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Forum: Airheads 05-28-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 192,586
Posted By Mark_S
I like the look of it what did you do with...

I like the look of it

what did you do with all that nasty wiring in the old dash?
what sport of speedo?
does your tank flop around without the roo bard to stabilise it?

cheers


Mark
Forum: New Zealand 05-27-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,266
Posted By Mark_S
these southerners do lose their heads pretty...

these southerners do lose their heads pretty easily


is it the lab's (Memphis?) job to locate the missing appendage?
Forum: Airheads 05-25-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By Mark_S
exactly - he had to do something special to earn...

exactly - he had to do something special to earn the $200
Forum: New Zealand 05-25-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 132,376
Posted By Mark_S
See you then you am not invited -...

See you then



you am not invited - there are minimum standards enforced and people with chain oilers made out of shampoo bottles do not meet that standard.



tis a tad nippy
you are - if...
Forum: New Zealand 05-25-2015, 03:35 AM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 132,376
Posted By Mark_S
yup - am or pm?

yup - am or pm?
Forum: New Zealand 05-25-2015, 03:07 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 38,912
Posted By Mark_S
Thats a pretty serious attrition rate At...

Thats a pretty serious attrition rate

At least you weren't among them (this time)

pity that there aren't any photos - you'll need to promise to do better next time if you want to retain our...
Forum: New Zealand 05-25-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 132,376
Posted By Mark_S
yes please you want me to pop by on...

yes please

you want me to pop by on Wednesday evening and pick it up or do you want to pop up in the weekend and admire my butchery?
Forum: New Zealand 05-25-2015, 01:33 AM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 132,376
Posted By Mark_S
Thanks for that Phil - I've got to redo the...

Thanks for that Phil - I've got to redo the mounting by the shock as well (by 'Ive' I mean someone who can weld good....)



nasty nasty nasty
next time you come down and have drinkies I won't...
Forum: New Zealand 05-24-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,530
Posted By Mark_S
been stuck in my head all evening - so now it can...

been stuck in my head all evening - so now it can be stuck in yours....

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Forum: Airheads 05-23-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By Mark_S
well thats weird My foot (in a woollen...

well thats weird

My foot (in a woollen riding sock) is 280mm long - obviously not in your well endowed league

I would describe the 48's as roomy and length wise maybe I could get away with the...
Forum: Airheads 05-23-2015, 02:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By Mark_S
I'm no use to you - I've got 48's great road...

I'm no use to you - I've got 48's

great road riding/light adventure riding boots
Forum: New Zealand 05-22-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 132,376
Posted By Mark_S
well, esteemed gentleperson (where is the 'arse...

well, esteemed gentleperson (where is the 'arse kissing' smilie when you need one), may I offer to take it off your hands

what model?
Forum: New Zealand 05-22-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 132,376
Posted By Mark_S
I must admit - I'm really enjoying just dicking...

I must admit - I'm really enjoying just dicking around in the shed rather than 'must fix this to be able to ride next weekend' type of stuff
Forum: New Zealand 05-22-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 132,376
Posted By Mark_S
This is my pd in nekkid format If I can make...

This is my pd in nekkid format

If I can make it look the way I want (sort of 'old school' classic road airhead) it will stay looking like this.

Not really trying to make a custom/scrambler type...
Forum: New Zealand 05-22-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 132,376
Posted By Mark_S
well then hopefully you like the headlight - I...

well then hopefully you like the headlight - I think it looks perfect
now it just needs a thin black front guard

http://webcoda.com/images/bike/re_IMG_0685.JPG


My do I feel uneasy about...
Forum: New Zealand 05-22-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1,860
Views: 182,215
Posted By Mark_S
Normally I'd make a comment about the bike...

Normally I'd make a comment about the bike suiting the road but I cant do that anymore :cry

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-EcXyEDKxoUs/VV7vflcp_FI/AAAAAAAAV8k/EbDuwOVSW9Q/s800/P5220023.JPG
Forum: New Zealand 05-22-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 84,745
Posted By Mark_S
water out of an airhead? have you been...

water out of an airhead?

have you been riding in streams again?
Forum: New Zealand 05-21-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 132,376
Posted By Mark_S
Progress on the lego bike Borrowed an r80...

Progress on the lego bike

Borrowed an r80 police seat and a monolever subframe from MD

I like the look of the seat and the subframe fits on 3 out of 4 mounting points

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Forum: New Zealand 05-21-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,530
Posted By Mark_S
None of the rides I go on are like this - I must...

None of the rides I go on are like this - I must ride with a bunch of uncultured philistines

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Forum: New Zealand 05-21-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 84,745
Posted By Mark_S
its being sold on behalf the speedo is in...

its being sold on behalf

the speedo is in miles - its done over 100km

its got what he thinks has a blown head gasket and he has brought new gaskets to 'fix' the problem

the bike was...
Forum: New Zealand 05-21-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,860
Views: 182,215
Posted By Mark_S
point of no return came and went a while ago

point of no return came and went a while ago
Forum: New Zealand 05-21-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1,860
Views: 182,215
Posted By Mark_S
so is this still a good thing to do?

so is this still a good thing to do?
Forum: New Zealand 05-20-2015, 02:35 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,338
Posted By Mark_S
looks like a lovely day makes it even...

looks like a lovely day

makes it even sweeter when most of the rest of us are beavering away at work
Forum: New Zealand 05-19-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 132,376
Posted By Mark_S
I noticed that your gearbox shifted better than...

I noticed that your gearbox shifted better than mine - less clunky

just spin the rear wheel in neutral on the main stand every now and then and you'll feel/hear any kpi's (this is like accepting...
Forum: New Zealand 05-19-2015, 02:42 AM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 132,376
Posted By Mark_S
Clonk clonk clonk is a kpi of non circlipness ...

Clonk clonk clonk is a kpi of non circlipness

Do you not view the helpful video's posted by him who must not be crossed?
Forum: New Zealand 05-19-2015, 01:18 AM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 132,376
Posted By Mark_S
well that’s a good thing ..... I think MD...

well that’s a good thing ..... I think

MD disembowelled my gearbox today and removed all of Steve's stones - we couldn't read the inscriptions on the stones but they had done their job of...
Forum: New Zealand 05-19-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,622
Posted By Mark_S
so you can look good when you have a flat?

so you can look good when you have a flat?
Forum: New Zealand 05-18-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 132,376
Posted By Mark_S
HPN upgrades are for people who should have...

HPN upgrades are for people who should have brought 950's/990's
I brought an airhead cause I like going slow and its good at that

I'm going to keep the existing patina cause I'm too lazy to do...
Forum: New Zealand 05-17-2015, 02:07 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,622
Posted By Mark_S
that's a pretty sharp price are you going to...

that's a pretty sharp price

are you going to put one on the back?
Forum: New Zealand 05-16-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 132,376
Posted By Mark_S
I have nearly bid on another klr but it somehow...

I have nearly bid on another klr but it somehow seems like I'm failing to learn something if I own 4 klr's

I like moths living undisturbed in my wallet - still I knew owning an airhead wouldn't be...
Forum: New Zealand 05-16-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 132,376
Posted By Mark_S
That gearbox would be good value IF the km are...

That gearbox would be good value IF the km are genuine and IF it hasn’t got moisture in it while sitting for 5 years. We'll see what MD says when he disembowels the gearbox, hopefully sometime this...
Forum: New Zealand 05-15-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 132,376
Posted By Mark_S
did the weather ever get there? I presume you...

did the weather ever get there?
I presume you didn't head over to the Taranaki?

This is what the stream looked like during the flooding

<img src=http://webcoda.com/images/bike/re_IMG_0646.JPG>...
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,063
Posted By Mark_S
Thanks Phil It looks like the R80 tank will...

Thanks Phil

It looks like the R80 tank will fit fine once I make up new mounts. I'll have to relocate the loom from the left side of the top frame rail to the right side under the electronics and...
Forum: Airheads 05-14-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 573
Posted By Mark_S
gotta spare you can loan me for testing at some...

gotta spare you can loan me for testing at some stage?
Forum: New Zealand 05-14-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 132,376
Posted By Mark_S
thanks for the photos I fitted the...

thanks for the photos



I fitted the tiger and airheads with snorkels - actually we have been fine so far

bit different just down the end of our street - this stream is normally between 2 and...
Forum: New Zealand 05-13-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 132,376
Posted By Mark_S
gurgle gurgle ...

gurgle

gurgle



gurgle
Forum: New Zealand 05-13-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 132,376
Posted By Mark_S
yup a lot of really cool engineering on this...

yup
a lot of really cool engineering on this bike



That's very thoughtful of you Eddie - I'll give that some thought - or not
Sorry I couldn't make the Tuesday evening drinks - the joys of...
Forum: New Zealand 05-12-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 132,376
Posted By Mark_S
Actually I was disparaging to airhead riders -...

Actually I was disparaging to airhead riders - not airheads - but now I've seen the light and I'm like a reformed smoker preaching the good gospel of a tobacco free existence

you improved your...
Forum: New Zealand 05-12-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 132,376
Posted By Mark_S
it dominates the look of the bike a bit too much...

it dominates the look of the bike a bit too much for my liking

A lot of the dirt orientated airhead custom bikes look a bit disjointed to me - modern usd forks, followed by a big blob of plastic...
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,063
Posted By Mark_S
well seeing as you seem to have cornered the...

well seeing as you seem to have cornered the local market on gs tanks could you do a little favour for me?

I'm trying to mount an r80 mono tank on my pd and I need to do the reverse of what you...
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