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Offline wigwham

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Re: 200 mile round trip for....Fish & Chips
Reply #10 on: May 07, 2020, 08:24:45 AM
Hi all I live very close to the famous Helmsley TT and Whitby all members please note that the police are sat on many junctions waiting for bikers asking where you live and where your going like the lads yesterday it's a fine if not a required trip.

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Re: 200 mile round trip for....Fish & Chips
Reply #11 on: May 07, 2020, 08:29:15 AM
*Originally Posted by weljo2001 [+]
Glad i don't like fish or any seafood to be exact...

You can get pie and chips instead 

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Re: 200 mile round trip for....Fish & Chips
Reply #12 on: May 07, 2020, 08:50:06 AM
*Originally Posted by Floydsz1 [+]
You can get pie and chips instead

I'll second that... mind you I do like fish too .... nom nom nom  :008:   
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Re: 200 mile round trip for....Fish & Chips
Reply #13 on: May 07, 2020, 08:57:28 AM
We put an order in to a local 'artisan' (?) butchers yesterday for a big delivery today, including their fabulous pork pies.

Just had an email to say that due to demand, delivery has been delayed until Saturday.

So...
No pies tonight then  :019:
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Re: 200 mile round trip for....Fish & Chips
Reply #14 on: May 07, 2020, 10:12:02 AM
This Virus has really shown up the differences in our society and the way the people in this country react in a time of national emergency.

99% of the population are trying their best to do as their government asks, including amazing feats of fund raising and helping others - and 1% have decided that they can do whatever they want and are looking for loop holes and any way around the advise to suit their own wants - not needs - wants.

Its heartwarming to see how most people are reacting but there will always be the few.

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Re: 200 mile round trip for....Fish & Chips
Reply #15 on: May 07, 2020, 11:19:27 AM
 :762: Unfortunately, it doesn't help when some of the 1% are government officials and advisors, who seem to think that they can make the rules for the little people to abide by whilst they can flout them!  :125:

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Re: 200 mile round trip for....Fish & Chips
Reply #16 on: May 07, 2020, 11:44:27 AM
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Re: 200 mile round trip for....Fish & Chips
Reply #17 on: May 07, 2020, 12:55:26 PM
 :762: agreed

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Re: 200 mile round trip for....Fish & Chips
Reply #18 on: May 09, 2020, 04:39:32 PM
I went out for my one-hour walkabout this afternoon. I came to a main road just as a couple of very noisy bikes came past. They were some sort of Harley chopper-type things with very loud exhausts....and no licence plates.  :9: Presumably so that they could not be identified by the police, CCTV etc. The riders were wearing T-shirts and shorts. I don't think they were going shopping for groceries, or to work.  :023:

Well, that's going to improve the public image of bikers no end, isn't it?

Let's just hope that the police spot them and engage in a bit of 'tactical contact' like they do with mugging scooter scum. Then, when they end up in hospital, with any luck they'll catch Covid 19.  :125:

As a bit of a side-ramble, some years ago I was in hospital having my appendix out when a young guy appeared on the ward. He looked as though he had gone a few rounds with an industrial-sized cheese grater. 'Don't tell me,' I said, 'came off your bike didn't you?' And he'd only been doing 30mph (or so he claimed). Any temptation I'd ever felt to ride in anything less than full bike PPE suddenly evaporated at that point!  :012:
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Re: 200 mile round trip for....Fish & Chips
Reply #19 on: May 09, 2020, 04:55:31 PM
Where I am we have teenagers on "pit bikes" tearing around the pavements and through the local woods. No number plates no helmets and zero responsibility. The police are trying but they obviously have the upper hand. Again a lot of people will put us all in the same category. Like you I can only hope they learn their lesson but not at the expense of a innocent by stander.

 



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