New 'oldness', Royal Enfield time machine.

Discussion in 'Old's Cool' started by Scooterdoodler, Mar 10, 2017.

  1. Eatmore Mudd

    Eatmore Mudd Mischief on wheels.

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    That how we rolled with the pre unit bullets I used to have back when they were a thing.
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  2. Beet

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    Direct from Hitchcocks in England. EDADB28F-59F8-4296-B186-D7AB43649AE7.png
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  3. Mista Vern

    Mista Vern Knows All - Tells Some.

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    FWIW, when re-torquing I always slacken first to ensure that there isn't a false reading due to stiction. That's just me, as I am a finicky guy. :D
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  4. Beet

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    Eatmore Mudd Mischief on wheels.

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    Thank you Beet.
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  6. Mista Vern

    Mista Vern Knows All - Tells Some.

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    What a life!

    Thanks, Beet, for the link. :thumb
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  7. Beet

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    Bit wet on the east coast of Australia. Took Winnie for a ride, 4 days of rain. She never missed a beet. 1F4EC758-5BB2-458B-B656-4D3B767D92D1.jpeg 6259A47F-F9F9-49EC-ABDE-FE27835C2FC3.jpeg 47E2C72E-0882-4FDC-82C4-5E99B524544A.jpeg
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  8. Mista Vern

    Mista Vern Knows All - Tells Some.

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    Thanks for the pics, Beet!
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  9. Beet

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    26B27F1B-596F-4520-95BD-69257FF1C4E9.jpeg You have to zoom in. My 2nd generation seat on springs. I’ll put foam and cover it eventually- LOL. It was a Postie bike seat as we have in Australia. Springs from front forks of some? bike.
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  10. Beet

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    Bit more today. That’s a postie rack. 496475AB-8774-4AA5-B12B-EDB3C754F4D0.jpeg 67AF42EA-7CD9-4744-B9C0-4DE853FC590F.jpeg
  11. Beet

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    Test road the seat this morning. Was very nice but. Needs a centre spring and raise rear up slightly. I’ll make adjustments and give it another try. Very happy though.
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  12. Beet

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    3638669C-C6E6-4BC3-B014-7CDD5D2C73C9.jpeg 3rd Spring fitted and rear of seat raised slightly. Stay tuned.
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  13. Beet

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    What’s going on, is every one on holidays. Surely others are playing with their bikes. Come on and show what’s happening. Regards
  14. Beet

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    A few years back I rode across Australia taking inspiration from Winnifred Wells ride she did in 1950. I’m thinking of doing her Around Australia ride on my Winnie - 350 Classic. 487635FF-75A2-4251-A35F-6054DB65EAEC.png
    Worked out it’s some 13,000klm the way that her father and she did it. Took some 65days. I’m still working things out. At this stage it will not be for charity or such like, just a ride.
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  15. Beet

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    So I’ve done some thinking and some figures
    for the trip around Australia, sort of like Winnie did but different conditions and bike. I’m just taking inspiration from Winnifred. So a leave date will be September 2021. I’m thinking that I’ll leave and finish from my home town in Victoria but be in PERTH(Western Australia) to leave on the date Winnie and her father did some 70 years before. I’ll also likely start a Facebook page but also update via here if I’m allowed. I’ll keep you all up to date as things progress. All the best.
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  16. ddavidv

    ddavidv The reason we can't have nice things

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    Well, it's "shitty weather season" here though it's been a much milder winter than normal. I actually had Emma out for a spin this past weekend. Not much to talk about when you have a bike that starts first kick and just works. Where is the legendary unreliability I keep hearing about?
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  17. ddavidv

    ddavidv The reason we can't have nice things

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    Not much new that you haven't read in this thread over the last year about my Emma but now in book form.

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    Available on Amazon.
  18. Beet

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    D5934C65-939E-49C4-8B09-4BC079A85057.jpeg D5934C65-939E-49C4-8B09-4BC079A85057.jpeg Tired of not have a correct speedo. Got this one and works a treat. About $80 aust. It’s GPS.
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    ddavidv The reason we can't have nice things

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  20. Mista Vern

    Mista Vern Knows All - Tells Some.

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    Nice photo! Weather was nice here for a short bit, but now it turned back to winter again. Due to the corona virus all the rural roads are totally empty, so ideal for riding. Even the state roads are pretty quiet.

    A pic from more normal times.

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