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Speedometer cable - 23 Sep 2016.

It seems to all be about The Fire Bike at the moment. That’s probably a good thing and hopefully means that The Racing Rhino is sorted! 415 more words

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The Distinguished Gentleman's Ride

about 5 years ago, i began riding motorcycles.  it was a small piece of a rather pedestrian rebellion that would begin to reform how i viewed my life and how i wanted to live it moving forward, but i still consider it a very important part of who i have become and what i have accomplished in the years since. 722 more words


Correct front brake set-up - 7 Sep 2016.

I’ve been meaning to correct the relationship between the front brake cable and the brake arm on the front hub for a while. I was reminded about this while I was away at the Guzzi Festival last month. 483 more words

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Carburettor refitting and tuning - 7 Sep 16.

After rebuilding the Dellorto VHB carbs on my V7, and bench-testing the one which previously leaked as best as I could, It was time to refit them to the bike. 581 more words

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Carburettor cleaning and refurb - 3 Sep 2016.

Removal and dismantling.

In my last post I had got as far as removing and partly stripping the left hand carburettor on The Fire Bike. I asked for advice about removing the float pivot on the… 982 more words

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Flooding - 28 Aug 2016.

Yesterday I finally got round to cleaning The Fire Bike and trailer following the Guzzi Festival. I’ve been away. I started the bike and put it back in the garage. 677 more words

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Something extra in the fuel tank! - 16 Aug 2016.

Today I was going over The Fire Bike ready to take it to the MGCGB Guzzi Festival at the weekend. When I moved it and put it on the stand I heard a tapping sound from the fuel tank and was concerned that the stand pipe I added to the left side fuel tap to provide a reserve capacity may have come off. 181 more words

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