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by Slowboy
Tue Sep 29, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Go Big and Ride Small
Replies: 696
Views: 79618

Re: Go Big and Ride Small

Tonibe63 wrote:
Tue Sep 29, 2020 8:18 am
I've just watched Richy Vida's latest youtube vid on a Honda cub around The Peak District and his conclusion was the best fun on a bike for ages ......... maybe I'm overbiked on my Himalayan :lol: :?
Maybe you need a second bike :D
by Slowboy
Sat Sep 26, 2020 9:27 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Go Big and Ride Small
Replies: 696
Views: 79618

Re: Go Big and Ride Small

boboneleg wrote:
Thu Sep 24, 2020 10:24 am
LED lights, it's an area of huge improvement on newer bikes Chris 8-)
It’s true, even my Super Cub has an excellent headlight. Unlike the C90 where it drops 1 candle power when you light the brake light 😂😱
by Slowboy
Fri Sep 25, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Its quiet, lets stir those little grey cells
Replies: 10
Views: 514

Re: Its quiet, lets stir those little grey cells

Step away from the roll ups...........😁

And it’s 42, everyone knows that, that and tea.

I draw no conclusion from the fact the the dark knight joined on 1st of April....😂
by Slowboy
Thu Sep 24, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Super Tenere not taking a charge
Replies: 8
Views: 703

Re: Super Tenere not taking a charge

A couple of suggestions;

Battery fully charged so it doesn’t need charging?

Optimate failed?

Er...that’s all for now :shock:
by Slowboy
Tue Sep 22, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: WE LOVE PICS
Topic: my bike with.......A BRIDGE
Replies: 671
Views: 102299

Re: my bike with.......A BRIDGE

Somewhere in Dorset
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by Slowboy
Tue Sep 22, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: WE LOVE PICS
Topic: My bike with a castle
Replies: 93
Views: 15020

Re: My bike with a castle

Out and about over Dartmoor on the Fazer - Lydford Castle
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by Slowboy
Tue Sep 22, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Its quiet, lets stir those little grey cells
Replies: 10
Views: 514

Re: Its quiet, lets stir those little grey cells

As I mentioned before, I was once coming back down the road from Tyndrum, sitting at 60 MPH on the speedo, when a dog suddenly rushed out from the trees (no fences on this road) and I narrowly missed crashing into it. We ride bikes that do not tell us the real speed that we are doing and also with ...
by Slowboy
Sat Sep 12, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Forst of Bowland campsites?
Replies: 15
Views: 527

Re: Forst of Bowland campsites?

I’d suggest Google it and ring round, quite a lot of them are shut or full. We struggled to find a site for three nights next week, although admittedly not in that area.
by Slowboy
Wed Sep 09, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: Lost in the Sierra de las Nieves Spain
Replies: 5
Views: 328

Re: Lost in the Sierra de las Nieves Spain

I’m glad you got out alright, but if I might be permitted to observe, a bit of planning and not abandoning the technology when it failed to give the anticipated result might have had a more measured outcome. The wilderness is not scary. It’s an entirely survivable place given some basic competence i...
by Slowboy
Sat Sep 05, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Moto Guzzi Stornello
Replies: 11
Views: 600

Re: Moto Guzzi Stornello

Thanks for your reply Slowboy (Love that name :D ) At the moment I own a Triumph Tiger 800xc (2011) and Moto Guzzi V7ii (2015) I am going to sell the Triumph, but either keep the V7 or trade it for a newer Viii iteration, or I was thinking of a Stornello. I would like to do some 'light' greenlaning...

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