G. Beckett

Helpful votes received on reviews: 98% (141 of 144)
Location: Warwickshire United Kingdom


Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,366,906 - Total Helpful Votes: 141 of 144
Twelve Stops and Home ~ The Feeling
Twelve Stops and Home ~ The Feeling
14 of 16 people found the following review helpful
I saw these guys playing pub gigs in Meribel two seasons ago, and knew straight away they'd make it big. They are blessed with the two most important ingredients for success - great songwriting and sublime musical talent. They've got where they are today by hard work and the strength of their music, rather than marketing hype and incessant radio play.

The Feeling are a complete antidote to the current crop of talentless, depressing, over-hyped "cool" bands of the moment. And as for all those pretentious critics who sneer at the catchy tunes and uplifting lyrics... get a life!

Everyone else, if you haven't already, get The Feeling!
Motorcycle Basics Techbook (Haynes Techbooks) by Matthew Coombs
127 of 128 people found the following review helpful
Got a bike or scooter? Do your own maintenance? Got the Haynes manual? Want to know how everything actually works, rather than just how it all bolts together? Then this is book is just for you..
Each chapter takes a major system of the bike (Engine, gearbox, suspension, etc), and without assuming any prior knowledge, guides the reader from the generic physical principles, to the basic system concepts, and into the detailed design variations found on past and present bikes.
The writing is clear and concise without ever being patronising or simplistic, and it doesn't go into so much detail you need a degree to understand it.
My only complaints are that the excellent colour… Read more

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