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by melpotter
Sat Jul 30, 2016 8:37 am
Forum: ** Introduce Yourself **
Topic: Old Muppets never die!
Replies: 12
Views: 947
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Old Muppets never die!

In June 2010, at the tender age of 51 I joined the Muppets and then I bought a poorly 2004 SYM JoyRide 125. I was instantly hooked. It lasted 146 miles before I had to get something better. Then came a brand new SYM GTS EVO 125 which carried me for 10,300 miles until early 2012 when I passed my lice...
by melpotter
Fri Jul 29, 2016 11:32 am
Forum: Maxi Scooter Chat
Topic: Discount code for Ghost Bikes 'black' range no minimum spend + two more.
Replies: 0
Views: 666
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Discount code for Ghost Bikes 'black' range no minimum spend + two more.

Hi folks, I've been away for a 'little' while but I'm heading back real soon. Just bought some new gear (boots and gloves) from Ghost Bikes and there were three discount codes in the box. One is 10% off any spend in their 'black' range. http://www.ghostbikes.com/brands-black/ the code is BLACKGB10. ...
by melpotter
Thu Feb 13, 2014 5:19 pm
Forum: Maxi Scooter Chat
Topic: Ouch! That hurts
Replies: 16
Views: 1144
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Re: Ouch! That hurts

"Only a fool breaks the two second rule. And if it should pour double to four..." There's a reason for this lesson in primary training - it presumes every other road user is at the same level as your car driver and is about to do something stupid - with a suitable gap, you can laugh at them, not cr...
by melpotter
Wed Feb 12, 2014 8:33 am
Forum: Maxi Scooter Chat
Topic: Ouch! That hurts
Replies: 16
Views: 1144
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Ouch! That hurts

So a lovely young lady suddenly slammed her brakes on in front of me this morning instead of pulling out onto a completely empty roundabout! Luckily I didn't come off although I did slam my shin into the under dash storage resulting in a graze, a lump and by the feel of it an impressive bruise. My b...
by melpotter
Sun Jan 19, 2014 3:57 am
Forum: Maxi Scooter Chat
Topic: Now that's alarming!
Replies: 5
Views: 535
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Now that's alarming!

Just spotted this on eBay!

A swearing bike alarm :lol:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/NCS-C-11-SWEA ... 1335083512" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by melpotter
Sat Jan 18, 2014 9:25 am
Forum: Maxi Scooter Chat
Topic: New Kawasaki J300
Replies: 114
Views: 9223
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Re: New Kawasaki J300

gn2 wrote:More than just a re-badge but the guts are all Kymco.
Has it actually made it into showrooms here yet?
They'd got one in the showroom at DK motorcycles in Newcastle under Lyme and a Kymco Downtown when I was in there yesterday.
by melpotter
Sat Jan 04, 2014 4:43 pm
Forum: ** Introduce Yourself **
Topic: Hi from the West Midlands
Replies: 17
Views: 1378
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Re: Hi from the West Midlands

Hi and welcome to the Muppets. You'll find lots of opinion and advice around here mate. :-)
by melpotter
Sun Dec 29, 2013 5:32 pm
Forum: ** Introduce Yourself **
Topic: new on forum
Replies: 11
Views: 818
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Re: new on forum

Hi Geert, welcome to the Muppets
by melpotter
Wed Dec 25, 2013 8:12 am
Forum: Jokes & Funnies
Topic: Christmas Message
Replies: 6
Views: 1008
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Re: Christmas Message

Excellent!
by melpotter
Tue Dec 24, 2013 4:00 pm
Forum: Maxi Scooter Chat
Topic: Watch out for kamikaze pedestrians
Replies: 14
Views: 6145
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Re: Watch out for kamikaze pedestrians

If the panels aren't actually broken I've had great results on a couple of occasions using chips-away.