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by frenchy3
Wed May 13, 2020 7:20 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Guilty Pleasures
Replies: 140
Views: 9390

Re: Guilty Pleasures

PHILinFRANCE wrote:
Wed May 13, 2020 7:16 am
Sort of fancy one of these aswell

https://images.app.goo.gl/vNdMQuf7vAsa67gT7
I have one,it was a guilty pleasure for a while and it suits me well after many years with enduro bikes.
by frenchy3
Sun May 10, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Guilty Pleasures
Replies: 140
Views: 9390

Re: Guilty Pleasures

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This is my guilty pleasure. I had the best bikes i could afford of the eras but really wanted something utilitarian and that nobody else wanted. My 1977 CZ175 but my next itch i need to scratch will be
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by frenchy3
Sun May 03, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Three Cross Motorcycles
Replies: 21
Views: 1722

Re: Three Cross Motorcycles

Awful news and good luck to Richard and Lisa Davis for the future and of course all of their staff and suppliers. They were also a big supporter of the SWM owners club UK on facebook having taken over as the main importers for SWM recently. Three cross must have been going around 40 years as i remem...
by frenchy3
Sat May 02, 2020 8:48 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Electric MTB
Replies: 99
Views: 8923

Re: Electric MTB

Do you think as the use of electric mountain bikes increase over the years they will restrict their use on bridleways as they dont want too many people enjoying themselves.
by frenchy3
Tue Apr 21, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Digital photo recovery device
Replies: 12
Views: 994

Re: Digital photo recovery device

I have not used this kind of device but i back all my photos up on an external Western Digital solid state hard drive which is 1 TB. I think the SSD are longer lasting than the conventional disc hard drives. It plugs into the mains and the laptop via USB and is fine for my needs.
by frenchy3
Fri Apr 17, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Rider or Multibike Policies?
Replies: 23
Views: 3456

Re: Rider or Multibike Policies?

Last year my multi-bike policy seemed very high with approx. 25% increase!! I shopped around and couldn't really get a much lower premium. I thought I may as well get 2 seperate policies and build up a NCD on the cheaper bike. Guess what?? Yep, doing it that way turned out to be cheaper. :roll: :ro...
by frenchy3
Thu Apr 16, 2020 4:35 pm
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Rider or Multibike Policies?
Replies: 23
Views: 3456

Re: Rider or Multibike Policies?

I used Bikesure for a few years then got pissed off with them as the price kept going up, then used Aviva until they no longer did multibike policies and only insured each individual bike, then last year went to Carole Nash who do a multibike policy using Aviva as the underwriters. :? What a bloody...
by frenchy3
Sun Apr 12, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Air Compressor Advice please...
Replies: 21
Views: 1776

Re: Air Compressor Advice please...

Just buy a electric 500nm torque rattle gun... Cheap and woks great... Then get a cheap compressor for blowing up tyres and air gun knozzle for blowing dust out of stuff like airfilters and spark plug holes... Handy for hair too... Thats exactly what i have done. I bought a SIP 50 ltr direct drive ...
by frenchy3
Fri Apr 10, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: ACCESSORIES
Topic: Double take adventure mirrors
Replies: 19
Views: 2580

Re: Double take adventure mirrors

I totally agree. I fit a set of these to every bike i buy.

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