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    Rcktfsh

    Optimistic sellers

    Thread Starter: Rcktfsh

    This trader must be pretty hard to outdo as far as optimism goes. Bike has been on the market for a year now, wonder when the penny will drop he''s dreaming at that price. You'd have thought after a year he might have got round to the little bit of tlc required to get running. ...

    Last Post By: F5 Dave Yesterday, 19:10 Go to last post
    Yow Ling

    The Bucket Foundry

    Thread Starter: Yow Ling

    The foundry or metal casting stuff thats been going on the the ESE thread really inspired me to get on with having a go at this stuff. If you can cast metal theres really not much you cant do. I dont think its going to be easy, most of it has been a bit of 2 steps forward 1 step back so far. Im...

    Last Post By: ken seeber Today, 16:12 Go to last post
    cotswold

    Race chassis

    Thread Starter: cotswold

    I just thought I would post these pictures of a couple of bikes I raced back when I was faster. The Waddon chassis was very basic but worked very well and I think would make a fantastic bucket frame. It was light and the bike handled well, the one I had was bought from Ian Young who had finished...

    Last Post By: husaberg Today, 11:44 Go to last post
    scracha

    2019 Cliffhanger Hill Climb (road)

    Thread Starter: scracha

    23 & 24th March Cliffhanger Road Hill Climb All motorcycles and sidecars welcome. Free spectating and camping. Competitors: Saturday $100, Sunday $125 or $175 both days (entries after 1st Feb are priced higher) More details here:-...

    Last Post By: Temporary-Kiwi Today, 17:07 Go to last post
    Dadpole

    Wsbk 2019

    Thread Starter: Dadpole

    Since we do not seem to have a thread.. :woohoo: We MAY have a good season coming up judging by race 1.

    Last Post By: roogazza Today, 07:02 Go to last post
    HEsch

    Similar to MT09?

    Thread Starter: HEsch

    I test rode an MT-09 on the weekend. Loved it although the handlebars were custom so I need to try one with standard bars and see if they are any better (something about the custom set up wasn't quite right). What other models will be similar power/size/weight/fun? Could be any brand. I'm...

    Last Post By: Jeeper Today, 17:32 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: husaberg Today, 11:21 Go to last post
    Mike.Gayner

    Where to buy steel

    Thread Starter: Mike.Gayner

    I'm getting more into welding/fabrication as a hobby and am just progressing past the stage of working on offcuts and scraps. But I have no idea where to buy steel (box, tube, sheet) for reasonable prices. I'm in Tauranga. Ta.

    Last Post By: layton Yesterday, 18:53 Go to last post
    mike white

    XR200 gearshaft/countershaft ????

    Thread Starter: mike white

    Hi I stripped down what I thought was my 81 Honda xr200 as I wanted to replace the shaft that the front sprocket was on as previous owner had welded it on. Also tidying up the motor at same time. However the hiccup I have come across is that when I recieved another shaft from honda dismantler it...

    Last Post By: FJRider Yesterday, 21:44 Go to last post
    Statek

    Brand new to bikes in West Auckland

    Thread Starter: Statek

    Hi guys, I've ridden a bike a few times around 20 years ago, but since then, other then riding scooters overseas, I've never contemplated on riding in Auckland due to being extremely aware of how terribly unaware most drivers tend to be. With traffic getting really bad this year, and changing...

    Last Post By: Moi Today, 13:22 Go to last post