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by IainD
Wed Jul 26, 2017 10:04 pm
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: I guess we've all done it!
Replies: 25
Views: 2697

Re: I guess we've all done it!

The only time I went the wrong way up a road was when I was showing off to a girlfriend and went the wrong way round a roundabout just as a car joined opposite, I ended up going the wrong way up a dual carriageway for about 100m before I could get across the central reservation back to the correct s...
by IainD
Wed Jul 26, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: FOR SALE - WANTED
Topic: What to buy
Replies: 29
Views: 2847

Re: What to buy

My wife had a 700 tranny and while it was a nice bike I don't think it'll compare favourably to the Triumph 800. Horses for courses really. I bought the Trannie mostly for running round back roads at an easy pace taking in the scenery, for which it was brilliant. Fairly comfy on longer runs and OK ...
by IainD
Fri Jul 21, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: ACCESSORIES
Topic: Best multi tool?
Replies: 41
Views: 5000

Re: Best multi tool?

I see from those annoying Facebook adverts that Leatherman are doing watches.
Does wearing one make you a Tool :laugh:
by IainD
Fri Jul 21, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Carole Nash
Replies: 23
Views: 2450

Re: Carole Nash

So the corrected letter I was to get within 24hrs has not arrived and the telephone call I was supposed to get this morning was not received. I didn't really expect a reply to my email, so not surprised at the lack of response to that. I will give it till Monday then get tore back in. An idea would ...
by IainD
Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Merc driver needs his license taking away
Replies: 19
Views: 2913

Re: Merc driver needs his license taking away

Ok, but why not just let the idiot get in front and forget about it?
These numpties get the Adrenalin up and that's when it gets dangerous, turn first left and go another route rather than racing him.
by IainD
Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: CLOTHING
Topic: Glasses style goggles
Replies: 22
Views: 4343

Re: Glasses style goggles

Try some skiing / snowboarding equipment websites / shops they have similar issues.
by IainD
Thu Jul 20, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Carole Nash
Replies: 23
Views: 2450

Carole Nash

Below in italics is a redacted text of an email I have sent to Carole Nash this evening: Basically, I decided to chop in the Trannie for a new Tiger 800 and my Trannie policy was with Carole Nash. When the bike was ready, for expedience I rang them up and they cancelled my Trannie policy (underwrite...
by IainD
Thu Jul 20, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: FOR SALE - WANTED
Topic: BMW Under Dummy Tank CAN Bus Connector - Free to a good home
Replies: 10
Views: 1279

Re: BMW Under Dummy Tank CAN Bus Connector - Free to a good home

Bloody typical ADVRider still doesn't send emails out alerting to new PMs. Oh well :) Glad it's going to a good home though :) Sorry Daniel, I did try both by PM and on this thread :( It is winging it's way North to Steve; sent yesterday Lunchtime. To be fair they are pretty cheap, so not a great l...
by IainD
Wed Jul 19, 2017 11:04 am
Forum: FOR SALE - WANTED
Topic: BMW Under Dummy Tank CAN Bus Connector - Free to a good home
Replies: 10
Views: 1279

Re: BMW Under Dummy Tank CAN Bus Connector - Free to a good home

PM'd you . . . . . . just in case Daniel doesn't respond (thumbs) OK, message received. I am off for a couple of days at the beginning of the week for Glasgow Fair, so if no response by Tuesday night it's yours. No response for over a week from Daniel S, so It's yours.... Just drop a couple of quid...
by IainD
Tue Jul 18, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Puncture Repair Kits
Replies: 23
Views: 2644

Re: Puncture Repair Kits

I carry one of these:

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and, one of these:

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Never used in anger (touch skull)

It all fits in the plugger zip up bag (if you like 3 Dimensional jigsaws)

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