Search:

Type: Posts; User: bobtail84; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    60
    Views
    4,919

    Hey Mel, Thanks for your comments as the bike...

    Hey Mel,

    Thanks for your comments as the bike has been an ongoing project for nearly 10 years.

    I know Dunlop have stopped making the Sportmax Alpha13's and they have been replaced by...
  2. Replies
    60
    Views
    4,919

    Up date time.. The wheels have been built up...

    Up date time..

    The wheels have been built up and balanced.
    ...
  3. Replies
    20
    Views
    435

    I have 18/48 and the bike pulls fine.

    I have 18/48 and the bike pulls fine.
  4. Replies
    60
    Views
    4,919

    Dave, That has defo crossed my mind, I am...

    Dave,

    That has defo crossed my mind, I am building the wheels up at the weekend so I will offer the wheel up and see where we go from there.
  5. Replies
    6
    Views
    323

    Just to add to the mix I had the choke plunger...

    Just to add to the mix I had the choke plunger seals replaced and the difference is night and day, if the carbs are 40 plus years old the seals will be shot. I totally recommend getting the seals...
  6. Replies
    60
    Views
    4,919

    Hi Lars, thanks for sending me the measurements,...

    Hi Lars, thanks for sending me the measurements, they are a great help.

    I am working on a torque arm solution using 7mm thick flat aluminium bar with slight angled bends, I will put up pictures...
  7. Replies
    60
    Views
    4,919

    Update time.. The wheel builder has sent me...

    Update time..

    The wheel builder has sent me some pics of my completed wheels which he has boxed up and posted, they should be with me at the weekend. :cool:

    ...
  8. Replies
    60
    Views
    4,919

    The Hubs are quite scarce in the UK so when I saw...

    The Hubs are quite scarce in the UK so when I saw this pair I snapped them up sharpish.

    I am going to fit a 160-60 18 in the rear & 110-80 18 on the front.
  9. Replies
    60
    Views
    4,919

    I like the idea of the tubless conversion and I...

    I like the idea of the tubless conversion and I am going to give it a go, thanks for the link. :cool:
  10. Replies
    60
    Views
    4,919

    I will do thanks. I was not aware that Sharpy...

    I will do thanks.

    I was not aware that Sharpy had passed and I'm sorry to here that.
  11. Replies
    60
    Views
    4,919

    I have made a late night purchase.... ...

    I have made a late night purchase....

    https://hosting.photobucket.com/images/ee286/bobtail84/20210105_165303.jpg
    ...
  12. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,878

    I've just scrolled down and found the picture of...

    I've just scrolled down and found the picture of your bike and could see the gixxer wheels.. nice looking bike by the way. :D
  13. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,878

    Did you put a 10mm spacer on the rear sproket to...

    Did you put a 10mm spacer on the rear sproket to match the 10mm on the front? I only ask as I am having a 4.25 spoked rim on the rear with a 150x70 18 tyre and I already have a 530 chain on the bike....
  14. Replies
    31
    Views
    1,657

    Can I suggest using a colour tune to set up the...

    Can I suggest using a colour tune to set up the idle.

    I found that just adjusting the idle screws is pointless unless you are a carburetor jedi, with the colour tune you can see the burn as you...
  15. Thread: Rotary drags

    by bobtail84
    Replies
    3
    Views
    465

    Those Aussies are special, it must be the heat.....

    Those Aussies are special, it must be the heat.. Brilliant to watch though. :cool:
  16. Replies
    60
    Views
    4,919

    Thanks for the tip Dan as I have not done that...

    Thanks for the tip Dan as I have not done that yet.. :D
  17. Replies
    16
    Views
    2,894

    Sticky: Done and thanks for all the hard work in running...

    Done and thanks for all the hard work in running the site.
  18. Replies
    60
    Views
    4,919

    Happy new year Dan.

    Happy new year Dan.
  19. Replies
    60
    Views
    4,919

    Update time. When I checked the bike over...

    Update time.

    When I checked the bike over after a good shake down which included 2 track days at Brands Hatch motor racing curcuit in Kent UK I found the chain had started to tighten up on a...
  20. Replies
    37
    Views
    1,625

    Agemax, I did read your conversion and really...

    Agemax, I did read your conversion and really liked the way you did the whole job, if I was looking to do a permanent conversion thats the one I would go for, I might still do it anyway.. :rolleyes:
  21. Replies
    37
    Views
    1,625

    To be fair I did not expect the conversion to...

    To be fair I did not expect the conversion to make that much difference.

    I have a luggage weighing doofa that I will try and get a base line figure for effort to move the lever before conversion...
  22. Replies
    37
    Views
    1,625

    I just happend to be down the shed and to add to...

    I just happend to be down the shed and to add to the comments on this thread I have a little info with pictures and a mock-up of the Hydraulic clutch conversion that is fully reversable and may or...
  23. Replies
    37
    Views
    1,625

    I have been mulling this idea over for a number...

    I have been mulling this idea over for a number of years but just not got round to it, I have a Suzuki Bandit GSF1200 hydraulic clutch master cylinder (eBay) and a slave cylinder which cost 85 at a...
  24. I never thought that I would be a track day type...

    I never thought that I would be a track day type of person but it's so much fun.

    The day was run by The Bike Shed MCC https://bikeshedmoto.com/ and it was for any inapropriate motorcyles so...
  25. So, I went and done it again at 56 years old this...

    So, I went and done it again at 56 years old this time.... :cool:

    I went back to Brands Hatch on the 17th Sept for another day of fun in the sun and it was 28c which is slightly warm by UK...
Results 1 to 25 of 130
Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4