According to Triumph it's Nuclear Red

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Lillimi on February 20, 2008

Nuclear Red or 'Pretty Pink'?? Just joking! ;-) Greetings, Inge

skida on February 20, 2008

Mostly, people are anonymous on their bikes but all my friends knew it was me passing them on this one! :)

Sue Allen on August 15, 2008

Woah, very snazzy,Skida!

Sue Allen on August 15, 2008

Skida, I hope I didn't sound grumpy on Marilyn's page, I just wouldn't go for a Harley, never been my cup of tea, and I sounded a bit too adamant, now I read it back. Cheers, Have a lovely day, Sue

skida on August 15, 2008

This is quite simply the best bike I ever owned, unfortunately now gone to another home.

You didn't sound at all grumpy, even though I would have deserved it for being presumptious!

I currently have a Honda CBR600 (14y.o.) which does everything perfectly, but there is nothing to make me love it. I gues I am Triumph man at heart.

Sue Allen on August 16, 2008

Skida, I think you had better tell your 'orrible 'onda that you love her or she will start breaking down on you! I never insulted my bikes,just in case they had ears! I know what you mean though as the first bike I ever had was one of those ring dingy dingy MZs!! -The newer slightly, ever so slightly more stylish one, not quite as bad as the original toaster design, but not that loveable,and with absolutely no pose appeal. It was a good little workhorse in the ice and snow though, as it was so light I didn't get squashed when I fell off in black ice.

Anyway,this is from me to your bike......"he loves you really, behave yourself!"

Cheers, Sue

skida on August 16, 2008

There is a positive aspect of the CBR: I bought it cheap on ebay and last year at a bike rally it was hit by a trike while parked up. The insurance company wrote it off "beyond economic repair" and offered me a settlement and a buy back figure. The amount offered was £300 more than it originally cost and the buy back was £300! A new mirror cost £25 and it passed the MOT test no problem. So, in effect, I have a CBR600 which cost £25! There is that to love about it. :)

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trikermike on August 16, 2008

Hello Panoramio Mentor, hello Linda. What a lovely afternoon, spent chatting with you both.

The next time you come over this way, why not pop in and pick up a T-shirt??

Great meeting you both, hope you enjoyed your visit, Take care, Mike b¬)

skida on August 16, 2008

Doh! We reaslised I had forgotten to pick it up just before reaching Blyth. It must have been the anticipation of MORE CAKE!

We had a great time Mike and would like to thank you for your hospitality.

trikermike on August 16, 2008

HA HA HAAA! I'm glad you enjoyed the carrot cake Keith, will have to get an order in for your freezer, mate!!!

Glad you had a great time, you were both very welcome. I think the T-shirt story could be developed!!

I'm off to view a few more callery pics now.


Regards, Mike b¬))

skida on March 19, 2011

Hi Ed. skida and Keith are one and the same person! skida is a biking nickname and I was Baptised Keith. The Speed Triple is the best bike I ever owned - not perfect, but imperfections lend character. I have ridden Harleys and Buells, and they also have character. Thanks for the comments.


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