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airwane

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airwane says:

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After I read about that 93 year old driver who killed a rider.
I was wondering How old is the Oldest rider in UK or up to what age can you still ride a bike???

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PENWELL

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PENWELL says:

OLD BIKE RIDERS

Airwane

Im not too sure whether riding a motorbike makes you fit. I suppose it does to some extent. I also ride a push bike and where I live there are plenty of hills, mind you it gets harder each year, even so I still manage to do about 100 miles a week. Each to their own eh.

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Roadtorque

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Roadtorque says:

72 this year

and still passing other bikers, started riding in 1955, all Brit bikes still king of the road:smile    no Jap bikes around:biggrin:

how times change:upset:

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airwane

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airwane says:

Roadtorque

Brit still make bike?? what are they (sorry but I'm a learner) the only Brit bike I know is Norton (thanks to bike mag)


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eifion60

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eifion60 says:

airwane

heard of Triumph? make cracking bikes even though ain't got one myself... would love the speed triple.:smile

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brutale r

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brutale r says:

back in the 80s

gerry from cambridge used to ride a a vinnie commet and a squaire four couldnt walk with out a stick  but could start both bikes with 2 kicks and fuck he could ride as well

 he was 91 in 1989 last time i was him .. he said he would keep on rideing even without a licence

his wife gave up rideing her honda cb 500 wen she was 85 oly coz she broke her hip falling over in tescos but she still went on the pilion

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airwane

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airwane says:

Triumph

I though Triumph were american! my bad lol!
oh I know why I didn't pay attention to them much. They don't do 125cc!!:mad:

but I love they Rocket III


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brutale r

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brutale r says:

air

u sad sack m8 no your bikes  u just mad E Turner turn in his grave

kneel down in a pool of castrol 20 / 50 and pray to the great god ogri for forgivness

u hethan

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Roadtorque

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Roadtorque says:

For Airwane

as you say Norton just restarted to build again,,

Triumph over a Hinckley been going a few years now

Brit badge but made in India, Royal Enfield

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Roadtorque

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Roadtorque says:

Castrol 20/50???

Hang the expence make it Castrol R :wink:

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pussinboots

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pussinboots says:

this guy

Len Vale-Onslow ..carried on past his ton..literally...his shop was like something out of another age...what a Brummie

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/len-valeonslow-549907.html

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