Discussion about "Lesser" makes, er, Non-BMW ;-) Discussion about "Lesser" makes, er, Non-BMW ;-)
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Triumph T100R Daytona
I find myself in possession of a one owner all original '72 Triumph T100R Daytona in need of refreshing. Wondering if anyone knows of a good forum or parts suppliers for these bikes? This forum is pro...

Started 11/07/19 at 17:18:51 by MrRiden
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New Resident In My Shed
I've just added a new friend to my shed, a 1956 BSA Shooting Star, a bike I have been after for many years because when I was 'knee high to a grasshopper' my dad had one and it was the first bike I ev...

Started 04/16/16 at 12:53:00 by Tony Shaw (Ex Member)
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Honda Bros 400 or Hawk to you 'mericans
Just acquired one of these for a winter project.  Only paid 400 for it, with an MOT, powder coated wheels, new chain and new EBC disc up front.  It is really scruffy though.  Going to have to drop th...

Started 09/08/14 at 02:58:35 by steve hawkins
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Anything on 2 wheels
Just thought I would post a few photos of a "lesser make" that I played around with prior to taking on my R65LS custom restoration. I'm a tart for anything on 2 wheels but my favourites would be BMW a...

Started 03/12/18 at 06:43:56 by peteremc
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KLE500 - tales from the crypt
I had given up any hope of ever having a centrestand given the ghastly price of either the genuine article or the after-market one made by Tourtech.
Then one appeared on Gumtree (p...

Started 02/08/18 at 16:44:17 by Tony Smith
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New bike - For the daily Commute
A change of jobs has introduced a 30+ miles cross country commute each way, every day.  I did look at another airhead to run alongside my R100, but they have gone up in price recently and getting a ch...

Started 05/25/15 at 14:21:32 by steve hawkins
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Triumph Bonneville T100
Had a lengthy test ride on the above last Friday.
A lovely day with reasonable clear skies, 7 dens and dry roads.
What a fabulous bike with the new water cooled, high torque engine. Loads of...

Started 02/05/17 at 16:07:08 by Chris S (Ex Member)
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Just launched Kawasaki Z650
Test rode the above this afternoon and have to say, very impressed!
So easy to ride. Conditions were poor, heavy rain showers, around 3.5 deq and at one point, sleet showers!
The bike was we...

Started 01/28/17 at 12:38:56 by Chris S (Ex Member)
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Triumph Street Triple Test Ride
Test rode the above yesterday afternoon.
We had almost freezing fog up until lunchtime with temp around 2deg. I was a little nervous as the test ride was in Shipley, near Bradford, busy with a ri...

Started 11/27/16 at 10:14:29 by Chris S (Ex Member)
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Triumph Trophy Fork Seal Tales
My 21-year old Tri Trophy 900 began weeping fork oil from both seals. Having done seals on a couple Airheads, I thought it wouldn't be a big deal. Wrong.
Lacking the official Triumph Special Tool...

Started 09/17/16 at 22:30:18 by montmil
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Connecting with history
Driving home from a direct action to save the last remnants of native forests from the bulldozers, I caught a view of a red airhead with a matching red sidecar on the forecourt of a second hand bike s...

Started 09/09/16 at 03:01:36 by Kookaburra
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Vulcan 500
My brother-in-law let me have his 1996 Kawasaki Vulcan 500.  It had sat for 4 years and he was done with it.  A free motorcycle is a free motorcycle so I borrowed a pickup and well picked it up.  Chan...

Started 09/05/16 at 21:22:28 by JJH
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