Last visit was: Tue Oct 24, 2017 9:33 am It is currently Tue Oct 24, 2017 9:33 am

All times are UTC+01:00




 [ 61 posts ]  Go to page Previous 1 2 3 4 5 Next
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: Mod day!
PostPosted: Sun Jul 10, 2016 8:50 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Jul 02, 2015 7:35 pm
Posts: 214
Current ride: Buell 1125R and M2
Location: Loughborough
What a ride today! Over to whatever clay cross is called now and it was packed. Brit bike contest and there were some lovely old triumphs. Bacon sarnie and off to Bakewell and on to a cuppa at Matlock Bath and a look at the bikes. On to Grantham and on the A52 at Bingham in the outside lane of the dual carriageway I passed a woman on the phone with two young kids in the back only for her to pull out further on to overtake a car slowing for the light and not notice I too was braking to a stop in the outside lane for the lights. Heard a screech behind me and in that split second I thought this is it!. She managed to miss me by cutting up the car on the inside and going through the red light so close to me my bike swayed!.

Caught her a mile down the road at next light that she managed to stop at this time as there was a queue still on her phone. I sounded my horn and pointed at her phone and to her credit she immediately put the phone down and apologised profusely for coming within an inch of rear ending and killing me as she passed me at at least 50mph when I was stationary.

If you are still reading this you know that never happened!. When I caught her at the lights and pipped my horn and pointed at her phone, she put down her window and in her best chav, told me to "Fuck Off!!!". What do you do?

Anyway, on to Grantham then back home to Loughborough along the back roads and the bike didn't miss a beat and again was a joy to throw around.

Once again another 5 hour plus ride and not an ache or pain ....brilliant bike!


Top
   
 
 Post subject: Re: Mod day!
PostPosted: Sun Jul 10, 2016 9:05 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Sun Nov 29, 2015 5:51 pm
Posts: 315
Current ride: ktm 950 sm
Location: Shawbury
Good your puttin the miles on... :clap: Im afraid its the same around here...There gettin practise for driverless cars..
Reminds me of my old dad...He never drove cars, they drove him... :)


Top
   
 
 Post subject: Re: Mod day!
PostPosted: Thu Jul 14, 2016 7:33 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Fri Mar 11, 2016 7:28 pm
Posts: 455
Current ride: 1125r
Location: South
FAAAAREEEKY!!!!!!!!!! :ill:

You're a better man than I... After the "fark orf" she would've lost her side mirror, at least.


Top
   
 
 Post subject: Re: Mod day!
PostPosted: Tue Jul 26, 2016 1:10 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Jul 02, 2015 7:35 pm
Posts: 214
Current ride: Buell 1125R and M2
Location: Loughborough
Kiwi wrote:
FAAAAREEEKY!!!!!!!!!! :ill:

You're a better man than I... After the "fark orf" she would've lost her side mirror, at least.



Guess it was that moment when I thought I could blow up at her and end up cutting my ride short due to being in a bad mood or ride away without having to speak to this low life so off I went ...

Did a few miles with mates on Sunday over to Market Harborough then on to Grafham Water for a coffee, back over to Market Harborough where we all decided it was too nice to ride home as planned so off to Grantham via Waltham before heading home 9 hours and 3 tanks of petrol later.

Bike ran like a dream again though my pals take the piss that they are always looking for bits falling off as its a Buell. Well it didn't dissapoint!, got back and having adjusted my inside bar end mirror while riding, sodding thing was gone when I got back as I had not got around to adding a dab of Loctite.

Nice having a bike that you can just stay out on in comfort even when you have thrown it around all day...


Top
   
 
 Post subject: Re: Mod day!
PostPosted: Tue Sep 20, 2016 10:01 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Jul 02, 2015 7:35 pm
Posts: 214
Current ride: Buell 1125R and M2
Location: Loughborough
Few more bits added ...


You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.


Top
   
 
 Post subject: Re: Mod day!
PostPosted: Wed Sep 21, 2016 2:01 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Fri May 08, 2009 1:13 pm
Posts: 1979
Current ride: XB9SX
When aliens invade us they will come on 1125s! :mrgreen:


Top
   
 
 Post subject: Re: Mod day!
PostPosted: Wed Sep 28, 2016 5:34 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Jul 02, 2015 7:35 pm
Posts: 214
Current ride: Buell 1125R and M2
Location: Loughborough
Thanks again to Dave who sold me the bits as he threw in some new bolts? and exhaust flanges amongst other things. Works out those bolts are for fitting the stock exhaust which will be needed for my new purchase.

Bought the flanges with exhaust as I'd forgot about the bits Dave gave me and drove back thinking I would have to order the bolts until I checked his box of bits and got a pleasant surprise!.

Stock exhaust look but with lowers and front replaced with stainless steel and baffles re worked for a fruitier sound but nothing like as loud as the FMF Apex. Good news as I missed out on another track day yesterday as it was 102db day and I would of had no chance.

I like the look of the stock exhaust with the factory lowers as they were intended ...


You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.


Top
   
 
 Post subject: Re: Mod day!
PostPosted: Mon Oct 10, 2016 10:28 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Jul 02, 2015 7:35 pm
Posts: 214
Current ride: Buell 1125R and M2
Location: Loughborough
Thought the wheels could do with a bit of colour so continuing with the red theme, rim tape on and just the steering damper to be fitted to complete my red highlights.


You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.


Top
   
 
 Post subject: Re: Mod day!
PostPosted: Mon Oct 10, 2016 10:29 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Jul 02, 2015 7:35 pm
Posts: 214
Current ride: Buell 1125R and M2
Location: Loughborough
Just this to go ...


You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.


Top
   
 
 Post subject: Re: Mod day!
PostPosted: Mon Oct 10, 2016 10:36 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Jul 02, 2015 7:35 pm
Posts: 214
Current ride: Buell 1125R and M2
Location: Loughborough
Last ride out for the year with mates to Grafham Water ...


You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.


Top
   
 
 Post subject: Re: Mod day!
PostPosted: Tue Oct 11, 2016 12:26 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Wed May 06, 2009 1:55 pm
Posts: 4338
Current ride: 98 S1W
Location: Perth, not the Scottish one
Ymale wrote:
Last ride out for the year..


Wimp lOl


Top
   
 
 Post subject: Re: Mod day!
PostPosted: Tue Oct 11, 2016 8:30 am 
Offline
Moderator (Ret.) D.S.O. and where's the bar
User avatar

Joined: Thu Apr 30, 2009 3:24 pm
Posts: 5846
Current ride: Oooh, lots!
Location: The Beautiful Yorkshire Dales
Bonzo wrote:
Ymale wrote:
Last ride out for the year..


Wimp lOl


lOl :old:

_________________
Diggertours ... doing it between the hedges ...
2001 X1 :D
1963 Grumph Scottish 3TA
1975 T500M
1978 GT380 Flat Tracker Project
2015 Multistrada


Top
   
 
 Post subject: Re: Mod day!
PostPosted: Tue Oct 11, 2016 1:50 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Jul 02, 2015 7:35 pm
Posts: 214
Current ride: Buell 1125R and M2
Location: Loughborough
Hang on, I meant last ride of the year where we all got together as a group. I will be riding with a couple of pals whenever it's dry ...with my new rim tape :D


Top
   
 
 Post subject: Re: Mod day!
PostPosted: Tue Oct 11, 2016 2:41 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Wed May 06, 2009 1:55 pm
Posts: 4338
Current ride: 98 S1W
Location: Perth, not the Scottish one
Ymale wrote:
Hang on, I meant last ride of the year where we all got together as a group. I will be riding with a couple of pals whenever it's dry ...with my new rim tape :D


OK then, we'll almost let you off, but you need a scruffy bike as well, for riding in shit weather.

Oh, and what's rim tape :?: I thought it was for protecting inner tubes on spoked wheels :?:

edit - just read back through the thread, it's bling :roll: lOl

another edit - Just noticed you live in Loughborough, I live in Quorn when I'm in the UK. Fancy a beer at xmas sometime :?: :P


Top
   
 
 Post subject: Re: Mod day!
PostPosted: Fri Oct 14, 2016 8:54 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Jul 02, 2015 7:35 pm
Posts: 214
Current ride: Buell 1125R and M2
Location: Loughborough
Nice out today ...


You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.


Top
   
 
 [ 61 posts ]  Go to page Previous 1 2 3 4 5 Next

All times are UTC+01:00


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: bikerbaker, CommonCrawl [Bot], gusm2 and 0 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited