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  1. Tesco burgers

    just seen on the news that they have found horse DNA in burgers from Tesco. just checked mine they seem alright but have you notice the amount of shergar in them. :toothy10:
  2. Boxing Day Meetings

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Each Boxing Day there is a bike gathering at Tipputs Inn on the A46 south of Nailsworth, Glos. It is notionally a VMCC meeting but over the years has become a general gathering attracting people (100s)from Bristol Swindon Gloucestershire area. Bikes and 3 wheelers of all eras, certainly 1911 to...
  3. Christmas Meet 2012

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Christmas meet @ Jelly's 23,24 & 25 Nov 2012 AKA Yonderman Cafe at the junction of B6465 and A623 Wardlow Mires. Camping in the field opposite. Breakfast in the Cafe & ride out on the Saturday. A few beers in The Three Stags Heads Three Stags' Heads, Wardlow Mires, Derbyshire For those...
  4. North Manchester bike show ride out?

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    I added this onto the "Regional meet - North West England a few days ago but I'm not sure if anyone has seen it or if they have and they think it's a rubbish idea so I've started a separate thread... Anyone fancy a ride to the North Manchester bike show on the 30th of Sept? possibly meet...
  5. Galloway Forest: April 2011

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Galloway Forest Run 2011 Not long after arriving at the campsite on Friday evening, Piguglyshandydrinker was at it, stripping down ianbiggar's DT125 searching for an electrical problem. Shades of Bardonecchia eh Phil! ... ...while everyone else was enjoying a quiet cocktail and refined...
  6. Please explain the Ace Cafe

    I've wanted to ask this a while, but didn't want to offend any bikers; not that you'd care:rolleyes::D But, Ace Cafe! I went there about a year ago with my wife. It wasn't a great journey, so maybe that didn't help. Anyway, the tea was in polystyrene cups and the burgers were very boring; a bun...
  7. Highlanders Meet / Ride Out & BBQ (Sunday 6th March 2011)

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    So I am organizing a day of High Adventure , great roads and Excellent BBQ . The details are : Have a coffee and a chat at the hungry highlander cafe. (coffee's are on me) Meet everyone at Braemar. Hungry Highlander Cafe (AB35 5YP) This will be a early meet , 10.30am - 11am. We should be...
  8. bliss is,,,,

    home from work, friday, bbq lit, stuffed with burgers, cider, red wine, now sitting in garden surfin on phone with a large whisky in the setting sunlight, 19 degrees, chiminea's lit, life's just so good! Hope you're all well out there?
  9. I hate my job.

    On wednesday I had to take a busload of members from the centre where I work out on a day trip. The destination was here. For those that don't know, this is the Falkirk Wheel, the worlds only rotating boat lift which links the Forth & Clyde canal with the Union canal. It is without doubt a...
  10. Scotland - 17 to 25 Jul 2010

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Having had a change in circumstances which meant I got an extra two months in the sunny UK, as well as being unable to sell my bike for (what I determined to be) a reasonable price, I decided to reward myself with a ride from London up through Wales and around Scotland. As I'd never been before...
  11. Scottish Highland ride out

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Hello everyone, Along with a friend I will be riding from Alaska to Argentina starting in September. Before we leave however we are organising a day trip out into the Highlands, starting from my home in Aberdeenshire. The plan is to set off Sat 31st July at around 10am and head over the lecht...
  12. Decreasing fuel performance

    Mechanical Advice
    Iv'e just done a 2000+ odd mile journey with my Heavily laden KTM Adventure and nociced a gradual worsening fuel performance along the way. At the start of the journey I was managing to cover about 175 miles before the fuel light came on and towards the end of the trip I was coming on at about...
  13. That clean sexy @ at Box hill today.

    Africa Twin
    She is a beauty, whoever she belongs to. Would have hung around to eyeball you but I was far too greedy and went for the burgers instead. :thumbright:
  14. Open BBQ invitation

    Well Xander and Tam are staying over at my place on the 15th of July before they leave the Uk for their round the world trip. So i would like to invite anyone which can make it to our place for a BBQ. Just going to be Sausages and Burgers(please bring your own drinks ;))but i would love to give...
  15. Trail rides for children with learning difficulties

    The Longest Day
    For anyone who can get to South Wales on the 20th or 21st of June 2009 (not including those of us flying past on TLD!), this is from the latest edition of Trail, the organ of the Trail Riders' Federation: The children need YOU. DON'T LET N.E.R.C. KILL IT. Trail rides for children with...
  16. Calling Welsh trail riders

    The latest Trail mag has some info on a trail ride for kids with learning difficulties (as pillions) in Gwyddon Forest, Abercarn on 20 June at 1pm (signposted from A467 and 5 miles from J27 of M4). They have about 30 kids turn up and ride them round a five mile forest track suitable for big...
  17. Love or hate him bill gates has a point

    RULE 1 Life is not fair - get used to it! Rule 2 : The world won't care about your self-esteem. The world will expect you to accomplish something BEFORE you feel good about yourself. Rule 3 : You will NOT make $60,000 a year right out of high school. You won't be a vice-president with a car...
  18. The return of Thurday night @ Rykas

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    We used to do this a lot last year...anyone fancy it while it's (mostly) good weather and before the nights draw in again?! Not this Thurday, but say Thursday 10th July for coffee and burgers, then maybe every other Thursday after that? For anyone who doesn't know Rykas Café is here at the...
  19. Pics Finally, My first longish Ride, and the first Foible.

    Africa Twin
    Greetings and Salutations Everyone ..... Well, finally, I took the twin out on her first voyage ..... work that was done prior to hitting some twisties included: Carb cleaning, fuel screen cleaning, checking all the hoses, new tires, hand gaurds, plugs, replacing all fluids, new battery...
  20. Thursday 21st February

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    On Thursday 21st February 2008, the new Honda bike dealer in Southampton is having an open evening from 6pm - 9pm. Jonathan and I will be going on our bikes. Anyone else fancy going? Perhaps aiming to meet there at 7pm. They have the new Transalp there already and will also have the new...