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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 23,732
Posted By KingRat
Hell has probably just frozen over. I agree with...

Hell has probably just frozen over. I agree with Illsy.


Speed in itself does not kill. Inappropriate speed kills. Charging into a hazard at a speed where you cannot stop safely on your own side...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,490
Posted By KingRat
Echo this

Echo this
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-08-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2,213
Views: 503,782
Posted By KingRat
http://kingrat.smugmug.com/Biketrips-1/Somme-2012/...

http://kingrat.smugmug.com/Biketrips-1/Somme-2012/i-VN6S8mK/0/XL/bChemindesDames-XL.jpg

Chemin Des Dames, the Somme (phone pic but I just like the memories I guess.)

The R1's oil pressure...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-08-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2,213
Views: 503,782
Posted By KingRat
http://kingrat.smugmug.com/Biketrips-1/Dorset-1305...

http://kingrat.smugmug.com/Biketrips-1/Dorset-130513/i-DdDzbp2/0/XL/P5130017-XL.jpg

Swanage Bay, Dorset.
Forum: Road warriors 12-31-2013, 01:30 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 64,466
Posted By KingRat
There is one thing.... the front wheel can throw...

There is one thing.... the front wheel can throw a lot of crud up into the radiator matrix. Mine has a front fender extender fitted from new and gets the radiator matrix hosed out thoroughly every...
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,544
Posted By KingRat
Some big pics of the T21 - phenominal quality for...

Some big pics of the T21 - phenominal quality for the price.

http://kingrat.smugmug.com/photos/i-67qZzfb/1/M/i-67qZzfb-M.jpg (http://kingrat.smugmug.com/photos/i-67qZzfb/1/O/i-67qZzfb.jpg)
...
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,544
Posted By KingRat
That is a rebranded San Ren Mu T21 - a really...

That is a rebranded San Ren Mu T21 - a really well made Chinese knife that can be had off the internet for a little over $10.

It's what I'd recommend for a cop.

It is a tool, not a weapon, and...
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,582
Posted By KingRat
Another positive recommendation. Had one for...

Another positive recommendation. Had one for years. Outstanding.
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,555
Posted By KingRat
I'm 6'2" with a long back and stumpy legs, and...

I'm 6'2" with a long back and stumpy legs, and I'm a big unit.

I have one of these and IMHO and after comprehensive and fairly extreme testing it is the best sports-touring bike money can buy,.
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 64,466
Posted By KingRat
:fitz :lol3

:fitz :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 64,466
Posted By KingRat
March. I'm loving it Cos. 6'02"...

March. I'm loving it Cos.




6'02" but I've got a long back and stumpy legs.

The MRA screen is nice but I probably wouldn't bother with the vario extension - a simple double bubble would...
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 64,466
Posted By KingRat
Can't really add much to Appesino's review...

Can't really add much to Appesino's review (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=13719759&postcount=3) - just confirm it. IMHO this is the best all-round road bike out there, bar none.
...
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,141
Posted By KingRat
Alpinestars SMX worth a look ... had a pair for...

Alpinestars SMX worth a look ... had a pair for years, really solid build quality. Only problem has been the wrist closure velcro coming unglued from the rubber after about 5 years - easily glued...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2,132
Views: 211,370
Posted By KingRat
not very helpful, is it?

not very helpful, is it?
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2013, 10:35 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,123
Posted By KingRat
I suppose it is too much to hope for that Yanks...

I suppose it is too much to hope for that Yanks can tell the difference between knives and guns.
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,725
Posted By KingRat
thanks for the comprehensive replies. :D

thanks for the comprehensive replies. :D
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,725
Posted By KingRat
I'm bumping this thread because I need a...

I'm bumping this thread because I need a temporary puncture repair kit for tubeless tyres.

Given that its purpose will be to let me finish the ride and then replace the tyre, I'm currently tending...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2013, 03:58 AM
Replies: 968
Views: 258,226
Posted By KingRat
the correct word to precede the phrase 'instant...

the correct word to precede the phrase 'instant coffee' is 'revolting.' :deal
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 11,925
Posted By KingRat
Olympus TG1

a couple of snaps from today, just point and shoot in a couple of modes.... I'm not good enough to do anything arty or clever with it.
...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 11,925
Posted By KingRat
Olympus TG-1. Ruggedised, USB-chargeable, not...

Olympus TG-1. Ruggedised, USB-chargeable, not too costly, nice pics.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-07-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,752,659
Posted By KingRat
:wave Rivka :D I used to take a cheapish...

:wave Rivka :D

I used to take a cheapish bridge camera on bike trips but recently blatantly copied a friend who is similarly rough on gear and got an Olympus TG1.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-07-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,752,659
Posted By KingRat
http://kingrat.smugmug.com/photos/418351708_PyRoE-...

http://kingrat.smugmug.com/photos/418351708_PyRoE-L.jpg
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2012, 05:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,223
Posted By KingRat
In a toolbox for use when needed? A headtorch is...

In a toolbox for use when needed? A headtorch is probably better.

Long-term storage? Lithium batteries every time. CR123 most powerful, AA or AAA can be replaced with commonly-available...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-17-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,143
Posted By KingRat
Thank you. :D

Thank you. :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-17-2012, 03:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,143
Posted By KingRat
Can you recommend a nice scenic route into...

Can you recommend a nice scenic route into Andermatt from the eastern end of Lake Costance by any chance please?
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,185
Posted By KingRat
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=53...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=535416

enjoy.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-30-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 465
Posted By KingRat
a couple more trips around northern France

Getting time off work has been next to impossible of late but I have managed to squeeze in a couple of short trips around France, a beautiful country with lots of space, fantastic roads and light...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-30-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,752,659
Posted By KingRat
:razor I guess size must be an issue for...

:razor


I guess size must be an issue for you. :fitz
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-29-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,752,659
Posted By KingRat
:bluduh The only thing keeping me sane is...

:bluduh


The only thing keeping me sane is trip planning.

For September.:bluduh

When the Circus has taken all the clowns away. :bluduh :bluduh
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-27-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,752,659
Posted By KingRat
:scratch I don't think it was. :grim

:scratch I don't think it was. :grim
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-09-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,752,659
Posted By KingRat
It'll never catch on. ...

It'll never catch on.

http://kingrat.smugmug.com/Biketrips-1/Somme-2012/i-xvWnLQx/0/L/road-ahead-2-L.jpg
Forum: Equipment 06-01-2012, 12:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,153
Posted By KingRat
http://www.jc-motorcycle-accessories.co.uk/inc/002...

http://www.jc-motorcycle-accessories.co.uk/inc/0025/images/shop/prods/629.jpg

refillable with very dilute car windscreen washer fluid

works very quickly on all insect entrails and other...
Forum: Face plant 05-15-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 90,591
Posted By KingRat
First of all, best wishes for a speedy recovery....

First of all, best wishes for a speedy recovery. :deal



:scratch



Never understood the lack of conspicuity markings over there.
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2011, 01:10 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 37,133
Posted By KingRat
The sun visor will be a great improvement over...

The sun visor will be a great improvement over the multitech.

Annoyingly enough my new company multitech just arrived. :bluduh
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-22-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,752,659
Posted By KingRat
Fantastic photographs Rivka. They really give a...

Fantastic photographs Rivka. They really give a flavour of the place, although it looks too damn hot for me! :lol3

And a happy (very) belated birthday too.
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,752
Posted By KingRat
Have you considered posting this question in a...

Have you considered posting this question in a gun forum?

It's a strange question for a first-post n00b to ask in a motorcycle forum. Unless you are less king and barge and more, well, you know...
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,572
Posted By KingRat
http://kingrat.smugmug.com/Advrider/smilies/awjeez...

http://kingrat.smugmug.com/Advrider/smilies/awjeeznotthisshitagain/452947941_7fQJL-O-1.jpg
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2011, 12:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,587
Posted By KingRat
http://kingrat.smugmug.com/Advrider/moar-piffle/i-...

http://kingrat.smugmug.com/Advrider/moar-piffle/i-GFxtWmd/0/O/fire-bike-2.jpg

http://kingrat.smugmug.com/Advrider/moar-piffle/i-qZRJwMF/0/O/fire-bike.jpg
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 12,395
Posted By KingRat
swap the mini maglite for an LED flashlight, but...

swap the mini maglite for an LED flashlight, but stay with the lithium cells.

Fenix, Jetbeam, 4Sevens all good; if you are on a budget it's tough to beat the iTP A1 [CR123], A2 [AA] or A3 [AAA].
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 45,152
Posted By KingRat
quoted, for posterity. :lol3

quoted, for posterity. :lol3
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