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by hotbulb
Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: GREEN LANES, TRAILS and OFF-ROAD
Topic: OS Mapping question
Replies: 13
Views: 551

Re: OS Mapping question

A very longtime since I drove (4x4) or rode on "green lanes", so haven't taken a lot of notice of the many confusing map symbols now used. However, I can think of at least one road near home where the local authority couldn't be bothered to maintain it. They left it to deteriorate for a number of wi...
by hotbulb
Fri Nov 15, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Wales
Topic: ABR TomTom Brecon Beacons Discovery Route files
Replies: 5
Views: 557

Re: ABR TomTom Brecon Beacons Discovery Route files

Thank you...
and whilst we're on the subject, where, please, are the downloadable route files for the trips in the "TomTom-Guide-to-Motorcycling-in-Britain" you recently highlighted?
by hotbulb
Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Electric Bikes... the Future?
Replies: 51
Views: 8411

Re: Electric Bikes... the Future?

Thank, Catcitrus...."hotbulb" engines are "surface ignition" or semi-diesel types. They'll run on almost anything that'll burn..... brandy to old engine oil, but are very inefficient and very "mucky". Look for Lanz Bulldog on YouTube! Fun, but not really an answer to the current climate chaos [emoji...
by hotbulb
Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Electric Bikes... the Future?
Replies: 51
Views: 8411

Re: Electric Bikes... the Future?

But where does the hydrogen come from ?...... current favourite seems to be electrolysis of water, which requires lots of electricity, which takes us back to where we started!

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by hotbulb
Sat Sep 07, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: GREEN LANES, TRAILS and OFF-ROAD
Topic: Marvelous bit of unbiased reporting
Replies: 14
Views: 3193

Re: Marvelous bit of unbiased reporting

If there's so much damage to the tracks, why is the one used to illustrate the article actually gravel surfaced and well-graded ? In better condition/far smoother than many suburban tarmac roads!
by hotbulb
Tue Sep 03, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: FOR SALE - WANTED
Topic: For Sale - KTM990 Adventure 'Dakar'
Replies: 32
Views: 6732

Re: For Sale - KTM990 Adventure 'Dakar'

End of an era, almost the start of another [emoji41]

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by hotbulb
Mon Aug 12, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: FOR SALE - WANTED
Topic: For Sale - KTM990 Adventure 'Dakar'
Replies: 32
Views: 6732

Re: For Sale - KTM990 Adventure 'Dakar'

Lovely bike, but, being realistic, too big for me, more's the pity. :cry:

GLWS
by hotbulb
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: ACCESSORIES
Topic: Sheepskin
Replies: 14
Views: 4863

Re: Sheepskin

by hotbulb
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: MOT
Replies: 11
Views: 1345

Re: MOT

4.1.1 Presence, condition and operation A motorcycle or motorcycle combination must be fitted with one headlamp, although additional headlamps may be fitted. Apart from headlamp security, the check only applies to mandatory lamps . Looking at the extract Sanqhar provides, I'd think that only the or...
by hotbulb
Sat Jun 08, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Diesel egr delete?
Replies: 3
Views: 439

Re: Diesel egr delete?

I believe EGR tampering is now an automatic MOT failure (assuming the tester finds it!)

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