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by DgTrail
Thu Jan 09, 2020 12:30 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Exeter Trial
Replies: 24
Views: 3216

Re: Exeter Trial

Simms is a bugger The slate beds 'undulate' so It loads and unloads your suspension as you climb it I did it last summer and only just made it up - as 'gunning' it just makes the bike undulate more, losing traction The hill has had some repairs since then to ease the step and fill in the dual ruts ...
by DgTrail
Fri Jan 03, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Africa Eco Race on TV?
Replies: 3
Views: 702

Re: Africa Eco Race on TV?

I'm not sure why you'd want TV coverage when there's the excellent WebTV coverage from the AER website which is also available on YouTube.
On YouTube last year I just viewed it each day under the 2019 playlist so it was simple to to see if anything was new.
by DgTrail
Tue Dec 24, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Used bike prices, am I missing something?.
Replies: 22
Views: 2668

Re: Used bike prices, am I missing something?.

Is there a limit to how much you'd take in cash and if so why? I'd always worry about forgeries, on the other hand I'm surprised how many people take a bank transfer and don't actually check it has cleared before their valuable asset disappears. I did once sell a caravan for a mate and despite count...
by DgTrail
Mon Dec 23, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Used bike prices, am I missing something?.
Replies: 22
Views: 2668

Re: Used bike prices, am I missing something?.

Having changed vans recently I noticed a large relative hike in prices since the last one. A bit of research revealed a big change from owning to leasing for sole traders, this meant there were next to no, one owner 5 year old vans available from private sellers. The overheads and risk for dealer th...
by DgTrail
Mon Dec 23, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Travel insurance
Replies: 5
Views: 1201

Re: Travel insurance

https://www.holidaysafe.co.uk/bn/ insure up to 79 years of age. I'm assuming you just mean travel insurance and not road risk insurance. By third party accident cover do you mean your liability to others? The bike insurance would cover that, The holidaysafe insurance would have third-party public li...
by DgTrail
Thu Nov 21, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Heroines
Replies: 8
Views: 1282

Re: Heroines

No that wasn't us.
by DgTrail
Thu Nov 21, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Rare vintages seen at ISDE Portugal
Replies: 25
Views: 2301

Re: Rare vintages seen at ISDE Portugal

Thanks for posting, some great rare bikes there. There was a Portal at this years Welsh 2 day.
by DgTrail
Thu Nov 21, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Heroines
Replies: 8
Views: 1282

Re: Heroines

Great result for the GB ladies team after a disappointing week for the Trophy and Junior teams with injury and mechanical issues. We made it to the early morning starts to cheer the ladies on but missed the podium. The result is the better for it being the first time GB have had a woman's team in th...
by DgTrail
Thu Oct 31, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: not a proper adventure bike
Replies: 96
Views: 15691

Re: not a proper adventure bike

OB1 wrote:
Thu Oct 31, 2019 1:54 pm
zimtim wrote:
Thu Oct 31, 2019 1:03 pm
A man round the corner has bought one of these, so far he is really pleased with it
https://www.honda.co.uk/motorcycles/ran ... rview.html

£10,295 for a scooter! :o
An Adventure scooter
by DgTrail
Tue Oct 29, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: not a proper adventure bike
Replies: 96
Views: 15691

Re: not a proper adventure bike

So if a bike is defined by what it is being used for, mine's a washing line as my riding kit is hopefully drying out whilst hung from it.

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