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by Lutin
Tue Aug 03, 2021 9:23 am
Forum: Projects, Owners Bikes, Updates
Topic: Classic Triumph Bonneville
Replies: 362
Views: 11609

Re: Classic Triumph Bonneville

I've a copy of an article from Classic Bike on how to Overhaul a British Clutch. The article uses a 1969 Triumph 650 TR6P three spring clutch as an example. I cannot post it up as it's too big (and a breach of copyright). Pop me a PM if you're interested.
by Lutin
Wed Jul 28, 2021 8:33 pm
Forum: GENERAL MAYHEM
Topic: utterly random picture thread.
Replies: 1255
Views: 94134

Re: utterly random picture thread.

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by Lutin
Tue Jul 27, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Projects, Owners Bikes, Updates
Topic: Classic Triumph Bonneville
Replies: 362
Views: 11609

Re: Classic Triumph Bonneville

When you do get it fired it, it sure ain't going to be the quietest bike on the planet. :thumbup:
by Lutin
Sat Jul 24, 2021 8:41 pm
Forum: Mechanics, spanners, twiddling and twirling tools
Topic: Sparkplug, whaddya reckon caused this?
Replies: 30
Views: 998

Re: Sparkplug, whaddya reckon caused this?

Excuse my ignorance, but what difference are we supposed to be seeing in the photos?
by Lutin
Wed Jul 21, 2021 10:43 pm
Forum: Projects, Owners Bikes, Updates
Topic: Re5 Suzuki rotary project bike
Replies: 36
Views: 478

Re: Re5 Suzuki rotary project bike

Unusual bike. Good luck with the project. :thumbup:

I've an article from the December 2015 edition of Classic Motorcycle Mechanics on the Suzuki RE5 if you're interested.
by Lutin
Sat Jul 17, 2021 10:13 am
Forum: Motorbike chat
Topic: URBAN ENDURO: MOTO MUCCI’S KTM 300 XC-W STREET TRACKER
Replies: 10
Views: 200

Re: URBAN ENDURO: MOTO MUCCI’S KTM 300 XC-W STREET TRACKER

Another one that looks like it's trying to look like an electric bike.
by Lutin
Tue Jul 13, 2021 11:27 am
Forum: GENERAL MAYHEM
Topic: Assistance needed - corporate jargon and job titles
Replies: 55
Views: 1021

Re: Assistance needed - corporate jargon and job titles

derek badger wrote: Tue Jul 13, 2021 10:39 am"real-world" and "HR"
Nope. Doesn't compute. :mrgreen:
by Lutin
Tue Jul 13, 2021 11:17 am
Forum: GENERAL MAYHEM
Topic: utterly random picture thread.
Replies: 1255
Views: 94134

Re: utterly random picture thread.

Taipan wrote: Tue Jul 13, 2021 10:41 amis definitely worth stopping for.
Hmm. It's lying at the side of the road and it's full of concrete. I'd say someone's going to have no choice but to stop. :wtf:
by Lutin
Mon Jul 12, 2021 5:15 pm
Forum: Current affairs, Politics, News.
Topic: In todays news...
Replies: 67
Views: 1634

Re: In todays news...

Super Mario 64 game sells for record-breaking $1.5m at auction A sealed copy of video game Super Mario 64 has sold at auction for more than $1.5m (£1.1m), shattering records. The 1996 cartridge was a launch title for the Nintendo 64 console, and was one of the most influential early 3D platformers....
by Lutin
Sun Jul 11, 2021 1:57 pm
Forum: GENERAL MAYHEM
Topic: utterly random picture thread.
Replies: 1255
Views: 94134

Re: utterly random picture thread.

You'll show your age if you know what this is! :D https://scontent-lhr8-2.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.6435-9/214197003_1445018132508735_2530005205974488764_n.jpg?_nc_cat=102&ccb=1-3&_nc_sid=825194&_nc_ohc=y0-fwpaBscUAX8CDeA4&_nc_ht=scontent-lhr8-2.xx&oh=7078d3007c596a3003a37ea4791eb44a&am...
by Lutin
Wed Jul 07, 2021 10:10 am
Forum: Motorbike chat
Topic: Terrible Factory Paint Jobs
Replies: 62
Views: 1305

Re: Terrible Factory Paint Jobs

Taipan wrote: Wed Jul 07, 2021 9:29 amNo paint job could ever fix that. To my eyes that's one of the ugliest bikes of the last 30 years!
But aerodynamically efficient, apparently.

Stupid colour scheme though.
by Lutin
Tue Jul 06, 2021 8:32 am
Forum: Current affairs, Politics, News.
Topic: Covid restrictions - are you adhering or not?
Replies: 2021
Views: 71968

Re: Covid restrictions - are you adhering or not?

The issue, and one the gov will be terrified of, with letting it run wild is that it will produce a lot more mutations. One of which could cause an issue. This has already happened with the UK variant. As far as I know the medics have still not determined whether or not vaccinated bods can still sp...
by Lutin
Mon Jul 05, 2021 8:07 pm
Forum: Current affairs, Politics, News.
Topic: Covid restrictions - are you adhering or not?
Replies: 2021
Views: 71968

Re: Covid restrictions - are you adhering or not?

Reicher was just speaking on C4 News, and said that UK daily infection numbers equalled the entire EU27. :wtf: Well, with Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Spain and Sweden yet to report today (8 o'clock 5th July) the rest of Europe have reported 6,753 new cases in the last 24 hours. The UK 27,224. So, wh...
by Lutin
Mon Jul 05, 2021 7:07 pm
Forum: Current affairs, Politics, News.
Topic: Covid restrictions - are you adhering or not?
Replies: 2021
Views: 71968

Re: Covid restrictions - are you adhering or not?

How long before the UK variant MKII appears on the scene?

My guess? Not very long at all.
by Lutin
Mon Jul 05, 2021 10:45 am
Forum: GENERAL MAYHEM
Topic: utterly random picture thread.
Replies: 1255
Views: 94134

Re: utterly random picture thread.

Caraboat! :thumbup: £13,995! https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/284340426895?mkevt=1&mkcid=1&mkrid=710-53481-19255-0&campid=5338817149&toolid=10050&customid=DANSWORKAROUND2&ul_ref=https%3A%2F%2Frover.ebay.com%2Frover%2F1%2F710-53481-19255-0%2F1 https://scontent-lhr8-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v...
by Lutin
Fri Jul 02, 2021 4:57 pm
Forum: GENERAL MAYHEM
Topic: The Boeing 737 thread redux.
Replies: 10
Views: 455

Re: The Boeing 737 thread redux.

Boeing in the news again. And once more for all the wrong reasons. Boeing 737 makes emergency landing off Hawaiian coast A Boeing Co 737 cargo aircraft with two people on board made an emergency landing in the ocean off the coast of Honolulu, Hawaii, early today, the US aviation safety regulator sai...
by Lutin
Wed Jun 30, 2021 7:52 am
Forum: Motorbike chat
Topic: DEI GRATIA TRX – YAMAHA TRX850 RACER
Replies: 15
Views: 334

Re: DEI GRATIA TRX – YAMAHA TRX850 RACER

Good grief, the "brown" is creeping. At first it was the seat and occasionally the hand grips (shudder) - but now a brown frame?

No. Just no!
by Lutin
Wed Jun 30, 2021 7:49 am
Forum: Staying Alive
Topic: The Self-Driving Vehicles Thread
Replies: 233
Views: 10090

Re: The Self-Driving Vehicles Thread

US agency orders autonomous vehicle makers to report crashes The United States government’s highway safety agency has ordered automakers to report any crashes involving fully autonomous vehicles or partially automated driver-assist systems. The move Tuesday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Ad...
by Lutin
Sat Jun 26, 2021 10:13 pm
Forum: Projects, Owners Bikes, Updates
Topic: Classic Triumph Bonneville
Replies: 362
Views: 11609

Re: Classic Triumph Bonneville

Mr. Dazzle wrote: Sat Jun 26, 2021 9:02 pmThe two pistons move together so the crankcase gets pressurised as they go down.
Isn't there some kind of (timed?) breather to help with this?
by Lutin
Thu Jun 24, 2021 9:05 am
Forum: Motorbike chat
Topic: BUILD. TRAIN. RACE.: THREE KILLER ROYAL ENFIELD RACE BIKES
Replies: 17
Views: 373

Re: BUILD. TRAIN. RACE.: THREE KILLER ROYAL ENFIELD RACE BIKES

Le_Fromage_Grande wrote: Thu Jun 24, 2021 9:00 am I can't get past the ugliness of the Royal Enfield engine - it looks like something from the 1960s.
I think that that was the whole point of the exercise.