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Re: Coincidences and the weather
« Reply #32 on: January 22, 2017, 09:40:30 pm »
Like my BMW suit, blacker than a black thing on black day!

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Re: Coincidences and the weather
« Reply #33 on: January 30, 2017, 09:00:04 pm »
Made the mistake of wishing it would rain and wash all the salty black sticky slippery shyte away. Rewarded with 3 hours of pelting rain all the way home on Friday night. Dry as a bone thankyou rainsuit, although I have decided I need some new gloves now as these at least 5 year old Hein gerickes are no longer waterproof.

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« Reply #34 on: January 30, 2017, 10:24:17 pm »
In the interim, carry a few pairs of 'diesel' gloves from a petrol station. One pair under and one pair over will keep your pinkies nice and dry as long as you are not a sweaty girl like me  8)

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Re: Coincidences and the weather
« Reply #35 on: February 03, 2017, 07:19:07 pm »
Oh and spend a minute making sure you have carefully sealed the zip storm flap and done up the Velcro as the suit has just proved how good it is at keeping in water from this evenings monsoon. You can probably guess where the water ended up  :-\

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Re: Coincidences and the weather
« Reply #36 on: February 03, 2017, 09:34:05 pm »
We've all been there, all done that  8)

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Re: Coincidences and the weather
« Reply #37 on: February 06, 2017, 12:52:36 pm »
Nothing worse then riding along in the rain feeling all snug and warm, then that first feeling of cold water seeping into the love-spud area.. Before you know it they're making friends with your tonsils to keep warm  :o

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Re: Coincidences and the weather
« Reply #38 on: February 06, 2017, 03:03:27 pm »
One hates to even think about asking this question Martin, but here goes...

Having done the unthinkable and kept a BMW well past its sell-by date of 40,000 miles, are you intent on keeping this one and riding it into the ground?

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PS Nice little hairdresser's car on the drive mate  8)


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Re: Coincidences and the weather
« Reply #39 on: February 06, 2017, 08:42:43 pm »
Sell it, sell it, sell it!

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Re: Coincidences and the weather
« Reply #40 on: February 19, 2017, 08:52:02 pm »
Momentarily clean at 51000

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Re: Coincidences and the weather
« Reply #41 on: February 20, 2017, 01:02:34 pm »
I'm sure there was a shiny black thing in that dark garden somewhere. And still on the black rims I note, nice!

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Re: Coincidences and the weather
« Reply #42 on: February 20, 2017, 01:31:06 pm »
After this morning, also available in brown

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Re: Coincidences and the weather
« Reply #43 on: February 20, 2017, 01:40:22 pm »
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Re: Coincidences and the weather
« Reply #44 on: March 13, 2017, 05:40:01 pm »
Bucked the trend yesterday, sun and dry roads strewth, went to Lands End to check it was still there, and then along the B3306 to try and get rid of those fowl strips. Not yet gone but finally can feel the difference of the 55 ratio rear tyre after 3 months of bent wheel and slippery shyte. Unsure if I like it, seems to tip in very suddenly rather than steady roll in on 50 profile. Anyway we shall persevere