Chris Birch's Member Page
Member: kittytamer
Name: Chris Birch
From: Auckland, New Zealand
Gender: Male
Age: 43 years old
Riding For: 12 years
2007 Suzuki GSX-R 600

Photos: 20
Purchased: Nov 2009
Info: Used as a race bike. Race fairings, Hel braided lines, Dual Carbon pads, PCIII, Yoshimura slip-on silencer, K&N air filter, Harris clip-ons, R&G crash protectors, Woodcraft rearsets.
2010 Suzuki GSX 1400

Photos: 11
Purchased: Dec 2010
Info: Special Edition included Yoshimura exhaust from factory. Have fitted Renthal Streetfighter bars and cut down the rear fender.
2012 Aprilia Rsv4 Factory Aprc

Photos: 2
Purchased: Jan 2014
Info: Woodcraft rearsets, folding levers, R&G radiator guards and crash protection, GB Racing engine case covers, Arrow Moto 2 slip on exhaust, race fairings with Max Biaggi replica paint.
1997 Yamaha YZF 600

Photos: 4
Purchased: Jul 2004
Sold: Dec 2004
Info: My first bike & I loved it. I covered 4,500 miles in the 4 months I had it. It was fitted with a carbon race can (which made the bike sound awsome at full chat), rearsets, undertray and a dinky carbon number plate. I added pin-stripes to the wheels but it still didn´t look racey enough, so I´ve got to start all over again on my new R6.
2004 Yamaha YZF-R6

Photos: 20
Purchased: Dec 2004
Sold: May 2007
Info: 2004 R6 Modifications to date: Akrapovic end can, Ohlins steering damper, Indicators intergated into headlight & tail light, Alloy tail tidy, Carbon number plate, Alloy exhaust bracket, R&G ´shark fin´ chain guard, Solo seat cowl, Stainless steel brake lines, Red rim tape, Ducati 996 front fender
2004 Yamaha YZF-R1

Photos: 8
Purchased: Mar 2008
Sold: Mar 2008
Info: The blue one was a loan bike for a week when (what a surpise!) my Ducati broke down.
1994 Kawasaki KLX 650

Photos: 2
Purchased: Jun 2006
Sold: Oct 2006
Info: A bit of fun in Supermoto trim.
2002 Honda XL 650V Transalp

Photos: 3
Purchased: Oct 2006
Sold: Nov 2007
Info: This is the replacement for the KLX. More practicle but still looks fantastic in Repsol colours.
2004 BMW R 1150 GS

Photos: 4
Purchased: Nov 2006
Sold: Dec 2006
Info: OK, I didn''t own this bike, but I rented it for week and toured around New Zealands south Island. The best bike for this job by a long way!
2006 Yamaha YZF-R1

Photos: 3
Purchased: Apr 2007
Sold: Apr 2007
Info: It was mine for a whole hour....
2004 Honda CBR 1000 RR

Photos: 22
Purchased: Apr 2007
Sold: Feb 2008
Info: Mods so far are; rear seat cover, carbon exhaust cover and black screen. Not planning anything else as it is one of the best looking / handling bikes straight out the box!
2002 Yamaha FZS 600 FAZER

Photos: 2
Purchased: Aug 2007
Sold: Aug 2007
Info: Again. Not really mine, but a tool for wheelies!
2006 Suzuki GSX-R 1000

Photos: 18
Purchased: Oct 2007
Sold: Mar 2008
Info: My first bike in New Zealand. GSX-R1000 K6 with the loudest Racefit Growler exhaust known to man! A small ''off'' at Taupo brought a premature end to ownership of this bike!
2004 Ducati Multistrada 1000s DS

Photos: 15
Purchased: Mar 2008
Sold: Aug 2011
Info: 2004 Multistrada 1000DS with Ducati hand guards, carbon fibre rear hugger, colour matched belly pan, Ducati hard panniers (not shown).
2007 Yamaha YZF-R6

Photos: 22
Purchased: Apr 2008
Sold: Nov 2009
Info: Yamaha R6 converted to a race bike with race fairings painted red & black, Goodridge brake lines, R&G crash protection, GPR rotary steering damper, Yoshimura stainless steel/carbon slip on muffler, Custom Chambers cat box eliminator and aluminium/ceramic coating on original headers, carbon tank cover, Harris clip-ons, Renthal grips, lightweight front sub-frame, K&N air filter, Dynojet Power Comman
2009 Suzuki GSX-R 600

Photos: 1
Purchased: May 2014
Sold: Aug 2014
Info: Track bike with race fairings, braided brake lines, EBC discs, Renthal clip ons, folding levers, rearsets, 520 chain with 1 15 tooth front & 45 tooth rear, Racefit slip on exhaust.
1999 Yamaha SZR 660

Photos: 2
2004 Kawasaki ZX-6R

Photos: 5
Info: He ain´t heavy, he´s my Brother
2002 Ducati ST4S

Photos: 1
2001 Suzuki TR 50 Street Magic

Photos: 3
Purchased: Jan 2008
2007 Honda CRF 450

Photos: 3
Info: Borrowed this bike and tore up Muriwai beach.... right up until I fell of and broke my collarbone!
2004 Suzuki Bandit 1200

Photos: 2
Info: 135bhp at the rear wheel (standard 96bhp at the crank!) Dymag wheel Standard dry weight is 215kg. I have shaved off about 20-25kg’s 1216cc, high lift cams, stage 3 dynojet. 86ft/lb of torque, about 50% up on standard. R6 rear end. GSXR1000 K4 front end. Hindle race headers and one off exhaust system (VERY loud!).
2008 Honda CBR 600 RR

Photos: 2
Info: 2008 CBR600RR: Ten Kate WSS replica paint, white wheels, Akrapovic exhaust, Carbon goodies, Rearsets
2005 Honda RC 211V

Photos: 1
2005 Honda CBR 1000 RR

Photos: 2
2005 Suzuki GSX-R 1000

Photos: 1
2005 Yamaha YZF-R1

Photos: 1
2005 Kawasaki ZX-10R

Photos: 2
2005 Ducati 999R

Photos: 2
2005 Yamaha YZR-M1

Photos: 4
2004 Ducati 999R

Photos: 2
2004 Suzuki GSX-R 1000

Photos: 1
Info: Yes, that´s me on Kagayama´s 2004 BSB GSX-R1000
2000 Ducati 996

Photos: 2
1994 Yamaha XJR 400

Photos: 1
2010 Yamaha YZR-M1

Photos: 1
Info: Yamaha YZR-M1 Tech 3 Moto GP team
 Personal Photos
Personal Photos Photos
Info: Pictures from the street races in Paeroa, NZ February 2008 & February 2009. Photos by Storm Photography
 Movies online at
Road racing Kiwi style!
A short film by Chris Birch of the Paeroa Battle of the Streets 17th February 2008
Bike: various race bikes
Length: 228 seconds
Views: 977

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