My first KR1S

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My first KR1S

Post by DougB » Sun Dec 15, 2013 8:18 pm

Just bought this, I heard it's been owned by a forum member previously? Any history or info would be great.

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Re: My first KR1S

Post by 500bernie » Mon Dec 16, 2013 9:21 am

Welcome to the forum =D>

Where are you based and where did you buy the bike from?

It looks nice, I don't think I have seen it before, but someone on here will recognise it :)

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Re: My first KR1S

Post by DougB » Mon Dec 16, 2013 10:27 pm

Hi Bernie,

I live about 10 miles north of York and I got the bike locally from a lad that lives a few miles over, friend of a friend called Dan. I'm hoping to put it as much back to standard as I can given what bits are around now that might be a bit of a tall order!

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Re: My first KR1S

Post by Top-shaggy » Tue Dec 17, 2013 2:19 am

I don't remember seeing that bike before either...
If it takes more than 2strokes then your just playing at it..

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Re: My first KR1S

Post by 375 » Tue Dec 17, 2013 7:37 am

Welcome :)

Ive seen it before not sure if its on here or ebay as i remember the end cans and bracket.
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Re: My first KR1S

Post by 500bernie » Tue Dec 17, 2013 8:17 am

What are your plans for the bike?
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Re: My first KR1S

Post by DougB » Tue Dec 17, 2013 5:20 pm

On the bottom of the reg plate it's got a little KR-1S.co.uk badge..

I'm going to get it roadworthy for next year, hopefully have the tail unit back to standard, and see how it goes then planning to strip it over the next winter to refurb it and give it a respray.

Only issues at the moment is I'm not sure what's missing at the back. I've got some complete rear footrest hangers coming, a pillion seal and a sprocket cover as that's missing. Needs a rear shock re-build and a battery, has no pillion seat locking mech at all.

Only things not needed for MoT time but I want to sort, left fairing to frame bracket isn't original and it'd be nice to put it on standard end cans. Thinking I might as well go out and start trying to dig up hens teeth in the garden!..

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Re: My first KR1S

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Re: My first KR1S

Post by DougB » Tue Jan 07, 2014 4:35 pm

500bernie wrote:What are your plans for the bike?
I'm going to get it roadworthy for this year and have some fun on it, then try and improve it a bit over the next winter. Having some trouble with bits and information but the stuff on this site's already helped a lot!

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Re: My first KR1S

Post by Binetta Steve » Tue Jan 07, 2014 9:18 pm

Welcome to the forum , its a great place for support and advice. Lots of Kr bits on fleabay , plus some members on here are a great source of hard to get bits.

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Re: My first KR1S

Post by DougB » Tue Jan 07, 2014 9:36 pm

Binetta Steve wrote:Welcome to the forum , its a great place for support and advice. Lots of Kr bits on fleabay , plus some members on here are a great source of hard to get bits.

Steve
Cheers Steve, this forum is a lifeline with bikes like these! I've always had Yams so new to fixing up a Kawa.. Been getting plenty of help and info and the credit card is already emptying into Ebay!

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Re: My first KR1S

Post by philfingers » Wed Jan 08, 2014 1:42 am

Welcome!
I'm in process of top end refresh on mine, so simple to work on!

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Re: My first KR1S - spot the difference!!

Post by DougB » Thu Feb 20, 2014 8:38 pm

Well it's had a part top end rebuild and about four hundred quid thrown at it and I'm not sure where it went! Looking a bit better though I think. Need to get out and ride it now!

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Re: My first KR1S

Post by Binetta Steve » Thu Feb 20, 2014 9:04 pm

Its got new rear pegs, proper footpegs , a new back end. But i tell you what that blo..dy pushbike hasnt moved an inch!

Looking good.

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Re: My first KR1S

Post by DougB » Thu Feb 20, 2014 9:21 pm

Binetta Steve wrote:Its got new rear pegs, proper footpegs , a new back end. But i tell you what that blo..dy pushbike hasnt moved an inch!

Looking good.

Steve
Yeah that pushbike seemed like a good idea at the time :lol:

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