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UMIST Powered Prototyping Board

UMIST Powered Prototyping Board

Back in the mists of time, I spent a while at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology…1980 so no mobile phones back then. No internet, social media or even fax machines. Decent computers were housed in large air conditioned rooms and had a team of dedicated staff to provide the tender loving […]

Lucas Ammeter Wobble on G3LS

Lucas Ammeter Wobble on G3LS

I had a very pleasurable ride to Bellingham for a cup of tea and a piece of lemon cake on Monday…the first of August in 2022 in case you’re reading this at some future time. My ‘Bellingham‘ is in England’s most beautiful county – Northumberland. There’s a most pleasant road running from Acomb up through […]

Real Classics Magazine Digital Copy

Real Classics Magazine Digital Copy

If you are interested in the riding, running and rebuilding real classic motorcycles, then this magazine is possibly one to consider…but read this first, as I believe their website is misleading. Personally I wouldn’t bother with their ‘Digital Copy’ offering on the magazine’s website. Why?… because it’s no such thing! What you end up with […]

Small Steps

Small Steps

After the fairly long ‘fixathon’, I took my G3LS out for a short ride…after checking oil flow as always. Beforehand, some of the petrol drained from the tank before Christmas was returned to the tank and the tyres were inflated to the correct pressure. I had already filled the primary chaincase with oil to the […]

Replacement Rubbers and Plastic Trim

Replacement Rubbers and Plastic Trim

The existing footrest and kickstart rubbers have been on the bike for at least fifteen years. They split fairly early on and have been held on with tie wraps. Now most of the other jobs are done, I thought it was time to replace them. I put an order in with Steve Surbey at AMC […]

 
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