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Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,833
Posted By Paul Young
http://www.forestforum.co.uk/images/smilies/whoosh...

http://www.forestforum.co.uk/images/smilies/whoosh2.gif

UK gal vs US gal...:augie:doh

I ran my 1150 Adv tank dry after 185 miles, but lots of those were WOT and it ran dry as I turned into the...
Forum: Europe 05-11-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,001
Posted By Paul Young
Looks fabulous...:freaky

Looks fabulous...:freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,781
Posted By Paul Young
I could do you a straight swap for the MM in your...

I could do you a straight swap for the MM in your stable :evil :lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,781
Posted By Paul Young
After 2yrs on spoked wheels (back in the olden...

After 2yrs on spoked wheels (back in the olden days of 2002) I was frustrated by the limited tyre options for the spoked wheels on my 1150. I'd found the best were TKC's but I turned the edges blue...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-18-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 791
Views: 103,669
Posted By Paul Young
'00 model I've owned since it was a year old &...

'00 model I've owned since it was a year old & 1800miles. Now sitting quietly in my garage with 53k on it - not a lot of miles but, boy, they've been good. Probably more than most at WOT... :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,749
Posted By Paul Young
My GS is a 2000 model I've owned almost it's...

My GS is a 2000 model I've owned almost it's whole life & it still has the original clutch plate fitted & has never been split. I run my bike quite hard round the Isle of Man each summer & found that...
Forum: Europe 12-30-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,261
Posted By Paul Young
Earliest you can book is after the first day of...

Earliest you can book is after the first day of the festival (practice week) in 2014.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By Paul Young
Anton, you have my thanks for that...

Anton, you have my thanks for that information/site.

It was what I referred to when I was contemplating this same scenario. The reason for my investigations was that I was finding 5th gear a tad...
Forum: Europe 12-08-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,261
Posted By Paul Young
Oi!!! I resemble that remark :wink:

Oi!!! I resemble that remark :wink:
Forum: Europe 12-03-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,261
Posted By Paul Young
Take the bike. You'll regret it if you don't,...

Take the bike. You'll regret it if you don't, trust me... It's the ultimate piece of Tarmac to ride down &, as an old guy there once said:
"Going to the TT without your bike is like going to a...
Forum: Europe 04-01-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 13,142
Posted By Paul Young
I'd no idea this was happening but it was almost...

I'd no idea this was happening but it was almost as good to just read the aftermath. Sounds like another of Timpo's amazingly good do's, so I'll try to keep a better watch out for the next one. Shame...
Forum: Europe 11-24-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,275
Posted By Paul Young
I got the email from Wiltshire Council the other...

I got the email from Wiltshire Council the other day & couldn't believe that the recommendation was just to close the road past the visitor centre... I thought I'd misunderstood the findings.
...
Forum: Europe 10-31-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,750
Posted By Paul Young
Another thought that occurred to me after...

Another thought that occurred to me after watching both programmes in the series, so far, was the lack of any kind of younger perspective. In both conflicts, proponents on both sides appeared to be...
Forum: Europe 10-30-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,750
Posted By Paul Young
I thought the NP chief's comment at the end was...

I thought the NP chief's comment at the end was spot on... Essentially, that the Peaks NP is all about access & to start removing that from certain people seems contradictory after they way it was...
Forum: Europe 10-30-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,750
Posted By Paul Young
How did you find out you were being filmed,...

How did you find out you were being filmed, Dazzer?

I'm assuming that it's because one of the others told you afterwards, rather than finding yourself featured on Crimewatch... I think I would be...
Forum: Europe 10-28-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,153
Posted By Paul Young
Your best bet for booking a crossing will be to...

Your best bet for booking a crossing will be to try now but, if you can't get what you want, wait until 1st March. Lots of people book with 20 deposit then find the cost too high or something else...
Forum: Europe 05-04-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,697
Posted By Paul Young
Someone's got CDO... It's like OCD but in...

Someone's got CDO... It's like OCD but in alphabetical order :wink:
Forum: Europe 05-02-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,697
Posted By Paul Young
Awww... Aren't they upside down... (anymore...

Awww... Aren't they upside down... (anymore :rofl)?
Forum: Europe 03-29-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,360
Posted By Paul Young
Thanks a lot for another brill weekend. Great to...

Thanks a lot for another brill weekend. Great to see all the usual suspects...:D

Special thanks to Knobby & AndyC for showing us around & for the patience while I did my first ever puncture repair...
Forum: Europe 03-27-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,614
Posted By Paul Young
Timpo, I'll head down through the tunnel on...

Timpo,

I'll head down through the tunnel on Thursday morning & meet Lynchy so we can head down to your place for about 9.30-9.45. That ok for you?
Forum: Europe 03-18-2011, 03:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 869
Posted By Paul Young
Fly to Liverpool or Manchester & get an onward...

Fly to Liverpool or Manchester & get an onward flight to Ronaldsway airport (IOM) or head to Liverpool Pier Head (use the train) & grab the fastcat ferry. The advantage of the ferry is that it takes...
Forum: Europe 03-13-2011, 05:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,064
Posted By Paul Young
I'd love to, as long as I can use my CRM :evil

I'd love to, as long as I can use my CRM :evil
Forum: Europe 03-07-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,614
Posted By Paul Young
Thursday's my day off, so I might be up for a...

Thursday's my day off, so I might be up for a jaunt... Do you know a good route, Timpo. Road tyres only on my GS though :wink:
Forum: Europe 02-12-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 925
Posted By Paul Young
1st time for a long time that I won't be going,...

1st time for a long time that I won't be going, this year...:cry
Forum: GS Boxers 01-28-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,293
Posted By Paul Young
Easy to fit but you need the front brake discs...

Easy to fit but you need the front brake discs from the donor bike with the 3-spokes & that bumps up the cost as you can't just swap the ones from your GS wheels.

With full on race tyres, the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-27-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,293
Posted By Paul Young
It always amazes me how these videos seem to...

It always amazes me how these videos seem to polarise viewpoints but I understand why. After a couple of weeks of riding around the TT circuit, you get into a groove where 70mph feels like you could...
Forum: Europe 10-03-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,116
Posted By Paul Young
What a fantastic day...! Thanks so much to Dazzer...

What a fantastic day...! Thanks so much to Dazzer &, especially, Basil for showing us around some amazing lanes. Even falling off didn't dampen my fun :clap :freaky
Forum: Europe 08-20-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 607
Posted By Paul Young
Maybe we should all go out & buy old tractors,...

Maybe we should all go out & buy old tractors, trailer them, slowly, through the YDNP & then go down any lane we want - they're agricultural vehicles afterall...

I got a similar response to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,837
Posted By Paul Young
Not strictly "picked up while riding", but the...

Not strictly "picked up while riding", but the strangest thing I've had to carry was a set of MV Agusta tail pipes. They looked really trick, stuck over the back of the GS...
Forum: Europe 03-29-2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 36,864
Posted By Paul Young
Terry NW, Basil & myself found that slurry pit on...

Terry NW, Basil & myself found that slurry pit on Friday. Terry has a cracking video of Basil caning his KTM all the way through after Terry & I both got stuck & had to be dragged out. We waited to...
Forum: Europe 03-28-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 36,864
Posted By Paul Young
Hello all, I've just finished my second...

Hello all,

I've just finished my second welsh-mud smuggling run & it went very well indeed. I seem to have managed to get out with half the national stock of the stuff...

Thanks to all...
Forum: Europe 03-25-2010, 02:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By Paul Young
Shitebags...:lol3 :wink: (I believe they...

Shitebags...:lol3 :wink:

(I believe they are called gaucho's, really & Val H on the UKGSer site sells them & they are made by Tucano Urbano)
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,426
Posted By Paul Young
I used 3mm neoprene sheeting to fill the small...

I used 3mm neoprene sheeting to fill the small gap behind mine. I have taken them off a few times & checked, over the years, but found nothing of concern.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2010, 02:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,426
Posted By Paul Young
There has been similar protection available for...

There has been similar protection available for years, for MX bikes. I have a pair of Yamaha carbonfiblre one's fitted to the bottom of my 1150GS forks, for the same reasons as given by the OP. Being...
Forum: Europe 03-22-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 841
Posted By Paul Young
It was interesting to note that there was no...

It was interesting to note that there was no facility for making comments after the article...

I think the TRF should be stamping all over them for the inaccuracy & biased content. Any reply...
Forum: Europe 03-21-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 36,864
Posted By Paul Young
www.metcheck.com...

www.metcheck.com (http://www.metcheck.com/V40/UK/FREE/7days.asp)
Forum: Europe 03-19-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 36,864
Posted By Paul Young
Basil's going to be there on Thursday night, so...

Basil's going to be there on Thursday night, so I'm heading down early on Friday morning. There should be something going on...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,026
Posted By Paul Young
Mine cost the equivalent of $115 all in. It was...

Mine cost the equivalent of $115 all in. It was brand new w/o bearings, o I had the choice of setting it up for a GS or Rockster spindle as they use different bearing sets. I just ordered the GS...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2010, 02:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,026
Posted By Paul Young
My 1150 has the Rockster wishbone fitted & it...

My 1150 has the Rockster wishbone fitted & it works fine. Essentially the front end of the Rockster is exactly the same as the GS, but I've no idea what the weight difference was. I only did it...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,159
Posted By Paul Young
It can't be connected into the high pressure...

It can't be connected into the high pressure system, but what's wrong with connecting it to the existing tank? I was going to use the left hand side of the cross-over pipe on my 1150 Adv tank, as...
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