• 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: jasonu Today, 11:59 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: sidecar bob Today, 09:23 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: el chupacabra Yesterday, 18:51 Go to last post
    jellywrestler

    MotoGP 2019

    Thread Starter: jellywrestler

    I haven't been to a Moto GP as yet and reckon given others enthusiasm for them they're probably a good show? I'm thinking I should get my arse along to one in 2019 Figuring you lot would be able to enlighten me on to which meeting is the best one and why? Might as well get the inside info after...

    Last Post By: sugilite Yesterday, 19:08 Go to last post
    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

    Last Post By: jellywrestler Today, 06:33 Go to last post
    HenryDorsetCase

    Honda CB750 SOHC

    Thread Starter: HenryDorsetCase

    https://www.trademe.co.nz/motors/motorbikes/motorbikes/classic-vintage/auction-1606160600.htm?rsqid=bbfba3c03032406099ac4bd3c9d9c5cb So. now I have bought one again, it appears as if the bloody things are everywhere! Does anybody want to club together and do a deal on this stuff? Prefer...

    Last Post By: husaberg Yesterday, 20:37 Go to last post
    Mikael

    1987 Suzuki Impulse GSX 400 X GK71E Restoration

    Thread Starter: Mikael

    Hello, starting a restoration on an Impulse. If anyone has experience working on these bikes I would be grateful to hear any tips or information regarding a restoration on one of these. I have very little information but would like to see this bike on the road again as there are not too many of...

    Last Post By: F5 Dave Today, 06:37 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, 18:13 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: Hobbyhorse Today, 11:52 Go to last post
    pritch

    If you were planning on riding The Forgotten World Highway...

    Thread Starter: pritch

    https://www.stuff.co.nz/taranaki-daily-news/news/116660853/big-slip-on-forgotten-highway-threatens-tourism-and-freight-links

    Last Post By: nzspokes Yesterday, 18:33 Go to last post
  • Ixion

    by Published on 14th October 2009 16:00
    1. Categories:
    2. Community News

    Next BRONZ (Auckland) meeting is 21st Oct.

    7:30 pm . Rockridge Road, Penrose. Place is called the Danish House. Parking out front.

    Major agenda item will , of course, be ACC levies, and possible responses to them. It'd be nice to see a few more than the half dozen stalwarts there. But I'm not holding my breath.

    If there is a good attendance, the Chairman will be enforcing rather more of a formal meeting process than usual, just to stop things getting out of hands.

    A few ground rules for said meeting may as well be played through now:

    1. We all know it's evil and unfair. No point preaching to the choir. So, no speeches along those lines. (Just because of time constraints)
    2. We all know that bike accidents are caused by cagers. Or not. So unless you have evidence none of us know about, again, no preaching to the choir.
    3. Personally, I'm receptive to direct action. But some degree of realism is required. So no explosives etc
    4. What IS required is reasons WHY we shouldn't pay what ACC *claim* we cost. Factual. Specific. So if you know something, or you are good at crunching statistics, that might be useful.
    5. If it does come to something formal, only financial paid up BRONZ members get to vote (though I wouldn't expect such formality).
    6. We aren't going to convince the Government to abolish ACC, or totally change the way it operates. Politics is the art of the possible. So the chairman will cut short any discussions along such lines. Which includes philosophical debate on whether ACC should be privatised or not.

    The chairman (I'm told) is a grumpy old cunt. Try not to rile him too much.

    BRONZ (Wellington) does not exist . So if anyone can volunteer to coordinate matters in the capital, that might be good.