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Fuel starvation? - 4 May 2017.

It’s taken me a while to get around to writing this post. Other stuff has been going on!

On a couple of occasions recently The Fire Bike has come to a halt without any prior warning. 811 more words

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RE Continental GT's Falling Sales Could Result In Production Halt In India

With its retro styling and nostalgic riding capabilities, cafe racers reside in a corner of every motorcyclist’s heart. Most of the bikemakers have at least one such bike in their portfolio and so does Royal Enfield. 180 more words

Rhino gets a new battery - 31 Mar 2017

The other week I finally got around to taking Rhino for his MOT (annual road worthiness test). Before I could go I had to charge the battery despite having charged it only a couple of weeks before. 419 more words

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Too many volts! - 11 Mar 2017

I’ve mentioned before that, over the last few months,┬áthe voltage warning light on The Fire Bike has been “playing about”. I fitted this soon after getting the bike so that I will know if the charging system develops a fault and can do something before I get stranded with a flat battery. 857 more words

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Re-torque heads and adjust valve clearances - 22 Feb 2017

I’ve now ridden about 230 miles since doing the work to change the cylinder head gaskets on The Fire Bike so, it’s time to retighten the six nuts securing each head and barrel. 892 more words

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The cylinder heads are done - 5 Feb 2017

It’s taken me some time but The Fire Bike is now back together. As indicated last time, I did buy the posh type of exhaust nuts with a lock ring. 319 more words

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Off with his head, part 3 - 29 Jan 2017.

As I said yesterday, I’ve decided to repeat the work on the left hand cylinder, mainly for the sake of thoroughness. It’s also a chance to examine the condition of the cylinder bore and rocker gear. 629 more words

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