Added reply in a thread Suspension Help - Scotland , UK 2/12/2019 3:05 PM

Scott Gardiner at Planet Suspension near Linlithgow is your nearest His dad owns the practice track at Doune and Scott is at the track sometimes so hopefully he can give you more help at the track after watching you ride the track to get you set up Son ... more »

Added reply in a thread Any Skilled Tradesmen here I can ask some questions? 2/9/2019 8:31 AM

Have heard the saying of "You never get to meet a old welder"

Added reply in a thread 2007 cr250 2/2/2019 8:23 AM

A brand new one for sale in Scotland with no price You have to make him a large offer if you want him to part with it Would have no idea what to offer him for it

Added reply in a thread 2007 cr250 1/31/2019 8:02 AM

That is a very good price you got it for There is 1 for sale on ebay from Northern Ireland with 3 hours use from new and he is wanting £6500 for it

Added reply in a thread 250cc Maico Mikuni carb 1/28/2019 3:33 PM

40 minutes after my last post yesterday I was in the kitchen sink cupboard looking for something when I noticed a Bing carb away at the back of it Was surprized to say the least Thought it must have came off a 490 as it did not have a choke on it Put ... more »

Added reply in a thread 250cc Maico Mikuni carb 1/27/2019 5:34 AM

Thanks for the replies Bought a 250cc engine and it came with a brand new 38mm Mikuni Tried it on the bike and it was ok on the first 1/8th of the throttle then it was drowning with fuel with the 380 main jet it came with Was recommended that I try a ... more »

Started new thread 250cc Maico Mikuni carb 1/26/2019 5:23 AM

What is the best Mikuni carb to run in a 1981 250cc Maico 36mm or 38 mm ?

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Added reply in a thread What happened to Namur? 1/17/2019 11:13 AM

Yes seem to remember reading that the guy that did most of the organizing was about 81 year old and was unable to carry on any longer and that nobody was willing to take on the massive task that took to run it

Added reply in a thread Full Tilt TM Racing Two Stroke Build(s) Update: 144 Dyno Charts 1/15/2019 11:53 AM

On the subject of TM they will not be doing the GPs in 2019 The rumour is they have bought another factory unit and they need the money to get it kitted out with the hope of doubling production in the future If true hope it works for them Always had ... more »

Added reply in a thread 1981 KTM 495 1/12/2019 5:49 AM

Thanks for putting it up willsave me turning my dads house upside down trying to find that Dirt Bike mag

Added reply in a thread My picks for the best looking Honda Motocross bikes of all time 1/10/2019 1:36 PM

If I was buying a Honda on looks it would have to be a 78 -79 model Quite like the 1991 model

Added reply in a thread 1981 KTM 495 1/7/2019 11:51 AM

It sure is They got over 123 mph out of it

Added reply in a thread Bultaco and Maico Irony. i.e. World Championships 1/4/2019 8:28 AM

It was said they were always skint. Brad Lackey said he would have won the world title sooner if he was on a Maico He was over in Scotland last summer as somehow a club managed to persuade Scotlands largest land owner to let them run a meeting on his ... more »

Added reply in a thread Bultaco and Maico Irony. i.e. World Championships 1/3/2019 3:46 PM

Willi Bauers Maico broke down in the last lap of the 1973 season He lost the title to Decoster by just 2 points Spark plug failure ? 5 year later he was paralyzed at the British GP at Kilmartin Scotland

Added reply in a thread If You where gonna buy a bike tomorrow 12/29/2018 2:36 PM

The TMs seem to have more of a loyal brand following compared to other bikes here in Britain

Added reply in a thread If You where gonna buy a bike tomorrow 12/29/2018 2:08 PM

Same here Black Diamonds got me wanting one now

Added reply in a thread 2018 Honda crf250r won't start 12/25/2018 4:06 PM

Son just talking to his pal 2 minutes a go He has just bought a brand new one and it will not start

Added reply in a thread Still racing in the Namur dirt 12/25/2018 1:14 AM

Wonder if we will ever see a major mx event at Namur again There has been the odd rumour over the years that it would happen If I remember right they stopped running it as the guy who organized it was over 80 year old and they could not get anyone else ... more »

Added reply in a thread Where did it all start for you 12/22/2018 4:56 PM

Had a uncle that somehow managed to survive 40 year racing the Isle of Man TT The boys next door to us were in to bikes so between them had a interest in them Twice a year there was a mx race on 10 mile down the road which I got to watch my first meeting ... more »

Added reply in a thread What was your 1st bike ? 12/22/2018 3:42 PM

Back in 1981 It was a DT 100