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    Yes your right Colvert but just thought I'd...

    Yes your right Colvert but just thought I'd offer.
    Seems a shame to throw perfectly good stuff as in like new (less than 200 mile old) pieces away but if not of any use to anyone then they soon...
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    Anyone make use of these?

    Any one want any of these before I throw them away?
    Honda CB 1000R was a 60 plate. Bike now gone and this box of bits left over;

    Original number plate hanger with number plate light
    Black...
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    Acetone can be particularly aggressive especially...

    Acetone can be particularly aggressive especially if a concentrated commercial type.
    Be aware modern nail varnish remover are not now all acetone based so may or may not work depending on which one...
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    Various goodies for sale

    Hi Guys,
    The time finally came yesterday when I sold my Honda hence parts for sale so here are a few goodies that I'm sure someone can make good use of. They are all from a 60 CB1000R but as you...
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    As others have said......The rattle will...

    As others have said......The rattle will disappear not increase with a bucket and shim design valve train. The old screw and lock nut wore slacker but obviously that's not relevant to this bike.
    ...
  6. Thread: Wheelie Fails

    by Eldon
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    I once had a Yamaha TTR 250 trailie sort of bike....

    I once had a Yamaha TTR 250 trailie sort of bike. It was one of the best wheelie machines I've had. It didn't have a lot of power and being four stroke it was very soft with no power band.

    You...
  7. Thread: Insurance gotcha

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    Thanks that made me smile. LOL I really am...

    Thanks that made me smile. LOL
    I really am getting a feeling that I'm less of a Socialist the older I get......... if ever I was one!
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    Colvert is pretty much on it but I would also add...

    Colvert is pretty much on it but I would also add the following;

    There MUST be some perceptible free space when the lever (front and rears including clutch) is in the normal static position. I...
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    I was told the guy wobbling in a tankslapper down...

    I was told the guy wobbling in a tankslapper down the bottom of bray hill (isle of man) was the "victim" of using the wrong size tyre!!

    The video is on the net; cbr fireblade if I remember...
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    Test rode an MT10 and wanted to love it but...

    Test rode an MT10 and wanted to love it but didn't like the looks and actually thought the Suzuki was a better package; a sort of halfway house between the Honda and the Yamaha.
    Yes it has more...
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    If in the UK I would recommend Bradford Ignitions...

    If in the UK I would recommend Bradford Ignitions for stator rewinds although he may do international jobs as well but you'd have to ask him. Steve is a genuine helpful guy and if he can help you he...
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    Yep typical British summer......... at least it...

    Yep typical British summer......... at least it feels like it sometimes.
  13. Thread: Import charges

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    Love it LOL............. lots of secondhand about...

    Love it LOL............. lots of secondhand about and to be honest they give no more hassle than a new one!!!
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    Took a MT10 out from Squires test day yesterday....

    Took a MT10 out from Squires test day yesterday.
    Liked the bike and it has more grunt than the CB but is sort of coarse in comparison. I know the cross plane crank is part of its character but the...
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    Yes hang on; there has to be some irony in there...

    Yes hang on; there has to be some irony in there somewhere. An American speaking in metric units..... what's that about lol.

    Well done OP and great to know the bike will do it.
  16. Thread: Squires Sun 10/4

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    Arggh Sovrec didn't notice this till today. Give...

    Arggh Sovrec didn't notice this till today. Give us an earlier shout next time.
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    Thanks for heads up.

    Thanks for heads up.
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    Again your thoughts Sovrec mirror my own, I could...

    Again your thoughts Sovrec mirror my own, I could be tempted to a MV Augusta 800 but spares and number of dealers puts me off. Honda is so established like most of the Japanese, the CB still does it...
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    For me Sovrecs post sums it up........... Honda...

    For me Sovrecs post sums it up........... Honda have certainly missed the boat but are they interested or don't they care?

    I was in an Aprillia dealers the other day and the chap was an ex-Honda...
  20. Like most things you get what you pay for. I...

    Like most things you get what you pay for. I bought the father in law a cheapo something like 7 off the bay and he will only use it for an "indicator" i.e. are my AA batteries flat.
    If on the other...
  21. Thread: New breakpads

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    So what's the best UK price on OEM pads? How...

    So what's the best UK price on OEM pads?

    How many miles you guys getting to a set?

    Cheers Sovrec for your response as I was curious whether it was pure Honda or not.
  22. I had a GPZ 750 (non-turbo) and it was the worst...

    I had a GPZ 750 (non-turbo) and it was the worst handling bike I've had.
    Two up it would pull 140 plus but on your own 115 brought on big tank slappers....... once pulled up and ex wife caught me...
  23. Have to agree with the comments on here; I like...

    Have to agree with the comments on here; I like my CB1000R but I don't love it for some reason as I did my Thundercat (YZF600).
    It seems in some ways to be a real compromise like people have said a...
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    Just be careful that you aren't comparing apples...

    Just be careful that you aren't comparing apples with oranges!!!
    Some policies don't cover your riding gear and helmets, others do and some just do a bit. 750 might sound adequate but once you add...
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    Cheers Machrider. I'm struggling with this as...

    Cheers Machrider.
    I'm struggling with this as my hands don't always feel comfy but I'm not sure whether I want to go more swept or straighter; My wrists are fine.
    Do you find the change has made...
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