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Ocean drive in the desert.

We’re riding down the boulevard.. Typical traffic day.


Chock stands

I bought a chock from ebay a while ago, it was mad by Constands. and works very well with all of the bikes. I eventually bolted it to the front of the hydraulic workbench to make life easier when loading a bike. 183 more words

Titanium (Ti)

Throughout my life working on aircraft I have used Titanium bolts. They are used for a number of reasons two being strength and lightness. The Ti that we used on military aircraft was about a third of the weight of a steel bolt of the same size, and was coloured a blue/grey. 426 more words

An 848 update

Folks will remember that I fitted the Lithium battery, not to save weight, but to see if they were all that they are cracked up to be. 475 more words

Hydraulic bike lift.

As we own a number of bikes, and I do all the servicing and work on them myself, A hydraulic bike lift has been one of the best things that I have invested in. 262 more words

Weight and batteries.

I am not a great believer in saving minuscule amounts of weight on a bike as in my opinion it does nothing. As an aviator I know that weight is proportional to acceleration and aerodynamics is proportional to top speed. 539 more words