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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: Niels Abildgaard Today, 09:05 Go to last post
    sidecar bob

    RC30 What does this mean?

    Thread Starter: sidecar bob

    I've been stripping a RC30 today to recommission as a post classic race bike. It has these markings on the head. It's probably an engine builders mark. Does anybody know the origins or significance? Thanks.

    Last Post By: Mr. Peanut Yesterday, 18:50 Go to last post
    Mr. Peanut

    Who ruined kiwibiker?

    Thread Starter: Mr. Peanut

    This site used to crackle with activity, now it feels like a graveyard. All went downhill after they banned WINJA :yes:

    Last Post By: MD Today, 17:26 Go to last post
    MD

    Suzuki V Strom for 2020- a new level of ugly

    Thread Starter: MD

    I always look forward to the EICMA Milan show to see what exciting new toys we are in for. Unfortunately I can't un-see this disaster of styling. Suzuki describe it as a new level of "all new" Sorry Guys I describe it as a new level of ugly Back to the drawing boards and this time be sober or...

    Last Post By: Laava Yesterday, 19:46 Go to last post
    JBDR

    GT 185 charging issue

    Thread Starter: JBDR

    Hi all, recently got a gt 185 two stroke from 1975. It's been a blast to ride around so far. However, It's become apparent that there is a charging issue. If anyone has experience with this issue and hw to fix it, let me know.

    Last Post By: ellipsis Today, 12:35 Go to last post
    krastinrobis

    Nevis road 2-up on a R1100GS

    Thread Starter: krastinrobis

    Haven't done a whole lot of riding so this was quite the mission. Only other time I was facing proper river crossings was Macetown last year when I had to turn around halfway in because the river was too high and was gonna scoop water in the air intake.. Went from Garston side up north to...

    Last Post By: Racing Dave Today, 07:31 Go to last post
    toycollector10

    Smash Palace Bike Show November 2019 Christchurch

    Thread Starter: toycollector10

    Motorcycling alive and well in Christchurch.

    Last Post By: ellipsis Yesterday, 20:59 Go to last post
    HEsch

    Tyre/puncture repair

    Thread Starter: HEsch

    I ended up with the wrong type of screw yesterday - one stuck in my tyre. First flat I've had to deal with. Bike is safely parked at my place. I have roadside assist who will tow it to (named repairer of my choice) or I can limp it the 350m to Coleman's, just around the corner. Are there any...

    Last Post By: Jeff Sichoe Yesterday, 18:46 Go to last post
    jordycash

    2002 R1 indicators

    Thread Starter: jordycash

    Hey guys, long time lurker but first time poster here. I own a 2002 R1 (5PW) and I've been having some trouble with my indicators. It has LED indicators but roughly only 1/3 of the LED bulbs in each indicator are lighting up. So far I have replaced the relay, checked any fuse I can find and...

    Last Post By: onearmedbandit Today, 15:57 Go to last post
    JBDR

    Cleaning an exhaust?

    Thread Starter: JBDR

    Hi, I've recently acquired a 1974 GT 185 two stroke. I wanted to clean the pipes and get them re chromed. If anyone has any tips on how to get the carbon and gunk out please let me know. thanks

    Last Post By: husaberg Yesterday, 19:50 Go to last post