tootle along


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tootle along

in. to depart. I think I’d better tootle along now.
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NTR's committee representative Andy-Amos Adams said: "We aim to make all cyclists feel welcome and comfortable, whether they like to tootle along chatting away or race the clock.
Instead of fretting about cars queuing behind me as I tootle along a narrow street or trying to hug the kerb so that traffic can pass, I finally feel like I am part of the traffic.
I mean, it has a very nice 420bhp V8 engine that makes Audi's lovely sports car tootle along quite nicely.
In Robbie Coltrane's B Road Britain (ITV, Wednesday), the star of Cracker and Harry Potter avoids motorways, A roads and sat nav for a tootle along backroads, meeting plenty of entertaining eccentrics along the way.
Our clapped-out system with its overcrowded, filthy carriages and trains that still tootle along at approximately the same speed as they did in the 1930s, costs passengers three times more than it does the French.
You can tootle along at a very slow speed in town in fifth or sixth gear if you want to without getting any complaints from the gearbox.
And once you get used to the fact that the Kelisa is never going to pull trees, it's actually quite liberating to just tootle along city roads or motorways.
``We'll tootle along on the Flat - our Goodwood Stakes winner Afarad will be given a break and be prepared for the Cesarewitch - and, while we'll sort out the replacement jockeys when we reach those bridges, knowing Mick, he'll be back.''
WHAT the internet allows us is the chance to eavesdrop on the world as we tootle along its multi- million mile highway.
But at least with the listener-friendly version, you can happily tootle along with it on your car radio, with no risk of a Chubby-esque aural assault.
And once you get used to the fact that the Kelisa is never gonna pull trees, it's actually quite liberating to just tootle along city roads or motorways.
The top speed is 95mph, which enables the oil-burning Micra to tootle along quite nicely at motorway cruising speeds, although long inclines may require a down-change when laden.
"There are no plans for him - we'll just tootle along and hope to pick up another race with him."
John said: "I don't want them to just tootle along making popping noises.