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It's a great weekend.
Nothing overly planned or timed, you're not corralled to go look at the latest bikes/gear or listen to some boring bloke do a talk.

Some dodgy looking bloke with a goatee and a Varadero leads everyone round in circles on a ride out if you fancy it.

Or just sit around the campfire and talk pish. (I'm not allowed near fire since that mishap with the brand new table)

The Bikers Cafe / Re: Breakdowns at Bikerscampsite
« on: August 04, 2021, 11:12:39 PM »
Did no-one think to replace it with a bicycle wheel while they were gone?

The Bikers Cafe / Re: Photo Caption Competition
« on: June 05, 2021, 07:22:52 PM »
This isn't quite what I had in mind when my wife asked me to play doctors and nurses with her.

Site Feedback / Re: Like button.
« on: May 13, 2021, 07:39:55 PM »
Apparently you can't 'smite' more than once per hour?  :lol:

Site Feedback / Re: Like button.
« on: May 11, 2021, 06:58:09 PM »

Ride Outs/Bike Meets/Camping / Re: Full marks
« on: May 09, 2021, 08:58:33 AM »
I could have helped anyone if they asked...

Site Feedback / Re: Like button.
« on: May 07, 2021, 08:17:32 AM »
Has anyone noticed Fat Rat's Karma is at 3000 yet his post count is 74?

I see a smite coming my way.  :lol:

The Bikers Cafe / Re: I know we are heading out of lockdown but....
« on: May 05, 2021, 07:21:50 PM »
There is no need to sully my reputation on this forum Andy.

I'm sure I'll manage it myself soon enough.  :lol:

The Bikers Cafe / Re: I know we are heading out of lockdown but....
« on: May 05, 2021, 06:56:39 PM »
I kind of feel the same.

Sitting in a cottage in Narbeth, but I feel like nothing has changed and we're about to repeat everything all over again.

Not making any special plans as I feel there's little point as it'll need to be cancelled anyway.

On that note, Andy you'll be seeing me Saturday as there is a Yorkshire type with a Strom in one of your cabins on the weekend.
We've planned a ride.

But apart from the basic check and needing to sort the loose head bearings I'm doing sod all to the bike yet.I think there's not much point in prepping a bike for the next 4k miles

The Bikers Cafe / Re: It's a bit slow on 'ere
« on: April 19, 2021, 03:44:09 PM »
That's funny as I'm a shower  :lol:

So I offer a solution.

I will not wash and will wear a nappy  :thumb:

Pictures / Re: In my garage
« on: April 13, 2021, 08:09:14 PM »
So you're saying it's part way through a conversion to Aussie spec?

Are you open to camping now Mr Rat?

I'm not saying I need a night away from SWMBO but a night away would be nice.  :shy:

Pictures / Re: In my garage
« on: April 13, 2021, 06:37:19 PM »
The Australian spec bikes are impressive  :thumb:

While working at a reputable dealers, we had a chinese bike in for repair, recovered after an accident and insurance authorised replacement parts.

Took 4 months to get the bits from the local also reputable dealer who promptly ordered and had to wait.
Some came in two weeks then dribs and drabs over the months.

The bike was 4 months old when it came in to us.
The lad had a loan scooter from insurance.
He traded the lexmoto pile-o-shiyt in after it had been with us for 2 months for a new CB125F.

Iirc he binned that within a few months.

Moral of the story.
If you're going to bin a bike every couple of months: buy cheap Chinese crap as you'll destroy it before any warranty claim needs to be made.

If you're less accident prone, buy Japanese and it should last fairly well.

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