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  1. Jerky gear changing during spirited driving - best techniques?

    Alfa 147, 156 & GT
    Hi all, just looking for some shifting advice. When pressing on and letting my twinny hit the 6k mark (which sounds glorious with my ragazzon / biscioni rear exhaust) I find I can't change smoothly or quickly enough without a little jerk, and curiously the revs also rise too - possibly some...
  2. March 19th/20th - Anyone wanna go for a spirited morning drive?

    Anyone in the North Yorkshire area want to have a morning drive somewhere? (166 v6 owner here). You can even have a drive of my busso v6 if you want. I'm based in Harrogate. I'm well up for driving into the Dales or anywhere else within a reasonable radius!
  3. Front tyres rubbing off springs with spirited driving

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Wasn't a problem until the other day when I upgraded to 17 inch tele dials:) Tyre size is the reconmmended 225/45/17. Anyway on a bit of spirited driving tonight I could feel a rubbing noise from the front on hard cornering, as if the tyre was rubbing off the wheel arch lining. Anyway on...
  4. Spirited Drive for first time in ages

    Alfa GTV & 916 Spider
    Had a business trip up to Worcester today, so decided to take the spider for a nice "ahem" run up the M50 from South Wales. Been a while since she's had a proper run for a good hour or more, so loved the hills and playing chase with one or two repmobiles. Best bit was when I went back to the...
  5. I'm Off For A Spirited Drive In The Countryside

    North East
    Who knows where I'll end up? :confused:
  6. Spirited away

    Motoring Images
    Any opinions on this movie??