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    TZ350

    ESE's works engine tuner

    Thread Starter: TZ350

    . This is Thomas a Vietnamese race mechanic, you know that place where they have all those hot 50's and 125's are big bikes. Thomas, ESE's Race Team's Tuner is fettling number 9. adjusting the port timing for Taupo. Its hard to see but he has taped a degree wheel to the magneto flywheel...

    Last Post By: peewee Today, 06:08 Go to last post
    Yokomama

    Your first bike.

    Thread Starter: Yokomama

    Having been a car guy for about as long as Iíve been allowed to drive, Iíve only recently come over to the correct number of wheels. Iím more aiming at the older crowd here - I respect such experience. Everyone remembers their first bike. Right? My grandad had a triumph tiger cub - the one...

    Last Post By: slofox Yesterday, 15:28 Go to last post
    BikingBrit

    Testing rectifier on a Street Triple R 2011

    Thread Starter: BikingBrit

    Hi there, I've been having problems keeping my battery charged on my Triple R 2011 and hoped to get some insight from someone who knows more than I do. I have bought a new battery but the problem remained. I'm really not that good with electrics, but I did a diode test (following some youtube...

    Last Post By: F5 Dave Yesterday, 19:58 Go to last post
    Boostinu13

    Opinions on purchasing a new bike

    Thread Starter: Boostinu13

    So I am considering buying a new or second-hand bike :) My only real experience with the long term running of a bike is the gt250r which has been... an experience (I am much more mechanical now haha). I know everyone has different opinions so love to hear them to make an informed decision. I...

    Last Post By: Jeeper Today, 00:27 Go to last post
    jellywrestler

    old progams

    Thread Starter: jellywrestler

    hi folks, i'm looking at doing a book on circuits through time in new zealand and keen to acknowledge bucket racings contribution to motorcycle racing. I'm covering fixed circuits like manfeild and the cemetery circuit not open carparks or areas that were set out with cones so keen to see if any...

    Last Post By: F5 Dave Yesterday, 12:53 Go to last post
    arpa

    Yamaha XV500 project- piston ring question

    Thread Starter: arpa

    Hi All, I drifting further and further in my recently obtained Yamaha, as it has more issues than I expected. Engine apart, replacement crankshaft and con rods on the way from Ebay, also crankshaft bearings as well.. as is usual, I started to think about replacing all parts which is accessible now,...

    Last Post By: arpa Yesterday, 08:18 Go to last post
    jthespanner

    TS125 Powered Bucket

    Thread Starter: jthespanner

    Hello Lads and Ladess's I have recently built a new bucket bike specs as follows. 1989 GSXR250 (GJ72) frame Front forks stripped and rebuilt, 20w oil, extra pre-load on springs Standard rear shock. GSX1300R Rear sets with custom solid pegs and sliders. 13mm GN125 front Master Cylinder...

    Last Post By: husaberg Yesterday, 21:48 Go to last post
    Navy Boy

    Suzuki Burgman 650 - Who's ridden or owned one? What did you think?

    Thread Starter: Navy Boy

    Hi All It may be the Xmas spirit that is getting to me but I'm thinking of getting a Suzuki Burgman 650. Scooterazzi in Wellington have a new one in and I'm looking to get a bike that can do the work commute (From Trentham to Wellington CBD), get me to Wellington Airport as well as do my IAM...

    Last Post By: nerrrd Yesterday, 10:10 Go to last post
    Navy Boy

    Route 66 - Who's done it and what would you recommend?

    Thread Starter: Navy Boy

    Hi All My wife and I are looking at doing Route 66 sometime during the second half of next year and I'm after some information from those who've done it please. 1. Guided or self-guided? 2. Do it yourself or use a company? If a company who'd you recommend? 3. Which way? East to...

    Last Post By: Laava Yesterday, 21:30 Go to last post