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Re: What Have You Done To Your Bike Today ?

Postby BoxerCup » Tue Jun 06, 2017 1:42 pm

Either you finished early today or you started at 2am this morning, unless of course you are talking about yesterday :lol:
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Re: What Have You Done To Your Bike Today ?

Postby Paul25001 » Tue Jun 06, 2017 3:21 pm

Painted Kitchen door this morning,cleaned rear caliper fitted new pads in this afternoon all ready to go to Barcelona Friday Sat.Sunday to see th MotoGp Boys Image


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Great pic Paul :cool: Isn't it good to find out racers are just human beings when not on the bike, you know, they are approachable, well, most of them :grin:
Thanks Boxer But your so right they train quite often just 5 mins from Home so when i hear the bikes Pop over to say hi the same as I did with Image


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Re: What Have You Done To Your Bike Today ?

Postby Galactic Greyhound » Tue Jun 06, 2017 3:48 pm

That's great!

Enjoy the MotoGP! :grin:
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Re: What Have You Done To Your Bike Today ?

Postby Triumph1300 » Wed Jun 07, 2017 9:20 pm

Unfortunately, decision made, the ST will be for sale shortly.
That many muscle spasms in a seated position are incredibly painful, plus the loss of feeling in my right foot, and calf are making braking, and bike supporting, interesting to say the least.

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Re: What Have You Done To Your Bike Today ?

Postby BoxerCup » Wed Jun 14, 2017 10:25 pm

Gave her her first rinse, snow foam, rinse, wash, rinse and dry towelling tonight, then went for a quick spin to get rid of the water from the brakes and all the 'nooks and crannies' :cool:
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Re: What Have You Done To Your Bike Today ?

Postby King Herald » Wed Jun 14, 2017 11:01 pm

I pulled a fork tube out to see whether changing the seal would stop the oil leak. No, too many patches of chrome missing. I just put it all back together, wrapped a rag round the fork leg for now, need to order another Stanchion from somewhere. £80 for a used one from Motorworks. But I assume it will be 'as new' condition.
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Re: What Have You Done To Your Bike Today ?

Postby mike pace » Fri Jun 16, 2017 8:51 pm

Great lunch and meet at Bubble car museum. Good idea George.

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Re: What Have You Done To Your Bike Today ?

Postby BoxerCup » Fri Jul 28, 2017 7:43 am

Only washed her recently, not rode her since I went to Cadwell, life has taken over my spare time, as it does ](*,) :lol:
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Re: What Have You Done To Your Bike Today ?

Postby King Herald » Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:04 pm

New clutch and throttle cables a few days ago. Doesn't 'feel' any different but with 49,000 miles on the clock it is peace of mind. One short throttle cable had broken strands, I found after removing it.
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Re: What Have You Done To Your Bike Today ?

Postby Ruralman » Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:23 pm

Bled the brakes on my K1200rs, removed two abs warning bulbs after the servoectomy, then washed the bike.
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Re: What Have You Done To Your Bike Today ?

Postby Danboy » Sun Jul 30, 2017 1:53 pm

Hi misfiring some one said crank sancer paid £110 still the same now I've got a number 0385 don't no what that means danboy it's a BMW 2002 1200 cl hope you can help? Pulling my hair out, and I don't have a lot

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Re: What Have You Done To Your Bike Today ?

Postby Ruralman » Sun Jul 30, 2017 3:17 pm

Northern Meet in Hawick


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Re: What Have You Done To Your Bike Today ?

Postby goldenoldy » Sun Jul 30, 2017 4:17 pm

Replaced the battery on my R1200RT. 🙂

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Re: What Have You Done To Your Bike Today ?

Postby george baker » Tue Aug 01, 2017 5:25 pm

Hi
used the K to go into Manchester, home before rain :-)

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Re: What Have You Done To Your Bike Today ?

Postby oppy » Tue Aug 01, 2017 9:44 pm

Changed oil, filter and plugs. Oh yes renewed insurance with son added, Covered it up and watched the rain
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Re: What Have You Done To Your Bike Today ?

Postby george baker » Tue Aug 01, 2017 10:08 pm

hi Peter
are you coming to winfields on thursday

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Re: What Have You Done To Your Bike Today ?

Postby oppy » Wed Aug 02, 2017 1:41 pm

Love to George, but I'm having my ears and eyes done in the afternoon and a haircut in the morning, so that kinda fills the day.

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Re: What Have You Done To Your Bike Today ?

Postby Graeme » Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:19 pm

Took the R80 for it's first MOT in my ownership - passed first time, no advisories \:D/

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Re: What Have You Done To Your Bike Today ?

Postby King Herald » Wed Aug 02, 2017 5:30 pm

Today I have mainly been playing with my brake disc bobbins.

My front brake seemed sort of grabby at low speeds, so I had a nose today, and found all my bobbins pretty tight, maybe half were solid. I did the old nut and bolt trick, using my little battery impact driver, and some carb cleaner, and all is good now. Brakes feel smoother and more firm.
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