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by Phil
Wed Jun 29, 2011 10:02 am
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: little jolly to N.Wales
Replies: 11
Views: 1529

little jolly to N.Wales

Hi Was at home the other Friday night watching Glastonbury on the TV and felt sad because I wasn’t there (I love my festivals) so thought…….sod it, im going to bugger of to north Wales on my bike for the weekend. So….i did. Been there loads of times and most of the time it rains…..a lot….but not thi...
by Phil
Wed Jun 29, 2011 6:52 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Pain in the neck!!
Replies: 14
Views: 1731

Re: Pain in the neck!!

i suffer from a dodgy neck/shoulder all the time - riding my bike does not help at all. If i ride for more than a (long) day the pain sets in and thats it....makes touring fun :blush: If i was you i would go see a good Osteo. Get some Frozen peas on it if its bad...depends on your school of thought ...
by Phil
Tue Jun 28, 2011 7:17 am
Forum: WELCOME NEWBIE
Topic: New Member: Hi everyone & Some advice on Luggage
Replies: 27
Views: 1610

Re: New Member: Hi everyone & Some advice on Luggage

Selous - i had those soft panniers you have in the pic, i used to use mine the other way round though (so when zipped shut the zip was by my rear light)....mainly because i had no idea which way you were supposed to use them :blush: I think the most valuble piece of luggage is a tank bag. Best thin...
by Phil
Fri Jun 24, 2011 11:16 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Haye VS Klitschko
Replies: 9
Views: 1563

Re: Haye VS Klitschko

obviously i want Haye to win as hes British but dont like his attitude towards Klitschko who seems more the gentleman. we will see! i think Haye will struggle with this one! thats true, but boxing is all about attitude. When you see Haye on chat shows/game shows e.t.c he seems like a nice bloke. Bu...
by Phil
Fri Jun 24, 2011 11:13 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Who actually uses their bikes?????
Replies: 66
Views: 7365

Re: Who actually uses their bikes?????

Was chatting to a bloke the other day who wants to get a brand new bike (CBR600) and currently has a Thurndercat. He said he's had it 2 years and done 2000 miles!:ohmy:
by Phil
Wed Jun 22, 2011 2:46 pm
Forum: MEETS & RUNS
Topic: Winter camping weekend 18-20 Nov, Lymington..
Replies: 350
Views: 25943

Re: Winter camping weekend

i was thinking of doing some autumn camping this year. might sound a bit stupid but i want to camp in N.Wales so i can ride around when the sun goes down....be some good photo ops. (BIKE did a feautre ages ago about riding in scenic places at night) as for warmth.....easy - just have a kick ass fire...
by Phil
Wed Jun 22, 2011 11:15 am
Forum: TRAVEL GEAR
Topic: More tent suff....
Replies: 23
Views: 4606

Re: More tent suff....

in this months RIDE mag....or maybe last months??? they rewied that tent (the orange one with a built in GS tent warmer:P ), said it as brill. About 330 notes though i think?

Ive just bought a Vango Beta 450, great tent. (bit big for the bike though)
by Phil
Thu Jun 09, 2011 2:37 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Adventure Travel Film Festival
Replies: 7
Views: 1217

Re: Adventure Travel Film Festival

really wanted to go to this, but couldn't presuade anyone to come with me :blush:

I met Mr.Vince at the dirtbike show, what a bloke! He's actually more like a god to me :laugh:
by Phil
Tue Jun 07, 2011 7:41 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: The tale of the Tenere
Replies: 58
Views: 16251

Re: The tale of the Tenere

What's the servicing like on these bad boys? (easy?expensive?often?valve clearances e.t.c)
by Phil
Mon Jun 06, 2011 7:43 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Fuel tank ranges?
Replies: 46
Views: 3355

Re: Fuel tank ranges?

There's a "Trade off" Phil.......omigawd is there!!!. I dont worry about the fuel...this is what riding bikes is about ....utter exhilaration ! If you want 100mpg get a step thru....I'll have my 990S thanks buddy.:laugh:[/quote] 99% of the time i dont worry about fuel...excpet for when your in the m...

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