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now I wonder who told Doug that I don't like the colour? I'm very happy with orange. It's a lovely colour [it says here ...]
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now I wonder who told Doug that I don't like the colour?
That was Neil. Got the wrong end of the stick as usual, did he?
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You can sit your little avatar bunny on it....... Razz emoticon
On what? Wha? emoticon
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You can sit your little avatar bunny on it....... Razz emoticon
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Nawty, Nawty Laughing emoticon
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now I wonder who told Doug that I don't like the colour?
That was Neil. Got the wrong end of the stick as usual, did he?
Facepalm emoticon dependably clueless and gossipy Razz emoticon
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You can sit your little avatar bunny on it....... Razz emoticon
On what? Wha? emoticon
fnar fnar and other suggestive noises ...
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I wouldn't set the bunny on it if you don't want a lot of bunscoots around. Those little bunnies are quite the little humpers. Laughing emoticon Orange is, well, it's bright.
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Orange ? It's not even a citrus based hue.

Dulux may have it listed as Moroccan Sunrise or Turkish Sunset or Loreal's Dudbai's Dusk.

Terracotta Minge ?

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Got it - Tropical Git.

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She's back!
Jim replaced the clutch on my LX with the oem one Doug sent over and she runs like a dream again! I can now skitter about traffic without rattling my fillings out! Thank you thank you Doug! Xx

And now about that 190 kit...
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Jim replaced the clutch on my LX with the oem one Doug sent over and she runs like a dream again! I can now skitter about traffic without rattling my fillings out! Thank you thank you Doug! Xx
Excellent, I'm glad it was successful, it was a bit of a pain to ride with all that shuddering! You can thank Michael for the bell.
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Yep time to get nagging (without the knife!)
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Here is Birreh competing in the London to Brighton Ride, looking like he knows what he's doing whilst being chased by real cyclists.

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Hi visibility colors like that always make me wonder if they're going to aim for me, or try to miss me. I just don't like the 50-50 odds.
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Here is Birreh competing in the London to Brighton Ride, looking like he knows what he's doing whilst being chased by real cyclists.

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That jacket was a little prophetic...... Laughing emoticon
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Hi visibility colors like that always make me wonder if they're going to aim for me, or try to miss me. I just don't like the 50-50 odds.
ROFL emoticon

Never though of it like that, but I'm sure you have a point.
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Yuk - blue/white British tourist legs - the visual scourge of the summer here
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yeah, they don't see the sun very much if at all. sorry.

still at least i did it eh ?

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Why can't we Northern Europeans celebrate our paleness? Razz emoticon

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yeah, they don't see the sun very much if at all. sorry.

still at least i did it eh ?

birreh.
Absolutely top credit for doing it, Bill. Now book our guest room and get some sun!
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That's a wonderful photo of you Bill! You look like a professional cyclist!
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Love the look of the SRV but the chain puts me off and Tracey said its uncomfortable for a pillion.
The X10 is comfortable for her but I would want the 500 version which we're not getting in the UK! Grrrrrrr
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As we all know there's a big difference between looking like you know what you're doing and knowing what you're doing.

I'm usually in the first catchment.

Really glad I did it and now I want to beat my time so next year I'll do it again.

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I think I will test ride the X10 350 in a few weeks time.
If I like it I'm going to look into maybe getting a 500 into the UK.....
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I think I will test ride the X10 350 in a few weeks time.
If I like it I'm going to look into maybe getting a 500 into the UK.....
Bringing a 500 in shouldn't be a problem. But why would you want to? The 500 Master engine is positively agricultural, has no ABS and no ASR. I'll bet the performance isn't hugely better than the 350 either. The other thing is you may like the 350, then when you ride the 500 you may hate that. They are really that different. For example the MP3 250 is a joy, the 400 is not. YMMV.
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and they still look like swan with wheels. bah nasty.

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and they still look like swan with wheels.
Nope that was the X9

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budd ?
that one just looks like a bottle opener.

god i hate the x series,

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I think I will test ride the X10 350 in a few weeks time.
If I like it I'm going to look into maybe getting a 500 into the UK.....
Bringing a 500 in shouldn't be a problem. But why would you want to? The 500 Master engine is positively agricultural, has no ABS and no ASR. I'll bet the performance isn't hugely better than the 350 either. The other thing is you may like the 350, then when you ride the 500 you may hate that. They are really that different. For example the MP3 250 is a joy, the 400 is not. YMMV.
I take it the 500 isn't a new lump too then?

I'd hope to use it for more two up touring and am wondering if the tiny bump in cc's is worth it over the GTV250?
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I must say that the X10 is definitely growing on me, especially the white. I wouldn't have one, as the TMAX is probably much better to ride....

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I take it the 500 isn't a new lump too then?

I'd hope to use it for more two up touring and am wondering if the tiny bump in cc's is worth it over the GTV250?
Nope, the 500 lump is the same as is in Jim's Fuoco. That bit of capacity gives you a bump of 33% from 22 to 33bhp, abeit with more weight to carry. You'd be better going for as second hand TMAX or a Burgman 650 (now that one is fugly) I think for two up. When I took Paige on a two hundred mile pillion ride on mine, I noticed it was much more sluggish two-up.
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it looks like someone left it over a fire and it's started to melt in the middle.

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it looks like someone left it over a fire and it's started to melt in the middle.

barge.
You won't be buying one then?
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it looks like someone left it over a fire and it's started to melt in the middle.
I have to disagree. At first I did think it was hideous, but I'm beginning to think that it is Italian design at its best. I get the feeling that lots of Maxi owners are going to lust over this one. Let's just watch the Italian (and French, both of whom are much more stylish than us islanders) sales figures huh?
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