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by adventure steele
Sat Oct 24, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: BIKES
Topic: Himalayan vs KTM 390 Adventure vs 310 GS vs CRF 250 Rally
Replies: 10
Views: 1361

Re: Himalayan vs KTM 390 Adventure vs 310 GS vs CRF 250 Rally

Superb Idea Nathan If I do say so myself. Be invaluable for people looking at those bikes.
by adventure steele
Sat Oct 24, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: 1967 Norton 650SS Winter Adventures
Replies: 25
Views: 911

Re: 1967 Norton 650SS Winter Adventures

Thanks for the reply. Well the title of the thread is Norton 650SS Adventures what can I say I like taking pictures of my bike haha don't forget this started last year so few pics while I'm out on the bike with my mobile each time add up :) The video's show the rides n the places I stop more than th...
by adventure steele
Fri Oct 23, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: 1967 Norton 650SS Winter Adventures
Replies: 25
Views: 911

Re: 1967 Norton 650SS Winter Adventures

Yesterdays ride on the Norton 650SS had a wander out down the leafy lanes of Cheshire out to Prestbury. Going to be focusing on workshop stuff now I'm in tier 3. Plan is to get the 68 Commando bottom end together by Sunday evening. Tomorrow will be spent cleaning and re cleaning components tomorrow,...
by adventure steele
Fri Oct 23, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: 1967 Norton 650SS Winter Adventures
Replies: 25
Views: 911

Re: 1967 Norton 650SS Winter Adventures

indeed the really do roar in the foggy video I opened her up to 6k or so :)

The drum brake is brilliant to be honest that's a brand new twin leading shoe from a Commando stops better than a lot of modern bikes I've ridden I prefer the immediate response of them.
by adventure steele
Thu Oct 22, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: 1967 Norton 650SS Winter Adventures
Replies: 25
Views: 911

Re: 1967 Norton 650SS Winter Adventures

Thanks Dave yeah they are meant to be ridden that's for sure. Did the resto myself an painted her as well :) it's nice to be able to enjoy riding without worrying about marking a 1000 quid paint job that's for sure. Actually been really tough as well finish wise considering it was all rattle cans. I...
by adventure steele
Thu Oct 22, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: 1967 Norton 650SS Winter Adventures
Replies: 25
Views: 911

Re: 1967 Norton 650SS Winter Adventures

Squeezed one last ride in before the extra restrictions come in tomorrow been riding her every single day. Decided I might as well start exploring the local area ^-^ looking forward to editing the video from todays ride. Super love this bike know I sound like a stuck record but really is a golden ag...
by adventure steele
Wed Oct 21, 2020 11:53 am
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: 1967 Norton 650SS Winter Adventures
Replies: 25
Views: 911

Re: 1967 Norton 650SS Winter Adventures

wow 92kk thats one truly amazing story thanks for sharing with us all it's amazing isn't it what they evoke memories wise isn't it before all this covid stuff I'd spend hours chatting to people when I stopped etc. Cracking poster that Hugh that's a big 4 :) This is the WW2 RAF Norton for those that ...
by adventure steele
Mon Oct 19, 2020 12:09 am
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: 1967 Norton 650SS Winter Adventures
Replies: 25
Views: 911

Re: 1967 Norton 650SS Winter Adventures

Thanks Peter that's ace :) I've been looking at Scotland or Cornwall for a possible move at some point. Awesome info again thanks Hugh yep that was my concern it's good to see they run a support system from the footrests as that was my concern making the tail unit droop Love that side car combo look...
by adventure steele
Sun Oct 18, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: 1967 Norton 650SS Winter Adventures
Replies: 25
Views: 911

Re: 1967 Norton 650SS Winter Adventures

Thanks for the comments Peter hope you are keeping well in these strange times we live in glad you like them just a few quick snaps with my midrange android samsung a70 while out an about. Usually stop at the same spot just to check her over an the views great before heading deeper into the Peak Dis...
by adventure steele
Sun Oct 18, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: RIDE REPORTS
Topic: 1967 Norton 650SS Winter Adventures
Replies: 25
Views: 911

Re: 1967 Norton 650SS Winter Adventures

Thanks Hugh that's really interesting Mine with a brand new pump and the correct spacing on the pump crush washer between the casing and the primary cover, at 1,100 rpm is a nice constant powerful stream on the return (still pulses as you say) which was what I was always taught but obviously I'm alw...

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