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Re: Good Morning Good Night and General Chat

#736 Post by Slowlycatchymonkey » Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:08 am

The suns apparently making an appearance today so I’m shirking all responsibilities until 3pm :thumb:
Brrrrrmmm :bike2:
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Re: Good Morning Good Night and General Chat

#737 Post by mikestrivens » Mon Feb 11, 2019 8:51 am

^^^^^
Looks like the whole week is going to be glorious biking weather. I shall be pottering around the Peak District as much as possible, blow the exam marking :D .
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Re: Good Morning Good Night and General Chat

#738 Post by Gin » Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:52 pm

Delayed reply I know... bear with me!
Slowlycatchymonkey wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 6:38 pm
tsurugi-ijin wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 2:17 pm
If being woken up by a deaf cat howling her head off at 4am is irritating, I can't even get my head round a poor kid who feels like crap, doesn't know why but expects you to be able to fix it..
Does the deaf car still have its head on?!!
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She regularly gets socks, underwear or balled up t-shirts hurled at her when she will Not Stop at some awful time in the morning; however, we have not managed to knock her block off yet!

Normally she is startled by the boxers flying past her nose, looks for the source only to see my grumpy sleep deprived glare and then does an adorable brrrpt-honking noise and trots up the stairs to come sit on my pillow, while purring like a tractor.
I can't stay angry at that :D
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Re: Good Morning Good Night and General Chat

#739 Post by rennie » Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:06 pm

Good Evening :D
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Re: Good Morning Good Night and General Chat

#740 Post by Slowlycatchymonkey » Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:32 pm

tsurugi-ijin wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:52 pm
Delayed reply I know... bear with me!
Slowlycatchymonkey wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 6:38 pm
tsurugi-ijin wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 2:17 pm
If being woken up by a deaf cat howling her head off at 4am is irritating, I can't even get my head round a poor kid who feels like crap, doesn't know why but expects you to be able to fix it..
Does the deaf car still have its head on?!!
Autocorrect sorry should say cat
She regularly gets socks, underwear or balled up t-shirts hurled at her when she will Not Stop at some awful time in the morning; however, we have not managed to knock her block off yet!

Normally she is startled by the boxers flying past her nose, looks for the source only to see my grumpy sleep deprived glare and then does an adorable brrrpt-honking noise and trots up the stairs to come sit on my pillow, while purring like a tractor.
I can't stay angry at that :D
You could try but I don’t think it would last more than a second!
2018 BMW R nineT
“It’s shit. And as soon as I get home I’m going to buy one.”
That was a fellow journalist’s first impression of the BMW R nineT recently. It’s a pretty accurate summary; the R nineT is somewhat ill-mannered by modern motorcycle standards but also instantly, inarguably, infatuatingly wonderful.

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Re: Good Morning Good Night and General Chat

#741 Post by rennie » Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:02 am

Good Morning :D
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Re: Good Morning Good Night and General Chat

#742 Post by Slowlycatchymonkey » Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:32 am

Good mornin’ to you
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“It’s shit. And as soon as I get home I’m going to buy one.”
That was a fellow journalist’s first impression of the BMW R nineT recently. It’s a pretty accurate summary; the R nineT is somewhat ill-mannered by modern motorcycle standards but also instantly, inarguably, infatuatingly wonderful.

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Re: Good Morning Good Night and General Chat

#743 Post by mikestrivens » Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:26 am

Good morning
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Re: Good Morning Good Night and General Chat

#744 Post by Fozzie » Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:00 am

Good morning :D
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Re: Good Morning Good Night and General Chat

#745 Post by Westbeef » Tue Feb 12, 2019 11:19 am

Getting a big urge for a new bike, trying not to go get something on impulse. What I have noticed which is annoying, is the "OTR Fee's" some dealers bang on the price. Superbike Factory near me, their fee's are now £300 per sale. What the actual FK. I would walk from my dream bike over that crap.
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Re: Good Morning Good Night and General Chat

#746 Post by Gin » Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:58 pm

Afternoon,

Can't wait for the slightly longer days and not having to deal with frost and ice everywhere in the morning!
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Re: Good Morning Good Night and General Chat

#747 Post by mikestrivens » Tue Feb 12, 2019 1:52 pm

No frost or ice this morning. Lovely riding weather.
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Re: Good Morning Good Night and General Chat

#748 Post by MikeHorton » Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:04 pm

Take a look at the below, weather permitting ill be taking the bike and camera out to capture this maybe at RAF Cosford or Shawbury


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Re: Good Morning Good Night and General Chat

#749 Post by Fozzie » Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:06 pm

Westbeef wrote:
Tue Feb 12, 2019 11:19 am
Getting a big urge for a new bike, trying not to go get something on impulse. What I have noticed which is annoying, is the "OTR Fee's" some dealers bang on the price. Superbike Factory near me, their fee's are now £300 per sale. What the actual FK. I would walk from my dream bike over that crap.
And usually the most they will haggle is to take off that £300 :scratch:

It's nice to walk around that place, but I'd not buy a bike from there. Heard a few horror stories.
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Re: Good Morning Good Night and General Chat

#750 Post by Westbeef » Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:16 pm

Fozzie wrote:
Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:06 pm
Westbeef wrote:
Tue Feb 12, 2019 11:19 am
Getting a big urge for a new bike, trying not to go get something on impulse. What I have noticed which is annoying, is the "OTR Fee's" some dealers bang on the price. Superbike Factory near me, their fee's are now £300 per sale. What the actual FK. I would walk from my dream bike over that crap.
And usually the most they will haggle is to take off that £300 :scratch:

It's nice to walk around that place, but I'd not buy a bike from there. Heard a few horror stories.
Yeah same, unless it was an absolutely beaut that I wanted from there. Was having a wobbler with my bike, we've sorted things out now and I'm just gonna spend more on parts :lol: .
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