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Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,187
Posted By Irishrover63
It's a great pity that you missed Donegal and the...

It's a great pity that you missed Donegal and the wild atlantic way and yes there is not much to write home about Troon. Enjoying the R.R. and your pics.
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 16,196
Posted By Irishrover63
Glad to hear all is well with you and your...

Glad to hear all is well with you and your family. I will be renting a bike in Malaga the first week in June and will be touring Andalusia for a week.
Forum: Beasts 04-25-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4,501
Views: 791,644
Posted By Irishrover63
The one that comes as standard is a good one,...

The one that comes as standard is a good one, D.I.D, I should know as I got it replaced under warranty at 6000 miles due to kinks. I was told it was cheap crap, but when I went along to my local bike...
Forum: Beasts 04-21-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 4,501
Views: 791,644
Posted By Irishrover63
Rack for sale.

I have used this rack once on a recent trip to Ireland, made by John at Classic Rails. The reason I am selling is that I have bought another rack from him. Easy fit, just remove the grab handles...
Forum: Beasts 04-03-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4,501
Views: 791,644
Posted By Irishrover63
Thanks for the comment cls.

Thanks for the comment cls.
Forum: Beasts 04-02-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4,501
Views: 791,644
Posted By Irishrover63
Fitted a small tail rack.

If anyone is interested in a similar rack, send me a pm and I will send you contact details. They can be sent worldwide. The rack will come with bungee hooks on the revised design.

...
Forum: Equipment 03-02-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,209
Posted By Irishrover63
I have one and use it every day, not had any...

I have one and use it every day, not had any problems and the pinlock is fantastic although I had to purchase it separately.
Check out my review vid on YouTube....
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,403
Posted By Irishrover63
Just curious mate, but how do you go about...

Just curious mate, but how do you go about funding a trip like this, are you renting accommmodation? Or staying with friends? How long do you intend being away?
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,403
Posted By Irishrover63
Going for a Yamaha XMax 400 for cheapness. Got...

Going for a Yamaha XMax 400 for cheapness. Got the flights booked now, just need to book accommodation through Airbnb.
What kind of cost will you incur shipping the Suzuki to Spain?
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,403
Posted By Irishrover63
That's a bummer mate. If you have the funds you...

That's a bummer mate. If you have the funds you could do a deal with Motomercado and rent for a while, they have offices in Torremolinos and Fuengirola. I am renting from them in June....
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,403
Posted By Irishrover63
Ah the place were they filmed all those spaghetti...

Ah the place were they filmed all those spaghetti westerns, looks an interesting place, it's on my list when I come over in June. Yer no huvin much luck ur yeh?
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,403
Posted By Irishrover63
I can't believe you are doing the trip at this...

I can't believe you are doing the trip at this time of year, at least you wont be plagued by mosquitoes.
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,584
Posted By Irishrover63
What a great video of your adventure. How do you...

What a great video of your adventure. How do you get on with communication in the Balkans as not everyone would speak Polish? What make were those tents?
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2013, 03:26 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,209
Posted By Irishrover63
Good result. The pinlock inserts are available as...

Good result. The pinlock inserts are available as I purchased one from ebay and in true Givi fashion I had to alter it slightly to get the correct fit.
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,209
Posted By Irishrover63
Steve, I can understand you making those...

Steve, I can understand you making those alterations. In my case this country never gets hot enough to justify the extra ventilation. If anything there is a hint of Autumn in the air here, so I will...
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,209
Posted By Irishrover63
To my surprise mine is exactly the same as yours....

To my surprise mine is exactly the same as yours. Can you see black mesh material through those holes or just polystyrene?
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,209
Posted By Irishrover63
Just to let you know this has got the chin bar...

Just to let you know this has got the chin bar from my Givi X.01 helmet in the picture, just to show that other chin bars fit.
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,209
Posted By Irishrover63
Sorry folks, fixed now.

Sorry folks, fixed now.
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,209
Posted By Irishrover63
http://advrider.com/forums/www.flickr.com/photos/2...

http://advrider.com/forums/www.flickr.com/photos/23892420@N06/9471355719/
I just gave it a try and it fits fine and looks not bad, it would probably be better if it was white. I am sure you can buy...
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,209
Posted By Irishrover63
Got to get to the bottom of things these days. It...

Got to get to the bottom of things these days. It will help future development and product design. I also need to ask Givi a few questions. I want to know what pinlock insert will fit, I have seen a...
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2013, 01:23 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,209
Posted By Irishrover63
I just looked and both of my Givi helmets have...

I just looked and both of my Givi helmets have the same inner lining. There is a black mesh material that lets the air flow through, if I hold the helmet up to the light and look inside I can see the...
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 760
Posted By Irishrover63
Givi X.01 Helmet

I should have put Givi X.01 in the title. Oops. I have had the X.01 since 2009 and it has been a great all year round helmet. My new X.01D Tourer is an even better fit and looks the dogs on an...
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,209
Posted By Irishrover63
A look at the features of the Givi HPS X.01 &...

A look at the features of the Givi HPS X.01 & X.01D Tourer helmets. Link to were these can be purchased are in the video description.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQPbB5bSBQM
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2013, 03:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 760
Posted By Irishrover63
Givi Helmet review video.

A look at the features of the Givi HPS X.01 & X.01D Tourer helmets. Link to were these can be purchased are in the video description.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQPbB5bSBQM
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 16,159
Posted By Irishrover63
I did mention Robbing Air is good at herding...

I did mention Robbing Air is good at herding cattle.
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 16,159
Posted By Irishrover63
Don't forget to make those "Mooing" noises when...

Don't forget to make those "Mooing" noises when standing in the queue waiting to board.
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 16,159
Posted By Irishrover63
For a minute there I thought you might have been...

For a minute there I thought you might have been Mr O'Leary himself, he would have the same user name.:beer
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-10-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,042
Posted By Irishrover63
Nice job Matt, I like the old Kincardine bridge...

Nice job Matt, I like the old Kincardine bridge it's got that well built ruggedness about it. I will stop off next time I see you, now I know it was you. Tomorrow is forecast to be nice weather, hope...
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 16,159
Posted By Irishrover63
He also risks getting a dose or worse AIDS.

He also risks getting a dose or worse AIDS.
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 16,159
Posted By Irishrover63
I too was enjoying this ride report until I saw...

I too was enjoying this ride report until I saw your bike in flames. At first I thought it was a well done spoof, then my reaction "holy shit" this is for real. Glad you are ok mate, you will be...
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 16,196
Posted By Irishrover63
Does anyone know if Marta is ok, does seem rather...

Does anyone know if Marta is ok, does seem rather strange that she has made no more updates?
Forum: Vendors 10-25-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,406
Posted By Irishrover63
Awesome footage and well edited trailer, much...

Awesome footage and well edited trailer, much better than the Long Way Round/Down. No celebs or backup crew make for a more real life documentary.
I'm in and looking forward to the final cut.
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 16,196
Posted By Irishrover63
Alpujarra is superb, especially the small...

Alpujarra is superb, especially the small villages of Capileira and Pampaneira.
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 16,196
Posted By Irishrover63
Spain is a favourite destination of mine, mainly...

Spain is a favourite destination of mine, mainly Andalucia as I have not ventured into other regions. In fact I have not ridden a motorcycle in Spain, just hire car, but hopefuly that will change...
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3,800
Views: 1,747,857
Posted By Irishrover63
That's course fishing with the long pole and yes...

That's course fishing with the long pole and yes they use reals. Used for fishing in canals. My neighbour fishes this way and the rods and reals are as expensive as fly fishing and the like.
Glad...
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,949
Posted By Irishrover63
Great ride report and loved the pics especially...

Great ride report and loved the pics especially the HDR effect. Hope to do a similar trip soon.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-22-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,722
Posted By Irishrover63
Looks like you got great weather for the month of...

Looks like you got great weather for the month of March, what was the daily temperatures like? I was also considering a similar trip using Motomercado in Fuengirola, your review has increased my...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 3,800
Views: 1,747,857
Posted By Irishrover63
It might just be foreigners that have stolen the...

It might just be foreigners that have stolen the bike and not Irish as Dublin is apparently full of every culture from all over the world and some no doubt involved in organised crime.I would love to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-19-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,549
Posted By Irishrover63
Great ride report my friend, makes me very...

Great ride report my friend, makes me very ashamed that I have a place in Donegal that all my family come from and was born and live here in Scotland and at the age of 49 have still yet to tour both....
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-30-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 68,042
Posted By Irishrover63
Hi Matt, curious to know if you have a Flickr...

Hi Matt, curious to know if you have a Flickr account as you are a keen photographer.If not it's free for storing and sharing the first 200 pictures. Great images of the Buachaille, it's been a while...
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