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Forum: United Kingdom   02-01-2010, 04:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 886
Posted By chimkychink
Heard about this on another forum... Already...

Heard about this on another forum...
Already signed up and will be riding up with a few friends
Forum: United Kingdom   08-08-2009, 07:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 549
Posted By chimkychink
my triumph mechanic does most of my work...

my triumph mechanic does most of my work moonlighting.

i've used this guy a couple of times. he's a latvian dude. ex motocross winning rider who has a really small shop, but he's a sound guy,...
Forum: The ZX6R   08-03-2009, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Posted By chimkychink
heres the linky for halo leathers; ...

heres the linky for halo leathers;

http://www.bikesuits.com/home

they do all the suits for the triumph triple challenge (so i may be biased being a 675 owner) but i've seen some pretty nasty...
Forum: United Kingdom   08-03-2009, 07:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,838
Posted By chimkychink
truthfully...as a first bike you're not really...

truthfully...as a first bike you're not really gonna notice the difference between a 600 and a 636.
the 636 is smoother.

you may wanna think about the b1. next model along purely cos the...
Forum: The ZX6R   08-03-2009, 07:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 826
Posted By chimkychink
meh....BKS used to be amazing...but the were...

meh....BKS used to be amazing...but the were bought by frank thomas so i lost all faith in em. (although they are meant to be run as seperate companies). for the money i'd go with halo
Forum: United Kingdom   08-02-2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 708
Posted By chimkychink
oh yeah... I forgot to add whilst verbally...

oh yeah... I forgot to add whilst verbally masterbating over helmets lol
suomys and I think agvs are the same shell in us and uk so your fine. But arais are a completely different shape. So a us...
Forum: United Kingdom   08-01-2009, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 743
Posted By chimkychink
A little late on this one but yeah ebc hh all the...

A little late on this one but yeah ebc hh all the way. They do tend to need replacing more often than the oem ones, but it's well worth it. IMHO changing the discs to ebc ones also makes a noticable...
Forum: United Kingdom   07-31-2009, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 708
Posted By chimkychink
this might help ya; ...

this might help ya;

http://www.biketrackdays.co.uk/bikehire.html

one of the most important factors doing this is the helmet.
you gotta have a helmet that meets this standard;...
Forum: Motorcycle Talk   07-22-2009, 02:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,024
Posted By chimkychink
Can you even buy non CE armour outside of dodgy...

Can you even buy non CE armour outside of dodgy Chinese eBay sites? Anyhoo IMHO if someones smart/careful enough to ask the question they asked I give em the benifits of the doubt they're talking...
Forum: United Kingdom   05-30-2009, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By chimkychink
just got back from the ride... I think me and my...

just got back from the ride... I think me and my mates were probably some of the last to sign up... Number 137... Good turn out.
Going from George White to onyerbike we decided to go the long...
Forum: The ZX6R   05-13-2009, 06:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,070
Posted By chimkychink
how brand new are the tires? May not be balanced...

how brand new are the tires? May not be balanced properly
Teeth on the rear sprocket maybe worn
Forum: The ZX6R   05-13-2009, 06:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,070
Posted By chimkychink
how brand new are the tires? May not be balanced...

how brand new are the tires? May not be balanced properly
Forum: The ZX6R   05-12-2009, 12:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,747
Posted By chimkychink
I got a black bike... As far as I'm concerned...

I got a black bike... As far as I'm concerned that's the only time colour comes into it for me... I treat everyone equal, judge them by who they are not the colour they are
Forum: The ZX6R   05-12-2009, 12:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,616
Posted By chimkychink
I wear sidi vertigo corsas to work everyday....

I wear sidi vertigo corsas to work everyday. About 4 months till someone noticed.. Told him I prefer my ankles to this job.. Never mentioned it again... Not sure you can really rock em with a suit...
Forum: The ZX6R   05-12-2009, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,103
Posted By chimkychink
You may not like this answer but more than likely...

You may not like this answer but more than likely the guy who sold you the bike knew the head was fukt and sold it quick ( and I'm guessing cheap??)
Depending on where and how the gasket is damaged...
Forum: The ZX6R   05-09-2009, 04:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,413
Posted By chimkychink
I've had a similar thing happen on my bike.. Just...

I've had a similar thing happen on my bike.. Just letting you know the cause although I doubt it's your particular issue
one of the cells in the battery died so it was a random keep trying til it...
Forum: The ZX6R   05-05-2009, 07:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,807
Posted By chimkychink
Try this as a first step .. Get the bike hot...

Try this as a first step ..
Get the bike hot and then (helps if you have some sorta thermometer) see if the WHOLE radiator is hot. What can happen is it locks part of the rad, coolant will still...
Forum: The ZX6R   05-04-2009, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,807
Posted By chimkychink
Does the fan come on at all when you ride it? How...

Does the fan come on at all when you ride it? How much is rarely? Could be the temp regulator switch? Posibly the fan switch or the connecting wires have come a little loose. Very worst case...
Forum: The ZX6R   05-04-2009, 08:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,807
Posted By chimkychink
My bike gets to over 100C (around 215ish) all the...

My bike gets to over 100C (around 215ish) all the time. If the fans kicking in I wouldn't think there was a problem with it. Normally they either work or don't.
I'd flush the system first. What...
Forum: The ZX6R   05-04-2009, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,807
Posted By chimkychink
the bike will get hotter in traffic and reving vs...

the bike will get hotter in traffic and reving vs just sitting in a garage
First thing I'd do is check for an airlock in the system then go from there. you have checked the levels right?
Forum: The ZX6R   05-04-2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,869
Posted By chimkychink
As far as I know there are very few people that...

As far as I know there are very few people that do the kits so they pretty much charge what they charge. Take it or leave it kinda thing. Not many people do what you do for good reason. The insurance...
Forum: The ZX6R   05-04-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 802
Posted By chimkychink
Get em to spell out "squid" on the side of the...

Get em to spell out "squid" on the side of the bike

I kid, I kid too

Errr..Maybe around/inside the air intake on the front
Forum: The ZX6R   04-30-2009, 03:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,744
Posted By chimkychink
+ about a million buy the one that fits...

+ about a million

buy the one that fits best...its much more important.
saying that i have a spec 1 r and an rx-7.
i prefer the weight, shape of the suomy but the arai vents far better. the...
Forum: Mechanical and Technical   04-29-2009, 03:31 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 65,959
Posted By chimkychink
depends on how you ride and the type of riding...

depends on how you ride and the type of riding you do, also the weather where you live.
i swear by bridgestone bt14's. for me the best for fast and wet riding
Forum: The ZX6R   04-29-2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,230
Posted By chimkychink
you're in sutton? J&S motorcycles are/were...

you're in sutton?

J&S motorcycles are/were doing a crazy deal on alarms. i just got an acumen cat 1 (the now old just been replaced by the cat 1.1) alarm fitted for 150 quid.
they fitted it in...
Forum: The ZX6R   04-29-2009, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,303
Posted By chimkychink
shouldn't do...as long as you can resist reving...

shouldn't do...as long as you can resist reving it just to hear how sweet it sounds
Forum: The ZX6R   04-29-2009, 03:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 36,048
Posted By chimkychink
i'm a bit confused....if you disconnect the...

i'm a bit confused....if you disconnect the battery the bike will turn off. thats pretty normal. it could be the battery itself thats shot. how old is the battery and is it a proper make...ie not a...
Forum: The ZX6R   04-23-2009, 04:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,802
Posted By chimkychink
sounds to me more like an air issue, ie the...

sounds to me more like an air issue, ie the engine isn't getting enough air at idle so cutting out.

have you checked the air filter?
also on the throttle bodies there is an air tube that the air...
Forum: United Kingdom   04-22-2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By chimkychink
sounds like a great idea for a great cause. I'll...

sounds like a great idea for a great cause. I'll definatly try my best to be there
Forum: The ZX6R   04-22-2009, 10:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,130
Posted By chimkychink
I got HEL lines on one of my bikes. Like them a...

I got HEL lines on one of my bikes. Like them a lot
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