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by mangocrazy
Mon Jul 15, 2024 4:50 pm
Forum: Current affairs, Politics, News.
Topic: This time next year, President Trump moves back into the Whitehouse...
Replies: 996
Views: 21111

Re: This time next year, President Trump moves back into the Whitehouse...

irie wrote: Mon Jul 15, 2024 4:19 pm The only common factor uniting the USA is the pursuit of wealth.
irie IS George Monbiot. You read it here first...
by mangocrazy
Mon Jul 15, 2024 10:19 am
Forum: Motorbike chat
Topic: 2025 RD350LC?
Replies: 6
Views: 129

Re: 2025 RD350LC?

Not heard anything about that - but a new 2-stroke? Surely not. I've got a nearly new 300cc 2 smoke in my garage. I'm aware! But sadly I can't see Yamaha developing a 2t twin just now. I'd be delighted to be wrong. Likewise, but can you imagine the hoops Yamaha would have to jump through to pass Eu...
by mangocrazy
Mon Jul 15, 2024 10:16 am
Forum: Motorbike chat
Topic: STREET KING: A SAVAGE SUZUKI GSX-R1100 FROM FRANCE
Replies: 8
Views: 81

Re: STREET KING: A SAVAGE SUZUKI GSX-R1100 FROM FRANCE

It looks pre-crashed so you don'r have to. All a bit pointless.
by mangocrazy
Sun Jul 14, 2024 11:26 pm
Forum: GENERAL MAYHEM
Topic: Insignificant/ Significant things that BYP or just wind you up a little
Replies: 7804
Views: 241330

Re: Insignificant/ Significant things that BYP or just wind you up a little

v8-powered wrote: Fri Jul 12, 2024 2:21 pm Home insurance - £1063.72. They can do one!
I haven't done home insurance for over 30 years. It's still standing and hasn't burned down yet. (Don't tell KFB...)
by mangocrazy
Sun Jul 14, 2024 10:00 pm
Forum: GENERAL MAYHEM
Topic: UEFA Euro 24
Replies: 277
Views: 3798

Re: UEFA Euro 24

Probably the right time to wheel this out again...


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by mangocrazy
Sun Jul 14, 2024 8:24 pm
Forum: Current affairs, Politics, News.
Topic: This time next year, President Trump moves back into the Whitehouse...
Replies: 996
Views: 21111

Re: This time next year, President Trump moves back into the Whitehouse...

Screwdriver wrote: Sun Jul 14, 2024 7:47 pm It will all come out in the investigation so before you make a fool of yourself again, maybe you should wait for the facts to emerge.
That applies to everyone, including you.
by mangocrazy
Sun Jul 14, 2024 4:54 pm
Forum: Current affairs, Politics, News.
Topic: This time next year, President Trump moves back into the Whitehouse...
Replies: 996
Views: 21111

Re: This time next year, President Trump moves back into the Whitehouse...

If it was a set up you'd have thought they would use someone who could shoot! 120m is fuck all distance. Even in cadets we'd start at 300m and work out to 800 without scopes. And if it was the deep state, give him a Barrett and even if Trump wore a bullet proof vest it wouldn't have mattered and yo...
by mangocrazy
Sun Jul 14, 2024 1:50 pm
Forum: Current affairs, Politics, News.
Topic: This time next year, President Trump moves back into the Whitehouse...
Replies: 996
Views: 21111

Re: This time next year, President Trump moves back into the Whitehouse...

Screwdriver wrote: Sun Jul 14, 2024 1:48 pm Makes you wonder what the Biden administration will try next.
Are you serious, or just having a laugh?
by mangocrazy
Sun Jul 14, 2024 1:05 pm
Forum: Current affairs, Politics, News.
Topic: This time next year, President Trump moves back into the Whitehouse...
Replies: 996
Views: 21111

Re: This time next year, President Trump moves back into the Whitehouse...

Maybe I've been watching the Mark Wahlberg film 'Shooter' too many times, but if the shooter had been a pro then we'd be writing Trump's obituary right now. The guy was an amateur who nearly got lucky.
by mangocrazy
Sun Jul 14, 2024 9:59 am
Forum: Current affairs, Politics, News.
Topic: This time next year, President Trump moves back into the Whitehouse...
Replies: 996
Views: 21111

Re: This time next year, President Trump moves back into the Whitehouse...

Screwdriver wrote: Sun Jul 14, 2024 1:27 am my record on the veracity of so called "conspiracy theories" is starting to look somewhat prescient.
Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.
by mangocrazy
Sun Jul 14, 2024 9:23 am
Forum: Motorbike chat
Topic: EXTRA-SPECIAL EDITION: CUSTOMIZING THE ICONIC DUCATI MHR MILLE
Replies: 11
Views: 182

Re: EXTRA-SPECIAL EDITION: CUSTOMIZING THE ICONIC DUCATI MHR MILLE

Those sorts of exhausts always look like an arbitrarily difficult welding exam piece to me :D The other thing that bugs me about this, is that even with the most highly skiiled welding operative, with the very best back-purged kit, every joint will to some (even very small) degree interfere with th...
by mangocrazy
Sat Jul 13, 2024 9:38 pm
Forum: Motorbike chat
Topic: EXTRA-SPECIAL EDITION: CUSTOMIZING THE ICONIC DUCATI MHR MILLE
Replies: 11
Views: 182

Re: EXTRA-SPECIAL EDITION: CUSTOMIZING THE ICONIC DUCATI MHR MILLE

What's with all the welding on the exhaust - is it easier to make one this way rather than bending it? As I understand it, it's used to form unusual and complex shapes out of pie cuts (slices) of tube where you either can't get preformed bends to suit or you can't bend your own tubes or you just li...
by mangocrazy
Sat Jul 13, 2024 2:37 pm
Forum: Trackdays, Racing, Motorsport
Topic: WSBK Donnington
Replies: 19
Views: 252

Re: WSBK Donnington

11.3 seconds winning margin in a 23 lap race. That's half a second a lap, FFS...
by mangocrazy
Sat Jul 13, 2024 1:42 pm
Forum: GENERAL MAYHEM
Topic: New camera time, mirror or mirrorless, recommendations etc?
Replies: 9
Views: 134

Re: New camera time, mirror or mirrorless, recommendations etc?

Not sure if this is still relevant, but back on 'film' days it was considered best practice to use a dedicated Micro/Macro lens for close-up work. I have a 55mm Micro-Nikkor bought about 40 years ago and it's razor sharp on close-ups. If they're still made for DSLRs, that would be the first piece of...
by mangocrazy
Sat Jul 13, 2024 1:27 pm
Forum: Current affairs, Politics, News.
Topic: This time next year, President Trump moves back into the Whitehouse...
Replies: 996
Views: 21111

Re: This time next year, President Trump moves back into the Whitehouse...

For those not wanting to read through the daunting word salad above, I've done it for you and this is the summary.

I was right about everything all along and you lot were wrong.

Same as it ever was.
by mangocrazy
Fri Jul 12, 2024 10:02 pm
Forum: Motorbike chat
Topic: EXTRA-SPECIAL EDITION: CUSTOMIZING THE ICONIC DUCATI MHR MILLE
Replies: 11
Views: 182

Re: EXTRA-SPECIAL EDITION: CUSTOMIZING THE ICONIC DUCATI MHR MILLE

It's a complete mish-mash of angles and shapes. There's no overriding form, it's just had stuff thrown at it in a random fashion. It's abundantly clear that it's been put together by an individual rather than a factory..
by mangocrazy
Sun Jul 07, 2024 8:30 pm
Forum: Current affairs, Politics, News.
Topic: 2024 General Election
Replies: 137
Views: 4032

Re: 2024 General Election

So only 3 days after the election and we've not only got rid of the Tories, the England football team are through to the semis and Sir Lewis Hamilton has just won his 9th British GP. :) Labour’s just got in and it fucking rained! It rained on Rishi Sunak as he announced the election date, as I reca...
by mangocrazy
Sun Jul 07, 2024 5:53 pm
Forum: Current affairs, Politics, News.
Topic: 2024 General Election
Replies: 137
Views: 4032

Re: 2024 General Election

So only 3 days after the election and we've not only got rid of the Tories, the England football team are through to the semis and Sir Lewis Hamilton has just won his 9th British GP. :)
by mangocrazy
Thu Jul 04, 2024 2:47 pm
Forum: Trackdays, Racing, Motorsport
Topic: Hamilton to MotoGP
Replies: 12
Views: 380

Re: Hamilton to MotoGP

So Hamilton doesn't actually deny it, but he doesn't confirm it either. Probably the most telling point is him saying 'I am definitely interested in equity.' I'd call that a definitely maybe. https://www.crash.net/motogp/news/1051671/1/lewis-hamilton-sets-record-straight-buying-gresini-motogp-team
by mangocrazy
Thu Jul 04, 2024 2:34 pm
Forum: Cycling / Running / Gym / Rowing / Exercise
Topic: Tour de France 2024....chat, discussions, talking points
Replies: 126
Views: 1321

Re: Tour de France 2024....chat, discussions, talking points

Just found this (rather remarkable) statistic in the link Weeksy shared above. Note how Cav has very few 2nd or 3rd places compared to all the others. When he goes for it, by and large he wins. TdF_stage_wins.JPG You really have to take the non-specialist sprinters out of the list though. Still, ev...