What did you do to your bike today ??

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

Postby Kwacky » 12 Mar 2021, 16:23

Gave the Honda a quick wash and chain lube.

Wheeled it back into the garage :(
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Monty » 12 Mar 2021, 17:19

**** all again. Not ridden it since it's MOT last September!
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby kiwikrasher » 13 Mar 2021, 06:58

Thruxton - out for an early morning mountains run, but cut short by a lovely policeman and a $935 licence losing fine. (See what did you do today thread)

GB - After my morning fiasco I was not keen to get on another bike today but had the guy that put a deposit down on the GB turning up to look at it. I met him down in the closest town as he’d already driven 1.5hrs and rather not have people I don’t know show up and see a garage full of bikes etc.
He ended up being a really nice young fella, and never ridden, but now wants too. Didn’t want a modern bike, wanted a bit of character. So he’s bought it. Dropping it down to him in two weeks. Money is already in my account.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Stonesie » 20 Mar 2021, 16:10

Today I took it for a 100 mile run with a neighbour, down into the peak district with a quick coffee and photo stop near Castleton. we took flasks of coffee, good job too as everywhere out there with a car park was rammed full.

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Overcast but fairly warm and nice dry roads, I'm starting to gel with this bike already, starting to trust it and it is easily able to keep that big GS in it's sights... Farkin loud though even with it's baffle in (raaar)

At the moment I'm feeling it out and making a to-do list, it's coming up on a valve clearance service so I will add some jobs to that on my week off next month. But today it was just great to get out for a few hours with a good friend.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby D6Nutz » 20 Mar 2021, 19:02

Started it, and warmed it up. Then took the kids to the park and let it cool back down.

Gave it a quick wash, realised the fuel was very low so popped out to fill it up.

I'd missed the popping and banging of the over run and the naughty little power wheelies (blush)

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

Postby Perkles » 21 Mar 2021, 11:09

Started it looked at it put it away
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Monty » 21 Mar 2021, 14:58

Fitted some new levers today and found a 10 mill socket attached to the old clutch lever. It’s been there for 4 years!

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

Postby D41 » 21 Mar 2021, 15:26

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

Postby D6Nutz » 22 Mar 2021, 21:49

Got a Facebook blast from the past when a mate posted this photo. It's the lads I used to ride with best part of 15-16 years ago when I got my license.

That's also my old D6 in the picture. Good bike that one.Image

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

Postby Perkles » 23 Mar 2021, 20:10

Rode,it round the cotswolds,I couldn’t stay inside any longer I was starting to crack
I must say it’s a very naughty bike with the best fuelling of any bike I’ve ridden
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby C00kiemonster » 24 Mar 2021, 16:34

Rode it for a couple of hours at many different speeds and angles. Does help your head in these times.

I fear we may be in for another lockdown, so making the most of it..
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Itchy » 24 Mar 2021, 19:46

Gave the brake discs a bit of a scrub to remove the worst of the rust.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby D6Nutz » 29 Mar 2021, 21:16

Took it out after work, meet Frankie, then spanked the **** out of the bike on the way home.

It usually reckons 150+ miles per tank, I use over 1/2 a tank in 50 miles (blush) think I might have missed riding the bike a little.

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

Postby Frankie » 29 Mar 2021, 22:35

Yep, nice little run out, roads not been near for a very long time....

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

Postby D6Nutz » 30 Mar 2021, 10:52

Made the final payment for wheelie school next weekend 8) (bandit)

Just chatting to the guy, the biking season seems to be going well so far. He's had two call up so far and cancel as they've stacked their bikes and broken bones |( The weekend wobblers are going to be out, and in ditches, in mass numbers this year by the look of it.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Kwacky » 30 Mar 2021, 10:55

I've seen a few posts about crashes on Facebook. There's going to be a lot of rusty bikers out this weekend, especially if the weather is nice.
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Stonesie » 30 Mar 2021, 13:32

I will be taking mine for a wobble at the weekend, already been out a couple of times and almost scrubbed the tyre's in so I should be okay.

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

Postby duke63 » 30 Mar 2021, 14:46

There is going to be a lot of crashes if people go out riding Monday and Tuesday next week (facepalm)
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Cav » 30 Mar 2021, 15:08

Stonesie wrote:I will be taking mine for a wobble at the weekend, already been out a couple of times and almost scrubbed the tyre's in so I should be okay.

(rock)

Don't forget to apply tyre shine before you go out, it really makes a difference to the bike's appearance......



















....please realise this is a joke
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Re: What did you do to your bike today ??

Postby Stonesie » 30 Mar 2021, 15:51

I've heard it makes them look great whilst the bike is upside down in a field (giggle)
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