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by sirch345
Sun Sep 27, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: Bike Chat
Topic: so, here's the thing
Replies: 24
Views: 479

Re: so, here's the thing

Taken the lowering kit off. Couldn't get on the brake or gear change confidently. Just have to endure the knee pain, but did 200 miles, with std. pegs and low bars, the other day and it was ok That's a shame. Sometimes you have to try certain things so you can make a decision, otherwise you keep wo...
by sirch345
Sun Sep 27, 2020 8:06 am
Forum: The Welcome Inn
Topic: Intro
Replies: 9
Views: 158

Re: Intro

You certainly filled the customers brief, well done :clap:

If it were my bike I'd want the indicators in a position where they would be more visible from behind,

Chris.
by sirch345
Sat Sep 26, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: The Welcome Inn
Topic: Intro
Replies: 9
Views: 158

Re: Intro

Hi all, Not got a VTR but a customer asked me to fabricate various pieces of metal to form side panniers to fit his top box and I fancied posting pictures of the finished article which came out rather nice imho. I'll locate the right section and post up for laughs :biggrin I'll be interested to see...
by sirch345
Sat Sep 26, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Holiday
Replies: 5
Views: 147

Re: Holiday

Just back from a week in Scotland with SWBO. Did a bit of site seeing Falkirk Wheel, Kelpies, Stirling Castle you get the drift. Then home via Selkirk and the 708 to Moffat. Went past Edwards corner and it's way scary. If anybody wants any Triumph plastic there is still some in the field!!! That so...
by sirch345
Sat Sep 26, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Well you asked for another Ducati build
Replies: 85
Views: 3352

Re: Well you asked for another Ducati build

Top quality work 👍👍 Thanks for all the good comments guys... here is the plate to hold the ignition switch. It didn't look right just flat, so I made a small press tool to add a raised ring where the switch goes. https://jtccc.files.wordpress.com/2020/09/ignition-1-copy.jpg https://jtccc.files.word...
by sirch345
Thu Sep 24, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: Bike Chat
Topic: so, here's the thing
Replies: 24
Views: 479

Re: so, here's the thing

haynesjones66 wrote: Thu Sep 24, 2020 2:50 pm yes, its a pity i missed that. by renthals, do you mean trail type?
The handlebars that Al (AMCQ46) and myself use are "Renthal Ultra Low" handlebars. You can see mine here:- https://www.vtr1000.org/phpBB3/viewtopi ... 9&p=447870

Chris.
by sirch345
Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Items For Sale
Topic: Storm for sale on ebay
Replies: 7
Views: 158

Re: Storm for sale on ebay

chris freckle wrote: Tue Sep 22, 2020 9:19 pm A new amplifier for my hi fi, I have a 1971 cb450k that's nearly ready for the road.
I wasn't expecting that Chris :lol:

Nice to have the 1971 CB450K,

Chris.
by sirch345
Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:42 pm
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Well you asked for another Ducati build
Replies: 85
Views: 3352

Re: Well you asked for another Ducati build

Lovely work again 8)

Thanks for taking the time to share :thumbup:

Chris.
by sirch345
Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: The Welcome Inn
Topic: Hello Everybody.
Replies: 7
Views: 173

Re: Hello Everybody.

Always wanted a 1000cc V twin, had to be a Honda always been a Honda man an it had to be Yellow. So found one that was put away in a garage 12 years ago and has only just come out needing just a few things sorting out but cosmetically very good. Worst thing was slightly rusty in tank but got this s...
by sirch345
Tue Sep 22, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Happy Birthday bigtwinthing
Replies: 5
Views: 124

Happy Birthday bigtwinthing

Happy Birthday Paul :Birthday:

I hope you're having a great day mate,

Chris.
by sirch345
Tue Sep 22, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: Items For Sale
Topic: Storm for sale on ebay
Replies: 7
Views: 158

Re: Storm for sale on ebay

Yes I saw that Chris. It looks like a well sorted bike :D

Good luck with a sale.

What are you replacing it with if you don't mine me asking :?:

Chris.
by sirch345
Tue Sep 22, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: The Welcome Inn
Topic: Hi
Replies: 7
Views: 150

Re: Hi

Welcome board Neil :thumbup:

That must be the shortest introduction I can remember :lol:

It would be good to hear a little about yourself, your location (as in town not your home address :wink: ) your bike, that is if you already have one of course,

Chris.
by sirch345
Mon Sep 21, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: Bike Chat
Topic: one for the older gents
Replies: 22
Views: 490

Re: one for the older gents

In 20 maybe 30 years time we will have to get a new sticky up... '' What have you done to your mobility scooter today...' Pic's of said mobility scooters will only be aloud with a commode in the background... Lets face it chaps if you need a mob scoot you ain't gonna be moving heavy wheelie bins ar...
by sirch345
Mon Sep 21, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: Workshop
Topic: Well you asked for another Ducati build
Replies: 85
Views: 3352

Re: Well you asked for another Ducati build

They look great :thumbup:

If it were me I'd feel happier that those belts will now have some protection from flying stones :)

Chris.
by sirch345
Mon Sep 21, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: The Welcome Inn
Topic: Hello all
Replies: 12
Views: 224

Re: Hello all

Welcome aboard Dave :thumbup:

Impressive time to own a Firestorm :clap:
I'm not far behind you mind,

Chris.