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by sidestand
Sun May 07, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Average age of bike riders generally
Replies: 44
Views: 3722

Re: Average age of bike riders generally

It's certainly the training & costs that keep the youngsters away Cost me a fortune to get my boy through his bike test - and at 23, he's still only on an A2 licence Got a garage full of bikes he could be riding, but for now, the only one I can let him use is a restricted 650 X-Country. Even that is...
by sidestand
Sun Jan 08, 2017 11:21 pm
Forum: ACCESSORIES
Topic: G650 X Country
Replies: 21
Views: 2960

Re: G650 X Country

Touratech do (or did) a nice one

Don't know how much they are new, as bought mine S/H from UKGSer
by sidestand
Sun Nov 06, 2016 9:46 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: BMW Servicing :-( Bloody Hell
Replies: 63
Views: 8208

Re: BMW Servicing :-( Bloody Hell

+1 Mikeyboy - he's on this forum. A proper engineer (thumbs) Mike told me he was only going up to Twin Cam boxer engines, due to all the electronics in the newer BM's may have changed his mind though On the S1000XR servicing charges - I asked Garry, the service manager at Balderstons about service ...
by sidestand
Sat Oct 29, 2016 7:05 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: New low GS1200
Replies: 5
Views: 960

Re: New low GS1200

Got one for my 3 year old grandson last year - he loves it (thumbs)
by sidestand
Sat Oct 29, 2016 7:05 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: New low GS1200
Replies: 5
Views: 960

Re: New low GS1200

Got one for my 3 year old grandson last year - he loves it (thumbs)
by sidestand
Sat Oct 29, 2016 7:04 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: New low GS1200
Replies: 5
Views: 960

Re: New low GS1200

Got one for my 3 year old grandson last year - he loves it (thumbs)
by sidestand
Fri Oct 28, 2016 10:23 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Beware of AMOMA.com
Replies: 12
Views: 1506

Re: Beware of AMOMA.com

We've stopped using those sites - not that we ever really got into them (Tripadvisor etc). We very quickly noticed that all of the lovely plces we were staying - when we looked back - had been absolutely SLATED on Tripadvisor. My cousin runs a (biker friendly!) pub north of Hawes - and they've had ...
by sidestand
Fri Aug 19, 2016 8:42 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Cheap cycling site for cheap base layers, locks, etc...
Replies: 2
Views: 748

Re: Cheap cycling site for cheap base layers, locks, etc...

Mountain Warehouse is worth a look too, especially for cheap merino wool base layers - if you catch them right at sale time, often a quarter of the price of some of the recognised 'motorcycle brands'
by sidestand
Sat Dec 19, 2015 10:32 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: FOR THOSE WITH A BAVARIAN FETTISH !!!!!
Replies: 59
Views: 7720

Re: FOR THOSE WITH A BAVARIAN FETTISH !!!!!

Really like that phil....you know I have bit of soft spot for panzers...wonder how much something like that's worth..!!!!!! Well, there's an R80 GS paralever Kalahari currently on Evilbay for just shy of £16K - which is a bit optimistic And the one in the pic here is the more exclusive & sought aft...
by sidestand
Mon Dec 14, 2015 11:13 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Changing brands, and why?
Replies: 44
Views: 5128

Re: Changing brands, and why?

I like & own Yamahas & BMW's - several of each Also have a Triumph, a Kawasaki & a Suzuki - so it's hard to change brands I love 'em all, plus the old Aprilia Falco I never should have got rid of. Only thing I'll never own again is a Honda - after that festering pile of shite of a CBF125 I bought br...

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