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by dubber68
Sun Mar 29, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Covid 19 Coronavirus
Replies: 386
Views: 14622

Re: Covid 19 Coronavirus

fatowl wrote:
Sun Mar 29, 2020 2:34 pm
For those who haven't already seen this, it is WELL worth a watch. Also, bear in mind it was filmed 2 years ago!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p ... r-pandemic
They seem to have been spot on, to the point where it seems to be the basis of government policy.
by dubber68
Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: tyres with silica..
Replies: 7
Views: 2355

Re: tyres with silica..

I used to use the K60 winter tyres and on those cold mornings they did seem better. From my research they supposedly outperform normal tyres below 5 degrees. You do lose mileage but not horrendously. I ran them all year round with no problems. For those really bad days I use winter tyre grip on my c...
by dubber68
Fri Oct 04, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: WELCOME NEWBIE
Topic: Hi there from a Surrey G650GS rider
Replies: 2
Views: 2593

Re: Hi there from a Surrey G650GS rider

Hi and welcome. I have a G650 sertao in the stable which I have done many miles on and it's a good bike for solo trips.
by dubber68
Thu Oct 03, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: MEETS & RUNS
Topic: Peak District ride 5th October
Replies: 19
Views: 4914

Re: Peak District ride 5th October

Where and when do you propose to meet up? I am on night shift Friday night but may be able to get away a little early.
by dubber68
Sun Sep 15, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: WELCOME NEWBIE
Topic: Numb Bum
Replies: 12
Views: 4022

Re: Numb Bum

I use moto skiveez on long trips and can recommend them. They are not ideal off the bike though if doing a lot of walking around. You feel like you are wearing a nappy. I have also used a sheepskin cover and find that very good too. The advantage of the sheepskin is that it can double a a pillow if ...
by dubber68
Fri Aug 30, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Motion Pro bead breaker tyre levers, I am just rubbish?...
Replies: 18
Views: 7138

Re: Motion Pro bead breaker tyre levers, I am just rubbish?...

I've used them to swap hiedanau tyres before which are notoriously hard to swap. A said before a bit at a time then going over the same area again worked for me a well. I did use a spray of WD40 into the gap been tyre and wheel as well though.
by dubber68
Thu Aug 29, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: GREEN LANES, TRAILS and OFF-ROAD
Topic: SURVEY
Replies: 25
Views: 10875

Re: SURVEY

Completed along with the feeling unwelcome sentiment.
by dubber68
Sun Jul 07, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: FOR SALE - WANTED
Topic: 1 x ticket for ABR £39 full weekend inc camping for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 780

Re: 2 x tickets for ABR full weekend inc camping for sale

I was asking if you still had the tickets available and where you were based?
by dubber68
Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: TRAVEL GEAR
Topic: Hammock advice
Replies: 14
Views: 6751

Re: Hammock advice

Jeez you're right about it not being cheap. Might need to make sure I am going to stick with it before spending that kind of money. I already have a small fortune invested in some high end tents and stuff.

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