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Forum: New Zealand Today, 12:49 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 59,000
Posted By Mark_S
fkn a

fkn a
Forum: New Zealand Yesterday, 04:21 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 5,080
Posted By Mark_S
wot he said Have you sold the house...

wot he said




Have you sold the house yet?
Forum: New Zealand 06-29-2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,590
Posted By Mark_S
awesome so does that mean that you have the...

awesome

so does that mean that you have the final all clear?
Forum: New Zealand 06-29-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 136,446
Posted By Mark_S
That's not very nice Colin I can't think of...

That's not very nice Colin

I can't think of any other over 200kg adventure bike that I'd rather ride somewhere snotty than an r100gs

Low centre of gravity and a big flywheel make better riders...
Forum: New Zealand 06-28-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 21,888
Posted By Mark_S
I hope you gave it a good wash when you got it...

I hope you gave it a good wash when you got it home

how you finding that new front tire?
Forum: New Zealand 06-27-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 216
Posted By Mark_S
shit you mean I shouldn't have been using...

shit

you mean I shouldn't have been using the hammer?
Forum: New Zealand 06-25-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,187
Posted By Mark_S
one trick ponies but still a pretty impressive...

one trick ponies but still a pretty impressive trick

<iframe width="853" height="480" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/O_BDZakAZrc?controls=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: New Zealand 06-24-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 21,787
Posted By Mark_S
that is a pretty awesome photo

that is a pretty awesome photo
Forum: New Zealand 06-24-2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 136,446
Posted By Mark_S
well, like James, I think it looks simply awesome...

well, like James, I think it looks simply awesome

if I could build something that cool AND not compromise the gs off-road ability I'd be a very happy camper

I really like the 'scrambler' look...
Forum: New Zealand 06-23-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 136,446
Posted By Mark_S
Yep - the plastic is very solid - I'll take a...

Yep - the plastic is very solid - I'll take a photo with the lid off over the weekend - they look pretty indestructible



duly noted



you don't like my ghetto panniers????
I'm deeply...
Forum: New Zealand 06-22-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 40,056
Posted By Mark_S
that yellow truck has a nice chop - looks mean

that yellow truck has a nice chop - looks mean
Forum: New Zealand 06-22-2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 136,446
Posted By Mark_S
I don't like the way the choke cable gets in the...

I don't like the way the choke cable gets in the way of removing the dipstick plus I just want the bars to have as little clutter on them as possible - less is more kind of thing

It will be 'suck...
Forum: Airheads 06-21-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 17,170
Posted By Mark_S
that window is so cool

that window is so cool
Forum: New Zealand 06-21-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 136,446
Posted By Mark_S
are you wrecking it? I thought it was a runner?

are you wrecking it?
I thought it was a runner?
Forum: New Zealand 06-21-2015, 02:42 AM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 136,446
Posted By Mark_S
1 step forward - 3 steps back and then a jump to the left....

Lots of time futzing around doing stuff and then discarding it as being shit....

Anyways - the lego bike will have 2 modes

Derelicte (https://youtu.be/mVscQYjuq_s) mode (my preference)
...
Forum: Airheads 06-20-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 12,010
Posted By Mark_S
why didn’t you get the frame checked before you...

why didn’t you get the frame checked before you started any work???
Forum: New Zealand 06-19-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 1,614
Views: 88,195
Posted By Mark_S
Looks like you are riding through the tropics in...

Looks like you are riding through the tropics in monsoon season
Forum: New Zealand 06-19-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 1,614
Views: 88,195
Posted By Mark_S
the 1000 has only just got enough ooomph any...

the 1000 has only just got enough ooomph

any less and klr's would kick sand in its face
Forum: New Zealand 06-18-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1,614
Views: 88,195
Posted By Mark_S
you and me both (insert drool smilie here) ...

you and me both (insert drool smilie here)

it doesn't look nearly as cool but this guy has to be getting keen to sell
he offered it to me for $6500 so he'd probably consider low 6k or thereabouts...
Forum: New Zealand 06-18-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 40,056
Posted By Mark_S
That looks close to perfect Comfy chair with...

That looks close to perfect

Comfy chair with all the important controls and refreshments readily to hand
Nice warm fire
kitchen nice and handy

If it were me I'd swap the drum kit for a nice...
Forum: New Zealand 06-18-2015, 02:18 AM
Replies: 1,614
Views: 88,195
Posted By Mark_S
just bear in mind that a gspd just sold down...

just bear in mind that a gspd just sold down south for $5000 and I brought mine for $4500 - all 3 bikes had similar mileage and appeared to be in similar condition - as much as you can tell from tard...
Forum: New Zealand 06-16-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 631
Posted By Mark_S
ha ha I was explaining to my wife several...

ha ha

I was explaining to my wife several years ago how I was going to do a quick circuit of the south island by bike and she said 'I'd love to come'.

I spent a week driving the car around the...
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By Mark_S
and here was me expecting a photo of a conrod...

and here was me expecting a photo of a conrod hanging out

so dissapointing
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 778
Posted By Mark_S
tidy looking bike looks like a good find -...

tidy looking bike

looks like a good find - lucky that the bike waited for you
Forum: New Zealand 06-15-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 136,446
Posted By Mark_S
make sure the jug has boiled zactly ...

make sure the jug has boiled



zactly



between jobs????
Forum: New Zealand 06-15-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 186,208
Posted By Mark_S
groveller your just arse kissing to make...

groveller

your just arse kissing to make sure he continues to post more photos of you than me
Forum: New Zealand 06-15-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 136,446
Posted By Mark_S
All in good time grasshopper You may...

All in good time grasshopper



You may have owned both a klr and now own an airhead which puts you in a pretty elite group but snide remarks like that could jeopardize your eliteness status

...
Forum: New Zealand 06-15-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 136,446
Posted By Mark_S
Its funny - I was thinking pretty much the same...

Its funny - I was thinking pretty much the same thing when I read your last mini rr which took place while I was working



Thanks - wish I could join you for the TAT (or at least the hilly...
Forum: New Zealand 06-15-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,044
Posted By Mark_S
I don’t normally do smilies but... :clap:clap:clap

I don’t normally do smilies but... :clap:clap:clap
Forum: New Zealand 06-15-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,044
Posted By Mark_S
That is one seriously cool dinosaur

That is one seriously cool dinosaur
Forum: New Zealand 06-15-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,044
Posted By Mark_S
me too I'm sure we'd have been bitterly...

me too

I'm sure we'd have been bitterly disappointed if we got them
Forum: New Zealand 06-15-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 186,208
Posted By Mark_S
I think you two have forgotten how much of a pain...

I think you two have forgotten how much of a pain in the bum it is discovering that your only can of chain lube is empty just before you want to go for a ride and just how much of that chain lube...
Forum: New Zealand 06-14-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 136,446
Posted By Mark_S
Sunday 15th

Woke up and couldn't be fagged working in the shed so I de cobwebbed the Tiger and headed north. It looked shit north Palmy so I headed over the Pahiatua Track into what felt like gale force winds...
Forum: New Zealand 06-12-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,044
Posted By Mark_S
they arent :cry

they arent :cry
Forum: New Zealand 06-11-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 136,446
Posted By Mark_S
there is only one true faith its all about...

there is only one true faith

its all about spending vast sums of money on slow old bikes and never being able to sell it because the amount you would lose would drive you to drink or a klr
Forum: New Zealand 06-11-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 136,446
Posted By Mark_S
yep - they certainly are the bitches britches -...

yep - they certainly are the bitches britches - once you make the decision to rewire - using one of these should massively reduce the amount of work.

I'm hoping I can fit my one into the headlight...
Forum: New Zealand 06-10-2015, 11:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,044
Posted By Mark_S
thanks for the heads up all of the images in...

thanks for the heads up

all of the images in my ride thread are html code so unless they come up with some conversion process my photos will all go bye byes.....:cry
Forum: New Zealand 06-10-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 136,446
Posted By Mark_S
sounds like time for a new accountant. Unexpected...

sounds like time for a new accountant. Unexpected bill are such a pain in the arse - especially when they are partially due to someone else's incompetence

the oven fire would have focused your...
Forum: Airheads 06-10-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 12,010
Posted By Mark_S
Thanks for the answers guys I have had...

Thanks for the answers guys

I have had issues in the past with lowered pegs on various klr's causing me to grind boot edges off (I tend to ride slightly splay footed - never got the pegs to touch...
Forum: New Zealand 06-10-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1,360
Views: 136,446
Posted By Mark_S
Oh well at least you didn't push the price of the...

Oh well at least you didn't push the price of the tank up. I'll eventually get over the loss of the gearshift



the modified gs airhead world in nz does seem kind of tiny (and incestuous)


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