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Re: What did you do with whatever else you've got?
« Reply #1875 on: 31 January 2018, 10:25:03 PM »
was a good looking morning so decided to head west to healy pass co cork/kerry border ,need new rubber as traction control kept kicking in  :lol



Just curious what the image was:
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Re: What did you do with whatever else you've got?
« Reply #1876 on: 07 February 2018, 12:20:16 AM »
god i miss that blue sky   :'(
and i miss that bike ,,bloody thing is in the shop more than its out  :( ,,bloody electrics always acting the prick
please god let the sun keep shining

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Re: What did you do with whatever else you've got?
« Reply #1877 on: 07 February 2018, 08:15:47 AM »
Nice picture and mean bike- shame about the electrics. Was it alternator, rectifier regulator problems?

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Re: What did you do with whatever else you've got?
« Reply #1878 on: 07 February 2018, 08:34:50 AM »
New sprockets and chain, oil and coollant change, on the Speed Triple  all set for this weekends Dragon Rally. Weather forecast is mainly wet. Deep joy.

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Re: What did you do with whatever else you've got?
« Reply #1879 on: 11 February 2018, 01:50:21 PM »
                                     Well,my annual trip to the Dragon Rally didn't quite work out as it normally does. My pal (1050 Tiger) and I left south London at 7am, the check-in destination being next to Conwy Castle, a familiar trip west on the A5. However I was quite surprised at the number of bikes heading east towards England, when we were about 50 miles from Conwy. At the Conwy MCC check-in, the rally venue was revealed to be Beddgelert, in the heart of Snowdownia ,alongside a lake.
                                   On arrival at the rally site, it was patently obvious that all the high ground camping spots were already taken. What was left was, as good as damn it, under water. After collecting our rally badge/goody bag and with 340 miles showing on the trip meter, we decided to ride home.
                                  Light was fading and the rain fairly incessant, so we opted for the motorway, as there would be no pleasure gained from retracing our route across country. After a mind numbing slog down the M54/42/40/25, I rolled onto my drive with 614 miles on the trip, and strangely pleased that I could still put in a fair shift on a bike despite my advancing years. :lol
                                  My new Gerbing heated gloves had a severe work out and came through with flying colours, so all in all an "eventful" day.

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Re: What did you do with whatever else you've got?
« Reply #1880 on: 11 February 2018, 04:13:36 PM »
                                     Well,my annual trip to the Dragon Rally didn't quite work out as it normally does. My pal (1050 Tiger) and I left south London at 7am, the check-in destination being next to Conwy Castle, a familiar trip west on the A5. However I was quite surprised at the number of bikes heading east towards England, when we were about 50 miles from Conwy. At the Conwy MCC check-in, the rally venue was revealed to be Beddgelert, in the heart of Snowdownia ,alongside a lake.
                                   On arrival at the rally site, it was patently obvious that all the high ground camping spots were already taken. What was left was, as good as damn it, under water. After collecting our rally badge/goody bag and with 340 miles showing on the trip meter, we decided to ride home.
                                  Light was fading and the rain fairly incessant, so we opted for the motorway, as there would be no pleasure gained from retracing our route across country. After a mind numbing slog down the M54/42/40/25, I rolled onto my drive with 614 miles on the trip, and strangely pleased that I could still put in a fair shift on a bike despite my advancing years. :lol
                                  My new Gerbing heated gloves had a severe work out and came through with flying colours, so all in all an "eventful" day.
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Re: What did you do with whatever else you've got?
« Reply #1881 on: 18 February 2018, 05:25:18 PM »
After the trials and tribulations of last weekend a dry breakfast run for the ST was the order of this morning. The service at The Chalet at Cowfold is excellent in the middle of winter, unlike from Easter onwards. After chowing down the healthy option, it was a quick B road whizz over to Bury Hill for coffee and a natter before an A29 blast home.

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Re: What did you do with whatever else you've got?
« Reply #1882 on: 18 February 2018, 05:48:22 PM »
Fitted new battery and pattern indicator to my KL250 in preparation for M.O.T.

Indicator unexpectedly dim. Strangely supplied with a 12v bulb, so a quick swap over with the old 6v one.

 
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Re: What did you do with whatever else you've got?
« Reply #1883 on: 20 February 2018, 06:46:03 PM »

After the trials and tribulations of last weekend a dry breakfast run for the ST was the order of this morning. The service at The Chalet at Cowfold is excellent in the middle of winter, unlike from Easter onwards. After chowing down the healthy option, it was a quick B road whizz over to Bury Hill for coffee and a natter before an A29 blast home.


Whats the healthy option there ?


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Re: What did you do with whatever else you've got?
« Reply #1884 on: 20 February 2018, 07:37:56 PM »
Trip to the MOT station on the XV750 Virago. Passed with flying colours. Itll be a reluctant sale when it goes

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Re: What did you do with whatever else you've got?
« Reply #1885 on: 20 February 2018, 08:39:26 PM »
My healthy option at The Chalet was scrambled egg, bacon and beans on wholemeal, washed down with cawfee. It was difficult giving the 3  egg omelette and chips a swerve, let alone the gut buster trucker special. :lol

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Re: What did you do with whatever else you've got?
« Reply #1886 on: 23 March 2018, 07:45:16 PM »
Bought this MT09,  2016, 5500 miles and just had dealer sevice,  Akrapovic exhaust and Hyperpro springs front and back. Really light and nimble, should have done this a year ago.

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Re: What did you do with whatever else you've got?
« Reply #1887 on: 23 March 2018, 08:18:33 PM »
Beautiful! Good luck with the new bike

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Re: What did you do with whatever else you've got?
« Reply #1888 on: 26 March 2018, 07:51:08 AM »
charity run on Saturday, (I'm tail end Charlie @ 2:28)



then blast up to Loomies Sunday for brew & bacon butty.
bloody rammed all the time I was there, bout hour an half!
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Re: What did you do with whatever else you've got?
« Reply #1889 on: 28 March 2018, 09:40:48 PM »
New engine oil and filters on the Landy Disco 2. Didnt go well. One threaded hole was stripped on the rotary filter, but managed to nut it behind. Got an eggcup full outa the gearbox, then struggled to top it back up, finished up using a vetinary syringe to squirt in the filler hole. Very messy. Shit dropping into my face, covered in old oil, and a bad back from lying on a cold concrete drive.


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Re: What did you do with whatever else you've got?
« Reply #1890 on: 05 April 2018, 08:49:03 PM »
Sometimes, you gotta take a bit of time out.

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Re: What did you do with whatever else you've got?
« Reply #1891 on: 05 April 2018, 10:47:13 PM »
Sometimes, you gotta take a bit of time out.
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I don't do rain or threat there of. dry rider only with no shame.

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Re: What did you do with whatever else you've got?
« Reply #1892 on: 05 April 2018, 11:03:22 PM »
Sometimes, you gotta take a bit of time out.

All was fine until he heard the banjo playing  :lol


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Re: What did you do with whatever else you've got?
« Reply #1893 on: 05 April 2018, 11:30:22 PM »
 :lol  You're just a bunch of piss takers.....I like it.

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Re: What did you do with whatever else you've got?
« Reply #1894 on: 06 April 2018, 12:48:17 AM »
Bought this MT09,  2016, 5500 miles and just had dealer sevice,  Akrapovic exhaust and Hyperpro springs front and back. Really light and nimble, should have done this a year ago.

Thats really nice looking mate enjoy, might infact i will go look at same, good choice

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Re: What did you do with whatever else you've got?
« Reply #1895 on: 06 April 2018, 11:15:18 AM »
:lol  You're just a bunch of piss takers.....I like it.
I don't do rain or threat there of. dry rider only with no shame.

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Re: What did you do with whatever else you've got?
« Reply #1896 on: 06 April 2018, 02:32:16 PM »
Sometimes, you gotta take a bit of time out.


You carry a wheel to light fires in?

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Re: What did you do with whatever else you've got?
« Reply #1897 on: 14 April 2018, 07:28:07 PM »
Took a run up to Pateley Bridge and then onto Masham,
When I got back replaced the original crap headlight bulb with a Philips Extreme, looks a lot better.




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Re: What did you do with whatever else you've got?
« Reply #1898 on: 14 April 2018, 07:29:28 PM »
Shit, why do photos rotate when I post them :'(

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Re: What did you do with whatever else you've got?
« Reply #1899 on: 14 April 2018, 08:18:48 PM »
Took a run up to Pateley Bridge and then onto Masham,
When I got back replaced the original crap headlight bulb with a Philips Extreme, looks a lot better.


Those floor tiles look the same as the ones in my garage, got them from Costco. Made a huge difference when working in there, no cold concrete floor, makes it feel warmer. Only trouble is, when the sun shines through the windows, the air in the rubber expands and they curve up. Good value for money though, did the whole garage for £80