Category Archives: SWM 2

The SWM is Dead…….Long Live the SWM!

I cant believe I am typing this but I have sold the SWM! I said some time ago that if the money was right then I would let it go and do another bike of some sort……well, at the weekend … Continue reading

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New Graphics on the SWM for 2012

I got the graphics from Mark Hale at Storm on Saturday so we are all set for this weekends trial – hope you like em?

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Ready for Telford

After a weekend in the shed with the polish the SWM has come up as shiney as the day it first turned a wheel. I am really pleased with how she looks after a full seasons riding and if you … Continue reading

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The SWM engine gets a makeover

As the engine had never really been touched since I bought the bike and everything except that had received quite a bit of attention I thought at the end of the season I should treat it to a strip and … Continue reading

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SWM 2 – New SWM Swinging Arm

As you may know, on the later SWM’s they switched to an aluminium box section swinging arm. I think this was done to add a little rigidity to the rear end and it stayed with the bikes until the last Jumbo … Continue reading

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Event Post 84 – Stourbridge Club Trial – Shatterford – Maxton Shocks (first test)

I popped along to a local Stourbridge club trial on saturday to give the shocks a try. The trial was pretty easy but there was some opportunity to practice on some decent sized steps and roots and I am really … Continue reading

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Maxton – New Shocks for the SWM

I had been thinking about suspension for some time. Not that there was anything specifically wrong with the ally bodied Betor’s and they had worked well on the bike so far (also worked OK on the BSA too) but as … Continue reading

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New Forks on the SWM – Almost!

If you are a regular follower of this site and you pay attention to the goings on you will remember that when Rob started to do his SWM he was working with a front end from an 04 Gas Gas … Continue reading

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SWM 2 – Update

Not much has changed with the bike lately but I thought I would do a quick update. The Aprilia clutch cover went on and the clutch wasn’t exactly as expected, in fact it dragged and slipped do varying degrees so … Continue reading

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SWM 2 – Clutch Cover

Some time ago I bought an Aprilia TXR bike in order to get hold of the much sought after clutch cover. Aprilia had developed a different cover for the Rotax engine with the cable operating an arm on the outside … Continue reading

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