My KTM Adventures

Discussion in 'New Zealand' started by Night Falcon, Aug 10, 2012.

  1. Kokopelli

    Kokopelli Yeah, right!

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    I want to try that on the rear of my 1150 next time, to help use up the TKC80 front I have sitting around. I've heard good things about it. I hope Cycletreads can get these in.
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  2. Night Falcon

    Night Falcon Spilt milk makes me cry like a girlie girl :-(::

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    these blokes are the importers and will sell direct to the public. I have an E07 front at the moment. great tire have done about 9K on it and will still get a WOF on it. OK on gravel but stink on mud/clay.

    http://www.lmsimports.co.nz/
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  3. NordieBoy

    NordieBoy Armature speller

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    Mitas may just be looking at a different import/distribution chain soon.

    But you didn't hear that from me :ear
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  4. Night Falcon

    Night Falcon Spilt milk makes me cry like a girlie girl :-(::

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    would be nice to have a supplier who carries some stock!!
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  5. Box'a'bits

    Box'a'bits In need of repair

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    Interesting also that last time I bought a Mitas it was cheaper to buy from a bike dealer (Motorad) than from the importer. He is obviously conscious of not undercutting his retailers - to the point of losing business
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  6. Night Falcon

    Night Falcon Spilt milk makes me cry like a girlie girl :-(::

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    Great day out with some of the HB crew

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  7. dirtbikeslob

    dirtbikeslob Been here awhile

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    tidy looking KL:thumb
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  8. gsd4me

    gsd4me 90% bluff

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    I had a set of those on my 1100GS recently. Did an almost 7000Km ride and could hardly see the wear on the back one; a great tyre for the big chookies. Unfortunately the front one had a slow leak which I didn`t notice and the bead separated from the rim causing instant deflation. Result, broken leg for me and one written off 1100GS. TKC80 front, E07 rear would be a good combo.
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  9. Night Falcon

    Night Falcon Spilt milk makes me cry like a girlie girl :-(::

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    yikes! that sounds nasty.... a good reason to run tubed rims. I like the E07 front as an alrounder except for when its greasy....like yesterday....gives ya the willies, especially when its a little bald :D
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  10. Kokopelli

    Kokopelli Yeah, right!

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    Ouch, while I am glad it didn't turn out worse, I know all about broken legs. Seven years late I still have a daily reminder.
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  11. gsd4me

    gsd4me 90% bluff

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    The GS was going up for sale in a few months anyway, when my R100GS special is built, but the market for a 180,000Km bike is not huge and I would have had to fit three new discs and pads at least for it to pass the roadworthy. I haven`t heard back from the insurers with a payout figure yet, but it will surely be more than I could have sold it for, if I could have sold it. I suppose I have to be thankful for small mercies.
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  12. Night Falcon

    Night Falcon Spilt milk makes me cry like a girlie girl :-(::

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    New tires to spend the day scrubbing in tomorrow :evil

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  13. Night Falcon

    Night Falcon Spilt milk makes me cry like a girlie girl :-(::

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    Yesterdays ride: Noticeable extra grip at both ends but especially the front. MT21 thumbs up so far!:D

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  14. Padmei

    Padmei enamoured

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    Jeez NF did you get a sticker pack with your bike? No worries about forgetting what brand it is:wink:
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  15. Night Falcon

    Night Falcon Spilt milk makes me cry like a girlie girl :-(::

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    as the o'll saying goes....if ya got it, flaunt it :rayof
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  16. Night Falcon

    Night Falcon Spilt milk makes me cry like a girlie girl :-(::

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    Wairoa Adventure Ride

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    Great Views
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    At the Farm
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    It was hot !!
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    An easy river crossing...not much water around
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    Deep in the woods
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    Cooling OFF
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    A tricky bit of track
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    A lot harder than it looks!!
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    Safely across
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    Some fresh water
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    The land was dry azzz. Did I mention it was HOT !!!
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  17. Night Falcon

    Night Falcon Spilt milk makes me cry like a girlie girl :-(::

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    Some more shots

    on the farm

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    View from a hill on the farm
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    The enchanted forest
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    Grant man handling the DR over the bog hole. you might notice as the official photographer I couldn't help push the bikes through and get sprayed with mud....darn it :D

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    The boys were a bit "nackered after that" Have I mentioned how hot it was!!
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  18. GPS MAN

    GPS MAN Lost!

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    Next time I will make the FARM...Looks like a blast...

    Still had a great time on those gravel roads:clap
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  19. Night Falcon

    Night Falcon Spilt milk makes me cry like a girlie girl :-(::

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    Yeah it was a good day alright. I went back to look for you guys all the way to the bridge but couldn't see hyde na hare of ya's. I never got to chew ya ear on trials bikes either but hopefully I'll have one in the shed for the next trip to the farm. I'm really keen to get my mits on one sooooon!
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  20. GPS MAN

    GPS MAN Lost!

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    That sounds Great, Marty! Talking to Ross we are going to go up to the farm again, maybe April????Hope..

    Anyway I will trailer the KTM up for that ride...could take that "new to you" trials bike if you want~~~~~~~~~~~:clap
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