The Fabulous Friday Funnies

I pointed to two old drunks sitting across the bar from us and told my friend, "That’s us in 10 years."
She said, "That’s a mirror, you fool!"

Smith goes to see his supervisor in the front office. "Boss," he says, "we’re doing some heavy house-cleaning at home tomorrow, and my wife needs me to help with the attic and the garage, moving and hauling stuff."

"We’re short-handed, Smith," the boss replies. "I can’t give you the day off."

"Thanks, boss," says Smith, "I knew I could count on you!"

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Suzuki Trackday – Taupo, November 13, 2010

I got an email from MotoTT promoting a Suzuki Trackday at Taupo on Track 1 for only $80. I was planning on doing my second ever trackday the following Friday, November 19th, but this was going to be much better for three simple reasons.

  • On a Saturday, so no need to take a day off work
  • Sponsored by Suzuki, so only $80 instead of $125
  • Three riding groups instead of four, so more track time!

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Testing other uses for my GoPro HD

I’ve recently been testing some other uses for the GoPro HD Hero other than filming footage from onboard my motorcycle or luging down a hill in Rotorua.

Normally when you search for GoPro on YouTube you’ll be presented with videos of Skydiving, Base jumping, Motorsports, Watersports and many other adventurous, adrenaline seeking activities. Continue reading Testing other uses for my GoPro HD

My first MotoTT trackday in Taupo

Well, after much anticipation the day finally arrived. My first MotoTT trackday in Taupo!

Left Rotorua around 7am to get to the Taupo Motorsports Park just before 8am.
Being pretty eager to register and get the bike scrutineered. Continue reading My first MotoTT trackday in Taupo

1st Timelapse with new GoPro HD camera

An autumn timelapse of clouds rolling over Mt Ngongotaha in Rotorua taken with my new GoPro HD camera.

I put the camera on the window sill to get a couple of hundred shots and forgot all about it. Nearly 2 hours later I saw it still sitting there.

Over 1300 photos taken 5 secs apart between 1:00pm and 2:49pm on Saturday April 24, ampoule 2010. Continue reading 1st Timelapse with new GoPro HD camera