another perfectly good motorcycle ruined.......

Saturday, 28 September 2013

days that used to be......

so, after being bombarded with 'mails about the sporty, mostly by total fucking idiots, offering to buy it off me for three-pence ha'penny, [tell you what brotherman, i'm that desperate to get rid of it, i'll pay you to take it off my hand's, in fact, give me your address and i'll deliver it for free, pay for a new paint job and stick twelve months tax on it too, emulsion your front room, do your garden, feed the dogs, re-tile your bathroom, tax your car, put a load of washing in, lag your roofspace pay for your next holiday and i'll throw in my car too seeing as you are doing me such a fucking favour, thank you, thank you, no, thank you from the bottom of my heart ], seriously, it was a result to receive a couple of messages from genuine people, [you know who you are, thank you] who actually appreciated the time, coin, effort, hardwork and love put into this bike, after all my ranting and raving, the sporty has a new owner, [and it's a bloke who i know and is a regular at our local bike-night too] so, i made a two hundred mile round-trip to look at my new bike, money burning a hole in my pocket, a mid seventies, meriden, triumph bonneville, and.... it's a crock of shit, they say the camera never lies, well it fucking does, i'm seething, what a fucking pile of dog do-do's, it's a fifteen hundred quid, total re-build project at best, i resist the urge to spark out the time waster and head off to maccee-dee's for a java, 'mate, mate, mate, i'm open to offer's'.... 'yeah, well i've got an offer for you, shut the fuck up if you want to kep those teeth you c....' refreshed and me and dangerous head down to sheffield to check out a ducati superlight that he's been lusting after, ducati, yamaha and suzuki main dealer, same again, great photo's, reality? total wank, be honest people, saves a lot of time and heartache, another pile of shite, 'patina' doesn't mean total neglect, rust or worn out, patina is genuine............