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Re: What are you doing today ??

got a phone call to say that i can take one of my bikes in for a full overhaul, great as it's well in need of attention so charging the battery and cleaning it later, glad i sent the garage guy an xmas card as that may have brought me up the queue a bit.
by sir thomas blanchard
Today, 13:35
 
Forum: Slapper Chat
Topic: What are you doing today ??
Replies: 9618
Views: 145485

Re: what's your favourite type of cafe?

... on it. There is always a different classic bike in the shop each visit as all the local bike enthusiasts keep asking if they can display their bikes there after he started with his own thruxton in the shop. Coffee and food is top notch. As a bonus, Jess is quite smitten by the owner which always ...
by kiwikrasher
Yesterday, 12:53
 
Forum: Slapper Chat
Topic: what's your favourite type of cafe?
Replies: 31
Views: 142

Re: SHEDS

Shed (Noun) Where bikes, beer, tools of all sorts and garden chairs are kept, they should smell of a mixture of dried grass, oil and creosote. They are traditionally where menfolk take refuge at times of domestic stress. (Hence the beer)

(Apologies to Oxford English Dictionary)

That is all. 8-|
by Deegee
15 Dec 2017, 18:39
 
Forum: Slapper Chat
Topic: SHEDS
Replies: 7
Views: 97

Re: SHEDS

... at doing up the garden in the new house and buying a shed. I want to get rid of the items that are in my garage, so I can kit it out nicely for my bikes and as a workshop.
by D6
15 Dec 2017, 00:51
 
Forum: Slapper Chat
Topic: SHEDS
Replies: 7
Views: 97

Re: 44 Teeth review the new Tiger 1200

Triumph do make great handling bikes.

It'll be interesting to see how it fares next to the Superduke GT and the Multistrada.
by Kwacky
14 Dec 2017, 09:53
 
Forum: Biking Stuff
Topic: 44 Teeth review the new Tiger 1200
Replies: 5
Views: 93

Re: Whoops. I did it again...

... we played hockey out in the play ground! Defo remember those days. Playing footy until the sun went down. Playing IT (or TAG) in the evenings on bikes, burning each other up! During the summer when the wasps were nesting I remember grabbing bricks and throwing them at it and making the nest come ...
by Rossgo
14 Dec 2017, 07:58
 
Forum: Slapper Chat
Topic: Whoops. I did it again...
Replies: 13
Views: 128

Re: getting that fix

... the bike for maybe anything from a couple of days to a week getting into all the nooks and crannies. That stuff is great I swear it has kept my bikes in tip top condition Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
by Rossgo
13 Dec 2017, 11:30
 
Forum: Biking Stuff
Topic: getting that fix
Replies: 30
Views: 265

Re: wives, partners and girlfriends

this threat went slightly off course - seems like you lot have. by and large. got hooked up with either tolerant or biker females

as for multiple bikes, maintenance and running costs are a factor as well as storage - not good to leave bikes outside if it can be helped
by sir thomas blanchard
10 Dec 2017, 11:28
 
Forum: Slapper Chat
Topic: wives, partners and girlfriends
Replies: 23
Views: 290

Re: wives, partners and girlfriends

I limit myself to 2 bikes these days.... Anymore and I find the maintenance and up keep starts to get expensive .

A project bike as a third is always nice but since moving into my partner's house a lack of space and shed/garage has stopped that (doh)
by Scuff
10 Dec 2017, 10:21
 
Forum: Slapper Chat
Topic: wives, partners and girlfriends
Replies: 23
Views: 290

Re: Triumph Birmingham

... work. It's really light in the midlands for Triumph dealers which is bizarre being near the home of Triumph. I still use Staffordshire Triumph (BS Bikes) in Stoke. but that is a bit of a jaunt just for small things. Well, in days gone by they had Windy Corner as the nearest dealer to the factory, ...
by Ash
09 Dec 2017, 20:59
 
Forum: Biking Stuff
Topic: Triumph Birmingham
Replies: 31
Views: 280

Re: wives, partners and girlfriends

Kwacky wrote:Ask her to look after the bikes (lol)


Room for thought there..........
by Ash
09 Dec 2017, 15:49
 
Forum: Slapper Chat
Topic: wives, partners and girlfriends
Replies: 23
Views: 290

Re: Cyclists

Perkles wrote:Cyclists are a menace to society
Oi. I resemble that remark... ;)


To anyone who thinks the middle aged Lycra clad ones are the worst.... You should see the middle aged commuters on foldup bikes in London... Only one thing matters..
by D6Nutz
09 Dec 2017, 09:23
 
Forum: Slapper Chat
Topic: Cyclists
Replies: 6
Views: 105

Re: wives, partners and girlfriends

I always remember a bmw sales lady confusingly asking me at the nec bike show why did I have 2 bikes.

My answer was I haven't got room for 3.

I don't have that excuse anymore (happy) (giggle)
by Blade
09 Dec 2017, 09:16
 
Forum: Slapper Chat
Topic: wives, partners and girlfriends
Replies: 23
Views: 290

Re: wives, partners and girlfriends

Ask her to look after the bikes (lol)
by Kwacky
08 Dec 2017, 23:37
 
Forum: Slapper Chat
Topic: wives, partners and girlfriends
Replies: 23
Views: 290

Re: wives, partners and girlfriends

I have two bikes in my shed/workshop, one is mine and the other belongs to the wife, both are reasonably new, my wife rides more than I do as she is semi retired and unfortunately I still work full time, in theory we could fit ...
by Ash
08 Dec 2017, 23:17
 
Forum: Slapper Chat
Topic: wives, partners and girlfriends
Replies: 23
Views: 290

Re: Triumph Birmingham

Shame but the margins on bikes are tiny so not surprised they have closed shop
by Perkles
08 Dec 2017, 21:06
 
Forum: Biking Stuff
Topic: Triumph Birmingham
Replies: 31
Views: 280

Re: Bargains

DMC Birmingham had an allocation of 9 Superduke GTs and sold them all within a week. They've sold over 30 of the 390s The showroom is packed with bikes waiting to be collected. The staff told me that the GTs weren't being sold as buyers wanted to wait for the 2018 model as that comes with the Superduke ...
by Kwacky
08 Dec 2017, 18:49
 
Forum: Biking Stuff
Topic: Bargains
Replies: 104
Views: 5297

Re: What you watching?

No apologies required, he’s got balls, but he’s losing respect and he’s done sone some good things on bikes in the past. I’ll still watch next week to see if he gets better.
by Deegee
07 Dec 2017, 22:18
 
Forum: Slapper Chat
Topic: What you watching?
Replies: 4427
Views: 75211

Re: wives, partners and girlfriends

... a bike...we'd even do trackdays together, although we very seldom rode together on the road. But that's just L.A. - you see a lot of lasses riding bikes out here, and they're every bit as capable as the guys for the most part. And even if they often aren't quite as fast, they definitely don't seem ...
by D41
07 Dec 2017, 19:48
 
Forum: Slapper Chat
Topic: wives, partners and girlfriends
Replies: 23
Views: 290

Re: wives, partners and girlfriends

sir thomas blanchard wrote:Image


If I've used both bikes in the week then cleaning can be a PITA if the roads have been covered in crap.
by Kwacky
07 Dec 2017, 14:37
 
Forum: Slapper Chat
Topic: wives, partners and girlfriends
Replies: 23
Views: 290
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