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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-22-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 375
Posted By Lars1974
Bagger ride in England

Hi all,

Over this weekend I had a Honda Goldwing F6B Bagger to play with.

http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd21/LarsG1974/53529f8056455705566ad366a78740be_zpsdceaa7b4.jpg

I have ridden...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-08-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,911
Posted By Lars1974
Hi all, As I had access to two gopros - I...

Hi all,

As I had access to two gopros - I did a little video edit of my scooters performance.

Just acceleration and a few roll on attempts.

Feel free to have a look.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-25-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,911
Posted By Lars1974
Today together with a colleague we took out...

Today together with a colleague we took out scooter for a ride out to get to the UK round of the MX GP!

We started early and got to a local biker cafe for some breakie...and than onto the venue!...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-24-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,672
Posted By Lars1974
I had two silverwings 600's and now own an S-wing...

I had two silverwings 600's and now own an S-wing 125...i agree pretty much will all your points.

One thing that annoyed me the most was the windscreen turbulence i got on the bigger scoot. The...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-07-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,235
Posted By Lars1974
Yes, i did run an SH125 for 6 months and I put on...

Yes, i did run an SH125 for 6 months and I put on 3000 miles during daily commuting. It worked very well and returned also over 100mpg all the time.
I did like the idle stop features, but it was...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-06-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,235
Posted By Lars1974
As a fellow S-wing 125 rider I totally agree with...

As a fellow S-wing 125 rider I totally agree with comments about little 125cc scoot. It has such a nice ride and enough power to flow in traffic and I too get 200 miles from its little tank which...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,582,822
Posted By Lars1974
Took my XR400 on a daytrip through lanes and...

Took my XR400 on a daytrip through lanes and trails of the Chiltern Hills, Oxfordshire.
Lovely ride it was.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-23-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,911
Posted By Lars1974
Update: Have now done about 3 tanks worth of...

Update:

Have now done about 3 tanks worth of riding, mostly commuting but also the odd ride out with the missus 2 up for some coffee and cakes...
...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-15-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3,379
Views: 1,311,938
Posted By Lars1974
Took the wife to a cafe for some tea and cake on...

Took the wife to a cafe for some tea and cake on the scooter...and got her to take a pic of the s wing and me...
...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-14-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,911
Posted By Lars1974
Filled up tonight after a week of commuting on...

Filled up tonight after a week of commuting on the country lanes...
Covered 191miles on the tank. Was half way through the red on the gauge. It took 8.46l so this works out at 102mpg (uk) or 2.75l /...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-09-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,911
Posted By Lars1974
With Spring surely on its way I enjoyed a run out...

With Spring surely on its way I enjoyed a run out on the S wing!

http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd21/LarsG1974/e22632bee722f54eb08d8f4683a18ad2_zps2fe693fa.jpg

And here one on the move... i...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-07-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,911
Posted By Lars1974
Went over the 3000mile mark on the S-wing this...

Went over the 3000mile mark on the S-wing this morning, just as i rolled out of the garage....so i took a quick pic.
I have now done about 380 of them and I am really liking this bike. I use it...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-02-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3,379
Views: 1,311,938
Posted By Lars1974
Yes, original honda accessories... Kept my hands...

Yes, original honda accessories... Kept my hands warm through winter
Forum: Battle scooters 03-02-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,911
Posted By Lars1974
This morning I gave the new scooter a bit of a...

This morning I gave the new scooter a bit of a clean!
It came up almost looking like new, not at all like a almost 5 year old bike...I am well happy with that result!

Here are a few more pics.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-01-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3,379
Views: 1,311,938
Posted By Lars1974
My wife put her race face on as she tried my work...

My wife put her race face on as she tried my work bike for size before she took the SH125 for a spin. In the back is my newly acquired Honda S-wing 125, which I rode.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-26-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,911
Posted By Lars1974
Nordkapp trip is maybe next year...

Nordkapp trip is maybe next year...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-26-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,911
Posted By Lars1974
yes, its a great bike - I took it 2up yesterday...

yes, its a great bike - I took it 2up yesterday evening into London and than back out on the M4 and it performed easily at 60-65mph - even 2 up. i bought mine privately - but paid less than 1500 -...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-26-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,911
Posted By Lars1974
The MSX was a work bike which I had borrowed for...

The MSX was a work bike which I had borrowed for a while, but it turned out to be not practical enough for daily use - hence to new Scooter...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-25-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,911
Posted By Lars1974
just fuelled up after 102miles and it took less...

just fuelled up after 102miles and it took less than a gallon! 104.6mpg! now thats better than I thought given that I did not ride slow back from Bristol last Sunday...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-25-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,160
Posted By Lars1974
Hi guys, The Helix I potentially had in...

Hi guys,

The Helix
I potentially had in mind has already been sold before I could view and I the meantime I bought a Honda S-wing 125 - my report about it here:
...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-23-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,911
Posted By Lars1974
You guys miss out on this one than. Its a very...

You guys miss out on this one than. Its a very nice ride and yes it just looks like the little brother of your red silverwing...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-22-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,911
Posted By Lars1974
The Honda S-wing 125 thread

Hi all,
I have not yet seen a thread about the S-wing125, the Silverwings little brother so here i start it off...

I have a 2009 Honda S-wing 125, which I bought very recently. I got it in a...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-15-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,160
Posted By Lars1974
I am totally drawn towards this!

Hi all,

I am currently seriously considering buying an old Honda Helix Scooter.
I have had Silverwings before and currently have a new SH125 as my daily commuter, however I do fancy a Helix!
...
Forum: Beasts 12-23-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,059
Posted By Lars1974
I had a NC700x and an x DCT last year and both...

I had a NC700x and an x DCT last year and both were great bikes. I preferred the DCT... Given the short rev range.... Have a look at my threads about them.

I also toured on a crosstourer around...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-16-2013, 02:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 874
Posted By Lars1974
Honda SH125 thread

Hi all,

I have checked and could not see a thread dedicated to the SH125/150 scooter from Honda - so I thought I start one.

I am riding a SH125i ABS since September this year and use it mainly...
Forum: EMEA 10-25-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,237
Posted By Lars1974
Yes guys, its got to happen! Current plan is...

Yes guys, its got to happen!

Current plan is for next July!

3 options I sort of have:

- go it alone
- do it with the missus - she does have a full bike license and a CB1000R although if she...
Forum: EMEA 10-25-2013, 01:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,237
Posted By Lars1974
a lap of Norway on a Honda MSX125 Grom!

hi all,

I am currently considering where to take the little MSX Grom on an adventure for my upcoming 40th B-day next year and one idea keeps on coming back to me.

I always have this magical...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-19-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By Lars1974
1 Bike, 1 castle, 1 airport, 1 college in 1 Day

Hi all,

despite the typical British weather I decided to go for a Day trip through Berkshire's sights on the little Honda MSX125 (Grom).

I set off from my home in Wokingham at around 10.30am -...
Forum: Road warriors 10-18-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 85,991
Posted By Lars1974
hi guys, Ever since I saw this bike I knew I...

hi guys,

Ever since I saw this bike I knew I had to try one, so today I took one home for the weekend! You never know I may just have to buy it as my commuter tool and fun bike!

Honda MSX125...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By Lars1974
XR400 - a but low engine oil level...

Hi guys,

After doing the Hafren Rally in September I finally got round to do an engine oil change!

I could no longer get a reading on the dipstick so without knowing how much oil was left after...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-12-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 659
Posted By Lars1974
I finished 7th in the trail class out of 16. So...

I finished 7th in the trail class out of 16. So top half finished which I am well chuffed for my first rally...

Here are some more pics from the event... Bring on the next one!
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8,195
Views: 1,582,822
Posted By Lars1974
Here is a little collage I did of my XR400 being...

Here is a little collage I did of my XR400 being ridden around the Hafren Rally last weekend in Wales...

http://i227.photobucket.com/albums/dd21/LarsG1974/HafrenRallycollage_zps3edf702f.jpg
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-23-2013, 02:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 659
Posted By Lars1974
Hafren Rally 2013 - I did it - anyone else from here?

hi all,

last weekend was the Hafren Rally 2013 round.
I completed all 3 laps and did not crash once!

Well pleased!

Have No idea about what position I came in, but finishing was my target...
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,377
Posted By Lars1974
CB500F for me would win.... Flat wide handlebar...

CB500F for me would win.... Flat wide handlebar will be more comfy for touring.
You may want to fit a little fly screen to keep more wind off, but F over R any day...
Forum: Beasts 08-23-2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,347
Posted By Lars1974
hi all, This morning I clock'd over the 3000...

hi all,

This morning I clock'd over the 3000 mile mark on the odometer of the NC700XD and therefore I will do bit of the report of the last 3k miles.
...
Forum: Beasts 08-01-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,347
Posted By Lars1974
update: I am now up to 2400 miles and...

update:
I am now up to 2400 miles and everything is working as it should...
MPG is constantly around 70mpg.

I will do a proper review when i get to 3k miles...
Forum: Beasts 06-05-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 16,347
Posted By Lars1974
I have nit tried that Bill. Only ever selected...

I have nit tried that Bill. Only ever selected neutral when stop, but i will try and report....although not a for a few weeks as currently i am using a Crossrunner as my colleague borrowes my NC700
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,756
Posted By Lars1974
Very good report and great pics. Something I too...

Very good report and great pics. Something I too want to do is Scandanavia...
:clap
Forum: Beasts 06-02-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,061
Posted By Lars1974
I found this article earlier in the year, might...

I found this article earlier in the year, might help with your decission making....

http://rideapart.com/2013/02/rideapart-review-honda-nc700x/

Thx
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-27-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 454
Posted By Lars1974
Africa Twin and XR400 let loose on the Hampshire byways

hi all,

being a Bank Holiday in the UK today and with the sun shining - what better to do than a ride around in the country side.

Glen and his Africa Twin came up towards my area to explore...
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