Don't you just hate...

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Re: Don’t you just hate...

Post by Yarek » Sun Oct 06, 2013 2:30 pm

Big Kneed Al (master of the emergency stop & "stand up" comedian) wrote:
Yarek wrote:Being 999'd to hospital on my birthday at the end of August (not biking related) and pretty much writing off the whole of September recovering - still, five weeks later and I'm just about feeling human again at least. One more week before I can return to work.
The dangers of naked vacuum cleaning! ;)
"I fell backwards onto it doctor, honestly!" :log

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Re: Don’t you just hate...

Post by Dave » Tue Oct 08, 2013 6:39 pm

Big Kneed Al (master of the emergency stop & "stand up" comedian) wrote:
Yarek wrote:Being 999'd to hospital on my birthday at the end of August (not biking related) and pretty much writing off the whole of September recovering - still, five weeks later and I'm just about feeling human again at least. One more week before I can return to work.
The dangers of naked vacuum cleaning! ;)
ouch....that really sucks :log

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Re: Don’t you just hate...

Post by al » Tue Oct 08, 2013 10:05 pm

Dave wrote:[quote="Big Kneed Big Kneed Al (master of the emergency stop & "stand up" comedian) (master of the emergency stop & "stand up" comedian)"]
Yarek wrote:Being 999'd to hospital on my birthday at the end of August (not biking related) and pretty much writing off the whole of September recovering - still, five weeks later and I'm just about feeling human again at least. One more week before I can return to work.
The dangers of naked vacuum cleaning! ;)
ouch....that really sucks :log[/quote]
A vacuum cleaner sucks as it blows!


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Re: Don’t you just hate...

Post by Dave » Sun Nov 10, 2013 1:15 pm

Don’t you just hate...
...looking thru the MCN reviews trying to reduce the choice of potential bikes,...but the opposite happens :log :log

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Re: Don’t you just hate...

Post by Dave » Thu Feb 06, 2014 8:14 pm

Don’t you just hate...
When you are riding in the dark, in the rain, and then the headlight bulb blows

Luckily I was catching up to a car so I still had sight of the road with the car's headlights, but that driver must have got a surprise when I flicked on the full beam, going by their quick jump onto their brakes.

Then it took a few moments for me to sus out that my dipped bulb had blown, switching off the full bean and not having a dipped beam is not a nice experience...it was sooooo dark out there.

Thankfully I had fog lights to use, which are not aimed that high and I don't think dazzle other traffic.

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Re: Don’t you just hate...

Post by Purps » Wed Feb 12, 2014 3:26 pm

Being beaten by one rounded off bolt. I just want to fit the R&G tailtidy. Shouldn't be a job for a garage. But it is now. :(

It wasn't me who rounded off the stupid bolt either!!!

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Re: Don’t you just hate...

Post by aisgsimon » Tue Feb 18, 2014 12:03 pm

Purps wrote:Being beaten by one rounded off bolt. I just want to fit the R&G tailtidy. Shouldn't be a job for a garage. But it is now. :(

It wasn't me who rounded off the stupid bolt either!!!
I have a few bolts like this... what a pain.

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Re: Don’t you just hate...

Post by robertjt » Tue Mar 18, 2014 4:24 pm

BT Sport have exclusive rights to MotoGP for a five year deal starting in 2014.

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Re: Don’t you just hate...

Post by Coully » Tue Mar 18, 2014 4:29 pm

Glad I got the wife to agree to BT sport then! :freebird

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Re: Don’t you just hate...

Post by Big Little Dave » Tue Mar 18, 2014 5:54 pm

Purps wrote:Being beaten by one rounded off bolt. I just want to fit the R&G tailtidy. Shouldn't be a job for a garage. But it is now. :(

It wasn't me who rounded off the stupid bolt either!!!
Just fitted my R&G tail tidy to my CBR and it was a right faf, worth it in then end though.

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Re: Don’t you just hate...

Post by al » Tue Mar 18, 2014 7:38 pm

May your jaiket be covered in keich! :biggrin2

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Re: Don’t you just hate...

Post by Big Little Dave » Wed Mar 19, 2014 2:11 pm

Big Kneed Al (master of the emergency stop & "stand up" comedian) wrote:May your jaiket be covered in keich! :biggrin2

To late!! :log

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Re: Don’t you just hate...

Post by Dave » Thu Mar 27, 2014 10:22 am

Riding thru a snow storm

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Re: Don’t you just hate...

Post by aisgsimon » Tue Apr 15, 2014 12:48 pm

When some bugger reports your bike to the DVLA ending up in a £109 fine for being parked on a public road whilst on a SORN. Its my own bloody fault for not looking at my SORN properly but I'm still angry... AT least its not England where I would have been clamped...Might just 'immigrate' here after the split...

Note to self read the details of these things in the future :deal

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Re: Don’t you just hate...

Post by Ratz » Tue Apr 15, 2014 1:34 pm

aisgsimon wrote:When some bugger reports your bike to the DVLA ending up in a £109 fine for being parked on a public road whilst on a SORN. Its my own bloody fault for not looking at my SORN properly but I'm still angry... AT least its not England where I would have been clamped...Might just 'immigrate' here after the split...

Note to self read the details of these things in the future :deal
Whoops
There is a huge clue in the name though
Statutory OFF ROAD Notification ;)

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Re: Don’t you just hate...

Post by Zathos » Wed Apr 16, 2014 12:26 pm

aisgsimon wrote:When some bugger reports your bike to the DVLA ending up in a £109 fine for being parked on a public road whilst on a SORN. Its my own bloody fault for not looking at my SORN properly but I'm still angry... AT least its not England where I would have been clamped...Might just 'immigrate' here after the split...

Note to self read the details of these things in the future :deal
Unlucky mate, but 'Statutory Off Road Notification' (SORN) has to be a big hint. ;)

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Re: Don’t you just hate...

Post by Ratz » Wed Apr 16, 2014 1:43 pm

Zathos wrote:
aisgsimon wrote:When some bugger reports your bike to the DVLA ending up in a £109 fine for being parked on a public road whilst on a SORN. Its my own bloody fault for not looking at my SORN properly but I'm still angry... AT least its not England where I would have been clamped...Might just 'immigrate' here after the split...

Note to self read the details of these things in the future :deal
Unlucky mate, but 'Statutory Off Road Notification' (SORN) has to be a big hint. ;)
I swear theres a day late echo on here :log

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Re: Don’t you just hate...

Post by aisgsimon » Wed Apr 16, 2014 1:45 pm

Here's me thinking so long as I'm not riding the bike its fine. Living in the city means nowhere to put her besides in front of my flat, lesson learnt though..At least bike is taxed and MOTed ready to go now!

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Re: Don’t you just hate...

Post by Dave » Thu Apr 17, 2014 7:45 am

aisgsimon wrote:When some bugger reports your bike to the DVLA ending up in a £109 fine for being parked on a public road whilst on a SORN. Its my own bloody fault for not looking at my SORN properly but I'm still angry... AT least its not England where I would have been clamped...Might just 'immigrate' here after the split...

Note to self read the details of these things in the future :deal


Unlucky mate, but 'Statutory Off Road Notification' (SORN) has to be a big hint. ;)

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Re: Don’t you just hate...

Post by aisgsimon » Thu Apr 17, 2014 10:22 am

My ears must be ringing, the echo is back!

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Re: Don’t you just hate...

Post by stitch82 » Thu Apr 17, 2014 1:19 pm

Wind and being blown about on bike at 50mph like a rag doll in a 60mph limit

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Re: Don’t you just hate...

Post by haiax0 » Thu Apr 17, 2014 2:09 pm

How bad is it? I have been stuck in an office all day and was hoping for a run after work.. Would you say to avoid?

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Re: Don’t you just hate...

Post by kayaksteph » Sun Apr 20, 2014 9:52 am

When you have bought a new bike and have to wait for the dealer to do their stuff to it and it's sunny!!

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Re: Don’t you just hate...

Post by Feckdeamon » Sun Apr 20, 2014 9:56 am

Going offshore on a Friday for a week long trip and getting de-mobbed three days later, after having missed a weekend of cracking riding weather...

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Re: Don’t you just hate...

Post by kayaksteph » Fri May 09, 2014 11:55 am

That you collect your new bike have to ride it back up the road in heavy rain forgetting to take your waterproof bottoms! :oops
I was frozen!! :evil

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