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Forum: Europe 06-23-2008, 06:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By N1ckR
Bluhduh On the mend...

Short version.
After the Serow was written off in Jan. Bought a TTR250, rode it twice in April, crashed it, broke my arm (inner radius), sold my TTR, came out of pot 3 weeks ago and going to be...
Forum: Ride reports 04-23-2008, 06:04 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 13,813
Posted By N1ckR
Thanks Timpo for organising. Thanks to the...

Thanks Timpo for organising.

Thanks to the three pigeons for their kind help of taking me to hospital !

I had a great 1/2 mile ride before I crashed :huh and broke my arm (inner radius). A...
Forum: Europe 04-20-2008, 06:03 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 29,050
Posted By N1ckR
That would be me. I have got 2 small breaks right...

That would be me. I have got 2 small breaks right at the end of my inner radius.
I came off about 1/2 mile from the pub, still on tarmac, due to binding brake caused by me changing levers over and...
Forum: Europe 04-18-2008, 03:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,993
Posted By N1ckR
Zip is an approx 8 inch item at the back. ...

Zip is an approx 8 inch item at the back.

Jacket is long enough to provide a good overlap and stop wind getting in.

Could be put on together, but easier to do separate IMHO.
Forum: Europe 04-18-2008, 03:00 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 29,050
Posted By N1ckR
Well, I'm all packed, just waiting for Bazil to...

Well, I'm all packed, just waiting for Bazil to arrive, should be there in 2 or 3 hours depending on traffic.

Nick.
Forum: Europe 04-17-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 29,050
Posted By N1ckR
How advanced is advanced ?

How advanced is advanced ?
Forum: Europe 04-17-2008, 01:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,993
Posted By N1ckR
Thumb For budget gear, seems great, imho better than...

For budget gear, seems great, imho better than the Hien Gericke or Frank Thomas around the same budget, in terms of design and features.

I got the Akito Desert jacket and trousers last week of...
Forum: Europe 04-15-2008, 01:40 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 29,050
Posted By N1ckR
I assume Swiders is sorted now - I was gonna...

I assume Swiders is sorted now - I was gonna point out hes on the list, but then posts started a changing, I thought this thread had ghosts !

Anyhow, weather forecast is predicting rain (just for...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2008, 08:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,905
Posted By N1ckR
http://www.ngr78.co.uk/images/article/97/PICT1020....

http://www.ngr78.co.uk/images/article/97/PICT1020.jpg

Bit out of date, theres now 2 bikes, 3 prams (dont even ask ), ladders, 2 sets of riding gear strew about taking up pretty much all the floor...
Forum: Europe 04-15-2008, 08:18 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 29,050
Posted By N1ckR
For the pogo ride, is there any need for me to...

For the pogo ride, is there any need for me to take my mirrors off ?
Forum: Europe 04-13-2008, 06:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 957
Posted By N1ckR
Was going take the TTR out for a spin as I...

Was going take the TTR out for a spin as I finished work early on friday, only I could not find the key.
So I thought I would give it a bit of TLC instead, so I went to wheel it out from behind the...
Forum: Europe 04-13-2008, 03:02 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 29,050
Posted By N1ckR
Well had shake down test on my TTR yesterday,...

Well had shake down test on my TTR yesterday, first time ridden it, so I might be a bit shakey :eek1

My little local route was rather muddy and the little stream I cross was very high, so I...
Forum: Europe 04-04-2008, 04:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By N1ckR
One of my friends has an R30 'tard. Nice reliable...

One of my friends has an R30 'tard. Nice reliable bike.

Love the Dakar style front end :D
Forum: Europe 04-03-2008, 03:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By N1ckR
Done !

Done !
Forum: Europe 03-27-2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 29,050
Posted By N1ckR
Looking forward to this ! Just got some...

Looking forward to this !

Just got some insurance for my TTR250 sorted; starting April, complete pain as in middle of a claim for my old bike and cant cover the ttr250 with that policy so had to...
Forum: Europe 03-19-2008, 07:28 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 29,050
Posted By N1ckR
Exclusion or deportation from Wales ?

Exclusion or deportation from Wales ?
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2008, 07:04 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,712
Posted By N1ckR
I wonder how much of it is to do with bike...

I wonder how much of it is to do with bike engines being designed and tuned for maximum power rather than economy ?

I was thinking about this because an old car I used to have had single point...
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2008, 01:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,185
Posted By N1ckR
I averaged 80 mpg (UK gals) on my XT225 on the...

I averaged 80 mpg (UK gals) on my XT225 on the road on my commute to work and back.
Forum: Europe 03-09-2008, 01:47 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 29,050
Posted By N1ckR
You know you can get KTM water accessories ? ...

You know you can get KTM water accessories ?

http://www.gb-sports.co.uk/bema_arm_bands.jpg
Forum: Europe 03-07-2008, 12:29 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 29,050
Posted By N1ckR
They have the streams covered by cctv... ...

They have the streams covered by cctv...

http://img.metro.co.uk/i/pix/2007/05/Beaver_450x403.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2008, 11:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,927
Posted By N1ckR
IMHO go for which ever fits you best and feels...

IMHO go for which ever fits you best and feels best to ride.

Both will be capable of the type of riding you do. Both are known to be reliable with no major weak points.

I had a 91 XT225 and put...
Forum: Europe 03-06-2008, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 391
Posted By N1ckR
Depends which weekend - got half a dozen weddings...

Depends which weekend - got half a dozen weddings to go to by end of june.
Forum: Europe 03-06-2008, 10:14 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 29,050
Posted By N1ckR
I once crashed because I swerved to avoid a...

I once crashed because I swerved to avoid a badger. No one believes me :(

Are there any badgers in Wales ?
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,295
Posted By N1ckR
My personal experience of using it on my (track...

My personal experience of using it on my (track tuned) car was that it made no difference to power curves on the rolling road.
But there was a noticeable different to engine bay temperatures, which...
Forum: Thumpers 02-29-2008, 03:04 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 228,019
Posted By N1ckR
Here's Jimmy, my 97 TTR250. Jimmy Savile...

Here's Jimmy, my 97 TTR250. Jimmy Savile (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmy_Savile) - someone said my TTR150 looked like it was designed by someone who wears shell suits, and Jimmy Savile was the...
Forum: Europe 02-29-2008, 03:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,887
Posted By N1ckR
I have a new pair of AC10's. They smell...

I have a new pair of AC10's.

They smell :stoned NICE :stoned .

Yet to have a ride on them :eek1 or my new bike :cry
Forum: Europe 02-25-2008, 01:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 970
Posted By N1ckR
My bike now has a nickname. Its called Jimmy...

My bike now has a nickname.

Its called Jimmy as in Jimmy Savile.
Forum: Europe 02-25-2008, 11:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 970
Posted By N1ckR
I recon the designer wore a shell suit. ...

I recon the designer wore a shell suit.

http://estb.msn.com/i/9D/FE1629AFF9EC29923D360A064835C.jpg
Forum: Europe 02-25-2008, 06:46 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 7,895
Posted By N1ckR
I have just paid, waiting for paperwork in post.

I have just paid, waiting for paperwork in post.
Forum: Europe 02-25-2008, 05:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 970
Posted By N1ckR
Wish I could... :| Here's my bike after a...

Wish I could... :|

Here's my bike after a wash:

http://www.ngr78.co.uk/images/article/140/100-6027.jpg
Forum: Europe 02-25-2008, 05:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 970
Posted By N1ckR
Serow was nice whilst it lasted. More fun than it...

Serow was nice whilst it lasted. More fun than it was too small.
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2008, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3,015
Views: 838,103
Posted By N1ckR
Thumb My (new to me) 95 TTR250. ...

My (new to me) 95 TTR250.

http://www.ngr78.co.uk/images/article/140/100-6027.jpg
Forum: Europe 02-21-2008, 04:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 970
Posted By N1ckR
Its normal... I think :eek1 ... bit of mud and it...

Its normal... I think :eek1 ... bit of mud and it wont matter :D
Forum: Europe 02-16-2008, 01:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,702
Posted By N1ckR
Ouch. Did you break or dislocate ? ...

Ouch.
Did you break or dislocate ?

http://www.billcasselman.com/clavicle_adj.jpg

http://content.answers.com/main/content/wp/en/e/e5/Sixmilliondollar4.jpg

Hope it all goes well and you get a...
Forum: Europe 02-12-2008, 02:39 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 7,895
Posted By N1ckR
Damn, cant afford it this month (well I did have...

Damn, cant afford it this month (well I did have to buy a new bike)... really want to, especially as a load of my nearest lanes have just shut !
Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2008, 02:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,989
Posted By N1ckR
xt225 is another contender.

xt225 is another contender.
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2008, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7,951
Views: 2,147,376
Posted By N1ckR
Yeah ! Picked my TTR250 and its like the...

Yeah !

Picked my TTR250 and its like the XT225 big brother.
Forum: Europe 02-06-2008, 08:48 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 29,050
Posted By N1ckR
Which one of you is he planning on having the...

Which one of you is he planning on having the romantic weekend with :viking :D?
Forum: Europe 02-05-2008, 02:08 PM
Replies: 626
Views: 29,050
Posted By N1ckR
Probably the killer sheep...

Probably the killer sheep http://neurotalk.psychcentral.com/images/smilies/holysheep.gif
Forum: Europe 02-05-2008, 07:25 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 29,050
Posted By N1ckR
Which day are you planning on going down ?

Which day are you planning on going down ?
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