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by moscowjohn
Tue Jul 31, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Members Own events
Topic: From Sea to Shining Sea....
Replies: 11
Views: 432

From Sea to Shining Sea....

About 5 years ago, fellow MT Rider Geoff Barnett posted on here details of the blog of his upcoming coast to coast USA cycle ride... White Line Fever.... I didn't read it at the time but I did bookmark to read at a later date.... which I eventually did about 4 years on!.... Reading Geoff's blog was ...
by moscowjohn
Tue Jul 31, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: WELCOME!
Topic: New Member from Wales
Replies: 6
Views: 150

Re: New Member from Wales

Welcome Roger. Where in Wales are you?...
by moscowjohn
Sat Feb 04, 2017 6:30 am
Forum: Wanted - MT bikes or parts etc
Topic: dual seat, and mirrors
Replies: 11
Views: 845

Re: dual seat, and mirrors

Have you tried riding two up on the standard seat?..... we did 8,000 miles 2-up on a standard seat, with a large sock stuffed in the gap between the seat and the rack for added comfort (although we did move the rack back two inches).... it must have been comfortable enough as Ruth has now married me...
by moscowjohn
Mon Jan 30, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: WELCOME!
Topic: Researching a green lane MT350
Replies: 8
Views: 372

Re: Researching a green lane MT350

For a while I had a couple of bright spots to help on the rural Welsh lanes late at night but found they drained the battery and the low voltage light would come on after a few minutes....
by moscowjohn
Mon Jan 30, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: WELCOME!
Topic: Researching a green lane MT350
Replies: 8
Views: 372

Re: Researching a green lane MT350

They'll run heated grips okay.... quite a few have added a 12v socket but I don't think anyone will admit to having tried a heated vest on this site...
by moscowjohn
Sun Jan 15, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: General MT chat
Topic: High milage
Replies: 10
Views: 770

Re: High milage

I've enjoyed making long trips on my MT but they're not the most comfortable of bikes.... I set off on my first trip to Russia on my MT only a month after buying it and was pretty lucky.... only my centre stand springs went, followed by my carb hose, followed by carb problems, followed by my rear br...
by moscowjohn
Thu Dec 29, 2016 10:26 pm
Forum: Members Own events
Topic: Pyrenees coast to coast - Summer 2017
Replies: 22
Views: 2189

Re: Pyrenees coast to coast - Summer 2017

Looks a great route Steve...... at the moment I don't have a suitable bike for a trip but hope to rebuild one by summer..... I'm hoping to make it to the Ireland meet up in springtime.... not sure about Stafford.... I'm not decided yet what to do in summer yet but I'm not ruling this out... it would...
by moscowjohn
Thu Dec 29, 2016 9:01 am
Forum: Members Own events
Topic: Pyrenees coast to coast - Summer 2017
Replies: 22
Views: 2189

Re: Pyrenees coast to coast - Summer 2017

Have you got a link for the roadbook please Steve?
by moscowjohn
Thu Dec 01, 2016 5:42 pm
Forum: Members Own events
Topic: Pyrenees coast to coast - Summer 2017
Replies: 22
Views: 2189

Re: Pyrenees coast to coast - Summer 2017

Hi Steve... Is your route just in France, Spain or a mix?......
by moscowjohn
Tue Nov 22, 2016 9:56 pm
Forum: Members Bimbles
Topic: Quick trip up to wales
Replies: 6
Views: 901

Re: Quick trip up to wales

Looks like Talyllyn.... I used to live a few miles from the lake....