Personal BLOG entries for January 2001.

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Update of 28/01/2001

Completed the horrorscope update ! - A brand new format coming soon...I seem to say that quite often... Check out the survey results page for an update of the stats.  Planning a pictures site updated for next week !

Update of 21/01/2001

Finally I had a chance to do some site updates.  Again modifications are focused on the Survey Results Page.  I promise the 2001 'horror-scope' will be completed over the Australia Weekend. 

My Hayabusa definitely requires a new battery sometime soon.  It just manages to hold start up charge after a week.  So I can estimate that a new battery may be required after 18 months.  Considering previous bikes it seems normal.  Note: I do live in the tropics.  Due to the close proxmity I now live to work as opposed to 12 months ago.  I am relegated to a weekend rider, something I never imagined, may have some bearing on the battery condition too.  

My experience of the week happened just hours ago.  Whilst on a evening ride along with a CBR rider.  We encounter a Maroon Daewoo, you know the $13,990 drive away specials which aren't really that special.   It was travelling 80ks in a 100k zone.  The driver of that car must be an utter wanker as we attempted to overtake in a safe straight this idiot on purpose decides to speed up as I'm overtaking.  What an utter loser.  Attempting that sort of thing is plain stupid.  Grow a brain, and stop taking those hormones.   You are a dangerous driver and cause the unnecessary restrictions experienced by every other road user.  YOU are a loser and nothing can possibly help you. So that's my winge for the week.

Update of 14/01/2001

Been very busy with other matters, thus not much time to do extensive site updates.  (Mainly due to a new computer.)  Didn't even get time to complete the Horrorscope updates !

Update of 07/01/2001

Welcome to the first update of 2001.  My own Hayabusa is enjoying an extended break due to indeterminent weather and the fact that I no longer need it to get to work.  Living in town does have its drawbacks.  Post 2nd recall work appears to have no significant impact on the bike bar the reduction in smoothness up to 4500rpm.  It will be a sad say when I eventually have to sell the bike, which will be this year some time.  A few site updates this week due to the recent busy period leading up to the screen saver and new pictures site must add a search engine during the year. 

Updates are now focused on the survey results page.

Just running this website does bring a lot so satisfication and chatting with everyone seeing great Busa pics.  It takes alot of my time on Sundays but certainly worth it !  There are good and must improve comments and a unfortunately a few trouble makers inc. spammers.  Even lamer when said trouble makers attempt to use false Email addresses etc. gutless pricks.

On a good note Horrorscope updates due by next week.

Update of 31/12/2000

2001 Screensaver has been completed ! It can be downloaded from the pictures site ! Personally I think it looks great.  Specs of your computer must include 800 x 600 screen resolution an 16 or 32 bit colour for the best viewing and some variant of the Windows operating system.  I don't have a Mac computer or suitable Linux software. 

Furthermore I have just received more news on the Hayabusa Model !  Check out this link www.motorcyclemodels.co.uk or www.nemc.co.uk for further details.  2 colour options are available Copper/Bronze and Blue/Silver.  They cost 25 UK pounds plus shipping costs.  Contact Simon Watterson. Click here to see the pics gsxr1300.jpg and   gsxr1300blue.jpg.  Get yours before they run out.

Not much happenimg due to the storms we're having up here.  My bike is hence resting most of the time.  Since completing the screensaver I now have some spare time to do other work the site requires including the new pictures sites.