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by papasmurf
Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Motor Bike Accidents
Replies: 10
Views: 108
Great Britain

Motor Bike Accidents

Does Cornwall still have a road safety committee that looks into road accidents? When I lived there I knew a member of it and they seemed to bee on the ball. Does Cornwall still have a road safety committee that looks into road accidents? When I lived there I knew a member of it and they seemed to ...
by papasmurf
Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Motor Bike Accidents
Replies: 10
Views: 108
Great Britain

Motor Bike Accidents

[/quote] So - your motorcycle was more capable than you were? From bitter experience - If you think you can't get around the corner without panic braking - try just chucking it on it's side and getting on the gas. It's worked for me several/many times! [/quote] Nothing to do with me, I am still aliv...
by papasmurf
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Motor Bike Accidents
Replies: 10
Views: 108
Great Britain

Motor Bike Accidents

My news feed seems to show a lot of bikers killed in Scotland. Here in Cornwall most of the biker deaths appear to be no other vehicle involved and to quote the police officer tasked with determining the cause of single vehicle motorcycle accidents:- "The motorcycle was more than capable of going a...
by papasmurf
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Motor Bike Accidents
Replies: 10
Views: 108
Great Britain

Motor Bike Accidents

Here are some country comparison motorcycle death statistics.
https://ec.europa.eu/transport/road_saf ... y_rates_en
by papasmurf
Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Members News and Announcements
Topic: The closure of BCFr,
Replies: 46
Views: 800
Great Britain

The closure of BCFr,

ChrisD wrote:
Sat Jun 29, 2019 12:03 am
It's a bit like "so long, and thanks for all the fish". Does no-one want the site to continue?
I do but there is little I can do about it.
by papasmurf
Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Members News and Announcements
Topic: The closure of BCFr,
Replies: 46
Views: 800
Great Britain

The closure of BCFr,

It is the Summer, people are out on the motorcycles which is accounts for the few contributions cuurently.
As for Farcebook for reasons of personal security I will not and never will use it.
by papasmurf
Thu May 30, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: fuel filters
Replies: 2
Views: 100
Great Britain

fuel filters

The filter stops microscopic particles, and eventually will stop or slow down the fuel flow, I wouldn't worry about the air bubble, It will be fine. Me being a bit of an anorak, I usually cut open fuel filters I change on my own stuff to see what has collected inside, most of the time there is noth...
by papasmurf
Wed May 29, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Bike Related Legal Chat / Advice
Topic: Don't bother ordering parts from this lot.
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Great Britain

Don't bother ordering parts from this lot.

I have taken a risk by ordering various things from the depths of China, and also from the Khyber Pass area where they can make a machine gun barrel out of a lorry back axle drive shaft.
All have arrived, (eventually.)
by papasmurf
Tue May 28, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Biking Related Help / Advice - Bikes + Riding in France
Topic: visors rules and regs
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Great Britain

visors rules and regs

Looks like it is printed on my glasses, but without my glasses I can't read it.