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  1. flat spot

    My 600 (1987) developed a flat spot this afterrnoon, around 4,500 revs she bogs down momentarily before picking up again. It feels like fuel starvation, except that she'll then shoot round to the red line with no problem. So, given that 90% of carburetor problems turn out to be electrical...
  2. Anyone got any ideas??

    Hello all. Hoping to pick someone's brain as I have no idea. Got a 2001 vara with 38000 miles. Used to be be my pride and joy until she let me down Basically she runs fine, idles fine. But when stationary and goes to pull off it just feels like it's going to die with no power until you rev it...
  3. Crf 450 xrl 65 plate cutting out.

    CRF - New Forum!
    New to the group could do with a brain to pick please. just aquired a crf 450 xrl 65 plate the bike had done 29 miles when I purchased it in November after a full nights running fine it just started cutting out if I held the clutch and let the revs die down then won't start for about 5 mins. Any...
  4. Where can I buy a scaled model of an Africa Twin?

    Africa Twin
    I've searched in many sites but I have not found any die-cast / scale models of a Africa Twin. Any pointers?
  5. Airhead on a diet

    From: ϟ Hell Kustom ϟ: BMW R75/6 By Mokka Cycles
  6. Lithium Battery ?

    As I was about to head off to the West Coast last week, the battery decided to die on my 2011 Transalp ! Anyway i want to replace it but wondered if anyone has any experience of the new Lithium Batteries and if they are worth the few extra quid and if they can be a direct replacement, like the...
  7. Smart flexible garage

    Die Motorradgarage - Technische Daten Smart thinking. /K
  8. Slowly getting there...

    In August - under docs orders i started a health kick, a target weight loss of 5 stone was imposed along with a strict diet - so far I have lost just over 3 and a half stone, I've got my blood pressure from sky high to 124/70 and my cholestral down to 4.7 but best of all tonight I managed to run...
  9. i found more horsepower

    Dominator / FMX
    i'm going on a diet.that should sort some torque issues out;)
  10. Whealie - your Twin is breeding!!!

    Chris - nice to see you're sharing paint techniques with ze Germans :-D:-D:-D Die gestreifte ein
  11. The start of the BMW G/S and GS line

    The very first BMW G/S Die Laverda-BMW GS In German only, but the pictures are great. /Kjell
  12. Die Ninja rider

    No that's not German and some of you might criticise me for saying this. I've thought overnight and still decided to post. Yesterday coming back from Brighton along the A27, I could see three bikes in my mirrors, Heavy traffic and I wasn't hanging around. This Spidi wearing Green Ninja riding...
  13. Tap and die kit recommendations

    Hi, Does anyone have any recommendations on any great quality tap and die kits. Conscious that many are poor quality so wanted a decent quality set that I could share with other forum members as well.
  14. one for the die hard where in the worlders

    just saw this and tracked down the location (i know how bloody sad):D would you believe its on google street view
  15. Tap and Die sets?

    Mechanical Advice
    I think I may need a tap and die set to tap a hole in my exhaust (brackets that mount the heat cover that's on it's way to me - bolts seem to have been sheared off at some point so I'm thinking of drilling them out then making a new thread to bolt the cover on using stainless steel allen head...
  16. Help needed - 25 things to do before I die

    If you didn't already know, I pass 51-years on planet Earth today :) Some very nice things have been said to me here today already :D Tanks! I've been thinking - like you do on days like these - that when my son is my age, I'll be 81. And I say B*"l%cks to that! So then, the 25 things I...
  17. Two More Bikers Die!

    This was the front page headline of my local evening newspaper, The Plymouth Evening Herald, tonight. Next to the main headline was "Motorbike accident death toll rises to seven in six months!" The article then went on to name the victims. what they where riding and the circumstances involving...