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by GTFOMWSC
Mon Jun 17, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Paint & Bodywork Tech
Topic: Legshields
Replies: 3
Views: 420

Re: Legshields

Range, Mr Welder based in Higham on the Hill between Hinckley & Nuneaton he's a scooterists so knows exactly whats needed
by GTFOMWSC
Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Tyre Choices
Replies: 23
Views: 1187

Re: Tyre Choices

I agree with Hotdog, Heidenau tyres work great for me. I've got some K47's fitted to a scooter and I've been surprised how good they are. They look a bit like tractor tyres, but handle really well. I’ve switched from scootsmart over to Heidenau k80sr, similar looking tread but seems a bit better in...
by GTFOMWSC
Tue Jun 04, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Dark Visors - Beware
Replies: 5
Views: 559

Re: Dark Visors - Beware

i have a tinted insert on mine so if i get caught out at night i can remove it and put it back in the next day.I also wear glasses with reactorlight lenses so it can get like riding in dusk all day at times,crap if the suns in your eyes at a low level as it distorts more with a tinted visor.Personal...
by GTFOMWSC
Fri May 24, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Crikey its quiet in here ..iet in here...in here... here..
Replies: 57
Views: 3338

Re: Crikey its quiet in here ..iet in here...in here... here..

Horses for courses, most of the people I run with now are about riding events NC500, Bulldog Run, WAW, C2C, Celtic Dash etc. Me, I'm going to indulge in my once a year National this weekend and bob over to Kelso despite the camper vans and skamobiles... I'll enjoy the ride over and back and I'll se...
by GTFOMWSC
Fri May 24, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: BLOA dead?
Replies: 50
Views: 4154

Re: BLOA dead?

Morning. So someone was saying there's not much going on here at the moment so here's something to chat about. Anybody know what's going on with the BLOA, I'm banned from the Facebook page and only have the LCGB side of the story so far. Any of those who supported GF had a change of heart, especial...
by GTFOMWSC
Wed May 22, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Crikey its quiet in here ..iet in here...in here... here..
Replies: 57
Views: 3338

Re: Crikey its quiet in here ..iet in here...in here... here..

Tractorman wrote:
Sat May 18, 2019 7:01 pm
Perhaps everyone was going to Seahouses!
doubtful
by GTFOMWSC
Wed May 22, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Crikey its quiet in here ..iet in here...in here... here..
Replies: 57
Views: 3338

Re: Crikey its quiet in here ..iet in here...in here... here..

Not sure we are on a downturn, traders are doing well, rally attendance is good, prices are holding. I think maybe things are just naturally evolving and developing down different avenues... (?) i think you're right there on the attendance side of things and noticably attendance at non nationals is...
by GTFOMWSC
Wed May 22, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Crikey its quiet in here ..iet in here...in here... here..
Replies: 57
Views: 3338

Re: Crikey its quiet in here ..iet in here...in here... here..

The strange thing which goes against all this is that the joining rate for new members, as well as the browsing stats for existing users, is still very high... so the forum retains a huge amount of interest and traffic still, just not so many new threads as previous years. how are those statistics ...
by GTFOMWSC
Wed May 22, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Crikey its quiet in here ..iet in here...in here... here..
Replies: 57
Views: 3338

Re: Crikey its quiet in here ..iet in here...in here... here..

Forums used to be a great place to buy things. Here LCGB before they stopped non members using it and some other one who's name escapes me now , logo was a scooter silhouette against a sunset. facebook sales pages have made finding a gem or a bargain less likely as there are far more people able to...
by GTFOMWSC
Wed May 22, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Crikey its quiet in here ..iet in here...in here... here..
Replies: 57
Views: 3338

Re: Crikey its quiet in here ..iet in here...in here... here..

There was a downturn when the forum format changed i for one didn't like it and did think of not bothering(did for a while) with it and there are quite a lot of pre change posters who aren't it appears posting anymore.I tend to look and tbh most of the subjects are not of any interest to me personal...