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california vintage

  1. Vintagehoarder

    2007 Calvin First ride and Impression video with commentary

    Thought I would play around with capturing my first ride impressions of the my new to me 07 California Vintage. Just for the fun of it!
  2. Adrian Beckham

    California Vintage 1100 - Relay problem?

    Hi All, Out on my suspension test run at the weekend I parked the bike for about 15 minutes. When I came back she wouldn't start, nothing at the button. You could hear the injectors charge and all the electrics seemed to work. I checked the fuses, all seemed good and then wiggled the relays...
  3. Adrian Beckham

    Maxton shocks review for Caifornia

    Following advice from the forum about the standard shocks struggling to manage luggage and pillions, I figured it would be worth upgrading. After some research and further advice I decided to go with these kiddies. Richard at Maxton took time out to talk me through my requirements and I...
  4. D

    White walls?

    Hi all -- I have a 2007 California Vintage that needs new rubber, and agree with everyone telling me that the bike would rock with white walls. Problem is i can't find any manufacturer that sells 110/90 VB 18 and 140/70 VB17 in a white wall. Has anyone had any luck finding a different size...
  5. Adrian Beckham

    Hello from North East UK

    Hi All, Just signed up after buying a California Vintage a few weeks ago. Really pleased with the bike, but there are a few bits to sort out that hopefully you guys can help with! First up though, any advice on reputable mechanics in the York/Leeds area. I'm not far from Teasdales in Thirsk...
  6. stonecali

    CalVin 2007 In my sights

    Hi there, I am going to look at a 2007 CalVin with 49,000K's on it. I owned a 2004 Cali Stone with the single plate clutch ( now sorted) Is there any major concerns with the CalVin that I need to be warry of? I will have to ride it back home (850K's) so just a little concerned. Thanks.
  7. Danilo_Gurovich

    CalVin to Cafe?

    I'm investigating turning my CalVin into a Cafe -- I've had fun with the cruiser bike, but I prefer the cafe bike and I like building that style. I've already taped up the exhausts and installed fully floating wave rotors front and back. It's time to do the fun part --...