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by Burnside
Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: Lambretta Tech
Topic: What Speed From What Kit? (ballpark)
Replies: 5
Views: 229

Re: What Speed From What Kit? (ballpark)

GT186, Li150 16/16 60/110 crank, PHBH30, Fran Race, will cruise 65mph comfortably and I have clocked high 70's in favourable conditions whilst fully loaded with rally gear. GT200, Li150 17/16, 58/107 crank, PHBH30, BGM clubman, similar speed to the above but have hit the low 80's. All speeds from my...
by Burnside
Wed Sep 04, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Mod 1 and 2 On Scooter
Replies: 12
Views: 851

Re: Mod 1 and 2 On Scooter

IIRC you go through the speed trap twice, once for the emergency stop and once for the hazard avoidance. You need to do a minimum speed of 50kph, which isn't much but you only get a short run to get up to that speed which a standard 125 may struggle with. Fail to reach that speed and you fail the te...
by Burnside
Wed Sep 04, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Tyre Choices
Replies: 34
Views: 2422

Re: Tyre Choices

I'm glad this topic has popped up. I'm a brand new rider, got a PX125, scoot has got Michelin tyres. I'm using the scooter in all weathers for going to work. I was wondering which tyres would be best. That tracking thing when riding is a pain especially as i'm still pretty much learning to ride. I ...
by Burnside
Wed Sep 04, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: Tyre Choices
Replies: 34
Views: 2422

Re: Tyre Choices

Doom Patrol wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:08 pm
Burnside wrote:
Tue Jul 02, 2019 5:02 pm
I'm on my 2nd set of City Grip Winters, I like them, decent grip in all weathers (I ride all year round) and get up to 3k miles on the rear.
That is good. You're not five stone soaking wet are you? :lol:
:lol: If only, 6'3" and 16 stone
by Burnside
Wed Jul 24, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: General Scooter Chat
Topic: How to get a licence
Replies: 5
Views: 610

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: 1023

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: 34
Views: 2422

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: 990

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: 2310

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: 362

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