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Forum: The Border Patrol 03-08-18, 09:41 PM
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Posted By Grant66
Re: Watch out for tourists

Had a good look at the original vid, I initially steered to pass him on the left before realising he wasn't going to move over. That cost me a second where I could have been breaking harder.
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Forum: The Border Patrol 02-08-18, 03:53 PM
Replies: 73
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Posted By Grant66
Re: 2019 - Border Patrol ride out with an overnight?

Was thinking about an MT09, will need a test ride to see if it's more fun than the 7.

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Forum: The Border Patrol 02-08-18, 12:57 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,770
Posted By Grant66
Re: 2019 - Border Patrol ride out with an overnight?

Physio is helping, walking still tricky and wrist hurts when the radius rotates, but getting better. Might have to go back to work soon.

They have offered a settlement figure on the bike, ...
Forum: The Border Patrol 31-07-18, 08:08 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,770
Posted By Grant66
Re: 2019 - Border Patrol ride out with an overnight?

I'd love too, however at best I'd be in a car [emoji26]

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Forum: The Border Patrol 15-07-18, 04:29 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,770
Posted By Grant66
Re: 2019 - Border Patrol ride out with an overnight?

Sounds good. Looking forward to this already [emoji41]

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Forum: The Border Patrol 13-07-18, 09:55 PM
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Posted By Grant66
Re: 2019 - Border Patrol ride out with an overnight?

Could use the airline business model, there are always some no shows [emoji16]
Worst case is a couple on the campsite.

June's good for me too, might actually have a bike by then [emoji23]
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Forum: The Border Patrol 12-07-18, 03:23 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,770
Posted By Grant66
Re: 2019 - Border Patrol ride out with an overnight?

Good price, great location.

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Forum: The Border Patrol 11-07-18, 02:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 948
Posted By Grant66
Re: Watch out for tourists

hoping they write it off, don't really trust a bike thats landed on its owner :)

hitting the front end on the ground in the inverted position can't be a good thing, who knows what issues that...
Forum: The Border Patrol 10-07-18, 07:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 948
Posted By Grant66
Re: Watch out for tourists

Pretty coloured elbow. Everything still hurts but I can get down the stairs now.

You know that feeling you have about 5 minutes after being hit in the balls, it's like that most of the day. ...
Forum: The Border Patrol 05-07-18, 07:42 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,770
Posted By Grant66
Re: 2019 - ride out with an overnight?

Bunkhouses need less luggage. Either is good for me though.

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Forum: The Border Patrol 04-07-18, 07:24 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,770
Posted By Grant66
Re: 2019 - ride out with an overnight?

Sounds like a great idea. Count me in too.

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Forum: The Border Patrol 04-07-18, 10:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 948
Posted By Grant66
Re: Watch out for tourists

I'd report them to the DVLA get them off the road before they kill someone.

Mrs got rear ended by a elderly person driving a C3 he knew he shouldn't have been driving but only "voluntarily"...
Forum: The Border Patrol 03-07-18, 03:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 948
Posted By Grant66
Re: Watch out for tourists

The wonders of the nhs means that I have a virtual appointment tomorrow, they will assess the x-rays and decide if I need pot or not. I'm guessing it'll just be a sling job.

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Forum: The Border Patrol 02-07-18, 07:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 948
Posted By Grant66
Re: Watch out for tourists

Got it from one of those bargain apps, joom I think. It was on offer, took about 2 months to arrive. Our set them before on eBay for 30.
This is it on eBay
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Forum: The Border Patrol 02-07-18, 06:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 948
Posted By Grant66
Re: Watch out for tourists

Confirmed broken elbow. Walking is becoming easier the 1000mg of codeine is helping.

My memory of the event is I had lots more time, I guess that's the effect of adrenaline.

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Forum: The Border Patrol 02-07-18, 05:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 948
Posted By Grant66
Re: Watch out for tourists

Crappy quality video of the incident (10 Chinese dashcam).

The 2ft wall on the right has a 100ft drop to the river Afon Glaslyn on the other side.

https://youtu.be/z-v6XO9zYxQ

Rear camera...
Forum: The Border Patrol 01-07-18, 01:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 948
Posted By Grant66
Re: Watch out for tourists

On the A498 near Pont Aberglaslyn. Lovely road by the way.

German guy driving, they'd just set off after a walk and been on the wrong side for a couple hundred metres. He was lucky it wasn't...
Forum: The Border Patrol 01-07-18, 11:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 948
Posted By Grant66
Watch out for tourists

They drive on the wrong side of the road.

Nearly stopped, bike flipped and landed on me. Fun afternoon in hospital to follow.
Bit sore but ok....
Forum: The Border Patrol 25-06-18, 06:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,641
Posted By Grant66
Re: Anybody out and about?

Only went as far as machynlleth then back up't hill again. Speed camera setting up at Cross Foxes when I got back to the top.
I'll be doing the early run again so much more enjoyable without the...
Forum: The Border Patrol 24-06-18, 09:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,641
Posted By Grant66
Re: Anybody out and about?

I was out early too [emoji41]
250 miles and back in time for the footy. Bala/Snowdon area.
Tal-y-llyn in the distance. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180624/0ae26e9d4767130de861ac2daf28f810.jpg...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 09-06-18, 09:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,244
Posted By Grant66
Re: Wrong Choice. New '18 SV650.

It is, I have one and in most respects it's better than the SV.

The one area where it fails is the finish. I thought Suzuki had used cheese instead of aluminium for screw heads, but Yamaha take...
Forum: The Border Patrol 31-05-18, 09:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,641
Posted By Grant66
Re: Anybody out and about?

Aberystwyth, 'twas warm and sunny.

Was going to put a video of the river crossing at Barmouth but my camera overwote those files [emoji849] on the journey home.

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Forum: The Border Patrol 26-05-18, 08:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,641
Posted By Grant66
Re: Anybody out and about?

Should have taken more pics...
Forum: The Border Patrol 26-05-18, 07:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,641
Posted By Grant66
Re: Anybody out and about?

:p Back home. Great day. I'll stick some piccies up when the phone finishes streaming the match. :)
Forum: The Border Patrol 24-05-18, 09:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,641
Posted By Grant66
Re: Anybody out and about?

Looking like just the two of us. Got a few people saying they'll "think" about it, but nobody has confirmed [emoji849]

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