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by Ourdavid
Wed Jul 26, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Insurance---that old chestnut
Replies: 30
Views: 2412

Re: Insurance---that old chestnut

I've been with Bennetts for my third year, last renewal they tried it on with a 40 odd percent increase. Give them their due they relented when I threatened to leave and even gave me a better quote.
by Ourdavid
Mon Jul 24, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: ACCESSORIES
Topic: Which iPhone Satellite Navigation Application
Replies: 11
Views: 1947

Re: Which iPhone Satellite Navigation Application

Have a look at Waze you get live traffic and speed camera alerts and it's free. I use it all the time in the car and it hasn't failed me yet.
by Ourdavid
Sun Jun 25, 2017 6:59 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Motorcycle Dashcam
Replies: 24
Views: 7592

Re: Motorcycle Dashcam

My Drift Ghost S has a dash cam feature with loop record, if you power it from the bike it records as soon as you turn the ignition on.
by Ourdavid
Sun Jun 11, 2017 8:13 am
Forum: CLOTHING
Topic: Fading eyesight solutions?
Replies: 44
Views: 5017

Re: Fading eyesight solutions?

Multifocal contact lenses are my answer, there are 3 types. I have used them for years, mine are concentric. Now in well into my 60's my reading had declined over the years but distance has remained -1 for 25 years. I have 20:20 vision in most cases only needing glasses to read small print in low li...
by Ourdavid
Tue May 16, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Good riddance.
Replies: 11
Views: 1397

Re: Good riddance.

Millions of pounds wasted on a 50-odd year long medical incarceration. ........and I read in my local paper about a campaign to raise £150,000 for a four year old boy to have a lifesaving operation in The USA? They wouldn't have needed to pay the executioner to hang Brady......about a half a millio...
by Ourdavid
Thu Apr 06, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Stolen Bikes on eBay? Or a Scam?
Replies: 15
Views: 1896

Re: Stolen Bikes on eBay? Or a Scam?

They stick out like a sore thumb, I'm in the market for a VW camper, one appeared at an attractive price and condition, the advertised vehicle was stated as being in the U.K. A couple of enquiries later and we have a seller in Cyprus who would ship the vehicle to U.K. upon payment, yea right. Severe...
by Ourdavid
Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:05 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: First bike you took onto the Continent
Replies: 50
Views: 4529

Re: First bike you took onto the Continent

Honda CB750 4 in 1974, came home on leave from Germany and bought one for £1000 an awful lot of money then. The start of my touring addiction which is as strong today.
by Ourdavid
Sat Apr 01, 2017 12:16 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: ISS spotting
Replies: 7
Views: 884

Re: ISS spotting

I use ISS spotter on my iPhone it gives me time elevation and direction for my position.
by Ourdavid
Fri Mar 31, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Bmw 1200 gs adventure insurance
Replies: 24
Views: 2024

Re: Bmw 1200 gs adventure insurance

£145 with Bennetts, Old fart 63 live in a rural location bike fitted with Tracker.
by Ourdavid
Thu Mar 16, 2017 9:51 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Do you trust bike dealers?
Replies: 40
Views: 3016

Re: Do you trust bike dealers?

Skipping items on the service, I marked the oil filter before I took it in and it was still on the bike when they gave it me back. The Air filter was untouched after 3 services it was black, they claimed to have blown it with an air line! The rocker covers hadn't been removed so how can they check t...

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