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Forum: EMEA 12-28-2009, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 731
Posted By Superlight
Hi, We went from Scotland to Iceland last...

Hi,

We went from Scotland to Iceland last year with Smyril Line. When we did it they listed a sailing from Bergen, but it looks like they have changed routes - you'll probably have to go via...
Forum: Europe 04-29-2009, 04:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 318
Posted By Superlight
Wink Anyone got Tourances, want to play?

Metzeler are sponsoring a track day at Brands - it's free if you're wearing their tyres!
...
Forum: Europe 03-03-2009, 06:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 720
Posted By Superlight
Space still available...

Hi all,

We're getting a bit closer now, and I haven't found a taker for the extra space yet.

Like I said before, if I don't find anyone I'll cancel the place in early April.

What d'ya...
Forum: Europe 03-03-2009, 05:45 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 4,717
Posted By Superlight
Sounds like a good plan... I'm definitely...

Sounds like a good plan...

I'm definitely up for it, when is it?






:hide
Forum: Europe 02-06-2009, 06:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,355
Posted By Superlight
I haven't used them, so it's not a personal...

I haven't used them, so it's not a personal recommendation, but I've heard good things about HM Racing, they're not far from London, but you will have to come south of the water! (Orpington)
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-04-2009, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 925
Posted By Superlight
Sounds to me like they have access to a lazer...

Sounds to me like they have access to a lazer cutter and want to try and turn out some cheap TT knock offs!

I don't whether to complain or ask for a price list!

:wink:
Forum: The Garage 01-22-2009, 06:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,879
Posted By Superlight
Not sure how it works in the States, but in...

Not sure how it works in the States, but in Europe those high wattage bulbs are often not legal. I know you're not likely to be pulled over because "your headlights look like they're 100w", but some...
Forum: Europe 01-13-2009, 03:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 720
Posted By Superlight
Sorry for the delay, been trying to actually work...

Sorry for the delay, been trying to actually work this year instead of looking at ADV all day!

The cancellation fee applies up to 15 days before (14 days or less and they keep the lot). If I...
Forum: Europe 01-08-2009, 06:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 720
Posted By Superlight
Anyone...?

Bump.

Still have a spare place. I suppose Christmas wasn't the best time to ask people to spend money.

Anyone fancy it?

:ear
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2008, 05:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By Superlight
If you want to spend money on shiny farkles...

http://www.touratech.com/shops/008/images/artikel/BIGIMAGE/01-051-1202-0_I_01.JPG

Touratech Number plate reinforcement
BMW F 650 GS/Dakar

Part number 051-1202

It fits using existing...
Forum: Europe 12-25-2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 863
Posted By Superlight
Free camping? :rofl Unfortunately we...

Free camping?

:rofl

Unfortunately we don't have as much land in Europe.
You'll be doing well to find camping for 5 per night!
Forum: Europe 12-17-2008, 10:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 863
Posted By Superlight
I'm glad to say that Mrs Superlight is normally...

I'm glad to say that Mrs Superlight is normally happy with a basic forest camp-site.

She generally prefers to get sausage & mash and a pint from the nearest pub than sit on the floor and eat...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2008, 06:29 AM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 514,883
Posted By Superlight
Mrs Superlight's GS hiding behind my Dakar in...

Mrs Superlight's GS hiding behind my Dakar in Iceland...


http://gallery.me.com/graham.nash/100020/Iceland_034/web.jpg
Forum: Europe 12-17-2008, 05:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 720
Posted By Superlight
BMW Off Road Skills 24-25 April '09

Hey guys,

Me and Mrs Superlight are doing BMW Off Road Skills - level one advanced on 24th and 25 April next year. I also booked a place for a friend, but now she doesn't want to go. There is a...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-17-2008, 04:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,111
Posted By Superlight
You have a lot of faith in your side stand! ...

You have a lot of faith in your side stand!

Just bend your knee more when you get on - at worst I sometimes scuff the top box if I'm wearing MX boots, cos I can't feel where I'm putting my feet....
Forum: Europe 12-17-2008, 04:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 863
Posted By Superlight
I went to Iceland in June/July this year, me and...

I went to Iceland in June/July this year, me and Mrs Superlight stayed in a few Youth hostels in Northern England and Scotland. They all had private rooms, all cheaper than a B&B, which is the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-09-2008, 05:32 AM
Replies: 1,844
Views: 216,659
Posted By Superlight
Iceland map for MapInstall/Bobcat?

Hey guys,

Anyone with a PC feeling generous?

I could do with a copy of the Iceland map for Garmin from http://www.ourfootprints.de/gps/mapsource-island_e.html converted so I can upload it from...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2008, 06:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,937
Posted By Superlight
There are a couple of options, and here they are...

There are a couple of options, and here they are side by side:

http://nashville.me.uk/images/hisnhers.jpg

Behind is Mrs. Superlight's F650GS, with the Touratech low mudguard (easy to fit, but...
Forum: Europe 04-30-2008, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 748
Posted By Superlight
May Day bank holiday ride to Hastings?

Hi all,

Are any other ADVers going to descend on Hastings next Monday?

Since Mrs. Superlight & I live a few miles from Locksbottom, where it all starts, it seems rude not to.

I expect...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-30-2008, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1,844
Views: 216,659
Posted By Superlight
I've only just found this thread, I'll be...

I've only just found this thread, I'll be downloading Bobcat tonight. It's been a while coming, but I'm pleased to see the speed of Mac development in Garmin now.

Reading through the thread, and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-30-2008, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1,844
Views: 216,659
Posted By Superlight
+1 I like the sound of that. Apple...

+1 I like the sound of that.

Apple probably won't :wink:
Forum: Europe 03-11-2008, 07:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,400
Posted By Superlight
Not true. I know people who have no trouble in...

Not true. I know people who have no trouble in heavy London traffic, but if I take them out on lovely twisty, hilly, unclassified country lanes (tarmac, not dirt) they end up in the scenery! :lol3
...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2008, 07:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,020
Posted By Superlight
Are you suggesting that charging the battery...

Are you suggesting that charging the battery raises the fluid level?

I'd say batteries with low fluid levels are more likely to be low on power, but surely that doesn't mean that flat batteries...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2008, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,405
Posted By Superlight
Job done...

So, here's the UFO mudguard that I found in a motocross parts shop. This was taken after the trial fit, when I had lovingly cut cooling slots into it, as suggested by Max Kool...
Forum: Europe 03-03-2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,236
Posted By Superlight
More pics...

Me ready to play...
http://www.nashville.me.uk/images/track/AdySmith01.jpg

John showing us how it's done...
http://www.nashville.me.uk/images/track/AdySmith02.jpg

John showing how it's not...
Forum: Europe 02-28-2008, 06:22 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,236
Posted By Superlight
First aid...

I've been a member of St John Ambulance since I was ten, I think basic first aid should be compulsory for all driving tests, but that's another argument.
:gerg

I know this is a plug, but it...
Forum: Europe 02-17-2008, 02:30 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,236
Posted By Superlight
Possible Saturday evening dinner in Hailsham...

Hey guys, (well, the ones coming to the KTM school on 1 & 2 March)

I thought it might be nice to get together on the Saturday evening and see each other when we're not covered in mud underneath a...
Forum: Europe 02-08-2008, 01:54 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 8,028
Posted By Superlight
Been thinking about it - probably Kent group,...

Been thinking about it - probably Kent group, don't know if there is a South London. I do know there are lots of byways in Kent and Sussex.

Sounds like it might be worth joining sooner rather...
Forum: Europe 02-05-2008, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By Superlight
I may be wrong, but I think a 1 month policy will...

I may be wrong, but I think a 1 month policy will cost you a lot more that 1/12 of a one year policy. This means it would be cheaper to cancel the old policy and start a new multibike policy.

My...
Forum: Europe 02-04-2008, 05:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 807
Posted By Superlight
Let's just say Mr. Plumb from Touratech won't be...

Let's just say Mr. Plumb from Touratech won't be going hungry this month!

We might though :eek1

Nice to meet you too.
Mrs Superlight did notice the glazed "boyfriend stood outside shop"...
Forum: Europe 02-03-2008, 06:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By Superlight
Hia, Welcome to the forum. Sorry - don't...

Hia,

Welcome to the forum.
Sorry - don't get your hopes up, I'm in Kent!

Whereabouts are you?
We are going to Iceland in June, so will be passing through on the way to Scrabster for the...
Forum: Europe 02-01-2008, 03:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 807
Posted By Superlight
Sorry, childish I know. Here are the people...

Sorry, childish I know. Here are the people under the lids:

http://www.nashville.me.uk/images/GandS.jpg
Forum: Europe 02-01-2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 807
Posted By Superlight
Hey Hoon, good plan. Here's me and the Mrs,...

Hey Hoon, good plan.
Here's me and the Mrs, come and say hello if you see us:

http://nashville.me.uk/images/EvilBikerScum.jpg

:rofl
Forum: Europe 02-01-2008, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,025
Posted By Superlight
:rofl Where? :wink: Welcome...

:rofl

Where?

:wink:


Welcome to the asylum.
I'm nowhere near Wales, but definitely need to get dirty this year. I did try a couple of byways on a Tiger 955 with Anakees :eek1 (see avatar...
Forum: Europe 02-01-2008, 06:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 844
Posted By Superlight
Not quite the winter wonderland I was expecting! ...

Not quite the winter wonderland I was expecting!

In fact, none at all, not even any rain.

Weather forecast my ar$e! Better off guessing.
Forum: Europe 01-31-2008, 04:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 844
Posted By Superlight
:rofl Go get 'em! Good alternative use...

:rofl

Go get 'em!

Good alternative use for snow chains too, might start keeping a set in the top case to assist in venting frustration!

You know there was actually a story on the BBC news...
Forum: Europe 01-31-2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 844
Posted By Superlight
Nah, too close to London, traffic's sh*t. ...

Nah, too close to London, traffic's sh*t.

I'm thinking deflate a bit, and take it gently. Probably won't happen anyway.

Although if we actually ever get the "big freeze" the BBC always threaten...
Forum: Europe 01-31-2008, 02:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 844
Posted By Superlight
Ah, you must be north of Watford :wink:

Ah, you must be north of Watford

:wink:
Forum: Europe 01-31-2008, 10:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 844
Posted By Superlight
Question Since England could be under nearly 2 cm of snow tomorrow...

I expect the south of the country will grind to a halt

:rofl

I rode to work last year when we had a bit of snow, most of the roads were clear, except the minor side roads.

Just in case...
Forum: Europe 01-31-2008, 05:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 807
Posted By Superlight
Look out for these two, if you see us give us an...

Look out for these two, if you see us give us an ADV salute :fyyff

Just make sure it is us, other people in London might not like that!

http://www.nashville.me.uk/images/BigginHill.jpg
...
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