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by ChasF
Mon May 15, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Riding in France
Replies: 52
Views: 3596

Re: Riding in France

Filtering is legal as far as I know. Maximum speed is 50kph and the traffic either side of you has to be stationary. You also need to turn on your hazards when actually lanesplitting. The hazards is the only bit that riders seem to comply with - on a recent trip around Paris (0n the outer Periphique...
by ChasF
Sun May 14, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: FOR SALE - WANTED
Topic: Wtd: big tourer
Replies: 17
Views: 1387

Re: Wtd: big tourer

K RT/LT are cheap and fairly robust.
by ChasF
Thu May 11, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Riding in France
Replies: 52
Views: 3596

Re: Riding in France

Eve'nin Chas..... The high viz idea has now been scrapped....No papers should be a €90 on the spot fine although locally here they'll give you two days to produce if they know where you live. The gloves thing.....you can ride in shorts and flip flops, or a bikini ( I usually wear my bikini back to ...
by ChasF
Thu May 11, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Riding in France
Replies: 52
Views: 3596

Re: Riding in France

I've lived here in the Dordogne for 25 years and have been stopped by the Gendarmes at least 50 times, mostly on a bike but also in cars and vans. I always have my documents with me and this usually means I just get a ticking off for whatever offence I have committed - dirty headlight, small number ...
by ChasF
Wed May 10, 2017 8:49 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Riding in France
Replies: 52
Views: 3596

Re: Riding in France

Don't forget your licence, registration documentand insurance which you have to carry with you at all times in France. Carry spare specs.if you use them.
by ChasF
Sat May 06, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Adhesive for stainless steel to glass?
Replies: 29
Views: 2541

Re: Adhesive for stainless steel to glass?

Any MS Polymer adhesive. Most companies supply one as a construction adhesive, most modern cars are held together with the stuff. Clean surfaces with white spirit or acetone before glueing just to be sure.
by ChasF
Mon May 01, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: pneus online tyres
Replies: 2
Views: 410

Re: pneus online tyres

Check delivery costs sometimes it's only free for 2 tyres.

Not had a problem with pneus online.
by ChasF
Tue Apr 25, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: KTM 690 rocker arms
Replies: 24
Views: 2862

Re: KTM 690 rocker arms

Mines a 2009 with about 25k kms on it and I've not had a problem with the rocker arms or anything in the engine for that matter. Not ignoring the problem because the bike is used mainly for long trips now, but I would love to know which part/year is the best one to fit.
by ChasF
Wed Apr 19, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: The XT350 Thread - The Ultimate Adventure Bike!
Replies: 14
Views: 2451

Re: The XT350 Thread - The Ultimate Adventure Bike!

You're probably right about the fuel, I seem to remember that XR400's of the same era were just as difficult to start after a short lay-up. The rear brake was OK if clean and dry but once it got wet I found it had to be stripped and cleaned out to get it working properly again.
by ChasF
Tue Apr 11, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: moto al banned again
Replies: 89
Views: 10334

Re: moto al banned again

frenchy3 wrote:The internet is full of opinionated smart Alecs that insult people,we can probably do without one of them.
It's only an internet forum so I don't really care but if he's a troublemaker then it's a good thing that he's gone. I won'tnotice he's missing!

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