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Forum: Equipment 12-15-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,003
Posted By KingRat
You may carry any knife with good reason. ...

You may carry any knife with good reason.

However there are few places in England where you will be batoning logs, starting fires and stabbing rabbits. England has lots of laws and few...
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,950
Posted By KingRat
Roadstars are excellent boots but have exposed...

Roadstars are excellent boots but have exposed zips. The zip pull can catch on saddle upholstery and tear it. On worn pairs at speed the zip can come undone. The sole can also get a little ...
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,881
Posted By KingRat
Daytona TravelStar GTX. ...

Daytona TravelStar GTX.

http://www.daytona.de/index.php?page=811

I'm on my third pair. I've been wearing them more or less 10 hours a day, 5 days a week for more than a decade. I can't fault...
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,077
Posted By KingRat
Kriega R30 by a long, long way. ...

Kriega R30 by a long, long way.

http://www.fastbikesmag.com/files/2011/12/kriega-R30.jpg

Cannot fault it in any way.
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,077
Posted By KingRat
R30 is waterproof.

R30 is waterproof.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 32,531
Posted By KingRat
Hell has probably just frozen over. I agree with...

Hell has probably just frozen over. I agree with Illsy.


Speed in itself does not kill. Inappropriate speed kills. Charging into a hazard at a speed where you cannot stop safely on your own side...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,780
Posted By KingRat
Echo this

Echo this
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-08-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2,227
Views: 521,735
Posted By KingRat
http://kingrat.smugmug.com/Biketrips-1/Somme-2012/...

http://kingrat.smugmug.com/Biketrips-1/Somme-2012/i-VN6S8mK/0/XL/bChemindesDames-XL.jpg

Chemin Des Dames, the Somme (phone pic but I just like the memories I guess.)

The R1's oil pressure...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-08-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2,227
Views: 521,735
Posted By KingRat
http://kingrat.smugmug.com/Biketrips-1/Dorset-1305...

http://kingrat.smugmug.com/Biketrips-1/Dorset-130513/i-DdDzbp2/0/XL/P5130017-XL.jpg

Swanage Bay, Dorset.
Forum: Road warriors 12-31-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 74,815
Posted By KingRat
There is one thing.... the front wheel can throw...

There is one thing.... the front wheel can throw a lot of crud up into the radiator matrix. Mine has a front fender extender fitted from new and gets the radiator matrix hosed out thoroughly every...
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2013, 07:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,586
Posted By KingRat
Some big pics of the T21 - phenominal quality for...

Some big pics of the T21 - phenominal quality for the price.

http://kingrat.smugmug.com/photos/i-67qZzfb/1/M/i-67qZzfb-M.jpg (http://kingrat.smugmug.com/photos/i-67qZzfb/1/O/i-67qZzfb.jpg)
...
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,586
Posted By KingRat
That is a rebranded San Ren Mu T21 - a really...

That is a rebranded San Ren Mu T21 - a really well made Chinese knife that can be had off the internet for a little over $10.

It's what I'd recommend for a cop.

It is a tool, not a weapon, and...
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,852
Posted By KingRat
Another positive recommendation. Had one for...

Another positive recommendation. Had one for years. Outstanding.
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,286
Posted By KingRat
I'm 6'2" with a long back and stumpy legs, and...

I'm 6'2" with a long back and stumpy legs, and I'm a big unit.

I have one of these and IMHO and after comprehensive and fairly extreme testing it is the best sports-touring bike money can buy,.
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 74,815
Posted By KingRat
:fitz :lol3

:fitz :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2013, 02:18 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 74,815
Posted By KingRat
March. I'm loving it Cos. 6'02"...

March. I'm loving it Cos.




6'02" but I've got a long back and stumpy legs.

The MRA screen is nice but I probably wouldn't bother with the vario extension - a simple double bubble would...
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 74,815
Posted By KingRat
Can't really add much to Appesino's review...

Can't really add much to Appesino's review (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=13719759&postcount=3) - just confirm it. IMHO this is the best all-round road bike out there, bar none.
...
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,312
Posted By KingRat
Alpinestars SMX worth a look ... had a pair for...

Alpinestars SMX worth a look ... had a pair for years, really solid build quality. Only problem has been the wrist closure velcro coming unglued from the rubber after about 5 years - easily glued...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2,375
Views: 293,180
Posted By KingRat
not very helpful, is it?

not very helpful, is it?
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,846
Posted By KingRat
I suppose it is too much to hope for that Yanks...

I suppose it is too much to hope for that Yanks can tell the difference between knives and guns.
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,413
Posted By KingRat
thanks for the comprehensive replies. :D

thanks for the comprehensive replies. :D
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,413
Posted By KingRat
I'm bumping this thread because I need a...

I'm bumping this thread because I need a temporary puncture repair kit for tubeless tyres.

Given that its purpose will be to let me finish the ride and then replace the tyre, I'm currently tending...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 968
Views: 264,535
Posted By KingRat
the correct word to precede the phrase 'instant...

the correct word to precede the phrase 'instant coffee' is 'revolting.' :deal
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,786
Posted By KingRat
Olympus TG1

a couple of snaps from today, just point and shoot in a couple of modes.... I'm not good enough to do anything arty or clever with it.
...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,786
Posted By KingRat
Olympus TG-1. Ruggedised, USB-chargeable, not...

Olympus TG-1. Ruggedised, USB-chargeable, not too costly, nice pics.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-07-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,782,565
Posted By KingRat
:wave Rivka :D I used to take a cheapish...

:wave Rivka :D

I used to take a cheapish bridge camera on bike trips but recently blatantly copied a friend who is similarly rough on gear and got an Olympus TG1.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-07-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,782,565
Posted By KingRat
http://kingrat.smugmug.com/photos/418351708_PyRoE-...

http://kingrat.smugmug.com/photos/418351708_PyRoE-L.jpg
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,524
Posted By KingRat
In a toolbox for use when needed? A headtorch is...

In a toolbox for use when needed? A headtorch is probably better.

Long-term storage? Lithium batteries every time. CR123 most powerful, AA or AAA can be replaced with commonly-available...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-17-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,327
Posted By KingRat
Thank you. :D

Thank you. :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-17-2012, 04:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,327
Posted By KingRat
Can you recommend a nice scenic route into...

Can you recommend a nice scenic route into Andermatt from the eastern end of Lake Costance by any chance please?
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,470
Posted By KingRat
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=53...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=535416

enjoy.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-30-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 510
Posted By KingRat
a couple more trips around northern France

Getting time off work has been next to impossible of late but I have managed to squeeze in a couple of short trips around France, a beautiful country with lots of space, fantastic roads and light...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-30-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,782,565
Posted By KingRat
:razor I guess size must be an issue for...

:razor


I guess size must be an issue for you. :fitz
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-29-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,782,565
Posted By KingRat
:bluduh The only thing keeping me sane is...

:bluduh


The only thing keeping me sane is trip planning.

For September.:bluduh

When the Circus has taken all the clowns away. :bluduh :bluduh
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-27-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,782,565
Posted By KingRat
:scratch I don't think it was. :grim

:scratch I don't think it was. :grim
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-09-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,782,565
Posted By KingRat
It'll never catch on. ...

It'll never catch on.

http://kingrat.smugmug.com/Biketrips-1/Somme-2012/i-xvWnLQx/0/L/road-ahead-2-L.jpg
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2012, 01:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,341
Posted By KingRat
http://www.jc-motorcycle-accessories.co.uk/inc/002...

http://www.jc-motorcycle-accessories.co.uk/inc/0025/images/shop/prods/629.jpg

refillable with very dilute car windscreen washer fluid

works very quickly on all insect entrails and other...
Forum: Face plant 05-15-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 114,805
Posted By KingRat
First of all, best wishes for a speedy recovery....

First of all, best wishes for a speedy recovery. :deal



:scratch



Never understood the lack of conspicuity markings over there.
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2011, 02:10 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 38,738
Posted By KingRat
The sun visor will be a great improvement over...

The sun visor will be a great improvement over the multitech.

Annoyingly enough my new company multitech just arrived. :bluduh
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-22-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,782,565
Posted By KingRat
Fantastic photographs Rivka. They really give a...

Fantastic photographs Rivka. They really give a flavour of the place, although it looks too damn hot for me! :lol3

And a happy (very) belated birthday too.
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