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by Tonibe63
Fri Feb 15, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Route advice please - Picos/North West Spain
Replies: 8
Views: 190

Re: Route advice please - Picos/North West Spain

Watch for the speed traps especially on the entrance roads of a town ;)
by Tonibe63
Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Asked not to put a bike in a car space at work
Replies: 32
Views: 1001

Re: Asked not to put a bike in a car space at work

His Company ...........
by Tonibe63
Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Fork straightening
Replies: 20
Views: 612

Re: Fork straightening

Don't want to tell you how to suck eggs but have you tried loosening off the yoke/fork clamps and the steering stem top nut to try to realign the forks? Also it could be the bottom yoke is twisted, try taking both forks out and putting a flat plate across the bottom face of both fork clamp bosses at...
by Tonibe63
Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: I'll show you big boys
Replies: 19
Views: 478

Re: I'll show you big boys

Takes me back 40 years to when we used to ride 'chicken chasers' along the disused Great Central railway line. No licence, number plates, insurance or leg shields etc and we could get from the outskirts of Leicester City centre all the way to Lutterworth (maybe 16 miles or so). Happy days until they...
by Tonibe63
Sat Feb 09, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Benelli TRK 502
Replies: 18
Views: 1257

Re: Benelli TRK 502

How do you feel about the TRK after a Summer on her? I have come to find out about the model quite late, mainly from the new 502X which does look interesting. Albeit the 700cc version supposedly on the way looks even better and another 20hp would deal with the HD frame better...!! :D mThe higher st...
by Tonibe63
Sat Feb 09, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Motorcycle instructor
Replies: 14
Views: 631

Re: Motorcycle instructor

I'm often aware that when your hobby becomes your living, the joy of the hobby is lost. With your PSV licence it would be easier to move on to an LGV licence and have the broader range of skills and flexibility to work for yourself to suit yourself ie. sit in a nice warm cab with the radio on whilst...
by Tonibe63
Sat Feb 09, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: The Motorbike Show
Replies: 11
Views: 434

Re: The Motorbike Show

Thanks Steve, something to catch up on ;)
by Tonibe63
Fri Feb 08, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Motorcycle instructor
Replies: 14
Views: 631

Re: Motorcycle instructor

Isn't that what Minkyhead used to do in some capacity?
by Tonibe63
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: EU. In or out?
Replies: 6669
Views: 365266

Re: EU. In or out?

In the plethora of hospital programmes on TV, look at the huge number of grossly overweight staff - what hope is there to get the rest of the public in better shape. That's very judgemental, it is widely acknowledged that people who work constantly changing shifts with precious few meal breaks tend...

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