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    I play with the rear but have never touched the...

    I play with the rear but have never touched the front which is on the lowest setting.


    My theory being I’d blind more people if I raised the front, light is borderline on lowest setting as it is....
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    Ride another one for comparison, it might be a...

    Ride another one for comparison, it might be a case of “they are all like that sir”
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    Booked first night at Hotel del Oso for our trip...

    Booked first night at Hotel del Oso for our trip in September, Mr Craig has the rest of the route at planning stage but will be heading down towards Porto via Riano etc, lovely area.
  4. Thread: Side Stand

    by Popell
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    Stick a Camel toe on it

    Stick a Camel toe on it
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    In the old sports bike days, if one raised the...

    In the old sports bike days, if one raised the rear or lowered the front, it had the effect of making the steering a bit quicker/less stable etc.i imagine that it would have similar effect on the GS...
  6. The only time I suffered numbness was when I had...

    The only time I suffered numbness was when I had done up the wrist strap on the gloves too tight. If all else fails might be worth loosening them slightly
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    Aye but there was a ferry waiting..... Not...

    Aye but there was a ferry waiting.....



    Not to mention the 5 other bikes on the trip - bloody 'Johnny come lately' with yer pile of unreliable....etc
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    Folk lore, Iíve got an iPhone 6s still going...

    Folk lore, Iíve got an iPhone 6s still going strong as on contract for 24 months and now lives on with a sim only deal which gives me all I need for 12£ per month.

    Never was a committed apple...
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    Quote “Caffeine – A renowned active slimming...

    Quote “Caffeine – A renowned active slimming agent that activates micro-circulation and promotes fat destruction.”

    That’s bollocks, I drink loads of coffee and it has absolutely NO slimming...
  10. Thread: Stupid o'clock

    by Popell
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    Even by UKGSer standards, that went downhill...

    Even by UKGSer standards, that went downhill fast!

    Enjoy your new bike...
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    You can’t be that far away from AAngus, perhaps...

    You can’t be that far away from AAngus, perhaps use his place?...
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    Poll: Same bike as I have! I got mine in 2010 with 2k...

    Same bike as I have!
    I got mine in 2010 with 2k on it and have taken it round to around 43k now.
    I won’t say what problems I haven’t had (for fear of bringing me bad luck) but I did have to replace...
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    Aim not to fall but if you must, and you like...

    Aim not to fall but if you must, and you like your pillion, mount the varios
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    Donít sell it short, weíve got a prison AND a...

    Donít sell it short, weíve got a prison AND a young offenders institute......
  15. I bought an infrared temp gauge as I thought it...

    I bought an infrared temp gauge as I thought it would perhaps show difference in fuel mixture and hence header temps. No significant difference noted.
    I did at one point have rough running at...
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    Got stopped last year and while we had comms, it...

    Got stopped last year and while we had comms, it was the ear plugs that they had a problem with. Said they were not allowed on the grounds of safety...
    Strange as tinnitus is quite unpleasant.
    ...
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    I’m similar age and conditions but older bike and...

    I’m similar age and conditions but older bike and living in Wetherby, think my insurance cost £140ish not commuting though.
    Using CN this year.
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    On the 05 I have the original plastic ones were...

    On the 05 I have the original plastic ones were pushfit. I swapped out for something called “hard parts”, made of stainless itch. Bar threaded all the way through.
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    Sticky: Just bought so, mozzie repellent for the...

    Just bought so, mozzie repellent for the Everglades, mentioned UKGSer and got a discount, shame the stuff had leaked inside the packaging, necessitating a return trip to Harrogate
  20. I have 2005 which has the curved/awkward centre...

    I have 2005 which has the curved/awkward centre stand.
    Don't think I have a valve in the exhaust - it's in the loft in any case
    Only havew basic dash - no temp or consumption figures etc, just...
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    Andorra is a shithole, one of our chaps spent the...

    Andorra is a shithole, one of our chaps spent the morning (hence the other five in the group did too..) getting a new front - couldn't even get a matching one.

    My advice in this order:-
    give...
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    It’s a shame they aren’t supporting it , as it...

    It’s a shame they aren’t supporting it , as it was a decent camera and in certain aspects was well ahead of the Ultra30, which requires a separate case for rain proofing and £120 additional case to...
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    Sounds just the thing for the NC500 but could get...

    Sounds just the thing for the NC500 but could get tedious on the Costa run....
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    All positive reports, thanks. Think the wife...

    All positive reports, thanks.
    Think the wife managed to find one of the most expensive available (a skill honed over 27 years of marriage)
    We have the use of a car so happy to travel round and...
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    Thanks Schtum, will check it out

    Thanks Schtum, will check it out
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