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Forum: Ride reports 03-06-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,544
Posted By IslandMonkey
Nice one Damian, and (belatedly) welcome home.

Nice one Damian, and (belatedly) welcome home.
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7,162
Views: 2,921,580
Posted By IslandMonkey
I can't promise anything Horizons but I might get...

I can't promise anything Horizons but I might get a pic posted, although you don't want to see me sat in it. If I do I'll add something for scale.
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7,162
Views: 2,921,580
Posted By IslandMonkey
I've used one of these for motorbike camping for...

I've used one of these for motorbike camping for four years; it cost me about eight quid. It fits in my 40l dry-bag and it's low but not too low for me and very comfortable. You don't need a drink...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-13-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,569
Posted By IslandMonkey
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Road warriors 02-01-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 361,190
Posted By IslandMonkey
Commuting on my Tiger 800 - all urban - in winter...

Commuting on my Tiger 800 - all urban - in winter I only get about 35 MPG (Imperial). Obviously in warmer weather and on longer rides it improves considerably but still well short of 60.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-01-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,381
Posted By IslandMonkey
Haven't made a final decision yet but feel free...

Haven't made a final decision yet but feel free to PM me details of the bike so I can bear it in mind.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-29-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,381
Posted By IslandMonkey
Good to see you back. I'm considering getting an...

Good to see you back. I'm considering getting an NC750X at the moment BTW.
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 361,190
Posted By IslandMonkey
It would seem that you made the right choice.

It would seem that you made the right choice.
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 361,190
Posted By IslandMonkey
Although it'd be the manual for me I can...

Although it'd be the manual for me I can certainly see the appeal of the auto for commuting Deckyon. In the next few weeks I'll be looking into it further I think.
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 361,190
Posted By IslandMonkey
Great MPG John. I don't have a car so commute...

Great MPG John. I don't have a car so commute every day and that is a big plus, although only one of many considerations as you know.

I too have slowed down in recent years and really like the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 361,190
Posted By IslandMonkey
Is the 750 A2 compliant or is it only the 700?...

Is the 750 A2 compliant or is it only the 700? And yes we do.

PM sent BTW.
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 361,190
Posted By IslandMonkey
I'd seen pics of them on the internet and didn't...

I'd seen pics of them on the internet and didn't think all that much of them John, but at Christmas I saw one parked up next to my Tiger and it looked really good. That set the ball rolling so to...
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 361,190
Posted By IslandMonkey
Ey up Ray. I had a test ride on the manual...

Ey up Ray.

I had a test ride on the manual 750 yesterday at Hunts. The PCP on my Tiger is up in April and I'm looking for alternatives that don't break the bank. I thought it was great, looked...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-15-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,199
Posted By IslandMonkey
Very beautiful indeed. Years ago I visited Crete...

Very beautiful indeed. Years ago I visited Crete several times on holiday and rode some of those roads on hired scooters, although it was a little warmer.
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,854
Posted By IslandMonkey
Great adventure - keep it coming.

Great adventure - keep it coming.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 12-29-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 22,731
Views: 6,907,856
Posted By IslandMonkey
Here's the Bonnie thread from Road Warriors: ...

Here's the Bonnie thread from Road Warriors:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1019641
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,544
Posted By IslandMonkey
It does make sense, thanks. And a Merry Christmas...

It does make sense, thanks. And a Merry Christmas to you both.
Forum: Ride reports 12-19-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,544
Posted By IslandMonkey
That's good to know - I had no idea. :D I...

That's good to know - I had no idea. :D

I always enjoy RRs with small cc machines; I think it's because I started out riding Lambrettas and would love another (as well my bike). I have such good...
Forum: Ride reports 12-18-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,544
Posted By IslandMonkey
Brilliant. Definitely subscribed and looking...

Brilliant. Definitely subscribed and looking forward to more.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-14-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 874
Posted By IslandMonkey
Well done. I love scooter ride reports.

Well done. I love scooter ride reports.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-03-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,080
Posted By IslandMonkey
Very nice. And good riding weather if you're...

Very nice. And good riding weather if you're wrapped up I always think.
Forum: Europe 11-13-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 573
Posted By IslandMonkey
Hello and welcome to you both. :freaky

Hello and welcome to you both. :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 37,117
Posted By IslandMonkey
Outstanding mate. I'll tag along and wish you...

Outstanding mate. I'll tag along and wish you well.
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,629
Posted By IslandMonkey
Very nice; glad you took us along.

Very nice; glad you took us along.
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,717
Posted By IslandMonkey
Ditto.

Ditto.
Forum: Ride reports 10-24-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,717
Posted By IslandMonkey
Very nice - I did a similar trip a few years ago....

Very nice - I did a similar trip a few years ago. BTW I'm drinking some Leffe Brown right now. :1drink
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,799
Posted By IslandMonkey
Great adventure and report.

Great adventure and report.
Forum: Europe 10-22-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 347
Posted By IslandMonkey
Good on yer. Welcome.

Good on yer. Welcome.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-10-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By IslandMonkey
Nice trip out.

Nice trip out.
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,371
Posted By IslandMonkey
Lookin' good.

Lookin' good.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-25-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 908
Posted By IslandMonkey
Looks like a nice ride out in a nice part of the...

Looks like a nice ride out in a nice part of the world. I've been meaning to go back to Northumberland for a while - a ride up there is long overdue.
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,274
Posted By IslandMonkey
Sig line material there. :evil

Sig line material there. :evil
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-17-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,432
Posted By IslandMonkey
Stunning pictures and scenery.

Stunning pictures and scenery.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-09-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,308
Posted By IslandMonkey
Looks like a great place to ride and camp. :thumb

Looks like a great place to ride and camp. :thumb
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 9,890
Views: 1,670,710
Posted By IslandMonkey
Yes, it looked like a fun thing to ride. I can...

Yes, it looked like a fun thing to ride. I can imagine myself pottering around my local countryside on one on a Sunday afternoon.
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By IslandMonkey
Enjoyed your photos. Looks like you and your...

Enjoyed your photos. Looks like you and your mates have fun on those bikes.
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9,890
Views: 1,670,710
Posted By IslandMonkey
Saw one of these on my morning commute the other...

Saw one of these on my morning commute the other day. If only I could afford two bikes....
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 45,180
Posted By IslandMonkey
Brilliant - and with a happy ending too. I came...

Brilliant - and with a happy ending too. I came across your RR tonight and, like a few others, read it all in one go. It was very thought-provoking and inspirational.

Best wishes for the future.
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,618
Posted By IslandMonkey
Well done mate. Great RR.

Well done mate. Great RR.
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 32,840
Posted By IslandMonkey
And another. Great trip.

And another. Great trip.
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