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Monthly Archive for May, 2011

Motorbike slow riding

One of the aspects of preparing for the IAM test is showing that you can slow ride. This usually involves riding figure of eights around your Observer and other limited exercises, undertaken in a car park. My IAM group run slow riding courses, so I was booked on to the Level One course. This has […]

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Ride 4 with an Observer

Today’s ride out was a bit of a last minute decision. I happened to call my Observer and he asked if I wanted to join in with a ride he already had planned with another associate. I am always up for a ride out. It looked like the forecast showers would be done and dusted […]

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Changed the Pan’s swingarm

Pan Europeans are know for the swingarm attracting rust. It is a common reason for older ones to fail an MOT, and definately something to look out for if you are buying one. I brought mine in October last year and saw that is what a bit holey, even though it had had an MOT […]

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