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by Cabernet
11 Apr 2019, 21:43
Forum: Bike Chat
Topic: Long overdue.
Replies: 16
Views: 1512

Re: Long overdue.

The problem is comfortable middle aged bikers getting their hero ego kicks doing the work of light haulage workers (couriers/taxi drivers) stealing their livelihoods, dignity and self worth, becoming a bigger burden on the state than the one the BB are supposedly fixing. Then dealer donating bikes f...
by Cabernet
10 Apr 2019, 18:38
Forum: Bike Chat
Topic: ADVICE PLEASE.
Replies: 12
Views: 1107

Re: ADVICE PLEASE.

Dont suppose they can get a ready supply of these! Will need a new set this year. You wont end up on your arse. At that price i would probably try them. If they don’t feel right for you flog them as nearly new for at least what you paid. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Wot e sZ. It's not painful...
by Cabernet
09 Apr 2019, 20:52
Forum: Bike Chat
Topic: ADVICE PLEASE.
Replies: 12
Views: 1107

Re: ADVICE PLEASE.

My understanding is a fatter rear tyre stabilises the handling, making the bike turn slower. An old damp fart may like this. Is your rear large enough to take it? Oh, silly me. Daft question.
by Cabernet
06 Apr 2019, 19:26
Forum: Bike Chat
Topic: Anyone going to IOM TT?
Replies: 4
Views: 465

Re: Anyone going to IOM TT?

Lots of people I would think, else it wouldn't be worth putting it on. Don't know of anyone going though.
by Cabernet
16 Mar 2019, 13:39
Forum: Your Projects & Modifications
Topic: Another impulse buy CX500
Replies: 98
Views: 11099

Re: Another impulse buy CX500

Coming on nice.
by Cabernet
12 Mar 2019, 19:10
Forum: Bike Chat
Topic: Fishing for lurkers...
Replies: 95
Views: 7022

Re: Fishing for lurkers...

Them. 100% Live Forever or Die Trying So if there is a them and us, and I presume the inference is that I am a "them"" what defines the "them"? Therein lies the question, lol Anyway, you started all this... pack it in as it'd been a really positive (and crucially incisive!) thread up to that point ...
by Cabernet
12 Mar 2019, 18:43
Forum: Bike Chat
Topic: Fishing for lurkers...
Replies: 95
Views: 7022

Re: Fishing for lurkers...

But you put a “they” label on us...... Its like assuming a gender identity these days.... Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Exactly, I did, to compound and thus highlight. Just to use "they" and "them" suggests a segregation, which their shouldn't be. To be honest, I don't know if I am considered ...
by Cabernet
12 Mar 2019, 18:09
Forum: Bike Chat
Topic: Fishing for lurkers...
Replies: 95
Views: 7022

Re: Fishing for lurkers...

But you put a “they” label on us...... Its like assuming a gender identity these days.... Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Exactly, I did, to compound and thus highlight. Just to use "they" and "them" suggests a segregation, which their shouldn't be. To be honest, I don't know if I am considered ...
by Cabernet
11 Mar 2019, 22:17
Forum: Bike Chat
Topic: Fishing for lurkers...
Replies: 95
Views: 7022

Re: Fishing for lurkers...

This fishing thread has netted quite a few now. Good to hear how everyone is doing, even if things may be tougher for some now, the spirit is obviously still present. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk Couldn't agree more, it's nice to hear from them and see the forum isn't quite as forgotten as it s...