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Forum: Day Trippin' 03-02-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 67,189
Posted By Quasi1960
. You wont be riding on the wrong side of...

.

You wont be riding on the wrong side of the road.

You will, at last, be riding on the proper side of the road. :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-09-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 67,189
Posted By Quasi1960
Fair shout Matt, but I think you will agree that...

Fair shout Matt, but I think you will agree that provided you don't wear anything obviously dodgy like the one in your link you shouldn't get any problems with the law.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-09-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 67,189
Posted By Quasi1960
Matt82 Actually Matt, that's not...

Matt82




Actually Matt, that's not strictly true. The wording of the law is a bit vague and is along the lines of a helmet must meet the relevant EU regulations, or be so constructed as to be...
Forum: Europe 10-26-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 384
Posted By Quasi1960
Moving to Cornwall

I may find myself having to move to Cornwall (Penzance area) early next year and will be needing a job and somewhere to live. If anyone with any suggestions or questions on either would care to PM me...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-27-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,327
Posted By Quasi1960
1981 BMW R100 The Black Pig. Named in...

1981 BMW R100

The Black Pig.

Named in honour of Captain Pugwash.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-29-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 67,189
Posted By Quasi1960
Excellent thread. I rode from Cheltenham to John...

Excellent thread. I rode from Cheltenham to John O Groats ( a distance of 620 miles) last year on a 50cc Peugeot scooter. It only took me three days. I had an absolutely super time. Its amazing how...
Forum: Airheads 06-06-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6,394
Views: 1,279,978
Posted By Quasi1960
Unfortunately, we have Autumn for 10 months of...

Unfortunately, we have Autumn for 10 months of the year in Britain. :rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 04-25-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 15,225
Views: 8,720,430
Posted By Quasi1960
You lucky bugger! :D

You lucky bugger! :D
Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2012, 02:14 AM
Replies: 7,188
Views: 3,291,030
Posted By Quasi1960
Too many people confuse old with valuable, yet...

Too many people confuse old with valuable, yet you can buy 1800 year old Roman coins here for just a few s.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 41,675
Posted By Quasi1960
I have found a 12" adjustable spanner and an...

I have found a 12" adjustable spanner and an almost new 1lb ball pein hammer. I also found an expensive looking cigarette lighter, unfortunately it had be run over. Several times.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,046
Posted By Quasi1960
I have done over 250 miles in one day on a 50cc...

I have done over 250 miles in one day on a 50cc scooter that only did about 35mph. I did this for four straight days and loved every minute of it despite the numb bum.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 99,457
Posted By Quasi1960
Congratulations mate. Glad I didnt have to go...

Congratulations mate. Glad I didnt have to go through all that CBT and theory stuff you new riders have to do. In my day it was twice round the block without falling off and you passed. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-28-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 18,422
Posted By Quasi1960
Thats Alain de Cadenet. Awfully nice chap you...

Thats Alain de Cadenet. Awfully nice chap you know.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-27-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,644
Posted By Quasi1960
Probably.

Probably.
Forum: Airheads 12-24-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,754
Posted By Quasi1960
I had a silencer fall off my Bonneville. I did go...

I had a silencer fall off my Bonneville. I did go back for it, but the car behind had run it over. Bastard!
Forum: Old's Cool 12-17-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 15,225
Views: 8,720,430
Posted By Quasi1960
Strangely, I actually prefer it in Black and...

Strangely, I actually prefer it in Black and White.
Forum: Airheads 12-12-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6,394
Views: 1,279,978
Posted By Quasi1960
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7003/6460587645_5a51...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7003/6460587645_5a516c0a53_b.jpg


Wow! That is the spitting image of my bike.

Only mine isnt quite as clean. :shog
Forum: Old's Cool 12-05-2011, 11:10 PM
Replies: 15,225
Views: 8,720,430
Posted By Quasi1960
Looking at the other features in that picture,...

Looking at the other features in that picture, like the number plate on the car, I would have to say it was taken here in dear old Blighty.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-04-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 20,206
Posted By Quasi1960
I guess there are some warped individuals out...

I guess there are some warped individuals out there who think its funny.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-04-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 20,206
Posted By Quasi1960
I usually carry it with me, but if its going to...

I usually carry it with me, but if its going to be a long stop I have a bag that has a steel mesh between two layers that you can lock to the bike. Keeps out the rain and other unwanted things. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-04-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9,079
Views: 1,812,369
Posted By Quasi1960
I think you will findtumbleweeds are actually an...

I think you will findtumbleweeds are actually an alien lifeform. You may think they are moving because of the wind, but that is part of their cunning disguise. They are fully capable of independent...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-23-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 21,517
Posted By Quasi1960
My first bike was a 1977 CZ250 twin. The only...

My first bike was a 1977 CZ250 twin. The only brand new bike I have ever had. :(:
Forum: Old's Cool 11-23-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7,188
Views: 3,291,030
Posted By Quasi1960
Looks like Megamoto has been to the Birmingham...

Looks like Megamoto has been to the Birmingham bike show. :D
Forum: Old's Cool 11-06-2011, 02:41 AM
Replies: 15,225
Views: 8,720,430
Posted By Quasi1960
[QUOTE=chiefrider;17239576] ...

[QUOTE=chiefrider;17239576]
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-TsDig4MCaJw/TVtRBfCZ9qI/AAAAAAAAW-8/xXI_1GHAYdM/s1600/Life-Helmet-Ad-from-forums.autosport.com_.jpg


There is of course only one girl on...
Forum: Airheads 10-22-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6,394
Views: 1,279,978
Posted By Quasi1960
Couldnt agree more Rob. I have just got back from...

Couldnt agree more Rob. I have just got back from an afternoons bimble myself.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-18-2011, 11:03 PM
Replies: 7,188
Views: 3,291,030
Posted By Quasi1960
Yellow ones were quite common here in the UK,...

Yellow ones were quite common here in the UK, along with red and a rather nice dark blue.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9,079
Views: 1,812,369
Posted By Quasi1960
I was staying at a small country B&B while...

I was staying at a small country B&B while touring on my '73 Bonneville and the proprietors 16 year old son asked if he could have a ride. I told him if he could start it he could ride it. Fair dues...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-03-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7,188
Views: 3,291,030
Posted By Quasi1960
Absolutely. I particularly like the exhaust....

Absolutely. I particularly like the exhaust. Anyone know what it is?
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2011, 01:47 AM
Replies: 15,225
Views: 8,720,430
Posted By Quasi1960
I was going to say "Book me a ticket", but on...

I was going to say "Book me a ticket", but on reflection I think I am a bit too old for all that now.
And besides, the Missus would kill me.:D
Forum: Old's Cool 09-12-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 15,225
Views: 8,720,430
Posted By Quasi1960
That explains the little 10" racing steering...

That explains the little 10" racing steering wheels on beat up BMW 3 Series in certain parts of town.:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2011, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9,079
Views: 1,812,369
Posted By Quasi1960
Well I am stuffed then, I am old enough to own my...

Well I am stuffed then, I am old enough to own my BMW, but I have a full head of (grey) hair. Should I sell it or shave my head?
Forum: Airheads 09-07-2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,332
Posted By Quasi1960
If they were as dangerous as that programme made...

If they were as dangerous as that programme made out, they would have been banned years ago. I think you will find that rolling the one they had was done for "comic" effect. Like any vehicle you...
Forum: Airheads 09-07-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,332
Posted By Quasi1960
Dont forget the bikers ultimate winter tool. A...

Dont forget the bikers ultimate winter tool. A Reliant! You can pick them up quite cheaply, they have a heater, three wheels, a roof, and can be driven on your bike licence.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-05-2011, 08:56 AM
Replies: 15,225
Views: 8,720,430
Posted By Quasi1960
Madonna? I was working on a name that girl/whos...

Madonna? I was working on a name that girl/whos that girl idea.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-28-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 15,225
Views: 8,720,430
Posted By Quasi1960
One of his bikes, a Triumph engined affair if I...

One of his bikes, a Triumph engined affair if I remember correctly, was for sale on e-bay a while back and it went for a quite derisory sum. I am not too sure if the seller realised what it was,...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-27-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 15,225
Views: 8,720,430
Posted By Quasi1960
Well I know I am. :evil

Well I know I am. :evil
Forum: Airheads 08-24-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 670,021
Posted By Quasi1960
I like it, its different. Sometimes different is...

I like it, its different. Sometimes different is good.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-19-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 15,225
Views: 8,720,430
Posted By Quasi1960
Any more recent pictures you would care to share?

Any more recent pictures you would care to share?
Forum: Old's Cool 08-19-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,933
Posted By Quasi1960
I had a 1973 650 that had been converted to a 750...

I had a 1973 650 that had been converted to a 750 for years, its the only bike I regret selling.
Go for it.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-15-2011, 12:29 AM
Replies: 15,225
Views: 8,720,430
Posted By Quasi1960
Bet you can. :lol3

Bet you can. :lol3
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