Jim Bates's Member Page
Member: goodrood
Name: Jim Bates
From: Doncaster, North Lincs, United Kingdom
Gender: Male
Age: 58 years old
Riding For: 41 years
Member Info: The purpose of this site is to display pictures of my sons Race Bikes. Hope you enjoy them !
 
 Current:
1999 Honda CBR 900

Photos: 3
Purchased: Sep 2002
Info: This is our road bike, its only done 5000 ish miles cos we dont have time to ride it !
1998 Kawasaki ZXR 400

Photos: 6
Purchased: Jul 2004
Info: ZXR400 full spec race bike with RAM air, Ohlins rear, Dynotec ignition, circa 76 BHP plus RAM air. Finished 4th in DP F400 championship 2005, Open 500 Winner, 2006 bad year,rebuit suspension, engine gearbox clutch, new frame etc. however still won racers at cadwell & mallory,
2004 Honda CBR 600 RR

Photos: 2
Purchased: Feb 2007
Info: Basic road bike built from frame up, mods none for 1st meeting at croft, still managed 19th out of 38 first time out. Now reworked front forks, still standard rear shock but stronger spring, steering damper fitted, race 520 chain and downgeared one on front and 3 on rear, next meeting mallory Pk, hope for a top 15th ! Update, yep managed 14th off to Cadwell Next. Update yep managed 9th but rear s
 
 Past:
1990 Honda VFR 400

Photos: 5
Purchased: Jan 2004
Sold: Feb 2005
Info: Now SOLD NC30 G Reg with V5, good dyno reading at a standard 60 BHP with bigger jets modified slides and lifted rear needles. All mods either done in the last few weeks or at the start of the season. Full Race plastics recently painted, new Tyga Screen, Carbon Can exhaust Can, Modified rearsets, New EBC prolite discs to front with HH Pads. WP front suspension, carried out by WP (UK). Goodri
1999 Aprilia RS 125

Photos: 6
Purchased: Sep 2001
Sold: Apr 2005
Info: SOLD Aprilia RS125 supplied by Aprilia (UK) Full MRO spec, tuned by SS Tuning, modified Forks, fully adjustable Rear Unit. Arrow“s Full System etc etc. £1800. Rider now on a 400.
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