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  1. 1991 Tranny 600V spits back badly on overrun

    Transalp
    Anyone any suggestions please? Bloody embarrassing going through town. Cheers
  2. Engine temp

    Dominator / FMX
    I just got back from a 50 mile brap, mainly fast country roads with a little town work towards the end. An hour later i put my hand on the clutch cover and it feels really hot, an hour later. Now by hot i mean putting my hand on the cover and leaving it on, it was uncomfortable to say the least...
  3. Rd04 gearing

    Africa Twin
    Ok I'm running 16/49 sprockets and find that it's perfect for town and trail riding but seems too buzzy for motorway/fast road riding. What do you guys run ? Thinking of running a 47 on the rear, Any thoughts ? Cheers Bob
  4. Spain

    Yamaha
    A lovely track from our campsite to the Spanish Coastal town of Peniscola, yes and it is pronounced peeniscola. 20 kilometres in the mid 20's. Perfect. Oh and that's the wife, not me. Yes I know it's a Honda but the bike you cannot see is an XT 350
  5. Urgent help please - molybdenum or lithium grease

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, I'm after some urgent advice. I am finding it very hard to find moly grease here in the south of France to use with my engine rebuild. Lithium general purpose is in great supply though - can I use lithium, or does it have to be Moly? Appreciate and quick responses, as I am in town now...
  6. AT hesitates after 120 km/h

    How to.....
    Hi All I have a 99 AT and had cleaned the carbs etc but after about 30 km`s the bike starts hesitating if you open up the throttle to pass other vehicles. Had the bike at a mechanic can`t find fault. If you open up the throttle and realy ride the bike hard through the gears no prob. Any one...
  7. Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire YO51

    Chatter
    Anyone here living within a mile or two of this town who could have a look at a bike for me please at a dealers? YO51 9NS It's a 3hr+ trip for me so it'd be nice to get an independent overview if possible. ;-)
  8. 1992 Paris Cape Town Rally

    Africa Twin
    Hi, I understand there wasnt a factory team in 92 .. really dont find much on the interweb.. looking for a few pixs of the non official bikes that entered. Did Honda provide the marathon that year, or was it earlier on the RD03 only.. any info welcome.. cheers Matt
  9. Dont you just hate it when .....

    Africa Twin
    You cant break the bead on the rear tyre even with a plank on the side of the tyre and then the car on top ...... so i take it across town to use a mates tyre machine and bingo then pop a new K60 Scout on ..... drive home and fine its on the wrong way round :( Out with the tyre levers then :(...
  10. Speedo going nuts

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, I've encountered a strange problem lately. I notice that when I'm cruising around town and I pull to around 100 km/h, release the throttle, my speedo needle won't react or very little at all. Then, when I pull the clutchlever, rev the engine up, the needle falls to around the speed I'm...
  11. Spoof videos of your town

    Chatter
    HAd this e-mailed to me today someone locally has done a video about my town, i watched it and was pissi*g myself with laughter but also thought how true it was Kernow King's Cornwall - Episode3 : Camborne - YouTube Anybody got any video's of there town which are comical and worth watching
  12. spotted

    Spotted
    I saw a very nice at in my home town tonight at about 4pm, is it anyone on here?:cool:
  13. DRZ400 - Exhaust

    Suzuki
    Hi folks, Anyone can tell me what is the quietest exhaust for the DRZ400? The stock one is quite loud, I fitted the FMF which is fun but very loud too. Now, I am taking my DRZ for a trip around the world, a quite exhaust will be great when crossing villages and small town without disturbing...
  14. Good old Supersonics

    Chatter
    Was at my works xmas lunch yesterday, FREE BAR from midday until 7pm, then we went down town for some more rapid fire. Got home at 11pm Sooooo-- why am I not feeling ill ?? Feeling absolutely fine, if I had been on the lowflyers, I wouldn't have made even 5pm What is it about gin and tonic...
  15. Suzuki have snatched the Ugly Stick..

    Chatter
    ... and they seem to have gone to town on the front end... INTERMOT Concepts From Suzuki and Yamaha Point To Future Production Models « MotorcycleDaily.com – Motorcycle News, Editorials, Product Reviews and Bike Reviews
  16. Forum Years

    Chatter
    I was just wondering if forums work the same way as most other 'new' things........ the bypass around my town is still called the new road, it was built over 20 years ago......... the fella at the top of our street is known as the new bloke, he's lived there 10 years.......... and the CRF New...
  17. Riding in the USA

    Chatter
    Planning a trip in the states next year and was wondering what it is like to recover there. We are planning on a few 300 + days, now here we don't have a problem with that. I usually sit at around 80-90mph,now what is it like in the states? Are there really cops around every corner? I obviously...
  18. Vara's in London

    Chatter
    is it me or there are fewer and fewer Varas out and about in London....? I travel into town daily but I can't see many Deros about......plenty of 125's but not the big brothers......
  19. Off to Cape Town

    Chatter
    for work in October. I will "hopefully" manage a couple of days off work. Anyone familiar with the place? Any tips...? Please...?
  20. Can't make up my mind.

    Chatter
    There is an ex Danish Army R65GS, 1992 4-sale here, close to my town. But with only 27 hp. I wonder if it will feel slow and sluggish? I might buy it and fit a 800-1000 engine in the frame. We'll se if it's possible to haggle the price down a bit. Wish me luck!
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