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  1. If you put your hand down there you can feel it...

    Chatter
    I mean the wind resistance which pushes against your alloy boxes. We all know about wind resistance but to actually feel it like this is a lesson. I would like my boxes to be windstreamed like those trucks you see with stuff above the cabin to slipstream the truck. I think that fuel use is up...
  2. XRV Thespians...........

    Chatter
    Just bumped into this one again - and I still find Bob & Mels hamming it up absolutely hilarious..........:-D:-D:-D Let this be a lesson to you Tractor owners. :toothy10:
  3. Sheffield Ski Village Destroyed by Fire

    Chatter
    Heard about this Sunday morning on the radio. :(:mad: Fire wrecks Sheffield Ski Village - Local - Derbyshire Times Reckon me and the kids won't be having that snowboarding lesson on Friday. :rolleyes:
  4. If ever in Zeebrugge (Short History lesson)

    Chatter
    I have the flu, and it's really boring. So I spendt some time reading on the Internet. I have never been to Zeebrugge, zeebrugge - Google Maps but if I do, I will take a few minutes to visit the locations of this event. The Zeebrugge raid 1918. I have downloaded som pictures and facts on my...
  5. Let that be a lesson to you

    Chatter
    Always where shatterproof glases or have your visor down. Went to work this morning and somewhere along the A2 a massive bug(size of a bee or bigger) nailed me in the eye at 60-70mph.Managed to stop the bike at the side of the road but was in agony.I made it to work where the first aider had a...
  6. Cheap lesson?

    Varadero
    Bought my 03 vara 125 from ebay for £1200. Happy days? I have had the bike 6 months and thought I would get a service in in time for spring riding. Took it to a bike shop I trust (big up to raceways in Fleetwood). Had a nightmare, the brake bleed valves front and back had been broken and...
  7. Tonights Bike Course Lesson - Tyres - Guess what

    Transalp
    Week 3 of 10 week at College After last weeks successful chain and sprocket change we went on to do tyres this week.:thumbup: Another student on 650Vstrom needed a new rear - so we duly did that. Then took off some other demo tyres and refitted them. At the tea break I ventured just outside...
  8. 1st Lesson on a big bike next week

    Chatter
    Done my CBT back in June & completed my theory a few weeks back. Looking to do my DAS soon. Lesson on a 500cc Kawasaki next Sunday. Just looking for a bit of advice in regards to this. Been riding my XR-125 pretty much daily since July & I know it will be a bit of a jump to the bigger bike in...
  9. Lesson learnt in securing luggage...?

    Dominator / FMX
    So I was doing 70 ish in the fast lane of the M20... On my way to Italy..! My sleeping bag that was resting bhid me, came loose and instantly wedged by back tyre... and it locked... so I am going from 70 to 0 in about 15 metres... ish... Luckiy the traffic stopped and I stayed upright.. not sure...
  10. XRV Knights - a lesson in preparedness

    Chatter
    A MASSIVE thank you to Richie, Lord Vader, Chad and Whealie for going out of their way to help me out. There I was..... ;) .. travelled down to Horsham on Sunday night for an early start on Monday morning. Nice hotel, unload the bike, just repositioning the bike to somewhere secure in the...
  11. Lesson: don't give your bike !

    Varadero
    As you can imagine, i was to play footbal when this lesson had to be learned ! And of course, i lend for "only 5 minutes, plsssss !!!!" my bike to a friend, to see how big it is, how practical and maneuvrable is this ... VARADERO. Becouse is my friend, i cannot say NO (even if in my mind i heard...
  12. And let this be a lesson to you all boys and girls

    Chatter
    Hi all I was driving from work yesterday in the flow of commuter traffic in heavy rain down a steep hill. Minding my own business only to find that the car in front had braked hard and was indicating to turn right into a side road. By the time I realised what was happening I had both wheels...
  13. learnt a valuble lesson yesterday !!!

    Chatter
    lesson one . always back up music file on the computer. lesson two. always back up photographic files. on the computer. lesson three. always back up your contacts lesson four never let the wife near your side of the computer :evil: :evil: :evil: got a phone call from my dearest yesterday...
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