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UK Bobber Build thread

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Paulrxs650, Oct 9, 2012.

  1. I am Carbon

    I am Carbon shade tree mechanic XS650.com Supporter

    I rule the roost around here.
    if I want it I get.
    if I want to do it I do it.
    and if I want you guys to believe me You will. wont You? :wink2:
  2. Sub xs650

    Sub xs650 XS650 Addict

    Yea till ye wife seads other wise lol
  3. peanut

    peanut XS650 Guru Top Contributor XS650.com Supporter

    Yeah right :wink2: Four bowls of cat food on the workshop floor !
    I think we can see who really rules your house and workshop lol .....C
  4. Happy days, she passed Her MOT in her new form :)
  5. Johnt3

    Johnt3 Still learning...

    Good to hear that Paul! What do you have for miles on her now?
  6. Got about 1500 on her now :)
  7. Johnt3

    Johnt3 Still learning...

    Wow, that's about 900 more than me! Go Man Go.
  8. peanut

    peanut XS650 Guru Top Contributor XS650.com Supporter

    well done ! bet thats a relief

    so ermm......... ahem ...cough ....how did you get 1500 miles on her without an MOT lol.:wink2::laugh:
    You don't have to get bikes checked by VOSA when modified like you do with cars then ?

    I've always wanted to ask how you get insurance sorted on custom bikes ?
  9. Hi Peanut - It stilll had its MOT from when I bought the bike in its original form last year :)
    VOSA applies if its got new chassis / engine numbers etc like a Kit car as it is classed as a comletely new build.. I had to get the Caterham I built checked. Whereas the bike is a modification - I dont believe there is a requirement to get them checked.
    As for Insurance - just told them Id hartailed the frame, changed the tank etc etc and they said ok. It helps to use a specialist broker as opposed to the confused.com lot as they dont have a clue if it doesnt come up on their screens

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