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by bigtwinthing
Sun Apr 12, 2020 5:12 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: what have you done to your "bike" today
Replies: 19725
Views: 861002

Re: what have you done to your "bike" today

Bought one! a TM Racing 400. Needs some TLC but a bargain .washed and cleaned the other 3
by bigtwinthing
Sat Apr 11, 2020 9:02 am
Forum: Items Wanted
Topic: High level link Pipes.
Replies: 8
Views: 816

Re: High level link Pipes.

Hi All, bet with this baldrocks all our bikes are clean, I am still after a set of High Level Link pipes if anybody has a set for sale Please.

Regards Paul.
by bigtwinthing
Sun Mar 08, 2020 7:15 am
Forum: Items Wanted
Topic: Mirrors
Replies: 2
Views: 287

Mirrors

Hi

Has anybody got a good set of mirrors for sale Please?

Regards Paul.
by bigtwinthing
Sat Feb 22, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: what have you done to your "bike" today
Replies: 19725
Views: 861002

Re: what have you done to your "bike" today

fitted the new Delkevic can and link to the triumph today, (mines and the wife bike) I have to say, after fitting the bars risers that bike impresses me loads. The Michelin tyres seem bloody amazing, Changed the Disc, calliper and brake bolts on the Storm, removed the cans and links to fit the new h...
by bigtwinthing
Thu Feb 20, 2020 5:40 am
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Caliper and mounting bolts
Replies: 4
Views: 422

Re: Caliper and mounting bolts

Thanks Chaps.
by bigtwinthing
Wed Feb 19, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Caliper and mounting bolts
Replies: 4
Views: 422

Caliper and mounting bolts

So do I fit new high grade s/s caliper bolts with copper slip and torque to normal, or lock tight? I do know alloy and s/s can corrode together.

I also have s/s mounting bolts to secure the callipers to the Fork legs, is that a good idea?

Ta in advance BTT
by bigtwinthing
Wed Feb 19, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: what have you done to your "bike" today
Replies: 19725
Views: 861002

Re: what have you done to your "bike" today

Finished off welding my high level link pipes, I need to fit them and then see where the cans will sit. I then need to make the Hanger brackets for the cans.

I have a question on the brake Caliper mounting bolts , could somebody please put me right please. TA BTT ( loving having the red one back)
by bigtwinthing
Wed Feb 19, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: Sunday Runs, Rideouts, Track days ,Rallys, Events
Topic: Excel London show
Replies: 6
Views: 478

Re: Excel London show

I went and had a coffee with Neil Hodgson. Bought some Jean trouser protecty things for the short trip to drive to my garage. It was not too bad.
by bigtwinthing
Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bike for the Mrs
Replies: 9
Views: 845

Re: Bike for the Mrs

I think he's already bought the 390 ktm. But I have to say, it sounds like a fair swap, but how much does she eat? :lol: :lol: :lol: Yup 390 Duke in the garage for her now. Whilst forks were off I thought I'd check over the calliper...... 2 pistons stuck fast, had to strip it to get them out, they ...
by bigtwinthing
Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Bike for the Mrs
Replies: 9
Views: 845

Re: Bike for the Mrs

I think he's already bought the 390 ktm. But I have to say, it sounds like a fair swap, but how much does she eat? :lol: :lol: :lol: Yup 390 Duke in the garage for her now. Whilst forks were off I thought I'd check over the calliper...... 2 pistons stuck fast, had to strip it to get them out, they ...
by bigtwinthing
Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: what have you done to your "bike" today
Replies: 19725
Views: 861002

Re: what have you done to your "bike" today

well the Blue Storm went today ( see even blue sales) sorry Kev. I have bought what must be the bargain of the year for me and the Mrs. a 2004 9000 miles, so bloody immaculate Triumph Sprint ( in Blue Kev) the last type with SSSA. It is totally immaculate. I will use this while my "Chopping" mods ar...
by bigtwinthing
Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Items For Sale
Topic: The Blue Storm.
Replies: 6
Views: 697

Re: The Blue Storm.

tony.mon wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 10:41 pm
Storm trike, good call.
NOT WHILE MY LEGS WORK.
by bigtwinthing
Thu Jan 02, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: Items For Sale
Topic: The Blue Storm.
Replies: 6
Views: 697

Re: The Blue Storm.

it appears not, I've also bought something for me and the Mrs.I will be chopping the butt end of the storm in Sept after the summer.
Ive kept thinking about it so its gonna happen.Iam lucky that I now have a cracking little workshop at work that I can use,No Excuses.
by bigtwinthing
Tue Dec 31, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: what have you done to your "bike" today
Replies: 19725
Views: 861002

Re: what have you done to your "bike" today

MaroonMachine wrote:
Mon Dec 30, 2019 5:51 pm
Image Went for a ride down Poole,and found a lovely spot at Sandbanks.What a glorious sunny day! :biggrin

great ride to swan age from there.
by bigtwinthing
Tue Dec 31, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The dead zone
Replies: 17
Views: 1045

Re: The dead zone

11 degrees dry and rode to work today, and sold the Blue One. Result. Bike ride tomorrow too.