None of this instant energy pasta stuff for Englishmen! Good old steak frites for Olde Bobbe. I have no idea if it mooed or neighed previously but it tasted very nice, good job I answered her for it to be bien cuit rather than chopped raw though..
By the time I got home after a post midnight dash from the ferry I had completed 1321 miles on 81 litres of petrol, an average of 74 miles per gallon - excellent!
No trip would be complete without some sort of incident but instead of seizing the engine or crashing our incident was just the left hand mirror stalk breaking off where my magic stillsons had cracked the tube while adjusting things before setting off. A few zip ties and a genuine thank you to the French for providing CPAM cellulose polystrand arboreal material beside all Routes Nationales meant that a piece of French Stick in the literal sense effected a repair!
Well I promised you a test to France and here is the proof - La Rochelle, having gone the long way round via Le Havre, Quimper, Benodet, Concarneau and Carnac in Brittany.
Several high bridges tested the bike's hill climbing ability at Honfleur, St Nazaire and Nantes and despite their large scale and crosswinds we both survived.
Hi, found this website when looking up brakes. Interesting idea on making steering better?
It seems it's about time I fended off Arthur Middletons attempts to 'correct' my comments on the limitations of low CG motorcycle designs.
I beleive the original article spoke for itself if properly read and understood, but some have asked for a clarification upon Arthurs comments - so here it is.