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  1. Varadero & the addiction to modifying

    Varadero
    I feel that yesterday's Vtr shock fitment was the final chapter to project "Varastorm". Here's a list of modifications that I've done to my trackday Varadero :) I'm a bit shocked with the amount of things that I've done to it over the years, but here they all are in one thread, Engine...
  2. I have got a new toy.

    Transalp
    Triumph Tiger 955i, 2005 with just 16,000 genuine on the clock. Got Triumph gel seats, All Triumph luggage. Engine Bars, Headlight Grille, Radiator and Oil cooler grills and a Bagster Tank cover and bag. All in near unmarked condition. V. nice to ride on the open road but I don't think I will...
  3. Tollesbury > Maldon > Burnham-on-Crouch on Tigger 955i

    Great Roads/Routes
    Out & about early on Thursday for a bimble on the hottest day of the year so far. First stop at Doc's for a repeat prescription, second stop Tollesbury for a snack - little independent butcher with a mad glint in eye and blood splatters on his apron that was selling sausage roll by the length...
  4. Keihin flatside carb

    Dominator / FMX
    Greetings from Denmark. I want to put my Dommie on the road as spring is just around the corner. I have fitted a flatside carb which was set up by Nick in Brum but I fitted a bell mouth on it and no ammount of adjustment will stop it backfiring and spitting. Nick advised me to put an air filter...
  5. Danish bright spark

    Chatter
    I find myself in need of some help with the electrics on my "current" bike rebuild, if you will pardon the pun...:rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes: I have reached the stage on my Triumph TR6 build where I will be ready to wire up the electrics in the not too distant future... My "current" wiring...
  6. Trident project

    Triumph
    A while ago I did a thread on here about a custom SLR I built.....was just re reading it then noticed theres a Triumph section here! So heres a few pics of latest Trident project....
  7. New Transalp from Honda?

    Transalp
    Interesting... Honda Africa Twin 'little brother' on the way | MCN ---- Honda Africa Twin 'little brother' on the way Published: Today 13:38 Ke nji Morita, Large Project Leader for the Africa Twin The Honda Africa Twin is a well-balanced adventure bike that’s perfect for two-up...
  8. Where have all the big trail bikes gone?

    Other Bikes
    I was at the NEC for Motorcycle Live this week, and whilst the pages of the motorcycling press are plastered with "Adventure Bikes", it was noticeable that there weren't any big trail bikes at the show. If you want to spend £20k on 125+bhp and 250kg of touring bike on long travel suspension then...
  9. Wheel building.

    Chatter
    Autumn greetings from Viking land. I am thinking about having a go at wheel building and know absolutely nothing about what I am letting myself in for. I will be needing something else to do now that my engine re-build is nearing completion. My project has got a 16x5 inch rear wheel that I am...
  10. Wanted: Crankshaft pinnion gear puller..

    For Sale / Wanted
    I need to find a Triumph cranksjaft pinion puller so I can get the pinnion gear off my cranlshaft... They are for sale for about £50 on ebay and I was womdering if any of you lads had one for sale? I have to get one otherwise I cant seperate the crank cases to get at the crank shaft...
  11. Need some help with a bodge

    Bodgers Corner
    I have the engine out of the 1970 Triumph T120R TR6 I aquired in Germany and have need of some bodging advice from you experts out there... I have just taken the primary chain case off and totally de-greased it.. On closer inspection it looks like some ham fisted fool has hit it with a hammer...
  12. Leather bike jacket.

    Chatter
    Greetings from Denmark, I just got back from a ride out with my son. Its the first time we have had a sunny day in a while, so we went for an excellent ride out and had a great 50 mile ride....:):):) His little XS 400 sounded awesome with his Dunstall...
  13. My latest project

    Triumph
    Greetings from Denmark from the forums favourite scouse person...:D:D:D Now my son has finished his XS 400 which he wouldnt let me go near I decided I needed a project of my own.. I collected a 1970 Triumph TR6 Tiger 650 from an old German mate who is seriously ill with alcohol related...
  14. Future classic?

    Transalp
    from What makes a good future classic bike? - BLOG -------- mcdparts.co. MCD PART's blog, technical stuff, industry and product news What makes a good future classic bike? Posted on 8:46pm Friday 23rd Dec 2016 By and large there are lots of bikes out there that have the potential to...
  15. Got another RD04!!

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, glad to see this page alive and well. I left a number of years ago after my old RD04 (pictured above) tried to give up the ghost I gave it to my mechanic as a thank you for all his years of sweat, toil and blood charging me mates rates. I went over to a ....ahem.....im sorry..... a...
  16. For Sale: Honda nx650 (street tracker) parts, excel r17 wheels

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hello, Parting out my project bike Honda Dominator street tracker and have almost all stock parts. Engine is sold Excel R17 wheel (front 3,5` rear 4,25`) with tires and brake disk 400e Honda CG125 tank 120e Stock tank 40e Carb 60e Rear shock 40e Front forks 100e Stock seat 40e For other parts...
  17. My Africa Twin XRV 750 Facelift

    Africa Twin
    I have had most big trail bikes over the years KLR600, Cagiva 500 and 650 elephant, Tenere 600, XL600 LMF but settled and loved my Africa Twin since 1996, then recently had a mid life crisis and give my old AT to my manager for his 25th year working for our company and bought a BMW GS800...
  18. Sold transalp.

    Transalp
    Sold my transalp 700 yesterday after 6 months of happy ownership it was a nice bike,i sold my triumph aswell yesterday so a busy day,i am buying a yamaha mt09 tracer after a test ride its a cracking bike light and goes really well,i did test the new africa twin which is a nice bike but heavy and...
  19. Are bikes getting too complicated?

    Africa Twin
    ever get the feeling bikes are getting too complicated? Triumph Tiger Explorer review .... the bike in question (or, at least, the full-spec option) features semi-active suspension, cornering ABS, cruise control, a torque-assist clutch, a Hill-Hold 'handbrake' function, a traction control...
  20. Interesting documentary worth watching while waiting for your new @

    Chatter
    Love, Speed and Loss | Television | NZ On Screen A documentary in four parts about motor-racer Kim Newcombe, who turned heads in the 70s on a König motorbike he developed and designed himself. He was killed racing in 1973 and posthumously came second in that year's World 500cc Grand Prix...
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