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Forum: Equipment 01-13-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,594
Posted By Gringorojo
Kappa. Made by givi with different badge, but...

Kappa. Made by givi with different badge, but cheaper.
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,288
Posted By Gringorojo
How long are you planning on touring for? What...

How long are you planning on touring for? What luggage capacity do you have? How many in the party?
You do realise the UK consists of 4 countries don't you? Not much of a bucketlist if your not...
Forum: Europe 12-21-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,319
Posted By Gringorojo
nice one

nice one
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2011, 02:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,002
Posted By Gringorojo
Not contacted supplier yet, that's the next move....

Not contacted supplier yet, that's the next move. I was just wanting advice on the probable cause. I was crap at physics at school and have trouble understanding electrickery.

Cheers dudes
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,002
Posted By Gringorojo
:thumbup

:thumbup
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,002
Posted By Gringorojo
?

?
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,002
Posted By Gringorojo
made in Italy here's an example... ...

made in Italy

here's an example...
http://www.bits4motorbikes.co.uk/KLAN/KLAN-INNER-JACKET.html
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,925
Posted By Gringorojo
I could, but I dont anymore

Been there done that in terms of riding through Scottish winters without heated gear - I used to be so layered up for my commutes that it took me ages to get dressed at either end, I felt like the...
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2011, 06:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,002
Posted By Gringorojo
Cry Heated jacket issue

hi all, I have a Klan heated liner that I've used for the past 3, maybe 4 years. I've started to get a hotspot on the top of my right elbow which is so intense it's burning me within a few seconds of...
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2011, 03:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,493
Posted By Gringorojo
I've had problems with lockout zip on my Hein...

I've had problems with lockout zip on my Hein Gericke Master5 suit, but not from the zip coming undone but getting stuck. First time was day 1. Zip had cross threaded half way up and I could not get...
Forum: Europe 02-08-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 893
Posted By Gringorojo
Laugh hytte

+1 re the Hytte. these are wooden cabins varying in quality from bunks and hot plate only (toilet blocks on site) to virtually a small house - prices increase with the level of facilities.
last...
Forum: Beasts 12-09-2010, 02:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,728
Posted By Gringorojo
and the Tiger800 site too. bastard

and the Tiger800 site too.

bastard
Forum: EMEA 07-20-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 964
Posted By Gringorojo
if stonehenge interests you then you must visit...

if stonehenge interests you then you must visit Newgrange (http://www.newgrange.com/), not far northwest of Dublin, and close enough to your route.


http://www.newgrange.com/

rain? why do...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,294
Posted By Gringorojo
sounds like it's all in his head

sounds like it's all in his head
Forum: Europe 03-11-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,471
Posted By Gringorojo
:shogoops, aye. now sorted. it's the RTB07 report...

:shogoops, aye. now sorted. it's the RTB07 report btw.
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,951
Posted By Gringorojo
might not be available to all, but I've got a...

might not be available to all, but I've got a pair of Altberg's Hogg Lites for summer riding with my armoured/kevlar lined draggin jeans.
these handmade to order boots are very comfy for walking...
Forum: Europe 03-11-2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,471
Posted By Gringorojo
"Thanks very much" nae bother. :thumb ...

"Thanks very much"

nae bother. :thumb

for epic riding check out my roundthebend link especially the first day or two ;)
Forum: Europe 03-11-2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,471
Posted By Gringorojo
a week doesn't leave that much time. what are you...

a week doesn't leave that much time. what are you interested in? scenery, geography, booze, food, history?

basically from the central belt all points west and then north should be considered....
Forum: Europe 03-02-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,079
Posted By Gringorojo
honestly, good luck. when we tried to book one of...

honestly, good luck. when we tried to book one of the dozen or so cabins we could only do it max 6weeks in advance, not 6months like we wanted to. prices didn't compare favourably with our two leg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-02-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,146
Posted By Gringorojo
thanks, will check that out. by the sounds of it...

thanks, will check that out. by the sounds of it though I'll need a couple of cable extensions.
Forum: Europe 02-25-2010, 07:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,751
Posted By Gringorojo
jings, I let out a little wee of fear watching...

jings, I let out a little wee of fear watching that! :shog nutters. I'd think seriously twice about walking along there let alone riding a bike. but then again I get vertigo (hence the wee). maybe...
Forum: Europe 02-23-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By Gringorojo
why not send to all the newspapers broadsheet and...

why not send to all the newspapers broadsheet and tabloid? and is it worth sending to the Scotsman, Glasgow Herald and, dont laugh, the Sunday Post? (actually very good for raising the wrath of the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-23-2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,146
Posted By Gringorojo
Puke Admin, seeing as how this had dropped to page 3,...

Admin, seeing as how this had dropped to page 3, can you consider moving it to Equipment for me? :thumb

love and hugs in advance :feelgood
Forum: EMEA 02-19-2010, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,041
Posted By Gringorojo
a spare bulb kit if the bike's not fitted with...

a spare bulb kit if the bike's not fitted with LEDs, and a puncture repair kit is always worth carrying just in case.

how long is your trip?
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-18-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,146
Posted By Gringorojo
where'd it go?

jings, page two already in just a day and a half!

I guess you guys all ride solo going by the lack of responses?
:hide
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2010, 08:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 22,396
Posted By Gringorojo
I've always thought these were more suited to...

I've always thought these were more suited to fitting to the pillion grabrails/handles rather than the handlebars. keeps the pillion happy(er) and you can remove them as and when.
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,884
Posted By Gringorojo
autocom's work very well with earplugs all the...

autocom's work very well with earplugs all the way up to racetrack speeds.
Forum: Europe 02-16-2010, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,094
Posted By Gringorojo
dates here... http://www.charleyboormanlive.com/ ...

dates here... http://www.charleyboormanlive.com/

bugger, think I'm already pre booked for my local one.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-16-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,146
Posted By Gringorojo
one location might be behind/beside the clocks...

one location might be behind/beside the clocks BUT is it waterproof there? and it's a security issue as I know it's not out of sight due to the clear screen. would allow for easy channel...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-15-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,146
Posted By Gringorojo
F658GS - where did you fit your bike powered radio?

got a pair of Icom 22 thingumyjigs and sourced a battery bypass lead to power it from the bike, but before I tear the boss's bike apart was wondering where you placed yours? the autocom is already...
Forum: EMEA 02-15-2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,667
Posted By Gringorojo
first time visit. only ever been to & ridden in...

first time visit. only ever been to & ridden in France, Spain & Switzerland before (and British Columbia, Canada)
Forum: EMEA 02-12-2010, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,667
Posted By Gringorojo
we ferry from Harwich to Esbjerg on May 21st,...

we ferry from Harwich to Esbjerg on May 21st, reach Oslo in the 22nd and (at the moment) intend heading all the way up to Nordkaap so by the time you get to Oslo we'll be 2000 odd kilometers away....
Forum: EMEA 02-10-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,667
Posted By Gringorojo
we'll already be there :thumb

we'll already be there :thumb
Forum: Europe 02-10-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,839
Posted By Gringorojo
why, does it mean something rude in America? ...

why, does it mean something rude in America?
business must be good if you are thinking of renting that sort of thing. :shog but whatever, I'm sure you'll have fun. there's a bike shop in Inverness,...
Forum: Europe 02-09-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,839
Posted By Gringorojo
not a castle...

...how about a wooden wigwam? :evil http://www.wigwamholidays.com/Strathfillan_Wigwam_Village

check out the lodges. well placed for rideouts too.
Forum: EMEA 02-08-2010, 03:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,561
Posted By Gringorojo
Yamaha FZS600 Fazer the carbed version not FI...

Yamaha FZS600 Fazer the carbed version not FI (too peaky) or a TDM 850/900. both very good all rounders and reliable with lots of backup in europe. look for a euro import to uk as it'll have km clock...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,677
Posted By Gringorojo
:puke1 "does my butt look big in this?" it's an...

:puke1 "does my butt look big in this?" it's an FZ1, not a KLR!
Forum: Europe 02-04-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,505
Posted By Gringorojo
dunno, I'm relying on a memory of something one...

dunno, I'm relying on a memory of something one of the guides said nearly 15 years ago :D but I don't think the early decades after the discovery (1940's?) had the numbers of more recent times....
Forum: Trip Planning 02-01-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,870
Posted By Gringorojo
no vents, just expansion zips on the upper arms,...

no vents, just expansion zips on the upper arms, unless they do as you say and let more air into the material.

that's acutally a reasonable idea to use older smalls for a bit then chuck em away...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-01-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,870
Posted By Gringorojo
Talking keep it coming

thanks for the replies so far - it's encouraging that you can get by with so few changes of smalls :D good tip about the merino clothing though. :thumb I hear what your saying about denim, but I'll...
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