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Forum: Racing Today, 12:57 AM
Replies: 3,915
Views: 377,313
Posted By Crisis management
An interview with him was shown on saturday? at...

An interview with him was shown on saturday? at the track and I thought he was very careful with what he said regarding his forced retirement. He was full of praise for the progression made with all...
Forum: Racing 10-14-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 11,729
Posted By Crisis management
Looking forward to it, on a plane in 5 hours to...

Looking forward to it, on a plane in 5 hours to Melbourne, Vale had better come through for me this time...
Oh, and Fenati for Moto 3!
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,849
Posted By Crisis management
Damn, thought it might have been some...

Damn, thought it might have been some progress..... mind you a bit of me is almost relieved as she is making more progress on her bike than I have in two years. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,449
Posted By Crisis management
I can safely say Pjay is not kidding.... I'm...

I can safely say Pjay is not kidding....

I'm in the average rider category and I cruise on gravel / dirt roads at 100km/hr if they are straight enough (finding a straight road is a bit of a...
Forum: Racing 09-14-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,854
Posted By Crisis management
My monday morning is made, now I just need to...

My monday morning is made, now I just need to watch the racing tonight!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,449
Posted By Crisis management
Bored Pete?

Bored Pete?
Forum: Racing 09-08-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,854
Posted By Crisis management
If Rossi doesn't win this one I'm giving him a...

If Rossi doesn't win this one I'm giving him a stern talking to when I see him at Philip Island, there's only so much ardent fanbois can stand!








:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,518
Posted By Crisis management
I doubt you are doing anything wrong but you are...

I doubt you are doing anything wrong but you are probably extremely tense trying to cope with all the new stuff to do, slow down, sit down and relax. When everything is new we expend a huge amount of...
Forum: New Zealand 09-07-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 513
Views: 23,770
Posted By Crisis management
As far as I can remember it was "Winner racing"...

As far as I can remember it was "Winner racing" through Ebay australia, they offered free international shipping in the price. The only additional step I took was to fit radiator guards as well as...
Forum: New Zealand 09-07-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 513
Views: 23,770
Posted By Crisis management
I'll have a look tonight Colin, I ended up...

I'll have a look tonight Colin, I ended up selecting a particular supplier that had a good reputation.
Forum: New Zealand 09-04-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 513
Views: 23,770
Posted By Crisis management
Have a talk to a radiator shop, they have an...

Have a talk to a radiator shop, they have an epoxy resin they can line pinholed radiators with that is a good repair if it's just one pinhole. The problem with pinholes is that usually they occur...
Forum: New Zealand 09-01-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,092
Posted By Crisis management
Bastards eh, and here I was doing my best Charlie...

Bastards eh, and here I was doing my best Charlie Boorman impersonations!

Just another random thought (you can tell I'm procrastinating about doing any work today) and a quote from someone else...
Forum: New Zealand 09-01-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,092
Posted By Crisis management
The RFS motors are good and capable of high kms...

The RFS motors are good and capable of high kms with good servicing, that 450 adv is overpriced, I paid $4500 for my 06 with similar hours although without the large tank, a large tank is about $500....
Forum: New Zealand 08-27-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,092
Posted By Crisis management
I may fit this description but it was a 640 Adv...

I may fit this description but it was a 640 Adv to buy an airhead. However, although there are times I miss the 640, overall I am enjoying the lumbering hulk style of riding, I have the 450 if I want...
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 24,849
Posted By Crisis management
Eggszactly Jim, in the time she has rebuilt the...

Eggszactly Jim, in the time she has rebuilt the bloody bike I've managed to check the oil twice and think about buying a louder horn for mine.
A rebuild was supposed to be my winter project but so...
Forum: New Zealand 08-25-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 73,440
Posted By Crisis management
I know that feeling well, I always suffered from...

I know that feeling well, I always suffered from not enough leg length on the 640 so any minor oops usually ended with me grovelling around looking for my teeth. Mine was an 05 so essentially...
Forum: New Zealand 08-24-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 73,440
Posted By Crisis management
Fucker..... Sorry, didn't know you was you...

Fucker.....

Sorry, didn't know you was you (if you follow my meaning) or I would have introduced myself (now I've confused myself, I must be getting old).

640 mileage: I got around 500kms to...
Forum: New Zealand 08-24-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,092
Posted By Crisis management
I know Mark (MXnut) had something Husky last year...

I know Mark (MXnut) had something Husky last year and couldn't get rid of it fast enough. He has an excellent knowledge of bikes and mechanical things, you should PM him as I'm not sure how often he...
Forum: New Zealand 08-20-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,011
Posted By Crisis management
I thought you were annoying the americans? ...

I thought you were annoying the americans?

If Paul can't do it I'm available as a back up.
Forum: Airheads 08-12-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,656
Posted By Crisis management
This may well be a mile off course but; is it...

This may well be a mile off course but; is it important she rides a BMW or is it important she rides a bike?

If she is already a competent rider, adapting to a one foot down stance is easy, if...
Forum: New Zealand 08-10-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,490
Posted By Crisis management
Mountings covered Buddy, I's way ahead of you...

Mountings covered Buddy, I's way ahead of you with one of them new "ram" mounts. :D
Forum: Airheads 08-10-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,025
Posted By Crisis management
Time for my whinging Pom line?

Time for my whinging Pom line?
Forum: New Zealand 08-10-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,490
Posted By Crisis management
Bugger, I don't even have a global positioning...

Bugger, I don't even have a global positioning sheep.
Where do you find one? Do they have a satelite dish attached or do I need to buy accessories as well? Do I need a tinfoil hat? Do they need...
Forum: Airheads 08-07-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,025
Posted By Crisis management
Just a word of thanks to particularly Solo & SS...

Just a word of thanks to particularly Solo & SS as your advice helped me achieve a better carb sync..... everyone else contributed :D to my knowledge base as well so don't feel left out!

The R100...
Forum: New Zealand 07-31-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1,764
Views: 124,090
Posted By Crisis management
Tides is caused by the moon dragging the water...

Tides is caused by the moon dragging the water around the earth by gravitational pull, big tides is caused by the moon being up when the sun is (added gravitational pull of sun & moon) so you only...
Forum: New Zealand 07-27-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 946
Posted By Crisis management
Mike, I "might" be able to help, dependant on my...

Mike, I "might" be able to help, dependant on my trip planning for getting to the MMM, one option was to spend an extra day around Taranaki before the ride (Kiwi Road excetera).
Once I know what...
Forum: New Zealand 07-26-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,490
Posted By Crisis management
Email sent Gary, I can certainly help out. Iain

Email sent Gary, I can certainly help out. Iain
Forum: New Zealand 07-24-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,490
Posted By Crisis management
Pete, if he needs picking up / looking after or...

Pete,
if he needs picking up / looking after or an overnight in Auckland let me know, we are known for looking after strays.... Iain
Forum: Airheads 07-17-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,936
Posted By Crisis management
It's reading threads like this that remind I...

It's reading threads like this that remind I really am a simpleton, I simply fill the gas tank, zero the trip meter and when it gets to 550kms know I need gas in about 50kms give or take.

Given...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,565
Posted By Crisis management
What the rest of them have said, take your time...

What the rest of them have said, take your time and think before wrecking something!
Pick a good oil manufacturer, I use Motul and you will find everyone has their favourite but the important thing...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,565
Posted By Crisis management
Have a look at Slavens racing website, they had a...

Have a look at Slavens racing website, they had a really good series of videos about how to do these sort of suspension alterations. Also, they were the best source of KTM springs that I could...
Forum: New Zealand 07-09-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,490
Posted By Crisis management
I'm in too! Last year it was road tyres, this...

I'm in too! Last year it was road tyres, this year I might go for slicks to enhance the experience... any one want to help pick up a fat pig?
Forum: New Zealand 07-02-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 25,981
Posted By Crisis management
Colin, I'm MMMM ing whenever Clint gets organised...

Colin, I'm MMMM ing whenever Clint gets organised and have planned some extra days around there is you need someone to look after you (ensure you don't get lost etc) on the way there or back, let me...
Forum: Racing 06-26-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 13,316
Posted By Crisis management
Anyone else have problems with the FP live...

Anyone else have problems with the FP live streaming? I tried to watch MotoGP FP1 last night and only got intermitent feeds with constant pauses.

My picks are:
Jorge,
Vale,
Dani.
Forum: The Garage 06-12-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,250
Posted By Crisis management
What the greasy simian said, I'm forever...

What the greasy simian said, I'm forever adjusting the KTM exhaust after altercations with trees, a bit of a bend, some packing and off you go.
I definately would not leave it like that, rubbing and...
Forum: New Zealand 06-10-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,328
Posted By Crisis management
Sorry missed this earlier, looks good, be a...

Sorry missed this earlier, looks good, be a bastard to reverse with but it's really compact. Can I remember how to weld?
Forum: New Zealand 06-10-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,328
Posted By Crisis management
Warewolf, that 1500kg towing capacity is probably...

Warewolf, that 1500kg towing capacity is probably for a braked trailer, you will find the unbraked capacity is 750kgs. I had a look on the Subaru site and interestingly enough the current models are...
Forum: New Zealand 06-10-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,328
Posted By Crisis management
Thanks Pete, that's a great idea although I'm not...

Thanks Pete, that's a great idea although I'm not sure the trail bike would enjoy the abuse or the tire wear, if I wasn't dealing with 130km round trips and motorways I would consider it.
Currently...
Forum: New Zealand 06-09-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,328
Posted By Crisis management
I've been looking at the trax carrier as well...

I've been looking at the trax carrier as well (moving to small house and trailer is a bit too big..), a couple of points to consider:

Vehicle towbars are rated for a maximim download force,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-01-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,387
Posted By Crisis management
How much of the crash was influenced by the...

How much of the crash was influenced by the faster rider passing you?

Looked to me you were pushing your limits throughout the ride (which is what the track is for) and I wonder if you tried to...
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