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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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    Thread Starter: Yow Ling

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    cotswold

    Race chassis

    Thread Starter: cotswold

    I just thought I would post these pictures of a couple of bikes I raced back when I was faster. The Waddon chassis was very basic but worked very well and I think would make a fantastic bucket frame. It was light and the bike handled well, the one I had was bought from Ian Young who had finished...

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    Zukin

    Setting up for adventure riding

    Thread Starter: Zukin

    Hi again Now as you all know I am a novice when it comes to this, so again I ask for wisdom and advice! I have made a list of things I need (or want) in some sort order, am I on the right track? Please feel free to add or move things in your replies (it is for 2 bikes & riders), and imagine...

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    scracha

    2019 Cliffhanger Hill Climb (road)

    Thread Starter: scracha

    23 & 24th March Cliffhanger Road Hill Climb All motorcycles and sidecars welcome. Free spectating and camping. Competitors: Saturday $100, Sunday $125 or $175 both days (entries after 1st Feb are priced higher) More details here:-...

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    Mental Trousers

    Books for motorcycling beginners

    Thread Starter: Mental Trousers

    This is a list of books that people might find helpful. All books are available on Amazon.com. Please note that none of these books have been reviewed by any member of Kiwibiker so if you would like to provide a review please do so in this thread. Any other suggested books can be added to the...

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    HEsch

    Similar to MT09?

    Thread Starter: HEsch

    I test rode an MT-09 on the weekend. Loved it although the handlebars were custom so I need to try one with standard bars and see if they are any better (something about the custom set up wasn't quite right). What other models will be similar power/size/weight/fun? Could be any brand. I'm...

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    Yamaha XV500 project- piston ring question

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    RAYDEO

    PowerBand Podcast - A motorcycling podcast made by kiwi riders, for kiwi riders.

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    HI all. Just thought I would share the link to Powerband Podcast. A great listen, episodes generally last from 45 minute to an hour. We cover dirt, road, adventure, news, reviews on bikes and gear. and a whole lot more. very entertaining. we're on our 2nd season now, so if you havnt...

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    rudolph

    Converting an oil injection CCI system to premix

    Thread Starter: rudolph

    I use to own Yamaha DT 175s and an AG175 in my younger days, and been wanting something like that for a wile, I got the other day a 1984 YZ250 witch has a Suzuki TS185 motor shoehorned into it, it has the CCI injection removed witch feeds the LH main bearing witch now has lots of play, got another...

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    by Published on 12th November 2013 15:06
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    It is with great pride that I can announce that we now have a Dave Moss Tuning phone app. It has been developed over the ...
    by Published on 16th August 2012 14:20

    KB Shop Open for the 2012 shirt run

    Show your support for New Zealand motorcycling by ordering a Kiwi Biker t-shirt.




    Check it out at the KB Shop.
    by Published on 13th March 2011 11:39
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    Oh well, be rude not to I suppose,

    The Fat Bikers Motorcycle Club are round and proud to announce that the ...
    by Published on 9th February 2011 15:33
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    Bike Picture of the Week/Year

    I have just added a Picture of the Week/Year to the site.

    You can submit up to 3 pictures at anytime from one of your public albums. The submit link is on the view picture page. You also need to make albums viewable by Everyone or Registered Members in your Profile Privacy.

    You must have taken the picture yourself, or have permission from the image owner.
    All images must be motorcycle related in some way.


    View/remove your currently submitted pictures from the Community -> My Albums link.

    The POTW page shows all pictures submitted. From there you can pick your 1st (3 points), 2nd (2 points) and 3rd (1 point) favorite pictures. You can change your vote/s at anytime.

    If you delete your submitted picture from your album, your entry into the POTW/Y will be removed, even if you have won POTW.

    At the end of the week, the picture with the most points, then total votes, then submitted earliest, will be posted on the homepage as that weeks winner.

    At the end of the year, all the week winners can be voted for The Picture Of The Year.

    I am going to look into getting sponsorship for the POTW, so we can offer a prize to the winner of The Picture Of The Year.
    by Published on 16th September 2010 16:31

    Now selling the new KB t-shirt design at the KB shop.

    Orders closed for this shirt run.

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    If you have any issues with the new shop system, let me know here.
    by Published on 24th February 2010 09:01
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    I've upgraded to vB 4.0.2 which has many bug fixes.

    Just some of the over 200 bug fixes:

    • [Groups] The "View All Groups" page needs significant improvements
    • [IE6] Various IE 6 Compatibility issues
    • [Lightbox] Date and name overlap in the Lightbox if the picture is relatively small
    • [Member Profile] Fixed Blog Tab and Custom Tab problem in Member Profile page.
    • [Search] "Find All Threads" by person
    • [Search Results] Miscellaneous Search Bug fixes.
    • [Settings] User link broken in Settings -> New Visitor Messages
    • [Smilies] Smilies not resizing in Smilie Box
    • [Updated UI] User Settings Pages
    • [Updated UI] Registration Screens
    • [Updated UI] Advanced Search Pages
    • [Updated UI] Moderation Pop-up Menu


    Currently the only style compatible with 4.0.2 is The Light Universe. I am still working on making The Dark Zone work with this new version.

    Any problems, post them here.
    by Published on 2nd January 2010 11:31
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    Over 6 hours. That's gotta be the longest an upgrade has taken.

    This upgrade is a work in progress, as there is still much to do. I have modified the code for my Trader, Calendar, Event Attendance, Image Browser & Censor mods to work with the new software, but have still to do the following:

    Quote Notification
    avatar/profile pic censoring
    Profile Rep Stats
    Fallen Bikers page
    JavaChat Integration
    Force Style for Selected Users or Groups
    PM Reply to all
    Flame Warrior

    Mods awaiting an update
    Advanced Forum Statistics
    Social Group Calendars
    v3 Arcade
    vBTubePRO
    KB Spy
    Wiki single login


    The old Dark Zone style is not compatible with the new version. As soon as I find a dark style I like, I will add it to the site.

    All your images from Blogs, Social Groups, Albums and Posts are now in a central pool which is controlled via an enhanced attachment uploading window. You may need to enable it your settings.

    Image censoring has also changed. Now all iffy images need to be in a folder called "pr0n". You can have as many pr0n folders as you like anywhere in the folder tree. Again you may need to enable enhanced attachment uploading in your settings. So yes, you will now need to go through all your images and drag & drop all the naughty ones into a pr0n folder.

    Until I've sorted the Wiki single login, you will need to login to the Wiki seperatly using your KB login name. New Wiki accounts have also been disabled. If you have content to add to the Wiki and don't have a login, let me know.

    It will be several weeks before I've finished coding and sorting the new look.

    Anything not working as it should, let me know here.