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by gongon
Mon Mar 07, 2016 1:29 am
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Yamaha SR250 Twin Shock Trials Project
Replies: 3
Views: 20434

Re: Yamaha SR250 Twin Shock Trials Project

Thanks for that. In my mind, I'm OK as all of the bits are pre -1984 Smaller carb and maybe heavier flywheel should be easy enough as will lowering the compression. The SR250 has an electric starter so that has to go I guess? Although may be an advantage considering my riding ability! The TT250 has ...
by gongon
Fri Sep 04, 2015 11:51 pm
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: Yamaha SR250 Twin Shock Trials Project
Replies: 3
Views: 20434

Yamaha SR250 Twin Shock Trials Project

Emigrated to Oz from UK last year. Had several classic trials bikes which I sold before leaving UK Difficult to find one here in WA within my budget. Considering building one using Yamaha SR250 and TT250 bits as a base. The SR250 has a compliance plate to prove it's age. In UK can build pretty much ...
by gongon
Sun Mar 15, 2009 7:09 pm
Forum: Website news
Topic: VOTE for your favourite logo!
Replies: 28
Views: 12280

Re: VOTE for your favourite logo!

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by gongon
Tue Feb 10, 2009 12:57 am
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: DOT Trials in Oz
Replies: 9
Views: 3366

Re: DOT Trials in Oz

Famous already! :oops:
by gongon
Mon Feb 09, 2009 9:13 am
Forum: All about....me!
Topic: Old Pom moving to Oz and bringing his bike(s)
Replies: 2
Views: 2062

Old Pom moving to Oz and bringing his bike(s)

G'day all (got to get into the Oz way of life sharpish! Posted an item under the "Twinshock.......... category before saw this. Wife & I are 61 yrs old & have just been granted visas to emigrate to join our 2 daughters in WA. (One is still in UK, has the visas but waiting to sell the ho...
by gongon
Mon Feb 09, 2009 8:16 am
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: DOT Trials in Oz
Replies: 9
Views: 3366

Re: DOT Trials in Oz

Hi Cedric Thanks for that, guess I can build up my collection again, but this time in Oz. I will be taking the DOT (maybe the Beamish) and I also have road bike, Honda CX500 in a thousand bits which belonged to my late brother in law (so I'm duty bound to hang onto it - don't have a problem with tha...
by gongon
Sun Feb 08, 2009 11:29 am
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: DOT Trials in Oz
Replies: 9
Views: 3366

Re: DOT Trials in Oz

Thanks for the replies. Over here in England, the DOT is classed as a "historic vehicle" and exempt from our road tax. It is only insured when I do my annual trip to the Scottish pre-65 (as an observer) (Gets there on the trailer and only actually covers about 3 miles on the road with 30 o...
by gongon
Tue Feb 03, 2009 7:48 am
Forum: Twinshock & Classic Trials
Topic: DOT Trials in Oz
Replies: 9
Views: 3366

DOT Trials in Oz

Hi Just joined the forum. My wife & I have just been granted visas to emigrate from UK to WA to join our daughters & grand children in the next year or so. I have several bikes including a Suzuki Beamish 250 & a DOT 197 Trials (1959) I probably won't be bringing the Beamish but the DOT i...

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