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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 12:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 388
Posted By Rob Farmer
Heavy flywheel (long) input shaft on the right ...

Heavy flywheel (long) input shaft on the right

http://i242.photobucket.com/albums/ff38/R_Farmer/Airhead%20Gearbox/P1010612.jpg

If you fit the pre 81 gearbox onto an 81 onwards bike the input...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 12:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 388
Posted By Rob Farmer
The later gearbox will fit straight in and no...

The later gearbox will fit straight in and no need to worry about ratios it's all done with the final drive.

As mentioned the seal is different on the paralevers. You will need to unplug the...
Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By Rob Farmer
I sold all the parts needed to convert a Mono...

I sold all the parts needed to convert a Mono into a twin shock to one of the UK guys a few years ago. It all fitted straight in.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-27-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 263,412
Posted By Rob Farmer
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<iframe src="https://www.flickr.com/photos/david_nimrod/13997322586/player/" width="702" height="1024" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen...
Forum: Airheads 02-27-2015, 12:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,846
Posted By Rob Farmer
The worst thing about owning a Harley are the...

The worst thing about owning a Harley are the other Harley owners! People will think you're one of them!

We have two types of Harley riders in the UK. Those that are fairly low profile, ride the...
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,159
Posted By Rob Farmer
I'm wary of posting on this thread. I posted a...

I'm wary of posting on this thread. I posted a while back that I'd never had a problem with an airhead rotor in all the years I'd ridden one. A week later my rotor went down. She must have heard me....
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By Rob Farmer
Found this on a Laverda Forum...

Found this on a Laverda Forum http://www.laverdaforum.com/forum/index.php?topic=80991.0

if you did decide to go for it -

Steine dinse sell them for the equivalent of 95 you will have postage...
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 79,726
Posted By Rob Farmer
I really needed a tripod to revolve the shot...

I really needed a tripod to revolve the shot properly. It was taken in the Ardennes at the Belgium GS meet.

Got another one here in Germany

http://360.io/mYR2re

and another from the hill...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,507
Posted By Rob Farmer
I'm not talking just UK in terms of the KLR. I...

I'm not talking just UK in terms of the KLR. I was referring to Europe. The sarky comment about the US was just for the hell of it :evil

Are they still available new in Australia, New Zealand,...
Forum: Airheads 02-24-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 343
Views: 79,726
Posted By Rob Farmer
Let's try this http://360.io/Fkhkxp

Let's try this http://360.io/Fkhkxp
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,507
Posted By Rob Farmer
Hmm! The klr650 is only popular in America the...

Hmm! The klr650 is only popular in America the rest of the world moved on years ago :D

Capable as it may be the lack of support and spares for it outside the states limits the model as a genuine...
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 25,355
Posted By Rob Farmer
Ah yes! The American rocket program. Developed by...

Ah yes! The American rocket program. Developed by german scientists who "volunteered" to move to America.
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By Rob Farmer
Thanks. I tried various larger needle jets...

Thanks.

I tried various larger needle jets just to see if I could stop the pinking but nothing worked even when the bike was obviously running rich.

Long term the engine isn't staying in the...
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By Rob Farmer
I've tried with and without the pumps. It still...

I've tried with and without the pumps. It still does it with the pumps but much less
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By Rob Farmer
It's pinking between 2 and 3k under harder...

It's pinking between 2 and 3k under harder acceleration. I went up on the needle jets but it didn't cure the issue.

I've just put the bings back on and the pinking has disappeared so it has to be...
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By Rob Farmer
Sam, Siebenrock sell a power up kit that...

Sam,

Siebenrock sell a power up kit that comprises nickasil barrels and higher comp Pistons to fit your bike.

If you look at www.motobins.co.uk you will see what I'm talking about. Under 2...
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 620
Posted By Rob Farmer
The 90s jetting doesn't work for my r100. I need...

The 90s jetting doesn't work for my r100. I need to make it richer between 2 and 3k. Tried bigger needle jets but that didn't help so I'm looking to change the needle.
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 14,613
Posted By Rob Farmer
Good luck on getting out of Bradford with your...

Good luck on getting out of Bradford with your wheels intact. 30mph won't outrun the kids :D
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,249
Posted By Rob Farmer
The trellis frame and swinging aren't pretty but...

The trellis frame and swinging aren't pretty but they do seem very strong. It's the suspension that's the issue. Honda really haven't got an excuse for the poor quality shocks they fit.

The...
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,249
Posted By Rob Farmer
The brakes are surprisingly good even with the...

The brakes are surprisingly good even with the one disk but any more bhp would need another. Loads of potential that some of the guys are exploring off road on the current nc
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 76,500
Posted By Rob Farmer
As long as you can read chinese. Build...

As long as you can read chinese.

Build quality has gone to the dogs on chinese bikes. Price has gone through the roof...sign on the dotted line sucker!
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,249
Posted By Rob Farmer
It's 11:1 compression. 270 deg crank. Identical...

It's 11:1 compression. 270 deg crank. Identical bore and stroke to a triumph t140. Works for me and a refreshing change to a ujm.
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 977
Posted By Rob Farmer
I put a 70bhp 1000cc engine in my Mono a few...

I put a 70bhp 1000cc engine in my Mono a few years ago. To be honest it ruined the bike with the 800 gearing and standard suspension. You will need to throw some cash at improving the suspension and...
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,086
Posted By Rob Farmer
I'm finding the DCT is much better once you've...

I'm finding the DCT is much better once you've got over the "I'm riding an Automatic bike" thing and just get on with it. I'm still grabbing for the clutch lever occasionally. Now I'm used to the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-09-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,771
Posted By Rob Farmer
I'll be disappointed if it is a 1000cc. Who the...

I'll be disappointed if it is a 1000cc. Who the hell needs an engine that big for a real adventure bike? I really hope they make it a 750 with low power but big torque.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,381
Posted By Rob Farmer
There are more Mk1 Le Mans running around than...

There are more Mk1 Le Mans running around than Guzzi ever made.

Some usefull info here (you made need sunglasses though) http://www.ozebook.com/guzzi/guzziframe.htm
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,734
Posted By Rob Farmer
http://motosantiguashd.com/dev/wp-content/uploads/...

http://motosantiguashd.com/dev/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/ket1-copia-388x209.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 39,464
Posted By Rob Farmer
Sure they make a nice sound. They Just dont do it...

Sure they make a nice sound. They Just dont do it for long :evil
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5,689
Views: 1,160,286
Posted By Rob Farmer
I meant the display on the bike. There's no...

I meant the display on the bike. There's no option for US or UK gallons. Guess I'll have to log the mileage.
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5,689
Views: 1,160,286
Posted By Rob Farmer
Is my bikes mpg figure in us or imperial mpg?...

Is my bikes mpg figure in us or imperial mpg? It's almost as though it's pre programmed to show 64.1mpg. Which is virtually identical to the fuelly mpg figures above for us mpg.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-08-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6,028
Views: 1,061,764
Posted By Rob Farmer
Now that would be just the ticket :thumb ...

Now that would be just the ticket :thumb

http://www.southbayriders.com/forums/attachments/468361/
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 5,689
Views: 1,160,286
Posted By Rob Farmer
Is that what it was Cortez? I think the top end...

Is that what it was Cortez? I think the top end is pretty academic on these bikes. I love the way mine lopes along.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-08-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,771
Posted By Rob Farmer
The KTM riders in question. Ming on the left is...

The KTM riders in question. Ming on the left is 6ft 3" of attitude and is an ex doorman. You can tell him he's a pussy if you like :D
...
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,490
Posted By Rob Farmer
You'd better tell some of the airhead riders...

You'd better tell some of the airhead riders that! There's plenty of talented riders on fairly stock gs airheads doing some serious off roading on them.

Admittedly the riders with this ability are...
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 12,972
Posted By Rob Farmer
I'm surprised nobody has mentioned David beckhams...

I'm surprised nobody has mentioned David beckhams triumph yet.

There was a thread on advrider a few years ago where one of the guys who was in Thailand converted his bonnie into an off road...
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 5,689
Views: 1,160,286
Posted By Rob Farmer
So the new balance shaft is simply laying in the...

So the new balance shaft is simply laying in the bottom of the crankcase is it? Or have the crankcases been redesigned to fit it and allow it to do its job? The honda blurb says the new balance shaft...
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 39,464
Posted By Rob Farmer
I think the Motus takes some beating. What a...

I think the Motus takes some beating. What a great sounding bike. Pity the jangly guitar cant be turned off on the video.

<iframe width="560" height="315"...
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,666
Posted By Rob Farmer
This could be the answer ...

This could be the answer

http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=2368&stc=1&d=1018534215
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,277
Posted By Rob Farmer
I cancelled the nine T I had on Order. Waited for...

I cancelled the nine T I had on Order. Waited for 10 months out of the 12 quoted and then got fed up with waiting.

There are quite a few coming up in the UK 2nd hand with just a few hundred miles...
Forum: Airheads 02-05-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 916
Posted By Rob Farmer
You sound like a grumpy old fart! :lol3 ...

You sound like a grumpy old fart! :lol3


Well said :thumb
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