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Forum: New Zealand 04-20-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By Oscar
I have a Leatt Jacket - it's a nice piece of kit.

I have a Leatt Jacket - it's a nice piece of kit.
Forum: Racing 04-19-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,601
Posted By Oscar
Yeah, I wondered about that - but he did manage...

Yeah, I wondered about that - but he did manage to stay out of trouble and take a third a Valencia 2013 to win his first MotoGP title.
Forum: Racing 04-19-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,601
Posted By Oscar
Will that picture be used in season end wrap ups?

Will that picture be used in season end wrap ups?
Forum: Racing 04-19-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,601
Posted By Oscar
Because VR appeared to move right just after the...

Because VR appeared to move right just after the apex.
Forum: Racing 04-19-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 8,601
Posted By Oscar
What seems to have missed somewhat in the...

What seems to have missed somewhat in the discussion about respective tyre choices - is the fact that, when their respective tyres were working, Vale was faster.

My spy in Race Control says...
Forum: New Zealand 04-18-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 78,974
Posted By Oscar
Cup holders, eh? Hmmmmm :*sip*

Cup holders, eh?

Hmmmmm :*sip*
Forum: New Zealand 04-17-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 78,974
Posted By Oscar
Tui billboard, anyone?

Tui billboard, anyone?
Forum: New Zealand 04-17-2015, 02:29 AM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 78,974
Posted By Oscar
Ahem.... 26 - 9:deal

Ahem....




26 - 9:deal
Forum: New Zealand 04-16-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 78,974
Posted By Oscar
It's not like the Aussies have English as a first...

It's not like the Aussies have English as a first language...
Forum: New Zealand 04-16-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 78,974
Posted By Oscar
He don't know what he's talkin' about. The...

He don't know what he's talkin' about.
The R80G/S PD is the coolest looking by far and the ST isn't far behind.
Forum: Australia 04-15-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 20,566
Views: 2,461,868
Posted By Oscar
That's a bugger, coz watching rugger, the fishing...

That's a bugger, coz watching rugger, the fishing and the riding are some of our best things.

O'course I'm much the same boat as you, it's making the time.
I had a ride all sorted last week and...
Forum: New Zealand 04-15-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By Oscar
I had a bit of a moment in Putaruru Forest years...

I had a bit of a moment in Putaruru Forest years ago, where I faced planted a tree and was out cold for 10 minutes. I cracked two spinal processes as my head whiplashed.

The two things I learned...
Forum: Australia 04-15-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 20,566
Views: 2,461,868
Posted By Oscar
Au contraire, Mon Ami - the fishing is very good...

Au contraire, Mon Ami - the fishing is very good in these parts (esp. during Rugby season).

I assume you're a Tah's supporter?
I don't think that they play the Chiefs this year.
It's a shame...
Forum: Australia 04-14-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 20,566
Views: 2,461,868
Posted By Oscar
I was born in Cumbria, lived in Sydney as a kid...

I was born in Cumbria, lived in Sydney as a kid and then moved over here.
Quite happy to call myself a Kiwi now (unless there's an argument to be had or an Aussie to wind up).

I'm married to a...
Forum: New Zealand 04-14-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 78,974
Posted By Oscar
This "best team" of yours, is this anything to do...

This "best team" of yours, is this anything to do the team that hasn't beaten the Chiefs in six or seven games and got beaten 40-16 in their last outing?

Or is there another Crusaders team...
Forum: New Zealand 04-14-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 78,974
Posted By Oscar
I saw that. A little while later I found myself...

I saw that.
A little while later I found myself checking the cost of an air ticket to Nelson...
Forum: New Zealand 04-14-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 78,974
Posted By Oscar
Wellington. Great stadium, right in the middle...

Wellington.
Great stadium, right in the middle of party town.
Forum: Australia 04-13-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 20,566
Views: 2,461,868
Posted By Oscar
I remember now why I don't bother in here...

I remember now why I don't bother in here anymore.:topes:fpalm
Forum: Australia 04-13-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 20,566
Views: 2,461,868
Posted By Oscar
I was going to be rude about your convict...

I was going to be rude about your convict heritage, but I won't coz I notice you come from WA and are therefore probably a Jaapie.
Forum: Australia 04-13-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 20,566
Views: 2,461,868
Posted By Oscar
...and the best they can manage are.............

...and the best they can manage are.............
Forum: Australia 04-13-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 20,566
Views: 2,461,868
Posted By Oscar
You're as good as yer last game. Like the...

You're as good as yer last game.

Like the Four Nations in Rugby League:deal
Forum: Australia 04-13-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 20,566
Views: 2,461,868
Posted By Oscar
Cricket season's over. Let's talk rugby...:deal...

Cricket season's over.
Let's talk rugby...:deal


Or Hockey, even.
Forum: Australia 04-13-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 20,566
Views: 2,461,868
Posted By Oscar
So I thought to myself - "I wonder what those...

So I thought to myself - "I wonder what those Ocker Preecks are up to...", and figured that this would be the best place to find out...
Forum: New Zealand 03-30-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 774
Posted By Oscar
Another false dawn (but you'd be used to that by...

Another false dawn (but you'd be used to that by now):deal
Forum: New Zealand 03-27-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 78,974
Posted By Oscar
:cry:cry Most people wait to meet me before...

:cry:cry
Most people wait to meet me before deciding that I'm a preeck.
Forum: New Zealand 03-27-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 78,974
Posted By Oscar
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: New Zealand 03-27-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 78,974
Posted By Oscar
Meh. I got a 86 R80g/s PD with 58,000km on...

Meh.

I got a 86 R80g/s PD with 58,000km on it, and a 81 g/s with 25,000miles on it (US model).
Forum: New Zealand 03-25-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 78,974
Posted By Oscar
Eww yuck :puke2

Eww yuck :puke2
Forum: New Zealand 03-17-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,434
Posted By Oscar
There needs to be a thread called: "Bike...

There needs to be a thread called:

"Bike Adv bikes being ridden well (right up until the point where idjut dropped it)"

I could be on that thread...
Forum: New Zealand 02-18-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 39,004
Posted By Oscar
Morning, Tony:wave Howzit hanging?

Morning, Tony:wave
Howzit hanging?
Forum: New Zealand 02-15-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 39,004
Posted By Oscar
I got a set of lowered pegs coming from...

I got a set of lowered pegs coming from Boxxerparts www.boxxerparts.de

https://www.boxxerparts.de/images/product_images/popup_images/201_0.jpg

...and some 25mm bar risers.
Forum: New Zealand 01-28-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 14,342
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) 01-28-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 841
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) 01-28-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 841
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, 09:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,456
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, 01:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,456
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, 05:06 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 31,825
Posted By Oscar
I've seen several prospects hereabouts...:deal

I've seen several prospects hereabouts...:deal
Forum: Australia 01-19-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 31,825
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, 03:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,491
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, 02:49 PM
Replies: 697
Views: 46,491
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...
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