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by aw58
Sat Nov 14, 2020 9:23 pm
Forum: Member Motorcycle Blogs
Topic: The Daily Grind
Replies: 153
Views: 87273

Re: The Daily Grind

I am still here, the VN has been off the road for 6 plus years and plan to rebuild soon. Now 62 but in better shape only 4 lb heavier than when I was 19. Diabetes focuses the mind if you want to live longer. Hopefully start posting the strip down soon and rebuild thereafter. Stay safe and avoid the ...
by aw58
Mon Dec 01, 2014 4:48 pm
Forum: Member Motorcycle Blogs
Topic: The Blog of Blues
Replies: 1511
Views: 350389

Re: The Blog of Blues

UK weather can be pretty dire. Although since the VN has been off the road it has been drier.

I have one prerequisite - AIR COOLED.

Ade
by aw58
Wed Nov 26, 2014 1:39 pm
Forum: Member Motorcycle Blogs
Topic: The Blog of Blues
Replies: 1511
Views: 350389

Re: The Blog of Blues

Good luck in choosing a new motorcycle in 2015. My VN has become a long term project and likewise 2015 will be a search for something newer to ride.
Ade
by aw58
Tue Jun 26, 2012 12:55 pm
Forum: Member Motorcycle Blogs
Topic: The Daily Grind
Replies: 153
Views: 87273

Re: The Daily Grind

"shorter of breath and one day closer to death". Pink Floyd. Sorry been absent for 2 yrs..... Have ridden the VN less - operation on shoulder put me out of action for 2 months and then have shared transport so only using the VN once a week but the miles still creep up. Nov 14 2011 travelling around ...
by aw58
Thu Mar 25, 2010 6:05 pm
Forum: Member Motorcycle Blogs
Topic: The Daily Grind
Replies: 153
Views: 87273

Re: The Daily Grind

if i were with you I'd be home and dry If - Pink Floyd - Atom Heart Mother As usual time marches on - The VN is off the road at the moment but have enjoyed the ride through winter. Speedo doesn't work but have been calculating speed by counting one one thousand between known points. Riding near Carm...
by aw58
Thu Mar 25, 2010 5:37 pm
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Help Ignition Problems D2 VN1500
Replies: 1
Views: 1662

Help Ignition Problems D2 VN1500

Hi, I have no ignition lights, no electrics at all . All fuses ok, just bought a new battery as the old one was prone to failure in cold weather. Checked all my connections on the fuse box. Running fine after having new stainless exhausts made. Removed the speedo to check the cable connection as no ...
by aw58
Fri Jan 29, 2010 5:37 pm
Forum: Member Motorcycle Blogs
Topic: The Daily Grind
Replies: 153
Views: 87273

"there's a killer on the road" - Riders on the Storm - the doors Been having problems with the connection to TM. Vn taken into the local dealer for assessment. Loaned a CBF 600 by the insurance company- awful bike - not a patch on the bandit I had in 2008 - that was sex on wheels. CBF is more Monast...
by aw58
Tue Dec 01, 2009 6:21 pm
Forum: Member Motorcycle Blogs
Topic: The Daily Grind
Replies: 153
Views: 87273

Sorry PJ spoke to John Hopkins and he only knows what your brother told him. But his cremation was the day after your posting. Stars shine like eyes - Black Sabbath - Planet Caravan. - Album Paranoid I have an original LP (my first). The RAC subbie broke the clutch lever when loading the VN on the t...
by aw58
Thu Oct 29, 2009 2:35 pm
Forum: Member Motorcycle Blogs
Topic: The Daily Grind
Replies: 153
Views: 87273

Time flies when your having fun. August and I broke down at South Hook. VN wiring harness giving problems under the seat.. RAC salvaged the day and 2 hrs later I'm on my way home.. September and the rain has passed and Summer begins - well it s sunny, coldish and dry, the journey home also begins to...
by aw58
Fri Aug 28, 2009 4:54 pm
Forum: Member Motorcycle Blogs
Topic: The Daily Grind
Replies: 153
Views: 87273

"thou shalt not bonk your neighbours wife"

Stump - Charlton Heston

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cXB16Xllx18

Will write soon....
by aw58
Sun Aug 02, 2009 4:54 am
Forum: Member Motorcycle Blogs
Topic: Riding in the UK on my Kawasaki ZR750F
Replies: 37
Views: 86414

Back in May you said you were waiting for the weather to get drier.

Still waiting? :laughing:

Ade
by aw58
Wed Jul 29, 2009 5:40 pm
Forum: Member Motorcycle Blogs
Topic: The Daily Grind
Replies: 153
Views: 87273

“I feel it in my fingers, I feel it in my toes”. Love is all around - the Troggs Bet you thought Wet, Wet, Wet. Well, Wet, Wet, Wet is what it has been last week and this, although 24th July was dryish, and I found myself riding against a Ducati (848 I believe). Rider and female pillion – always rem...
by aw58
Tue Jul 21, 2009 4:39 pm
Forum: Member Motorcycle Blogs
Topic: The Daily Grind
Replies: 153
Views: 87273

Lateness is my middle name. “I'm sorry I'm a little late You know the stripes of a tiger are hard to change” The Noisettes –never forget you. The days following on are quite monotonous. The same journey, the same grind. Scowled at by a teenager in the back of a Mercedes. The Vance and Hines as I pas...
by aw58
Fri Jun 26, 2009 4:28 pm
Forum: Member Motorcycle Blogs
Topic: The Daily Grind
Replies: 153
Views: 87273

“I'll care for through the Rough and rainy years.” Charles Aznavous – She I hope you got that one. The day starts out sunny, but by the time I reach Nantycaws the rain is moving in. Filter in the usual places and move on toward St. Clears. The infiltration of mankind by aliens (copulating Uranians) ...
by aw58
Mon Jun 15, 2009 4:11 pm
Forum: Member Motorcycle Blogs
Topic: The Daily Grind
Replies: 153
Views: 87273

Thanks Wrider Previously did anyone get it – “when I wore a younger man’s clothes”- Piano Man - Billy Joel. 12th June I am holding a steady 70 but as I am passed on the left by a Ford the VN refuses to be restrained and picks up the pace once more. The weather is picking to rain.. Reach Carmarthen a...
by aw58
Fri Jun 12, 2009 7:47 pm
Forum: Member Motorcycle Blogs
Topic: The Daily Grind
Replies: 153
Views: 87273

Sat 6th June Didn’t start today. (Let’s start today – fall out boy- (from last entry - anyone guess it)) Sun 7th Found the fault – battery corrosion. Cleaned up the terminals and the VN fired back up. Mon 8th Overcast. Travelling down M4 and black Mercedes pulls out in front forcing me to ease up. F...
by aw58
Sun Jun 07, 2009 5:11 pm
Forum: The Soap Box
Topic: What did you do today...
Replies: 5467
Views: 777438

Painted the woodwork in the bathroom and toilet and got the VN running (sorted the short).
Cleaned it - and it Rained.


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by aw58
Sun Jun 07, 2009 4:45 pm
Forum: Start Your Engines - Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hey guys
Replies: 7
Views: 3441

Welcome.

Not bad mileage for 3 yrs.

Ade :uk:
by aw58
Sat Jun 06, 2009 5:56 am
Forum: Start Your Engines - Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Gal.....
Replies: 8
Views: 3280

Welcome to TMW

Ade(the Daily Grind) :welcome: :uk:
by aw58
Fri Jun 05, 2009 5:31 pm
Forum: Member Motorcycle Blogs
Topic: The Daily Grind
Replies: 153
Views: 87273

Did you guess the last song – female of the species – by Space.
Looking over videos of the past rides I have uploaded the most recent see link.
I look at the VN and my thought is let’s start today. Will let you know.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJh9D3QFOFY