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  1. M20 Bridge Collapse: Motorway Travel Chaos As Biker Injured

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    M20 Bridge Collapse: Motorway Travel Chaos As Biker Injured That's one lucky biker! How the hell can this lorry go down this road and take out this bridge?
  2. Ok here we go.......

    National Meets
    Started packing yesterday. As usual a bit of chaos in the lounge :toothy10: All excited about my new cookbox. I saw one of them earlier in the year and thought I need one of them. Brilliant little gadget. Acts as a windbreak when up and is a brilliant storage container for all my herbs and...
  3. 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...
  4. It's like the trenches all over again...

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    Bored motorway users play football .
  5. I'm off to Berlin

    Travel
    Yes, Berlin here I come. Leaving at 1200 hours on thursday. Plan is to ride down south along the smaller roads, and cross into Germany on friday. Friday will be spent riding along the northern coast, and slowly head south towards Berlin. Stay over night in Berlin and ride nort again during...
  6. Norfolk Lines

    Recommended Dealers/Service Providers/Campsites
    A Foreign Office contact whose been in France to sort out Icelandic-dust-cloud-induced travel chaos brings me this report. Norfolk Lines sail from Dover to Dunkerque and seeing what was going on in Calais, arranged free buses from there to their dock along the coast and repatriated foot...
  7. Red Dwarf’s Cat on road to Damascus

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    Red Dwarf’s Cat, actor Danny John-Jules and riding partner, management consultant Graham Hoskins, are on target to return to the UK after their Sponsored motorbike ride on Honda Translaps on Tusday. They would welcome meeting up with any XRVers who can make it to Folkestone for an early...
  8. Red lion ,cheshire camping

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Will be here again on the 3RD JULY weekend, if anyone wants to join me,have got a live band booked for the friday evening,excellent rock/indie/punk band,no need to book ,just turn up with your tent,but if anyone is interested please post here so i will have some idea of numbers. the band are...
  9. Recent Morocco Trip April-May 09 details

    Travel
    Morocco Trip April-May 2009 Bike is an elderly Honda TransAlp with 47,000 miles on the clock which I had serviced and checked before departing. I had the tyres filled with green gunge to stop small punctures as I had read numerous accounts of tyres blowing on rough Moroccan roads. My tool kit...
  10. On this day in history...

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    ...extract from my big trip blog... 06/07/05 - 07/07/05 Dubrovnik to Lefkada, 508 miles, 20 hours Dunno where to start with this one. Left Dubrovnik, tired from the night before after missing the last bus (whilst blogging) then having to walk some of the way home in the pouring rain and...
  11. Whealie's Full report

    The Longest Day
    Work delayed the set-off on Thursday. I finally pushed off at 10 and headed straight to the Starcom office in St Ives. Anyone who remembers my inability to get a battery-operated door bell to work will not be surprised that since upgrading to the Starcom digital I have been unable to get the...
  12. Re: 2002 AT RD07 For Sale

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    Re: 2002 AT RD07 For Sale Dave S when does this auction End Its getting very confusing Wouldnt sealed bids to the seller by a set date be easier thanks Phil
  13. Bad Wind

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    Drafty out there....... Hope you lot are all ok.... Im not on the bike today.... and damn well pleased about it too.... We have roofs blowing off and doors getting ripped off the hindges... its total chaos... Going to get worse tonight and im on-call....
  14. Race to Dakar

    Dominator / FMX
    Just got "Race to Dakar" delivered by Amazon. Not bad...not bad at all ! Totally engrossed myself in Long Way Round - but this DVD, although the same Charley Boorman, was for me "totally different" but excellent viewing all the same. I didn't realise what chaos these guy's were part of ...they...
  15. Biking gripe of the week

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    Sticking this one on the forum, just to see if I'm a lonely, grumpy old git, or if anyone else agrees. Right, here goes. My biking gripe this week (actually most summer weeks really) is power rangers riding about on sports bikes :evil: :twisted: :evil: :twisted: :evil: As some my know...
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