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Forum: Australia Today, 02:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 442
Posted By Oaters
Wink Richardson's Truck Museum

Hi Chris - good to see you're back in Aotearoa - I'm here in Melbin for now

Whilst your in the deep South - you might want to check out Richardson's Truck (& Car) collection - ask a local about...
Forum: Australia 11-24-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 13,902
Views: 996,906
Posted By Oaters
Wicked Boy has Kipo got a deal for you Trev

sounds like you've found your 'happy place' with your current Tiger then Trev - good onya! For a moment I thought Kipo was going to achieve a similar astounding purchase to the very desirable Ford I...
Forum: Australia 11-24-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 13,902
Views: 996,906
Posted By Oaters
Laugh always dreaming of our next machine

and here I thought Kipo was joking (or seeking a 'steal') - like taking candy off a baby - similar to that Classic Car he scored complete with a set of wheels for the DRZ - me I've been dreaming of...
Forum: New Zealand 11-24-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,943
Posted By Oaters
Thumb living the dream - vicariously

looks nice Marty - frittering time here in Melbin - beautiful sunny morning - must get outside and get some fresh air - I'm drawn to Orange like a moth to the light even though I know they're not for...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-23-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,658
Posted By Oaters
Thanks for sharing XRman

Hi Kym - spending too much time on the net today - came across your excellent RR - thanks for posting - kind regards Oaters
Forum: Australia 11-23-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 957
Posted By Oaters
cheers for your comment Warin - I'm off to check...

cheers for your comment Warin - I'm off to check out TFA and Open Street - certainly navigating around Melbourne is a challenge on the eTrex with Shonky Logic
Forum: Australia 11-23-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 957
Posted By Oaters
Thumb big ups for this forum

great to see all the helpful advice being offered rednax here

XRMan and AussieTrev were both especially helpful to me in my last visit in July through September - 7 weeks including the Apex...
Forum: New Zealand 11-23-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,943
Posted By Oaters
Thumb Pleased for you Marty

Congratulations on the new steed - they look to be a nice machine - as you say your buddy Wade seems to enjoy his - go well (good luck with the shoulder)
Forum: Ride reports 11-22-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,206
Posted By Oaters
simply to acknowledge how slack I've been

too busy riding and supporting wifey with the new grand kids - resolve to mend my ways during current time in Melbourne :rofl
Forum: Australia 11-22-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 957
Posted By Oaters
Talking hi Rednax - from a recently retired Kiwi currently in Australia

I ceased paid employment in July and came to Australia from New Zealand for an initial 5 week look around using a DR650SE K4 I'd purchased sight unseen from an older rider here in Melbourne.

My...
Forum: New Zealand 11-16-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By Oaters
'Bugger ' would seem apt in the circumstances...

'Bugger ' would seem apt in the circumstances Mark - sorry for your misfortune and thanks for posting a public service warning to us all - confess I do leave my GS side stand out when I've got the...
Forum: New Zealand 11-13-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 949
Views: 157,093
Posted By Oaters
Glitch's Postie Montage

Great Pics Pete - you left our shores yet? I head across to Melbin on Saturday
Forum: New Zealand 11-12-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,464
Posted By Oaters
top RR

Just caught up with your RR Deane aka Te Hopo - excellent stuff

Like Clint, I've been up in warmer conditions - as part of a 'Northern South Island Dusty Butt' and en route through the Molesworth...
Forum: Australia 11-06-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 13,902
Views: 996,906
Posted By Oaters
Hi PBee - not sure whether that Q was directed at...

Hi PBee - not sure whether that Q was directed at me - as you know I'm a serious ba...td - simply suggesting I like Trev's humour at Kipo's expense - and that it's a good thing they're pals

Still...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,075
Posted By Oaters
as other have already said - your writing style...

as other have already said - your writing style is great - thanks for taking us along for the ride
Forum: Australia 11-06-2014, 02:39 AM
Replies: 13,902
Views: 996,906
Posted By Oaters
Made me smile

Good stuff Trev - just as well Kipo is able to take this sort of 'stick' - Onya both - cheers Oaters
Forum: New Zealand 10-28-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 1,687
Views: 155,319
Posted By Oaters
Thumb great RR as always

nice report Steve - thanks for posting
Forum: Australia 10-20-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By Oaters
Laugh 'Little Local Site' - Yeah right!

:rofl

Cheers for reminding me of this resource Pete - I've read some of your posts with great respect

I reckon 'austouring.com' will be a good place to start - I especially appreciated your...
Forum: Australia 10-20-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By Oaters
Thumb Planning to explore TAUT site

XRman (aka Kym) a top bloke who I met when I visited SA earlier this year has reminded me of the TAUT resource which I certainly plan to use.

Still value some company as many of the rides are...
Forum: New Zealand 10-20-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By Oaters
Hey vaara - I've read your other thread now. As I...

Hey vaara - I've read your other thread now. As I understand it you're planning to hire in Nelson and won't be actively seeking out gravel roads. In that case - as others have said I believe you'd...
Forum: New Zealand 10-20-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By Oaters
Laugh River Cafe in Murchison is the go!

Hey ztaj and Box'a'bits thanks for chiming in (really) - Rivers Cafe (whilst off the main street) is the one to go to in my view - great Burgers and coffee - regret I took no picture when I was...
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,827
Posted By Oaters
Thanks XRman

Cheers Kym - will do
Forum: New Zealand 10-19-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By Oaters
Pleased to be of assistance - hoping others'll...

Pleased to be of assistance - hoping others'll chime in and add info

My travels by moto have been limited to NZ where I live and 'dipping my toe in the water' so to speak, by riding a small part...
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By Oaters
Laugh Melbourne / Victoria ADV riders - Old Kiwi visiting Mid Nov '14 to Mid January '15

Hi there - I'll be living in the Melbourne (visiting family) from Mid November to Mid January when we return to NZ.

I've a DR650 located at a friend's in Melbourne and am planning on doing some...
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,827
Posted By Oaters
Wink Cold Comfort

Cheers CC - hoping to catch up with you and others at Bannockburn in February.

Currently we're less than a month out from returning to Melbourne for two months on 15 November - for the birth of my...
Forum: Australia 10-19-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,667
Posted By Oaters
Wicked Compromises we make for SWMBO

Liking your thread GuzziMike - specially since I can relate to the point about your significant other not wanting to ride pillion - I've the same challenge

Recently retired, I'm working to achieve...
Forum: New Zealand 10-19-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 729
Posted By Oaters
Wink Oaters touching base with Cold Comfort et al

Hi Cold Comfort - thanks for positive response to my pretty modest trip 'pootling' around parts of South Australia. Given I was solo I didn't attempt anything too demanding and relied heavily on my...
Forum: New Zealand 10-18-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 545
Views: 28,955
Posted By Oaters
Wicked Have fun - envious

Won't be able to join you all this year - prior commitment to attend a friend's wedding - hope you all have fun and a safe ride - on what I'm sure - based on last years experience will be a great...
Forum: Australia 10-17-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 13,902
Views: 996,906
Posted By Oaters
Thumb Kipo's latest project

Looks like a fun machine to restore Kipo - go well - Cheers Oaters :freaky
Forum: New Zealand 10-17-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By Oaters
Good Kai, Pubs & Accommodation in Aotearoa

I was travelling back up the West Coast of the South Island from Wanaka last weekend and received great food and pleasant service from the folks at "Curly Tree Whitebait Company" (Moana & Tony)...
Forum: New Zealand 10-04-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 729
Posted By Oaters
Mark - you've piqued my interest - watching with...

Mark - you've piqued my interest - watching with intent / interest - subject to domestic/ financial considerations - I'm in Melbourne till mid January- may have amassed sufficient deposits in the...
Forum: New Zealand 10-04-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 612
Posted By Oaters
Dear Koko - no my GS is bare bones - no ABS or...

Dear Koko - no my GS is bare bones - no ABS or other bells and whistles- as close to Basic Basil as I coul get - Luddite that I am :)
Forum: New Zealand 10-04-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 612
Posted By Oaters
Great to meet SnodPete

I've been majoring on the 'network' attribute of this and KB forum lately. Was great to ride with Pete this morning - and yes MarkS - SnodPete did previously ride a WeeStrom with no fear and take it...
Forum: New Zealand 10-02-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 17,379
Posted By Oaters
Cheers James - aiming for Westport tonight -...

Cheers James - aiming for Westport tonight - leaving Picton now 0210581094 I'll be at Yha


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Forum: New Zealand 10-02-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 17,379
Posted By Oaters
Cheers Mark - some blue sky here in Wellington -...

Cheers Mark - some blue sky here in Wellington - 3 motos on this sailing HD XR flat tracker replica and a Japanese Cruiser plus my GS :)


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Forum: New Zealand 10-02-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 467
Views: 17,379
Posted By Oaters
Marlborough inmates thanks for your contact - ill...

Marlborough inmates thanks for your contact - ill be in contact as circumstances allow - weather etc - I'm a great believer in serendipity - cheers Oaters on board Kaitaki Wellington harbour

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Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,206
Posted By Oaters
To be continued

Gone Again - the South Island this time to visit my kids - will resume posting on my return
Forum: New Zealand 10-02-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 17,379
Posted By Oaters
Laugh Renwick Pies?

you and Koko talking of Renwick - reminds me of the pies - not too bad if I recall - my daughter used to work at Pelorus Lodge in Havelock and she introduced me to the place.

I'm scheduled to...
Forum: New Zealand 10-02-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 35,020
Posted By Oaters
Riding in South Australia

Not strictly a 'local' ride report - nor particularly adventurous compared to some of the other exploits recorded on this site - certainly provided me a lot of pleasure and plenty to reminisce on -...
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,206
Posted By Oaters
Coffin Bay to Elliston and on to Streaky Bay

Having spent some time with Desert Dog (aka Matty) I had a new appreciation for men and women who make a living by going to sea as fishermen so that we can enjoy the sea's harvest. Matty told me he'd...
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