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Offline jotacole

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Random riders
« on: May 02, 2016, 17:43 »
Hi
    Hope you like random riders?
« Last Edit: May 02, 2016, 18:38 by jotacole »

Offline Willi21

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Re: Random riders
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2020, 17:28 »
Hello, I hope you are well, the truth is that there is a lot of important information in this forum, very good motorcycles .. I would like to have them all but without a doubt I prefer to stay as my beloved Harle who I know will never leave me alone and much less wasted on the street in no time
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Offline AndyW

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Re: Random riders
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2020, 00:44 »
That second one (b/w) is an excellent shot!! We should have a calendar comprised of classic racing photos from ‘back in the day’...
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Offline Grant

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Re: Random riders
« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2020, 04:54 »
Great idea, why not organise it.
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Re: Random riders
« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2020, 10:55 »
Great idea, why not organise it.

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Offline The Sock

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Re: Random riders
« Reply #5 on: August 05, 2020, 18:39 »
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Offline CLEMTOG

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Re: Random riders
« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2020, 11:24 »
theres that bit of tape on your headlight again Hamish, and a three into one? (first pic)

second and third picture, you have fitted mirrors, on a track day??? don't tell me the speedo was visible as well please, don't, I don't need to know.

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Re: Random riders
« Reply #7 on: August 06, 2020, 12:33 »
theres that bit of tape on your headlight again Hamish, and a three into one? (first pic)

second and third picture, you have fitted mirrors, on a track day??? don't tell me the speedo was visible as well please, don't, I don't need to know.

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Three into two, in the first picture, as below.
As explained, back in those days, Laverdas came with a right hand dip lens and that was my solution to dazzling oncoming vehicles, in the UK.
I learned the mirror trick from an old git on a 1200, who kept moving to cut me off from overtaking him at Mallory Park. Unsuccessfully , in the end! I think he lived in the Knockholt area, IIRC.
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Re: Random riders
« Reply #8 on: August 07, 2020, 02:45 »
I learned the mirror trick from an old git on a 1200, who kept moving to cut me off from overtaking him at Mallory Park. Unsuccessfully , in the end! I think he lived in the Knockholt area, IIRC.

Ha ha. That was probably our old (git) mate Clem.  ;D
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Re: Random riders
« Reply #9 on: August 07, 2020, 11:25 »
fantastic, your mirrors can see me when I am in front and getting in your way then!
getting even more of an old git
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Re: Random riders
« Reply #10 on: August 07, 2020, 11:37 »
 Kevin Hughes - "A blur of speed"

Offline CLEMTOG

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Re: Random riders
« Reply #11 on: August 07, 2020, 17:14 »
"As explained, back in those days, Laverdas came with a right hand dip lens and that was my solution to dazzling oncoming vehicles"

Hamish, not in the case of my 750 SF1, bought new three years earlier, it had a left dip headlight, it would be hard to fathom how Slaters got away with importing non road legal (in UK) bikes for six or seven years with headlights dipping right, so I think a lot of bikes sold new between 1970 and 1976 would have had left dipping headlight glasses. you do imply (only imply or hint of, if you prefer) that all UK Laverdas up till then had right dipping headlights,  which I doubt, happy to be proved wrong though with my SF1 being the exception.

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Re: Random riders
« Reply #12 on: August 10, 2020, 12:08 »
post the picture of you and me at Mallory please Phil. It would fit in perfectly here.
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