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by Wirralman
Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: WELCOME!
Topic: Goodevening
Replies: 3
Views: 55

Re: Goodevening

Welcome, you'll find the Ducati a bit quicker on tarmac but the Armstrong beats it hands down when the surface is more tricky ! Hopefully you find one soon
by Wirralman
Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: WELCOME!
Topic: Intro
Replies: 17
Views: 257

Re: Intro

You can slide the front forks through the yoke to drop up to 4 inches Yeah I noticed on the one I bought the forks have been dropped about 1 1/2 inches, I'm 6'1" so they may go back up. Does it affect the steering much? Maybe a bit quicker with the forks dropped, or not noticeable? I'm same height ...
by Wirralman
Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: WELCOME!
Topic: Intro
Replies: 17
Views: 257

Re: Intro

Hiya all, I'm hoping to be an owner of a mt350 soon, its to go with my military land rover lightweight but I am still yearn for a bombardier as that would be the right era but I love the look of the mt. Just got to find a way to lower the suspension a tad You can slide the front forks through the y...
by Wirralman
Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: WELCOME!
Topic: Intro
Replies: 17
Views: 257

Re: Intro

One more thing, if it doesn't have a standard toolkit with it, see if you can get hold of them Some don't bother but then find themselves in need of a vital tool at the roadside Many are standard items you'll probably have For MT spares or tools, post a Wanted ad on the forum NB For maintenance ther...
by Wirralman
Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: WELCOME!
Topic: Intro
Replies: 17
Views: 257

Re: Intro

Good to hear you've found a bike I'd advise that you check out the mechanical side for yourself Tyres, tubes, rim tapes, caliper clean, pads, earthing points, electrical connectors, clutch cable renew ( leave old one routed and taped up as a spare), clean rear brake master and check adjustment. Engi...
by Wirralman
Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: WELCOME!
Topic: History
Replies: 8
Views: 380

Re: History

Just got the history of mine, 73KL46. 1995 registered RA then RLC, cast in 09 obtained it in 2014. A bit poppy but going strong. Poppy ? Clean the carb if it really bothers you Both of my MT350s I had on the road popped slightly on over-run despite tweaking mixture screw and carb cleaning Some say ...
by Wirralman
Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Members Own events
Topic: From Sea to Shining Sea....
Replies: 11
Views: 117

Re: From Sea to Shining Sea....

deadgrass. wrote: ↑
Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:24 pm
ahh,
i remember that eric,my first mt meet,
as i recall gary used your bike as a guinea pig for fork seal replacement also,

dave
Yes, it was 2013, the last meet I rode to The journey home was exceedingly damp. I never got to ride it again
by Wirralman
Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Members Own events
Topic: From Sea to Shining Sea....
Replies: 11
Views: 117

Re: From Sea to Shining Sea....

Good luck John, Gonna change your forum-name now? He wasn't Moscowjohn originally but bought his MT and rode it to Moscow just 4 weeks later I remember Rustybike wrestling John's wheelbearings out at Stafford An easy job you may think but the races were completely shot and required a big hammer and...
by Wirralman
Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: WELCOME!
Topic: New member
Replies: 5
Views: 102

Re: New member

Hi i have purchased an Armstrong 500, having owned 9 different Motomorini off road bikes I have found many simularities, normal Italian parts (quality) shared, as Motomorini Camels/Kanguros are no longer available Armstrongs are a more than worthy substitute, also ride a Buell Firebolt xb9r. Ian. W...
by Wirralman
Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Man bun
Replies: 4
Views: 148

Man bun

I read in the news today that British Airways has sacked a recent employee who has come to work sporting a Man Bun. Somehow I don't think such rules are necessary for forum members...