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Offline jesim1

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Finaly some dry roads
« on: January 04, 2019, 02:46:45 am »
Seasons greeting to everyone, hope you all had a trouble free time over the festive season.

I actually managed to get the bike out today (K1600GTLE) for a 60 mile bumble along some dry roads now that it has not rained where I live in the past few days - it take so long for it to dry up due to the temperature being just around 3/4 degrees lately - which it was again today, but it was toasty with the heated grips and seat and a full Gortex suit, the only way to travel - well, in this weather anyway ;D

Just had about 2 and 1/2 hours out and time for a coffee to break it up, a great day with no low sun in the sky but bright(ish) and calm - perfect for keeping the old girl running over the winter for us fair weather riders 8) .

Looking to order an RDL seat to upgrade the existing one as I have a few longer trips as the year goes on and the standard one has me thinking about it instead of the ride, so needs to go.

Don't fall off guys...…………

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Re: Finaly some dry roads
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2019, 01:39:10 pm »
You're lucky.

Out here in the sticks the mud trails from the last of the harvest/muck spreading/weeding/fertilising (whatever the hell they do that needs tractors on the roads 24/7) are now frozen ruts (but only in the bends where the locals slow down to 10 mph) so you can go really fast on the straight bits....and then  :o

Even the off-roader doesn't like it  8)