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Entries Tagged as 'Scooter'

Motorcycle emptiness

June 1st, 2018 · No Comments · 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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On the road again

March 12th, 2018 · Comments Off on On the road again · Life

You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video Today I arranged to take my scooter in to get the seat lock sorted out. I went down to the lock-up to get it and tried the key before going out and of course it worked first time. It was inevitable really. I […]

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Scooter dilemma

March 7th, 2018 · Comments Off on Scooter dilemma · Life

Last week I came home from work to find my scooter on its side in the front garden. With all the bad weather I thought it might have blown over, with the wind getting under the cover and treating it like a giant sail. Jayne thought that someone might have tried to nick it, and […]

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The invisible man

February 21st, 2018 · Comments Off on The invisible man · Life

One thing that nobody warned me about when I decided to become a scooterist was that you become a non-person as far as traffic lights are concerned.  A couple of times I have been sitting at a red light that just never changes because the bike does not get detected by the induction loop under […]

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Broom Broom

January 22nd, 2018 · Comments Off on Broom Broom · Life

This weekend I added to my list of travel options for getting around town, by buying a scooter. I intend to keep the mighty Vulcan for cycling, and and intend to walk into the town centre some of the time, but its nice to have a bit more choice, especially when I am in a […]

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