After a bit of messing around trying to get it to start I sense that the battery is thinking of having a rest. So, I connect my manly charger and go for a coffee.
Twenty minutes later I pop back out, having researched the C72 on the Honda midgets forum. I disconnect my charger and go to start it. No joy at all. It's dead. Odd:lights fine, indicators fine... No horn tho.
Hmm, let's check my mate's connections on his new battery terminals. The live is only finger tight. Might be a clue there...
Now I have a C72 that runs beautifully, its carb and timing are spot on and we are off to the nice man for a ticket this afternoon.
Honestly, some people shouldn't be allowed motorcycles... and for once I'm not talking about me