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by Paul in NZ
Fri Oct 18, 2013 2:46 am
Forum: Biking Chat
Topic: Chopper?
Replies: 6
Views: 692

Re: Chopper?

Far out.... Sure - that will work... What could go wrong? Chain guard? pfft...... Mind you - a mate found a really tidy Moto Guzzi Lario with no engine. Guy had used it for a Micro Light.... (in case you don't know your MG's a Lario is a 4V small block that had a few fairly serious valve train 'issu...
by Paul in NZ
Sun Oct 06, 2013 10:52 pm
Forum: Biking Chat
Topic: Bye Bye bladder
Replies: 51
Views: 3586

Re: Bye Bye bladder

Well goon onya mate… You seem to have a very good attitude which is of course about the most important thing you can have on your side when going through this stuff…. A few years back I found a tumour in a testicle – yes – it had to come out and although you are told ‘its not likely to hav...
by Paul in NZ
Mon Sep 30, 2013 1:21 am
Forum: Biking Chat
Topic: I'm surprised nobody's posted this (Douglas)
Replies: 4
Views: 641

Re: I'm surprised nobody's posted this (Douglas)

Had to happen I suppose...
by Paul in NZ
Sun Sep 22, 2013 11:08 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: My A.J.S used in a Bude Hotel advertising movie.
Replies: 11
Views: 1575

Re: My A.J.S used in a Bude Hotel advertising movie.

Jeeze - almost makes the beach look appealing... However I suspect that if I was laying about on the berach and some thundering great nag galloped over the top of me emitting a constant stream of pooh (that they seem to do) it would be slightly less than appealing (probably why there are so many sho...
by Paul in NZ
Tue Sep 17, 2013 10:09 pm
Forum: Biking Chat
Topic: So - did ya miss me?
Replies: 4
Views: 527

Re: So - did ya miss me?

Gee thanks...

Its the service I came back for ;-)
by Paul in NZ
Tue Sep 17, 2013 3:24 am
Forum: Biking Chat
Topic: So - did ya miss me?
Replies: 4
Views: 527

So - did ya miss me?

argh - bloody caps lock.. OK - so did you guys miss me? Lots been going on with us - been very busy. Sold the old LeMans (yeah I know) and bought a Triumph Sprint ST 1050 to take over its duties of sport touring. This means more sport and less wrenching for me so I'm a happy chappie.. However its no...
by Paul in NZ
Mon Mar 25, 2013 9:38 pm
Forum: Biking Chat
Topic: Diabetic Insurance?
Replies: 7
Views: 532

Re: Diabetic Insurance?

I'm a type 1 who has been on insulin for decades. Never had a problem but I'm very fit and uber cautious and test myself very often. Do that and you will be OK. I have been involved in diabetes for years and I gave all the work up a while back because I just plain got sick of watching people kill th...
by Paul in NZ
Tue Feb 26, 2013 10:33 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: Twin engined Bantam sprinter
Replies: 6
Views: 840

Re: Twin engined Bantam sprinter

Gawd - a natural salesman...

It looks better than it goes.... I LOVE it....
by Paul in NZ
Tue Jan 22, 2013 10:27 pm
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: Older Guzzis
Replies: 5
Views: 721

Re: Older Guzzis

I can't imagine why hes banned? What do you want to know? We have run a 1980 Mk2 LeMans for a fair few years and its definitely been used hard and put away wet... Spares are very good - even out here on the frontiers of civilization but some specific bits are hard to find. In general they are very r...
by Paul in NZ
Mon Jan 21, 2013 11:28 pm
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: Weak indicators on 6v system
Replies: 10
Views: 775

Re: Weak indicators on 6v system

All motorcycle electrical systems are a compromise between cost, weight and effectiveness with cost and weight usually wining.. The earth return for most systems is through the frame or bits bolted to bits which are bolted to the frame which is marginal when everything is new and undesirable when ev...