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Forum: New Zealand 08-25-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 70,523
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: 70,523
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: 34
Views: 1,036
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: 10
Views: 395
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: 1,257
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: 63
Views: 3,432
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: 3,282
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: 63
Views: 3,432
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: 3,282
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: 1,757
Views: 119,878
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: 713
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: 63
Views: 3,432
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: 63
Views: 3,432
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: 1,676
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: 1,295
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: 1,295
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: 63
Views: 3,432
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: 450
Views: 22,651
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: 11,875
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: 1,172
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: 1,199
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: 1,199
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: 1,199
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: 1,199
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: 2,239
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...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-01-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,997
Posted By Crisis management
You guys need to get with this year, it's all...

You guys need to get with this year, it's all elbows down and both wheels sliding now, none of this slow arsed braking into the corner just chuck it sideways and slide in.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-30-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,974
Posted By Crisis management
Bastard, I just spent half an hour looking for...

Bastard, I just spent half an hour looking for that switch. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-29-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,974
Posted By Crisis management
I would disagree here, I found the BMW low centre...

I would disagree here, I found the BMW low centre of gravity a real bonus in off road conditions where the 950 / 990 was more difficult for me. I currently have an older GS PD and it's a hoot in...
Forum: Racing 05-28-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 16,610
Posted By Crisis management
Indr is probably wondering where his invite went...

Indr is probably wondering where his invite went to....


Vale for the win on sunday!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-27-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,256
Posted By Crisis management
If you have the time to let it idle for a bit it...

If you have the time to let it idle for a bit it is probably a good idea but given the number of times I've killed the ignition while under the bike or
smashed radiators and ridden for 15 minutes...
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By Crisis management
Yes, you have done this wrong, I'm not an expert...

Yes, you have done this wrong, I'm not an expert on this and the best place for information is to post this question (or get this thread moved) to the airheads sub forum here.
The pilot jet mixture...
Forum: Racing 05-14-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 15,020
Posted By Crisis management
I'm maintaining my position: Vale, ...

I'm maintaining my position:

Vale,


then the rest of them.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,968
Posted By Crisis management
Grumpy much? Take a deep breath and calm down...

Grumpy much? Take a deep breath and calm down Paul.... :D

and yes, I will go down several gears in the gearbox, match revs and ease the clutch out, gearboxes have been capable of working that way...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,968
Posted By Crisis management
Seeing as motorcycle gearboxes are constant mesh...

Seeing as motorcycle gearboxes are constant mesh there is no need to work your way down the gears, put it in the right gear, match revs and ease the clutch out.
Why mess around when you should be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-06-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,124
Posted By Crisis management
Sounds like you have most things in hand then,...

Sounds like you have most things in hand then, keep practicing!

You can buy bars on the internet, if you think you're a long way from anywhere, try New Zealand for a "selection" of motorcycle...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,124
Posted By Crisis management
Spend some time setting up your bike and the...

Spend some time setting up your bike and the bars, hand and foot levers for your riding position, if you are just starting off road this position will change as you improve. You will move from high,...
Forum: Face plant 05-05-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,144
Posted By Crisis management
Given that information the DRZ is an excellent...

Given that information the DRZ is an excellent choice, go for it! If you can, allow for the suspension to be set up for your weight it will pay back in a far safer and easier bike to ride.

Sell...
Forum: Face plant 05-05-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,144
Posted By Crisis management
Sounds perfectly normal to me! Before you...

Sounds perfectly normal to me!

Before you buy a DRZ look at something lighter if it will work for you, every lb you save on bike weight gives you 30 minutes more riding time in a day, those...
Forum: Face plant 05-05-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,144
Posted By Crisis management
Ribs seem to be a common problem with dirt bikes,...

Ribs seem to be a common problem with dirt bikes, I spent the first two years of dirt riding (started when I was 50) carrying either broken or cracked rib injuries.
Tip 1: Buy a pressure suit and...
Forum: The Garage 05-01-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 846
Posted By Crisis management
That's not bad, you should see my 900SS ,...

That's not bad, you should see my 900SS , aluminium fur growing everywhere! It's my winter project too so thanks for starting the thread. :clap
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