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by george baker
Tue Jan 01, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Airhead Q&A's
Topic: R80 starting problem - sluggish turnover
Replies: 7
Views: 303

Re: R80 starting problem - sluggish turnover

Hi
+1 with Rob but remember his 6---- the starter and solenoid can get choked with oily mucky dust so clean this out

George
by george baker
Tue Jan 01, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Official Club Event Listings
Topic: 2019 Club Events Calendar
Replies: 3
Views: 342

Re: 2019 Club Events Calendar

Hi Booked places to meet up this 2019 year Sunday 14th April, in the Sammy Miller calendar 2019 same day as the RE meet Week May We have booked a lodge at Radnor revivals http://www.radnorrevivals.com/prices.html We plan to use 4 beds in a large lodge, a second lodge can be booked if we are overwhel...
by george baker
Fri Dec 28, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Airhead Q&A's
Topic: R100R Speedo
Replies: 11
Views: 718

Re: R100R Speedo

Hi
ta, what do the numbers mean? Just id? Or something better?
George
by george baker
Thu Dec 27, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: Airhead Q&A's
Topic: R100R Speedo
Replies: 11
Views: 718

Re: R100R Speedo

Hi
thanks Roy, the fist time in the garage for at least a month.

It is an W1148

George
by george baker
Mon Dec 24, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Official Club Event Listings
Topic: Yorkshire Lunch Meetings 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 354

Re: Yorkshire Lunch Meetings 2019

Hi I have posted a list of dates and places for the North West meetings including May 2nd Fairholm Visitor centre S33 0AQ at 11am-- Derbyshire https://www.peakdistrict.gov.uk/visiting/visitor-centres/derwent The other places have been selected so that people dont have to cross the M62 or the Blob of...
by george baker
Mon Dec 24, 2018 8:37 am
Forum: Official Club Event Listings
Topic: North West Meets - 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 50

North West Meets - 2019

Hi Merry Christmas, these are my planned Dates, Location. Postcode, Time, as usual the first Thursday of the month, I will try to work out possible weekend places as well March 7th Winfields BB4 5DD 11am-- Lanc's April 4th J&S CW8 2HB 11am-- Cheshire May 2nd Fairholm s33 0aq 11am-- Derbyshire June J...
by george baker
Sun Dec 16, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: Official Club Event Listings
Topic: Yorkshire Lunch Meetings 2019
Replies: 12
Views: 354

Re: Yorkshire Lunch Meetings 2019

Hi
I have some meet up places in mind this side of the Pennines, One of the places I have in mind is in the Peak District, South of the M62, with a Sheffield post code

George
by george baker
Tue Dec 11, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Airhead Q&A's
Topic: R100R Speedo
Replies: 11
Views: 718

Re: R100R Speedo

Hi
thanks, I have not ridden for 3 months but did take the speedo off the bike and there is something inside the speedo rattling around-- I think the shaft is bust

Nex year I think I will change to an electronic one

George
by george baker
Fri Dec 07, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: General Off Topic Chat
Topic: Drinking Time
Replies: 42
Views: 1566

Re: Drinking Time

Hi
^+1 gout

We will see what thw Quince brandy is like in a few months

George
by george baker
Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:41 am
Forum: Hexhead (R1200) Q&A's
Topic: First ride - help
Replies: 14
Views: 1139

Re: First ride - help

Hi
how about taking it for an MoT? That way you get a new set of eyes on it and a list of jobs to do, Ride carefully cos of the front brake though

George
by george baker
Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Hexhead (R1200) Q&A's
Topic: First ride - help
Replies: 14
Views: 1139

Re: First ride - help

Hi younger bike, MoT, half the miles--- dealer? No MoT for half the money Why do you need a bike? Why a BMW? Why an RT-P? If you need a commute-able reliable bike why not a new Enfield? Or a new cheap Chinese scooter? If you want a Toy then the old girl, the 2K difference buys you a lot of fettling ...
by george baker
Mon Dec 03, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: General Motorcycle Chat
Topic: Weird?
Replies: 8
Views: 309

Re: Weird?

Hi as Deep Diver said " You will get a voltage reading but no amps" which is why Ced always says to use a test lamp Do you have an alarm? Self powered clock? Torch? GPS? How long after disconnecting do you still get a residual potential difference? I had an MT 0 or 10 myself, and would have another ...
by george baker
Mon Dec 03, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: General Off Topic Chat
Topic: Drinking Time
Replies: 42
Views: 1566

Re: Drinking Time

Hi
thanks Batty, I will try that, atm there is a litre of quince brandy on the go, I dont fancy it myself but my wife had a few spare quinces that she needed a use for

George
by george baker
Sun Dec 02, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: General Off Topic Chat
Topic: Drinking Time
Replies: 42
Views: 1566

Re: Drinking Time

Hi
Phil made his own sloe gin with minimal sugar and hated my much more syrupy recipe.

I think will try the blueberry recipe

George
by george baker
Sat Dec 01, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: Airhead Q&A's
Topic: Matching numbers, have and need.
Replies: 12
Views: 500

Re: Matching numbers, have and need.

Hi
while that is a good plan we still dont have full control of the web sites afaik.

We do have some control though. and things are moving forward.

George
by george baker
Sat Dec 01, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: General Motorcycle Chat
Topic: Lidl thermal long Johns promotion
Replies: 6
Views: 284

Re: Lidl thermal long Johns promotion

Hi
yep but never too sure of size. I bought some Euro size = Large pants last week-- they dont fit so must move up to XL in future

George
by george baker
Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: Airhead Q&A's
Topic: Coming together...
Replies: 26
Views: 738

Re: Coming together...

Hi
it looks like in 2019 your main decision will be WHICH one to ride

George
by george baker
Tue Nov 27, 2018 12:26 am
Forum: General Motorcycle Chat
Topic: Killala, Mayo, Ireland
Replies: 14
Views: 530

Re: Killala, Mayo, Ireland

Hi pat
Grearpicture of event I am sorry I never got to

Maybe a future event?

G
by george baker
Sun Nov 25, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello
Replies: 8
Views: 331

Re: Hello

Hi
welcome, brake shoes, tyres, all fluids, points, plugs, clean the inside of the tank and run it "just as found"?

George
by george baker
Sat Nov 24, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: General Motorcycle Chat
Topic: Came off the bike tonight!
Replies: 38
Views: 1183

Re: Came off the bike tonight!

Hi
Good news all around Keith. Ive not ridden since I got home 2months ago
G
by george baker
Sat Nov 24, 2018 10:37 pm
Forum: General Off Topic Chat
Topic: Bargain of the year
Replies: 14
Views: 487

Re: Bargain of the year

Hi
I know him as well
George
by george baker
Sat Nov 24, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: General Off Topic Chat
Topic: Bargain of the year
Replies: 14
Views: 487

Re: Bargain of the year

Hi
I'm envious, the motor on my lathe died and I need a replacement

But a 30 quid Myford is The Bargain of the year. It sounds like you should down size to just the Myford and the Lorch

George
by george baker
Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Antique returning motorcyclist
Replies: 14
Views: 734

Re: Antique returning motorcyclist

Hi
we;come, Ced's right this is the introduce yourself section so I know I should not advise here------------- but the bike to buy is an R100R

George
by george baker
Thu Nov 08, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: General Off Topic Chat
Topic: Poppy's
Replies: 5
Views: 296

Re: Poppy's

Hi
better than the display at the Imperial War Museum North

George
by george baker
Wed Nov 07, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: Hexhead (R1200) Q&A's
Topic: Stainless headers and acid.....
Replies: 5
Views: 351

Re: Stainless headers and acid.....

Hi paint strippers "Acid Baths" seldom are acid, and usually denature the paint. No harm asking though. Industrially we used to use Caustic HOT or Methylene Chloride, COLD with a water seal on top. Dont confuse UnHeated Hot Caustic with the Cold stripper, as an MGB owner discovered when his part dis...

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