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  Topic: DB2 rebuild: Here we go again!
welshlamb

Replies: 103
Views: 87374

PostForum: DB Series   Posted: Thu Dec 21, 2023 6:21 pm   Subject: DB2 rebuild: Here we go again!
Yay, don’t need trip to the doctors just yet re typo!

Would also help if i could loose 5kg. After I stopped work i dropped 10 kg in 2 years... no working away, hotel meals or entertaining custom ...
  Topic: DB2 400 in USA
welshlamb

Replies: 0
Views: 3006

PostForum: Bikes For Sale   Posted: Mon Dec 18, 2023 6:37 pm   Subject: DB2 400 in USA
https://sodo-moto.com/listings/bimota-db2/

The bike is now Sold but a great set of pictures for reference
  Topic: Hub-centre steering motorcycle project ...
welshlamb

Replies: 34
Views: 19182

PostForum: Tesi   Posted: Mon Dec 18, 2023 6:29 pm   Subject: Hub-centre steering motorcycle project ...
you said "The downside (of using titanium)is obviously the 5x material cost"

NOT TO MENTION finding a suitable machine shop with experience in Ti machining. Cutting depths and feed rates ...
  Topic: DB2 rebuild: Here we go again!
welshlamb

Replies: 103
Views: 87374

PostForum: DB Series   Posted: Mon Dec 18, 2023 6:14 pm   Subject: DB2 rebuild: Here we go again!
Any chance the maker of the exhaust would be willing to make another one, identical to your final version?

I can't answer for him but I know he had to get special parts made and he is usually flat ...
  Topic: DB2 rebuild: Here we go again!
welshlamb

Replies: 103
Views: 87374

PostForum: DB Series   Posted: Mon Dec 18, 2023 6:01 pm   Subject: DB2 rebuild: Here we go again!

I must say… your 50kg weight loss target is significant. The Ti exhaust, Ti bolts and ally brackets will certainly help with it. I guess there will be a good weight saving in the half fairing as w ...
  Topic: DB2 rebuild: Here we go again!
welshlamb

Replies: 103
Views: 87374

PostForum: DB Series   Posted: Fri Nov 24, 2023 6:58 pm   Subject: DB2 rebuild: Here we go again!
All that remained was to mount on the bike and check no cock ups made ! (Had to go for the Ti fasteners, vanity got the better off me!)

https://i.postimg.cc/htKSTF3c/IMG-3692.jpghttps://i.postimg. ...
  Topic: DB2 rebuild: Here we go again!
welshlamb

Replies: 103
Views: 87374

PostForum: DB Series   Posted: Fri Nov 24, 2023 6:49 pm   Subject: DB2 rebuild: Here we go again!
I wanted the exhaust can mounting to be via conventional exhaust clamps and have a factory finish. Of course with the non standard standard can diameter theen standard clamps dont fit either! Quic ...
  Topic: DB2 rebuild: Here we go again!
welshlamb

Replies: 103
Views: 87374

PostForum: DB Series   Posted: Fri Nov 24, 2023 6:29 pm   Subject: DB2 rebuild: Here we go again!
of course it took ages to be delivered. The can diameter is not a standard size so the 'tubes' had to be hand bent and welded. Then of course the end caps (which are 'spun' an a former) had to be cu ...
  Topic: DB2 rebuild: Here we go again!
welshlamb

Replies: 103
Views: 87374

PostForum: DB Series   Posted: Fri Nov 24, 2023 6:04 pm   Subject: DB2 rebuild: Here we go again!
As I said, my vision for this bike was inspired by the 'DB2C' built by Moto Corse as a one-off for a customer. The Marvic wheels are one big difference to the overall appearance and the other was the ...
  Topic: DB2 rebuild: Here we go again!
welshlamb

Replies: 103
Views: 87374

PostForum: DB Series   Posted: Fri Nov 24, 2023 5:53 pm   Subject: DB2 rebuild: Here we go again!
He lives! I hear you say.
A lamentable absence from the forum all due to an (almost) equally lamentable lack of progress on this project. Many excuses could be made but probably not very good ones .. ...
  Topic: DB2 rebuild: Here we go again!
welshlamb

Replies: 103
Views: 87374

PostForum: DB Series   Posted: Mon Nov 06, 2023 11:57 am   Subject: DB2 rebuild: Here we go again!
He lives! I hear you say.
A lamentable absence from the forum all due to an (almost) equally lamentable lack of progress on this project. Many excuses could be made but probably not very good ones ...
  Topic: Moved
welshlamb

Replies: 14
Views: 32309

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Fri Aug 18, 2023 9:14 pm   Subject: Many thanks
Great work and I am sure a lot of it to get things back up and working. FB is fine but as an archive that you can actually search a website is far better. May even encourage me to crack on with my ...
  Topic: First registrations DVLA form V55 etc
welshlamb

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Views: 8189

PostForum: General Chat   Posted: Tue Aug 16, 2022 3:58 pm   Subject: First registrations DVLA form V55 etc
I found this on a VW forum and thought it interesting and relevant to those seeking to UK register an imported Bimota. This info below is an excerpt taken from a section on the DVLA by Ian Edmunds w ...
  Topic: Recommissioned DB2
welshlamb

Replies: 19
Views: 20641

PostForum: DB Series   Posted: Thu Jul 07, 2022 10:34 am   Subject: Getting close!
https://i.postimg.cc/VL5gvcWy/IMG-2655.jpgPASSED with no Advisories!

Its been a long road.
Bought in Japan mid 2018 It is an early model Bimota DB2 (s/n ****72), with fake twin stoplight rea ...
  Topic: boxing clever
welshlamb

Replies: 8
Views: 7455

PostForum: DB Series   Posted: Sun Jun 26, 2022 8:51 pm   Subject: boxing clever


Still very impressed with what you've done there though. If you plan on doing it again, let me know Smile

I could I am sure do it better next time but I've still got a long list of 'to-do's' wri ...
 
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