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Forum: Hacks 12-28-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,145
Posted By Rogerthat1
Cool2 The previous owner dropped this 2007, 20k Z750s...

The previous owner dropped this 2007, 20k Z750s at low speed, put a hole in the timing cover, cracked bodywork etc. Paid just 1100, originally as a winter hack, new timing cover from China for...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-11-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,986
Posted By Rogerthat1
Talking Vf500

Hi Raymond, yes indeed access to the rear pots is a nightmare, thankfully I tightened them all before putting coolant reservoir etc back in place. Still a lot to do, seat, seat tank junction,...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-09-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,986
Posted By Rogerthat1
Wink Honda VF500 update

Here are some updated pics..

http://i588.photobucket.com/albums/ss330/alangreen1960/IMG_20141009_094411.jpg (http://s588.photobucket.com/user/alangreen1960/media/IMG_20141009_094411.jpg.html)
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Forum: Old's Cool 09-07-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,986
Posted By Rogerthat1
Talking Actually riding around the block to date has...

Actually riding around the block to date has revealed no nasties, could perhaps do with HEL brake lines, but the brakes feel pretty good thanks to the overall light weight of the bike. Am also keen...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-04-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,986
Posted By Rogerthat1
Talking Honda forks

Hi Mule, sorry for delay in reply, forks are standard, apart from hardchroming by pittedforks.co.uk. I'll post more pics shortly, riding around the block now, old set of F1 pipes fitted, seat unit...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-09-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,986
Posted By Rogerthat1
Honda VF500 project

It's been a while since I posted, moved house etc etc. Currently running GSX600F (hack) and three projects on the go, including Suzuki GT380, Suzuki GT250 Ramair (both 1974) and this thing, a 1985...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 169,825
Posted By Rogerthat1
Cool2 http://i588.photobucket.com/albums/ss330/alangreen...

http://i588.photobucket.com/albums/ss330/alangreen1960/IMG00130-20120823-1331.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 169,825
Posted By Rogerthat1
Question Great to see someone touring a Streetfighter, am...

Great to see someone touring a Streetfighter, am just about to embark on a trip from the South of England to Scarborough for a weekend's racing at Olivers Mount and will be taking my Streetfighter...
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 109,565
Posted By Rogerthat1
Cool2 Awesome report and photos...had me looking up...

Awesome report and photos...had me looking up ferry times from the South Coast of England! :D
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 56,828
Posted By Rogerthat1
TRC that is the most radical FZ1 I have ever...

TRC that is the most radical FZ1 I have ever seen! :eek1
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,173
Posted By Rogerthat1
Wicked You can also ride a Streetfighter as fast as an...

You can also ride a Streetfighter as fast as an 1198 / 1098 and ride all day in comfort too :1drink
Forum: Road warriors 12-30-2010, 02:51 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 56,828
Posted By Rogerthat1
Laugh Probably the world's biggest naked, complete with...

Probably the world's biggest naked, complete with V12 truck engine...

http://www.custommettle.co.uk/gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.DownloadItem&g2_itemId=622&g2_serialNumber=2

..don't fancy the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2010, 04:25 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 56,828
Posted By Rogerthat1
petemac that bike is BEAUTIFUL :clap

petemac that bike is BEAUTIFUL :clap
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 56,828
Posted By Rogerthat1
Thanks oalvarez, kindred spirit methinks! :beer ...

Thanks oalvarez, kindred spirit methinks! :beer Agree with your comments re heavy standard system but with just 480 miles on the clock, sub-zero temps and snow / ice I can't wait for the salt on the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2010, 07:18 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 56,828
Posted By Rogerthat1
Wicked Having rebuilt an 850 MKIIA and 750 Interstate...

Having rebuilt an 850 MKIIA and 750 Interstate Commando, the new Commando is second on the list of desirable nakeds behind my SF, and actress Rachel Weisz :D
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-17-2010, 02:10 AM
Replies: 4,829
Views: 1,789,676
Posted By Rogerthat1
Wicked This bike is just soooo beautiful ...

This bike is just soooo beautiful

http://i588.photobucket.com/albums/ss330/alangreen1960/PA310218-1.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 56,828
Posted By Rogerthat1
Wicked Nice one Wazz, traded one of those in for the...

Nice one Wazz, traded one of those in for the Streetfighter, not before I'd done a few miles on it though

See the thread on my profile for more R1200S pics :clap
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2,499
Views: 653,230
Posted By Rogerthat1
A moment's reflection... ...

A moment's reflection...

http://i588.photobucket.com/albums/ss330/alangreen1960/2009-ducati-streetfighter-4_800x0w-1.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 56,828
Posted By Rogerthat1
Wicked There are some great naked bikes here folks, but...

There are some great naked bikes here folks, but c'mon, look at this will you...nothing comes close :1drink
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2010, 12:42 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 56,828
Posted By Rogerthat1
Wicked Agree Sands, the Multi is v comfortable and has...

Agree Sands, the Multi is v comfortable and has the 1198 engine. And having ridden the 1198, (lifts the front off the throttle in 3rd / 4th/ 5th) I can vouch for just how amazing that motor is. The...
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 56,828
Posted By Rogerthat1
Talking Thanks to all for great and honest feedback. :D ...

Thanks to all for great and honest feedback. :D I also loved my R1200S, fantastic long distance tourer with loads of grunt. I loved the Superduke when I took it out for a test ride, but I didn't...
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 56,828
Posted By Rogerthat1
Eek I also think the MCN long term test sums up the...

I also think the MCN long term test sums up the comfort and all round ability of the Streetfighter

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Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2,499
Views: 653,230
Posted By Rogerthat1
Wicked Here's my Streetfighter caught after a Sunday...

Here's my Streetfighter caught after a Sunday morning ride out. I am a convert, Bye bye R12S and Tenere, and Hello Streetfighter!
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 56,828
Posted By Rogerthat1
Wicked Guys, comments appreciated. I have ridden the...

Guys, comments appreciated. I have ridden the Superduke and the SMT 990, both great bikes, (loved the Superduke). But by a quirk of fate (or an odd body shape) I jumped onto the Street and felt at...
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 56,828
Posted By Rogerthat1
Wicked Best Naked - Period

As a former R12S and Tenere owner, many on this forum might think I am insane. I probably am. But one afternoon this Autumn, I took a Ducati Streetfighter out for a test ride. Shortly after that,...
Forum: Europe 12-10-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 51,318
Posted By Rogerthat1
Wicked Well I was so into this adventure thing. Did the...

Well I was so into this adventure thing. Did the France trip, got the Tenere and was all set then wham! I took a Ducati Streetfighter out for a test ride. It absolutely blew me away. Forget your...
Forum: Ride reports 10-09-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 26,256
Posted By Rogerthat1
Thumb Awesome report guys, fantastic pics, blown away...

Awesome report guys, fantastic pics, blown away by your adventure. As a Tenere owner I'd be interested to hear how the bike got on, any mods for the trip, how you find the Remus, any hi-flow filters,...
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2010, 07:57 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 175,319
Posted By Rogerthat1
Northern Rob, your report has had me hooked all...

Northern Rob, your report has had me hooked all the way through, wonderfully written with magical photography to draw in the reader. Am insanely jealous - and am currently looking at Urals/Cossacks...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 596,347
Posted By Rogerthat1
Cracking report Doug, came back from Turkey last...

Cracking report Doug, came back from Turkey last weekend, in SW Kas, Kalkan, driving the family round in a VW Transporter and missing R12S and Tenere like mad. Great pics of the Syrian border, will...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2010, 04:48 AM
Replies: 901
Views: 844,417
Posted By Rogerthat1
After having read every page of this thread over...

After having read every page of this thread over the past few days, I believe you guys have redefined the term "adventure riding"

Absolutely blown away, reading and visualizing this epic...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-24-2010, 04:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,454
Posted By Rogerthat1
Thumb Hi cdwt. Mileage now 470, due first service at...

Hi cdwt. Mileage now 470, due first service at 600 miles. I love this bike, the engine is far better sorted than my previous no 2 machine, an XT660X, and for a single it actually feels like a twin at...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 20,355
Posted By Rogerthat1
Just can't believe it MikeO, I rode the same...

Just can't believe it MikeO, I rode the same roads as you, Mont Blanc tunnel, (Glacier was awesome to behold if a little more frozen) over Col Du Petit St Bernard just a few weeks back, and stayed a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-04-2010, 05:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,454
Posted By Rogerthat1
Thanks Shaggie and mrbreeze, currently running in...

Thanks Shaggie and mrbreeze, currently running in my new Tenere so I can go places the R12S might struggle to reach

http://i588.photobucket.com/albums/ss330/alangreen1960/IMG00017-20100628-1450.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2010, 04:01 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 20,355
Posted By Rogerthat1
Great to see another report from France Mike,...

Great to see another report from France Mike, having been in Annecy just 2 weeks ago! Have just added Part 4 today

BTW, cheapest petrol is Leclerc or Super U, (usually Super U):clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-03-2010, 03:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,454
Posted By Rogerthat1
Day 4 - Sunday 20th June The plan for Sunday...

Day 4 - Sunday 20th June

The plan for Sunday was a relaxed and leisurely ride through Brittany roads back to the Dieppe ferry for the 6pm sailing. So that morning I enjoyed a comfortable lie-in,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2010, 02:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,453
Posted By Rogerthat1
Great ride report, really enjoyable read :clap

Great ride report, really enjoyable read :clap
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2010, 08:14 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 25,382
Posted By Rogerthat1
Fantastic trip guys, am hooked, keep it coming...

Fantastic trip guys, am hooked, keep it coming :clap
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-29-2010, 12:22 AM
Replies: 2,611
Views: 3,354,783
Posted By Rogerthat1
Col Du Petit St Bernard, northern Italy about to...

Col Du Petit St Bernard, northern Italy about to cross into France :1drink

http://i588.photobucket.com/albums/ss330/alangreen1960/France%202010/P6180053.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-29-2010, 12:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,454
Posted By Rogerthat1
Thanks for kind words fellow ADV ers, part 4 to...

Thanks for kind words fellow ADV ers, part 4 to follow v shortly, just trying to get photos in order and get on with life after England's World Cup exit :1drink
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-28-2010, 06:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,537
Posted By Rogerthat1
Nice on fellas, hope to treat my new Tenere to...

Nice on fellas, hope to treat my new Tenere to some similar abuse in the v near future. On taking my XT660X in for a new rear tyre, Keys Yamaha at Worthing made me an offer I couldn't refuse for the...
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