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by Richard Simpson Mark II
Sun Oct 25, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Moto mover let me down
Replies: 13
Views: 576

Re: Moto mover let me down

My first answer was actually wrong, it all depends on the carrier's Conditions of Carriage (CoC). Most transporters will limit their liability under their CoC, but if they do not (or do not inform you of their CoC) then you can claim for everything. Did you sign any document pertaining to CoC? (no g...
by Richard Simpson Mark II
Sun Oct 25, 2020 8:57 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Moto mover let me down
Replies: 13
Views: 576

Re: Moto mover let me down

Legally, I don't think you are entitled to a penny unless you took out goods in transit (GIT) cover, or the haulier has GIT cover.
Cheap couriers/hauliers are cheap for a reason.
by Richard Simpson Mark II
Sat Oct 24, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Oxford HotGrips.....any good..?
Replies: 16
Views: 528

Re: Oxford HotGrips.....any good..?

I've got some early Oxford grips on my 950, fitted by a previous owner. The original controller broke, and I replaced with a 'smart' one. Powered off the switched live, so won't flatten the battery. On a very long, cold ride I had them cranked up so hard that they were burning my palms though Winter...
by Richard Simpson Mark II
Mon Oct 19, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: A happy thought for all the Welsh bikers
Replies: 19
Views: 836

Re: A happy thought for all the Welsh bikers

Good luck to all my former Welsh neighbours.

The 'eat out to help out' idea was deeply f*cking stupid...get everyone to go out and stuff themselves on the same one night of the week.
by Richard Simpson Mark II
Thu Oct 08, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: The Yamaha Tenere thread
Replies: 253
Views: 17951

Re: The Yamaha Tenere thread

I got my recall letter as well but won’t be rushing to get it sorted unlike my spokes that need replacing again. Some things never change my old xt660z had what appeared to be rusty front spokes was actually the sintered brake dust oxidising rear was never as bad as used organic pads on rear.... Th...
by Richard Simpson Mark II
Wed Oct 07, 2020 10:43 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Work Case #20: WR250 2-st "Won't start!"
Replies: 7
Views: 521

Re: Work Case #20: WR250 2-st "Won't start!"

It was a happy day when I sold my Husky!
by Richard Simpson Mark II
Wed Oct 07, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: I'm getting married in the morning
Replies: 43
Views: 2097

Re: I'm getting married in the morning

I'm doing a Donald Trump...they don't allow the actual signing to be photographed, so you have to come back and sign a blank sheet of paper!
by Richard Simpson Mark II
Tue Oct 06, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: The best just got better
Replies: 16
Views: 982

Re: The best just got better

garyboy wrote:
Tue Oct 06, 2020 10:28 pm
if they made just one more it would be 701,

I fear it would not be powerful enough for me in the wet welsh mud.
and a bit light for traction over slimy stones.

A bit more power and weight makes any dirt bike easier to handle!
by Richard Simpson Mark II
Tue Oct 06, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: I'm getting married in the morning
Replies: 43
Views: 2097

Re: I'm getting married in the morning

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by Richard Simpson Mark II
Tue Oct 06, 2020 10:30 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: I'm getting married in the morning
Replies: 43
Views: 2097

Re: I'm getting married in the morning

daveuprite wrote:
Mon Oct 05, 2020 9:10 am
Godspeed wrote:
Mon Oct 05, 2020 8:39 am
macvisual wrote:
Mon Oct 05, 2020 8:29 am
Any photo's please . . . . . . ?
They’re probably a bit busy 😍😛😜
Yeah, good point. They're almost certainly carrying out a full service on one of the bikes. Takes ages sometimes.
It bloody does when its a KTM V-Twin!

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