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by Oop North John
Thu Aug 06, 2020 9:57 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Average speed cameras
Replies: 33
Views: 1188

Re: Average speed cameras

If it's a National speed limit the truck can legally do 50mph (changed from 40mph a few years ago which helps reduce the frustration of drivers behind). Still 40 in Scotland, and the Scottish police love doing the English truckers! 50mph for trucks of the A9 from Perth to Inverness https://www.bbc....
by Oop North John
Thu Aug 06, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Solo rider emergency help spot 3 alternative?
Replies: 14
Views: 501

Re: Solo rider emergency help spot 3 alternative?

I have the new zumo XT and it's screen is wonderful, you can see and read data even during the day!
by Oop North John
Thu Aug 06, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Solo rider emergency help spot 3 alternative?
Replies: 14
Views: 501

Re: Solo rider emergency help spot 3 alternative?

Another idea from Garmin, GPS + two communicator with a screen you can read:

by Oop North John
Sat Aug 01, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Solo rider emergency help spot 3 alternative?
Replies: 14
Views: 501

Re: Solo rider emergency help spot 3 alternative?

Some of the Garmin sat navs eg Zumo XT have a incidence alert system, which I lets someone know if you have an incident, details here

https://www8.garmin.com/manuals/webhelp ... 15B4F.html
by Oop North John
Fri Jul 31, 2020 9:36 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Covid 19 Coronavirus
Replies: 951
Views: 49068

Re: Covid 19 Coronavirus

Asgard wrote:
Fri Jul 31, 2020 8:45 am
Final one had a snigger :lol:
by Oop North John
Thu Jul 30, 2020 6:10 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: To quarantine or not?
Replies: 55
Views: 2074

Re: To quarantine or not?

So the quarantine / self isolation time period might both become 10 days:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-53588709
by Oop North John
Mon Jul 27, 2020 6:53 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Maxi-Scooter's - Go Big and Ride Big
Replies: 21
Views: 1032

Re: Maxi-Scooter's - Go Big and Ride Big

As I was enjoying the view on the B862 heading north from the Suidhe viewpoint and had a bit of a revelation. Most maxi scooters have a 50 litres locker, so all you need is a top box to easily get 100 litres of storage space, enough for me for a couple of weeks away and plenty of room to stretch you...
by Oop North John
Sat Jul 25, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Spain back on lock down list...
Replies: 25
Views: 1030

Re: Spain back on lock down list...

Going to be a lot of travel mayhem in the next year I reckon :(
by Oop North John
Fri Jul 24, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Maxi-Scooter's - Go Big and Ride Big
Replies: 21
Views: 1032

Re: Maxi-Scooter's - Go Big and Ride Big

If anyone fancies a low mileage CB500 with panniers etc--1998 in green--then let me know as it will spur me on to getting a silverwing. Keep the thread going as real experience counts for a lot. I had one of those when I returned to biking after a few years lay-off. An excellent honest machine, was...
by Oop North John
Tue Jul 21, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: A wee bit further north . . .
Replies: 14
Views: 563

Re: A wee bit further north . . .

What is the current mood up that way please? Are things opening up that way? Places to stay etc? I'm in a holiday home in Ardmair right now, the first occupants since March. Travelled across from Aberdeen last weekend. Variable opening of businesses, Ones which are part of a group more likely to be...

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