evening run, bit off topic but …

I’m just back from calling to see my brother Paul who was taking a refreshment break round about eight and a half hours into his latest run. To be fair to him he is putting a shift in, a 24 hour shift! You may well recall I wrote a few Blogs earlier in the year […]

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motorcycle live 2017 – part two…

I wrote about my visit to Motorcycle Live 2017 at the NEC in Part One, if you missed it you can get it here. I haven’t got a great deal more to say about the show, but I have got more pictures to post. In Part One I mentioned a number of the manufacturers stands […]

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motorcycle live 2017 – part one …

Once again it was the annual motorcycle show – Motorcycle Live, at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham. Its a show I’ve gone to on a pretty regular basis for a good number of years now, and after it dropping off a little (in my opinion) a few years ago it seems to have got […]

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making the most of the weather on the RnineT …

With the untypical weather the UK is currently having I made the most of it yesterday and put in a decent shift on the nineT – I’ve not done loads of miles on this bike yet – but I’m liking it more every time I get on it and the 192 miles before the fuel […]

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BMW RnineT – sat nav …

Part of the ritual to saying goodbye to the Kawasaki Z1000 SX in September was just like the ritual that takes place every time I change one of my bikes … the inevitable removal for re-sale of the after market parts that I have added. Having changed the Z1000 for the BMW RnineT it was […]

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moto guzzi parts for sale V7 …

I have a few OEM bits and pieces for sale that are from my Moto Guzzi V7 Cafe, although from the Cafe I’m pretty sure most will fit the V7 variants. They are: tail light; left and right chromed mirrors and rear mudguard/fender. Tail light. The tail light unit is the standard OEM unit and […]

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bits and pieces for sale – Kawasaki Z1000 (SX) …

I have advertised a pair of SP Engineering exhaust for a Kawasaki Z1000 in my previous Blog Post – which you can see here. In this post I’ve listed a few other items that I have for sale – all were on the 2014 model, so will fit 2015 and 2016 models as well (and […]

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decent exhausts for sale …

These exhausts are now sold. I’m selling a pair of SP Engineering exhausts for the Kawasaki Z1000 SX. I also have some items advertised on a separate Blog post – you can see that by clicking here Current retail price for the exhausts from SP Engineering is £379.95 (plus postage), I am selling these for […]

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can you really tour on a kawasaki vulcan 650s …?

If you want the answer without having to read any further then the answer is yes. If you want to know a bit more and why the answer is yes – then read on for my view on how the bike shaped up on a 2,500 mile trip to Spain and Portugal in September (2017). […]

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two up in spain and portugal (part 4)

This is the fourth and final part of the Blog posts following the recent road trip to Spain and Portugal that my wife and I made on the Kawasaki Vulcan. If you missed the earlier installments, you can get them at the following links: Part 1; Part 2 and Part 3. After setting off from […]

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