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by dodursley
Tue Dec 11, 2012 10:09 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: A few questions for the taller riders on here.....
Replies: 30
Views: 5530

Re: A few questions for the taller riders on here.....

I am only 6' but I do notice that some (many) bikes that are a stretch, for me, OK for you, from saddle to ground are cramped for me saddle to footrests which I suppose is manufactures wanting footrests and/or frame bottom as high as possible and seat as low as possible. So highest seat does not alw...
by dodursley
Sun Dec 09, 2012 7:57 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: MOT brake question.
Replies: 6
Views: 822

Re: MOT brake question.

have a read of the online manual http://www.motuk.co.uk/manual/mc_contents.htm
by dodursley
Thu Nov 29, 2012 8:31 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: My bike history so far.
Replies: 133
Views: 20946

Re: My bike history so far.

I did not actually create the list for ABR but had been trying to correlate my digitised photos to my bikes for my own reference system in excel last year and just added the recent ones to it. Only 4 or 5 a year on average I tend to keep some bikes for years and others for just a few months. Of cour...
by dodursley
Sun Nov 18, 2012 8:18 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: My bike history so far.
Replies: 133
Views: 20946

Re: My bike history so far.

the 1921 Harley did go to Sammy Miller after I sold it about 20 years ago, the number was sold off it then the bike sold on to SM. An unwieldy beast (the Harley)not suited to British lanes.
by dodursley
Sat Nov 17, 2012 12:53 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: My bike history so far.
Replies: 133
Views: 20946

Re: My bike history so far.

Over the course of 50 years of rebuilding and riding motorcycles I have owned the following, have probably forgotten some as well! Over 200 listed by make year Make Model cc 20 ABC twin 400 27 AJS K6 350 20 & 21 Alldays & Onions Allon 300 13 Alldays & Onions Single 550 30 Ariel 4v 500 47, 48, 52 Ari...
by dodursley
Sat Nov 10, 2012 3:19 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: 50:1 OS Discovery Maps
Replies: 12
Views: 2330

Re: 50:1 OS Discovery Maps

GBs RA will do you, the stuff I was explaining in the pm, I also use RA but the batteries on some of mine are poor but if you have a constant power supply you are OK and I have heard that RA will rebuild them for £50ish new battery etc see http://devongtrf.activeboard.com/f449321/pcs-browers-gps-mem...
by dodursley
Sat Nov 10, 2012 9:56 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: 50:1 OS Discovery Maps
Replies: 12
Views: 2330

Re: 50:1 OS Discovery Maps

An alternative is to use Memory Map on a satnav with Windows Mobile, I use Binatone, cheap not waterproof(~£50 new, £20 SH )put it in the map pocket of my tank bag. Maps available on internet. more info can be found www.xrv.org.uk/forums/travel/72882-memory-map-sat-nav-2.html and www.microlightforum...
by dodursley
Mon Nov 05, 2012 7:51 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Not C90s but the Suzuki FR80 Story! UPDATE: Part 2...
Replies: 5
Views: 7435

Re: Not C90s but the Suzuki FR80 Story! (part 1)

I had a Phillips gadabout my first set of motorised 2 wheels 1960ish used it to get to school, about 5 miles each way, then progressed to Zundapp Bella and BSA Sunbeam 175 scooters, then a £10 Vincent Comet, in bits, cost another £20 to get it on the road though, whilst I was at uni.
by dodursley
Sat Oct 13, 2012 4:28 pm
Forum: FOR SALE - WANTED
Topic: Honda 1988 XRV650 Africa Twin RD03 for sale SOLD
Replies: 7
Views: 3637

Re: Honda 1988 XRV650 Africa Twin RD03 for sale

Bike now sold, via this site

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