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Forum: New Zealand 04-23-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1,907
Views: 143,692
Posted By Padmei
Thanks if there was cell phone range your ute...

Thanks if there was cell phone range your ute would have been commandeered





Cheers gentlemen. This will be number plate no.4 (2x KLR, 2 so far for Schmidt)

Dazzam I had a quick look at...
Forum: New Zealand 04-23-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 276
Posted By Padmei
Everyone refers to the surrounding areas but not...

Everyone refers to the surrounding areas but not Gore itself. Not sure if i've been there but I have never heard of anyone wanting to shift there for the town itself. Everyone I've talked to that has...
Forum: New Zealand 04-22-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 126,264
Posted By Padmei
Re your intentions with removing the screen etc....

Re your intentions with removing the screen etc. I'd suggest you think that one over. There are a lot of connections etc hidden behind the wooly mammoth head.
I didn't like mine at all (still kept...
Forum: New Zealand 04-22-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 1,907
Views: 143,692
Posted By Padmei
The hot one... whatever will I do:cry Hey...

The hot one... whatever will I do:cry

Hey maybe it gives me the opportunity to fasten some other iconic piece of kiwi hardware...


So the jobs so far I have to do are:

New brake disc for...
Forum: New Zealand 04-22-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 1,907
Views: 143,692
Posted By Padmei
Yes & yes. I will be fitting a small inexpensive...

Yes & yes. I will be fitting a small inexpensive accurate digital voltmeter to monitor the battery. One of the jobs I have to do this winter is to rewire the bike 'properly' ie use more than 3...
Forum: New Zealand 04-21-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 1,907
Views: 143,692
Posted By Padmei
The return home

I left Hanmer on the Easter Monday. Over the previous few nights a southerly had started to blow causing the temperatures to drop to the usual Easter level. As I left it looked grey with a odd gap in...
Forum: New Zealand 04-21-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 1,448
Views: 78,874
Posted By Padmei
Yeah give me lots of heads up so I can leave...

Yeah give me lots of heads up so I can leave fixing the bike to the last minute as usual...

Koko better be coming over too.

6 airheads so far?
Forum: New Zealand 04-21-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,339
Posted By Padmei
AND they made up a special swamp buggy song. My...

AND they made up a special swamp buggy song. My kinda place
Forum: New Zealand 04-21-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,339
Posted By Padmei
<iframe width="640" height="360"...

<iframe width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Pwopw5L3uew" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: New Zealand 04-19-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 1,448
Views: 78,874
Posted By Padmei
Or buy a faster more powerful bike.

Or buy a faster more powerful bike.
Forum: New Zealand 04-19-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 126,264
Posted By Padmei
You can buy right angle valve adapters that screw...

You can buy right angle valve adapters that screw on & off. Don't leave them screwed on on the back wheel like I did...:cry

i couldn't see the pics this morning for some reason
Forum: New Zealand 04-19-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 1,907
Views: 143,692
Posted By Padmei
The planets aligned somewhat over the Easter...

The planets aligned somewhat over the Easter break. Our annual family pilgrimage to Hanmer was on again however I had the opportunity to ride Schmidt down & back as the whanau was to carry on...
Forum: New Zealand 04-18-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1,907
Views: 143,692
Posted By Padmei
The Roadkill episode

I love Roadkill. To the uninitiated the aforementioned is a show running on the Motortrend (https://www.youtube.com/user/MotorTrend) channel on Youtube. It features a couple of likeable SoCal hot...
Forum: New Zealand 04-18-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 176,823
Posted By Padmei
Ahhhh synchronicity again RR will follow...

Ahhhh synchronicity again

RR will follow later
Forum: New Zealand 04-12-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 13,357
Posted By Padmei
Nice! thanks for sharing

Nice! thanks for sharing
Forum: New Zealand 04-05-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 27,139
Posted By Padmei
i will be withdrawing from this ride as Schmidt...

i will be withdrawing from this ride as Schmidt is officially laid up for the winter season.
Forum: New Zealand 04-01-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 176,823
Posted By Padmei
I knew I shouldn't have sold Berliner. Sorry...

I knew I shouldn't have sold Berliner. Sorry mark.

Nutso was there a serviceable front disk on the wrecked bike? Running on 3mm at the mo.

Re lowering the billy (idol get it) I've heard that at...
Forum: New Zealand 04-01-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1,907
Views: 143,692
Posted By Padmei
Roger that. Taking Schmidt down to Hanmer...

Roger that.

Taking Schmidt down to Hanmer this weekend. Better check if I can get thru Rainbow or Molesworth.
Gotta fix the screen up to keep that alpine air off me & put the heated grips back...
Forum: New Zealand 04-01-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 27,139
Posted By Padmei
Yes I'll be in. Do you mean camping up West coast...

Yes I'll be in. Do you mean camping up West coast Anatori way or going further down ?

I will need help getting Schmidt out of the dunes - just prewarning.

Hmmmm snatch straps... i wonder....
Forum: New Zealand 04-01-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 176,823
Posted By Padmei
http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26189462...

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26189462&postcount=34


Originally Posted by Padmei View Post
Bro where did you get the brake resurfaced & shoes made? I got a price for shoes once & it...
Forum: New Zealand 04-01-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 176,823
Posted By Padmei
2 things from me. 1. Unfortunately my rides...

2 things from me.

1. Unfortunately my rides are pretty much the same ones I do all the time so the RRs would be like groundhog day.

2. Mark I don't know if I did warn you previously & if I...
Forum: New Zealand 03-29-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1,907
Views: 143,692
Posted By Padmei
Oh yes we'll wait till Summer is over & the river...

Oh yes we'll wait till Summer is over & the river levels rise to go out there:becca

Well alright then. Somebody else had better organise the date cos the way my ride planning has been recently...
Forum: New Zealand 03-28-2015, 12:12 AM
Replies: 1,907
Views: 143,692
Posted By Padmei
I went for a ride today on my motorbike. It was...

I went for a ride today on my motorbike. It was good. That is all.
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,031
Posted By Padmei
If you want a cool retro/ vintage bike that looks...

If you want a cool retro/ vintage bike that looks cool you have to have one with spokes. Anything with mags is just a compromise. Don't bother, just get something else that looks cool.

Although...
Forum: New Zealand 03-24-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 1,448
Views: 78,874
Posted By Padmei
Love those. Needs to be purple tho. Will keep...

Love those. Needs to be purple tho. Will keep watching.
Forum: New Zealand 03-24-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 176,823
Posted By Padmei
Good RR nutso. Give me long dry roads over...

Good RR nutso.

Give me long dry roads over puddles any day:D That was a funny video.
Forum: New Zealand 03-23-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 19,213
Posted By Padmei
The battery seems to charge. The gearbox still...

The battery seems to charge. The gearbox still whines a lot but feels good. I haven't done much riding TBH & am tossing up whether to sell it or not.
Forum: New Zealand 03-23-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 19,213
Posted By Padmei
Ok what are you doing with your hands when you...

Ok what are you doing with your hands when you let go?


I think the answer to that question would have the greatest effect upon the bikes handling
Forum: New Zealand 03-21-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 497
Posted By Padmei
Informing people of the weather hmmm that could...

Informing people of the weather hmmm that could catch on...:lol3
Forum: New Zealand 03-20-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,391
Posted By Padmei
I remember being shit scared driving into...

I remember being shit scared driving into Ponsomby as a kid at that time with all the stories I'd heard - could have been going into the Congo. That was also the time of random acts of violence on...
Forum: New Zealand 03-20-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By Padmei
I asked that question many years ago ...

I asked that question many years ago

http://www.kiwibiker.co.nz/forums/showthread.php/67822-Why-are-bikes-so-expensive
Forum: New Zealand 03-20-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 13,357
Posted By Padmei
Wow nice work. Good stuff

Wow nice work. Good stuff
Forum: New Zealand 03-17-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,003
Posted By Padmei
Yeah funny that I will spend the muchos extra...

Yeah funny that I will spend the muchos extra money on a D606 front than a MT21 cos I get so sick of the MT21 wearing out so fast.

Shit you know there's nothing on the telly when we start...
Forum: New Zealand 03-17-2015, 01:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,431
Posted By Padmei
Man he has good shocks on that thing. Did you...

Man he has good shocks on that thing. Did you notice there was no head wobbling (as in helmet) at all.

I've dropped my bike like that too...





many times:D
Forum: New Zealand 03-17-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,003
Posted By Padmei
Dunno what E08s are, I can't bring myself to get...

Dunno what E08s are, I can't bring myself to get a different rear I like the 07s so much.

Of course we all have different ideas of what a worn tyre looks like. I have been known to ride 3rd hand...
Forum: New Zealand 03-16-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,003
Posted By Padmei
My tyres of choice are D606 on the front & Mitas...

My tyres of choice are D606 on the front & Mitas E07 rear. Both of these require tubes I was informed by the fitters. I would love to run tubeless - the ease of repair is a lovely thing.
Forum: Airheads 03-14-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 908
Posted By Padmei
GS tyre change challenge

Right competitors your challenge today is to film & publish a video on youtube on how to change a front & rear tyre on a stock BMW R80/100 GS wheel.

This is to be filmed out in the field with the...
Forum: New Zealand 03-14-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,003
Posted By Padmei
Hi there innathyzit. I can feel your pain. I...

Hi there innathyzit.
I can feel your pain. I have commented before on this issue however seemed to be the only one in the airhead world that found it a problem changing tyres on a GS (well apart...
Forum: New Zealand 03-12-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 733
Views: 31,043
Posted By Padmei
I would throw good colour rendering into the...

I would throw good colour rendering into the equation as well. I find some LED liting may be bright but brighter is not necessarily better. There is a reason they have sodium vapour (orange) lites...
Forum: New Zealand 03-08-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 1,448
Views: 78,874
Posted By Padmei
I'm heading over to Mairehau tomm for school...

I'm heading over to Mairehau tomm for school camp. I'll keep an eye out for you. I'll be in a white bighorn towing a trailer with earplugs on (taking 3 girls in car)
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