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Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,606
Posted By moto74
Your broccoli trees could be Beech forest. Our...

Your broccoli trees could be Beech forest. Our native bush has a dense canopy and could be any number of species.

http://i58.tinypic.com/5yusr5.jpg

You'll find post-winter road grit on our...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 100,192
Posted By moto74
Great stuff. Nothing like meeting good people on...

Great stuff. Nothing like meeting good people on the road.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-18-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 1,125
Views: 396,031
Posted By moto74
http://i60.tinypic.com/313ogn4.jpg

http://i60.tinypic.com/313ogn4.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3,928
Views: 1,877,621
Posted By moto74
So Noah, it appears you are going to have to...

So Noah, it appears you are going to have to continue to post about your life in general on this forum FOREVER.
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3,155
Views: 615,890
Posted By moto74
And wearing socks and jandals, bless her :norton ...

And wearing socks and jandals, bless her :norton

http://i59.tinypic.com/s5ls2x.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,606
Posted By moto74
Great report and pics. There IS fuel in Milford...

Great report and pics. There IS fuel in Milford Sound (pumps by the Blue Duck pub) - it's unmanned and card-only. But supply can be limited, so best to leave Te Anau with a full tank.
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,606
Posted By moto74
You have to go to Bluff, it's a thing. Long (for...

You have to go to Bluff, it's a thing. Long (for us) skinny country that we have. Our small residual population makes the quantity of visiting Americans seem larger. Don't worry. You can always...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-10-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,482
Posted By moto74
Replaced under warranty, 23k km, '13 model,...

Replaced under warranty, 23k km, '13 model, probably 20% moderate off-road.
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,606
Posted By moto74
It's more that the weather in NZ is notoriously...

It's more that the weather in NZ is notoriously unreliable. One of the joys of the maritime climate c/w a continental climate. If you've never heard the phrase "Four seasons in one day", you soon...
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 100,192
Posted By moto74
Depends what a 'drink' is.

Depends what a 'drink' is.
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3,155
Views: 615,890
Posted By moto74
F*cken tourists - I thought you would have known...

F*cken tourists - I thought you would have known that term from home :D
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 3,155
Views: 615,890
Posted By moto74
Bit of a change for you to be amongst all the...

Bit of a change for you to be amongst all the F/T's.
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 100,192
Posted By moto74
This just sounds like the sort of place we need...

This just sounds like the sort of place we need more of out in the world - hope you can get it done. Setting up a business in CA, I imagine you will learn the art of patience if nothing else.

Good...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-08-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 226,721
Posted By moto74
Looks like Adv-Spec. ...

Looks like Adv-Spec.

http://www.adventure-spec.com/default/adventure-spec-crashbars-bmw-f800gs-f650gs.html
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-07-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,641
Posted By moto74
The MOD rack doesn't eat any of the seat space if...

The MOD rack doesn't eat any of the seat space if it's in the rear position which is where it would be with a passenger anyway wouldn't it ? Each to their own and all that but because the MOD is only...
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,919
Posted By moto74
That was great. I doubt I'll ever visit that part...

That was great. I doubt I'll ever visit that part of the world in my life, but at least I've seen all your photos and video, and with the bike cockpit always at the bottom everything looks so much...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-05-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,641
Posted By moto74
The J and H spacers are for if you have...

The J and H spacers are for if you have particular aftermarket side racks. J = Jesse, H = Happy Trail + Wolfman. The MOD rear rack comes with standard spacers anyway and I understand these also work...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-03-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 1,549
Views: 274,600
Posted By moto74
Paranoia, uncertainty and this thread finally got...

Paranoia, uncertainty and this thread finally got the better of me and I ordered a support and bolt from BestRest yesterday.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-03-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,081
Posted By moto74
Roger that, thanks.

Roger that, thanks.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-03-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,081
Posted By moto74
Would be interesting to know at what approx fuel...

Would be interesting to know at what approx fuel level the pump ceases to enjoy the cooling effect of the fuel.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-29-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By moto74
You'll want to look for a tyre with a softer...

You'll want to look for a tyre with a softer sidewall if you find the K60 too hard to remove yourself. Mitas EO7 is also reasonably stiff, the Dakar version obviously more so. TKC80 has a soft...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-26-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,829
Posted By moto74
Indeed it is. Loving those big numbers.

Indeed it is. Loving those big numbers.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-23-2014, 02:18 AM
Replies: 7,855
Views: 2,624,007
Posted By moto74
It's an Event guys, and this is obviously a...

It's an Event guys, and this is obviously a challenge section.
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3,155
Views: 615,890
Posted By moto74
No doubt to do with the legendary metaljockey...

No doubt to do with the legendary metaljockey exploits (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=269251). High praise indeed !
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3,928
Views: 1,877,621
Posted By moto74
I agree completely... I did say "trying"

I agree completely... I did say "trying"
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3,928
Views: 1,877,621
Posted By moto74
Good letter. Something CCM are trying to do with...

Good letter. Something CCM are trying to do with the GP450 I guess.
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,856
Posted By moto74
Superb. Proper 80's adventure and great...

Superb. Proper 80's adventure and great 'gooseflesh' pics.
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,235
Posted By moto74
yes please :lurk

yes please :lurk
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-23-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7,855
Views: 2,624,007
Posted By moto74
It's the stock BMW one that comes with the 800...

It's the stock BMW one that comes with the 800 GSA.
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3,928
Views: 1,877,621
Posted By moto74
Fair enough !!

Fair enough !!
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,718
Posted By moto74
Great stuff. Looking fwd to more :nod

Great stuff. Looking fwd to more :nod
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 3,155
Views: 615,890
Posted By moto74
Bastards. Ellen hope you can get past this. Can't...

Bastards. Ellen hope you can get past this. Can't imagine what is going through your head Andi. Regards Dave (ex-Hawea)
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-21-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,539
Posted By moto74
If in doubt, wet boots and pants from walking it...

If in doubt, wet boots and pants from walking it first are better than a drowned bike.
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3,928
Views: 1,877,621
Posted By moto74
A nerdy girl who rides her own ADV moto and skis...

A nerdy girl who rides her own ADV moto and skis backcountry. Yes please.
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,194
Posted By moto74
Excellent RR, thanks for posting :thumb

Excellent RR, thanks for posting :thumb
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-26-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,384
Posted By moto74
Does the stock front suspension finally find it's...

Does the stock front suspension finally find it's place in the world ?
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 463
Views: 79,518
Posted By moto74
That's a long haul from BC to NC - you got some...

That's a long haul from BC to NC - you got some good days in there. You said when you binned your bike the crash bars and luggage rack got bent - how bad was the damage ?
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 79,518
Posted By moto74
+1

+1
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-23-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 991
Posted By moto74
Not possible that I could just walk away from an...

Not possible that I could just walk away from an extra / left-over screw. Hope you find where it lives.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-20-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 967
Posted By moto74
+1 for a folding shift lever as a form of...

+1 for a folding shift lever as a form of protection. You can get home without a rear brake, but a badly damaged shifter might leave you stranded.
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