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Re: BSA Mahindra in the news
« Reply #45 on: 27.11. 2020 03:22 »
might come with the ability to simulate any BSA engine sound depending on your preference ? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soundaktor

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Re: BSA Mahindra in the news
« Reply #46 on: 27.11. 2020 09:16 »
might come with the ability to simulate any BSA engine sound depending on your preference ? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soundaktor
Crazy! Mind you, vehicles running on electrickery should make more noise.

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Re: BSA Mahindra in the news
« Reply #47 on: 27.11. 2020 18:39 »
Picking up on tidal power, the French have been harnessing that for over 40 years on their north coast (river Rance, St Malo). I'd be more concerned about the wind farms being built at sea. I note scientific analysis says life expectancy is around ten years - when each turbine costs millions. And for the greenies, let's not forget the millions of birds those blades kill each year or the considerable amount of concrete used for foundations, when cement manufacture is probably the highest creater of CO2 of any industrial process.
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Re: BSA Mahindra in the news
« Reply #48 on: 27.11. 2020 18:51 »
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let's not forget the millions of birds those blades kill each year
I'm not sure that one carries much weight RDFella, there are two large wind farms close by and  quite a few singles here and there and I've never seen a dead bird near them, our sitting room has windows each end inline, birds do fly into them (cause they can see right through.
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Re: BSA Mahindra in the news
« Reply #49 on: 27.11. 2020 20:38 »
bsabill  M-U-R-D-E-R-E-R  *evil* open the windows you know it helps get rid of covid  [and saves birdies ] so they say, but a better idea is have a meal with a beer the meal will stop the covid, boris the balloon head says so *problem* *pull hair out* *bash* I am only slightly mad I need the pub I have withdrawal symptoms . OPEN MY PUB!!

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Re: BSA Mahindra in the news
« Reply #50 on: 27.11. 2020 21:14 »
There's plenty of info on it out there, Bill.
Such as: "In 2012, breaking the European omerta on wind farm mortality, the Spanish Ornithological Society (SEO/Birdlife) reviewed actual carcass counts from 136 monitoring studies. They concluded that Spain’s 18,000 wind turbines are killing 6-18 million birds and bats yearly".
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Re: BSA Mahindra in the news
« Reply #51 on: 28.11. 2020 02:06 »
RD,

That is really interesting and shocking (no pun intended) info. I wonder if the birds fly into the blades or get hit by them (or both). I know the blades are moving very fast while looking like they're moving slow.

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Re: BSA Mahindra in the news
« Reply #52 on: 28.11. 2020 02:13 »
Now, back to Mahindra BSAs. In thinking more about this, it occurs to me it may be very wrong to think Mahindra would not make a first-rate motorcycle. They are a serious company with a lot to lose in good will if they give themselves a black eye with a new product.

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Re: BSA Mahindra in the news
« Reply #53 on: 28.11. 2020 08:56 »
Doubtless they wouldn't "intend" to make a sub-standard product, but there's many examples of vehicles and designs which were less than satisfactory when in general use.

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Re: BSA Mahindra in the news
« Reply #54 on: 28.11. 2020 10:14 »
Jawa by Mahindra. You may not enjoy the bobber styling but to me the bike looks well done.

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Re: BSA Mahindra in the news
« Reply #55 on: 28.11. 2020 15:01 »
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Re: BSA Mahindra in the news
« Reply #56 on: 05.01. 2021 06:54 »
There are some situations where an electric trike is the best answer - complete with heated grips and seat. Note the trials tyres!
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