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  1. Online bike videos and music

    Transalp
    What is it about motorbikes that influences people to think that all motorcyclists love having a heavy rock soundtrack(normally ACDC) over a video of a motorbike? I bloody hate it! The engine is the soundtrack. Keep the music on your own iPod. I like a bit of Judas Priest, seen them live twice...
  2. crappy tv ads

    Chatter
    just been watching a few hours telly ( mixture of channels ) and have come to the conclusion that we are all sat at home around a candle eating bread and jam plus we all have a chronic gambling addiction all of a sudden:rolleyes: . am i correct with my observations or am i alone with this view...
  3. I feel another rant coming on

    Chatter
    I just can't help myself. I must be spending too much time at work and not enough time on my bike. So some chap decided it would be a good idea to take a swim in the River Thames and disrupts a bunch of toffs out for a paddle in their boats and gets six months in jail. Maybe he should have...
  4. Konvoi Panniers

    Product Reviews
    Well, well. For those who had the courtesy to indulge my rant about Konvoi; The panniers are apparently now in Salford. Atlassib, the shippers will release them when they get my £20 which I despatched today. I have arranged for a UK carrier to collect them for delivery to me. (Another 20-odd...
  5. Aftermarket rim rant !!!

    Africa Twin
    IF YOURE GOING TO BUY YOUR OWN AFTERMARKET RIMS EXCELL , MORAD , OR CHINESE PLEASE ENSURE THAT THEY ARE DRILLED CORRECTLY TAKE A CLOSE LOOK AT THE SPOKE ANGLES ON EITHER SIDE OF AN AFT REAR WHEEL THEY ARE DIFFERENT ON THE SPROCKET SIDE TO THE DISC SIDE SO A REAR AFT RIM HAS A DISC SIDE AND...
  6. Education rant

    Chatter
    The Queen (yes, Her majesty Herself) invented the telephone. Or was it Charles Darwin or even Noel Edmonds? Sir Isaac Newton discovered fire. Or was it the Internet or the Solar System or America? Who was the first man to stand on the moon? Luke Skywalker, apparently. Just what the hell do...
  7. Got to have a rant at this one----4x4's

    Chatter
    :mad::mad:HOW HYPOCRITICAL ARE SOME PEOPLE................. After doing everything possible to keep 4x4's of the roads with the purpose of discouraging people from buying them, tax increases, bans from driving and parking in certain places........... NOw appears some councils are are...
  8. A Rant about "For Sales"

    Chatter
    I think this may be a repeat rant from years ago , but you know what really p!sses me off ?? .......... people posting in "for sale" and stating something "might be for sale" ............ Well it's either for sale or it is bl00dy well not !! ........... if it's for sale congratulations you found...
  9. Ebay P&P rant

    Africa Twin
    I'm having a Victor Meldrew moment. I spent a while purusing Ebay today, allways search "Africa Twin" in case a new pair of wheels come up for a tenner. Noticed a new pair of pattern discs have come on, £12.00 P&P! Now i've sold a bit of shed clearout items on Ebay and not knowing the postage i...
  10. quick and sexist rant...

    Chatter
    I got $h1t this am for being "a man and stoic" cus i am sick and we were moving house but i "worked too hard" and have not been complaining about it or the commute (which was horrible yesterday am.. but great last night:thumbleft:). BUT when I am sick and and act it i get ... "oh it is just a...
  11. Ants rant - dont read if not like bad language !!!!

    Chatter
    Well, i've fuckin had it this week - with car drivers and a shitty week of work :twisted: Sorry just need to get this off my chest. Those who commute in London may get it all the time, but this week in particular other car drivers have REALLY pissed me off :twisted: :twisted: :twisted...
  12. Helmet brake lights/Weather update/Garage Rant.....

    Chatter
    I found these on the net ('Cause I work from home and should be doing better things with my time) and found this which looks quite funky (or as my missus would say, "Another thing to spend your money on") http://www.helmet-brake-light.com/index.php?lang=en or...
  13. Rant about Insurance in Ireland

    Chatter
    So I decided to get back into biking after a 3 year break. Bought a nice little bike last week,very clean, reasonably priced and the seller was in Garda College with me and a one time business associate outside the Gardai. The only real stumbling block was getting the mother used to the idea...
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