another perfectly good motorcycle ruined.......

Saturday, 21 November 2009


been doing loads of research this week, looking for wheels for the racer project, they have to be 17 inchers so we can fit slicks, intermediates or wets and 2.5 front and 3.5 rear, most mz racers use yamaha tzr 125rr wheels, you have to reverse the rear and run it backwards which looks a bit strange due to the chain run being on the right but they are getting a bit rare now, so me being me, i wanted to try and find some wheels which were symmetrical, these beauty's fitted the bill perfectly, found them on e-bay, bloke selling them lives in congleton, an hour's drive away but before me and dangerous set off we nip down to pick up the race seat from racing lines in derby, the owner is a guy called rob who is one of the most helpful people you could ever wish to meet, he did a really good deal for me on the seat and showed genuine interest in the racer project, we were having a chat about my plans for the bike and i mentioned that we were going to pick up some wheels when we left, 'ive got a spare front if you want it', rob says, 'how much do you want for it?' says me, 'give us fifteen quid', says rob, which is how we ended up with....................................................................

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