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by slparry
Sun Aug 18, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: Boxerbanter
Topic: Thinking again of moving to the dark side
Replies: 14
Views: 220
Wales

Re: Thinking again of moving to the dark side

slow, noisy, poor build quality, unreliable, atrocious support, camp..... and to make things worse you have to dress up like a pirate :D
by slparry
Sat Aug 17, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Ride Reports
Topic: Foray to Moray ... and beyond
Replies: 7
Views: 160
Wales

Re: Foray to Moray ... and beyond

Which bike are you taking Steve ? I "really" fancied taking the R80RS but that will be for another year :) The BoxerCup has been north of the border for a Scottish Weekend at Moffat a while back. One day I'd like to take the K1 or the F800GS but to be honest the RT's "job" is th...
by slparry
Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: Ride Reports
Topic: Foray to Moray ... and beyond
Replies: 7
Views: 160
Wales

Re: Foray to Moray ... and beyond

not too fussed by the weather, a wet day on the bike beats a sunny day in work..... plus it keeps the tourists off the roads and if there's a breeze the midgies too :D

At the moment it's not looking too bad though, so fingers crossed!
by slparry
Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Boxerbanter
Topic: Trip weather ..
Replies: 3
Views: 78
Wales

Re: Trip weather ..

andy griff wrote:A lot of film crew swear by
https://www.yr.no


As do I, just liked this extra feature of a trips weather :D
by slparry
Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: Days Out
Topic: Welsh Weekend 2020
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Wales

Welsh Weekend 2020

For 2020 I've been chatting with the Lion Hotel in Criccieth again (on the plan of rotating the Lion, Baskerville and the Dragon) The hotel has said they will do Dinner, Bed & Breakfast for us for £58 per person per night with a £5 single supplement. They're asking for a 25% deposit at booking T...
by slparry
Fri Aug 16, 2019 6:50 am
Forum: Boxerbanter
Topic: Trip weather ..
Replies: 3
Views: 78
Wales

Trip weather ..

been thinking a weather website that plots weather along a trip would be a good idea.... have now found one :) a bit basic but useable !


http://www.weathercast.co.uk/services/t ... ather.html
by slparry
Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: Ride Reports
Topic: Foray to Moray ... and beyond
Replies: 7
Views: 160
Wales

Foray to Moray ... and beyond

this years trip (starting on Monday the 19th up to Glasgow) with me and Paul Davies (Welsh Weekends Tail End Charlie).

Possibly ending via Belfast > Dublin > Wales and home or just a hike down the M6

Pics to follow

https://goo.gl/maps/n7FSSovGr2ZK872n8
by slparry
Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: eBay Links
Topic: Nice low mileage 11S
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Wales

Nice low mileage 11S

by slparry
Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Boxerbanter
Topic: Self Indulgence .....
Replies: 22
Views: 755
Wales

Re: Self Indulgence .....

I'm changing to a sheer bloody mindedness approach now :D … if in doubt power out
by slparry
Sun Aug 11, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Boxerbanter
Topic: Self Indulgence .....
Replies: 22
Views: 755
Wales

Re: Self Indulgence .....

boxerscott wrote:Wow. A new man. :shock: That must have been some wake up call.

Good discipline Steve.

Chris


being in hospital in the acute cardiac unit and being asked to sign a permission sheet to be put into an induced coma was the tipping point Chris :D
by slparry
Sat Aug 10, 2019 6:26 am
Forum: Boxerbanter
Topic: Self Indulgence .....
Replies: 22
Views: 755
Wales

Re: Self Indulgence .....

now down 5.5 stone and feeling great! Went to buy new jeans the other day and the waistline has reduced by eight sizes and about ten inches.

Onwards and downwards :)

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by slparry
Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: Boxertech
Topic: Front Brake Judder
Replies: 30
Views: 1490
Wales

Re: Front Brake Judder

aaargh, its back again!!! Can't believe new wheel, discs, callipers, bearings, seals and tyre worked for a short time and now its back with a vengeance. Could it be forks, ball joints, telelever bearings and how would I check? It got an MOT two weeks ago and although he felt a little resistance on ...
by slparry
Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Bits'n'bobs for sale
Topic: Free Helmet
Replies: 8
Views: 1217
Wales

Re: Free Helmet

pm'd

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