Last visit was: Thu Oct 29, 2020 4:55 pm It is currently Thu Oct 29, 2020 4:55 pm

All times are UTC+01:00




 [ 64 posts ]  Go to page Previous 1 2 3 4 5 Next
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: Santa Pod drag strip
PostPosted: Thu Oct 17, 2019 2:33 pm 
Offline

Joined: Wed Aug 01, 2018 7:58 pm
Posts: 1484
Current ride: Buell 1125R
Sorry Steve,
Nothing to do with Santa Pod.
I didn't see your other comments re pics & naked Boxers.
Here's the Boxer. Everything works, needs the tank spraying & ABS needs bleeding as it's been stood for 3 years.
History with all MOTs & Servicing stamped in the relevant book.


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

_________________
Ride Safe & Stay between the hedgerows.


Top
   
 
 Post subject: Re: Santa Pod drag strip
PostPosted: Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:14 pm 
Offline

Joined: Wed May 06, 2009 5:10 pm
Posts: 2011
Current ride: 99 Cyclone M2
Location: Liverpool
Well I've managed to get it sorted out for tomorrow, and the weather looks good :)

_________________
Last year I joined a group for anti-social people
We haven't met yet.


Top
   
 
 Post subject: Re: Santa Pod drag strip
PostPosted: Fri Oct 18, 2019 11:14 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Mon Mar 05, 2018 1:09 am
Posts: 334
Current ride: 1125 CR, XT500, 750S
Location: Tiddly village near the throbbing metropolis of Rugby
Jazzbutcher wrote:
Sorry Steve,
Nothing to do with Santa Pod.
I didn't see your other comments re pics & naked Boxers.
Here's the Boxer. Everything works, needs the tank spraying & ABS needs bleeding as it's been stood for 3 years.
History with all MOTs & Servicing stamped in the relevant book.

Looks a good buy...nice one....looking at a Guzzi v65 at the moment...never had any guzzi before so it's more of an itch I want to scratch than anything else....if I can get it cheap enough I might....

_________________
Caution: I run with scissors.


Top
   
 
 Post subject: Re: Santa Pod drag strip
PostPosted: Sat Oct 19, 2019 12:04 am 
Offline

Joined: Wed Aug 01, 2018 7:58 pm
Posts: 1484
Current ride: Buell 1125R
gusm2 wrote:
Well I've managed to get it sorted out for tomorrow, and the weather looks good :)


Good luck Gus, hope you get some good runs in.
I've spent all my entry fees I'm afraid.
Is there any time of year when it's less busy and you can get a few more goes, or is it purely chance?

_________________
Ride Safe & Stay between the hedgerows.


Top
   
 
 Post subject: Re: Santa Pod drag strip
PostPosted: Sat Oct 19, 2019 12:21 am 
Offline

Joined: Wed Aug 01, 2018 7:58 pm
Posts: 1484
Current ride: Buell 1125R
Ohsteveo wrote:
Jazzbutcher wrote:
Sorry Steve,
Nothing to do with Santa Pod.
I didn't see your other comments re pics & naked Boxers.
Here's the Boxer. Everything works, needs the tank spraying & ABS needs bleeding as it's been stood for 3 years.
History with all MOTs & Servicing stamped in the relevant book.

Looks a good buy...nice one....looking at a Guzzi v65 at the moment...never had any guzzi before so it's more of an itch I want to scratch than anything else....if I can get it cheap enough I might....


Never really liked Guzzis myself, not even the Le Mans. Had a look at V65 pics, yeah looks like a Moto Guzzi, but if you've got an itch to scratch they only get worse with time.
I didn't really fancy the BMW just thought I might be able to make some money on it to fund future mods on the Buell.

_________________
Ride Safe & Stay between the hedgerows.


Top
   
 
 Post subject: Re: Santa Pod drag strip
PostPosted: Sun Oct 20, 2019 10:52 am 
Offline

Joined: Wed Aug 01, 2018 7:58 pm
Posts: 1484
Current ride: Buell 1125R
Did you get there Gus?
If so How did it go?

_________________
Ride Safe & Stay between the hedgerows.


Top
   
 
 Post subject: Re: Santa Pod drag strip
PostPosted: Sun Oct 20, 2019 9:31 pm 
Offline

Joined: Wed May 06, 2009 5:10 pm
Posts: 2011
Current ride: 99 Cyclone M2
Location: Liverpool
Very frustrating day tbh, I forgot the keys for my bike :oooops: and had to hot wire it, it took until after 11am to dry the track out then then they started with cars (massive line) instead of the six bikes waiting :headbang: only for one of the second pair down to shit it's gearbox out :roll: Only got three runs in and didn't beat any numbers I'm afraid, so not the best day oot
Roll on next year ;)

_________________
Last year I joined a group for anti-social people
We haven't met yet.


Top
   
 
 Post subject: Re: Santa Pod drag strip
PostPosted: Sun Oct 20, 2019 9:52 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Tue May 05, 2009 8:00 pm
Posts: 9948
Current ride: X1 2001
Location: southampton
if it was easy everyone would do it
more power to you for persevering :yup:


Top
   
 
 Post subject: Re: Santa Pod drag strip
PostPosted: Sun Oct 20, 2019 10:20 pm 
Offline
Moderator
User avatar

Joined: Wed Apr 15, 2009 5:25 pm
Posts: 11831
Location: Oswestry
:yt:

_________________
If your dreams don't scare you, they are not big enough.


Top
   
 
 Post subject: Re: Santa Pod drag strip
PostPosted: Sun Oct 20, 2019 10:33 pm 
Offline

Joined: Wed Aug 01, 2018 7:58 pm
Posts: 1484
Current ride: Buell 1125R
Goddamn Shame.
That really does sound like a frustrating day.
Good on you for persevering & getting at least a few runs in on the day.
Hopefully next time will be better for you.
All the best Paul.

_________________
Ride Safe & Stay between the hedgerows.


Top
   
 
 Post subject: Re: Santa Pod drag strip
PostPosted: Sat Jul 11, 2020 10:15 am 
Offline

Joined: Wed May 06, 2009 5:10 pm
Posts: 2011
Current ride: 99 Cyclone M2
Location: Liverpool
Just booked a place on the 25th of this month, next one is August 8th :dance: :dance:
Pre-book only :idea:

_________________
Last year I joined a group for anti-social people
We haven't met yet.


Top
   
 
 Post subject: Re: Santa Pod drag strip
PostPosted: Wed Aug 26, 2020 11:52 am 
Offline

Joined: Wed May 06, 2009 5:10 pm
Posts: 2011
Current ride: 99 Cyclone M2
Location: Liverpool
On again this weekend and will be streamed live on YouTube for anyone interested, I'll be there and hopefully get a few more 10's under my belt ;)

_________________
Last year I joined a group for anti-social people
We haven't met yet.


Top
   
 
 Post subject: Re: Santa Pod drag strip
PostPosted: Wed Aug 26, 2020 2:06 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Tue May 05, 2009 8:00 pm
Posts: 9948
Current ride: X1 2001
Location: southampton
:yup: enjoy it & good luck


Top
   
 
 Post subject: Re: Santa Pod drag strip
PostPosted: Wed Aug 26, 2020 3:07 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Wed May 06, 2009 7:42 pm
Posts: 2917
Current ride: M2 Razorback
Location: Mouth of the Port in the Shire of Hamp
Have fun Gus, I'd've considered being there if we didn't already have plans...

_________________
'98 M2 Razorback, it's a keeper.


Top
   
 
 Post subject: Re: Santa Pod drag strip
PostPosted: Wed Aug 26, 2020 6:09 pm 
Offline

Joined: Wed May 06, 2009 5:10 pm
Posts: 2011
Current ride: 99 Cyclone M2
Location: Liverpool
rik wrote:
Have fun Gus, I'd've considered being there if we didn't already have plans...


Like a lot of stuff nowadays it's pre-book and if it rains your stuffed as they're not keen on giving refunds only rain checks for the next event my missus has a lot to say on this matter ;) :shut:

_________________
Last year I joined a group for anti-social people
We haven't met yet.


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

All times are UTC+01:00


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: CommonCrawl [Bot] 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