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by Bart1
Thu Oct 10, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Tracer 900 GT
Replies: 11
Views: 461

Re: Tracer 900 GT

Versys 1000 ????
by Bart1
Thu Oct 10, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Cruise control on a bike - what are our thoughts?
Replies: 31
Views: 984

Re: Cruise control on a bike - what are our thoughts?

I think it is one of those features that once tried you never look back. Bought a bike earlier this year with it (a S10) and really really like it, cc was not on my wish list but it will be in future. As said above, it is handy with average speed cameras and M/ways if not too busy, but it is also ju...
by Bart1
Sun Jun 02, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Biker with Ear Problem
Replies: 15
Views: 2853

Re: Biker with Ear Problem

I too have similar problems to the OP and have different size ear canals. My current solution is to use different sizes of disposable plugs for each ear and also to apply a very small amount of antiseptic cream to the outer ear canal to act as lubrication to aid insertion....no jokes please.. :lol:
by Bart1
Fri Jan 25, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: The next step....
Replies: 199
Views: 19712

Re: The next step....

Have also been looking at these ebikes and saw a mid drive kit on another forum and so converted my old Cannondale, it works really well..very pleased. Its a Bafang kit from these guys, only 250w but they do bigger ones http://eclipsebikes.com/index.php?cPath=26_27&osCsid=7f737a4b5b8ebcc351c44250937...
by Bart1
Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Scotland to Portugal 2019
Replies: 24
Views: 4834

Re: Scotland to Portugal 2019

Re ferry costs to Spain, I would suggest to look at what it costs to ride down through France to include fuel, accommodation, wear on tyres/bike etc, ferry from UK to France as well. I've always found the difference to be relatively small and the ferry gives the benefit of arriving in Spain with a f...
by Bart1
Sun Oct 28, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Winter Touring
Replies: 6
Views: 1277

Re: Winter Touring

Northern and central Spain can often be as cold as the UK in winter due to the altitude, but once through to the south its much better, the ferry is cheaper too, food for thought though.......
by Bart1
Fri Aug 17, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: africa twin
Replies: 28
Views: 3714

Re: africa twin

If it is just tubed tyres putting you off Rally Raid are doing a set of tubeless rims in 19/17" for the AT which would be great for road and light trail use
by Bart1
Fri May 11, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: drz 400sm
Replies: 4
Views: 689

Re: drz 400sm

I have done it on an S model, it is a while ago now, a tight fit but worked OK.
by Bart1
Wed May 09, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Trading in XT1200z: what should i test?
Replies: 19
Views: 2142

Re: Trading in XT1200z: what should i test?

Have a look at the Versys 1000, quite a few guys have done the same swap, apparently its a bit more nimble and lighter too....and I really like mine
by Bart1
Thu Apr 05, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Park'n'Ride - Pyrenees; anyone interested?
Replies: 12
Views: 1311

Re: Park'n'Ride - Pyrenees; anyone interested?

Hi Simon, I was just thinking about something like this last month, I'll have a ponder ???

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