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  1. intimators or prog springs

    Africa Twin
    whats the general consensus on progressive springs? or would i be better to fit intimators? fitting a new wilbers rear shock soon so want to do something with the front as well
  2. London "routemaster" Yc prog

    Chatter
    London "routemaster" TV prog Fascinating watching, especially for one of the fortunate ones that does not have to commute through or across the city! My only experiences of the Blackwall tunnel has been at 5.30-6am en route to a ferry and jeez am I glad I have never based a 9am run down on the...
  3. Wild Camping

    Chatter
    Just watched 'Wild Camping on Travel Channel. Jo ____________ travelling through the West of Ireland frrom Beira peninsula to Connemara on her bike (Triumph ?) wild camping as she went. Worth a look. Next Prog. Wales, to be followed by France, Spain Portugal
  4. Neck broken in the peak district

    Chatter
    Hi all, I am new to the forum but I had to let people Know what happened on Fri 12th August laning near Eyam. Six of us went out late aft early evening, (great time to go this time of year) unfortunetly mainly KTMs:withstupid: when one of the guys got the back end loose, not particularly fast...
  5. Phase one @ tart up

    Africa Twin
    Hi guy's, just finished phase one of the big girls tart up Brakes overhauled with new pads, disks, pistons, seals slider pins and mastercylinder rebuild. New black rims and stainless spokes Complete set of bearings front and rear wheel Fresh pair of tourance's Chokes blanked off Fresh battery...
  6. Neck broken in the peak district

    Test Ride Reports
    Hi all, I am new to the forum but I had to let people Know what happened on Fri 12th August laning near Eyam. Six of us went out late aft early evening, (great time to go this time of year) unfortunetly mainly KTMs:withstupid: when one of the guys got the back end loose, not particularly fast...
  7. Functional Knee Test ! ?

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Carried out a functional check of my knee today after giving it a serious twist whilst on holiday week before last . . . . . . . by going for a 200 mile ride into the Highlands on the Vara. Headed for Fort Augustus via numerous back roads (just to avoid the “A” roads). Most of the roads...
  8. speeding

    Chatter
    hi guys, just been watching a prog about speeding, i would be interested to know what you all think about the theory that speed kills? my thoughts are that speed in an inanimate thing and can't kill by itself, other factors come into it surely? like the weather, rd and traffic conditions, the...
  9. Radio 4 on Triumph warranties

    Triumph
    Interesting comment on the Radio 4 prog. You and Yours today about a the owner of a new Triumph Bonneville experiencing corroded wheels and the condition in the warranty that it is cleaned after every time it is used: BBC iPlayer Console - You and Yours: 28/06/2010 The relevant bit is at...
  10. Filtering accident details

    Insurance
    This is the round up of the 2.5 yr legal battle which I know many of you have been following. You have to remember that this case was looking like it was going to settle for £30,000 from the original legal team that my insurers provided me with. i decided to seek out Andrew Campbel and he...
  11. A Big thankyou to fabienlegall

    Chatter
    I would like to make a big and public thankyou to fabienlegall. I had some problems with a french ebay vendor recently which involved me claiming some money back from them. After an out of the blue request from me fabien read all the correspondence,contacted the seller by phone,then me to keep...
  12. first time tour

    Africa Twin
    Hi again, i'm planning on touring europe in sept on my 01at, heading through holland into germany down to the rhine valley then over to the black forest, before going over the alp's into verbania then onto montreux before heading up to luxembourg and back into holland. Anyway it's my first time...
  13. Sad Day

    Chatter
    Well it's a real sad day I'm afraid. I've just been notified that Dave Southam, dasoutham on the forums has passed away. His wife Jill has contacted me to let me know and to ask for our help. Dave was diagnosed with cancer last year and was doing well but unfortunately was unwell over...
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