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Forum: New Zealand Today, 01:25 AM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 120,019
Posted By Mark_S
27th Dec

Went for my first trail ride in the Mungatooks since last Feb (I think)

We brave 3 (Andrew, my son Glen, and I) met up at about 9.15

http://webcoda.com/images/bike/trail-ride-4.jpg

The...
Forum: New Zealand Yesterday, 11:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 769
Posted By Mark_S
I love reading ride reports great photos ...

I love reading ride reports

great photos

I've never ridden down in the deep south - I must get off my arse and do it this coming year
Forum: New Zealand Yesterday, 10:50 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 28,006
Posted By Mark_S
Nice photos so have you worked out your...

Nice photos

so have you worked out your economy? (the sv gets 15.5 km/l and the tiger gets 18.5)

Are you happy with the bike?
Forum: New Zealand 12-25-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 561
Views: 28,006
Posted By Mark_S
I suppose we could just slum it and ride with a...

I suppose we could just slum it and ride with a Buell - will pm you when something gets organized



no argument from us...



Did you go out for a ride on the 24th?
Forum: New Zealand 12-23-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 28,006
Posted By Mark_S
so I'm the little boy in the club with my paltry...

so I'm the little boy in the club with my paltry 24 litres
we won't even mention the sv's shrivelled 17 litres


We should pick a nice cool/overcast day soonish and do the napier - taihape loop -...
Forum: New Zealand 12-22-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 441
Posted By Mark_S
I will do my level headed best

I will do my level headed best
Forum: New Zealand 12-21-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 441
Posted By Mark_S
We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may...

We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the...
Forum: New Zealand 12-21-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,459
Posted By Mark_S
same difference between the sv650 and sv1000 ...

same difference between the sv650 and sv1000
sv650 has non-adjustable damper rod forks that'll jar your arms out of their sockets whereas the 1000 has fully adjustable cartridge forks - night and...
Forum: New Zealand 12-21-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,459
Posted By Mark_S
Cool photo with the wall an stuff So how...

Cool photo with the wall an stuff

So how many km could you do on it before your body started rebelling?
Forum: New Zealand 12-21-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 120,019
Posted By Mark_S
How was your ride?

How was your ride?
Forum: New Zealand 12-21-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 120,019
Posted By Mark_S
Sate 20th Dec

I decided to squeeze in one more ride before giving the Tiger a major service so I headed off towards Ashurst but on a spur of the moment decision headed to Marton instead.

Just north of Marton...
Forum: New Zealand 12-20-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 120,019
Posted By Mark_S
You are the exception that proves the rule - most...

You are the exception that proves the rule - most 20 somethings listen exclusively to the little head
Forum: New Zealand 12-20-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,250
Posted By Mark_S
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/2Oxu8H0iFOM" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: New Zealand 12-20-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 159,433
Posted By Mark_S
That's right - and then I thought on Friday...

That's right - and then I thought on Friday afternoon that I might just squeeze one more ride in.

The non riding - avoid muppets period is now upon me.

Plus I have done 4500k on the tiger so I...
Forum: New Zealand 12-20-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 159,433
Posted By Mark_S
So a picture of a cow descried as a horse parked...

So a picture of a cow descried as a horse parked next to a pig?

how weird

You should have posted - I went up Turakina Valley and over the Gentle Annie yesterday

I was going to post but...
Forum: New Zealand 12-20-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 55,209
Posted By Mark_S
great so have you stayed with Fonterra?

great

so have you stayed with Fonterra?
Forum: New Zealand 12-18-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,357
Posted By Mark_S
Feerk for all this time I have been copying the...

Feerk
for all this time I have been copying the last quote to the next quote etc etc etc - I never noticed that stupid button....



We thats a fairly drastic step - but good on you or breaking...
Forum: New Zealand 12-18-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 55,209
Posted By Mark_S
bout time you dusted the cobwebs of that black...

bout time you dusted the cobwebs of that black pig and took it for a ride isn't it?
Forum: New Zealand 12-18-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 120,019
Posted By Mark_S
Its so sad the way you place work before fun ...

Its so sad the way you place work before fun

I won't be road riding over the holiday period - the muppet factor goes above my comfort zone



Their looks grows on you but there is no getting...
Forum: New Zealand 12-18-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 13,649
Posted By Mark_S
a proper adv bike can be ridden happily into...

a proper adv bike can be ridden happily into places like Big River or Waitahu River or down the south end of the Porika etc etc without fear of ripping the sump out of the bike or the rider rupturing...
Forum: New Zealand 12-17-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 13,649
Posted By Mark_S
If I had to go down to a single bike I'd rather...

If I had to go down to a single bike I'd rather have an 800xc than a 990. My plan is to keep the Tiger and buy something else for proper adv riding. Just have to sell the sv and my trail bike...
Forum: New Zealand 12-15-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By Mark_S
when you get to Whanganui take No2 Line or No 3...

when you get to Whanganui take No2 Line or No 3 line (nicer) out to Fordell and follow the road all the way to Hunterville - simply brilliant riding

From Hunterville head up SH54 to Cheltenham and...
Forum: New Zealand 12-15-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 120,019
Posted By Mark_S
At the speeds I ride compliance is probably more...

At the speeds I ride compliance is probably more important than ultimate capability. The sv has much higher quality suspension than the tiger but its more tiring because of the firmness and relative...
Forum: New Zealand 12-14-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 120,019
Posted By Mark_S
Yup its my favourite state highway. It really...

Yup its my favourite state highway. It really needs a bike with long travel suspension as its bumpy as buggery in places but its so much fun.



who moi? I only overshot one corner (not that...
Forum: New Zealand 12-14-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,459
Posted By Mark_S
He obviously got confused when his mates told him...

He obviously got confused when his mates told him he'd enjoy burying his crotch into a butt
Forum: New Zealand 12-14-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,459
Posted By Mark_S
tell me that’s not black tape holding the hipster...

tell me that’s not black tape holding the hipster helmet peak onto his hipster helmet???

and white gloves?
what was his stylist thinking?





nice looking bike
Forum: New Zealand 12-14-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 13,649
Posted By Mark_S
I quite like the idea of owning an airhead but it...

I quite like the idea of owning an airhead but it seems to be a continuous cycle of ride bike : repair what broke, ride bike :repair what broke - repeated until you financially crumble.

I...
Forum: New Zealand 12-14-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,459
Posted By Mark_S
cheap as chips...

cheap as chips (http://www.trademe.co.nz/a.aspx?id=821741359)
Forum: New Zealand 12-13-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 120,019
Posted By Mark_S
Sat 13th

I had to be home at a reasonable time on Sat as I had to pick my son up from the airport so I headed off at 8 for a quick loop of the Wairarapa

Had a nice ride through the lovely tight and twisty...
Forum: New Zealand 12-13-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 120,019
Posted By Mark_S
Yup its pretty special - heaps and heaps of...

Yup its pretty special - heaps and heaps of options within a days ride - being based around Palmerston North worth be ideal I reckon - save the boring 1hr drudge up sh1



I think the top of the...
Forum: New Zealand 12-11-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,459
Posted By Mark_S
One English mag (Bike?) called this 'A tarts...

One English mag (Bike?) called this 'A tarts handbag'

Its a bit bling IMHO.

I think the standard v7 cafe is much more guzzi-ish
...
Forum: New Zealand 12-11-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 1,058
Views: 120,019
Posted By Mark_S
Sat 6th December

Time to get my photos back to one location me thinks

Went for a ride on Saturday

Went over to the Gorge Cafe near Woodville for a cuppa then headed east

Easy to see what the dominant wind...
Forum: New Zealand 12-09-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 68,145
Posted By Mark_S
well you are the expert in cheap and nasty - you...

well you are the expert in cheap and nasty - you make klr owners seem extravagant
Forum: New Zealand 12-09-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,459
Posted By Mark_S
We pause transmission for this shameless sales pitch...

Yes I don't know how anyone rides for more than 10 minutes with clipon's

I rode a few sv1000s and liked the ride and engine but not the ergo's. The nekkid version fixed the ergo problems

I...
Forum: New Zealand 12-09-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,459
Posted By Mark_S
Have I got a deal for you a metric monster...

Have I got a deal for you

a metric monster (sv1000n) - more reliable, more comfy and much more compliant suspension than any aircooled monster. comes complete with givi luggage

just sign...
Forum: New Zealand 12-08-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 13,649
Posted By Mark_S
check your cylinder heads - that wood had to come...

check your cylinder heads - that wood had to come from somewhere - you might have one of the rare woodheads (they didn't make them long as they were prone to splitting along the grain if they...
Forum: New Zealand 12-07-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,459
Posted By Mark_S
isn't a 14 year old italian bike screaming "I'm...

isn't a 14 year old italian bike screaming "I'm going to rape your wallet until you die?"
Forum: New Zealand 12-04-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,894
Posted By Mark_S
would heat on the cases have helped? its an...

would heat on the cases have helped?

its an odd thing to find on a bike that looks like its been looked after

what's the air cleaner like?
Forum: New Zealand 12-01-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 132,160
Posted By Mark_S
yup - there are some sv1000's still on tardme...

yup - there are some sv1000's still on tardme that were there when I was looking 10 months ago... this guy (http://www.trademe.co.nz/a.aspx?id=815454038) swore he would'nt drop his price when I rode...
Forum: New Zealand 12-01-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 68,145
Posted By Mark_S
sounds like you need to get out for a pre...

sounds like you need to get out for a pre christmas ride?
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