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    How does it work Mr Engineer? (I'm guessing an...

    How does it work Mr Engineer?

    (I'm guessing an ABS kinda thing?)
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    STR Slow, Trouble and Rooted. This variable...

    STR Slow, Trouble and Rooted. This variable mapping is a thing now. (My trials bike has it) Far too complex for my slow wits. I remember seeing it first time on the MV Augusta tourer. I even...
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    I like the Tuono which is a Mille with a...

    I like the Tuono which is a Mille with a different shirt on. Both have the 4 pot Rotax. I used to own a Futura which is an armchair touring bike but had the twin Rotax litre unit. It (Futura) was...
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    I once spent the night at a petrol station - put...

    I once spent the night at a petrol station - put the tent on a bit of "lawn". It was the bumhole end of northern France and my inglish credit card would not work in the poxy French autovend. On the...
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    It is just fashion. The stepped seats reflect...

    It is just fashion. The stepped seats reflect the single seat setup on race bikes. The missus and I are about the same height so whoever rides has the screen and the passenger has a wind tunnel. I...
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    I had an aftermarket seat on my old Triumph...

    I had an aftermarket seat on my old Triumph Sprint ST. It really was a much better one than the original. I wish so much I had thought about it on my old VFR - it had a really hard seat only good...
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    https://i.pinimg.com/600x315/bf/dc/e9/bfdce9065475...

    https://i.pinimg.com/600x315/bf/dc/e9/bfdce906547560d136da7a6885b141ac.jpg
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    I like middleweights like the CB 500. The...

    I like middleweights like the CB 500. The problem is the A2 category which puts a silly restriction on them. I had a GPz 500S for a number of years and it did a lot of hard work including the Bol...
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    https://www.wheelsmotorcycles.co.uk/used-bikes/kaw...

    https://www.wheelsmotorcycles.co.uk/used-bikes/kawasaki/zx12r/125330.htm

    Lovely. Not too much dosh either.
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    The tapes on the seams can get a bit wonky on old...

    The tapes on the seams can get a bit wonky on old suits - the glue dries out. If it is cheap enough it is repairable. Main problem with secondhand is usually the fit unless you are the same shape...
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    Fair point. It was a cumulative effect and I...

    Fair point. It was a cumulative effect and I really personally don't know what made people change because I cannot understand why anyone would be moronic enough to vote for the arsehole in the first...
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    However, renewables cost less than fossil fuels...

    However, renewables cost less than fossil fuels and so wind power is cheaper than gas. The Tory backed Hickley C was the most expensive electric in Europe and a guaranteed profit for the French...
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    They might not have a choice about their life...

    They might not have a choice about their life circumstances but they have a choice who they vote for. If one believes that democracy works then they need to vote a whole lot smarter than has been...
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    I might add the second program is on tonight for...

    I might add the second program is on tonight for anyone interested.

    https://www.radiotimes.com/programme/b-lqqfg5/big-oil-vs-the-world-season-1/?episode=b-0b7obl
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    It may be a factor but I doubt if it is a big...

    It may be a factor but I doubt if it is a big one. It serves well as an excuse. The doctor in your example needs to lose weight as much as the patient but probably finds it just as hard and...
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    The real guilt lies with the oil companies that...

    The real guilt lies with the oil companies that have lied and obfuscated the facts to such an extent that otherwise intelligent people like Mark post up moronic bollocks. It is a well understood...
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    Jesus said Lo! And verily the pressure was...

    Jesus said Lo! And verily the pressure was indeed low.
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    It has been warm to be fair.

    It has been warm to be fair.
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    It screwed up in '85. ...

    It screwed up in '85. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bus_deregulation_in_Great_Britain
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    It is the Tory obsession with "competition" that...

    It is the Tory obsession with "competition" that is the issue not owership per se. I support public ownership as it means any profit goes to reduce the tax burden as was the case with Royal Mail,...
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    Just by coincidence if you are nodding off.... ...

    Just by coincidence if you are nodding off....

    https://www.radiotimes.com/programme/b-lqqfg5/big-oil-vs-the-world-season-1/?episode=b-7zncmn
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    Sadly it appears Braun has come back...

    Sadly it appears Braun has come back...
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    Then you have failed to understand the basics.

    Then you have failed to understand the basics.
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    Fair point. Sadly most information is delivered...

    Fair point. Sadly most information is delivered in this manner so it really is hard to be objective. As a gernal point the better off you are the better life is. I would like to see life improve...
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    When you say "us" it is a limited and small...

    When you say "us" it is a limited and small percentage of the world. A quick look at much of the planet will show that most people do not enjoy a fraction of the life that is enjoyed by the better...
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