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    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: Frits Overmars Yesterday, 22:48 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: Grumph Today, 06:25 Go to last post
    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...

    Last Post By: EdwardPoero Today, 05:18 Go to last post
    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:-...

    Last Post By: Temporary-Kiwi Yesterday, 17:07 Go to last post
    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...

    Last Post By: EdwardPoero Today, 06:42 Go to last post
    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...

    Last Post By: AllanB Yesterday, 20:46 Go to last post
    Dadpole

    Wsbk 2019

    Thread Starter: Dadpole

    Since we do not seem to have a thread.. :woohoo: We MAY have a good season coming up judging by race 1.

    Last Post By: roogazza Yesterday, 07:02 Go to last post
    arpa

    Yamaha XV500 project- piston ring question

    Thread Starter: arpa

    Hi All, I drifting further and further in my recently obtained Yamaha, as it has more issues than I expected. Engine apart, replacement crankshaft and con rods on the way from Ebay, also crankshaft bearings as well.. as is usual, I started to think about replacing all parts which is accessible now,...

    Last Post By: husaberg Yesterday, 11:21 Go to last post
    RAYDEO

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

    Thread Starter: RAYDEO

    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...

    Last Post By: Hoonicorn Yesterday, 20:10 Go to last post
    Statek

    Brand new to bikes in West Auckland

    Thread Starter: Statek

    Hi guys, I've ridden a bike a few times around 20 years ago, but since then, other then riding scooters overseas, I've never contemplated on riding in Auckland due to being extremely aware of how terribly unaware most drivers tend to be. With traffic getting really bad this year, and changing...

    Last Post By: Moi Yesterday, 13:22 Go to last post