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    TZ350

    ESE's works engine tuner

    Thread Starter: TZ350

    . This is Thomas a Vietnamese race mechanic, you know that place where they have all those hot 50's and 125's are big bikes. Thomas, ESE's Race Team's Tuner is fettling number 9. adjusting the port timing for Taupo. Its hard to see but he has taped a degree wheel to the magneto flywheel...

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    Yow Ling

    The Bucket Foundry

    Thread Starter: Yow Ling

    The foundry or metal casting stuff thats been going on the the ESE thread really inspired me to get on with having a go at this stuff. If you can cast metal theres really not much you cant do. I dont think its going to be easy, most of it has been a bit of 2 steps forward 1 step back so far. Im...

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    dangerous

    older riders surviving badly

    Thread Starter: dangerous

    ... this has been on my mind a bit of late, more so the last week with the 2nd funeral of a friend on Saturday, earlier in the year was a very dear friend at 49yrs old, hers was avery freak acco... last week a van turned in front of a friend... 48yrs... Now Im 50 and I know I have passed my "best...

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    bkker

    Motorcycle freight companies/Getting a motorbike couriered

    Thread Starter: bkker

    What companies do a good job of transporting bikes around New Zealand? I've used Biketranz before and they were good, and looking up some old threads on here I found CycleMove, Motorcycle Transporter services, and Jeffs do them. Apparently though some people have sent it through main frieght as...

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    jellywrestler

    soemthing to do with floowing too close maybe?

    Thread Starter: jellywrestler

    not a nice scenario but one wonders how close they were following each other to kill seven riders and pillions... https://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=12243134

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    HEsch

    Helmet lifespan?

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    How long would you anticipate a helmet to last, sans crashes or impact? Do you replace on a time schedule (ie, every 5 years), or kms travelled (I don't know, but, maybe 25 or 50,000kms?). Or use some other form of measurement to determine a new one is needed?

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    rastuscat

    Brakes Locking Up

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    Apparently brakes lock up on their own. Or at least according to the person who wrote this complaint to the local council. "There is a very dangerous amount of gravel build up on a few of the intersections on this road, I've nearly come off my motorcycle due to the brakes locking up on it. It's...

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    Ngunguru massive

    Fxdf rear tyres

    Thread Starter: Ngunguru massive

    2009 Fat bob and eats rear tyres for breakfast had the dunlop the metzeler me880 and me888 , the metzelers only lasting a few thousand kms. Don't get me wrong I'm after performance over longevity but these are ridiculous, anyone got suggestions (other than slowing down), I'm thinking of trying the...

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    Temporary-Kiwi

    motorcyclists to be removed from the roads ?- predictable result of zero vision plan

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    I've been reading miss agenters "zero vision" road safety plan, its apparent its basis is to make driving on public roads a safe place to"crash", which on its own will eventually make motorcycle riding more dangerous, leading to them banning motorcycles from the roading network - as there's no safe...

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  • Pukekohe NZCMRR Classic Festival 2012 - February 3,4 and 5

    Just a heads up that the Classic Festival is on soon. Expecting a good turn out of bikes, and Colin Seeley is down racing as well.

    Here's the link for more details.

    http://www.nzcmrr.com/notices/2011/2012%20Festival

    Cheers.
    This article was originally published in forum thread: Pukekohe NZCMRR Classic Festival 2012 - February 3,4 and 5 started by amfxa View original post
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    1. Benelli-rider's Avatar
      Benelli-rider -
      If anyone is interested for a trip to the festival... http://www.trademe.co.nz/travel-even...-443141440.htm Thanks
    1. BAD DAD's Avatar
      BAD DAD -
      Between this and Paeroa , always one of my favourite weekends of the year. Love the access and general freindliness of the event. Usually at least a couple of generations, sometimes three, coming up for four, of my family milling around sniffing aroma of castrol etc and enjoying the sights and sounds. Usually see familiar some faces and enjoy some respectfull banter with other like minds. Always regret it if I don't get there.
    1. jellywrestler's Avatar
      jellywrestler -
      Quote Originally Posted by Benelli-rider View Post
      If anyone is interested for a trip to the festival... http://www.trademe.co.nz/travel-even...-443141440.htm Thanks
      These lads are a bunch of fun to travel with, there's still a couple of seats so no need to outbid each other, if you want to go PM me and i'll give you their details, I think there's already a number on there too.
    1. clmintie's Avatar
      clmintie -
      Festival was cool, spent a couple of hours at Puke on Sunday with a camera, they certainly know how to peddle the 'ol machines... Fun!


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    1. Voltaire's Avatar
      Voltaire -
      Great pics, you even got me on my BMW R90 bitza #146, riding my first ever race.
      Maann some of them bikes can go, I was stoked just being there, a win in the scratch event just made my day...week...year.
      It only took 5 years but it was worth the effort.
    1. PirateJafa's Avatar
      PirateJafa -
      Quote Originally Posted by clmintie View Post
      Festival was cool, spent a couple of hours at Puke on Sunday with a camera, they certainly know how to peddle the 'ol machines... Fun!
      Had a look at your website, you've certainly got the talent with the camera! Alas, as I don't have a dollar to my name at the moment, I'll have to wait a few weeks before I see how much a .JPG download will cost me.
    1. clmintie's Avatar
      clmintie -
      Quote Originally Posted by PirateJafa View Post
      Had a look at your website, you've certainly got the talent with the camera! Alas, as I don't have a dollar to my name at the moment, I'll have to wait a few weeks before I see how much a .JPG download will cost me.
      Thanks PirateJafa, I'm much better on a camera than a racing bike, took too many years to admit it Finally, after 55 yrs, I think I have found my calling..

      .jpg big enough to print A3 $8

      Keep buying those Lotto tickets!
    1. Blackbird's Avatar
      Blackbird -
      There was some incredibly rare and expensive machinery there: http://geoffjames.blogspot.co.nz/201...-macphail.html

      The Kreidler 50 was my personal favourite - exquisite engineering. Finding someone light enough to ride it must have been a real problem!
    1. gatch's Avatar
      gatch -
      Quote Originally Posted by Voltaire View Post
      Great pics, you even got me on my BMW R90 bitza #146, riding my first ever race.
      Maann some of them bikes can go, I was stoked just being there, a win in the scratch event just made my day...week...year.
      It only took 5 years but it was worth the effort.
      Good one ! I got a few thirds over the weekend.

      Some gorgeous pics on your website man, fantastic colour.

      Might have to get a few off you at some stage.
    1. flyingcrocodile46's Avatar
      flyingcrocodile46 -
      Quote Originally Posted by Voltaire View Post
      Great pics, you even got me on my BMW R90 bitza #146, riding my first ever race.
      Maann some of them bikes can go, I was stoked just being there, a win in the scratch event just made my day...week...year.
      It only took 5 years but it was worth the effort.
      Congrats John. Very pleased for you. Wish I'd stuck around for it.
    1. Voltaire's Avatar
      Voltaire -
      Quote Originally Posted by flyingcrocodile46 View Post
      Congrats John. Very pleased for you. Wish I'd stuck around for it.
      Thanks Colin, Hampton Downs this weekend.....I think it will suit me and the Beemer better...less of a sheer HP track.

      Paul who was on the Bonnie (166) his daughter took this picture.
      http://i129.photobucket.com/albums/p235/rednzep/226.jpg
    1. gatch's Avatar
      gatch -
      Anyone know of any other photographers there on the weekend ??