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Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,628
Posted By bonzodg
Brilliant reading! Many thanks,it's a long time...

Brilliant reading!
Many thanks,it's a long time since I've enjoyed such a well written 'road' trip.
Good luck :)
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 17,704
Posted By bonzodg
Hi Loving this writeup! Well interesting, ...

Hi
Loving this writeup!
Well interesting,
please keep it up.
Lights-wise I fitted LED DRL lights to my bike for winter.
About 6 from china for 6W lights
Test them if you get them,the first I...
Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 229,980
Posted By bonzodg
So far...so good!

Hiya,
sorry to hear your food woes.
Buy a stove,a nonstick pan and a ribsteak.
Sod off somewhere tranquil.
Whack it up til the fat's smoking.
Throw a ribsteak in,a minute each side.
Eat in...
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,869
Posted By bonzodg
Bloody lovely! The helmet mount gives such a...

Bloody lovely!
The helmet mount gives such a good feel for the way you ride and read the road.
Massively enjoying the spirited ride and another YAY for the real sound!
My movie has an incessant...
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 21,885
Posted By bonzodg
Well,if you fancy a bit of heaven(depending on...

Well,if you fancy a bit of heaven(depending on weather,time and 'being arsed or not' ness)
Yorkshire's just sex on a stick for gorgeous.
See how it goes,buzz me if it's a poss
keep on keeping on!
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 21,885
Posted By bonzodg
Bloody good read. So where are you now?

Bloody good read.
So where are you now?
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,869
Posted By bonzodg
Thankyou MASSIVELY for giving the viewer the...

Thankyou MASSIVELY for giving the viewer the option of hearing the real time sounds.
Riding's absolutely about being in the atmos of where you are.
I'm enjoying the videos SO much without some...
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,662
Posted By bonzodg
Massively enjoying this read, you can take it...

Massively enjoying this read,
you can take it to 100 pages for me!

Good luck
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 64,913
Posted By bonzodg
Thanks,websites a way easier read! Have a...

Thanks,websites a way easier read!

Have a drink on me,roll on. . . . .

Lorenz
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2012, 02:01 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 64,913
Posted By bonzodg
Still...

...amazing!

Just love reading your blog.

Many thanks.

One witter,how come the writing's now much 'wider' on the page?
Makes it a drag for an old(half blind) git to read.
(Even with glasses...
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 3,106
Views: 1,538,433
Posted By bonzodg
Nice one,Brainflex - wish I'd flexed MY brain and...

Nice one,Brainflex - wish I'd flexed MY brain and checked youtube!

Liking this video Nathan,same message,different 'language' -

whichever gets the message across clearly to you,eh?

Cheers
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3,106
Views: 1,538,433
Posted By bonzodg
AND............................. if you need...

AND.............................
if you need to check the camshaft timing with the crankshaft -
turn the crankshaft until both valves are rocking(one going in,one coming back out)
Put a slim...
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3,106
Views: 1,538,433
Posted By bonzodg
Hi,Nathan Baffled about 180 out being a...

Hi,Nathan
Baffled about 180 out being a problem.
Every second crank rev it's always at 180,the next rev brings it to 360 again!
If you're checking the valve clearances,take off the tappet...
Forum: Latin America 04-18-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,834
Posted By bonzodg
Bump!

Bump!
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3,106
Views: 1,538,433
Posted By bonzodg
Happy welding,Nathan - might give you ideas! ...

Happy welding,Nathan - might give you ideas!
(easy rider forks maybe..........ok,not)

On with the beers!
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3,106
Views: 1,538,433
Posted By bonzodg
Fine stuff. How's the... valve seats,valve...

Fine stuff.
How's the...
valve seats,valve seals,small end,rings(or are you bunging a new piston in?)
It'll need glazebusting for the new rings to bed in well(or am I teaching granny to suck...
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 3,106
Views: 1,538,433
Posted By bonzodg
Eyup! While the original engine's out, when you...

Eyup!
While the original engine's out, when you 'offered up' the chinese engine,
could you get the front sprocket in the (near as dammit) exact same position as the original?
That's the No 1...
Forum: Ride reports 03-06-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,952
Views: 645,680
Posted By bonzodg
Hi, brill reporting,thanks! Rear hub - wise I...

Hi,
brill reporting,thanks!
Rear hub - wise I guess there's not much in the way of machine shops available to you,
a good temp solution is to insert shim steel between the bearing and the seating....
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 64,913
Posted By bonzodg
Bloody excellent attitude,Nick! Loving the...

Bloody excellent attitude,Nick!

Loving the whole thing.

Hope you have more sweet fly-camps than punctures....
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 3,106
Views: 1,538,433
Posted By bonzodg
Hi Nathan, how's the engine transplant working...

Hi Nathan,
how's the engine transplant working out?
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 856
Views: 182,332
Posted By bonzodg
Bloody good writeup. Many thanks for posting. ...

Bloody good writeup.
Many thanks for posting.
Full day's read during this shitty Yorkshire weather!
Rock on
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 82,632
Posted By bonzodg
How bloody happy am I to have read this, what a...

How bloody happy am I to have read this,
what a brilliant adventure.
Great stuff,good trip,very encouraging how you overcame obstacles.
Many many thanks for having put the effort in writing it up.
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2011, 04:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 656
Posted By bonzodg
Linda Bick / Bootherstone

Hello,
has anyone any news about this intrepid world traveller?
She rode a Triumph to Moscow in '67....
Last I can find is in a blog from 2008 (shortwayround,Adam Lewis).
All info appreciated,...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 841
Posted By bonzodg
Thanks, that would be ace! I've no...

Thanks, that would be ace!
I've no SatNav.(Yet.........)
Are the dirt roads signposted?
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2011, 05:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 841
Posted By bonzodg
Good stuff - much fun! How did you locate the...

Good stuff - much fun!
How did you locate the dirt roads?
Fancy going but no maps!!!
Cheers
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2011, 05:34 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 542,332
Posted By bonzodg
Hi Lisa and Simon, just out of interest,what's...

Hi Lisa and Simon,
just out of interest,what's stopping the bike being ridden?
You rode it after the crash,apart from the screwed top fairing etc how does it feel to ride?
Cheers
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2011, 03:22 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 45,728
Posted By bonzodg
Don't be 'amazed at the silent mass' we were...

Don't be 'amazed at the silent mass'
we were programmed wrong!
Massively enjoyable trip -
did you do a'spares devoured' report?
Thanks for taking the time to write this up.
Good luck and have...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2011, 12:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,669
Posted By bonzodg
Utterly breathtaking place so atmospheric. ...

Utterly breathtaking place
so atmospheric.
Many thanks for your time in posting this
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 60,844
Posted By bonzodg
I'm a baffled guy - could do with contacting...

I'm a baffled guy -
could do with contacting any IoM ADVers but can't find any listing.
Is there such info?
Planning to be there in May,I'd appreciate local info.
Anyone who knows,please buzz me...
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 17,516
Posted By bonzodg
Hi, I'd like to know how wide is the RD04 with...

Hi,
I'd like to know how wide is the RD04 with the Givis,it would be good to have the craic with the owner......
thanks
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,471
Posted By bonzodg
Soz,forgot I hadn't done this one first. The...

Soz,forgot I hadn't done this one first. The topbox has a rubber mesh placed on the lid,sleeping bags strapped on,elastic luggage mesh for odds and ends.I once had a bolt on frame which yanked the...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,471
Posted By bonzodg
Hi,if you have crash bars another option is...

Hi,if you have crash bars another option is this,no wider than the bars....
4"foul drain sections. 2litre PET bottles in,OK for petrol,parraffin(I use a Primus)and water - also keeps the weight off...
Forum: Europe 02-20-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,063
Posted By bonzodg
Hi D S, you might like a look at this trip, ...

Hi D S,
you might like a look at this trip,
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=598148
Forum: Europe 02-20-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,554
Posted By bonzodg
Hi JethroDog, don't listen to the ATTGATT boys...

Hi JethroDog,
don't listen to the ATTGATT boys with their 6 million dollar crash hats.
They'll not be happy until they've got a dozen airbags.
My G/F and I did a good trip last year with these...
Forum: EMEA 02-20-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,149
Posted By bonzodg
When you say 'The rough plan is to head north to...

When you say 'The rough plan is to head north to Lake District'

where from?
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 60,844
Posted By bonzodg
Enthused!

Thanks grubby girls,
since 92% of our trails here have been closed by those sweet (and not at all blinkered)rambler types,I've slumped into the pits of despondence and my XT has been on SORN.
You...
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2011, 02:22 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 33,604
Posted By bonzodg
Brilliant,lovin' it

Brilliant,lovin' it
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2011, 01:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,875
Posted By bonzodg
Love the half bucket branch guards on your...

Love the half bucket branch guards on your Sabre(intro pic).
Set the scene for the whole trip,down to earth(literally sometimes!)
straightforward enjoyment of just being out there.
Thanks for a...
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 112,635
Posted By bonzodg
Wow, amazing writeup. Glad I'm sick and stuck...

Wow,
amazing writeup.
Glad I'm sick and stuck indoors so I got to read it in one!
If I've got any balls I'll get out that way before I snuff it.
Many thanks for your well informative blog
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-15-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,992
Posted By bonzodg
Nice one! Looks like bloody good fun, ...

Nice one!

Looks like bloody good fun,

and warmer than here,

thanks
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