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by MarkN
Tue Feb 16, 2016 1:05 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Help Me Help Macmillan
Replies: 18
Views: 1846

Re: Help Me Help Macmillan

Good cause Mark Just sponsored you onthe opage but it appears to have frozen I did a 3 Peaks for MacMillan and also a long day in the saddle JOG to LE ride Hi Paul, Thank you very much for sponsoring me. I've just checked on the Just Giving page but your donation doesn't seem to have registered. Wo...
by MarkN
Tue Feb 16, 2016 12:19 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Help Me Help Macmillan
Replies: 18
Views: 1846

Help Me Help Macmillan

I've signed up to do the Jurassic Coast Mighty Hike on July 9 in aid of Macmillan. It's a 35km walk from Weymouth to Kingston, Corfe Castle along the South West Coast Path. It's not an easy walk with a total ascent over the distance of 1300m I can't think of a better charity to help than Macmillan a...
by MarkN
Sat Feb 13, 2016 9:16 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: thermos food container?
Replies: 20
Views: 2264

Re: thermos food container?

by MarkN
Sat Feb 13, 2016 6:03 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Last week on the ferry from Eire to France .
Replies: 5
Views: 756

Re: Last week on the ferry from Eire to France .

I do a bit of driving now and then for a couple of local companies, last week I had to fly to Jersey and bring a Porsche over for some warranty work to be done. I got on the ferry and for the first time ever, they were chaining every car down, needless to say it was a bumpy crossing and I was glad t...
by MarkN
Fri Feb 12, 2016 12:40 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Insurance: DO you add in 'Commuting' to your cover?
Replies: 23
Views: 1896

Re: Insurance: DO you add in 'Commuting' to your cover?

If she's going to use the bike for commuting then best get it added to the insurance. If she had an accident at say 8am on a Tuesday morning, it could be very difficult to argue it away with an insurance company. As someone else has said, it's worth the extra £100 for the peace of mind. I've got bus...
by MarkN
Fri Feb 12, 2016 10:43 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Picos Metsizo RIP
Replies: 103
Views: 12416

Re: Picos Metsizo

I've just heard the very sad news about Brian. I only met him a couple of times but I found Brian to be a very interesting, intelligent and engaging person to be around when we both went on the Dambuster's Run back in 2013. When it came to finding a cafe, he was king! My condolences to all his famil...
by MarkN
Thu Feb 11, 2016 8:40 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Thought I would treat my self!
Replies: 12
Views: 1499

Re: Thought I would treat my self!

It's always a good day picking up a new bike. B)
by MarkN
Thu Feb 11, 2016 8:30 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Going Pear Shaped!
Replies: 9
Views: 1384

Re: Going Pear Shaped!

Here's the finished job, I'm very happy and the bike sounds so much better complete with the Akropovic end can (thumbs)
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by MarkN
Thu Feb 11, 2016 8:28 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Going Pear Shaped!
Replies: 9
Views: 1384

Re: Going Pear Shaped!

Did you soak the offending bolts with wd40/pen oil etc a couple of times for a few days as advised prior to trying to remove ? the bolt heads shearing off is rather common on this job unfortunately fella I sprayed load of oil on the bolts, all to no avail. They had been on there for three years and...
by MarkN
Thu Feb 11, 2016 8:02 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: He he
Replies: 7
Views: 1056

Re: He he

Why can't people do a spell check?

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