want a fully faired bike, with lots of fairing to get damaged. So the true stars of the trip were the GS & the wife who didn't complain one bit and I wouldn't trade either in for a newer model, well not just yet!
Safe & Happy motorcycling - Chris Jackson
NTBPT For the last 2 plus years, my son (who lives in London and is a biker) and I have been regularly taking part in a campaign against Westminster City Councilâ€™s policy to charge motorbikes for use of parking bays. This has entailed my regularly biking down to London and forming part of a stream of bikers, mostly starting at the Ace Cafe, either heading into Westminster and demonstrating outside City Hall, or undertaking circular routes around Westminster, or Trafalgar Square, or the North Circular, or the M25 (both ways) or - as in one memorable day - biking off to the Brussels Parliament and back, via the tunnel, to get the commissionersâ€™ attention. Much of this has intentionally caused gridlock in central London (and Brussels!), thus getting a lot of publicity. Why all this effort? Because, fellow bikers, it was foreseen that if Westminster got away with it, councils all round the UK, cashed-strapped as they are, would The SAM Observer May 2011
The May 2011 edition of "The SAM Observer"