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by RiK
Sun Oct 29, 2017 6:53 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Breakfast Club Sunday 29th October Hosted by Bristol iAM RoadSmart group
Replies: 13
Views: 2881

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

Is the lovely Austin called Elsie? (No discussions about plate names :roll: ) You'd have to ask Tim if he has a pet name for her.. Thoroughly enjoyable drive out earlier though, and on the bypass, downhill with the wind behind us, we got her up to a breathtaking top speed of..... 41mph! Amazingly, ...
by RiK
Sun Oct 29, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Breakfast Club Sunday 29th October Hosted by Bristol iAM RoadSmart group
Replies: 13
Views: 2881

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

Had a lovely drive out in Tim's 1925 Austin, and also Phils rather lovely Caterham..

A selection of pics up on our Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/pg/BristolAdva ... 0605182280
by RiK
Tue Oct 17, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Travel sickness?
Replies: 21
Views: 2111

Re: Travel sickness?

AndyP wrote:MMMM time for another check drive out :cheers:


Err, yeah, I'm err washing my hair that day.... *cough*
by RiK
Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: Life sentences
Replies: 34
Views: 3836

Re: Life sentences

Strangely Brown wrote:How would a mobile phone ban work? i.e. what form would it take that would be, in any way, policeable?


Well, I've not actually thought about the practicalities, I was being facetious.
by RiK
Sun Oct 15, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Life sentences
Replies: 34
Views: 3836

Re: Life sentences

Best deterrent against the idiots who use their phones in the car would probably be a mobile phone ban before a driving ban..
by RiK
Sat Oct 14, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Travel sickness?
Replies: 21
Views: 2111

Re: Travel sickness?

AndyP wrote:65 to 66


*cough* Two years before I was born... *cough*

;-)
by RiK
Sat Oct 14, 2017 12:28 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Breakfast Club Sunday 29th October Hosted by Bristol iAM RoadSmart group
Replies: 13
Views: 2881

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

dvenman wrote:the morning after BST ends so plenty of potential for confusion!


I shall be taking full advantage of an extra hour in bed, then taking full advantage of the brekkie at the pavilion :-)
by RiK
Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Flat bottomed steering wheels - why??
Replies: 66
Views: 6620

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: 2928

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: 2928

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...

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