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Forum: Europe 08-28-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,435
Posted By earthmover
So, there I am, minding my own business, bimbling...

So, there I am, minding my own business, bimbling around the countryside in a vaguely Southerly direction. August Bank Holiday weekend is a family get-together on the Dorset Coast, and as I had...
Forum: Europe 03-17-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,733
Posted By earthmover
Cheers Timpo, really enjoyed it! Sorry Denise...

Cheers Timpo, really enjoyed it!
Sorry Denise and I couldn't make it on Saturday night to catch up with everyone, but she was completely shattered.
Hopefully we'll be out again soon.
Mark
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2011, 03:02 AM
Replies: 8,190
Views: 4,260,008
Posted By earthmover
Hi Denial9xs, Nice avatar! :rofl Mark

Hi Denial9xs,
Nice avatar! :rofl
Mark
Forum: Europe 07-04-2011, 03:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,648
Posted By earthmover
[QUOTE=Tarka;16303640]Hi Chris.... I went about...

[QUOTE=Tarka;16303640]Hi Chris....
I went about four years ago and had no trouble accessing the track in just my textile kit...nobody mentioned leathers or anything and nobody looked at me weirdly...
Forum: Europe 04-06-2011, 03:03 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,959
Posted By earthmover
Bugger! Don't think I can make this one. :cry ...

Bugger! Don't think I can make this one. :cry
Mark
Forum: Europe 03-30-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,609
Posted By earthmover
More marvellous food, more guest beer and more...

More marvellous food, more guest beer and more splendid company sped Saturday night away. I retired early so that the loss of an extra hours sleep wouldn't dull my adled senses further, and had a...
Forum: Europe 03-30-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,609
Posted By earthmover
My weekend started on a sad note. Halfway to the...

My weekend started on a sad note. Halfway to the Green Inn I got a text from Denise to say that her daughter's babysitter was ill, so she wouldn't be able to come.
After unloading two bikes, and two...
Forum: Europe 03-16-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,824
Posted By earthmover
Ta for the reminder, just renewed mine! Mark

Ta for the reminder, just renewed mine!
Mark
Forum: Europe 02-01-2011, 01:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By earthmover
Just needs a few tweaks, bars are horrid, some...

Just needs a few tweaks, bars are horrid, some connectors are vulnerable, but otherwise seems sound. It's not going to break any land speed records, but the motor should run forever!
Mark
Forum: Europe 01-31-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By earthmover
An afternoon around and about.

Since passing her test, Denise hasn't been able to get out trail riding, what with bad weather and coordinating childcare. On Saturday however, all the planets were aligned, and we managed to get a...
Forum: Europe 01-24-2011, 06:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,485
Posted By earthmover
Yes, strangely addictive. Mark

Yes, strangely addictive.
Mark
Forum: Europe 11-24-2010, 03:52 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,604
Posted By earthmover
So that's what was going on in the van next door!...

So that's what was going on in the van next door! :D
Mark
Forum: Europe 11-22-2010, 02:17 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,604
Posted By earthmover
It's a descriptive acronym for Beer and Loz on...

It's a descriptive acronym for Beer and Loz on Sunday morning.

"Had a few!" :D

Cheers Timpo, another cracking weekend.
Thanks for the loan of your pants Loz, I've washed the stains out....
Forum: Europe 11-19-2010, 01:15 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,604
Posted By earthmover
Was thinking of swapping out my tired front...

Was thinking of swapping out my tired front mousse, but I guess it can stay in for another weekend. :D
See you all bright and early Saturday morning.
Mark
Forum: Europe 09-30-2010, 04:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,251
Posted By earthmover
Can we get cheap travel to Brazil from here? Is...

Can we get cheap travel to Brazil from here? Is there a tunnel? Which ferry companies are offering the best prices?
:dunno
Mark
Forum: Europe 09-28-2010, 03:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,856
Posted By earthmover
She's already started questioning my lines...

She's already started questioning my lines through sections! :huh
It's ok though, if she gets too cheeky I'll put her on the 640. :lol3
Mark
Forum: Europe 09-24-2010, 05:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,856
Posted By earthmover
There are two LC2's on fleabay at the moment,...

There are two LC2's on fleabay at the moment, neither of them Denise's though. On a more positive note, she now has a Suzuki EN125 to take her test on. That is of course, if I can get her off my Beta...
Forum: Europe 08-23-2010, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 752
Posted By earthmover
Very much, but got to work this week, and take my...

Very much, but got to work this week, and take my daughter to the airport for 4.00 that afternoon.
Next time.
Mark
Forum: Europe 08-20-2010, 04:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 752
Posted By earthmover
Mid week trail ride.

Managed to get a day off today to coincide with Andy and Mike being at home for a change! I'm not fond of weekend rides in the summer, too much hassle, and too much else to do, so I don't tend to get...
Forum: Europe 06-23-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,856
Posted By earthmover
Ta for that, forgot about the TBM forum. Mark

Ta for that, forgot about the TBM forum.
Mark
Forum: Europe 06-23-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,856
Posted By earthmover
Stolen W284 VRK, KTM 125 LC2 (learner) bike

As it says in the title. images/smilies/mad.gif
Got home at 5.30 to find evidence of forced entry and a bike shaped hole where Denise's 125 used to be. images/smilies/mad.gif

Long shot I know,...
Forum: Europe 06-04-2010, 01:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,767
Posted By earthmover
Get well soon Ella! Mark

Get well soon Ella!
Mark
Forum: Europe 06-03-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 51,341
Posted By earthmover
Don't remember sticking a pic of me in here, so...

Don't remember sticking a pic of me in here, so here is one. :D

http://earthmover.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2009/Bikes-042/497908018_JEsJT-M.jpg

Mark
Forum: Europe 06-03-2010, 05:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,647
Posted By earthmover
And on the flip side to that, how many ride...

And on the flip side to that, how many ride reports have you got bored of reading through because half a million people have posted their thoughts on said ride report?
Just a thought, though I do...
Forum: Europe 05-20-2010, 05:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,614
Posted By earthmover
Got mine too, wondered what the hell it was...

Got mine too, wondered what the hell it was landing on my doorstep!
Will have a closer look tonight, but first glance didn't look too promising.
Mark
Forum: Europe 04-30-2010, 01:11 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,481
Posted By earthmover
Pot/Kettle springs to mind! :D Come on, I've...

Pot/Kettle springs to mind! :D
Come on, I've got nowt to do here in the office, I want a ride report to read!
Mark
Forum: Europe 04-27-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 850
Posted By earthmover
She has her heart set on one of the new Kawasaki...

She has her heart set on one of the new Kawasaki KLX 250's, they do look a sweet little bike.
Mark
Forum: Europe 04-26-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 850
Posted By earthmover
Doesn't look like any time soon, she's working...

Doesn't look like any time soon, she's working six days a week covering the head of practice's maternity leave.
Mark
Forum: Europe 04-19-2010, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 850
Posted By earthmover
The route on Saturday had been decided using the...

The route on Saturday had been decided using the combined suggestions of TerryNW, Cupid stunt and Robbie C, of both ADVrider and UKGSer. My knowledge of the area was limited to Strata Florida, and...
Forum: Europe 04-19-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 850
Posted By earthmover
Denise's Birthday Bimble

Denise's Birthday is in March, but last weekend was the first that her work and a room at Llanerchindda Farm coincided.
Sorting out her kids with friends meant we didn't get there until 9.30 on the...
Forum: Europe 04-14-2010, 01:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,434
Posted By earthmover
And there was me, hoping for a quiet, romantic...

And there was me, hoping for a quiet, romantic weekend trailriding! :D
See you there.
Mark
Forum: Europe 04-08-2010, 03:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,434
Posted By earthmover
Cheers for that Terry! We are staying at...

Cheers for that Terry!
We are staying at Llanerchindda for the weekend, so that may be slightly out of range. Will definately have a run out there at some point though.
Mark
Forum: Europe 04-08-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,434
Posted By earthmover
Cupid - Excellent, thanks for that, there's...

Cupid - Excellent, thanks for that, there's enough detail on that for me to copy it as it is. Thanks, owe you a beer.

Terry - Where's Plynlimon? I can't find it. Looks good though.

Mark
Forum: Europe 04-08-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,434
Posted By earthmover
Cheers for the reply riti, but perhaps I should...

Cheers for the reply riti, but perhaps I should have made myself clearer.
I have riden Strata Florida itself many times, but only during competitions when the routes I have followed have been set by...
Forum: Europe 04-08-2010, 01:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,434
Posted By earthmover
Strata Florida.

Anyone with any recent and local knowledge of Strata Florida and the surrounding area? I'm looking for a reasonably gentle loop with some scenic views.
Ta muchly.
Mark
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2010, 07:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,351
Posted By earthmover
Tales from the tail end.

As I was sat in traffic on Thelwall in my car, a camping gear laden GS800 filtered past. "Bet I know where you're going!" Sure enough, I saw it later at the Three Pigeons. I arrived at about 6.00pm,...
Forum: Europe 03-29-2010, 03:16 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 37,767
Posted By earthmover
Probably the same reason as I got pulled on...

Probably the same reason as I got pulled on Sunday ( I was tail ending, saw the bike pull away from the scamera van as we crossed the A5, and slowed down to let him catch me.) They are on the lookout...
Forum: Europe 03-29-2010, 04:13 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 37,767
Posted By earthmover
Imagine what it's like following him on the...

Imagine what it's like following him on the lanes! :bow :eek1 :lol3
Never, has one with so little tread, thrown quite so much shit, quite so far!
(ask Smurf :evil )

Top weekend again Timpo,...
Forum: Europe 03-15-2010, 04:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By earthmover
Any machine shops near you? Get them to make some...

Any machine shops near you? Get them to make some out of some decent ally.
Mark
Forum: Europe 03-10-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 37,767
Posted By earthmover
You're not the first to do that, and I doubt...

You're not the first to do that, and I doubt you'll be the last! :D
Mark
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