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Talking of plucking ................ We have a few unusual birds visiting our suburban garden, and once in a while this sparrowhawk comes along for a brief "recce". However, I didn't realise how ambitious she was until yesterday: she caught this pigeon, which was, I suspect, bigger and heavier than ...
I like it!.... always had a bit of a soft spot for the Bullets, and the Enfield twins. One of the big twins in a nickel-plated Metisse frame - my idea of a "real" motorbike (if I can't have a Black Shadow/Lightning ;) ). So the new beastie's certainly something to consider - I know where I'll be hea...
I'm firmly in the old "grey beard" gang, and yes, we do seem to form the majority at various biker haunts....... maybe it's because we like tea and all-day breakfasts! ;) I'm a bit puzzled about Riders Cardiff... as i recall it was originally BMW and HD, with Ducati arriving later and the HD stock l...
- Mon Oct 01, 2018 12:24 pm
- Forum: GREEN LANES, TRAILS and OFF-ROAD
- Topic: Lake District proposed TRO.
- Replies: 9
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Yes, I saw the "anti" one too! That sort of nonsense has been peddled by the "Anti" brigade for years, and here in South Wales we've lost quite a few routes ... so I've signed the petition to keep the lanes open. (Don't use the bike "off-(tarmac)road" nowadays, but did a fair bit of Land Rover green...
- Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:29 pm
- Forum: FOR SALE - WANTED
- Topic: Screen Spoiler Deflector. Taken
- Replies: 16
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I have the very same model of "spoiler" on my V-Strom ... fortunately not in my line of sight ... and it's very effective at reducing (unfortunately not wholly eliminating) the famed V-Strom "buffeting".
..... and I should have mentioned: my VStrom has cast wheels, rather than built-up spoked wheels....much, much, much easier to clean! (and taking tubeless tyres, which behave much better in the event of a puncture, deflating slowly, not catastrophically fast). Fuel injection's OK (at least until it ...