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Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2,793
Views: 521,746
Posted By PaulGir
Reminds me of a story I heard.A friend told me...

Reminds me of a story I heard.A friend told me how his street was having a spate of fuel thefts from parked vehicles.The thieves were syphoning fuel from the tanks.However, in the dark they mistook...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2,793
Views: 521,746
Posted By PaulGir
Meanwhile,in Dunedin,New Zealand,Last Saturday...

Meanwhile,in Dunedin,New Zealand,Last Saturday night three young women were viciously attacked by a group of drunken 15- and 16-year-old girls.

......bystanders rushed to their aid...NOT.
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 45,121
Posted By PaulGir
Because the English were the original imperalist...

Because the English were the original imperalist bastards - they thought their ways were the best ways.They had little respect for cultures that built vast civilisations while their Briton ancestors...
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 1,954,498
Posted By PaulGir
I'll have to break it to you,they are already...

I'll have to break it to you,they are already more educated than you are.
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2,793
Views: 521,746
Posted By PaulGir
I thought this was a picture of the NZ National...

I thought this was a picture of the NZ National caucus.
Then I realised the pricks are on the outside.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-06-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1,937
Views: 382,040
Posted By PaulGir
We call those Fruit Salad plants.When they are in...

We call those Fruit Salad plants.When they are in the right conditions they produce a long cone sharped fruit that smells like fruit salad.
I just transplanted 3 out of indoor pots into the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-27-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 68,916
Posted By PaulGir
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Forum: Day Trippin' 10-20-2013, 01:58 AM
Replies: 1,937
Views: 382,040
Posted By PaulGir
Be very careful if you try to heat a small space...

Be very careful if you try to heat a small space with any un-flued gas burner such as a cooker.They can result in a build up of CO (carbon monoxide) with disastrous consequences.
In New Zealand we...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 104,698
Posted By PaulGir
The moa wanted to disarm the public (pre-european...

The moa wanted to disarm the public (pre-european Maori) But just being large dumb birds,the moa were ignored by the Maori and cooked and eaten till they were extinct:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2,911
Views: 469,834
Posted By PaulGir
Regarding this cross plane crank BS - I guess my...

Regarding this cross plane crank BS - I guess my 1977 XS750 triple had one too as does all the new Triumph triples.
The only non cross plane triple I know of were the Triumph/BSA pushrod triples and...
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2,911
Views: 469,834
Posted By PaulGir
Well if the Street Triple has been renamed...

Well if the Street Triple has been renamed Striple,This one has to be known as the 3tard :1drink
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1,055
Views: 271,890
Posted By PaulGir
I don't know how it is in the U.S. but in N.Z....

I don't know how it is in the U.S. but in N.Z. stolen clothing can often be claimed on Householders contents insurance.
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 1,954,498
Posted By PaulGir
The reason for the different border formalities...

The reason for the different border formalities is that you have just left the European Union.
Ukraine is not part of the EU.
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 1,954,498
Posted By PaulGir
Big mistake.You can't treat dehydration with...

Big mistake.You can't treat dehydration with alcohol.It has the opposite effect.
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 1,954,498
Posted By PaulGir
Yes - the inevitable variation on the British...

Yes - the inevitable variation on the British joke about Italian military vehicles.
Of course, the Poms then went and designed the Ferret Armoured Car - with 13 forward and 13 reverse...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 173,690
Posted By PaulGir
OK .Then they must have updated the design.The...

OK .Then they must have updated the design.The old 50s and 90s just used splash lubrication afaik.
Valvetrain lubrication used to rely on oil being dragged along by the cam chain
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 173,690
Posted By PaulGir
If these motors are like the original Honda...

If these motors are like the original Honda design, they don't have "oil pressure" - no oil pump at all or filter, for that matter.
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 555
Views: 173,690
Posted By PaulGir
You need these: http://www.fxbikes.com/

You need these: http://www.fxbikes.com/
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2,793
Views: 521,746
Posted By PaulGir
Of course they do. I recall on an episode of...

Of course they do.
I recall on an episode of "The Simpsons" they showed an Australian postage stamp celebrating "30 years of Electricity"
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-26-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,937
Views: 382,040
Posted By PaulGir
Poor kid - he's obviously never been exposed to...

Poor kid - he's obviously never been exposed to computer gaming or reality TV
Forum: New Zealand 04-12-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By PaulGir
Our "bikies" can't read - only use magazines for...

Our "bikies" can't read - only use magazines for one purpose :rofl
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-06-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1,937
Views: 382,040
Posted By PaulGir
Sounds like you have the common crankcase over...

Sounds like you have the common crankcase over pressure problem.
Installation of a cheap PCV valve seems to fix this.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7GVXwhr1QoE...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-04-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1,937
Views: 382,040
Posted By PaulGir
Smoking exhaust on over-run (closed throttle)...

Smoking exhaust on over-run (closed throttle) often indicates worn valve guides.
Google: klr650 breather - there are references there to excessive oil usage
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-02-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,937
Views: 382,040
Posted By PaulGir
There should be no pressure trying to push the...

There should be no pressure trying to push the seal out .it sounds like there is a problem with the crankcase breather system.You need to check if the breather system is blocked.Pressure on the seal...
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2013, 03:42 AM
Replies: 6,679
Views: 2,023,956
Posted By PaulGir
You are probably right about your pronunciation...

You are probably right about your pronunciation being correct,judging by your Norwegian location.
Maori vowel sounds are the same as most European languages (not English),although some tribes...
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2,793
Views: 521,746
Posted By PaulGir
The maniacs....you blew it up......Goddamn...

The maniacs....you blew it up......Goddamn you........Goddamn you all to hell.....
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6,679
Views: 2,023,956
Posted By PaulGir
It may be possible to use the GS-911 on a Mac or...

It may be possible to use the GS-911 on a Mac or if you install a linux dual boot on your mac:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=653860
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6,679
Views: 2,023,956
Posted By PaulGir
Why is road metal called metal? The original...

Why is road metal called metal?

The original sense was much broader. The English word comes from Latin metallum, a mine or quarry. So a metal was anything useful that had been extracted from the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-09-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1,937
Views: 382,040
Posted By PaulGir
Most bikes these days also make their own...

Most bikes these days also make their own electrickery when they are running lol
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-04-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1,937
Views: 382,040
Posted By PaulGir
The trick to fitting earplugs is to pull your ear...

The trick to fitting earplugs is to pull your ear up and back to open and straighten the ear canal.
I used to use both hands to do this but now I can do it with one hand: pinching the ear between my...
Forum: Ride reports 01-31-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 289,485
Posted By PaulGir
That's not a phobia - just common sense :rofl

That's not a phobia - just common sense :rofl
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-30-2012, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,937
Views: 382,040
Posted By PaulGir
measuring thingies=feeler gauges

measuring thingies=feeler gauges
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 289,485
Posted By PaulGir
Seen it? I pay it. around 28% for business ,30%...

Seen it? I pay it.
around 28% for business ,30% for individuals and like many western countries the more you make the less you can get away with paying - FaceBook paid $14495.00 dollars in NZ tax...
Forum: The Garage 11-29-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 76,402
Posted By PaulGir
Bottles like that are invariably polyethylene...

Bottles like that are invariably polyethylene (PE) resin will not stick to it.Same for Polypropylene.The resin will saturate the paper label and pull it off.
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 289,485
Posted By PaulGir
The free market will never drive health costs...

The free market will never drive health costs down because by the very nature of medicine,new treatments etc. will add new costs etc.Every new patient that can now survive when ,previously,they would...
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 289,485
Posted By PaulGir
Tankslappers,especially those on tarmac, are the...

Tankslappers,especially those on tarmac, are the result of the bike and rider reaching a resonant oscillation in some part of the bike/rider system.This is why they often happen at a specific speed...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-25-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1,937
Views: 382,040
Posted By PaulGir
I've heard that a certain brand of bike is...

I've heard that a certain brand of bike is usually serviced with only a brick and a cold chisel -enough said.
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 180,457
Posted By PaulGir
Was it the lowest level? Maybe the preceeding...

Was it the lowest level?
Maybe the preceeding HEL fell off.
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 1,954,498
Posted By PaulGir
So you found Santa

So you found Santa
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 1,570
Views: 212,207
Posted By PaulGir
And if you tweak the suspension of that Bandit...

And if you tweak the suspension of that Bandit with Ohlins shock and Race Tech valves in the forks,
you can enjoy embarrassing mediocre GSXR 1000 riders on twisty roads.(Oh the ignominy, being...
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