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Stupid rules OK

November 4th, 2018 · No Comments · Life

I may have mastered the art of stupid, but at least I have some competition within the family. After a couple of embarrassing incidents where we had to call our son to come home from work and let us in the house because we forgot to pick up a set of keys when walking the […]

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The art of motorcyce maintenance

October 15th, 2018 · No Comments · Life

I’m starting to think that maybe I should have bought a new motorbike instead of a used one, because things keep going wrong with it. First of all it was the back tyre losing air a lot, which turned out to be a split in the sidewall. While getting that sorted I had the clutch […]

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Crocked

August 28th, 2018 · Comments Off on Crocked · Life

It had to happen sooner or later, but I had my first motorbike accident on Sunday. I would like to think it will be my last, but the only way to guarantee that would be to stop riding. Nothing too serious: I didn’t break any bones or wreck the bike.

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Born to be mild

August 18th, 2018 · Comments Off on Born to be mild · Life

I am still persisting with the world’s lamest midlife crisis, which mostly involves spending a ton of cash on motorbike accessories. It is turning out to be an expensive hobby, when you add up the cost of helmets, padded jackets, gloves, boots, chain cleaner and lube, oil, visor cleaner, disc locks, and other sundries.

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Movin’ on up

July 23rd, 2018 · Comments Off on Movin’ on up · Life

After six months of riding aroud on my 50cc scooter, I bought a ‘proper’ motorbike, and then did the CBT so I would be allowed to ride it. Unfortunately, I completely did my back in soon after the CBT by over-doing it on the allotment, and it is only in the last couple of days […]

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Motorcycle emptiness

June 1st, 2018 · Comments Off on Motorcycle emptiness · Life

Well Jayne and I did our CBT yesterday and it did not go well. Apparently we are not yet at the standard where we are not a danger to ourselves and the rest of humanity if we go out on a motorbike. Fair enough. Neither of us had ridden a geared motorbike before and trying […]

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