EDSBK is a blog about a small group of sports bike riders, the places we go in search of our ultimate road and the motorbikes we ride..

..Welcome to Everyday Superbikes


During August some of us have been on our bikes for 3 of the 4 weekends.
 As usual for 2012 the weather in August has been mostly wet. The first ride of the month we decided that it was dry enough to go on our local route along the B4363 or as we call it the 3 bridges. Well it started off dry anyway, then it hammered down for about 20 minutes, but we made the most of it and ended up in Bewdley.
 On my way home a piece of wood that was in the road was kicked up by a car in front, I tried to avoid it but heard it hit the front fork and then the rear wheel went over it.
See we do go out if its raining!

The following weekend it was forecast to be reasonable weather so Wednesday evening while out for a beer planned an early start on Sunday. So Saturday morning I thought I would give the bike a coat of polish. I opened the garage door and straight away saw that the rear tyre was flat and a screw was embedded just off centre. Damn!
Number boards by Motographix
 I whipped the wheel off and took it to our local tyre shop to get it repaired, they looked at it and decided that the hole was too big to risk a repair so I had to order a new one as they didn't have one in stock. So I was wheel less for the weekend, so ended up on Ebay and bought myself something for the bike.
Mid week I collected the wheel and the parts I ordered had arrived so the following Saturday got busy putting the bike back together and applying my new number boards. Col commented that it tidys up the back end and follows the lines of the factory white section on the bottom of the front fairing, money well spent.
 The sun made an appearance so we set out early on the Sunday morning heading out for Newtown and the A483. Both Cols and My bike were looking cool, shiny and clean, we headed along the A483 and it turned out to be our best run yet, only slightly spoiled by a convoy of cars following a caravan but it was little work to get past them. A few bends later we managied a 42 degree lean angle and again a few miles on. My new rear tyre has been well and truely scrubbed in. We were both grinning when we stopped at the cafe for a coffee. Luckily the minidv cam was in action so we can watch it back once it starts getting to cold to go on 200 mile rides. The journey back was more of the same along another favourite road back to Knighton. We got back and Col said thats been the perfect ride, which it was.
At the end of a perfect ride
 Both Jon and Rich have been using their bikes during August. Jon went out for a ride with a mate from work to stretch the legs on his GSXR along the A456 one of his favourite roads, he says he enjoyed it and wants to go with us again soon and go a bit further.
Rich went on an all day run heading for Elan Valley. He says he was out for 6 hours and covered 213 miles but had an electrical problem on his ZX636, later he found the fault was related to the indicator.
 We are hoping to all get out again at the same time during the next few weeks, but lately its harder to organise than you think as some of us have to work Nights or Away or Sundays and get weekdays off!

 On a totally seperate issue I feel I have to mention this. The other day I was out on the bike and saw the new Honda Civic from behind. Its hideous looking. It looks as though the designer forgot all about rear lights and then thought, Oh shit where can I put them hmm I know I ll stick them here in the rear spoiler, have a look for yourself, somehow it looks worse in real life. Shame as the car looks good from all other angles.
I think I am gonna be sick


oakleyses said...

ugg boots, longchamp outlet, louis vuitton, christian louboutin, louis vuitton outlet, ray ban sunglasses, louis vuitton outlet, uggs on sale, gucci handbags, christian louboutin uk, tiffany jewelry, chanel handbags, louboutin pas cher, air max, nike free run, prada handbags, louis vuitton outlet, jordan pas cher, louis vuitton, longchamp pas cher, oakley sunglasses, polo outlet, replica watches, nike free, nike roshe, kate spade outlet, nike outlet, tiffany and co, polo ralph lauren outlet online, ray ban sunglasses, nike air max, oakley sunglasses, jordan shoes, ugg boots, oakley sunglasses wholesale, prada outlet, nike air max, longchamp outlet, longchamp outlet, tory burch outlet, michael kors pas cher, sac longchamp pas cher, oakley sunglasses, ray ban sunglasses, replica watches, burberry pas cher, christian louboutin outlet, cheap oakley sunglasses, polo ralph lauren

oakleyses said...

timberland pas cher, michael kors outlet, nike free uk, guess pas cher, michael kors, michael kors outlet, hollister uk, ralph lauren uk, abercrombie and fitch uk, north face uk, coach purses, burberry outlet, converse pas cher, coach outlet, polo lacoste, nike blazer pas cher, uggs outlet, michael kors outlet online, michael kors outlet online, hollister pas cher, lululemon canada, michael kors, sac hermes, true religion outlet, uggs outlet, nike air force, michael kors outlet online, burberry handbags, sac vanessa bruno, michael kors outlet, nike air max uk, new balance, true religion outlet, mulberry uk, vans pas cher, ray ban uk, ray ban pas cher, nike tn, true religion outlet, kate spade, north face, nike air max, true religion jeans, coach outlet store online, michael kors outlet online, hogan outlet, oakley pas cher, nike air max uk, nike roshe run uk

oakleyses said...

insanity workout, hollister clothing, jimmy choo outlet, longchamp uk, soccer shoes, iphone 6s cases, ralph lauren, hermes belt, iphone 6 cases, abercrombie and fitch, mont blanc pens, timberland boots, s6 case, mcm handbags, chi flat iron, lululemon, mac cosmetics, giuseppe zanotti outlet, iphone 6s plus cases, ferragamo shoes, herve leger, iphone cases, celine handbags, north face outlet, nfl jerseys, valentino shoes, soccer jerseys, iphone 5s cases, wedding dresses, bottega veneta, nike huaraches, ghd hair, baseball bats, iphone 6 plus cases, north face outlet, p90x workout, instyler, vans outlet, new balance shoes, oakley, ipad cases, nike trainers uk, babyliss, louboutin, beats by dre, reebok outlet, nike roshe run, nike air max, hollister, asics running shoes

oakleyses said...

lancel, swarovski, hollister, swarovski crystal, moncler uk, juicy couture outlet, montre pas cher, doudoune moncler, links of london, ray ban, ugg uk, moncler, louis vuitton, moncler, hollister, moncler outlet, moncler, barbour uk, louis vuitton, replica watches, nike air max, louis vuitton, toms shoes, barbour, canada goose outlet, converse outlet, canada goose outlet, marc jacobs, louis vuitton, ugg, juicy couture outlet, pandora jewelry, wedding dresses, canada goose, louis vuitton, ugg,uggs,uggs canada, pandora charms, canada goose uk, pandora uk, pandora jewelry, moncler, canada goose outlet, gucci, moncler outlet, ugg pas cher, converse, thomas sabo, karen millen uk, ugg,ugg australia,ugg italia, canada goose, supra shoes, canada goose jackets, vans