Pretty soon round my way people will be saying the same thing about BMW GS riders because thats all you see round here.
Your recollection of the facts seems to overlook the fact that France did actually get the 100bhp limit imposed.
Fact is that while you were riding around oblivious to it all and blaming MCN, there were people out in force opposing Bangemanns proposed legislation and I remember a the time, the then minister of transport complimenting the Motorcycling lobby groups for their effective arguments.
What they did was put together document after document that proved beyond a shadow of a doubt that there was no connection between a bikes power output and the number of bike related collissions.
The end result was that the proposals were thrown out, by us at least.
Putting together these arguments and strategies takes time and money, which is why I find it hard to understand why anyone would begrudge paying the price of a tank of fuel to help in the fight.
And so now we are faced with the very real prospect of forced dayglo wearing, outlawing of aftermarket parts for bikes to name but two outrageously idiotic pieces of proposed legislation but don't worry, the fight will go on even with people like you preferring to sit on your arse and do nothing.
Do you really think they need your guidance.
No, they don't,
Funny how, when you're completely out of your depth in the conversation, you resort to abuse.
Doesn't fool me mate..
Go on prove me wrong.
Engage in the discussion and prove me wrong.
Didn't think so
Back on track: This is the latest from MAG on Facebook:
MAG's National Committee has voted for another day of action to remind those MEPs who aren't bothering to engage, that Riders Are Voters and that politicians are elected to represent our will, and should not impose theirs upon us.
- There is no evidence to support plans to curtail modifications
- We want to retain the right to modify our bikes
- We want the right to choose ABS
- And while not part of this Type Approval Regulation, the EU Parliament has written to the EU Commission to ask that they propose 'warning jackets' for all.
- Again there is no definitive evidence for compulsory Hi-viz clothing, but there is plenty of evidence that teaching other road users to look can reduce casualties.
- We want the right to choose what we wear, hi-viz or not.
Our day of action will be June 24th 2012 and I hope you'll join one of our rides. This time there will be 12 massive demos, one in each of the 12 EU Parliamentary constituencies.
Start time will be 13.00hours, just like September 25th was last year.
The actual start points are being finalised and we'll let you know as soon as they are, but the sheer size of the expected turnout means that we are in the process of securing suitable sites and are in discussion with Highways Authorities and Police forces.
New Facebook page will go live with all details as we can't change the name of this one.
How do mag know all the MEPs will be on the roads right then to see the demo?
How will MAG ENSURE that the message they are trying to convey is done in the way they want it?
Cos clearly the Beardey weirdies didn't have the same intention.