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by Dark Knight
Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Travel this year
Replies: 100
Views: 4940

Re: Travel this year

Looks like all the motorcycle shops have closed down now and presumable also the car garages. Its all very well not having to get an MOT, but there is an associated technical risk with this move and not having an MOT does invalidate your insurance. If your transport fails or you are in a crash, what...
by Dark Knight
Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Travel this year
Replies: 100
Views: 4940

Re: Travel this year

I got my MOT at East Calder (Scotland central belt), actualy this is where the oil industry started (parafin Young), things look pretty bad, passed three ambulances onn the way to the garage, they were loading people in, all the new house building sites here are deserted, the cafe that I usually go ...
by Dark Knight
Tue Mar 24, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Travel this year
Replies: 100
Views: 4940

Re: Travel this year

Spoke to the garage today, MOTs still required, garage was open, so went up for the MOT and the S10 passed. Getting a lot of agravation at this end about going out on the bike, you are allowed to go out for excercise, probably burn about 200 calerories an hour on the bike. Remember the plastic glove...
by Dark Knight
Mon Mar 23, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Travel this year
Replies: 100
Views: 4940

Re: Travel this year

Looks like Boris has locked us all down, was supposed to get an MOT on the S10 tomorrow.
Will speak to the garage but looks like I will have to call it off.
by Dark Knight
Sat Mar 21, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Travel this year
Replies: 100
Views: 4940

Re: Travel this year

I wonder how this is going to affect the guys who bought their bikes on PCP, are made redundant and cannot afford the monthly payments.
by Dark Knight
Fri Mar 20, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Travel this year
Replies: 100
Views: 4940

Re: Travel this year

Was up at my local Yamaha dealer (whos looking worried) today on my CBF1000 to order some spares for the S10. I expect that one of the Yamaha dealers in Edinburgh to close down during these very difficult times for everyone. At my sons wor,k 150 out of 600 workers were just laid off this afternoon. ...
by Dark Knight
Wed Mar 18, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Wanted.
Replies: 7
Views: 440

Re: Wanted.

Being Scottish, it has to be Whiskey.
by Dark Knight
Wed Mar 18, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: The next problem
Replies: 10
Views: 825

Re: The next problem

Yes as they say its going to impact tomorrow, if it causes an air explosion, it will emit a very bright pulse (composed of photons and gamma rays), do not look at it.
Beginning to feel a bit like Star Ship Troopers.
by Dark Knight
Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: The next problem
Replies: 10
Views: 825

The next problem

There is a large asteroid heading our way and it will arrive here shortly.
It will come so close that it will take out some satilites in orbit.
So keep your head down.
Last thought, does not everything happen in threes!
by Dark Knight
Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Travel this year
Replies: 100
Views: 4940

Re: Travel this year

Looks like we are now on the steep part of the contagion curve, expect to see cities locked down and the number of deaths to double every couple of days. Very dark times. Going to tax one of my motorbikes, will have to fully service it later, as the DVLA web site may go down and they could shut down...

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