What did you do to your bike today ??

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

Postby StMarks » 03 Jun 2018, 06:51

duke63 wrote:Chain adjusted and tyre pressures checked. I will give it a runtomorrow morning and then clean it and lube the chain. Then ready to roll.

:) Enjoy.!
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Stonesie » 03 Jun 2018, 17:03

Fitted a Monimoto smart alarm/tracker, a Phillips LED headlight and all the associated control boxes to keep the bikes canbus happy and some R&G tank pads.
Also found some cheap pre-insulated connectors under the seat, I have some proper connectors of the oem type so I fitted one of those.

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I'm pleasantly surprised that the LED H4 has a perfect beam pattern in the garage, my previous attempt at a LED conversion in the car was so good I ripped them out and gave them to a friend to try in the high beam on his Versys 1000.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby duke63 » 03 Jun 2018, 18:36

Washed it, polished it, lubed the chain. Put the top box on and the tankbag.

packed everything and i am pretty much ready to go!
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Itchy » 03 Jun 2018, 22:27

Went out on Friday for a quick spin with my daughter again.

Nothing silly, but a bit faster than our last rideout together on Bike4Life. I'm gradually increasing the speed, I've progressed from Vauxhall Zafira 1.7 diesel levels of acceleration, to, I don't know, maybe a Fiesta ST or something.

Enough to keep her holding on!
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby C00kiemonster » 04 Jun 2018, 20:12

Packed my pants, Put my luggage and Sat Nav etc on the bike. Ready to go :)
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Hondaboy63 » 05 Jun 2018, 02:43

Took the wheels off. Cleaned the callipers, chain and wheels. Checked the brake pads. Placed a new decal on the bike.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Kwacky » 05 Jun 2018, 08:26

A tankslap decal I hope ;)
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Cavetroll87 » 05 Jun 2018, 11:21

nothing as my MOT has expired without me realising (facepalm) lucky I checked last night as I knew it was due sson just didn't realise how soon! booked it in for Thursday morning so wont be doing anything until then
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Kwacky » 05 Jun 2018, 11:41

Who keeps a bike long enough to need an MOT? :D

At least it's only off the road for a couple of days.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby kingfixer » 05 Jun 2018, 15:15

Managed at long last to get all the mud and grass off the RSV4 and get rid of all the cracked fairing, the bellypan is intact so will keep that as a spare.
Doesn't look too bad but I think I need a new BST front wheel, depends what it looks like with the tyre off.
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new rearsets
new LH clipon & switchgear
steering damper ( unless it can be repaired )
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Frankie » 05 Jun 2018, 16:30

Kwacky wrote:Who keeps a bike long enough to need an MOT? :D

At least it's only off the road for a couple of days.


I do.... now on 27K 8)
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Frankie » 05 Jun 2018, 16:33

kingfixer wrote:Managed at long last to get all the mud and grass off the RSV4 and get rid of all the cracked fairing, the bellypan is intact so will keep that as a spare.
Doesn't look too bad but I think I need a new BST front wheel, depends what it looks like with the tyre off.
defo :
new rearsets
new LH clipon & switchgear
steering damper ( unless it can be repaired )
Clock bracket
crash bungs


I hope the wheel is not buggered!! You sure it looked ok at the track?
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Rossgo » 05 Jun 2018, 18:13

Used it to and from work last night.
On the way home I was heading towards town, traffic was heavy, slightly cloudy and also noticed a very fine shower (didnt get wet jist visor got a little wet). Anyway filtering along, i head up to the edge of town, traffic heavy, stand still almost, and as i get closer i notice a bike, the biker was clearly pondering whether to filter or not, i ride past him and waved, lile you do to other riders. I get through some more of the traffic and i notice him decide to filter with me! I manage to get through everything all the way up in to town and then hit the road works, he got stuck half way

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

Postby Kwacky » 05 Jun 2018, 22:40

Rode it down to Kent.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Cavetroll87 » 06 Jun 2018, 07:00

Kwacky wrote:Rode it down to Kent.


Welcome to the butt hole of the country that is the South East
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Kwacky » 06 Jun 2018, 20:21

Rode it for far too long but still enjoyable
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Rossgo » 07 Jun 2018, 08:55

Did a stand up at work (basically helping out another shift on one of my days off) and when i was riding home this morning i was filtering past the cars. I got a little stuck so had to wait behind a van But just in front of a car i had just filtered by. The lady revved her engine and started to drive for what i could gather into me. She didnt go into me but she got so close. I could hear her shouting something so turned around her face was angry and she looked away but still fuming. I then looked back to the traffic and she once again shouted and i looked in my mirror dhe was giving me the wa [ker sign. I really couldnt make heads nor tails of what i had done that upset her so much. I thought she was going to drive into me at first.

Anyway i saw an opportunity to get as far away as possible from her and i did. Dont have time for people like that

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

Postby Monty » 07 Jun 2018, 09:14

Next time that happens put your bike on the stand blocking their car and walk back for a quiet chat. It's amazing how reasonable they become, very quickly. (lol)
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Rossgo » 07 Jun 2018, 10:20

Monty wrote:Next time that happens put your bike on the stand blocking their car and walk back for a quiet chat. It's amazing how reasonable they become, very quickly. (lol)
To be honest that sounds very reasonable in my opinion and would be a good shout. Personally i was shocked that she went like that. Ive only ever experienced it a few times before but not for years and this was unprovoked she had no reason to get like that. I was happier when i saw an opening in the traffic and i could get out to be honest! Not something you wabt after 12 hours of being on your feet in an noisy environment!!

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

Postby Cavetroll87 » 07 Jun 2018, 10:38

Ive had that a couple of times before, funnily enough its always been women with me to, it really really seems to piss them off filtering.

I on the other hand had MOT done this morning, a nice clean bill of health
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