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Forum: New Zealand 02-22-2013, 02:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,017
Posted By cooneyr
Looks like a fun week. Cool to see Neil out...

Looks like a fun week.

Cool to see Neil out and about - same workplace (different office).

R
Forum: New Zealand 02-22-2013, 01:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By cooneyr
Where abouts? Possibly can help but got 5...

Where abouts? Possibly can help but got 5 conference papers to peer review this weekend.

Cheers
R
Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2013, 01:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,867
Posted By cooneyr
Umm, "normal lower summer river levels is a bit...

Umm, "normal lower summer river levels is a bit of a misnomer. In those parts the spring/early summer snow melt and rains means hydro lake levels are usually very high come the new year so hydro...
Forum: New Zealand 01-30-2013, 12:01 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,053
Posted By cooneyr
Thats exactly what I was thinking. First time...

Thats exactly what I was thinking. First time you stopped and second time you crashed (then we backed up a little to the uphill side and off you went).

I don't feel so bad about my bumbling...
Forum: New Zealand 01-29-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,053
Posted By cooneyr
Ya bastard :2guns Yes I knew exactly what you...

Ya bastard :2guns Yes I knew exactly what you were up too. That was the ADV salute I gave you. I was absolutely stuffed when I fell over. No where near fit enough for that riding that sort of...
Forum: New Zealand 01-29-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 1,141
Views: 58,151
Posted By cooneyr
Bah - you lot are a bunch of lightweights. I...

Bah - you lot are a bunch of lightweights. I worked 65 hour weeks, did no exercise and ate too much last year - 116kg at the moment. Awesome result - NOT. 110kgs was always my must do something...
Forum: New Zealand 01-26-2013, 01:24 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 14,741
Posted By cooneyr
You looks like you were doing really well when I...

You looks like you were doing really well when I saw you.

Its understandable about the river crossings, my travels around the NI is that you don't have any rivers like we do down here. There is...
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,867
Posted By cooneyr
Keep it coming Clint. Was sitting here...

Keep it coming Clint.

Was sitting here wondering where Lowry Peaks Range and Kaiwara Rd are so looked it up. Your bike is in almost the same location as my old 950 in my Avatar. On one of our...
Forum: New Zealand 01-25-2013, 01:34 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 14,741
Posted By cooneyr
Sorry for causing you to get Basil a bit dirty....

Sorry for causing you to get Basil a bit dirty. Looks like he is much better loved than my EXC (still grubby in the shed).

About the flasher - can you get a non mechanical flasher (there is a...
Forum: New Zealand 01-17-2013, 03:16 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,053
Posted By cooneyr
Mate if you were back home you'd be complaining...

Mate if you were back home you'd be complaining about the heat, over hear your complaining about the snow. Bloody winger :evil

Yep it is going to be a bit interesting. From what I can tell no...
Forum: New Zealand 01-08-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 14,700
Posted By cooneyr
Hey Chris check out this before you leave to do...

Hey Chris check out this before you leave to do the rainbow. http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/places-to-visit/marlborough/south-marlborough/rainbow-road-upper-wairau-valley/

I can't get...
Forum: New Zealand 01-08-2013, 01:51 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,053
Posted By cooneyr
Kwaka shop in Raikia has a Kiwibiker fella...

Kwaka shop in Raikia has a Kiwibiker fella working at it (don't recall his handle). Otherwise there are two bike shops on the north end of Ashvages east of the railway line (yammy and Honda I think)...
Forum: New Zealand 01-08-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 18,849
Posted By cooneyr
I'm in. What time roughly? Cheers R

I'm in. What time roughly?

Cheers R
Forum: New Zealand 12-29-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 18,849
Posted By cooneyr
Nope but still keen. Let you locals organise. ...

Nope but still keen. Let you locals organise.

Cheers R
Forum: New Zealand 12-29-2012, 12:56 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 18,849
Posted By cooneyr
no treadly today. family day, rest day and gear...

no treadly today. family day, rest day and gear dry out day.

might be keen for another spin tomorrow. will see what bro in laws plans are and wx is like. codgers looks like a goer thought android...
Forum: New Zealand 12-28-2012, 12:43 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 18,849
Posted By cooneyr
bloody wx. shrinking hot on last bike ride then...

bloody wx. shrinking hot on last bike ride then today got drenched. made it all the way up Bayview to skyline and along the top with no walking. then we went up the maitai and the first third of the...
Forum: New Zealand 12-26-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 18,849
Posted By cooneyr
perfect. I need to do the same so keen to...

perfect. I need to do the same so keen to practice with your bike :evil

cheers r
Forum: New Zealand 12-26-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 18,849
Posted By cooneyr
happy to help with a bit of spannering.

happy to help with a bit of spannering.
Forum: New Zealand 12-26-2012, 01:08 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 18,849
Posted By cooneyr
thanks for the offer but got no gear. Did skyline...

thanks for the offer but got no gear. Did skyline Bayview to CONZ then down Walters bluff this morning and back out to atawhai. Just a little unfit me thinks but a few more rounds of that loop should...
Forum: New Zealand 12-25-2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 18,849
Posted By cooneyr
So I'm in NN till the 14th Jan, though bikeless...

So I'm in NN till the 14th Jan, though bikeless (unless you count the mtb - need to do some exercise, been a very sendentry year). Anybody up for a coffee or is there a shed night or something I...
Forum: New Zealand 12-24-2012, 11:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,207
Posted By cooneyr
May I offer an alternative perspective. Rain...

May I offer an alternative perspective. Rain suits have two functions , the first being to keep the wind out and the second to slow down rain. The is for little old NZ i.e. this is for NZ context,...
Forum: New Zealand 12-09-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,053
Posted By cooneyr
Take ya thermet and have a brew up!

Take ya thermet and have a brew up!
Forum: New Zealand 12-09-2012, 02:06 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,053
Posted By cooneyr
excuses excuses. We really know you were just...

excuses excuses. We really know you were just trying out the KLR water wings. :lol3
Forum: New Zealand 12-09-2012, 02:03 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,053
Posted By cooneyr
Your not wrong but this is the bit that appeals...

Your not wrong but this is the bit that appeals to me. You can be a hero for your mates by doing a half hour moto with the biggest wipps (or whatever the lingo is) it if you want to do something...
Forum: New Zealand 12-08-2012, 01:41 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,053
Posted By cooneyr
Hi Fella's I have, with ADVGD's help, just...

Hi Fella's

I have, with ADVGD's help, just put up the route files (roll chart and GPS). Only thing is that this year there is security on access to the files. You need to use your 2013 DB1K...
Forum: New Zealand 11-18-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 834
Posted By cooneyr
Assuming you are looking to use this for the...

Assuming you are looking to use this for the Shoei Dusty Butt check if you can upload Garmin route files too it and you can navigate in off road mode.

Don't make me have to convert to another file...
Forum: New Zealand 11-17-2012, 02:32 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,053
Posted By cooneyr
Big enough so that when the 2 year old trys to...

Big enough so that when the 2 year old trys to sleep in it sideways he doesn't push us both out. Little bugger gives my kidneys a work out more often than I care for.

That changed the tone of the...
Forum: New Zealand 11-16-2012, 02:32 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,053
Posted By cooneyr
I know nothing :augie Pondering the idea re...

I know nothing :augie

Pondering the idea re back up list, expecting a few to try this route. Contact me via this page http://www.db1k.com/contact.php to get your name on the list. Terms likely...
Forum: New Zealand 10-25-2012, 02:02 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,053
Posted By cooneyr
19-21 jan. www.db1k.com What he said....

19-21 jan. www.db1k.com



What he said.



Looks inocent and we don't have many properly slippery rivers here in the south. That one has a bunch of 200-300mm boulders covered in slime. ...
Forum: New Zealand 10-25-2012, 01:52 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,053
Posted By cooneyr
www.db1k.com. 1000km, about 800km gravel or dirt...

www.db1k.com. 1000km, about 800km gravel or dirt or rocks. One or two days (suggest two). Free registration but pay for land access and optional meal and merchandise. Roll chart or GPS navigation,...
Forum: New Zealand 10-02-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,053
Posted By cooneyr
Don't visit ADVrider much so only just seen the...

Don't visit ADVrider much so only just seen the thread.

Anybody remember the snow on the 22nd Jan for the 2012 run. Def wise to be prepared and keep your wits about you on the day.

Be good...
Forum: New Zealand 07-06-2012, 02:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,059
Posted By cooneyr
Probably a bit late but if you still want a hand...

Probably a bit late but if you still want a hand let me know. Always happy to go for a strop on somebody elses bike. :D Reasonably mechanically capable i.e. never take any vehicle to a mechanics.
Forum: Australia 06-02-2012, 03:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By cooneyr
That would be enough to scare anybody off. Lion...

That would be enough to scare anybody off. Lion too.

Thanks for the link Trustme. DRZ400 would do the trick. Hope to travel light i.e. KTM 450EXC style if I can.
Forum: Australia 05-31-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By cooneyr
Good stuff. These sorts of sites and the guys...

Good stuff. These sorts of sites and the guys and girls that populate them are awesome. I had a nudge at one a few years back for here in NZ. Thanks for the info.

Cheers R
Forum: Australia 05-31-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 708
Posted By cooneyr
Kiwi invading Brisbane late August - trip suggestions and bike hire

As per the title I'll be jumping the ditch late August for a few days and am keen to use the opportunity to catch a few sights. Never paid Ausi much attention, well why would I :evil, so know bigger...
Forum: New Zealand 01-11-2012, 01:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,791
Posted By cooneyr
I'm trying to keep up when I can but like the...

I'm trying to keep up when I can but like the others have said NZ is the land of nothing other than Rugby (and a tiny little bit of tennis, cricket, hockey).

Hell even the motor shows on sunday...
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 98,154
Posted By cooneyr
Just saw you message on google chat M. Bloody...

Just saw you message on google chat M. Bloody awesome ride. I like the straight lining rather than the conventional route. Bog episode is epic. Something that you will remember for ever. A...
Forum: New Zealand 09-17-2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 51,703
Posted By cooneyr
Holy shit. Small world. Little old souf...

Holy shit. Small world. Little old souf islander me knows (knew) that hill. Long time family friend of my wife married one of the guys who's family owns that land and much of the valley. I went...
Forum: New Zealand 09-17-2011, 03:56 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,281
Posted By cooneyr
:lurk I'm in. Go hard fellas.

:lurk

I'm in.

Go hard fellas.
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2011, 04:20 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 98,154
Posted By cooneyr
Nice looking 950 there. Looks just like the one...

Nice looking 950 there. Looks just like the one I sold to this guy who wanted to do a trip from Korea to Scotland via Mongola :lol3 Maybe I should have kept that quite until I find out if you made...
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