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Forum: New Zealand 11-16-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 618
Posted By CrazyFrog
Another word of warning....... Don't attempt...

Another word of warning.......

Don't attempt to wheel heavy bike out of garage backwards with side stand down, WHILE wearing jandals.
I know of a certain Ducati who's side stand lifted the big...
Forum: New Zealand 11-03-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 781
Posted By CrazyFrog
Interesting you say you thought the track was...

Interesting you say you thought the track was rough.... I thought the first few km were just primo where the track has been graded and the deep ruts smoothed out, higher up, there were the usual...
Forum: New Zealand 09-06-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 25,221
Posted By CrazyFrog
If yours are confirmed bent, then these may match...

If yours are confirmed bent, then these may match http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2006-Triumph-Tiger-955-I-Lower-Triple-Tree-Clamp-Yoke-/321486433620?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&hash=item4ada15ad54
...
Forum: New Zealand 08-14-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 21,164
Posted By CrazyFrog
Yep, one of them "exclusive gated communities",...

Yep, one of them "exclusive gated communities", gotta keep the riff-raff out somehow. :evil
Trouble is, it's a long way in there via Christian Creek only to discover it's all closed up. Whangapeka...
Forum: New Zealand 08-14-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 21,164
Posted By CrazyFrog
Very private, with big locked forestry gates that...

Very private, with big locked forestry gates that you can't lift a bike over. And grumpy locals.
Feel free to have a nosey up Christian Creek Rd though, you can poke your way down to Dart River Rd,...
Forum: New Zealand 08-14-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 21,164
Posted By CrazyFrog
Take tarseal on Korere Tophouse Rd, right turn...

Take tarseal on Korere Tophouse Rd, right turn into Blue Glen Rd, hook up onto Kings Ridge, follow it all way back to bottom of the hill, back on seal for 4 km, right into Smiths Rd, Reays Hill rd,...
Forum: New Zealand 02-12-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,772
Posted By CrazyFrog
Yup, you're right, after a careful look at a...

Yup, you're right, after a careful look at a topomap, yep it's the Alma river the track follows. Would be an easy cross on a trailie if exploring the Red Gate track, but did see a decent size river...
Forum: New Zealand 01-25-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 771
Posted By CrazyFrog
Be sure to phone DOC before you head over...

Be sure to phone DOC before you head over Kaikoura way to do this track. After all the rain today and possibly next couple of days, they may decide to keep the Clarence closed that weekend- due...
Forum: New Zealand 01-25-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,772
Posted By CrazyFrog
I thought your lot's favourite motto is "Be safe,...

I thought your lot's favourite motto is "Be safe, be seen"......
or was that "Drive to the conditions".....
then again it might have been "Speed kills"

I guess I was just born to bend the...
Forum: New Zealand 01-23-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,724
Posted By CrazyFrog
Yes, same one as the "old" as in still current...

Yes, same one as the "old" as in still current mustering route.
RR just done over here http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=949394
Forum: New Zealand 01-23-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 64,377
Posted By CrazyFrog
Hey, someone put a sign up on "Ryans' Corner" on...

Hey, someone put a sign up on "Ryans' Corner" on the Rainbow

Safety first folks :clap
http://i1205.photobucket.com/albums/bb424/waimiha-kid/DSC01491.jpg
Forum: New Zealand 01-23-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,772
Posted By CrazyFrog
Molesworth side track - Severn River to Lake Sedgemere

After hearing that DOC had opened this track to the public for the first time this year, I decided I'd check it out while it's open and report back.

You can enter either end, either from the...
Forum: New Zealand 09-30-2011, 03:03 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,493
Posted By CrazyFrog
Awww Bugger! News in from the Kiwi camp, Andrews...

Awww Bugger! News in from the Kiwi camp, Andrews machine (the 690) was losing coolant during the last long stage, so rather than cook the motor, he shut it down and withdrew from the stage. Nice of...
Forum: New Zealand 09-28-2011, 03:44 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,493
Posted By CrazyFrog
Yes, Andrew Jones is back in the race, after some...

Yes, Andrew Jones is back in the race, after some drastic bike mods which have left his 530EXC looking more like a USA spec 690E :evil. Looks like the race stewards have okay'd this so he can...
Forum: New Zealand 09-27-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,493
Posted By CrazyFrog
Bummer Andrew, but full marks for all your work...

Bummer Andrew, but full marks for all your work just getting to this stage.What's happened to Seth, I heard he had a spectacular crash and can't see him in day 3 results nor in withdrawls. Details?
...
Forum: Australia 09-26-2011, 03:09 AM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 131,125
Posted By CrazyFrog
Moto 28 rider Andrew Jones (Kiwi Safari Team) has...

Moto 28 rider Andrew Jones (Kiwi Safari Team) has reported his mechanical on SS5 was 202km into stage and his ignition coil has died. He did not complete the stage and has missed SS6.
Bike recovery...
Forum: New Zealand 09-26-2011, 02:44 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,493
Posted By CrazyFrog
I don't know about any history of the 690 fuel...

I don't know about any history of the 690 fuel pumps shitting themselves, but it wasn't an uncommon fault with the earlier 950 Adventure models though.

Grabbo has been riding with KTM the last 3...
Forum: New Zealand 09-25-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,493
Posted By CrazyFrog
Latest updates after SS5: Damien Grabham...

Latest updates after SS5:

Damien Grabham has won this mornings stage, just 25 sec ahead of Cyril Despres , who's picking up the pace. Brother Ben Graham lost a few places finishing in 10th.
Sam...
Forum: New Zealand 09-25-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,493
Posted By CrazyFrog
Yeah, kinda looks that way from a distance, but...

Yeah, kinda looks that way from a distance, but its just a worn Michelin Desert
http://i1207.photobucket.com/albums/bb462/kiwisafariteam/file-63.jpg


News from the bivouac....
Jaybo and...
Forum: New Zealand 09-24-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,493
Posted By CrazyFrog
Day 1 after the prologue, gearing up for the...

Day 1 after the prologue, gearing up for the early start on the transport section
http://i1207.photobucket.com/albums/bb462/kiwisafariteam/file-54.jpg
...
Forum: New Zealand 09-24-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,493
Posted By CrazyFrog
Latest photos from prologue day and pit area ...

Latest photos from prologue day and pit area
http://i1207.photobucket.com/albums/bb462/kiwisafariteam/perth-geraldton%20and%20prolog/file-3.jpg

Jaybo ready to roll ...
Forum: Australia 09-24-2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 131,125
Posted By CrazyFrog
Sam Sunderland kissed a roo today, and banged...

Sam Sunderland kissed a roo today, and banged himself up a bit. Limped back to checkpoint, has recieved medical attention and is hoping to ride tommorrow.
That's the spirit son!
Forum: New Zealand 09-22-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,493
Posted By CrazyFrog
First ride day of the Safari is today with the...

First ride day of the Safari is today with the prologue being held at Geraldton, a mere 400km from Perth, so the boys had an early start for the big drive up the coast. Well big for us little island...
Forum: New Zealand 09-21-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,493
Posted By CrazyFrog
Good work Team Kiwi, huge effort. Ceremonial...

Good work Team Kiwi, huge effort.
Ceremonial start today, then Prologue tomorrow, riders have been advised it will be "dangerous and not easy". Nice :evil

Pics from scrutineering and final...
Forum: New Zealand 09-19-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,493
Posted By CrazyFrog
Tell the truth AJ, your bike was bent out of the...

Tell the truth AJ, your bike was bent out of the crate :evil

http://i1207.photobucket.com/albums/bb462/kiwisafariteam/Bike%20pick%20up%20and%20prep/8c1daa27.jpg
Nothing a few whacks with the...
Forum: New Zealand 07-28-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 75,245
Posted By CrazyFrog
What price did you end up paying for that....full...

What price did you end up paying for that....full whack in USD, or sourced cheaper?
Forum: New Zealand 04-14-2011, 12:18 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 75,245
Posted By CrazyFrog
If you have fried the ECU/CDI, I have these parts...

If you have fried the ECU/CDI, I have these parts spare you can have cheap.
Kokusan CDI CB7506 KTM #584 39031 700
Ignition Coil IG3826: KTM #584 39006 000

Hopefully you won't...
Forum: New Zealand 03-09-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 75,245
Posted By CrazyFrog
Hey Pete, Good work on your project, would...

Hey Pete,

Good work on your project, would be nice to see Mike's bike back on the road.

Dunno if you'd tried EBay yet, but here's a couple of parts for starters.....
Might pay to check with...
Forum: New Zealand 10-17-2010, 03:25 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 34,923
Posted By CrazyFrog
1400km on my 525 EXC

Just completed this ride From Te Anau to Nelson, 3 days this week while the weather was mint.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=14271924#post14271924
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Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2010, 03:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,887
Posted By CrazyFrog
Day 3. Had a bit of a sleep in today, no...

Day 3.

Had a bit of a sleep in today, no rush as I only had another 250 km to get home. Set off a bit after 9am to another fine warm day, and made my way north on the sealed highway to the Upper...
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2010, 03:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,887
Posted By CrazyFrog
Once onto Arthurs Pass road I slogged on, taking...

Once onto Arthurs Pass road I slogged on, taking a break at Lake Pearson, which was magic, calm, warm and free of bloody sandflies.
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2010, 02:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,887
Posted By CrazyFrog
Day 2. I woke at 0615 to clear skies again,...

Day 2.

I woke at 0615 to clear skies again, but as it was too early for the hotel cook to get out of bed, I settled for the complimentary continental breakfast at the pub and feasted on cereal,...
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2010, 02:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,887
Posted By CrazyFrog
After some lunch, Powerade, more fuel, chain lube...

After some lunch, Powerade, more fuel, chain lube etc, I set off again, this time over Moa Creek and Old Dunstan Rd past the Poolburn reservior and then gapping it to Ranfurly, as you guessed it, for...
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2010, 02:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,887
Posted By CrazyFrog
Day One. The day broke with clear skies and...

Day One.

The day broke with clear skies and not the forecasted frost, thank Christ.
Air temp felt quite cool but not freezing, perfect riding weather.
I departed Te Anau before the road got...
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2010, 01:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,887
Posted By CrazyFrog
South Island of NZ, 1400km in 3 days on an EXC

So there it was, beaconing me like a moth to a campfire, a nice ‘06 model KTM 525 EXC for sale on TradeMe (NZ‘s online auction website, our version of Ebay) with low hours/mileage, well priced, in...
Forum: New Zealand 01-05-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,830
Posted By CrazyFrog
Good write up again Padders. Keep it comin, maybe...

Good write up again Padders. Keep it comin, maybe post linky in Ride Reports too.
Yeah, tis funny where cops turn up, Jezza and I saw one on Howard Valley Rd (on way to Porika) early last year, but...
Forum: New Zealand 01-01-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 916
Posted By CrazyFrog
Nope, SKY TV coverage is shit.... again. They're...

Nope, SKY TV coverage is shit.... again. They're only scheduling 2 x 30 min slots at end of each week with "highlights" from week 1 then week 2 of the race. Not good...
Forum: New Zealand 08-23-2009, 09:00 PM
Replies: 946
Views: 156,717
Posted By CrazyFrog
Same Miles who rides Ducati as well? Always...

Same Miles who rides Ducati as well? Always decked to the nines?
Nope not him, it was me, the Frogman
Forum: New Zealand 08-07-2009, 01:55 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 12,375
Posted By CrazyFrog
Great to see our boys moving up in the GC! Take...

Great to see our boys moving up in the GC!
Take care on the last run into Kal today, go hard!:clap
Forum: New Zealand 07-21-2009, 11:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 804
Posted By CrazyFrog
Wicked Yep, I know where this is, just gotta beat the...

Yep, I know where this is, just gotta beat the other Nelsonites to it. Great spot that one.
Where's ya bike in the pic WW?
Gentlemen, start your engines ........
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