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by aw58
Tue Jan 09, 2007 5:57 pm
Forum: Member Motorcycle Blogs
Topic: The Daily Grind
Replies: 151
Views: 70746

Daily Grind

A New Year What awful weather - gales make the journey quite hazardous. Wednesday crossing the bridge back to Wales reduced to 55mph. At 154lbs in weight trying to control 1/3 ton of motorcycle that is being blown to hell and back is no longer fun. Once off the bridge whilst dark wet and windy some ...
by aw58
Sat Dec 30, 2006 9:52 am
Forum: Member Motorcycle Blogs
Topic: The Daily Grind
Replies: 151
Views: 70746

Daily Grind

Short week for riding Boxing Day took the car out - needed to buy a new tv (difficulty in fitting on bike). Wednesday - enjoyable and uneventful ride to Cardiff (work). Roads very quiet. Rains on the way home. Friday back to Bristol - very windy - reach the severn crossing and unable to maintain mor...
by aw58
Wed Dec 27, 2006 5:24 pm
Forum: Member Motorcycle Blogs
Topic: The Daily Grind
Replies: 151
Views: 70746

Daily Grind

in answer to the question

MPH.

Ade
by aw58
Sun Dec 24, 2006 4:33 pm
Forum: Member Motorcycle Blogs
Topic: The Daily Grind
Replies: 151
Views: 70746

The Daily Grind

Events later in the week have caused any thoughts earlier in the week to disappear. Monday 18/12/06 Weather getting colder. Memorable event having a ginger piece in an Audi pull out in front of me on a roundabout. Visibility to some people is the windscreen only - any event outside this area just do...
by aw58
Fri Dec 15, 2006 7:58 pm
Forum: Member Motorcycle Blogs
Topic: The Daily Grind
Replies: 151
Views: 70746

The Daily Grind

Back on motorcycles after 22 yrs, I'd like to share my daily run to and from work (130 miles round trip). I hope it doesn't become boring - try to post the hightlights, lowlights and lowlifes of the weeks journey. The past nine weeks of travelling on my Kawasaki VN 1500 D2 Classic have been pure joy...
by aw58
Thu Dec 07, 2006 4:43 pm
Forum: The Soap Box
Topic: Your favorite movies
Replies: 59
Views: 20948

Also have My neighbour totoro (not watched yet)
Kiki's delivery service and Howl's moving castle (must watch again)

Adrian
by aw58
Tue Dec 05, 2006 8:06 pm
Forum: The Soap Box
Topic: Your favorite movies
Replies: 59
Views: 20948

your favourite movies

Like the choice.. others to think about Metropolis - Fritz Lang Metropolis - Giorgio Moroder Laputa (Manga) Spirited Away (manga) Princess Mononoke (manga) Moulin Rouge Donnie Darko Gladiator Deliverance The Passion The Ladykillers (Ealing version Alec Guinness) Trainspotting Love films too many to ...
by aw58
Tue Dec 05, 2006 7:28 pm
Forum: Maintenance & Appearance
Topic: Vance and Hines
Replies: 3
Views: 2682

vance and hines - straight shots

Pipes due to be delivered Thursday 7th December 06. Have emailed vance and hines and they have forwarded me to Dynojet. Await info on rejetting. Looking forward to changing the pipes. I don't know if its the exhaust fumes from the bike or the diesel fumes from the lorries on the M4, when travelling ...
by aw58
Fri Dec 01, 2006 6:26 pm
Forum: Maintenance & Appearance
Topic: Vance and Hines
Replies: 3
Views: 2682

Vance and Hines

Have ordered a set of straight shots for my Kawasaki vn1500 d2 as the downpipe from the front pot has cracked inside (backfires when shutting off power). Have been advised that does not need rejetting, but a good move is to fit a hypercharger, although not essential. Does anyone have experience of f...
by aw58
Sun Nov 05, 2006 4:05 am
Forum: Start Your Engines - Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello.
Replies: 5
Views: 1800

M4 and M5 - South Wales to Bristol -
by aw58
Sat Nov 04, 2006 7:32 pm
Forum: Start Your Engines - Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello.
Replies: 5
Views: 1800

Hello.

Having been off motorcycles for 22 yrs, I have just bought a Kawasaki vn 1500 classic d2(97) to travel back and for to work (130 miles of motorway round trip). It's been wet, and cold but have enjoyed the last 3 week and put approx 1900 miles on the low 5700 miles clocked in the last 9 yrs. Motorway...