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by RiK
Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Flat bottomed steering wheels - why??
Replies: 66
Views: 2502

Re: Flat bottomed steering wheels - why??

Mr Cholmondeley-Warner wrote:(a bit pointless imho if it makes it impossible to turn the wheel more than 10 degrees in either direction :D ).


Pretty sure the logic is to make it easier to get in/out of the car. The wheel still rotates just fine once you're sat in the drivers seat..
by RiK
Mon Oct 02, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Number plate legalities
Replies: 40
Views: 1390

Re: Reg Local at Bristol IAM, 30 September 2017

Huge difference between bikes with tiny plates which are unreadable from a distance (and from anpr cameras) vs a bit of creative spacing which is still perfectly readable from the same distance as a regulation plate too... Something of a difference between this: http://www.olpin.net/forumpics/RegPl...
by RiK
Sun Oct 01, 2017 2:21 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Number plate legalities
Replies: 40
Views: 1390

Re: Reg Local at Bristol IAM, 30 September 2017

I'm not missing the point, I know it's illegal, but I'm going to bow out of the discussion on his number plate as I'm far more interested in John's driving skill rather than 10mm of plastic. I was just trying to show the event in a good light by sharing some photos, next time be more careful about w...
by RiK
Sun Oct 01, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Number plate legalities
Replies: 40
Views: 1390

Re: Reg Local at Bristol IAM, 30 September 2017

Huge difference between bikes with tiny plates which are unreadable from a distance (and from anpr cameras) vs a bit of creative spacing which is still perfectly readable from the same distance as a regulation plate too...
by RiK
Sat Sep 30, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Number plate legalities
Replies: 40
Views: 1390

Re: Reg Local at Bristol IAM, 30 September 2017

Image

"Excuse the dodgy illegal number plate... Mrs Local got it for me for my birthday.."

Yes, seriously.
by RiK
Sat Sep 30, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Reg Local at Bristol IAM, 30 September 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 804

Re: Reg Local at Bristol IAM, 30 September 2017

A few snaps from this mornings fun & frolics... https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4344/37159302460_214af8490c_c.jpg https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4412/37159307800_0633c38c84_c.jpg https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4385/37159311770_25584c08cd_c.jpg https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4359/37159316480_c3d5c...
by RiK
Fri Sep 29, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Reg Local at Bristol IAM, 30 September 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 804

Re: Reg Local at Bristol IAM, 30 September 2017

Looking forward to it. I'd had some correspondance with him previously and enjoyed his talk in Worcester earlier in the year. Nice chap.
by RiK
Wed Sep 27, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: Advanced Driving - Cars
Topic: 100 Year Old Driving School
Replies: 12
Views: 678

Re: 100 Year Old Driving School

Having watched a couple of episodes I've got to say I think it reflected rather poorly on the ROSPA examiners as the standard of of the people they were 'passing' was frankly shocking and I really wouldn't want to see them on the road anywhere near me..!
by RiK
Wed Sep 13, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Flat bottomed steering wheels - why??
Replies: 66
Views: 2502

Re: Flat bottomed steering wheels - why??

It's got a little sticker underneath on the flat bit to remind Audi drivers to put their indicators on when that part of the wheel gets to the top... ;-)
by RiK
Wed Aug 30, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Breakfast Club Sunday 29th October Hosted by Bristol iAM RoadSmart group
Replies: 13
Views: 933

Re: Breakfast Club Sunday 29th October Hosted by Bristol iAM RoadSmart group

Thoroughly enjoyed the last one, I'll be there :-)

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