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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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Suzuki SV650S K5

So I was looking through Facebook and on one of the Groups I am subscribed to I see a K5 SV650 for sale at a very cheap price. No photos and it says the forks are leaking, the head bearings are shot and the rear tyre is knackered. I get in touch and sort out a deal for a cracking price for the bike in the condition that he described.

As part of the deal he delivered it and when it turned up (he rode it here) I was pleasantly surprised to see that the forks were in fact fine. Here is a list of the points that need looking at or is a problem and my solution:

Rear tyre knackered: Yep it is virtually bald in the centre, also…

Hosting a Control for the National Road Rally 2016

 

So there we were, me and R-Burt preparing for the next 17hours of hosting the Lincoln Control of the National Road Rally 2016, which it seems is Britain’s best kept biking secret, unfortunately. So how had we got here?

Well for the last three years we have really enjoyed taking part and last year we were slightly disappointed to see that the Lincoln Control was going to have to be classed as a Virtual Control as they hadn’t found anyone to host it.

Therefore in an attempt to give something back to this event, which we love, we offered to host the Lincoln Control for 2016. All I can …

National Road Rally 2016 – 2nd and 3rd July

 

The HJPBikes boys (Me and Heef) have both taken part in the National Road Rally for the past three years. Having won the Bronze, Silver and finally the Gold awards, we felt it was time to try something different and give back to the event that had given us such enjoyment (and the occasional frustration).

So after some venue searching, support seeking, form filling and head scratching were all set and the time is upon us. With great big thanks to Wrightways (where we take out bikes) and Lincoln Big (Gazebo lenders extraordinaire’s)  plus several others providing equipment and refreshments,…