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Litre Club
Age:
33 years old
Birthday:
August 19, 1981
Gender:
Male Male
Location:
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Interests:
Riding and fiddling..... with bikes that is ;)
I Ride:
KTM 200EXC / Zephyr 550 / KTM 200EXC / Goldwing GL1200 brat bike

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Topics I've Started

  1. New bike van ramp fitted

    01 May 2015 - 10:27 PM

    As I have been buying and selling quite a few bikes over the last couple of years, plus taking my own green laning bikes around to ride, and with the recent upgrade of my van to a RWD Transit instead of the old FWD, I decided it was time to get a proper ramp fitted rather than using the portable thin steel ramps I used previously. Not only because they can only take a certain amount of weight (wouldn't have managed with the Goldwing I just bought), but also with the RWD Transit the load bed is a few inches higher than the FWD which makes the slope of the ramps steeper and makes it a little dangerous loading and unloading.

    So here are some photos of the new ramp. As we I a registered and fully insured private courier then please bear me in mind for any bike moving requirements you may have as a couple of others have previously:

    [IMG]http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj12/jonabonospen/20150501_080116_zpsv6xv8dmy.jpg[/IMG]

    [IMG]http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj12/jonabonospen/20150501_080309_zpskxvxyy0r.jpg[/IMG]

    [IMG]http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj12/jonabonospen/20150501_080300_zps8d8yaond.jpg[/IMG]

    At 3m long when extended and 1m wide, it makes it easy to just ride bikes in to the van which is what I did with the Goldwing you can see in the last photo.
  2. Back on the biking road

    24 April 2015 - 07:37 PM

    Looks like I might be back on the biking / bike ownership / riding road again by the end of next week.

    Have been thinking for a while about starting a little project and really fancied getting an old Goldwing and stripping it right back and making it a bit of a custom brat bike. So I have been searching and searching for weeks for a suitable donor candidate. But then an already rebuilt and converted bike has come up for sale at reasonable money (or at least I think so) so I took the plunge and agreed to buy it, thinking I will just make a few changes to make the style how I wanted it, but at least it has already had a whole host of mechanicals done.

    So there ya go. Something very different to the previous bikes I have had. Something to plod about on and look cool. Not sure how long I will keep it. Will just have to see what its like actually using it. May have to sell some of the other bikes I have acquired over the last few months though :whistle:
  3. Old forum photos

    22 March 2015 - 08:44 PM

    Things are a little quiet on here so though I would try stir some conversation by putting up some old photos I have from forum meets / rides. Some faces are still on here and you may recognise then. Some have unfortunately disappeared over the years. Nevertheless I just thought it might be a giggle.......

    http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj12/jonabonospen/Bikes/47803_1604898562470_6440265_n_zpsutzvc6nn.jpg

    http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj12/jonabonospen/Bikes/47803_1604898482468_5119304_n_zpskymzpiri.jpg

    http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj12/jonabonospen/Bikes/44715_1601401915056_3615610_n_zps28xa3mih.jpg

    http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj12/jonabonospen/Bikes/466944_3630349917488_905371415_o_zpsuiaiiwt4.jpg

    http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj12/jonabonospen/Bikes/46941_1601405675150_3706122_n_zpsmtxadmk7.jpg

    Not all rideouts were in the nice sunny weather:

    http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj12/jonabonospen/Bikes/457541_3785199228624_267676653_o_zpsiy0eblhy.jpg

    http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj12/jonabonospen/Bikes/416524_3785197148572_1495946666_o_zpsrq39rboz.jpg

    http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj12/jonabonospen/Bikes/460124_3785205148772_2141295721_o_zpsk7wzsxnb.jpg
  4. Kawasaki H2 & H2R

    20 March 2015 - 08:20 AM

    Anybody watch Bike World on the telly box last night and see the review they did and the new Kawasaki H2 and H2R? :blink: WOWZERS!!!

    Looks like an awesome piece of kit, both of them. Even the guy reviewing it seemed totally speechless by it. Very much doubt I will ever get to experience one though :(
  5. Just cant get it clean

    26 February 2015 - 09:37 PM

    Just can't get this new bike clean!! Lowered seat. Lightweight. Smoked lenses. But one careful owner??? My ass; have you seen the rear tyre, no chicken strips on that bugger!!!

    Just bought this as a CAT B. Rear end took the heat (rather than fire itself) and smashed and melted rear plastics and electrics within the subframe / seat unit. But other than that, and some other bodywork melting and deforming, the rest of the bike looks good. So looks like it is going to be a track bike build :D

    http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj12/jonabonospen/20150225_113916_zpstxv3x498.jpg

    http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj12/jonabonospen/20150225_113910_zpsr9zjdikm.jpg

    http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj12/jonabonospen/20150225_113856_zpsroyxlixd.jpg

    http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj12/jonabonospen/20150225_113923_zpsi9dndp6z.jpg

    http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj12/jonabonospen/20150225_113850_zpsjotnllll.jpg


    Also picked up an RSV1000 ....... or whatever they are called (not sure how to spell Aprillia / Aprilia) but this really is just to break for spare parts:

    http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj12/jonabonospen/1_zpse1oz4zoj.jpg

    http://i268.photobucket.com/albums/jj12/jonabonospen/2_zpsxhkmdrbf.jpg

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    jonabonospen 

    01 May 2012 - 08:56
    Its all about the GREEN :-)
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    Misscheekywalls 

    21 Mar 2011 - 10:34
    Hey thanks again for the advice it's really helped....x
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    dave_cupra R 

    03 Sep 2010 - 21:38
    hi mate how u been
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    Guest 

    24 Aug 2010 - 15:00
    Ey up pal One to try out maybe.... [url=http://drshull.co.uk/shop/product_info.php?cPath=21&products_id=117]Drop Raise Services[/url] My cousin owns the shop, i've seen the bike close up and although not mint its really nice and i'm thinking a much more upright position for you but still plenty of squirt...V twin as well , so lovely noise... Well gotta start the looking somewhere Tim
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    Loz 

    05 Aug 2010 - 16:15
    James Toseland......you lucky boy!!
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