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  1. Ooh er! Hole in exhaust - advice needed

    Transalp
    So I failed an MOT on an exhaust hole I didn't notice had formed. Fast forward to today and a bit of the wire brush and I have a lovely hole and surrounding rust. I guess I can patch it somehow but not sure of best way. Someone mentioned a sleeve but if I can avoid removing the whole system...
  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. XL600r tyre choice

    Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    So i have just bought an 83 600r (yay) with well worn knobblies... My question is,would Anakee 2's be suitable?...i'm confused about whether i can use tubeless tyres on my tubed rims... Help....getting so confused! Cheers PS.Long time since iv'e been on this site and it still rocks!
  4. Kindle... Any good?

    Chatter
    Something like this. Kindle e-Reader with Wi-Fi, 6" Display I seen it advertised the other day and thought that it may be a good xmas prezzy for my mother as she likes to read books in bed. Just thought someone on here might have some real experience of using one (or similar device) and could...
  5. 'alp passed MOT - yay

    Transalp
    My '92 alp passed it's MOT on Friday :blob7: - It initially failed for the headlight being set an inch too high. I reackon as a result of my new-ish Conti TKCs being bigger than the old tyres that we're on it! :eek: I'd arranged the MOT for Thursday but I was cleaning the bike on the drive...
  6. Rykers.... Yay or Nay?

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    well I went for a nice ride while the girlfriend was working hard... I had a lovely ride along Beachy head and along the coast to the other side of worthing.. up the A24 to stop off at the well known Rykers for nibbles.. well it was possibly the worst tea I have ever had, and the it has to...
  7. Yay, I have a bike again!

    Other Bikes
    As of Saturday next week, I'll be the proud owner of a 2004 955 Tiger! All the options, looks stunning, couldn't be happier! Hope to see some of you on the road when time and weather allows :-) Happy Trails, JB
  8. Yay!

    Africa Twin
    Got my RD03 round the clock on the way home. Now only done 27 Kms. :)
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