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by davsato
Thu Jul 15, 2010 8:25 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Would you spend £14k based on a pic on a website?
Replies: 6
Views: 1584

Re:Would you spend £14k based on a pic on a website?

me too, i could never justify £14k on a motorbike whatever it was, unless my circumstances radically change and i was suddenly wealthy. even then i would like to think i would still have an eye on value for money. what has it got on it that is worth so much? a 1200GS isnt worth £3k more than my vara...
by davsato
Thu Jul 15, 2010 8:06 pm
Forum: ACCESSORIES
Topic: The must have accessory
Replies: 40
Views: 4308

Re:The must have accessory

varadero, pretty good out the box but ive put 2 power sockets on it, strengthened the topbox mount, heated grips, extra tie downs, a decent horn, an accessory fuse box for it all. wish you could split the seat like a GS, that would be handy. thought about a wider screen and crash bars but im happy w...
by davsato
Sun Jul 11, 2010 9:56 pm
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Adventure Bike Rider Magazine
Replies: 61
Views: 5000

Re:Adventure Bike Rider Magazine

ive bitten the bullet and gone for a yrs subs. a bit of support for my kind of mag. since 'motorcycle voyager' went t#ts up a few years ago theres been nothing on the shelves to interest me, im just not into wheelies im afraid
by davsato
Sat Jul 10, 2010 11:16 pm
Forum: ACCESSORIES
Topic: I need a new top box
Replies: 8
Views: 1659

Re:I need a new top box

as youve discovered, steer clear of triumph luggage its pants. good brand generic plastic is the best value, givi, kappa, krauser, shad etc. and be careful of sizes, ive got a 45ltr honda box and even though the blurb says it does, it doesnt fit two "my size" helmets without seriously straining the ...
by davsato
Thu Jul 08, 2010 10:52 pm
Forum: WELCOME NEWBIE
Topic: NEWBIE INTRODUCTION
Replies: 21
Views: 2352

Re:NEWBIE INTRODUCTION

hi mate
by davsato
Thu Jul 08, 2010 6:34 pm
Forum: ACCESSORIES
Topic: Panniers: Useful or a pain in the arse?
Replies: 79
Views: 15318

Re:Panniers: Useful or a pain in the arse?

Alun wrote: I'd like to see a pic of that bike with a body board sized bag davsato.[/quote] honestly they are huge, from the back of the rider to stuck out maybe 2' behind the bike. i'll try and dig a pic out but i dont know if i took one. i do have a pic of a topbox 1m square dog box, complete wit...
by davsato
Thu Jul 08, 2010 6:30 pm
Forum: WELCOME NEWBIE
Topic: NEWBIE INTRODUCTION
Replies: 21
Views: 2352

Re:NEWBIE INTRODUCTION

hi guys, newbie here, been riding sports bikes for a dozen years till i got my varadero two years ago. i know its not going to compete in a baja enduro but its a fantastic road bike and tourer. been greenlaning on it and its fine. try and go on a euro trip every year, go a bit further for a bit long...
by davsato
Wed Jul 07, 2010 8:57 pm
Forum: ACCESSORIES
Topic: Panniers: Useful or a pain in the arse?
Replies: 79
Views: 15318

Re:Panniers: Useful or a pain in the arse?

at the coupes moto legende i saw many french bikes with a new fashion, a huge sports bag (about cricket gear bag size or body board?) strapped to a plank of wood bolted longways on to the luggage rack so it went on the pillion seat and stuck out about 2' from the back. it kept the bike narrow and ga...

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