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Forum: New Zealand 03-30-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 538
Posted By Oscar
Another false dawn (but you'd be used to that by...

Another false dawn (but you'd be used to that by now):deal
Forum: New Zealand 03-27-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1,347
Views: 74,965
Posted By Oscar
:cry:cry Most people wait to meet me before...

:cry:cry
Most people wait to meet me before deciding that I'm a preeck.
Forum: New Zealand 03-27-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1,347
Views: 74,965
Posted By Oscar
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: New Zealand 03-27-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,347
Views: 74,965
Posted By Oscar
Meh. I got a 86 R80g/s PD with 58,000km on...

Meh.

I got a 86 R80g/s PD with 58,000km on it, and a 81 g/s with 25,000miles on it (US model).
Forum: New Zealand 03-25-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 1,347
Views: 74,965
Posted By Oscar
Eww yuck :puke2

Eww yuck :puke2
Forum: New Zealand 03-17-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,270
Posted By Oscar
There needs to be a thread called: "Bike...

There needs to be a thread called:

"Bike Adv bikes being ridden well (right up until the point where idjut dropped it)"

I could be on that thread...
Forum: New Zealand 02-18-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 37,542
Posted By Oscar
Morning, Tony:wave Howzit hanging?

Morning, Tony:wave
Howzit hanging?
Forum: New Zealand 02-15-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 37,542
Posted By Oscar
I got a set of lowered pegs coming from...

I got a set of lowered pegs coming from Boxxerparts www.boxxerparts.de

https://www.boxxerparts.de/images/product_images/popup_images/201_0.jpg

...and some 25mm bar risers.
Forum: New Zealand 01-28-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 13,967
Posted By Oscar
KTM 950/990 Seat

Before I bung these on Tard Me, I have two seats for a 950/990 Adv.


One is a Toratech low seat, which is in about 7/10 condition.
One is a custom tall seat made up by one of our Aussie...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-28-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By Oscar
We each travelled about 500-600km before the...

We each travelled about 500-600km before the problems surfaced.
The local KTM mechanic made a comment about the new filters "sucking in".
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-28-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By Oscar
Oil Filter Issues

Two days into to our recent 4,000km ride around NZ's South Island (Dec 29th) we started to have oil pressure problems.

4skins has a 06 990 and I have an 04 950 which, by coincidence we'd both ...
Forum: New Zealand 01-26-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,136
Posted By Oscar
G Wendt - old friend, mentor and grumpy sod. A...

G Wendt - old friend, mentor and grumpy sod.
A life anything but ordinary.
RIP, old mate.
Forum: New Zealand 01-26-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,136
Posted By Oscar
Both of mine went to Gary Wendt's funeral. Jeez...

Both of mine went to Gary Wendt's funeral.
Jeez there were a lot of old bikes and old riders there.
It's such a shame that something tragic is required to bring the community together...
Forum: Australia 01-19-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 31,313
Posted By Oscar
I've seen several prospects hereabouts...:deal

I've seen several prospects hereabouts...:deal
Forum: Australia 01-19-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 31,313
Posted By Oscar
C.r.a.p.

A couple of years ago Stretch,the late Ricky Havoc and I formed the
Curmudgeons Retro Adventure Project (C.R.A.P) with the object of riding old shitters, fixing old shitters and talking shit about...
Forum: Australia 12-17-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,416
Posted By Oscar
Some of them have clutch issues (i.e. a tendency...

Some of them have clutch issues (i.e. a tendency to become dissasembled).
Most should have either exploded or been fixed by now.
Talk to your local dealers about which models.
Forum: Australia 12-17-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 41,991
Posted By Oscar
Thanks Jim You certainly did the right thing...

Thanks Jim

You certainly did the right thing and I appreciate what you've said.
I think the more we speak about things the better, as it's easy to imagine that you're in your own little bleak and...
Forum: Australia 12-16-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,340
Posted By Oscar
Kia Ora Ehoa Mike, 4Skins and me will be at...

Kia Ora Ehoa

Mike, 4Skins and me will be at the Boxing Day races, then we're heading over Cook Strait.
Forum: Australia 12-16-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,340
Posted By Oscar
Last year we did the Motu and Waikaremoana in one...

Last year we did the Motu and Waikaremoana in one day with Tinoroto and ended in Gissy - great fun...

http://oscar.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2012-Gentlemans-Adventure/i-SC6swJD/0/L/DSC02740-L.jpg...
Forum: Australia 12-16-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,340
Posted By Oscar
Yeah, it's stinky and the roads are crowded - all...

Yeah, it's stinky and the roads are crowded - all you tourista's can fuck off south to Pig Island.
Forum: Australia 12-16-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,340
Posted By Oscar
I'm glad you guys never ride the North Island. ...

I'm glad you guys never ride the North Island.
It's horrible...:lol3


http://oscar.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Gentlemens-Adventure-2014/i-P6gjLgW/0/L/IMG_0656-L.jpg
...
Forum: Australia 12-16-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 41,991
Posted By Oscar
I've had a rough coupla years - three mates dead...

I've had a rough coupla years - three mates dead from cancer, two from suicide, and one doing a 12 month stretch at Her Majesty's pleasure.

I've never had much to do with the Black Dog before, but...
Forum: New Zealand 12-14-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,535
Posted By Oscar
Back in the day (i.e. racing my PE175N) taping...

Back in the day (i.e. racing my PE175N) taping your peak to your helmet was di rigueur:lol3
Forum: New Zealand 12-14-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,535
Posted By Oscar
Found it online: ...

Found it online:

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-Lz5fZ8vDfC8/VCrXeo8zTdI/AAAAAAAAI6k/CL6EbGhZrj0/s1600/motoguzzi-kit-the-motart-journal-1.jpg
...
Forum: New Zealand 12-14-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,535
Posted By Oscar
The Aussie importer built a scrambler and...

The Aussie importer built a scrambler and displayed it at the MotoGP.
I have a pic somewheres...:scratch
Forum: New Zealand 12-11-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,535
Posted By Oscar
I agree - the only thing that BMW has in common...

I agree - the only thing that BMW has in common with an R90s is that it has two wheels.
Forum: New Zealand 12-11-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,535
Posted By Oscar
It still an ugly bike, and stupid - Ducati never...

It still an ugly bike, and stupid - Ducati never made a L-Twin scrambler, so associating this one with their old single cylinder 450 is just dumb.
Forum: New Zealand 12-10-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,535
Posted By Oscar
Jaysus, that thing is uglier than Helen...

Jaysus, that thing is uglier than Helen Clarke:yikes
Forum: New Zealand 12-01-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,611
Posted By Oscar
I dunno about supple, but my wife takes it upon...

I dunno about supple, but my wife takes it upon herself to keep me tracking straight...
Forum: New Zealand 12-01-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,611
Posted By Oscar
I put a YSS shock on my R80 (and my XT500) - a...

I put a YSS shock on my R80 (and my XT500) - a reasonably priced alternative to the big O...
Forum: New Zealand 11-19-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1,347
Views: 74,965
Posted By Oscar
Holy shit, that's the most manly vehicle I've...

Holy shit, that's the most manly vehicle I've seen since the Saturn V / Apollo combo:clap
Forum: New Zealand 11-19-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,215
Posted By Oscar
We've been through there a couple of times, but...

We've been through there a couple of times, but stuck to Whangaehu and Turakina Roads. Any ideas on alternate routes?
Forum: Australia 11-18-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,816
Posted By Oscar
Johhny Cash:cry

Johhny Cash:cry
Forum: Australia 11-18-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,816
Posted By Oscar
I was watching one of your cultural exports last...

I was watching one of your cultural exports last night..
https://s.yimg.com/ea/img/-/140331/bh_plus7_hero_v3_19ji8qu-19ji95c.jpg
...
Forum: Australia 11-18-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,816
Posted By Oscar
Only around Rotovegas... ...

Only around Rotovegas...

http://www.richard-seaman.com/Travel/NewZealand/NorthIsland/Rotorua/MudPools/ThreeBubblesBursting.jpg
Forum: Australia 11-18-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,816
Posted By Oscar
I'm not in mothballs...I dunno what that smell...

I'm not in mothballs...I dunno what that smell is...:huh
Forum: Australia 11-17-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,816
Posted By Oscar
I don't think the lad is on Race Directions Xmas...

I don't think the lad is on Race Directions Xmas card list...:lol3
Forum: Australia 11-17-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,816
Posted By Oscar
We did consider claiming Jack Miller as a Kiwi...

We did consider claiming Jack Miller as a Kiwi (both his parent's are from NZ), but after his display in (& after) the last race you guys can keep him...
Forum: Australia 11-17-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,816
Posted By Oscar
No problem. Whenever you're ready...:freaky

No problem.
Whenever you're ready...:freaky
Forum: Australia 11-17-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,816
Posted By Oscar
When are you coming over fer a ride ya slacker? ...

When are you coming over fer a ride ya slacker?
I'll have my G/S painted up and waiting, Silver Fern on one side and English Rose on t'other...
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