had a disaster today ,in the process of rebuilding my front wheel one of the spoke holders on the hub broke off consequently hub is now TU:mad:
looking for replacement got a spare on the shelf maybe?
What are the downfalls of a decat of a Transalp 700?
I spoke to a mechanic and he advised against it because something had to be cleaned out every 2000km... or something like that.
Perhaps someone here could offer some sound advice?
Hi guys i am looking at getting a new crash helmet i currently have a shark vision r that is spot on when riding my naked 1200 Bandit but when riding my Varadero with screen adjustments i can ride up to 80mph with visor open as soon as i close visor i get lots of noise and some buffeting.
Hi all, been in the background of this forum for a while now and been really impressed with the search function. . . I am currently putting an slr 650 back on the road and after many months of work it's very nearly ready. I have fitted a nearly straight through pipe and a cone filter, upped the...
I have just changed the OEM front springs on my F800GS.
I installed a set of Öhlins (Ohlins for you english spoken).
What a remarkable difference! The bike is so much more planted and do not nose plunge when braking hard.
I already had the rear kitted out with an Öhlins so now the bike is just...
Has anyone converted rims to run with tubeless tyres, Vader posted about tyres and there was a link to an Italian site with O ring spoke tensioners. Just wondered if there were other options
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Thought I'd share the state of my TA's rear wheel. Irritating that the previous owner ignored him, left him alone in a garage for so many years it got to this...
The valve area is the worst...
I'm still riding him daily, but I wonder how long until a spoke goes through the inner...
Thanks for the hints so far.
Since last time...I found that the crank case was completely full of petrol so I have drained and changed this back to oil!. With new plugs the bike starts with the air box off. I am using a plastic bottle and a tube as a tank. When inverted, then fuel...
Does anyone work in an institution that still had toilets reserves for executive use only? I was told earlier on today about someone who was spoken to as they had gone and used the loos on the executive floor in their place of work.
I really thought that sort of thing was in the past.
can anyone put up the rim diameter and width specifications, as well as any spoke details(quantity, size etc) you are aware of for the xl650v wheels please.
I am haggling over a possible supply of stainless steel spokes but my bike is in Gozo....
Having a few issues trying to get my RR bars to fit my RD03. Have spoken to Jonathan and everything's cool but just wondering if anyone has successfully fitted the bars to an RD03?
I think jonathan said they have been fitted to RD04's without issue and we both thought the frames were the same...
this is alan son, scott.
i know my dad was always on this forum and spoke to a few of you. dont no how many did but i thought it would be best to let you that alan past a way in his sleep last thurs/fri (27th / 28th dec) age 52.
check these out ,,,,,,,
as trick as they come ,,,,,,,,
ive built these for a customer , he bought the front wheel from thge states ,
originally with a blue hub , and a silver rim, and the rear rim from uk ebay
30 quid , i kid you not !!! , the rear hub is brand new , and the rear spokes...
Do i need these in my tyres?
they got lost when were sent out for truing after a rebuilt and i get new tyres and tubes fitted.
now thinking i prob should take tyres off and fit the rubber band around spoke nipples
Since we get asked so much for an 18" rim, we're looking at having a batch manufactured.
The size will be 18" x 3.5" with a 32 hole spoke pattern specifically for the Africa Twin - which will open up the tyre choices, and allow you to run a 140 or 150 section tyre (I run a 150/70 18 Mefo...
I have a 2003-manufactured Yamaha TTR600RE, with a broken spoke in the rear wheel on the drive sprocket side.
It seems I need to buy a whole set of (expensive) spokes to get around this! Or I have been told that if I send one in that Central Wheels or Talon could copy and make me one. However...