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Continuing - So what did you do to your bike today...?
« on: Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 07:02 am »
This was always a popular thread on the "old" org, and I feel it would be good to continue.

So today I fitted my 20mm risers and my "Biker Down" first aid kit, also checked out how a tool tube could mount off the LH pannier rail
Nothing to do.............all day to do it....I love retirement :lol:

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Re: Continuing - So what did you do to your bike today...?
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 07:10 am »
I took a vicarious ride withe BIL around the Brecon Beacons!!! And got into all the rides I've done all over the world!
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Re: Continuing - So what did you do to your bike today...?
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 02:59 pm »
nice place to ride is Brecon  as long as the rain holds off  :onya:
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Re: Continuing - So what did you do to your bike today...?
« Reply #3 on: Thursday, 16 February 2017, 07:41 am »
Charged the battery and started it.......it's not moved since October  :rolleyes:

Still got a little fettling to do to get it ready for the "season" this year......oil and filters plus some "stickering" still!

Can't wait to use it again!

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Re: Continuing - So what did you do to your bike today...?
« Reply #4 on: Thursday, 16 February 2017, 08:21 am »
This is a good ride to do around the Brecon area...
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Re: Continuing - So what did you do to your bike today...?
« Reply #5 on: Sunday, 19 February 2017, 02:14 am »
Took a deposit on my GSX.... :smile2:
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Re: Continuing - So what did you do to your bike today...?
« Reply #6 on: Sunday, 19 February 2017, 06:04 am »
Tried to take all four down pipes off but struggling with 2 & 3. Bolts seem to be sheared before I touched them so probably work around them! Was just taking them Of to spray!!
Ordered 4 x new seal and gaskets
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Re: Continuing - So what did you do to your bike today...?
« Reply #7 on: Sunday, 19 February 2017, 06:06 am »
Rolled it out of the garage so I could pint parts of my ZRX - its still too clean and the roads are too dirty

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Re: Continuing - So what did you do to your bike today...?
« Reply #8 on: Sunday, 19 February 2017, 06:12 am »
Finished my total rebuild, went for a ride, for an hour, took 4hours, bike rides great... :hat:

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Re: Continuing - So what did you do to your bike today...?
« Reply #9 on: Sunday, 19 February 2017, 07:52 am »
Opened the garage door, said hello and shut the door  :rolleyes:
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Re: Continuing - So what did you do to your bike today...?
« Reply #10 on: Sunday, 19 February 2017, 08:26 am »
Gave it a wash and found two exhaust clamps under the engine have almost rotted through, so will need to replace them once I find suitable replacements.
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Re: Continuing - So what did you do to your bike today...?
« Reply #11 on: Sunday, 19 February 2017, 08:59 am »
Ditto for me MJ, chances are your gaskets in the collector are a shot too!
Black widow do a full set of clamps including seals and gaskets for £48

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Re: Continuing - So what did you do to your bike today...?
« Reply #12 on: Sunday, 19 February 2017, 09:08 am »
Do remember you will have to dremel off the old clamps, as they are spot welded to the collector.
Nothing to do.............all day to do it....I love retirement :lol:

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Re: Continuing - So what did you do to your bike today...?
« Reply #13 on: Sunday, 19 February 2017, 12:22 pm »
Washed three times then waxed and polished all the Chrome and scrubbed the seat so it's back to blue and white so no all the salt from winter has gone of the bike she looks good and clean ,,, a ride out for a hour nice and smooth  :onya:
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Re: Continuing - So what did you do to your bike today...?
« Reply #14 on: Sunday, 19 February 2017, 06:28 pm »
Wired in the cradle for my new Zumo 595

 

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