I've had a decent ride today, first time since Holland. My first job was in Coventry at the Land Rover Jaguar engineering factory. Some fancy piece of equipment that measures emissions.
Then off to Leominster to see a firm that supplies off grid solar kits. I'm thinking of using a system on Bere Island. They have a 24 volt kit called Victron EasySolar which comes in one box and has the charger for the batteries and the inverter all inside one neat cabinet. The saleman was very helpfull, and honest. He thought the name EasySolar should have had the words "Not So" in front
As it needs programming by an installer before it can be used hmmm, no mention of that on their website.
My route from Coventry to Leominster took me near Pershore the site of our Annual Rally this year. Looks a lovely location.
I enjoyed a nice cup of tea with Peter Kent in Gloucester then looking forward to a nice uneventful ride home and a hot bath.
But a couple of events spoiled it. First I noticed my sat nav switching itself off, hmmm, I've either lost my charging or as it turned out, a very rusty connection to my battery. I fixed that when I got home as the alternator kept the engine running. Then just 1 mile from home my clutch lever pulled back to my handlebars. I struggled back home and had a look. Well it was something I hadn't expected. The clutch nut had stripped its thread!
The days not over yet, The Hampshire Branch have an evening club night ride.