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  1. Vara rear shock.

    Varadero
    I am pondering a replacement rear shock for my V5 2005 Varadero. I have mislaid my parts fiche files following a computer fire so I would be very grateful if anyone could give me the Honda part number please. There are a couple of sellers in Europe with keenly priced OEM units but I wasn't too...
  2. Torque Wrenches - yay or nay? and if yes, which one?

    Mechanical Advice
    hola mes amigos, Up until now I've always been a "seat it and twist it 1/4 to 1/2 a turn" type of chap but I've found myself pondering the virtues of a torque wrench recently - however I'm somewhat put off by the price - ....but I'm also aware that a penny pinched is a thread stripped so. Do...
  3. Mid/late September run to Yurrup??

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Not 100% certain yet, but it is looking increasing likely that if I want a post-harvest break, it'll be on my tod (on the Vara) as t' Missus does not seem keen on a break!! So, I am pondering a bike run across the Channel, heading towards warmish weather and not too much fog, so S. France...
  4. Been pondering and philosophising

    Chatter
    What is the correct definition of a " BIKER" To me it's someone who rides in all winds and weathers regardless, doesn't buy the latest fashion statement to brag down the pub about having the newest whatever it is then not being able to ride it.. I regard myself as a biker because...
  5. Pondering the Dark Side...

    Africa Twin
    Hi All, Due to a favourable set of financial circumstances too dull to go into here, I'm in the position to look at a Vara in the very near future. This means my @ will have to go, much as I love it. Just wondered what the opinions of anyone who's forsaken the @ for the Vara were - it's going...
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