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Scooter Sampler – 21 With spring finally in the air it was a pleasure to head to Maraetai on Auckland’s south-east coast to sample a hand-picked selection of scooters imported by the Beckhaus clan.

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LAUNCH: 2011 H-D MODELS – 28 With its revamped Sportster range, Harley-Davidson is hoping to win a fresh new generation of loyal owners, and if it does not succeed, it will not be from lack of effort. Michael Esdaile has the story LAUNCH: DUCATI MULTISTRADA – .36 Once dubbed a ‘bike that looked like a wet cat with a large forehead,’ Ducati’s latest Multistrada 1200 takes cross-genre motorcycling to an entirely new level. TRACK TEST: BMW S 1000 RR – 43 Having already ridden the stocker at Phillip Island, BikeMart man Todd S. found himself in pole position when Sloan Frost offered us his New Zealand production Superbike-spec S 1000 RR to ride at Hampton Downs. COLD KIWI – 51 There’s nothing like a good burnout to warm the cockles of a Kiwi bloke’s heart. And if you’re a connoisseur, regular rally goer Nash reckons the Cold Kiwi’s the place to go. KR TECH: SUSPENSION – 69 Want a safer, better handling bike? .Upgrading the standard suspension is a good place to start.

dirt Features TAHITI MX – 92 Callan and Brenton May hit the jackpot recently when they jetted off to Tahiti to contest the idyllic Pacific Island’s annual MX champs. Brenton has the story. MX OF NATIONS – 96 It was the American team members who once again stood on the top step of the podium at this year’s Motocross of Nations. KR MX man Andy McGechan reports from Denver, Colorado.

RIDDEN: Yamaha FZ8N Moroney.................................... 55 Leather and chrome and jealousy

BRONZ.......................................... 58 On the right track born again biker.................... 59 My security blanket letters....................................... 61 CLASSICS..................................... 63 Manx Norton

Inside SWC................................. 72 ROAD PRODUCTS...................... 78 See it, want it, must have it

REGULARS dirt Dirt news................................. 86 DIRT COMP................................... 92

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DIRT PRODUCTS ..................... 115 Need it, want it, must have it Long termer.......................... 121 Yamaha wr250r Josh Coppins.......................... 123 Heading for home PT 2 BT................................................. 124 HANDY ANDY............................ 127 The good, the bad and the ugly

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Xmas PRODUCTS .................. 136 Courtney duncan............... 141

DIRT TEST: SUPER TENERE – 107 Yamaha’s new Super Tenere got a workout when Publisher Pete and friends rendezvoused at Raetihi for one of their legendary Boys Own Adventure weekends.

Contributions: Kiwi Rider welcomes editorial contributions from its readers. If you would like to write something up for KR e-mail a précis to the Editor at editor@ Electronic transmission of words (Microsoft word. doc) and pictures (hi-res jpgs) preferred.

ADVENTURE WHEN IT SNOWS .– 133 The recent cold snap got Adventure Ride veteran Pesky thinking about his last snow ride

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GASTROM RIDER........................ 67 Patrick’s Pies, Bethlehem

LOOKING BACK......................... 142 5/10/15 years ago

Adventure: LAKE.WAIKAREMOANA – 129 Robbie Crickett and Adventure Riding mate Dave McMillan take on the rain forests of the Central North Island and East Coast on their KTM 690s

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NASH............................................. 57 How many deaths will it take?

TEST: KTM530EXC – 101 Whilst Birchy chased Cougars in South America we borrowed his newly refreshed KTM 530 EXC training rig for the week.

RIDDEN: GAS GAS EC 300 – 111 Formerly a tree-dodger that followed in the footsteps of other equally exotic European offerings, Gas Gas’ 2010 EC 300 might well be the new leader of the pack.

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Leslie at Variety 09 522 3742 or email - 26/28, National Classic Rally, the 13th National Classic M/c Rally , organised by New Plymouth Classic M/c Club, at Vertical Horizons Adventure Centre, east of Inglewood, Taranaki. The Centre will be open from 3pm on Friday for tea and registrations with light meal and time for catching up with old friends. Saturday: A day ride to points of interest over some great m/cycling roads with lunch provided. Then dinner and social evening, with a range of awards and spot prizes. For further info contact Colleen Styles at or 06 7587202 - 27, Kinsmen Poker Run, registration starts 9am at Wellington Motorcycles, contact Clayton 0272997873 or email Depart 10am, best hand $1000, games, spot prizes, night function afterwards, live band, tickets, pre pay $25 or $30 on the day. DECEMBER - 4, Xmas Toy Run, hosted by the Central Districts M/c Touring Club. Meet at Fielding town square for 1pm departure on scenic back roads, ride ending in Palmerston North, with sausage sizzle and refreshments. Bring toys or books to donate to Barnardos, badges for sale, all riders welcome. See www.cdmtc. for more details. JANUARY - 28/30, Woodstock Rally 2011, at Woodstock Domain, signposted from Hokitika, West Coast. Contact: Corinna Nelson, The Secretary. Phone 0274492001 or visit hosted by the West Coast Touring M/c Club.

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Registration: 9.15am at Himatangi Depart: 10.15am Entry Fee: $20 (includes light BBQ lunch in Woodville) Light breakfast available at Himatangi (user pays) End of the day SPOT PRIZES! Meal $12 Wear your HI Viz gear to be in to win prizes! Don’t Drink & Ride Home - Stay the Night Accommodation available at Akitio Beach Camping Ground, Bookings essential, phone/fax: (06) 374 3450 Part of this event is a rural ride, please take care. Further information: Ron Mabey 0274 498 764 or Pauline Bethune 021 110 5994

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PROCEEDS TO COMMuniTy vEnTuRES THE TRAILS The tracks are all located within ¾ of an hours drive from Pukekohe and generally consist of gentle to rolling to steep farmland with picturesque views. All rides 30—40kms loop and open at 9.45am and close at 2.45pm. (except Waikaretu Beach Run) BBQ and refreshments available for sale during the day. WHO CAN RIDE Anyone who has a 2 or 4 wheel off road motorcycle or ATV. No pillions, UTVs or buggies. No children under 7 years old on main loop. Children under 16 must be accompanied by a riding adult/parent/guardian on the main loop.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED Helmets are compulsory. Boots (no sneakers), sensible clothing. A well prepared motorcycle, spare fuel, a good tyre and a good attitude. COST Adults: $30. Under 16 $20. Family consession (2 adults & up to 3 kids living at the same address) $70. KIDS LOOPS - Approx 1 to 1.5 kms long. These are designed for young children and novice riders who are not confident on the main loop. SIGN ON from 8.30am, no riders briefing. Ride will start approx 9.45am PLEASE BE EARLY

WHEN & WHErE Sunday 28th November Glen Murray Signposted from Mercer and Rangiriri Bridges. Starts at Glen Murray Hall. Easy to rolling farm land. Separate Kids Loop. Sunday 12th December Paparimu Signposted from Bombay & SH2 Mangatawhiri. Starts at Paparimu School. Rolling farm land, medium hills & plantation forestry tracks. Separate Kids Loop. Sunday 13th March Wairamarama Signposted from the Tuakau and Mercer Bridges. Starts Wairamarama Hall. Rolling to steep country. Separate Kids Loop. Sunday 6th February Naike Signposted from Rangiriri and Huntly Bridges Starts Naike. Rolling to steep farm land and plantation forestry. Separate Kids Loop. Sunday 27th February Waikaretu Beach Signposted from Mercer and Rangiriri Bridges. Starts at Waikaretu Hall. Rolling to steep farm land and bush. West Coast beach and sand dunes. Old style lead trail ride with awesome views. Sand Dunes and a run down a private west coast beach. No Kids Loop, Will not return to base for lunch - fuel and lunch truck provided. More InforMatIon Contact MR Motorcycles, 5 Stadium Dr, Pukekohe Ph 09 237 3095 Craig 0274 581 544 Scott 0275 767 050

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1 SPECTRO 4 Off-road Synthetic Blend 10w40 $21/1L Distributor: Darbi Accessories

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Don’t need a full synthetic oil? Then go for Spectro Golden 4 Off-Road Semi-Synthetic. It keeps motorcycle crankcases clean. Prolongs engine and transmission life. Provides smooth and quiet shifting. Exceeds all manufacturer’s warranty requirements. Recommended for use in all modern offroad four-stroke single cylinder motorcycles. 2 Metzeler Tourance EXP From $284 Distributor: Forbes & Davies


The Tourance EXP is Metzeler’s latest generation tyre in their proven street enduro range – featuring as standard fitment on many of today’s big adventure bikes. Metzeler’s patented 0° steel belt technology provides great straight line and braking stability, maximum precision on corners and excellent bump absorption particularly on fully loaded bikes. Improved compound for high grip on wet and dry surfaces – the perfect combination for long distance journeys. Ideal for BMW GS, Honda Varadero and Suzuki V-Strom. The Tourance EXP also comes in new “M” specification (in select sizes) to satisfy higher mileage needs.



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3 ACERBIS Uniko Air Filter Cover $50 Distributor: Darbi Accessories

The innovative and universal accessory prevents infiltrations into the engine through the filter while washing the bike. Made out of soft elastic rubber and conveniently shaped, it can be easily and quickly applied to the original filter holder, making it a 100% waterproof barrier. Fits on Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki, Yamaha and KTM. Material: rubber NBR fuel-resistant.


4 Outlaw Racing forged Gear Lever $35 www.motoxparts. or 09 482 2100

Missing gear changes? Foot slipping off the gear lever? Or go you just need more bling? Replace your old stock shift lever with an Outlaw Racing forged Shift Lever. Tougher than stock and less expensive. Mounting hardware included, available for most off-road bikes. 5 Outlaw Racing Dual Compound Grips $14 www.motoxparts. or  ph 09 482 2100

Outlaw grip technology ensures that there’s a grip to exactly match your riding style. Dual layer grips combine the durability of firm compound inner with the feel and absorption qualities of  soft compound grips. Firm compound is used for the flange, inner sleeve and outer end of the grip for maximum durability. A softer compound is used for the outer which is in direct contact with the palm, fingers and

4 thumb to give you a nice feel, less vibration and also helps reduce arm pump. WFO Billet Alloy Hand Guards From $137 Distributor: Forbes & Davies Ltd


Protect your mits when giving it the berries through your favourite trail with these tough lightweight alloy hand guards from WFO. Available for 7/8” bars and 28.6mm taper bars they come with fitting hardware. Available from all good dirt dealers. 7 DRC A Force Pump $50 Digital. $30 Std. Distributor: Northern Accessories

DRC A Force Pump is available with or without a digital gauge and features lightweight and durable aluminium body design

for high pressure with minimum pumping power. The digital gauge model has an attached digital gauge which displays KG/ CM, PSI, BAR and KPA at the push of the button. Both versions come with US and Dunlop air valve connector. 8 The Mud Off Racing Sub Visor $80 Distributor: Northern Accessories

The Mud Off Racing Sub Visor is an extension to your helmet’s peak and comes with six tear-offs to prevent dirt from sticking on your goggles during muddy races or trail rides. Made of high quality, light weight, low strain, high impact, durable, heat resistant and non-combustible plastic. Usable on almost all off-road helmets. KIWI RIDER 115

1 The DRC Pro Chain Tool $90 Distributor: Northern Accessories

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The DRC Pro Chain Tool is designed to break, press side plates and rivet most 420, 428, 520 and 530 standard and O-ring chains. Aluminium handle designed for easy operation which unscrews as an on the spot place to store tools. Replacement chain cutting pins are available.


PROGRIP Kids Goggles $60 Distributor: Darbi Accessories


Keep your kids eyes safe at all times when riding. These Progrip goggles come with a fog free 1mm lens. Made in Italy to last with high quality foam. Silicone on strap for perfect fit. Blue, black, green, yellow, red, orange or white.


Ariete ARIA Goggles $50 Distributor: Northern Accessories


A new high performance low cost entry level goggle from Ariete. Strong and durable frame with anti-UV colours. Comes standard with a clear lens with anti-fog and anti-scratch treatment. Has super-soft open cell technical foam and an elastic strap with anti-slip silicone bead. The Ariete Ventilation System uses airflow from the goggles, whose upper front profile is specially lowered, which enters the collecting vents at the front of the helmet, flows across the rider’s head, and leaves the back of the helmet in a continuous process. 4 Airoh Stelt Senior From $805 Distributor: Forbes & Davies

Worn by some of the biggest names in off-road competition today, the top of the range Airoh Stelt is a beautifully crafted, Italian made helmet that weighs in at an incredibly light 1000g. Featuring a composite fibre shell (available in 2 shell sizes), the Stelt has an anatomically designed inner offering superb fit. There’s also a removable, washable comfort liner plus removable cheek pads, multiple intake vents, rear air extractors, adjustable peak, nose protection, Double D-ring retention and ECE22.05 safety standard. Head down to your Airoh stockist and see why so many world champions make Airoh their number 1 choice. Available in sizes XS to XXL. ACERBIS X-FORCE HANDGUARDS $80 Distributor: Darbi Accessories 5

From the innovators of all things plastic comes the X-Force handguard. Tested and tried by Acerbis sponsored riders. Includes a removable spoiler to suit any riding conditions. With it on gives extra protection against mud and obstacles. Take it off for increased air flow. Universal kit allows it to fit any handlebars. Orange, blue, yellow, black, green, white or red.

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5 6 AXO Boxer MX Boots $219 adult, $199 junior. Distributor: Northern Accessories

AXO Boxer MX Boots have a soft supple leather outer construction and are available in adult sizes (7-15) and juniors (1-6). Features include a soft, supple leather outer. PU shin plate with energy absorbing foam backing. Four AXO PU locking buckles. Four floating buckle bases ensure correct alignment. Two nylon side struts add lateral support. AXO exclusive MX style sole. Synthetic gator seals the top of the boot. Steel shank and steel toe cap. New lower pricing makes them the best value around.

6 7 Muc-Off Silicon Shine From $22 Distributor: Forbes & Davies

Muc-Off Silicon Shine is a superior detailer, light lubricant and protectant in one convenient and easy to use spray. Silicon Shine is completely safe to use on paint, chrome, all metal parts, carbon fibre and all other composites. It not only repels water but dries completely, leaving a protective, non-sticky and ultra shiny layer that will extend the lifetime of your bike’s finish by preventing the build-up of dirt and grime. This means the bike stays cleaner inbetween washes, and takes the hard work out of that post ride wash. Available from Muc-Off stockists in a 500ml aerosol. KIWI RIDER 117


Forma Terrain TX

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 to 47. 2

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Ariete Glamour Goggles

$129 Distributor: Northern Accessories Demanding riders will value its advanced specification, choice of avant-garde materials, and of well-proven technology. Tough elastic frame with a rubber/elastic strap with a continuous bead of anti-slip silicone to grip the helmet. Comes with a clear Lexan lens with anti-fog and anti-scratch treatment and pins to suit roll-off or tear-off use. Three-layer face foam. Airflow from the goggles, whose upper front profile is specially lowered to aid this process, enters the collecting vents at the front of the helmet, flows across the rider’s head, and leaves the back of the helmet.



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Maxima SynBlend From $21 Distributor: Forbes & Davies


Maxima’s Maxum4 SynBlend is a blend of ester-based synthetic and petroleum base stocks featuring advanced technology. This special high temperature formula protects critical engine components, reduces wear, friction, temperature, oil consumption and extends drain intervals. The use of new anti-shear additives assures viscosity stability for motorcycle 4-stroke engines. This formula also has extra anti-scuff additives to handle extreme loads and peak temperatures. The ultimate protection for your pride and joy and available in 10w40 and 20w50 in 1L and 3.8L packs. Maxima ProFilter Oil Filters From $10 Distributor: Forbes & Davies


A natural extension to Maxima’s high performance oils, Maxima’s ProFilter MaxFlow high quality range of OEM oil filters are now available in New Zealand. ProFilter offers the finest OEM Replacement oil filter in the market with its paper oil filter line. Designed to increase filtering capacity, while not impeding oil flow, the ProFilter OEM Replacement filters use industry leading paper stocks from Finland and are safe for use with petroleum and synthetic oils. Available to suit a range of late model off-road bikes. Visit your Maxima stockist for more details.

PROGRIP Triple Density Grips $111-$130 Distributor: Darbi Accessories


Why triple density? Because riders are looking for soft grips that don’t slip on the bars. Therefore Progrip are the first to develop a grip that has a harder material on the inside against the bar so it reduces slipping. Medium density on the ends and soft in the grip area to give you better feel and less blistering. Added to that this grip has a slimmer design. Available in a vast colour range. 6

Conti TrailAttack tyres

$208-$376 Distributor: Darbi Accessories Engineered to meet the demands of today’s powerful, high performance adventure touring/enduro machines. “Continuous Compound” technology derived from Continental’s Race Attack tyres. Optimum grip compound on the side of the tyre. Optimum wear compound in the centre of the tyre. Seamless transition between com-

pounds offers outstanding feel, feedback and control. 0° steel belt construction on the rear tyre delivers superior stability and comfort even at high cruising speeds and high loads. Reinforced carcass on the front tyre utilises a newly designed tread pattern to ensure higher precision and optimised wear. Innovative touring compound offers high grip in all wet and dry conditions combined with excellent mileage for long trips. Stunning new tread pattern adapted from the ContiAttack family. 7

Spectro Platinum SX4

$29/L Distributor: Darbi Accessories Platinum SX4 is the ultimate full synthetic motor lubricant for all four-stroke motocross and off road machines. SX 4 is extremely shear-stable and designed specifically for use in high RPM racing conditions. Cams, rods, cylinders and pistons benefit tremendously from our increased ZDDP anti-wear additive treatments. Meets all known motorcycle manufacturers’ warranty requirements and recommendations. KIWI RIDER 119

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1 Mottowear Jeans Kira Ladies $249 Distributor: Nationwide Accessories


2 Mottowear Jeans City NT $249 Distributor: Nationwide Accessories

Regular fit jeans which look and feels just like a normal pair of jeans but provide safety and comfort on the road. They are comfortable whenever you are on or off your bike. The knee, hip, outside thigh and backside area are lined with a soft nonabrasive material (100% Kevlar) plus there are removable knee and hip protectors. Sizes: XXS/30-XXL/44 Colour: Blue.




Muc-Off Helmet Polish $20 Distributor: Forbes & Davies



Does your helmet need a good polishing? If so, Muc-Off’s new Helmet Polish contains the ideal ingredients to buff your lid to a high gloss, wet look shine in seconds. This advanced specific formula is derived from natural & renewable sources and is fully biodegradable. It’s completely safe to use on polycarbonate, fibreglass, composite and carbon fibre helmets. Watch water bead again and again as the polish’s protective layer ensures your helmet stays pristine and painted colours are enhanced with a deep, rich lustre! Available now from Muc-Off stockists.



4 Genuine Innovations CO2 Puncture Repair Kit Premium From $98 Distributor: Forbes & Davies

Genuine Innovations are world leaders in CO2 inflation and puncture repair kits. The Premium Kit, designed for road bikes, contains everthing to get you back on the road quickly should that dreaded puncture occur, including tyre plugs, tyre reamer and plug installation tool, Monster Air Chuck CO2 Inflator, plus two 45g CO2 cartridges. Comes in a convenient zippered nylon bag for easy storage. Ensure your don’t get stranded at the side of the road, and carry one of these with you. Genuine Innovations Puncture Repair Kits are available through all good bike shops. Shark S900 Fost $499 Distributor: Northern Accessories 5

The 2010 S900 FOST KAS. This is a “Glow in the Dark” helmet from the new Shark S900 range and features: Thermoplastic injected shell. - Integrated sunshield. 2.2mm shield with double “Total Vision” treatment. - Removable and washable inside paddings. - Quick visor exchange. - Quick release chin strap. You have cool



6 graphics during the day and your helmet glows at night allowing others to see you.

8 Kawasaki Racing Chain Lube $25 Available from Kawasaki dealers

Keiti Tyre Repair Kit From $70 Distributor: Nationwide Accessories

An exclusive formula for O-ring and standard chain that reduces friction, corrosion and dirt build-up. Will not fling off when applied according to directions


Contains tyre seal rubber stripe, CO2 gas for tyre inflation, connecting valve for gas to tyre. sealing gum, smoothing and seal inserting tool. instruction manual. Keiti Quick Release Fasteners $72 Distributor: Nationwide Accessories


Keiti Quick Release Fasteners for race and street applications allow for quick and easy removal of motorcycle fairings. Available in 17mm and 14mm, each in silver or black.

9 Ixon RS One HP Glove $379 Distributor: Northern Accessories

Ixon RS One HP MS Glove has exclusive vented knuckle protection on the back of the hand, vents over the fingers and carbon protectors on scaphoid and pisiform. Supple perforated leather, long cuff with double closing and foam reinforcement make this an excellent glove. KIWI RIDER 79


Dunlop Sportmax a-12H

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From $254 Distributor: Forbes & Davies Riders of 125-400cc road sport, track day, and motard bikes rejoice! Dunlop’s all-new Sportmax a-12H is now available locally. Replacing the class-leading GPRa10 series, the Sportmax a-12H is bristling with Dunlop’s race derived technology including Multi-Tread technology, providing improved mileage on the centre of the tyre and superior grip when cornering hard. Construction features new CTT (Camber Tuning Technology) for improved handling and turning, while JLB (JointLess Band) delivers greater high-speed stability for lightweight bikes. For more details visit your Dunlop stockist.




2 Airoh Pit One Ian $395 Distributor: Forbes & Davies

With a graphic based on Moto2 hard charger Andrea Iannone’s race helmet, this is one cool looking helmet! The Pit One comes with Airoh’s usual array of top notch features including light weight, removable washable comfort liners, plenty of ventilation, micrometric retention, and an internal tinted visor. The Pit One Ian comes in sizing S to XL. Stand out from the crowd and grab one today from your nearest Airoh stockist.

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3 BMW Motorrad Club jackets $713 (women), $785 (men) From any BMW dealer

The casual Club leather ladies’ and men’s jackets in abrasion-resistant, pleasantly soft cowhide are suitable both as a motorcycling jacket and a leisure jacket. These sporty, modern jackets provide a finely crafted finish, casual shaping which is different for men and women, a high level of wear comfort and safety features.





BMW Motorrad Boulder 2 jackets $870 From any BMW dealer


Keiti Tyre Gauge From $27 Distributor: Nationwide Accessories

resistant. Effective under a wide range of temperatures: -10oC - +80oC.

The Boulder 2 jacket is not just suitable for motorcycling – it cuts a great figure as a jacket for everyday wear too. Featuring a waterproof wax finish, this polyamide/ cotton jacket is windproof, waterproof and breathable thanks to a thermal insert.

Save gas/extend tyre life with correct pressure. Automatic shut-off. Battery included. Pressure range: 2.0-100.0 PSI 0.13-6.89 Bar 13-689 kPa

8 Kawasaki Spray Polish $17 Available from Kawasaki dealers


7 Keiti Protective Tank Pads From $30 Distributor: Nationwide Accessories

The RST Colorado is a leather, textile and Clarino mix WP glove with reflex piping, RST silicone powergrip on palm and pre-curved finger construction for extra comfort and feel. Sizes: 07/XS-12/2XL Colours: Black.

Manufactured using high quality imported vinyl with a super strong adhesive to ensure product won’t lift or peel off. UV resistant silkscreen printing used to prevent fading. Exclusively formulated non yellowing resin and 3D gel layer assure durability and scratch resistance. Heat, humidity and water

RST Colorado Gloves $89 Distributor: Nationwide Accessories

Unmatched for polishing chrome or painted surfaces. Dirt and greasy film are whisked away in seconds leaving a protective film which resists dirt. RST Raptor Boots $199 Distributor: Nationwide Accessories


RST Raptor boots feature: PU coated leather construction, moulded anti-twist mid sole with steel shank reinforcement, vulcanized, anti-slip rubber sole, gear change toe pad and ‘Reissa’ waterproof/ breathable membrane. Sizes: 40-47 Colours: Black. KIWI RIDER 81

SPECTRO Foam Filter Fluid $29 Distributor: Darbi Accessories

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Our new formulation means you get the same protection as before but with a faster drying time, and the new litre package means a saving of nearly 50%!

2 E-Z UP Eclipse Black Frame From $1199 Distributor: Darbi Accessories

Want to look different in the pits? E-Z UP’s professional grade Eclipse frame is now available in black – New Zealand’s national colour. It comes in sizes 3x3m, 3x4.5m and the six-legged 3x6m.  The canopies are available in black, blue, red and white and come with a free heavy duty stake kit. Visit for more info.  

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3 Maxima Maxum4 Premium From $18 Distributor: Forbes & Davies

Maxima’s Maxum4 Premium is a superior product featuring advanced additive technology in the development of highly stable and long life multi-grade motorcycle specific oil. By using an exclusive blend of petroleum base stocks and advanced anti-wear, anti-shear additives, this product assures viscosity stability for 4-cycle engines with integrated transmissions. This formula also has extra anti-scuff additives to handle extreme loads and peak temperatures in high performance engines. Available in 1L and 3.8L packs. Ventura Bike-Pack System Distributor: Dold industries


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. Latest models available: Yamaha FZ-8 N ‘A’ (2011). Ducati Multistrada 1200, 1200S Sport Edition 2010. Triumph Sprint GT 1050 (2011). Keeway Supershadow 250 (2010). Kawasaki Ninja 250 (EX250J8FJAF) (08-10).Yamaha FZ-8N Z-A (10-11) Available through your dealer or contact us on 0508 365 300 for more help. 5 Keiti Valve Cap piston From $8 Distributor: Nationwide Accessories

Machined aluminum “piston” tire valve caps. Inside O-rings prevent pressure leakage. Sold in pairs. Colour: Blue, green, black, red, silver, gold. Keiti Tyre Pens From $17 Distributor: Nationwide Accessories


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to revive or personalize your sportbike. They can be used to fill in the lettering, stencil your sidewalls, colour in your tires’ grooves, or make your own unique style of lettering on your tires. Whether your tires are old or new, tire pens can bring them back to life. Gives your ride that race bike look. Colour: Red, Silver, White, Yellow. 7 Oxford Essential Motorcycle Top Box $90 Distributor: Northern Accessories

With a 24L capacity, these are big enough to stash your helmet or rain suit and come with a universal fitting kit and base plate. They are made from high impact plastic

and come with 2 keys and a secure locking mechanism. 8 Oxford Oximiser 600 Battery Charger $60 Distributor: Northern Accessories

Quickly charges battery at 600mA/ hour until full and maintains a gentle trickle charge to keep battery optimised. Suitable for all 12V battery types up to 30Ah including Gel, MF and acid batteries. Recovers deeply discharged batteries and is protected against short circuit for 240V. The Optimiser 600 comes with crocodile clips, wall bracket and screws and standard connectors with weatherproof cap.

1 SCOTTOILER eSYSTEM $599 Distributor: Eurobike Wholesale

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The eSystem is an electronically controlled chain lubrication system. The electronics involved have come from Moto GP technology where a triple axis accelerometer senses the motion of the bike allowing the system to know when to lubricate the chain. The plug and play connectivity means the eSystem is the simplest electronic chain lubrication system to install and when the bike is off, the power drain is less than 1 milli-amp (significantly less than a modern alarm). The multifunction digital display shows ambient temperature, oil flow rate, oil reservoir level, and forward acceleration in ‘G’. For the first time a chain oiling system that tells you about more than just oiling your chain.


2 TCX X - FIVE WATERPROOF $199 Distributor: Northern Accessories

A quality TCX boot at a very affordable price with performance and features to match the TCX brand. The X - FIVE features: Comfort Fit System (CFS), full grain leather upper and waterproof lining. Protection includes malleolous protection, shift pad, shin plate, reinforced heel counter. The foot bed is anatomic and replaceable and the touring sole has a specific grip area. Colour: Black. Sizes: 36 to 48. Usually $349rrp, now only $199 at selected Road Guide Dealers. Bargain!

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Metzeler Racetec Interact K3 From $314 Distributor: Forbes & Davies


These super sticky tyres feature Metzeler’s unique Interact Structure and Compound technology, whereby grip performance is achieved by differently tensionsed steel belts. This process allows improved grip (even in the wet), more even wear and better handling. All the benefits of a dual compound tyre but without the step effect commonly found in this type of tyre. Recommended for track day use and the latest road going hyperbikes. Sizes: 120/70ZR17 fronts, and 180/55ZR17, 190/50ZR17 and 190/55ZR17 rears. RST Raptor Textile Jacket $249 Distributor: Nationwide Accessories 4

A touring spec 3/4 length textile jacket featuring PU coated 600D Polyester ‘Maxtex’ and 1680D Ballistic nylon outer shell; ‘Reissa’ waterproof and breathable membrane; detachable 75g heat sealed, quilted lining; RST ‘Contour’ plus CE approved back protector factory fitted as standard; RST ‘Contour’ plus CE approved armour to shoulders and elbows; removable ‘Windster’ facemask; adjustable waistband and arm adjusters; zip free ‘comfort cuff’ construction; Velcro storm flap; Scotchlite reflex piping; Max zips used throughout including #10 full 360 connection; four l


7 arge front pockets and one rear; zipped intake and exhaust vents. Sizes: XS-4XL Colours: Black. 5 Keiti Carbon Look Adhesive From $14 Distributor: Nationwide Accessories This 0.1mm thick sheet carbon look affect used in many ‘Hi Tech’ consumer products. The PVC sheet can be cut with normal hand tools. Sheet size 280X390mm. 6 Keiti Reflective Wheel Stripe From $25 Distributor: Nationwide Accessories Reflective wheel stripe. 7 mm x 7 meters. Colours: Silver, gold, orange, red, blue, green, black. 7 Sidi Fusion From $399 Distributor: Darbi Accessories Ideal Track Day beginners boot or for road use. Comes with replaceable toe slider.

Protection in all the right places – ankle protection pads; fixed shin plate, reinforced heel. Lined with Air Teflon Mesh for a more comfortable days riding. SIDI 50th Edition Vortice From $899 Distributor: Darbi Accessories


On the track and on the road, the limited edition Vortice Vernice 50 Edition is an authentic collector’s item made especially to mark the 50th anniversary of Sidi Sport. In addition to maintaining and guaranteeing all the quality standards of the “classic” Vortice model, the Vortice Vernice 50 Edition features new graphics with an elegant design. A shiny black upper is embellished with detailing in a series of golden finishes (highlighted on the front, the back calf and the tongue), featuring the Sidi swirl and the unmistakable national tri-colours that make this boot an authentic gem of design and technology. Very limited quantities. KIWI RIDER 83

Great for the bar – though you’ll probably have to buy more than one – or as a gift to the Triumph owner ‘who has everything.’ Cheers!

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1 GENUINE TRIUMPH PINT GLASS $40 from Triumph dealers


2 GENUINE TRIUMPH PRINTS $399 from Triumph dealers


Imagine these on the wall of your lounge, den or bike shrine. There is a choice of Rocket III or Marlon Brando subjects, ready-framed and just waiting to be hung on the wall.


Harley-Davidson clock $120 from Harley-Davidson dealers


Plastic clock with aluminum dial and glass front. Bar & Shield logo and numbers are printed on a mirrored surface. Requires one AA battery. Measures 14” diameter.



Harley-Davidson Graphic Tin Sign $40 from Harley-Davidson dealers



Embossed and printed metal sign. Measures 111⁄2” x 13”. Made in the USA. 5 Tissot T-Race Nicky Hayden watch $1,395 Call 0508 566 300 or www.


Nicky Hayden’s colours and race number are integrated into this stunning limited edition Tissot chronograph celebrating the 2010 MotoGP season.


Rochet Magnum Collection Cufflinks ($120), Pendant ($115), Ring ($110) Call 0508 566 300 6

The Rochet brand uses alternative, masculine metals such as stainless steel and silicone to create jewellery for fashion-savvy men. MTA Gift vouchers $10, $20 or $50 from MTA members


Can be used to buy almost any product or service offered by any one of over 4,000 MTA Members nationwide, and unlike most other vouchers and gift cards, MTA Gift Vouchers have no expiry date!




California Superbike School Gift Voucher


The California Superbike School offers the best rider training in the world. All types of motorcycles are catered for and all levels of riding ability, from relatively new riders up to Grand Prix level. This truly international quality rider training is held at Hampton Downs Motorsport Park which is 65kms south of Auckland City and they have hire gear and hire bikes available as well. Go to www. or phone (09)412 6266. From $429 for a full day. Ugly Fish RS5066 Glasses $79 Distributor: Forbes & Davies 9

Designed specifically for motorcyclists, the Ugly Fish range of eyewear offers supreme comfort and protection on and off the bike. The RS5066 feature anti-fog, anti-scratch and impact resistant lenses along with

shatterproof TR90 frames allowing them to meet the AS NZ 1337-1992 Safety Standard. It also comes with detachable foam padding – particularly good if you wear an open face lid. Matt black frame/smoke lens or matt black frame/ silver lens. 10 On Bike HD on Bike Video camera $699 Distributor: Northern Accessories Capture the action with this feature-rich video camera. Fill your screen with vivid, widescreen (16;9) action video. With a full 1280x720 (pixels) window and 30 frames per second, your videos will be just how you remember them, big and awesome! Other features include: beautiful colour clarity; wide angle lens to capture the whole

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scene; record over 8 hours of action video with full audio; easy to use one button record; easy to align; wearable anywhere; armored body, light and tough– withstands dust, dirt, mud, and snow. It’s also shock, vibration and impact resistant and comes with camera, 2Gb card, goggle mount, flat surface mount, rechargeable battery, software and USB cable. 11 victory Gear from TMG Newmarket, Auckland

Maroon and gray flame cap. One size fits all. $30. Victory belt buckle. Silver and black finish. $49. Bullet sunglasses. Great style combined with great eye protection. Victory tank badge logo. $52 KIWI RIDER 137

GENUINE TRIUMPH RIDE-ON TOY $249 from Triumph dealers If you’ve got a toddler round the house share your passion for all things Triumph with him or her courtesy this ride-on version. Great to gets kids up and running and the perfect gift for Christmas. Ask for one at your local, friendly Triumph dealer

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2 MOTRAX I-NEK $15 Distributor: Darbi Accessories Light weight, multi functional headscarf. Protects against tiny flying nasties whilst riding. Can also be worn as a hat to protect against the sun; absorbs sweat and releases humidity; quick drying; can be worn as a neck warmer, bandana, balaclava, hat. Themes available: Yellow Tiger, Danger Signs, Eyes, Dark, Face 2, Urban camo.


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PROGRIP Kids Goggles $60 Distributor: Darbi Accessories No-fog 1mm scratch resistant lens with silicone on strap for perfect fit. Slightly smaller than the original PG3100, the PG3101 comes in blue, black, green, yellow, red, orange and white.


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4 HJC CL-XY Youth Frenzy helmet $139 Distributor: Darbi Accessories Don’t compromise on your kids’ safety! The CL-XY features removable, washable moisture-wicking and odour-free interior with advanced anti-bacterial fabric; “ACS” Advanced channelling ventilation System (Full front to back airflow flushes heat and humidity up and out) and a large eye port for maximum vision. Blue, silver or pink.

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5 Kawasaki Pit Shirt $54 Available from Kawasaki dealers                      Made from 65% polyester 35% cotton. 168gsm weight pre-shrunk pit crew shirt with embroidered logos front and rear and button down collar. Sizes:   6, 8, 10, 12, 14.

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6 Kawasaki WAIST BAG $29. Available from Kawasaki dealers. Always useful! 7 Kawasaki MX BEAR KEY CHAIN $10 Available from Kawasaki dealers. How cute is this? 8 Kawasaki mugs $13 Available from Kawasaki dealers Three to choose from: black mugs featuring Kawasaki “Let the Good Times Roll” logo, KRT logo or the Ninja logo.. 9 Shot Kids Symbol T-shirt $49 Distributor: Nationwide Accessories. Stylish T-shirt for the kids. Sizes: 8-12 In red.


Save on Youth ATVs. Polaris Outlaw 50 $3395, Outlaw 90 $4095, RZR 170 $6945.

plastic ribs anatomically placed. Dual elastic side straps. Large rubber protective patch.

Polaris Outlaw 90 $4095 89cc 4-stroke engine. Automatic trans10 SHOT Kids CONTEST Googles mission with Reverse. Long-travel rear from $59 Distributor: Nationwide Accessories suspension for a comfortable ride. Electric Shot contest goggles feature a thick layer of start with brake override. Daytime running foam padding and a wide strap with silicon Lights. Adjustable throttle limiter. Engine grip. The goggles include anti-scratch PC cut-off safety tether. Australian standclear lens. Coloured lens are an optional extra. ards approved helmet. Safety flag for Colours: Transparent Black or Camo increased visibility to other riders. Polaris 11 Shot Kids Contact Belt $49 rider-training instructional DVD. Available Distributor: Nationwide Accessories in Indy Red and Pink Power. Global support construction in vented nylon. 7 A 49cc model (the Outlaw 50) is also avail138 KIWI RIDER


able at $3395 and features adjustable footrests so the ATV grows with your child. 13 Polaris RANGER RZR 170 $6945 Rideaway. www.polarisindustries. Two-seater with 3 point seatbelts. 169cc 4-stroke. Fully automatic CVT with reverse. Parent-adjustable speed limiter. Electric start with brake override. Disc brakes front and rear. Adjustable drivers seat – for years more use. Standard side nets and passenger grab handles. 2 free approved helmets and a safety whip flag. Free rider training instructional DVD. Styled similar to its adult counterpart with a sporty, aggressive look.



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Stroupe, #77 Branden Jesseman and # 123 Brett Metcalfe. This 1/12 replica includes sticker sheets for the KX250F and race stands for all 3 of these riders. Chose your favourite rider or buy 3 and have the whole team. $39.95rrp. 5 SUZUKI RMZ450 2009 YELLOW

Suzuki’s fuel injected 2009 RMZ450 comes to you in 1/12 scale as well. $32.95





Kawasaki’s fabulous 2008 KX250F in a pocket size and wallet friendly 1/12 scale version. $32.95 7







New Ray models New Ray are world renown for their amazing detail and accuracy at such an affordable price. Anyone can start a collection and work there way up to an entire team or MX field. There are replica models as well as stock ones. Some models contain different sticker kits and other contain number kits to enable you to customise your own bike.- Either way they are very cool and affordable. 1


1/12 scale model of KTM’s popular 450SX. Also available as a Supermoto. $39.95rrp. 2


SUZUKI RMZ450 ‘07 RC #4



Ricky Carmichael, the GOAT. Recall the maestro’s last season of competitive racing with a 1/12 model of the bike he took to three Supercross wins and six Outdoor National Championship wins (every race he entered). Team Makitas’ 2007 Suzuki RMZ450. $39.95rrp. 3


Yamaha’s MX open class weapon the YZ450F from 2006 in 1/12 scale. $32.95 4


The Monster team! Team Monster Energy/ Pro Circuit Kawasaki had a lineup of top riders for the 2008 season. #51 Austin


Honda’s ever popular CRF450R a must have for all dirt bike collectors. This is the 2008 version in 1/12 scale. $32.95 HONDA CRF450R ‘08 REDBULL


The Team Red Bull Racing Honda 2008 CRF450R will make a great addition to any collection. This 1/12 scale model comes with all the original bikes sponsors logo’s but blank number boards. In the box you will also find sticker sheets for 4 of the teams riders. #9 Ivan Tedesco, #29 Andrew Short, #18 David Milsaps and N.Z.’s own Ben Townley #101, so you can buy 1 bike and make a replica of your favorite rider, or buy 4 of them and have the whole team!. There are also several full sets of numbers included so you can put your race number on the bike and try and convince your friends you were one of the team riders…$39.95rrp. HONDA 08 CRF450R ONE CARDED


For something a bit - non factory, these 1/12 scale 2008 CRF450 models feature blank plastics in black or white. Included is a choice of popular One Industries graphics kits, White Massacre and Camooth. $32.95 KAWASAKI 08 KX450F ONE CARDED


1/12 KX450F scale models feature blank plastics in black or white. Included is a choice of popular One Industries graphics kits. Add a bit of spice to your collection! $32.95 KIWI RIDER 139

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