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by Oop North John
Thu Mar 04, 2021 11:25 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Motorcycle Mover
Replies: 28
Views: 675

Re: Motorcycle Mover

rockdodger wrote:
Thu Mar 04, 2021 9:45 am
the one the Aprilia guy is using looks like it might work and he makes it look easy to use. I think I’ve found a place locally who do them so may nip for one today.
How smooth is your garage floor, I suspect that most options will struggle if it's too rough?
by Oop North John
Tue Mar 02, 2021 6:52 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Motorcycle Mover
Replies: 28
Views: 675

Re: Motorcycle Mover

When my garage gets finished I'll have a similar issue so am looking at one of these, or similar:
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Sealey-Tools ... 1438.l2649
by Oop North John
Sun Feb 28, 2021 8:27 pm
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: a pastoral promenade in the Morvan
Replies: 4
Views: 163

Re: a pastoral promenade in the Morvan

To my shame and regret I've only really bee in the area the one when going from Toyes to Autun, Hoping that I'll be able to correct that when normality has returned to the world.
by Oop North John
Fri Feb 19, 2021 8:40 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Breakdown Insurance......Suggestions.
Replies: 4
Views: 134

Re: Breakdown Insurance......Suggestions.

I use Britannia Rescue = LV. European recovery, including from a crash etc and covers older bikes as well.

https://www.lv.com/breakdown-cover
by Oop North John
Wed Feb 17, 2021 6:54 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Which puncture repair kit
Replies: 28
Views: 1035

Re: Which puncture repair kit

richardbd wrote:
Tue Feb 16, 2021 11:22 pm


This might change a few views...
It's certainly made me think on the usage of the repaired tyre after a repair. The but, and it's a big one, how many people have had a tyre deflate due to a failed repair?
by Oop North John
Thu Feb 04, 2021 10:19 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: EU. In or out?
Replies: 8096
Views: 695932

Re: EU. In or out?

Ros Atkins is going to be off Boris's and Ursula's Christmas card list I suspect:

by Oop North John
Wed Feb 03, 2021 7:30 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Using washers under nuts
Replies: 16
Views: 642

Re: Using washers under nuts

i have been wondering about this for a while now. i was always led to believe that washers were always a good thing ..anywhere and everywhere. but that badly fitting washers can mess things up a bit. I always felt that the use of washers lessened the torque strength of a bold/screw, but never thoug...
by Oop North John
Tue Feb 02, 2021 8:43 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: EU. In or out?
Replies: 8096
Views: 695932

Re: EU. In or out?

Interesting view on the Bad Friday debacle here:



Most telling how it got Brexiteers, Remainers, DUP, Sinn Fein and the governments of the UK and Eire all uniting against the EU commision :lol:
by Oop North John
Tue Feb 02, 2021 7:22 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Covid 19 Coronavirus
Replies: 1477
Views: 105056

Re: Covid 19 Coronavirus

daveuprite wrote:
Tue Feb 02, 2021 6:13 am
Yeah, why on earth has no-one else come up with the turtle-spreading theory?

What's wrong with you all ....?
Teenage ninja mutant turtles maybe? :lol:
by Oop North John
Fri Jan 22, 2021 11:43 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Uk import duty shocker!!
Replies: 77
Views: 2807

Re: Uk import duty shocker!!

my understanding is that the UK chose to impliment Zero trade tarrifs on goods from the EU .. even before the `deal` was imposed on us? please correct me if i am wrong. so my assumption is that these tarriffs, over £135, as JB says, are therefor export taxes imposed by the EU? to `third countries? ...

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