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by dodursley
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Rizzato Califfo De Luxe
Replies: 15
Views: 447

Re: Rizzato Califfo De Luxe

by dodursley
Sun Jun 14, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: The Yamaha Tenere thread
Replies: 130
Views: 4922

Re: The Yamaha Tenere thread

A new to me Tenere XTZ750, collected it yesterday, loosely assembled it today, after freeing a stuck rear caliper, appears to be all there, now the work starts. It was last on the road in 2006, then stored, still had the tax disc on it. Wheels are rotten but a good set provided, thought that was a H...
by dodursley
Wed Jun 10, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Multi-bike policies
Replies: 13
Views: 612

Re: Multi-bike policies

Peter James for old bikes, over 20 years old got 9 on my policy, they do/did? offer to quote for a modern added to the policy but always is cheaper to get an individual policy for a single modern elsewhere.
by dodursley
Tue Jun 09, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Ktm 640 safety switches bypass
Replies: 12
Views: 484

Re: Ktm 640 safety switches bypass

My 92 Transalp that had always been a good started but suddenly needed a few second of button then only started as I released the button. Traced it to the side stand switch and set the switch to always up, it had started if the stand was up, all OK. My 95 Harley Ultra has no switches on clutch, stan...
by dodursley
Mon Jun 08, 2020 9:02 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Ktm 640 safety switches bypass
Replies: 12
Views: 484

Re: Ktm 640 safety switches bypass

No MOT requirement according to this https://www.gov.uk/guidance/mot-inspect ... otorcycles
by dodursley
Sun May 31, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Anyone had a Fireblade ('99) ?
Replies: 30
Views: 781

Re: Anyone had Fireblade ('99) ?

I brought a 1992 Fireblade, last run 2012 and hardly used since 2008, street fighter-ed years ago, probably in the 1990s judging by some of the bits on it, WHY! It was local, cheap and looked an interesting project, looked like I could use bits I had around. Got it running after untangling the wirin...
by dodursley
Mon May 25, 2020 8:34 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Guilty Pleasures
Replies: 126
Views: 4617

Re: Guilty Pleasures

The problem is I lust after sports bikes but the riding position does not suit my troublesome back so they have to go & I am back on more upright bikes, the XRV750 is behind the SB3. When I brought the SB3 the choice was between it and a more modern RC30.. Though not in the Bimota or RC30 money clas...
by dodursley
Sun May 24, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Guilty Pleasures
Replies: 126
Views: 4617

Re: Guilty Pleasures

Best I can do is a 1980 SB3,, 20 years ago?
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by dodursley
Thu May 14, 2020 9:16 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Guilty Pleasures
Replies: 126
Views: 4617

Re: Guilty Pleasures

had the UK/Euro version of the Nighthawk a few years ago
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by dodursley
Sat May 02, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: When this is over. Where are you taking your bike?
Replies: 92
Views: 4930

Re: When this is over. Where are you taking your bike?

If you live in a rural area you could have a reasonable trip to the shops/supermarkets, you may have to visit a few to get all you want/need.

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