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by Gedge
Wed Jul 26, 2017 12:03 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Filtering in Spain - the terrible truth!
Replies: 29
Views: 3210

Re: Filtering in Spain - the terrible truth!

Given that most bikes are around 1m wide, its safe to assume that the gap needs to be sufficient for another bike to squeeze inbetween. There was also mention of not crossing the white line. Maybe Simon can clarify the situation here, but in the UK, no part of you or the motorbike should cross a so...
by Gedge
Mon Jul 24, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: 2 stroke Gilera XR1 Adventure bike
Replies: 15
Views: 2455

Re: 2 stroke Gilera XR1 Adventure bike

Never seen one before..looks quite cool in a retro style..
Not being facetious, but wtf is a 'powerband system'? ....did you mean power valve?
by Gedge
Sat Jul 22, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Yam T7
Replies: 24
Views: 3642

Re: Yam T7

Looks great except the price .....
by Gedge
Thu Jul 20, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Should police be allowed to chase motorcycles ?
Replies: 78
Views: 7058

Re: Should police be allowed to chase motorcycles ?

i wonder then, what should the police do in the following scenario. moped gang 2 up, pillion throwing acid around while being followed by the police in close proximity. ram or continue to follow while the carnage unfolds. Its a fairly easy quandry for most police officers..the acid throwing present...
by Gedge
Thu Jul 20, 2017 7:44 am
Forum: GREEN LANES, TRAILS and OFF-ROAD
Topic: Speed
Replies: 18
Views: 3175

Re: Speed

It would be the same as any other road leading from another. If the road you are travelling on has a 40mph limit and you leave that road to take an unsurfaced green lane, provided there aren't any speed limit signs at the start of the green lane, the preceding speed limit applies. That is incorrect...
by Gedge
Wed Jul 19, 2017 1:44 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Should police be allowed to chase motorcycles ?
Replies: 78
Views: 7058

Re: Should police be allowed to chase motorcycles ?

A chase of any kind in an urban environment is likely to end in tears--and innocent people get injured and killed. It is only perhaps justified when there has been a serious assault or armed robbery, but for all other cases its far too dangerous. I know thats not much comfort to those affected but ...
by Gedge
Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Should police be allowed to chase motorcycles ?
Replies: 78
Views: 7058

Re: Should police be allowed to chase motorcycles ?

I spent 18 months under investigation accused of an assault that simply did not happen..they took 14 witness statements from supporters of the yob that I assisted ( off duty) to detain, but took for me to refuse to attend interview until they had taken a statement from my wife ...it never occurred t...
by Gedge
Wed Jul 19, 2017 7:30 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Should police be allowed to chase motorcycles ?
Replies: 78
Views: 7058

Re: Should police be allowed to chase motorcycles ?

Until police officers are given proper legal protections against the consequences of the criminals crashing then NO...been there done it, and looking back, I was getting paid a relative pittance and was putting myself and families future in jeopardy just to catch a petty thief that was going to walk...
by Gedge
Mon Jul 17, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: ACCESSORIES
Topic: Black Widow end cans....???
Replies: 5
Views: 894

Re: Black Widow end cans....???

I bought their full system for my xsr700... build quality and materials are good...sounds lovely but it IS noisy even with the baffles in...havent even tried it without!!!
Customer service and delivery were good too...
by Gedge
Mon Jul 17, 2017 6:26 am
Forum: England
Topic: South Coast of England
Replies: 9
Views: 4771

Re: South Coast of England

Make sure you do the B3081 from Shaftsbury down to the new forest...including zig zag hill officially the twisted road in England ( may be europe I cant remembering) ....off road wise, look at some of the routes across Salisbury plain and parts of the south downs ( some of it isnt open so check care...

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