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johnakay

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  • Birthday 11/15/1951

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  1. johnakay

    moving on

    heres my new bike....
  2. johnakay

    moving on

    it wont be till next year before I can review the 900. once my bike sold I wont be riding till then. just got myself a classic bike ..just reliving my youth.lol I have had about 4 or 5 of these inc the GT500. this one came from the USA so over the winter months I'll be working on that for next summer.
  3. johnakay

    moving on

    I've decided to sell my tracer 700. going for the tracer 900. want to do a bit of touring before I get to old.lol with riding two up the 700 does have it short comings. would like a bit more oomph not so much speed just bottom end power.
  4. johnakay

    my tracer.

    next year I'm considering moving up to a tracer 900. went touring over 6 days and did 1400 miles to Scottish highlands, and found that I could do with a bit more power. granted most other riders were on a thou bikes. going again next year with just my wife and we'll see how it goes. we'll see how I feel if I need to go up or stay with what I've got.
  5. johnakay

    my tracer.

    this sprocket will fit ok..https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/JT-17-tooth-525-pitch-front-sprocket-for-Yamaha-TDM-850-99-01-H-91-96-N-91-93/282515313867?fits=UKM_Make%3AYamaha&hash=item41c73994cb:g:h7cAAOSw-29ZOR7H when I bought this chain oiler it was only about 50 uk pounds but now its 100 uk pounds. I would pay that now. heres a cheaper alternative http://www.loobman.co.uk/ or you could make your own its easy enough.
  6. johnakay

    Lovely classics from new parts

    Triumph bikes are very heavy so if you have weak knees then its a no no.
  7. johnakay

    Helmet Lock

    chinese make them or similar https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Motorcycle-Accessories-Helmet-Lock-For-YAMAHA-MT-25-MT-03-MT-07-MT-09-2014-2018/232140247061?fits=UKM_Make%3AYamaha|UKM_Model%3AMT-07&hash=item360ca31015:g:fxQAAOSwnCFaL3ti
  8. johnakay

    Tracer 700 seat fit a MT07?

    both share the same frame. have a look at this video it may help.
  9. johnakay

    my tracer.

    chain oiler is a bought one. https://www.tutorochainoiler.com/
  10. johnakay

    Factory FJ09 centerstand?

    no they dont.its an after market thing if you want one. I had one on and bloody useless so sold it on. it was an effort to to get the bike up and not only that it would ground out on left hand corners.
  11. you guy maybe getting the Tracer soon according to cycle world. https://www.cycleworld.com/first-look-video-europe-only-yamaha-tracer-700-sport-tourer?cAe9jofzdsr0SHzS.01
  12. johnakay

    Backrest

    got a frame in part ((rear end)) bought this but I a long way off at the moment from making any thing. we've got shitty weather at the moment and I dont like ordering steel while there is salt on the road.
  13. johnakay

    New Model From Suzuki SV650X

    why do these manufactories choose those big ugly exhaust is beyond me. yamaha have got it bang on with the under sling thingymejig.lol
  14. johnakay

    Warm feet

    300 smackers no thanks .cheaper to wear wolly socks.
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