• Most Active Threads

    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...

    Last Post By: Tim Ey Today, 08:41 Go to last post
    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...

    Last Post By: Niels Abildgaard Today, 19:22 Go to last post
    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...

    Last Post By: caseye Today, 19:14 Go to last post
    SaferRides

    Chain Lube Test

    Thread Starter: SaferRides

    https://youtu.be/VnPYdcbcAe0

    Last Post By: husaberg Today, 19:55 Go to last post
    rastuscat

    Brakes Locking Up

    Thread Starter: rastuscat

    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...

    Last Post By: Berries Today, 08:58 Go to last post
    rustys

    Shane richardson

    Thread Starter: rustys

    How much bloody talent has this guy got, its just mind boggling watching his progress, on the tracks in the UK he has never ever seen or ridden on and leading the BSB pack in Super Stock 600 class, at Snetterton, amazing. Again i woke up this morning and the results were with Free Practise 1 and...

    Last Post By: scott411 Today, 16:09 Go to last post
    Boostinu13

    Auckland motorcycle sellers

    Thread Starter: Boostinu13

    Hello. So over the last few months I have seen peoples opnions on bikes and not it is time to buy one. Not going to do anything bike as only restricted, but something newer than my hyosung. Thinking a ninja 300 or yamaha or CBR (still looking at all options) love sport bikes. What...

    Last Post By: jasonu Today, 18:15 Go to last post
    rocketman1

    My clutch has lost pressure- just sitting in the garage? Why

    Thread Starter: rocketman1

    One of my bikes VFR Honda has lost pressure on the hydraulic clutch. Like it has no fluid , It has fluid, and been no problem for the 2 years I have had it. It has no leaks that I can see. Reservoir is full. And the bike has not fallen over. So I bled the clutch fliud out and put new fluid...

    Last Post By: F5 Dave Today, 10:35 Go to last post
    Voltaire

    Nikasil Cylinders

    Thread Starter: Voltaire

    Hi All, Anyone had experience having alloy cylinders re nicasiled? Google points to NZ Cylinder in ChCh as being the local experts? Currently rebuilding an 850 Guzzi Lemans engine and one of the cylinders has a mystery chip about 2-3 mm out of the coating about 10mm from top of...

    Last Post By: Grumph Today, 09:11 Go to last post
  • Methven Mountain Thunder - Easter 2013

    Attached is the Methven Street Race entry form and a welcome message from the Methven Lions who host this event with CAMS. Entry is on a first in basis if classes are over subscribed so get your entries in early. Entries close on Friday 15 March 2013.

    The format is the same as last year’s event with the exception of the Formula CAMS 150/250 class replacing the Motards.

    Like last year there will be a prize giving and meal following the conclusion of racing. This will be in Samuels Bar at the Blue Pub. Bar will be open from 5pm and meal from 6pm. The entry fee includes one meal ticket and further meal tickets will be available for purchase at sign-on ($15/head).

    CAMS are not taking t-shirt orders this year, t-shirts can be purchased direct from the supplier or at the track on the day. See the attached Lions message for ordering details.

    N.B. Remember you need a 'Championship' licence to compete at a street race.

    We look forward to seeing you all there.



    Don't forget there's a CAMS club race day on 23 March at Ruapuna B track, a good opportunity for a shake down before Methven the following week.

    Cheers.
    This article was originally published in forum thread: Methven Mountain Thunder - Easter 2013 started by timg View original post
    Comments 25 Comments
    1. timg's Avatar
      timg -
      Less than a month to go Entries close Friday week (15.03.13)
    1. timg's Avatar
      timg -
      Pits entry
      Attachment 280506
    1. ellipsis's Avatar
      ellipsis -
      ....



      ......
    1. Wingnut's Avatar
      Wingnut -
      I think I will actually drag my ass and bike out for this... Should prove entertaining. From what I have heard its a well run event. Looking forward to it.
    1. dangerous's Avatar
      dangerous -
      LOADED n ready to rock... well the boys are
    1. BADGRL's Avatar
      BADGRL -
      Haha that's awesome DD! I'm p*ssed the sumos aren't racing
    1. rastuscat's Avatar
      rastuscat -
      Yawn. Just back from the races.

      AWESOME.

      Nuff sed.
    1. dangerous's Avatar
      dangerous -
      Quote Originally Posted by rastuscat View Post
      Yawn. Just back from the races.

      AWESOME.

      Nuff sed.
      You were loving it, how often do ya get to say "follow me boys we gona brake the speed limit" and a couple said you wernt shaging around either...
      what I wana know is, will the boss get that cheque you spoke off?



      didnt think so LOL

      Well good but not so good nearley every PC race red flaged, for saftey reasons mostely but one lifted out, couple a banana'd forks and "bugger bugger shit fark damn... a member of the public injured, IMO not really avoidable but it did bring a early finish to the day... good effort Lion's and Cam's
    1. ellipsis's Avatar
      ellipsis -
      Cheers RC, cant believe the amount of riders that lay down on the track...the woman injured is very thankfully uninjured but bruised and shook up...some days just go from bad to worse....just got in ...very sore feet from running around the track all day...i got more laps in than a lot of the 63 and 72 riders...great to see GW's Bimota down our way playing...
    1. kiwi cowboy's Avatar
      kiwi cowboy -
      Quote Originally Posted by ellipsis View Post
      Cheers RC, cant believe the amount of riders that lay down on the track...the woman injured is very thankfully uninjured but bruised and shook up...some days just go from bad to worse....just got in ...very sore feet from running around the track all day...i got more laps in than a lot of the 63 and 72 riders...great to see GW's Bimota down our way playing...
      doesnt sound like you guys had a good run today?.
      I on the other hand had a great day pootling to haast and back .
      Just one question about the last red line bulletin-what is the add reguarding the levels meet on the 5th-7th december at levels in 2014 about as for it to be addertised this far out it must be a big avent is it?.
      cheers KC
    1. ellipsis's Avatar
      ellipsis -



      ...no time like the present to state your intentions...a weekend of Classic and PC racing a week after the Burt Munro Challenge, just up the road at Timaru...
    1. kiwi cowboy's Avatar
      kiwi cowboy -
      ...no time like the present to state your intentions...a weekend of Classic and PC racing a week after the Burt Munro Challenge, just up the road at Timaru...[/QUOTE]

      Well nobody'es gonna be able to say the they diddnt get plenty of notice 18 months worth.
    1. dangerous's Avatar
      dangerous -
      Quote Originally Posted by ellipsis View Post
      cant believe the amount of riders that lay down on the track...the woman injured is very thankfully uninjured but bruised and shook up...some days just go from bad to worse....just got in ...very sore feet from running around the track all day...i got more laps in than a lot of the 63 and 72 riders...great to see GW's Bimota down our way playing...
      I know ya didnt need this with acc there in all, Ill pass on some info to ya cos it sure wasnt a good look and imo needs attention.
      Great to here the woman injured waset so bad, info comming in the pits was some one was flat on the track.

      Some riders never managed to finish a race due to red flags, good to see tho that the red worked well track cleared and next class on dummy, good desision not to re run a red flaged race imo.
    1. Kickaha's Avatar
      Kickaha -
      Quote Originally Posted by dangerous View Post
      Some riders never managed to finish a race due to red flags,.
      I think the pre72 muppets were the worst for that, pretty well run event, got through it all fairly quick due to not restarting red flagged races if it wasn't for the last incident they might have even fitted another round in
    1. gridcitypunx's Avatar
      gridcitypunx -
      Quote Originally Posted by Kickaha View Post
      pre72 muppets
      Someone always has to have a go at someone else... forums... Sigh. Now i'm a forum muppet. Oh well.
    1. Kickaha's Avatar
      Kickaha -
      Quote Originally Posted by gridcitypunx View Post
      Sigh. Now i'm a forum muppet. Oh well.
      Only if you were one of the crashers
    1. Ghost_Bullet's Avatar
      Ghost_Bullet -
      Really enjoyed the day out and gettin round the track.
    1. codgyoleracer's Avatar
      codgyoleracer -
      Quote Originally Posted by ellipsis View Post
      Cheers RC, cant believe the amount of riders that lay down on the track...the woman injured is very thankfully uninjured but bruised and shook up...some days just go from bad to worse....just got in ...very sore feet from running around the track all day...i got more laps in than a lot of the 63 and 72 riders...great to see GW's Bimota down our way playing...
      I hope she held her head high and played fair ?
    1. ellipsis's Avatar
      ellipsis -
      ... Alan did very well chasing Sid for second but Alex Walker on a ZXR750 kept him to 3rd overall in Pre 89...not bad for first time round Methven though...i hope i managed to talk him into bringing it back to the Burt Munro races and our two day meeting the week after at Levels, next year...
    1. gridcitypunx's Avatar
      gridcitypunx -
      Images from pre 63 and 72 taken by my sweet lady. Enjoy.
      http://www.flickr.com/photos/1770837...7633135460744/