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Forum: Idle Banter Yesterday, 09:20 AM
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Posted By redtrummy
Re: The All New Megathread

On the homebrew forum there are examples of 8 yr EV cars for sale with the battery indicator showing 80% battery charge still left. Battery life is a big concern although they may last longer than...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 04-12-21, 06:30 PM
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Posted By redtrummy
Re: free standing bike

I like the crash bars - about as wide as a small car!
Forum: Idle Banter 03-12-21, 05:10 PM
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Posted By redtrummy
Re: The All New Megathread

QUOTE=garynortheast;3133709]Morning orgers. We have a light dusting of snow here this morning. Don't know that I want any more just at the moment!
How did the cycling go?[/QUOTE]


Just back!...
Forum: Photos 30-11-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 21,326
Posted By redtrummy
Re: The all new slap bang up to date photo of the day 2021!

When I walked a lot before digital I used an Olympus RC35 - It served me well for many years -I guess its still in the loft somewhere.
Forum: Idle Banter 29-11-21, 10:42 PM
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Posted By redtrummy
Re: The All New Megathread

On Wednesday we are booked in on a campsite in the Peak district, the idea being I can try cycling on the Tissington trail (flattish old railway line) to try out the bike as the op recovery...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 29-11-21, 04:48 PM
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Posted By redtrummy
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

Stripped down and cleaned the carb on the Cub yesterday. Was going to refit it today but its too darn cold in the garage -will have to wait until it gets a bit warmer.
Forum: Idle Banter 27-11-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 317
Posted By redtrummy
Re: Immigration

For many English is a second language, that has got to be a great pull to come here. The more that integrate then that will encourage more and more to attempt to land here.
More people = more houses...
Forum: Idle Banter 25-11-21, 11:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,838
Posted By redtrummy
Re: Bulb energy

In a twisted kind of way though it is amusing to watch the Conservatives effectively nationalise Bulb. The "Free Market" party who introduced the price cap are now nationalising... :smile:



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Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 23-11-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By redtrummy
Re: Power but no fuel pump noise

Check the battery voltage with a meter before trying the starter then after. My duff battery dropped to below 11.90 v Would not crank then
Forum: Photos 23-11-21, 03:58 PM
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Views: 21,326
Posted By redtrummy
Re: The all new slap bang up to date photo of the day 2021!

Great views - blue skies and frost underfoot wonderful.
Forum: Idle Banter 23-11-21, 03:54 PM
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Posted By redtrummy
Re: Bulb energy

'We should have started this 20 or 30 years when we were first forewarned not when the horse is out the barn and half way across the paddock.'


Totally agree its a human trait to react when its...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 23-11-21, 02:21 PM
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Views: 345,527
Posted By redtrummy
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

Could never get my head around this, for the greater part of my driving career there were tyres, just tyres now we have s/w tyres - what changed? Plus years ago winters were colder when grip would...
Forum: Idle Banter 22-11-21, 06:49 PM
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Posted By redtrummy
Re: The Covid19 thread

It is a difficult conundrum to vaccinate or not. I am due to have my booster tomorrow but I do have concerns.
BoJo and his cronies are pushing it. That in itself is a big concern - he knows...
Forum: Idle Banter 19-11-21, 04:32 PM
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Views: 622,088
Posted By redtrummy
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Hope the knee sorts itself out Gary - take it steady, the wife has an arthritic knee - been a problem for eight years or so, spoilt our hill walking.
Bibo, Our surgery has been using nurses as the...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 15-11-21, 09:41 AM
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Views: 345,527
Posted By redtrummy
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

The Cub came with both back in 67. True to fine British engineering the side stand bent with the weight of the bike. I did have a replacement fabricated which has been ok but its the centre stand...
Forum: Idle Banter 12-11-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By redtrummy
Re: Nobbling Ofcom

Perfectly summed up in this song by Jez Lowe

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWxfb8MikG4

the last verse is important
Forum: Idle Banter 06-11-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2,763
Views: 389,039
Posted By redtrummy
Re: The All New Megathread

Everyone has to draw their own line. Being tight its easy for me to try and preserve what I have and not waste. (67 Cub 99 Suzy 03 car - we wont mention the age of my pushbikes!

Direction has to...
Forum: Idle Banter 06-11-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2,763
Views: 389,039
Posted By redtrummy
Re: The All New Megathread

I managed a 1.35 mile walk today to express my support for the climate cause https://www.worldclimatemarch.org/First time I have really been out this week - done that plus messing about with the...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 06-11-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By redtrummy
Incompetent- thats me

! After the saga with the last battery which the company refunded me for without a problem. I ordered another one after getting home from the op that I had on Monday. Whether it was me or the after...
Forum: Idle Banter 05-11-21, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5,563
Views: 622,088
Posted By redtrummy
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Anyone fancy doing a plug change?
Forum: Idle Banter 05-11-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 229
Posted By redtrummy
Re: Taskmaster

'Victoria Coren Mitchell can't ride a bicycle' Yes but she does have other assets besides a fine brain!
Forum: Idle Banter 04-11-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10,281
Views: 1,530,344
Posted By redtrummy
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Re PSA
This was in my news feed for what it is worth
https://thereader.mitpress.mit.edu/the-paradox-of-mans-most-feared-test-the-psa/
Forum: Idle Banter 03-11-21, 09:02 PM
Replies: 10,281
Views: 1,530,344
Posted By redtrummy
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Our GP will not do a PSA test unless you have been designated high risk (your Dad had it) I am into 'the bonus time' (70+) and cannot get one.
If you have an enlarged Prostate that can give a false...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 31-10-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By redtrummy
Re: Crightons rotary - may be of interest

Well I could not afford one! My understanding that pre Covid Crighton did a lot of development work including making it Euro 4 compliant.

More interesting info at...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 31-10-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By redtrummy
Crightons rotary - may be of interest

https://www.autoevolution.com/news/crighton-reveals-new-motogp-like-cr700w-rotaries-are-back-173015.html#
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