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

Postby StMarks » 13 Jun 2018, 08:27

Kwacky wrote: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

Maybe it was, after all it has just been to Hampton Court Palace for Radio 2's 500 words finals.

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

Postby Kwacky » 13 Jun 2018, 08:40

Found it. It's a Cadillac Model 30

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

Postby Deegee » 13 Jun 2018, 19:19

Daft question I know but how did you know it was a 1909 vintage?
Was there a makers plate or similar?
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Kwacky » 13 Jun 2018, 19:26

The driver told me
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby D41 » 14 Jun 2018, 03:12

It's hard to imagine that the same guy who wrote all those Bond novels also wrote Chitty Chitty Bang Bang...a fecking musical, FFS!! (lol)
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby kiwikrasher » 15 Jun 2018, 01:39

Rode it carefully over to the mechanics to get the fork seals done and an oil change. Was going to take it on the trailer but the barge of a bike didn’t fit.

Both jobs i’d normally do myself but I didn’t want to go stuffing with electronic controlled ohlins with no specialist tooling by myself.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Rossgo » 16 Jun 2018, 13:31

Yesterday i done a load of jobs.

Washed it and ACF'd it fully

I added rim tape and also a manufacturer decal on the wheels. This was pretty tricky because its hard to line everything up correctly. Ill be honest its not prefect but for a first attempt it was good and if you are just looking at it then you wouldnt notice it to be fair so happy for now

Also added the slip on, havemt tried it yet as letting the ACF creep into places

Also added the tail tidy. I spent all day doing it all. But looking good and happy with all the jobs

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

Postby duke63 » 16 Jun 2018, 14:25

Got the 853 through its MOT.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Frankie » 16 Jun 2018, 15:31

Gave it a bloody good clean and Polish, spent a few hours on it this morning. Went out for a quick ride, booked the bike in for a service at the end of July they are rammed as usual.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Blade » 16 Jun 2018, 17:43

Clutch and Brake fluid change.

Cheap easy and effective (y) how all jobs should be.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby D6Nutz » 16 Jun 2018, 18:47

Removed the washers from the QS sensor and reprogrammed it as per instructions given. According to the app it is now only registering up shifts so should be all good.

Didn't get a chance to test it unfortunately :(
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby duke63 » Yesterday, 21:12

Took the Multi rear wheel off ready for the new tyre. Think I have had my money’s worth here. :D
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