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Forum: Europe 08-20-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 996
Posted By Montford
You could fly or take the train to Inverness and...

You could fly or take the train to Inverness and hire a bike there.
http://www.highlandmotorcyclehire.co.uk/
Forum: Europe 08-19-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,718
Posted By Montford
Hi I can recommend the Premier Inn Inverness...

Hi
I can recommend the Premier Inn Inverness Centre (River Ness)
www.premierinn.com

I have stayed there a couple of times and its great value and a perfect location by the river and close to the...
Forum: EMEA 08-17-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,240
Posted By Montford
You would need a registration plate in the uk and...

You would need a registration plate in the uk and you would need to ride on the road.
Forum: EMEA 08-17-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 995
Posted By Montford
Hi Could probably give you a few pointers but no...

Hi Could probably give you a few pointers but no expert.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-02-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7,397
Views: 3,408,517
Posted By Montford
http://i672.photobucket.com/albums/vv89/roadkillve...

http://i672.photobucket.com/albums/vv89/roadkillvespa/101_1992_zpsf325f5c8.jpg (http://s672.photobucket.com/user/roadkillvespa/media/101_1992_zpsf325f5c8.jpg.html)
Forum: Equipment 06-12-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,912
Posted By Montford
I use black boot polish on the black painted bits...

I use black boot polish on the black painted bits on my Harley Street Bob,works well ,not tried it on plastic yet.
Forum: Europe 06-09-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,724
Posted By Montford
Fantastic pictures!, thank you.

Fantastic pictures!, thank you.
Forum: Europe 09-20-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,398
Posted By Montford
Might be worth giving this company a try for next...

Might be worth giving this company a try for next time.

http://www.highlandmotorcyclehire.co.uk/our-bikes/

Fly into Glasgow and take the train to Inverness.

Cuts out a lot of boring motorway...
Forum: EMEA 07-26-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 883
Posted By Montford
Hi http://www.highlandsuperbikehire.co.uk/ ...

Hi

http://www.highlandsuperbikehire.co.uk/

This is a new Motorcycle hire place opened up last year in Muir of Ord,where I live,its about 10 miles from Inverness by road and two stops on the...
Forum: Europe 07-13-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,916
Posted By Montford
A good read on the subject is 'Vroom with a...

A good read on the subject is 'Vroom with a view',by Peter Moore,about a tour of Italy on a 61 Vespa PX125,

I ran a 93 PX200 myself for a few years as a commuter and runabout for about 30k miles...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-13-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 70,188
Posted By Montford
A few from the early eighties. ...

A few from the early eighties.
http://i672.photobucket.com/albums/vv89/roadkillvespa/Old%20Photos/05-17-32.jpg (http://s672.photobucket.com/user/roadkillvespa/media/Old%20Photos/05-17-32.jpg.html)...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-30-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 1,030
Views: 564,959
Posted By Montford
Muir of Ord,Black Isle,Scotland Returning to...

Muir of Ord,Black Isle,Scotland

Returning to the Tent Space Thread after re-locating to the Scottish Highlands and now at last settled in a new place.

We are located about 15 minutes ride North...
Forum: Europe 04-02-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By Montford
Have used www.mynetmoto.com for quite a few...

Have used www.mynetmoto.com for quite a few years without any problems.
Forum: Europe 01-20-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,917
Posted By Montford
Looks like great fun,hardly a flake of the stuff...

Looks like great fun,hardly a flake of the stuff up here in the frozen North !
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,119
Posted By Montford
Did not find their European customer service to...

Did not find their European customer service to be any good at all.

I had a problem with a jacket liner that kept shorting out and sent several emails to them requesting a postal address to return...
Forum: Europe 10-18-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,620
Posted By Montford
Hi there!

Hi there!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-02-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1,837
Views: 454,477
Posted By Montford
Walesby Nottinghamshire England ...

Walesby Nottinghamshire England

http://i672.photobucket.com/albums/vv89/roadkillvespa/HPIM1549.jpg

Lake District England

http://i672.photobucket.com/albums/vv89/roadkillvespa/SAM_0608.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-26-2012, 02:45 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 276,937
Posted By Montford
Inveraray,Argyll,Scotland ...

Inveraray,Argyll,Scotland
http://i672.photobucket.com/albums/vv89/roadkillvespa/summer08059.jpg
Strachur,Argyll,Scotland
http://i672.photobucket.com/albums/vv89/roadkillvespa/GSStrachur.jpg
Juno...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-04-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 21,120
Posted By Montford
Some quality parts coming together there! ...

Some quality parts coming together there!
Should be a nice build, looking forward to the next installment.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-30-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 21,678
Posted By Montford
This one is still made in the UK and at a good...

This one is still made in the UK and at a good price too.


http://www.campbellcooper.com/#/vincent/4541042557
Forum: Old's Cool 11-29-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 21,120
Posted By Montford
Lookin good! ]Here's a couple of pics from the...

Lookin good!
]Here's a couple of pics from the original 80's Harris brochure for the Magnum 2.
http://i672.photobucket.com/albums/vv89/roadkillvespa/11-29-2011025459PM-1.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 126,233
Posted By Montford
Don't know if you can call this a Street Fighter...

Don't know if you can call this a Street Fighter as its looked the same since 1986 (apart from the Givi's) and I don't think the term was coined then.:D
...
Forum: EMEA 02-08-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 832
Posted By Montford
Motorcycle loft Hotel in Belgium close to Ostend ...

Motorcycle loft Hotel in Belgium close to Ostend
http://www.grd.be/bikersloft/eng/default.htm
Forum: Trip Planning 05-01-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,680
Posted By Montford
Insurance can be a problem,in the UK at least. ...

Insurance can be a problem,in the UK at least.

I have been having great difficulty finding an insurer who will cover my Harris Suzuki with my friend from Australia as a named rider for 2 weeks...
Forum: Europe 04-08-2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,822
Posted By Montford
There is a similar site at...

There is a similar site at http://motohost.org/search.php

I think I found the link on ADV Rider somewhere
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,727
Posted By Montford
In the days when I used to tour on a chain drive...

In the days when I used to tour on a chain drive bike I never bothered to carry any lube with me,it always seems to get in a mess.

At pretty much any fuel stop you can guarantee that in one of...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-25-2010, 04:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,164
Posted By Montford
The biggest difficulty you will have on the road...

The biggest difficulty you will have on the road is breaking the bead on the old tyres,especially if you are travelling alone.

It might be worth investing in one of the small take-apart breakers...
Forum: Equipment 02-13-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,396
Posted By Montford
From over in Old's Cool ...

From over in Old's Cool
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v631/mr-lj35/Adventure%20Rider%20Pics/camonetonM21.jpg
Forum: EMEA 01-26-2010, 02:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By Montford
The Rentamotorcyle web site gives their address...

The Rentamotorcyle web site gives their address as Motorrad Central, the BMW Franchise just North of Glasgow city centre,this dealership was taken over quite recently by a guy that used to be a...
Forum: EMEA 01-25-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By Montford
Hi You could try West Coast Harley Davidson in...

Hi You could try West Coast Harley Davidson in Glasgow,they certainly used to hire.
And I am sure there is an outfit on the Isle of Skye which hires BMW GS's.
Forum: Australia 12-31-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,112
Posted By Montford
Hi DavO If you are not too bothered what bike...

Hi DavO
If you are not too bothered what bike you could end up with I would say buy something,its got to work out cheaper than hiring.

It might be worth contacting some dealers in the UK and see...
Forum: Europe 12-25-2009, 10:40 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,689
Posted By Montford
Let me know when you finalise your plans, I may...

Let me know when you finalise your plans, I may be able to help you out.

The weather in late March early April can be really nice but it won't be warm !!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-22-2009, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2,221
Views: 833,782
Posted By Montford
En Route to 'The Wallace' rally in Stirling this...

En Route to 'The Wallace' rally in Stirling this summer
http://i672.photobucket.com/albums/vv89/roadkillvespa/harley006.jpg"]...
Forum: EMEA 12-17-2009, 01:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,387
Posted By Montford
Th Rosyth ferry is a good route but now that...

Th Rosyth ferry is a good route but now that Norfolk line has taken over the service it has become very expensive.

A good option is to take DFDS Ferries from Amsterdam to Newcastle they are way...
Forum: Europe 12-15-2009, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 562
Posted By Montford
How about going for something old enough to...

How about going for something old enough to qualify for 'Classic' insurance,plenty of late 80 's superbikes out there!
Forum: Europe 12-15-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,689
Posted By Montford
Sounds like a good plan! I started a...

Sounds like a good plan!

I started a similar thread earlier this year but did not really get much of a response.

But I am sure it can work,I have a guy from Australia coming over next year to...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-28-2009, 01:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,699
Posted By Montford
Hi Rok I run an 84 XS250 which I spend a couple...

Hi Rok
I run an 84 XS250 which I spend a couple of months sorting out this year.

I had trouble getting new air filter elements for the standard housings,the original foam just crumbled into...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-24-2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,680
Posted By Montford
I asked a similar question recently but did not...

I asked a similar question recently but did not get a great response.
I am sure it could work though.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-03-2009, 03:38 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 52,947
Posted By Montford
1982 Suzuki GSX1100 in a Harris frame. ...

1982 Suzuki GSX1100 in a Harris frame.

http://i672.photobucket.com/albums/vv89/roadkillvespa/Harriswithboxes2.jpg
Forum: Trip Planning 08-03-2009, 01:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,447
Posted By Montford
It just seems to me that I read so many posts...

It just seems to me that I read so many posts about the difficulties of renting or shipping a bike to ride on another continent that a bikeshare scheme would make a lot of sense.

I have loaned...
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