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Forum: Old's Cool 07-25-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8,234
Views: 3,247,570
Posted By zero
1977 CB400/4 ...

1977 CB400/4

http://img835.imageshack.us/img835/821/img2174to.jpg

http://img705.imageshack.us/img705/2796/img2192hj.jpg


Which is up for sale unfortunately.. no more use of a car so need a...
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2011, 03:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 416
Posted By zero
Question Home made handlebar farings?

Hello all..

I've been preparing my bike for next winter (early yes but I'll not have time when winter actually arrives)

I've been thinking of "adapting" a cn250 screen I have laying about to...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-01-2011, 03:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 771
Posted By zero
Question CB 400/4 and a couple of questions..

http://img705.imageshack.us/img705/5221/img1701w.jpg
http://img717.imageshack.us/img717/3521/img1702xj.jpg

Hi all.

This is the 1977 CB 400/4 I picked up yesterday.. I've had allsorts of bikes...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-31-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,369
Posted By zero
A cn 250 in a london taxi... (for those who...

A cn 250 in a london taxi...

(for those who aren't aware they are longer than a goldwing, not your average scooter!)

and the guys wife was in the back seat as well..
Forum: Hacks 12-29-2010, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,796
Posted By zero
asphaltmueller - Thats terrific, very nice work,...

asphaltmueller - Thats terrific, very nice work, any idea how much it weighs? how does it affect the performance?
+ Been looking for a good shot of the down tube mount for ages!!

NitroMax - Nice...
Forum: Hacks 12-28-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,796
Posted By zero
Lightweight hack designs?

Hello all..

I'm looking at fitting a sidecar to my MZ etz 250. I've always wanted one and the past few winters have been tricky for 4 wheels never mind 2. It'd be great for rallys as well, I do...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-10-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 51,439
Posted By zero
I've had three of them A 500, 500 euro and 650...

I've had three of them
A 500, 500 euro and 650 euro (this engine makes the experience a fair bit different!). Between them the best bikes I've ever owned.

The main thing that your likely to have...
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 20,532
Posted By zero
The best balaclava money can buy?

So I'm waiting for a scott balaclava on ebay and I'm reasonably certain its been lost, I've been waiting 3weeks...

Winter is looming and temperatures are dropping, I'll be needing something to...
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 6,638
Views: 2,639,555
Posted By zero
Funny enough but your actually about spot...

Funny enough but your actually about spot on!:rofl (and its a garmin streetpilotIII@ nearly a decade old mind..)

Put it another way, I paid for the bike less than my mate pays in insurance for his...
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6,638
Views: 2,639,555
Posted By zero
http://img829.imageshack.us/img829/5920/img0879g.j...

http://img829.imageshack.us/img829/5920/img0879g.jpg

All loaded up, also have a 35litre backpack on.


http://img295.imageshack.us/img295/2066/img0724p.jpg

And here it is all off!

The...
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 977
Posted By zero
The freezeup.. Ratbikes, campfires and weirdos in the frozen north

The 4th in fact.

Held in the peak district uk.
Ratbikes, camp fires, a bunch of weirdos in a field.. good times.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-09-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8,234
Views: 3,247,570
Posted By zero
Because when you are holding both brakes on your...

Because when you are holding both brakes on your still being pushed into a junction.
And you can't pull away again without outrageous, uncontrolled, wheelies into for-mentioned traffic (because its...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-09-2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8,234
Views: 3,247,570
Posted By zero
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2625/4258813583_7f5...

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2625/4258813583_7f570ce2bf_b.jpg
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2739/4258827567_0ede6930db.jpghttp://farm5.static.flickr.com/4046/4258823397_2c76a66e08.jpg ...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-05-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 8,234
Views: 3,247,570
Posted By zero
http://img697.imageshack.us/img697/795/09120512430...

http://img697.imageshack.us/img697/795/091205124303.jpg

Just got today, some minor bits need attention but its good to go, not bad after a decade of non-use.
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2009, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By zero
Funny you should say that but digging your boots...

Funny you should say that but digging your boots into the ground as you go more or less does the same thing! As long as you stick arround alking pace its not so bad..

The rally was in a small...
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By zero
Winster freezeup/ Obscure rally in the UK

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3563/3281897470_789b3347b6.jpg (http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3563/3281897470_789b3347b6.jpg)
Loaded up and ready to go! (after having to unload the lot to clean the...
Forum: Hacks 01-26-2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 968
Views: 208,566
Posted By zero
I Is In Ur Esterray EATIN Ur Owtfit ...

I Is In Ur Esterray EATIN Ur Owtfit

http://img140.imageshack.us/img140/191/sarlaccjw4.jpg
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2009, 07:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,569
Posted By zero
If there is any difference between the truk or...

If there is any difference between the truk or compact it'll proabb;ly be the truck is intended to run off 24volt systems as opposed to the 12v you'll find on a bike.

Use a relay, funny you'll...
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,354
Posted By zero
Because maybe youd rather stick to the speed...

Because maybe youd rather stick to the speed limmit.

Becuase not all roads have more than one lane.

Because some fuckwits will tailgate you even if your rideing at 120mph.

And some drive way...
Forum: Equipment 01-02-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 888
Posted By zero
tbh i've allways carried it in the crappy plastic...

tbh i've allways carried it in the crappy plastic ones.

If you are going to use something plastic then an empty oil bottle is perfect. Its made of the same type of plastic just not so thick.
But...
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 888
Posted By zero
Fuel bottles..

Been carrying a crappy 5litre plastic jerry can for a while. Got myself a couple of sturdier fuel bottles. (they take up less space too)

By fuel bottles I mean aluminium "drinking" bottles...
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,354
Posted By zero
Ignoring the (il)legality's for a moment.. ...

Ignoring the (il)legality's for a moment..

Discussed this elsewhere and considered it myself a few times (when i get around to making a custom exhaust i'll be fitting something)

You need to...
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2008, 06:44 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,938
Posted By zero
I've had an eee901 for half a year and am getting...

I've had an eee901 for half a year and am getting on with it great.
Cost 280 when i got it. I've brought an external battry that goes in my bag and it'll run for 9hours+ in one go! (about 2.5-3 on...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-11-2008, 02:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,769
Posted By zero
Good work :D nowt wrong with 125s, tremendous...

Good work :D nowt wrong with 125s, tremendous fun!

I know plenty of "bikers" who dont do nearly that millage in even two years.
Hope you keep enjoying it!
...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-07-2008, 06:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,696
Posted By zero
Talking http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3064/3042709783_448...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3064/3042709783_4486e3c17e.jpg
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3223/3079942021_78619283af.jpg

Only had it a couple of months and am really very pleased with it upto...
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 19,257
Posted By zero
I'm sure i recognise your bike and guards from...

I'm sure i recognise your bike and guards from some rally in germany maybe? (wherever it was it looked awesome)

they look good anyways!

I'm still waiting to go get materials at the moment....
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2008, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,431
Posted By zero
Not overly exciteing as i've not had the bike...

Not overly exciteing as i've not had the bike long and not had chance to do allot...
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3223/3079942021_78619283af.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2008, 05:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 19,257
Posted By zero
Bar muffs, hippo hands, handlebar mitts e.t.c.

Well, its that time of year again..

Has anyone got any bar muffs themselfs they are particuarly impressed with? or seen any interesting ones?
They all seem to follow the standard form of a couple...
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2008, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,526
Posted By zero
Ack :/ i hate that sorta thing.. hard not to...

Ack :/ i hate that sorta thing.. hard not to twitch! maybe i'll use the welding helmet :rofl

I'll have a go at one sometimes this week, its insanely foggy here so busy wireing them up at the...
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2008, 02:50 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,437
Posted By zero
I'm not sure if its been mentioned or not but...

I'm not sure if its been mentioned or not but there is another option being linux.

I tried to get into it a few times but trying ubuntu it all just worked right away. ALL of my pcs and laptops run...
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2008, 04:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,526
Posted By zero
Ah thanks for that.. i was wondeirng if a dremel...

Ah thanks for that.. i was wondeirng if a dremel was the way to go. Tapeing makes sense.. Sounds like somebodys had an intimate burning hot perspex moment or two :eek1

One thing i'm not sure of...
Forum: Equipment 11-28-2008, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,526
Posted By zero
DIY windscreen extension?

Anyone attempted one?

I have the stock windscreen and a spare.. so i'm thinking of drilling some holes, bolting into place with rubber washers.

Did wonder about makeing a light frame so it...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-22-2008, 05:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,644
Posted By zero
^ This. Just as true in the uk as the us....

^ This.

Just as true in the uk as the us. EVERY near miss i've had with some fuckwit not paying attention has been in the city/town.
Another factor is theres allot more happening in this sort of...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-19-2008, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By zero
More pictures! (those of you on the slonaker...

More pictures! (those of you on the slonaker helix forum may have seen them)
Taken today in the daylight noless!

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3289/3043546044_b0b465a1e6.jpg...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-17-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By zero
Helix - project eff

ef-F for "flatulator"
Had this about a month and am very happy with it. I've owned big tralies, big touring bikes and allsorts but this has been the most satisfying bike i've had for a while!
...
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2008, 01:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,995
Posted By zero
The storm collar thing (zips on > velcros up?) is...

The storm collar thing (zips on > velcros up?) is actually pretty damn good when the weather gets bad. Its a bit bulky when you don't need it. Can be a bit fiddly at first but you get used to it....
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2008, 05:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,995
Posted By zero
Muffs.. and if you really must THEN get grips.....

Muffs.. and if you really must THEN get grips.. ive tried an infinite number of combinations and can gaurentee you this is the best way to go.
Ideally some bark bustery sort of thing under the muffs...
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2008, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By zero
Yeh that certainly makes sense ;) The gpsIII...

Yeh that certainly makes sense ;)

The gpsIII i found the manual for, its the same deal as the III+ i.e. takes from 10v right upto 36v!

I've had the III languishing in a draw for a coulple of...
Forum: Equipment 11-16-2008, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By zero
ah thanks for the replys all! yes they all have...

ah thanks for the replys all!
yes they all have a fuse of some sort as a minimum.

I think an old etrex have (and other assorted 12v ciggy plugged electronics) had a whole host of bits, diodes,...
Forum: Equipment 11-15-2008, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By zero
Garmin power supplys?

Hello all.

Quick question.. got a gamin gpsIII and a IIIdeluxe (smallun and a brick sized one)


Looking on the touratech site they sell "complete" hardwireing kits. they kits are basicly the...
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