Not so easy rider

I took the old girl out for a little half hour ride today after filling her up with petrol.  I zero’d the odometer so I can check the mpg. She felt strange after riding almost nothing but the little Address for two years, but I soon got used to it.  The bit I kept forgetting … Read more

Float Replacement

I usually get the information I need from Snowbums website.  He writes in great detail, and in great depth, and is incredibly verbose.  The site is a wonderful resource for BMW owners From Snowbums website 13.  It is very easy to loose the TEENSY TINY paper-clip type of springy-thingy that clips into the float NEEDLE … Read more

Minor Mods

I have done a few minor mods to the old girl to make her a bit more comfortable Not really a modification, but I do like to know the time. I’ve had a watch on the keyfob ever since I got the bike The orginal handlebars are quite low.  I prefer a more “sit up” … Read more

On the road again

She has been off the road again for almost two years since the start of Covid. I have just sold my Honda SH300i so I have some room in the garage and some spare cash I got the old girl MOT’d and taxed today. I had to stop on the way to the MOT station … Read more

The Old Girl’s History

She came of the production line in December 1983 according to BMbikes,  but she was first registered in February 1986. According to the DVLA You can apply to stop paying for vehicle tax from 1 April 2021 if your vehicle was built before 1 January 1981. You must tax your vehicle even if you do … Read more