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Over the last three years we have taken part in the National Road Rally, and enjoyed every minute of it. Now it's time to give something back so we will be operating the Lincoln checkpoint for 2016.
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SV650 The Road to Reinvention

SV650 N 2003

With many years biking experience on a variety of bikes ridden in all conditions – weather, physical, emotional – on road and occasionally track I realised I am looking for something new.

CBR 929 Fireblade 2001

My current main bike is a CBR929 Fireblade (John McGuiness review). A very nice bike but too pretty, too powerful, and too expensive to repair if I used it in anger and it went down the track (as happened with my previous Blade). It is an amazing bike that still make me feel good and smile whenever I take her out :).

This is great but gets me no closer to the something new.…

Yamaha FZ600 Update No.4

Carbs

I have started to look at the carbs, the first thing I did was remove the throttle cable. While this was off I oiled it with my pressure oiler and then I did the old trick of taping a cone around one end and hanging up the cable with the cone full of ordinary engine oil. After this treatment the cable to seems to be fine and will not need changing.

Moving onto the carbs, they came off the bike really easily as I haven’t got an air box to get in the way (one has been bought but I am waiting for it to come from America) The carbs were very gunged up and the floats weren’t moving at all on two of them, no…

First Trackday on the GSXR750K2 and beyond

So to my first Trackday on the GSXR. I had not done a huge amount in preparation for this outing. I got some¬†Bridgestone BT016Pro tyres as they were cheap and had good reviews, and i always used to be a Bridgestone man. Every set of tyres I bought in the past has been Bridgestone, if I was just changing one I would usually match up to the existing tyre on the bike. I had done some road miles to get the tyre bedded in as I did not fancy scrubbing in the tyre at Cadwell!!!! On the road I had seemed to gel with the bike and I went well on it, though the gear change was a little stiff after I had had to change 2nd and 6th gear…