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Forum: Idle Banter 20-10-19, 10:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 209
Posted By ethariel
Re: Employment terms contracts?

Don't forget the new workplace pension rules too
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 08-08-19, 11:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 771
Posted By ethariel
Re: Filtering is safe...

I commute SE London to Westminster and back daily, filtering is the only way to stay sane, and technically on the wrong side of the road a lot but you can tell when to duck in because that SUV coming...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 08-08-19, 11:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 346
Posted By ethariel
Re: motorcycling is hard...

Just no...........
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 08-08-19, 11:24 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,596
Posted By ethariel
Re: First world problems and bike dilemas

Went through about 8 screens between the tiger 800 and the tiger1050 and ended up with an MRA and an additional flip on the top to finally get the blast over the top of my helmet - suppose it's ok if...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 08-08-19, 11:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 767
Posted By ethariel
Re: Protective gear

Years ago i came off wearing normal jeans, opened up a 12 inch rip at the knee and a nice 6 inch laceration with half my kneeecap hanging out, 15 years later, similar off with kevlar and armour and i...
Forum: Idle Banter 15-06-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 872
Posted By ethariel
Re: Weather musings

The people I really feel sorry for are those who have bought new builds over the past 10 years or so that developers have dropped onto the old river flood plains all round the country. Sure rainfall...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 14-06-19, 10:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,006
Posted By ethariel
Re: How loud is too loud?

Luckily the technology does not yet exist to identify a specific vehicle in amongst others (yet), however I don't see too much money being sunk into it as if the government get their way, everyone...
Forum: Idle Banter 01-06-19, 01:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,646
Posted By ethariel
Re: Guns don't kill people...

Just have the thought the traps are set as you nod off, that crack like a 5.56 coming through the wall at 2am is just the trap going off :)
Forum: Idle Banter 31-05-19, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By ethariel
Re: 5G network

While a large percentage of the UK landmass is still on GPRS let alone anything faster, the whole push to rollout the 5G platform is running ahead any ban on the company who makes most of the 5G kit...
Forum: Idle Banter 30-05-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,198
Posted By ethariel
Re: OMO: Computer help

Simply image the disk as is, nice clean build - Macrium (

Drop any data you really don't want to lose post image on a USB drive or an external drive, cloud...
Forum: Idle Banter 15-05-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,461
Posted By ethariel
Re: another gloomy milestone reached

We (the 1st World Countries so to speak) have been through the 'build build build step of cultural evolution, now the larger part of the world is catching up and doing exactly the same as we did but...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 03-05-19, 01:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By ethariel
Re: Rocket 3 TFC

Think it's possible to live on a diet of beans on toast for 3 years?

God it's tempting but the insurance.............
Forum: Idle Banter 03-05-19, 01:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 870
Posted By ethariel
Re: Who's Still Around?

Pop my head in now and again
Forum: Idle Banter 23-02-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 714
Posted By ethariel
Re: Crossrail

The only thing about crossrail that surprises me is you dont have postie's suing the government for back ache carting about all the brown envelopes that are making the silver spoon crowd even richer,...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 23-02-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,926
Posted By ethariel
Re: B*ll*cks

Horlicks indeed!

Any time you stack it and walk away is a win though, at 35 and braking onto diesel you are pretty much guaranteed an off so don't feel too bad about it.

Looking on the bright...
Forum: Idle Banter 29-01-19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By ethariel
Re: Alex Salmond and abuse cases

If you look at his statement, he stated - he was ' innocent of any criminality', that's a really strange statement, most people would just say 'innocent' or 'utter boll***s I didn't do it'.
Forum: Idle Banter 24-12-18, 06:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,335
Posted By ethariel
Re: Well, it HAD to Happen

So an E3-D couldn't be stationed above Gatwick within hours and used to direct a full power radar burst at the drone (Considering something with the cross-section of a sparrow can be detected), this...
Forum: Idle Banter 18-12-18, 12:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 999
Posted By ethariel
Re: How not to install Ubuntu

I bought an HP gen 8 Microserver for Photo storage and toyed with Freenas/Linux as an OS but went Server 2016 essentials in the end, simple reason - I know how Server 2016 works, never really got...
Forum: Idle Banter 23-11-18, 08:49 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,961
Posted By ethariel
Re: the mood in your area

No I don't like the EU, I don't like other European countries telling us to go metric, ditch the pounds and ounces and gallons and miles, you have to be the same as us!

What's the leaving point...
Forum: Idle Banter 21-07-18, 12:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 860
Posted By ethariel
Re: My least favourite road ...

A2, speed averaging cameras are up and running now......
Forum: Idle Banter 16-07-18, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,038
Posted By ethariel
Re: Ditching RAC - but who to go with?

Whatever the insurance company tosses in for free.

Every policy i have had adds it on for about a tenner and I think the last time i needed a recovery was 12 years ago when i still had the SV and...
Forum: Idle Banter 22-06-18, 08:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,118
Posted By ethariel
Re: Science

Sorry, all I can say is sr-51 Blackbird.

It's BLACK so Black is the fastest powered colour :)

(No counting re-entry shuttle or capsule as that's a falling brick) :smt003
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 07-05-18, 07:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,255
Posted By ethariel
Re: Unnecessary use of Stinger on Bike?

Don't see then using a Stinger on a stolen bike they sometimes chase, might violate the rights of the thief but happy to walk about Southend carrying a stinger just waiting on any excuse to use it?
Forum: Idle Banter 27-03-18, 11:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,519
Posted By ethariel
Re: Vehicle Excise Duty Petition (Road Tax)

Create a new Potholes Agency (that will generate another 5 or 6 thousand jobs for civil servants), offer everyone on the dole a mandatory 'Pothole Fixing Course' or a cessation of benefits then...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 31-12-17, 09:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,566
Posted By ethariel
Re: Service history

Only once out of about 20 bikes did i ever buy an absolute dog and that's just because I WANTED a CBX1000 and stupidly bought the first one i found up for sale, other than that I'v been lucky enought...
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