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Forum: Idle Banter Today, 10:36 AM
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Posted By Sir Trev
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

I've encountered the "wrong type of snow" that caused rail chaos on Shrove Tuesday back in 1991. Unfortunately I'd been to a funeral in London of a fellow biker who'd lost her battle with cancer and...
Forum: Idle Banter 17-10-18, 09:06 AM
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Posted By Sir Trev
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

You'd think that such long established technology would be largely foolproof by now. We lagged decades behind most of Europe and many other advanced nations with overhead power for trains but still...
Forum: Idle Banter 15-10-18, 03:17 PM
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Posted By Sir Trev
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Good to hear you're safe Bill.
Forum: Idle Banter 15-10-18, 03:17 PM
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Views: 237,605
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Great big silver thing? I remember you telling us about buying it, which only seems to have been a couple of years ago, or is my memory playing tricks on me yet again?
Forum: Idle Banter 15-10-18, 03:08 PM
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Posted By Sir Trev
Re: The All new Reeder Megathread

Chester has some amazing roman remains, a nice cathedral, wall walk, some cracking old pubs and some lovely buildings. And it rained most of the time we were there... Great place for a long...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 09-10-18, 12:39 PM
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Views: 529
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: Are SV1000 really an investment?

Mark, Mark, Mark... You pop up every year with the same thread! We all know you're going to keep it :D :thumright:

I loved my Curvy 650 so I can only imagine how good your thou must be in...
Forum: Idle Banter 09-10-18, 10:56 AM
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Views: 121,668
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: The All new Reeder Megathread

Just had an interesting job interview for a new contract. The FD seemed very nice and the interim planning lead I'd be working with seemed to be on the same wavelength as me in several ways. She...
Forum: Idle Banter 09-10-18, 10:50 AM
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Views: 372,122
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

:smt043 Stop it, you're killing me! :smt046
Forum: Idle Banter 06-10-18, 08:05 PM
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Views: 121,668
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: The All new Reeder Megathread

I have dug out the Python DVDs and have started re-watching the TV series. Number 1, The Larch.
Forum: Idle Banter 06-10-18, 08:02 PM
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Posted By Sir Trev
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

And following on from my Smile of the Day...

Twonks on trains who put their muddy shoes on the seats (I noticed in time) and equally annoying gits who spend the entire journey kicking the back of...
Forum: Idle Banter 06-10-18, 08:00 PM
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Posted By Sir Trev
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Had a day out to the coast as Lady Poppy was off seeing her dad and I could trundle around at my own pace. Took the train unfortunately as the weather forecast was carp and sure enough I got soaked...
Forum: Idle Banter 03-10-18, 10:50 AM
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Views: 742
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: Central Heating Boilers:

Beware of plumbers who condemn old cast iron boilers. They may well be after your money to replace then with a shiny new one out of greed or laziness. Happened to us - elderly Potterton...
Forum: Idle Banter 01-10-18, 04:10 PM
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Views: 372,122
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

It's deliberately punitive to make a statement and to make it something people don't just accept once in a while.
Forum: Idle Banter 01-10-18, 04:05 PM
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Posted By Sir Trev
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

There are signs all over the place, just as there are for the congestion charge, as you head towards the LEZ (low emission zone). The automated cameras don't know you've not checked eligibility so...
Forum: Idle Banter 29-09-18, 11:36 AM
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Views: 372,122
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

LPH - was that a plastic spaniel you found?
Forum: Idle Banter 28-09-18, 12:50 PM
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Posted By Sir Trev
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Fingers crossed for you Seeker.
Forum: Idle Banter 25-09-18, 09:37 AM
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Posted By Sir Trev
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Recruiters who expect you to change your plans to suit them. No, I cannot attend an interview today at 1pm, I have a delivery coming I have to sign for, I've been waiting for it for over a week and...
Forum: Idle Banter 24-09-18, 11:10 AM
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Views: 237,605
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Very good Mr Rules. The Monkey is 21 now, graduated this year and got a full time job earlier in the summer. I was chuffed to bits a few months ago when she told me I could stop the monthly...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 24-09-18, 08:34 AM
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Views: 149,652
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

Bit of a first world problem :rolleyes: Nice bit of kit though, despite the number of pegs.
Forum: Idle Banter 24-09-18, 08:31 AM
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Posted By Sir Trev
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

She'll be hugging you lots more over the next three years as soon as she realises how little cash she has left...
Forum: Idle Banter 23-09-18, 06:52 AM
Replies: 1,638
Views: 121,668
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: The All new Reeder Megathread

Photography too. I catch myself looking at which model of Canon or Nikon is hanging round someone's neck but then I'm not that fussed about having the best of everything as long as I'm enjoying it....
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 22-09-18, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 149,652
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

I'm really not sure which side the switch is on I'm afraid as I don't have a wiring diagram to check. The tip came from a Trumpet forum and I too was sceptical but sure enough when I used the...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 22-09-18, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1,480
Views: 149,652
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

Wiring in sat nav is straight forward. Find the live on your horn (no sniggering) which is usually attached to the loom via spade connectors. Add a piggyback spade connector to one of the TT cables...
Forum: Idle Banter 21-09-18, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1,638
Views: 121,668
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: The All new Reeder Megathread

Ask eBay what you should do - that way if the seller kicks up a stink you can point them to eBay and say you did what you were told was correct in the circumstances.
Forum: Idle Banter 21-09-18, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1,638
Views: 121,668
Posted By Sir Trev
Re: The All new Reeder Megathread

Happy Friday indeed. I'm off to see my accountant this morning to hand over my paperwork for the 2017/18 year which is good, as she has some excellent coffee and always has nice shortbread for...
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