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Forum: New Zealand Yesterday, 09:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 13,061
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) Yesterday, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
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) Yesterday, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
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, 10:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 677
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, 02:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 677
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, 06:06 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 28,033
Posted By Oscar
I've seen several prospects hereabouts...:deal

I've seen several prospects hereabouts...:deal
Forum: Australia 01-19-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 28,033
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, 04:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,125
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, 03:49 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 26,268
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 12-17-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,109
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, 09:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,109
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, 08:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,109
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, 08:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,109
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, 08:16 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 26,268
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, 01:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,992
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, 12:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,992
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, 12:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,992
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, 04:56 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,992
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, 01:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,992
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, 05:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,992
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, 03:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,142
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, 01:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,142
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, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 70,265
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, 03:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,082
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, 09:03 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,555
Posted By Oscar
Johhny Cash:cry

Johhny Cash:cry
Forum: Australia 11-18-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,555
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, 06:59 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,555
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, 04:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,555
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, 04:19 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,555
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, 03:47 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,555
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, 02:56 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,555
Posted By Oscar
No problem. Whenever you're ready...:freaky

No problem.
Whenever you're ready...:freaky
Forum: Australia 11-17-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,555
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...
Forum: Australia 11-17-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,555
Posted By Oscar
...and then you kicked us out and the collective...

...and then you kicked us out and the collective IQ reduced.


Wanna talk Rugby?
League?

:evil
Forum: New Zealand 11-16-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,215
Posted By Oscar
Laugh Love the pics, got any more?

Love the pics, got any more?
Forum: New Zealand 11-04-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 70,265
Posted By Oscar
In the past ten years, thanks to an association...

In the past ten years, thanks to an association with Kiwi Rider Mag, I have ridden most of these bikes (I also own two old g/s' and one 950adv).

My conclusion is that the bikes aren't even in the...
Forum: New Zealand 11-04-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 70,265
Posted By Oscar
That's funny coz BMW say the fueled up weight is...

That's funny coz BMW say the fueled up weight is 260kg. This is a good 30kg more than a 9X0 Adv.
...
Forum: New Zealand 10-22-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,046
Posted By Oscar
Who's the coozer in your group that is too blind...

Who's the coozer in your group that is too blind to see a checkered flag?
Someone on a pommy oil leaker who I had to red flag to get him off the track in practice?:lol3
Forum: New Zealand 10-22-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,046
Posted By Oscar
Barry Sheene

Are any of you ghey bastids going to the Barry Sheene this weekend?

I was gonna go up via Limestone Downs and Port Waikato...
Forum: New Zealand 10-20-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 70,265
Posted By Oscar
Personally I thought he just needed to harden the...

Personally I thought he just needed to harden the fuck up.
I could understand his problem with his BMW shitting itself, but all angst about towing a trailer and missing underware did my feckin' head...
Forum: New Zealand 10-14-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,147
Posted By Oscar
I was a protester in '81 and my sign said...

I was a protester in '81 and my sign said "Muldoon Eats Babies".
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