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by Wal
Fri Feb 21, 2014 11:02 am
Forum: Classic/Vintage/Where are they now?
Topic: New Guzzi pics as requested by Wal
Replies: 31
Views: 4056

Re: New Guzzi pics as requested by Wal

Thanks for that Mike, that really is 'food for thought', Henk went well with this engine in is old bike, but his home made chassis wasn't the best handler, this on the other hand . . . :notworthy: :D
by Wal
Sun Feb 09, 2014 10:32 am
Forum: Classic/Vintage/Where are they now?
Topic: Roly Mettam.
Replies: 4
Views: 1211

Re: Roly Mettam.

Hi Ian
Saw Roly and MogVin at Stafford Classic show in 2012.
by Wal
Tue Jan 28, 2014 1:13 pm
Forum: Classic/Vintage/Where are they now?
Topic: yokohama tyres
Replies: 42
Views: 7999

Re: yokohama tyres

Must be something in the air. . .or the beer :beer: Dick, obviously I know nowt as well, :? I have been told that the main objection to the Yokohama tyres was not so much the size but, that unlike the Avon and Dunlop options which are made as 'Classic' tyres, the Yokohama tyres are actually a modern...
by Wal
Thu Jan 09, 2014 10:04 am
Forum: Classic/Vintage/Where are they now?
Topic: Tin Windle Whereabouts.....
Replies: 10
Views: 2927

Re: Tin Windle Whereabouts.....

smiffy wrote:
Yangi wrote:Dad modified the original dual Braking system on the rear - so that one Master Cylinder faced forwards and one Master Cylinder backwards off the pedal.


I'm obviously being thick here Ian , but ... ehh ???



Probably one each side of the pivot point Gary !
by Wal
Mon Nov 25, 2013 7:28 pm
Forum: Classic/Vintage/Where are they now?
Topic: Garry James
Replies: 11
Views: 2595

Re: Garry James

Hi Dick, you may be more successful in your communication request if you get your phone number right !! :lol:
07624 472361
by Wal
Mon Oct 14, 2013 11:04 am
Forum: TT & Realroadracing
Topic: Sidecar TT
Replies: 74
Views: 7488

Re: Sidecar TT

It has been hard to buy standard heads(two) to comply with the standard head rule. You're right Smithy1, it was hard to buy standard heads. It did beg the question at the time. . .If around 50 TT competitors in 2011 with a minimum of two engines each, had to buy standard heads, given the shortage o...
by Wal
Sun Oct 13, 2013 8:19 pm
Forum: TT & Realroadracing
Topic: Sidecar TT
Replies: 74
Views: 7488

Re: Sidecar TT

Just a question in respect of logistics, given that it would appear there are normally around 20+ teams at a British championship meeting, with probably around half of them doing the TT. So relative to the 50+ teams at the TT maybe it wont affect as many people as we first think, how many teams will...
by Wal
Sat Oct 12, 2013 2:43 pm
Forum: TT & Realroadracing
Topic: Sidecar TT
Replies: 74
Views: 7488

Re: Sidecar TT

As far as I am aware Jo, all 2013 Sidecar competitors were sent an email asking for their thoughts on the then current regulations.
I suppose whether you class that as extensive depends on how many people replied and what they said.
by Wal
Fri Oct 11, 2013 10:37 am
Forum: Classic/Vintage/Where are they now?
Topic: Ian Waughs Puma
Replies: 23
Views: 3064

Re: Ian Waughs Puma

Yes Bob, big twins were originally included and many people built them like Waffy's beautiful Puma, even Dieter Busch built a BMW for the TT. As I remember it, perhaps not the only reason, but certainly a contributing factor in the banning of the the twins was the Ducati outfit campaigned by Neil Sm...
by Wal
Mon Sep 30, 2013 10:12 am
Forum: Classic/Vintage/Where are they now?
Topic: NOT sidecars, but relevant I feel.
Replies: 19
Views: 2723

Re: NOT sidecars, but relevant I feel.

Ah ! now hang on a minute boys, you're missing a trick here ! :twisted: Steve, you should know better, 'you should never let the facts spoil a good story' !! and Bob, what's wrong with 'Gospel of Mammonism' !! :D you are both applying far too much common sense here, and you know that never did anybo...
by Wal
Sat Sep 21, 2013 11:36 am
Forum: Race Office
Topic: Le Mans, combined qualifying
Replies: 5
Views: 933

Re: Le Mans, combined qualifying

He told me that he's more interested in being a Passenger, 'Sidecar rider' Stan' than driving.

Patrick driving maybe . . :?: :D
by Wal
Sun Sep 08, 2013 10:43 am
Forum: Classic/Vintage/Where are they now?
Topic: 40mm PHM carbs
Replies: 5
Views: 1652

Re: 40mm PHM carbs

Hi Andy, "change pilots" from . . . !!! that kinda depends on where you start . . !! :? :D
by Wal
Thu Sep 05, 2013 8:46 pm
Forum: Classic/Vintage/Where are they now?
Topic: 40mm PHM carbs
Replies: 5
Views: 1652

Re: 40mm PHM carbs

Depending on your engine somewhere around 170 -175 would be a good place to start.
by Wal
Fri Aug 16, 2013 7:46 pm
Forum: Classic/Vintage/Where are they now?
Topic: Proposal for CRMC 750 Sidecars for 2014
Replies: 65
Views: 12297

Re: Proposal for CRMC 750 Sidecars for 2014

As mentioned previously in this thread in respect of opening up classes to get more Sidecars, just look at next weekend's entry for Gedinne: http://crmb.be/liste-des-engages/

79 Sidecars !! :D

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