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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2,282
Views: 742,611
Posted By moto74
Perun Moto

Have just taken delivery of a rear rack and tank bolt kit. Exceptional service and comms from Perun who went beyond the call of duty and truly cares about the products he makes and sells.
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 708,230
Posted By moto74
From those last pics, if I didn't know you were...

From those last pics, if I didn't know you were in South America, I'd swear you were in the South Island.
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 708,230
Posted By moto74
Well done you two :norton

Well done you two :norton
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 708,230
Posted By moto74
Great stuff, no doubt you will be enjoying having...

Great stuff, no doubt you will be enjoying having some folks from home to ride with for a spell. Go easy on the North Island mate :1drink
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-01-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,438
Posted By moto74
Thanks guys. Interesting video to see how the...

Thanks guys. Interesting video to see how the shifter mech works. He says it cost him 12 beers + oil to fix but yeah, why wouldn't you fit a new $90 part for trust ? After finding a stock profile...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-01-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,438
Posted By moto74
First time I've ever heard of this... I messed...

First time I've ever heard of this... I messed around with my shifter a bit initially but can't remember if it's back in stock position or a notch up. Also changed it out to a TT folder. Can you...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-27-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 17,982
Posted By moto74
End caps for straight PVC tool tubes. Also come...

End caps for straight PVC tool tubes. Also come in OC colour.

Not cheap, but look nice and functional. 100mm and 150mm sizes. Lockable.

http://www.krsaustralia.com.au/products/bazooka-end-caps
Forum: Ride reports 12-20-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 4,145
Views: 2,109,129
Posted By moto74
Epic. Into the big empty.

Epic. Into the big empty.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-05-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 958
Posted By moto74
You should probably keep the shift lever in the...

You should probably keep the shift lever in the position best suited to 'normal riding' as you put it. The static stock shifter isn't ideal though, there are several better folding options. In the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,631
Posted By moto74
Mate, don't you worry... you are a 'real...

Mate, don't you worry... you are a 'real traveller' and then some.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-02-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 803
Views: 126,261
Posted By moto74
http://i57.tinypic.com/30tjjly.jpg

http://i57.tinypic.com/30tjjly.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-02-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 39,535
Posted By moto74
I don't have an older model to compare it with...

I don't have an older model to compare it with but the stock lighting on the '13 is pretty average, so I imagine they haven't changed anything.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-30-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 158,805
Posted By moto74
MTr, I would say all tyres are a pain to spoon on...

MTr, I would say all tyres are a pain to spoon on :lol3 just some more so than others.
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-30-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 158,805
Posted By moto74
Despite the longevity issues with the TKC80 rear,...

Despite the longevity issues with the TKC80 rear, one thing in their favour is they are easier than most to spoon on due to the relatively soft sidewall. Mitas sidewalls are quite a bit stiffer, the...
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2014, 03:01 AM
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Views: 2,109,129
Posted By moto74
Excellent :clap looking forward to reading about...

Excellent :clap looking forward to reading about this leg. Good to see the Liger again too.
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4,145
Views: 2,109,129
Posted By moto74
Well, she got you as far as you needed to go on...

Well, she got you as far as you needed to go on this trip.
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,241
Posted By moto74
This has to be one of the coolest, quirkiest RR...

This has to be one of the coolest, quirkiest RR ever. Love the writing! Excellent :deal
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-24-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 423,933
Posted By moto74
Does having your bike kicked over while you are...

Does having your bike kicked over while you are sleeping qualify for this thread ?

http://i62.tinypic.com/2lw6c5j.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,196
Posted By moto74
Your broccoli trees could be Beech forest. Our...

Your broccoli trees could be Beech forest. Our native bush has a dense canopy and could be any number of species.

http://i58.tinypic.com/5yusr5.jpg

You'll find post-winter road grit on our...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 949
Views: 230,896
Posted By moto74
Great stuff. Nothing like meeting good people on...

Great stuff. Nothing like meeting good people on the road.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-18-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 423,933
Posted By moto74
http://i60.tinypic.com/313ogn4.jpg

http://i60.tinypic.com/313ogn4.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4,145
Views: 2,109,129
Posted By moto74
So Noah, it appears you are going to have to...

So Noah, it appears you are going to have to continue to post about your life in general on this forum FOREVER.
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 708,230
Posted By moto74
And wearing socks and jandals, bless her :norton ...

And wearing socks and jandals, bless her :norton

http://i59.tinypic.com/s5ls2x.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,196
Posted By moto74
Great report and pics. There IS fuel in Milford...

Great report and pics. There IS fuel in Milford Sound (pumps by the Blue Duck pub) - it's unmanned and card-only. But supply can be limited, so best to leave Te Anau with a full tank.
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,196
Posted By moto74
You have to go to Bluff, it's a thing. Long (for...

You have to go to Bluff, it's a thing. Long (for us) skinny country that we have. Our small residual population makes the quantity of visiting Americans seem larger. Don't worry. You can always...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-10-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,728
Posted By moto74
Replaced under warranty, 23k km, '13 model,...

Replaced under warranty, 23k km, '13 model, probably 20% moderate off-road.
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,196
Posted By moto74
It's more that the weather in NZ is notoriously...

It's more that the weather in NZ is notoriously unreliable. One of the joys of the maritime climate c/w a continental climate. If you've never heard the phrase "Four seasons in one day", you soon...
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 949
Views: 230,896
Posted By moto74
Depends what a 'drink' is.

Depends what a 'drink' is.
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 708,230
Posted By moto74
F*cken tourists - I thought you would have known...

F*cken tourists - I thought you would have known that term from home :D
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 3,459
Views: 708,230
Posted By moto74
Bit of a change for you to be amongst all the...

Bit of a change for you to be amongst all the F/T's.
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 949
Views: 230,896
Posted By moto74
This just sounds like the sort of place we need...

This just sounds like the sort of place we need more of out in the world - hope you can get it done. Setting up a business in CA, I imagine you will learn the art of patience if nothing else.

Good...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-08-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 574
Views: 236,835
Posted By moto74
Looks like Adv-Spec. ...

Looks like Adv-Spec.

http://www.adventure-spec.com/default/adventure-spec-crashbars-bmw-f800gs-f650gs.html
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-07-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,958
Posted By moto74
The MOD rack doesn't eat any of the seat space if...

The MOD rack doesn't eat any of the seat space if it's in the rear position which is where it would be with a passenger anyway wouldn't it ? Each to their own and all that but because the MOD is only...
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,620
Posted By moto74
That was great. I doubt I'll ever visit that part...

That was great. I doubt I'll ever visit that part of the world in my life, but at least I've seen all your photos and video, and with the bike cockpit always at the bottom everything looks so much...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-05-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,958
Posted By moto74
The J and H spacers are for if you have...

The J and H spacers are for if you have particular aftermarket side racks. J = Jesse, H = Happy Trail + Wolfman. The MOD rear rack comes with standard spacers anyway and I understand these also work...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-03-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 1,549
Views: 283,960
Posted By moto74
Paranoia, uncertainty and this thread finally got...

Paranoia, uncertainty and this thread finally got the better of me and I ordered a support and bolt from BestRest yesterday.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-03-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,410
Posted By moto74
Roger that, thanks.

Roger that, thanks.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-03-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,410
Posted By moto74
Would be interesting to know at what approx fuel...

Would be interesting to know at what approx fuel level the pump ceases to enjoy the cooling effect of the fuel.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-29-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By moto74
You'll want to look for a tyre with a softer...

You'll want to look for a tyre with a softer sidewall if you find the K60 too hard to remove yourself. Mitas EO7 is also reasonably stiff, the Dakar version obviously more so. TKC80 has a soft...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-26-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,035
Posted By moto74
Indeed it is. Loving those big numbers.

Indeed it is. Loving those big numbers.
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