The Audio-Talk Motorcycling thread.

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Re: The Audio-Talk Motorcycling thread.

Post by pre65 » Sun Mar 22, 2020 9:30 pm

Nick wrote:
Sun Mar 22, 2020 9:06 pm
Did my social isolation today by taking the bike out for the first time this year for a few hours. Originally went towards North Yorks, but decided that the motorway was boring, so turned around and went through Hebden then up through Blackshaw Head across the top to Burnley and back via Todmordon. Nice little jaunt and nothing went wrong. So a win.
Well done Nick.

I renewed my motorcycle insurance with Carole Nash, but there was a problem as they billed me for recovery (£62.00) which I did not need. When I rang up they refused to refund me, so I told them to cancel the policy, which should have been a 100% refund, but they charged me for 3 days cover. :shock:

Anyway, I won't go back there in a hurry.

As soon as the refund is processed I'll get cover elsewhere then get the BMW ready for action.
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Re: The Audio-Talk Motorcycling thread.

Post by Dave the bass » Mon Mar 23, 2020 8:18 am

Motorcycle riding is a great way to socially isolate innit. You're outside, away from folk, just enjoying the moment and watching the world go by for a bit.
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Re: The Audio-Talk Motorcycling thread.

Post by jack » Mon Mar 23, 2020 9:02 am

Dave the bass wrote:
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Motorcycle riding is a great way to socially isolate innit. You're outside, away from folk, just enjoying the moment and watching the world go by for a bit.
Drop the "motor" bit and you've hit the nail on it's head!!
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Re: The Audio-Talk Motorcycling thread.

Post by Nick » Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:12 am

jack wrote:
Mon Mar 23, 2020 9:02 am
Dave the bass wrote:
Mon Mar 23, 2020 8:18 am
Motorcycle riding is a great way to socially isolate innit. You're outside, away from folk, just enjoying the moment and watching the world go by for a bit.
Drop the "motor" bit and you've hit the nail on it's head!!
Ok, that's it, over to the cycle thread to point out the silly idea of riding a motorbike with no engine. Do you use a rock to hammer in a nail ?
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Re: The Audio-Talk Motorcycling thread.

Post by andrew Ivimey » Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:16 am

Each to one's goat I suppose.
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Re: The Audio-Talk Motorcycling thread.

Post by pre65 » Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:19 am

Nick wrote:
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:12 am

Ok, that's it, over to the cycle thread to point out the silly idea of riding a motorbike with no engine.
Like it. :lol:
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Re: The Audio-Talk Motorcycling thread.

Post by jack » Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:25 am

pre65 wrote:
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:19 am
Nick wrote:
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:12 am

Ok, that's it, over to the cycle thread to point out the silly idea of riding a motorbike with no engine.
Like it. :lol:
Very true. Just getting outside and doing your thing is the important bit!
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Re: The Audio-Talk Motorcycling thread.

Post by ed » Mon Mar 23, 2020 1:01 pm

way to go!
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Re: The Audio-Talk Motorcycling thread.

Post by jack » Mon Mar 30, 2020 8:49 am

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Re: The Audio-Talk Motorcycling thread.

Post by andrew Ivimey » Mon Mar 30, 2020 9:23 am

That's why he never got over the last wire fence then, I did wonder.
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Re: The Audio-Talk Motorcycling thread.

Post by Mike H » Mon Mar 30, 2020 1:06 pm

Like it. :lol:

Joking aside, some people are doing this. On one of the Moto Guzzi forums one chap had to test something on his bike (on-going low speed fuelling problem, so that part is true) so went up and down the A11 "for a box of teabags, that's all that will fit on the bike"

In the US, there was the "Social Distancing Ride" Image ...?

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Re: The Audio-Talk Motorcycling thread.

Post by Dave the bass » Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:27 am

One for our-MikeH.

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Re: The Audio-Talk Motorcycling thread.

Post by Nick » Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:34 am

My definition of fear is having to be a passenger in a UK outfit on a trip to Europe. (further long story involving a Ducati, wrong cam shaft and a visit to a Belgium bike club).
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Re: The Audio-Talk Motorcycling thread.

Post by pre65 » Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:11 am

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Re: The Audio-Talk Motorcycling thread.

Post by Nick » Fri Apr 03, 2020 12:14 pm

Wonder what taxation class that falls under.
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