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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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    Voltaire

    Classics on Trade Me

    Thread Starter: Voltaire

    30's meets modern BMW http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=950908075 Nice Monza http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=948469965

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    sidecar bob

    RC30 What does this mean?

    Thread Starter: sidecar bob

    I've been stripping a RC30 today to recommission as a post classic race bike. It has these markings on the head. It's probably an engine builders mark. Does anybody know the origins or significance? Thanks.

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    Mr. Peanut

    Who ruined kiwibiker?

    Thread Starter: Mr. Peanut

    This site used to crackle with activity, now it feels like a graveyard. All went downhill after they banned WINJA :yes:

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    MD

    Suzuki V Strom for 2020- a new level of ugly

    Thread Starter: MD

    I always look forward to the EICMA Milan show to see what exciting new toys we are in for. Unfortunately I can't un-see this disaster of styling. Suzuki describe it as a new level of "all new" Sorry Guys I describe it as a new level of ugly Back to the drawing boards and this time be sober or...

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    JBDR

    GT 185 charging issue

    Thread Starter: JBDR

    Hi all, recently got a gt 185 two stroke from 1975. It's been a blast to ride around so far. However, It's become apparent that there is a charging issue. If anyone has experience with this issue and hw to fix it, let me know.

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    krastinrobis

    Nevis road 2-up on a R1100GS

    Thread Starter: krastinrobis

    Haven't done a whole lot of riding so this was quite the mission. Only other time I was facing proper river crossings was Macetown last year when I had to turn around halfway in because the river was too high and was gonna scoop water in the air intake.. Went from Garston side up north to...

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    toycollector10

    Smash Palace Bike Show November 2019 Christchurch

    Thread Starter: toycollector10

    Motorcycling alive and well in Christchurch.

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    Odakyu-sen

    Finally identified and eliminated the "clonk" "clonk" from my 2001 R6 fairing

    Thread Starter: Odakyu-sen

    Ever since I bought my 2001 R6 new from Red Barron back in December 2001, there was always a "clonk" in the front fairing. It seemed to come from somewhere behind the instruments. it was a bit of a non-problem because out on the open road with ear plugs and the wind roar, I would hardly ever notice...

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    HEsch

    Tyre/puncture repair

    Thread Starter: HEsch

    I ended up with the wrong type of screw yesterday - one stuck in my tyre. First flat I've had to deal with. Bike is safely parked at my place. I have roadside assist who will tow it to (named repairer of my choice) or I can limp it the 350m to Coleman's, just around the corner. Are there any...

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    by Published on 31st January 2018 13:09
    1. Categories:
    2. Club Rides,
    3. Club Events

    Auckland Rescue Helicopter Charity Ride
    Enjoy a ride from Mercer through the country and the Hunua Ranges to Clevdon Hotel.

    Please Note New Start Point:
    Podges Motel And Tavern
    2 Roose Road, Mercer, Auckland


    Sunday, 11th February 2018
    Meet at 9:30am - Leave 11:00am.
    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 9th February 2011 15:33
    1. Categories:
    2. Site Changes

    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.

    Click image for larger version
    Click image for larger version


    If you have any issues with the new shop system, let me know here.
    by Published on 24th February 2010 09:01
    1. Categories:
    2. Site Changes

    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
    1. Categories:
    2. Site Changes

    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.
    by Published on 25th November 2009 13:38

    ACC protest t-shirts.

    Orders now closed.

    Shirt type: Standard or Girls fitted.
    Size: XS - 5XL
    ACC Logo: Front or Back
    Opposite side print: KB Logo, KB name or nothing
    Your delivery address and most important, your KB member name.

    Shirts are $20 +$6 p&p.
    KB name print is $5 extra.
    KB logo printing is free.

    Don't forget to wear your shirt over your leathers every time you go out on your bike.

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