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Forum: New Zealand 12-13-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1,835
Views: 131,969
Posted By trustme
Cool vid. Pinstriping now there's a lost art, bit...

Cool vid. Pinstriping now there's a lost art, bit like gilding, it was cool to watch an old signwriter do that stuff

Good luck with the gearbox, I'm about to dive into the shed for another go at...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-27-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,863
Posted By trustme
You lucky bastard. You lucky lucky bastard

You lucky bastard.
You lucky lucky bastard
Forum: New Zealand 11-16-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 975
Posted By trustme
And the missus rushed in & gave you heaps of...

And the missus rushed in & gave you heaps of sympathy, not .:D
Forum: New Zealand 11-15-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,526
Posted By trustme
There were vicious rumours that a tractor was...

There were vicious rumours that a tractor was being taken north in a van. Surely it could not have returned home in a van.
Tell me it isn't so :(::(:
Forum: New Zealand 11-13-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By trustme
You will struggle to find a quarry owner or the...

You will struggle to find a quarry owner or the like who will let you charge around his property. Under the OSH or Worksafe or whatever they like to call it now rules , he is liable to prosecution if...
Forum: New Zealand 11-13-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 922
Posted By trustme
When did they change directions, ? looks to me...

When did they change directions, ? looks to me like they are running it backwards.
Cool pics
Forum: New Zealand 11-12-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By trustme
You can never have too many pics, keep em coming....

You can never have too many pics, keep em coming. I loved that era.
Hansford at Wanganui, the KR750 ran like crap all day, he took out the little bike in the last race & simply kicked but. Jeff...
Forum: New Zealand 11-12-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 11,184
Posted By trustme
Cross refeerncing PJays thread. There is a pic of...

Cross refeerncing PJays thread. There is a pic of Willy at Onekawa racing in those same leathers way back in the day . They were officially retired at Manfield , someone gave him a set of new / old ...
Forum: New Zealand 11-12-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 11,184
Posted By trustme
No , the Pazon has fixed all that . Volty rewired...

No , the Pazon has fixed all that . Volty rewired everything , all connections soldered & heat shrink sealed . The Pazon had a faulty hall effect pick up [ I think that is what it's called ] , took...
Forum: New Zealand 11-10-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 11,184
Posted By trustme
TALES OF LOVE LOST & FOUND. It's been a long...

TALES OF LOVE LOST & FOUND.

It's been a long time so here is an edited update.

After Mr Dyno worked his magic the bike ran real well except for one thing , I kept getting a false neutral when...
Forum: Racing 11-09-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4,056
Views: 422,997
Posted By trustme
Many years ago our prime minister of the day when...

Many years ago our prime minister of the day when asked about the number of Kiwis moving to Oz commented.

' It's OK , it raises the collective IQ of both countries '

Ouch , I don't think out...
Forum: Racing 11-08-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 4,056
Views: 422,997
Posted By trustme
Jack Millers parents are Kiwis, moved to the big...

Jack Millers parents are Kiwis, moved to the big sand pit from the Hawkes Bay in 1988
Forum: New Zealand 11-05-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 14,811
Posted By trustme
I recently hired a bike in SF . base rate was...

I recently hired a bike in SF . base rate was around $120/ day but add in insurance & it added almost $70 per day . NZ rates should include insurance but the excess can be high
Forum: New Zealand 11-05-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 14,811
Posted By trustme
Yes some dealers will do buy back. I really don't...

Yes some dealers will do buy back. I really don't know how the economics work out. A mate is working on a few airhead Beemers he wants to rent out. I could sound him out if you like. He's an ex...
Forum: New Zealand 11-04-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 68,052
Posted By trustme
Went to the York St Mechanics last night to...

Went to the York St Mechanics last night to listen to Fern. Certainly a gutsy young girl to do that on her own.

York St is holding a gathering like this on the first Tuesday of every month....
Forum: Old's Cool 11-04-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,733
Posted By trustme
A few from my visit. ...

A few from my visit.

http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee62/trustme_photos/bearsbday011_zps5e697fb9.jpg (http://s233.photobucket.com/user/trustme_photos/media/bearsbday011_zps5e697fb9.jpg.html)...
Forum: New Zealand 11-03-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 68,052
Posted By trustme
Late notice , just spotted it. Taking the whanau...

Late notice , just spotted it. Taking the whanau
http://www.kiwibiker.co.nz/forums/showthread.php/170671-Adventure-Bike-Trip-Talk-York-St-Mechanics-Tues-4th-Nov-6-30pm
Forum: Airheads 10-30-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,911
Posted By trustme
OK OK , I'll just pop out & load the operational...

OK OK , I'll just pop out & load the operational if slightly leaky Triumph into the trailer ready for the trip to Manfield. :D
I'll miss you tractor drivers . :lol3
Forum: Airheads 10-30-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,911
Posted By trustme
When I started racing a successful retired racer...

When I started racing a successful retired racer said to me as a he waved a dismissive hand towards a group of my mates. 'These guys think they are fast, it isn't until you start racing that you find...
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,911
Posted By trustme
Pete [ the guy who helps me a bit & who raced a...

Pete [ the guy who helps me a bit & who raced a lot himself ] was watching when Adrian went down . He thought he ran wide & hit the ripple strip on the outside, almost got it back then went down...
Forum: New Zealand 10-27-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 949
Posted By trustme
I was told by someone that seemed reasonably well...

I was told by someone that seemed reasonably well informed that they had invested about $200K . Seems incredible to me.
Then again I know of a Triton that owes someone in the vicinity of $45K, so...
Forum: New Zealand 10-27-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 949
Posted By trustme
The German flag flew proudly. ...

The German flag flew proudly.

http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee62/trustme_photos/043_zps5ac01ca0.jpg (http://s233.photobucket.com/user/trustme_photos/media/043_zps5ac01ca0.jpg.html)

But...
Forum: New Zealand 10-22-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 949
Posted By trustme
Yup. Volty & I will endeavour to wave as we ride...

Yup. Volty & I will endeavour to wave as we ride past. :lol3
Forum: Beasts 10-20-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 22,010
Views: 6,517,573
Posted By trustme
Chain tension is easy but making sure the rear...

Chain tension is easy but making sure the rear wheel is in alignment less so .
You can use straight edges & string lines but it is a PIA.
I'm never sure those alignment marks on the swing arm are...
Forum: Beasts 10-20-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 22,010
Views: 6,517,573
Posted By trustme
HPN ...

HPN ...
Forum: Beasts 10-20-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 22,010
Views: 6,517,573
Posted By trustme
Looks like Torpedo 7 is about to sell 2 more.

Looks like Torpedo 7 is about to sell 2 more.
Forum: New Zealand 10-20-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 68,052
Posted By trustme
Hence my riding a low tech Scrambler, I get...

Hence my riding a low tech Scrambler, I get nervous with all that electrickery.

I remember Robs ' I think that was his name ' GS1200 dying in the Motu. What a nightmare . The AA man got him to...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-19-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,401
Posted By trustme
I'll play ...

I'll play

http://i233.photobucket.com/albums/ee62/trustme_photos/1099_zpsbefc967f.jpg (http://s233.photobucket.com/user/trustme_photos/media/1099_zpsbefc967f.jpg.html)
Forum: Racing 10-19-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,511
Posted By trustme
I'm busting out in warm fuzzies. :clap :clap. ...

I'm busting out in warm fuzzies. :clap :clap.

I lost track , who was running what front tyre ?
Forum: New Zealand 10-15-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 922
Posted By trustme
I misunderstood, very doable, Opotiki to...

I misunderstood, very doable, Opotiki to Gisborne is a great ride but it takes a while , very twisty , not many gas stops so fill up when you can , not many places to stay.
Bugger SH1 Hamilton to...
Forum: New Zealand 10-15-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 922
Posted By trustme
Ummmm, hate to say this, but . If ' her in doors...

Ummmm, hate to say this, but . If ' her in doors ' is not used to riding that is a pretty fair ask in three days. Covering distance here is not like Canada, the US or Aus. That is a full three days...
Forum: New Zealand 10-08-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,222
Posted By trustme
A few years back we were ripping a lift out of...

A few years back we were ripping a lift out of the AK Museum. The sparkie assured us everything was dead in the shaft . We hacked away merrily & had come down around 20' when the security guard...
Forum: New Zealand 10-08-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,222
Posted By trustme
:rofl:rofl:clap:clap:lol3:lol3 Best of all ,...

:rofl:rofl:clap:clap:lol3:lol3

Best of all , you never have to clean up when you leave site. Cleaning up is for mere mortals who are way below your pay scale.

Let me count the number of times I...
Forum: New Zealand 09-25-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,199
Posted By trustme
I'm pretty busy with work at the mo but if no one...

I'm pretty busy with work at the mo but if no one else steps up I could try & have a look Sunday arvo.
Hopefully someone else steps forward because I don't want to muck you around , but if all else...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-21-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 923
Posted By trustme
Basic stuff first. Fuses

Basic stuff first. Fuses
Forum: New Zealand 09-17-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 68,052
Posted By trustme
+1 for Devonport , take torches, the navy museum...

+1 for Devonport , take torches, the navy museum is at the foot of north head also worth a look.

The oldest kid could take his whanau to York St Mechanics in Newmarket for a coffee. I believe...
Forum: New Zealand 09-13-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,018
Posted By trustme
Welcome back . :D

Welcome back . :D
Forum: Old's Cool 09-02-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 1,635
Views: 257,094
Posted By trustme
Are they about to bury the Anglia or is it the...

Are they about to bury the Anglia or is it the hearse. I love that picture.
Forum: New Zealand 08-27-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 68,052
Posted By trustme
Hallertau in Riverhead Galbraiths in Mt Eden Rd...

Hallertau in Riverhead
Galbraiths in Mt Eden Rd
The Saw Mill Leigh
Forum: New Zealand 08-22-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,199
Posted By trustme
Sorry mate , just too busy to get there any...

Sorry mate , just too busy to get there any earlier. Something will turn up.:cry
Happy bike hunting :D
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