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I have just got one of the best non biking piece of kit you can have and if you haven't got one I suggest you do. We all know cleaning bikes for some can be a chore but for others quite therapeutic plus it gives us the chance to check it over and make sure everything is ok. So after a good shampoo ...
Why have Yamaha fitted a strange rubber bung and a rubber covered spring clip under the rear seat that must be removed before operating the catch to remove the front seat. (2017 model) I assume it is some sort of additional security. My finger has to do contortions to flick it out. Irritating as he...
Hello, I have to say that I was a little surprised at how much engine induced vibration there appears to be as well. More than I would expect on a triple with balance shafts (I assume !) I guess I will get used to it. Not had to resort to bits of rubber yet though. The CP3 does vibrate quite a bit ...
- Sun Aug 13, 2017 7:13 pm
- Forum: Welcome - New Members Introduction
- Topic: Newbie - Jim from Cornwall
- Replies: 3
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@SkyRider It is a heavy bike, no doubt about it. I'm 6'4" and 18 stone and with the weight of a full tank of petrol it made me nervous pushing it off of the stand to get going. I have a slight incline on my driveway to get into the garage and I couldn't wheel the Triumph in there, had to start ...
Good luck and all that - funny how opinions differ but the R9T is the polar opposite of the Tracer, the Tracer is a much more exciting bike to ride - are you sure it's not stuck in 'B' mode?!? I test rode the R9T and nearly fell asleep.
- Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:08 pm
- Forum: Yamaha MT Tracer Modifications
- Topic: More On Tyres
- Replies: 3
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I think all modern tyres are excellent and of course when a tyre is brand new, it performs brilliantly. With that in mind, I think this where the 'enthusiasm' for a new tyre comes from - simply going from a worn to a new tyre is a revelation and that's where the recommendations come from. i.e. none ...