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Jaffa, Fogie, KCMC

@Dot said:

@weasel64 .....One rule I learned a long time back.....never run out of Alcohol...... and if you do....... send the wife out to get some more.............

Or drink the leftover Coke...

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triumph daytona t595 lurching

@Beelady said:

can't believe the trouble you're having. If it was only laid up for a month it should have been fine. Mine spent all winter sitting on an optimate. I ran it out of fuel when it was put to bed and had a tankful of fresh fuel before i tried to start it in spring. it fired up first push of the button. Same with my striple when it had to be laid up for a while....

I was not planning on parking my Dullsville, in late October, but we had winter start 6 weeks early and end 2 weeks late, so it sat with the same fuel and no trickle charger for 5 months. As expected, turned over and fired on the first crank revolution.

Then the was the Honda Civic Si I left parked outside with no prep for 11½ months when I got sent out of town for work. That took about 3 seconds of cranking to start.

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A level Product Design

@Dot said:

@haynesjosep09 Don't forget the Hammer 4.........

What's a Hammer 4:question:

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The place to chat about your new lid, or to find out which gloves you should go for next time
pros and cons of helmet types

I use a full face shoei helmet at about £170 is a good price as i cant afford to spend £400 on an arai. I use to use mx lids in the summer on my old bike.
when my lid is past it i my do the hammer test ie hit the top of the lid with a lump hammer and see what happens then cut off the straps before i bin iit.

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Discuss the latest developments in MotoGP and its support classes here.
About time we had a BTSport coverage poll

@ianh said:

I was most aggrieved to received an email from BT yesterday.
Whilst the sums involved are relatively modest (for now) it still means i will have to pay £60 per year that i had not expected.

I have advised Ofcom of my concerns, whilst they dont deal with individual cases, i do think that their widespread and prolonged advertising of "free" motogp coverage was misleading could be seen as obtaining money by deception, ie tountamount to fraud.
Complaints now sent to BT and Ofcom and letter to MCN editor. Doubt it will get anywhere but good to vent!

From what I can tell, IF there is "small print" that facilitates this change, the term itself would fall under the UNFAIR CONTRACT TERMS ACT <- doubtless plenty of info on the WWW on this... And if the term is unfair/a contravention of Contract Law, the resulting advantage certainly is!!
( See above: I cut an paste the reply I had from CAB in this thread ^^^)

Good to see that you've escalated your own case; for my part, I've contacted Trading Standards (via CAB) - but I will take a pointer from you and refer to OfCom too!

The more people that voice their opinions on this, the better!

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Discuss the latest developments in World Superbikes and World Supersport here
Boring WSB

Managed to watch the races on telly last night.. Tom Sykes and Jonny Rea battling and bashing was fooking brilliant.. There were only 31,000 at Donington this weekend .. not very good.:worried:

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The place to talk about anything related to domestic racing champtionships
"Where are they now ?"

I remember Chris guy and graham wood. great riders who could run with the best of them. my late brother in law Bob smith used to race with them in the late seventies Early eighties. often wonder what happened To them.

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Know where there's a 'safety camera team' in action. Share the joy here
Mce phone number one that you actually get answered.

I'm not sure if these guys are incompetent or thieves? Phoned up to get my no claims discount and spent 30mins on hold whilst they tried to understand why a claim was outstanding on my policy which pre-dated the policy with them and related to my car not my bike and had been 3rd Party @ fault from day 1. They also then told me that I needed to send proof of No Claims Discount which had already been sent and they even had the policy number on their system. The call centre agent was actually trying to be really helpful however I think companies systems/process had seriously let her down. Advice - you can only call the sales line if you want to get through to someone, and ideally try and avoid them if you can. I did however find out that you can attend track days etc whilst on hold so worth capitalising on if you do risk taking a policy out with them.

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Off to Spain soon

@CantCorner said:

Bit of advice if you haven't been before , try and keep away from Bilbao city centre unless of course you need to . Nightmare traffic and a bitch to get out of if you don't know the place.

Have fun

Thanks for the heads up. I know Bilbao having used both the Portsmouth Bilbao and Portsmouth Santander routes on many occasions.

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New Rider with Questions

Cheers,

Got a test ride booked at weekend for an ER6f so I'm looking forward to that. Will hopefully get to try a Street Triple too.

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Pillion Friendly

Don't forget the SX it's worth a look.

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The Great Brain Ride 2015 - 18th July

MMMmmmmm,
Not sure might do see what the diary says particularly if o/h is occupied with daughter. Think I'll phone our kidda see if he going.

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