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Forum: New Zealand 03-29-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1,879
Views: 140,969
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: 1,879
Views: 140,969
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: 134
Views: 4,188
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: 1,347
Views: 74,841
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: 1,773
Views: 171,842
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: 408
Views: 17,945
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.
Forum: New Zealand 03-23-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 17,945
Posted By Padmei
Ok what are you doing with your hands when you...

Ok what are you doing with your hands when you let go?


I think the answer to that question would have the greatest effect upon the bikes handling
Forum: New Zealand 03-21-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By Padmei
Informing people of the weather hmmm that could...

Informing people of the weather hmmm that could catch on...:lol3
Forum: New Zealand 03-20-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,039
Posted By Padmei
I remember being shit scared driving into...

I remember being shit scared driving into Ponsomby as a kid at that time with all the stories I'd heard - could have been going into the Congo. That was also the time of random acts of violence on...
Forum: New Zealand 03-20-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By Padmei
I asked that question many years ago ...

I asked that question many years ago

http://www.kiwibiker.co.nz/forums/showthread.php/67822-Why-are-bikes-so-expensive
Forum: New Zealand 03-20-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 12,729
Posted By Padmei
Wow nice work. Good stuff

Wow nice work. Good stuff
Forum: New Zealand 03-17-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 793
Posted By Padmei
Yeah funny that I will spend the muchos extra...

Yeah funny that I will spend the muchos extra money on a D606 front than a MT21 cos I get so sick of the MT21 wearing out so fast.

Shit you know there's nothing on the telly when we start...
Forum: New Zealand 03-17-2015, 01:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,252
Posted By Padmei
Man he has good shocks on that thing. Did you...

Man he has good shocks on that thing. Did you notice there was no head wobbling (as in helmet) at all.

I've dropped my bike like that too...





many times:D
Forum: New Zealand 03-17-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 793
Posted By Padmei
Dunno what E08s are, I can't bring myself to get...

Dunno what E08s are, I can't bring myself to get a different rear I like the 07s so much.

Of course we all have different ideas of what a worn tyre looks like. I have been known to ride 3rd hand...
Forum: New Zealand 03-16-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 793
Posted By Padmei
My tyres of choice are D606 on the front & Mitas...

My tyres of choice are D606 on the front & Mitas E07 rear. Both of these require tubes I was informed by the fitters. I would love to run tubeless - the ease of repair is a lovely thing.
Forum: Airheads 03-14-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 845
Posted By Padmei
GS tyre change challenge

Right competitors your challenge today is to film & publish a video on youtube on how to change a front & rear tyre on a stock BMW R80/100 GS wheel.

This is to be filmed out in the field with the...
Forum: New Zealand 03-14-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 793
Posted By Padmei
Hi there innathyzit. I can feel your pain. I...

Hi there innathyzit.
I can feel your pain. I have commented before on this issue however seemed to be the only one in the airhead world that found it a problem changing tyres on a GS (well apart...
Forum: New Zealand 03-12-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 29,203
Posted By Padmei
I would throw good colour rendering into the...

I would throw good colour rendering into the equation as well. I find some LED liting may be bright but brighter is not necessarily better. There is a reason they have sodium vapour (orange) lites...
Forum: New Zealand 03-08-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 1,347
Views: 74,841
Posted By Padmei
I'm heading over to Mairehau tomm for school...

I'm heading over to Mairehau tomm for school camp. I'll keep an eye out for you. I'll be in a white bighorn towing a trailer with earplugs on (taking 3 girls in car)
Forum: New Zealand 03-06-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1,347
Views: 74,841
Posted By Padmei
This is hilarious off the Aussie forum ...

This is hilarious off the Aussie forum

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Forum: New Zealand 03-03-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 29,203
Posted By Padmei
yeah I think it has made many people smile around...

yeah I think it has made many people smile around the world. So much shit you hear about in the news it's nice to hear something happy for a change.
Forum: New Zealand 03-03-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1,347
Views: 74,841
Posted By Padmei
I have just come across this site. Not sure if...

I have just come across this site. Not sure if you're allowed to advertise other sites on here however it is in the spirit of adv. Good reading for (soon to be coming I guess) rainy days
...
Forum: New Zealand 03-03-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 1,879
Views: 140,969
Posted By Padmei
Someone was mentioning they had a spare unit for...

Someone was mentioning they had a spare unit for berlina but I can't remember who - igormortis maybe?
Forum: New Zealand 03-02-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,579
Posted By Padmei
cool.:clap

cool.:clap
Forum: New Zealand 03-01-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By Padmei
What would you be going to DRZ? KTM? YZ?

What would you be going to DRZ? KTM? YZ?
Forum: New Zealand 03-01-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By Padmei
Hmmm topical issue at the mo dunno who would be...

Hmmm topical issue at the mo dunno who would be interested tho:evil
Forum: New Zealand 03-01-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1,879
Views: 140,969
Posted By Padmei
Yes I am. It reads about 4km/hr slower than the...

Yes I am. It reads about 4km/hr slower than the GPS which I take into account when riding thru the few 50km areas I have to pass thru. The revs are not as indicative as I would like them to be but...
Forum: New Zealand 02-28-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1,773
Views: 171,842
Posted By Padmei
So what was the event in aid of apart from the...

So what was the event in aid of apart from the get together of fellow bikers? Has he opened a new workshop & shop? It looked like a great do. I would have liked to check out some of the bikes you've...
Forum: New Zealand 02-27-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 1,879
Views: 140,969
Posted By Padmei
I feel I would be tempting fate. I'll get thru...

I feel I would be tempting fate. I'll get thru there one day
Forum: New Zealand 02-27-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 1,879
Views: 140,969
Posted By Padmei
Well Schmidt is back on the road. I have...

Well Schmidt is back on the road.

I have put the original gearbox back in & took it for a blat around the block.It doesn't jump out of 1st even with some wheelie strength bursts on the throttle...
Forum: New Zealand 02-25-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 711
Posted By Padmei
You could GS that quite easily - already has the...

You could GS that quite easily - already has the spoked wheels.
That seat would be annoying tho wouldn't it - the rise is right where i sit. If yu are going to get rid of the screen I'd be...
Forum: New Zealand 02-25-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 775
Views: 37,458
Posted By Padmei
Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,454
Posted By Padmei
Anyone know of an ammeter like the digital...

Anyone know of an ammeter like the digital voltmeter?
Forum: New Zealand 02-24-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,122
Posted By Padmei
Sounds like Karma paid you a visit. Make sure you...

Sounds like Karma paid you a visit. Make sure you pass it on:D
Forum: New Zealand 02-24-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 37,458
Posted By Padmei
Nice work Eddie. I'm sure you'll love the Strom. ...

Nice work Eddie. I'm sure you'll love the Strom.

I'm thinking if I get another bike it'll be something like these:
...
Forum: New Zealand 02-24-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 711
Posted By Padmei
Oh don't you go joking about that - I have the...

Oh don't you go joking about that - I have the guitar that goes with it. I used to go out with the chick that dressed as a nurse in the band:evil
Forum: New Zealand 02-23-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 1,347
Views: 74,841
Posted By Padmei
Edm?

Edm?
Forum: New Zealand 02-23-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 1,347
Views: 74,841
Posted By Padmei
Going to the winery tour thing on Fri nite. ...

Going to the winery tour thing on Fri nite.
dave dobbyn, Don mcglashen & some other geriatrics.

Are there any current NZ bands that are under 50yrs old?
I've been recently turned onto the...
Forum: New Zealand 02-23-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 775
Views: 37,458
Posted By Padmei
I just vomited into my own mouth then. I'll come...

I just vomited into my own mouth then. I'll come back in a few pages time when all this orange shit has been wiped up.
Forum: New Zealand 02-23-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 711
Posted By Padmei
Bugger Berlina went today with a couple of guys...

Bugger
Berlina went today with a couple of guys with van & trailer towing a shitload of bikes back to Aland.
What'd you buy? I'm not up with the current goss - hopefully another airhead.
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