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Cars & Bikes

This is my collection of petrol head writings, be it about my cars, my bike, mechanics, motoring in general and a few of rants and raves about the state of the roads/traffic/people on them. You can also see what cars and bikes I have owned and their specifications.

My BMW E30 Has Broken Down!
13th December 2012
I tried to leave work on time last night to beat the traffic - only to find that my BMW E30 will not start! Oh noes! my car has broken down!
My New Car: 1990 BMW 318IS
5th November 2012
It's been a while since I last drove a car - my Mercedes broke down back in June and I've been riding my bike ever since. Now I have a new car ready for the bad winter weather.
Fitting Hard Krome Loud Pipes to the XV1900
19th September 2012
Ever since I earned my motorbike licence I have ridden bikes with loud pipes and never had any kind of accident or collision. Three days of riding my new bike on standard pipes, a car driver "didn't see me" and went straight up the rear whilst I was stopped making observations at a junction. Time to change that and fit some loud pipes!
Grrr... Rear Ended
17th September 2012
Three days after getting my new bike, some stupid woman driver goes straight up the back of it at a T junction - the excuse? SMIDSY!
My New XV1900 Midnight Star has been Delivered!
15th September 2012
My new XV1900 Midnight Star was delivered yesterday and Rob and I went out for a short ride to Burnham and back, and today we went up through the Brecon Beacons (stopping off at Penderyn Distillery) and back round the coast of South Wales.
My New Bike: Yamaha Midnight Star XV1900
8th September 2012
Now that I have the compensation money from the car crash, I've started looking at getting a larger motorcycle since my VN800 is a little under powered for my needs now; however, this isn't what I started out looking for...