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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By Rob Farmer
I got a text back from him saying he was going to...

I got a text back from him saying he was going to post on this thread, however he's racing again this coming weekend in Anglsey so it will be a busy week for him.
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 01:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By Rob Farmer
I've kept an eye open for any mention of his...

I've kept an eye open for any mention of his engines winning anything but nothing yet...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 01:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By Rob Farmer
Doh! I never thought to ask... I'll send him...

Doh! I never thought to ask...

I'll send him a text to see if he'll give us the lowdown.
Forum: Airheads 05-31-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 522
Posted By Rob Farmer
Congratulations to Richie Moore

Moorespeed airheads

New lap record at the iom and four in the first five over the line, including 1st, for the sidecars.

One hell of an achievement :clap
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1,591
Views: 388,394
Posted By Rob Farmer
It's an ancient garmin 276c

It's an ancient garmin 276c
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1,591
Views: 388,394
Posted By Rob Farmer
Finally got a chance to put the NC through its...

Finally got a chance to put the NC through its paces with a weekend trip to the yorkshire Dales.

Unfortunately the weather wasn't playing ball. 170 miles yesterday in heavy persistence rain.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-28-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,060
Posted By Rob Farmer
Alan Millyard is a man after your own heart...

Alan Millyard is a man after your own heart Richardo

http://www.pinkbike.com/news/allen-millyard-part-1-2008.html

http://ep1.pinkbike.org/p4pb1714669/p4pb1714669.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 937
Posted By Rob Farmer
I'm afraid I have no idea how a horny lizard...

I'm afraid I have no idea how a horny lizard behaves but that was a great description and made me smile :D

I bought a new 1200 sportster in 89. It did vibrate but only in a way that made you know...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-27-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 907
Posted By Rob Farmer
I ran a few sets of the conti go tyres on an...

I ran a few sets of the conti go tyres on an airhead RS. They gripped very well, rolled beautifully round bends but wore like crazy. Rear tyres would last just over 2k and that was on an RS. Your...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-27-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1,869
Views: 313,849
Posted By Rob Farmer
Matchless G15. Owned for 41 years and cost 345....

Matchless G15. Owned for 41 years and cost 345. He turned down my offer of 350 for it :D

http://i242.photobucket.com/albums/ff38/R_Farmer/Misc%20bikes/Matchless_zpsy3xu424c.jpg
Forum: Airheads 05-27-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,042
Posted By Rob Farmer
I'll second that! In a hot headed moment a few...

I'll second that! In a hot headed moment a few years ago I punched a drivers side window out. The Police were not amused and it ended up in a world of grief and me in the local courthouse with them...
Forum: Airheads 05-27-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 365
Posted By Rob Farmer
Looks like you have the wrong tyre size fitted. I...

Looks like you have the wrong tyre size fitted. I have one just like that but mines melted the sidewall of the tyre :D
Forum: Airheads 05-27-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,042
Posted By Rob Farmer
Due to an ageing population we are increasingly...

Due to an ageing population we are increasingly coming across old folk clogging the roads up and during at a fraction of the posted speed limits. A lot of the country lanes where I live are very...
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,887
Posted By Rob Farmer
Ive an excellent SW Motech one on my NC. It has a...

Ive an excellent SW Motech one on my NC. It has a selection of adapter plates that just attach with QD fittings to allow the rack to be increased in size or fit a top box.
...
Forum: Airheads 05-27-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 716
Posted By Rob Farmer
Take the swinging arm out with the driveshaft in...

Take the swinging arm out with the driveshaft in place. Hold the bevel box vertical and lower the driveshaft down onto it. Makes it very easy to do.


Edit - missed aw's post earlier
Forum: Airheads 05-26-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 192,936
Posted By Rob Farmer
Thanks IM

Thanks IM
Forum: Airheads 05-25-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 192,936
Posted By Rob Farmer
Out on my Lovely 100GS this morning. I put this...

Out on my Lovely 100GS this morning. I put this bike together with these roads in mind and it doesn't disappoint. 81 100RS motor, Over size Moorespeed valves. 9.5:1 pistons and a 336 Cam for extra...
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1,591
Views: 388,394
Posted By Rob Farmer
Hi Dron, That's a good way to run in your...

Hi Dron,

That's a good way to run in your bike. Nice luggage on your nc as well
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,259
Posted By Rob Farmer
Why does that conjure up images of Homer Simpsons...

Why does that conjure up images of Homer Simpsons car?

http://vignette4.wikia.nocookie.net/simpsons/images/0/05/TheHomer.png/revision/latest?cb=20090908145331
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,167
Posted By Rob Farmer
Mine leak like a sieve but then I do ride in...

Mine leak like a sieve but then I do ride in British rain. Not the little showers you guys get. I wrap everything in carrier bags.
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By Rob Farmer
I have a stencil cutter if you have suitable...

I have a stencil cutter if you have suitable artwork
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,803
Posted By Rob Farmer
Hey Bomb3R! You cant just bugger off and leave us...

Hey Bomb3R! You cant just bugger off and leave us in suspense you know. What's the crack with the clutch?
Forum: Airheads 05-20-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,186
Posted By Rob Farmer
The 100GS has ABS as standard :lol3 ...

The 100GS has ABS as standard :lol3

Seriously

I went from an 1150 GSA to a 100PD and only occasionally missed the GSA. If you are going anywhere you will only be travelling maybe 5mph slower...
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,771
Posted By Rob Farmer
It's a sym xs 125 it's a bike not a scoot. To be...

It's a sym xs 125 it's a bike not a scoot. To be fair to it it's doing its job and taking him to his first job every day and will probably last him until he passes his full bike test or more likely...
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,771
Posted By Rob Farmer
It's the metrology that lets these bikes down....

It's the metrology that lets these bikes down. They wear out in no time at all but are getting better as time goes by apparently. A neighbours son has what looks like a modernised Honda 125. I was...
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,060
Posted By Rob Farmer
The description of the bike you want matches the...

The description of the bike you want matches the Honda nc700. You could buy new, fit some quality shocks and kit the bike out with some farkles for your budget.

There are quite a few of us who...
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1,591
Views: 388,394
Posted By Rob Farmer
Just fitted my new fuel carrier to the SW Motech...

Just fitted my new fuel carrier to the SW Motech pannier frames

http://i242.photobucket.com/albums/ff38/R_Farmer/Honda%20nc/f4cde5ff80f7a696219f26f23e858807_zpswsd3sntb.jpg
Forum: Airheads 05-16-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 154,938
Posted By Rob Farmer
Well known/documented issue so doesn't count.

Well known/documented issue so doesn't count.
Forum: Airheads 05-15-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,080
Posted By Rob Farmer
I think they know it will break but have a good...

I think they know it will break but have a good sense of humour :lol3


Just pull the gearbox. It's not a big job and is a good oppourtunity to clean things up and lube the splines.
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,999
Posted By Rob Farmer
I bought one in 89. If you kept it stock I'd...

I bought one in 89. If you kept it stock I'd agree with you but changing the front and rear suspension transformed mine.

That isn't me on it (obviously) its the only picture I have of the bike. I...
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1,591
Views: 388,394
Posted By Rob Farmer
Thanks! I nice, quick way to turn off the...

Thanks!

I nice, quick way to turn off the ABS is needed then.
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 1,591
Views: 388,394
Posted By Rob Farmer
How are other DCT riders finding the bikes off...

How are other DCT riders finding the bikes off road? I had a couple of fairly steep climbs today on shale and stone. No problem going up at all, the DCT is great for this but coming down was a...
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1,591
Views: 388,394
Posted By Rob Farmer
Unfortunately by the time the Cogents arrive at...

Unfortunately by the time the Cogents arrive at these shores they aren't a cheap option.
Forum: Road warriors 05-12-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,831
Posted By Rob Farmer
Agreed. That's a 120 laverda gets the vote...

Agreed. That's a 120

laverda gets the vote from me as well. As an ex Jota rider nothing on two wheels beats the sound of one on the overrun. Accelerate hard through the gears and then in third or...
Forum: Road warriors 05-12-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1,591
Views: 388,394
Posted By Rob Farmer
I know. I've been in touch with Maxton. When I...

I know. I've been in touch with Maxton. When I have a spare $500 to spend on the nc I'll fit their excellent fork conversion.

As a short term fix and to save the hassle of trying different spacers...
Forum: Road warriors 05-12-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1,591
Views: 388,394
Posted By Rob Farmer
Item 261680768999 - $35 U.S.

Item 261680768999 - $35 U.S.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-12-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8,306
Views: 1,386,094
Posted By Rob Farmer
It looks like the Super Tenere with a spray job.!...

It looks like the Super Tenere with a spray job.!


Shame you boys in the Colonies wont be getting your hands on them...we'll let you know what they're like :evil
Forum: Road warriors 05-12-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1,591
Views: 388,394
Posted By Rob Farmer
I've just ordered a pair of these on Canadian...

I've just ordered a pair of these on Canadian Ebay. Looks like a cheap way of bolstering the sag in the front forks.

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NzA4WDg1MA==/z/CRcAAOSwj0NUeb-z/$_57.JPG
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 464
Posted By Rob Farmer
an 8mm shanked bolt with a nyloc nuts is a better...

an 8mm shanked bolt with a nyloc nuts is a better option.
Forum: Old's Cool 05-12-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,060
Posted By Rob Farmer
I bet Christmas is a laugh at you house ...

I bet Christmas is a laugh at you house

https://www.radioclash.com/wp-content/uploads/2005/12/bah_humbug-e1269152112652.gif
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