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Re: ET's Guzzi
« Reply #76 on: 19:43 - 7 October, 2019 »
You didn't say she was a prostitute you said she was an IT consultant and a suitable candidate for a letter of reference and a taxpayer grant - the drugs I can forgive.
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Re: ET's Guzzi
« Reply #75 on: 16:23 - 7 October, 2019 »
I often fancy getting a smaller bike for nipping around town... but as a rarely go into town and keep spending my pocket money on drugs and prostitutes it’ll probably never happen.

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Re: ET's Guzzi
« Reply #74 on: 08:33 - 7 October, 2019 »
I wouldn't mind getting a smaller bike again, something like a Street Triple appeals at the moment if I didn't have a garage full of FJ to put back together.

I still think back to my old GPZ305, was great fun going round roundabouts on those skinny tyres.  You could ride at legal speeds and have a scream  :cheese

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Re: ET's Guzzi
« Reply #73 on: 22:06 - 6 October, 2019 »
Yeah comfy slippers is probably a good description.

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Re: ET's Guzzi
« Reply #72 on: 08:52 - 6 October, 2019 »
Yeah you have to forget performance and like you say adapt the riding style  ;)

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Re: ET's Guzzi
« Reply #71 on: 08:23 - 6 October, 2019 »
Do did a onehundreeeed mile jolly jaunt up past finchingfield to try out this latest map.


Purrrfect. It's surprising quick n nimble through the beds, but definitely a bit lacking in grunt for fast overtakes (allegedly 0-60 in 5.5secs, Tracy is supposed to be <3). Still quick enough for most real road situations.

But it's a different riding style really, and I would happily tour around Europe on it, it's very relaxed.
That's what it's about isn't it, like a comfy pair of slippers, does exactly what you want. I can see me and a Guzzi one day, had a soft spot ever since we tried them all those years ago.

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Re: ET's Guzzi
« Reply #70 on: 08:09 - 6 October, 2019 »
Good.

I do like the Guzzi. My mate went from Tuono to a Multistrada to a Guzzi California as he wanted a slower more relaxed ride.
I’d prefer the Multistrada myself, but he’s as happy as a pig in the whitehouse.

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Re: ET's Guzzi
« Reply #69 on: 22:32 - 5 October, 2019 »
Do did a onehundreeeed mile jolly jaunt up past finchingfield to try out this latest map.


Purrrfect. It's surprising quick n nimble through the beds, but definitely a bit lacking in grunt for fast overtakes (allegedly 0-60 in 5.5secs, Tracy is supposed to be <3). Still quick enough for most real road situations.

But it's a different riding style really, and I would happily tour around Europe on it, it's very relaxed.

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Re: ET's Guzzi
« Reply #68 on: 16:16 - 4 October, 2019 »
Where were you sitting for a headlight to burn through your trousers  :tink


FFS, what bulb have you got in it?
Must be hella bright to do that.

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Sticky out zorsts init.  It was pitch black and fiddling on the side of the road.

FFS, what bulb have you got in it?
Must be hella bright to do that.

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How do you know it's a Hella?
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Bit of fail yesterday. I went out to try it, and adjusted the headlight whilst I was at it. Somewhere whilst tinkering I found it burnt / melted right through the knee of my Held motorcycle trousers.. FFS ruined.

Gaffer tape.
does that go with the classic cool Italian/Gentleman's image associated with such a class machine do you think?  Well do you? Eh eh?  :baby

Not exactly, but you're riding it.
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Re: ET's Guzzi
« Reply #67 on: 12:45 - 4 October, 2019 »
FFS, what bulb have you got in it?
Must be hella bright to do that.

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How do you know it's a Hella?
I would say it's sad that you got that joke but what's worse is that I knew people on this forum would get that joke.

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I know exactly what you mean!

Bit of fail yesterday. I went out to try it, and adjusted the headlight whilst I was at it. Somewhere whilst tinkering I found it burnt / melted right through the knee of my Held motorcycle trousers.. FFS ruined.

Gaffer tape.
does that go with the classic cool Italian/Gentleman's image associated with such a class machine do you think?  Well do you? Eh eh?  :baby

Not exactly, but you're riding it.
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Re: ET's Guzzi
« Reply #66 on: 17:47 - 3 October, 2019 »
Bit of fail yesterday. I went out to try it, and adjusted the headlight whilst I was at it. Somewhere whilst tinkering I found it burnt / melted right through the knee of my Held motorcycle trousers.. FFS ruined.

Gaffer tape.
does that go with the classic cool Italian/Gentleman's image associated with such a class machine do you think?  Well do you? Eh eh?  :baby

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Re: ET's Guzzi
« Reply #65 on: 17:24 - 3 October, 2019 »
FFS, what bulb have you got in it?
Must be hella bright to do that.

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Re: ET's Guzzi
« Reply #64 on: 17:18 - 3 October, 2019 »
Bit of fail yesterday. I went out to try it, and adjusted the headlight whilst I was at it. Somewhere whilst tinkering I found it burnt / melted right through the knee of my Held motorcycle trousers.. FFS ruined.

FAIL!  :hammer

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Re: ET's Guzzi
« Reply #63 on: 17:09 - 3 October, 2019 »
FFS, what bulb have you got in it?
Must be hella bright to do that.

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Re: ET's Guzzi
« Reply #62 on: 16:30 - 3 October, 2019 »
Is it an oil or gas lamp?