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After the Pandemic!

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After the Pandemic!

Post by XTreme » Sun Jun 21, 2020 2:18 pm

All I can see now is deserted locations, roads that look like they've been bombed, and abandoned buildings strewn across the landscape!

But I can handle it.......weather permitting! 8-)

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Re: After the Pandemic!

Post by Bender » Sun Jun 21, 2020 2:28 pm

Very nice for post apocalyptic landscape, I see a few green shoots of recovery.
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Re: After the Pandemic!

Post by Stu » Sun Jun 21, 2020 2:36 pm

I see @XTreme's feeble attempt at green!

5 out of 10 for effort

Keep up the good work :D
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Re: After the Pandemic!

Post by XTreme » Sun Jun 21, 2020 3:15 pm

Stu wrote:
Sun Jun 21, 2020 2:36 pm
I see @XTreme's feeble attempt at green!

5 out of 10 for effort

Keep up the good work :D
No dogging car parks on my watch Stu! 8-)

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Re: After the Pandemic!

Post by S-Westerly » Sun Jun 21, 2020 7:07 pm

Ye god's the weather looks awful. Blue skies, a few fluffy white clouds - what sort of weather is that? Wimpy I call it. Real manly weather needs rain, fog, howling gales and preferably all at the same time!
Back in the blue. No bikes.....

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Re: After the Pandemic!

Post by skyrider » Sun Jun 21, 2020 8:15 pm

XTreme wrote:
Sun Jun 21, 2020 2:18 pm
All I can see now is deserted locations, roads that look like they've been bombed, and abandoned buildings strewn across the landscape!

But I can handle it.......weather permitting! 8-)

i seem to recall seeing that bike before somewhere :)
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Re: After the Pandemic!

Post by XTreme » Sun Jun 21, 2020 8:38 pm

S-Westerly wrote:
Sun Jun 21, 2020 7:07 pm
Ye god's the weather looks awful. Blue skies, a few fluffy white clouds - what sort of weather is that? Wimpy I call it. Real manly weather needs rain, fog, howling gales and preferably all at the same time!
I'm a big fan of Namby-Pamby Motorcycling myself! :lol:

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Re: After the Pandemic!

Post by S-Westerly » Sun Jun 21, 2020 8:47 pm

XTreme wrote:
Sun Jun 21, 2020 8:38 pm
S-Westerly wrote:
Sun Jun 21, 2020 7:07 pm
Ye god's the weather looks awful. Blue skies, a few fluffy white clouds - what sort of weather is that? Wimpy I call it. Real manly weather needs rain, fog, howling gales and preferably all at the same time!
I'm a big fan of Namby-Pamby Motorcycling myself! :lol:
Sadly I'd have to agree with you these days as I don't commute and I ride for fun. A slight shower I can tolerate but monsoons I'd prefer to avoid. Hence my irritation last week when I had to go out on the bike and the weather gods decided to piss all over me in vast quantities. bast*rds.
Back in the blue. No bikes.....

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Re: After the Pandemic!

Post by XTreme » Sun Jun 21, 2020 9:01 pm

S-Westerly wrote:
Sun Jun 21, 2020 8:47 pm
XTreme wrote:
Sun Jun 21, 2020 8:38 pm
S-Westerly wrote:
Sun Jun 21, 2020 7:07 pm
Ye god's the weather looks awful. Blue skies, a few fluffy white clouds - what sort of weather is that? Wimpy I call it. Real manly weather needs rain, fog, howling gales and preferably all at the same time!
I'm a big fan of Namby-Pamby Motorcycling myself! :lol:
Sadly I'd have to agree with you these days as I don't commute and I ride for fun. A slight shower I can tolerate but monsoons I'd prefer to avoid. Hence my irritation last week when I had to go out on the bike and the weather gods decided to piss all over me in vast quantities. bast*rds.
3 times I've been caught out here in 15 years!

Last time was 2007.......so I wised up! :lol:

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Re: After the Pandemic!

Post by S-Westerly » Sun Jun 21, 2020 10:02 pm

After the pandemic - I guess one casualty of Covid will be hitch hiking. Back in my youth used to hitch quite a bit but can't see it happening now. On bikes never really a thing although in my younger and even more foolish days I did get lifts 4 times on the back of bikes but not in the UK.
Back in the blue. No bikes.....

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Re: After the Pandemic!

Post by Tankbag » Sun Jun 21, 2020 10:03 pm

Some of those pictures look like you could be in Afganistan :shock:
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Re: After the Pandemic!

Post by skyrider » Sun Jun 21, 2020 10:13 pm

S-Westerly wrote:
Sun Jun 21, 2020 10:02 pm
After the pandemic - I guess one casualty of Covid will be hitch hiking. Back in my youth used to hitch quite a bit but can't see it happening now. On bikes never really a thing although in my younger and even more foolish days I did get lifts 4 times on the back of bikes but not in the UK.
now thats something i would definately throw a curve to you could end up getting a lift off some right jimmy fireblade
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Re: After the Pandemic!

Post by S-Westerly » Sun Jun 21, 2020 10:19 pm

When I got lifts on a bike in all cases I wasn't sober. One was in India and the others in South America. No safety kit of any kind was worn by either the rider or me but the bikes were not exactly superbikes. One rider was female. Hey ho - good old days!
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Re: After the Pandemic!

Post by skyrider » Sun Jun 21, 2020 10:28 pm

it wouldnt have been too bad in india then the rider would have been wearing a cloth helmet and flipflops :lol:
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Re: After the Pandemic!

Post by gogs01 » Mon Jun 22, 2020 2:12 pm

My most terrifying experience of getting a lift on the back of a bike was actually on a 50cc scooter !
It was in Okpo in South Korea, a very busy place, and the madman (a local) had this little scooter flat out between lines of traffic, on the pavement, across a pedestrian crossing and against the flow of traffic. Less than a mile all told, but at least three times I thought I was going to die. He told me he also had a ZX9R, but needless to say I'd had my first and last pillion experience in South Korea.

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