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Offline olev

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Re: not the best but it has something...
« on: 17.08. 2009 09:13 »
Iain,
Your mates bike looks like the bush bashers we had when we were young and silly.
Is the photo taken in Finland?
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Re: not the best but it has something...
« Reply #1 on: 17.08. 2009 09:36 »
Hi Olev,
Yes the picture was taken here in Finland.
His bike really shows mine up for the tarted up road bike with high pipes that it is.
I'll see if I can dig out another pic of it for you.

Richie, Is that the DIY SOS guy? He always struck me as a good bloke. Sort of guy you could enjoy a pint with..good taste in bikes too.
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Iain

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Re: not the best but it has something...
« Reply #2 on: 17.08. 2009 10:01 »
There you go Olev,
A couple of pics from last year. It now has a sidestand and no centrestand.
The bike is actually road registered, but I have obscured the reg no. in the photo.
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Re: not the best but it has something...
« Reply #3 on: 17.08. 2009 11:47 »
Thanks mate,
I'm surprised by the scenery. I thought the Finns struggled through snow and ice up to the armpits and drank vodka by the gallon to keep warm.
You learn lots here.
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Re: not the best but it has something...
« Reply #4 on: 17.08. 2009 12:12 »
I'd guess in some regions +30 deg c summer, and -30 vinter is possible.

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Re: not the best but it has something...
« Reply #5 on: 17.08. 2009 12:33 »
I'd guess in some regions +30 deg c summer, and -30 vinter is possible.

I would have thought Finland would be cooler in summer than UK as it is further north and does not benefit from the Gulfstream.  *conf*

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Re: not the best but it has something...
« Reply #6 on: 17.08. 2009 13:04 »
Certainly reaches +20 in summer,
-30 in winter does happen too. probably averages -15.
Doesnt get dark in summer doesnt get light in winter.
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Re: not the best but it has something...
« Reply #7 on: 17.08. 2009 20:31 »
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Richie, Is that the DIY SOS guy? He always struck me as a good bloke

Hi Iain, yep that`s the bloke, i remember him particularly enjoying the A10 out of all the bikes he rode. Ridge riders was the name of the programme, still waiting for the reruns.....
                           
                           regards Richie                                                     
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