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by sprintster
Fri Mar 22, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Annual insurance trawl...
Replies: 37
Views: 2431

Re: Annual insurance trawl...

I would never use CN again.A couple of years ago I took out a new policy with them after getting a reasonable quote.After sending in my previous renewal notice as proof of NCB I get a letter back saying they are increasing my premium by £60 as I wasn't truthful about the price of my renewal quote. P...
by sprintster
Fri Mar 22, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Sayings you Hate
Replies: 60
Views: 3280

Re: Sayings you Hate

"There's no such thing as bad weather...just the wrong clothing!"
Bullshit! I don't care how much you paid for your Klim suit,if you get blown in to the path of an oncoming artic that's bad weather!
by sprintster
Fri Feb 01, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Scotland trip advice
Replies: 21
Views: 1673

Re: Scotland trip advice

I'd agree with not getting hung up on the NC500.For me a perfect trip would be from Perth-Inverness on www.snowroads.com , miss out the east coast of NC500 and go through Bonar Bridge,Lairg to Tongue.The mileage saved there I would put to a lap of Skye then back down the A82 through Glencoe. Fasgath...
by sprintster
Mon Dec 31, 2018 8:52 am
Forum: CLOTHING
Topic: Helmet life in storage.
Replies: 10
Views: 1825

Re: Helmet life in storage.

...does anyone really think that a 500£ helmet is going to save you, over a 50£ helmet at 100 mph? ... Price long ago stopped being a measure of quality or worth [for anything]. A £50 helmet has to pass the same safety tests as £500 helmet.Saying that,I like Shoei's for their fit and comfort but I ...
by sprintster
Mon Dec 24, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Just a thought what's the furthest north anyone has been on a bike?????
Replies: 53
Views: 5780

Re: Just a thought what's the furthest north anyone has been on a bike?????

We rode up to the Artic Circle last July and had a wild camp about 20 miles in before having to turn back and head for home.I'm not really interested in going to Nordkapp just to ride back down the same road but if the Scotland-Norway ferry ever comes back,which is being talked about,I'd love to go ...
by sprintster
Fri Dec 21, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Carcassonne.
Replies: 5
Views: 677

Carcassonne.

I've just booked 4 nights in Carcassonne for a cheap break in September.I'd like to hire a small bike or scooter to keep the cost down if anyone knows where I could get one.Cheers.
by sprintster
Fri Dec 21, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: ACCESSORIES
Topic: Heated grips - who uses what?
Replies: 6
Views: 854

Re: Heated grips - who uses what?

I use R&G grips."RIDE Best Buy" a few years ago.Just a small,slim control box with 5 heat settings.I did have one pack up after a couple of years but I was able to just buy one replacement grip for about £10
by sprintster
Wed Dec 12, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Route advice please - Eastern France to the Med
Replies: 20
Views: 1592

Re: Route advice please - Eastern France to the Med

+1 for Castellane. I rode down through the Vecours and based myself there for 5 days before returning home roughly following the Route Des Grande Alps. Great riding in that area. Gorge de Dalius and Gorge du Cians were two of my favourites, a lot quieter than Gorge du Verdon. FB_IMG_1544685572451.jp...
by sprintster
Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: WELCOME NEWBIE
Topic: Goldwing adventure bike
Replies: 12
Views: 1890

Re: Goldwing adventure bike

Hi, If you're having an adventure then it's an adventure bike! Lost somewhere in Norway. :)
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by sprintster
Sat Sep 22, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Wood gives me wood
Replies: 36
Views: 3458

Re: Wood gives me wood

I work for a firm that make timber framed kit houses. It's a bit boring but I can't leave because I haven't had to buy any firewood for my log burner for about 8 years now! 😂

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