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  • #18366
    PJay
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    • Bike: 2015 Triumph Scrambler, 1973 XL250, 1974 OSSA Explorer, 2003 Adventurised Royal Enfield, others
    Rank: 50cc Rider

    My adventurized RE (done in 2004):

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    #9731
    PJay
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    • Bike: 2015 Triumph Scrambler, 1973 XL250, 1974 OSSA Explorer, 2003 Adventurised Royal Enfield, others
    Rank: 50cc Rider

    Well, here’s the Enfield:

    [URL=http://s141.photobucket.com/user/PJay_2007/media/58b0dd66-5342-4ba4-afcf-27a71b5fe4b8_zps2785e813.jpg.html][IMG]http://i141.photobucket.com/albums/r78/PJay_2007/58b0dd66-5342-4ba4-afcf-27a71b5fe4b8_zps2785e813.jpg[/IMG][/URL]

    But I might ride the MZ:

    [URL=http://s141.photobucket.com/user/PJay_2007/media/MZ15Apr2012.jpg.html][IMG]http://i141.photobucket.com/albums/r78/PJay_2007/MZ15Apr2012.jpg[/IMG][/URL]

    I’ll post a pic or two after the ride.

    #9729
    PJay
    Participant
    • Bike: 2015 Triumph Scrambler, 1973 XL250, 1974 OSSA Explorer, 2003 Adventurised Royal Enfield, others
    Rank: 50cc Rider

    Yup, doing the Auckland one this year on the fabulous Adventure Royal Enfield. PJay there as here, if you want to sponsor me.

    #9277
    PJay
    Participant
    • Bike: 2015 Triumph Scrambler, 1973 XL250, 1974 OSSA Explorer, 2003 Adventurised Royal Enfield, others
    Rank: 50cc Rider

    Adventure RE

    Or….[URL=http://s141.photobucket.com/user/PJay_2007/media/58b0dd66-5342-4ba4-afcf-27a71b5fe4b8_zps2785e813.jpg.html][IMG]http://i141.photobucket.com/albums/r78/PJay_2007/58b0dd66-5342-4ba4-afcf-27a71b5fe4b8_zps2785e813.jpg[/IMG][/URL]

    #9272
    PJay
    Participant
    • Bike: 2015 Triumph Scrambler, 1973 XL250, 1974 OSSA Explorer, 2003 Adventurised Royal Enfield, others
    Rank: 50cc Rider

    I realise that the site limit is 500kB, which rules out direct uploads – but I usually post through from Photobucket (eg to ADVRider, fishing.net.nz where I’m a moderator, and a couple of others, all without difficulty). The ARNZ site just won’t show the pics. I also failed with an avatar.

    #9269
    PJay
    Participant
    • Bike: 2015 Triumph Scrambler, 1973 XL250, 1974 OSSA Explorer, 2003 Adventurised Royal Enfield, others
    Rank: 50cc Rider

    Or you could make your own, with minimal expenditure. I’ve never had so much difficulty uploading pics on a forum as on this one, but when I suss it out I’ll put some up of my RE.

    It’s amazingly practical for gravel roads and farm tracks.

    Cost me $1900 for the bike and +/- $450 for the bolt-on bits (guards, saddle, exhaust and muffler, making up a rear subframe, air filter, bars) and a bit more for Mitas tyres.

    #9193
    PJay
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    • Bike: 2015 Triumph Scrambler, 1973 XL250, 1974 OSSA Explorer, 2003 Adventurised Royal Enfield, others
    Rank: 50cc Rider

    New on this site but old in every other way.

    After 40 consecutive seasons of road racing, about 6 years ago I decided to return to my roots and do a lot more backroads riding (grew up and owned my first couple of bikes whilst living at the far end of a long gravel road).

    Still do a bit of classic and post-classic racing, but mainly at selected events just to catch up with old mates.

    Now, many years ago Iused to do a lot of road trials – backroads and paper roads, with average speeds set for sections (those who’re older will recall the Shell 500 and Shell 800 etc). I won a few, and marked out a few.

    Is there any appetite for that form of competition any more?

    #9192
    PJay
    Participant
    • Bike: 2015 Triumph Scrambler, 1973 XL250, 1974 OSSA Explorer, 2003 Adventurised Royal Enfield, others
    Rank: 50cc Rider

    Well, IMO it’s yet another ignorant beat-up of the HSE reforms, along the same lines as similar bollix about the present HSE legislation.

    A voluntary sports organization and its volunteers are not liable under the present legislation for penalties when another person sustains injury; no more than a farmer is liable to prosecution if a person is injured while going across the farm in an activity unrelated to employment on the farm.

    It is seriously unlikely that this will change, either.

    Comparisons with other countries are pointless, for the simple reason that NZ’s ACC legislation takes the place of many aspects of overseas HSE legislation.

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