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Forum: Equipment 12-07-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 19,476
Posted By AMSBIKER
Suit

I bought one of these when they can out. Took a guess in the size and ordered a large. Bit tight around the neck but that soon loosened off. Bit surprised there is no neck collar for an l weather...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,287
Posted By AMSBIKER
These split links have been banned for a while...

These split links have been banned for a while here in the uk. You can only get get soft links which you have to install with a chain splitter type tool. Hammer the ends over to a burr to stop the...
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,887
Posted By AMSBIKER
Lol. If I get enough hits on youtube I might...

Lol. If I get enough hits on youtube I might make a few quid out of it for a new tent. :)

SP
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,887
Posted By AMSBIKER
Yep. Was looking at those too. Way to bloody...

Yep. Was looking at those too. Way to bloody expensive along with the shipping to the uk but a really nice setup, like it a lot and much easier to pack. I have a removable floor which even when it's...
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,887
Posted By AMSBIKER
Yep I was looking at those a while ago but they...

Yep I was looking at those a while ago but they are quite big. I can use this stove for Cooking as well as a heater so I can dispose of the trangia I have at the mo to free up some space. I don't...
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2013, 03:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,887
Posted By AMSBIKER
The stove with the flue is only 50 delivered....

The stove with the flue is only 50 delivered. Cheap enough for me, :)
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,887
Posted By AMSBIKER
Stove and flue in tent

Hi all,

Just after a bit of advice. I want to get a wood stove with a chimmney which I can put into my Redverz expedition tent,

The Riley ones look great but cost a fortune to buy and ship...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-15-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,177
Posted By AMSBIKER
Try this

All of our work bikes have the 550's and have had a frozen screen at some point. Try holding the power button down and then pressing the buttons on the left one by one at the same time. I think it's...
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 551
Posted By AMSBIKER
Really?

Wasn't sure where to put this post but thought some of you might have a ram pursurader gadget somewhere!! Lol
...
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 31,173
Posted By AMSBIKER
Kermit

+ 1 on the Kermit. Yes it is expensive, especially with postage to the UK. Almost doubles the price of the chair but its absolutely brilliant
...
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 360,264
Posted By AMSBIKER
Ah.

Ah.......I see a problem there..:eek1.... I think the youtube guy may be right about the tree tie straps running the water into the hammock. I wonder if I put a carabiner ring on with end of the...
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 360,264
Posted By AMSBIKER
This one ? Opinions?

Hi all,

Having read this thread with interest I bought a cheapy hammock and slept out this weekend at a local campsite.

...
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2,142
Views: 335,464
Posted By AMSBIKER
Hello all.

hi all, been a member for a while here but just noticed this thread. I've got a 08 GTR having traded from a pan. Had a few issues with it including 5 sets of front brake discs in 16k. Apart from...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 28,166
Posted By AMSBIKER
Now that's spooky. That Police Biker is a...

Now that's spooky. That Police Biker is a colleague of mine and that used to be my bike!!!

AB
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 987
Posted By AMSBIKER
I have a joe rocket survivor suit. I put a small...

I have a joe rocket survivor suit. I put a small hole in one of the pockets on the left thigh area and threaded a gerbing extention lead thought it. It pops out through the normal pocket zip which...
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,341
Posted By AMSBIKER
I'm only using this battery as it was one I...

I'm only using this battery as it was one I already had lying around the workshop. I do put a venting tube on the battery when in use so no issues re fumes. Thanks for the link to those batteries...
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,341
Posted By AMSBIKER
Yep. I've tried that and the battery solution is...

Yep. I've tried that and the battery solution is the best fit for my needs for loads of reasons . Hence the original question. :wink:

AB
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,341
Posted By AMSBIKER
Motorcycle battery for extra power

Hi all,

After a bit of advice. I have a second battery which I keep stored in the tank bag and is charged by the bike when I'm touring. I use it to charge the phone IPad etc when at campsites...
Forum: The Garage 01-19-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,559
Posted By AMSBIKER
I just went to order one of these switches. $80...

I just went to order one of these switches. $80 delivery to the UK. Don't think I'll bother....

AB
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2013, 03:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,892
Posted By AMSBIKER
Yes I think so. Coleman seem only to do large one...

Yes I think so. Coleman seem only to do large one now. Way too big for a bike pack up

The survival cat is just the right size. Just need to find one now. :(

AB
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,892
Posted By AMSBIKER
Yeah I saw those but it's about 10 times the size...

Yeah I saw those but it's about 10 times the size unfortuney

AB
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,892
Posted By AMSBIKER
Coleman Survivalcat heater

Hi all,

I'm trying to get my hands on a Coleman survivalcat heater but Coleman stopped doing these a few years ago. Anyone got any ideas where I can get one. New or used, I'm not bothered...
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 63,122
Posted By AMSBIKER
Yep, all Police gear is available to the public....

Yep, all Police gear is available to the public. Without the "Police" logos obviously.

AB
Forum: Equipment 01-06-2013, 05:03 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 63,122
Posted By AMSBIKER
Scott

Scott leathers currently provide leathers and textiles to the Police Forces in the UK. They are the main supplier for "Professional Riders" over here and the prices are not that bad. they are home...
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,259
Posted By AMSBIKER
Make one?

Just a thought. Can you not maybe have one made up as you have the original? Just a thought.

Many years ago I had a similar prob on an old GSXR750. Pushed the front sprockets till it just spun...
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,455
Posted By AMSBIKER
P clip

That part is called a P clip. Easily purchased elsewhere. Just for future ref.

AB
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2012, 03:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,829
Posted By AMSBIKER
.

I looked at at those but only burns wood etc. can't use gas or fuel burner, and the postage from the US to the UK along with the customs charge makes it a no go.

AB
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2012, 03:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,829
Posted By AMSBIKER
Reason

The reason I like this stove is because it can burn wood or other solid fuels or I can use the Trangia fuel burner depending where I am. Some campsites won't let you use wood over here so I have a...
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,829
Posted By AMSBIKER
To all

To all. Bugger off. :)

AB
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,829
Posted By AMSBIKER
Small wool stove

Hi all,
I was looking for a small foldable wood stove to replace my trangia to save space. Found a few from the US but all very expensive with the postage costs, I did however, find this and...
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,098
Posted By AMSBIKER
Use a neck tube

Never got on with balaclavas. I use a neck tube tucked up under the front and back of my helmet, on really colder days I put another one on too. Lightweight ones I should say.

AB
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,357
Posted By AMSBIKER
Up

Funny how many people have problems with this. Simples. Foot on the centre stand, pull the bike straight up and not up and back as most people tend to do.

AB

Oops. Re read post. Forget...
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By AMSBIKER
Nikwax

http://www.nikwax.co.uk/en-gb/index.php

highly recommended. Never get wet and here in the UK, we know all about bloody rain... :)

AB
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,509
Posted By AMSBIKER
Cheap alternative

Certainly looks like a Redverz tent, had a look at some of their vids on YouTube. I would apper it may well look like a Redverz but I did notice the tent poles are the normal fibreglass type...
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,867
Posted By AMSBIKER
Thanks for all the replys chaps. What's the...

Thanks for all the replys chaps. What's the current thinking on heating your tent. ( UK see, not much sun here most of the time) I see Coleman do tent heaters but they are massive and way to big to...
Forum: Europe 12-09-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 34,528
Posted By AMSBIKER
Amsterdam

Stayed here many times. Great little place.

http://www.campingzeeburg.nl/

Also looking for other campsite in Holland that are Biker friendly, camp fires allowed would also be a plus

AB
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,517
Posted By AMSBIKER
I used nikwax on a joe rocket survivor one piece...

I used nikwax on a joe rocket survivor one piece textile suit a few yers ago. Befoer I put it on the suit leaked like a sieve.
I hung the suit up and used a full 1 litre bottle on the suit. Spray...
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,867
Posted By AMSBIKER
What camping gear you got?

Hi all,

Just interested in what camping gear you all have for all weather camping, especially cold weather, rain etc.

Ie. cooking, tents any handy gadgets you've found etc.

I seem to...
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,780
Posted By AMSBIKER
Ditto for me, I only use it on long rides thou....

Ditto for me, I only use it on long rides thou. Takes a bit of fiddling about to get it right. Main error is to have too much air in it.

AB
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By AMSBIKER
Amsterdam

In Amsterdam, that can be arranged. ;)
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