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by mechanic
Sat Nov 02, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: Snow snow, quick, quick snow!
Replies: 6
Views: 540

Re: Snow snow, quick, quick snow!

Not the same tyre but I’ve had TKC 70s on a trail bike. They also have a big unbroken Centre Band of Tread. Lethal when braking upright in the wet. I’d never buy banded tyres again.
by mechanic
Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Alpine passes
Replies: 7
Views: 1070

Re: Alpine passes

Interesting stuff! But does anyone who has ridden there know the answer to the Salt on the road Question?
by mechanic
Sat Sep 21, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Alpine passes
Replies: 7
Views: 1070

Alpine passes

Hi all, leaving for a trip this Thursday, heading to Austria to ride as many Alpine roads as possible! Not been before. Wondering if salt or grit is used on these roads at high altitude to dress the road surface? Such as on the Grossglockner etc etc. If so I’ll dose the bike up with ACF50 before I l...
by mechanic
Mon Jun 24, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: ABR Festival 2019
Topic: ABR meeting 12/14/July
Replies: 5
Views: 2685

Re: ABR meeting 12/14/July

Ahh, thanks for that plus reminder on DVLA check code! Cheers Nige.
by mechanic
Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: ABR Festival 2019
Topic: ABR meeting 12/14/July
Replies: 5
Views: 2685

ABR meeting 12/14/July

Hi, looking forward to this as I guess many are! Does anyone know if you pre register for the manufactures bike rides that are on offer from the likes of KTM Yamaha etc, or is it just, join the line up on the day? Thanks, Nige.
by mechanic
Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Ktm 1290 s
Replies: 3
Views: 380

Re: Ktm 1290 s

Is the hyper pro spring not progressively wound to help account for this?
by mechanic
Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Main Bearings Idenitification
Replies: 14
Views: 855

Re: Main Bearings Idenitification

The, special heat treated bearing really comes into its own when working in unfiltered or dirty oil, such as a sealed unit with a long service life like a gearbox. Hope this helps.,
by mechanic
Thu May 30, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Brittany Ferries - anyone know what's going on?
Replies: 6
Views: 2201

Re: Brittany Ferries - anyone know what's going on?

It had an engine fire earlier in may, I was booked to sail but got a text 3 days before informing me of technical problems and no sailing. Rode from Yorkshire through the tunnel and down to Southern Portugal extra 3 days on my holidays. After few phone calls and emails I received a refund. Then used...
by mechanic
Thu May 30, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Crystallised Brake Fluid
Replies: 14
Views: 946

Re: Crystallised Brake Fluid

Bought an old Aprilia trail bike a couple of years ago as a project.It had been stored in a damp shipping container for 5 years. The fluid in the front of that had crystallised.
by mechanic
Mon May 20, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: Help and advice
Replies: 17
Views: 3591

Re: Help and advice

Will / do you have to pre register to ride the test bikes on the day, or will it be a big queue first come first served?

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