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Old 10-20-2013, 09:43 AM   #3796
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Have the insurance decided what they're going to do yet Kam?

Seen this today also:

http://www.motorcyclenews.com/MCN/Ne...-gsx-r-recall/

Looks like both your bikes will be going in for a bit more work, free of charge of course

Hi fraser, still waiting for word from the insurance co. ...I rang them on Thursday and they are still waiting for the assessor's report. It does seem to be taking a while, I'm just glad it's not mid summer as I suspect this is going to be a slow affair and I am going to be bikeless for a few months.... not a problem in Nov, Dec & Jan, but would have been a nightmare if it was during June July etc..


Yeah, I saw that recall - it's going to involve a huge number of bikes!
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Old 10-20-2013, 09:58 AM   #3797
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John,

Great Posts!

I am 100+ pages into this epic and loving it. You are showing off your rides and your world brilliantly, kudos to you and your spirit.

I would like especially to compliment you on the above photo and the series this one came from. Quite superb photography!


I do have some time while I let my surgery heal to get through to your current posts. Getting these foot bones to knit together:

(From a bad auto accident last year)

I should be through in a couple of days.

I hope you have a great ride tomorrow!

Cheers,

BH

Hi there..back on page 100 ...thanks for the 'kudos'...... I really appreciate it and love the fact that you are enjoying the pics and thread.

Ouch! - Sorry to see the pinned ankle ..hope it all knits together quickly and you are back in the saddle soon. . In the meantime I hope the remaining 150 pages of the thread will help while away some time and allow you some feeling of riding, even if it is vicariously.

Thanks again for the great post.


btw.. we didn't get out today (Sunday) for a rideout due to wet weather....I don't know if our season is over yet ...will have to wait to see what the next couple of Sunday's are like... I'm hoping for one last chance..

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Old 10-20-2013, 10:05 AM   #3798
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Although today's rideout was rained off and we all just met up for breakfast instead, Sarah and I managed to get out for a wee cycle yesterday afternoon and we cycled to the mouth of the Forth and Clyde Canal to have a look at the 'Kelpies' - Two huge horse head statues that are being constructed to mark the start of the canal and pay tribute to the canal horses that used to pull the boats in bygone times.

They won't be finished till next summer ...but, being nearly a hundred foot tall, they are already looking impressive......

First site of the Kelpies from a distance...



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Old 10-20-2013, 10:16 AM   #3799
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Unfortunately, because the whole area is still a 'building site' you can't get too close...





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Old 10-26-2013, 06:40 AM   #3800
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Those are pretty dang cool.
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Old 10-26-2013, 01:34 PM   #3801
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Those are pretty dang cool.
I have to agree...They look even more impressive from the other side. They are right beside the M9 motorway to Edinburgh..we had cause to pass them in the car today as we were taking the bicycles out again that way....Sarah managed to grab these from the dash of the car as we passed...





It will be good to see how they look when they are finished next year.
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Old 10-27-2013, 06:05 AM   #3802
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For you kam some pictures of a motorbike show in Paris…

A GIXXER family…

Road ones.





Racing ones



Yes mine is at the motorbike show…


And SERT ones




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Old 10-27-2013, 12:12 PM   #3803
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Bubu... Some great old gixxers there! ...and great to see the 'bubugixxer' on display! Looking good...How come you were exhibiting at the show ? ...Is it a sponsorship thing?
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Old 10-27-2013, 12:42 PM   #3804
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Bubu... Some great old gixxers there! ...and great to see the 'bubugixxer' on display! Looking good...How come you were exhibiting at the show ? ...Is it a sponsorship thing?
Yes it is after a request of my engine preparator





And a special moment for me


I have many pics of superb bikes if you want Kam. just tell me.
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Old 10-27-2013, 01:02 PM   #3805
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Yes it is after a request of my engine preparator


And a special moment for me


I have many pics of superb bikes if you want Kam. just tell me.

`Awesome! - John McGuinness! - I hope you gave him your autograph! Lol!

Yes, of course, - post up a few of the best bikes.
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Old 10-27-2013, 01:29 PM   #3806
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`Awesome! - John McGuinness! - I hope you gave him your autograph! Lol!

Yes, of course, - post up a few of the best bikes.

No i didn't give him an autograph :loll

but he was happy to find someone who speak english not too bad for many minutes.

others bikes



















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Old 10-27-2013, 02:22 PM   #3807
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bubu :

Great pics and bikes. ..Love the way the flies are still spattered on John Mcguinness' TT bike.

That old 1951 BMW is fantastic .... also the like the classic R90s .... not many bikes with that distinctive gold/copper colour scheme - Just that and the early Busa I think...
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Agree the color of the R90 is fantastic

i like the R7 too
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Old 10-27-2013, 02:56 PM   #3809
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others bikes

cbx


FJ1100


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Old 10-28-2013, 01:46 AM   #3810
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Keep this thread for Kamchat and Scotland only

I absolutely love seeing your photos and hearing of your adventures in Scotland Kamchat, I've followed this thread since day one, but honestly without meaning to sound rude it is being spoilt with other pictures appearing here. Its a real shame.

Bubu your photo's are great, but, why not start your own thread and keep them there. Please. I'm sure you'll get lots of subscribers if you did something similar to Kamchat.
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