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by hotbulb
Fri Sep 13, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Electric Bikes... the Future?
Replies: 51
Views: 3746

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: 3746

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: 841

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: 3513

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: 3513

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: 13
Views: 1120

Re: Sheepskin

by hotbulb
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: MOT
Replies: 11
Views: 977

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: 357

Re: Diesel egr delete?

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

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by hotbulb
Mon Apr 29, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Help needed
Replies: 15
Views: 1568

Re: Help needed

Sorry to hear of your "mishap", but glad the cavalry arrived. Best wishes for a quick and pain-free recovery.
by hotbulb
Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: ACCESSORIES
Topic: Top box spare key.
Replies: 11
Views: 762

Re: Top box spare key.

"If you end up replacing the lock with a padlock, make it a combination lock or carry a spare. If you lock your keys inside your topbox, you might be lucky and there may be a council depot nearby, manned by a biker and doesn’t mind lending you a hacksaw..." Doh!! I've used a local (proper) locksmith...

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