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    I know that this a refrigeration site, but any of you 'fridgeheads' into bikes? I have a 2001 Yamaha R1 (awesome)

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    Get a life mate - anyone knows that 4 wheels are better than 2 - or has yours still got stabilizers??

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    Cool

    I've got a cannondale R500, but I think it's a little bit under 1 HP . Wouldn't even cool my fridge with that, let alone a crate of carslberg on a desert island.

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    There is only one motorcycle---Harley's best f____ the rest!

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    did i miss something i thought a yamaha was an organ
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    Yamaha first started in business manufacturing pianos! Hence the tuning forks for there logo. They have progressed over many years to making all sorts of things, engines, electronic components (CD Writers and sound systems a speciallity) jet skis, bikes...you name it - they probably make it!!!

    Anyway, whats up with you lot? Over 800 registered people and only 4 replies so far! Surely, there must be lots more bikers out there amongst you?

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    4 replies! - just shows how sad you are mate!!!

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    right, with the tools in the saddlebags... the corporate logo on my helmet and a harley between my legs... That'll be the day!

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    Talking

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    Its obvious, I'm much sadder than I thought I was!!!

    Oh well, Better trade it in for a push bike then.......no fuc*in chance!

    Just off for a blast to blow off the cobwebs.

    Frosty

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    Are you still out there mate?? or has your bike taken you off into refrigeration paradise?

    Sad Git!

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    Well, I hate to say it Frank, but......

    I am now officially a 'sad git', I've just bought a BMW with two wheels. no they are NOT both on one side with a jack under the other

    It works out cheaper to run a motorbike than a car for transport to and fro work so hey-ho Frosty I claim the fifth reply and want my prize
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    I ride a Harley Davidson nothing but the best.

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    Honda 250 trial bike for a bit of "green laneing". Nothing like feeling the wind in your face and mud and leaves in you mouth to get rid of the stress....
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    Out and about in the big white van today fixing customers A/C left right and centre. Just loved it when the traffic started to get backed up and noticed a "BIKER" coming up between the lanes.
    Nudged the van over and reduced the gap - hey - guess what ? the biker gave me 2 fingers!!!

    Sad gits!!

    (Only joking guys!!)

    (Those London bikers surely do deserve it with their attitudes)
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    Hello all, yep, im another fridge guy into bikes...got an R6 and a Gsxr750.... but recentley highsided the R6...bahh, never mind, plenty of time to fix her up over winter as work tails off a bit..

    oh, and me gsxr does have summit in common with a fridge unit...
    it has an Eliwell ewpc901t fitted in place of the old temp guage that broke...good thing about the eliwell is that it controls my rad fan too....hay ho...tis all a laugh...

    btw, im in the UK...south of our sunny land and im a transport refrigeration fella...so hello all on my first post...

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    Welcome Alpha to the site, hope you enjoy it and can add as well as gain some knowledge.

    If not, well keep writing, we all like to keep in touch.
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    Hello there Brian..

    To be totally honest, some of the stuff i have read on here so far has gone way above my head, think i will stick to my transport units, i understand them...all makes very good reading tho, but if i can add summit of use, then i most certainley will...

    Cheers...

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    Iam a ZX9R rider & luv it ...have been riding for about 15yrs on & off....have owned cbr600's & a blade in the past, this is the 1st Kawasaki i bought, had it for 19months now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by markdan
    I ride a Harley Davidson nothing but the best.
    a classic those two comments have absolutely no connection...

    harleys were never the best' at anything. (apart from breaking down)

    if that 'style' is what you're after Indian were a far far better bike both aesthetically and engineering wise..a guy bought a harley because he knew no better..

    http://www.indianmotorcycle.com/

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    Quote Originally Posted by alpha
    Hello there Brian..

    To be totally honest, some of the stuff i have read on here so far has gone way above my head, think i will stick to my transport units, i understand them...all makes very good reading tho, but if i can add summit of use, then i most certainley will...

    Cheers...
    Hi Alpha,
    If you can work out how a Vector or SL Multitemp works then you are already 80% there. At the end of the day all fridges work on the same principal, you will find there are a lot of current reefer engineers on line and also 100's of us that have made the switch to commercial.

    PS stick with the reefer stuff it's a lot less grief

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    Hi Guys,
    For all you two wheeled petrol heads out there there may be an ideal job. At one of the shows in Birmingham a couple of years ago (Can't remeber if it was CV or Fridge show) Carrier (Transport side) were showing a motorcycle that they were using for engineers to use as a quick response vehicle.
    Carried a few tools in the side pods, Gauges,set of screwdrivers, set of adjustables, valve keys ect but havn't heard anymore or how they got on or if they were ever used.

    If anyone has heard let me know

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    Yep, been riding for 25 years, I think it's one of those things that stays in the blood. Currently got a '99 Yam TRX850 for hooning around on & an '84 Kwak Z1300 (fuel-injected six cylinder) streetfighter which is my baby.
    Noah had to leave the dinosaurs behind as they would've sunk the boat.

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    I've got a breathed-upon '99 SV650 and go for the odd day motocrossing during the summer months. Surprised there aren't more bikers on here...
    It's a lovely day to pump some gas

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    Sold my CBR6 and my 250 KDX to help finance my move to Spain.... will soon have enough money to get another bike.... I Hope
    :cool: Calvo :cool:

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    ZRX1100 Kawasaki.

    You need Velcro on your pants to keep you in the saddle. The most dangerous part about this bike is the small rocks when taking corners too fast!

    Have the road rash to prove it too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rdocwra
    Hi Guys,
    For all you two wheeled petrol heads out there there may be an ideal job. At one of the shows in Birmingham a couple of years ago (Can't remeber if it was CV or Fridge show) Carrier (Transport side) were showing a motorcycle that they were using for engineers to use as a quick response vehicle.
    Carried a few tools in the side pods, Gauges,set of screwdrivers, set of adjustables, valve keys ect but havn't heard anymore or how they got on or if they were ever used.

    If anyone has heard let me know

    Regards
    Raymond
    yeah i binned it on the first roundabout!13kg cylinder of r404,tevs and driers all down the road ,went back got the van ,....aint looked back since!oh i ride an XR250R3 for trail riding.

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    Yamaha makes the best street bikes in the world, I have a 05 r6, its a land based rocket ship.

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    Last weekend my RG500gamma went to a new home, still got the 350LC though.

    cheers

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    Quote Originally Posted by eggs
    Last weekend my RG500gamma went to a new home, still got the 350LC though.

    cheers

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    Eggs, don't know if you're interested but Classic Bike magazine devoted a whole issue to stinkwheels this month, the Elsie & RG are both in there.

    Anybody go to the Ally Pally show today?
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    I'll be there this coming Saturday, not after anything in particular, was Ohlins-hunting last year.
    It's a lovely day to pump some gas

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    Quote Originally Posted by Johnny Rod
    I've got a breathed-upon '99 SV650 and go for the odd day motocrossing during the summer months. Surprised there aren't more bikers on here...
    Just down the road from you, Cleethorpes. I keep it quiet tho as employers get nervous when you say you ride bikes. They seem to think it means endless days off recovering from gravel rash.

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    Frank, It's Sad You Never Tried Two Wheels. 0-60 In Less Than 4 Secs For Less Than 7k. Been Riding And Rallying For 20 Years. The Only Reason We Don't Normally Post Replies Is We Have Lives Away From The Convoluter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Swampy
    Frank, It's Sad You Never Tried Two Wheels. 0-60 In Less Than 4 Secs For Less Than 7k. Been Riding And Rallying For 20 Years. The Only Reason We Don't Normally Post Replies Is We Have Lives Away From The Convoluter.
    The last time I had a bike (and the first) was in 1974. I used it as the main transport during the hot summer of 1975 - great, but I had to trade it in for 4 wheels to transport the family when the weather turned cold and i've never looked back.
    They frighten me to death now and I wouldn't swap the Volvo
    I'm back on the Pale

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    Just sold my RX1000. very sad day.... but hey just bought a BMW 330 sport convertable.

    (might just buy a fireblade)

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    Steve, I didn't think they let you into North Lincs if you couldn't ride a bike.
    It's a lovely day to pump some gas

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    A pic of my moped project Anybody else got pics of their 2-wheeled steeds?
    Noah had to leave the dinosaurs behind as they would've sunk the boat.

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    Very nice

    http://www.johnnyrod.co.uk/bike3.jpg

    Now also blessed with Ohlins at the back, and mroe bits on the inside that you can't see. or the insurance people...
    It's a lovely day to pump some gas

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    I have a Kawasaki ZRX1100 and a couple of old Jap Bikes. It's been my only sanity for 30 years.

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    I have a specialized that does a hooor of miles to the pint.
    Cheap to run and no tax required

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    When I saw this final decision was to buy Volvo 240
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    Josip, Is that a comment about women drivers?

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    No

    Next 2 can say much more i hope I do not know if the driver was her husband

    Received both pictures from my friend in Canada
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    Now I understand. You want a car to protect you from the other drivers.

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    I had one idea to buy some small jaht (sailer) but after I saw this picture I give up

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    http://video.google.com/videoplay?do...7957&q=moto+gp

    getting back to bikes, i started missing mine today. Give this vidoe a look

    cheers

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    Grand Prix racing in rush hour traffic.

    Perhaps when I was about 20 and recovered a lot faster.

    Still, that was a nice video and commentary.

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    Now i know why I've not been on a bike in 30 years
    And why I've given up weight lifting
    Given up Bull Fighting forever
    And now taken up golf
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    Quote Originally Posted by frank
    And now taken up golf
    Standing on a buggy is not taking up golf Frank.. ;-)

    Cheers

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    Frank,

    The pictures really illustrate the reasons for not participating in some sports.

    I am however quite sure the last picture does not promote golf. Perhaps bird watching or a nature lover.

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    Quote Originally Posted by US Iceman
    Perhaps bird watching or a nature lover.
    Or a "Bird in the hand is worth 2 in the BUSH" (unless she's like me and hairless )
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