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by macvisual
Wed Aug 01, 2012 4:54 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: TDM900 Tyres
Replies: 2
Views: 1223

Re: TDM900 Tyres

When I owned my (wonderful) TDM-900 a few yrs back I ran them on Continential Road Attack from memory, really great tyre, think I went through two rears per year as I rode it quite hard. A brilliant tyre, giving plently of grip/feel/confidence etc........ WoW
by macvisual
Mon Jul 30, 2012 6:17 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: is the the uno we will see in showrooms?
Replies: 4
Views: 967

Re: is the the uno we will see in showrooms?

I wonder what price they'll pitch the new R1300GS at..... ? I'd guess between £14,500 - £15,000 for the all singing all dancing version.
by macvisual
Sat Jul 28, 2012 11:07 am
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Ferries
Replies: 17
Views: 1768

Re: Ferries

Another thumbs up for 'Nutt Travel', they are based in N-Ireland and very competitive prices re ferries etc, we booked a September sailing with them from Newcastle to Amsterdam etc....

If you call 'Nutt Travel' ask for Chris, very helpful/polite, superb service!
by macvisual
Sat Jul 28, 2012 10:59 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: touring bike
Replies: 26
Views: 6272

Re: touring bike

Will, I'd check out the Suzuki 1250 Bandit (GT) as mentioned before, a fabulous all rounder for really not big money! Or try and find a Kawasaki KL-V 1000cc, a re-badged Suzuki V-Strom DL1000, I've had my V-Strom DL1000 GT four years now and utterly love it, great two up, touring capacity, comfort i...
by macvisual
Fri Jul 27, 2012 2:39 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Any Bike salesmen?
Replies: 6
Views: 1384

Re: Any Bike salesmen?

Oops, forgot to mention 'Philip McCallen Motorcycles' in Lisburn, try them also! They've recently expanded their clothing range and built another level/floor, a good sign that they're busy.... Do make a point of calling in with the folk I've mentioned, N.E.V.E.R call/ring them, always call in and ch...
by macvisual
Thu Jul 26, 2012 9:46 am
Forum: CLOTHING
Topic: open face helmets
Replies: 18
Views: 5173

open face helmets

Just wondering what's your thoughts/experience/views riding with an open face helmet? I quite fancy a big scooter in the near future and like the idea of an open face lid, safe enough??

Anyone here ride with one all the time...?
by macvisual
Thu Jul 26, 2012 7:39 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Any Bike salesmen?
Replies: 6
Views: 1384

Re: Any Bike salesmen?

Hi John, Make a point of calling in with John (manager) at GS Motorcycles either at Ballymena or Hillsborough branch, see if any possible vacancys coming up etc.... I know there was a (possible) vacancy at Charles Hurst Motorcycles in Belfast as one of the Bike sales team was retiring, call in with ...
by macvisual
Thu Jul 26, 2012 5:15 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: what was your first off road bike
Replies: 45
Views: 8547

Re: what was your first off road bike

Had a Yamaha DT 100cc around 1978, great bike!
by macvisual
Wed Jul 25, 2012 4:02 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Burgman 400cc scooter
Replies: 4
Views: 1527

Burgman 400cc scooter

Took advantage of the lovely weather in central Scotland today (Wed) and popped out to my local bike dealer for a we look round and a coffee etc (as you do).. They have a (2011) model Suzuki Burgman 400cc (big scooter) which had just came in a day before, I semi know the main bike salesman who seen ...
by macvisual
Tue Jul 24, 2012 6:39 pm
Forum: WE LOVE PICS
Topic: random, odd and weird bike pics here
Replies: 288
Views: 59736

Re: random bike pics here

Out for a we 225 mile run last Friday, and it never rained......strange eh! Image of my 2008 V-Strom DL1000 GT;

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