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    Good to see you were able to make use of it, and a bit of the 'tona lives on....

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    Quote Originally Posted by PXL265 View Post
    Good to see you were able to make use of it, and a bit of the 'tona lives on....

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    It doesn't - he's fitted an Acossato master, clutch perch and levers!
    The Acossato stuff is supposed to be very good.
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    "Where can we get hold of a Vincent Black Shadow?" "Whats that?" "A fantastic bike," I said. "The new model is something like two thousand cubic inches, developing two hundred brake-horsepower at four thousand revolutions per minute on a magnesium frame with two styrofoam seats and a total curb weight of exactly two hundred pounds."

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    Well it did for a little bit then.....

    I thought the mc got a run, but the I did read it at sparrow's over here....

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    Took it for a quick squirt and it's amazing how much more modern and precise the ride is without the play in the levers. I suppose the originals are 23+ years old now.

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    Excellent, so smoking up a suburb near me with that sweet 2 stroke smell more often now....

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    Quote Originally Posted by MVLUV View Post
    Took it for a quick squirt and it's amazing how much more modern and precise the ride is without the play in the levers. I suppose the originals are 23+ years old now.

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    Upgrading to modern radial masters on the Bimbo is in the future somewhere... either RCSs or Acossatos...
    "Where can we get hold of a Vincent Black Shadow?" "Whats that?" "A fantastic bike," I said. "The new model is something like two thousand cubic inches, developing two hundred brake-horsepower at four thousand revolutions per minute on a magnesium frame with two styrofoam seats and a total curb weight of exactly two hundred pounds."

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    RCS Corsa corta is porn but out of my price range.

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    Couple more little jobs to tick off before the track Day Sunday are,
    1. New plugs as these have been in since late 17 and have noticed a little fouling on one one cylinder if you have puttered around for a while. A good apprentice tune always fixes it.

    Trying iridiums

    Lower cylinder is easy.

    Upper no so easy but still doable.


    Job 2. Empty oil drain bottles.
    Get distracted with how nice the pipes are every time I take the belly pan off.

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    Job 3. Make some mirror blanking plates. I just cable tie with a bit of rubber underneath for the gsxr, but I don't think the fairing is as robust on the tyga stuff.
    Just cut out some aluminium I had and glued some rubber underneath.


    Now it's ready to go.

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    Bitter sweet day at the track today.
    We knew the chance of rain was high but we were signed up and committed.
    3 good sessions were had and then the skies opened up and wrote off the day all bar a couple of loose units willing to have a crack on a wet track. Not my cup of tea.

    I did the first and third session on the rgv and had a ball. Gearing was great for all corners except for 1 and 2. Second gear was too high and third was too low so a bit of clutch slip out of the corner helped keep it above about 9k.
    Brakes and suspension feel great, it rails through corners and the brakes were well and truly up to the task for the two 15 minute sessions.
    To run with the bigger bikes you do have to wring it's neck and short shifting results in loss of revs for the rest of the straight which QR is just a series of.
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    Awesome, was probably one of the best sounding out there too, with the little 2 stroke revving it's tits off

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