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  1. Luddite? Buy a satnav

    Chatter
    To all you Luddites out there it's time to invest in a satnav. I love mine. It's allowed me to see places I'd never have seen with conventional maps and as for following road signs? Boring. Set your satnav to the shortest route and marvel at all the little backroads and fords you never even...
  2. Luddites unite!

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    Following on from this thread, that started out as a question about plasma TVs and ended up on questioning 3D TV, it got me wondering about "the latest stuff". Now I must be a Luddute as I do not have any of the following - 1) Flat screen TV - still got an old CRT telly and it works just fine...
  3. Time for change?

    Chatter
    A bit heavy for a Sunday, but there you go... I am a bit of a fan of green. The colour, but also the energy policy. That is not to say I am a luddite: I still enjoy riding stuff with engines, but I am becoming obsessive about MPG! I'm an advocate to small and medium scale changes to avoid...
  4. Japan Nuclear Site

    Chatter
    What is the English linguistic expression for "It's safe... But hold on, don't fly over it! Scientists drive me crazy, I remember the Jeff Goldblum line "They knew they could, they just never stopped to think whether they should". Don't accuse me of being a luddite, but casting my mind back to...
  5. 12 v socket with no battery

    Accessories
    As a luddite i'm hoping someone on here can answer my Q. I,ve got a DR250 and it doesn't have a battery !!!! and i'm doing a 4 day off road trail at the end of May over here !!!! and i want to know if i can fit a 12v socket ???? i know the bike will have to be running for it to work !!!! but can...
  6. Wanted: wanted. pannier rack.

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi,I'm looking for a set of tubular pannier racks for my 1999 TA 600. The bike is fitted with a wingrack system with Givi panniers at the moment.I was thinking of changing it just because I like the look of the tubular rack better.Any thoughts on this? This all started because I wanted to...
  7. Brake reservoir screws?

    Transalp
    Hi all, yeh me again:o does anyone know the size of the [2] countersunk screws that fit the front brake reservoir lid, mine are looking chewed up so before **** hits the fan. gonna get [2] stainless countersunk allenkey bolts but no idea how to measure the original screws, yeh I`m a...
  8. Street Pilot 111 for sale

    For Sale / Wanted
    I bought this off someone off here a while back, but I've not used it, and I've come to accept Im a luddite and will never move away from paper maps and scribbles on bits of paper. Try as I might, I faff about as much with this technology longer than it would take me to pull a map out and check...
  9. I've got this mate, see.....

    Transalp
    & you know how it is with mates, ....they buy a bike, no idea how it works :confused5: . Anyway, he's a bit of a luddite when it comes to modern bikes (although he knows how to make old ones fall apart.) Well....he bought a (2006) Transalp, & he loves it....& he's read the instruction manual...
  10. 2007 national meet at the lakes

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    would someone explain to this old luddite how to become a member in order to be able to attend these camping weekends please talk slowly and in pre computer language ta
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