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Forum: Equipment 05-28-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,236
Posted By Hockley Boy
I got a Gopro Silver this week and downloaded the...

I got a Gopro Silver this week and downloaded the free version of Gopro Studio and it works really well. Bit slow (but thats probably my laptop) but its very simple to use. It stitches clips together...
Forum: Europe 05-19-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 531
Posted By Hockley Boy
Will look out for it on my London commute,...

Will look out for it on my London commute, unlikely to see it but you never know.
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 13,392
Posted By Hockley Boy
Really nice report, keep those pictures comming....

Really nice report, keep those pictures comming. :1drink
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,036
Posted By Hockley Boy
Bamboo under shirts are great, wear them all year...

Bamboo under shirts are great, wear them all year round, cool in summer an help keep you warm in summer. For really long days in the saddle cyle shorts are good and comfortable.
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,111,517
Posted By Hockley Boy
Nice one, can't wait for the pictures.

Nice one, can't wait for the pictures.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-02-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,221
Posted By Hockley Boy
Nice, keep the pictures comming :lurk

Nice, keep the pictures comming :lurk
Forum: Airheads 04-03-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,223
Posted By Hockley Boy
These guys make awesome vintage helmets (open...

These guys make awesome vintage helmets (open face though unfortunately)

http://www.davida.co.uk/styles.php?id=4
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,111,517
Posted By Hockley Boy
Great report, keep it coming!:1drink

Great report, keep it coming!:1drink
Forum: Beasts 03-15-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 840
Views: 140,781
Posted By Hockley Boy
That explains it, I think the original cast wheel...

That explains it, I think the original cast wheel model was meant to be 05 over here but due to demand was released 04.
Forum: Beasts 03-15-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 840
Views: 140,781
Posted By Hockley Boy
I am on my second Tiger, ride about 20k miles a...

I am on my second Tiger, ride about 20k miles a year in all weathers and they are great bikes for commuting, touring, weekend fun and even a little light off road riding (gravel tracks). Not too may...
Forum: Vendors 02-14-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,438
Posted By Hockley Boy
Thanks for the mag, Have just downloaded it and...

Thanks for the mag, Have just downloaded it and am looking forward to reading it.
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,025
Posted By Hockley Boy
Nice report and pics, looks like you had a great...

Nice report and pics, looks like you had a great trip.
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,258
Posted By Hockley Boy
Triumph Expedition Gloves are excellent, have...

Triumph Expedition Gloves are excellent, have just woorn mine through their second winter (commuting everyaday and weekend riding) and they have not leaked once. They have a good closure system which...
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 811
Posted By Hockley Boy
Dosent' look too disimilar to this ...

Dosent' look too disimilar to this

http://www.bikingdirect.com/spada/spada-highland-textile-jacket-12580-p.html

which I wear all year round in the uk (I ride about 350 days a year) as it is...
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,583
Posted By Hockley Boy
Don't know about the H rated but the V rated...

Don't know about the H rated but the V rated Anakee 2's wear pretty well, I seem to get about 10k miles out of a rear tyre and a little more from the front on my 955 Tiger. My riding is mostly road...
Forum: Europe 03-16-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 61
Uk!
Views: 6,565
Posted By Hockley Boy
Look further west when you get to Scotland, take...

Look further west when you get to Scotland, take in Applecross and the Isle of Skye if you can.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-06-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,499
Posted By Hockley Boy
Bluhduh Yes it is affecting my riding, as I commute...

Yes it is affecting my riding, as I commute everyday all year round doing 20k plus miles I am considerably poorer with less cash for fun rides.
Forum: Face plant 03-02-2012, 01:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,166
Posted By Hockley Boy
Have a look on tigertriple.com, lots on there...

Have a look on tigertriple.com, lots on there about the various bars. Most seem to like the Touratechs though.
Forum: Face plant 02-29-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,166
Posted By Hockley Boy
Happens to us all sooner or later, Tigers like to...

Happens to us all sooner or later, Tigers like to lie down. The lucky ones (not me) intall crash bars before they drop it the first time.
Forum: EMEA 02-20-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,062
Posted By Hockley Boy
Never mind the weather, just go you won't regret...

Never mind the weather, just go you won't regret it rain or not.

Loved Scotland on my 2008 trip even though I did meet some damp weather from time to time!
...
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,735
Posted By Hockley Boy
Have a look at the Hein Gericke website, always...

Have a look at the Hein Gericke website, always find their stuff excellent quality and usually at pretty good prices. I wear a pair of their goretex pants all year round (bought them in the sale a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-02-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 157,016
Posted By Hockley Boy
My GSXR1000 IOM TT

Saw the press release, just had to have one :1drink

http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i116/hockleyboy/MYGSX1.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2012, 02:24 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 12,264
Posted By Hockley Boy
The Tiger is a good option for what you want, as...

The Tiger is a good option for what you want, as well as the 1050, its worth a look at the older (up to 2007) 955i as there are some good low mileage example around for very reasonable prices.

I...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-07-2011, 02:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,700
Posted By Hockley Boy
+1 on the Garmin Oregon, I have both topo and...

+1 on the Garmin Oregon, I have both topo and route maps, small enough to carry when walking, big enough to glance at for directions whilst riding.
Forum: Europe 11-01-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,201
Posted By Hockley Boy
If you are considering that HG jacket then have a...

If you are considering that HG jacket then have a look at the Spada Highland;-

http://www.sportsbikeshop.co.uk/motorcycle_parts/content_prod/38896

A similar spec but cheaper and the vent zips...
Forum: Europe 10-20-2011, 01:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,508
Posted By Hockley Boy
You could try these people for a rental:- ...

You could try these people for a rental:-

http://www.raceways.net/hire.php

Search the net for tour companies, am sure there are a few around.
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2011, 01:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,740
Posted By Hockley Boy
Try a beadrider on your seat, lets the air flow...

Try a beadrider on your seat, lets the air flow underneath you and allows you to move about and shift the pressure points. Seems odd but it works (also lets the rain run away when wet and stops you...
Forum: Europe 09-09-2011, 02:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,276
Posted By Hockley Boy
+1 on the west coast, would recommend the ferry...

+1 on the west coast, would recommend the ferry to Skye (Malliag to Armadale) its the way to arrive on Skye, ride the bridge back to the mainland later and dont miss the Applecross pass and coast...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,775
Posted By Hockley Boy
Great report and pics, really enjoyed that :1drink

Great report and pics, really enjoyed that :1drink
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-02-2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,901
Posted By Hockley Boy
Thanks for the great pics, brings back some...

Thanks for the great pics, brings back some memories have visitited Moreton quite a few times and have fished the river by the ford several times.
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,570
Posted By Hockley Boy
Waiting for more...... :lurk

Waiting for more...... :lurk
Forum: Europe 08-10-2011, 02:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 834
Posted By Hockley Boy
2 locations in London and offer a good selection...

2 locations in London and offer a good selection of bikes with daily rates;-

http://www.raceways.net/show_rental_bikes.php?manufacturer=Suzuki

or these people not far out of London also fair...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,960
Posted By Hockley Boy
Have a look at the Triumph Tiger, the 955i model...

Have a look at the Triumph Tiger, the 955i model up to 2006, quite tall already but seat can be raised, pegs lowered and risers put on bars. Will cruise all day at 80+, carry all your gear and are up...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-26-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,432
Posted By Hockley Boy
Always wear disposables Earsoft FX, have tried...

Always wear disposables Earsoft FX, have tried quite a few different types but these give me the best combination of comfort and noise reduction.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,155
Posted By Hockley Boy
Whoops, HTF did I do that? :shog somehow the...

Whoops, HTF did I do that? :shog somehow the thread appeared when I hit the New Posts.

Sorry, will try to look at the last post date in future.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,155
Posted By Hockley Boy
GS always seem slower to me, they get held up...

GS always seem slower to me, they get held up because the riders never take the mini caravans off the sides :D
Forum: Europe 06-30-2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 890
Posted By Hockley Boy
Can also recommend Garmin City Navigator Europe...

Can also recommend Garmin City Navigator Europe 2011, can be picked up on SD card for abour 30 if you search the net.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-24-2011, 06:59 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,290
Posted By Hockley Boy
Go get some proper rider training if you want to...

Go get some proper rider training if you want to ride a bike and stay alive!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 665
Views: 65,835
Posted By Hockley Boy
IMHO the shoulder/breakdown lane is not fair game...

IMHO the shoulder/breakdown lane is not fair game as this should be a safe haven for those that have broken down or have an urgent need to get out of high speed traffic. Personally I would not and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 665
Views: 65,835
Posted By Hockley Boy
That would scare the cr*p out of me!

That would scare the cr*p out of me!
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