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by Shidosan
Sat Dec 28, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: What would put you off buying a GS1200/1250?
Replies: 44
Views: 2303

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
Topic: Cleaning your pride and joy
Replies: 36
Views: 4273

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: 7230

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
Topic: Cruise control on a bike - what are our thoughts?
Replies: 31
Views: 5875

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
Replies: 25
Views: 10596


Completed ...
I mentioned animosity from other park users towards motorcycles.
by Shidosan
Mon Aug 19, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Scottish locals.....
Replies: 10
Views: 6137

Re: Scottish locals.....

I am on the isle of mull at the moment..... wet and the midges aren't too bad.... I am leaving Lancashire for John o Groats on Thursday but I always carry one of theese in my topbox... 20190819_100130.jpg Seems to work .... or try Avon skin so soft, make sure it is the "original " mix on the tube as...
by Shidosan
Sun Aug 18, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Goodbye Capt. America
Replies: 7
Views: 4211

Re: Goodbye Capt. America

It was a great film.... a great time... but then we were young and free spirited, hundreds of miles on my fizzy without a care.... and road tax :roll:

If you remember the 60's...... you weren't really there !!

The other man's grass was always... stronger !!

Stay young at heart

by Shidosan
Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:32 pm
Topic: my bike with.......A BRIDGE
Replies: 573
Views: 85595

Re: my bike with.......A BRIDGE

Scammonden Bridge, also known as Rainbow Bridge, The road crosses the M62 at around 1,017 feet (310 m) above sea level.
Opening on the 10th December 1970 the bridge was the longest single-span non-suspension bridge in the world and it is the longest concrete arch bridge in the UK.
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by Shidosan
Thu May 09, 2019 6:31 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Police and thieves...
Replies: 16
Views: 1512

Re: Police and thieves...

If it makes the thieving little scroat think twice before nicking someone else's property then mission accomplished..... If he did turn up at court he would have got a small fine and 20 hours community payback...... whatever that is...... If I got caught with no insurance I would get an IN10 and pay...
by Shidosan
Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:22 pm
Topic: Msr dromesdry water carry alternatives?
Replies: 7
Views: 808

Re: Msr dromesdry water carry alternatives?

I use water purification tablets, Collect water from a clean running stream or fresh water lake as soon as you arrive... pop in a tablet
and 1 hr later have some germ free water.

Maybe try these


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