From: Johno on
On Sun, 7 Dec 2008 22:13:10 -0800 (PST), theo <theo(a)>

>On Dec 8, 2:39�pm, "George W Frost" <georgewfr...(a)> wrote:
>> "theo" <t...(a)> wrote in message
>> Yeah, but your's probably comes on again when you turn the key to on.
>> Theo
>> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>> You have been looking in my shed again !!
>I can't even find things in my shed. I kow there's a 62 BSA A65 there

I *really* hate you mate :)

Johno <the jealous>

Coopers? <for the A65> ;)

From: Kevin Gleeson on
On Sun, 7 Dec 2008 20:35:33 -0800 (PST), knobdoodle(a) wrote:

>On Dec 8, 7:39�am, Kevin Gleeson <kevinglee...(a)>
>> On Sat, 06 Dec 2008 05:08:35 GMT, "Knobdoodle"
>> <knobdoo...(a)> wrote:
>> >"Kevin Gleeson" <kevinglee...(a)> wrote in message
>> >news:jggjj4d4h9odjmuevk1on7oar7u6af8ppt(a)
>> >> , "Knobdoodle" > <knobdoo...(a)> wrote:
>> >>>Am I missing the joke or are you REALLY saying that a motorcycle's
>> >>>self-cancelling indicators work on handlebar movement?!!?
>> >> I was trying to remember. My RZ250 in the early 80s had
>> >> self-cancelling I think. I'm sure I've ridden something with them. And
>> >> my unreliable memory tells me that they were actually cancelled a
>> >> certain distance after a small handlebar movement. At low speed you
>> >> will do a small amount of direct steer. I'm happy to be proved wrong
>> >> and there was some other system doing it, but that long ago it had to
>> >> be mechanical. But it worked fine. That bit I DO remember.
>> >I reckon you're on the droogs Kev!
>> >Though you're not the first person who has assumed that
>> >motorcycle-indicators cancel the same as car ones I'd be very very surprised
>> >so find some that do and I'd be fookin' STUNNED if a Yamaha RZ250 ever did!
>> Fair enough, but there was some bike I rode with them and it was ages
>> ago. It wouldn't have been the XT250 or the VF750 or the VF1000R and
>> ceratinly no any after that. The RZ was the only one I could not write
>> off as having them. Maybe I was riding a mate's bike or something?- Hide quoted text -
>No no, I'm not saying it didn't have self-cancelling indicators Kev
>(in fact I'd pretty-much stake my leftie that it and every other
>descendent of the '70s RDs DID); I'm saying that it wasn't steering-

Ah OK. I gotcha now. From what I recall, it worked quite well though.
From: namidos on
i think this is a great idea (ingenious actually) and you should send this
email to the big bike manufacturers - they will assess its suitability

"Doctor Shifty" <dr.shifty(a)> wrote in message
> I'm riding a lot in the city with this new bike. Mostly turns off the
> blinkers by auto-pilot, but not always. And having them running is a
> nuisance to following traffic. So I thought of a simple solution. Trouble
> is, perhaps there's something I haven't thought of.
> The push-in blinker canceller is just another wire being connected in the
> switch block. So another wire in parallel will do the trick. But where to
> control this cancelling wire?
> My idea is to have a micro-switch operate on a gear up-shift. This will
> turn the blinkers off as I change up out of the corner, but will allow
> them to stay on as I change down approaching a corner.
> It sounds as simple as possible. Can anyone see any circumstance where
> this won't work that I might have missed?
> Thanks
> Kim

From: Knobdoodle on

"Johno" <varcs45(a)> wrote:
> <knobdoodle(a)> wrote:
>>(for my example I was using dry water)
> you get dry water up there? - lucky bastid!
Poo-water, salt-water, roof-water; we were after ANYTHING up until a week or
two ago!
Got plenty of the old wet-water since then.

From: Knobdoodle on

"Kevin Gleeson" <kevingleeson(a)> wrote:
> Ah well, there ya go. My memory isn't as bad as I thought.
Your memory is fine and George is still an idiot.
...and around it's axis the world rolls......