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by ArmandTanzarian
Fri May 20, 2016 1:23 pm
Forum: Sports Bar
Topic: Drinking and riding
Replies: 9
Views: 2002

Re: Drinking and riding

Where I work there is a very strict alcohol rule, which is half that to drive a car. Presumably this is in case I crash my computer, or can't find my desk. It's a blanket rule, there are spot checks and any failures is instant dismissal. Mine too. Quite what danger I'll be in except maybe some unco...
by ArmandTanzarian
Fri May 20, 2016 1:01 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: Tubeless Wheel Choice.
Replies: 23
Views: 3879

Re: Tubeless Wheel Choice.

Scootsmarts seem pretty good.

Like you I'd like to know current thoughts on tubeless rims as my ScootRs rim got damaged and I'll be needing to replace them at some point.

What about SIP.?
by ArmandTanzarian
Fri May 20, 2016 7:41 am
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: belstaff style jacket
Replies: 11
Views: 2406

Re: belstaff style jacket

rosscla wrote:I tried a Barbour one on a while back seemed good quality but a little on the pricy side.

There's also these made to measure

http://www.claymorejackets.co.uk

For a handmade jacket those prices are actually pretty good.
by ArmandTanzarian
Mon May 16, 2016 4:28 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Running a Standard TV 175 S3
Replies: 23
Views: 3981

Re: Running a Standard TV 175 S3

A mate of mine has a totally standard GP200. It won't set the world on fire but it goes and goes all day. As you say, sometimrs you have to wonder if it's really worth spending a fortune on making your scooter less reliable. (And then you thrash the snot out of it, and pull up half terrified, with a...
by ArmandTanzarian
Sat Apr 16, 2016 11:13 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Multi bike insurance
Replies: 9
Views: 1262

Re: Multi bike insurance

People moan about them but Carol Nash insure my three classic scoots, a GTS, a Honda 500 and my car all on one policy. When I got knocked off my bike they provided a loaner, collected my bike and repaired it without fuss. .....can I ask how much you pay? Not cheap at around £600 but that is for six...
by ArmandTanzarian
Sat Apr 16, 2016 10:35 am
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Multi bike insurance
Replies: 9
Views: 1262

Re: Multi bike insurance

People moan about them but Carol Nash insure my three classic scoots, a GTS, a Honda 500 and my car all on one policy. When I got knocked off my bike they provided a loaner, collected my bike and repaired it without fuss.
by ArmandTanzarian
Thu Apr 14, 2016 7:22 am
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: new cases
Replies: 5
Views: 1431

Re: new cases

warts wrote:Modern CNC machining can ensure sufficient, repeatable, accuracy that "line boring" as in the old days is not required
That only helps if both bits are made on modern machines. Do the new cases come with endplates or do they use the wibbly wobbly old ones?
by ArmandTanzarian
Wed Apr 06, 2016 9:22 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: lambretta turntable.
Replies: 30
Views: 4384

Re: lambretta turntable.

DigDug wrote: Bottom line is a Lambretta ain't heavy. :)
That depends on which bit of you it falls on.
by ArmandTanzarian
Wed Apr 06, 2016 7:48 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: scooter center
Replies: 22
Views: 3052

Re: scooter center

You pay German VAT (19% I think) and that's it. One of the advantages of being in the EU.