What did you do to your bike today ??

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

Postby D41 » 07 Jun 2018, 15:46

Yep....lane-splitting improves traffic flow rather than impedes it.

AND...it definitely does seem to be something women have an issue with more than men. I'm sure it probably has something to do with the fact that not many lasses ride bikes.
That, and the fact that they should just STFU and get back in the kitchen and MAKE. MY. DINNER!!!!!#!! NOW!
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Kwacky » 07 Jun 2018, 16:34

Rode an amazing road on the side of a mountain forest then found ourselves in rain so heavy we had to leave the road and hide in a picnic shed.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Cavetroll87 » 07 Jun 2018, 16:38

Kwacky wrote:Rode an amazing road on the side of a mountain forest then found ourselves in rain so heavy we had to leave the road and hide in a picnic shed.


The first part sounds fun....The second part not so much....
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Deegee » 07 Jun 2018, 17:49

Kwacky wrote:Rode an amazing road on the side of a mountain forest then found ourselves in rain so heavy we had to leave the road and hide in a picnic shed.


Whose idea was the shed, and was gaffer tape involved? (bandit)
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby duke63 » 07 Jun 2018, 18:10

For picnic shed read French dogging site.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Cavetroll87 » 08 Jun 2018, 11:13

started tarting it up a bit, replacing some of the bits that winter was less kind too. Eyeing up some carbon fibre bits but might have to wait until I'm less poor, also not sure I want to throw that much money at it If I might chop it in next year, I'm really in 2 minds about throwing money at it to get it how I want or using that money towards something different
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Rossgo » 08 Jun 2018, 14:46

Cavetroll87 wrote:started tarting it up a bit, replacing some of the bits that winter was less kind too. Eyeing up some carbon fibre bits but might have to wait until I'm less poor, also not sure I want to throw that much money at it If I might chop it in next year, I'm really in 2 minds about throwing money at it to get it how I want or using that money towards something different
I noticed how you didnt ask the question (should i throw money at it?!!) People here will have all the extras and add ons listed up before you know it

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

Postby Kwacky » 08 Jun 2018, 17:16

What a fantastic day. Mountain roads, fast A roads, sweeping B roads, sun shining, cake ate.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby D6Nutz » 08 Jun 2018, 17:42

Kwacky wrote:What a fantastic day. Mountain roads, fast A roads, sweeping B roads, sun shining, cake ate.
Nice, that makes up for a bit of rain..
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Monty » 08 Jun 2018, 18:07

Happy days, enjoy
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Rossgo » 08 Jun 2018, 18:34

Sounds great Kwacky

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

Postby Cavetroll87 » 08 Jun 2018, 20:43

Rossgo wrote:
Cavetroll87 wrote:started tarting it up a bit, replacing some of the bits that winter was less kind too. Eyeing up some carbon fibre bits but might have to wait until I'm less poor, also not sure I want to throw that much money at it If I might chop it in next year, I'm really in 2 minds about throwing money at it to get it how I want or using that money towards something different
I noticed how you didnt ask the question (should i throw money at it?!!) People here will have all the extras and add ons listed up before you know it

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Yeah, I dunno as the things I want to do aren't cheap mods really, replace the fork Internals and shock, few carbon bits, flash the ecu, brake lines, loads and I could turn it into a really really awesome bike but I dunno if it's worth it coz I'd still always think it was just a budget MT09....
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Rossgo » 09 Jun 2018, 12:38

Cavetroll87 wrote:
Rossgo wrote:
Cavetroll87 wrote:started tarting it up a bit, replacing some of the bits that winter was less kind too. Eyeing up some carbon fibre bits but might have to wait until I'm less poor, also not sure I want to throw that much money at it If I might chop it in next year, I'm really in 2 minds about throwing money at it to get it how I want or using that money towards something different
I noticed how you didnt ask the question (should i throw money at it?!!) People here will have all the extras and add ons listed up before you know it

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Yeah, I dunno as the things I want to do aren't cheap mods really, replace the fork Internals and shock, few carbon bits, flash the ecu, brake lines, loads and I could turn it into a really really awesome bike but I dunno if it's worth it coz I'd still always think it was just a budget MT09....
MT 09s are nice bike, but i can understand where you are coming from, if you dont get that fuzzy feeling then i would save tge money until you have something you do really love and want to mod

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

Postby C00kiemonster » 09 Jun 2018, 15:57

Rode it 300 miles home after leaving the boys heading north again on the Euro trip :) Knackered now!
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby C00kiemonster » 10 Jun 2018, 12:53

Snow foamed, cleaned, tidied, lubed and thanked. Thats what i did to my bike today :)
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Stonesie » 10 Jun 2018, 14:26

That reminds me, I need more snowfoam.

Last night I went on a test ride to check how the Phillips led H4 headlight 'bulb' performs, it is pretty awesome after a bit of fine tuning of the beam height. I'm done with cheap Chinese ebay/amazon led's, but I had to buy a pair so there's a spare unless someone wants to buy it.

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The cornering lights are really good on unlit twistys too (y)

Oh and the exhaust with it's random pop and crackle, wouldn't do it for the camera though.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Kwacky » 10 Jun 2018, 20:09

Debugged the bike.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby duke63 » 10 Jun 2018, 20:19

Yes me too.

That wasp/bee thing that was stuck to my rear wheel yesterday, was still there when i washed it this afternoon. :D
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Kwacky » 11 Jun 2018, 08:51

A chilly and misty ride into work his morning.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Kwacky » 12 Jun 2018, 21:04

Pulled up at some lights next to a 1909 car. It was massive, really tall. I didn't get chance to ask the owner much about it. It looked like Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
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