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by koala
Mon Mar 07, 2016 12:16 pm
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: Matlock bath protest ride
Replies: 21
Views: 3873

Re: Matlock bath protest ride

(thumbs) (thumbs) Awesome day, never seen so many bikes out despite the cold and also so many people lining the route. Lets hope the local authority see sense.
Sad to loose a fellow biker.
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by koala
Tue Jan 05, 2016 2:40 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: I know noyhing about central heating !
Replies: 9
Views: 992

Re: I know noyhing about central heating !

I have been in the heating industry for nearly 40 years and would tend to agree with Hoggyf, in that the expansion vessel is shot. A tell tale sign would be signs that the pressure safety valve has been leaking- there should be an open copper pipe at low level outside, tie a clear plastic bag to it ...
by koala
Mon Jun 16, 2014 1:22 pm
Forum: MEETS & RUNS
Topic: Horizons Unlimited HUBB UK Overlanding event 19th to 22nd of June
Replies: 194
Views: 20510

Re: Horizons Unlimited HUBB UK Overlanding event 19th to 22nd of June

We were thinking about pushing the bikes there just to make it feel like long distance!!
by koala
Wed Jun 11, 2014 5:21 pm
Forum: MEETS & RUNS
Topic: Horizons Unlimited HUBB UK Overlanding event 19th to 22nd of June
Replies: 194
Views: 20510

Re: Horizons Unlimited HUBB UK Overlanding event 19th to 22nd of June

Unfortunately due to work we won't be there til Friday. Sam, Linda & myself have volunteered this year but can't remember what for ( it's an age thing) , I assume we'll find out when we get there. If anyone needs to know more about local amenities we should be able to help as we live in Castle Donin...
by koala
Thu Apr 24, 2014 2:19 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Seat re covered
Replies: 15
Views: 2403

Re: Seat re covered

Seconded again for Tony Archer. Had the wifes GS650 seat lowered and recovered recently for £70 including return postage.
by koala
Thu Apr 24, 2014 2:06 pm
Forum: MEETS & RUNS
Topic: Horizons Unlimited HUBB UK Overlanding event 19th to 22nd of June
Replies: 194
Views: 20510

Re: Horizons Unlimited HUBB UK Overlanding event 19th to 22nd of June

See you both there hopefully, be good to catch up. We're thinking of taking the LWR - Aston, Weston etc !!!
by koala
Wed Apr 16, 2014 1:37 pm
Forum: MEETS & RUNS
Topic: Horizons Unlimited HUBB UK Overlanding event 19th to 22nd of June
Replies: 194
Views: 20510

Re: Horizons Unlimited HUBB UK Overlanding event 19th to 22nd of June

Presentation!! I was thinking more a book and then selling the film rights, 'the short way round' has a nice ring to it.
by koala
Tue Apr 15, 2014 9:19 am
Forum: MEETS & RUNS
Topic: Horizons Unlimited HUBB UK Overlanding event 19th to 22nd of June
Replies: 194
Views: 20510

Re: Horizons Unlimited HUBB UK Overlanding event 19th to 22nd of June

Booked in and counting down the days, need to start prepping mine and the wifes bikes for the momentous journey to this event (we live 2 miles away- max). Yep moved house to be further from Ripley, so the event got moved to the village we now live in :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: Still the...
by koala
Tue Sep 17, 2013 6:32 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Koubalink & F650GS
Replies: 4
Views: 1203

Re: Koubalink & F650GS

Looks like the seat she has is standard, compared to the eBay pic. Will give that a try first.
Thanks for your input everyone. :)
by koala
Tue Sep 17, 2013 1:03 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Koubalink & F650GS
Replies: 4
Views: 1203

Koubalink & F650GS

Has anyone had any experience with lowering a F650GS 04 twin spark? Just taken the wife on her first major trip to France on her own bike, the aforementioned 650GS and found we need to lower the bike by around an inch to give her more confidence when coming to a stop (new clutch lever ordered!). :) ...

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