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Forum: Airheads Today, 12:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 729
Posted By Padmei
Yes. You suck! That is all.

Yes. You suck!

That is all.
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 01:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By Padmei
Can we back the bus up a minute so i can get my...

Can we back the bus up a minute so i can get my head around this? I take it most other normal bikes are the perm magnet rotor then & the airhead needs seperate regulator & rectifier because of the...
Forum: New Zealand 05-03-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 305
Posted By Padmei
Your Hori Bay shot here

Everyone seems to have one so why not put up yours. lets see how many we can get of exactly the same location.

http://i710.photobucket.com/albums/ww103/padmei_crayfish/2014-12-14143834.jpg...
Forum: New Zealand 05-03-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 595
Posted By Padmei
Interesting. i looked into them a few years ago...

Interesting. i looked into them a few years ago however they seemed to me to be more useful in long fast speed conditions such as Outback Aussie and/or long sandy bits like Phils pics above where...
Forum: Airheads 05-03-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By Padmei
Sorry that was sposed to be an open question to...

Sorry that was sposed to be an open question to the masses. There are some universalish type rectifier/regulators out there & was wondering if changing to another all in one unit was possible & if so...
Forum: Airheads 05-03-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
Posted By Padmei
Can you replace the diode board & regulator with...

Can you replace the diode board & regulator with one from another bike that has 3ph input & 14v output?
Forum: New Zealand 05-02-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 144,737
Posted By Padmei
The funniest one yet <iframe width="640"...

The funniest one yet

<iframe width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/jc2mU_q6jH8?list=PL12C0C916CECEA3BC" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: New Zealand 05-02-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 1,517
Views: 81,165
Posted By Padmei
Get that motor back. Hope they heal alright....

Get that motor back.

Hope they heal alright. Fricking cagers
Forum: New Zealand 05-01-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 671
Posted By Padmei
Sorry but if you brought that car into NZ we'd...

Sorry but if you brought that car into NZ we'd all have to laugh at you. If you brought that car to Gore you would be tied up in the back of it while it was set fire to. And we'd all have to laugh at...
Forum: New Zealand 04-30-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,517
Views: 81,165
Posted By Padmei
Horrible day over here today - lots of that...

Horrible day over here today - lots of that yellow warm stuff falling from the sky & no wind- you guys are going to hate it over here. Glad i'm not bloody coming now..


sob...

BTW remember...
Forum: New Zealand 04-29-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 1,517
Views: 81,165
Posted By Padmei
We stayed at the bellbird motels one year for the...

We stayed at the bellbird motels one year for the buller marathon - it is the coolest time capsule of what Unzud was like 40-50 years ago... unless of course they have modernised it.

Sounds like...
Forum: New Zealand 04-26-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 27,555
Posted By Padmei
Great pics crazy. Nice to see what the sun looks...

Great pics crazy. Nice to see what the sun looks like.

Went & checked out the maitai this avo- Whoa!
Forum: New Zealand 04-26-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,517
Views: 81,165
Posted By Padmei
I won't be making it next weekend. Bikes off duty...

I won't be making it next weekend. Bikes off duty & Mrs Padmei is on a girls weekend away. I guess Schmidt will be the spare parts bike to get one or more of you home again:D

Mark I'd change out...
Forum: New Zealand 04-23-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 144,737
Posted By Padmei
Thanks if there was cell phone range your ute...

Thanks if there was cell phone range your ute would have been commandeered





Cheers gentlemen. This will be number plate no.4 (2x KLR, 2 so far for Schmidt)

Dazzam I had a quick look at...
Forum: New Zealand 04-23-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 671
Posted By Padmei
Everyone refers to the surrounding areas but not...

Everyone refers to the surrounding areas but not Gore itself. Not sure if i've been there but I have never heard of anyone wanting to shift there for the town itself. Everyone I've talked to that has...
Forum: New Zealand 04-22-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 1,151
Views: 127,204
Posted By Padmei
Re your intentions with removing the screen etc....

Re your intentions with removing the screen etc. I'd suggest you think that one over. There are a lot of connections etc hidden behind the wooly mammoth head.
I didn't like mine at all (still kept...
Forum: New Zealand 04-22-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 144,737
Posted By Padmei
The hot one... whatever will I do:cry Hey...

The hot one... whatever will I do:cry

Hey maybe it gives me the opportunity to fasten some other iconic piece of kiwi hardware...


So the jobs so far I have to do are:

New brake disc for...
Forum: New Zealand 04-22-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 144,737
Posted By Padmei
Yes & yes. I will be fitting a small inexpensive...

Yes & yes. I will be fitting a small inexpensive accurate digital voltmeter to monitor the battery. One of the jobs I have to do this winter is to rewire the bike 'properly' ie use more than 3...
Forum: New Zealand 04-21-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 144,737
Posted By Padmei
The return home

I left Hanmer on the Easter Monday. Over the previous few nights a southerly had started to blow causing the temperatures to drop to the usual Easter level. As I left it looked grey with a odd gap in...
Forum: New Zealand 04-21-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 1,517
Views: 81,165
Posted By Padmei
Yeah give me lots of heads up so I can leave...

Yeah give me lots of heads up so I can leave fixing the bike to the last minute as usual...

Koko better be coming over too.

6 airheads so far?
Forum: New Zealand 04-21-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,675
Posted By Padmei
AND they made up a special swamp buggy song. My...

AND they made up a special swamp buggy song. My kinda place
Forum: New Zealand 04-21-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,675
Posted By Padmei
<iframe width="640" height="360"...

<iframe width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Pwopw5L3uew" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: New Zealand 04-19-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 1,517
Views: 81,165
Posted By Padmei
Or buy a faster more powerful bike.

Or buy a faster more powerful bike.
Forum: New Zealand 04-19-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1,151
Views: 127,204
Posted By Padmei
You can buy right angle valve adapters that screw...

You can buy right angle valve adapters that screw on & off. Don't leave them screwed on on the back wheel like I did...:cry

i couldn't see the pics this morning for some reason
Forum: New Zealand 04-19-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 144,737
Posted By Padmei
The planets aligned somewhat over the Easter...

The planets aligned somewhat over the Easter break. Our annual family pilgrimage to Hanmer was on again however I had the opportunity to ride Schmidt down & back as the whanau was to carry on...
Forum: New Zealand 04-18-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 144,737
Posted By Padmei
The Roadkill episode

I love Roadkill. To the uninitiated the aforementioned is a show running on the Motortrend (https://www.youtube.com/user/MotorTrend) channel on Youtube. It features a couple of likeable SoCal hot...
Forum: New Zealand 04-18-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1,837
Views: 178,157
Posted By Padmei
Ahhhh synchronicity again RR will follow...

Ahhhh synchronicity again

RR will follow later
Forum: New Zealand 04-12-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 13,663
Posted By Padmei
Nice! thanks for sharing

Nice! thanks for sharing
Forum: New Zealand 04-05-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 27,555
Posted By Padmei
i will be withdrawing from this ride as Schmidt...

i will be withdrawing from this ride as Schmidt is officially laid up for the winter season.
Forum: New Zealand 04-01-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 1,837
Views: 178,157
Posted By Padmei
I knew I shouldn't have sold Berliner. Sorry...

I knew I shouldn't have sold Berliner. Sorry mark.

Nutso was there a serviceable front disk on the wrecked bike? Running on 3mm at the mo.

Re lowering the billy (idol get it) I've heard that at...
Forum: New Zealand 04-01-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 144,737
Posted By Padmei
Roger that. Taking Schmidt down to Hanmer...

Roger that.

Taking Schmidt down to Hanmer this weekend. Better check if I can get thru Rainbow or Molesworth.
Gotta fix the screen up to keep that alpine air off me & put the heated grips back...
Forum: New Zealand 04-01-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 27,555
Posted By Padmei
Yes I'll be in. Do you mean camping up West coast...

Yes I'll be in. Do you mean camping up West coast Anatori way or going further down ?

I will need help getting Schmidt out of the dunes - just prewarning.

Hmmmm snatch straps... i wonder....
Forum: New Zealand 04-01-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1,837
Views: 178,157
Posted By Padmei
http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26189462...

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26189462&postcount=34


Originally Posted by Padmei View Post
Bro where did you get the brake resurfaced & shoes made? I got a price for shoes once & it...
Forum: New Zealand 04-01-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 1,837
Views: 178,157
Posted By Padmei
2 things from me. 1. Unfortunately my rides...

2 things from me.

1. Unfortunately my rides are pretty much the same ones I do all the time so the RRs would be like groundhog day.

2. Mark I don't know if I did warn you previously & if I...
Forum: New Zealand 03-29-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 144,737
Posted By Padmei
Oh yes we'll wait till Summer is over & the river...

Oh yes we'll wait till Summer is over & the river levels rise to go out there:becca

Well alright then. Somebody else had better organise the date cos the way my ride planning has been recently...
Forum: New Zealand 03-28-2015, 12:12 AM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 144,737
Posted By Padmei
I went for a ride today on my motorbike. It was...

I went for a ride today on my motorbike. It was good. That is all.
Forum: Airheads 03-26-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,191
Posted By Padmei
If you want a cool retro/ vintage bike that looks...

If you want a cool retro/ vintage bike that looks cool you have to have one with spokes. Anything with mags is just a compromise. Don't bother, just get something else that looks cool.

Although...
Forum: New Zealand 03-24-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 1,517
Views: 81,165
Posted By Padmei
Love those. Needs to be purple tho. Will keep...

Love those. Needs to be purple tho. Will keep watching.
Forum: New Zealand 03-24-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1,837
Views: 178,157
Posted By Padmei
Good RR nutso. Give me long dry roads over...

Good RR nutso.

Give me long dry roads over puddles any day:D That was a funny video.
Forum: New Zealand 03-23-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 19,482
Posted By Padmei
The battery seems to charge. The gearbox still...

The battery seems to charge. The gearbox still whines a lot but feels good. I haven't done much riding TBH & am tossing up whether to sell it or not.
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