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Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 445,020
Posted By Simonhantler
yep i put that kouba link on and shortened the...

yep i put that kouba link on and shortened the side stand 30mm (1") and put big footprint on stand while it was off.
but the kouba link 1 5/8 needed to be ground down on inside top get past a bolt...
Forum: New Zealand 04-05-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 22,031
Posted By Simonhantler
i think of hospital food, that keeps me alert. ...

i think of hospital food, that keeps me alert.
no seriously…..now, i have a 1 lt water bottle (soda stream bottle as they are solid) in tank bag or in my home made water bottle holder(4" drainpipe...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-04-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 43,704
Posted By Simonhantler
cool read

you need some moskomoto reckless soft bags, get that weight lower. awsome kit.you can still pull wheelies just twist that throttle more when ya drop the clutch.
japs take photos of other japs...
Forum: Canada 04-01-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 575
Posted By Simonhantler
taking bike into usa

does anyone know much about taking a bike into usa long term.
we are buying bikes to tour usa (we are from nz), and leaving them there for riding each year. maybe better to buy in canada, exchange...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7,495
Views: 3,097,565
Posted By Simonhantler
check remotemoto.com

check
remotemoto.com
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 1,620
Views: 292,460
Posted By Simonhantler
alt klim

youre onto it, shouldnt have to be though with this so called QUALITY gear. i always change things on the so called best in the world shit.
anyway i am putting dome snaps on my klim BP jacket collar...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 445,020
Posted By Simonhantler
Seat hieght I've got 14 690 and Im 5.9" or...

Seat hieght
I've got 14 690 and Im 5.9" or 1.75. It's to tall, not sure why an adv needs that much travel. Ktm should sell a lower kit but anyway I put kouba link on the one that makes it lowest and...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-13-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By Simonhantler
cheers brent, ill let you know about storage if i...

cheers brent, ill let you know about storage if i need it. thanks for the offer, i wont know till about june. truckee, we nearly swapped our NZ house for a pad there to ski a couple of years ago....
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4,752
Views: 2,080,050
Posted By Simonhantler
thats exactly whats happened and both sides....

thats exactly whats happened and both sides. thanks for photo. ill get local welder onto it and put some gussets in at same time.
theres a lot of purchase on those ends of frame, as rear rack goes...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4,752
Views: 2,080,050
Posted By Simonhantler
if i could load photos it would be easier. but...

if i could load photos it would be easier.
but my bike came with steel black carrier (aluminium little carrier not there) which slid into rear blue part of frame. the frame parts that broke are...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 4,752
Views: 2,080,050
Posted By Simonhantler
Just found that my rear subframe is broken. I've...

Just found that my rear subframe is broken. I've done about 5000kms with a bag on a rack that's been mounted to rear subframe. It must have been to heavy for it. Useless really.
Can I weld that...
Forum: Americas 03-12-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By Simonhantler
yes i got hold of tuckers.seems like a good...

yes i got hold of tuckers.seems like a good option, although buying one is fairly straightforward. tuckers offer peace of mind in paperwork and ins which is great.
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1,620
Views: 292,460
Posted By Simonhantler
i put bmw knee armour in BP pants, bit of...

i put bmw knee armour in BP pants, bit of trimming required. klim armour is pathetic for the price.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-08-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By Simonhantler
good point, will do. i was originally wanting...

good point, will do.
i was originally wanting to by a bike in PNW and look for resteruant suff at same time, but if my buddys are shipping there bikes back out of LA, then im probably better off...
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1,620
Views: 292,460
Posted By Simonhantler
I have badlands pro and rukka cosmic. Rukka by...

I have badlands pro and rukka cosmic. Rukka by far the better gear. And actually vents better than I thought it would. Hard to get gear that will do all seasons
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-08-2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By Simonhantler
is there place anywhere near LA>

is there place anywhere near LA>
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-07-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By Simonhantler
thanks guys. im opening a smokehouse type food...

thanks guys.
im opening a smokehouse type food joint in auckland NZ, and want to buy lots of gear to fit the place out, from the US. smoker, tableware, memorablia for walls and cielings, signage...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-06-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By Simonhantler
im trying the rent idea, just posted on trip...

im trying the rent idea, just posted on trip planning americas. rent or swap bikes.
Forum: Americas 03-06-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By Simonhantler
KIWI wants to swap or rent a bike

im riding around USA june july this year and looking at either buying or renting a bike. K1200LT, RS, concourse, FJR or similar. as long as its comfy.
would anyone on here entertain the idea of...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-06-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,301
Posted By Simonhantler
kiwi

thanks guys, great feedback. i have done 4 corners usa before but 20 years ago on a GSPD, mostly interstates, except 101 cost road which was awsome, it was last part of RTW ride and i was in a hurry,...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-06-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By Simonhantler
Haven't bought it Yet but it'll big a bmw LT or...

Haven't bought it Yet but it'll big a bmw LT or RS. OR
It'll be a smaller dual purpose bike like a ktm 690.
I'll explain.
We are buying bikes for a road trip around USA,in June july, then sell...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-05-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By Simonhantler
Kiwi wants contact

any of you lot up there in good ol USA know any restauranters?
im after some equpment for my NZ burger rib joint and trying to track down where to buy stuff up there, smokers, tableware, grills...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-05-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,301
Posted By Simonhantler
Road trip usa - book

anyone got thoughts about this book.
we are doing back road tour of US, buggar the interstates. we want, local food, local bars and see the real america. june and july might be a bit touristy but...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-05-2015, 12:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By Simonhantler
good point. west coast USA

good point. west coast USA
Forum: Vendors 03-05-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By Simonhantler
Whos the best bmw dealer west coast

what BMW dealer can you reccomend on west coast?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-05-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By Simonhantler
bmw dealers?

whos a great bmw dealership on west coast?
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 707
Posted By Simonhantler
i used bikerland to, great to deal with, i bought...

i used bikerland to, great to deal with, i bought rukka cosmic jacket and pants. awsome stuff but not hot weather gear.im riding thru states in june july on road bike so was looking at rukka airman...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-03-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 782
Posted By Simonhantler
kiwi wants to store his bike in west coast

hi, im looking for a place to store my bike long term in CAL or PNW.
happy to pay. im planning on coming over anually to ride for 2 months each year and need a place to store a bike, undercover....
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 707
Posted By Simonhantler
rukka where

where can i try and buy rukka gear in california?
Forum: Airheads 02-26-2015, 02:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 623
Posted By Simonhantler
cheers for info. hes got a nice RS for sale that...

cheers for info. hes got a nice RS for sale that i might buy.jsut checking to see if he was kosher. all good, ill proceed with the plan to buy RS, ride usa, ship it home to nz.
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,217
Posted By Simonhantler
Not sure about that colour, is it original?

Not sure about that colour, is it original?
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,217
Posted By Simonhantler
Mickleson

Thanks a lot for that craiglist. I find that site a hassle to navigate. You saved me heaps of time. I like the blue, silver or smoked grey and pearl white. The red one in Olympia seems to be in great...
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,217
Posted By Simonhantler
70s or 80s

i thought early 80s were better for brakes, valve recession,bigger carbs?
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 623
Posted By Simonhantler
britts and beemer bike werks ID

anyone had dealings with these guys. looking at buying a bike from them. im visiting from nz and want to ride it around US.
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 02:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,217
Posted By Simonhantler
thanks patrk. nice bike, ive emailed them.

thanks patrk. nice bike, ive emailed them.
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 01:57 AM
Replies: 986
Views: 200,979
Posted By Simonhantler
RS wanted

where would i look if wanting an RS in usa?
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,217
Posted By Simonhantler
R100rs

WANTED where would i find an early 80s R100rs for sale in usa
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4,752
Views: 2,080,050
Posted By Simonhantler
Xrnic

XRNIC What pannier racks are those in your photos above?
Forum: New Zealand 02-24-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,765
Posted By Simonhantler
hight falcon whats your email ill send you photos...

hight falcon whats your email ill send you photos of my russell day long sport seat on my 690. they are awsome seats. i get them from states and then take a bit of height and width out of them. all...
Forum: New Zealand 02-23-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 990
Views: 168,547
Posted By Simonhantler
great photos josh, was that snow just lately and...

great photos josh, was that snow just lately and was there any fish in that danseys pass photo?
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