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Samuel Gibbs #78 – the season so far!

With little pre-season practice mainly due to weather and a near full start gate of 38 riders Sam's first race meeting was a difficult one for him struggling with gear selection in qualifying and race 1, finishing 36th and feeling less than 100% he retired from race 2...

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Mixed day on the island for Johnson

Gary Johnson and the RAF Regular & Reserve team had a mixed day of racing at the Isle of Man TT Races on Monday with the Lincolnshire rider finishing a good seventh in the morning’s Supersport race but retiring from the afternoon’s Superstock race whilst running...

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Johnson denied top six finish in Superbike TT

Gary Johnson and the RAF Regular & Reserve Kawasaki team were denied a top six finish in Saturday’s Superbike race at the Isle of Man TT races with the Lincolnshire rider being forced to retire on the fourth of six laps when holding on to a good sixth place. Despite...

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Her name was LOLER… she was a showgirl…

For the second month of running Short Term Hire’s new ‘name the fleet’ competition, Tim Keyte from M-Tec Engineering Solutions suggested ‘Her name was LOLER’ which was selected as the winner. Entrants are asked to nominate a charity to be the beneficiary of a £50...

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Driver Solutions – Comfort Options

This is the last in the series of the Driver Solutions blogs, and discusses some simple add-ons that can increase driver comfort. There are a variety of options that can reduce the risk of accidental damage when moving loads, however a less commonly addressed risk is...

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The adventures of “Prince” Harry

Further to our previous blog; Briggs own Karen Jones has been continuing her visits to Manchester Hospital with her beautiful and very well trained Japanese Shiba Inus which work as therapy dogs, visiting patients and bringing a little cheer to the wards. Karen, whose...

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Hyster Rhine Tour to launch at TOC Europe

TOC Europe will see the launch of the Hyster® Rhine Tour, which takes place throughout June and July. A selection of Hyster® equipment will be transported on a barge to different events along the River Rhine, from the Netherlands to Switzerland. At selected terminals,...

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Craig Jackson dishes the dirt on his Tough Mudder challenge

Craig Jackson and friend Pete completed a Tough Mudder challenge in the Midlands on Saturday raising money for St Giles Hospice. The course was 11 miles long and fetaured 22 gruelling obstacles. They completed the race in a fantastic time of just 3 hours and 15...

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Hyster for the wood industry

Hyster trucks are designed for the most demanding areas of operation in every part of the wood  industry. Specialist attachments are available to make your Hyster truck efficient from the saw mill to the drying kiln and beyond. Hyster offers a full range of trucks,...

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