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by catcitrus
Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: MCN - Tenere 700 v KTM 790 Adventure R
Replies: 11
Views: 462

Re: MCN - Tenere 700 v KTM 790 Adventure R

if you are serious about offroad--and speed, then look no further than the current Dakar formula for size power and weight. I know you won't get factory power over the counter but it proves the point--they are NOT slow. Gone are the days of of over 1000 cc monstrosities that are way overweight and o...
by catcitrus
Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:28 pm
Topic: Cameras in France
Replies: 38
Views: 1452

Re: Cameras in France

are they actually doing French registered vehicles with the sane zeal?--or is it simply easy to ping any Brit (who is "over there" and can't fight it) ,whilst not incurring the Wrath of the yellow vests and having the cameras demolished again?--I'm very suspicious as in the UK surely they couldn't g...
by catcitrus
Wed Aug 14, 2019 6:57 pm
Topic: Where can I find...
Replies: 15
Views: 769

Re: Where can I find...

Plastic works
by catcitrus
Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:15 pm
Topic: Bike insurance for the USA no longer available
Replies: 6
Views: 880

Re: Bike insurance for the USA no longer available

I really do think the best thing to do is buy a bike out there and go with someone like State Farm. It will be a US plated bike and you shouldn't have a problem getting it insured--especially if someone will give you a "home address" out there also. You have 90 days on your international driving per...
by catcitrus
Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:15 pm
Topic: BMW HP2 Enduro for sale
Replies: 6
Views: 464

Re: BMW HP2 Enduro for sale

couldn't see a price?
by catcitrus
Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Lady Rambler , going to speak to the Council.
Replies: 20
Views: 1662

Re: Lady Rambler , going to speak to the Council.

I picked up on this comment "Riding on private land is a civil matter so cops aren't interested and as long as you are insured they are happy for you to right anything they consider as a right of way." But having researched it I still think the police can intervene under section 59 as you are riding...
by catcitrus
Wed Jul 24, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: eBikes next
Replies: 98
Views: 3317

Re: eBikes next

talking a bit off topic---It seems that on the one hand the government wants us all to drive electric in 10 years--BUT here we are finding reasons not to use environmentally friendly e-bikes. In cars the battery life is 10 years before you need a very expensive battery pack change--the batteries are...
by catcitrus
Wed Jul 24, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Ultraseal for tubed tyres?
Replies: 13
Views: 582

Re: Ultraseal for tubed tyres?

Green slime do a special for tubed tyres--again anything that lets it down slowly is worth it. I carry spare tubes and a pair of the LONG Michelin bend levers in a special tube or other strap on method--depends on the bike--even designed and made my own tool box for the Transalp to carry the long le...
by catcitrus
Mon Jul 22, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Tenere 700 Vs. Ktm 990 Adventure
Replies: 18
Views: 1214

Re: EDC Morocco, Africa, 2019. Open invite for FREE On/Off road & desert guided tour.

So.....did anyone (who went to the festival) try out the 790 or Tenere?? If so what did you think? I rode both. The new Tenere was lovely on the road, but felt a bit tame for me on the trails. (Others I rode with liked it, but it seemed a bit dull to me) The 790R felt a lot lighter that it was, but...
by catcitrus
Sat Jul 20, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: If Only Suzuki Would....?
Replies: 48
Views: 1933

Re: If Only Suzuki Would....?

The few bikes that sort of fit the bill like the KLR650, My wr 250R etc are not Euro 4 compliant and projected sales mean that manufacturers can't justify homologating them--both the KLR and my WR250R are still made and sold elsewhere. The genuine trail market is not huge and lets face it even KTM d...

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