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by stormfield
Fri May 30, 2014 8:44 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: so who gives their motorbike a name?
Replies: 33
Views: 2892

Re: so who gives their motorbike a name?

"the old tractor"
by stormfield
Tue May 13, 2014 12:51 pm
Forum: CLOTHING
Topic: Rider gear, what do you want?
Replies: 51
Views: 6200

Re: Rider gear, what do you want?

Minor thing but: magnets instead of velcro. Especially for fastening jacket collars and the ends of trousers. Velcro picks up all sorts of crap over time and gets less effective. The velcro picks up dirt (at the ends of the trouser legs). The jacket collar velcro catches snags onto the padding of he...
by stormfield
Sun Apr 27, 2014 5:23 pm
Forum: ACCESSORIES
Topic: enduro bike alarm....paranoid or what?
Replies: 7
Views: 1181

Re: enduro bike alarm....paranoid or what?

Russ, if you want to try the rape alarm thing (!?) I happen to have one free. The Health & Safety guy at my workplace handed out a load of them before he left the job (we didn't want to ask why!). PM me your address and I'll stick it in the post. Was going in the bin but I forgot all about it. Let m...
by stormfield
Wed Apr 16, 2014 10:46 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: BMW "Outstanding quality action recall" letter
Replies: 4
Views: 1174

Re: BMW "Outstanding quality action recall" letter

1st Class :laugh: But their call centre has been "busy" all morning.
by stormfield
Wed Apr 16, 2014 7:54 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: BMW "Outstanding quality action recall" letter
Replies: 4
Views: 1174

Re: BMW "Outstanding quality action recall" letter

I really like their choice of words: "outstanding quality action"

The early model F650GS had an issue with the front fork breaking off. That's pretty "outstanding", not so sure about the "quality" bit. :whistle:

Good to see you on here Nick, yes a ride soon would be good. Easter?
by stormfield
Wed Apr 16, 2014 7:36 am
Forum: ACCESSORIES
Topic: Advice Needed - Bike trackers
Replies: 6
Views: 1144

Re: Advice Needed - Bike trackers

What's the battery drain like with these devices?
by stormfield
Wed Apr 16, 2014 7:29 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: BMW "Outstanding quality action recall" letter
Replies: 4
Views: 1174

BMW "Outstanding quality action recall" letter

So a letter arrived this morning, my first from BMW Motorrad UK. "our records show you to be the registered owner of blablabla... BMW Motorrad as ascertained that there is a quality action outstanding on your motorcycle. An optimised check will have to be conducted at the earliest opportunity, you a...
by stormfield
Mon Apr 14, 2014 10:58 am
Forum: VIDEOS
Topic: Russian Bike to rival BMW?
Replies: 7
Views: 1310

Re: Russian Bike to rival BMW?

They look fun!

http://www.rokon.com/
by stormfield
Thu Apr 10, 2014 3:28 pm
Forum: MEETS & RUNS
Topic: May 1st - Moto Adventure Nights featuring Graham Field
Replies: 7
Views: 982

Re: May 1st - Moto Adventure Nights featuring Graham Field

Will be there, work permitting!
by stormfield
Tue Apr 08, 2014 10:00 pm
Forum: ACCESSORIES
Topic: Pros and Cons of Bike Alarms!
Replies: 17
Views: 2031

Re: Pros and Cons of Bike Alarms!

The guy I take my bike to for fixing says batteries going flat are a known problem with alarms

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