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by crofty
Sun Jan 12, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: The next step....
Replies: 240
Views: 25132

Re: The next step....

what do people think of the sur ron ebikes .. throttle [ not pedal assist ] .. https://youtu.be/Nst1fVwwx-w If you are considering the Sur Ron in the context of biking trails that E bikes can go on its a non starter, too much like a motorbike. If you are thinking about it for trails that you can ta...
by crofty
Sun Jan 12, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Bike Down
Replies: 21
Views: 1119

Re: Bike Down

What i would do is drain out the remaining oil and fill it with new oil to the recommended volume, just treat it too an extra oil change.
by crofty
Fri Dec 27, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: What would put you off buying a GS1200/1250?
Replies: 44
Views: 2313

Re: What would put you off buying a GS1200/1250?

The cost, if I had unlimited funds maybe I would have bought one but my budget was the same as yours 6/7k so i bought a brand new V Strom.
by crofty
Sun Dec 22, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Travel insurance
Replies: 5
Views: 537

Re: Travel insurance

I'm over 65 and use Voyager, you can,t get a quote online over 65 but they sold me annual multi trip policies all through my late sixties over the phone.
Staysure specializes in over 70s and some of my friends use them.
by crofty
Sun Dec 22, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Used bike prices, am I missing something?.
Replies: 22
Views: 1342

Re: Used bike prices, am I missing something?.

Google Dr Ken German's article in the Bennet,s newsletter about Eastern Europeans buying up high mileage British bikes and it will help you understand how prices are high. When i sold my 60k plus Honda no one on ebay/gumtree etc was interested till a Lithuanian turned up with a trailer and paid me c...
by crofty
Fri Dec 20, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: Mallorca on a small bike
Replies: 14
Views: 694

Re: Mallorca on a small bike

Nice pictures, it sounds a great week, think i may plan a little jaunt early in the year. got a link to who you rented from ?
by crofty
Sat Dec 14, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Aibnb?
Replies: 11
Views: 641

Re: Aibnb?

Yes you can do that with Airbnb, although I tend to use them for longer stays than one night as there is usually a cleaning charge etc. As other have said booking.com is great, i usually pull over for a coffee and sit looking at the options. You say you don,t like cheap hotels but in France and Spai...
by crofty
Thu Dec 12, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: Corsica & Sardinia Motorcycle Tour from the UK
Replies: 8
Views: 431

Re: Corsica & Sardinia Motorcycle Tour from the UK

Fantastic island, can,t wait to get back, got to watch out for the animals on the road though :lol:
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by crofty
Tue Dec 10, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Meniere's disease?
Replies: 29
Views: 1246

Re: Meniere's disease?

Sorry to hear about your problem Russ, but glad you think it may be Migraine related. I had something similar called BPPV a few years ago and was falling around in the dark, thought my riding days were over. I got diagnosed and repositioned on the national health, it a sort of exercise like Steve T ...
by crofty
Sun Dec 01, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: A wee bit nippy - cold ride to Strontian
Replies: 11
Views: 886

Re: A wee bit nippy - cold ride to Strontian

it can work out expensive and inconvenient, i opted to do my own and put the savings towards spares, oil, tyres etc

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