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    TZ350

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    . 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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    Rcktfsh

    Optimistic sellers

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    This trader must be pretty hard to outdo as far as optimism goes. Bike has been on the market for a year now, wonder when the penny will drop he''s dreaming at that price. You'd have thought after a year he might have got round to the little bit of tlc required to get running. ...

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    Yow Ling

    The Bucket Foundry

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    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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    1vanvan1

    Tag-o-rama (Auckland)

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    Wellington is playing it, The guys in the Adventure forum are. So why can't Aucklanders play it. It seems like a bit of fun and an excuse to go for a ride!!! http://www.kiwibiker.co.nz/forums/group.php?groupid=107 Join the group, Read the rules, And start playing. Lets make this big! We...

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    rocketman1

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    I would like an honest opinion of what midsized USED adventure bike I should buy. 650-900cc Must be comfortable , vibe free, reliable, not too high a seat height, 830mm max. Preferably comments from those that have ridden many mid sized bikes. I do 90% of my riding on sealed roads, as...

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    Voltaire

    Tiger 100

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    Finally got my 1953 Tiger 100 purchased on a whim a year ago on TM on the road. Lesson there is don't buy a bike that " needs re registering" unless it was imported pre 1999 as you need to jump thru more hoops to get it re vinned. Fortunately I'm a member of the VCC so it was easier. Turns out...

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    JanBros

    2-stroke excel for ports, heads and pipes

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    dangerous

    bringing a 30yr old KDX back to life

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    well... goes like this, scored a 89 KDX200 of a mate, he is the 2nd owner and didn't use it much, in fact its sat dormant for several years 3-5 since it was last started... soooo I was expecting a few issues, like on fire up crank seals etc would or could tear open, and id be in for a major rebuild...

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    Roki_nz

    12,000 KM a year commute - Will a 150 handle it for 3+ years

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    TLDR - Will a small 150CC such as a Yamaha YZF-R15 or Susuki GSX150 handle 12000 KM worth of commuting each year for 3+ years? Cheers Hello Its' been a long time since I've owned a motor bike and I'm getting sick of forking out close to $500 each month in fuel and parking for a car when I...

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    rudolph

    1986 yamaha xt600 tenere

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    I have a friends 1986 yamaha xt600 tenere that someone had hacked all the loom out completely, I have wired everything up now apart from connecting the CDI unit to the engines source and trigger coils, I was trying to avoid removing the engine cover but could someone make sense of the different...

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  • NZSBK 2018 Round 1

    Round 1 of NZSBK starts at Ruapuna this weekend

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    This article was originally published in forum thread: nzsbk starts tommorow started by jellywrestler View original post
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    1. jasonu's Avatar
      jasonu -
      Quote Originally Posted by Kickaha View Post
      Scrivy gave him one from behind
      Do you get bonus points for that?
    1. Kickaha's Avatar
      Kickaha -
      Quote Originally Posted by merv View Post
      His favourite action? What about you Kick were you happy with the weekend?

      Not entirely, but as we'd arrived at the track with a bike that wouldn't even start and in the end started and completed 3 races I shouldn't complain
    1. Drew's Avatar
      Drew -
      Quote Originally Posted by merv View Post
      Indeed, but they got off on the grass at that last start but the CTAS coverage wasn't close enough to show us exactly what happened, and they had a good comeback from that - well done boys .
      Wee nudge at turn one, I haven't managed to find the footage to watch myself.
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      Kickaha -
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      ellipsis -
      ...great racing in that last race...a few more horses needed Drew...admirable battle...I just watched the last Gixxer 150 race...the battles, bashes and fisticuffs were superb...best race I saw all day...