what have you done to your bike today??

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Re: what have you done to your the bike today??

Post by Brenhden » Sun Aug 31, 2014 6:12 pm

After my 5 hour M5 return trip I started doing the final prep on Bink for the Spain trip.

I changed the oil and thanks to a freak gust of wind me and my Clymer manual got covered in it :blink:

Then fitted this thing I got from ebay, it was sold as a fitting a DR350 but it took some drilling and a trips to the vice... I put it on to take the strain of my tool kit...
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Then I remembered to do the air filter, I assumed its would just be a case of rinsing it under a tap but it included me getting covered in a selections of oil based compounds. Glad I did it though, it was pretty grim in the airbox thanks to Salisbury plain Rally. Also I took and age to dry, I used to my hoover in the end to suck the water out of it...

Next I fitted this Phone holder, it also required some tweaking, this time with araldite and extra padding to hold it in place.
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Then I fitted all the luggage and begrudgingly a new top bag I was hoping I wouldn't need.

Not a bad afternoons farkling...

Hopefully tomorrow I'll take her for a spin B)
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Re: what have you done to your the bike today??

Post by mjojom » Sun Aug 31, 2014 6:20 pm

changed rear wheel bearings on my f800gs. she just hit 10k miles :(
before replacing with new ones cleaned bore holes with 2000 grit sandpaper as someone clever found out that original bore hole is 0.005 mm smaller to what it should be, hope they last much longer now. (thumbs)

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Re: what have you done to your the bike today??

Post by Rederic » Sun Aug 31, 2014 7:46 pm

B) Chucked it down the trail and holed the clutch casing,also wrecked my helmet broke through the shell and f****ed the inside up, a good excuse for me to crack the Irish malt out though ;)
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Re: what have you done to your the bike today??

Post by Fried Egg Sandwich » Sun Aug 31, 2014 7:50 pm

Fitted a manual can than tensioner to the DRZ.
Wired up my Gerbings harness on the DRZ for my heated gloves.
Reinstalled my USB port on the GS so that it actually works and delivers power to devices.
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Re: what have you done to your the bike today??

Post by Moorso » Sun Sep 07, 2014 11:27 am

Cleaned and ACF 50'd
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Re: what have you done to your the bike today??

Post by Kinioo » Sun Sep 07, 2014 2:42 pm

I have cleaned it as well and applied ACF...

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Re: what have you done to your the bike today??

Post by l8ktm » Sun Sep 07, 2014 3:05 pm

Packed / unpacked it ready for the trip to France / Spain / RB5 on Tuesday.

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Re: what have you done to your the bike today??

Post by vacant_space » Sun Sep 07, 2014 3:16 pm

Bought a Gary Boy racer decal from Halfords to stick on me front mudguard ;)

I went in to get wiper blades for me car, was on the bike though, as I'd guess was rather obvious from me wearing a leather, and carrying a lid...

The YTS lass behind the counter swiped 'em through and asked if I wanted them fitted, and if I'd been feeling devilish I'd have said 'yes - it's the Honda 750 parked just outside there, I'll wait if the fitter's busy though...' :evil:
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Re: what have you done to your the bike today??

Post by Gary117 » Sun Sep 07, 2014 4:14 pm

Fitted a set of Sw Motech upper crashbars to my Tenere.

Tyres next K60 rear and a Tkc 80 front ready for Morocco end of Sept.

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Re: what have you done to your the bike today??

Post by bond_yzf » Sun Sep 07, 2014 4:28 pm

Thought you had a white tenere gary ?

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