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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Kwacky » 02 Dec 2019, 12:02

I don't blame you. I'm working from home tomorrow.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby D6 » 02 Dec 2019, 14:44

If it stays dry I will ride. But if there's any rain, I will go in the car.

I just hate the car so much.
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Postby Kwacky » 02 Dec 2019, 15:20

So do I. An hour and 10 minutes into work this morning. Going home won't be any better.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Monty » 02 Dec 2019, 15:56

Have you tried Podcasts in the car? I take a pint of coffee and catch up on loads of sh!t. Some days it's actually the best part of my day.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Cav » 02 Dec 2019, 16:36

I used to listen to Audiobooks when I was travelling for work, like you say Monty - it was often a really nice part of the day.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Kwacky » 02 Dec 2019, 16:56

Good idea. I'll have a look for some podcasts.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby D6Nutz » 02 Dec 2019, 17:01

Cav wrote:I used to listen to Audiobooks when I was travelling for work, like you say Monty - it was often a really nice part of the day.
I used to do this as well, audiable is great.

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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby D6Nutz » 02 Dec 2019, 17:02

D6 wrote:If it stays dry I will ride. But if there's any rain, I will go in the car.

I just hate the car so much.
I don't mind the rain so much. After writing my D6 off on black ice, I'm very cautious now.

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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby duke63 » 02 Dec 2019, 17:53

Can you get porn podcasts? Asking for a friend.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby D41 » 02 Dec 2019, 18:10

I Googled "podcast" & what one is, found it, and am still none the wiser...

And no, don't tell me....ignorance is bliss, TYVM.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby StMarks » 02 Dec 2019, 18:58

D6Nutz wrote:..... I've been a tart and hired a car,,,k

Not a tart, very sensible imho mate. (y)

What have you hired then...???

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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby D6Nutz » 02 Dec 2019, 19:09

StMarks wrote:
D6Nutz wrote:..... I've been a tart and hired a car,,,k

Not a tart, very sensible imho mate. (y)

What have you hired then...???

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Oh, I quite like that (emo)

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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby D6Nutz » 02 Dec 2019, 19:11

Seriously though, I've got a vauxhall mokka. just over £100 for three days including delivery and collection.

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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Frankie » 02 Dec 2019, 23:03

Yesterday I took it out for a little spin as a treat following some intensive house work lol....
The amount of mud on the road which was damp and slippy on the B raods was dangerous, I dont blame you getting a car sorted for a few days, I nearly lost the car on this kind of road surface today !!! and thats with four big wheels with massive contact patches
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby D6 » 02 Dec 2019, 23:08

D6Nutz wrote:
D6 wrote:If it stays dry I will ride. But if there's any rain, I will go in the car.

I just hate the car so much.
I don't mind the rain so much. After writing my D6 off on black ice, I'm very cautious now.

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I don't mind rain. What I meant is if it rains then freezes. I don't mind sub zero temp. As long as no rain
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Cav » 03 Dec 2019, 08:14

D41 wrote:I Googled "podcast" & what one is, found it, and am still none the wiser...

Tell me....knowledge is bliss, TYVM.

Podcasts are audio-based informal chats regarding one or more topics, listening to opinions of people you like, etc. You also get music podcasts which are just like a recorded radio show.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby D6 » 03 Dec 2019, 11:05

I followed an aston martin SUV today. With prototype vehicle sticker on the back. I had also earlier passed a new Aston martin. The SUV had similar LED lights.
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Postby Cav » 03 Dec 2019, 11:13

The rear lights on the SUV (DBX) look almost exactly like the vantage! Really nice car to be fair to it.

I see JLR prototype cars on the motorway fairly frequently through winter. they often blat it on one particular stretch then chill at about 60mph for a bit. Passenger on the laptop. I presume they're calibrating for temperature (at higher speeds) and then doing some fuel economy calibration runs at lower speed.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Monty » 03 Dec 2019, 11:26

I see quite a few prototype/development cars road testing in the Peaks. They normally have foreign plates and support vans.

Not sure what this one was but it was testing in August last year. Thought it might be a new A Class, but the 2019 model's lights and reg plate are different.

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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby D41 » 03 Dec 2019, 11:31

That Aston Martin SUV starts at nearly $200,000....!!!! |(
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