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Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,111
Posted By KiwiSteve
No worries and thanks for the comments, if you...

No worries and thanks for the comments, if you get the chance to ride Oz I'm sure you won't be disappointed, although don't expect to see too much in a few days, plan for a few weeks at least, it's a...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,111
Posted By KiwiSteve
Hi Micmen, any knobbies on bitumen will not give...

Hi Micmen, any knobbies on bitumen will not give as good feedback as road going tyres, however I found if you have the right attitude and enjoy the ride by taking it a bit easier they will perform...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-28-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By KiwiSteve
Hi, I used a set for my "1/2 way around Oz' trip...

Hi, I used a set for my "1/2 way around Oz' trip last year.



http://adventurephase.smugmug.com/Ausbikeadventure/i-cmZtxhQ/0/L/234-L.jpg



I did a bit of a write up about my trip and the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,111
Posted By KiwiSteve
Hey Sandino, Thanks for your comments, would...

Hey Sandino,

Thanks for your comments, would love to head down your part of the world one day :D

Cheers
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,111
Posted By KiwiSteve
Hey manybike, Thanks for your comments, I...

Hey manybike,

Thanks for your comments, I think Aus (and NZ :evil) are well worth a visit if you are able, although be aware of the dangers when travelling in remote parts of Aus.

Preparation...
Forum: Ride reports 11-01-2013, 03:42 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 24,948
Posted By KiwiSteve
Hey Clinton, Awesome RR mate :thumb, thanks...

Hey Clinton,

Awesome RR mate :thumb, thanks so much for taking the time to share your fantastic pictures and well written commentary, epic one bro :clap





I stumbled upon a 'page one' on...
Forum: New Zealand 10-05-2013, 12:25 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 151,567
Posted By KiwiSteve
Hi Aussie Trev, looks like you picked a nice time...

Hi Aussie Trev, looks like you picked a nice time of year to go with the snow on the mountains. Funnily enough I was down your way a couple months ago, beautiful part of the world too :thumb, here's...
Forum: New Zealand 10-05-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 151,567
Posted By KiwiSteve
Hey AdvNZer, was at Abel Tasman end of Jan/early...

Hey AdvNZer, was at Abel Tasman end of Jan/early Feb this year, perfect weather and was around 30 degrees in Nelson, really amazing place and certainly plan to get back there on a bike one day...
Forum: New Zealand 10-04-2013, 12:29 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 151,567
Posted By KiwiSteve
Thanks Padmei, I used a Canon 7D SLR and took...

Thanks Padmei, I used a Canon 7D SLR and took quite a lot of photos, deleted most of the not-so-good ones at the end of each day.

That's the good thing about digital, you can delete the ones you...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,111
Posted By KiwiSteve
Gracias, me alegro de que haya disfrutado de

Gracias, me alegro de que haya disfrutado de
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,111
Posted By KiwiSteve
Thanks for your comments, I've only touched on a...

Thanks for your comments, I've only touched on a small part of Australia and there is a lot more to see/experience, definitely worth a visit for sure.

If you are going to come all this way why not...
Forum: New Zealand 09-27-2013, 12:58 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 151,567
Posted By KiwiSteve
I put up the locations/areas for you dood...

I put up the locations/areas for you dood :D.............


Cheers
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-25-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7,589
Views: 2,474,379
Posted By KiwiSteve
The RR for the following pics can be found...

The RR for the following pics can be found here.......

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=920160



http://adventurephase.smugmug.com/Ausbikeadventure/i-3MXN72M/0/L/131-L.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,654
Posted By KiwiSteve
I have done a review of the Rocky Mountains (at...

I have done a review of the Rocky Mountains (at the end of the photo's) here

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=920160

I really like them and didn't find them too wide, mind you I...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,144
Posted By KiwiSteve
I recently purchased a Badlands Pro jacket/pants...

I recently purchased a Badlands Pro jacket/pants combo and have provided a review (after the photo's) on this link

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=920160


Cheers
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,111
Posted By KiwiSteve
Hi At adventure, I used an iPhone 4s and a...

Hi At adventure,

I used an iPhone 4s and a Canon 7D with 15-85mm and polarizer.

I've always had Canon SLR's and like their layout/features/color reproduction, I find them really nice to hold...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,111
Posted By KiwiSteve
Hey ClearwaterBMW, Thanks very much, I've...

Hey ClearwaterBMW,

Thanks very much, I've been around here for a rather long time myself, I can't believe I've been in the Asylum for over 10 years!!!!! :eek1

There's so many people out there...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2013, 12:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,111
Posted By KiwiSteve
Hey Crowe, Thanks for your feedback, the...

Hey Crowe,

Thanks for your feedback, the only extra thing I have on my camera is a Polarizer filter, which I believe is worth every cent, if you've not used one before and/or seen how they work...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,111
Posted By KiwiSteve
Hi Johnno, Thanks for your comments, yeah...

Hi Johnno,

Thanks for your comments, yeah the Carnarvon area was outstanding, especially the gorge :clap, and although my photo's show a bit of what you're likely to see, there's nothing quite...
Forum: Australia 09-25-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By KiwiSteve
Hey Checkmate, thanks for your feedback, I'm by...

Hey Checkmate, thanks for your feedback, I'm by no means a professional at this, just an amateur who's had a bit of practice over the years.

I posted a few more pics 1/2 way down this thread...
Forum: New Zealand 09-24-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 151,567
Posted By KiwiSteve
These are from a trip I did Earlier this year,...

These are from a trip I did Earlier this year, sorry I don't have any pictures with bikes, it's on my to do list :norton.........




Cape Reinga
...
Forum: Australia 09-22-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By KiwiSteve
Birdsville - Flinders Ranges & beyond

I posted this RR over in the main forum

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=920160

However thought it might be of interest in the Aussie forum too, here's some teasers..............
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,553
Posted By KiwiSteve
I was down that way only a few weeks ago, really...

I was down that way only a few weeks ago, really nice part of the country, especially for adventure riders :clap :thumb.................

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=920160

...
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,111
Posted By KiwiSteve
Thanks for viewing, regarding the reviews I...

Thanks for viewing, regarding the reviews I wanted to honest in my feedback using all the gear relative to the purchase price, that is, did I get value for money? I believe I did.

Regarding my...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,111
Posted By KiwiSteve
Glad you enjoyed the photos, I was planning on...

Glad you enjoyed the photos, I was planning on doing a loop from Jindabyne around through Cabramurra and back to Jindabyne, however the road was closed due to a rock fall, so missed out on this trip...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,111
Posted By KiwiSteve
PART III After catching up with friends...

PART III


After catching up with friends in Melbourne on days 16 & 17 I was ready to hit the road again.



DAY 18

Dandenong Ranges..............
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2013, 03:12 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,111
Posted By KiwiSteve
PART II Day 7 Packed and ready to...

PART II

Day 7

Packed and ready to farewell Birdsville.................

http://adventurephase.smugmug.com/Ausbikeadventure/i-w2Fjc2H/0/L/IMG_0493-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2013, 03:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,111
Posted By KiwiSteve
Brisbane to Brisbane - Outback Down & Around......

THE PLAN

To ride from Brisbane out to Birdsville, down the Birdsville track to Adelaide, over to Melbourne and around the coast back to Brisbane, a trip I've wanted to do for, well, a long time. ...
Forum: Australia 08-20-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By KiwiSteve
Thanks a bunch guy's, really appreciate your...

Thanks a bunch guy's, really appreciate your prompt replies.

Cheers

Steve
Forum: Australia 08-20-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By KiwiSteve
Adelaide bike tyres

Hi,

Does anyone have suggestions as to the best place to buy adventure tyres in Adelaide, prefer Metzeler or Michelin, thanks.
Forum: New Zealand 07-10-2013, 03:34 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 22,050
Posted By KiwiSteve
Noice :tb Great to see another Kiwi in the...

Noice :tb

Great to see another Kiwi in the Dakar, big challenge but I'm sure you'll be well prepared :nod.

Best of luck amigo, I'll be keeping a keen eye on your progress :thumb..............
Forum: Australia 06-13-2013, 03:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By KiwiSteve
Thanks for your feedback guy's :thumb, if all...

Thanks for your feedback guy's :thumb, if all goes to plan and I pull the trigger on a new scoot soon my next question will be "where are the best adventure riding roads around SEQ and further...
Forum: Australia 06-12-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By KiwiSteve
SEQ BMW Dealer

Hi,

Just wondering if any of you could advise on which SEQ BMW dealer/s are the best to, well, deal with, based on personal experience of customer service, pricing (potential new bike purchase...
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2010, 01:44 AM
Replies: 7,064
Views: 3,227,249
Posted By KiwiSteve
Great news Glen :clap All the best mate, thanks...

Great news Glen :clap All the best mate, thanks so much for sharing your life, you're one of the reasons some of us are here at the asylum, your RTW RR was (and still is) EPIC, your writings are...
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 24,004
Views: 4,352,493
Posted By KiwiSteve
Bike prices in NZ are pretty high, especially...

Bike prices in NZ are pretty high, especially when based on the "average wage" which is VERY low relative to the cost of living (especially in Auckland), mainly to do with the exchange rate and the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 821,084
Posted By KiwiSteve
What an epic RR :lurk :thumb :clap Where...

What an epic RR :lurk :thumb :clap

Where do I sign up for the next ride :D

AMAZING!!! :bow :bow :bow
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-04-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 19,375
Posted By KiwiSteve
I'd stay away from using any type of extra...

I'd stay away from using any type of extra sealant and will always prefer to replace with the genuine gaskets/seals, sounds like a manufacturing/materials/assembly issue, the problem only changes...
Forum: Australia 08-23-2009, 01:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,476
Posted By KiwiSteve
Thanks Rhino, those clips rock :super :clap...

Thanks Rhino, those clips rock :super :clap :thumb :bow

Mind you, didn't see any Aussies in the top 3 :D, nice one Birchy :thumb

AWSOME!!!
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-10-2009, 02:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 16,179
Posted By KiwiSteve
Yeah I found the same thing, brake reservoir...

Yeah I found the same thing, brake reservoir catches your eye and is a bit annoying........but something I could live with for sure. I originally wanted the 1200Adv when it first came out but having...
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2009, 03:13 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 36,487
Posted By KiwiSteve
Looking good so far VOOdsy, excellent pics mate...

Looking good so far VOOdsy, excellent pics mate :thumb :clap





:lurk
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