The adventures of Michel's C3 Picasso and Yamaha MT-09

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Re: Picasso Procrastination

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As for the Picasso.. it just works. I'm currently deciding it's fate. It's cause is helped by it managing 39mpg on my run to work while the Focus erm... doesn't. I got 19mpg out of the Focus when I took Mr H. Razor for a quick spin in it ;)

Mrs. Michel wouldn't let me out the seat covers and steering wheel cover from the Ka in the 207. The wheel cover, at least, has gone in the Picasso..
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Yes, but that 19MPG was while the ST was not in the finest of forms (before the St Albans visit). I wonder how she would perform now?

On a totally different subject, the makers of my Micro Drone now have a design that will allow people to add building bricks of the type I gave your son for his Birthday and Christmas. I wonder what he will think of that idea?
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And it has a real spare too Mike ;) Full size one too if I remember correctly...
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CitroJim wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 09:36
And it has a real spare too Mike ;) Full size one too if I remember correctly...


It does indeed Jim. I'm impressed.
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Hell Razor5543 wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 09:30
Yes, but that 19MPG was while the ST was not in the finest of forms (before the St Albans visit). I wonder how she would perform now?


Very quickly indeed....
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And drink petrol at an even more alarming rate!
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Hell Razor5543 wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 13:23
And drink petrol at an even more alarming rate!


I went somewhere last week in it, and drove it like a normal person instead of a lunatic, and it wasn't actually that bad. It said 33.2mpg on the computer, from a mix of town and motorway running. I did toe it a couple of times going down slip-roads but overall that wasn't too bad.

When I took it to St. Albans, it did 24mpg on the way there, and 32 on the way back, in pretty much exactly the same conditions and speeds.

Worryingly, my old age seems to be telling me I like driving the Picasso more. If only they made a 300bhp one..
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Michel wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 13:36
Worryingly, my old age seems to be telling me I like driving the Picasso more. If only they made a 300bhp one..


Be careful Mike... You might end up like me and only like driving very small cars :twisted: :roll: :lol:
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CitroJim wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 13:56
Michel wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 13:36
Worryingly, my old age seems to be telling me I like driving the Picasso more. If only they made a 300bhp one..


Be careful Mike... You might end up like me and only like driving very small cars :twisted: :roll: :lol:


I was genuinely considering selling both the big cars and buying myself a 5-door C1 last night!
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Or you could do what my Uncle Fred does, and go pocket rocket racing! This is him, out in front;

https://static1.squarespace.com/static/ ... 17-346.jpg

He is driving an MGJ2.
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Hell Razor5543 wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 14:18
Or you could do what my Uncle Fred does, and go pocket rocket racing! This is him, out in front;

https://static1.squarespace.com/static/ ... 17-346.jpg

He is driving an MGJ2.


I like my creature comforts these days I'm afraid.. like a roof.
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Those are racing cars, barreling around Mallory Park.
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Michel wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 14:07
CitroJim wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 13:56
Michel wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 13:36
Worryingly, my old age seems to be telling me I like driving the Picasso more. If only they made a 300bhp one..


Be careful Mike... You might end up like me and only like driving very small cars :twisted: :roll: :lol:


I was genuinely considering selling both the big cars and buying myself a 5-door C1 last night!


You're on the slippery slope Mike :lol: Time to take extra care now ;)
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CitroJim wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 15:49
Michel wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 14:07
CitroJim wrote:
05 Jan 2018, 13:56


Be careful Mike... You might end up like me and only like driving very small cars :twisted: :roll: :lol:


I was genuinely considering selling both the big cars and buying myself a 5-door C1 last night!


You're on the slippery slope Mike :lol: Time to take extra care now ;)


I am genuinely making enquires about trading the Focus in against a 5 door C1, on a 2011 plate - a C1 with air con ..
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Today as my French cars were working and clean, I washed (for the second time in 3 days!) the Focus then wasted 90 mins of my life I'll never get back waxing it..
Own work boredom
Own work boredom
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