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by byewayrider
Fri Dec 06, 2013 11:04 am
Forum: ACCESSORIES
Topic: My feet are getting too cold.
Replies: 40
Views: 4113

Re: My feet are getting too cold.

You really need either gortex or winbloc as its the cold air. And some warm socks underthem..
Gore windbloc stuff is very good as lots of cyclists use them., comfy too
by byewayrider
Thu Dec 05, 2013 10:50 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Maybe no more tax discs
Replies: 31
Views: 2932

Re: Maybe no more tax discs

As its now electronic why not do it bye day so multibikes is fairer, suppose thr sorn and refund still applies from begining of month... So its taken them since 1922 to get upto speed,
by byewayrider
Thu Dec 05, 2013 9:45 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Winter bike tyres!!!!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 1453

Re: Winter bike tyres!!!!!!

Have a look at a winter tyre tread, basic pattern may be similar but (thumbs) dont care and dont apply to me because I use mitas Army extreme tyres front and Maxxi cross it rears all year round...any case when it snows in uk the raods grind to a halt so dont matter what tyres you have as you wont b...
by byewayrider
Thu Dec 05, 2013 6:32 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Winter bike tyres!!!!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 1453

Re: Winter bike tyres!!!!!!

They do and have done for a few years ever since the Europeans mad it law that all vehicles using their roads in winter had to have Designated winter tyres.. Heindeau k60 M+S..[not true knobblys more 80 roda 20 trail] in uk its worthless as how many ride in winter? also how often do the conditions r...
by byewayrider
Wed Dec 04, 2013 6:30 am
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: The Lakes in December
Replies: 23
Views: 2763

Re: The Lakes in December

great stuff..my type of trails..you got to love the Lakes in the Autumn techno colour (thumbs) ...one of the few places Ive not ridden ..yet ;)

Thanks for posting the pics as they say a thousand words.
by byewayrider
Mon Dec 02, 2013 7:32 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Dead Katoom :(
Replies: 24
Views: 1780

Re: Dead Katoom :(

mileage is nothing if you frequent the trails and deep mud pitts..I always clean and check wheel bearings after every ride..5 mins job and saves heart ache later on. use good quality bearings..simplybearings are excellent and I use corrosion block grease from ACF..it dosent prevent wear but does hel...
by byewayrider
Mon Dec 02, 2013 3:10 pm
Forum: HOW TO..........
Topic: how to start a bike is starter button bust
Replies: 2
Views: 1094

how to start a bike is starter button bust

Hi fellow riders.. Ive had a few off`s on the trails resulting in bust starter button switches..on electric start bikes with no kick start the easy way to start bike is to locate the starter relay near the Fuse box normaly ..there will be two thick Red [+] wires one from Battery the other leads to s...
by byewayrider
Mon Dec 02, 2013 1:14 pm
Forum: About GPS and GPS routes
Topic: Dear santa..Garmin Monterra!!
Replies: 16
Views: 3506

Re: Dear santa..Garmin Monterra!!

Elle.. Ive had Garmins for over 6 years and they have always been good at customer problem solving..just get what you need to do the job, I`ll be sticking with my Etrex20..served me well all over Europe on the non tarmac stuff (thumbs) .. The overlay facility for 3D maps is great for hilly terrain ....
by byewayrider
Mon Dec 02, 2013 1:07 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: KTM 700 ADV
Replies: 24
Views: 6168

Re: KTM 700 ADV

Well my opinion..as its from "down under" and they have huge distances to cover on the Fire tracks the "ktm660" replica would be fine in my books.. Absolutely useless on the uk trails..too much overgrown..rutted tracks,and as for the cost their money their choice..the big fuel tank and fairing alone...
by byewayrider
Sun Dec 01, 2013 2:34 pm
Forum: December 2013 - ABR Exmoor Rally 6th, 7th 8th
Topic: Exmoor Rally December 2013
Replies: 405
Views: 61976

Re: Exmoor Rally December 2013

what wont move?... most whitepower stuff is same..remove brake caliper..loosen lower clamp bolts..then remove the nut and unwind axel.. you did grease the axel last time it was out didnt you?.. As for battery just clean up apply acf50 spray to remove corrosion..then recharge..acf50 corrosion block g...

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