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by P4ulie
Sat Jun 22, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Four wheels on my scooter....
Replies: 4
Views: 193

Re: Four wheels on my scooter....

I think everybody missed it, that review is 4 years old. I haven't seen a single one in London. I find it bizarre that although it requires the road positioning, observation skills and cornering / braking techniques of a motorcycle, you'd need no prior motorcycling experience to ride one out the doo...
by P4ulie
Thu Jun 20, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: TRAVEL GEAR
Topic: Hammock advice
Replies: 12
Views: 431

Re: Hammock advice

Frenchy has pretty much summed it up, plenty of youtube clips to get a good understanding of the different rigging options & what would be the best option for you. Until a couple of years ago I lived on a 48 acre farm with a decent bit of woodland. I loved taking a hammock up into the woods & spendi...
by P4ulie
Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: TRAVEL GEAR
Topic: In search of a good night sleep
Replies: 22
Views: 971

Re: In search of a good night sleep

I've just come back from a week away with my new partner who had no camping gear. I bought her the new Lomo mat & was very impressed when I had a lie down on it. For something that packs almost as small as my Thermarest neoair, it is significantly wider, (similar size to a self inflating mat) & surp...
by P4ulie
Wed Apr 24, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: Brenhden's TET
Replies: 86
Views: 7760

Re: Brenhden's TET

Great RR Brenhden, I had a beer in Beer last summer for my birthday. Being August & after about 4 hours on the road in 30 degree heat, the sea still being chilly was perfect :D
by P4ulie
Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Go Big and Ride Small
Replies: 140
Views: 10598

Re: Go Big and Ride Small

Just got back from a proper test of my CBF125. I rode from Bristol up to Abergavenny then took the heads of valley road to Touratech. Didn’t buy anything as it seemed crazy prices then headed over the mountain to Llandovery then onto Builth Wells and back to Brecon via the ranges. Across to Monmout...
by P4ulie
Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: ACCESSORIES
Topic: Beware lomo shit panniers...
Replies: 18
Views: 1422

Re: Beware lomo shit panniers...

I haven't bought the panniers.....I've still got luggage coming out of my ears but I did buy a wet suit a couple of weeks back. It started separating the first time I used it at various joins.....no I'm not a fat whale :roll: I contacted them & they gave me a free return which they received Thurs, I...
by P4ulie
Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: 10 Years Ago This Month
Replies: 23
Views: 1224

Re: 10 Years Ago This Month

Just checked & I joined in 2011, I'm not a serial poster but although the site has had some interesting moments, thank you Alun & ABR crew for continuing to host it......I'd have ben tempted to pull the plug a few times :lol:

I hope to have a chat with a few of you at the rally in July
by P4ulie
Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: ABR Festival 2019
Topic: ABR Festival 2019 - Who's Going
Replies: 113
Views: 7451

Re: ABR Festival 2019 - Who's Going

Thank the Lord for the knobs in charge of the old country ........ i was in a proper dilemma about this year with all this Brexit shite , thing is because everyone here is panicing about changing the UK driving licence to a FR one the system has closed down !!!! only in France :lol: Anyway the thin...
by P4ulie
Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: EU. In or out?
Replies: 7420
Views: 412318

Re: EU. In or out?

I think the only thing everyone can agree on is..........it's not going very well!

It's reminding me of the Hokey Cokey
by P4ulie
Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Annual insurance trawl...
Replies: 37
Views: 2047

Re: Annual insurance trawl...

CN last year £127 fully comp, this years renewal £186 :shock: . Phoned them up, "best we can do is £156" :| . CN online quote £128 :roll: . That is unfortunately industry standard, my step daughter worked for a call centre for a while, the online quotes for 'new business' are heavily discounted & t...

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