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    Gotta love autocorrupt :D :D

    Gotta love autocorrupt :D :D
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    To give you a bit of background, I used to work...

    To give you a bit of background, I used to work in silicone valley, CA so I've seen the research into electricity management and graphics card technology/computing power is what I was talking about...
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    On what basis do you believe the tech will get...

    On what basis do you believe the tech will get better ? The resources that have been put into trying to improve the tech for electric storage since the 1940s has been phenomenal and the return on...
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    Most manufacturers are just bandwagonning, IMO....

    Most manufacturers are just bandwagonning, IMO. Look at Ford. Pretty much the biggest manufacturer there is. What are their best selling "electric" vehicles ? Mild hybrids. What is a mild hybrid ?...
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    No. 5 years old. Bridgestone S21s but the valves...

    No. 5 years old. Bridgestone S21s but the valves didn't get replaced as they were metal.
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    Metal valve stems both front and back. I guess it...

    Metal valve stems both front and back. I guess it could be stem seals as they are now 9 years old. Thanks for the thought. I might need to take it to a tyre place.
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    I did think about it and still felt it was worthy...

    I did think about it and still felt it was worthy of ridicule. :p
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    This is a bit of an odd one.... I went for a...

    This is a bit of an odd one....

    I went for a ride this morning on the Aprilia. Managed around 75 miles and got some fairly lucky breaks in the traffic so managed to crack on a bit.

    I checked...
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    You obviously need re-educating as your...

    You obviously need re-educating as your expectations have been unrealistically set :wack:. Do you not understand that three stops of one hour in a service station on the M1 is perfectly reasonable if...
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    A little off-topic on an already off topic but if...

    A little off-topic on an already off topic but if you look on the "electricity usage by country", 60th is not a country but the computers used to mine for bitcoin.

    What great idea ! Kill the...
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    Fcuk reeducating the customer. Its a massive...

    Fcuk reeducating the customer. Its a massive backward step that doesn't need to be taken. Its just lazy.

    Its funny that we have the infrastructure in place to ship enough go-juice around the...
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    Woohoo ! Pics of your first outing are...

    Woohoo !

    Pics of your first outing are essential :D
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    A simple change of owner won't be seen by a human...

    A simple change of owner won't be seen by a human so will be as quick as normal. Anything requiring keying or checking by a human (like new reg or import etc) will be sloooooow :(
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    Got any pics of the interior ?

    Got any pics of the interior ?
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    :cool:

    :cool:
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    No photos but I managed nearly 200 miles on the...

    No photos but I managed nearly 200 miles on the Aprilia yesterday going to look at a car in Ivybridge (East of Plymouth).

    I have achy wrists and was very bored as there are still lots of "nearly...
  17. How have you got the breathers set up ? As...

    How have you got the breathers set up ?

    As standard, they have a flow of air through the breathers to the plenum at idle. If that is blocked, it will cause stalling (and possibly non-starting) if...
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    You're not leaning off too far :no: Your upper...

    You're not leaning off too far :no: Your upper body is still too close to centre.

    What Robert said on in the comments is about spot on but to reiterate, you went from off throttle to open throttle...
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    Take it for a loooong test drive first. They...

    Take it for a loooong test drive first. They aren't for everyone. Here's my very personal assessment...

    Pros - quite similar to a modern day Spitfire/MGB
    - convertible
    - cheap to buy, run and...
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    TBH, something with half that power is hard...

    TBH, something with half that power is hard enough to get any fun out of, let alone 300 bhp. That's close to 1500 bhp/tonne. You just end up not using it or riding like a complete twat (in which case...
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    But it might be Arry ! :eek: :D

    But it might be Arry ! :eek:



    :D
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    Well done mate. It really is a great sensation to...

    Well done mate. It really is a great sensation to do a track day. Completely different to riding on the road. :thumbs:

    I pmed you :thumbs:
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    Beer can chicken is the way to cook chicken on a BBQ :nod:
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    No such luck ! It got filthy going to the MOT in...

    No such luck ! It got filthy going to the MOT in the rain :cry:

    https://i.postimg.cc/tCd3kdq6/IMG-20200723-151037461-HDR.jpg

    https://i.postimg.cc/ZqsF3TTD/IMG-20200723-151050229-HDR.jpg
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    https://i.postimg.cc/cLSWnBtn/aprilia-n-jag.jpg...

    https://i.postimg.cc/cLSWnBtn/aprilia-n-jag.jpg

    Noticed on the new MOT that the mileage on this had gone up by 12 miles in the last 18 months. That's 4 miles back from the MOT station 18 months...
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