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Forum: New Zealand 09-30-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,162
Posted By Rosie!
:clap:clap

:clap:clap
Forum: New Zealand 08-10-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,996
Posted By Rosie!
Friday night GPS lessons will follow exactly the...

Friday night GPS lessons will follow exactly the same format as last year: So not going to happen :fitz
Forum: New Zealand 08-08-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,996
Posted By Rosie!
Cool2 The GPS track exists

Get it here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24799380#post24799380

Make sure you get it loaded up and working before you arrive on the ride :D
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 08-08-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 767
Posted By Rosie!
Thumb MmMmM 2014 GPS track

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Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-13-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By Rosie!
Wink A track is a series of points, like a breadcrumb...

A track is a series of points, like a breadcrumb trail. You can display it on the computer, or on your gps, and you can navigate from it by following the line on the map. As has already been said,...
Forum: New Zealand 05-11-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,810
Posted By Rosie!
I've also got a 62csx, which I use on the bike....

I've also got a 62csx, which I use on the bike. One advantage of the stone-aged physical buttons is that you can operate them with gloves on, which means a bit less faffing around if you are using...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12,221
Views: 612,618
Posted By Rosie!
Wicked ... No, the only acceptable colour is Purple...

... No, the only acceptable colour is Purple :evil

http://i275.photobucket.com/albums/jj295/Kawa_Rosie/Bike%20mods/IMG_4174.jpg

Surprisingly easy to cut out yourself from a sheet of the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,132
Posted By Rosie!
Cry Days 8 & 9: Home time :(

Sadly, by Saturday it was time to start heading home. We said our goodbyes to Clare and Brad, and started north along the inland scenic route to Oxford where we turned off to the more inland, and far...
Forum: Ride reports 04-12-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,132
Posted By Rosie!
Day number.... something

So after hearing the keas hanging around the hut, and chewing on the solar panel all night, we got up and went outside to inspect the damage. Amazingly the bikes didn’t have a scratch on them, the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-12-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,132
Posted By Rosie!
That's kind of how it felt lying in the hut,...

That's kind of how it felt lying in the hut, wondering if the shredded remains of my motorbike would get me home or not.

Of course you could always push your bike all the way back to Lilybank...
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,132
Posted By Rosie!
The next morning dawned grey and drizzly, so we...

The next morning dawned grey and drizzly, so we wasted no time in packing up and continuing south along the Inland Scenic Route. We were pleased to have a short day ahead of us, and arrived at...
Forum: New Zealand 01-27-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,701
Posted By Rosie!
I wear MX boots not unlike the ones Dawn has... I...

I wear MX boots not unlike the ones Dawn has... I also wear waterproof socks when it's raining.
The Forma boots are the only adventure style boots I am aware of that come in sizes below Euro 40. I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12,221
Views: 612,618
Posted By Rosie!
I haven't had a chance to read the 11+ pages of...

I haven't had a chance to read the 11+ pages of this thread, but I have some thoughts about my WRR.

I bought it in 2010, 2nd hand and have done ~35,000km on it, some of that touring, some off...
Forum: New Zealand 12-10-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1,248
Views: 64,934
Posted By Rosie!
My red dust jacket is so misunderstood :cry ...

My red dust jacket is so misunderstood :cry

Of course, normally I'd be wearing my high heeled sandals in the workshop, but I changed in to the steel caps just to look good for the photo :wink:
Forum: New Zealand 10-31-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 28,982
Posted By Rosie!
I have no problem navigating off my...

I have no problem navigating off my handheld-style GPS, it zooms right in when a turn is coming up, and gives you a written instruction as well. I've used it to navigate through Auckland...
Forum: New Zealand 08-13-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,539
Posted By Rosie!
What are you implying about Kiwi women? :ddog...

What are you implying about Kiwi women? :ddog Don't make me come up there and sort you out :annie





:D
Forum: New Zealand 08-06-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,824
Posted By Rosie!
Talking I was busy trying to keep up, so didn't stop to...

I was busy trying to keep up, so didn't stop to get many photos.

Clint... and Clint on Ohuka road...
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,010
Posted By Rosie!
I would agree that fit and comfort is more...

I would agree that fit and comfort is more important than getting a particular brand. In the end she needs to choose gear that she likes (even if that means having a pink jacket :D)

That said,...
Forum: New Zealand 06-26-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,487
Posted By Rosie!
Jac! Welcome to ADV! :wave You've...

Jac! Welcome to ADV! :wave

You've definitely proved your supa powers by managing those ruts on your first off road ride :clap

I'll hassle Clint to post up his photos too :D
Forum: New Zealand 06-20-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,183
Posted By Rosie!
Fine and sunny in Rotorua, barely a breath of...

Fine and sunny in Rotorua, barely a breath of wind.

You lot in Wellington wouldn't be so good as to hold onto that southerly storm until after our lunchtime swim, would you? I don't want the rain...
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,709
Posted By Rosie!
+1 on the orikaso, it's very easy to pack, and...

+1 on the orikaso, it's very easy to pack, and the bowl is suitably sturdy for eating soup etc on your lap.

In terms of fitting things into your cooking pot - I thought about getting a suitably...
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,416
Posted By Rosie!
I've got the Revit ventura women's jacket, and...

I've got the Revit ventura women's jacket, and I'm really pleased with it. It's nice and warm in winter, but also has vents, and zip off sleeves.
I haven't had it out in heavy rain, but it claims...
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6,741
Views: 2,114,887
Posted By Rosie!
:wave Mark! You enjoy your time in...

:wave Mark!

You enjoy your time in Australia. I'm only a tiny bit jealous :shog

As well as the motorbike atlas, we found some of the other Hema touring maps really useful - they showed a lot of...
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6,741
Views: 2,114,887
Posted By Rosie!
Mark; the Aussies have warned you about Drop...

Mark; the Aussies have warned you about Drop Bears (http://australianmuseum.net.au/Drop-Bear), haven't they? :deal
Forum: New Zealand 05-05-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1,687
Views: 155,373
Posted By Rosie!
Do those exercises:ddog Strengthening...

Do those exercises:ddog
Strengthening everything up properly will make the rehab process a lot easier. Which means you get back on the bike faster :evil
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,427
Posted By Rosie!
I've got Fox Comp 3 youth mx boots, and I'm...

I've got Fox Comp 3 youth mx boots, and I'm really pleased with them. They have a more comfortable/cleated sole than most mx boots, and are a lot easier to walk in. A friend has a pair of the Comp 5...
Forum: New Zealand 02-28-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 26,514
Posted By Rosie!
See, if you had two monitors like me :deal the...

See, if you had two monitors like me :deal the pics would still be too wide :fpalm
Forum: Ride reports 02-04-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6,741
Views: 2,114,887
Posted By Rosie!
Laugh The women of NZ are reserving judgement until he...

The women of NZ are reserving judgement until he starts wearing his big boy trousers




:fpalm :lol3
Forum: New Zealand 01-23-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,008
Posted By Rosie!
From my experience, they will be far more...

From my experience, they will be far more interested in your camping gear than your camping food. Make sure everything is nice and clean, and expect to have to pull things out of your luggage to be...
Forum: New Zealand 01-14-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,427
Posted By Rosie!
Hello! :wave February/March is a great time of...

Hello! :wave
February/March is a great time of year for touring around. Let us know if you find yourself in the Rotorua area, Clintnz and I like meeting up with other ADVers. And we will possibly...
Forum: New Zealand 01-14-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1,687
Views: 155,373
Posted By Rosie!
Clint wouldn't know... he's on holiday in the...

Clint wouldn't know... he's on holiday in the South Island and I am stuck at work :cry
I'm getting much better. I'm in a moonboot, and am moderately mobile, but it's still a bit uncomfortable. I get...
Forum: New Zealand 12-20-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 15,531
Posted By Rosie!
We'd been weeding the veges when McCardigan...

We'd been weeding the veges when McCardigan turned up. There wasn't time to go and wash my hands before I was required to sit and drink beer :deal
Forum: New Zealand 12-19-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 15,531
Posted By Rosie!
Off camber skittery gravel corner... Rosie not...

Off camber skittery gravel corner... Rosie not concentrating... washed out front wheel... cracked heel bone.

No South Island holiday for me this summer :2cry
Forum: New Zealand 12-19-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 15,531
Posted By Rosie!
You could have told me to wipe the dirt off my...

You could have told me to wipe the dirt off my face before you took the photo :shog
Forum: New Zealand 12-17-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,357
Posted By Rosie!
You misread... Eddie's going to the little-known...

You misread... Eddie's going to the little-known Calrance reserve. It resides in a rift in the space-time continuum.
The better-known Clarence reesrve is inland from Kaikoura.
Forum: New Zealand 12-17-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 15,531
Posted By Rosie!
We spent a lot of time holding paint swatches up...

We spent a lot of time holding paint swatches up to the KTM to choose that colour :bluduh
Forum: New Zealand 12-04-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 15,531
Posted By Rosie!
Of course, except Clint would give your bike to...

Of course, except Clint would give your bike to the dodgy apprentice :deal
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3,162
Views: 619,759
Posted By Rosie!
Ellen, I'm so sorry to hear about your accident...

Ellen, I'm so sorry to hear about your accident :(: I hope you heal up quickly. From the photos it looked rather nasty, I'm not surprised your confidence has taken a hit as a result.

Andi; give...
Forum: Asia Pacific 11-11-2012, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,303
Posted By Rosie!
Photos or it didn't happen :deal I'm glad...

Photos or it didn't happen :deal

I'm glad you enjoyed our country :D
Forum: New Zealand 11-04-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,310
Posted By Rosie!
I hope she has a great trip. She is welcome to...

I hope she has a great trip. She is welcome to get in touch if she is passing through Rotorua and wants somewhere to park the camper :D
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