Search found 17210 matches

by sirch345
Wed Dec 12, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: henry cole
Replies: 2
Views: 40

Re: henry cole

Thanks for reminding me. I knew it was on but forgot about it. At least I can catch up on the first one I missed :thumbup:

Chris.
by sirch345
Wed Dec 12, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Bike Chat
Topic: new tyres :)
Replies: 182
Views: 38982

Re: new tyres :)

Interesting question that. I use BT016 and run 29 front, 28 rear. What do others use? Did you mean 28psi in the rear tyre Ian :?: as that seems rather low to me as well, Chris. Yup. 28psi in the rear. It seems to work OK for me. In many ways, for me, tyres are just round black things. There are a c...
by sirch345
Wed Dec 12, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: The Workshop Knowledgebase
Topic: Dot the speedo.
Replies: 6
Views: 80

Re: Dot the speedo.

KermitLeFrog wrote:
Mon Dec 10, 2018 4:36 pm
To get the dots lined properly up you need to be doing 70 (and 30) mph. Must be difficult sticking them on at that speed...
:lol: :thumbup: brilliant,

Chris.
by sirch345
Wed Dec 12, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: Workshop
Topic: 5mm rear ride height spacer
Replies: 8
Views: 127

Re: 5mm rear ride height spacer

There's more, when you do fork mods it alters the weight distribution, the std forks sag a lot, when putting the correct rate springs in and bringing sag to a good 25-27mm your raising the front by 10mm of more, it's common to then raise the forks in the clamps which is needed but if you raise 5mm ...
by sirch345
Tue Dec 11, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Workshop
Topic: 5mm rear ride height spacer
Replies: 8
Views: 127

Re: 5mm rear ride height spacer

An interesting post Mike.

Slightly off topic I know, as you reduced the ride height did you need to adjust the rear static-sag as well each time to keep it at your preferred setting :?:

Chris.
by sirch345
Tue Dec 11, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Jokes
Topic: Crap joke #438
Replies: 1
Views: 41

Re: Crap joke #438

Now for some reason or other that struck me funny :lol:

Chris.
by sirch345
Tue Dec 11, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Bike Chat
Topic: new tyres :)
Replies: 182
Views: 38982

Re: new tyres :)

KermitLeFrog wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 5:58 pm
Interesting question that. I use BT016 and run 29 front, 28 rear. What do others use?
Did you mean 28psi in the rear tyre Ian :?: as that seems rather low to me as well,

Chris.
by sirch345
Mon Dec 10, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Stage 2 Cam Valve Springs
Replies: 32
Views: 450

Re: Stage 2 Cam Valve Springs

What a find 8) you must be a very happy chap :clap: :clap:

Chris.
by sirch345
Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: The Workshop Knowledgebase
Topic: speedo face removal & replace
Replies: 60
Views: 3751

Re: speedo face removal & replace

Good work Wicky :clap:

Chris.
by sirch345
Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: not really a bike
Replies: 47
Views: 1192

Re: not really a bike

@chris ay they are like night and day the size difference but i couldnt pass it up at the price so had to have it.£400 aint big money for a decent straight lathe that size :clap: Even though you had to spend a reasonable amount to get it up and running, I agree at that price it was a snip :clap: On...
by sirch345
Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Watty to the dark side?
Replies: 5
Views: 169

Re: Watty to the dark side?

Well that was a waste of 9mins of my Sunday morning... I watched it in the hope that I was gonna see a numptie throw a test bike up the road... Pass the wasp Watty... Hard cheese :) did I mention anything about a bike tester falling off............................................ :eh: On another no...
by sirch345
Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Wow Pete is 102 today...
Replies: 10
Views: 153

Re: Wow Pete is 102 today...

Happy Birthday Pete :Birthday:
I hope you've had a good day,

Chris.
by sirch345
Sat Dec 08, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: The Workshop Knowledgebase
Topic: speedo face removal & replace
Replies: 60
Views: 3751

Re: speedo face removal & replace

Good idea :thumbup:

Chris.
by sirch345
Sat Dec 08, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: not really a bike
Replies: 47
Views: 1192

Re: not really a bike

@chris ay they are like night and day the size difference but i couldnt pass it up at the price so had to have it.£400 aint big money for a decent straight lathe that size :clap: Even though you had to spend a reasonable amount to get it up and running, I agree at that price it was a snip :clap: On...
by sirch345
Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:16 pm
Forum: Pimp Your Ride
Topic: Latest incarnation
Replies: 22
Views: 662

Re: Latest incarnation

I wouldn't have thought you needed them if you asked me. know seeing the covers fitted it finishes the bike just right 8) 8) You were lucky to find the C/F frame covers, Chris. They are hand made by a guy in Poland I think he's a member on the firestorm group on Facebook his company name is RAD han...