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by Richard Simpson Mark II
Mon Feb 18, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: EU. In or out?
Replies: 6696
Views: 366677

Re: EU. In or out?

Honda has motorcycle factories in Spain and Italy, and a lawn-mower factory in France.
by Richard Simpson Mark II
Mon Feb 18, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Air filters and specs
Replies: 7
Views: 274

Re: Air filters and specs

With an oilled foam filter, the quantity and type of oil used will have a considerable impact on the qualities of the base filter. Most 'dry' filters actually filter better once they've had a bit of use: small particles (soot in particular) tend to stick to other small particles. The real killer for...
by Richard Simpson Mark II
Mon Feb 18, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: EU. In or out?
Replies: 6696
Views: 366677

Re: EU. In or out?

More Project Fear, I expect. Anyway, I'm sure investors will be flocking to the UK to open new car factories. the Russians were keen for us to leave...perhaps we could start making Ladas or Trabants? Free from all the EU 'red tape' regarding safety and emissions, we can all have a new Trabi to drive...
by Richard Simpson Mark II
Mon Feb 18, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: EU. In or out?
Replies: 6696
Views: 366677

Re: EU. In or out?

by Richard Simpson Mark II
Mon Feb 18, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: EU. In or out?
Replies: 6696
Views: 366677

Re: EU. In or out?

"Fresh veg is cheap and good." I'd agree with that...we are currently very lucky in being able to get plentiful supplies of our own, and from the European Union. After Brexit...less labour to pick the veg grown here, and possible border delays for trucks coming in from southern Europe. "There may be...
by Richard Simpson Mark II
Mon Feb 18, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: car behaviour when joining a main carriageway
Replies: 27
Views: 663

Re: car behaviour when joining a main carriageway

DAF is due to start testing a 'platoon' of trucks on British motorways this year. Three trucks will follow one-another at perhaps 0.5 seconds separation at 56 mph. The brakes, steering and cruise control of the 3 trucks will be linked electronically (by wifi). Apart from the lead truck, they will be...
by Richard Simpson Mark II
Sun Feb 17, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: car behaviour when joining a main carriageway
Replies: 27
Views: 663

Re: car behaviour when joining a main carriageway

"If I was in a bloody great artic doing 56 mph I bet they would give way! " Oh no they don't https://video.search.yahoo.com/search/video?fr=yset_widemail_chr_win&p=lorry+pushes+car+on+M1#id=3&vid=598c8fc2245e7194e554073c3b This silly woman pulled out in front of the truck on the A1. The truck driver...
by Richard Simpson Mark II
Sun Feb 17, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: ACCESSORIES
Topic: Do-it-all (adv) tyres
Replies: 25
Views: 1407

Re: Do-it-all (adv) tyres

Hi all, advice please. Me and a couple of others are joining Wibo on his Morocco trip this year, I have been morocco twice before but vanned down through Spain. This time riding all the way, have previously used twinduro's .I'm on a gs650 dakar and would like you input to what tyre you would recome...
by Richard Simpson Mark II
Sat Feb 16, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: EU. In or out?
Replies: 6696
Views: 366677

Re: EU. In or out?

On a brighter note...we are about to send a trade mission to China. Gavin Williamson is sending our new aircraft carrier to sink the Chinese navy, and then they won't be able to turn down our generous offer to export enough Helmand opium to get the entire 1.3 bn population addicted. Just like old ti...
by Richard Simpson Mark II
Sat Feb 16, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: EU. In or out?
Replies: 6696
Views: 366677

Re: EU. In or out?

Oh deep joy! https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/airline-flybmi-ceases-trading-with-all-flights-cancelled-a4068806.html This Brexit business is turning out so well...soon it will be impossible to go abroad at all. The £ will be worth about €1cent. :roll: What a shame. An airline I use about 2 or 3 ti...

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