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Forum: Europe 07-03-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
GYOA thread

I've been banned too!!

but seriously, a little wait for the next little waffer may be worth it:rofl

Always look on the bright side of life, dedum, dedum, dedum dedum dedum!
Forum: Europe 06-22-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 30,747
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Gyoa

After my buttock clenching ride at night in Albania with 35W candle power I've now added a 4 CREE particle beam blaster !

http://i486.photobucket.com/albums/rr230/catcitrus/HondaShroud20.jpg...
Forum: Europe 06-15-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 30,747
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
GYOA-vague link

A friend of mine in Colorado who still rides a lot-and offroad--at well over 70--has been following our exploits and in particular the 2CV--and his neighbours dad in BC (Canada-years ago)took part in...
Forum: Europe 06-13-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 30,747
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Gyoa 2014

Great Vid Daithi--those cameras are tough !

Here's a link to my photobucket album--and its a bit mixed but I had a slow trip down in the van (few pics of this including an Italian lake, Iseo north...
Forum: Europe 06-07-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 505
Views: 30,747
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Gyoa

High Danielle--sounds like a bit of an epic but you, Janice, trailer and Toby made it--and before me--just got back this evening (Sat).

When I left you on Monday it was all still a bit uncertain...
Forum: Europe 05-18-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,614
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Portugal thingy

Great vids Possu--I see you just managed to keep up with Ella on the little CRF!

Pannier frames are very profesnial !

What went pop on Lenny's KTM?
--Looks like we are in for some washed out...
Forum: Europe 05-10-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 30,747
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Sarajevo city hall

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-27353635

Bit of recent good news in the area.

CB
Forum: Vendors 05-02-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,838
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Tank guard pics

All are up ok now--nice job, nice detailed report, and interesting petcock mod.

Regards, Chris
Forum: Vendors 04-24-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,838
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Tank guards

Couldn't get the image link to work?--but never mind.

Thanks for the positive feedback.

The LH guard does extend down to cover the petcock, and I know people have blanked this off altogether...
Forum: Europe 04-17-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 30,747
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
What size is yours

Mines a little 230--but I'm also old and slow--if I get to the end it will be a result!--and I've even managed to get accident and medical insurance !
CB...
Forum: Europe 04-03-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 175,905
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
2009 KTM 250 EXCF 6 days

[COLOR="DarkOrange"]NOW SOLD
Forum: Europe 03-16-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,554
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
March Moon has passed

Just got back and partially unloaded--Just to start the ball rolling I thought I would add a few pics taken with Gazz's group at the top of Wayfarer's (and I think another hill top?)--magic !--thanks...
Forum: Europe 02-24-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 52,269
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
KTM LC8 and 690 case covers

Just a refresher as I've just made a set of each-please see items 45 and 109 on this list--and here are one or two phots....
Forum: Europe 01-31-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,678
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Elefantentreffen

Great pics.
Brought back memories.

Just dug out my rallye hat and I did it in 1970, 1971 and 1972--on old 30 quid Brit singles etc--and we had snow and whiteouts --epic trips--still etched on the...
Forum: Europe 01-31-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 30,747
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
green card saga

Concur Rick--thats why I swapped multibikes. Today I received my Green Card for the Honda CRF covering all territories except Iran and Israel--just in case I get lost!
I think at the start of this...
Forum: Europe 01-30-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 30,747
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Green card saga

Sounds like your quote is about right--mine was a little cheaper--but certainly more expensive than what was my insurer --AVIVA (all done through Carole Nash). Basically I ran out of patience and...
Forum: Europe 01-29-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 30,747
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Insurance

Update on insurance--swapped my multibike to AGEAS with Carole Nash, and also sorted out the green card at the same time to avoid any further broker fees--managed to carry across my large no claims...
Forum: Europe 01-17-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 30,747
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Gyoa

Noted and understand why--very good point.

Loz--The taxi drivers are not as old as I am--my license is so old that its held together with tape and cared for like an old manuscript and only handled...
Forum: Europe 01-16-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 30,747
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Gyoa

I'll get back in my box--the "team" have it covered !!:freaky
Forum: Europe 01-16-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 30,747
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Gyoa

Any suggestions on a secure parking place for a few vans?
CB
Forum: Europe 01-16-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 30,747
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
International driving license

I still have my old paper license--european version--very old and fragile--like me---but it does last until I'm 70 unlike the photocard which only lasts 10 years (with no reminder!). I have just got...
Forum: Europe 01-15-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 30,747
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
insurance

Good news indeed Rick--I had got as far as confirming that AGEAS would do the green card bit, but I'm currently with AVIVA,I think, but through Carole Nash. I think I will switch my multibike to them...
Forum: Europe 01-02-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 30,747
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Green card

I have spoken to them at length already--and you confirm my info--I need to be with AGEAS to get a green card from them to cover the territories outside the EU. I just wonder whether there are better...
Forum: Europe 01-02-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 30,747
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Green card

In my earlier post I also confirmed that AGEAS (via Carole Nash) will cover all that we want(but also only 3rd party for trail bikes). The price that you quote though needs clarification?--I was...
Forum: Europe 12-29-2013, 03:19 AM
Replies: 505
Views: 30,747
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
GYOA--insurance

You are right--Groupama have been integrated into AGEAS at Carol Nash. I've been talking to Carol Nash (where I have a multi bike policy covering my little CRF with fully comp that covers all EU...
Forum: Europe 12-11-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Adventures in Devon

Is that yours at the bottom of a ditch?--in one piece--and the bike?

Glad we bumped into each other--what are the chances of that ? Our group went from 8 to two shortly after lunch (plus the two...
Forum: Europe 12-11-2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,260
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
The bad one

One thing I learnt last weekend in North Devon (I crashed!)--and should have remembered from my yuf in the area, --a trials tyre will give you a lot more grip on snotty rocks and still cope well...
Forum: Europe 12-05-2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,260
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Woods of Wisdom

I'm also cyprussed--can't wait till spring when green shoots will hide all.

CB:lol3
Forum: Europe 11-22-2013, 01:47 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,260
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Haf

Looks like there will be plenty of water around!!

Have fun and hopefully see most of you in the new year.

I have a 640A but I'm too short, old etc to attempt really difficult terrain on...
Forum: Europe 10-24-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 429
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Looked a load of fun--good old 640As CB

Looked a load of fun--good old 640As
CB
Forum: Ride reports 10-24-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,470
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Great report--love those old LC4s!!--I note one...

Great report--love those old LC4s!!--I note one had my tank guards on as well!

CB
Forum: Europe 10-21-2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,541
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Wicked "Termight" tour

Thoroughly enjoying the write up.

That Roman road video from Possu looked scary. Not so much wrong trousers (although they probably needed changing afterwards) but more wrong tyres and power...
Forum: Vendors 10-18-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,838
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Mk 2a guards

There are about 5 sets out there now and they seem to be pretty much there--there may be comments outside this thread but nothing negative to me apart from a slightly tight fit on the larger guard....
Forum: Vendors 09-19-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,838
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Mk 2A First fit

Herewith a couple of pics of one of the first sets.
http://i486.photobucket.com/albums/rr230/catcitrus/KTM640AguardsMk2A1.jpg...
Forum: Europe 08-26-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,370
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Clogfest

I left the campsite just as Matt left for another morning on the trails--on his own!!--we were the last to leave. Got home at 11 am this morning (mon).

A great weekend with great company (and...
Forum: Vendors 08-26-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,838
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Tank guards

I'm awaiting reports--3 sets out there.

Regards, Chris
Forum: Vendors 08-06-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,838
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
Out to in its clear gel, 2x carbon, a kevlar/...

Out to in its clear gel, 2x carbon, a kevlar/ carbon patch in the bottom corner (which I "hide" from the edge to avoid "feathers" on trimming), 2 x carbon triaxial and then glass--they are designed...
Forum: Vendors 08-06-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,838
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
KTM 640A guards Mk 2a

They will be as before which is 95 GBP--but please don't ask for any just yet--small steps--small steps.:1drink
thanks for the interest.

CB
Forum: Vendors 08-06-2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,838
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
KTM 640A tank guards-Chris Barnes-- Mk2a

I have been making slow progress on making new moulds--as the old moulds were worn out (I have a new, bigger area, shape)--and the first attempt didn't fit as well as I'd like so I had to start all...
Forum: Europe 07-28-2013, 04:24 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 52,269
Posted By Chrisbarnes1
KTM 640A tank guards Mk2A

I've just finished the second attempt at new moulds--hence Mk2A--and will be starting to get a couple of trial sets out there before declaring myself fit for purpose again. Herewith a couple of...
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