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

Postby Kwacky » 07 Jan 2018, 19:06

I checked the Versys over, cleaned and lubed the chain then adjusted it. That chain is stiffer than a stag on Viagra in a Czech whore house.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Frankie » 07 Jan 2018, 19:14

Ride out down to Midhurst with the Triumph Bull Dog crew.... very chilly, much fun was had by all.
With Breakfast at the departure Lounge in Alton first.
Role on spring, saying that there were loads of groups out on the road today.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby DaytonAndy » 07 Jan 2018, 19:25

Cleaned it then cleaned it again. ACF'd the metal bits, cleaned the brake discs, waxed the wheels and lubed the chain. All ready for spring now (~)
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby D6Nutz » 07 Jan 2018, 19:41

Frankie wrote:Ride out down to Midhurst with the Triumph Bull Dog crew.... very chilly, much fun was had by all.
With Breakfast at the departure Lounge in Alton first.
Role on spring, saying that there were loads of groups out on the road today.
Not surprised there where plenty out today, was a really nice day (if you've got proper winter gear)

Shame I couldn't get out.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Kwacky » 07 Jan 2018, 20:00

There was frost on the roads near me until mid afternoon. No way I was going out.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby kingfixer » 07 Jan 2018, 21:09

I did some work on the V4 then thought about going out on the multi but that's as far as it got.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Kwacky » 08 Jan 2018, 09:49

Back on the bike for the commute. There was frost on the roads this morning so I had to take it easy. It was starting to get light by the time I got to work which is always a welcome sign. I don't mind riding in the dark but cagers seem to be a little bit more attentive when it's light
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Kwacky » 09 Jan 2018, 10:02

An uneventful ride into work, thankfully. The only low light was a bus driver who didn't know how mini roundabouts work. He was parked up indicating to turn right, but he was giving way to traffic coming towards him, so he sat there waiting for the road to be clear before making his move. :@
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby fidget » 10 Jan 2018, 01:54

i collect my newly lacquered fairings today, which means i get some garage time refitting it all.

it's all going to be ready for Bedford in March.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby rocket » 10 Jan 2018, 09:43

As much as doing a track day in march sounds good...... It should say I fly to Spain were it's warm.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Kwacky » 10 Jan 2018, 09:44

It was Stephen King style fog this morning.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Kwacky » 11 Jan 2018, 10:43

And the fog riding home was even thicker. Almost Isle of Man levels. Very limited vision, the viros getting covered in water every few seconds, cold greasy roads.

I need to work from home more.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Frankie » 14 Jan 2018, 15:44

Went out for a little blast, Jez its colder than I thought, anyway needed that home now, taken pics of the Sherco, posted a new thread on the beast. Started her up, ha ha ha ha such an evil growl

Trying to warm up now brrrrrr
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Kwacky » 14 Jan 2018, 16:51

I was going to wash the versys but after spending 10 minutes outside I decided that the bike can stay dirty.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Scuff » 14 Jan 2018, 20:44

Kwacky wrote:What are you going for?


An adventure style bike but I'm having a hard job justifying the expense if I'm honest .... Atleast the cash from the sale is making my bank balance look good |(
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby duke63 » 14 Jan 2018, 21:07

Fitted the new brake lines, brake pads and caliper bolts to the 748. The pinch bolts don't want to move so going to leave that for a while.

All good otherwise and going to get a matching new clutch line next month.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Itchy » 14 Jan 2018, 23:14

The same as I have since I took the tail tidy off, cock-all.

Well, actually that's not true. I had to SORN it as the tax was due in December. But I can't tax it as the MOT also ran out in December. I haven't got the time to get it sorted right now so a SORN it is.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby kingfixer » 15 Jan 2018, 13:24

Both the 600rr and the RSV4 have gone off this morning, the V4 is having the Autoblipper fitted and I want him to check over the front brakes, the 600rr is having the bottom yoke replaced ( 2nd hand off fleabay ) , after he changed the wheels for me a while back he noticed it was slightly twisted.
Decided to keep the 600rr and turn it into a wet bike.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Kwacky » 15 Jan 2018, 15:29

Scuff wrote:
An adventure style bike but I'm having a hard job justifying the expense if I'm honest ....


I keep looking at adventure style bikes. The Versys has given me the bug. There's a good selection out there as well.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Cavetroll87 » 15 Jan 2018, 15:52

Kwacky wrote:
Scuff wrote:
An adventure style bike but I'm having a hard job justifying the expense if I'm honest ....


I keep looking at adventure style bikes. The Versys has given me the bug. There's a good selection out there as well.


I went past an africa twin yesterday. I do really like the look of them (blush)
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