may be a 2015 RRRR. If so it'll be limited...

There may be a 2015 RRRR. If so it'll be limited numbers. The one where we did the coastal stations turned into a real mess. About 30 something bikes. We lost a couple of riders. Chased a horse miles...
Forum: New Zealand 07-29-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 51,753
Posted By bart-nz
I've kind of done that view to death. I recall...

I've kind of done that view to death. I recall getting a good photo of you in that same spot.

Yeah, this is a cool photo. I was trying to keep with him all day, but the poor DR just couldn't keep...
Forum: New Zealand 07-29-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 51,753
Posted By bart-nz
Perfect conditions really. It looked like it was...

Perfect conditions really. It looked like it was going to rain towards the coast, but other than a few spits, held off.
Forum: New Zealand 07-28-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 51,753
Posted By bart-nz
Thatís cool. Iíve lost people in the past when...

Thatís cool. Iíve lost people in the past when using the cornerman system. One time we didnít even get 50 metres from the start line and people went the wrong way (eh Mr Night Falcon).:lol3

I...
Forum: New Zealand 07-28-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 51,753
Posted By bart-nz
I went for a ride yesterday with the 'Back Road...

I went for a ride yesterday with the 'Back Road Riders'. Sounds like some dodgy 70's porn movie, but I didn't see any Freddie Mercury mustaches or leather chaps, and they didn't seem like a bad...
Forum: New Zealand 07-27-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 26,099
Posted By bart-nz
Quote thing ain't working, but I agree. No more...

Quote thing ain't working, but I agree. No more big group rides for me (unless it's something special like access to non public land).
Forum: New Zealand 07-27-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1,674
Views: 146,002
Posted By bart-nz
I was first through Puketio from the BRR ride. I...

I was first through Puketio from the BRR ride. I saw someone had recently been through. Must have been you eh.
Forum: New Zealand 07-20-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,083
Posted By bart-nz
Yeah, and all that engine and I bet it hasn't...

Yeah, and all that engine and I bet it hasn't even got a tow bar for towing the jetski.
Forum: New Zealand 07-19-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 26,099
Posted By bart-nz
Wade (GPSMAN) does a lot of winter miles and...

Wade (GPSMAN) does a lot of winter miles and swears by a heated vest. Plug it in and youíre toasty as.

Iím too tight for that so have been known to shove a newspaper or magazine down my front (it...
Forum: New Zealand 07-19-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 26,099
Posted By bart-nz
Not Mark. Only 5 star accomodation for him. Tent...

Not Mark. Only 5 star accomodation for him. Tent is a four letter word, and a sleeping bag is who you take home for a one night stand.
Forum: New Zealand 07-18-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 26,099
Posted By bart-nz
Wow, you just gave a super model a fat arse. ...

Wow, you just gave a super model a fat arse.

Iím in Taupo for the weekend so canít come along and point and laugh.:lol3
Forum: New Zealand 07-10-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,001
Posted By bart-nz
Iím working that weekend. The joys of 4 on 4 off...

Iím working that weekend. The joys of 4 on 4 off shift work...:cry
Forum: New Zealand 06-18-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 886
Posted By bart-nz
Go to a small town bike shop that usually deals...

Go to a small town bike shop that usually deals with quads and farm bikes. They let anything through. Works for me.:lol3
Forum: New Zealand 06-13-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 51,753
Posted By bart-nz
Nah, it gives the bike some character. Iím not...

Nah, it gives the bike some character. Iím not that fussy about looks.

A new front tyre may have prevented the whole ordeal, which would have been a better investment...in hindsight.
Forum: New Zealand 06-03-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 51,753
Posted By bart-nz
Iíll resurect it next year. The days are too...

Iíll resurect it next year. The days are too short now. I wasnít really in a position to do it a few months ago.
Forum: New Zealand 06-03-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 51,753
Posted By bart-nz
Apiti or Pori, but I'm picking the weather would...

Apiti or Pori, but I'm picking the weather would have been shit around Pori.
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