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Forum: Battle scooters 03-25-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 390
Posted By Tarka
I've found a few sets like that and usually...

I've found a few sets like that and usually manage to 'trip' them by crossing the buried wires at an oblique angle rather than the designed right angle.

Once discovered to be a problem I've...
Forum: Hacks 03-24-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By Tarka
So..they want people to fund their...

So..they want people to fund their 'jolly'...riding about to 'visit' these places?


Or...they want people to send donations directly to the places in order to help them ?

Big difference.
Forum: Hacks 03-23-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By Tarka
You can no doubt mount any of them but they do...

You can no doubt mount any of them but they do differ.

The 1WD and 2WD vary greatly because the 2WD sidecar sits higher to allow for the sidecar drive shaft and it also has less lead than on the...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-20-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 738
Posted By Tarka
That's why I mentioned those fitted with IMPACT...

That's why I mentioned those fitted with IMPACT ARMOUR too. :deal
Forum: Battle scooters 03-20-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 738
Posted By Tarka
You could make life a lot easier and convenient...

You could make life a lot easier and convenient by not buggering about with stuff like that and simply buying some riding trousers that are already equipped with impact/abrasion armour.
Apart from...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-17-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 16,834
Views: 10,433,381
Posted By Tarka
But enough of the Lambretta :D

But enough of the Lambretta :D
Forum: Battle scooters 03-13-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 509
Posted By Tarka
Great stuff....we need more of this! A bunch...

Great stuff....we need more of this!

A bunch of loons entered some modified Vespa PXs in the Erzberg event.
That really was crazy!
Forum: Battle scooters 03-08-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 949
Posted By Tarka
Interesting how feelings can differ,because I'd...

Interesting how feelings can differ,because I'd definately sell the BMW and keep the Burgman.

My 650 Burgman is the best 2 wheeler I've ever had for doing everything comfortably and effortlessly....
Forum: Old's Cool 03-01-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,167
Posted By Tarka
Nope,but try asking StreetMoto on UKGSer because...

Nope,but try asking StreetMoto on UKGSer because I think his uncle (Barry but I forgot his username )is the guy who bought my NTX and he's on the Wirral near me.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-01-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 16,834
Views: 10,433,381
Posted By Tarka
Regarding talk of ownership,rights,property and...

Regarding talk of ownership,rights,property and intellectual property,I'm pretty sure there's something about once you've posted something on a site,it becomes the site's property rather than your...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-01-2015, 02:05 AM
Replies: 16,834
Views: 10,433,381
Posted By Tarka
Pray tell...how is a photo that's displayed...

Pray tell...how is a photo that's displayed publicly on the internet 'stolen' ??
Forum: Hacks 03-01-2015, 02:01 AM
Replies: 3,091
Views: 552,693
Posted By Tarka
Well,I've taken my 650 across to Ireland and done...

Well,I've taken my 650 across to Ireland and done a loop around in November.

I've ridden my 750 the length of Britain to a ferry then across Holland and Belgium to Colmar near the...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-28-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,167
Posted By Tarka
I just plated and welded the rear silencer on...

I just plated and welded the rear silencer on mine.
Once painted it looked good as new.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-28-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,115
Posted By Tarka
Thanks for the reply....I had considered the...

Thanks for the reply....I had considered the super simple adapter plate technique but wasn't sure if there was some kind of trailer hub alternative that had been used.
Right then...where did I put...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-27-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,115
Posted By Tarka
How did you go about fitting the 10" Vespa wheel...

How did you go about fitting the 10" Vespa wheel ??

I ask because I've got a P200 fitted with a Squire sidecar that has an 8" wheel.
Although I've fitted an 8" spare under the sidecar,having all...
Forum: Hacks 02-26-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,147
Posted By Tarka
An old RR of mine. Just to get the OP envious...

An old RR of mine.
Just to get the OP envious about street legal quads.....:deal:evil

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=615694&highlight=bank+holiday+breakfast+bimble
Forum: Battle scooters 02-26-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 966
Posted By Tarka
Cross hatched areas in car parks over here (and...

Cross hatched areas in car parks over here (and most of Europe at least) denote no parking areas....subject to any permitted exemptions mentioned on a fixed notice plate.
In the case of the...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-26-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 966
Posted By Tarka
No,we're not. :evil And the PROPER sign...

No,we're not. :evil

And the PROPER sign would have said 'Scooter Parking Only...All Others Will Be Crushed.' :deal :D


P.S. Furthermore,it looks like you've parked obliquely rather than...
Forum: Europe 02-23-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 235
Posted By Tarka
Carole Nash are usually pretty good about...

Carole Nash are usually pretty good about modifications which aren't turbos or nitrous.
Bear in mind they are a broker rather than actual insurer (the actual insurance company may vary) but they...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-21-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,167
Posted By Tarka
I used to have one. Bought as a non runner...

I used to have one.

Bought as a non runner that I scoured the earth for parts for...got it running and renovated in the end.
Lovely to ride.....good luck with it.

Pete at Reboot may help with...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,378
Posted By Tarka
I believe that camping was stopped at the...

I believe that camping was stopped at the Krystall due to people freezing to death in their tents.
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,378
Posted By Tarka
Elefant rally....not elephant. The crucial...

Elefant rally....not elephant.

The crucial difference is that there's no longer camping at the Krystall.
Forum: 2 smokers 02-17-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,682
Posted By Tarka
WOW !!! Is that yours ??? Is that a...

WOW !!!

Is that yours ???

Is that a standard factory machine ???

Incredible....want,want.....(ignoring the spare parts situation).........
Forum: Europe 02-17-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,177
Posted By Tarka
FFS. Look on a map for twisty and...

FFS.

Look on a map for twisty and interesting ways to get where you aim on heading to.

Then go and ride.

If you start to tire,look for somewhere to stop.

Just go and do it.
Forum: Hacks 02-17-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,746
Posted By Tarka
The K37s are good but I've found the Mitas E-05...

The K37s are good but I've found the Mitas E-05 to be better.

May be worth a try.....contact Mick at TyreFinder. :deal
Forum: Hacks 02-16-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,703
Posted By Tarka
The nut will go on the end of the thread if you...

The nut will go on the end of the thread if you have the carb away from the cylinder head.
As in,don't put the carb fully on first and then try to fit the nut.
Have a gap between carb and cylinder...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-16-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,963
Posted By Tarka
If any given machine that I desired was available...

If any given machine that I desired was available with or without ABS I would choose the non ABS.

I don't give a tinker's cuss about whatever pro ABS argument anyone can come up with.
I'd simply...
Forum: Battle scooters 02-15-2015, 01:33 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 12,248
Posted By Tarka
1.06 here yesterday. One UK Pound Sterling...

1.06 here yesterday.

One UK Pound Sterling and Six Pence.

For a litre,that is.
Forum: Airheads 02-14-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,610
Posted By Tarka
It looks shit on that R90. It'll look even...

It looks shit on that R90.

It'll look even more shit on a Mystic.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-14-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3,596
Views: 1,408,087
Posted By Tarka
Nope,not a twin.....the original had twin...

Nope,not a twin.....the original had twin silencers yet was a single cylinder.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-14-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 3,596
Views: 1,408,087
Posted By Tarka
Huh ?? Twin exhausts?? Where dem den ??

Huh ??

Twin exhausts??

Where dem den ??
Forum: Battle scooters 02-03-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 823
Posted By Tarka
Can somebody translate the above post into...

Can somebody translate the above post into coherent English please?

What does it mean ?
Forum: Hacks 02-03-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,746
Posted By Tarka
Thanks JerseyBiker....great advice from you too...

Thanks JerseyBiker....great advice from you too mate.

The mechanical issues/maintenance scenario is a very valid consideration.

I love/eat/breathe/sleep Ural and will go anywhere at any time in...
Forum: Hacks 02-03-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3,091
Views: 552,693
Posted By Tarka
Oh yeah? So that's why in 18 months I had two...

Oh yeah? So that's why in 18 months I had two rotor windings fail is it ? :D

Then a third unit sheared its shaft at the keyway inside of 12 months yet the replacement L424 is still perfectly okay...
Forum: Hacks 02-03-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,746
Posted By Tarka
Regarding you 'taking the tests' ....I assume you...

Regarding you 'taking the tests' ....I assume you mean to get your bike license?

A full bike license,and a newly gained one for a total novice in particular, is bugger all help in gaining the...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-31-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 901
Posted By Tarka
The paratrooper bike was actually known as a...

The paratrooper bike was actually known as a Welbike not a Corgi.

The Corgi was a postwar civilian version and differed in several ways.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-26-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 16,834
Views: 10,433,381
Posted By Tarka
Ural 650.

Ural 650.
Forum: Trials 01-25-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,785
Posted By Tarka
The bike's got a short leading link if you look...

The bike's got a short leading link if you look at it properly.

The dome is over the link pivot pin.

The 'axle'...is really called a spindle.
Forum: Hacks 01-25-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,209
Posted By Tarka
I must have got bored before they appeared then.

I must have got bored before they appeared then.
Forum: Hacks 01-25-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,209
Posted By Tarka
Not really relevant to the hacks forum though,is...

Not really relevant to the hacks forum though,is it ?

More of an Old School thing.
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