Yamaha XJR 1300 horn issues

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I have a Yamaha XJR 1300 (2008) and one day last year, I realised that my horn had stopped working mid trip. Continue reading Yamaha XJR 1300 horn issues

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Automatic motorcycle indicator (turn signal) control and monitoring

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Remember the DataTool Turn Alert? They don’t seem to make them anymore, unfortunately. I think that they were being phased out, back in 2008, because they were hard to get hold off, even back then. Strangely, google throws up hardly any references to them… it is as if they never existed! Continue reading Automatic motorcycle indicator (turn signal) control and monitoring

Bike Tyre Fitters and Prices

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If you have your own tyres and just need them fitted, then below are a range of prices in the South East.  Many places will not do bikes, for safety concerns, i.e. taking the wheels off and replacing them, and the wheel nut torque settings etc., although some are happy if you can remove the wheels yourself and just take the rims in. Also, not everywhere is equipped to balance bike wheels.

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