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by Bigdavesmate
Sun Jan 08, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: TRAVEL GEAR
Topic: vango pulsar?
Replies: 2
Views: 826

Re: vango pulsar?

I've got the 200 version, and if I may be so bold... the only bad thing is it's not quite high enough for one to kneel up to have a slash in one's bottle in the night, and side slashing is a very risky business.
by Bigdavesmate
Tue Jan 03, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Tenere 1200 what year
Replies: 9
Views: 950

Re: Tenere 1200 what year

In my opinion, the later model ( although having a lot more toys) isn't worth the extra money, and an alloy side stand, whats that all about?!

Just either buy one already "flashed" or make it your first farkle and you won't regret it.
by Bigdavesmate
Fri Dec 30, 2016 10:36 am
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Balkans travel advice, hints, tips, etc.
Replies: 19
Views: 2487

Re: Balkans travel advice, hints, tips, etc.

http://www.adventurebikerider.com/forum ... lkans.html

Have a look at my RR, might be of some help?
by Bigdavesmate
Wed Dec 07, 2016 12:57 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: N.C.D. and old insurers unhelpful attitude...is it just me?
Replies: 10
Views: 1415

Re: N.C.D. and old insurers unhelpful attitude...is it just me?

its a multi bike policy so slightly more complicated.
by Bigdavesmate
Wed Dec 07, 2016 10:52 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: N.C.D. and old insurers unhelpful attitude...is it just me?
Replies: 10
Views: 1415

N.C.D. and old insurers unhelpful attitude...is it just me?

Recently renewed my insurance, great I thought, that's another year sorted... but oh no after the money has changed hands you get the certificate through, only to realize that the certificate is only valid for 30 days??? Reading on you realize that before the full cert is issued they require proof o...
by Bigdavesmate
Sun Dec 04, 2016 9:07 pm
Forum: MEETS & RUNS
Topic: MONEY RAISED AT YULE TIDE
Replies: 12
Views: 1762

Re: MONEY RAISED AT YULE TIDE

great weekend - excellent cause, well done John.
by Bigdavesmate
Tue Nov 29, 2016 8:40 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Yamaha TDM 850 4TX oil usage
Replies: 13
Views: 1678

Re: Yamaha TDM 850 4TX oil usage

The TDM is a very close relative of the XTZ 750, a popular upgrade is to put the bigger TDM engine in the XTZ. It's a very common issue with the XTZ to use lots of oil, mine certainly does but the oil usage is predictable and not erratic so you can easily anticipate when you need to top up,(usually ...
by Bigdavesmate
Tue Nov 22, 2016 12:16 pm
Forum: FOR SALE - WANTED
Topic: Wanted Dr650 crash bars.
Replies: 29
Views: 3181

Re: Wanted Dr650 crash bars.

Chris955i wrote:

This is were I'm at with the DR at the min iv just got the seat back Im going snowdon this weekend for her 1st camping trip and 100 mile + run
Your'e going camping to Snowdon, you must be mad :woohoo:
by Bigdavesmate
Sun Nov 13, 2016 11:04 pm
Forum: FOR SALE - WANTED
Topic: Xt660z side case stay kit , alloy sump guard, wide foot pegs , wanted.
Replies: 8
Views: 662

Re: Xt660z side case stay kit , alloy sump guard, wide foot pegs , wanted.

I've got these exact footpegs for my tenere fella: Ebay Footpegs Think I had to drill a hole for the spring on one side, but apart from that spot on! Popular upgrade with the lads on the xt660 forum - much wider than stock and less than £14. (YZ125/250 footpegs year 87-96). Yes, I've just fitted a ...
by Bigdavesmate
Thu Nov 10, 2016 4:00 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Poppy Scotland..... WTF is that all about ? ----- Answered, apologised and donated.
Replies: 23
Views: 3253

Poppy Scotland..... WTF is that all about ? ----- Answered, apologised and donated.

Ah, somebody who has admitted they were wrong, I think that must be a first for any forum anywhere. My faith in humanity has been restored ( if only temporarily)


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