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  1. Fork height

    Dominator / FMX
    Over the next few days i am going to fit new fork gaiters, now the bike is a bit too tall for me and i thought i might drop the the yolks about an inch to compensate, doe's anybody think this may have an adverse effect on handling ? or should i leave well alone?
  2. So the tax doesn't stay with the bike when you sell it.new rules

    Chatter
    This comes into effect this Oct. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/vehicle-tax-changes:thumbleft::thumbup: :thumbleft::thumbup: :thumbleft::thumbup:
  3. swingingarm choices

    Dominator / FMX
    It has probably been asked b4 (had a look but could not find anything) The swingingarm on a Dommie is not exactly hi tech , I know it works otherwise Mr Honda would not have used it, However has anyone used a n other swingingarm? would a beefier s/arm be of benefit? what other s/arm has been...
  4. new MOT's

    Chatter
    Had the Varadero mot'd the other week and was talking to the tester apparently there is a new mot to come in. They want it in for 2016, as they want to bring in a European MOT (may not effect us we may not be in the EU then if Cameron has anything to do with it). Tester told me it would be more...
  5. OK. Boffins ?

    Mechanical Advice
    I could be right out there with this one, but it's just a thought. See this picture ? amusing I know,but I was wondering what the effect of having say a 10'' swivelling wheel on a side car might be ? Maybe no one has thought of the idea as it's just too f*****g brilliant ? :D:D:D Or maybe I'd...
  6. And they say motorcycling is dangerous?

    Chatter
    This is something else. :o Watch on full screen for effect. http://video.mpora.com/watch/5Pgs2slxu/ Andy.
  7. MPG'S Effect after fitting Iridium Sparks & K&N Air

    Africa Twin
    Just did my first fill after fitting the new Iridium Sparks and K&N Air Filter... (Had a quick Jolly Down to Brighton on firms time, can't be bad :D ) So, 446.1 total miles covered, 38.55Ltrs Filled... (To the same level I always fill to before anyone starts :wink: ) thats 8.479532 Gallons, so...
  8. rear swing arm - terminator effect!

    Africa Twin
    riding down m8 near glasgow - slow down at exit - squeak squeak - hmmm - stop - look at rear swing arm - nearly faint - 3 of 5 nuts holding rear sprocket are loose - chewing into swingarm - 4th is loose - so sprocket held on by one bolt - no vibrations - no handling problems - just squeak...
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