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    Re: Chairman's Rant, July 2019

    Dunno how long it'd take to swap out a battery pack, but it's still not going to be as fast as chucking 10 gallons in - you won't be able to do it yourself unless you have the strength of the Hulk,...
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    Re: Chairman's Rant, July 2019

    They're deffo out there....along along with the truth, if you believe, apparently.
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    Re: Yet another non Stratos related project !!

    David, I think Phil's already fired up... :)

    That motor looks ace - I particularly like the inlet manifold. Wherever do you get stuff like that these days?? ;)

    Congrats Phil, hope you've got...
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    Re: Chairman's Rant, July 2019

    Very nice Nick....did you build it yourself? (Old Skool Lotus eh!) :)
    Mate of mine's got one, bought it new 4 years ago - he'll be in it on the Northern Drive-Out in a few weeks. He loves it, and I...
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    Re: Chairman's Rant, July 2019

    By the way, Robin - we've beaten 836 users today - gone up to 1400-odd this morning...not bad for a club with only 200-odd members! I suspect there's a faulty redirect from a popular porn site...
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    Re: Chairman's Rant, July 2019

    Looks like this has inspired some lively debate as intended - some good points being made and opinions stated!

    One of the things I was trying to bring out was what Chris J just said - the "old...
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    Chairman's Rant, July 2019

    Chairman’sRant – July 2019



    (or,The Thoughts Of Chairman Norm….with apols to Mao Zedong, haha!)

    Greetings, Stratossers,

    So,no doubt you were intrigued by the title, and thought, what’s...
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    Re: Changing Tyres - What a Palaver!

    Damn....thought I'd got there first. Oh well.

    Wonder if he has different "tow" settings for the rear wheels... OK, I'll go now
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    Re: Changing Tyres - What a Palaver!

    Tow hitch on the Stratos and a small box trailer. Sorted!

    If neither Craig nor Gerry do a towbar option, maybe that's another candidate for the club to manufacture? ;)

    I'm now imagining a...
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    Re: Northern Drive-Out - Sat 10th August 2019

    Errrr….that's impressive, in a very scary way....do us all a favour and don't forget yer socks :)

    By the way, if anyone wants to just do the run and not stop over, that's OK - you can do the whole...
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    Re: Northern Drive-Out - Sat 10th August 2019

    Only 6 weeks to go to the gig, so as I'm not in work this week I decided it was time to try out the route and see if there were any gotchas (there was just the one, involving road resurfacing, but it...
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    Re: 3-D imagery

    Cheers Andy - the link wasn't highlighted when I first saw the post...honest ;)
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    Re: 3-D imagery

    I assume this is one of those things where you have to stare hard and let your eyes go out of focus before the image appears... I must be rubbish at those cos I can't see owt. :)
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    Carol's Last Stand

    Well, this last weekend’s Kitfest marked the occasion of Carol and John’s final “official” event, running the regalia stand and the club muster-point, so on behalf of all the club members, I’d like...
  15. Thread: KITFEST 2019

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    Re: KITFEST 2019

    I particularly like the pic of the handsome fat bald guy, with Dave Evans' car making it into shot slightly. :)
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    Re: KITFEST 2019

    Well that was an interesting experience. All seemed a touch haphazard and not that well attended by the kit fraternity - as Dave Evans pointed out, not a single Cobra!! - but it's the first running...
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    Re: Stoneleigh 2020?

    But Guy, they've got the smart motorway gubbins sorted now. So best add another half hour travel time eh...at least...
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    Re: New member Co Antrim

    Hi Kenny, and welcome! You'll undoubtedly pick up loads of knowledge, and some of it may even be about Stratos reps...if you're lucky :)
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    Re: KITFEST 2019

    I'll only be there on the Sunday, but no car yet...well, not a Stratos-shaped one, anyway. If I bring a scale model can I park that on the club stand? Aw go on...
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    Re: 2019 North Yorkshire Moors and Wolds Drive

    Me and Leah didn't care what that plonk was called, we drank it anyway, so Thanks loads and Congrats on the Big Anniversary! :)
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    Re: 2019 North Yorkshire Moors and Wolds Drive

    Just got back from the gig and what a great time we all had, even those who went majorly off-piste (ahem). Big thanks to David and Pat for organising it all - even the crap weather didn't stop us...
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    Re: Top gear S13 Episode 6

    So you want us to believe that "69" refers to your year of birth....riiiight... ;)
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    Re: Heritage throttle bodies

    Sticking an alternator on an old bike inside its mag casing (or inside a dynamo, in the case of a car) is fine. You're upgrading the charging system but still maintaining its original look. I just...
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    Re: Heritage throttle bodies

    I believe they also make the injectors for the latest Triumph Speed Twin/Bonneville/Thruxtons, that look outwardly like the Amal carbs used on the originals...clever, but it doesn't sit right with...
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    AGM minutes compiled and attached....
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