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Forum: New Zealand Yesterday, 01:34 PM
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Posted By Manakau.KTM
am later... there's a good frost on the coast...

am later... there's a good frost on the coast this morning
Forum: New Zealand 05-22-2015, 02:55 AM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 84,129
Posted By Manakau.KTM
Our theory here, is that it's the increased use...

Our theory here, is that it's the increased use of streaming movies ie netflix. It seems to be worse in the evening.
Forum: New Zealand 05-21-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,860
Views: 181,685
Posted By Manakau.KTM
This looks like you are getting close to 'there's...

This looks like you are getting close to 'there's no going back'
Forum: New Zealand 05-19-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 131,929
Posted By Manakau.KTM
So when we take Mark back to the Mackley for...

So when we take Mark back to the Mackley for assault #5 we should be monitoring our KPIs and looking out for any more KPIs
Forum: New Zealand 05-19-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 131,929
Posted By Manakau.KTM
Some of us around here get way with using chains....

Some of us around here get way with using chains. I must have missed something, so could someone kindly explain what a kpi is? It might make the lingo make more sense.
Forum: New Zealand 05-13-2015, 01:57 AM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 131,929
Posted By Manakau.KTM
Oh alright, I'll come clean. Most Guzzis that are...

Oh alright, I'll come clean. Most Guzzis that are hacked about, usually turn into cafe bikes, not dual sports. With the Le Mans you don't have to bother.

This is one of my favourite photos of my...
Forum: New Zealand 05-12-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 131,929
Posted By Manakau.KTM
Are you guys talking about this one that I...

Are you guys talking about this one that I photographed up at Massey Uni in Buckle St?
...
Forum: New Zealand 05-12-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 131,929
Posted By Manakau.KTM
How about the 43 litre option?

How about the 43 litre option?
Forum: Road warriors 05-11-2015, 03:23 AM
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Views: 1,679,819
Posted By Manakau.KTM
A quick weekend ride down under ...

A quick weekend ride down under

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-f0k6M2jDVeg/VU7_Gf85BsI/AAAAAAAAA5w/CvkWoIPLLNI/w907-h680-no/20150510_135755.jpg
Forum: New Zealand 05-10-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 131,929
Posted By Manakau.KTM
We didn't reach Caltex in Upper Hutt until 2.30...

We didn't reach Caltex in Upper Hutt until 2.30 this afternoon so we were pushing the time thing a bit. I'm sure we were breaking all the rules but the rain clouds to the North were pretty compelling...
Forum: New Zealand 05-09-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 131,929
Posted By Manakau.KTM
I hope you saved that stone. Last minute...

I hope you saved that stone.

Last minute decision:

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-f0k6M2jDVeg/VU7_Gf85BsI/AAAAAAAAA5w/CvkWoIPLLNI/w907-h680-no/20150510_135755.jpg

Pizza at Paekakariki,...
Forum: New Zealand 05-06-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 131,929
Posted By Manakau.KTM
And here was me thinking that we'd been lucky...

And here was me thinking that we'd been lucky with the weather.
Forum: New Zealand 05-06-2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 1,860
Views: 181,685
Posted By Manakau.KTM
Yep, credit where credit is due. I thought...

Yep, credit where credit is due.

I thought this photo needed a home and this thread will do just nicely.
...
Forum: New Zealand 05-05-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 131,929
Posted By Manakau.KTM
While we wait for Steve's broadband to roll over:...

While we wait for Steve's broadband to roll over:

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-UvovuH4hP94/VUki3wri0AI/AAAAAAAAA3g/paYuM3-jcDg/w907-h680-no/20150502_120806.jpg

The man himself taking a...
Forum: New Zealand 05-04-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 84,129
Posted By Manakau.KTM
My favs would be Denniston to Mackley (sorry...

My favs would be Denniston to Mackley (sorry Mark), the falcon that I saw in there, Maruria Saddle, Porika, the bush Robins, all the ferns and lichens in that amazing bush and Jeff's patented boot...
Forum: New Zealand 05-04-2015, 01:58 PM
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Views: 84,129
Posted By Manakau.KTM
All home safe and well Reached the turn off...

All home safe and well

Reached the turn off with no problems. I gave them all a big wave and carried on.

The cat was pissed off.

Work is much better now the new princess has a name.
Forum: New Zealand 04-30-2015, 01:19 AM
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Views: 84,129
Posted By Manakau.KTM
Pity you can't join us Marty. A bit more Austrian...

Pity you can't join us Marty. A bit more Austrian hardware would be welcome.
Forum: New Zealand 04-28-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,405
Posted By Manakau.KTM
This one is for old farts ...

This one is for old farts

https://youtu.be/tgizvHA8ZRI

How do you get these links to display as above?
https://youtu.be/tgizvHA8ZRI
Forum: New Zealand 04-28-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 84,129
Posted By Manakau.KTM
Perhaps I should bring a plunger.

Perhaps I should bring a plunger.
Forum: New Zealand 04-27-2015, 07:37 PM
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Views: 84,129
Posted By Manakau.KTM
Booked on Bluebridge. The drop down box for...

Booked on Bluebridge.

The drop down box for vehicle make is incomplete. Had to book as a Kawasaki. I feel an identity crisis coming on.
Forum: New Zealand 04-26-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 131,929
Posted By Manakau.KTM
A very clever turkey indeed. The nurses will be...

A very clever turkey indeed. The nurses will be impressed.
Forum: New Zealand 04-26-2015, 12:31 AM
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Views: 131,929
Posted By Manakau.KTM
Thanks for that. I was a bit worried about the...

Thanks for that. I was a bit worried about the full discharge thing stranding me, if the battery was to behave like my drill. I assumed for some reason that it was lithium... don't know why. I take...
Forum: New Zealand 04-25-2015, 10:14 PM
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Views: 131,929
Posted By Manakau.KTM
Just a couple for starters ...

Just a couple for starters

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-QJfGuUZGfpQ/VTxyAAXy22I/AAAAAAAAAvE/WQDJUZdhvCk/w907-h680-no/20150426_125500.jpg

Mark
...
Forum: New Zealand 04-25-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 131,929
Posted By Manakau.KTM
See you there

See you there
Forum: New Zealand 04-25-2015, 02:35 AM
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Views: 131,929
Posted By Manakau.KTM
Sounds great. Do you have a plan? Is this bush...

Sounds great. Do you have a plan? Is this bush whacking or gravel/tar? Weather should be okay.
Forum: New Zealand 04-25-2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 131,929
Posted By Manakau.KTM
I have Motobatt batteries in both the 950 and...

I have Motobatt batteries in both the 950 and 640.

I had a total battery failure (lead acid) in the 640 last summer in Hawkes Bay. The ecu thingy, that controls something that I don't understand,...
Forum: New Zealand 04-22-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 84,129
Posted By Manakau.KTM
How about a KTM to add to the mix?

How about a KTM to add to the mix?
Forum: New Zealand 04-19-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 131,929
Posted By Manakau.KTM
I have resisted the temptation to add a screen to...

I have resisted the temptation to add a screen to the 950 because of buffeting. I have enough trouble focusing on the road as it is without adding parallex issues to my line of sight.



It was a...
Forum: New Zealand 04-19-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 131,929
Posted By Manakau.KTM
An alleged 140

An alleged 140
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2015, 03:21 AM
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Views: 1,679,819
Posted By Manakau.KTM
After you reach the main highway (if you can call...

After you reach the main highway (if you can call it that) you only have to travel less than an hour north before you reach the Plateau. Blasting around those hills where I took the photos, you can...
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10,201
Views: 1,679,819
Posted By Manakau.KTM
A few photos from the centre of the North Island...

A few photos from the centre of the North Island of New Zealand

We are in autumn (fall) here now and the air is clear and crisp. I took the opportunity to go for a mid week ride west of Taihape.
...
Forum: New Zealand 04-16-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 131,929
Posted By Manakau.KTM
Finally I've discovered how to multi quote ...

Finally I've discovered how to multi quote



It's been nearly 3 mths now since the op and really I couldn't have wished for a better outcome. I've done a couple of longish days on the 950 and...
Forum: New Zealand 04-16-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 131,929
Posted By Manakau.KTM
Watershed Rd. The turn off on SH1 is North...

Watershed Rd.

The turn off on SH1 is North of Hunterville and then it climbs above Taihape to the West and comes out to the North, back on SH1.
...
Forum: New Zealand 04-14-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 84,129
Posted By Manakau.KTM
Heard on National Radio this evening: How do...

Heard on National Radio this evening:

How do you start a small business in New Zealand?

Give a Kiwi a hundred million dollars and wait
Forum: New Zealand 04-11-2015, 10:09 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,405
Posted By Manakau.KTM
I trust that no sheep were harmed in the making...

I trust that no sheep were harmed in the making of this video.
Forum: New Zealand 04-11-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 9,405
Posted By Manakau.KTM
https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=7071827692927...

https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=707182769292776

Is off piste the same as off road?
Forum: New Zealand 04-11-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 1,288
Views: 131,929
Posted By Manakau.KTM
That looks familiar. Hope the armour...

That looks familiar.

Hope the armour plating is going well.
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10,201
Views: 1,679,819
Posted By Manakau.KTM
Yes please. It gets just as dark down here at the...

Yes please. It gets just as dark down here at the bottom of the globe.
Forum: New Zealand 04-06-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,283
Posted By Manakau.KTM
Thanks for that. I'll trawl through Topo...

Thanks for that.

I'll trawl through Topo maps and get my bearings. Not far from home so definitely worth a go.

Cheers

Wayne
Forum: New Zealand 04-06-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,283
Posted By Manakau.KTM
Kaweka Road sounds interesting. Can you elaborate?

Kaweka Road sounds interesting. Can you elaborate?
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