Search:

Type: Posts; User: Carbon

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.23 seconds.

  1. Replies
    534
    Views
    48,648

    Thanks for the kind words AMZ. I went to the...

    Thanks for the kind words AMZ.

    I went to the funeral of my young friend this morning. It's not easy to make sense of the sudden death of a healthy 29 year old.
    All the guys we've ridden with...
  2. Replies
    534
    Views
    48,648

    Thanks for the carefully considered and nicely...

    Thanks for the carefully considered and nicely written replies guys.

    Yes Colleen, I had that pic of crashed bike you saw on social media, whatsapped to me on Sunday morning. It was sickeningly...
  3. Replies
    534
    Views
    48,648

    Epilogue

    ​I want to write the epilogue to my thread here.

    Two years ago one of our riding group sold his litre sportbike because he had a young child and wanted to reduce his risk. He replaced it with a...
  4. Replies
    32
    Views
    3,980

    https://www.iol.co.za/motoring/industry-news/sas-d...

    https://www.iol.co.za/motoring/industry-news/sas-dirty-fuel-is-costing-motorists-dearly-11948623
    ...
  5. Replies
    534
    Views
    48,648

    Remounted on the bike: ...

    Remounted on the bike:

    https://clearmountain.files.wordpress.com/2017/12/ddv_5070.jpg

    Honda has a line of bike specific accessories like huggers, seat cowls and sometimes a higher screen. They...
  6. Replies
    15
    Views
    2,292

    Sandy if you look at the link I posted it...

    Sandy if you look at the link I posted it includes this:



    Perhaps look at the VIN number on your licence disc or ownership papers?
  7. Replies
    534
    Views
    48,648

    Then I re-masked a slightly larger area, covered...

    Then I re-masked a slightly larger area, covered the rest with newspaper...

    https://clearmountain.files.wordpress.com/2017/12/ddv_5052.jpg

    ...and sprayed it black.


    It now looks pretty...
  8. Replies
    534
    Views
    48,648

    It still doesn't look as neat as the OEM screen,...

    It still doesn't look as neat as the OEM screen, so I removed it again.


    On the inside of the screen I masked out a strip over the black painted area.
    ...
  9. Replies
    15
    Views
    2,292

    And to avoid that, always look at the 10th...

    And to avoid that, always look at the 10th character in the VIN number. It tells you the model year.

    https://support.alldata.com/images/stories/userdocs/Tech-Toolbox/Year-to-VIN-chart.png

    ...
  10. Replies
    534
    Views
    48,648

    I really don't want this untidy logo on the front...

    I really don't want this untidy logo on the front of my bike. What were they thinking?

    https://clearmountain.files.wordpress.com/2017/12/ddv_5034.jpg

    At first I thought it was behind the...
  11. Replies
    534
    Views
    48,648

    Well, we rode all the way to Swellendam today to...

    Well, we rode all the way to Swellendam today to attend a Remembrance Service.

    I took the Fireblade, so can't yet report on the 600's screen.

    Sad day.
  12. Replies
    15
    Views
    2,292

    Oh I quite agree. A well cared for modern engine...

    Oh I quite agree. A well cared for modern engine is capable of longevity.

    But I've been to look at too many Gumtree sportbikes in the Western Cape to not feel a deep sense of foreboding when I...
  13. Replies
    534
    Views
    48,648

    Will tell you tomorrow!

    Will tell you tomorrow!
  14. Replies
    15
    Views
    2,292

    You should be avoiding them.

    You should be avoiding them.
  15. Replies
    534
    Views
    48,648

    Mounted. GIF to show before and after: ...

    Mounted.
    GIF to show before and after:

    https://clearmountain.files.wordpress.com/2017/12/1300screen.gif



    https://clearmountain.files.wordpress.com/2017/12/ddv_5031.jpg
  16. Replies
    534
    Views
    48,648

    Went to mount my new MRA screen and thought, do I...

    Went to mount my new MRA screen and thought, do I really want to mess this up?

    https://clearmountain.files.wordpress.com/2017/12/ddv_5007.jpg
  17. Replies
    32
    Views
    3,980

    AMZ's reply is spot on. However, there is a...

    AMZ's reply is spot on.

    However, there is a further comment I'd like to add. Modern engines have knock sensors and will retard timing if they detect detonation.

    If you're interested, read the...
  18. Replies
    534
    Views
    48,648

    Thanks for the confirmation AMZ. From my...

    Thanks for the confirmation AMZ.
    From my on-line research I gained the impression that MRA screens are very highly regarded. From one American based site, I read that MRA is more expensive in the...
  19. Replies
    534
    Views
    48,648

    On my 600 I've found that to keep up with my pals...

    On my 600 I've found that to keep up with my pals on litre bikes, I have to spend a good part of the ride in full tuck. To my surprise, the really low OEM screen is quite effective and I can even...
  20. Replies
    11
    Views
    2,002

    Who made this "diagnosis" ? Based on what? Can we...

    Who made this "diagnosis" ? Based on what? Can we see these XRays?
    Human diagnostic radiology equipment is not meant for this. It is most unlikely to yield an image that you could draw such...
  21. Thread: Police vs Bike

    by Carbon
    Replies
    22
    Views
    2,441

    We were stopped at a roadblock on the RooiEls...

    We were stopped at a roadblock on the RooiEls road, so we stopped to chat. This traffic officer asked me if he could sit on my bike. Picture taken by GoPro on my helmet that was on the ground, so...
  22. Replies
    52
    Views
    14,052

    Wow, you took on a lot that day! We live here and...

    Wow, you took on a lot that day! We live here and enjoy these roads, but wouldn't attempt what you did in one day.

    Also, nobody that I know here rides over Bain's Kloof on a bike. It's just not...
  23. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,064

    Looks like they got away with the left cylinder.

    Looks like they got away with the left cylinder.
  24. Replies
    14
    Views
    3,325

    For Sale All pictures now visible. Very clean bike!

    All pictures now visible. Very clean bike!
  25. Replies
    122
    Views
    25,591

    Stunning job Skully. Altogether too pretty for a...

    Stunning job Skully. Altogether too pretty for a track bike.
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4