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by sprintster
Sun Jul 01, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Do you ever get one of those days...................?
Replies: 7
Views: 2208

Re: Do you ever get one of those days...................?

I only took out breakdown cover after my car conked out 50 miles from home.By chance the first car to come along was a friend who towed me to a garage a mile away.The guy in the garage didn't even charge me as he had it going again in 5 minutes but I learned my lesson.I've been with Auto Aid for abo...
by sprintster
Wed Jun 27, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: ACCESSORIES
Topic: Halfords
Replies: 6
Views: 1907

Re: Halfords

Still shit! I went in on Saturday looking for a standard sized sump plug washer(it was for my bike but it turned out a Ford one fits) but they would have to order it. :roll:
by sprintster
Thu Jun 21, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Battery Purchase License
Replies: 69
Views: 8555

Re: Battery Purchase License

kev.t wrote:
Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:25 am
so will the price of lithium or gel batteries go up or down as a result of the new laws I wonder.
I doubt it. You can still buy an acid battery, the only difference is the supplier is putting the acid in before you receive it.
by sprintster
Tue Jun 19, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Battery Purchase License
Replies: 69
Views: 8555

Re: Battery Purchase License

They will be banning the sale of Lemons shortly the way this is going. :lol: On a serious note as the sellers seem to be pre-filling the batterys what to stop people just emptying them? Exactly.As if someone is going to spend £60 on a new battery just to get a bottle of acid to throw in someone's f...
by sprintster
Tue Jun 19, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Battery Purchase License
Replies: 69
Views: 8555

Re: Battery Purchase License

I ordered a battery on Sunday night just to keep as a spare before the new laws come into effect but it arrived today with the acid already added. :(
by sprintster
Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Whats the ideal road biased adv bike for woman adventurer
Replies: 28
Views: 6097

Re: Whats the ideal road biased adv bike for woman

If she's 6' tall there's no reason any middle weight bike wouldn't suit a new rider whatever their sex.
by sprintster
Sat Jun 16, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Battery Purchase License
Replies: 69
Views: 8555

Re: Battery Purchase License

Sorry for the negativity but I'm not taking part in this discussion.Yuasa all a bunch of idiots!
by sprintster
Sat Jun 16, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Battery Purchase License
Replies: 69
Views: 8555

Re: Battery Purchase License

From 1 July it will be become illegal for a member of the public to purchase a motorcycle battery that is supplied with a separate acid pack without them holding an Explosives Precursors and Poisons (EPP) licence. An EPP licence is not required for batteries supplied with the acid already inside. T...
by sprintster
Sat Jun 09, 2018 11:18 pm
Forum: TRAVEL GEAR
Topic: Lomo Panniers.
Replies: 47
Views: 25469

Re: Lomo Panniers.

Lomo stuff is normally very good but at £50 a set Well that immediately questions their quality. Doesn't that say everything about the modern middle class snob. If it's cheap it must be rubbish, how very British. Hahaha Well just shows what you know, you're wrong in thinking that I am modern defini...
by sprintster
Sat Jun 09, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Great weather, travel local, well within a few 100 km
Replies: 5
Views: 1542

Re: Great weather, travel local, well within a few 100 km

Indeed.I live in the north east of Scotland and often take myself off to the west coast for the weekend.If you get the weather it's as good as anywhere in Europe....but it's a big 'IF'! I'm lucky enough to be able to look at the weather forecast and make the decision on the day to go or not.I'm not ...

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