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by Burnside
Wed Jul 24, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: How to get a licence
Replies: 5
Views: 502

Re: How to get a licence

CBT is easy, book it, turn up and a few hours later (barring any disasters) you'll have a certificate and can ride a 125cc with L-plates

Full test is a bit more involved, CBT, theory test, Mod1 (off-road) and Mod2 (on-road) tests
by Burnside
Wed Jul 03, 2019 5:00 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: What sparkplug do you use with your GT kit?
Replies: 10
Views: 913

Re: What sparkplug do you use with your GT kit?

I use a B8 (or equivalent) in both my GT186 and GT200, seems fine. I have run a B7 but didn't fancy that on long runs and a B8 is fine pootling around as well
by Burnside
Tue Jul 02, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Tyre Choices
Replies: 27
Views: 1629

Re: Tyre Choices

Anyone tried the Anlas winter ones or Michelin city grip? Running Conti twists but rear is bald after 3000 miles, good mileage and great in the dry on my series 1 TS1 but shite in the wet I find I'm on my 2nd set of City Grip Winters, I like them, decent grip in all weathers (I ride all year round)...
by Burnside
Tue Jul 02, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Running in
Replies: 9
Views: 839

Re: Running in

From memory with the cast GT kits the suggested running in period is minimum 250 miles, 1st 100 miles @4% oil mix, use full throttle range but don't hold it in 1 throttle position for too long and don't labour the engine. I own 2 of these kits (186 and 200) and I pretty much followed the above, esse...
by Burnside
Mon Jun 17, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: glacial paced lambretta hotel
Replies: 26
Views: 1997

Re: glacial paced lambretta hotel

That looks really good. I watched a TV programme a few weeks ago where people had moved their shops and businesses into storage containers to combat the rise in shop rental prices, was working really well for them
by Burnside
Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: 81 or 82 chain on down tensioner 16 x 46
Replies: 2
Views: 336

Re: 81 or 82 chain on down tensioner 16 x 46

I'm using an IWIS 81 link chain with pull down tensioner on my 16 x 46 set up, been in for over 10k miles without any issues
by Burnside
Tue Jun 04, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: BLOA dead?
Replies: 52
Views: 5186

Re: BLOA dead?

LOL, I just checked the campsite, it's listed as only having 38 pitches!! So with all the ves*** it should be rammed. In fairness Gavin doesn’t pick the best of dates for his rallies. I wonder what else is happening that weekend :?: He probably checked personally with the 3 people going that they w...
by Burnside
Tue Jun 04, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: BLOA dead?
Replies: 52
Views: 5186

Re: BLOA dead?

The ballynahinch facebook page makes me smile...whoever dreamed that up is a comedy genius. :lol: Badger lambretta assassins club......brilliant... :D It is very amusing, but also comes with an instant ban from the BLOA FB page if you like anything posted on there....which I find very strange behav...
by Burnside
Thu May 23, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Crikey its quiet in here ..iet in here...in here... here..
Replies: 69
Views: 4321

Re: Crikey its quiet in here ..iet in here...in here... here..

Forums still have their place, ever tried searching for something on FaceBook? I often struggle to find a post I was reading only 2 minutes earlier! People do use FB for ease as it is quick to ask and question and quick to get replies, unfortunately the quality of reply is often poor. As for scooter...
by Burnside
Thu May 09, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Rear hub
Replies: 6
Views: 620

Re: Rear hub

Uni are fine, it's Ramp hubs that you should avoid