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by Shidosan
Mon May 18, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: WE LOVE PICS
Topic: My bike with.............a boat..
Replies: 51
Views: 7313

Re: My bike with.............a boat..

Well actually its my mates bike and me being loaded on to a boat...... https://youtu.be/e4oKvTKwq0o The ferry boat Glenachulish, is the last manually operated turntable ferry in Scotland. She is ideally suited for this crossing and is part of Scottish heritage. There has been a car ferry service cro...
by Shidosan
Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Lockdown
Replies: 25
Views: 1613

Re: Lockdown

I've been to B &Q today and bought some rolls of rockwool....... I'm self insulating like I've been told ;)
by Shidosan
Sat Feb 29, 2020 1:06 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Why don't bikes have rear fog lights?
Replies: 20
Views: 1498

Re: Why don't bikes have rear fog lights?

Hi,
The legislation is correct for a fog lamp but I prefer to say mine are additional tail lights, I think 3 watt doesn't break the rules.
The brake light is a different matter :o
Cheers
by Shidosan
Sat Feb 29, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Why don't bikes have rear fog lights?
Replies: 20
Views: 1498

Re: Why don't bikes have rear fog lights?

I have additional bright LED's on the bike, the sequence on the video is Standard tail and brake... then "additional" tail lights ... for motorway use, could be used in fog also. Then what I like to call "urban" brake lights .... they flash a few times then remain constant. I suppose you could call ...
by Shidosan
Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: ACCESSORIES
Topic: Panniers or Topbox? Or May be both?
Replies: 31
Views: 2687

Re: Panniers or Topbox? Or May be both?

I use both when on tour and just a small topbox when local...... i like to take everything with me to make the trip comfortable Beer, food, fags.... oh!.. and a 5 berth tent, big sleeping bag, two stoves and a chair.... plus the wash kit, tool kit, kindling for the fire etc 5 star glamping it is.......
by Shidosan
Sat Dec 28, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: What would put you off buying a GS1200/1250?
Replies: 70
Views: 5499

Re: What would put you off buying a GS1200/1250?

Maybe wait until March when the all new Triumph Tiger 900 arrives...... Worth a test ride I think... however the price on these Tigers is creeping UP and UP all the time so will soon be at the top end of motorcycling !!! I've had a 998i and 3 800's, light enough and quick enough for general use and ...
by Shidosan
Sun Dec 15, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Cleaning your pride and joy
Replies: 36
Views: 5400

Re: Cleaning your pride and joy

I get the girlfriend to clean the bike ...... she wants to ride pillion so that comes at a cost !!!!! :D
by Shidosan
Mon Oct 28, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: not a proper adventure bike
Replies: 73
Views: 9060

Re: not a proper adventure bike

I had a conversation at John o groats with a gs rider and he was very complementary on my Tiger 800 xcx....... well I took it as complementary as he was a german speaking in german..... i didn't mention 2 world wars and 1 world cup...... i wish i had now .......
by Shidosan
Thu Oct 10, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Cruise control on a bike - what are our thoughts?
Replies: 31
Views: 6736

Re: Cruise control on a bike - what are our thoughts?

Love it
A must have in Wales..... zero tolerance to speeding... and on the A9 in Scotland...... average speed camera for miles and miles.....
Plus no wrist ache when doing distance on our motorways
Did I mention I love it....
by Shidosan
Thu Aug 29, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: GREEN LANES, TRAILS and OFF-ROAD
Topic: SURVEY
Replies: 25
Views: 11255

Re: SURVEY

Completed ...
I mentioned animosity from other park users towards motorcycles.

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