A place for my collection of ramblings, musings and general rants or spleen venting sessions
Yep not only has god struck me down with Mr. Magoo eyesight but he thought he'd have a laugh and chuck this in as well.
Well that's the conclusion of the optician fella after getting headaches from sunglasses and from using LCD screens
Looks like I need to start stock piling CRT monitors for when they stop making them as it's the polorising filters that some LCD screens that screws me up, and i'll need to retire my uber cool Oakley shades
Just had a couple of rounds for the first time in years.
Don't get me wrong I am deffo a fully cooked breakfast kind of fella, but I had a hankering for some seedless strawberry jam on cold toast last night and I couldn't resist any longer.
I now have sticky fingers, a sticky keyboard, a sticky mouse and a very sticky moustache someone pass me the pelican bib
So you need an M14 bolt to pull in the drop link spindle, which I didn't have and didn't get round to getting for a couple of weeks, only to have purchased the wrong thread pitch. Doh....
But all is well, if you need the bolt to slide the spindle out use your swing arm pinch bolt as rather handily it's the right size and everything if I hadn't had so much hassle so far I'd swear Triumph designed it in as a feature.
Just because you've got a bolt dosen't mean it's
Yep I'm still playing about at the arse end of the bike, don't say I didn't tell you this is the long haul, I'm in no rush and between financial constraints and work commitments I'm only finding an hour here and there instead of spending full weekends on it
So it was time to remove the rear shock, as 12K miles of wd40, chain wax, salt and road crud had taken a toll on the wee thing;
"Un spike and loosen final drive nut"
Sounds simple, but fook me it ain't.
OK I could of loosened it whilst the rear wheel assembly was still attached but I didn't, and it wouldn't of worked anyway.
After reattaching the rear brake, putting the rear wheel back on, and front the bike to a wall, I couldn't get enough weight over the back wheel and all attempts to remove the final drive nut only lead to the rear wheel spinning.
So back up on the