I just bought this 'new' Dommie, it has only done 45,000 km on sealed roads so is in min condition.
My project Dommie ended up being too much of a project and I desperately needed a bike for the summer so I will probably keep this one stock for now.....it rides really nice :mrgreen:
For years now my dad has been meeting his old Mine Sweeper shipmates (HMS Apollo) once a month down in Kennington. Much of his sailing was in the post war Baltic seas. Several years ago the Mine Sweepers and the Russian Convoy Club decided to join together as their numbers, for obvious reasons...
Even before I bought the X Country, one thing that would be an issue for me is the measly 7ltr 'to reserve' tank - circa 110 to 115 miles but there was so much that I liked about the bike adding extra fuel capacity was not the end of the world.
After a little thought here is the result - stand...
Came home last night, just north of Loch Torridon, for a jolly cycle event around Applecross on Saturday. Awoke this morning to these sort of conditions:
The kinda stuff you need to stand leaning 10 degrees into the wind to stay upright. Walking back to the house, spotted this intrepid...
O, what a panic’s in thy breastie!
Happy Burns night from Whealie (you can tell he's Scottish cos he lives in London to save the train fare)
250 years today the great man was born.
Often remembered only for :
But among my personal favourites is:
Eddie Reader's album of Burn's stuff is...
Honda Africa Twin 2003 03 Reg
In very good condidtion, 38000 miles
1 years MOT completed 2 Dec along with brake service
11 months tax
data tool system 3 alarm
ascerbis hand guards
dyna tek charge moniter
12 v socket
garmin zumo gps and mount (fitted)
Took bike for MOT yesterday to get rid of the cat C status to find it failed on a few things. So I left it with them to pick up today hopefully with an MOT but they can’t get the wheel alignment correct and recon I either have a bent rear swing arm or frame which is an automatic MOT fail. So...