Discussion about "Lesser" makes, er, Non-BMW ;-) Discussion about "Lesser" makes, er, Non-BMW ;-)
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New version of little Guzzi for 2009
A new version of the V7 Classic, called the V7 Cafe is coming to the UK in March 2009, apparently.  A significant price rise however.
I am assumi...

Started 12/03/08 at 06:06:11 by steve hawkins
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By: steve hawkins
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Moto Morini 500  - sticking brakes
Hi All,
A mate of mine has a Moto Morini 500 and he has a problem with his front disc brakes.  The brakes apply fine but they don't release properly.  He has changed fluid, changed seals, checked...

Started 10/01/08 at 01:27:55 by plc (Ex Member)
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By: Semper Gumby
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I've officially gone to the dark side
I just received my first issue of the Vintage Japanese M/C Club magazine.  Very impressive!
I joined, because I am soon to become the proud owner of a unmolested 1983 Yamaha XV920.
It is a non-run...

Started 11/05/08 at 00:40:32 by Rob Valdez 79 R65
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By: Rob Valdez 79 R65
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Honda CB 750
Can anyone tell me about these beasts - I know that they are reliable and fast and have been offered a runner for a good price - any comments?

Started 11/05/08 at 19:45:50 by balibeemer (Ex Member)
11 1254 Last Post 11/06/08 at 13:13:07
By: fastcataz
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Mile stone
As of yesterday, my '70 Bonneville is up to 90,000 miles.  Many hassles at times, not much money. 

Started 08/08/08 at 21:41:08 by Ed Miller
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By: Ed Miller
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triumph tool
Looking for the Triumph tool for installing the lay shaft bearing in a '72 Daytona [ and most any other Triumph unit transmission]. There is a diagram of it in the manual but I don't have a lathe or t...

Started 06/15/08 at 10:09:25 by MrRiden
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By: Ed Miller
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1942 BSA WM20 Dispatch Riders Motorcycle for Sale

Started 12/08/07 at 17:14:19 by tagordon (Ex Member)
4 602 Last Post 06/06/08 at 18:32:46
By: Ed Miller
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Suzuki Fz50 Barrel repair.
So, the ped cost £200. A new barrel, £160. The Barrel has corroded, not terribly, but enough to eat away one of the slanted thread bores into which two bolts fasten the exhaust flange to the barrel. M...

Started 02/09/08 at 09:37:18 by BooG
14 1706 Last Post 05/22/08 at 18:31:39
By: Justin B.
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Checking valves on a double overhead cam italian
I am SO SPOILED with my airhead!  It's such a breeze to check and adjust the valves on my R65, but now I'm trying to CHECK the valves on my 1998 Laverda Ghost Strike.  Man, am I ever confused!  I thin...

Started 02/06/08 at 16:54:14 by msbuck
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By: msbuck
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My "lesser bike"

Started 01/06/08 at 04:41:05 by Danie
9 961 Last Post 01/13/08 at 11:41:48
By: Danie
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My new Honda......
Just paid for the new (to me) Honda CB550F Supersport on Ebay. Been looking for one for a while. Only had to pay in the mid $500 range for it. It even comes with an extra set of bodywork. Another cafe...

Started 10/04/07 at 17:57:58 by dewjantim (Ex Member)
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By: nhmaf
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Beauty BSA Lightning for sale
Pricey, but completely gorgeous!!
Mr. Gumby, or Mr. Riden, Ed Miller, perhaps: your impressions?
No ownership, affiliation, etc., ...

Started 11/18/07 at 17:16:34 by NC Steve
9 952 Last Post 12/01/07 at 21:08:37
By: Semper Gumby
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New wheels to plan for
Ive decided to keep my R65 the way God meant her to be. The same goes for my Triumph, though I had considered swapping the Amals out for Mikunis. (in some eastern religion thats a carnal sin)

Started 11/26/07 at 22:42:26 by mikeyd3
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By: Semper Gumby
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I had one of these five years ago, i sold it and wished i never did. My local salvage yard that i got my R65 from had it up on ebay for sale at a $1 a cc! so for a whole $650 i got a new stable mate. ...

Started 07/20/07 at 11:27:30 by Jon P (Ex Member)
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By: thrang - Ex Member
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opps... She's done it again!
Hey gang!
The wife had a few balance issues last night and managed to drop the zephyr on herself twice at under 3mph... She never falls off or drops bikes at speed but doses have an affection for...

Started 09/27/07 at 09:22:44 by thrang (Ex Member)
2 469 Last Post 09/28/07 at 09:28:19
By: thrang - Ex Member
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Diesel Bikes
Rumours keep raising their heads in europe about BMW developing a diesel motorcycle.
No secret spyshots have been forthcoming so I don't know if this will be a boxer or a K type configuration.<br...

Started 02/01/07 at 13:19:57 by Diesel Dave (Ex Member)
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By: Bob_Roller
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zxr 750 carb porblems
Anyone know where I can find a good expanded diagram of the carb's for a 750 zephyr. The wifes has a habit of water/crap getting in to the bowls and since there doses't appear to be any drain plugs I'...

Started 07/31/07 at 18:33:03 by thrang (Ex Member)
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By: thrang - Ex Member
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moto guzzi T3 clutch
I figured I'd start here.  I'm replacing the rear main seal on a '78 T3.  So far I have separated the tranny from the engine and removed the clutch.  Any pointers out there on how to proceed?  Do I ha...

Started 08/26/07 at 12:51:51 by jep (Ex Member)
9 1284 Last Post 09/03/07 at 05:35:19
By: thrang - Ex Member
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Ural fans?
Any Ura/IMZ fans amongst us?
Anyone whose had actual experience with them good or otherwise.
Seeing as there are parallel boxer fans here and the Ural was a rumoured copy of teh BMW I though...

Started 04/10/07 at 19:20:13 by milkman (Ex Member)
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By: jep - Ex Member
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1971 A65T Thunderbolt - The other 650!
Hi Guys and Gals,   Cheesy
I bought a 1971 BSA A65T Thunderbolt with matching numbers yesterday.  It wasn't running properly.  After adding one automotive plug wire, it is singing an amazing song.  O...

Started 02/04/07 at 13:30:15 by Semper Gumby
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By: Jon P - Ex Member
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