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Forum: New Zealand 09-15-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By kiwipeet
Hey... can we change the thread title? ...

Hey... can we change the thread title?

Everytime I look in the NZ forum I feel like im going to miss out on a ride tommorrow...
Forum: New Zealand 09-15-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 13,262
Posted By kiwipeet
Thumb Mate...

That's beautiful.

:tb
Forum: New Zealand 09-13-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By kiwipeet
What? There's other sites?

What? There's other sites?
Forum: New Zealand 09-13-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By kiwipeet
Err... wee typo there.

Err... wee typo there.
Forum: New Zealand 09-13-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 345
Posted By kiwipeet
Why don't you rent gear? Unless you're planning...

Why don't you rent gear? Unless you're planning on doing heaps of snowboarding... it must be easier/cheaper?
Forum: New Zealand 09-13-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By kiwipeet
Would be nice... but a bit short notice.. and I'm...

Would be nice... but a bit short notice.. and I'm 4 hours away from the start line.
Forum: New Zealand 09-11-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By kiwipeet
I'd be paying more for the extra comfort and...

I'd be paying more for the extra comfort and legroom. If possible I'd even consider a bigger bike. At 6'4" there's not going to be much space for your missus.
Forum: New Zealand 08-31-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,268
Posted By kiwipeet
Damn!... :tb

Damn!... :tb
Forum: New Zealand 08-28-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,268
Posted By kiwipeet
So... In a nutshell. You had a 690. It did...

So... In a nutshell. You had a 690. It did everything you wanted. It had the grunt, handling weight you wanted.

You could trail ride it and travel on it.

You want all that again. Just the...
Forum: New Zealand 08-27-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,268
Posted By kiwipeet
So Marty. Does it have to be new? What...

So Marty.

Does it have to be new?

What about Old School / Revival?

XR600 with a big tank.
Forum: New Zealand 08-27-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,268
Posted By kiwipeet
LOL!!! :lol3 Shit... 2 weeks ago I was told...

LOL!!! :lol3

Shit... 2 weeks ago I was told there was an Airhead in my future. Now it looks like there might be a KLR as well.



Yep I was thinking there can't be many places you couldn't get...
Forum: New Zealand 08-26-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,268
Posted By kiwipeet
Ummm.... no? More of a quad bike /go cart...

Ummm.... no?

More of a quad bike /go cart thing. And hey this is advrider not advbiker.
Forum: New Zealand 08-26-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,268
Posted By kiwipeet
How about some lateral thinking? (skip to...

How about some lateral thinking? (skip to 1:00min+)

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If it's got 4...
Forum: New Zealand 08-26-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,268
Posted By kiwipeet
And yet you're considering a DR? In my book...

And yet you're considering a DR? In my book they're probably the closest bikes in the adventure bracket. We rode the DR and KLR back to back in Oz.

I really liked the KLR except 2 glaring faults....
Forum: New Zealand 08-26-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,268
Posted By kiwipeet
Or... http://www.trademe.co.nz/767386515 For...

Or... http://www.trademe.co.nz/767386515

For the same money you couldn't turn a DR into one of these.

So Marty... what's more important?
Handling or weight?
Reliability or power?
Comfort or...
Forum: New Zealand 08-25-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,268
Posted By kiwipeet
Or...

You just do what Ben has done...

http://autostream.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Trials/i-PP64Cwp/0/M/P9040240-M.jpg
Forum: New Zealand 08-25-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,268
Posted By kiwipeet
Ok, so i'll go further...

For me The ideal weapon was a 950 Adventure. And if I was doing more dirt stuff a 950 SE.

Mainly because in my utopia, having something that can munch miles effortlessly and in relative comfort...
Forum: New Zealand 08-25-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,268
Posted By kiwipeet
It's a hard road to find the perfect bike son...

I'm surpised no-one has started a thread about this before :lol3

The problem: Compromise.

Thre are bikes that do many things well, and bikes that do some things brilliantly. But no bikes that...
Forum: New Zealand 08-24-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 71,789
Posted By kiwipeet
Laugh LOL.. great start to a post. :rofl Not sure...

LOL.. great start to a post. :rofl

Not sure if you meant "Fucker I didn't get to have a chat" vs "You Cheeky Fucker..." Well if the gloves are off I'll go back to describing you and Steve as: "...
Forum: New Zealand 08-18-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 71,789
Posted By kiwipeet
Lol!! Nicely played. Eh? What's that sonny?...

Lol!! Nicely played.

Eh? What's that sonny? :gerg Thhhrrrrppppttt... fffwwarpppppopop
Forum: New Zealand 08-17-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 71,789
Posted By kiwipeet
Hmm... I was reliably informed by two 'seasoned...

Hmm... I was reliably informed by two 'seasoned veterans' on Saturday who had owned LC4 adventures and now owned BMWs... that it's inevitable... A boxer is somewhere in my near future...

I'm not...
Forum: New Zealand 08-17-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 71,789
Posted By kiwipeet
Mmmm 2014

Had a great time and M1K3Y ran really well. Only mishap for me was stepping off M1K3Y on the Motu road. Oops.

http://kiwipeet.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/20140815MMMM/i-HzxCCC8/0/M/IMG_3515-M.jpg
...
Forum: New Zealand 08-17-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,918
Posted By kiwipeet
Home. Safe. Knackered. Smiling. :) ...

Home. Safe. Knackered. Smiling. :)

http://kiwipeet.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/20140815MMMM/i-HzxCCC8/0/M/IMG_3515-M.jpg

Had an awesome weekend. Thanks again to Clint and Rosie for organising it.
Forum: New Zealand 08-12-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,918
Posted By kiwipeet
Laugh tick tick...

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We'll it's 5:00pm.. It's light outside.. I don't smoke.. but I do have a full...
Forum: New Zealand 08-11-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,120
Posted By kiwipeet
Nice bike :) That must have been hard work for...

Nice bike :) That must have been hard work for your arse if they're as bad as a DR650 seat.
Forum: New Zealand 08-10-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 71,789
Posted By kiwipeet
382k's 20.86l.

382k's 20.86l.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Oz and Kiwi Land 08-08-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By kiwipeet
Cool :) thanks Rosie. Time I dusted off the...

Cool :) thanks Rosie.

Time I dusted off the Garmin...
Forum: New Zealand 08-05-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,918
Posted By kiwipeet
Are we there yet?

Are we there yet?
Forum: New Zealand 08-05-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By kiwipeet
I think that's the most I've written on advrider...

I think that's the most I've written on advrider in the last 2 years
Forum: New Zealand 08-05-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By kiwipeet
Getting back to your question. One of the reasons...

Getting back to your question. One of the reasons private companies get nervous about access is the fire risk. Some insurance won't cover organized events. And as unlikely as it is, accidents do...
Forum: New Zealand 08-05-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By kiwipeet
Can't Remember who did this site but it's a good...

Can't Remember who did this site but it's a good start http://www.adventureridingnz.co.nz/gps-tracks-rides/north-island-tracks/
Forum: New Zealand 08-05-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By kiwipeet
Clint had a great website for tramping which...

Clint had a great website for tramping which showed a lot of public access stuff.
Forum: New Zealand 08-05-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By kiwipeet
I started with the good old paper land and survey...

I started with the good old paper land and survey maps. Look for dotted lines. They may indicate a walking track or a surveyed road.
Forum: New Zealand 08-05-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By kiwipeet
Just had a search on doc site....

Just had a search on doc site. http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/tracks-and-walks/central-north-island/turangi-taupo/42-traverse/

Type 4wd in the search looks like doc hac a number of...
Forum: New Zealand 08-05-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 702
Posted By kiwipeet
Get a decent map and find the gravel roads that...

Get a decent map and find the gravel roads that are public. Dig around on Google and find surveyed roads. Look at doc land. Some have great roads which can be accessed by the public. For example...
Forum: New Zealand 07-29-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 11,232
Posted By kiwipeet
For sale KTM 950 SM: $8,500

My mate Quinton is headign off overseas again and so is selling his beloved KTM 950SM. (I sold it to him 3 years ago).

It's advertised on Tardme here...
Forum: New Zealand 07-29-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,918
Posted By kiwipeet
Matawai hotel is full. But only 3 booked at camp...

Matawai hotel is full. But only 3 booked at camp ground when I called tonight. Sorry make that 4. Gumboots... you're going to be sleeping in a railway container. [emoji1][emoji1]
Forum: New Zealand 07-27-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,918
Posted By kiwipeet
Yeah he will. Can you get bacon to the mmmm?

Yeah he will. Can you get bacon to the mmmm?
Forum: New Zealand 07-25-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 855
Posted By kiwipeet
If you can get him to the mmmm ride on the 15th...

If you can get him to the mmmm ride on the 15th August. I can get him back to Aus...

Funny. I just read the original thread. I met bacon's dad in Melbourne 5 years ago. We used to work in the same...
Forum: New Zealand 07-24-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,918
Posted By kiwipeet
Cheers bud. That's very generous of you :)

Cheers bud. That's very generous of you :)
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