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by hotbulb
Wed Mar 28, 2012 12:33 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Breakdown cover - bike too old!
Replies: 12
Views: 1267

Re: Breakdown cover - bike too old!

I've got Britannia cover via CSMA too; went for the "personal" cover as I have a 40-odd year old Landrover (which wouldn't interest the bigger companies!)as well as modernish cars and bike. I've only used it a couple of times - both for bike tyre problems, and I found the service to be fine. Kept me...
by hotbulb
Fri Jan 20, 2012 7:13 pm
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: George Whites - in Administration
Replies: 44
Views: 5925

Re: George Whites - in Administration

Sad news re George White,and their staff. I hope you're wrong about HG, though.... I'm still waiting for some stuff I ordered on Boxing Day from them!
by hotbulb
Wed Aug 31, 2011 7:16 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Have they lost their collective minds ?
Replies: 39
Views: 3709

Re: Ahve they lost their collective minds ?

By 'warmer climates' you mean 'places where if you break down in the middle of nowhere you will probably die, unlike the UK, where at worst you might face a harrowing two-hour wait for the AA'? Yes...the beauty of the Series models is that they can be repaired with a hammer and screwdriver....none ...
by hotbulb
Tue Aug 23, 2011 7:00 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Now ! where did that bolt go ?
Replies: 11
Views: 918

Re: Now ! where did that bolt go ?

Coincidence! I did my Transalp's tappets,plugs etc today too. What an awkward engine to work on..... or have I been spoilt over the years servicing my old Land Rover where everything is easy to get at? :dry:
by hotbulb
Wed Jul 20, 2011 8:19 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Scamming git!
Replies: 19
Views: 7547

Re: Scamming git!

we have 3 very red phones where i work....... I like that,too. I don't understand why the phone companies,and in particular BT, seem unable to root out these offending call centres etc, and stop most if not all of the nuisance calls. The current annoyance here is an asian call centre claiming to be...
by hotbulb
Fri May 27, 2011 7:56 pm
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Sarn Helen
Replies: 1
Views: 809

Re: Sarn Helen

Looks as though the "clarification" of status given in 2006 has served only to further muddy the waters!..... drove Sarn Helen a number of times in my Land Rover years ago: it would be sad to lose this piece of history.

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