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by jackdaw
Mon Dec 22, 2014 6:04 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: RIP Joe Cocker
Replies: 12
Views: 1151

Re: RIP Joe Cocker

I loved the Mad Dogs and Englishmen album. A fantastic mix of musicians covering classic tracks. RIP Joe
by jackdaw
Mon Dec 22, 2014 3:59 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Decent Map for Sri Lanka Needed
Replies: 10
Views: 1283

Re: Decent Map for Sri Lanka Needed

Remembered I'd posted this over on XRV. Our first trip to Sri Lanka.

http://www.xrv.org.uk/forums/travel/740 ... 011-a.html
by jackdaw
Mon Dec 22, 2014 3:11 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Decent Map for Sri Lanka Needed
Replies: 10
Views: 1283

Re: Decent Map for Sri Lanka Needed

Suranga at Sha Lanka motorbike tours will sort you with a bike. He has some bigger bikes, which are strictly not allowed in Sri Lanka. $25/30 a day. (Don't know where Mike Wright found his bikes for that money. Even a twist and go scoot is £3/£4) http://www.adventurebikerider.com/forum/26-travel/125...
by jackdaw
Wed Dec 17, 2014 6:05 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Swiss vignette
Replies: 34
Views: 3020

Re: Swiss vignette

Its for motorways. Lasts a calendar year. If you intend to ride on motorways then you will need it. My limited experience is that it's quite tricky to eliminate motorways from your routes. It's a small windscreen sticker with the year on it. Available at border crossings. Not sure of current price. ...
by jackdaw
Sat Dec 13, 2014 6:04 pm
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: A Transalp in the snow!
Replies: 13
Views: 1751

Re: A Transalp in the snow!

Very seasonal. Thanks
by jackdaw
Mon Dec 08, 2014 10:48 am
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Christmas City Break
Replies: 14
Views: 1435

Re: Christmas City Break

Marrakesh?
by jackdaw
Thu Dec 04, 2014 8:15 pm
Forum: HOW TO..........
Topic: Winter Riding - Advice for A New Biker
Replies: 23
Views: 4000

Re: Winter Riding - Advice for A New Biker

What everyone else says about snow and ice. Ice being the worst because you can't see it so well. Often the first you know of it is when you get that 'light' feeling on the bars/ through your feet and seat. As well as this watch out in the milder weather. Leaf mush in the sides of roads, wash-out fr...
by jackdaw
Mon Dec 01, 2014 7:00 pm
Forum: HEROES
Topic: R.I.P. 2014. Dave Bickers Europe. scrambles champion 1954/5 - Drino Miller Baha 1000 Champion 1970.
Replies: 8
Views: 1239

Re: R.I.P. 2014. Dave Bickers Europe. scrambles champion 1954/5 - Drino Miller Baha 1000 Champion 1970.

Dave Bickers. A name from my formative years. The days when 'Grandstand' on Sat lunchtimes used to feature Motorcross. (although it might have been called scrambling back then. DB won every week.
by jackdaw
Mon Dec 01, 2014 5:21 pm
Forum: ACCESSORIES
Topic: Fitting an action cam.
Replies: 17
Views: 2981

Re: Fitting an action cam.

Crash bar mounted Helmet (side) mounted Chest harness
by jackdaw
Wed Nov 26, 2014 10:56 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Headlights..were they always that bad?
Replies: 18
Views: 1274

Re: Headlights..were they always that bad?

Lucas- Prince of Darkness :lol:

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