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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 05:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 885
Posted By Padmei
To the OP. I've been there & felt as...

To the OP.
I've been there & felt as frustrated as you.
Make sure you have gone for a good engine warming ride before you start. if you haven't & the bike's slightly cold you will be doing it all...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 12:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 842
Posted By Padmei
http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b271/oaters/Oate...

http://i21.photobucket.com/albums/b271/oaters/Oaters%20odyssey%20in%20Ozzie/869A689A-7811-4C1C-AD63-1ED843ACF2C0_zpscc8amrxj.jpg...
Forum: New Zealand Yesterday, 12:34 AM
Replies: 1,736
Views: 116,572
Posted By Padmei
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=43...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=431153&page=25

Infra's Shock treatment
Forum: New Zealand 07-22-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,634
Posted By Padmei
Bump :wink:

Bump :wink:
Forum: New Zealand 07-22-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,160
Posted By Padmei
What happens if you connect another battery to it...

What happens if you connect another battery to it in parallel li
ke jump starting does the lite go off?
Forum: New Zealand 07-22-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,160
Posted By Padmei
Brushes seated firmly with spring tension? ...

Brushes seated firmly with spring tension?

here's what snowbum says about battery charge

http://bmwmotorcycletech.info/boxerelectrics.htm

The following are generally accepted 'official'...
Forum: New Zealand 07-21-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 1,098
Views: 54,234
Posted By Padmei
After changing one shock in the Bighorn last week...

After changing one shock in the Bighorn last week that took way too long, I'm in awe of what you've done with your cruiser. Did you get the $99.00 shocks from supercheap too? - yours seem slightly...
Forum: New Zealand 07-21-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1,635
Views: 138,562
Posted By Padmei
I don't 'need' better forks. I think the stock...

I don't 'need' better forks. I think the stock shocks will outperform me.
I was just thinking about options if I take mine apart, find they need parts that cost more than a new front end. Unlikely...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 842
Posted By Padmei
Listening intently.:ear

Listening intently.:ear
Forum: New Zealand 07-21-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 1,635
Views: 138,562
Posted By Padmei
So short story - are the YZ forks able to handle...

So short story - are the YZ forks able to handle the heaviness of Gus? Bushes wise & everything. Once i have fixed the electrical fault I have to look at the suspension. You've taken GS the forks...
Forum: New Zealand 07-20-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,160
Posted By Padmei
Yes I was thinking about this today. Test the...

Yes I was thinking about this today. Test the voltage at over 3K & see if it is charging. (you need 3 hands). Didn't you have a similar problem when you first got the bike? Wasn't it a connection?...
Forum: New Zealand 07-20-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 23,686
Posted By Padmei
Well actually I may have to fork out for a BIG...

Well actually I may have to fork out for a BIG Givi screen. Actually goldwings are looking better & better to me everyday.:D
Forum: New Zealand 07-20-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 1,736
Views: 116,572
Posted By Padmei
Well that was weird. Got up early & buttoned...

Well that was weird.
Got up early & buttoned Schmidt back up - all good!

On the ride up the Maitai to meet up with the other Nads for an assault on the Maungatapu, I had it in my head that the...
Forum: New Zealand 07-20-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,292
Posted By Padmei
Isn't there something special about dry dusty...

Isn't there something special about dry dusty roads climbing up to the heavens? I reckon on the way up there you could easily pretend you are in another part of the world - Peru, Morocco, Algieria.....
Forum: New Zealand 07-20-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 23,686
Posted By Padmei
I believe it depends on if you are a person who...

I believe it depends on if you are a person who feels the cold or not.
I rode for a short time today without the usual small givi screen. I feel the cold. I had my usual good layers (poly prop,...
Forum: Airheads 07-19-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 681
Posted By Padmei
Another happy ending. I like those...

Another happy ending. I like those...
Forum: New Zealand 07-19-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 1,736
Views: 116,572
Posted By Padmei
Bring the brick. Woodman & I will be on roadie...

Bring the brick. Woodman & I will be on roadie tyres. The only difference will be the higher front guards



Yeah that's good advice & something I was going to do but the bummer part is I don't...
Forum: New Zealand 07-19-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,379
Posted By Padmei
So Grumble will be back on the road again? :clap ...

So Grumble will be back on the road again? :clap

Will you stop the oil leak at the same time?
Forum: New Zealand 07-18-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 1,736
Views: 116,572
Posted By Padmei
Ahhhh the hole... That's what Hubba bubba is for....

Ahhhh the hole... That's what Hubba bubba is for.

You planning on riding with the NADS tomorrow?
Forum: New Zealand 07-18-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 23,686
Posted By Padmei
I wonder if he packed a sleeping bag in the...

I wonder if he packed a sleeping bag in the panniers & is sleeping in a bus shelter tonight?
Forum: New Zealand 07-18-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 1,736
Views: 116,572
Posted By Padmei
That had me chuckling for ages. I think you're...

That had me chuckling for ages. I think you're beginning to get in my head:lol3




Cheers Deano. Nah I was A OK - it wasn't that fast & my pressure suit took all the impact - great things. I...
Forum: New Zealand 07-18-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By Padmei
Is that the new Humber 80? The owner prob...

Is that the new Humber 80?
The owner prob didn't know how close he came to being embarrassed by the raw grunt of the two baggers :D
Forum: New Zealand 07-17-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 1,736
Views: 116,572
Posted By Padmei
Schmidt has been a bad bad boy. I went...

Schmidt has been a bad bad boy.

I went riding last weekend thru the forest. It was a really cool ride.

Everything was going great until I hit some grass on the edge of the gravel & quick as a...
Forum: New Zealand 07-16-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 1,098
Views: 54,234
Posted By Padmei
Hmmm yes. all of those replies have merit. I feel...

Hmmm yes. all of those replies have merit. I feel it most when using the mouse funnily enough. I have a suspicion it may be due to pressure from the pressure suit - I might cut a hole on the inside...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,404
Posted By Padmei
Thanks for sharing Muzz. I have wanted to do this...

Thanks for sharing Muzz. I have wanted to do this trip for many years. It certainly takes longer then it looks on the map.
Forum: New Zealand 07-15-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 1,098
Views: 54,234
Posted By Padmei
Slight topic change. Anyone had sore inside...

Slight topic change.

Anyone had sore inside elbow tendons from motorcycling (golfers elbow)? If so how did you help it?
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 842
Posted By Padmei
Would have loved to be going with you Aslan....

Would have loved to be going with you Aslan. Have a great time.
Forum: New Zealand 07-15-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 1,098
Views: 54,234
Posted By Padmei
So you have to pour the coffee in thru the top of...

So you have to pour the coffee in thru the top of the snorkel????

Do you try to cram the glory in thru the hole or does it come out of the hole????

Some days I reckon you guys are having me...
Forum: New Zealand 07-14-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 1,098
Views: 54,234
Posted By Padmei
Grunty Clint! What's the hole for on the side...

Grunty Clint!
What's the hole for on the side of the bonnet?
Forum: New Zealand 07-13-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,160
Posted By Padmei
Yep I was was pretty much a riding God today....

Yep I was was pretty much a riding God today. Well that is until I had a few oh shit moments where there was mud/grass on a couple of corners I was committed to. As soon as the front wheel hit the...
Forum: New Zealand 07-12-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,219
Posted By Padmei
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/FngE3AFpZw0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Airheads 07-11-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,407
Posted By Padmei
You're new here aren't you?:D Relax. What...

You're new here aren't you?:D

Relax. What you don't understand (took me a long time too) is that SS has an excellent & wicked sense of humour. Personal attacks roll off him like water off a ducks...
Forum: New Zealand 07-07-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By Padmei
I'm not sure we actually have any over here. The...

I'm not sure we actually have any over here. The Brittons do organised adv rides & I do believe there is a place in queenstown that rents trail bikes but apart from that I'm not aware of any one...
Forum: New Zealand 07-07-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,219
Posted By Padmei
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/SupIhBU1uCA" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Airheads 07-07-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 950
Posted By Padmei
Since when? :huh What else would we do with...

Since when? :huh

What else would we do with all that spare time?


:lol3
Forum: Australia 07-07-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,229
Posted By Padmei
I remember those inverter set ups from the...

I remember those inverter set ups from the 80s/90s & wondered if that would work. I googled the tables & had a look. Most of the info from the health professionals seem to disagree with any long...
Forum: Australia 07-06-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,229
Posted By Padmei
Hey Volty. As you prob know cos I've moaned about...

Hey Volty. As you prob know cos I've moaned about it so much i've got a constantly bad back. I use ibuprofen constantly- they are magic pills at relieving pain.
What I have recently found out is...
Forum: New Zealand 07-06-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 8,160
Posted By Padmei
You do know it's not polite to brag about your...

You do know it's not polite to brag about your bike running well don't you?

I fired Schmidt up yesterday - it did not like it at all. If it could speak it'd have told me to piss off.
Did you...
Forum: Hacks 07-05-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,062
Posted By Padmei
Loving it so far. My goldie is nervous going in...

Loving it so far. My goldie is nervous going in the car sometimes. Buck is a champ.
Forum: New Zealand 07-04-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 1,736
Views: 116,572
Posted By Padmei
Found it. <iframe...

Found it.

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