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Advice Section / nova gearboxes
« Last post by ken platt on May 10, 2021, 11:51:44 PM »
Anyone dealt with Nova gear boxs lately ? finding I'm getting no answers after emails and phone calls for over a week . are they still in business ???? ..
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Advice Section / Re: Classic race bike insurance
« Last post by Simon Collins on May 10, 2021, 10:40:53 PM »
RH Specialist insurance Swindon. Got 7 bikes , 2 race , 5 Road insured for 500quid. Race bikes are insured  at the circuit when locked up. Google it.
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Advice Section / Classic race bike insurance
« Last post by Adrian Warne on May 10, 2021, 09:31:50 PM »
Can anyone point me in the right direction of where is good for classic race bike insurance?

Thanks,
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For Sale - Post Only / My TZ350G for sale.
« Last post by Adrian Baker on May 09, 2021, 05:47:53 PM »
This is my TZ350 that I raced for several years before having a break in 2015. The engine was fully rebuilt in 2016 by TZ wizard Lea Gourlay.
Lea tuned the barrels, several years ago and this was a fast, competitive bike. (Shame about the rider ;) )

You can see pictures of it here: https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1337714

- TZ250 clutch
- Larger radiator
- Electronic temp gauge (sensor in the top hose) as well as the original gauge
- Scitsu
- Longer rear shock, worked on by Lea Gourlay
- Seat moved back for the taller rider (I'm 6' 1")
- Original spec so eligible for GP Originals as well as CRMC, ICGP etc

Comes with spares kit including used pistons, sprockets, original radiator, original tacho etc

Needs new tyres and its ready to race.
Very sad to see the bike go, but bad arthritis means I'm not going to be able to race it again, despite wanting too.

Price: £9200 or nearest offer.
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For Sale - Post Only / Re: DCM framed Yamaha 500 for sale.
« Last post by Adrian Baker on May 09, 2021, 05:44:25 PM »
Hi all. More details:

This is a Classic Race bike project that a good friend was working on. Sadly he became ill a couple of years ago and died recently - hence it was never quite finished off. The owner was a precision engineer and gunsmith and so everything was made absolutely spot on!
- DCM frame with XT 500 engine
- TZ350 Forks and yokes
- Rear shock set up by Harris Racing
- beautifully fabricated large capacity oil tank
- Has a full race fairing, although not shown in the pictures.

Potentially this is a superb Post-Classic race bike with exceptional handling.
It is looking a little sad for itself in the pics, but it has been parked up in a shed for nearly three years. The assembly though was done to a high quality with the expectation of doing the painting/ finishing next. 

The bike can be seen here:

https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1337717
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Your Projects / late type AJS 500 single wanted
« Last post by ken platt on May 08, 2021, 10:24:52 PM »
Have G50 frame need 500 late AJS engine
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Your Projects / Re: Yamaha XS500
« Last post by TonyW on May 08, 2021, 02:54:56 PM »
Hi Nige, many thanks for the reply, very much appreciated, I'll have a look into that and see if I can find anything out.

Thank you
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Your Projects / Re: Yamaha XS500
« Last post by Nige Collier on May 08, 2021, 11:08:32 AM »
could be the one raced in the BMCRC  500 4 stroke class (mostly singles) in the early to mid 80's, cant remember rider
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For Sale - Post Only / Re: Bakker single race seat
« Last post by TonyW on May 07, 2021, 10:31:09 PM »
Is this still available ? can you let me know how much please, thanks.
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Your Projects / Yamaha XS500
« Last post by TonyW on May 07, 2021, 04:04:11 PM »
Hi folks.

Just wondering if anyone recognises my current restoration project or knows any of its history, it's a 1976 Yamaha xs500, quite distinctive colours which is why I'm hoping somebody may know it from somewhere. Keen to find out any history or any other info.

Any information gratefully received.

Thank you
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