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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Kwacky » 09 Feb 2018, 16:12

Scuff wrote:Bought one ....Picking it up next Saturday

A small couple of bits of tarnishing but otherwise it looks as new , although I suppose it should be at less than a 1000 miles !

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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Scuff » 09 Feb 2018, 17:34

Cheers Kwacky .

I found another that i was tempted by but it was £100 more and just over 6k miles , it did come with an arrow can but extra noise was something I'm not bothered about these days .... just getting old I suppose ;)
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby C00kiemonster » 09 Feb 2018, 17:48

Thats a lovely bike for the money. There are some cracking bargains around if you look. Very well done :)
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Rossgo » 10 Feb 2018, 11:10

Scuff - superb purchase. Defo the right time of year to buy!

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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby duke63 » 10 Feb 2018, 11:20

Nice buy. As you new without the price.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby D6Nutz » 10 Feb 2018, 13:01

Tried to start it. It didn't go well.

Put the optimate on but i think the battery has had it. Its now going to have to be washed as just after I took the cover off and went back inside it pissed it down.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Kwacky » 10 Feb 2018, 16:16

Rode it in the rain to the dealers.

I need a new rear tyre, turning is getting to be a bit weird as the rear has squared off.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby D6Nutz » 10 Feb 2018, 19:07

D6Nutz wrote:Tried to start it. It didn't go well.

Put the optimate on but i think the battery has had it. Its now going to have to be washed as just after I took the cover off and went back inside it pissed it down.
Now regretting taking the cover off as its still fecking raining!

At this rate it's going to be cover-less tonight...
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Scuff » 10 Feb 2018, 19:21

Thanks Cookie, Rossgo and Duke.

Maybe with the new 800 and 1200 tigers just hitting the showroom floors this has knocked the used prices ?

I'm happy with the deal and can't wait to get out on it (lol)
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Frankie » 10 Feb 2018, 20:05

Kwacky wrote:
Scuff wrote:Bought one ....Picking it up next Saturday

A small couple of bits of tarnishing but otherwise it looks as new , although I suppose it should be at less than a 1000 miles !

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Your going to have bags of fun, nice machine.... 8)
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Scuff » 11 Feb 2018, 14:46

Cheers Frankie ... I'm hoping your right :)
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Scuff » 11 Feb 2018, 14:55

Went out for an hour on the 690 around the small back roads of South Derbyshire ... It was bloomin freezin :S ...... wet in places and having an enduro rear tyre fitted at the moment made me heart skip a few beats when the tyre let go but it was still fun to get out :)
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Kwacky » 11 Feb 2018, 17:48

Gave the Versys some TLC as I try to reverse the effects of riding through the winter. It's not too bad but there's a load of gunk and road crap on the bike plus salt and grit caked in various places.

I'll do a bit of polishing and degreasing each time I wash the bike
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby D6Nutz » 11 Feb 2018, 20:36

Realised that when the builders start on the kitchen next week the bike will have to move. So I built it a new parking spot with some left over patio slabs.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Kwacky » 12 Feb 2018, 10:07

I left the bike at home as the roads had ice on them this morning.

Then spent an hour parked on the motorway because of a crash.

Oh well, at least I was warm.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Kwacky » 13 Feb 2018, 09:38

The bike is filthy again.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby rocket » 14 Feb 2018, 12:16

went outside to try and do a bit of work on the bike. Shut the garage door an came back in its bloody freezing
"80mph" sorry officer I possibly could not have done that I'm no Valentino Rossi.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Kwacky » 16 Feb 2018, 12:35

A cold ride in this morning. There were patches of ice and frost on the road so the front was a bit twitchy. Still, it kept me awake.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Rossgo » 17 Feb 2018, 11:18

2.5 months and havent rode it...how do people do the whole winter like this. Theres been lovely days recently which could easily see a ride!! Fingers crossed not much longer of being a tight arse!!

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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Scuff » 17 Feb 2018, 15:58

Picked up my new to me bike 8)

With the weather set to be fine of course it pee'd it down and the bike was dirty by the time I got to my son's , so there was nothing for it but take the long way home over the Peak and get it proper dirty :D
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