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  1. pics with a phone camera

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    having got a new mobile, with a camera on it, I thought it was about time I took some pics with it & found out how to a) use it b) transfer the pics to the PC & c) find out if it is any good or not. Looking at the pics, the answer to c is obvious.. NOPE! as a camera its a POS. judge for...
  2. Lucky 7's Charity Challenge

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    DAY 1 Lucky 7’s Charity Challenge officially started on Sunday 1st July. I left Bridged at 2pm on Saturday heading towards Meriden, it was raining very hard so it not bode well. Mikey arrived and Twinkletoes was all ready to go. We headed off stopping only briefly at the services to...
  3. New Carbies !!! Yippee

    Africa Twin
    just fitted some new carbs to my AT, after 270,000km of Oz dust the original carbs were stuffed, it wouldn't idle and had lost power. I decided to spend the big $$ and put new ones on, I tried the UK and Singapore but the complete carbs are not available anymore. I sent a mail to a friend of...
  4. Brisk bimble post-Boxing day

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    John Taylor and I met up this morning for a couple of hours to clear some of that Christmas lethargy out of our systems. He lives nearby so we headed off about 7.30ish straight out of London along the A2, stopping at Cobham to look at a map (why, I have no idea as we got lost almost...
  5. Bye and Happy Christmas

    Chatter
    My response team has been called up for deployment to Kenya/Ethiopia/Somalia as part of the overall UN relief effort there( prolonged heavy rains has washed out huge areas. Over 1.5 million people displaced). We're leaving straight away for Nairobi and on to Garissa nearer the Somali border and...
  6. 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...
  7. I love this place...

    Chatter
    Dont post much on here, mostly only in the dominator 'room'. But, I just want to say a big, massive thanks to all the Dommie guys (and those that aren't:D) who have posted advice and assistance during my recent dilemma (ignition switch cable issue) and past issues. It's a big relief and...
  8. alaska ride report with pics (not dial up friendly)

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    just thought id post this up, its a couple of guys from my forum here in the USA who did a cool trip, i woz sposed to be on it but my INS travel docs never came thru in time! sorry about the number of pics Well, Matt and I pulled back into Atlanta on 7-1-06 around 7:00pm. We were gone from...
  9. clean bill of health

    Transalp
    What a relief. First M.O.T. Straight through. I was rather edgy this morning, as the bike was in for its first test since new. It had been serviced from new by the supplying honda agent till I bought it late last year. Well everyone seems to have the utmost faith NOT in the dealers, so it...
  10. Adventure bikes....

    Chatter
    ok for once I am not going to post a technical question!!!.. yes you can all do that sigh of relief!!!... its a sunny day, I have a BIG bottle of cheap cider(yes I am a student) and the PC is playing the KLF-last train to grand central at full volume... all is right in the world. For me the AT...
  11. A little too keen

    Africa Twin
    So i decided to go out on my bike yesterday (again) I got my new trousers with extra warm lining and jacket on and went into the garden and relised I had to turn my bike around. Now yesterday was lovely here and the sun was beating down. I started my usual 150 point turn in the small area I...
  12. What would you do .... ???

    Africa Twin
    I have a friend .... Who needed to replace his AT engine. Much to his relief, he found one on Ebay, and won the bid (£400). The seller advised that it was a stolen/recovered, but that it could no longer be used on the road, so decided to break and sell it. Anyway, with gay abandon, off went...
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