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Big Nuts !

I had this job come on a week ago in the Dudley area of the West Midlands, to repair a puncture on the rear of this 2017 KTM 1290 Superduke. Absolutely stunning bike, another add to my wishlist. On arriving i went through the usual motions of securing bike, removing retaining pins, etc. The largest socket I had in my posession was a 55mm 12 point socket, as Ducatti Panigale fitment. To my astonishment this wasnt large enough to fit the rear axle nut. I then measured it to fin

Fitting Alloy Wheel Rim Protectors

Its been a while since ive fitted any of these so i thought i would put a quick blog on how I fit them. I went to one of my Blackcircles jobs that was in Stourbridge, West Midlands, to fit a couple of 185/55V16 Pirelli tyres onto a Honda Jazz. The protectors work well as in stopping scuffs on your alloys, but they can be a little awkward to fit. So you fit the new tyre as normal, but before you inflate it insert the rim protector onto the wheel rim. Try and hold it in place b