• 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: Frits Overmars Today, 05:10 Go to last post
    Rcktfsh

    Optimistic sellers

    Thread Starter: Rcktfsh

    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. ...

    Last Post By: Drew Yesterday, 09:17 Go to last post
    Fast Eddie

    Sidecar Racing

    Thread Starter: Fast Eddie

    Thought I'd start a thread for the sidecar scene - mainly in the South Island since thats where I am (and the North Islanders seem to have a few more people in it) But anyones included of course! We race whenever the bikes do if you haven't seen us or haven't come out to the track for a watch or...

    Last Post By: ellipsis Yesterday, 18:17 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: ken seeber Yesterday, 22:01 Go to last post
    Owl

    Tag o rama!

    Thread Starter: Owl

    Rules are easy...and borrowed from Waikato! #1 - Find the tag and reproduce the photo (as best as possible). The first person to post a found tag gets to place the next tag. If you get a tag, but somebody else posts their picture first, you lose. #2 - Take the tag to a new location (location...

    Last Post By: Owl Today, 06:14 Go to last post
    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...

    Last Post By: F5 Dave Today, 06:13 Go to last post
    Mike.Gayner

    Honda RC51 - are there many of these around?

    Thread Starter: Mike.Gayner

    I'm considering a Honda RC51 as my next bike just for something a bit different. Are there many of these around? Last time I looked a few years ago there was always two or three listed but can't see anything right now. What kind of money do they fetch for a decent example? Cheers.

    Last Post By: onearmedbandit Yesterday, 21:16 Go to last post
    SaferRides

    Improved tyre wear after Ride Forever course

    Thread Starter: SaferRides

    The main thing I got out of the Ride Forever course last year was improving my road positioning while cornering. Not only did that help me to corner better but I've noticed about a 20% improvement in tyre life. I expect that's because I'm carrying more corner speed and not on the brakes and...

    Last Post By: R650R Yesterday, 19:54 Go to last post
    Voltaire

    Changes to WOF Testing

    Thread Starter: Voltaire

    I took my Sons Hyosung 650 in for a WOF as he's overseas and its taking up valuable classic bike space. I was told that they were no longer going to be doing motorcycle WOF's as the ride/brake test was no longer sufficient and he spoke of machines with rotating rollers.. digital displays and...

    Last Post By: Voltaire Yesterday, 19:50 Go to last post
    Navy Boy

    Ducati 950 Multistrada

    Thread Starter: Navy Boy

    Hi All I've arranged the hire of a 950 Multistrada this coming Sat from Beatniks in Blenheim. I've been curious about these for some time, the last time I rode a Multi being an 1100 air-cooled jobbie some 5-6 years ago. Anyone ridden one of these before? What can I expect? :mellow:

    Last Post By: Laava Yesterday, 19:17 Go to last post
  • stormerUK

    by Published on 16th April 2013 20:03
    1. Categories:
    2. Club Rides,
    3. Club Events

    Hi All,

    Following on the heels of our series of successful meet ups, the Institute of Advanced Motorists are offering further free observed rides or drives to anyone who would like to know more about the IAM and 'Roadcraft' System of vehicle control Based on the UK Police Driving System. This is proven around the world to reduce risk when driving making those who use it safer drivers/riders.

    You can go out with a trained observer for a ride or drive for about 30-40 minutes and get constructive feedback on ways you may be able to improve your riding or driving. This is informal and not any kind of test!
    We are also available to pop along to your local club meets to give a brief overview of our methods.

    Meet us at Coffee Culture at the Beckenham shops at 140 Columbo Street Chch , or Hampton Motorcycles SH1 from 10am to 12 noon
    Sunday 28th April……..Coffee Culture
    Saturday 25th May……Hampton Motorcycles
    Sunday 30th June……..Coffee Culture
    Saturday 27th July……..Hampton Motorcycles.

    If you want to ensure an observed run then contact us back on this email address canterburyiam@gmail.com

    Please turn up in or on a road legal vehicle that you a licenced to drive/ride other wise we are sorry but we can't take you out.


    Regards
    Duncan Seed
    Chairman IAM Canterbury
    021 734 484
    by Published on 24th February 2013 09:57
    1. Categories:
    2. Community News

    Hi All,

    Following on the heels of our last successful meet, the Institute of Advanced Motorists are offering further free observed rides or drives to anyone who would like to know more about the IAM and 'Roadcraft' System of vehicle control Based on the UK Police Driving System. This is proven around the world to reduce risk when driving making those who use it safer drivers/riders.

    You can go out with a trained observer for a ride or drive for about an hour and get constructive feedback on ways you may be able to improve your riding or driving. This is informal and not any kind of test!

    Meet us at Coffee Culture at the Beckenham shops at 140 Columbo Street Chch from 9am to 12 noon for a coffee, chat and / or a drive/ride on Sunday 3rd March.

    If you want to ensure an observed run then contact us back on this email address canterburyiam@gmail.com asap

    Regards
    Duncan Seed
    Chairman IAM Canterbury
    021 734 484