MmMmM 2014

Discussion in 'New Zealand' started by clintnz, Jul 8, 2014.

  1. Micawberism

    Micawberism Been here awhile

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    Apparently batteries are important, even on fuel injected bikes that start rurly good in the cold, or so I have heard :evil
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  2. Rosie!

    Rosie! Little MissAdventure

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  3. Box'a'bits

    Box'a'bits In need of repair

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    You doing GPS lessons again this year Rosie? :augie
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  4. Mudguard01

    Mudguard01 n00b

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    Hi Clint, I am coming through from Tauranga via Pyes Pa Rd. Can you message me with your address. It would be great if I could catch up at your place. I'm an old newbie back on a bike (DR650)after too many years so would appreciate the company. cheers Graeme
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  5. Crisis management

    Crisis management Latte riders FTW!

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    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 feeding? Do they need walks, comfort stops?
    You country people really should consider the skill sets we town dwellers have, introducing a foreign concept is quite upsetting at this late stage and your stock agents really weren't much use either. Clearly I got the moron of the month employee when I rang this morning, he had no idea nor could he provide any usefull information.

    I'm going to look on Facebook, wish me luck!
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  6. clintnz

    clintnz Trans-Global Chook Chaser

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    Routesheets now up on KB for those without a sheep: http://www.kiwibiker.co.nz/forums/showthread.php/168019-Mmmmm-2014?p=1130758263#post1130758263

    If you keep an eye out along the way you'll probably be able to pick up a sheep on the side of the road somewhere. If you ask one of the locals at the Matawai pub how they mount their sheep you'll no doubt get some friendly advice on fitting it up to the BMW :rofl

    Cheers
    Clint
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  7. Crisis management

    Crisis management Latte riders FTW!

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    Mountings covered Buddy, I's way ahead of you with one of them new "ram" mounts. :D
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  8. Night Falcon

    Night Falcon TRIUMPH TIGER 800XC

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    I found mine on the side of the road - don't recommend them as they break in half pretty easy....the stop function worked pretty well though :D
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  9. clintnz

    clintnz Trans-Global Chook Chaser

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    Jeez, you flash harry Aucklanders & your fancy bling... I prefer the old school way... with a couple of ewe bolts :poser

    In other news, the long range weather forecast looks terrible...

    [​IMG]

    Clint
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  10. Rosie!

    Rosie! Little MissAdventure

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    Friday night GPS lessons will follow exactly the same format as last year: So not going to happen :fitz
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  11. kiwipeet

    kiwipeet Uber Cyber Loafer

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    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/WZ3zZ-aWi6U" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

    We'll it's 5:00pm.. It's light outside.. I don't smoke.. but I do have a full tank of gas... :evil

    I'm shutting down my PC...On my way tommorrow :D
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  12. DaveKLX650R

    DaveKLX650R Adventurer

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    YEP, we are heading down on friday night from Te Awamutu.
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  13. clintnz

    clintnz Trans-Global Chook Chaser

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    Sounds like you'll be taking the long way up - Desert Rd & Waiouru-Ohakune closed at present.

    Ride safe everybody!
    Clint
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  14. GPS MAN

    GPS MAN Lost!

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    Reports this morning of SNOW down to low levels on Sh 5!!!!!

    I went over Sh 5 last weekend on the Beemer and encountered a little ICE!!!!

    Not Fun~~~~~~~~~

    Hummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
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  15. clintnz

    clintnz Trans-Global Chook Chaser

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    Harden up, nice & sunny here, already on route, forecast for weekend looks good too

    fumblethumbed off a tiny screen
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  16. wairau

    wairau Long timer

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    anyone got a spot link they'd like to make public? :ear
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  17. Box'a'bits

    Box'a'bits In need of repair

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    Hey Wade, I came over late this afternoon. There's a dusting of snow on the hills, but not on the road. The 1stt couple of big climbs have been gritted. Provided there isn't any big snow fall o'night you should be sweet.
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  18. kiwipeet

    kiwipeet Uber Cyber Loafer

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    Home. Safe. Knackered. Smiling. :)

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    Had an awesome weekend. Thanks again to Clint and Rosie for organising it.
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  19. Box'a'bits

    Box'a'bits In need of repair

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    Ditto. 1,950+Kms for the weekend. Just walked in the door 20 mins ago :D
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  20. young1

    young1 Long timer

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    Ride report and photos, waiting patiently................
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