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Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2010, 05:07 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 61,632
Posted By Trophymick
Well said that man.:thumb He was up here in...

Well said that man.:thumb He was up here in January, we had a foot of snow and temps down to minus 14 Celsius.:deal It's a 800 mile round trip from Cornwall to where I live in Scotland, he's no...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2009, 01:50 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,603
Posted By Trophymick
Definitely queer. :D But I like it. :thumb ...

Definitely queer. :D But I like it. :thumb
And as previously stated, if it pisses the kids off it's cool. :deal
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2009, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,989
Posted By Trophymick
Put a plastic carrier bag over your boot, then it...

Put a plastic carrier bag over your boot, then it will slide right in there without a snag. :deal
Forum: The Garage 08-16-2009, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By Trophymick
Condom, but not a used one. :thumb

Condom, but not a used one. :thumb
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2009, 01:22 AM
Replies: 1,980
Views: 563,006
Posted By Trophymick
That's a beautiful looking Triumph you have...

That's a beautiful looking Triumph you have Bob.:thumb
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2009, 01:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,506
Posted By Trophymick
Honda Varadero. :thumb Kicks BMWobble-u's arse...

Honda Varadero. :thumb Kicks BMWobble-u's arse and better for spares than a Aprilia.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-14-2009, 09:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,213
Posted By Trophymick
No, the guy on the BMW was a feckin idiot and not...

No, the guy on the BMW was a feckin idiot and not paying attention, good job the guy in the car was alert. :thumb
Have I read it right? :dunno
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2009, 02:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 482
Posted By Trophymick
If I want to talk to the wife, I'll take the car....

If I want to talk to the wife, I'll take the car. And turn up the stereo :deal
Otherwise sign language suffices.:evil
Forum: Europe 08-04-2009, 01:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 562
Posted By Trophymick
I like the system they use/used in Spain with a...

I like the system they use/used in Spain with a set of speed activated traffic lights at the approach to a town or village, and usually a Guarda Civil lurking ready to pounce on you. :evil
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2009, 03:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,471
Posted By Trophymick
It does have a tendency to pop the fork seals,...

It does have a tendency to pop the fork seals, this happened to me on a ferry to Ireland last year, feckin gorilla of a deck hand nearly pulled my bike through the floor of the boat. :deal
Them...
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2009, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5,943
Views: 2,368,515
Posted By Trophymick
I do like the look of those Buells.:thumb

I do like the look of those Buells.:thumb
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-30-2009, 02:34 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,790
Posted By Trophymick
Dipped lights (low beam) for me during the day. ...

Dipped lights (low beam) for me during the day.
Those riding with their lights on full are disillusioned if they think they are more visible, try a little experiment next time you're out.
Look at a...
Forum: EMEA 07-30-2009, 02:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,557
Posted By Trophymick
As a traveller in Ireland (North or South) you...

As a traveller in Ireland (North or South) you will be fine.
If you get to Northern Ireland, take the 'Coast Road' from Larne up to Portrush, you'll pass by 'Bushmills' and get a chance to have a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2009, 12:34 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,400
Posted By Trophymick
Here in the UK I use the 'thumbs down' signal,...

Here in the UK I use the 'thumbs down' signal, truck drivers have used this for years. CB is not widely used in the UK.
And for letting someone know what you think they are, this is my preferred...
Forum: Europe 07-24-2009, 06:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,072
Posted By Trophymick
Hi Sarah, and welcome.:clap I'm insured with...

Hi Sarah, and welcome.:clap
I'm insured with CN, excellent outfit. I had the misfortune to test their customer claims service when I was knocked off my bike a few years ago, they were...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-24-2009, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3,694
Views: 812,707
Posted By Trophymick
The road to Loch Hourn, Scottish Highlands. ...

The road to Loch Hourn, Scottish Highlands.

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee318/mickconvoy/LochHourn.jpg


Mick
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-24-2009, 02:14 AM
Replies: 3,991
Views: 944,011
Posted By Trophymick
A couple of Scottish Castles. The first is...

A couple of Scottish Castles. The first is Caerlaverock, near Dumfries.

http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee318/mickconvoy/Caerlaverockcastle2.jpg

...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-24-2009, 01:12 AM
Replies: 3,963
Views: 539,118
Posted By Trophymick
Road bridge near to Jaca, Northern Spain. ...

Road bridge near to Jaca, Northern Spain.


http://i228.photobucket.com/albums/ee318/mickconvoy/NearJaca.jpg


Mick
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-24-2009, 01:06 AM
Replies: 2,617
Views: 3,315,196
Posted By Trophymick
Grande Canyon du Verdon, Southern France. The...

Grande Canyon du Verdon, Southern France. The ride and the views are stunning, so much so I went without my camera the first day, but came back the day after for a second look, with camera.:thumb
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2009, 07:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 813
Posted By Trophymick
It's the same in the UK, I see some twunt on a...

It's the same in the UK, I see some twunt on a mobile phone every time I venture out. What doesn't help the situation is the fact that we have less traffic police on the roads, but more feckin speed...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2009, 02:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,478
Posted By Trophymick
Well a car has four wheels, but they're not all...

Well a car has four wheels, but they're not all the same.

As for the cruiser/chopper type bikes, they are just not configured for tight twisty roads, great for the motorways (highways) or taking...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2009, 11:42 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 29,754
Posted By Trophymick
I meant this one:...

I meant this one: http://www.ukgser.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1957 (http://www.ukgser.com/forums/showthread.php?t=195786):deal It's the one full of tossers

You silly boy.:D



Mick
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2009, 08:26 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 29,754
Posted By Trophymick
Spotted this the other day, I don't frequent this...

Spotted this the other day, I don't frequent this forum (too many Tossers) I was just having a nosey round.:D


http://www.ukgser.com/forums/showthread.php?t=195786


So there might not be long...
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2009, 08:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,478
Posted By Trophymick
Got to admit the BSA looks good.:thumb There...

Got to admit the BSA looks good.:thumb
There are cruisers and chopper type bikes in the UK, but they are not as popular as the sports bikes. I think our climate has a lot to do with it, both...
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2009, 08:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By Trophymick
Do they do ACF-50 your side of the pond? ...

Do they do ACF-50 your side of the pond?
http://www.acf-50.co.uk/



Mick
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2009, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 476
Posted By Trophymick
Get the Bandit, best bang for your buck, as they...

Get the Bandit, best bang for your buck, as they say.:D
Simple, reliable, comfortable, loads of farkles for them and tours and scratches in the bends. I've had two of the early 1200 Bandits, went...
Forum: Europe 07-17-2009, 06:49 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,891
Posted By Trophymick
Near Bentpath, in the Scottish Borders. No...

Near Bentpath, in the Scottish Borders. No streetlights, no Post Office, no shops and no neighbours, bliss.:thumb


Mick
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2009, 06:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,822
Posted By Trophymick
No I didn't miss it, but you evidently missed the...

No I didn't miss it, but you evidently missed the :D at the end of my post, which I will never forgive you for.:evil But then I'm not surprised because you don't read too well, do you.:evil

I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2009, 06:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,822
Posted By Trophymick
We've already established that these tyres WORK...

We've already established that these tyres WORK on large cruisers and Goldwing type bikes, the folk that USE them have said so. :deal
Put a car tyre on your 1098 and then let us know how it goes,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-17-2009, 01:07 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,695
Posted By Trophymick
He's getting there, just needs a few more...

He's getting there, just needs a few more lessons, and he's doing it off road in a safe area.
Now this made me laugh, not in a vindictive way, more in a chuckle kind of way.:D
Give the guy some...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2009, 02:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,440
Posted By Trophymick
Play the game or get the feck out. :deal ...

Play the game or get the feck out. :deal


Mick
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2009, 01:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,478
Posted By Trophymick
Flames, all the rage in the 1970's and still are...

Flames, all the rage in the 1970's and still are in Bacup.:evil

My old stomping ground, for my sins I lived in Rochdale for a long time.
It used to be good times in Todmorden.:thumb
When you...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2009, 12:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,478
Posted By Trophymick
Beauty is in the eye of the beerholder. It's...

Beauty is in the eye of the beerholder.
It's not my cup of tea or coffee for that matter, but somebody loves it?
It looks like it'll corner like a greasy pig, to much chrome on it, so it will look...
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2009, 12:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,740
Posted By Trophymick
Just my 2 bobs worth. I wouldn't have a one...

Just my 2 bobs worth.
I wouldn't have a one piece suit, as mentioned they are a pain to put on, especially in a hurry when you are already a bit damp.:D
A friend of mine used to wear one and I had...
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 32,470
Posted By Trophymick
I like the look of them.:thumb Mick

I like the look of them.:thumb



Mick
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,537
Posted By Trophymick
Is it this one :fyyff ? Mick

Is it this one :fyyff ?


Mick
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2009, 02:52 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,537
Posted By Trophymick
He's doing his thing, it's more than I did this...

He's doing his thing, it's more than I did this weekend.:cry :thumb
Is that a house on the back?:dunno



Mick

Edit: for spilling.
Forum: The Garage 07-12-2009, 01:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,387
Posted By Trophymick
Air compressor for me, if only for doing my own...

Air compressor for me, if only for doing my own tyres, makes life so much easier.
Oh, and it's great for drying the bike off after a wash.:evil



Mick
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2009, 03:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By Trophymick
I'm assuming this is a chain driven bike, we have...

I'm assuming this is a chain driven bike, we have CBR 600's in the UK.
Changing the sprockets is the easy cost effective way forward, I wouldn't recommend messing with the gearbox. (transmission)
...
Forum: Face plant 07-10-2009, 12:51 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 27,076
Posted By Trophymick
Glad you're OK Wildman and you and the bike...

Glad you're OK Wildman and you and the bike weren't damaged too much.:thumb

I live out in the sticks (the B709 near Langholm) and a lot of bikes use this road, at the moment it's in a fecking...
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