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by Busta
Sat Mar 09, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: TET Community
Topic: Affordable TET Adventure
Replies: 7
Views: 2695

Re: Affordable TET Adventure

This is the kit I use for all my trail riding including days out greenlaning, overnight wild camping trips, 10 days riding in the Pyrenees each year, messing about doing enduro stuff on the farm etc. The total cost comes in at around £2,700. Bike: 2000 Yamaha WR400F £1,300 Needed new wheels and rewi...
by Busta
Wed Mar 06, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: Travel Kit
Topic: Charging phone on an olschool kickstart bike without battery
Replies: 7
Views: 2334

Re: Charging phone on an olschool kickstart bike without battery

I re-wired my enduro bike with a regulator rectifier to provide DC electric for the lights and charging. Its not too difficult if you have the right tools and mindset. I'm fairly sure you could also wire a small regulator rectifier into a new sub-loom just to provide the dc for charging your devices...
by Busta
Mon Feb 04, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Bikes
Topic: Bicycle inner tubes as emergency spares
Replies: 8
Views: 1073

Re: Bicycle inner tubes as emergency spares

Busta , I don't know which brand of ultra heavy tubes you fitted in the tires , but pls be aware that Michelin HD tubes are NOT reparable ! the glue we normally use to repair tubes doesn't stick to those tubes . it comes off easily . Speedy I wasnt aware of that. Thanks for the advice! Sent from my...
by Busta
Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Bikes
Topic: Bicycle inner tubes as emergency spares
Replies: 8
Views: 1073

Re: Bicycle inner tubes as emergency spares

Another test today, this time with a Schwalbe AV13F bicycle tube which has a size range of 26x2.1-3.0. I think this would be the easiest size to find when travelling as 26" was the standard size for mountain bikes for many years. It took very little pressure to fill the tyre with very little nipping...
by Busta
Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: Bikes
Topic: Bicycle inner tubes as emergency spares
Replies: 8
Views: 1073

Re: Bicycle inner tubes as emergency spares

Hi Busta in theory your idea is nice , but in practice will work for a short time . the stress , weight and speed of a motorbike is very different from a bicycle . I am end the move of my garage , but in 1 month aprox , I will be ready to transform a tube type rim in TUBLESS with all the benefits t...
by Busta
Wed Jan 30, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: Bikes
Topic: Bicycle inner tubes as emergency spares
Replies: 8
Views: 1073

Re: Bicycle inner tubes as emergency spares

Here's some further testing with a 20x4.125 children's fat bike tube in an 18" rear tyre. The tube fills the tyre very well. As you can see in the last picture the sizing is very similar to a regular rear tube. The rubber thickness is also the same as a light duty motorcycle tube at 1.3mm. This woul...
by Busta
Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Bikes
Topic: Bicycle inner tubes as emergency spares
Replies: 8
Views: 1073

Bicycle inner tubes as emergency spares

Following on from and interesting post on the Facebook group by Fab Babar about the potential of carrying a small bicycle inner tube as an emergency spare. Here's a few pictures of my first test with a 24x1.5-2.5 tube in a 21-90/90 front tyre. With just a few psi of pressure the tube easily inflated...