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@mostlyslowly
It's only going to get worse. I know someone with mental health problems, I had to call the mental health crisis team (not very good in a crisis!) when he was visiting me, they did nothing except tell me to put him on a train back home (200 miles away) to see his own specialists!!
Tory twats and their cutbacks have a lot to answer for. It's a fine line between sanity and insanity and maybe some should take heed before labelling people 'nuts'.

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Fireblade RR8 Engine Oil Consumption

TECHNICAL LETTER IN MCN BY SCOTT BULLETT OF DOBLE MOTORCYCLES.
DATED 20th MAY PAGE 48. THIS GUY WRITES IN MCN CLAIMING TO BE AN EXPERT!!. workshop manager and approved diagnostic technician at Doble Motorcycles.
Scott Bullett claims to have worked on my bike at 35,500 miles and claims that i said using the bike upto 10,000 revs helps with oil consumption. He talks of my bike and my experience of owning my Fireblade RR8 like he knows me?? His claims in MCN that he has removed 3.5 mm of built-up carbon from piston crowns of Fireblade RR8's is stupid beyond belief!!
Scott Bullett, is taking other peoples written word on technical forums to answer technical questions in MCN when he has no idea about such things.
This idiot also rubbishes my written word over when a Fireblade is fully run-in and loosened up as much as it could ever be. This was gained over 20 years of owning 5 Fireblades: 1994 RRP 4000 miles 1 year. 1997 RRV 106,020 miles 11 years. 2007 RR6 7500 miles 10 months. 2008 RR8 34,000 miles 6 years. Another 1997 RRV 800 miles 7 months.
Scott Bullett has never worked on my bike, does not know me and needs to quote from his own limited knowledge and not rubbish forum input from experienced riders and owners.
THIS WAS IN RESPONCE TO A EMAIL ENQUIRY BY JOHN KITSON TO MCN ASKING WHY HIS FIREBLADE RR9 WAS BURNING/USING 600CC OF OIL PER 1000 MILES.

Letter emailed in by John Kitson:
How much oil should my Blade be glugging?
Q, My 15000 mile 2009 Fireblade uses alot of engine oil, about 600cc per 1000 miles. I would have thought it was run in properly by now and doing better but according to Honda's Technical Department, less than 1 litre per 1000 miles is within limits.

A, by Scott Bullett.
Those bikes are susceptible to some oil consumption which is often made worse by carbon build-up on rings and piston crowns.
I've had to remove 3.5 mm of carbon from some piston crowns before the oil consumption stableized.
One bike i worked on has 35,500 miles on it now and oil use has settled to a steady 160cc between 4000 mile oil and filter changes.
The owner is,nt afraid to use the rev-range up to 10,000 revs most days and that helps too.
I'm not sure i agree with him, but he reckons a Blade engine is'nt run-in until 20,000 miles and he's owned 5 Blades.
Scott Bullett Doble Motorcycles.

Fair amount of cut and paste plus some bull shit from Scott Bullshit i would say if you read my previous posts!!.......................Steve.

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tank bag

@bobsnicholson said:

@smidget said:

I wouldn't get that one, the weight of the bike on your back dragging you backwards is a killer especially when fell walking.

So I'm told.

LOL:laughing:

Hahaha

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If he's still looking maybe BaldE35 could assist?????????????

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"Where are they now ?"

I remember Chris guy and graham wood. great riders who could run with the best of them. my late brother in law Bob smith used to race with them in the late seventies Early eighties. often wonder what happened To them.

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CAT B

I bought a Scooter a number of years ago as a CAT B with intention to use the parts.The scooter was not that badly damaged but it was registered on the insurance records as a CAT B,not to go back on the road !
I had the small v5 slip and thought i should sorn the bike but when i informed the DVLA they told me its was not registered as being involved in any accident and would send me the V5C.
I bought some bits got it MOT standards insured it taxed it but two weeks last my insurance company pulled the insurance as they believed it should be broken for spares !
How do i stand ? what shall i do ? Help !

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600 bandit petrol problems

@fogie said:

Obviously a Honda Bandit? :laughing:

And this post should be in Technical and tyres and not MCN site & MCN forum feedback. :open_mouth:

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22 May 2015

I'm coming from West Wales best part of 250 miles one way but making a weekend of it . Travelling down on Thursday

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