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Forum: New Zealand Yesterday, 12:41 AM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 61,026
Posted By bart-nz
I got to the part about him washing his bra with...

I got to the part about him washing his bra with blue toothpaste (or something like that) and my eyes glazed over, so decided to go glue up my car tail light after backing into a tree this morning.
Forum: New Zealand 10-13-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 61,026
Posted By bart-nz
I hear theyíre doing a mass recall of new...

I hear theyíre doing a mass recall of new Holdens. Faulty fuel gauges apparently. :rofl
Forum: New Zealand 10-01-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,246
Posted By bart-nz
I had the same problem with mine when I first got...

I had the same problem with mine when I first got it. It was almost new (ex demo). Took it back to the shop and watched as 2 mechanics held the bike while another swang off a 6 foot bar. They only...
Forum: New Zealand 09-29-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 513
Views: 23,849
Posted By bart-nz
So, bike aside, which engine do you prefer, twin...

So, bike aside, which engine do you prefer, twin or triple?
Forum: New Zealand 09-29-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 513
Views: 23,849
Posted By bart-nz
Use a felt pen and paint a dot in the middle....

Use a felt pen and paint a dot in the middle. Mean looking bullet hole. :rofl
Forum: New Zealand 09-28-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 53,263
Posted By bart-nz
I was soooooo tempted to put that one in. :rofl

I was soooooo tempted to put that one in. :rofl
Forum: New Zealand 09-28-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 53,263
Posted By bart-nz
No worries bro. Gus is becoming an icon of...

No worries bro. Gus is becoming an icon of adventure riding. Mongrel bloody thing. I love it.
Forum: New Zealand 09-27-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 53,263
Posted By bart-nz
Nice bikes ...

Nice bikes

http://i990.photobucket.com/albums/af29/bart-nz/Cold%20Kiwi%202014/IMG_9848.jpg

This one was actualy dirty
...
Forum: New Zealand 09-27-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 53,263
Posted By bart-nz
Cold Kiwi continued

View from my tent door

http://i990.photobucket.com/albums/af29/bart-nz/Cold%20Kiwi%202014/IMG_9733.jpg

We thought we'd go and have a look at the 42nd Traverse. Chris decided to tag along on...
Forum: New Zealand 09-25-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 53,263
Posted By bart-nz
My poor DR will be well and truely rooted by...

My poor DR will be well and truely rooted by then. At least Iíd be old enough to own a BMW. :D
Forum: New Zealand 09-24-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 53,263
Posted By bart-nz
Sorry. Iím doing stupidly long hours. Getting up...

Sorry. Iím doing stupidly long hours. Getting up at stupid oíclock in the morning and falling asleep on the couch not long after my kids bedtime. 13 hour day yesterday with a 40 minute comute each...
Forum: New Zealand 09-23-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 53,263
Posted By bart-nz
We main roaded it to the rally site, found some...

We main roaded it to the rally site, found some other adventurers, and pitched tents. A few well earned beers around the camp fire.
...
Forum: New Zealand 09-23-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 53,263
Posted By bart-nz
Somewhere near Taihape, Steve thought it'd be a...

Somewhere near Taihape, Steve thought it'd be a good idea to check out a paper road. I'm buggered if I know where we were but I'm always up for a little stupidity.
...
Forum: New Zealand 09-22-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 53,263
Posted By bart-nz
Cold Kiwi 2014

OK, I know it was a couple of weeks ago now. Life is seriously getting in the way of fun at the moment.

Alastair had bought Wades KLR and was coming along to the Cold Kiwi. The plan was to meet...
Forum: New Zealand 09-11-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,675
Views: 149,719
Posted By bart-nz
I had the rally-standard, poxy, roll of foam, and...

I had the rally-standard, poxy, roll of foam, and had a couple of real good nights sleep. First time in ages I hadnít woken with a sore back. I might have to do this sleeping on the ground thing more...
Forum: New Zealand 09-08-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 1,675
Views: 149,719
Posted By bart-nz
Awesome write up and photos. Between you and...

Awesome write up and photos. Between you and Chris youíve just about got the weekend covered for photos. I might as well not bother editing mine.

Well, maybe the sheep one could be worth...
Forum: New Zealand 09-08-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,180
Posted By bart-nz
What all of them said

What all of them said
Forum: New Zealand 09-04-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 513
Views: 23,849
Posted By bart-nz
Slut. That’s what you are, a bike slut. How many...

Slut. That’s what you are, a bike slut. How many bikes have you had in the last 5 years?

I’ve only had one

OK, I’m a bit jelous.
Forum: New Zealand 09-01-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,120
Posted By bart-nz
That reminds me, Iíd better buy a spare clutch...

That reminds me, Iíd better buy a spare clutch lever before the weekend.
Forum: New Zealand 08-30-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,120
Posted By bart-nz
Iíve riden a mates 530 stupidly fast on gravel...

Iíve riden a mates 530 stupidly fast on gravel and found it very skittery. It seemed to float around on top of the gravel and take more effort to keep in a straight line. My DR seems a lot more...
Forum: New Zealand 08-30-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,180
Posted By bart-nz
So what was the ride like? I had cornflakes...

So what was the ride like?

I had cornflakes with banana for breakfast, a half cooked sausage in bread for almost lunch, ham sandwich and choc chip biscuits for real lunch, chook on the bbq with a...
Forum: New Zealand 08-29-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,180
Posted By bart-nz
Put a new(ish) tyre on the back yesterday. Even...

Put a new(ish) tyre on the back yesterday. Even gave the bike a wash. Iíll dig out my new tent today and have a practice putting it up (last thing I want is a hundred hairy bikers pointing and...
Forum: New Zealand 08-29-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,180
Posted By bart-nz
Twist my rubber arm.:1drink

Twist my rubber arm.:1drink
Forum: New Zealand 08-28-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,180
Posted By bart-nz
Not just ordinary rugby either. It's RIPPA.:evil

Not just ordinary rugby either. It's RIPPA.:evil
Forum: New Zealand 08-28-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,180
Posted By bart-nz
Kids rugby Saturday. I need to put a new licorice...

Kids rugby Saturday. I need to put a new licorice strap on the back wheel also.
Forum: New Zealand 08-27-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,120
Posted By bart-nz
I kinda have a love hate thing going on with the...

I kinda have a love hate thing going on with the DR. Built like a Massey Ferguson. Could use more power. Could use better brakes. Some more suspension would be nice. Comfort is OK, but my arse is...
Forum: New Zealand 08-20-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 1,675
Views: 149,719
Posted By bart-nz
Snatch...good movie. Looks like it could use...

Snatch...good movie.

Looks like it could use a burger.
Forum: New Zealand 08-19-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,180
Posted By bart-nz
Just talking to our American friend. We might...

Just talking to our American friend. We might head up on the Friday. Do the 42nd on Saturday morning. We're keen to hook up with anyone coming from the south on the Friday.

I've volunteered him...
Forum: New Zealand 08-19-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,675
Views: 149,719
Posted By bart-nz
What, a dead dog? Nice photos and RR Steve.

What, a dead dog?

Nice photos and RR Steve.
Forum: New Zealand 08-18-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,918
Posted By bart-nz
What, you're not going to do any more silly shit?...

What, you're not going to do any more silly shit? Nah...you just can't help yourself.

http://i990.photobucket.com/albums/af29/bart-nz/Cold%20Kiwi%202011/IMG_2836800-1.jpg
Forum: New Zealand 08-12-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,246
Posted By bart-nz
I like the look of the round headlight too....

I like the look of the round headlight too. Perhaps it's time for a little project in the shed. The DR is looking a bit rough, so time to butcher it totally. :ricky
Forum: New Zealand 08-12-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,180
Posted By bart-nz
Sounds like a plan. It'd be nice to go up the...

Sounds like a plan. It'd be nice to go up the hill and have a look at some snow.
Forum: New Zealand 08-12-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,180
Posted By bart-nz
I havenít any real plan, just have to be back...

I havenít any real plan, just have to be back Sunday, and keep it cheap.
Forum: New Zealand 08-12-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,180
Posted By bart-nz
You could be the first to ride the 42nd on an...

You could be the first to ride the 42nd on an SV...

Actually, that sounds like a challenge. Iíll ride the SV through. It may never look as shiny again, but hell it would be fun.
Forum: New Zealand 08-11-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,180
Posted By bart-nz
Cold Kiwi

5th - 7th September

Anyone keen? I might head up early and take in some sights. :wink:
Forum: New Zealand 08-11-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,246
Posted By bart-nz
I had the same model DRZ a few years ago. Bloody...

I had the same model DRZ a few years ago. Bloody good bike. I used it for trail rides, adventure, and road.

Only issue I had was the close ratio gearbox. Had motard wheels for the road and...
Forum: New Zealand 08-11-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,918
Posted By bart-nz
Just another day on the bike then...:fpalm

Just another day on the bike then...:fpalm
Forum: New Zealand 08-02-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 61,026
Posted By bart-nz
So, I take it the Crusaders won the silver medal.

So, I take it the Crusaders won the silver medal.
Forum: New Zealand 07-29-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 53,263
Posted By bart-nz
There may be a 2015 RRRR. If so it'll be limited...

There may be a 2015 RRRR. If so it'll be limited numbers. The one where we did the coastal stations turned into a real mess. About 30 something bikes. We lost a couple of riders. Chased a horse miles...
Forum: New Zealand 07-29-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 53,263
Posted By bart-nz
I've kind of done that view to death. I recall...

I've kind of done that view to death. I recall getting a good photo of you in that same spot.

Yeah, this is a cool photo. I was trying to keep with him all day, but the poor DR just couldn't keep...
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