ADVANCED ROADCRAFT - THE SKILLS YOU NEED TO STAY ALIVE
TESTED ■ HONDA VFR1200X CROSSTOURER ■ YAMAHA WR450F ■ TRIUMPH T100 BONNEVILLE
SEPTEMBER 2012 $10 INCL GST
IS THIS NEW ZEALAND’S BEST SUPERBIKE BUY? ALSO IN THIS ISSUE: LONG TERM: H-D STREET GLIDE // ROAD FEATURES: BRASS MONKEY RALLY // TRAIL RIDING: YAMAHA RUAPEHU RIDE // DIRT NEWS: FIRST LOOK 2013 MXERS // DIRT COMP: TARAWERA 100 // ADVENTURE: RIDING RAJASTHAN
ACC LEVY ON MOTORCYCLISTS – 14
As MOTO NZ chairman Dr Garth Morgan outlined in
Moroney.....................................51 A noise that annoys
the July issue, it costs the ACC more to repair and rehabilitate motorcyclists than it does the average injured car driver. But is the current levy on the
NASH............................................. 53 24 hour tech-fest
and cover those costs?
CLASSICS..................................... 54 Vincent HRD
TEST: KAWASAKI ZX-10R – 21
GASTROM RIDER.........................57 York Street Mechanics, Auckland
motorcycle rather than the rider the best way to try
Working out which production Superbike you want just got a whole lot harder thanks to Kawasaki offering its latest Superbike model with both ABS and traction control for just $22,995. TEST.: HONDA CROSSTOURER – 28
RIDING TIPS Darren Sweetman.......................... 58 Philip McDaid..................................61 LONG TERMER............................ 63 H-D Street Glide............................ 63
happening at the moment, Honda the latest
ROAD PRODUCTS....................... 65 See it, want it, must have it
manufacturer to join the party.
TEST: TRIUMPH T100 – 33
With new models coming on stream all the time
it’s easy to forget about great existing ones like
DIRT PRODUCTS ........................ 87 Need it, want it, must have it
The big-bore Adventure sector is where it’s all
Triumph’s timeless T100 Bonneville. BRASS MONKEY THE EXPERIENCE – 41 Getting to and from the annual Brass Monkey rally in the Maniototo is all part of the fun as long-time columnist Nash explains. ADVANCED ROADCRAFT – 47 Proving that you can teach an old dog new tricks, KR Editor Ross MacKay is adamant he is a better, safer rider after completing one of Riding Tips columnist Philip McDaid’s Advanced Roadcraft courses.
dirt Features DIRT TEST: YAMAHA WR450F – 79 Sean Clarke liked it. Jock McLauchlan liked it. But what do fellow KR dirt testers Brenton May and
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coppins....................................... 92 Time’s up BT................................................... 95 National pride CHRIS BIRCH................................ 96 Wheelies KR kids........................................116 Ayden Thompson gives us his opinion on the Husky CR65 and Ryan Sutherland previews the Dead Tadpole cross country race.
LOOKING BACK..........................116 It was five, ten and fifteen years ago today! Bike Mart..................................117
Racing Dave think of Yamaha’s new WR450F? DIRT COMP: TARAWERA 100 – 101 Pro MXer Cody Cooper made it three in a row when he romped to victory at the 35th annual Tarawera 100 cross-country endurance race in early July. TRAIL RIDING: RUAPEHU RIDE.– 105 There’s some stunning trail riding terrain in the central North Island and Yamaha Ruapehu route planner Pesky likes nothing better than sharing it with like-minded mates. RIDING A BULLET THROUGH RAJASTHAN – 109 Late last year adventurous young Kiwi Dan Dwyer and three of his mates headed to India for their next ride. This is their story.
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3 Dunlop MX11 tYRES From $119 Distributor: Forbes & Davies Is your current knobby lacking grip in sand and mud? Then the new MX11 could be the answer. Dunlop’s Geomax MX11 has been designed to take on the sandiest conditions and deliver with outstanding traction over sandy terrain and excellent stability on the bumps and humps and uneven surfaces – whoops and ruts are no obstacle for the tough tyre. Clever cross knobs detailed in the central pattern help to increase the tread life of the tyre on hard packed surfaces. The combination of advanced Dunlop technology and race development feedback has produced a superior tyre.
4 Maxima 530MX $35 Distributor: Forbes & Davies Used and endorsed by many of the top AMA MX racing teams, Maxima 530MX is a race-spec 100% synthetic 4 stroke oil. Providing more torque and increased horsepower, 530MX features advanced additives that ensure the ultimate in protection for critical engine, transmission and clutch components for todays thumpers. High temperature detergents keep engines running cleaner, while the ultra-shear polymer system maintains constant viscosity – minimising viscosity drop and clutch fade. Providing unparalleled protection, 530MX is available now from your local Maxima stockist in 1L packs. 5 Renthal RC-1 Works Brake Pads $59.95 Distributor: Northern Accessories A premium, high performance sintered metal brake pad with excellent wet and dry braking power. Designed specifically for motocross and off-road racing applications where maximum stopping power, progressive feel, no brake fade and quick bed-in time are important considerations.
2 6 PROGRIP PG3301 Sport Line Goggle $49 Distributor: Darbi Accessories Anti scratch and no-fog lens. Silicone treated strap. Double density foam with hydro propellant. Nose protection included. Available in black, blue, green, red, silver, white. 7 PROGRIP PG3308 Roll Off Goggles $149 Distributor: Darbi Accessories Progrip of Italy have come up with the perfect mix. The extra wide roll offs (25% extra vision) give you excellent vision in all conditions. Combined with the PG3301 goggle you’ll only pay $149 which also
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2 ARIETE RIDING CROWS GOGGLES Google $9995 with roll-off $199 Distributor: Northern Accessories New for 2012: extra ventilation, distortionfree frame, over the glasses functionality and unmatched comfort. Airflow from the goggles 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. Comes in four colours.
3 Contour Roam Camera $429 Distributor: Northern Accessories
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closure for adjustability and perfect fit. These outstanding gloves come in Alloy/ White/Black in sizing S to XXL, and can be found at Nemeses stockists or where quality off road gear is sold. 7 HJC AC-MX Aura Helmet $399 Distributor: Darbi Accessories Awesome new graphic from HJC for their top of the line advanced fibreglass composite weave AC-MX helmet. This helmet construction makes it one of the safest helmets on the market. Added to that it has a full ventilation system to cool you down and exhaust the hot air out the rear vents. The interior is completely removable and washable and made from anti-bacterial fabric. KIWI RIDER 87
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2 AGV MT-X KARMA Helmet $299 Distributor: Nationwide Accessories Painted high resistant thermoplastic resin shell with an IVS (Integrated Ventilation System) with wide channels hollowed directly in the shell. Dry Comfort liner with hygienic treatment, Removable and washable padding and a Double D retention system. Sizes: SM/56 – XL/62
3 FFM MX630 S-Moto $199 Distributor: Forbes & Davies
Tthe MX630 S-Moto has been designed for Adventure and Supermoto riders – offering a quality helmet that defies its sub two hundred dollar price tag. Shell construction is Multi Poly Tech, while inside there is removable washable Coolmax lining. Venting is taken care of via adjustable chinbar ventilation and quad rear exhaust vents. A micrometric buckle system keeps everything nice and secure. The visor features an anti-scratch coating and replacement tinted visors are available. Meeting ECE22.05 assures premium safety for the MX630 S-Moto. Available in sizes XS to XXL in solid white, titanium and satin black colours. 4 Muc-Off Bike Care Essentials Kits now only $59 Distributor: Forbes & Davies This all-new 2-stage (wash and post-wash) Bike Care Kit will keep your bike in showroom condition over the muddy winter months. The kit contains a 1L bottle of incredibly effective Bike Cleaner, large micrcell sponge and component brush to shift dirt and grime plus Bike Spray to preserve, freshen and protect your bike after washing. You can pick up one of these kits from your local Muc-Off stockist. 5 Renthal Team issue Bar Pad $59.95 Distributor: Northern Accessories Specially designed for use with Renthal Fatbar handlebars, the new Team Issue Fatbar pads feature a unique shape offering greater coverage and distinct styling. High-density, light-weight, injection moulded foam provides better impact protection to the rider. Velcro closure provides easy removal and installation. Durable back-printed PVC cover provides long lasting good looks. Available in black, blue, red and orange.
6 TECH 7 Forged Alloy Gear Levers $40 Distributor: Darbi Accessories Great quality. Coloured tips for different brands. Tip made from CNC machined 6061-T6 alloy for maximum strength and minimum weight. Available for most late model off-road bikes. Tip colours available are: red, green, blue, gold, orange, black. Nemeses NM674 Body Belt 7 From $39 Distributor: Forbes & Davies The NM674 Body Belt from off-road protection specialists Nemeses, features an embossed and vented TPR rubber section on back, that provides protection and comfort. There’s also dual elastic
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Leaving Vina del Mar, on the west coast of Chile, we head across the border into Argentina for two Free del ipad 2 Negra. Within three days we nights before crossing back into Chile through the amazing Paso Agua with every new BMW or will cross back into Argentina over Paso San Francisco the highest pass over the Andes. Jetski bought in August + Go into the draw to win
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- 24/25, Yamaha Far North Adventure (20th Year) WITH separate Big Bike Route, pillions welcome. Self navigated by route sheet, 2 day event. Suitable for all dual purpose big bikes and trail and enduro bikes. Average+ riding ability. Visit website - www. adventurerides.co.nz or ph Mike 07 8556132 or 0212849047 or email mike@ adventurerides.co.nz
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- 15, Dead Tadpole, Junior Cross Country Race, at Woodhill Forest, sign posted from SH16
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- 14, WIMA Pink Ribbon Ride, meet at Auckland Netball Centre, Allison Ferguson Dr, off Stonefields Ave, St Johns. Entrance gate off College Rd will be open. Meet 9am for 10.30 departure. Badges $10. Destination: Western Springs Stadium. Can also purchase Pink Ribbon t shirts, sausage sizzle and drinks. Helpers wanted with selling badges and pedestrian marshalling. Contact Julie 021614646 or visit www. wima.org.nz - 16, BRONZ 62nd Bi Annual Blood Run, 5.30-7.30pm. Blood Donor Centre, 71 Gt South Rd, Epsom. Badges $10. More info phone Peggy 09 638 9227 or 021523 976 or email email@example.com.
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- 6/18, Boyd Motorcycle South Island Tour, Rider $95 per day, pillion $85 per day, single supplement extra $40 per night. Semi guided, fully supported, 13 days riding the best roads in NZ. Optional: Hokitika Wild Food Festival, cost TBA. For further info, contact Glenn on 07 8381209 or email glenn@ boyds.co.nz
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“The Kawasaki Sandpit”, Woodhill Forest, Spectro Family Trail Ride Series: Proceeds Rimmers Rd entrance, SH16, Helensville. go to schools in area. Tracks between 14-18 The ultimate offroad motorcycle playground. kms. Kids loops and minis. Sign on 8.30. Come & ride, we are open Wednesday to Briefing at each sign on. Food available Sunday 9-5pm with a late night on Thursday. thro local school PTA for fund raising. Ph: 09 420 8879 or for more information Contact Warkworth M/cs on 09 4258535. go to www.thesandpit.co.nz Ride line 02102324901, or txt “Add” to 021869318 to be added to txt alerts for the KTM Winter Trail Ride Series Enquiries: events. Adults $35, youth $15 (14 yrs and Kent Desforges 0274146122 or Steve under), Mini $5, Family $80 (2 adults and 2 Applegath 021943534. All rides in youths) Woodhill Forest. Signposted from Muriwai 28 October at Prides, 4023 Kaipara Coast turnoff SH16. Not quad suitable. 98 Highway DB(A) Noise restriction: 12 August. 7 18 November at Innes, 3856 Kaipara Coast October Highway Epic Events: Visit www.epicevents.co.nz or 16 December at Rats, 426 Mainland Road ph: 0275144419 or email directors@ 13 January 2013 at Wendy’s, Mason Rd, off epicevents.co.nz Tauhoa Road 11-12 August: Berm Buster Trail Ride, 17 February at Masons, 408 Tauhoa Road Wainui Forest, Taupo 17 March at Frys, 4409 Kaipara Coast 25 August: 4 Hour Cross Country Race, Highway Taupo AUGUST 8-9 September: Trail Blazer Trail Ride, - 19, Dalethorpe Forest Trailride, at Dalethorpe Tahorakuri Forest, Taupo Forest, signposted from Dalethorpe Rd, 13-14 October: Berm Buster Trail Ride, Annat, SH 73, Sheffield). Sign on: Sunday Wainui Forest, Taupo from 9.30, Cost: $50 per rider, $70 per 27 October: Acerbis 4 Hour, Crosscountry family (parents and children 16 yrs and Race, Tahorakuri, Taupo (formerly known as under), Mini/Peewee Riders Free - Parents the Epic Endurance Race) Supervision. Need: Boots, Helmet and Spark Arrestor Muffler (compulsory) No Redwoods/Atiamuri Trail Rides: Suit all lev-
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