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Old 21-11-2023, 10:53 AM   #5851
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Sorry Tassie, changed our minds and went to the cafe, Social Brew instead.....

but didn't disappoint you, ordered a Southern Fried Chicken, slaw and pickled gherkin burger with sweet potato chips for a late breakfast.

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Bought a Holden panel van after work today. HobbyCo, B.F special.



Nice how it has triple SU's in the kit.



Falcon kits are next.
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Installing a Mountune induction elbow and then loading the Dreamscience 99+ tune taking power and torque in my Fiesta ST Mk 8 to over 240 hp and north of 370 nm.

The OEM tune lag down low, torque bump going into a wheezy top end has been transformed. The initial lag is gone, smoother thicker torque pull, and builds into nice power at top, so much so I ran it into rev limiter a few times.

Much more natural snaps from exhaust and turbo induction whistles, and the pull in 3rd gear and add on speed (of the realm you would expect with high powered worked v8s or high powered turbo 6's) means a re-calibration of driver control is needed.

Has turned fun yappy puppy dog into a nasty little pit spitty bull. Very happy with the result- money well spent.

Got the files e-mailed from UK last night at 10.30 pm, I had left the SCT handset at work- wife was very suspicious why I had to suddenly leave home last night at 10.30 pm.....

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My HRD Vincent Black Shadow arriving all the way from the UK!
Feel good?.. Ecstatic!




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I was thinking, you lucky bstd.
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You had me right to the end.
I was thinking, you lucky bstd.

I actually had a real one!
Genuine Black Shadow in a copy of a Seeley frame.. (all home built back in 1977)
Afraid a 1/12th Diecast is the closest Iíll get nowadays..


And value nowadays??

https://www.shannons.com.au/auctions...C0UF728D5O7PE/

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Thatís a 2019 auction result, too.

I remember my father talking about all the surplus sold off cheaply post-war in NZ, a lot of people got a good bike out of it.
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My HRD Vincent Black Shadow arriving all the way from the UK!


I'm into mountain bike suspension technology.

Interesting how the rear suspension works, the seat looks cantilevered off the front mount and slides on the mudguard top mount pivots ?

Beaut model.
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Xmas leave locked in. 15-5th It gets harder YoY to do it but really needed it and was looking grim for a minute!
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I'm into mountain bike suspension technology.
I've still got these in the corner of the shed, they cost alot of paper round money back then.



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Oh and nice bike too Charliewool
I love my Cannondale dualies. 90's single pivot technology rules.

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That pic has made me feel good today.
I remember looking at and dreaming of Cannondale's like those in 90's mountain bike magazines
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I remember looking at and dreaming of Cannondale's like those in 90's mountain bike magazines
Along with numerous others, I remember in high school being extremely jealous of the rich kid in my class who had a Cannondale. Was a stunning piece of machinery. Maybe I should just go and buy one now!
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Along with numerous others, I remember in high school being extremely jealous of the rich kid in my class who had a Cannondale. Was a stunning piece of machinery. Maybe I should just go and buy one now!
Well, you know what I'm going to say to that...
If I ever find a Klein in its glorious original paint it'll be going straight to the garage.
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If I ever find a Klein in its glorious original paint it'll be going straight to the garage.
Lusted after the Klein Mantra. Though the raised pivot made it ride like a bucking bronco. Still have all the catalogue's.



My first C'dale was a Beast of the East in 1992 and lusted after the newly introduced Super V. I finally bought a 2 week old (the Viper Red one) in 1995, it was a Missy Giove team issue copy. (remember her)

We were in the proceed of building our first boat and money was tight, after months of looking for the right bike, we found this guy selling his new one due to a bad injury he had on another bike.
It's funny how fortune works, I had saved up the money to buy a secondhand marine diesel engine and convinced my partner that somehow buying a flash Cannondale was a better idea. Bought it with the diesel money and a week later one of our great neighbours at the time wanted to get rid of his rusted Ford Econovan. Low mileage diesel engine of the same capacity we needed.

Grab it out of the van, marinised it, rolled it down the wharf and installed it within another week. Sold the rest for $500 and split it with him.

I kid you not, 3 weeks later another Super V (the carbon swingarm Speed Yellow one) was released new in Parramatta bike shop. My partner sold off her silver Jewellery and bought it.
We finished the boat, motorsailed off and lived happily ever after, sort of.





and have been collecting everyone Super V I find since.

The elusive gen 2 Thermoplastic Super V Raven I have yet to buy (at the right price)

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Not being admitted to hospital overnight.
Pi$$ing blood all afternoon. Blood clots preventing me from urinating, causing a dam.
You know what it's like, absolutely busting times 10.
Spent 6 ours in ED, finally the banks burst, what a relief.
Otherwise they were going to admit me, catheter and a kidney flush.
No freaking way.
Normal colour this morning, no more blood, but have to go back for more test to see why my kidney was bleeding. Suspect is stones caused a laceration or a pollop has burst.
I've had enough of hospitals to last a life time, so one less admission is a bonus.
So yes, feel good today.
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Not being admitted to hospital overnight.
Pi$$ing blood all afternoon. Blood clots preventing me from urinating, causing a dam.
You know what it's like, absolutely busting times 10.
Spent 6 ours in ED, finally the banks burst, what a relief.
Otherwise they were going to admit me, catheter and a kidney flush.
No freaking way.
Normal colour this morning, no more blood, but have to go back for more test to see why my kidney was bleeding. Suspect is stones caused a laceration or a pollop has burst.
I've had enough of hospitals to last a life time, so one less admission is a bonus.
So yes, feel good today.
Glad to hear things have improved. Just don't let that reluctance to be in hospital get in the way of finding out what's caused your issue. Otherwise, your next visit to a hospital may not be a particularly pleasant one.
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ÖSeeing an original ďpatinaĒ mid green metallic XW that disappeared from its usual street parking during roadworks a while back, has finally returned in the same condition as before. I was worried the owner had been talked out of keeping it.
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Looks like Postecoglou's honeymoon start at Tottenham is over!
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ÖSitting in A&E waiting to see a doctor, butÖ

NO MASKS. I could cry, it feels like such freedom. Two years ago we were barely crawling out of a tunnel woven thick from fear.
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Not being admitted to hospital overnight.
Pi$$ing blood all afternoon. Blood clots preventing me from urinating, causing a dam.
You know what it's like, absolutely busting times 10.
Spent 6 ours in ED, finally the banks burst, what a relief.
Otherwise they were going to admit me, catheter and a kidney flush.
No freaking way.
Normal colour this morning, no more blood, but have to go back for more test to see why my kidney was bleeding. Suspect is stones caused a laceration or a pollop has burst.
I've had enough of hospitals to last a life time, so one less admission is a bonus.
So yes, feel good today.

sounds hopefully the test shows all good



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NO MASKS. I could cry, it feels like such freedom. Two years ago we were barely crawling out of a tunnel woven thick from fear.



hopefully your visit is quick and painless ..... plus quick result/action and less stress.
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