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by Sanqhar
Fri Sep 25, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Super Tenere not taking a charge
Replies: 8
Views: 400

Re: Super Tenere not taking a charge

As suggested above try connecting the Optimate direct to the battery.

If it works then clean the contacts in the 12v socket.

tom
by Sanqhar
Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Kit build cars - Caterham/Westfield
Replies: 6
Views: 327

Re: Kit build cars - Caterham/Westfield

Wheeler Dealers did an episode on a Caterham 7.

tom
by Sanqhar
Wed Sep 23, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: THE PUB
Topic: Kit build cars - Caterham/Westfield
Replies: 6
Views: 327

Re: Kit build cars - Caterham/Westfield

Apologies for going slightly off topic Back in the 60s there was a tuning firm in north London called Speedwell (possibly owned by Graham Hill?). They had been working on a customer Lotus 7. A friend, who did the head gas flowing, was tasked with taking the car down to the docks for export. In the d...
by Sanqhar
Mon Sep 21, 2020 9:45 am
Forum: ADVENTURE BIKE RIDER
Topic: time flies...
Replies: 3
Views: 281

Re: time flies...

"Tempus fugit" as one of my teachers used to say 60 years ago.

Followed up by:

"You can't they're too fast"

...I remember it took me ages to get the joke.

tom
by Sanqhar
Thu Sep 10, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: Lost in the Sierra de las Nieves Spain
Replies: 5
Views: 320

Re: Lost in the Sierra de las Nieves Spain

Help me out here.

"I deduced that my GPS was set to WGS84 and the map was UTM"

???

thanks

tom
by Sanqhar
Tue Sep 08, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: BIKES
Topic: 701 enduro buying advice
Replies: 19
Views: 921

Re: 701 enduro buying advice

Richard Simpson Mark II wrote:
Tue Sep 01, 2020 10:33 pm
With WP forks, it's worth depressurising the fork and also cleaning the dust boots and seals regularly.
Was told recently by an ex works KTM and Honda motocross mechanic to de-pressurise with the fork fully extended otherwise you set up a vacuum in use.

tom
by Sanqhar
Mon Aug 17, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: 12v USB power question?
Replies: 21
Views: 875

Re: 12v USB power question?

+1 for "Fuzeblock".

tom
by Sanqhar
Fri Aug 14, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: 12v USB power question?
Replies: 21
Views: 875

Re: 12v USB power question?

Wire it via a relay so it is only powered when the ignition is on.

tom
by Sanqhar
Sun Aug 09, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: TECHNICAL
Topic: Solo rider emergency help spot 3 alternative?
Replies: 15
Views: 714

Re: Solo rider emergency help spot 3 alternative?

Some years ago I put a free app on my old iPhone from the Essex % Herts Air Ambulance Trust (EHAAT). One touch on the icon brings up a map showing your position and map reference and with two other touch points. One is red saying "Call Emergency Services" The other is green saying "Activate SOS Flas...

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