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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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TRX Update

Last night I had chance to have a couple of hours in the garage and moved project TRX a little bit more. I managed to drill out the bolts holding the right hand pillion footrests using my new drill bits. I have been managing for years with hand-me-down drill bits that my Dad gave me, these have been bizarre sizes (often imperial) and generally blunt as a very blunt thing, which generally means they cut a little dent in the item I am drilling then stop dead.

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?