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  1. Chatter
    And kiss your arse goodbye. An "incident" has been declared in Sellafield Nuclear Power Station and it has reportedly been shut down. Statement from Sellafield spokeman Karl Connor: "The site emergency control centre has been established and is managing the incident in line with well rehearsed...
  2. Chatter
    Clive Dunn bites the dust BBC News - Dad's Army actor Clive Dunn dies aged 92 Unlike Savile I'd like to think he knew "They don't like it up 'em"
  3. Riding
    hi folks Just wondering whats the max distance you've travelled in 1 day on your bike?? My max is 370 miles or there abouts, and that was pretty easy going without any panic.. Thing is I've had an idea for a one off trip, but i'm not sure its possible..
  4. Chatter
    Apparently fuel sales over the Easter weekend were down on last year - Fuel sales 'slump following panic buying' We know who to blame don't we? Maybe someone should explain the concept of "consequences" to the tories - in simple sentences with not very long words in them so that they might...
  5. Chatter
    The car's nearly empty so I was going to fill it up as I need it tomorrow. However, I see everyone in the area has heeded the government's recommendation to panic buy fuel and there are flocks of morons squeezing £4.87 (actual amount may vary) of fuel in their cars to brim their tanks. I think...
  6. Chatter
    ok clutching at straws here & weel out of my depth! Just been informed that wife's youngest brother has been rushed to hospital with a "thrombose au cerveaux" which I think means a blood clot in one of the ateries behind the brain. the other problem is that he's in Mayotte! the doctors there...
  7. Chatter
    Chums ... And Fellow Earthlings ... Unless I'm very much mistaken ... The Evil Hedge Fund managers are clamouring, buying up short-term Greek debt, to turn a profit on it when the Greek economy gets bailed-out by the rest of the EU. Therefore, US, UK and EU tax payers will, in effect, be...
  8. Past National Meets
    See Great Campsite in North Yorkshire,fires allowed. It seems the pub (White Horse Inn) has closed. Anyone know if there is another or do we have to forfeit tents and sleeping bags to make space on the bikes for booze.
  9. Mechanical Advice
    XL125v-06 I'm running on 4 stroke 10/40 semi-synth and have noticed that I'm VERY low on oil and some 30 miles from spare oil.... I do have some 4 stroke 15/50 semi-synth from my scooter. I assume they're different brands as I don't know what's in there already. I' m very uncomfortable with...
  10. Transalp
    No not another tyre question.. Just thought id mention ordered some new tyres for my TA from thetyreguys on Ebay 130/80/17 90/90/21 plus tubes and rim tape Metzeler Tourance after reading on here somewhere that they will do members of this forum a discount. Got the lot for just under £130...
  11. Africa Twin
    Typical isnt it.....you're all set ( you think) for a week long trip round Mull, Skye etc. You're just makng final adjustments, washing and polishing when you notice a noise. Actually it was a non-biking mate who noticed a steady "tick" noise as the engine was idling. I must admit i had heard it...
  12. Africa Twin
    Hello MOT time (my beasties first one!!) is upon me and having done a check the only problem i can see (aside from the Remus exhaust) is that the brake pedal no longer makes the brakelight work - luckily this seems to have gone on the fritz since my last pre-ride check! anyone know if this...
  13. Africa Twin
    Got my V5 from dvla the other day after registering my 1998 AT which came from Italy. Bought it from a guy who bought it in Italy and brought it back a few years ago. Anyway also got a vat demand from C&E they want £1476 vat on the vehicle they think has a value of £8830..I phoned them and they...
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