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  1. faffi posted a new thread.

    Survival of the fittest(?)

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    Forum: Gear & Equipment

    Apr 3, 2020 at 7:08 PM
  2. mikesbytes replied to the thread Historics Sell your house and buy a Vincent.

    Thanks Lindsay, I forgot about the Egli-Vincent, there's been too many beers in the past decades. Out of curiosity did Vincent provide...

    Apr 2, 2020 at 10:55 PM
  3. lindsaymac replied to the thread Historics Sell your house and buy a Vincent.

    All Vincents had cantilever rear ends and girder forks. The pic you've used is of an Egli-Vincent; Vincent engine/Egli frame, which has...

    Apr 2, 2020 at 11:58 AM
  4. mikesbytes replied to the thread Historics Sell your house and buy a Vincent.

    Outcome of a quick search, it looks like the switched from 2 small drum brakes to one large one in latter years, could be wrong as the...

    Apr 1, 2020 at 9:40 PM
  5. afficionado replied to the thread Historics Sell your house and buy a Vincent.

    I understood all production Vincents had twin drums.

    Apr 1, 2020 at 3:07 AM
  6. faffi replied to the thread Cut down me fork springs.

    I cannot see how different springs can alter wheel travel, unless you have springs that coil bind before full travel? It is more about...

    Mar 31, 2020 at 1:10 PM
  7. lindsaymac replied to the thread Hardcore.

    Yeah, I get that bit, but fitting car tyres in an attempt to make your initial poor choice viable sounds a bit too try-hard, to me....

    Mar 31, 2020 at 12:21 PM
  8. lindsaymac replied to the thread Cut down me fork springs.

    A quick cheap fix, I guess, but getting the proper weight springs for the job would have given you an extra 20-30mm of useable travel...

    Mar 31, 2020 at 12:11 PM
  9. faffi liked mikesbytes's post in the thread Hardcore.

    The reporter asked the climber "why did you climb the mountain" and received "because it was there" so I guess an R1 because that was...

    Mar 30, 2020 at 3:26 PM
  10. mikesbytes replied to the thread Hardcore.

    The reporter asked the climber "why did you climb the mountain" and received "because it was there" so I guess an R1 because that was...

    Mar 30, 2020 at 11:48 AM
  11. faffi replied to the thread Cut down me fork springs.

    Yes, I did. 20 mm shorter, actually, because the same length gave too much preload now that the springs are stiffer.

    Mar 30, 2020 at 8:00 AM
  12. lindsaymac replied to the thread Cut down me fork springs.

    I'm assuming you replaced the removed section of the spring with a spacer of equivalent length? You didn't mention it so I thought I'd ask.

    Mar 30, 2020 at 4:48 AM
  13. lindsaymac replied to the thread Hardcore.

    ...but...but, why?

    Mar 30, 2020 at 4:41 AM
  14. faffi posted a new thread.

    Cut down me fork springs

    Today, I cut down the fork springs in the Deauville, removing most of the soft sections. I was unsure what effect this would have, since...

    Forum: Workshop

    Mar 29, 2020 at 10:36 PM
  15. faffi liked lindsaymac's post in the thread Hardcore.

    You'd have to be silly to try that shit, especially on an R1.

    Mar 28, 2020
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