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Online RichardL

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Charity ride
« on: 13.06. 2015 17:21 »
About to take off on an hour-long police escorted charity ride with a lot of Harleys. Great fun because you don't stop at stop signs or traffic lights.

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Re: Charity ride
« Reply #1 on: 13.06. 2015 19:48 »
Me and bike back in one piece. 65 miles non-stop including about four miles of unscheduled gravel road. She ran great, though a couple people behind me said they could smell burning oil.

Richard L.
Plan on signing up for the world-wide 2020 DISTINGUISHED GENTLEMAN'S RIDEon September 27, 2020. This year it's a solo or pillion ride in dapper attire. Watch website at https://www.gentlemansride.com for details.


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Re: Charity ride
« Reply #2 on: 14.06. 2015 00:32 »
Your bike sort of stood out like a pimple on a bum among all those Harleys there mate..   *shh*
Those police escorted rides can be good fun...
I once went to a mates 1% funeral along with about 200 other bikes,
I sat at the rear of the procession going through red lights
with a copper in a car behind me with lights flashing & not having to
Pull Over was a new experience  *eek*    *lol*
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Re: Charity ride
« Reply #3 on: 14.06. 2015 20:05 »
I don't think riders of moderns are really attuned to all of the fine smells that can come off the big bits of iron that older engines tend to have - though duly noted you are at least not sporting an iron head.
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Re: Charity ride
« Reply #4 on: 15.06. 2015 10:40 »
Richard, it would have been nice to see you along with your beautiful machine. Maybe that's you in the pink top.  ;)
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Re: Charity ride
« Reply #5 on: 15.06. 2015 10:47 »
Hah - Maybe we have a new photo competition; for most fetching owner/rider?

(Additional category for smartest bike/ugliest owner, just to give some of us a chance.)
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Re: Charity ride
« Reply #6 on: 15.06. 2015 14:19 »
Pardon the oversight with the photos. Here is one that is, admittedly, somewhat outdated.

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Re: Charity ride
« Reply #7 on: 15.06. 2015 14:38 »
So that's what you look like Richard. You know, smoking may shorten your life!
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Re: Charity ride
« Reply #8 on: 15.06. 2015 14:46 »
You know, smoking may shorten your life!

So can driving Porches. (Oops, "Porsches". See below.)
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Re: Charity ride
« Reply #9 on: 15.06. 2015 15:14 »
You know, smoking may shorten your life!

So can driving Porches.

This one looks quite dangerous!
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Re: Charity ride
« Reply #10 on: 15.06. 2015 15:22 »
Clearly, I need a kick in the "s".
Plan on signing up for the world-wide 2020 DISTINGUISHED GENTLEMAN'S RIDEon September 27, 2020. This year it's a solo or pillion ride in dapper attire. Watch website at https://www.gentlemansride.com for details.