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Forum: Orange Crush 07-23-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 668
Posted By 4Skins
990 Adv Starter just spins

Gidday from down under.

I have an '07 990 Adventure. The other day when I got home I stopped the bike, opened my garage door then went to start it again. The starter motor ran but it did not...
Forum: Asia 03-19-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 56,368
Posted By 4Skins
Planning a trip to Malaysia

Hello from New Zealand

My friend Oscar and I will be coming up to Sepang MotoGP 12/13 October this year. We will be departing from Singapore 18 Oct at the end of the week following the GP. This...
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2013, 01:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,085
Posted By 4Skins
Note that the don't collect any water from the...

Note that the don't collect any water from the Whangaehu River. As the source is the Ruapehu Crater Lake the water is too toxic to feed into hydro turbines. The crossing where Lynda took a dip is...
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2013, 02:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,085
Posted By 4Skins
The muster on the parade ground saw the Cruiser...

The muster on the parade ground saw the Cruiser group numbers grow with some of the Sly Dogs opting for a more relaxed day.
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,085
Posted By 4Skins
Tussock Adventure NZ

The Waiouru Army Base is a NZ Army training ground is in the centre of the North Island of New Zealand.

Waiouru is about 900m elevation on the south west flanks of the active volcano Mt Ruapehu. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-26-2012, 03:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,506
Posted By 4Skins
All finished now Colin. This procedure is a lot...

All finished now Colin. This procedure is a lot easier on conventional forks where you can slip the seal straight off the end eh. Nice to hear from you mate.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-26-2012, 02:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,506
Posted By 4Skins
Adventure 990 - Install New Fork Seals Job

Installing new fork seals is a reasonably simple job to do at home requiring only basic tools and a few home-made special aids. The process can be a bit messy so I recommend you cover the floor with...
Forum: Americas 08-15-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,516
Posted By 4Skins
Hey Mark Greetings from Down Under. My wife...

Hey Mark

Greetings from Down Under. My wife and I are planning on heading up your way mid-2013.

I just found this thread tonight and will work my way through it tomorrow night...

Might PM...
Forum: New Zealand 10-11-2011, 04:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,350
Posted By 4Skins
This is the disused Stratford - Taumarunui...

This is the disused Stratford - Taumarunui railway
http://oscar.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Lost-Weekend-2011/i-V4gnM4X/0/X3/DSC02026-X2.jpg
...
Forum: New Zealand 10-11-2011, 03:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,350
Posted By 4Skins
Turn back the clock to August 2003...

Same papa crossing...

http://oscar.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Lost-Weekend-North/i-WNGf3zP/0/L/35-Crossing-L.jpg http://oscar.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Lost-Weekend-2011/i-FG5NMr4/0/L/DSC02014b-L.jpg...
Forum: New Zealand 10-10-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,350
Posted By 4Skins
I thought he might have gone back to Conspicuous...

I thought he might have gone back to Conspicuous Rd??
Forum: New Zealand 10-09-2011, 01:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,350
Posted By 4Skins
The course was loaded into the GPS ...

The course was loaded into the GPS

http://oscar.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Lost-Weekend-2011/i-MPzrPWD/0/O/A-Course-Map.jpg

and the team assembled and Snowy Waters Lodge...
Forum: New Zealand 10-08-2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,350
Posted By 4Skins
View from the south

Us lads from Wellington came through the Tararua wind farm east of Palmy

http://oscar.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Lost-Weekend-2011/i-DmHpPPF/0/X2/DSC01974-X2.jpg


Weather was perfect with...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-27-2011, 02:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,207
Posted By 4Skins
Question Loading a course to a Garmin Dakota

I have managed to draw a line following an off-road course on Google Earth and save it to my c: drive as a .kmz

My question is how do I get it into my Dakota 20 as a course I can follow. Or is...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-08-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 719
Posted By 4Skins
Thumb Fixed

OK y'all stop looking, I found the problem and it was nothing to do with the stream crossing. The injectors bodies had popped off, mostly the rear one. At low revs it was sucking air but when the...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-08-2011, 02:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 719
Posted By 4Skins
Question 08 990 Adv - Misfire @ low revs

I was going down the Rainbow Road last week and took a reasonably deep ford quite quickly. Afterwards it started dropping onto 1 cyl below about 3 and a half grand. It's been that way ever since...
Forum: New Zealand 10-25-2010, 03:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,270
Posted By 4Skins
Where's the Branch? Doesn't sound like Fat-Bike...

Where's the Branch? Doesn't sound like Fat-Bike territory.
Forum: New Zealand 10-25-2010, 02:52 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 13,623
Posted By 4Skins
How 'bout the Scallop Pie, Collingwood Pub, end...

How 'bout the Scallop Pie, Collingwood Pub, end of SH60, Mmmmm.

http://oscar.smugmug.com/Other/MISC/Pub-Sign/1062827556_QNAbt-L.jpg
...
Forum: New Zealand 10-25-2010, 02:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,270
Posted By 4Skins
Northbank Road - Wairau River

I'm planning a Xmas trip that will have a whole day to get from St Arnaud to the ferry. Does anybody know if it is possible to get from the south-western end of Northbank road to the Wash bridge...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-04-2010, 02:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,167
Posted By 4Skins
Hey, that's enough of that kinky Ménage à trois...

Hey, that's enough of that kinky Ménage à trois stuff , this is a family forum!
Forum: Australia 06-21-2010, 02:34 AM
Replies: 3,083
Views: 457,085
Posted By 4Skins
Spanish Cartoon

Very dark! I found this (totally misplaced) in an airline magazine somewhere in Europe. If at first you don't comprehend, just start again and study hard. The language doesn't matter too much but...
Forum: Australia 06-20-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3,083
Views: 457,085
Posted By 4Skins
Dog

The village idiot goes into a bar to have himself a cold one.

Twenty minutes later, a policeman entered the bar and asked, "Who owns the dog tied under that tree outside?"

The idiot said it was...
Forum: New Zealand 06-18-2010, 12:07 AM
Replies: 946
Views: 156,574
Posted By 4Skins
From the Censors cutting room floor

Damn filthy 'back door' little shit!

http://oscar.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Pooey/IMG3776/603556205_UFGRb-L.jpg
Forum: New Zealand 06-18-2010, 12:04 AM
Replies: 946
Views: 156,574
Posted By 4Skins
Just an average day commuting in the Capital ...

Just an average day commuting in the Capital
http://oscar.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Bikoi-ACC-Fee-Protest-ride-NZ/IMG4761/715934346_K52DR-L.jpg
Forum: Beasts 05-23-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 15,438
Posted By 4Skins
They will slide eh! ...

They will slide eh!
http://oscar.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Kaipara-200-Mission/Navigator-Slide-Ruapuke/105101638_k2tMB-L.jpg
Forum: New Zealand 05-12-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 946
Views: 156,574
Posted By 4Skins
just back from a cheap-as-possible holiday by...

just back from a cheap-as-possible holiday by relocating a Britz campervan up to D'Orkland and took a few pics.....shall I just stick them on here?

what say you peeps?

:lurk
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2010, 02:16 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 22,424
Posted By 4Skins
http://oscar.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Kaipara-200-M...

http://oscar.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Kaipara-200-Mission/Navigator-Slide-Ruapuke/105101638_k2tMB-L.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 126,045
Posted By 4Skins
Pehu Tunnel, Taranaki New Zealand

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Forum: Australia 01-25-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3,083
Views: 457,085
Posted By 4Skins
The other woman applied the lube and slipped two...

The other woman applied the lube and slipped two fingers into my wife's vagina...

I was pretty aroused at this point and couldn't couldn't stop myself having a wank!

They've got no sense af...
Forum: Australia 01-19-2010, 04:15 AM
Replies: 3,083
Views: 457,085
Posted By 4Skins
Two cannibals were eating a clown - one says to...

Two cannibals were eating a clown - one says to the other...

Does this taste funny to you?:evil
Forum: New Zealand 01-09-2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 946
Views: 156,574
Posted By 4Skins
Poking around the back blocks of Taranaki... ...

Poking around the back blocks of Taranaki...
http://oscar.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/What-I-did-on-my-Holidays-by/DSC00410/758193535_oKZQc-L.jpg

See the full ride report HERE...
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2010, 01:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,178
Posted By 4Skins
Eek The only thing that remained was the major...

The only thing that remained was the major clean-up. I am pleased to report the the Givi bags held the mud at bay. I have just finished washing the last of the Taranaki mud down our driveway. Brucey...
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,178
Posted By 4Skins
It wasn't all that funny at the time, I can tell...

It wasn't all that funny at the time, I can tell you! My RH mirror is still in the bottom of that hole too.

Day 3
Next day, the grey sky lifted, we farewelled the gentlemen of adventure and...
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,178
Posted By 4Skins
Our route continued east toward Taumarunui with...

Our route continued east toward Taumarunui with our guardian angel Sylvia producing a lunchbox full of sandwiches and a flask of coffee at a picnic spot by the Wanganui River near Te Maire. Here,...
Forum: New Zealand 01-08-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 34,859
Posted By 4Skins
Our annual New Year Gentlemen's adventure (with...

Our annual New Year Gentlemen's adventure (with ladies) - A two day Taranaki Tunnel Tour where things get a bit messy...:evil

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=539879
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,178
Posted By 4Skins
Day 3

We were joined by local guide and organiser of many Taranaki adventure events, Brucey Marshall on his 'easy option' WR250R. He lead us south on Whangamomona Road which starts like this......
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2010, 04:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,178
Posted By 4Skins
Day 2

Everybody but Oscar surfaced for breakfast and it became evident that he was hardly fit to be upright on two feet let alone on two wheels so we ushered him home, the Orange Roughy piloting the spare...
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,178
Posted By 4Skins
Taranaki Two day Tunnel Tour - New Zealand

The plan was for the touring party and wives to rendezvous at the Waitomo Caves Hotel on January 1st for a slightly belated New Year celebration before heading off into the back country for two days....
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,670
Posted By 4Skins
Chooked again

http://oscar.smugmug.com/photos/603554160_JEqUe-M.jpg

Book book, book kaaaark!
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2008, 12:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 962
Posted By 4Skins
Marie's Big Xmas Adventure

For Marie's Christmas treat, she got to go on an off-road adventure near her Lower Hutt workplace. Here's the view from Maungaraki of Lower Hutt and Wellington Harbour....
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