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Forum: EMEA Yesterday, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 645
Posted By Montford
Was in Spain 1st two weeks of May last year,had...

Was in Spain 1st two weeks of May last year,had some worries about the weather but saw no rain from Santander to Malaga and back, the temperatures were perfect for riding it was a fantastic trip.
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,678
Posted By Montford
You are right enough Beemer,now I think about it...

You are right enough Beemer,now I think about it the new owner did say that he had replaced the stator on my old bike as well as another starter,I must just have been lucky in the time I owned it...
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,678
Posted By Montford
I owned a CX 650 Turbo for 11 years,it was a...

I owned a CX 650 Turbo for 11 years,it was a great bike,only sold it it the end due to techno fear figuring that it would go bang eventually.

Used it mostly for touring round Europe and trips to...
Forum: Europe 01-11-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,340
Posted By Montford
Glad to hear you enjoyed your trip to Scotland. ...

Glad to hear you enjoyed your trip to Scotland.

Visiting off-season has some great advantages, as you found with the empty roads and attractions, the comfort of a car has some big advantages at...
Forum: Europe 08-20-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,063
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: 28
Views: 2,340
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: 1,364
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: 1,106
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: 7,463
Views: 3,487,518
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: 3,223
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: 9,293
Posted By Montford
Fantastic pictures!, thank you.

Fantastic pictures!, thank you.
Forum: Europe 09-20-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,544
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: 919
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: 2,038
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: 422
Views: 94,276
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: 1,053
Views: 581,361
Posted By Montford
Muir of Ord Scotland

Muir of Ord,Black Isle,Scottish Highlands.

Muir of Ord is a small commuter village located about 15 minutes ride North West of Inverness by road and about 20 minutes by rail to Muir of Ord train...
Forum: Europe 04-02-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 659
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: 1,972
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: 1,173
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: 4,737
Posted By Montford
Hi there!

Hi there!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-02-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 503,327
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: 658
Views: 281,102
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: 21,874
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: 22,464
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: 21,874
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: 404
Views: 130,758
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: 866
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: 2,714
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: 1,871
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: 2,787
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: 2,230
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: 4,494
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: 706
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: 706
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: 1,134
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: 3,770
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: 840,075
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: 2,426
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: 582
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: 3,770
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...
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