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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Today, 02:55 AM
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Posted By MrKiwi
VFR1200X and the Southern Alps, New Zealand

From a recent Autumn trip...

http://i.imgur.com/dL691SC.jpg?2
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Today, 02:42 AM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 519,699
Posted By MrKiwi
Although... Having owned a Varadero (which I...

Although...

Having owned a Varadero (which I did like)...
http://i.imgur.com/SAKbOXA.jpg?2

I now now one of these and I much prefer it to the Varadero...
http://i.imgur.com/dL691SC.jpg?2
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-26-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7,811
Views: 1,279,805
Posted By MrKiwi
:lol3:lol3:lol3

:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-26-2015, 05:15 PM
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Posted By MrKiwi
Well yes that may be the case, but everyone one...

Well yes that may be the case, but everyone one has an opinion and opinions are neither right or wrong, they are opinions.

Personally (heaven forbid why though) I might enjoy some BMW and Honda...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-26-2015, 05:12 PM
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Posted By MrKiwi
Pretty much...

Pretty much...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-26-2015, 04:09 AM
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Posted By MrKiwi
if you tell someone to fuck off you should...

if you tell someone to fuck off you should perhaps be prepared to do the same. play nicely...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-26-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 7,811
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Posted By MrKiwi
to be fair, all the goss about this bike is not...

to be fair, all the goss about this bike is not for serious off road technical stuff, it is for around the world touring on paved and unpaved roads. Mind you I expect it to be quite capable. I take ...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-25-2015, 10:23 PM
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Views: 1,279,805
Posted By MrKiwi
Had a few of mine fixed too. I don't mind...

Had a few of mine fixed too.

I don't mind heavy bikes, I go almost as many places as others on light bikes on gravel roads, just slower mostly. I don't do sand, even on light bikes.

Nothing...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-24-2015, 04:59 PM
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Views: 1,279,805
Posted By MrKiwi
quite right... no matter anyone says and no...

quite right... no matter anyone says and no matter how many 'fixed that for you'...:deal
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-24-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 84,615
Posted By MrKiwi
I find the bike turns in a little quicker, is...

I find the bike turns in a little quicker, is quite flickable, but has slightly less gyroscopic affect...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-23-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11,103
Views: 3,761,848
Posted By MrKiwi
Great first post...

Great first post...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-22-2015, 09:21 PM
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Views: 1,279,805
Posted By MrKiwi
Good things come to those who wait :gerg ...

Good things come to those who wait :gerg

but...

I want it now :baby

carry on...:marc
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-16-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7,811
Views: 1,279,805
Posted By MrKiwi
lol... you trying to bring us back on track :rofl

lol... you trying to bring us back on track :rofl
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-16-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 84,615
Posted By MrKiwi
http://i.imgur.com/MHSxATP.jpg?1

http://i.imgur.com/MHSxATP.jpg?1
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-15-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 84,615
Posted By MrKiwi
As part of the work I do, I sometimes get a long...

As part of the work I do, I sometimes get a long term loan bike for product familiarisation. A few weeks back I picked up a long term loan of a DL 650AX and I've just put enough miles on it for its...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-15-2015, 05:35 PM
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Views: 1,279,805
Posted By MrKiwi
and 7,688 posts and counting. I come here...

and 7,688 posts and counting.

I come here now just to catch up on general conversation, this thread has lots of that :D, among other less informational diatribe:evil. MInd you I'm guilty...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-15-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11,103
Views: 3,761,848
Posted By MrKiwi
Ahhh, mystery solved, thanks.... :D

Ahhh, mystery solved, thanks.... :D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-14-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11,103
Views: 3,761,848
Posted By MrKiwi
That's a very nice example of a period bike. I...

That's a very nice example of a period bike. I can't quite make out what make and model it is, feel I should know this :hmmmmm.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-14-2015, 02:24 PM
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Views: 131,775
Posted By MrKiwi
South Island - NZ

Taken on my HTCM8

Top of Danseys Pass

http://i.imgur.com/wo6aDQZ.jpg?1

Kiakoura Coast

http://i.imgur.com/IAM5lcU.jpg?1
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By MrKiwi
Thanks. I did use the search button before...

Thanks.

I did use the search button before starting this thread, but it didn't show up anything. Not sure why. Appreciate the link, very useful.
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By MrKiwi
If you do, let us know how they pan out. I like...

If you do, let us know how they pan out. I like the looks of them for both on and off road use. I don't do hard core off road, stick to well formed gravel roads mostly, so these tyres look good for...
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By MrKiwi
TKC 70 tires

Hi
Has anyone tried the new TKC 70 tire on their bikes and if so, any initial thoughts?

tire spec here -...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-12-2015, 01:04 AM
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Views: 1,279,805
Posted By MrKiwi
call it the BS you want, but lets take a reality...

call it the BS you want, but lets take a reality check here. A True Adventure is a marketing phrase for a duel purpose bike. The aim is to ride paved and unpaved roads with ease. It is not a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-11-2015, 09:45 PM
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Views: 1,279,805
Posted By MrKiwi
Ha ha ha, not likely :p

Ha ha ha, not likely :p
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-11-2015, 08:26 PM
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Posted By MrKiwi
Much like Canada and USA too... :lol3

Much like Canada and USA too... :lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-11-2015, 08:21 PM
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Views: 1,279,805
Posted By MrKiwi
ha ha ha, you'll keep :eek1:kboom

ha ha ha, you'll keep :eek1:kboom
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-11-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7,811
Views: 1,279,805
Posted By MrKiwi
Ahem, long black is uniquely Kiwi, along with...

Ahem, long black is uniquely Kiwi, along with flat white...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-11-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 651,200
Posted By MrKiwi
Givi trekker outback

Givi trekker outback
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-11-2015, 01:48 AM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 651,200
Posted By MrKiwi
Yes I can, just. There's a little bit of wriggle...

Yes I can, just. There's a little bit of wriggle room when the lid of the side boxes open.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-10-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 2,249
Views: 651,200
Posted By MrKiwi
Lots of luggage

For when my better half comes with me, needed some extra luggage capacity. two times 37 L side boxes and a 58 L top box. Can also fit 15 L cargo bags on top of the two side panniers. Think I have...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-10-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2,927
Views: 408,685
Posted By MrKiwi
A few weeks back I did a week long ride around...

A few weeks back I did a week long ride around the South Island of New Zealand. This sunrise was on the first morning where I enjoyed an early start with a beautiful vista...
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-08-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11,103
Views: 3,761,848
Posted By MrKiwi
No The Crossrunner is the X version of the...

No

The Crossrunner is the X version of the VFR800 sports touring bike.

It has the VFR800 V4 VTEC motor and is quite quick. The NC motor is half a Honda Jazz car motor with a low rev limit...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-08-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7,811
Views: 1,279,805
Posted By MrKiwi
Ummmm, last time I looked this is a dual purpose...

Ummmm, last time I looked this is a dual purpose designed bike, designed for paved roads and unpaved roads, hence the 'true adventure' nomenclature. I'm not sure it is aimed at what you term 'real...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-08-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 845
Views: 121,461
Posted By MrKiwi
I've fitted trekker outback panniers to my...

I've fitted trekker outback panniers to my Crosstourer as shown in my post above. I also have the 58 L top box, which I ordered on line. It was bigger than I imagined it to be. I can't open my left...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-07-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7,811
Views: 1,279,805
Posted By MrKiwi
And personally I found the VFR1200X to be better...

And personally I found the VFR1200X to be better to ride than the VFR1200. Maybe because I am older and approaching the decrepit stage of life, but I prefer the more upright position of the X. ...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-07-2015, 01:20 PM
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Views: 1,279,805
Posted By MrKiwi
Not quite true...:deal Honda themselves have...

Not quite true...:deal

Honda themselves have indicated that they were looking at developing a new parallel twin of 1000cc, and also indicated that the bike as shown at EICMA 2014 has a 20.5 L...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-07-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7,811
Views: 1,279,805
Posted By MrKiwi
Not quite true, there was a lot of interest in...

Not quite true, there was a lot of interest in the bike in Europe and Honda had indicated at EICMA 2013 it would show the bike at EICMA 2014.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-07-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 121,461
Posted By MrKiwi
Anherko - Is that a 58 L trekker outback top box...

Anherko - Is that a 58 L trekker outback top box on the KTM?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-06-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7,811
Views: 1,279,805
Posted By MrKiwi
This is more like the dirt I'm used to... ...

This is more like the dirt I'm used to...

http://i.imgur.com/vnlQLC3.jpg?1
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-06-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11,103
Views: 3,761,848
Posted By MrKiwi
Vfr1200x

Here's my VFR1200X (Crosstourer) on a back country route, coming down to Lake Benmore through the Black Forest Station, South Island New Zealand...

http://i.imgur.com/vnlQLC3.jpg?1
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