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  1. Simple really: take it back to where you got it...

    Simple really: take it back to where you got it serviced and tell them to fix it.
    It is still under warranty, right? With only 8K km on it, I assume it was bought brand new and still under warranty?...
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    Kleen Green (not diluted) and a stiff brush and...

    Kleen Green (not diluted) and a stiff brush and scrub that rubbish off the tyres.
    4 weeks + arguing with the place that did it and it will take an hour to clean the tyres.

    And wash the bike by...
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    Scott Motorcycles (speak to Grant or Bobby) ...

    Scott Motorcycles (speak to Grant or Bobby)
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    Wanted You can try Race Preparations in Hatfield,...

    You can try Race Preparations in Hatfield, Pretoria, they do still have some Aprilia spares.
    012 342 6994, speak to Philip.

    Part numbers you are looking for are:

    Radiator: AP8102469
    Bracket:...
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    Good to meet you, the wife and daughter, Mark....

    Good to meet you, the wife and daughter, Mark.
    Glad I could help out in a small way.
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    Please send me a PM with a list of things she...

    Please send me a PM with a list of things she needs, I will help with what I can
    I will let you know what I can help with and drop off for you in the Jhb area.
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    The motor is essentially a rebadged Honda XR400...

    The motor is essentially a rebadged Honda XR400 (and incedently Yamaha SR400 - exact same motor), so getting motor spares should not be an issue.
  8. Yamaha Niken's are the official support bikes for...

    Yamaha Niken's are the official support bikes for the Tour De Trapfiets.

    Saw plenty of them in Paris traffic last month, looking exactly the same as the ones in this article:...
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    YBR's were made from 2007 onwards and will all...

    YBR's were made from 2007 onwards and will all use ULP fuel only.

    Remember that ULP was available a looooooong time before we got the stuff here in SA (ULP was released in the 70's).
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    I have known Jacob for 20+ years now. One of THE...

    I have known Jacob for 20+ years now. One of THE nicest blokes around and I support him in every way I can.
    I have donated riding gear (jackets, helmet, two-piece race suit) to Jacob's Vision and...
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    Are you sure you read the manual correctly? ...

    Are you sure you read the manual correctly?

    YBR 250's use UNLEADED fuel only.
    The manual says this:

    "Use only unleaded gasoline. The use

    of leaded gasoline will cause severe
    damage to...
  12. Thread: brake discs

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    Wanted Rather get new discs. Tornado's quality is top...

    Rather get new discs. Tornado's quality is top notch.

    Also..... discs have a minimum thickness allowed when worn, and I have seen dodgy places skim bike discs, only for them to have cracks form...
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    The 150 will be fine. When it is mounted to the...

    The 150 will be fine. When it is mounted to the rim, it will "flatten" out the profile a tiny bit in theory, but the 70 section will make it almost the same rolling diameter as the 160/60.
    And it is...
  14. Thread: HeadsUp S15

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    Thanks all! :headbang:

    Thanks all! :headbang:
  15. Moto Mate are RST stockists. Pop around there or...

    Moto Mate are RST stockists. Pop around there or phone (speak to Dave the owner), he is magical when it comes to sourcing literally anything.
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    Most people refer to the Sharp ratings: ...

    Most people refer to the Sharp ratings:

    https://sharp.dft.gov.uk/

    But my opinion is this: buy the best helmet you can afford.
    Name brands and quality helmets include Arai, Shark, Shoei, HJC,...
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    That is fixable. I did a mod on a mates old...

    That is fixable.

    I did a mod on a mates old KTM504 many moons ago when it did someting similar.
    Carefully filed the offending bits off, sealed up the holes using Praley Steel putty, made sure to...
  18. Thread: Detuned 101

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    Detuning can be done in a few ways. ECU...

    Detuning can be done in a few ways.

    ECU detuning (a "restricted" map can be loaded). A simple remap can put it back to "full power".
    Motor detuning. Lower lift or duration cams (or a combination...
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    My accident happened at less than 60kmh in peak...

    My accident happened at less than 60kmh in peak hour traffic and I always wore all my gear, along with jeans.
    If it was not for my gear, I would have had way more severe injuries. The surgeon (who...
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    Wow! What a find! Congrats:headbang: I...

    Wow! What a find!
    Congrats:headbang:


    I would love to get hold of something like this (always been a 2 stroke nutter).
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    I took my RST Ventilator 3 to Dubun in Menlyn...

    I took my RST Ventilator 3 to Dubun in Menlyn Retail to have a new zip fitted. They did a very nice job and you cannot see it was ever repaired.
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    http://www.toyrun.org.za/

    http://www.toyrun.org.za/
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    I have always washed my bikes like this: Park...

    I have always washed my bikes like this:

    Park in shade, let bodywork cool down (if it was in the sun prior)
    Hose down using a fine spray nozzle on a hosepipe
    Meguiars (or any decent car wash...
  24. Poll: 48 and still going strong. Luckily I don't look,...

    48 and still going strong. Luckily I don't look, or act, my age. It is but a number:headbang:
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    Quite frankly, another lie from them. The...

    Quite frankly, another lie from them.

    The three people I mentioned have had ZERO feedback on any emails sent. Their "you will receive a response in due course" will probably take as long as it...
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