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Forum: New Zealand 04-16-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 77,117
Posted By Kokopelli
My bike before I started messing with it. ...

My bike before I started messing with it.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v727/Berwyn/PICT0323_zps6b29c50c.jpg

Nothing that can't be changed back.
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Forum: New Zealand 04-16-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 30,390
Posted By Kokopelli
Why is it that every time I go through there,...

Why is it that every time I go through there, some nutter decides that he needs my lane as well. Other than that, it was a nice ride.
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Forum: New Zealand 04-16-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 30,390
Posted By Kokopelli
It's the 25-26th. I am back to puppy...

It's the 25-26th.

I am back to puppy sitting and work. The little pooper has gained 1kg since last week. Don't know how he does it going by the size of his piles. Now he is sleeping and I am...
Forum: New Zealand 04-16-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 30,390
Posted By Kokopelli
Hmm, I am itching to go up Altimarloch again. How...

Hmm, I am itching to go up Altimarloch again. How about next weekend, followed by lunch somewhere?
Forum: New Zealand 04-14-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 30,390
Posted By Kokopelli
The weather was to good to ignore so I headed of...

The weather was to good to ignore so I headed of for the Maungatapu track.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v727/Berwyn/Basic/DSC_2322_zpspps9uefz.jpg

Sorry, I can't help it
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Forum: New Zealand 04-11-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 30,390
Posted By Kokopelli
Thanks. How long will it take to get across to...

Thanks. How long will it take to get across to Nelson?
Forum: New Zealand 04-11-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 30,390
Posted By Kokopelli
Thinking about doing the Maungatapu track Tuesday...

Thinking about doing the Maungatapu track Tuesday or Wednesday. Is it doable after the rain? Need a ride after a week of puppy sitting.
Forum: Airheads 04-06-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,900
Posted By Kokopelli
You should still have a reserve. Once that's dry,...

You should still have a reserve. Once that's dry, you lay the bike on its side and you'll get a few more kms out of it. After that you'll beg some fuel off your mates. Then you'll have some time left...
Forum: New Zealand 03-28-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 77,117
Posted By Kokopelli
Nah, it's been thrown down the road by a guy...

Nah, it's been thrown down the road by a guy who's into sport bikes. :lol3
Forum: New Zealand 03-23-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 1,818
Views: 175,420
Posted By Kokopelli
Thanks for the report, brings back memories.

Thanks for the report, brings back memories.
Forum: New Zealand 03-21-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 30,390
Posted By Kokopelli
Bugger. I am hoping to go through there in a...

Bugger. I am hoping to go through there in a couple of weeks. Drove down the Managatapu road for a bit today, but not quite to the point where the road is closed.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-14-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 2,261
Views: 452,011
Posted By Kokopelli
The front Shinko on my 1150GS is now at 20000km...

The front Shinko on my 1150GS is now at 20000km and the tread only half worn. I am going to get rid of it as soon as I can. At least it doesn't rain much around here, so I can still use it for...
Forum: New Zealand 03-07-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,391
Posted By Kokopelli
Saw a Guzzi rider on a NTX750 at French Pass...

Saw a Guzzi rider on a NTX750 at French Pass today. Hadn't seen one of those in ages. Also saw several decent sized stingrays under the wharf, but they weren't riding.
Forum: Airheads 03-07-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 111,765
Posted By Kokopelli
:lol3 I feel like that, too. How are you Renner...

:lol3 I feel like that, too. How are you Renner :-). Still haven't made it to your neck of the woods.
Forum: Airheads 03-07-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 111,765
Posted By Kokopelli
All class, thanks for sharing.

All class, thanks for sharing.
Forum: Airheads 03-07-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 872
Views: 62,020
Posted By Kokopelli
Well, you've just quoted it, so good luck with...

Well, you've just quoted it, so good luck with that :lol3
Forum: New Zealand 02-15-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 30,390
Posted By Kokopelli
Awesome ride, that's were I'd need a smaller...

Awesome ride, that's were I'd need a smaller bike.

Grape ride.

The give you a Marshall vest and a radio. You follow a bunch of bikes on your motorcycle. If one falls off you chuck him or her a...
Forum: New Zealand 02-12-2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 30,390
Posted By Kokopelli
Anyone interested in helping out at the Grape...

Anyone interested in helping out at the Grape ride? We need a few more bike marshalls. I did it last year.
Forum: New Zealand 02-09-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 30,390
Posted By Kokopelli
Yes, Thursday the 19th would suit me better as...

Yes, Thursday the 19th would suit me better as well. Won't get home until 7pm tonight.
Forum: New Zealand 02-07-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 30,390
Posted By Kokopelli
Funny, I was just thinking that as I picket up...

Funny, I was just thinking that as I picket up the tablet. It will motivate me to sort the bikes. Deferred maintenance will only get you so far.

I am sure you'll have some good stories to tell.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-24-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 211,495
Posted By Kokopelli
Whareriki Beach, golden Bay ...

Whareriki Beach, golden Bay

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v727/Berwyn/Takaka%202015/DSC_1789_zpsc224c7d6.jpg

Whanganui Inlet
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Forum: New Zealand 01-20-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 30,390
Posted By Kokopelli
I'd love to join you, but work is probably going...

I'd love to join you, but work is probably going to prevent me from doing this. Plus, my R80 is not running as well as I would like.

Anyway, if you wanted to come over a day early, you are...
Forum: New Zealand 01-20-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 30,390
Posted By Kokopelli
Golden Bay

Technically a Marlborough ride, but not really an adventure :-).

Here are some picks from our three days at Golden Bay.
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Forum: New Zealand 01-17-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 18,962
Posted By Kokopelli
I think we saw you go through Takaka this...

I think we saw you go through Takaka this morning. Heading towards Anatori tomorrow
Forum: New Zealand 01-16-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,538
Posted By Kokopelli
It looks like you will have to service your bike...

It looks like you will have to service your bike over there. Which oil are you going to use and will you change it every 3000 miles, like the yanks recommend? :evil
Forum: New Zealand 01-15-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,538
Posted By Kokopelli
So Colin, what's your experience with all those...

So Colin, what's your experience with all those tyres on an R1200GS? I have used most of the ones you have mentioned on my R80GS, because they fit. What works on a 640 is not transferrable to a big...
Forum: New Zealand 01-14-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 30,390
Posted By Kokopelli
Excellent report Taz, well worth the wait. ...

Excellent report Taz, well worth the wait.

To get onto the track from the Sedgemere side ride up to and past the hut. Not the pavilion with the red roof, like I thought. I may have to do it...
Forum: New Zealand 01-14-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 30,390
Posted By Kokopelli
Here are a few of my pics, until Taz kicks in :D ...

Here are a few of my pics, until Taz kicks in :D

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v727/Berwyn/Rainabow%20Hanmer%20Moelsworth%202-3-2014/DSC_1571_zpsjzsjiase.jpg

Taz talking to the nice lady in...
Forum: New Zealand 01-13-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 30,390
Posted By Kokopelli
Holiday snaps? The Adventure riding is serious...

Holiday snaps? The Adventure riding is serious business :deal :lol3
Forum: New Zealand 01-13-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 30,390
Posted By Kokopelli
Taz still buzzing after the first section of the...

Taz still buzzing after the first section of the ride, or was it because he got stung by bees a couple of time? :D
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Forum: New Zealand 01-13-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 30,390
Posted By Kokopelli
Famous last words....

Famous last words....
Forum: New Zealand 01-11-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,538
Posted By Kokopelli
No point arguing about grip too much, a lot of it...

No point arguing about grip too much, a lot of it happens in your head (and mine for that matter) :-). I've got a few doubts about the grip of my 705 on the front, based on it's willingness to slide...
Forum: New Zealand 01-10-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 30,390
Posted By Kokopelli
I was planning on doing the Sedgemere /Severne...

I was planning on doing the Sedgemere /Severne section and not go into Hanmer. I'll pack some food as well.
Forum: New Zealand 01-10-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 30,390
Posted By Kokopelli
Even better, he used to own it. :lol3

Even better, he used to own it. :lol3
Forum: New Zealand 01-09-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 30,390
Posted By Kokopelli
Excellent, with three guys lifting, that gate...

Excellent, with three guys lifting, that gate will be easy :D
Forum: New Zealand 01-08-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 30,390
Posted By Kokopelli
So you're coming on Tuesday?

So you're coming on Tuesday?
Forum: New Zealand 01-08-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 30,390
Posted By Kokopelli
That's fine by me, if we can still make it...

That's fine by me, if we can still make it through, before they lock the gate, I am in.

I just spent the day messing with my R80GS. I managed to to adjust the valves, change plugs, oil, oil and...
Forum: New Zealand 01-07-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 30,390
Posted By Kokopelli
I am looking forward to it. If you have time left...

I am looking forward to it. If you have time left on the return trip, you should ride out to French Pass.
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Forum: New Zealand 01-06-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 30,390
Posted By Kokopelli
I guess you'll be in Rewick by 10.30am and in St...

I guess you'll be in Rewick by 10.30am and in St Arnaud at a 11.45 am. Hammer 3 hours later. I could be back in Blenheim before 7 pm, if I take the main road.
Forum: New Zealand 01-05-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,538
Posted By Kokopelli
I think you still can't beat the TKC80 on a GS....

I think you still can't beat the TKC80 on a GS. Just put a new one on when it wears out. considering the type of riding you will do the cost of a rear tyre should be the least of your worries. If I...
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