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Forum: Beasts 05-02-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3,765
Views: 686,320
Posted By ADV.John
I Used to own a Aprilia caponord for my touring...

I Used to own a Aprilia caponord for my touring but after a health scare I exchanged it for a wee.Best thing i've done in ages. awesome bike that can do almost anything you ask of it.

check here...
Forum: Beasts 02-14-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,191
Posted By ADV.John
Hi my advice would be: It depends on you...

Hi my advice would be:

It depends on you height & weight If you going to be doing a lot of 2up riding.

GS1150 Bloody very heavy = height needed at least 5ft9 +++. mpg approx 45- 2up brill--...
Forum: Beasts 02-14-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,801
Posted By ADV.John
I was going to say that. If you can manage to...

I was going to say that. If you can manage to ride the Tiger without a issue. Then you will buy one. I see now that you did infact ride one ok.

Now for my two pence worth. I used to own/ride a...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2011, 01:28 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 109,143
Posted By ADV.John
I have the Vango omega 350. 3 man tent which we...

I have the Vango omega 350. 3 man tent which we use as a two man, loads of room. very nice size vestibule to. fits in my v-strom side pannier no probs & weighs 4.7kg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-15-2011, 05:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,457
Posted By ADV.John
:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap aren't...

:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap aren't we the clever one.

So when you go for a road ride in a area you are not familiar with. You contact the local rangers do you.:huh:huh I was ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-04-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,457
Posted By ADV.John
Nope you didn't sound like a wimp ...

Nope you didn't sound like a wimp




YOU JUST SOUND !!!!!!!!!! BLOODY LOUD :evil:evil:evil:evil
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2011, 05:01 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 18,197
Posted By ADV.John
I think you are classed as a normal biker that...

I think you are classed as a normal biker that like's a change. A new bike bring's a new buz.Until your are use to it. Then you are back @ square one again and in need of another fix. This why they...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-03-2011, 12:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,457
Posted By ADV.John
excellent write up :clap:clap Thanks again I...

excellent write up :clap:clap
Thanks again I had some good company, good ride out, good food & not least some good beer. but next time can we leave ray-rev on the other camp...
Forum: Europe 08-02-2011, 04:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,761
Posted By ADV.John
There was a lot talk about bikes having a nap....

There was a lot talk about bikes having a nap. Yep mines still not yet !!!!! very nearly thou.:evil:evil:evil

do wee have a date set yet !!!
Forum: Europe 08-01-2011, 03:32 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,565
Posted By ADV.John
As promised pic's of hand muffs Tucano 319's ...

As promised pic's of hand muffs Tucano 319's
http://i592.photobucket.com/albums/tt7/Johnbeach62/V-strom/Rideout%20%2014-10/rideout%20020111/02012011164.jpg...
Forum: Europe 07-31-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,565
Posted By ADV.John
A big thanks too. Boydrider for arranging this &...

A big thanks too. Boydrider for arranging this & Guiltyparty for arranging a brill route. nice to meet you guys.
ray-rev, rc mad, and IslandMonkey. must do this again. here's my contribution
...
Forum: Europe 07-29-2011, 02:01 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,565
Posted By ADV.John
it seems i have a pannier free. well was free now...

it seems i have a pannier free. well was free now has some beers in it:evil:evil:evil + a little food
Forum: Europe 07-27-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,565
Posted By ADV.John
Thanks for the route. will load it on my satnav...

Thanks for the route. will load it on my satnav Tomoz.I might be on my own. the boss is faultering:evil:evil:evil.

see ya all on Sat. I plan to be there before 10am hopefully.
Forum: Europe 07-26-2011, 01:31 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,565
Posted By ADV.John
You have a pm well actually you have two. ha ha ah

You have a pm well actually you have two. ha ha ah
Forum: Beasts 07-12-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 18,709
Posted By ADV.John
If I was in your boat. I would be looking at what...

If I was in your boat. I would be looking at what I would be doing with it. If you plan going green laning/fire roads you will have to replace the bash plate.Put a centre stand on. hand guards. If ya...
Forum: Beasts 07-12-2011, 08:20 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 18,709
Posted By ADV.John
Ha ha ha yep I want my bike 30kilo's heavier.....

Ha ha ha yep I want my bike 30kilo's heavier.. Use more petrol per gallon. more cumbersome. Final drives that go after 25k. rust for fun. More over priced parts/ servicing cost (dealers) plus all the...
Forum: Europe 07-12-2011, 04:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 449
Posted By ADV.John
I feel the need for a ride out 14/15th July

I feel the need for a ride out. Available on Thursday & Or Friday. Meet at Jct31 M6 10:15am to where ever takes our fancy. Lakes/Hawes/ tan hill.
Forum: Europe 07-12-2011, 04:38 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,565
Posted By ADV.John
The Boss is free that weekend and fancies tagging...

The Boss is free that weekend and fancies tagging a long on the back of mine. If thats ok with everybody.
Forum: Europe 07-09-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,565
Posted By ADV.John
Me still in.

Me still in.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-04-2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 72,817
Posted By ADV.John
Eiffel Tower

http://i592.photobucket.com/albums/tt7/Johnbeach62/Europe%202011/DSCF1555.jpg
http://i592.photobucket.com/albums/tt7/Johnbeach62/Europe%202011/DSCF1553.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-04-2011, 05:45 AM
Replies: 7,824
Views: 7,166,311
Posted By ADV.John
http://i592.photobucket.com/albums/tt7/Johnbeach62...

http://i592.photobucket.com/albums/tt7/Johnbeach62/Europe%202011/DSCF1552.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-04-2011, 05:42 AM
Replies: 1,432
Views: 260,441
Posted By ADV.John
French Alps 2011 ...

French Alps 2011
http://i592.photobucket.com/albums/tt7/Johnbeach62/Europe%202011/DSCF1582-1.jpg
http://i592.photobucket.com/albums/tt7/Johnbeach62/Europe%202011/DSCF1583.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-04-2011, 05:38 AM
Replies: 4,071
Views: 561,683
Posted By ADV.John
Millau viaduct....

Millau viaduct. France.http://i592.photobucket.com/albums/tt7/Johnbeach62/Europe%202011/2011-06-21175920.jpg
http://i592.photobucket.com/albums/tt7/Johnbeach62/Europe%202011/2011-06-21175655.jpg...
Forum: Europe 07-03-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By ADV.John
This is what we have just done. ...

This is what we have just done.
http://www.adventurebikerider.com/forum/25-ride-reports/50141-our-little-jaunt-on-our-dl650.html
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 53,567
Posted By ADV.John
I've Just done 2500miles two up in & around...

I've Just done 2500miles two up in & around France. over taking vehicles running at 130kph no probs at all+ I was fully loaded too. Running at 85mph on my clocks/ sat nav 75mph = 250miles = 17ltrs of...
Forum: Beasts 07-02-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,805
Posted By ADV.John
Wicked Congrats on ya bike Nice colour...

Congrats on ya bike Nice colour toooooooooooooooooooooooo
http://i592.photobucket.com/albums/tt7/Johnbeach62/V-strom/05102010041.jpg
Forum: Europe 06-14-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By ADV.John
Longest day 18th June. Who's going

Longest day 18th June. Who's going.
http://www.thelongestday.org.uk
will be leaving Blackpool tower @ 05:30. Destination Eiffel Tower time ??? before sun set.
After the event we are carring on...
Forum: Europe 05-08-2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,565
Posted By ADV.John
Yep now i remember you ha ha ha ( I'm gettin old)...

Yep now i remember you ha ha ha ( I'm gettin old) it will be nice to catch up again.
take care John
Forum: Europe 05-02-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,565
Posted By ADV.John
very possible. which one & when ?? I also use to...

very possible. which one & when ?? I also use to have a red caponord
Forum: Beasts 04-30-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,078
Posted By ADV.John
http://i592.photobucket.com/albums/tt7/Johnbeach62...

http://i592.photobucket.com/albums/tt7/Johnbeach62/V-strom/john.jpg
Forum: Beasts 04-30-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,078
Posted By ADV.John
I quite like mine too. ...

I quite like mine too.
http://i592.photobucket.com/albums/tt7/Johnbeach62/V-strom/29032011297.jpg
http://i592.photobucket.com/albums/tt7/Johnbeach62/V-strom/29032011293.jpg...
Forum: Europe 04-30-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,565
Posted By ADV.John
DL650 v-strom

DL650 v-strom
Forum: Beasts 02-13-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9,165
Views: 3,566,739
Posted By ADV.John
Here's my Wee one

http://i592.photobucket.com/albums/tt7/Johnbeach62/3%20Peaks%20pishup/Bike%20pics/01022011199.jpg
Forum: Beasts 01-10-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,511
Posted By ADV.John
http://i592.photobucket.com/albums/tt7/Johnbeach62...

http://i592.photobucket.com/albums/tt7/Johnbeach62/V-strom/Rideout%20%2014-10/rideout%20020111/02012011162.jpgsummer gloves now all the time since fitting these. plus I even have to turn DOWN my...
Forum: Beasts 12-26-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,928
Posted By ADV.John
Hi guys I may be able to answer some. Having put...

Hi guys I may be able to answer some. Having put nearly 40k in 3 & abit yrs on the capo. Two rectifiers first at 15k next @ 35k. All coils went. changed to JCI's. Front wheel bearing's. Bloody...
Forum: Beasts 12-04-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,196
Posted By ADV.John
I too have just fitted the 1000 seat of the 2002...

I too have just fitted the 1000 seat of the 2002 model. :nod:nod
Forum: Beasts 10-25-2010, 08:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,298
Posted By ADV.John
Laugh Nice colour man

Nice colour man
Forum: Beasts 10-25-2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3,765
Views: 686,320
Posted By ADV.John
How easy was it to change ? is the clutch cable...

How easy was it to change ? is the clutch cable in the way ?.

Cheers John
Forum: Beasts 10-19-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9,165
Views: 3,566,739
Posted By ADV.John
This my lttle beauty. with box's ...

This my lttle beauty. with box's

http://i592.photobucket.com/albums/tt7/Johnbeach62/V-strom/05102010041.jpg
Without box'shttp://i592.photobucket.com/albums/tt7/Johnbeach62/V-strom/08102010054.jpg
Forum: Beasts 10-11-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3,765
Views: 686,320
Posted By ADV.John
The Wee felt lacking on the M/way compared to the...

The Wee felt lacking on the M/way compared to the capo. thats until you rev her then she goes well. To me it was a trade off between Capo more speed,more weight & less mpg or The Wee : Less speed...
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