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by jim Richardson
Mon Oct 02, 2017 12:28 pm
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Last performance
Replies: 5
Views: 1354

Re: Last performance

Hopefully this will work and it should be Cpl Mal Cooper Wheelieing into history with the last ever trick of the White Helmets.
I believe that he has been given his Bike.
by jim Richardson
Tue Jul 25, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: A Spanish Experience
Replies: 35
Views: 2592

Re: A Spanish Experience

I have done the Moto Piston rally in Colombres afew times, one rider was fined for not having his lights on during a daylight ride, he was on a 1920's Triumph with acetalyne lights.
by jim Richardson
Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:02 am
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Corran ferry out of action for a while.
Replies: 13
Views: 1962

Re: Corran ferry out of action for a while.

on our honeymoon in 1987 we used the Corran ferry to get to Strontian, almost to the day 25 years later I went across there on the Sprint on the way to a Triumph rally on Skye, they didn't charge me for the bike.
by jim Richardson
Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Anyone not had a bike nicked (ever)?
Replies: 24
Views: 2478

Re: Anyone not had a bike nicked (ever)?

I was visiting a friend that has trouble walking due to a long term leg injury, and noticed that he had a bicycle chained up in his front garden. I mentioned that he wasn't the sort of person I would have thought of as a cyclist, he pointed out that he couldn't cycle and the bicycle had no pedals or...
by jim Richardson
Tue Jul 04, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Sidecars.....Quirky fun or a valid option?
Replies: 21
Views: 2511

Re: Sidecars.....Quirky fun or a valid option?

My Wife decided that we should buy an outfit, so we did, the idea was that she would drive/ride it, but I have become the driver, on the upside I have met some very weird ( in a good way ) folk in the sidecar world.
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by jim Richardson
Tue Jul 04, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Sidecars.....Quirky fun or a valid option?
Replies: 21
Views: 2511

Re: Sidecars.....Quirky fun or a valid option?

My Wife decided that we should buy an outfit, so we did, the idea was that she would drive/ride it, but I have become the driver, on the upside I have met some very weird ( in a good way ) folk in the sidecar world.
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by jim Richardson
Tue Jul 04, 2017 7:48 am
Forum: WEBSITE AND FORUM STUFF
Topic: sidecar group or forum
Replies: 4
Views: 737

Re: sidecar group or forum

The Chairman of the Sidecar Federation has an off road/ Adventure bike outfit, another decent point of reference is Tri-Anglia wheels or try to google sidecarland, should bring you to the same place.
We had more than 20 outfits, ancient and modern at the Peterboro show in May.
by jim Richardson
Tue Mar 28, 2017 8:18 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Seat Foam
Replies: 16
Views: 2297

Re: Seat Foam

Try talking to Tony Archer 01484 536832 in Huddersfield who has rebuilt and modified several seats for me. There isnt to much that he hasnt seen.

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