Tuesday, November 14, 2006


Welcome to the Bikers from Hull


No you haven't miss read, it does say Hull and not Hell. Seems as if I have offended, the motor cycling community of Hull and Yorkshire, uncharacteristically I have been the recipient of some rather abusive comments, now good manners and refined behaviour are something I always associate with Hull particularly given one of their more prominent representatives, Deputy Dawg, John Prescott who has a reputation for a polite and mild mannered nature.


So what is my crime, well basically I have had the audacity to suggest in a previous posting that local MP for Thanet South and also Transport Minister was wrong in criticising the EU's proposals to make all road-users drive with their headlights on with the effect of possibly saving 2000 lives a year.


I asked that Mr Ladyman, produce some evidence to back up his claims that such legislation could lead to more deaths, and suggested that his comments might just be macho posturing and EU bashing.


Judging by the well-thought-out comments that have now been left on this posting, clearly I was mistaken, the motorcycling community are sophisticated and tolerant people. I would like to thank the contributors for the many regional variations, of some of our more popular swear words, click here (it may give you some tips on etiquette should you wish to visit Hull or Yorkshire)


I would just like to say, it seems a rather spooky, almost as if someone orchestrated the amount of comments deposited on my rather quiet backwater of the Internet, also interesting the 20 odd comments are all anonymous and mostly sent during office hours.


Anyway since most of this traffic has emanated from Hull and Yorkshire one thing I'm sure of his they must be right because I have never known a Yorkshireman to be wrong yet ever!
So for my new leather-clad readers enjoy!

Finally some of the new correspondents, seem to think that I am, some southern toff, as much as I, would like to feed this prejudice, I spend more time with a shovel than a keyboard.

Hull and Yorkshire Bikers click here to be enlightened

15 comments:

  1. You seem to have singled me out, so my response to you is below, as well as posted on the thread you have so kindly put a link up to!

    If you care to do any research you will find Sir that I do not live in Hull, nor Yorkshire! And the swear words we use are to changed so we can get a point across as the usual spellings are blanked out for obvious reasons !!

    I also notice, as you have only singled my self out that you haven`t yet ventured on to the superbike forums!! Most of the comments you recieved, anon or otherwise, are actually from that site, NOT from Hull and yourkshire Bikers, once again, lack of research on your part .... My my what a great jouralist you are!


    Tony,

    I`m not entirely sure how you found this site, as i`ve not been able to find a related link on your blog to this page, but hey you found us .... !

    I am a 26 yr old motorcyclist, I have always loved bikes since being able to go pillion with my father from a very young age. When i told my father i was taking my test he asked me not to, not down to my skill as a rider but down to the risk from other road users !! However, as i`ve said, i love bikes and they`re in my blood so i did go ahead and take my test!

    There are many a post on here from fellow bikers who have been taken out by car drivers, wether it be mums shouting at their children, sales reps eating on the go, answering a a mobile, or changing a cd, or just the genuine "I didn`t see the bike officer" .... I have been to too many funerals, most of which could be avoided quite easily if car drivers were more aware of whats going on around them !!

    Of course all drivers have the right to be seen, i am not going to disagree with you there, but if you are sat at a junction you are more likely to see an oncoming car/van/truck, even if they don`t have their lights on .... however you are less likely to notice a bike UNLESS it has a light on, its the headlight of a bike bouncing over the beautifully rippled tarmac in this counrty that is MOST likely to get your attention !! Now if ALL drivers had their lights on there would be LESS chance of noticing that singular little headlight of an oncoming bike .... Drivers would become immune as they would get used to seeing a sea of lights !!

    I`m sorry if i didn`t read the terms and conditions of your blog page, and excuse me for loosing my temper with regards your attitude towards bikers!
    Yes there are many an arrogant biker, i myself have come across a few, who will tear about like a lunatic and will eventually meet a sticky end, but we are not ALL like that, for the most part biking is an integral part of our lives, wether it be a mode of transport, a hobbie, or just an all devoting passion, don`t tar us all with the same brush !

    I have to say, for you to come on here and comment on my spelling is rather pathetic, and if it fetches you such amusement that you need to use it as material for your Blog pages/journalism then you must lead a very empty life !!

    I don`t hide behind a username Sir, I have met a lot of the people on the sites i frequent and value the communities i belong too !!

    If there is anything else i can help you with regarding biking and the macho ways etc, i`d be more than happy to debate it further, if on the other hand you are here just to stir trouble then this Sir will be my only post to you !!

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  2. Whatever Hotty you shouldn't be so rude, the traffic I am receiving comes from the W*anker posting as I live outside biker world and you called me a fookwit until you get some manners I Couldn't give a toss

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  3. Ahhh so when faced with a true debate and the facts you turn it to a "whatever .. bovered ... do i look bovered" type person ?

    Well that sums it all up perfectly doesn`t it!

    I`m still perplexed as to how you found Hull and Yorkshire bikers, and my post on there ? And in my original comment to you i don`t believe i was rude .. just merely stating the difficulties i have found as a biker, and your inept ability to understand the problems of visibility faced by bikers!! You were given a lot more abuse from some of these so why target me?

    Once again Sir i will point you in the direction of the superbike forum http://www.superbikeforums.co.uk/index.php/topic,13349.0.html

    You will find THIS is where the interest originally came from NOT Hull and Yorkshire Bikers, and that the comments posted are from members on here, and i`m sure they are more than happy to discuss it with you, as most of them live nearer to you .... and would speak in a dialect you understand ... unlike us "Yorkshire" folk!! (No offence to the people i know and love on SBF)

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  4. as i said mate , you shag men for a livin so fuck off and leave hotty alone or i will seriously come and find you and beat the fuck out of you

    chip sbf

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  5. "I just wonder whether, this recent opinion of Ladyman's is pandering, firstly to the macho culture of motorcyclists, who in my experience revel in tales of how fast they can travel just purely for fun"
    This just shows how little you know about the motorcycling world.
    Not all bikers use their bikes to race around the countryside. Many use them as a form of transport because it beats sitting in long traffic jams.

    "I would just like to say, it seems a rather spooky, almost as if someone orchestrated the amount of comments deposited on my rather quiet backwater of the Internet, also interesting the 20 odd comments are all anonymous and mostly sent during office hours.

    Anyway since most of this traffic has emanated from Hull and Yorkshire one thing I'm sure of his they must be right because I have never known a Yorkshireman to be wrong yet ever!"

    The second quote shows how little you actually research things before you write them.
    A lot of your replies came from members of a national website, a website that you fail to have mentioned at all.
    Seems journalism is no longer about researching the facts and printing the truth. Just print whatever rubbish enters your head, seems to work for Clarkson.
    It seems to me that you would be better off working for the Sunday Sport than trying to write something half intelligent.

    Mr N Blyth
    (aka Rossi Fan)

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  6. "I just wonder whether, this recent opinion of Ladyman's is pandering, firstly to the macho culture of motorcyclists, who in my experience revel in tales of how fast they can travel just purely for fun"
    This just shows how little you know about the motorcycling world.
    Not all bikers use their bikes to race around the countryside. Many use them as a form of transport because it beats sitting in long traffic jams.

    "I would just like to say, it seems a rather spooky, almost as if someone orchestrated the amount of comments deposited on my rather quiet backwater of the Internet, also interesting the 20 odd comments are all anonymous and mostly sent during office hours.

    Anyway since most of this traffic has emanated from Hull and Yorkshire one thing I'm sure of his they must be right because I have never known a Yorkshireman to be wrong yet ever!"

    The second quote shows how little you actually research things before you write them.
    A lot of your replies came from members of a national website, a website that you fail to have mentioned at all.
    Seems journalism is no longer about researching the facts and printing the truth. Just print whatever rubbish enters your head, seems to work for Clarkson.
    It seems to me that you would be better off working for the Sunday Sport than trying to write something half intelligent.

    Mr. N Blyth
    (aka Rossi Fan)

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  7. "I just wonder whether, this recent opinion of Ladyman's is pandering, firstly to the macho culture of motorcyclists, who in my experience revel in tales of how fast they can travel just purely for fun"
    This just shows how little you know about the motorcycling world.
    Not all bikers use their bikes to race around the countryside. Many use them as a form of transport because it beats sitting in long traffic jams.

    "I would just like to say, it seems a rather spooky, almost as if someone orchestrated the amount of comments deposited on my rather quiet backwater of the Internet, also interesting the 20 odd comments are all anonymous and mostly sent during office hours.

    Anyway since most of this traffic has emanated from Hull and Yorkshire one thing I'm sure of his they must be right because I have never known a Yorkshireman to be wrong yet ever!"

    The second quote shows how little you actually research things before you write them.
    A lot of your replies came from members of a national website, a website that you fail to have mentioned at all.
    Seems journalism is no longer about researching the facts and printing the truth. Just print whatever rubbish enters your head, seems to work for Clarkson.
    It seems to me that you would be better off working for the Sunday Sport than trying to write something half intelligent.

    Mr.N Blyth
    (aka Rossi Fan)

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  8. Tony,don't take this the wrong way but can you answer me a question?

    Why is an overweight,over-opinionated bigotted oaf bullying a female motorcyclist?

    Hotty - he isn't a journalist.
    Not even the Daily Star would take on someone with such a lack of flair,grammar or common decency.

    Come on 'big' man - take me on in a battle of wits.
    Have courage in your convictions and argue your point as though you really believe it...

    ..i'm waiting.

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  9. This blokes a C***! Get a Life, get a real job and get a bike. You inconsiderate fat piece of everything thats wrong with this country!!!

    BG

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  10. Hi Tony.

    You have become an Overnight Celebrity.

    I thought I was the only one.

    Rob from Woking.

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  11. As you have researched your subject so ineptly I shall give you the address of a news website where the subject has been approached in France.

    http://www.motorbiker.org/blogs.nsf/dx/2004
    -09-21091912MWEALL.htm

    Or click on my username and that will take you to the website.

    Now this website may give you a clear perception into the beliefs that motorcyclists have tried to portray to you in an intense manner.

    I'm sure that the majority of people at some point have used blasphemy in trying to get their point across when someone clearly has no interest in paying attention. It's only human nature to get hot under the collar about an issue that is basically a matter of life or death to many of us.

    It seems apparent that you have singled out a lady to target with your comments and all I can say is I'd rather have a bare knuckled fight with a macho, hairy, tattooed and pierced biker than an argument with a woman. You are obviously very untested with women as every man is aware that you will under no circumstances win that encounter.

    Women always have the last word and anything you say after that is a new argument. Rule of life I'm afraid.

    So I’ll re-iterate my previous recommendation and suggest that you seek out a well informed discussion with these so called macho, thrill seeking, power hungry, road going killers and also the majority of motorcyclists that you have never heard of.
    These would be commuters, motorcycle lovers, mums, wives, sisters, daughters, fathers, husbands, brothers and sons. Not to mention, grandparents, great-grandparents and even the future King of England who loves to ride these Evil machines.

    You would also benefit as a car driver if you were to spend a day completing your CBT (Compulsory Basic Training) for motorcycling as this would give you an added awareness toward other road users.

    So go on, cut those apron strings and set off on an adventure known as LIFE.
    Then come back with the ammunition that you require to have an informed discussion on this matter.

    Ian
    Bristol

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  12. I do appologise as I have just realised that I have forgotten to ask you a serious question that could put an end to all this debate. The question is :

    In what way are you better qualified to question the judgement of an MP on a matter for the European Parliment regarding road safety, when the MP in question is
    the MP resposible for:
    * Road Safety
    * Highways Agency and strategic road network policy
    * DVO Group Agencies
    * Vehicles and fuels
    * Logistics
    * Regional strategy and growth areas
    * Shipping and ports
    * Transport technology and research, Transport Direct
    * Europe Minister
    who surely has more advisors than you have supporters, and is probably more up to speed with what is considered road safety than you will ever be?

    Please don't be shy on this matter as I would really like to learn the answer.

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  13. Whether you have a casual interest in motor cycling or you are fanatical about finding out all you can, we've got all that you need right here.

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