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by dubber68
Thu Jul 02, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Go Big and Ride Small
Replies: 635
Views: 66377

Re: Go Big and Ride Small

Good look. I'm sure the bike will be fine going up those passes, if a little laboured, but coming down might be scary.
by dubber68
Tue Jun 02, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: FOR SALE - WANTED
Topic: SOLD CB500X Crash/light bar, silver, £35
Replies: 2
Views: 181

Re: FS CB500X Crash/light bar, silver, £35

You have a pm
by dubber68
Mon May 11, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Would this work from Weds: anyone got a field where someone could stay for a night?
Replies: 9
Views: 712

Re: Would this work from Weds: anyone got a field where someone could stay for a night?

Hi Godspeed, are you asking for yourself or trying to set up some form of list for forum members?
by dubber68
Sun Mar 29, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Covid 19 Coronavirus
Replies: 868
Views: 40658

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: 2493

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: 2676

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: 5315

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: 4233

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: 7463

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.

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