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 Posted: Tue Mar 17th, 2009 07:46 pm
   
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smtester wrote: Fine by me, as long as the BAS*%^DS don,t catch us. Stealth, SP1 here, and its coming out soon, promise:D:D:D:D.
Hmmmm - I know a tester with an SP1 - keeps promising to get it out - but then only manages about 500 miles between MOT's ???  ;)

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 Posted: Tue Mar 17th, 2009 07:02 pm
   
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Fine by me, as long as the BAS*%^DS don,t catch us. Stealth, SP1 here, and its coming out soon, promise:D:D:D:D.

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 Posted: Tue Mar 17th, 2009 04:32 pm
   
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smtester wrote: bike that does 85 mph......................................in first gear :D:D:D:D:D:D:D

TUT,TUT,TUT. You should know better.:P

 





This was of course merely an example of the machine's capabilities, and in no way condones nor advocates a failure to observe the rules of the highway.

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 Posted: Mon Mar 16th, 2009 10:33 pm
   
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Tut Tut Tut ! Thats the sound your pushbike makes Grandad.

Get with the program SMTester, Ever heard of track days?

Had mine up to 130 last week. LOL

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 Posted: Mon Mar 16th, 2009 06:55 pm
   
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bike that does 85 mph......................................in first gear :D:D:D:D:D:D:D

TUT,TUT,TUT. You should know better.:P

 



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 Posted: Sun Mar 15th, 2009 08:16 pm
   
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Had my first proper ride out of the year today - I remember why it's important to have mirrors - especially with a bike that does 85 mph......................................

 

in first gear :D:D:D:D:D:D:D

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 Posted: Fri Mar 13th, 2009 06:26 pm
   
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I like to know what's behind me too when out on my bike.
That's why I use my mirrors, but mainly I turn around to see what's going on. Call me old fashioned but if your mirror is clear it doesn't mean there's nothing behind you!

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PS. This is not a critisism its merely an observation.

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 Posted: Thu Mar 12th, 2009 11:42 pm
   
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nicknak wrote: I always like a mirror as you never know who is behind you, call it paranoia, but when you have a socially incorrect number of wheels you need to be on your toes.

 And I thought You`d; lost yer "Stabilisers"?:?.................LOL:D

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 Posted: Thu Mar 12th, 2009 04:05 pm
   
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nicknak wrote: I always like a mirror as you never know who is behind you, call it paranoia, but when you have a socially incorrect number of wheels you need to be on your toes.

Likewise - I like to know who's behind me when I'm on 2 wheels :shock:

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 Posted: Tue Mar 10th, 2009 08:02 pm
   
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The Mot Tester wrote:
KevG wrote: Mirrors are not part of MOT. Test.
As far as I know they are not a legal requirement either.
I always look behind me anyway as you cant see much through a bike mirror.

I suppose then that "Mirror, Signal and maneouvre" are out of the question to pass your bike test?:D


Its "Look Signal Maneoevre" on the bike test. Smart***e

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 Posted: Tue Mar 10th, 2009 07:39 pm
   
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I always like a mirror as you never know who is behind you, call it paranoia, but when you have a socially incorrect number of wheels you need to be on your toes.

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 Posted: Tue Mar 10th, 2009 06:39 pm
   
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KevG wrote: Mirrors are not part of MOT. Test.
As far as I know they are not a legal requirement either.
I always look behind me anyway as you cant see much through a bike mirror.

I suppose then that "Mirror, Signal and maneouvre" are out of the question to pass your bike test?:D

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 Posted: Tue Mar 10th, 2009 05:46 pm
   
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Mirrors are not part of MOT. Test.
As far as I know they are not a legal requirement either.
I always look behind me anyway as you cant see much through a bike mirror.

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 Posted: Tue Mar 10th, 2009 03:01 pm
   
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It's a personal view but I feel that on bikes, it is not always neccessary, and that in most cases looking behind is enough.

 As you don't need mirrors for an MOT can the Police challenge you about it if they stop you?

Thanks for your prompt answer by the way

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How else would you see behind? If you mean for the MOT test then no.

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 Posted: Tue Mar 10th, 2009 02:20 pm
   
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Do you have to have motorcycle mirrors fitted on a newish road bike please, and if so do they have to be a certain size?. I keep hearing different answers to this question. Thanks

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