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by Ralph
Sun Nov 18, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Burgman Owners UK
Topic: 2018 BURGMAN 400 ,24000 MILES EXPERIENCE SO FAR
Replies: 15
Views: 400
England

Re: 2018 BURGMAN 400 ,24000 MILES EXPERIENCE SO FAR

I had a 2010 burgman from new and apart from me losing the will to live during the first few hundred miles it did just short of 20000 miles in 4 years without any problem.
by Ralph
Tue Nov 13, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Maxi Scooter Chat
Topic: I know it's not a scooter but...
Replies: 31
Views: 677
England

Re: I know it's not a scooter but...

At least it leans the right way in corners
Get well soon
by Ralph
Tue Nov 13, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: Burgman Owners UK
Topic: 2018 BURGMAN 400 ,24000 MILES EXPERIENCE SO FAR
Replies: 15
Views: 400
England

Re: 2018 BURGMAN 400 ,24000 MILES EXPERIENCE SO FAR

A belt every 6000 how come it was changed so low?
What ever it's been it was not cheap to run.
by Ralph
Fri Nov 09, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Maxi Scooter Chat
Topic: Quick shifter query....
Replies: 15
Views: 395
England

Re: Quick shifter query....

The triumph one was no better you could take the cams out quite easily and then it was a good box and you didn’t miss the slick shift
by Ralph
Fri Nov 09, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Maxi Scooter Chat
Topic: Quick shifter query....
Replies: 15
Views: 395
England

Re: Quick shifter query....

That’s the one
by Ralph
Fri Nov 09, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: Maxi Scooter Chat
Topic: Quick shifter query....
Replies: 15
Views: 395
England

Re: Quick shifter query....

The secret with a manual bike gear box especially older ones is to select neutral just before you roll to a stop.
Many thousand of miles on all sorts of British iron tells me this.

Quite like the look of that CZ.
by Ralph
Fri Nov 09, 2018 7:21 am
Forum: Maxi Scooter Chat
Topic: Quick shifter query....
Replies: 15
Views: 395
England

Re: Quick shifter query....

No a quick shifter just makes it possible to change gear without using the clutch it cant set off or change gear automatically. My CZ 125 did this in 1975 it decoupled the clutch when the gear lever was operated. It was possible to actually pull away by putting in in first then holding the lever do...
by Ralph
Fri Nov 09, 2018 3:07 am
Forum: Maxi Scooter Chat
Topic: Quick shifter query....
Replies: 15
Views: 395
England

Re: Quick shifter query....

No a quick shifter just makes it possible to change gear without using the clutch it cant set off or change gear automatically.
by Ralph
Wed Nov 07, 2018 3:51 am
Forum: Mini-Muppets
Topic: Searching for a Retro.
Replies: 10
Views: 542
England

Re: Searching for a Retro.

There's these at P&M tuning, not had a good look at one though. they usualy use a good well tried engine.
https://www.instagram.com/scomadipmtuningofficial/
by Ralph
Wed Nov 07, 2018 3:37 am
Forum: Maxi Scooter Chat
Topic: Italjet 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 502
England

Re: Italjet 2018

Loos like a Transformer crashed into a cross between a scooter and one of those ELF Honda's that Rocket Ron raced and a bit of modern art,
I sort of like it but would I buy one? not a chance.