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Forum: Airheads Today, 12:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 776
Posted By Padmei
hey scottish I replaced my pushrod tubes with...

hey scottish
I replaced my pushrod tubes with stainless because at the time I thought it was the wise thing to do. The issue with the oversize walls hadn't surfaced on the idiotnet. I followed...
Forum: Ride reports 11-24-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,000
Posted By Padmei
Nice report. As w=someone pointed out earlier...

Nice report. As w=someone pointed out earlier it's nice to see your country from visitors eyes.
Forum: New Zealand 11-23-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 25,657
Posted By Padmei
Ahhh you're the new owner. Gerald looked after...

Ahhh you're the new owner. Gerald looked after that one well & you got a bloody good deal on it. First time I rode one of those I had to stop at the side of the road to cure myself of the hysterical...
Forum: Airheads 11-22-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By Padmei
The piece of filter material at the top of the...

The piece of filter material at the top of the breather hose also stops oil pumping out if climbing a long long steep hill in 1st gear.:evil
Forum: Airheads 11-21-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By Padmei
:rofl Best post for a long time.

:rofl Best post for a long time.
Forum: New Zealand 11-20-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 1,248
Views: 64,787
Posted By Padmei
I miss my Lada. Well, now that i'm not driving it...

I miss my Lada. Well, now that i'm not driving it every day. That yellow & green one from the exhaust place on Lewis pass is always on there.
Forum: New Zealand 11-20-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 1,248
Views: 64,787
Posted By Padmei
Clint stop making sense. This is all cloud talk...

Clint stop making sense.
This is all cloud talk from me as I use my current 4wd as a mall runner & that prob wouldn't change much. I saw a good pommy programme the other nite where they restored a...
Forum: New Zealand 11-19-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1,248
Views: 64,787
Posted By Padmei
Heaps of 1 tonne utes too for some strange...

Heaps of 1 tonne utes too for some strange reason.

My problem is I like the old expedition looking 4wds - boxy utilitarian looking things however they don't make anything like that anymore -...
Forum: New Zealand 11-18-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 1,248
Views: 64,787
Posted By Padmei
Been looking on Trademe at classic cars to pass...

Been looking on Trademe at classic cars to pass the time.
946 listings :eek1 - Thats a lot of overvalued cars sitting in the garage. It'll be funny to see what happens to all the campervans, classic...
Forum: New Zealand 11-17-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 17,287
Posted By Padmei
OK will see if the stars align. Are you meeting...

OK will see if the stars align. Are you meeting Sat morning or Fri nite?
Forum: New Zealand 11-17-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 467
Views: 17,287
Posted By Padmei
Are we talking skinny bikes with knobs type stuff?

Are we talking skinny bikes with knobs type stuff?
Forum: New Zealand 11-16-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 20,143
Posted By Padmei
Yes do & a seat. I was having a look on ebay &...

Yes do & a seat. I was having a look on ebay & the parts I'm selling are bloody expensive considering. I spose if I was a shrewd businessman I'd advertise them internationally but I would like to see...
Forum: New Zealand 11-16-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 686
Posted By Padmei
I usually just drop my bike on the ground when I...

I usually just drop my bike on the ground when I get back from riding - saves the swearing bit in the middle.
Forum: Airheads 11-15-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,397
Posted By Padmei
I had a problem with my newish driveshaft gaiter...

I had a problem with my newish driveshaft gaiter splitting while washing & newish pushrod rubbers splitting. I put it down to the cheap degreaser I sprayed on them. One other time at bandcamp I took...
Forum: New Zealand 11-14-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 20,143
Posted By Padmei
Berlina is on trademe now. ...

Berlina is on trademe now.

http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=808178418&permanent=0
Forum: New Zealand 11-14-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 20,143
Posted By Padmei
Yeah good thinking. That was why I bought the...

Yeah good thinking. That was why I bought the wrecked bike in the 1st place.
Forum: New Zealand 11-14-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 20,143
Posted By Padmei
Well lets recap. Good frame rego live on...

Well lets recap.

Good frame rego live on hold. OK subframe

Forks straightened by crowd in Cambridge. Marked between trees

Front wheel also straightened. Back wheel fine. Both wheels sprayed...
Forum: New Zealand 11-13-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 381
Posted By Padmei
Jeez just come down to Nelson & get in contact...

Jeez just come down to Nelson & get in contact with Nordie if you want to go stupid places & drop your bike. On the other hand if you want to get your bike stuck in mud best get in touch with...
Forum: New Zealand 11-13-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 20,143
Posted By Padmei
Ok Berlina has sat in the shed for a year without...

Ok Berlina has sat in the shed for a year without any real work being done to it.
I have decided to sell it as I can't afford to put any money into it to get it running. The question is should I...
Forum: New Zealand 11-13-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 525
Posted By Padmei
Who needs fairings to go fast? Mud seems...

Who needs fairings to go fast?


Mud seems different nowadays - not quite as wet & um...muddy as it used to be. I remember when the rugby was on & you never could pick which team was which. Cool...
Forum: Airheads 11-12-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 49,949
Posted By Padmei
That set up was done quite well actually. Apart...

That set up was done quite well actually. Apart from the colour it is a cool custom.:clap
Forum: Airheads 11-10-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,529
Posted By Padmei
Yo BB where did you find this? Are there anymore...

Yo BB where did you find this? Are there anymore LHS shots of the drive to chain conversion? - Driveshafts suck big time.
Forum: New Zealand 11-08-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 11,661
Posted By Padmei
I've prob got one of whatever it is lurking in...

I've prob got one of whatever it is lurking in the shed anyway if you need to replace it. I've got a collection of bent mangled bits we could match it up to.
Forum: Airheads 11-08-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 13,091
Posted By Padmei
If you go to his profile & look at the threads he...

If you go to his profile & look at the threads he started under stats you'll see. It was the starter cover one & BMWr90s one he was buiding up.
There was not actually any real trolling done however...
Forum: New Zealand 11-08-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,878
Posted By Padmei
Looked at the start & thought yeah yeah motard...

Looked at the start & thought yeah yeah motard going sideways yeah yeah show me something else


Then he rode onto the ski jump launch pad:eek1
Good vid!


Here's one if you like odd rallyes....
Forum: New Zealand 11-08-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1,248
Views: 64,787
Posted By Padmei
When I get a few spare hours on a sunday avo it...

When I get a few spare hours on a sunday avo it is usually the mtb that gets the nod because of this reason, unless of course I have had a physical weekend then I 'allow' myself the easy option of...
Forum: Airheads 11-06-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 13,091
Posted By Padmei
That is tre cool. Even when the French write it...

That is tre cool. Even when the French write it still sounds French.

We're not mourning the loss of the OP - we're celebrating the time we had with him:D
Forum: New Zealand 11-06-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 1,771
Views: 127,709
Posted By Padmei
Cheers gents. I actually have a cruise control...

Cheers gents. I actually have a cruise control type unit that I set & can ride happily with my right hand resting in my lap. I get some funny looks from passing bikes (well maybe a few more than...
Forum: Airheads 11-05-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 698
Posted By Padmei
What you're up against to begin with is the high...

What you're up against to begin with is the high purchase price of a donor bike. After market parts can end up costing as much depending on which way you go.
If you want to have good forks you'll...
Forum: Airheads 11-05-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 13,091
Posted By Padmei
HA! lets start our own trend- hipsters can fuck...

HA! lets start our own trend- hipsters can fuck off - Dero is in

BTW not all us kiwis go over checking out the footy boys in their shorty shorts like CM
Forum: New Zealand 11-05-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1,771
Views: 127,709
Posted By Padmei
Ah well...numbers & I don't add up unfortunately....

Ah well...numbers & I don't add up unfortunately.

Updates hmmm I looked at Schmidt the other day with his permanent layer of dry caked mud, broken mismatched parts & thought to myself maybe I'll...
Forum: New Zealand 11-05-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 545
Views: 28,901
Posted By Padmei
What time difference was between the first guys...

What time difference was between the first guys getting to the lighthouse & the last guys does anyone know?
Forum: Airheads 11-05-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 13,091
Posted By Padmei
I noticed the omission of Triumph there:evil

I noticed the omission of Triumph there:evil
Forum: Airheads 11-05-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 698
Posted By Padmei
Doesn't matter what you start with, you're gonna...

Doesn't matter what you start with, you're gonna be buying or making everything else anyway. Why not start by making your own frame? It's the back wheel that'll dictate where you'll end up.

Check...
Forum: Airheads 11-05-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 13,091
Posted By Padmei
I'd love to be a hipster but fear I may be too...

I'd love to be a hipster but fear I may be too uncool.
Hmmm how can one be too uncool for something that is anti-coolness?


As Dave Warner says " Too hip for the squares too square for the hips "
Forum: Airheads 11-05-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,774
Posted By Padmei
48. Riding Schmidt for 3 years now I think. ...

48. Riding Schmidt for 3 years now I think.


Jeez I woke up in the middle of the night a few weeks ago & realised I'm nearly 50 & getting too old to do stuff I used to do - sobering thought. Good...
Forum: New Zealand 11-03-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 805
Posted By Padmei
Oh how dare you!!! The effrontery of it all.:rofl...

Oh how dare you!!! The effrontery of it all.:rofl
The guy was a Fing tosser

Just to clarify - this was about another poster on another thread.
Forum: New Zealand 11-03-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 805
Posted By Padmei
Yeah I hear ya. It is primo over the jumps & a...

Yeah I hear ya. It is primo over the jumps & a bit further from there but it was the shitty bits by the bridge that got me thinking.I just didn't want anyone to come to grief & blow their travelling...
Forum: Airheads 11-03-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,010
Posted By Padmei
here's one I got offered ...

here's one I got offered

http://i710.photobucket.com/albums/ww103/padmei_crayfish/051.jpg (http://s710.photobucket.com/user/padmei_crayfish/media/051.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Airheads 11-03-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 13,091
Posted By Padmei
Wow starting a thread to tell people your leaving...

Wow starting a thread to tell people your leaving cos your feelings are hurt - cool:lol3
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