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Category Archive for 'General Comment'
Posted in General Comment on Apr 19th, 2010
Is it any wonder when you see how close to the brow of the hill they decided to do a u-turn, and across a yellow line. How dumb are they? An investigation is underway after a motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a police car in Waikato. Police said it appeared the 38-year-old Te Kauwhata […]
If anyone is wondering what happened to Pommie Jim, the mechanic from Canterbury Rides, he is now working for himself servicing BMW bikes from home. You can call him on 021 302-172 or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please print and complete the attached petition re the recent ACC hikes, the battle is not over yet. ACC Petition
ACC is certainly getting a lot of bad press at the moment especially with motorcyclists, but NZ Payrollers are running a series of blog posts on what entitlements are available from ACC and I would hazard a guess that most people know very little about some of them. Follow their posts HERE.
Posted in General Comment on Nov 1st, 2009
Now more than ever we need to keep mindful about the dangers involved with riding motorcycles, especially when you see the crash statistics by region HERE! According to the website, Ride Forever, 73% of all motorcycle crashes involve another vehicle, and of these, 49% were the fault of the other driver?1 That means in at […]
Everyone knows that you can’t drive (or ride) and talk or txt (dumb arses) on your mobile. But did you realise that motorbike must have headlights on from Nov 1st? In fact there are 19 changes to road rules taking effect from Nov 1st, read them all HERE!
Next time you are out on your BMW Scooter, ducking and weaving through traffic, jumping to the front of the queue, spending coins on filling up and sailing past the WOF stations spare a thought for us less fortunate mortals. If you want some tips on been a better Scooterer, click HERE!
I had an interesting meeting today with a representative from ACC who gave a talk mainly on what the ACC does for people and companies. At the end of it I had a frank discussion (his name was Frank, really) about the proposed changes to ACC for motorbike riders and how unfair it was. He […]
Pit Lane on Manchester Street has some Avon AV60’s on special. These are rear road tyres only. Sizes are: 127×55 – 17 180×55 – 17 190×55 – 17, I think Not sure of the price but you can call them on 379-7382
As you have no doubt heard the New Zealand Government is proposing obscene levy increase of ACC Levies for motorcyclists. It seems they think that motorcyclists are the root of all evil so eliminating us will reduce the cost of providing ACC payouts in respect to motorcycle accidents. It takes no account of the crazy […]