I finally have 6000 miles on my 961

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Mr Yanamoto, the 961 Cafe Racer rider over in Japan, has just released some great photo's of him and the bike contesting in a 'sunrise to sunset' endurance ride where he covered 427km and in the process clicked over the 30,000 mile marker. That is impressive.
 

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Mr Yanamoto, the 961 Cafe Racer rider over in Japan, has just released some great photo's of him and the bike contesting in a 'sunrise to sunset' endurance ride where he covered 427km and in the process clicked over the 30,000 mile marker. That is impressive.
Why doesn’t he post here anymore? Did we offend him somehow?

His pictures were fabulous. But I had no idea he was that hardcore! 30k miles is a lot in Japan. Respect.
 

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Why doesn’t he post here anymore? Did we offend him somehow?

His pictures were fabulous. But I had no idea he was that hardcore! 30k miles is a lot in Japan. Respect.
Are you sure it's the same guy? The member you are referring to went by "hideki". And most of his gorgeous photos were done in High Definition.

Here is Yuichi's photo ...



Awesome, isn't it?
 
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Another most enjoyable blatt this afternoon, the bike just gets better and better.

Updated mine and JohnC; Added Stephen_Spencer

Raphi - 23,333 miles CR 2012
Dave Coote - 18,000 miles SE 2013 [HASHTAG]#107[/HASHTAG]
BlightyBrit/SF - 14,614 miles MK2 SF 2016
Richard-7 - 11,213 miles SE 2014 [HASHTAG]#112[/HASHTAG]
TonyA - 9,241 miles Sport 2014
Pingunz - 9,221 miles 2014 Sport
Britfan60 - 9,007 miles 2013 Sport
Dhartwig - 8,452 miles SF 2014
GLB - 8,000 miles Domi
Lincolnshire Poacher - 7600 miles Sport 2013
StuartSF2015 - 6,750 miles SF 2015
Dodgy Den - 5,020 miles MK2 Silver Sport 2016
Nopdog - 4,000 miles Sport 2014
2cups - 3,855 miles MK2 2016 SF
Britwit - 3,600 miles
Stephen_Spencer - 3,500 miles 2015 CR
Contours - 2,616 miles Sport late 2015
Alldub - 2,600 miles CR 2014
Lexington - 2,220 miles MK2 Sport 2016
SgtUSAF80 - 2,014 miles SE 2013 #10
Murph - 1,950 miles
Kiwi961 - 1,609 miles MK2 Sport 2016
MxMartin - 1,510 miles MK2 CR 2018
Clive - 1,200 miles MK2 CR 2017
Icrken - 874 miles Sport 2015
Jonsc - 804 Miles MK2 SF 2017
Gchoppin - 700 miles Sport 2014
Fast Eddie - 600 miles MK2 CR 2018
Welshrugby - 535 miles MK2 CR 2018
John Clark - 430 miles Mk2 CR 2018
RVR961 - 260 miles Sport MK2 2017
 
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Good ride today thats the bike up to 505 miles now to get it serviced and get rid of the cat and exhaust and fit proper exhausts
 
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604 and able to use 6000rpm = nice

Raphi - 23,333 miles CR 2012
Dave Coote - 18,000 miles SE 2013 [HASHTAG]#107[/HASHTAG]
BlightyBrit/SF - 14,614 miles MK2 SF 2016
Richard-7 - 11,213 miles SE 2014 [HASHTAG]#112[/HASHTAG]
TonyA - 9,241 miles Sport 2014
Pingunz - 9,221 miles 2014 Sport
Britfan60 - 9,007 miles 2013 Sport
Dhartwig - 8,452 miles SF 2014
GLB - 8,000 miles Domi
Lincolnshire Poacher - 7600 miles Sport 2013
StuartSF2015 - 6,750 miles SF 2015
Dodgy Den - 5,020 miles MK2 Silver Sport 2016
Nopdog - 4,000 miles Sport 2014
2cups - 3,855 miles MK2 2016 SF
Britwit - 3,600 miles
Stephen_Spencer - 3,500 miles 2015 CR
Contours - 2,616 miles Sport late 2015
Alldub - 2,600 miles CR 2014
Lexington - 2,220 miles MK2 Sport 2016
SgtUSAF80 - 2,014 miles SE 2013 #10
Murph - 1,950 miles
Kiwi961 - 1,609 miles MK2 Sport 2016
MxMartin - 1,510 miles MK2 CR 2018
Clive - 1,200 miles MK2 CR 2017
Icrken - 874 miles Sport 2015
Jonsc - 804 Miles MK2 SF 2017
Gchoppin - 700 miles Sport 2014
Fast Eddie - 600 miles MK2 CR 2018
Welshrugby - 624 miles MK2 CR 2018
John Clark - 430 miles Mk2 CR 2018
RVR961 - 260 miles Sport MK2 2017
 
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Lots more lovely miles on. It really is a great little commuter bike.

Raphi - 23,333 miles CR 2012
Dave Coote - 18,000 miles SE 2013 [HASHTAG]#107[/HASHTAG]
BlightyBrit/SF - 14,614 miles MK2 SF 2016
Richard-7 - 11,213 miles SE 2014 [HASHTAG]#112[/HASHTAG]
TonyA - 9,241 miles Sport 2014
Pingunz - 9,221 miles 2014 Sport
Britfan60 - 9,007 miles 2013 Sport
Dhartwig - 8,452 miles SF 2014
GLB - 8,000 miles Domi
Lincolnshire Poacher - 7600 miles Sport 2013
StuartSF2015 - 6,750 miles SF 2015
Dodgy Den - 5,020 miles MK2 Silver Sport 2016
Nopdog - 4,000 miles Sport 2014
2cups - 3,855 miles MK2 2016 SF
Britwit - 3,600 miles
Stephen_Spencer - 3,500 miles 2015 CR
Contours - 2,616 miles Sport late 2015
Alldub - 2,600 miles CR 2014
Clive - 2,600 miles MK2 CR 2017
Lexington - 2,220 miles MK2 Sport 2016
SgtUSAF80 - 2,014 miles SE 2013 #10
Murph - 1,950 miles
Kiwi961 - 1,609 miles MK2 Sport 2016
MxMartin - 1,510 miles MK2 CR 2018
Icrken - 874 miles Sport 2015
Jonsc - 804 Miles MK2 SF 2017
Gchoppin - 700 miles Sport 2014
Fast Eddie - 600 miles MK2 CR 2018
Welshrugby - 624 miles MK2 CR 2018
John Clark - 430 miles Mk2 CR 2018
RVR961 - 260 miles Sport MK2 2017
 

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Raphi - 23,333 miles CR 2012
Dave Coote - 18,000 miles SE 2013 [HASHTAG]#107[/HASHTAG]
BlightyBrit/SF - 14,614 miles MK2 SF 2016
Richard-7 - 11,213 miles SE 2014 [HASHTAG]#112[/HASHTAG]
TonyA - 9,241 miles Sport 2014
Pingunz - 9,221 miles 2014 Sport
Britfan60 - 9,007 miles 2013 Sport
Dhartwig - 8,452 miles SF 2014
GLB - 8,000 miles Domi
Lincolnshire Poacher - 7600 miles Sport 2013
StuartSF2015 - 6,750 miles SF 2015
Dodgy Den - 5,020 miles MK2 Silver Sport 2016
Nopdog - 4,000 miles Sport 2014
2cups - 3,855 miles MK2 2016 SF
Britwit - 3,600 miles
Stephen_Spencer - 3,500 miles 2015 CR
Contours - 2,798 miles Sport late 2015
Alldub - 2,600 miles CR 2014
Clive - 2,600 miles MK2 CR 2017
Lexington - 2,220 miles MK2 Sport 2016
SgtUSAF80 - 2,014 miles SE 2013 #10
Murph - 1,950 miles
Kiwi961 - 1,609 miles MK2 Sport 2016
MxMartin - 1,510 miles MK2 CR 2018
Icrken - 874 miles Sport 2015
Jonsc - 804 Miles MK2 SF 2017
Gchoppin - 700 miles Sport 2014
Fast Eddie - 600 miles MK2 CR 2018
Welshrugby - 624 miles MK2 CR 2018
John Clark - 505 miles Mk2 CR 2018
RVR961 - 260 miles Sport MK2 2017



Beautiful night for a ride! Temperatures were in the high 70s from start to finish. :cool:
 
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Looks like a great route. I am trying to figure how far west you are . East Mass = BAD , West Mass = GOOD.
 

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Looks like a great route. I am trying to figure how far west you are . East Mass = BAD , West Mass = GOOD.
Ha ha - I like that, Tony. I am just north of the MA border as you can see. It’s about 25 miles west of Greenfield MA and then straight up the Deerfield River.
 

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Not posted for a while; work and family commitments.....many will understand.
Went for a blast about two months ago, but she started running rough, with an 'air' sound coming from the induction side. Struggled back to base. Rang my dealer and arranged to get the first service done at the same time as looking at a fix. A bit early at around 350 miles, but they said it would be fine. Kickstart in Wales are superb, sorted the problem and fitted an extra circlip, tightened head and gave her a good check over.
(It's further for me to go to Port Talbot than the factory, but they did it all while I waited, showed me everything they were doing, made me loads of coffee and are real enthusiasts and decent chaps.)
Anyway, today I had a businees meeting in Cheltenham, which is a 140 mile round trip from my base in High Wycombe, up the A40, no motorway. Absolutely brilliant. Beutiful day, road, countryside and the bike ran a treat. After years of sportsbikes, an open face lid, rumbling engine and no fairing at 80 mph is so much more fun.
I WILL be getting out more.
Finally I'm off the bottom of the list......

Raphi - 23,333 miles CR 2012
Dave Coote - 18,000 miles SE 2013 [HASHTAG]#107[/HASHTAG]
BlightyBrit/SF - 14,614 miles MK2 SF 2016
Richard-7 - 11,213 miles SE 2014 [HASHTAG]#112[/HASHTAG]
TonyA - 9,241 miles Sport 2014
Pingunz - 9,221 miles 2014 Sport
Britfan60 - 9,007 miles 2013 Sport
Dhartwig - 8,452 miles SF 2014
GLB - 8,000 miles Domi
Lincolnshire Poacher - 7600 miles Sport 2013
StuartSF2015 - 6,750 miles SF 2015
Dodgy Den - 5,020 miles MK2 Silver Sport 2016
Nopdog - 4,000 miles Sport 2014
2cups - 3,855 miles MK2 2016 SF
Britwit - 3,600 miles
Stephen_Spencer - 3,500 miles 2015 CR
Contours - 2,798 miles Sport late 2015
Alldub - 2,600 miles CR 2014
Clive - 2,600 miles MK2 CR 2017
Lexington - 2,220 miles MK2 Sport 2016
SgtUSAF80 - 2,014 miles SE 2013 #10
Murph - 1,950 miles
Kiwi961 - 1,609 miles MK2 Sport 2016
MxMartin - 1,510 miles MK2 CR 2018
Icrken - 874 miles Sport 2015
Jonsc - 804 Miles MK2 SF 2017
Gchoppin - 700 miles Sport 2014
Welshrugby - 624 miles MK2 CR 2018
RVR961 - 610miles Sport MK2 2017
Fast Eddie - 600 miles MK2 CR 2018
John Clark - 505 miles Mk2 CR 2018
 
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Gents, some good miles being added and getting into the higher rev ranges. Port Talbot eh, my Grandfather worked in those steel furnaces for 47 years.

Had mine serviced now and almost 700 miles but your both catching up fast. Any news of the Commando 50th bash or is that now the burnout weekend? Must try and get along to a Norton BBQ but the year is flying by
 
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