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Re: Anyone else on here into Motorcycles?

Postby Widemouth Bay » 07 Sep 2018, 11:49

I've still got my 1964 Triumph Tiger 90 (350cc twin cylinder) I bought after my test in 1991. Plus there's a 1972 Triumph Tiger 650 at Mum & Dad's place (must get that home....well, I only moved out 20 years ago :rofl ). Done various rallies over the years - Concorde, Barrel Biker's, Dragon - good times, good group of folks.

I'm working on the electrics on the Tiger 90 at the moment. Put some indicators on her (to give some clue to Mr/Ms Driveupyour Exhaust-Pipe of my change of direction) and a self-cancelling indicator electronics box from the US. Had to change the ground over to negative earth to fit it (no positive earth option) and must've moved something as the timing's WAAAAAYYY out (oops :roll: ).

And then I get a T25, and the poor ol' Tiger has to to wait a bit. Ah well, you can't rush these things.

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Re: Anyone else on here into Motorcycles?

Postby pandp38 » 07 Sep 2018, 18:06

I got a ‘61 BSA C15 250 , a ‘61 BSA A10 650 both of which I restored about 25 years ago and ride regularly.

I also have a ‘40 BSA WM20 500 undergoing a long term resto, bought as a box of bits years ago.

When I’m not out in the camper van I love to go touring on my BMW K100 RS
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Re: Anyone else on here into Motorcycles?

Postby SEKN410 » 13 Sep 2018, 14:06

Yeah biker here too. Currently riding 2016 speed triple, but not very often. Anyone else find bikes and vans a conflict of interests. Always seem to be away at weekends in our van Norman hi top leisure drive. Not complaining but it just seems difficult to balance the two
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Re: Anyone else on here into Motorcycles?

Postby Ant-t » 13 Sep 2018, 16:19

I've been riding for years, I'm currently riding the latest of a string of Hondas which is an NC750X, not classic but a good commuter and mini tourer. The one before that was a CBF1000 which served me well for over 10 years. I like the balance of van and bike as they're two very different ways of getting about.
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Re: Anyone else on here into Motorcycles?

Postby jed the spread » 13 Sep 2018, 21:00

I have been trying to buy a decent road legal Yamaha TY250 for the last few years. Its the only bike I am super keen on and ride a 50CC monkey style bike around town most days. Super handy for getting places quick around London.

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Re: Anyone else on here into Motorcycles?

Postby Seababa » 15 Sep 2018, 07:13

Had sports bikes for a long time but not had one now for 14 years. Now decided to get one for a 110 mile round trip daily commute. Any recommendations guys? Looking at the BMW G650 which looks nice, with a great riding position. Looking to buy during the winter as everyone says it’s cheaper :?
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Re: Anyone else on here into Motorcycles?

Postby 300CE » 15 Sep 2018, 07:26

Seababa wrote:Had sports bikes for a long time but not had one now for 14 years. Now decided to get one for a 110 mile round trip daily commute. Any recommendations guys? Looking at the BMW G650 which looks nice, with a great riding position. Looking to buy during the winter as everyone says it’s cheaper :?


G650 are a good bike, but could also have a look at the Honda NC700S with dual clutch. Mate of mine has one for his daily commute from Woking to London and has had no problems with it at all.
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Re: Anyone else on here into Motorcycles?

Postby bigbadbob76 » 16 Sep 2018, 14:34

Yep, me too, I'm just back from a bike rally, feeeling a bit sore today. :P
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Re: Anyone else on here into Motorcycles?

Postby Gsparky » 06 Oct 2018, 11:10

Hi everybody, I’m new to the forum, and have an interest in lambretta scooters and I think my clutch is slipping on my camper!!
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Re: Anyone else on here into Motorcycles?

Postby Cobra88 » 06 Oct 2018, 11:12

Hi Guys

Added a new one to the fleet last Saturday :shock:
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Re: Anyone else on here into Motorcycles?

Postby bigbadbob76 » 23 Oct 2018, 17:51

Nice Zed Rick. :-)


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Re: Anyone else on here into Motorcycles?

Postby adsnape » 13 Nov 2018, 13:42

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Re: Anyone else on here into Motorcycles?

Postby Cobra88 » 14 Nov 2018, 18:07

That looks bigger than my T25 Ade! :)
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Re: Anyone else on here into Motorcycles?

Postby BOXY » 14 Nov 2018, 22:25

One for winter, one for summer.

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Re: Anyone else on here into Motorcycles?

Postby Johny B » 18 Nov 2018, 12:12

I’m currently building a bobber out of a 80s Kawasaki vn750, never built a bike before but lots of fun
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