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Tyre comments
I'm just about due for tyres, the front is well worn and the rear barely legal - they have done about 3,500 miles and if I could find Pirelli City Demons I would fit them again in a heartbeat, the tra...

Started 01/06/17 at 06:18:13 by Tony Smith
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By: Semper Gumby
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Autonomous Vehicles
In the part of the Phoenix area where I live, three various companies have been testing self driving cars for about two years .
On my way home from work today, I was behind one from WAYMO, the di...

Started 09/05/17 at 18:13:16 by Bob_Roller
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Wish I still had this!
We all I suspect harbour tales of the ones that got away, the ones we should have kept, and even the ones we should have bought when we had the chance.
I was given this and was too bloody stupid ...

Started 04/13/18 at 20:35:15 by Tony Smith
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By: Mrclubike
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New Off-Grid Digs
My wife and I bought a few acres up in the mountains of OK a couple months ago and a few weeks ago we had a cabin shell built and delivered.  Will be working over the summer getting the solar stuff se...

Started 03/26/18 at 22:38:50 by Justin B.
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By: Justin B.
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Bus Stop - 2018
After a number of years procrastination we decided to take our 1974 bay window VW Kombi to the "bus stop" gathering - this year it was in the town of Stanthorpe in southern Queensland.
We made i...

Started 04/06/18 at 17:37:11 by Tony Smith
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By: Justin B.
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It's raining again
Around 400mm in the past 7 days.

Started 03/09/18 at 02:52:05 by Tony Smith
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By: Justin B.
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Just had a major stroke of luck.
I've just bought, from a guy on the FB Airheads list, a pair of pods fitted with working clock and voltmeter, and all wiring for $AU100 including postage.
It's going to be a good day!

Started 01/28/18 at 20:07:33 by Tony Smith
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By: Burt
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New Household Security measures.
Guard dogs are a bit 1980s (although we do have a Red Heeler as head of domestic security and interrogator of all new arrivals). Security cameras (which we also have) are an "after the fact" thing in ...

Started 02/27/18 at 21:31:50 by Tony Smith
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By: DeeG
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Why I am building a "cheater" R65
Reason the first - I can
Reason the second - because it will be fun
Explanation below:-
What is a "cheater" R65?
Answer - one that has been "improved" in ways that will be undetec...

Started 01/19/18 at 21:09:23 by Tony Smith
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By: Tony Smith
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Heat Wave !!!☺
The forecast for heat locally is 115-122 F, 45- 51C .
Forecast for this starts this weekend and should last for about two weeks .
Going to be a long summer ! Smiley

Started 06/15/17 at 10:02:11 by Bob_Roller
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By: Ed Miller
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Bots, Spammers, and Hackers...
... are back to work!
I noticed over the past several days the volume of errors (hack attempts, back-door registration attempts, etc.) in the forum error log was way down.  I was hoping against h...

Started 12/26/17 at 09:10:01 by Justin B.
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By: Justin B.
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Vacation Finally !!
I officially start my yearly vacation today, go back to work on Dec. 12 .
Time to work on the bikes and cars, temps have finally moderated, 90 F, 32 C. today .
Overnight lows around 59 F, 15...

Started 10/28/17 at 18:15:36 by Bob_Roller
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By: Bob_Roller
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The other kind of two wheels
I have been on two wheels since I was a child. Bicycles progressed to motorcycles but I never gave up bicycles. I raced as a younger man with dreams of one day riding at the national level. I was good...

Started 10/15/17 at 16:55:49 by marcmax
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By: BPT
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Napa Valley Fires
We have a member on this site Melena, that resides in the Napa area .
Sent her an email this morning, hopefully I'll get a response that things are well for her .

Started 10/15/17 at 12:45:17 by Bob_Roller
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By: Justin B.
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Deals and compromises...
Going to be here at the end of September along with other interesting places.
It was part of a "Deal" struck with Her Indoors for our USA trip, the compromise ..... we will be on 4 wheels not 2 a...

Started 08/17/17 at 00:43:40 by Lucky_Lou
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By: DonC
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Hurricane Irma
Looks like the strongest hurricane to ever form in the Atlantic ocean, at least at this point in time, has it's sight's set on Florida .
I think we have one member here that lives in the general ...

Started 09/05/17 at 18:44:33 by Bob_Roller
6 378 Last Post 09/11/17 at 14:10:55
By: Justin B.
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Retribution
I have been the IT Director for the local law enforcement office for the last year. last Tues I was told my services were no longer needed. Bo notice, no work related issues, just a budgetary decision...

Started 09/09/17 at 22:51:59 by marcmax
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By: Tony Smith
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Labor Day Holiday Weekend, US Members
Well, it's early September, the Labor Day holiday in the US, a three day weekend for most US residents .
Any US members have any plans for this repreive from the usual  5 work week ??
I'm cu...

Started 09/02/17 at 19:49:07 by Bob_Roller
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By: Justin B.
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Harvey!
I just want to wish all our friends down Texas way, and all around the gulf area best of luck in getting through this storm.  Be careful guys, and don't take any chances!
-Mike Wink

Started 08/24/17 at 20:43:38 by nhmaf
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By: BPT
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Solar Eclipse
From what I have seen, Ed Miller in Falls City, Or. is in the region of total eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017.
Anyone else plan on viewing this in other parts of the US ??
Here in Phoenix...

Started 08/20/17 at 22:47:44 by Bob_Roller
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By: Rob Valdez 79 R65
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