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    24 May

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    Small fantasy moment in nearby Honda showroom. Note how Repsol and Airfix logos complement each other. Is it a sign?

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    • can anybody tell me, what this "discussion" thing is? it say 5 on this post, but there is not content.
      1 hour ago
    • You have your RC30. Isn't that enough racer boy bike for you?
      4 hours ago
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    22 May

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    beetle/911 clear-up

    it's time for double history with mr may. bad luck everyone.

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    • So the 911 isn't a beetle in the same way Victoria Beckham isn't Posh Spice
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    • The "glorified beetle" was the 356, it was developed with mostly Beetle innards, Ferry Porsche used what he had easy access to, and upgraded the motor to dual carbs. If you've everRead more
      21 hours ago

    16 May

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    Know your wheels, 2

    I thought hammond's quiz was a bit easy. So try this.

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    9 May

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    Please note that this Lamborghini Urraco is for sale on Ebay and that, most importantly, it has a GOLD VELOUR INTERIOR, and this is MOST EXCELLENT and to be encouraged, being preferable to dreary old black leather. It's item no 182063093479Read more

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    • It's still available. Do you fancy it instead of the Porker ? It's certainly not dull.
      4 days ago
    • That backseat though lol
      5 days ago
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    3 May

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    I'm just working up a cool and balanced solution to this problem. Stand by.

    3 May

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    How easy is it to steal a motorcycle?

    With bike thefts in the uk soaring, here's how they do it and what the police are saying

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    • Wire the damn thing up to the mains
      8 days ago
    • A head up display on the windscreen explaining the basic method on how to obtain a job.
      22 days ago
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    23 May

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    John has kindly sent me this. Going to give it a read, pick up a few tips.

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    • Best wishes for a speedy recovery to John McGuiness, I'll miss seeing him in the TT this year. Hopefully they can sort out what is going on with those Fireblades by the time he is back.
      8 hours ago
    • But I don't know how to read :(
      1 day ago

    17 May

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    911. Dull or not?

    There are more important questions. But sod it.

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    • Not!!! I learned how to drive in a 911 ,on the many canyon roads of Southern California. It was good fun!
      10 hours ago
    • To me, the idea of a 911 that is most endearing is actually not the engine-in-the-back premise that engineers with Newtonian levels of brainpower have transmogrified into aRead more
      20 hours ago

    14 May

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    Low-rev hesitancy on XJR traced to claggy pilot jet. Stripping out the carb stack on one of these is a bastard job. That's why I gave it to someone else.

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    • This is DRIVETRIBE. Not ridetribe or a website for guys who want to put the band back together and you're not LJK Setright. Please desist.
      5 days ago
    • Aprilia RS125, the old 2 stroke. Most fun you can have on a 125. The Honda is good, reliable but won't be as memorable.
      8 days ago

    5 May

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    bike theft - solved

    the result of a level-headed appraisal of the situation

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    • OK, so after I read James comment on the post of Matt, I am back here again... If the problem is NOT finding the stolen bike, but getting it back, there is something I do notRead more
      2 days ago
    • Yeah, shoot them - with paint. if the bike is not started with the key, a good shot of pink paint and everybody could identify them as thieves. And it should be pretty annoying andRead more
      2 days ago

    26 Apr

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    Gearboxes explained

    There is, however, plenty of interesting stuff on drivetribe

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