Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Burton on Trent, Staffordshire, UK
Not everything is silly money.
I'm on my 4th "headstock" cap... you know... that black plastic thing your side of the handle bars. When the 1st went awol I turned a nice one from aluminium, nice groove with an O ring to help hold it in place... lovely, lasted about 9 months, got home... gone. So I made another, this time it clipped in place and I added a smear of locktite too. Went to some unknown dimension while riding across Germany this summer? Anyway... I went to my dealers... £2.50, bargain, I should have got a boxfull.
Over the last year the black sheet metal brace under the screen has been showing signs of rust. I was all ready to make a stainless one... A new one was about £12.00. Not worth the effort making one.
Some / most parts though !!!!