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Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,965
Posted By andymach23
Versys 650

Hi. After an 18 year break I got a cheap Suzuki GS500, just to get my eye in again and to figure out what I really wanted. It had clip on lowish bars and I had to change the top yoke and bars for...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-28-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,213
Posted By andymach23
That looks like brilliant fun. A nice light...

That looks like brilliant fun. A nice light package. :clap:clap
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 36,177
Posted By andymach23
Looking good in black...

http://www.hondapcx.org/download/file.php?id=4134
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,470
Posted By andymach23
looks like it's happening

www.visordown.com/motorcycle-news-new-bikes/ktm-390-adventure-to-be-unveiled/25404.html
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 291,961
Posted By andymach23
SR400 Test ride vid

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBy4Y7qIq54
Forum: Battle scooters 07-30-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,732
Posted By andymach23
Hi Klaviator Congratulations on your new...

Hi Klaviator

Congratulations on your new bike. Really love the look. :clap:clap

I had a go on a Versys at a demo day a while back and found lots of high frequency vibrations through the seat...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-31-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,692
Posted By andymach23
Really enjoyed your trip. Well done....

Really enjoyed your trip.

Well done. :clap:clap
Forum: Battle scooters 05-30-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 15,376
Posted By andymach23
I have enjoyed V Saarela's European trips on his...

I have enjoyed V Saarela's European trips on his 50cc scooter across the Alps etc. Pretty impressive..


http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=608324
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-27-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,047
Posted By andymach23
Really enjoyed that. Cheers :clap:clap

Really enjoyed that. Cheers :clap:clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-27-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 468
Posted By andymach23
Excellent :clap:clap

Excellent :clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 947
Posted By andymach23
Brilliant trip. Really liking the photo's....

Brilliant trip. Really liking the photo's. :clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,762
Posted By andymach23
Interesting trip report. Well done. Small bikes...

Interesting trip report. Well done. Small bikes rock.:D
Forum: Road warriors 04-23-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 34,061
Posted By andymach23
When I was last into bikes in 1995 I found the...

When I was last into bikes in 1995 I found the Enfield Bullets appealing. I've now had a GS500 as my re-entry bike at age 45, for a year now. Like the air cooled simplicity of it. Some may say boring...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,016
Posted By andymach23
Well done :clap:clap I've watched loads of...

Well done :clap:clap

I've watched loads of You Tube vids of these over the years and really like them. Loads of character and a bit different than than the usual fare.

Good luck with it.
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 247,079
Posted By andymach23
The UK March bike sales figures are out and the...

The UK March bike sales figures are out and the MT-07 is right up there.

It's the highest registering model in it's engine band.
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 247,079
Posted By andymach23
The MT was very smooth. I did not feel any vibes...

The MT was very smooth. I did not feel any vibes and the engine still had character with the 270 degree crank. The exhaust note was even good with the standard can.

I rode the same route with the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 247,079
Posted By andymach23
Interesting. I'm testing a Versys 650 on...

Interesting.

I'm testing a Versys 650 on Saturday. On paper it looks more practical than the MT but I'll be surprised if it's more fun. Way more expensive as well, although obviously 2nd hand...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 247,079
Posted By andymach23
Thread needs more pics. A couple from my...

Thread needs more pics.

A couple from my recent test ride....

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2849/13759037064_a426ba575c_m.jpghttps://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2836/13758664785_8c7119557a_m.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 247,079
Posted By andymach23
How are you finding the bike so far with some...

How are you finding the bike so far with some more miles done?

I test rode it last week and thought it was fantastic. :clap:clap
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,228
Posted By andymach23
Sorry, didn't spot the 'd' :D

Sorry, didn't spot the 'd' :D
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,228
Posted By andymach23
Did you see this one on Youtube? ...

Did you see this one on Youtube?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oPtZYfM7A6c&list=TLLV52Wd3iJbchRsgAda6alqK6ZjOE8BTj

This guy already owns the 700x so it's a useful comparison.
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 17,682
Posted By andymach23
Your bike looks fantastic and I really enjoyed...

Your bike looks fantastic and I really enjoyed the video. It sounds epic.:clap:clap

I notice that the view in the mirrors is shaking a bit. Is the rear view still ok? How do you find the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 70,523
Posted By andymach23
Good to hear. Sorta thinking of one of...

Good to hear.

Sorta thinking of one of these to replace my GS500. Looking for some smoothness after the vibs of this old school twin.:evil
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-24-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,006
Posted By andymach23
Really enjoyed that. Excellent vid. :clap ...

Really enjoyed that. Excellent vid. :clap

Your Son will never forget that trip.

How did you manage to get the moving shots of both of you on the bike? Did you have a secret support vehicle?:D
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-23-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,626
Posted By andymach23
Really enjoying this.....:clap:clap:clap

Really enjoying this.....:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2013, 02:43 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,701
Posted By andymach23
No, but I just looked it up. "a domineering,...

No, but I just looked it up.

"a domineering, violent, or bad-tempered woman" :rofl

I had a 535 Virago years ago. Not sure if that description fitted it exactly but it was a nice machine.
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,701
Posted By andymach23
Sounds like a solid bike. What's with the...

Sounds like a solid bike.

What's with the name though? Vulcan? Is this a Star Trek reference? :ear
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-07-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 45,710
Posted By andymach23
Is that Kilbroney Forest park, Rostrevor, at the...

Is that Kilbroney Forest park, Rostrevor, at the top of the Scenic Drive, or whatever it's called?
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,817
Posted By andymach23
Superb videos. The audio really adds to the...

Superb videos. The audio really adds to the atmosphere. What a ride!:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,425
Posted By andymach23
Really enjoyed your trip report. Great to see...

Really enjoyed your trip report. Great to see what's possible when busting out from the UK. :clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2013, 03:10 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 21,080
Posted By andymach23
That was pretty hardcore! Excellent trip...

That was pretty hardcore!

Excellent trip report. :clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,208
Posted By andymach23
Aye, all well. Just finished this years...

Aye, all well.

Just finished this years extensive LR welding project for the MOT. :cry:

Interesting mix of bikes this year, with an Enfield n'all. Jacqui has had an amazing adventure so far.
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 14,208
Posted By andymach23
Looking good Lad! :lurk :clap:clap

Looking good Lad! :lurk :clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,178
Posted By andymach23
Stunning photographs. You have your 250 really...

Stunning photographs. You have your 250 really nicely set up. :clap :clap

The mirrors on the SV look like they are adjustable for length? Is that correct and do you know what they are?

Cheers,...
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,502
Posted By andymach23
Excellent vid. :clap:clap

Excellent vid. :clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 49,036
Posted By andymach23
Right Lad, Looking forward to this years...

Right Lad,

Looking forward to this years debacle.

15 Goats should keep everyone entertained.

Bring it on. :D
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,522
Posted By andymach23
Brilliant trip. Well done. :clap:clap

Brilliant trip. Well done. :clap:clap
Forum: Battle scooters 08-19-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 55,687
Posted By andymach23
Really enjoyed your latest trip. Looking forward...

Really enjoyed your latest trip. Looking forward to the next one. :clap:clap
Forum: Battle scooters 08-10-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,200
Posted By andymach23
Excellent choice!

I got a 2006 Agility 125 last year. I had read positive stuff about these on here. It was cheap as it needed work, so I thought It would be worth a punt as an inexpensive scooter experiment.

It is...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-04-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 595
Posted By andymach23
Well done!

Interesting report. :clap:clap

The YBR 125 has a very strong following in the UK. It fits into the learner category and has a really solid build with excellent economy. I think the 250 was sold...
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