Dorothy’s bits

Alright, what you’ve got there is the video of all the bits I needed to get Dot on the road arriving, topped by the pictures that my German biker buddies; Andreas and Claudia took to record the triumphant day that Dororhy lived again. But it wasn’t easy, oh no. For a start we couldn’t decide […]

Going nowhere

Morning glory. Really not much to report. Me and Dorothy are just kicking back in Kyrgyztan waiting for my Russian visa to come through and for her parcel to arrive so I can get her running right. Hopefully not many more days because we’re getting bored. Bishkek, the capital, is okay though. Full of pretty […]

There she blows.

Well, I’ve had all sorts of suggestions, ranging from string to tape to glue to these sump plugs. I’ve been in touch with One Ten Motorcycles, the guys who sold me the bike in Oz, and, along with a new sprocket gasket (and sprocket because the original’s about worn through) he’s also sending me a […]

Damn and drat

Old Dorothy’s in the right old wars. Not only is she bleeding oil from one of her seals, but yesterday, when I changed the oil, the sump plug bolt threaded and so won’t tighten. And that’s like having a path without the plug in properly. Eventually the water, or in this case the oil, drains […]