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Offline Lootch67

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« on: June 07, 2006, 04:32:31 pm »
The moment this comes into effect (motorcycles limited to 650cc withautomatic gearboxes) I'm moving back to SA whether I can afford to or not!

http://www.motorcyclenews.com/nav?page=motorcyclenews.articles.articleCategory.article&resourceId=4908342&articleCategory=NEWS_OTHER-NEWS

http://www.bmf.co.uk/press/2006/press366.html
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« Reply #1 on: June 07, 2006, 04:41:16 pm »
Who needs anything more than a 650 single anyway ;o)
 

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« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2006, 04:43:54 pm »
Those bastards!

If it comes into effect I'll blow up parlaiment
 

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« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2006, 04:48:43 pm »
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Those bastards!

If it comes into effect I'll blow up parlaiment


guy fawkes: the only person to go to parliment with the intention of making it better.
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« Reply #4 on: June 07, 2006, 06:26:15 pm »
We'll welcome you with open arms!

Automatic? How the heck do you do more technical riding with automatic gears?

Hey Toucan. Where are you hiding? Don't see you on the forum anymore. :?
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« Reply #5 on: June 07, 2006, 10:34:44 pm »
hold your horses everybody!
just because the europeans want to ban them, it doesnt mean the japanese will stop making them. we are in africa remember, and usually very far behind the european beaurocratic environmental by-laws and all that crap.
 

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« Reply #6 on: June 07, 2006, 11:58:55 pm »
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hold your horses everybody!
just because the europeans want to ban them, it doesnt mean the japanese will stop making them. we are in africa remember, and usually very far behind the european beaurocratic environmental by-laws and all that crap.


That's why I'll be moving back! I like being "agter die klip" :D
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« Reply #7 on: June 08, 2006, 07:58:27 am »
Rest assured that Big Brother is watching this conversation. Mentioning "Al Queda",  "blow up" and 'parliament' in one thread is sure to have caught some attention.
 :D  :D
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« Reply #8 on: June 08, 2006, 08:11:25 am »
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Hey Toucan. Where are you hiding? Don't see you on the forum anymore. :?


our offices have moved and i am "responsible" for the network (notwork?). i've also been out of the office most of the time.

my apologies for the hijack.
on with the show.
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« Reply #9 on: June 08, 2006, 08:26:18 am »
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hold your horses everybody!...

Another thing to remember is that the motion may not be passed into European legislation.
I'm sure politicians submit all kinds of crap ideas to keep their voters happy, just for the courts and the majority to tell them to think it over.
 

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« Reply #10 on: June 08, 2006, 08:38:40 am »
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Hey Toucan. Where are you hiding? Don't see you on the forum anymore. :?


our offices have moved and i am "responsible" for the network (notwork?). i've also been out of the office most of the time.



He,s getting closer and closer to me, and further and further away from the pub. His management must have noticed something.

Actually, rather a good dirt bike in its time was a Husqvarna 360 or 390 Automatic enduro bike they built in the late 70,s. Worked rather well.

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« Reply #11 on: June 08, 2006, 09:25:29 am »
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Rest assured that Big Brother is watching this conversation. Mentioning "Al Queda",  "blow up" and 'parliament' in one thread is sure to have caught some attention.
 :D  :D


now oficially 3 times "al queda " Blow up" and "parlaiment" in one thread.... ive tried it before... saying president and assasination in a post.. and nothing happened.... :cry:  :cry:

Cant believe everything you see on the movies....
 

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« Reply #12 on: June 08, 2006, 10:52:00 am »
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now oficially 3 times "al queda " Blow up" and "parlaiment" in one thread.... ive tried it before... saying president and assasination in a post.. and nothing happened.... :cry:.


probably more likely to pick up a problem in the states if you do the above.
grootseun, your phone lines are already tapped and your house is under 24hour surveilance. they were just waiting for your last reply in this thread to wrap up the investigation and move in for the arrest. the scorpions should come for you tonight at 3 in the morning.
but you still have some time to flee to zimbabwe and ask for poilitical asylum  :lol:
the clock is ticking.....whats it gonna be?
 

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« Reply #13 on: June 08, 2006, 11:10:06 am »
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Another thing to remember is that the motion may not be passed into European legislation.
I'm sure politicians submit all kinds of crap ideas to keep their voters happy, just for the courts and the majority to tell them to think it over.


The only problem is that the European Parliament recently passed a bill which will soon make it impossible to get a full bike licence before age 24. We were assured by the UK government that this is not on their agenda and won't happen and what do you know - when the time came to vote on the issue the UK didn't even bother to vote against it! Not that it would've made a difference, but it does prove AGAIN that you can't trust politicians. What really gets to me is that we all suspect that the UK government wanted this too and when they saw that most of the other EU countries wanted it too they thought they could get extra political mileage out of this by publicly opposing the bill whilst knowing they're going to get what they want anyway. This after they passed a law which restricts off-road riding incredibly after promising extensive consultation which were completely ignored. Why bother then? WTF am I still doing here??
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« Reply #14 on: June 08, 2006, 11:10:50 am »
K-E  I hope it happens... then at least i have a proper excuse the Taxman and the bankmanager will HAVE to believe :D
 

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« Reply #15 on: June 09, 2006, 09:59:27 am »
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we are in africa remember, and usually very far behind the european beaurocratic environmental by-laws and all that crap.

yes, but the KTM and BMW factories are not in Nippon...