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by mechanic
Mon Jun 24, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: ABR Festival 2019
Topic: ABR meeting 12/14/July
Replies: 5
Views: 355

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: 355

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: 248

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: 529

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: 629

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: 586

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: 1010

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?
by mechanic
Fri May 03, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: TRAVEL
Topic: Portsmouth to Santander ferry.07/05/19
Replies: 3
Views: 326

Portsmouth to Santander ferry.07/05/19

Ferry as above cancelled due to a tech problem/ incident aboard the Pont-Aven ferry. No substitute offered. This is going to mess with a few holiday plans!
by mechanic
Thu May 02, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: CLOTHING
Topic: Shoei GT Air Condensation
Replies: 12
Views: 1274

Re: Shoei GT Air Condensation

I’ve always used pin locks in my road helmets and on damp wet days been very glad of them. Careful fitting is critical for good results. Always adjust pins to be as tight as you can, it’s amazing how the visors flex when fitting then spring back ok. Also, I leave visor and pin lock in a warm airing ...
by mechanic
Fri Apr 19, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Engine bolt kits
Replies: 20
Views: 721

Re: Engine bolt kits

Plus one on that. Been using it for years. Never had a problem. It also comes in little handy tubes, but more expensive.

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