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

Postby Kwacky » 10 Oct 2020, 14:27

Dropped the Honda off to see if we can get to the bottom of this clutch issue
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Stonesie » 10 Oct 2020, 17:53

Yesterday I changed the EBC Vee discs for a nice pair of Brembo's, the pulsing through the bike was too much and when I took the wheel out I saw that the ABS ring had been hitting the sensor. The Brembo discs are thinner at the hub by 0.75mm according to my micrometer, so that should cure that problem and they don't have the aggressive petal design of the EBC's so the pulsing should be cured too.

The EBC HH pads have stayed as they have very few miles on them and are flat, no grooves worn in to them.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby duke63 » 11 Oct 2020, 21:09

Rode it. First time in six weeks since the op.

No issues with riding or using the controls.

Glove feels a bit weird with half a finger on one.

I suspect the cold will be an issue as it seems to be with any broken bones over time.

Felt great to be back on the bike though i think the weather is about to stop any more riding for this year.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Cav » 12 Oct 2020, 08:46

Great to hear, Duke!

If you find anything that works with preventing the cold getting into your hand let me know. Ever since my bone graft my hand feels the cold really badly and can be debilitating.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Frankie » 12 Oct 2020, 10:41

I popped the wheel back on (with new rubber) last knocking's yesterday and promptly went for a mad couple of hours.
Ahhhhhhhhh, that was fun lol
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby D6Nutz » 13 Oct 2020, 19:27

Took it to the shops at lunch time, first time I've had a chance to ride it since Mallory.

It's a bit colder now! Let's just say, I've lost my winter throttle finesse.. (blush)

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

Postby Kwacky » 13 Oct 2020, 20:00

So long as you kept it upright
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby D6Nutz » 13 Oct 2020, 20:04

Kwacky wrote:So long as you kept it upright
Yeah, might be sensible to take it out of dynamic next time though.. possibly could do with checking the tyre pressures as well.

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

Postby D6Nutz » 15 Oct 2020, 18:17

Checked the tyre pressures, 10 psi under going and rear (blush) that probably didn't help the handling the other day.

Having been epically stressed with work, life, and everything in-between, I've booked today and tomorrow of work and with the sun shining, today was bike day.

Cracking ride down to Portland Bill, with a stop of for bacon and tea, bit of a wander round and some lunch and then back home. All in all 7 or so hours in the saddle.ImageImageImageImageImage

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

Postby Jack » 15 Oct 2020, 19:17

that bacon looks like sausage to me ........
glad you had a good day .
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby D6Nutz » 15 Oct 2020, 19:33

Jack wrote:that bacon looks like sausage to me ........
glad you had a good day .
Cheers Jack, there was bacon hiding in there with the sausages.

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

Postby Frankie » 16 Oct 2020, 19:41

Took it for a service, had a little ride on the latest XR 1000. very nice, but still not looking to change mine, enjoying it way too much.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Stonesie » 18 Oct 2020, 16:44

Another good wash and top up of the C2

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

Postby Kwacky » 18 Oct 2020, 17:07

The C2 seems to work really well on Kawasaki green
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Frankie » 19 Oct 2020, 16:39

Well I took it out for a short spin, ended up near the sea on the south coast, massive 4 and a bit hour mega ride. Stopped once to fill up that was it lol....
Past the front gates of Goodwood as well.
Rode some roads I have not touched for bloody ages and also found a really nice road A285, took a trip to the Pirbright S's..... where the Police used to ride, I doubt they do anymore, its all down to 30 mph!! Boo....

Then started to feel a little chilly.... glad I made it out.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby D6Nutz » 19 Oct 2020, 16:59

Haven't done the purbright bends for years. Went there with my IAM observer for observation and overtaking practice. That was bloody good fun, and also when I found out you can scratch on a GS (shocked)

I can see why they dropped the limit, the number of cages we used to see wedged in the scenery was quite impressive.

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

Postby Monty » 19 Oct 2020, 17:28

Is that the road with the railway bridge at one end?
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Frankie » 19 Oct 2020, 18:27

Monty wrote:Is that the road with the railway bridge at one end?

Possibly, I dont remember seeing one :D It was all a blurr (devil) ;)
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby D41 » 20 Oct 2020, 13:08

D6Nutz wrote:Image



I like that. That's a Pink Floyd album cover just waiting to happen. (y)
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