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  1. Transalp hears an old girl I would love an old friend from years ago that I haven't even seen since 89 rode with a 1% club in the late 70 he had one of these with ape hanger bars at the time . very interesting bloke to chat with very mechanically minded used...
  2. Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Hi I am selling my SR as I can no longer kickstart it due to problems with my knee. In brief; 13000 miles, mechanically perfect but showing some need for cleaning due to riding through last winter. On trail tyres. Still in warranty and no mot needed until May 2017. Happy to email piccies. Bike...
  3. Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Evening All, Have been browsing eBay/Gumtree for a while and haven't seen many for sale lately. I'm after a 600 Transalp as a second bike/project. I'd like a bike which is mechanically sound but could benefit from a bit of tlc. Looking to pay around £1k. I'm based in Manchester so something...
  4. Dominator / FMX
    Nothing about the SLR/FX phases me mechanically, except the first time I remove the cam cap bolts at the front of the head on a bike that's new to me. There are four with an 8mm head and one with a 10mm head, the bottom of the threads is exposed to all the crap thrown up from the front wheel...
  5. Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Hi everyone , once again im on the lookout for a big single , it would have to be good mechanically and ready for use so anything considered .If anyone has something tucked away not being used that they would consider selling then please let me know . I would welcome any reccomendations or...
  6. Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Anybody selling? Looking for a good, mechanically sound and low km's bike........... in very good condition Preferably standard condition with original lights/speedo/number plate holder etc and located in the north of England Don't want much, do I:D
  7. Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Hi as can be seen with my last post i sold my mint xl600lmf as i had arranged to buy other bike , this didnt happen as seller withdrew bike , i would like any of the above bikes , ideally excellent condition , or bit rough and ready but A1 mechanically , i am in glasgow but travel is not an...
  8. For Sale / Wanted
    Ideally I'd like a complete rear cylinder head, must be mechanically sound. At the very least I need the cylinder head, cam shaft and cam shaft holders. I've been looking for a few weeks so any help would be appreciated.
  9. Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Cant do any harm to ask.... A friend is looking for a CBR125. Ideally in the north west (as it will be muggins here who rides it back here and im buggered if im riding it miles and miles). Condition doesnt have to be mint as long as its mechanically spot on.
  10. Transalp
    Just purchased my first none 'get down and go' bike in the form of a Transalp 600 on a 99 plate. It has 41,000 miles on the clock and I have MOT's for the last 7 years. The chap who had it before me looked after it during his 7 year tenure. What sort of age/mileage related things should I...
  11. Transalp
    I dont mind admitting it, When it comes to mechanics I am C**p. :withstupid: I have got a new bulb for my TA and cannot work out how to change the thing.:cussing: How much stuff do I have to move / take off to get at it ? :dontknow: Any Help greatfuly recieved. :confused:
  12. Recommended Dealers/Service Providers/Campsites
    OK this might not help anyone, but.... In St.Ives, (there's a man with Seven Wives!), no not that St.Ives, the one in Cambridgeshire, I've stumbled upon a Gem of Little Motorcycle Workshop/Shop ... (OK I know most of you do your 'Stuff' but for the mechanically inept or just plane lazy here...
  13. Chatter
    Anyone ever heard of blowby my vn1500 has recenlty started squirting oil out the crankcase breather meaning the excess crankcase pressure :shock: Apparently if you dont give the big v twins some throttle fun the rings never seat in properly and glaze the cyclinders sounds diesally to me ...
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