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by Slowboy
Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:10 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Crf 250 Rally 10,000 Mile review
Replies: 24
Views: 4153

Crf 250 Rally 10,000 Mile review

So, in the last 10,000 miles on the little CRF rally, what's happened, what went well and what's gone wrong. During the first winter, after the rear tyre was all but worn out (3500 miles), I removed both the standard tyres,and replaced them with Heidenau K60's and I have to say I'm very pleased with...
by Slowboy
Sat Aug 11, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Your Best Touring Set-up
Replies: 5
Views: 1139

Re: Your Best Touring Set-up

Travelling light for three weeks in France, like this, but could have carried on for months. I was hotelling it. Camping kit ads 6 kg, to the 8 kg and needs my larger Tank Bag :D https://s19.postimg.cc/hzvvs5xpf/IMG_3201.jpg And this was for a camping weekend, tank bag not required https://s19.posti...
by Slowboy
Mon Aug 06, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: Wrong bike, wrong kit - just too hot
Replies: 19
Views: 3046

Re: Wrong bike, wrong kit - just too hot

I use Weise Airspin mesh kit, wear the liners when it's cold and when it's raining Berghaus Paclite overtrousers (Gortex) and a Mountain Warehouse waterproof cycling top (bright yellow, not Gortex) which gets a trip in the washing machine with the Nicwax miracle stuff every 6 months or so and thus f...
by Slowboy
Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: Arctic Circle, Norway.
Replies: 28
Views: 3366

Re: Arctic Circle, Norway.

Thanks, great pictures of a superb trip. I must go back there one day.....
by Slowboy
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: france
Replies: 11
Views: 1714

Re: france

You could have a look here http://ukgser.com/forums/forumdisplay.php/233-France-(other-than-Alps-Pyrenees) and more information in the Alps sub forum. If you’ve no route in mind you could buy a Michelin map (792) and just pick out the roads with a green stripe alongside which are going vaguely in t...
by Slowboy
Fri Jul 13, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: WE LOVE PICS
Topic: ABR weekend photographs
Replies: 28
Views: 3815

Re: ABR weekend photographs

Here's a couple more
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by Slowboy
Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: After the ball is over...
Replies: 3
Views: 883

After the ball is over...

So, what to do for the weekend of the ABR rally. A brief resume and some pics. left home at 07:00 to at least be cool for part of the ride up to Oxfordshire. That's Slapton Ley in the background by the way https://s19.postimg.cc/pwup04goj/IMG_3257.jpg The ride up was pretty uneventful, motorway to T...
by Slowboy
Mon Jul 09, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Abr Staff
Replies: 17
Views: 2480

Re: Abr Staff

Just to echo the rest, cracking weekend, it was the first I'd done, pretty sure it won't be the last. Thanks to all those working hard behind the scenes.
by Slowboy
Tue Jun 19, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: WELCOME NEWBIE
Topic: Hello from South Devon
Replies: 2
Views: 494

Hello from South Devon

Hello, I'm new on here but been riding a while. I ride a CRF250 rally, getting away when I can. I bought the bike last September and have covered 7800 miles so far. Just returned from a ride up the length of France, starting in Bilbao and ending in Brittany, via Normandy. 16 days and 2400 miles thro...

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