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  1. Sad to see the forum have so few users nowadays. Good times were had on here.
  2. Connect bike to generator, use ghost to reduce your carbon footprint and lower electricity bills? Always wondered why movies focus around making ghosts go away, when they can be tricked into producing green energy.
  3. The clearance problems are often caused by brake mount misalignment on frames. It seems no manufacturer no matter how "premium" gets this 100% right. This is where PM brakes come in handy as you can file down the adaptor or brake mount on the frame so that the pads hit square on the rotor.
  4. There has never been an aluminium MT5 lever. The body is made from Carbotecture, the lever blade is aluminium. The lever body in the MT7 is made from Carbotecture SL, the lever blade is aluminium. It's a pretty good "plastic" too.
  5. Can we somehow get him to make a new video? It's been 2 years now.
  6. Drove this thing around the track yesterday. Didn't know much about it other than it being a direct rival to the M3 and C63, both of which I've driven and enjoyed. This though is the first car to have scared the living shit out of me. The way it builds boost and the punch it delivers is terrifying. The chassis copes with it just fine and so do the tyres (not so much the brakes) but you're constantly aware of being in a small saloon car that just shouldn't be able to do what it's doing. Honestly, I've driven a fair share of supercars as of now and the closest thing in terms of how the performance *feels* is the 12C. Hats of to Alfa for this one. It did end up braking down and going into limp mode but while it lasted, it was mind bending. And the feeling of driving this and a 991.2 Turbo S for a few hours yesterday, then stepping into rusty old diesel Citroen Xantro Picasso or whatever my replacement is called at the end of the day - priceless
  7. Had 20 minutes today to experience German engineering at it's finest at the local track. All I can say really is that the front end felt weird and the rear end felt weird and that the engine sound is the best thing I've experienced to date. More interesting is the owner of this car. He runs a travel company, is by far the most humble and most tatty guy on the track, always arriving in old trainers and a worn out tracksuit. He doesn't use gloves, special shoes and doesn't even have his own helmet, always renting one out and going for the cheapest one we have. He has an old Nokia with a keyboard. His daily driver is a tatty old '95 7-series which he has 3 of. His garage consists of those, a new Turbo S, this GT3RS and soon to arrive GT2RS. And none of us will be very surprised if he comes over in a 918 next year also wearing his hobo outfit
  8. Took part in a competition on Saturday. Got out the gopro because this girl really wanted some footage to remember the event. Captured some of the dumbest facial expressions ever. Might post some footage from the comp itself later on. We ended up taking 1st place overall.
  9. Haha great watch and a right laugh too !
  10. Pretty much, yeah. Good times
  11. Good things come to those who wait. Been saying that to myself for the past few weeks while dating a slightly distrusting girl I met at the pub. Good things came yesterday and that's just the beginning of what's shaping up to be an amazing relationship. 2018 just keeps getting better and better.
  12. Watching these guys ride full sus bikes is amazing. They're soooo in control. You can instantly tell that they ride motorbikes. Is that Adam Raga in the blue outfit?
  13. Had a rather intensive Friday. 12km walk, heaps of work, gym. Got back home and my flatmate said we're going out. Very reluctantly agreed but he usually knows which bars have the best girls so.... We did just that, sat down with a glass of Jack and started looking around while discussing life problems. I saw this amazing looking girl sitting nearby and every time she'd walk by on her way to the bar I'd be drooling all over. Somewhere along the way we made contact and she invited us to her table. And we just sort of clicked instantly, spent probably a good 3 hours chatting away while my mate was stuck with her friend trying to make conversation (it's funny how two girls often have opposing characters). Can't remember the last time I met someone with so much passion and energy. I mean wow. So today we decided to go out. First thought was ok, that was the booze talking and it's going to be mediocre at best. We're probably going to have a normal conversation without all the flamboyant gesticulation and over the top emotions. We met, not only more drooling and discomfort in pants but we had an amazing time while probably annoying everyone else in the restaurant. And could probably have carried on all evening. I've clicked with many girls in the past but this is just on a different level. Could be the beginning of something very interesting. Good times
  14. Yeah that would be the "proper" thing in terms of balance and whatnot. But because it's mainstream, it has certain let's call them limitations - power, battery pack, top speed and said throttle. My initial post was about a custom build where you use a motor, control unit and battery of your choice to suit whatever you need. As in the video below. Images in the video should give you an idea of what this is about. This is actually the bike which made me want an ebike so much. It's absolutely amazing.
  15. Probably depends on the ebike. The few I've had the opportunity of using all had a throttle although I heard somewhere that this is not 100% legal, at least my end. Anyhow, probably going to begin the build around march. It's been suggested I use 29" wheels since they roll better and may result in a higher top speed, not quite sold on the idea. Had a bike like that and it felt really clumsy.