Rhakios wrote:Re: shifty_ben's sig. Are these chav drivers binary only, or open source? How would I get a chav working with Linux?
Gordon wrote:Nigel: shame you sold the Kettle, I understand they are quite collectable and fetch a handsome price now.
Marrea wrote:Gordon wrote:Two strokes? Smelly, oily beasts that usually sound like washing machines and have very little engine breaking,
The only two stroke I have ever owned was a KDE125, and the points you mention certainly applied, but I have to say it was far nippier than the XL125 Honda I had. Quite frankly, with the XL I think I could have got from A to B quicker on foot.
It eventually got nicked from my garage and that was the last I saw of it.
Nigel wrote:Gordon wrote:Two strokes? Smelly, oily beasts that usually sound like washing machines and have very little engine breaking
Not so sure about smelly & oily, and my Kettle (Suzuki GT750).
Nigel wrote:I'm trying very hard to resist the temptation to get another bike... I don't want to end up as another mid-life crisis statistic at the local casualty dept. I have to keep reminding myself how miserable it was commuting in the rain, and how crowded and even more badly maintained the roads have become in the last 20 years.
Also, riding a long at 7:30 with -2c temps + -15c wind chill. Every limb is numb, can feel breaks/clutch/gear lever etc Ice built up on the helmet especially where your breath has frosen.
And then arriving into a hot office......ohh the pain!
"I just didn't see you"
And summer, sweating like a pig unless doing 90mph. The constant danger of wasps/bees flying down your jacket (happened to me, got stung 4 times from the neck down).
nordle wrote:Utter ba$tards, I hate thieving scumbags!
nordle wrote:I luv 2-strokes, I luv the simplicity and the insanity, perfect combination.
Engine breaking is for lazy people. That was one thing I hated when first using a 4-stroke.
nordle wrote:Handling and braking would, by modern standards, be considered alarming.
GMorgan wrote:Can you direct a chav to /dev/null or do you have to call rm -rf /home/chav/
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