Monthly Archives: September 2015

MCCruise control revisited

While the Caponord was stripped for the vacuum check-valve replacement, I decided to get my act in gear and finally, once and for all, unequivocally ….. Sort out the MCCruise control/throttle cables. Last year I relocated the CIU (Cable Interface … Continue reading

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Vacuum check-valve …….. part2

The new vacuum check-valve (AP8104251) arrived yesterday and today, while the rain poured endlessly from a depressingly black sky I set about swapping out the bad one on the front cylinder. Just to be Boy-Scout ready, I’d also made sure … Continue reading

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5 years on ….

2010 ……. A year we made a mad-dash to the UK by Capo when an Icelandic volcano rather unsportingly blew its top. A year we gained a Kitten (Sam-Sam) and lost a cat – my venerable old friend Joe. A … Continue reading

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Pucker up and suck or blow …. your choice!

Here’s todays little quiz …… What’s this? Where does it go? How many are on YOUR bike? Of course the smarty-pants among you will scream out the answers to 1 & 2 in double quick time – it’s a check-valve … Continue reading

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