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Baldini last won the day on December 13 2016

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    '02 Scura , '77 950 .
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    Maldwyn/Montgomeryshire. Cymru

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  1. Baldrick knows Guzzis inside out. Not sure if he's still in the business, last I heard he was in London area. Website looks a bit out of date: baldricksworkshop | Moto Guzzi service , repairs , diagnosis system , MOT , Fuel Injection , gearbox,bevel box,
  2. Thanks for the info. Sounds like a really well sorted bike. Lucky Colt - hope you enjoy it! Thanks, Pete. Good to see you're still alive & kicking. They still ask in the pub about the big baldy fella who dropped in for a beer one evening. I plead ignorance Scura exploded UJ some years ago, I got the bits to fix it but never got round to it. Tonti went in the shed to delink the brakes, but never came out. Hence my absence from this place. One day. All the best, mate. KB
  3. What work has been done on that Scura? (hope all's good w you Pete).
  4. Is there any damage to the casing at all? Any cracks? Unclear in pic.
  5. Cymru is Wales, in Welsh. Dunno about exotic, but it's a great country. Took up mountain biking about 8years ago & despite the years, never been so fit! Try the hip flexor stretches!
  6. Cycling has helped my fitness no end. Muscles tighten up esp if I've been riding MTB then sat driving for a couple hours. Hip Flexor stretches have helped me a lot.
  7. As Pete says, that looks like a (two part) Scura ring gear assembly. Only difference that I can see is, on mine the gbox-facing side of the ring gear itself is relieved around it's circumference. I'm guessing it may be the RAM version, but I can't check cos it's in the trans.
  8. Best Wishes, Paul. Good luck with this.
  9. 2002 Scura 28k miles - wrinkle paint is fine - no bubbling. guess I'm the lucky one.
  10. Docc, Have you checked UJ alignment? I had v similar failure. Don't trust the factory paint marks, that supposedly show alignment. Mine were wrong, & in fact shaft collar/UJ's were welded so as to be impossible to align correctly. Roper was always banging on about stresses set up by wrongly aligned UJs. KB
  11. Alternative clutches: RAM - Single plate kit w alloy flywheel. Transkontinental - no longer available I think. Lightened stock flywheel & ring gear (u using a starter motor?) What power does your engine make? Is clutch OK? I have had no experience with v powerful motors/stock clutch, but I'm surprised you can't get it to work. You probably know the following people? if not just Google search - all are experienced w fast Guzzis & could help: mtiberio ran Transkontinental: see http://www.guzzitech.com/forums/threads/transkontinental-clutch.6393 Pete Roper, Martin Harvey (Australia), Todd Egan (Guzzitech), mike Rich (USA). Amadeo Castellani (Raceco UK - now works w cars - but massive knowledge), Jim Blomley (think u can get him at Quill exhausts) (UK). Peter Hindley raced a 1100 Sport on IOM a few years back: http://www.guzzipower.com/TT/HindleyTT.html Full of admiration for your project! I've done a fair few IOM laps on my old Tonti, but never raced there. The mountain is a real test for breather system: mine failed big time one year, delighting my Fireblade mate who figured I'd finally killed the old thing when I disappeared in a cloud of smoke... just cleaned it up & carried on... Good luck. KB
  12. May be a mismatch between Scura pushrod & new clutch/centre button. When I replaced the stock Scura clutch w a RAM unit, I had to use original centre button as RAM one wouldn't work (centre was too deep). They are different depths, so pushrod was effectively too short to operate the clutch.
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