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#1 TonyDevil

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Posted 07 January 2008 - 11:36 am

seeing how we are staying at a surf place i thought i'd have some surfing lessons on one of the days
anyone else game for a laff ?

ps. i've even got a couple of 'larger' size wetsuits if anyone needs em
they dont fit me anymore cool.gif
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to fit : led brake light strip, replacement heated grips

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Posted 07 January 2008 - 02:55 pm

Keep 'em Tony - you'll soon grow back into them........ laugh.gif

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Posted 07 January 2008 - 03:04 pm

QUOTE(TonyDevil @ Mon 7th Jan 2008, 11:21 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
seeing how we are staying at a surf place i thought i'd have some surfing lessons on one of the days
anyone else game for a laff ?

ps. i've even got a couple of 'larger' size wetsuits if anyone needs em
they dont fit me anymore cool.gif

Wet suits in the Atlantic in July? Surely not. I'll wear me thong blink.gif
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#4 TonyDevil

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Posted 07 January 2008 - 03:10 pm

QUOTE(dandywarhol @ Mon 7th Jan 2008, 02:40 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Keep 'em Tony - you'll soon grow back into them........ laugh.gif

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"Never argue with an idiot. They just bring you down to their level and beat you with experience"
My TDM :
Black 1991 850 MK1, 160k+ miles(ish, best guess really, gave up trying to keep count after 3rd set of clocks and 3rd engine), PilotRoad2 tyres, custom stubby exhaust system, bluespot calipers & goodridge braided hoses with dunlopads, maxton forks, Ohlins shock, kedo handguards, stainless TDM grill, Scottoiler with lubetube & dual nozzle thingy, Givi Wingrack2 with E45 & 2xE36s, renntec crash bars, Autocom with blueteeth & PMR radio, TomTom Rider2, Optimate IIIsp, Bagster tank cover, anti-dazzle coating
to fit : led spotlights, heated grips, new braided lines and rear caliper that actually has bleed nipples
Silver-ish 2003 900, 70k miles, PilotRoad3 front tyre (new@65k) & PR2 rear(new at 69k), Renthal 755 bars with KTM handguards, oxford unheated grips, power commander 3usb, scorpion titanium exhausts, standard screen with vario winglet thingy, stainless grill, oem centre stand, bagster tank cover, givi monokey topplate mounted on grabrail with V46 topbox, Givi PL pannier rails with E21s, crash bungs, mirror extender thingys, Halfords Advanced Laser Blue brillance bulbs, 21w led spotlights, touring scottoiler with leehenty dual nozzle, Autocom with blueteeth & PMR radio, TomTom Rider3 Urban, winter style anti-dazzle coating
to fit : led brake light strip, replacement heated grips

current rides : TDM850 3vd/mk1=tourer&scratcher, TRX850=weekend twisty toy, TDM900=commuter, Z750 hardtail=project
gone but not forgotton : XTZ750=overland touring toy, GS500e, GS125

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Posted 07 January 2008 - 11:30 pm

Jamie will offer a reduction on any watersports courses or equipment hire to RTT attendees. You don't need to bring your wetsuit Tony. BTW I am seriously impressed with your weight. Your 0-60 time must be down about 5 seconds now!

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Posted 11 February 2008 - 11:57 pm

Last time I went on the beach it became a nightmare. Every time i got out of the Sea people kept rushing up and pushing me back in shouting something like:
Ahh poor thing, keep it wet. It's probably looking for its Mummy.

Nope, never again

Edited by CatsBum, 11 February 2008 - 11:58 pm.


#7 TonyDevil

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Posted 12 February 2008 - 09:34 am

QUOTE(CatsBum @ Mon 11th Feb 2008, 11:42 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Ahh poor thing, keep it wet. It's probably looking for its Mummy.

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get a few more carpiers down to the beach and greenpeace will think a whole pod has been washed in.....

i'm defo doing a day surfing/windsurfing cool.gif
warren(Hutch) works with/for Jamie in a roundabout way so should be good wink.gif
"Never argue with an idiot. They just bring you down to their level and beat you with experience"
My TDM :
Black 1991 850 MK1, 160k+ miles(ish, best guess really, gave up trying to keep count after 3rd set of clocks and 3rd engine), PilotRoad2 tyres, custom stubby exhaust system, bluespot calipers & goodridge braided hoses with dunlopads, maxton forks, Ohlins shock, kedo handguards, stainless TDM grill, Scottoiler with lubetube & dual nozzle thingy, Givi Wingrack2 with E45 & 2xE36s, renntec crash bars, Autocom with blueteeth & PMR radio, TomTom Rider2, Optimate IIIsp, Bagster tank cover, anti-dazzle coating
to fit : led spotlights, heated grips, new braided lines and rear caliper that actually has bleed nipples
Silver-ish 2003 900, 70k miles, PilotRoad3 front tyre (new@65k) & PR2 rear(new at 69k), Renthal 755 bars with KTM handguards, oxford unheated grips, power commander 3usb, scorpion titanium exhausts, standard screen with vario winglet thingy, stainless grill, oem centre stand, bagster tank cover, givi monokey topplate mounted on grabrail with V46 topbox, Givi PL pannier rails with E21s, crash bungs, mirror extender thingys, Halfords Advanced Laser Blue brillance bulbs, 21w led spotlights, touring scottoiler with leehenty dual nozzle, Autocom with blueteeth & PMR radio, TomTom Rider3 Urban, winter style anti-dazzle coating
to fit : led brake light strip, replacement heated grips

current rides : TDM850 3vd/mk1=tourer&scratcher, TRX850=weekend twisty toy, TDM900=commuter, Z750 hardtail=project
gone but not forgotton : XTZ750=overland touring toy, GS500e, GS125

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Posted 29 June 2008 - 08:06 pm

Well, sort of Beach related. I'm gonna buy a Kite from work. Just need to measure up how the thing will attach to bike and that will be my beach exercise

Chris, Kiting any good there? rolleyes.gif

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Posted 29 June 2008 - 09:00 pm

Kiting not good - BRILLIANT!

This is one of the premier spots for wind surfing, kite surfing and all round windiness in the world! The local doctor is a surfer and has been known to have to sew together kite surfers on the beach who have underestimated the wind and been lifted off the beach, across the fields and through barbed wire fences.

Edited by TeDeum, 29 June 2008 - 09:00 pm.

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Posted 29 June 2008 - 09:07 pm

Right. That sorts that out then.

However, I don't think the 'My Little Pony' 3.99 jobbie is going to do it then.... tongue.gif


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