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Old 10-10-18, 10:52 AM   #3401
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Shhh... You will spoil it!
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There is something wrong with our weather, but I'm not complaining. I did some gardening earlier then sat in the back yard reading, it was warm enough to be able to go shirtless, in October!
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Old 10-10-18, 03:36 PM   #3402
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There is something wrong with our weather, but I'm not complaining. I did some gardening earlier then sat in the back yard reading, it was warm enough to be able to go shirtless, in October!
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Old 10-10-18, 04:25 PM   #3403
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Yes, shhhhh I was out cycling in summer kit today
You see there's always a down side!

Hundreds of Lycra clad old farts out again hereabouts
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Old 11-10-18, 02:37 PM   #3405
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Hundreds of Lycra clad old farts out again hereabouts
Better they're on pushbikes and not in their Nissan Micra's, Honda Jazz's or Rover 75s with you stuck behind them at 50mph
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Old 12-10-18, 04:52 PM   #3406
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what!!!! they get upto 50mph.. i'm sure that most of the cars round this way have a block of wood under the accelerator so they cant go faster than 40mph.. ohhh and they do 40mph EVERYWHERE.

round this way its the citroen picasso owners you give a HUGE wide berth to. worst drivers on the road by a looooongg way.
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what!!!! they get upto 50mph.. i'm sure that most of the cars round this way have a block of wood under the accelerator so they cant go faster than 40mph.. ohhh and they do 40mph EVERYWHERE.

round this way its the citroen picasso owners you give a HUGE wide berth to. worst drivers on the road by a looooongg way.
Yup, the 40 milers do 40 in 60, 50 40 and 30 limits, not caught on doing 40 in one of the rapidly becoming more common 20 limits yet, but I am sure some of them would. They seem totally unaware of what is going on around then, and surely they never look in their rear view mirrors at the traffic trapped behind.

I was behind a Nissan Leaf EV doing about 30 in a 60 limit, even a tractor was trying to overtake it, my bet was that the battery charge indicator was knocking on empty and the driver was trying to limp home.
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Old 12-10-18, 05:58 PM   #3408
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Mentioning Polite vests works every time.


It's been a carp week so I've been looking for small pleasures.


BUT the F800 went for it's first service today. Loan bike? R1200RS

Big grins!

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what!!!! they get upto 50mph...
Yes, but only when being pushed by an HGV who hasn't seen them
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Old 13-10-18, 12:05 PM   #3410
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I bought myself a car.

My 7 series needs so much doing to it it's become financially not worth repairing so I'm selling it to a breaker.

Just needed a little run about so I've bought a 1.4 Fiesta Titanium auto. It'll suit my needs fine, and even though it's a 2009 model it's only got 28k miles on the clock as it was bought as a motability scheme vehicle, so came with FSH, all the receipts and not been thrashed by any boy racers either.

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