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Hope he doesn’t Get told off again :eek:
I am seriously thinking of swapping the megas for the short opens. The megas look great and are awesome in short bursts - they're just too antisocial, not great for any ride longer than about 20 minutes and not so good for group riding. They should carry a health warning!
 

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I am seriously thinking of swapping the megas for the short opens. The megas look great and are awesome in short bursts - they're just too antisocial, not great for any ride longer than about 20 minutes and not so good for group riding. They should carry a health warning!
Hi I am thinking of making mine a bit quieter. I have found these and they fit the internal diameter of the mega although I will have to cut down the internal pipe to fit. And yes, they are that cheap. Hope to have this done in the next few weeks so will have them at the meet. https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32773646907.html?spm=a2g0s.12269583.0.0.6de4ce7cwr5ndN
 
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Hi I am thinking of making mine a bit quieter. I have found these and they fit the internal diameter of the mega although I will have to cut down the internal pipe to fit. And yes, they are that cheap. Hope to have this done in the next few weeks so will have them at the meet. https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32773646907.html?spm=a2g0s.12269583.0.0.6de4ce7cwr5ndN
Awesome, I will be very interested to hear them. Please can you share pics when done & let me know how it goes as I may very well do the same. Cheers.
 

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Better late than never, a few images from the Caffeine and machine meet:

Having been delayed by my number plate almost vibrating off on the M25...London orbital..a particularly tiresome first hr or so of the journey...I had to stop and use a latex glove to tie it back on after the thought of 'must take some tie wraps with me' left my mind almost as soon as I had thought of it, before leaving, here I am late at the 'on yer bike' shope and cafe:

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Rater nice rooms at Caffeine and machine:
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and our very own dashing Clive!

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Best bet is to get some baffles made specifically for your megas. Try and get the perforated tube as long as possible, and then wrap it in baffle packing. Baffle packing helps remove the harsh tones, so you can still have it pretty loud, but less offensive.
I have some baffles situated far down to pipe so they are not visible. I don't think I put any baffle wrap in them as was worried it would be too quiet!!!!!!! It isn't so will do this first and then see
 

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VIP Parking in the hotel!

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Breakfast brought to the room, which was eaten outside, as the day was so nice:

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Then on the way home rode with Richard and Geoff, stopping off at the super sausage cafe

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we split fairly soon after to head towards our various destinations.

Tope event, top people!
 

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I’ve booked a hotel at Castle donnington, but I have to cancel by the 19th of August, otherwise I’m committed...so if he makes the decision before then, great, otherwise, I’ll be staying put.
Hi Looks like Terry will not be well enough to ride for the meeting. The room for him was booked Fri/Sat and Sunday nights. I think I can change it to Fri/Sat only If you still want it PM me or if not it's up for grabs
 
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VIP Parking in the hotel!

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Breakfast brought to the room, which was eaten outside, as the day was so nice:

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Then on the way home rode with Richard and Geoff, stopping off at the super sausage cafe

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we split fairly soon after to head towards our various destinations.

Tope event, top people!
Awesome good time it seems !
 
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Unfortunately I can’t make it to the Donnington meet now. Before I cancel my room at the Priest House hotel does anyone want it?
 

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Just great. I posted this meet last year I think and have my time off all planned for months. This morning I stuck a Stanley knife through the front of my ankle. Stupid thing to do I agree. Not one of my finest moments. It’s covered and strapped but not sure if I will be able to ride. If not then I will be there albeit in the car I am so p@@@@d off with myself.
 

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Ooh you don’t wanna do that.

Sincerely hope you’ve not sliced into anything mechanically important ?
 
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Ooh you don’t wanna do that.

Sincerely hope you’ve not sliced into anything mechanically important ?
Thank you. Everything seems to work fine but it’s a large gash and should really have had stitches but if I am not working then my team will not be able to either. And it’s a difficult job in Southampton with hotels etc all booked so I cannot put it off. May visit A&E tonight just to check.
 
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Thats shit mate, sorry to hear that!
Superglue and tape has repaired many a cut/injury on myself...my missus is never impressed by my self repair standards though, still, better than losing a day in a waiting room :rolleyes:
 
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Just great. I posted this meet last year I think and have my time off all planned for months. This morning I stuck a Stanley knife through the front of my ankle. Stupid thing to do I agree. Not one of my finest moments. It’s covered and strapped but not sure if I will be able to ride. If not then I will be there albeit in the car I am so p@@@@d off with myself.
Ouch! They have special clippy tools for toenails mate, no need to use a Stanley.

Is your tetanus up to date? Sepsis can be a real bitch to treat.

Hope you recover quickly.
 
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Ouch! They have special clippy tools for toenails mate, no need to use a Stanley.

Is your tetanus up to date? Sepsis can be a real bitch to treat.

Hope you recover quickly.
That’s really upbeat. Thanks.
 
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Good luck , You should have a good time either way and that is the important part !
 
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