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  1. Spitfire

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    Wow ! This morning, there I was, at home in Floriana, 'enthroned,' hearing something coming ... hearing that evocative, it must be, distinctive sound of a Merlin engine passing, growling, echoing off...
  2. Achtung Spitfire.....

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    Excited as on Friday I'm off to Germany on the mighty Busa.... Off to Celle/Hohne/Bergen-Belsen on the Friday and Saturday, then on Sunday off to Oschersleben to watch the German round of the World endurance championship to support the honda TT legends team - returning back to the uk on Monday...
  3. British engineering at its best

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    Hmm i dont fancy the fuel consumption though, uses a descendant of the RR merlin spitfire engine, 660 bhp on skinny 21" wheels not for the faint hearted methinks, Bespoke Bentley that rewrites the rules of giant cars - Telegraph
  4. today i have been mostly

    BMW
    scrubbing , polishing , cleaning more polishing , what a friend described as what was already the cleanest bike in Christendom ready to be put up for sale this week :sad2::sad2::sad2: whoever comes to view this is Gonna need sunglasses :p 2yrs and three months of ownership and every ride...
  5. what year is this 125?

    XL
    Hi all I'm new to the forum, new to the XL125 and new to bikes all together! I've just finished restoring a Triumph Spitfire and I really fancied putting what I learnt into a bike. So I bought this XL125 http://www.matthewsimkins.co.uk/XL125.jpg Can anyone tell me what year it is or any...
  6. The Spirit of Goodwood

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    Me and the Wife went to the Goodwood Revival this weekend, we did the Festival of Speed a couple of years ago and decided we needed to do the Revival. The revival is nowhere near as big as the festival of speed it was only about 200,000 people there but what a weekend it was. There was all kinds...
  7. Another free day out !

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Northwich Thundersprint this weekend its in the Calendar :thumbright: So far Us the Piguglys and maybe Hudders :thumbright: Any more takers ?????? The Thundersprint - Europe’s Biggest and Best Motorcycling Festival Flying display by a Spitfire too :D
  8. Made me laugh

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    Couple of clips that make me laugh.... Plus I wanted to see if I could embed images :D Warning the language is not for the younger generation. A Low Spitfire A Low Harrier Worked in preview not now :(
  9. 11 Days of Boy's Stuff

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    I ain't planning on growing up:rolleyes:, so I've gotta keep doing boy's stuff to stop me from getting old!!!:D:D:D Having replaced the front brake discs and pads, serviced the bike, MOT passed without any probs:thumbup: and new tax disc, I was ready to roll!! I loaded the bike early on Sunday...
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