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Forum: Down The Pub Yesterday, 10:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 187
Posted By HOS
A mate had an NIP for speeding a while back and...

A mate had an NIP for speeding a while back and he hasn't answered it.
He still hasn't heard anything. But its a gamble.
It could just be the bill were seeing who would take the hit? A numbers...
Forum: Down The Pub Yesterday, 10:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 187
Posted By HOS
Not if I can help it ;):) Avoiding speed...

Not if I can help it ;):)
Avoiding speed camera's should be part of basic roadcraft.
Another hazard to be avoided.
Forum: Trike Magazine Yesterday, 10:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 933
Posted By HOS
Still useful to know though Alfie.

Still useful to know though Alfie.
Forum: Biker Chat Yesterday, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 61
Posted By HOS
I only ever had problems with old fuel in the...

I only ever had problems with old fuel in the fuel injected bikes I've had.
Especially the cheap fuel from supermarkets.

I put new petrol in the lawn mower every year.
I run it almost empty in...
Forum: Down The Pub Yesterday, 09:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 149
Posted By HOS
Luck will be an element in it. I did years of gym...

Luck will be an element in it. I did years of gym training before my smash so I know what its all about.
But my spine and pelvis which are both buggered are an unknown. I'll take it as it comes but...
Forum: Biker Chat Yesterday, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 61
Posted By HOS
Petrol stabiliser additive.

Having heard from other bikers who've had fuel go off or collect moisture thanks to the ethanol content, I am going to buy some stabiliser additive.
Seeing as the tank is de-rusted and fully plumbed...
Forum: Biker Chat Yesterday, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 41
Posted By HOS
Yeah, hate that shade of yellow !

Yeah, hate that shade of yellow !
Forum: Biker Chat Yesterday, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 33
Posted By HOS
That's generous of the government, 40 years to...

That's generous of the government, 40 years to get road tax exemption :rolleyes:
Forum: Biker Chat Yesterday, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 41
Posted By HOS
I often wonder where do the insurance companies...

I often wonder where do the insurance companies draw the line on customising?
How much do we have to inform them of if we are replacing with similar items.
As an example replacing footrests,...
Forum: Down The Pub Yesterday, 02:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 149
Posted By HOS
Congrats on losing a fair chunk of weight !...

Congrats on losing a fair chunk of weight ! That's not an easy job, but well done :cool:

I can't walk very far or hardly at all some days, so I've joined a gym where I am just going to cycle to...
Forum: Biker Chat Yesterday, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 33
Posted By HOS
I used to know how this worked, but they keep...

I used to know how this worked, but they keep changing it.
My 1996 bike comes under "classic bike insurance", but requires an MOT.
But its quite well improved/modified over standard.
Forum: Biker Chat Yesterday, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 41
Posted By HOS
Revised insurance categories for damaged bikes.

Came in this October 2017.
News to me, so I thought I'd post it up here seeing as many accident damaged bikes end up being modified and reborn :cool:
The only reason I learned this today is becasue...
Forum: Down The Pub 10-12-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 149
Posted By HOS
I'm glad we stocked up last month on bird feed...

I'm glad we stocked up last month on bird feed for the winter. We've got numerous bird and squirrel feeders about 15 feet away from our kitchen window. Got ground feeders and hanging types....
Forum: Down The Pub 10-12-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 149
Posted By HOS
Metric or imperial? For charity I assume?

Metric or imperial?
For charity I assume?
Forum: Down The Pub 10-12-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 149
Posted By HOS
I've had rear wheel drive automatics for years...

I've had rear wheel drive automatics for years and even with electronic traction controls they been rubbish in snow. I learned this "drifting" malarky with cross ply tyres in the snow. Perfected our...
Forum: Down The Pub 09-12-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 149
Posted By HOS
If its the V8 automatic, then probably not very...

If its the V8 automatic, then probably not very well :D

I've got a rear wheel drive V6 automatic Jaguar which is bloody great in the snow as long as you don't drive on any gradients :rolleyes:
Forum: Down The Pub 09-12-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3,475
Views: 183,175
Posted By HOS
No surprise to find that over 40% of right to buy...

No surprise to find that over 40% of right to buy council houses are owned by private landlords and rented in the private sector. The right to buy is wrong IMO. After a few years you can buy council...
Forum: Down The Pub 09-12-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 149
Posted By HOS
Ain't seen any here and we rarely do. Is fun...

Ain't seen any here and we rarely do.
Is fun when it happens though watching all our moronic neighbours trying and failing to wheel-spin their cars all the way up the slight gradient in the road....
Forum: Down The Pub 09-12-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 149
Posted By HOS
I believe the gumbyment is aligning our way of...

I believe the gumbyment is aligning our way of life ever more closely with Murica in many ways.

How about "a bit of a wet spell named Princess" ?
Forum: Down The Pub 08-12-2017, 10:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 149
Posted By HOS
How's the weather where you are?

Hadn't been bad at all in the shires of the middle lands.
Been a bit nippy but quite dry. The local water supply reservoirs are seriously low in fact I've never seen them this low. The ducks aren't...
Forum: Down The Pub 08-12-2017, 10:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 187
Posted By HOS
Sir Ewok, I drove along the same road today to...

Sir Ewok, I drove along the same road today to see if there are any speed camera signs anywhere before, in or after the village and there are none whatsoever..
Forum: The Workshop 08-12-2017, 09:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 276
Posted By HOS
The lump of metal arrived via ebay. 50x25x150mm...

The lump of metal arrived via ebay.
50x25x150mm rectangular ms section.
So today I went in the garage, did a quick job of replacing the 8 x front caliper bolts with stainless steel items.
By the...
Forum: Down The Pub 07-12-2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3,475
Views: 183,175
Posted By HOS
I am considerably lucky to have a secure tenancy...

I am considerably lucky to have a secure tenancy on a council property. Yes I am one of the lucky ones.
So all the major repairs are done by the management company. But it's been tough in the past...
Forum: Down The Pub 06-12-2017, 10:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 137
Posted By HOS
Yeah I think I said kiss m ass :D

Yeah I think I said kiss m ass :D
Forum: Down The Pub 06-12-2017, 10:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 187
Posted By HOS
The police aren't very good at following the law....

The police aren't very good at following the law.
Like a mate and his brother who were knocked off by a hit and run black BMW. A long and painful story where the BMW turned out to be an unmarked one...
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