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Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2010, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2,075
Views: 642,493
Posted By Micky
Well Walter I've just spent a very pleasant...

Well Walter I've just spent a very pleasant evening catching up with you on this, and a more pleasant evening I couldn't envisage :thumb

:beer
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2008, 11:33 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 22,321
Posted By Micky
It's just over two years since we came back from...

It's just over two years since we came back from our 'Long Way Home' adventure... you've gone and got me all misty eyed and blubbering :cry

We loved Kyrgystan and Mongolia :clap

I'm now...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2007, 11:07 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,842
Posted By Micky
We all start out with an empty bag of experience,...

We all start out with an empty bag of experience, and a full bag of luck... the idea is to fill the bag of experience before the bag of luck becomes empty :wings

www.adventure.gs...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2007, 01:21 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,842
Posted By Micky
Same goes over here... the race rep wannabe's in...

Same goes over here... the race rep wannabe's in their 'babygrows' will often exit a corner on the wrong side of the road, or even overtake on the wrong side round a blind bend:eek1 They must have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2007, 12:03 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,842
Posted By Micky
Correct Sir :nod The last bit of tarmac...

Correct Sir :nod

The last bit of tarmac you can see, where the nearside and offside of the road converge... that is the limit point. We should really aim to be able to stop at that point, for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2007, 02:31 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,842
Posted By Micky
In Dr. Rock's scenario below, the Dark Blue, the...

In Dr. Rock's scenario below, the Dark Blue, the Green and the Light Blue all have one thing in common.... you run wide on the exit, run out of road and crash :eek1

Stay wide, stay late,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2007, 12:04 PM
Replies: 982
Views: 343,659
Posted By Micky
Well some of the lights shown look feckin...

Well some of the lights shown look feckin ridiculous and way way OTT :eek1

Here's mine, and with the two xenon's (headlight main and aux.) and then dip beam and aux. fog light, there's more...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2007, 11:54 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,842
Posted By Micky
On the road, on corners you can't see round,...

On the road, on corners you can't see round, there are no apexes!

An apex is for the track where there is nothing coming towards you.

On the road stay wide, stay late, for maximum view, until...
Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2007, 04:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,497
Posted By Micky
Much as I hate to see swearing in print, because...

Much as I hate to see swearing in print, because it shows an absolute lack of knowlege of adjectives within the English language... where 'idiot' might have been sufficient on its own, and I would...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2007, 02:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,981
Posted By Micky
Exactly Jim.... sometimes in heavy traffic it was...

Exactly Jim.... sometimes in heavy traffic it was better to switch the horns off, because all the traffic in front bobs and weaves about trying to get out of the way of a police vehicle, but they've...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-07-2007, 01:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,981
Posted By Micky
Errrr sorry old bean, but bin riding 43 years,...

Errrr sorry old bean, but bin riding 43 years, done over 300,000 miles in the last ten years. One thing I am not is 'short sighted' ... Police class one rider and instructor.... Royal and VIP escort...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-07-2007, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2,607
Views: 3,316,821
Posted By Micky
Mongolia on our 'Long Way Home' trip.... ...

Mongolia on our 'Long Way Home' trip....

This is a main road :eek1

www.adventure.gs (http://www.adventure.gs)
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2007, 03:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,846
Posted By Micky
Der Nürburgring is situated in a beautiful part...

Der Nürburgring is situated in a beautiful part of Germany, the Eifel mountains, great motorcycling roads, superb hospitality, good food'n bier :freaky

Bonox... the file is 44Mb... honest!
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-01-2007, 02:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 907
Posted By Micky
Here's mine.... There's loads of...

Here's mine....

There's loads of goodies... hope you enjoy and get loads of smiles'n miles.

:beer
www.adventure.gs
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2007, 01:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,846
Posted By Micky
1200GS Adventure round der Nürburgring...

Hi folks... dunno if of any interest, but here's on board camera footage of me on my 1200GS Adventure last year at der Nürburgring :eek1

It's part of a film I made, the two earlier laps were...
Forum: Face plant 01-03-2007, 08:40 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,757
Posted By Micky
"Do we shed a tear because he has gone... or do...

"Do we shed a tear because he has gone... or do we smile because he has lived"

John was a big guy with a big heart... he was a friend. We should have been spending the New Year in the Scottish...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-27-2006, 02:12 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 22,610
Posted By Micky
Still don't go for that Dick... sorry! OK...

Still don't go for that Dick... sorry!

OK I'm only 60 year old, so just a mere kid at your aging 67 :cry

But I'm still camping, still doing the winter rally's here in the UK, still planning...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2006, 03:46 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 22,610
Posted By Micky
Why on earth would you want to do a motorcycle...

Why on earth would you want to do a motorcycle adventure trip in a van?

www.adventure.gs


:freaky
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2006, 01:53 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 104,729
Posted By Micky
Me too Andres... Gobsmackin' photo's to be...

Me too Andres...

Gobsmackin' photo's to be sure. Strewth.... just fantastic eh!

:clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap

www.adventure.gs
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2006, 12:07 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 27,093
Posted By Micky
You reduce me to tears Neo... the photo's are...

You reduce me to tears Neo... the photo's are fantastic, the best I've seen!

We rode across Russia last year and spent several weeks in Mongolia, you bring it all back so vividly... thanks for...
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2006, 03:22 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 20,426
Posted By Micky
Some great photo's, some great reading... thanks...

Some great photo's, some great reading... thanks for sharing them with us TG :smile6

Where to next?

Micky
www.adventure.gs
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2006, 11:50 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 51,714
Posted By Micky
Been on other threads, but here's a photo of me,...

Been on other threads, but here's a photo of me, my two sons and my grandson... all riding BMW GS's..

:lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3

www.adventure.gs (http://www.adventure.gs)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-19-2006, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 1,052,808
Posted By Micky
And on our 'Long Way Home' trip last year Sue...

And on our 'Long Way Home' trip last year Sue tries a Russian police 'bike for size.... :lol3

www.adventure.gs (http://www.adventure.gs)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-19-2006, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 1,052,808
Posted By Micky
Royal escort duties.... :eek1

Royal escort duties.... :eek1
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-19-2006, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 1,052,808
Posted By Micky
Years later I'm still riding the police...

Years later I'm still riding the police 'bikes..... :D :D

Undeniably one of THE best police bikes :lol3

www.adventure.gs
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-19-2006, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1,915
Views: 1,052,808
Posted By Micky
My first police 'bike... LE Velocette 'Noddy...

My first police 'bike... LE Velocette 'Noddy Bike', West Riding of Yorkshire Police 1965
200cc flat twin, water cooled, shaft drive.

The dog is my old Wire Haired Fox Terrier called Patch.......
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-19-2006, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9,849
Views: 3,104,654
Posted By Micky
If you've got more Touratech bits on than mine...

If you've got more Touratech bits on than mine I'm gonna have to sort you out..... :ddog

I had the bigger footrests on the 1200GS-A and they're much better.

Looks like you've raised your...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-18-2006, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9,849
Views: 3,104,654
Posted By Micky
Similar tastes RC :wings :ksteve '04...

Similar tastes RC :wings :ksteve

'04 Dakar... Wilbers suspension, Remus, etc. :lol3
Two sets of rims, 21" front, standard rear, fitted with TKC's... :eek1
19" front with standard rear with...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-18-2006, 12:08 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 420,308
Posted By Micky
Stranded whale comes to mind.... :freaky ...

Stranded whale comes to mind.... :freaky

www.adventure.gs (http://www.adventure.gs)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-18-2006, 12:07 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 420,308
Posted By Micky
Oh dear... :lol3 :lol3

Oh dear... :lol3 :lol3
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-18-2006, 12:06 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 420,308
Posted By Micky
Into the water... here we go... :eek1

Into the water... here we go... :eek1
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-18-2006, 12:04 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 420,308
Posted By Micky
A great thread, some fantastic piccies.... :lol3...

A great thread, some fantastic piccies.... :lol3

You don't stop playing because you get old... you grow old because you stop playing :rofl

Well this seemed like a good idea at the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2006, 08:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,663
Posted By Micky
The old man here.... I wuz there. I can't fly...

The old man here.... I wuz there. I can't fly and I can't swim :cry

Here's a picture I took, same lad, same 'bike.... dunno where he gets it from, must speak to his mother :eek1
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-17-2006, 01:39 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 14,683
Posted By Micky
No probs Wheedle ... do the Nürburgring courses...

No probs Wheedle ... do the Nürburgring courses and they don't teach 'hanging off'! The German instructors teach/advocate the smooth line, or as they call it 'the rain line'... more relevant to road...
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2006, 04:42 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 14,683
Posted By Micky
Earlier photo of two wheeler Wheelers... ...

Earlier photo of two wheeler Wheelers...

Great Grandpops Wheeler (RIP),on the left, with me Micky, on the right, with Laughing Gas and Martyn in the middle... a camping drinking, boozing, riding,...
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2006, 03:05 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 14,683
Posted By Micky
They don't call Cadwell Park 'The Mini...

They don't call Cadwell Park 'The Mini Nürburgring' for nuthin'... it's a great little circuit.
Ah... der Nürburgring..... :clap I've had the extreme pleasure of introducing sons Laughingas and...
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2006, 09:30 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 14,683
Posted By Micky
I got a thump in my eye by an overhanging branch,...

I got a thump in my eye by an overhanging branch, trying to follow Laughing Gas and t'other son through some woods :eek1

I was only washing the eye out LG :wink:

Just to save face a bit...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2006, 09:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,414
Posted By Micky
A great trip Starstriker... We're thinking...

A great trip Starstriker...

We're thinking Africa next :eek1

Egypt and then keep going.... :lol3

www.adventure.gs (http://www.adventure.gs)
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2006, 02:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,414
Posted By Micky
I've sold my 1200GS-A now just using my 650 Dakar...

I've sold my 1200GS-A now just using my 650 Dakar :clap

I've had the 1150GS, the 1150 GS-A and then the 1200GS-A and done probably about 160,000 miles on them. The 650 will do everything the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2006, 04:15 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 21,713
Posted By Micky
... and a better photo of the new lights :D ...

... and a better photo of the new lights :D

Mick

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