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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-04-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 217,069
Posted By Sandman 950
When the sky turns bad? This is easy...it's...

When the sky turns bad? This is easy...it's either looking bad/is bad or will soon turn bad here :lol3

Hertfordshire

http://i1022.photobucket.com/albums/af346/Sandman950/image_zpsc791a70d.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 36,549
Posted By Sandman 950
I'll tell you why NOT... I walked into my...

I'll tell you why NOT...

I walked into my local Ducati dealer near London 12 years back
5000 in cash in my pocket
Walked up to a beautiful red M900
Looked around it for about 3 minutes...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-07-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 297,820
Posted By Sandman 950
Wow!

Outstanding work, cheers for sharing
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-30-2012, 04:15 AM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 275,030
Posted By Sandman 950
You guys are killing me and you have forced my...

You guys are killing me and you have forced my hand so here goes...

http://i1022.photobucket.com/albums/af346/Sandman950/aaa.jpg
Local green lane...
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2012, 03:42 AM
Replies: 2,929
Views: 505,444
Posted By Sandman 950
I bought one a few months ago and have finally...

I bought one a few months ago and have finally put together a little video of it's first tour from one end of the UK to the other in 16h 30min, 880 miles worth of video and pictures in a 4 minute...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-09-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 45,144
Posted By Sandman 950
http://www.padgettsmotorcycles.com/default.aspx?sc...

http://www.padgettsmotorcycles.com/default.aspx?scid=16&pid=1635 in the UK still do them. It's made by Lazer
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-09-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 45,144
Posted By Sandman 950
I did put this one in 'reflections' a while back...

I did put this one in 'reflections' a while back but i reckon it's not too shabby for this thread too!
Its a Lazer chrome, very light weight and I kinda like this novel finish.

...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-01-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 297,820
Posted By Sandman 950
The Great Train Robbery Bridge We were out...

The Great Train Robbery Bridge
We were out riding one frosty morning a few years back and we noticed this bridge! (Apologies for crap phone photo)

Check it out ...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-01-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1,432
Views: 260,763
Posted By Sandman 950
http://i1022.photobucket.com/albums/af346/Sandman9...

http://i1022.photobucket.com/albums/af346/Sandman950/se2.jpg

One of the highest mountain tops in Italy that you can ride up and...

...off the other side if you're not careful!
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-30-2012, 02:28 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 297,820
Posted By Sandman 950
[QUOTE=MrBob;19241075]Agreed. I think you'll...

[QUOTE=MrBob;19241075]Agreed.

I think you'll all agree we were more attractive in the old days too...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-29-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 297,820
Posted By Sandman 950
Hi MrBob, well done on knowing about Sutton Hoo...

Hi MrBob, well done on knowing about Sutton Hoo that site is about 100 miles away from here.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-29-2012, 04:41 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 297,820
Posted By Sandman 950
From the UK

Troops in 1944
http://i1022.photobucket.com/albums/af346/Sandman950/old%20and%20new/photo.jpg

http://i1022.photobucket.com/albums/af346/Sandman950/old%20and%20new/troops1944now.jpg

Sutton...
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2,929
Views: 505,444
Posted By Sandman 950
Indeed, it was his photos that forced me to do...

Indeed, it was his photos that forced me to do this Scotland trip now and not wait another year :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2012, 02:00 AM
Replies: 2,929
Views: 505,444
Posted By Sandman 950
I just bought one!!!

Just got back from a 1,881 mile weekend from the tip of England to the tip of Scotland and back. Superb machine, 200 mile tank range, comfy, no strain on my wrists and so quiet and smooth I could've...
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,768
Posted By Sandman 950
(Allow me to set the scene, I ride to London...

(Allow me to set the scene, I ride to London every week and have done for many many years......)

I made this observation the other day with my brother, who has spent 15 years laughing at me...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-23-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 645
Posted By Sandman 950
Try back dropping the scale resolution to 2 bits...

Try back dropping the scale resolution to 2 bits past the rate. This usually allows the stream of mapsource, which is partial to counter loading, it happens all the time with these devices.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-18-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 663
Posted By Sandman 950
Yes, about that, we had 4 incidents with the...

Yes, about that, we had 4 incidents with the police on the trip, one came down the slip road as we were riding briskly along with a Lotus but WE saw him coming and slowed up but it was too late for...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-17-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 663
Posted By Sandman 950
Lands End to John O'Groats in 16 hours!

We've all wanted to do a trip but things were never just right, the weather, the job, blah blah...
BUT why don't we just go and do it anyway?
Well, we bloody did so there! Friday the 13th July we...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,417
Posted By Sandman 950
Between 100 and 400 depending entirely on how...

Between 100 and 400 depending entirely on how nice the lid looks!
My hands on the other hand(!) will be protected at a high price, if I hit my head hard enough I'll die but if I lose a hand...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-08-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4,935
Views: 931,498
Posted By Sandman 950
Now look what you've gone and done...next weekend...

Now look what you've gone and done...next weekend a bunch of us are riding from Lands End to JOG in a day and now we've seen your lovely photos down Loch Long, we're going to have to ride that road...
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2,929
Views: 505,444
Posted By Sandman 950
Hello all (I've just left Orange Crush and have...

Hello all
(I've just left Orange Crush and have now opened the door to Road Warriors)

I've just purchased a VFR800 with all the boxes on it so i can start my new life as a tourer and I promised...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-20-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 19
Wtf
Views: 1,831
Posted By Sandman 950
Yep, this is one of my favourite campsite tricks...

Yep, this is one of my favourite campsite tricks too... (http://s1022.photobucket.com/albums/af346/Sandman950/?action=view&current=950HOT13T.jpg)
u...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-05-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,465
Views: 382,111
Posted By Sandman 950
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<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/7GfsalHcfd8" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" width="420"></iframe>

Our first snows of the year today so we had to ride the 250's... go to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-14-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 999
Posted By Sandman 950
Blimey Lars, you have already dealt with it by...

Blimey Lars, you have already dealt with it by the sounds of it. You are on the ball :thumb
I'm embarrassed to have even asked you now!

(I hope you have the TRF calendar on your wall....that's...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-14-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 999
Posted By Sandman 950
Nice work, not many people out today was...

Nice work, not many people out today was there:lol3
About that lane closure, sure looks a little unofficial, no laminated A4 sign from the council explaining why etc, you boys in the TRF? Please...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-09-2012, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,103
Posted By Sandman 950
That was hilarious, well found. (I have fond...

That was hilarious, well found.

(I have fond memories of him using me for traction at the Weston Beach Race...I guess that'll teach me for being in his way:D)
Forum: Orange Crush 01-07-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 26,872
Posted By Sandman 950
Like a concerned mother who's temporarily lost...

Like a concerned mother who's temporarily lost child has just been found...

"DON'T DO THAT AGAIN!!!"




:clap Welcome back :clap
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,189
Posted By Sandman 950
Yep, absolutley fantastic bike, so light.....er...

Yep, absolutley fantastic bike, so light.....er no wait...it was all a dream:rofl
Forum: Orange Crush 01-03-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 26,872
Posted By Sandman 950
Fingers crossed for you mate...hang in there!

Fingers crossed for you mate...hang in there!
Forum: Orange Crush 01-02-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 658
Posted By Sandman 950
Phew, so even a tiny bit of clearance would have...

Phew, so even a tiny bit of clearance would have been enough for the engine to keep working, even though it was way out of spec, obviously not too efficient but it still worked. Maybe i'll check...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-02-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 658
Posted By Sandman 950
Question How close was I ruining my SE?

I can't believe this bike ran so sweet (and for so long)!:huh

I checked my valve clearances 2 years back, all were within spec, today was time to do them again and i found on the rear cylinder one...
Forum: Orange Crush 12-10-2011, 02:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,891
Posted By Sandman 950
A couple of years back i put the standard ktm...

A couple of years back i put the standard ktm switch on after the original failed, I haven't had it fail again, so maybe the new ktm batches are better.
Forum: Orange Crush 12-07-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,533
Posted By Sandman 950
Yeah did it, I let them know in no uncertain...

Yeah did it, I let them know in no uncertain terms that a letter telling me that the water pump seal can fail would have been nice. It would have saved me a lot of messing about i can tell ya. And...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-29-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,335
Posted By Sandman 950
Excellent....now take your Electra-glide up...

Excellent....now take your Electra-glide up there!!! :lol3
Forum: Orange Crush 11-20-2011, 02:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,485
Posted By Sandman 950
http://i1022.photobucket.com/albums/af346/Sandman9...

http://i1022.photobucket.com/albums/af346/Sandman950/Image1.jpg

That's better! :D
Forum: Orange Crush 11-13-2011, 02:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,175
Posted By Sandman 950
That looked easy hmm? ...

That looked easy hmm?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9c-coFVdlMs
Forum: Orange Crush 11-08-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,259
Posted By Sandman 950
Amazing isn't it, here we are up in Stevenage and...

Amazing isn't it, here we are up in Stevenage and we have 4, yes FOUR Super Enduro's! Okay, it's a bit tricky to spot us as we have been known to pop to Spain, Italy and France to ride but we are...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-01-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 57,698
Posted By Sandman 950
KTM said no because they didn't want every KTM...

KTM said no because they didn't want every KTM they'd sell to be ridden around with their EMPTY panniers left on, even when they're popping out to cafe...shop... visiting friends...a ride on Sunday...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-22-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 63,513
Posted By Sandman 950
http://i1022.photobucket.com/albums/af346/Sandman9...

http://i1022.photobucket.com/albums/af346/Sandman950/IMAG0181.jpg

Well it certainly sucks less fuel...90mpg!
Forum: Orange Crush 10-21-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,495
Posted By Sandman 950
Same(ish) as you Charley264, 90-100 miles to...

Same(ish) as you Charley264, 90-100 miles to light. I once saw 120 but that was because i was following my mate on his 450 for 2 hours at 60mph!

The most i've risked riding with fuel light on was...
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