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Forum: New Zealand 12-20-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 55,185
Posted By bart-nz
Yep. Different plant, a little closer to home....

Yep. Different plant, a little closer to home. Iíve only been there a week, but I like it already.
Forum: New Zealand 12-19-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 55,185
Posted By bart-nz
This ride was about 6 weeks ago and I haven't had...

This ride was about 6 weeks ago and I haven't had the bike out since. Life is very full on at the moment. Hopefully things will settle down now as I've just started a new job. More pay may mean I...
Forum: New Zealand 12-18-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 55,185
Posted By bart-nz
Takapari

Long time ago now, but Wade and Alistair wanted to go for a ride up Takapari. I warned them about the wind, but Alastair hadn't been up there, so off we went.

Alastair
...
Forum: New Zealand 12-11-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1,056
Views: 119,967
Posted By bart-nz
Good stuff. You should have called in for a...

Good stuff. You should have called in for a cuppa, though Iím hardly ever home these days.
Forum: New Zealand 12-09-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 68,112
Posted By bart-nz
Hey, some of my ideas work great. Now, where...

Hey, some of my ideas work great.

Now, where did I put those plans to make the DR run on water...
Forum: New Zealand 12-09-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 68,112
Posted By bart-nz
I was going to say a black rubbish bag with head...

I was going to say a black rubbish bag with head and arm holes. I never leave home without one. :rofl

You can make a pretty handy sleeping bag out of a couple of them if you get stuck in the bush....
Forum: New Zealand 12-02-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 68,112
Posted By bart-nz
Working weekends at the mo, but thinking about...

Working weekends at the mo, but thinking about something middle/end of next week.


Came home over the Pahiatua track. I saw a number of likely specimans on the side of the road. I carry all...
Forum: New Zealand 12-01-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 68,112
Posted By bart-nz
Went to Palmy today with the Missus to buy a...

Went to Palmy today with the Missus to buy a Christmas tree. They were ment to be fancy groomed things. Turned up and they all looked like half wilted shit. 3 hours and 120km later (towing a...
Forum: New Zealand 11-23-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,360
Posted By bart-nz
On ya Marty

On ya Marty
Forum: New Zealand 11-20-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 68,112
Posted By bart-nz
Kicking myself now that I didnít buy my mates HQ...

Kicking myself now that I didnít buy my mates HQ Monaro about 15 years ago for 6k.

Best car I had was a 1986 BMW 325i m-sport (almost an M3). Sold it when the electrics started playing up and it...
Forum: New Zealand 11-13-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 954
Views: 158,821
Posted By bart-nz
Awesome pics Pete. Great depth.

Awesome pics Pete. Great depth.
Forum: New Zealand 11-08-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,244
Posted By bart-nz
Balls. That guy has big ones.

Balls. That guy has big ones.
Forum: New Zealand 10-22-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 68,112
Posted By bart-nz
I got to the part about him washing his bra with...

I got to the part about him washing his bra with blue toothpaste (or something like that) and my eyes glazed over, so decided to go glue up my car tail light after backing into a tree this morning.
Forum: New Zealand 10-13-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 68,112
Posted By bart-nz
I hear theyíre doing a mass recall of new...

I hear theyíre doing a mass recall of new Holdens. Faulty fuel gauges apparently. :rofl
Forum: New Zealand 10-01-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 7,341
Posted By bart-nz
I had the same problem with mine when I first got...

I had the same problem with mine when I first got it. It was almost new (ex demo). Took it back to the shop and watched as 2 mechanics held the bike while another swang off a 6 foot bar. They only...
Forum: New Zealand 09-29-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 27,862
Posted By bart-nz
So, bike aside, which engine do you prefer, twin...

So, bike aside, which engine do you prefer, twin or triple?
Forum: New Zealand 09-29-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 554
Views: 27,862
Posted By bart-nz
Use a felt pen and paint a dot in the middle....

Use a felt pen and paint a dot in the middle. Mean looking bullet hole. :rofl
Forum: New Zealand 09-28-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 55,185
Posted By bart-nz
I was soooooo tempted to put that one in. :rofl

I was soooooo tempted to put that one in. :rofl
Forum: New Zealand 09-28-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 55,185
Posted By bart-nz
No worries bro. Gus is becoming an icon of...

No worries bro. Gus is becoming an icon of adventure riding. Mongrel bloody thing. I love it.
Forum: New Zealand 09-27-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 55,185
Posted By bart-nz
Nice bikes ...

Nice bikes

http://i990.photobucket.com/albums/af29/bart-nz/Cold%20Kiwi%202014/IMG_9848.jpg

This one was actualy dirty
...
Forum: New Zealand 09-27-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 55,185
Posted By bart-nz
Cold Kiwi continued

View from my tent door

http://i990.photobucket.com/albums/af29/bart-nz/Cold%20Kiwi%202014/IMG_9733.jpg

We thought we'd go and have a look at the 42nd Traverse. Chris decided to tag along on...
Forum: New Zealand 09-25-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 55,185
Posted By bart-nz
My poor DR will be well and truely rooted by...

My poor DR will be well and truely rooted by then. At least Iíd be old enough to own a BMW. :D
Forum: New Zealand 09-24-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 55,185
Posted By bart-nz
Sorry. Iím doing stupidly long hours. Getting up...

Sorry. Iím doing stupidly long hours. Getting up at stupid oíclock in the morning and falling asleep on the couch not long after my kids bedtime. 13 hour day yesterday with a 40 minute comute each...
Forum: New Zealand 09-23-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 55,185
Posted By bart-nz
We main roaded it to the rally site, found some...

We main roaded it to the rally site, found some other adventurers, and pitched tents. A few well earned beers around the camp fire.
...
Forum: New Zealand 09-23-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 55,185
Posted By bart-nz
Somewhere near Taihape, Steve thought it'd be a...

Somewhere near Taihape, Steve thought it'd be a good idea to check out a paper road. I'm buggered if I know where we were but I'm always up for a little stupidity.
...
Forum: New Zealand 09-22-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 55,185
Posted By bart-nz
Cold Kiwi 2014

OK, I know it was a couple of weeks ago now. Life is seriously getting in the way of fun at the moment.

Alastair had bought Wades KLR and was coming along to the Cold Kiwi. The plan was to meet...
Forum: New Zealand 09-11-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 159,362
Posted By bart-nz
I had the rally-standard, poxy, roll of foam, and...

I had the rally-standard, poxy, roll of foam, and had a couple of real good nights sleep. First time in ages I hadnít woken with a sore back. I might have to do this sleeping on the ground thing more...
Forum: New Zealand 09-08-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 159,362
Posted By bart-nz
Awesome write up and photos. Between you and...

Awesome write up and photos. Between you and Chris youíve just about got the weekend covered for photos. I might as well not bother editing mine.

Well, maybe the sheep one could be worth...
Forum: New Zealand 09-08-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,500
Posted By bart-nz
What all of them said

What all of them said
Forum: New Zealand 09-04-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 27,862
Posted By bart-nz
Slut. That’s what you are, a bike slut. How many...

Slut. That’s what you are, a bike slut. How many bikes have you had in the last 5 years?

I’ve only had one

OK, I’m a bit jelous.
Forum: New Zealand 09-01-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,360
Posted By bart-nz
That reminds me, Iíd better buy a spare clutch...

That reminds me, Iíd better buy a spare clutch lever before the weekend.
Forum: New Zealand 08-30-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,360
Posted By bart-nz
Iíve riden a mates 530 stupidly fast on gravel...

Iíve riden a mates 530 stupidly fast on gravel and found it very skittery. It seemed to float around on top of the gravel and take more effort to keep in a straight line. My DR seems a lot more...
Forum: New Zealand 08-30-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,500
Posted By bart-nz
So what was the ride like? I had cornflakes...

So what was the ride like?

I had cornflakes with banana for breakfast, a half cooked sausage in bread for almost lunch, ham sandwich and choc chip biscuits for real lunch, chook on the bbq with a...
Forum: New Zealand 08-29-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,500
Posted By bart-nz
Put a new(ish) tyre on the back yesterday. Even...

Put a new(ish) tyre on the back yesterday. Even gave the bike a wash. Iíll dig out my new tent today and have a practice putting it up (last thing I want is a hundred hairy bikers pointing and...
Forum: New Zealand 08-29-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,500
Posted By bart-nz
Twist my rubber arm.:1drink

Twist my rubber arm.:1drink
Forum: New Zealand 08-28-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,500
Posted By bart-nz
Not just ordinary rugby either. It's RIPPA.:evil

Not just ordinary rugby either. It's RIPPA.:evil
Forum: New Zealand 08-28-2014, 02:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,500
Posted By bart-nz
Kids rugby Saturday. I need to put a new licorice...

Kids rugby Saturday. I need to put a new licorice strap on the back wheel also.
Forum: New Zealand 08-27-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,360
Posted By bart-nz
I kinda have a love hate thing going on with the...

I kinda have a love hate thing going on with the DR. Built like a Massey Ferguson. Could use more power. Could use better brakes. Some more suspension would be nice. Comfort is OK, but my arse is...
Forum: New Zealand 08-20-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 159,362
Posted By bart-nz
Snatch...good movie. Looks like it could use...

Snatch...good movie.

Looks like it could use a burger.
Forum: New Zealand 08-19-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,500
Posted By bart-nz
Just talking to our American friend. We might...

Just talking to our American friend. We might head up on the Friday. Do the 42nd on Saturday morning. We're keen to hook up with anyone coming from the south on the Friday.

I've volunteered him...
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