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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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Trixie the TRX

In my excitement of a another bike entering Heef’s garage I have been ignoring some of the older inmates, therefore in order to stave off a full Social Services investigation into Bike Neglect I thought I better do some of the work on the list for the old girl. Currently the TRX is buried at the back of the garage and her position means every if I want to work on her all the other bikes need moving. I have started a mini project to spruce up the rear frame as it is a bit rusty here and there and it is letting the rest of the bike down.…

YZF Update

So I have been looking at the YZF a bit this weekend and summing up its faults to see what needs doing.

On Friday the list of faults were:

Misaligned Exup valve making the bike run rough Uses oil but to what degree I don’t know yet Fuel tank leaks from the fuel pump seal Right hand fork seal leaks Bottom fairing one of the mounting tabs has snapped off The bottom fairing has a large purple graphic on it No clamp on the exhaust so it wobbles (a lot) Did I mention the purple graphics?

 

Yamaha YZF750R

The YZF is my latest bike and is hopefully going to be my road/track bike, I am hoping it’ll have the handling of the TRX with a bit more poke. No more being stuck behind Hornet 600’s on the striaght for me……. hopefully. So far it looks to be alright, it burns oil (how much I’m yet to find out) like all YZF’s, it has purple on its fairing (lets see how long that lasts, at least it hasn’t got the original purple wheels), a leaking fork seal and a crack in it’s headlight cowl. Still not sure if this bike is a keeper, but it is growing on me. I like the idea that…