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Re: Distiguished Gentlemans Ride [Re: Rog G] #597496
30/09/19 06:46 PM
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New River Valley, VA
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earlier in the day BEFORE it got too hot
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Last edited by rcmatt; 30/09/19 06:54 PM.

Rodger
2018 M3W "Dreamers on the Rise"
2004 Plus 8 (wife's)
old Goldwings and a couple of Harleys
Re: Distiguished Gentlemans Ride [Re: Ricardo] #597497
30/09/19 06:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Ricardo

You’re famous!
Looking very dapper!
👍


Thanks Shaun, what an excellent appreciation of style you have sir sherlock[/quote]
especially the dapper shoes! nicely polished laugh2

Re: Distiguished Gentlemans Ride [Re: Rog G] #597522
30/09/19 08:15 PM
30/09/19 08:15 PM
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Port Orchard, WA.
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Rodger, it must be quite the show getting in and out of the cockpit. Lots of cheers from the ladies.

Looks very appropriate though👍


Stephen
2019 M3W piling on the Covid miles

Re: Distiguished Gentlemans Ride [Re: Rog G] #597524
30/09/19 08:19 PM
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New River Valley, VA
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it does keep one agile


Rodger
2018 M3W "Dreamers on the Rise"
2004 Plus 8 (wife's)
old Goldwings and a couple of Harleys
Re: Distiguished Gentlemans Ride [Re: Chris99] #597576
01/10/19 08:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Chris99
Originally Posted by Bunny
What were your impressions of the 'new' 3 Wheeler Chris? [Ignoring the Duracel colour of course...]


That's Bentley Flame Orange I'll have you know...….

This is a SVA Euro3 with MMC Stage 1 exhaust/air filter but otherwise I believe it to be mechanically standard. It's done 750 miles as compared to 30.5k (and nearly 6 years) on mine.

It felt a bit more solid and had a smoother transmission (I know mine is quite bad and needs the clutch/compensator looking at).

On initial pull away the throttle was more sensitive than mine and the steering a bit lighter. I was pleasantly surprised by the Brooklands steering wheel which felt really good to use.

On the slightly damp to wet roads, even at relatively low speeds the Avon front tyres didn't feel as precise as the Blockleys. However this might be affected by tyre pressure as I found the Avons benefit from being run at 28-30psi

In the mid and towards the upper end of the revs/speed it did run out of puff a bit compared to mine which has the stage 2/3 high lift cams.

The stock Spax shocks are not as good as the Spax adjustables being harsher over speedbumps - not excessively so but enough to notice the difference.

Overall it's a cracking example of a M3W and shows the car has subtly evolved over the last 5-6 years.
Thanks for the analytical assessment Chris! I really must get to try out a new one myself. As you know, mine is a 2012 model and I'm sure that cars with the later chassis give a smoother ride. I wonder what the weight penalty is though?


Andy
Re: Distiguished Gentlemans Ride [Re: Rog G] #597775
02/10/19 11:03 AM
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Hi Guys,

I'm Tom and I am the DGR Brooklands Host. It was great to meet you guys last Sunday. You really added to the day.

And Chris a massive thank you from me! It was great for my Photographer to hitch a ride. She loved it!

Shes taken over 1000 photos of its taking some time to go through

Here is a sneak peak - https://lisapeelphotography.pixieset.com/dgr/

We will be back for 2020. Won't be sure if we will use Brooklands or our New Dealership round the corner (Its 2 mins from Brooklands) and we would love for you guys to join us!

Tally Ho
Tom

Re: Distiguished Gentlemans Ride [Re: Tom - DGR Host] #597779
02/10/19 11:35 AM
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Tom - great photos and great cause! Thanks!

Re: Distiguished Gentlemans Ride [Re: Rog G] #597783
02/10/19 11:57 AM
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West Sussex, UK
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Thanks Tom and great photos from Lisa.

I'm sure we'll be joining you again next year if you'll have us!


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Re: Distiguished Gentlemans Ride [Re: Rog G] #597817
02/10/19 03:29 PM
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I only have one condition . . . You need to have those hats again!!

T

Re: Distiguished Gentlemans Ride [Re: Tom - DGR Host] #597825
02/10/19 04:33 PM
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West Sussex, UK
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