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by Zunspec
Tue Apr 25, 2017 12:27 pm
Forum: Welcome
Topic: New member London - can you identify this bike please?
Replies: 6
Views: 4302

Re: New member London - can you identify this bike please?

Nice find, should provide hours of restoration fun 8-)

Cheers Geoff
by Zunspec
Wed Apr 12, 2017 9:31 pm
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: Cheap 5ta crank
Replies: 5
Views: 1225

Re: Cheap 5ta crank

You were the only bidder and you got it for 99p didn't you :D .

Cheers Geoff
by Zunspec
Tue Apr 11, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: Cheap 5ta crank
Replies: 5
Views: 1225

Re: Cheap 5ta crank

If you place an eBay add using a 99p start or no reserve to minimise fees etc. you have to abide by the winning bid. That's the position I would take having previously sold items for less than I thought they should make.

Cheers Geoff
by Zunspec
Mon Apr 10, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Technical Advice
Topic: Oil Additives
Replies: 6
Views: 1225

Re: Oil Additives

The Triumph T140 has successfully operated for 40+ years without the need for special additives in the oil, why start now. Use a 20/50 and change the oil on a regular basis.

Cheers Geoff
by Zunspec
Mon Feb 27, 2017 12:56 am
Forum: General Banter
Topic: What did you do Today
Replies: 9313
Views: 167420

Re: What did you do Today

I don't regret investing in a pillar drill, very useful pieces of kit.
by Zunspec
Sun Feb 19, 2017 11:50 pm
Forum: Welcome
Topic: Hi all
Replies: 5
Views: 2360

Re: Hi all

Hello shogun,

The C15 is a sound bike, not high performance but a good introduction to restoration with decent parts availability. I had one in a sort of street scrambles trim back in the 70s.

Cheers Geoff
by Zunspec
Sat Feb 18, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: Welcome
Topic: Hi all
Replies: 5
Views: 2360

Re: Hi all

Hi shogun, Very sage advice from Dave. The cost of restoring a good bike is the same as restoring a shocker if the aim is a concours machine. Of course the fun of the chase to find all the necessary parts if you are building completely from scratch (OK lets say you start with a frame) is not to be d...
by Zunspec
Mon Jan 30, 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: Biking Chat
Topic: Bristol Classic Bike Show - This weekend
Replies: 0
Views: 859

Bristol Classic Bike Show - This weekend

Hi All,

Anybody going? I have my Seeley Honda 750 on the Empire Cycle Corp. stand, drop by to say hello if you are there.

Cheers Geoff
by Zunspec
Tue Jan 24, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: Biking Chat
Topic: Registering a project
Replies: 5
Views: 1346

Re: Registering a project

I think you may have to take it for the MOT with a van/trailer Hooli. I registered an NC30 and this is what I had to do for the MOT.

Cheers Geoff
by Zunspec
Fri Dec 30, 2016 3:16 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: What did you do Today
Replies: 9313
Views: 167420

Re: What did you do Today

Get your Jan 2018 Classic Bike mag out and ponder who you will vote for as the CBOTY :D

Like B21 myself.