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    07-25-2017, 02:10 AM
    I've owned but one Fiat, a 1998 Brava. It was fine apart from a leaky sunroof, fixed under warranty, and a faulty fuel injectior. That was a German...
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    07-24-2017, 09:54 PM
    Or how about this. The title of the auction listing is: Other DUTTON PHAETON 1985, Bit like a Lotus 1977
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    07-24-2017, 09:49 PM
    There's an X1/9 for sale now: That's gold BTW, not beige. This is for sale too, at least $1000 cheaper and would be cheap to sort out with my...
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    07-24-2017, 08:30 PM
    Where's JohnB with an update on the anti-Lambo? I'm beginning to wonder what I can buy for very cheap that has character once my son has his Mini...
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    07-24-2017, 06:30 PM
    Brabham BT2 stolen in NZ. https://www.stuff.co.nz/motoring/news/95053952/historic-car-linked-to-great-train-robber-is-stolen-in-caravan-heist ...
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    07-20-2017, 04:05 PM
    AnalogKid replied to a thread I like bicycles. in The Bilge
    I have a scheduled search set up on the local auction site for Reynolds 531 frames, just in case something local and interesting turns up. I've...
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    07-18-2017, 06:37 AM
    AnalogKid replied to a thread Adventure Motorbike in The Bilge
    I learnt on a CG125. After I borrowed one for an afternoon for an extended pre-test practice, I wouldn't want to do more than 50 miles (which would...
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    07-17-2017, 10:24 PM
    AnalogKid replied to a thread E-Bike, I Like! in The Bilge
    Then the bike in your OP would seem ideal. You've got to be excited by it to make it worth shelling out your hard earned dollars, and to encourage...
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    07-17-2017, 09:09 PM
    AnalogKid replied to a thread E-Bike, I Like! in The Bilge
    I wouldn't touch one with a hub motor these days. The motors have to be big and heavy to deliver the required torque across the speed range, the...
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    07-17-2017, 05:51 PM
    AnalogKid replied to a thread Colorado cycling in The Bilge
    Fantastic. I wonder if I could manage such rides. Although I'm riding more and sometimes further than I ever have, this is despite (or in spite)...
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    07-17-2017, 03:17 PM
    AnalogKid replied to a thread E-Bike, I Like! in The Bilge
    I don't get why everybody's hating the fact that this bike is 'styled' It's a cargo bike, so welded, integral carriers are part of the deal - way...
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    07-16-2017, 06:28 PM
    AnalogKid replied to a thread E-Bike, I Like! in The Bilge
    What is the 9-speed IGH you're looking at? I have a bike with belt drive and a Shinano Alfine 8-speed hub, it's a city-bike commuter with no...
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    07-16-2017, 05:04 PM
    AnalogKid replied to a thread E-Bike, I Like! in The Bilge
    I think half the attraction of ebikes is that you can ride something that looks fun but wouldn't be sensible without the electric assist, an a fat...
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    07-13-2017, 05:46 PM
    AnalogKid replied to a thread Beer Belly? in The Bilge
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    07-13-2017, 05:24 PM
    AnalogKid started a thread Nazar - Eye Amulet in The Bilge
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    07-13-2017, 05:22 PM
    AnalogKid replied to a thread Five Eyes in The Bilge
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    07-13-2017, 04:33 PM
    AnalogKid replied to a thread Brown eye in The Bilge
    At 2:14 - The fawn-eyed girl with sun-browned legs... Bit tenuous for it's own thread, eh?
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    07-13-2017, 04:28 PM
    AnalogKid started a thread Third Eye in The Bilge
    The tuatara has a third eye on the top of its head called the parietal eye. It has its own lens, cornea, retina with rod-like structures, and...
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    07-13-2017, 04:21 PM
    AnalogKid started a thread Five Eyes in The Bilge
    Since Flying Orca beat me to the Rush reference, have some Kiwi rock. Shihad - FVEY (Five Eyes - about the US/Canada/UK/Aus/NZ surveillance network).
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    07-12-2017, 07:15 PM
    AnalogKid replied to a thread Lotus Type 108 in The Bilge
    The hydrolastic suspension was used on the later Austin/Morris 1100/1300 first, then fitted to some later Minis, but he designed the rubber cone...
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    07-12-2017, 05:22 PM
    AnalogKid replied to a thread Lotus Type 108 in The Bilge
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    07-12-2017, 04:34 PM
    AnalogKid replied to a thread Lotus Type 108 in The Bilge
    deigned by this guy:
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    07-11-2017, 07:05 PM
    The Army version (Scout vs. Wasp) looked a little more gainly.
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    07-10-2017, 02:49 PM
    Exactly like my commute at peak times. It's 16Km (10 miles) pretty much door to door. Most of it is 50 Km/h (30mph) linmits, with a brief bit of...
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    07-09-2017, 07:28 PM
    Seriously, if there was no safe route on which to use a bike or ebike, then I'd have probably go something small, relatively modern and Japanese,...
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    07-09-2017, 04:44 PM
    If I take the long way round rather than the ferry, there's a cycleway running alongside the motorway. I average well under 30mph, but along the...
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    07-06-2017, 08:42 PM
    AnalogKid replied to a thread Loop songs in The Bilge
    Absolutely, and partly because the sampler technology wasn't around in the 50s. Although for just the odd backing vocal, a Dictaphone will do...
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    07-06-2017, 07:29 PM
    AnalogKid started a thread Loop songs in The Bilge
    from the The Ed Sheeranisation of British Masculinity thread... I think Joe was talking about performing to a loop. There's a few who do it,...
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    07-05-2017, 08:05 PM
    The lad was perusing TradeMe last night looking for a Stromberg from a Jag to go on the Mini, and came across this beauty. At $275,000 (NZ) it's...
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I moved from Central England to New Zealand, right by the sea, and I feel the need to build a boat.
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