All the original damping hardware must be removed from the inner fork tubes and I need to end up with a straight hole through the tubes. So I need assistance from someone with a lathe.
and arrange every part in the right order in a clean spot. Rebuilding forks is actually an art form, and you need time, patience, focus, and a bit of talent to master it
Use the vice in my workshop. (My working table is remarkable clean today)
I was never really happy with the standard Showa fork. Basically, it’s strong enough for the bike (42mm inner tubes), but it’s obviously build to a budget and the damping is really poor. When you brake hard to turn into a corner it will wallow slightly, and you have no real feeling of what the […]
I was offered a test ride on a Zero, and what an experience Lots of torque and almost no sound at all. A really strange experience to twist the throttle on a silent bike and shoot forward with a slight whizzzzzz Roads was partly damp after a shower, and sports mode made the skinny rear […]
After 4 hours riding – but we are only 30 minutes from home after 3 great days on dry roads.
Quite a long walk on the peninsula – in motorcycle gear on a hot day – but a grand view out there.
With Sharks, Stingray’s and multiple other species. Not cheap, but a great experience.
Four bunk cabin at the MC Touring Camp (bikers only campsite) Plenty of room for Andrea and myself.
When I get too old and fat for clip on bars on my touring bike, I’m getting one of these