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by Tugboat Tony
Sun Mar 01, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Electrical charging
Replies: 4
Views: 2036

Re: Electrical charging

Some more information.
The usual rule of thumb is 14 miles plus to replace one start while running lights only, no grips, nav etc.
by Tugboat Tony
Sun Mar 01, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Electrical charging
Replies: 4
Views: 2036

Re: Electrical charging

More information The alternator should be putting out about 13.7-14.5 volts. More than enough to charge the battery normally. If he left the ignition on for half an hour with the heated grips on it may have knackered the battery or rectifier/regulator as either could have overheated. Try a trickle c...
by Tugboat Tony
Sun Mar 01, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Electrical charging
Replies: 4
Views: 2036

Electrical charging

Following on from Richard mishap while on today run I have made some enquiries regarding the charging of a run down battery It would appear that unlike a car the electrical system on a bike is finely balanced and therefore the alternator does not have a lot of excess charging capacity over what is r...
by Tugboat Tony
Sat Feb 22, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Visit to P & A Wood Rolls-Royce Dealers
Replies: 11
Views: 9599

Re: Visit to P & A Wood Rolls-Royce Dealers

Thanks for your interest currently there are an indicated 10 going that includes myself and my daughter.
by Tugboat Tony
Tue Feb 04, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: Runs & Rides
Topic: Ride to the Motorbike show
Replies: 0
Views: 7467

Ride to the Motorbike show

Ride to the motorbike show.
Friday 14th February.
Meet points

Sainbury's Boreham
8.45am

Shell Garage, Brentwood A1023 (A12/M25 junction)
9.15am
by Tugboat Tony
Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Visit to P & A Wood Rolls-Royce Dealers
Replies: 11
Views: 9599

Visit to P & A Wood Rolls-Royce Dealers

The above company who have their showrooms and service department at Great Easton near Dunmow and hold conducted tours on a Saturday morning once a month. They are currently fully booked for 2020 but will be taking booking for 2021 shortly Minimum number of 10 person with a maximum of 20. The tour s...
by Tugboat Tony
Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Wanted Tom Tom Rider 4 Charging Mount
Replies: 1
Views: 2323

Re: Wanted Tom Tom Rider 4 Charging Mount

Have you tried renewing the threads with the next size screw. If you do not have the correct kit perhaps I can help.