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General / Re: What did you do with whatever else you've got?
« on: 25 March 2017, 08:06:20 PM »
Took the Ducati Scrambler for its first ride , what a fantastic bike to ride , light and nimble , which makes filtering easy ,  stickcs to the road like shit to a blanket , don't know if it's the tyres or the suspension which gave me so much confidence in the corners , great torquey engine , I have to keep it under 6k revs , that's 80 in 6th until its run in , sounds great , 140 miles to a tank , a screen would improve it if doing lots of motorways or long distances , I would recommend foccers getting in touch with a dealer and booking their test ride .

General / Re: New bike
« on: 24 March 2017, 05:36:35 PM »
Picked up the New toy .

General / Re: New bike
« on: 15 March 2017, 10:29:18 PM »
Traded in the Guzzi for a Ducati Scrambler Icon .

Blimey, you didn't waste any time ;)
Was toying with getting a 250 to commute to work and keeping the Guzzi for summer , then looked at the XSR 700 , , but the ducati was only an extra £700 , I will post some pics when I collect it , they had a red one in the shop , but the yellow one was down the Bridgewater branch .

General / New bike
« on: 15 March 2017, 05:36:54 PM »
Traded in the Guzzi for a Ducati Scrambler Icon .

General / Re: new speeding fines
« on: 06 March 2017, 04:53:28 PM »
Glad I sold the Fazer , shouldn't get into too much trouble on the Guzzi , might have to get myself a Harley .

Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Re: What's your thoughts??
« on: 26 February 2017, 07:40:05 PM »
Fazer sold today , hope you enjoy her as much as I have Lloyd , I will miss her but at least I have the Guzzi to put a smile on my face . Going to get myself a 250 for the commute to work .

Thanks, the weather was quite nice when I left yours....until I hit the M4, then it absolutely pee'd it down and got very windy ALL the way back. It'll take me days to dry out!!. I look forward to reasonable weather so I can get out for a proper ride.
I would spray the chain with WD40 after riding in the wet, roll on the warmer drier weather .

Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Re: What's your thoughts??
« on: 26 February 2017, 03:50:01 PM »
Fazer sold today , hope you enjoy her as much as I have Lloyd , I will miss her but at least I have the Guzzi to put a smile on my face . Going to get myself a 250 for the commute to work .

Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Re: What's your thoughts??
« on: 25 February 2017, 05:16:04 PM »
I am selling mine , 02 plate , Gen 1 FZS 1000 , £1100 ono , 41000 miles , VGC , black with silver engine and grey frame , major service Inc valve check done at 26000 miles by JHS racing , oil and filter  replaced annually , exup valve serviced annually , brakes calipers cleaned and greased annually by myself , full Monty done by Mike , R6 shock done by Luke , MRA screen , rear hugger , Goodridge braided brake lines , crash bungs , K&N air filter , SP engineering big bore stubby end can , Bagster tank cover , rear tyre fitted last year done 2000 miles Bridgestone T30 , PR 3 on front , spark plugs replaced last year , chain and sprockets replaced 2years ago , MOT till end of April .

General / Re: Fuel Cap Breather
« on: 24 February 2017, 07:05:57 PM »
Worn ignition maybe .

General / Re: Bike adverts,
« on: 18 February 2017, 10:25:54 PM »
Looking to sell mine in the spring , Gen 1 FZS 1000 Fazer 02 plate , £1100 ONO.

Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Re: Rear wheel turning in neutral ?
« on: 06 January 2017, 07:56:06 PM »
Mine has always done that when first started , but stops after a short while .

General / Re: No sympathy for Gunmen
« on: 05 January 2017, 01:51:56 PM »
Support Police shoot to kill?  Be very careful what you wish for. The IPCC investigation will probably find (again) that the victim posed no threat at the time. Of course the police make mistakes. What they are not good at is admitting them.
I didn't say I support the Police shoot to kill policy , the Police carry out the orders of the liberal elite who feed us the bullshit that we live in a free society .

General / Re: No sympathy for Gunmen
« on: 05 January 2017, 08:49:43 AM »
The times we live in unfortunately , due to the increased threat of terrorism if the Police think you have a gun they will shoot to kill .

Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Re: Tail light problems
« on: 23 October 2016, 04:57:52 PM »
I had the same problem with mine , turned out be the front brake light switch stuck on , very easy to replace , got the switch from Wemoto .

General / Re: What did you do with whatever else you've got?
« on: 28 June 2016, 04:43:49 PM »
Took advantage of the dry weather this morning and rode it to Minehead , stopped at Riders of Bridgewater for a coffee on the way down , such a great bike to ride , great for overtakes and twisty roads as  its so small and light , Got home just before the rain started  .   

General / Re: what did you do with your fazer today ?
« on: 27 June 2016, 07:26:04 PM »
Cleaned it , washed  and  chamoised it ,  Cleaned and lubed the chain , polished the down pipes , covered it in GT85 .

General / Re: what did you do with your fazer today ?
« on: 24 June 2016, 07:35:56 PM »
Took the Fazer this morning instead of the Guzzi  , rode it to Weymouth , stopped and had a coffee and dried off  , got soaked between Yeovil and Dorchester , then went onto Lyme Regis , stopped for another coffee , looked at the Map and decided to head for the Motorway as it was getting late, got soaked between Lyme regis and Honiton . Got as far as Taunton , then had to come off the M5 as it was blocked by the Police due to an accident , as Taunton looked snarled up with traffic headed towards Yeovil and rode home via Shepton Mallet and the Old Bristol Road , got home at 17.30  , just in time to get ready for my Night shift at the University .

General / Re: what did you do with your fazer today ?
« on: 23 June 2016, 10:32:09 PM »
Rode the Fazer home the scenic route after the free training course on electric vehicle charging points , the tyre is now  scrubbed  in .

General / Re: EU!
« on: 23 June 2016, 09:30:17 AM »
I am voting to leave ,but  IMO   the remain camp will win by 5% due to the amount of undecided voters who will  more than likely , not want change .

General / Re: Which Tyres
« on: 21 June 2016, 06:50:21 PM »
I have just replaced my rear with a T30 , so far so good . I have a Pr3 on the front, I wasn't impressed with the wear on the rear Pr3 ,  seemed to wear quickly towards the end .

General / Re: what did you do with your fazer today ?
« on: 19 June 2016, 05:31:28 PM »
rode it , started raining , came home .

If i am not working and can get time off for good behaviour , i will try and meet up with you guys along the way .

General / Re: Euro '16
« on: 14 June 2016, 08:27:20 AM »
I'm very happy to be an England fan , and in the stadium it was Russians climbing barriers and  attacking   families and disabled  fans ,  also if i'm having a drink with my mates in a bar and some cunt throws a chair at me , i won't be turning the other cheek , it's typical lazy journalism and because its England it sells papers , hardly any mention of the trouble between Northern Ireland and the Polish .

Well I have searched for trouble between N Ireland fans and Polish fans at this years Euros, unless I missed it , it did not happen.
I heard it on the main ITN news , and have just googled it  , also on BBC news Belfast Telegraph , and Daily Telegraph, the reports also mention French youths being involved  .

English fans have always been trouble away from home , get a few pints down them and sadly a few gobshites kick off and that is all it takes. I reckon England and Russia will both be kicked out and banned for the next world cup as well. Honestly who reall gives a shite about international football anyway.

Fazer 1000/FZ1 corner / Re: Mt10 test ride
« on: 13 June 2016, 07:47:22 PM »
If we come out the EU apparently Japanese imports can be 10% cheaper. Another thing the EU is dictating to us over.
I might just wait till after the referendum.!
I take it you are a Sun reader? If you are in the meeting that agrees the deal, then it is not dictating. If you choose not to attend the meeting, nobody is going to listen to you complain.  Or are you looking forward to the return of import duties to "protect the beleaguered British motorcycle industry"?
I will be voting out , and am very much left wing and used to buy the mirror , I used to read the right wing papers (know thy enemy ) I hated the Sun for its pro Thatcher stance , the lies it used to tell about the miners and it's attack of the Liverpool fans after Hillsborough, I stopped buying the Mirror because of the lies it told about British soldiers during the Iraq war . 
I used to be a staunch labour voter , but I abandoned Labour when it abandoned its core voters during the Blair years , I now vote Green , although I don't share their  EU stance .
The remain camp is also short on facts and  Is using  project fear to scare voters just as much as the leave camp , the bottom line is no one knows what will happen if we leave .
You may wish to remain part of the EU, but insulting people doesn't help your cause .

General / Re: EU!
« on: 13 June 2016, 11:50:23 AM »
I'm not really that fussed over the economics of the situation of being in/out of the EU. The only reason I'm voting out is because the EU is run by appointed individuals rather than elected ones. If that means we lose out financially, well so be it! I'd rather hate the guy that was voted in, knowing I have a chance to vote him out in a few years time, instead of being dictated to by a guy I had no say in being where he is.
Same here , I would rather be governed by an elected  asshole   than an unelected asshole .

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