Hayabusa Update
Hayabusa Update
I’ve not posted about my Hayabusa for sometime and as it is my main go to bike I feel this is a little unfair!!
1996 Yamaha TRX850
1996 Yamaha TRX850
So I was working hard to reduce the amount of bikes in the garage…………….. and then I accidentally buy a TRX850.


Seven Bikes – How does that happen?

So there is currently 6 bikes in the garage and it seems like it is very likely that one more is going to be joining them, so how does someone end up with seven bikes? So here is a list of the bikes in the garage and about to enter the garage.

Suzuki GSX1300R Haybusa – This is my go to bike, it can do everything that I want. It can hustle, cruise, tour and nip to the shops. This is the bike I first got my Knee down on. I can’t see me changing this bike for sometime, in fact I am looking at doing some tasteful upgrades. I am thinking about improving the front brakes, I just really don’t lie the feel.…

Current Garage Update

I thought I would give an update on what is in the garage and what I am doing with them.


I am thinking that I will update the Hayabusa and make it a better bike for me personally. So I am thinking, and as R-burt will tell you my thoughts change quicker than a very quick thing, about the following:

Tyres: I have put new tyres on the Busa. Previously I had a Bridgestone S20 on the front and a Bridgestone T30 on the rear, so that was a Fast Road Tyre on the front and a touring tyre on the rear, lots of front end grip and better wear at the rear. However after over 6000miles they need replacing, the front is very…

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…