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  1. £30 cashback for new Carole Nash customers

    Just noticed that if you go via to the Carole Nash website for a motorbike insurance quote and subsequently take out the policy, you qualify for £30 cashback. New customers only.
  2. Wales & Angelesey Bike Shows

    This is just for everyones information, and particularly for anyone looking for a Bike Show to attend, especially if Wales is on your doorstep. I received this email via HC Travel who are a well known UK Biking Travel Agent, and thought you lot might be interested. I've no affiliations, to...
  3. Warning about shopping at Tesco's

    A warning for you and any of your friends who may be regular customers to Tesco's: Over the last couple of weeks I have become the victim of a clever scam while out shopping. Simply going out to get some shopping turned out to be quite traumatic. Don't be naive enough to think it couldn't happen...
  4. Interesting Info (Mainly US stuff)

    Q. Most boat owners name their boats. What is the most popular boat name requested? A. Obsession ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Q. If you were to spell out numbers, how far would you have to go until you would find the letter "A"? A. One thousand...
  5. On-road/off-road GPS may soon be possible

    Mechanical Advice
    Road-oriented sat navs use "vector" maps (data about where roads curve and meet) whereas hiking-oriented GPS devices use "raster" maps (a kind of picture of a topographic map). Most software uses either the one or the other, and portable GPS devices can handle only one format at a time...
  6. Haircut

    Stolen from another site:rolleyes: This is about a bloke who stuck his head into a barber shop and asked, "How long before I can get a hair cut?" The barber looked around the shop full of customers and said, "About 2 hours." The bloke left. A few days later, the same chap stuck his...
  7. Starcom

    Mechanical Advice
    this just in: Tecstar Electronics Ltd, Bramley Road, St Ives, Cambridgeshire, UK PE27 3WS +44 (0)1480 399499 CUSTOMER NEWS October 2007 Ref: PR-191332 Dear Customer, We at StarCom1 have an active development program and are continuously working on and releasing new products and...
  8. Ladies only (goodbye XRV guys, I might get banned for this)

    TO: MR. JAMES THATCHER BRAND MANAGER, PROCTER & GAMBLE Dear Mr. Thatcher I have been a loyal user of your Always maxi pads for over 20 years, and I appreciate many of their features. Why, without the LeakGuard Core(tm) or Dri-Weave(tm) absorbency, I'd probably never go horse riding or salsa...
  9. teenager

    A man was in a long line at his local Tesco store. As he got to the register he realized he had forgotten to get condoms, so he asked the checkout girl if she could have some brought up to the register. She asked, 'What size condoms? The customer replied that he didn't know. She asked him...
  10. Honda Festival 5th August

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    This Sunday at the Heritage Motor Centre, Gaydon, the Honda Festival. This is the result of the new Honda attempt to relate more closely to their customers - all part of making Honda dealers more customer orientated. If the festival goes...
  11. I've been offered a job

    Not sure if I am gullible enough though. :D :D This is the email I just opened GXQ: 0x47089319, 0x8, 0x483
  12. CE armour for clothing; Rukka in particular

    I've done a little bit of research on CE "armour" in bike clothing. It's interesting to see the marketing that's used, which is borderline fraudulent in many cases (with alleged incursions right over the border...) I'm sure we've all seem descriptions that say something like fitted with CE...
  13. SpeedFerries Update

    Dear Mr Wilkinson Please find confirmation letter with regard to the cancellation of Motorcycles. Dear Customer, Please accept my deepest personal apologies for having to cancel your motorcycle booking with SpeedFerries. Unfortunately, we will have to stop carrying all kinds of...
  14. An open letter to the people of the United States. By John Cleese

    In light of your failure to elect a competent President of the USA and thus to govern yourselves, we hereby give notice of the revocation of your independence, effective immediately. Her Sovereign Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, will resume monarchical duties over all states, commonwealths and...
  15. Tesco Scam

    OK a `heads up' for you and any friends you have who may be regular Tesco customers. Over the last month I have become a victim of a very clever scam while out shopping. Here's how the scam works: Two seriously good-looking 18-year-old girls come over to your car (OK for the sake of the...
  16. A Pacific Adventure

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    These aren't bike photos but i thought you might be interested, a few years ago, the summer of 89-90. I spent 3 months sailing round the pacific on an old square rigger, from new Zealand to Pitcairn Island, home of the Bounty Mutineers, we were on Pitcairn for the bicentenary of the mutineers...
  17. You know your a nurse if

    My sister sent me this and I was surprised how many things I recognise in myself You may be a nurse if..... You would like to meet the inventor of the nurse buzzer system some night in a dark alley. You believe not all patients are annoying, some are unconscious. not always but...
  18. John Cleese's Letter to America

    To citizens of the United States of America: In light of your failure to elect a competent President or to govern yourselves, we hereby give notice of the revocation of your independence effective immediately. Her Sovereign Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, will resume monarchical duties over all...
  19. Touratech TomTom GPS mount

    Mechanical Advice
    Well, it's finally happened :evil: As posted about on many other forums, my TomTom Rider mount has gone the way of everyone elses and has pretty much given up the ghost. Problem is it's all made of a fairly flexible plastic and as such it allows the RIDER to move about a wee bit when you go...
  20. Damn Spyware!!!!

    Just been fighting two spyware infections for the last few hours that got past my normally good defences. 1# A BHO in IE7 that was popping up ads dependant on whatever I put into the address line. Disabling it and removal attempts of the DLL behind this gave me nothing, in the end a util...