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Forum: Equipment 05-12-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 600
Posted By Big Lee
Tire Tread depth in the US?

Hiya folks, after seeing some extremely worn tyres from guys in the US I was wondering what your minimum legal tread depth is on a motorcycle tyre. Here in the UK it`s 1mm all the way around the tyre...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-12-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5,975
Views: 1,556,147
Posted By Big Lee
Full suss fatbike :D nice :D

Full suss fatbike :D nice :D
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,501
Posted By Big Lee
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Forum: Equipment 01-26-2015, 02:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,151
Posted By Big Lee
IMO get some ex army goretex kit as its cheap and...

IMO get some ex army goretex kit as its cheap and it usually works better than cheap plastic waterproofs :D Throw a hi viz vest over it if you fancy being seen better :D
Even if I`ve got my...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 12-20-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,652
Posted By Big Lee
I feel for you shorter guys, I can flat foot...

I feel for you shorter guys, I can flat foot (both feet) my Triumph Explorer with a high seat and it on it`s centre stand with around 4 inches gap between my crotch and the seat.
On the minus side...
Forum: The Garage 09-23-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,621
Posted By Big Lee
Go into the bend slower and accelerate out of it...

Go into the bend slower and accelerate out of it :D You should then get the cupping/ feathering going the other way :clap
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 73,440
Posted By Big Lee
Some great views there :evil reminds me of my...

Some great views there :evil reminds me of my trip down that part last year :D
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 27,671
Posted By Big Lee
It should be law that all motorcycles are fitted...

It should be law that all motorcycles are fitted with folding gear levers!

Good luck and I'm enjoying the report :clap
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,875
Posted By Big Lee
Try these lot for some good retro bike gear...

Try these lot for some good retro bike gear http://www.motolegends.com/ Big beards on the models as well lol!!!:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,053
Posted By Big Lee
How much is petrol/ gas where you like? In my...

How much is petrol/ gas where you like? In my neck of the woods it`s 129 pence per litre :cry

thats 4.87 per us gallon
5.85 per uk gallon :cry:cry:cry:eek1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,053
Posted By Big Lee
Not as much as I'd like, 4500 miles, 2500 of...

Not as much as I'd like, 4500 miles, 2500 of those touring Europe :evil :D
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-03-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5,975
Views: 1,556,147
Posted By Big Lee
Thats a really good video! Love the drone use, it...

Thats a really good video! Love the drone use, it gives it another unique perspective :D
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 14,481
Posted By Big Lee
How much then? I have had a scrape and polish, an...

How much then? I have had a scrape and polish, an xray and 6 fillings re done all for 50 :cry

I wish my parents weren`t so generous with the sweets when I was a kid :cry
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-14-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 5,880
Views: 1,095,120
Posted By Big Lee
Looks a good bag, I got the Triumph bag with the...

Looks a good bag, I got the Triumph bag with the tank bra and tbh if it wasn`t thrown in as part of the deal buying the bike I would get something like this.I think the oe luggage for the bike isn`t...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-10-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,794
Posted By Big Lee
I had one before I got my Tiger Explorer. ...

I had one before I got my Tiger Explorer.

Suspension = shite! I got mine rebuilt front and rear for 470 and it transformed the bike, the suspension guy showed me the internals of the oe shock and...
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,604
Posted By Big Lee
Don`t waste money on a full jacket just buy a...

Don`t waste money on a full jacket just buy a vest you can bin when it gets manky

Or something like this
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 194,548
Posted By Big Lee
Hiya NME, whereabouts in Cumbria are you?

Hiya NME, whereabouts in Cumbria are you?
Forum: The Garage 06-20-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,485
Posted By Big Lee
keep and run your '03 Volvo until it breaks :D...

keep and run your '03 Volvo until it breaks :D which at that mileage might be a long time! What is it? A V70? you might be buying into someone elses problem with a new car whereas if you`ve had the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-15-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,516
Posted By Big Lee
Adventure bikes in the UK, and imo they`re more...

Adventure bikes in the UK, and imo they`re more fun more of the time than a sports bike. Gone are the days of trying to find a road thats suitable to stretch the legs of a big sports bike when you...
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 12,859
Posted By Big Lee
Cracking bike, an ex had one a few years ago and...

Cracking bike, an ex had one a few years ago and it was a great ride, better than her :rofl :D but at 6`6" I was a bit large for it :lol3
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-25-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2,127
Views: 580,047
Posted By Big Lee
A bit more tread on the back tyre in that pic...

A bit more tread on the back tyre in that pic lol!! :D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-25-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2,127
Views: 580,047
Posted By Big Lee
Now that is a great view to wake up to :D

Now that is a great view to wake up to :D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-20-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2,127
Views: 580,047
Posted By Big Lee
http://i94.photobucket.com/albums/l96/BigLee_01/Ho...

http://i94.photobucket.com/albums/l96/BigLee_01/Hols%2009/FranceVillaholsjuly2009set2066.jpg

somewhere in France :rofl
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-20-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2,127
Views: 580,047
Posted By Big Lee
http://i94.photobucket.com/albums/l96/BigLee_01/Bi...

http://i94.photobucket.com/albums/l96/BigLee_01/Bike%20Jolly%202010/10bikejolly008.jpg

somewhere in Germany :D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-30-2012, 01:00 AM
Replies: 833
Views: 136,268
Posted By Big Lee
http://i94.photobucket.com/albums/l96/BigLee_01/Ph...

http://i94.photobucket.com/albums/l96/BigLee_01/Phonepics072.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-30-2012, 12:59 AM
Replies: 833
Views: 136,268
Posted By Big Lee
http://i94.photobucket.com/albums/l96/BigLee_01/Ph...

http://i94.photobucket.com/albums/l96/BigLee_01/Phonepics057.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,969
Posted By Big Lee
have you tried for free play at 9 & 3 o`clock as...

have you tried for free play at 9 & 3 o`clock as well?
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,969
Posted By Big Lee
That does look like it`s been rubbing on...

That does look like it`s been rubbing on something, have you checked for play in the rear wheel?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 31,140
Posted By Big Lee
I`m of the opinion that if you`re just there to...

I`m of the opinion that if you`re just there to enjoy riding the road not trying to get somewhere quick hang back as much as you can then away and enjoy the road until you catch them up. Bad riding...
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2012, 01:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,252
Posted By Big Lee
I use baby shampoo to clean my lid, it`s ph...

I use baby shampoo to clean my lid, it`s ph neutral so isn`t as harsh as most cleaners
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-30-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5,880
Views: 1,095,120
Posted By Big Lee
I had a ride on the demo bike with the oe screen...

I had a ride on the demo bike with the oe screen and had the powerbronze fitted when I picked my bike up. IMO far better than the oe screen altho I`m 6`6" and have the high seat on. It looks better...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-29-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5,880
Views: 1,095,120
Posted By Big Lee
for a shorter screen try powerbronze, it`s what I...

for a shorter screen try powerbronze, it`s what I have on mine :evil

http://i94.photobucket.com/albums/l96/BigLee_01/Cars%20n%20Bikes/IMG_20120728_141143.jpg

...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-17-2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 5,975
Views: 1,556,147
Posted By Big Lee
That is a screen from powerbronze :D The oe...

That is a screen from powerbronze :D The oe screen on the testride was too noisy so when I placed my order for the bike I also ordered the screen to be fitted as well. It looks good in black and I...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-17-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 5,975
Views: 1,556,147
Posted By Big Lee
Here`s one of my new TEX taken at the top of...

Here`s one of my new TEX taken at the top of Newlands pass in the Lake District

http://i94.photobucket.com/albums/l96/BigLee_01/Cars%20n%20Bikes/IMG_20120804_151424.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,501
Posted By Big Lee
http://i94.photobucket.com/albums/l96/BigLee_01/Ca...

http://i94.photobucket.com/albums/l96/BigLee_01/Cars%20n%20Bikes/004.jpg

http://i94.photobucket.com/albums/l96/BigLee_01/Cars%20n%20Bikes/003.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,501
Posted By Big Lee
It must be interesting cornering with edges like...

It must be interesting cornering with edges like that!!
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,501
Posted By Big Lee
Dunno where my pics went?? I`ll have to re post! ...

Dunno where my pics went?? I`ll have to re post!

You guys still getting plenty of miles wear? :evil
Forum: Trip Planning 08-01-2012, 04:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 12,109
Posted By Big Lee
Bugger that sleeping on the floor!! I`ve found as...

Bugger that sleeping on the floor!! I`ve found as long as the bony bits of you, hips etc are off the ground and supported with a thermarest etc I`ve always had a good kip. Have the inflatable pads as...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 07-30-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 5,880
Views: 1,095,120
Posted By Big Lee
They look far better with a shorter screen on and...

They look far better with a shorter screen on and in the far superior blue just like my bike :evil

http://i94.photobucket.com/albums/l96/BigLee_01/Cars%20n%20Bikes/IMG_20120728_141132.jpg

...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2012, 02:28 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 22,464
Posted By Big Lee
I got rid of my 12GS BECAUSE it had shaft drive,...

I got rid of my 12GS BECAUSE it had shaft drive, I didn`t want a big bill when the bearing failed :evil
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