Having grown up riding trials bikes I thought I should get on the road, so I passed my test in 2005 and bought myself a KTM.
I loved that machine and there wasn't much that could live with it on bumpy back roads. However, in 2007 a white van driver pulled into my path. I bounced off the side of the Transit and landed heavily, crushing a some of my right knee.
Compensation for that (and still to this day I have no idea how it happened) turned into a new bathroom.
It took me until March 2012 to get the funds together for the Triumph Tiger 1050 you see here. It's a good machine. I've put a new exhaust and some bits on it and I think I'm just about there for looks. I may remove the cat next year.