THE FIRST TYRE WITH A DOUBLE SOUL
DIABLO ROSSO TM Corsa. Every bend is pure excitement. Stable in braking, precise in line, fast on exit and the throttle beckons to be opened again. A riding experience Pirelli brings to the road directly from the Superbike World Championship. From the rear tyre’s three zone differentiated compound and ETP technology that optimizes the contact patch, exceptional performance is guaranteed both on the road and on the track. DIABLO ROSSO TM Corsa: everyday is a race day.
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New generation of sport touring compound: maximum feeling of safety in wet / cold conditions without compromising dry grip. New Front & Rear profile tailored to the new generation of sport bikes: neutral and smooth handling in all manoeuvres. Innovative tread design offers mileage while maintaining an appealing tread design which changes in in the first stage of its life reflecting the double soul of the tyre. A tyre able to ensure PEACE of MIND on your journeys, providing grip in the hardest situations. It is your guardian ANGEL, the one that joins you while riding, When riding alone the ANGEL ST is ready with the grip and agility of a sports tyre. ANGEL or DEMON, its your choice.
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WHERE PERFORMANCE MEETS THE STREET. Soft
Soft terrain (sand, mud).
SCORPION MX MidHard 454:
SCORPION MX MidSoft 32:
Intermediate to hard terrain (intermediate dirt with a hard base, loose stones).
Soft to medium terrain (light mud, loose loam, soil).
SCORPION MX Hard 486:
Hard terrain (rocky).
eXTra From loose gravel to soft all terrain. (Also available in enduro sizes).
Pirelli Tread Pattern
Scorpion XC Mid Soft Front
Pirelli Tread Pattern
Scorpion XC Mid Soft Scorpion XC Mid Soft
Soft to medium terrain (sand, mud, loose loan, soil and gravel).
Intermedium to hard terrain (loose surface, stones and rocky).
SCORPION XC Midhard:
- CROSS COUNTRY
110/100-18 120/100-18 140/80-18
Pirelli Tread Pattern M/C 51R
Scorpion XC Mid Hard Front
M/C 68M M/C 68M M/C 70M
M+S M+S M+S
Scorpion XC Mid Hard Scorpion XC Mid Hard Scorpion XC Mid Hard
Pirelli Tread Pattern
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With a couple of new Vision derivatives to talk up, Victory flew the local Press Corps to Australia’s Sunshine Coast for a conference and ride. Big Dave takes up the story. TEST: BMW S 1000RR – 33 With no road component to the official local (Australian) launch of BMW’s new S 1000RR, we gave BMW Motorrad NZ’s demo bike to Rodney O’Connor and told him to give us his thoughts.
BORN AGAIN BIKER .....................63 Back (Sort Of) On The Bike BRONZ .............................................64 We’re Watching You Mr Smith! CLASSICS .......................................67 Honda’s Hawk and Super Hawk
REGULARS DIRT FEATURE: SCOOTER SAFARI – 49 With a successful inaugural run under their belts in 2009, DIRT NEWS ...................................100 the organizers of the Tranz Alpine Scooter Safari were BT is back determined to make this year’s event bigger and better. And DIRT PRODUCTS ........................ 117 a little pre-event rain wasn’t going to stop them. Need it, want it, must have it FICTION: BAR WARS – 53 LONG TERMER ............................123 Episode two: The search for Yodel, Evader gets his plans, Ollie’s Yamaha YZ450F Luke gets to experience the force…then is introduced to Ryde Solo and Boochookie the Wacker. DIRT COMP ...................................124
TEST: ‘10 KAWASAKI KX250F – 107 The last thing you would associate Kawasaki’s latest KX250F with is Mainland’s finest cheese. Yet the company’s advertising catch cry – that good things take time – is relevant to the new KX250F. FEATURE: SCOTTISH SIX DAY TRIAL – 113 The Scottish Six Day Trial is one of the world’s premier off-road events. Having just completed his own pilgrimage, local Extreme Enduro specialist Chris Birch explains why. ADVENTURE: KAIKOURA – 133 There’s plenty of good riding country in the Kaikoura hinterland, as the group who joined organiser Mike Britton on his latest Yamaha-backed Adventure Trail Ride found out. ADVENTURE: MOHAKA – 137 With a brand spanking new Husaberg FE570 to ride you can imagine how KR reader Steve Applegath felt as he loaded up the trailer for the long haul down to the Hawke’s Bay for this year’s Yamaha Mohaka Adventure Ride. KIDS’ BIKE TEST – 141 Last month the KR Kids’ spotlight was focused on the latest and greatest 50-65cc two and four wheelers on the local market. This month we look at what’s on offer in the 70cc–90cc division.
NASH ..............................................63 When The Going Gets Tough
RIDDEN: DAELIM 250. GASTROM RIDER .......................... 71 Korean manufacturer Daelim is a new player on the local motorcycle scene, its Roadwin R 250 F1 impressing with its Morrell’s Café Hokianga spec, performance and build quality. ROAD COMPETITION....................72 FEATURE: BRASS MONKEY – 40 Inside SWC, Moto2, Rookie Racer Snow, ice and rain made the 30th annual Brass Monkey and Isle Of Man TT Rally a picturebook affair. But as KR columnist and keen ROAD PRODUCTS .........................83 rally man Nash relates, some rally-goers are looking for See it, want it, must have it more from their annual Queen’s Birthday weekend trip.
TEST: YAMAHA WR250R – 102 Just when you thought purchasing a 1000cc adventure bike with the power output of Han Solo’s Millennium Falcon and the wheelbase and bulk of a ‘70s Leyland T45 Road Train was a great idea, along comes Yamaha’s lightweight, allround alternative, the WR250R.
CONTENTS AUGUST 2010
TEST: SUZUKI’S 650S – 20 REGULARS ROAD Times are tough, there’s no doubt about it. But as we found ROAD NEWS...................................13 out when we put five Suzuki 650s to the test, there’s plenty MORONEY .....................................59 of choice and value in the middleweight sector Scooting Off LAUNCH REPORT: VICTORY RANGE – 29
Enduro Nats, Tarawera 100, Battle Of The Clubs HANDY ANDY...............................129 Pit Board Basics KR KIDS .........................................144 Junior MX with Courtney Duncan
LOOKING BACK ...........................146 It was five, ten and fifteen years ago today! BIKE MART ...................................147
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1 VENTURA PANNIER AND TOPBOX LINERS $76/Topbox $130/Panniers Distributor: Dold Industries Ltd
Ventura is introducing a range of liners for OEM panniers and topboxes. They make travelling with panniers easy, just pack your gear in the liners and take with you. Leave the panniers on your bike. As with all Ventura products, they are made from top quality, super heavy duty fabric, with internally bound seams and YKK zips. If your panniers are adjustable for size, so are the Ventura liners. They are specific to each type and brand, but if your model is not listed on our web site, please enquire as we are expanding the range constantly. 2 HJC R-PHA10 HELMET $699$899 Distributor: Darbi Accessories
Extremely lightweight with superior fit and comfort. Optically superior Pinlock prepared face shield provides 95% UV protection and is ready for anti-fog inserts. RapidFire Visor Replacement System is a quick, secure, tool-less removal and installation. Superior automatic visor locking system with spring controlled lever. “ACS” Advanced Channeling System: Full front to back airflow flushes heat and humidity up and out. Removable, washable, moisture-wicking and odour-free interior with advanced anti-bacterial fabric. Glasses groove can accommodate riders who wear glasses with less temple pressure. Available in black, or Be One, Druid and Ben Spies graphics.
3 CRUZTOOLS VROD ECONKIT $126 Distributor:
The exciting V-Rod and Street Rod family is touted as metric, which isn’t entirely correct. There’s still some legacy items, plus the Motor Company’s beloved Torx fasteners. So we designed a kit specifically for the ‘Rod using our exclusive PowerDrive wrenches, plus loads of other tools and roadside items – all packed in a durable 600-denier polyester pouch. CR-EKVR1 RRP inc GST $126.00 4 METZELER ME880 MARATHON From $210 Distributor: Forbes & Davies
The ME880 Marathon range of tyres is specifically designed to meet the needs of heavyweight cruisers, custom bikes, and long distance tourers. The machine-specific carcass construction provides exceptional riding comfort and stability, even under heavy loads. An optimised tread pattern design with offset central grooves, gives extended mileage, and combined with the high Silica compound, offers improved grip in all riding conditions. The ME880’s tyre contour has been engineered so when fitted as a matched set, the tyres deliver predictable, progressive and more nimble
handling behaviour. Available in both radial and bias ply fitments, in black sidewall, narrow white sidewall, and wide white sidewall. With the biggest range of sizes on the market, there’s sure to be a set for you. GIVI X06 XPLUS HELMET $399 Distributor: Eurobike Wholesale
From the makers of exceptional luggage and screens comes a new range of helmets. The GIVI XPLUS helmet is technically different from every other helmet on the market today. It encompasses the lightness and comfort of an open-face helmet and the guarantee of protection offered by a full-face model. Givi’s R&D unit has designed a never seen before ‘face shield integrated with the chin guard’ with
a ‘Dynamic-Shock-Absorption’ system which despite functioning like a normal screen has shock proof characteristics to earn the homologation as a full face model. It comes with anti allergenic removable cheek pads and lining, internal sun visor, and an anti-fog spray kit in the box. Check one out today at all good bike shops. FALCO 307 ESO LX BOOT $499 Distributor: Nationwide Accessories
Nationwide Accessories are proud to introduce new motorsport boots collection from Falco. This Falco 307 ESO LX Boot features: ESO® (ESOskeleton) structure; Tech-Toe P.U. front toe reinforcement; Biofit aluminium buckle and an Alu-Titan replaceable slider. Sizes: 42-46. Colours: Black, Italy/Black/White. KIWI RIDER 83
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1 CHATTERBOX! WIRELESS INTERCOM $ 349 Distributor: Darbi Accessories
The XBi2 is the latest bike-to-bike wireless intercom that will allow simultaneous communications between 3 riders (most other units only allow 2 riders) with a range of up to 500 meters. The XBi2 will allow you to stream audio from any source already equipped with Bluetooth when hooked up to a Bluetooth adapter such as our AP21 or AG12 (due this month). After all, the whole point of Bluetooth is to eliminate that pesky cable that most intercoms are dependent on for receiving audio signals. Talk for 6-8 hours with 48 hours of standby time on one charge. Comes with just about everything you need for effortless communication in any weather as it also has a waterproof outer case. Both full and open face kits available. A simpler model (the XBi) is also available at $299. Tired of dealing with dead batteries on a ride? For only $49, the Chatterbox! 12v power cord (which installs directly to your bike’s battery) will solve that problem. www. chatterboxusa.com
VENTURA BIKE-PACK Distributor: Dold Industries 2
The Ventura Bike-Pack System is a great functional luggage rack and pack system that custom fits to your bike and can accept all the gear you will need. Easy to install, with lots of options, you can make it work for you as a single rider or with a pillion on board. Pictured: Kawasaki Z 1000. Other new models: Triumph Bonneville 865 (2010), Bonneville SE (2010), Bonneville T100 (2010), Thruxton 900 (2010), Scrambler 900 (2010).
3 MUC-OFF ANTI-FOG TREATMENT $34/35ml Distributor: Forbes & Davies
If you ride in winter, chances are your visor is going to fog up. Keep your visor clear with Muc-Off Premium Anti-Fog Treatment. It’s formulated to give clear vision to visors, goggles, sunglasses, mirrors and windshields. The advanced formula can be applied quickly and safely to leave a transparent micro-thin anti-fog coating. OXFORD MAXIMISER 360T BATTERY CHARGER $179 Distributor: Northern Accessories 4
The Maximiser 360T is a professional switch mode charger designed to automatically maintain, optimise and therefore prolong the life of a 12 volt battery. This essential piece of garage equipment is designed to be connected to a battery for months, or even years at a time. It utilises state of the art electronics software to ensure that a battery is charged in the correct method, no matter what the battery type or state of charge. It also offers the user three separate modes for charging different types of battery. This makes it suitable for charging batteries ranging in size
6 from 1.2Ah up to 125Ah and therefore covers batteries normally fitted to motorcycles, cars and even caravans or boats. DRAGGIN JEANS OILSKINS $319 www.dragginjeans.net
Resistant to rain, wind and snow, Draggin Jeans Oilskins are a worthwhile addition to any wardrobe. In true motorcycling tradition, Oilskins are available only in black and are cut with a straight leg. As with all Draggin Jeans products, the Oilskins are lined with a knitted combination of Kevlar and Dyneema, the world’s strongest fibre. Soft to the touch, breathable, flexible, and non-allergenic, the Draggin Jeans lining takes advantage of Dyneema’s amazing
strength to weight ratio (40% stronger than Kevlar and 15 times stronger than steel!) to deliver protective qualities vastly superior to those of basic woven or knitted Kevlar alternatives. Available in waist sizes 28-44 inches with a long leg (34 inch inseam). PIRELLI SPORT DEMON Distributor: Nationwide Accessories
New conventional sporty tyre for medium powered sport-touring bikes. Lighter and precise handling and stable behaviour in all riding conditions given by the multiple radius rear tyre contour. Optimized mechanical dry and wet grip without compromising mileage. KIWI RIDER 85
1 AIROH GP WINDER From $989 Distributor: Forbes & Davies
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The Airoh GP is the same helmet used by 09 125GP World Champion Julian Simon and 10 NZ 125GP Champion Alastair Hoogenboezem. Featuring state-of-the-art Carbon and Kevlar construction, the GP comes with all the top shelf features you’d expect from a helmet used by the world’s best. There’s a washable and removable comfort liner, anti-fog (AFFS) visor insert, anti-scratch visor, multiple air vents and rear extractors, removable air deflectors for the nose and chin, visor lock system, double D-ring retention, and weighs a mere 1350g. The GP comes in 4 shell sizes providing the ideal fit, no matter what size your noggin, from XS up to a massive XXXL! 2 BERIK HIFLOW SPORTS RACE SUIT $1,199 Distributor: Darbi Accessories
Berik used their MotoGP experience to produce a 1pc suit that doesn’t break the bank and has all the safety and comfort features you need for an enjoyable track day: CE protectors in elbows, shoulders and knees; neoprene at cuff promotes a high level of comfort when riding, and allows gloves to be easily worn over the suit. Advanced cutting at the kneecap offers increased flexibility. Aerodynamic hump with ventilation to look the part. Airflow mesh lined. Race fit design and ergonomics. Colours: White/ Blue or Black/White. Sizes: Men’s 40 to 60 – Ladies: S to XL.
1 RST PRO SERIES 1PC SUIT $1499 Distributor: Nationwide Accessories
The Pro Series 1pc race suit features: premium grade, full grain, drum dyed Brazilian cowhide; C.E. approved armour to shoulders, elbows and knees; Dupont ‘Kevlar’ stretch panels; RST racing compound knee sliders; Chamud comfort lining to collar and cuffs; triple and double stitched main seam construction using bonded nylon thread for optimum burst strength; YKK zips; perforated panels and Airtex lining. Sizes: SM-2XL Colours: Gun, Blue, Red.
The CBE fully automatic battery charger is the smartest out there. It is compact, versatile, excellent value for money and truly “smart”. When you connect this charger it continuously monitors the battery condition. It automatically switches between three different charging modes to charge the battery or maintain the charge as long it is connected. How’s that, a charger you can connect and practically forget!
LUBRICANT REFERENCE GUIDE FOR HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTORCYCLES
Twin Cam 88 Engine Evolution Engine Motor Oil
H-D ® 20W-50 Motor Oil™
Pre-Evolution Engine Motor Oil
H-D ® 50, 60 or 20W-50 Motor Oil™
BEL-RAY BEL-RAY V-TWIN SYNTHETIC 10w-50 Motor oil BEL-RAY V-TWIN SEMI-SYNTHETIC 20w-50 Motor oil
BEL-RAY V-TWIN 20w-50 Motor oil
TRANSMISSIONS Big Twin Transmission Oil
H-D ® Semi-Synthetic Transmission Oil™
Sportster Transmission Fluid
H-D ® Sport Transmission Fluid™
Primary Chaincase Oil
CBE BATTERY CHARGER $100/charger $25/lead Distributor: Dold Industries
H-D ® Primary Chaincase Lubricant™
SUSPENSION & BRAKES H-D Manual Spec Fork Oil
H-D ® Hydraulic Fork Oil Type B ™ Fork Oil Type E ™
H-D Manual Spec Brake Fluid
H-D ® Silicone Brake Fluid™
N BEL-RAY BIG TWIN Transmission Oil il BEL-RAY SPORT Transmission Fluid
BEL-RAY PRIMARY Chaincase Lube BEL-RAY High Performance Fork oil 15w Fork oil 20w
BEL-RAY Super Dot 4 & Silicone 5 Brake Fluid
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Practical, stylish, and affordable quality – pretty much sums up NEO’s new Imola 2 Jacket. Constructed from Cordura 600D, the Imola 2 is waterproof and breathable, with a (removable) thermal lining, making this jacket ideal for tackling Winter riding duties. There’s also CE elbow and shoulder protectors, plus a back protector for added safety. Other nice touches include sleeve tension control, adjustable waist belt, air vent system, YKK zippers with dual storm flaps, and loads of pockets for phones, wallets etc. Available in Black/Grey/White in a wide range of sizes to suit most any kiwi, from S right through to 7XL.
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1 NEO IMOLA 2 JACKET $265 Distributor: Forbes & Davies
2 NEO TROPHY GLOVES $89 Distributor: Forbes & Davies
These Trophy Gloves are NEO’s latest allweather touring glove, making them ideal for winter riding. Constructed from Leather and Cordura, there’s the usual top notch features including a waterproof and breathable Hipora lining, Thinsulate insulation for warmth, leather reinforced palm, padding on back of hand and wrist and adjustable wrist closure. The Trophy comes in sizes S to 4XL.
3 FORMA MIRAGE DRY BOOTS From $339 Distributor: Forbes & Davies
Forma’s 2010 boot collection sees some tasty new additions to the line up, including the Mirage Dry. These sport/race boots tick all the right boxes when it comes to protection, comfort and style with a host of premium features including leather outer, an ankle support system, injection moulded plastic protections, air ventilation pockets, toe sliders, velcro and zip closure, anti-slip sole, and to complete the package they’re also waterproof! Available in black in Euro sizing 42 to 47.
4 REPSOL V-TWIN 20W50 $20/LDistributor: Nationwide Accessories
Big liquid or air cooling 4-stroke V-Twin engines find this synthetic lubricant oil the most suitable for obtaining maximum performance with the least wear. It ensures optimum performance in the most diverse conditions and easily supports the high temperatures which are characteristic of this type of high capacity two-cylinder engine. It also has considerable resistance to evaporation and is suitable for long journeys without stops. 5 RST 1PC WATERPROOF SUIT $99 Distributor: Nationwide Accessories
The RST Waterproof suit is a 1pc style waterproof high value for money approach to the problem of what to carry in the backpack on days when the weather is
3 unsettled. The fit is generous enough to fit over all leather or textile suits or jackets or jeans without race humps. The design means that it can be fitted in a matter of seconds. 3M Scotchlite reflective panels on the arms, back and legs mean added safety when those dark nights approach. Fluorescent yellow version for those requiring high visibility. Sizes: SM/40-3XL/50. Colours: Fluorescent Yellow, Black/Silver. IXON PRO WARRIOR 2 $100 Distributor: Northern Accessories
The Ixon Pro Warrior 2 glove exterior is made of 81% goat leather and 19%
polyester. It has a 100% polyester lining and also a 100% polyester removable lining padding. The glove featuers adjustable tightening at cuff, leather reinforced palms and reinforced foam on back of the hand. IZEUS 210C HELMET $149 Distributor: Nationwide Accessories Wholesale
Pilot style demi jet for urban riders. Fun graphics to blend with current fashion trend. Light helmet with comfortable lining. Colours: Matt Dark brown, Matt Black, White Bee, Red Bee, Yellow Bee. Sizes: S-XL KR KIWI RIDER 89
DEVOL RADIATOR GUARDS from $139 Distributor: Northern Accessories
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Devol radiator guards offer complete protection from front and side impact without affecting your bike’s cooling. Our slotted design means our guards are lightweight, extremely durable and will let your radiator breathe.
2 DEVOL SKID PLATES from $239 Distributor: Northern Accessories
Devol skid plates have high quality hand welded wings, strong high grade hardware that will not rust and aluminium mounting brackets to keep the plate attached to your bike.
3 SHOT FLEXOR GLOVES $69 Distributor: Nationwide Accessories
Preformed Anatomic glove design with vented 3d mesh construction. Perforated Clarino Palm with silicon printing for optimal grip and control; vented spandex finger gussets; fingers and thumb designs with expansion panels; Velcro adjustable wrist closure; soft rubber reinforced thumb pads and direct inject rubber finished patches. Sizes: SM-3XL. Colours: Flash: purple/pink, black/red, white/ black. Tag: black/white or white/blue.
4 SHOT FLEXOR JERSEY $79 Distributor: Nationwide Accessories
Anatomic design for maximum mobility / Sublimation printing / 200 gr Micro-Mesh polyester material / Vented panels / Short cuff design / Neck features TPR logo signature / DI finished patches. Sizes: S-XL Colours: Flash: purple/pink, black/red, white/ black. Tag: black/white or white/blue.
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5 SHOT FLEXOR PANT Flash/$229 Tag/$249 Distributor: Nationwide Accessories
Anatomic cut for maximum mobility; general construction 600D polyester; pre-formed knee design with expansion panel; inner knee and all high wear areas are reinforced; lower back structure for increased support; rear knee in twill spandex for optimal adjustability and lightness; crotch area in stretch Spandex and lycra panels on back lining for easy movement; vented nylon ankle area; inner belt with silicon printing for optimal grip; sublimation printing to keep optimal colours and an anti-mud zipper. Sizes: 32-40. Colours: Flash: purple/pink, black/red, white/ black. Tag: black/white or white blue MAXIMA AIR FILTER CLEANER $22 Distributor: Forbes & Davies 6
Maxima Air Filter Cleaner is a purpose specific spray-on air filter cleaner, for use on motorcycles and ATV’s. An excellent foam and fabric air filter cleaner that easily washes out with water. Highly effective emulsion formula contains no caustic chemicals. Removes heavy filter oils, grease and other contaminants.
TUFF JUG QUICK FILL
$119 Distributor: Northern Accessories The Tuff Jug is designed to take the guess work out of filling up your bike. No more over-flowing or spillage here. Pours 20 litres in 45 seconds. The Tuff Jug doesn’t have any hoses; you just plonk this thing on top of your tank, and the rim allows the fuel to start pumping in. Once she’s full, the cap shuts, stopping you from overfilling your tank. Lift her off and you’re good to go – a fast and easy fill. The jug is available in a range of colours and holds 20 litres. Whether you’re a racer or rider, this will make filling up a lot easier, and much faster!
FORMA TERRAIN TX From $465 Distributor: Forbes & Davies
The Terrain TX Boot from bootmaker Forma, represents Italian design at its best. Constructed from Leather and synthetic material, with injected moulded plastic protections, the TX will keep you protected no matter what sort of off road riding you’re into. Comfort too, is paramount to the entire Forma range, and the TX doesn’t disappoint with its hinged ‘Stitched Flex Control System’ that provides the rider with superb feel and flexibility. Available in black in Euro sizes 42-47. KIWI RIDER 117
1 OPTIMATE 4 BATTERY CHARGER $169 Distributor: Northern Accessories
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The new benchmark – A unique diagnostic battery optimizer for 12V lead-acid batteries (sealed maintenance-free, gel, or filler caps) up to 50Ah. The microprocessor controlled OptiMate 4 can save neglected batteries with its new dual-stage desulfating action. For neglected deep-discharged batteries the recovery mode engages automatically, while the turbo recovery mode engages for more severely neglected batteries. But the most important attribute of the OptiMate 4 is the safe, optimal maintenance of your battery during long term storage, achieved by its gentle maintenance cycle which automatically allows the battery to rest for 30 minutes of each hour of the maintenance cycle while it remains connected.
2 EK CHAIN SRO SERIES from $119 Distributor: Northern Accessories
A quality O-Ring chain at an affordable price, the SRO5 chain is suitable for ATVs as well as street and dual purpose bikes. The SRO series chains offer a value-priced O-ring chain that will not compromise on quality or durability.
3 YZ450FZ EFI POWER TUNER $485 Available only from Yamaha Dealers
This easy plug-in fuel-injection and ignition tuning tool allows riders to quickly adjust the fuel and ignition maps to suit riding conditions and rider preference. It gives nine easy-to-programme adjustment points for both the fuel and ignition maps. The monitor function allows the user to monitor the data from various sensors on the bike, as well as adjust idle timing and see engine running time, incorporating a self-diagnosis function. The EFI tuner is powered by two AA batteries, thus no laptop or time consuming downloads are necessary. The unit does not have to be plugged into a bike to create maps, and the compact design means it can fit in the palm of your hand, pocket, etc. Memory function can save up to nine custom maps, and information sharing can be done in a multitude of ways. Fits: 2010 YZ450F 4 EBC SINTERED METAL MOTOX & ATV “R” SERIES BRAKE PADS Distributor: Nationwide Accessories
For the ultimate durability EBC presents its R series of high density pads. A sintered copper material made in USA means these heavy duty ATV and moto-x pads have become an aftermarket standard offering high durability, high resistance to contamination by mud, water, sand and grit etc, and offering reduced disc damage and long pad life. REPSOL ATV 4T 10W40 $28/L Distributor: Nationwide Accessories
It is the most suitable completely synthetic
1 lubricant oil for all kinds of quads and ATVs. It has been tested in the most extreme situations while driving the engine beyond its limits. Furthermore it guarantees excellent thermal stability and resistance to wear in engines with oil bath clutches. 6 AIROH RUNNER X MAN $369 Distributor: Forbes & Davies
Part of Airoh’s 2010 Off Road Collection, the Runner X Man is now available in New Zealand. Sitting in the entry to midprice range, the X Man features a tough lightweight thermoplastic shell, with a removable and washable liner and cheek pads, front ventilation and rear extractors, adjustable peak, quick retention system, weighs just 1350g, and has ECE22.05 safety rating. As is the norm with the
2 entire Airoh range of helmets, the X Man Runner features a superb finish with that unmistakable Italian style that really stands out from the pack. MAXIMA PROFILTER AIR FILTERS From $22 Distributor: Forbes & Davies
Dyno tested and race proven, the new range of ready-to-use Maxima Profilter Air Filters are now available in New Zealand. Pre-oiled with Maxima FFT, they offer maximum airflow and increased horsepower by using a dual stage open cell matrix foam, plush sealing foam and industrially bonded seams. They even come with a pair of disposable gloves – very handy! Available to suit a wide range of late model MX bikes, from Maxima stockists. KIWI RIDER 119
HOT PRODUCTS DIRT
1 METZELER 6 DAYS EXTREME From $160 Distributor: Forbes & Davies
The DOT approved 6 Day Extreme is the ultimate off-road tyre developed with World Champion factory riders for the most extreme conditions. New High Resistance Polyester carcass material with X-ply construction for superior structural characteristics and excellent puncture resistance. The knob distribution and geometry are designed to offer outstanding grip and traction in the toughest of conditions. This is the tyre that has won 14 World Enduro Championship titles in the last 5 years! Available from your local Metzeler stockist. 2 NEMESES YOUTH BODY ARMOUR $110 Distributor: Forbes & Davies
Super tough and multi-adjustable, Nemeses Youth Body Armour provides the ultimate in protection for trail riding, enduro or competition motocross. Try one on and you’re sure to be impressed by the finish and comfortable fit. They’re available in Black, Red, or Blue.
3 YAMAHA SCISSOR LIFT STANDS $652 Available only from Yamaha dealers
No more struggling to work on your machine in the mud and dirt. This aluminium hydraulic lift stand will make maintenance a pleasure, and elevate you above your competitors. Although designed with YZ & WR models in mind, they are suitable for any off road competition, trail or adventure model. Included in the package are the two aluminium side trays (as shown) to safeguard tools and removed parts from your mount.
4 ZETA FLIGHT LEVER From $90 Distributor: Northern Accessories
As fitted on the bike that won the 2009 Suzuka 8 Hour Endurance Race! Holes on the lever body are designed to decrease wind pressure up to and over 300km. The breaking point is pre-calculated in case of a fall. Fully CNC machined from A7009/A6061 aluminium, super lightweight design. Conforms to FIM and MFJ regulations. The Zeta Flight Perch is designed for cable type clutches and comes with a quick cable adjuster for quick and easy clutch play adjustment, even while on a ride. Lever bearing for less friction. Fully CNC machined, super lightweight design. 5 REPSOL BRAKE PARTS & CONTACT CLEANER $27/400ml Distributor: Nationwide Accessories
Degreaser for brake discs and pads. It also removes grease, oil, dirt, brake liquid and other contaminants from any part of the motorcycle, leaving the surfaces clean and dry. It acts extremely fast with no need to rub, and it evaporates easily without leaving any trace.
NITRO CIRCUS 7 DVD $60 Distributor: Northern Accessories
Nitro Circus Country Fried bonus deal. Buy NC7 and get Travis Pastra 199 Lives FREE! Watch Travis Pastrana try to nail his infamous 720° flip trick that went so wrong at the X-Games in the summer. Chad Reed makes a guest appearance as a Nitro Circus crew member and attempts his first ever backflip! “199 Lives” goes beyond all the films, the ridiculously insane stunts and provides a glimpse into Travis Pastrana’s life from childhood to his motocross racing career, his dominance in FMX, and the injuries that almost ended his career.
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Yamaha XT660 2007 $8495. 10% deposit from $47 per week
Kawasaki ZX10 2005 $10495. 10% Deposit. From $63 per week.
Yamaha YZ250 2007 $6495. 10% Deposit. From $35 per week.
Only 16000km Great all round bike for commuting and touring. Comes with bash plates and handguards.
One owner, Ventura pack frame, Ohlins steering damper, very tidy bike. CASH/FINANCE NO TRADES AT THIS PRICE. SAVE HUGE $$$$
Mint bike. Near new tyres. New chain and sprockets, Steering Damper. Piston and rings replaced 10hours ago. Excellent example of a well maintained bike. Trail ridden only.
Triumph Bonniville 2007 $10495. 10% deposit from $58 per week
Honda VT250 Magna 1994 $5195. 10% deposit. From $28 per week.
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CENTRAL MOTORS 2001 Ltd Ngatea www.centralmotors.co.nz 60 orchard Rd, Ngatea Ph 07 867 7524 Fax 07 867 7526 â€˘ A/hrs: Orrin 027 293 0420 firstname.lastname@example.org 152 KIWI RIDER
ADVENTURE RIDES JULY - 31 to August 1st, Adventure Training Event, KTM, Chris Birch and Robbie Crickett, this is an Adventure ride/Training ride. This is a led adventure ride thro Central North Island countryside stopping to demonstrate and practice techniques of adventure bike riding including bike set up, tyres etc. Cost per rider $350 includes 2 lunches 1 evening meal and 1 breakfast, 1 nightâ€™s accommodation. Assemble on 31st at 11.30 at Rotorua accommodation. Return to Rotorua on Sunday 1st Aug around 4 pm. SEPTEMBER - 25 to 6 October, Postie Bike Challenge, Brisbane to Darwin, a mix of bitumen, dirt, sand, bulldust, corrugations over 3500 kms across Australia on an unmodified Honda CT110. Join the goodwill and donate the bike to Rotary at the finish. Check website www.postiebikechallenge.org. $5500 AUD includes bike, accomm, meals, fuel, mechanics, spares, support vehicles. OCTOBER - 23-25, Coast 2 Coast (labour weekend) 3day adventure tour of the NI backcountry, incl the Waikato and Bay of Plenty. For further info check out www.highcountry.co.nz, or contact Robbie Crickett on 03 4489582 or 0274354267, or email@example.com NOVEMBER * DATES TO BE CONFIRMED * Celebrate the 30 year anniversary of the BMW GS motorbikes by taking part in an adventure ride from Cape Reinga to Bluff in November! The ride will take in as many off road sections as possible and finish in Invercargill at
the same time the Burt Munro Challenge is on. Register your interest and stay informed by completing our survey at www.bmworcantab.wordpress.com - 6/7, Yamaha Misty River Trail-Adventure ride, West Waikato/Raglan. Suitable for trail and enduro, road legal motorbikes. Contact Britton Motorcycle Adventures, www.adventurerides.co.nz or phone Mike 07 8556132 - 19/21, Mid North Adventure Trail Ride, venue: Trounson Kauri Park, Northland. Located 30kms north of Dargaville, same venue, different trails. Starts with BBQ 6pm Friday, entry includes all meals from Fri evening to Sun lunch inclusive. Sat 250kms, Sun 150kms of tracks trails and farmland. Onsite camping Fri and Sat nights. Land fees and back up crew: all inclusive $250. Price does not include cabin accommodation. Make those direct to Trounson Kauri Park 09 439 0621. Contact Des Trubshoe to enter at firstname.lastname@example.org - 29, Back from Burt, 4 day guided adventure ride - will suit riders in south of NZ visiting the Burt Munro Speed Festival. Guided tour from Invercargill on the Monday following the festivals close, thro to the tours end in beautiful Lake Tekapo on following Thursday. Enquiries www.highcountry.co.nz, or Robbie Crickett 03 448 9582 or 0274354267, email@example.com
BUCKET RACING JULY - 17/18, AMCC, at Mt Wellington Kart Club, Round 1. Contact John Connor 0274988883 or at firstname.lastname@example.org AUGUST - 7, Battle of the Buckets, Christchurch. For
budding road racers. 1 hour of hectic racing at 110% on homebuilt specials. FXR150s, GP100s, GP125s, Honda 125s, 150s, 100s, Yamaha 100s, 125s, Kawasakis maybe! Where: B Track Ruapuna, Christchurch. On 8 August more bucket racing with the Bears Winter Series. Checkout website, google Bucket Racing. Contact: Tony, 0274328172 or email email@example.com - 14/15, AMCC, at Mt Wellington Kart Club, Round 2. Contact John Connor 0274988883 or at firstname.lastname@example.org SEPTEMBER - 18/19, AMCC, at Mt Wellington Kart Club, Round 3. Contact John Connor 0274988883 or at email@example.com OCTOBER - 23/24, AMCC, at Mt Wellington Kart Club, Round 4. Contact John Connor 0274988883 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
CROSS COUNTRY AUGUST - 14, Waitemata M/c club presents Dead Tadpole, junior and ladies cross country race at Woodhill Forest, signposted from SH16, Muriwai Beach turnoff, gates open 8am. Race 1 (1 hr) for 10 and 11 yrs trail air cooled up to 100cc, MX 65-85cc race starts at 9.30am sharp. Race 2 (1.5 hrs) senior ladies, ladies novice, ladies expert, race starts 11.15am sharp. Race 3 (1.5hs) starts 1.45pm sharp. For more details contact Vic Wisniewski 021977063. $35 per rider and MNZ licence, or $35 per rider plus $15 day licence.
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- 15, the 36th Dead Toad 3 hr Cross Country Race, (Waitemata M/c club) at Woodhill Forest, signposted SH16, Muriwai turnoff, open to anyone over 15, with mechanically sound bike, helmet and boots. All classes. Start on the Wightman ppty. $50 per rider and MNZ licence or $50 per rider and $15 day licence, sorry, no trail riders. Gates open 8am, close 10.30am, start 11am. Enquiries Mark Draper 021372386
models on day 9.30 to 12. $1000 in cash prizes. All entries on the day go into draw to win BMW 540i V8. Consolation prize is you and 30 friends enjoy G&Ts aboard the Gold Eagle for 2 hrs while cruising the Bay. Run starts at 12.30 from the Bluewater Hotel and returns by 4pm. Tickets $25. Limited to 500, don’t miss out. Contact Cazz on 021812023, or Dale 021994166 or John 0273669452 for tickets. Cheap motel rooms available at the Blue Water Hotel, contact Jane directly on 06 835 8668 to book.
MOTOCROSS AUGUST - 8, FINAL 2010 MX Series Round 6, at Rotorua M/c Club MX Track. From Rotorua take SH5, then SH30. Continue till you come upon the track. From Tokoroa take SH1, then SH30. Sign in starts 8am, riders briefing 9am, start time 9.15. Minis, juniors, and seniors and ATVs (if sufficient numbers). Natural man made track. Organised by Rotorua MCC, contact Darrin Palmer 07 348 9835 or 0272712890. Check out other round (6 in all), see also www.rmcc.org.nz
OCTOBER - 29/30, Road Pirates Motorcycle Club presents the pirates picnic at Gisborne off the Waioeka Gorge, SH2. All makes and models welcome, bands, games, tattoo show, wet t shirt etc. No Eftpos. Food and drink on site (BYO all good). Free Hangi, Sat 6pm. Bikes, trikes only on site. Tent spots wherever you want. No dogs, no patches, no attitudes. Prepay tickets $15, gate pass $25, Ph 0272105673 or email roadpirates@extra. co.nz. Poker run leaves 9am sharp.
RALLIES, RUNS & RIDES
SEPTEMBER - 25/26, Globetrotter Challenge Rally - Want to try something new?! A rally with a difference. Rally entrants have to navigate an easy road trial to arrive at the mystery rally site. Individual and team prizes, badge and meal supplied. This is a fun event and a sense of humour is required. Give it a go…Starts from Caroline Bay Loop Road carpark, Timaru at 11am. Contact Morris Jones on 0211265622 or email email@example.com - 25, Harley Motorcycle Club Spring Run and evening function at Bluewater Hotel, Napier. Poker Run registration open to all makes and
JULY - 24/25, Speedshow (Auckland Motorcycle Show), at ASB Showgrounds, Greenlane, Auckland. Contact Keith Sharp on 09 445 3179 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
9.45am. Will split S1 and S2 into a/b grade if more than 20 in each class. Good practise prior to tri series. It is Motard only meeting, so you will get heaps of track time. Contact Ian Atkins 0274464849 SEPTEMBER - 19, Fastway Couriers Supermoto Series, Round 2, at Taumaranui, starting All classes S1, S2, Sportsman Open and 250cc, Trophies kindly donated by Fastway Couriers Wanganui. Entry fee $30 per class, no MNZ logbook required; sign on 9am, briefing 9.45am. Will split S1 and S2 into a/b grade if more than 20 in each class. Good practise prior to tri series. It is Motard only meeting, so you will get heaps of track time. Contact Ian Atkins 0274464849 OCTOBER - 17, Fastway Couriers Supermoto Series, Round 3, at Taumaranui, starting All classes S1, S2, Sportsman Open and 250cc, Trophies kindly donated by Fastway Couriers Wanganui. Entry fee $30 per class, no MNZ logbook required; sign on 9am, briefing 9.45am. Will split S1 and S2 into a/b grade if more than 20 in each class. Good practise prior to tri series. It is Motard only meeting, so you will get heaps of track time. Contact Ian Atkins 0274464849
SUPERMOTARD AUGUST - 22, Fastway Couriers Supermoto Series, Round 1, at Taumaranui, starting All classes S1, S2, Sportsman Open and 250cc, Trophies kindly donated by Fastway Couriers Wanganui. Entry fee $30 per class, no MNZ logbook required; sign on 9am, briefing
TOURING OCTOBER - 8/24, 16 day motorcycling tour of Northern Thailand on rented 250-1000cc Hondas. Includes airfares, hotels, meals, bike costs, support vehicle and local guide. Just $5950 all up. Contact Martin Lenart on
Dismantling Motorcycles for over 24 years
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• Cylinder Resleeving • Cylinder Reboring • Shock Rebuilds • All Head Work • Crank & Engine Rebuilds for all jet skis • Gear Dogs Build Up & Undercutting 196 Taupo Quay, Wanganui, New Zealand Phone: (06) 348 9516 Fax: (06) 348 9517 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
0212489452 or email email@example.com or www.thaimotorbiketours.co.nz - 14/18, 2010 KR Australian MotoGP tour to Phillip Island, tour price includes return airfares from Auckland, four day minibus transfers, four nights accommodation in top class houses just a few minutes drive from the circuit and 5 mins walk from the beach. Insurance and security taxes. Four nights entertainment KR style. Contact motogp@ trackfun.co.nz - 15/30, Ulysses Club(Manawatu branch), 4 Points Compass Rally (motorcycle poker run), North - Houhora, South - Lake Ferry, East - Te Araroa, West - Rahotu - in any order. Further info and entry form visit http:// nz4points.esmartweb.com/ or email firstname.lastname@example.org. - 17, MotoGP, Phillip Island, contact Jim at bowler_80hotmail.com - 24 Oct/9 Nov, 16 day motorcycling tour of Northern Thailand on rented 250-1000cc Hondas. Includes airfares, hotels, meals, bike costs, support vehicle and local guide. Just $5950 all up. Contact Martin Lenart on 0212489452 or email email@example.com or www.thaimotorbiketours.co.nz
TRACK DAYS AUGUST - 13, Hampton Downs Ride Days, hire bikes available K8GSX-R600s, riding gear hire, tyre sales/changing service, mechanical service, 4 groups from beginners to racers California Superbike School Coach to assist first timers. More info and bookings: phone 09 412 6266 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.hamptondownsridedays.co.nz - 22, Hampton Downs Ride Days, hire bikes
available K8GSX-R600s, riding gear hire, tyre sales/changing service, mechanical service, 4 groups from beginners to racers California Superbike School Coach to assist first timers. More info and bookings: phone 09 412 6266 or email email@example.com or visit www.hamptondownsridedays.co.nz SEPTEMBER - 11, Hampton Downs Ride Days, hire bikes available K8GSX-R600s, riding gear hire, tyre sales/changing service, mechanical service, 4 groups from beginners to racers California Superbike School Coach to assist first timers. More info and bookings: phone 09 412 6266 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.hamptondownsridedays.co.nz
TRAIL RIDES “The Kawasaki Sandpit”, Woodhill Forest, Rimmers Rd entrance, SH16, Helensville. The ultimate offroad motorcycle playground. Come & ride, we are open Wednesday to Sunday 9-5pm. Ph: 09 420 8879 or for more information go to www.thesandpit.co.nz JULY - 18, KTM Winter Trail Ride Series with Waitemata M/C Club in Woodhill Forest, start from 9am, signposted from Muriwai turnoff on SH16, Ph Kent 09 4738700 SEPTEMBER - 19, KTM Winter Trail Ride Series with Waitemata M/C Club in Woodhill Forest, start from 9am, signposted from Muriwai turnoff on SH16, Ph Kent 09 4738700 OCTOBER - 2-3, Santoft two day trail ride. Location: Santoft forest, signposted from Bulls.
Contact Mike Ross on 021527299. Sand based forest, rideable all weathers. Heaps of farm and forest tracks. Great family camping. Warm and sheltered. - 17, KTM Winter Trail Ride Series with Waitemata M/C Club, all rides in Woodhill Forest, start from 9am, signposted from Muriwai turnoff on SH16, Ph Kent 09 4738700 - 24, Tangiteroria Trail Bike Ride, contact Jacqui Porter 09 433 2633 or email email@example.com, or visit www.tangiteroriatrailride.co.nz
TRAINING DAYS Scooter Training at Auckland Kart Track, Avondale, sessions coming up over the next few months, $99 per person for a whole days training, lunch and the loan of a scooter and gear if you don’t have your own. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details or see www.euroscooter.co.nz Ride Right Ride Safe training days at Whenuapai Air Base, Brighams Creek Road, Whenuapai third Sunday of every month except February and December. Suitable for initial or refresher training. Cost $50. Download registration form www.rrrs.org.nz or contact Finn Nielsen 09 625 5533 or 0274846326: 18 July, 15 August, 19 Sept, 17 Oct, 21 Nov CLUB SECRETARIES: If you want your event listed here FREE, as it has etails to KR EVENTS, (09) 416-5308 or email email@example.com
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1992 KLF 300 A 2X4 93-96 KLF 300 B 2X4 00-01 KVF 300 2X4 90-96 KLF 300 C 4X4 92-96 KLF 220 2X4 2007 GPX 250 R 2008-2009 EX 250 89-95 ZXR 250 A-B-C 1993 ZZR 250 1995 Zephyr 400 1995 GPZ 500 2006 ER-5 2002 ZZR 600 1987 GPZ 600 R 1988 GPX 600 R 1989 GPX 750 R 1990 ZXR 750 1994 ZX 9 R 1998 ZX 9 R 2003 ZX 9 R 91-96 ZZR 1100 C-D 2005 & 2006 ZX 10 R 2006 ZX 14 R SUZUKI 08 LTA 750 King Quad 05 LTA 700 King Quad 2002 LTA 500 Master 98-02 LTF Quad Runner 02-05 LTF 500 Vinson 03-06 LTA 500 Vinson 08 LTA 450 King Quad 01-06 LTA 400 Eiger
01-03 LTF400 2x4 Eiger 03-05 LTF 400 Eiger 1997-2005 LTF 300 4x4 1997 LTF 250 2x4 1990-1999 LTF 250 4x4 2005 LTF Qzark 2008 LT 80 2008 UZ 50 & UZ 125 2002 EN 125 2000 EXR 150 90-99 GSF250 Bandit 1988-2006 GN 250 2003-2004 GSX 250 1989 GSX R 250 RR 2008-2009 VL 250 2002-2005 GZ 250 1987 NZ 250 2004 SG 350 Goose 1993 RF 400/600 2007 GS 500 E 1998-2000 GSF Bandit 1988-2007 Katana 2001 GSXR 600 K1 2007 LS 650 2004 DL 650 K4 2003 SV 650 1989-2000 Katana 2005 GSXR 750 KS 1991 VN 800 1998 VN 800 19931996 RF 900 2003-2007 SV 1000
HONDA 2005-2007 TRX 650 FA 2004 TRX 500 FM 2001-2007 TRX 500 FA 1999-2001 TRX 450 ES 1998-04 TRX 450 FM 2008 TRX 420 FM 2004 TRX 400 FA 1996-99 TRX 400 FW 2001-2003 TRX 350 ES 00-05 TRX 350 FM 2000-02 TRX 350 TM 1988-82 TRX 300 4X4 1988-92 TRX 300 2X4 2007 50 Today 1999 CB 250 Hornet 1986-1992 CBR 250 2000-2006 VTR 250 1988-1992 VFR 400 NC 24&30 1994 RVF 400 R 1999-2002 CBR 600 1991-1996 VFR 750 1999-2003 VFR 800 2007 CB 900 Hornet 92-96 Fireblade 02-03 CBR 926 & 954 2007 CBR 1000 R 1992 CBR 1000 F 1995-2005 VTR 1000 02-06 Blackbird 2008 CB 1300 2006 ST 1300 KAWASAKI 2000 KVF 650 2000 KVF 400 4X4 94-96 KLF 400 4X4
1998 TL 1000 S 2003-2010 GSXR 1000 K3, K6, K7, K10 1994-1998 GSXR 1100 03-04 GS 1200 SS 98-06 GSF 1200 Bandit 99-03 GSX 1300 R 2002 GSX 1400 YAMAHA 2003 YFM 660 Grizzly 97-99 YFM 600 Grizzly 03-06 YFM 450 Kodiak 00-02 YFM 400 Kodiak 02-04 YFM 400 Big Bear 1995 YFM 400 Kodiak 90-99 YFM Big Bear 1997 YFM 350 SE 1993-1995 YFB 250 2x4 Timberwolf 1992-1994 YFB 250 2x4 Timberwolf 07-08 SX 4 Scorpio 87-90 FZR 250 2 KR-3LN 1987 SR 250 1989 SRX 250 1998 250 Viagro 1991 F2R 400 RR 3TJ 1997 XJ 600 2005 YZF 600 R6 1995 FZR 600 1987 FZR 750-1000T 1991 FZR 1000 EX Up 99-01 YZF 1000 R1 2005 YZF 1000 R1 2007 FZ 1 1987 FJ 1200
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Honda Motorcycle Spares Our Speciality – NZ’s largest selection of new & used parts MALCOLM KIRKBY 21 Kenrick St, Te Aroha PH 07 884 8810
Wayne Parry Tel 07 824 9585 Fax: 07 824 7745
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BIKES FOR SALE New Bikes Yamaha YXR700 Rhino . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $22999 Yamaha YZ85Z 2010. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .from $6299 Yamaha TTR110 new . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $4199 Yamaha YFM90R . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $3999 Yamaha YZ250F 2010 . . . . . . . . . . . . from $12999 Yamaha AG100 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $3999 Yamaha AG200 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $6199 Yamaha YFM450 4x4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $14699 Yamaha YFM350 Grizzly . . . . . . . . . . .from $9999 Yamaha YFM550 Grizzly . . . . . . . . . .from $14999 Yamaha TTR125 new BW. . . SAVE $400 $5199 Yamaha SX-4 225 500km. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $3699 Yamaha PW80 new . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2299 Yamaha PW50 new . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1899 Yamaha TTR50E new . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2099 Yamaha TTR230 new . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $7099 GasGas EC250 2010. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $11990
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Used Bikes Yamaha WR450F 2006. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $6995 Yamaha YXR660 Rhino 2006 . . . . . . . . . . . . $9995 Yamaha YZ85 2003 Big Wheel . . . . . . . . . . $2495 Yamaha YFM350FA 4x4 2005. . . . . . . . . . . . $5995 Yamaha YFM350A 4x2 2005. . . . . . . . . . . . . $4495 Yamaha TTR230 08 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $5295 Yamaha YZ250F 2110 blue 48 hrs. . . . . . . $10995 Yamaha TTR250 01 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $3495 Aeon 50 Mini Kolt ATV 05. . . . . . . . . . . . . . $1295 Kawasaki KLX300 97, rego . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2995 Kawasaki KX125 85 vmx . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $3495 Kawasaki KLR650 1990. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $2495 Honda TRX450 4x4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $6995
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KX125, 1984-87 (MP) KX250, 1986-87 (MP) KX250K, 1992-96 (MP) ZD90 (MP) ZD200 Cheetah (MP) MAMMOTH & CHEETAH MH200 (MP) ATV110 Oryx GAS GAS EC200, 2002 (MP) FSE400, 2002 (MP) EC300, 2002 (MP) WATER CRAFT JS300 Jet Ski 1989 (MP) JS530 Jet Ski 88-90 (MP & R) (R) running motor (NM) no motor (MP) motor in parts
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WINTER SPECIAL PAY NO GST
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The Budget Shop
30A Kerwyn Ave, East Tamaki. Ph 09 2741155 www.customchambers.co.nz
Trail Bike Specialists
www.racepacetrainers.co.nz Telephone 021 348 244
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• Suspension tuning. • 2 stroke tuning • Bash Plates • Stall prevention • Bush Bars Expert or novice. We can help you get the best out of your machine. Dirt Action Service Centre 29 Saxon Street, Christchurch. 03 389 0080
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AGENTS FOR: SCORPION, LEO VINCE, ARROW
257 Onehunga Mall Road Auckland PH 09 636 5296
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A-ARMS (exchange)—TRX300 2& 4WD Upper & Lower, TRX400 Lower, TRX 350 Lower, TRX 450 Lower from $117 All prices include GST, Courier bag supplied for return of exchange A-Arm. BARNEY BUILT Ph 07 829 9999 Mobile 0274 828 045
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Raptor W/P Boots
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Ladies Trinity W/P Boots Sizes: 36-40 RRP: $199.00
PRO SERIES LEATHER 1PC SUIT Sizes: XS-2XL RRP: $1499.00
Rift Leather Jacket Sizes: 38-54 RRP: $399.00
Ladies Orchid Glove W/P
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Colarado Glove W/P
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Rift Summer Leather Glove
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Ladies Textile Orchid Jacket
Rift Textile Jacket
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Sizes: 38-50 RRP: $249.00
Rift Leather Pants
Colour: FL/Yellow BK/Silver Sizes: S-3XL RRP: $99.00
Ladies Textile Orchid Pant
Sizes: 30-38 RRP: $399.00 Available in Short Leg
Sizes: 8-18 RRP: $179.00
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