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by nigelrb
Fri Aug 14, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Powdercoating wheels
Replies: 23
Views: 473

Re: Powdercoating wheels

Richard wrote:
Fri Aug 14, 2020 9:29 am

F@@k me that's almost serious for me and it's not even 11.00 am
Good to know. I'll store that in my memory banks and come up with some REAL HEAVY sh!t one early morning!! 8)
by nigelrb
Thu Aug 13, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: Items For Sale
Topic: Haynes Manual
Replies: 3
Views: 58

Re: Haynes Manual

sirch345 wrote:
Thu Aug 13, 2020 2:42 pm
A cheap manual for someone :clap:

Chris.
Agree. And I'm surprised it hasn't sold :( . I recently paid £12.50 posted off The Bay. :roll:
by nigelrb
Thu Aug 13, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Powdercoating wheels
Replies: 23
Views: 473

Re: Powdercoating wheels

^^^ Fair point about the older alloy. A good metallurgist would probably define the British and USA alloy mixes as far superior to the Japanese compromise for price. This is just my feeling; I have no complaints about my various Honda parts, but I'd see this as the declining quality of everything fr...
by nigelrb
Wed Aug 12, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: what have you done to your "bike" today
Replies: 19849
Views: 875428

Re: what have you done to your "bike" today

I think a wheel off Old Rusty might be a good call!! :lol:
by nigelrb
Wed Aug 12, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Powdercoating wheels
Replies: 23
Views: 473

Re: Powdercoating wheels

bertye wrote:
Wed Aug 12, 2020 1:30 pm
. . . 1st polish them rub a candle on it and the rub in. . .
Damn. I've just been admonished for 'stealing' 3 candles from my wife's bedside drawer. :(
by nigelrb
Wed Aug 12, 2020 6:07 am
Forum: The Welcome Inn
Topic: Hi from Melbourne
Replies: 6
Views: 102

Re: Hi from Melbourne

Hi and welcome. :thumbup:
by nigelrb
Tue Aug 11, 2020 5:43 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Seriously! Not a chance.
Replies: 15
Views: 351

Re: Seriously! Not a chance.

Richard wrote:
Tue Aug 11, 2020 4:00 pm

Phewwww glad to see that poor old black bike has some yellar on it
:clap: :lol: :lol:
by nigelrb
Tue Aug 11, 2020 3:40 pm
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Powdercoating wheels
Replies: 23
Views: 473

Re: Powdercoating wheels

Have had a couple storms with part polished wheels.. pita! If I was going for that effect again then i'd have the wheels powdercoated in a nice bright silver and then paint the centres black. I do like the look of polished wheel rims like nigelrb's above though. Chris. Yeah, I just HAD to have a se...
by nigelrb
Tue Aug 11, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Seriously! Not a chance.
Replies: 15
Views: 351

Re: Seriously! Not a chance.

fabiostar wrote:
Tue Aug 11, 2020 3:10 pm
it is a pretty bike but the price is a tad ott :sad2
I wonder if Mac could use it as a template for Old Rusty? :lol:
by nigelrb
Tue Aug 11, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: No. 14
Replies: 25
Views: 400

Re: No. 14

What did you expect for the money :wink: At the very least to get me money back... Only another £427 to go ... :roll: I wish you a lot of luck Mac :thumbup: Gonna bloody need it thanks ... :lol: :lol: Chris. You can't blame a trier Mac, just unlucky on this one may be, Chris. Maybe, but I think man...
by nigelrb
Tue Aug 11, 2020 7:30 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Seriously! Not a chance.
Replies: 15
Views: 351

Re: Seriously! Not a chance.

Richard wrote:
Mon Aug 10, 2020 9:49 pm

Absolutely, but could have been worse it could have been black 🤣🤣
Black bikes matter! :lol: :lol:
by nigelrb
Mon Aug 10, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Seriously! Not a chance.
Replies: 15
Views: 351

Re: Seriously! Not a chance.

sirch345 wrote:
Mon Aug 10, 2020 2:02 pm
I must be the odd one out as I like it 8) :shh:
I think we all like it. It's the price that's floored a few.

Still, nothing overly wrong with being 'odd'. :lol:
by nigelrb
Mon Aug 10, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hot
Replies: 15
Views: 322

Re: Hot

I always insist on boots: :lol:
by nigelrb
Mon Aug 10, 2020 7:03 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Seriously! Not a chance.
Replies: 15
Views: 351

Re: Seriously! Not a chance.

Some nice goodies on it, but a classic case of trying to recoup money spent.

There's a narrow market for these things and perhaps an even narrower one at that price.
by nigelrb
Sun Aug 09, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: Bike Chat
Topic: Clip ons
Replies: 6
Views: 127

Re: Clip ons

uk13iker wrote:
Sun Aug 09, 2020 4:21 pm
I’m after some clip ons to fit fireblade front end, has anyone used any of the cheap Ones from China?
I am not a Chinese parts critic cos I have bought many, BUT, not too sure if I'd feel safe with their clip ons. Only my thoughts based on others' experiences on other forums.