what have you done to your "bike" today

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Re: what have you done to your "bike" today

Post by StormyRob » Sun Jun 30, 2019 5:01 pm

Just put a NITRON shock in her! What a pita joba that was! Akrapovic headers made it so much worse than it has been before. Back end had to Come off too.
Anyway that's it done now. I believe some riding is on the cards. Bellypan hopefully here tomorrow
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Re: what have you done to your "bike" today

Post by sirch345 » Sun Jun 30, 2019 9:34 pm

StormyRob wrote:
Sun Jun 30, 2019 5:01 pm
Just put a Maxton shock in her! What a pita joba that was! Akrapovic headers made it so much worse than it has been before. Back end had to Come off too.
Anyway that's it done now. I believe some riding is on the cards. Bellypan hopefully here tomorrow
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I don't like to say this Rob, but you're going to have to do the job again as you have fitted a Nitron shock not a Maxton :lol:

All joking aside, nice work :thumbup:

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Re: what have you done to your "bike" today

Post by fabiostar » Sun Jun 30, 2019 9:50 pm

he must have had a hard day not to notice the colour on the spring :lol: :lol:
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Post by StormyRob » Sun Jun 30, 2019 10:10 pm

Just to clarify I posted this elsewhere and stated the right shock name 😂😂😂😂
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Re: what have you done to your "bike" today

Post by VTRDark » Mon Jul 01, 2019 10:19 am

he must have had a hard day not to notice the colour on the spring :lol: :lol:
No it just took it's time to reach his eyes LOL
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Re: what have you done to your "bike" today

Post by sirch345 » Mon Jul 01, 2019 7:59 pm

agentpineapple wrote:
Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:40 pm
some goods news at last, we went back to the house this evening to look for the missing cat, we're only allowed in the fire zone for a few hours. and we are over the moon that he turned up. a tad dirty/sooty but otherwise ok, we'll take him to the vets on Monday for a check up.
Sad about the rabbit Marty, but pleased to hear your cat has turned up. I hope his check-up went well,

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Re: what have you done to your "bike" today

Post by agentpineapple » Mon Jul 01, 2019 8:12 pm

sirch345 wrote:
Mon Jul 01, 2019 7:59 pm
agentpineapple wrote:
Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:40 pm
some goods news at last, we went back to the house this evening to look for the missing cat, we're only allowed in the fire zone for a few hours. and we are over the moon that he turned up. a tad dirty/sooty but otherwise ok, we'll take him to the vets on Monday for a check up.
Sad about the rabbit Marty, but pleased to hear your cat has turned up. I hope his check-up went well,

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hi chris
we didn't need to take him to the vets in the end, he has no injuries, he's breathing fine, he's also eating and drinking well, i will just have to put my protective motorbike gear on before i try and clean him up, he hates it and will tear me to pieces.... :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: what have you done to your "bike" today

Post by sirch345 » Mon Jul 01, 2019 8:26 pm

agentpineapple wrote:
Mon Jul 01, 2019 8:12 pm
sirch345 wrote:
Mon Jul 01, 2019 7:59 pm
agentpineapple wrote:
Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:40 pm
some goods news at last, we went back to the house this evening to look for the missing cat, we're only allowed in the fire zone for a few hours. and we are over the moon that he turned up. a tad dirty/sooty but otherwise ok, we'll take him to the vets on Monday for a check up.
Sad about the rabbit Marty, but pleased to hear your cat has turned up. I hope his check-up went well,

Chris.
hi chris
we didn't need to take him to the vets in the end, he has no injuries, he's breathing fine, he's also eating and drinking well, i will just have to put my protective motorbike gear on before i try and clean him up, he hates it and will tear me to pieces.... :lol: :lol: :lol:
Very pleased to hear that Marty :thumbup: I have found in the past that my old leather motorcycle gauntlets work well with cats claws :wink:

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Re: what have you done to your "bike" today

Post by Beef » Wed Jul 03, 2019 1:03 pm

Last night I assembled the bike ready for Snetterton next week, ran her up to check for leaks (I made some new fuel lines) then realised I hadn't removed the two carb vent pipes as advised.......I managed to pull them from the carb frames out the way! Only thing left to do is wash it - I HATE washing bikes, well, I hate washing anything by hand!! :lol:

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Re: what have you done to your "bike" today

Post by sirch345 » Fri Jul 05, 2019 9:25 pm

Pulled the Firestorms ignition switch apart to clean the contacts. Sometimes it was taking two attempts for the ignition to stay on. Normal service has now been returned :)

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what have you done to your "bike" today

Post by Duffy1964 » Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:40 pm

Got a tyre fitted to a new to me rear wheel for the red one, in preparation for its mot.


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Re: what have you done to your "bike" today

Post by freeridenick » Sun Jul 07, 2019 5:17 pm

Took it back to Three Sisters racing again yesterday.

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Re: what have you done to your "bike" today

Post by MacV2 » Sun Jul 07, 2019 5:35 pm

Treated Custurd to a new Chain & sprocket set... various bits cleaned whilst accesible.

Cleaned & rebuilt a set of F4i callipers... :thumbup:
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Re: what have you done to your "bike" today

Post by AMCQ46 » Sun Jul 07, 2019 5:54 pm

freeridenick wrote:
Sun Jul 07, 2019 5:17 pm
Took it back to Three Sisters racing again yesterday.
and ... we need the full report :thumbup:
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Re: what have you done to your "bike" today

Post by tony.mon » Sun Jul 07, 2019 9:12 pm

Annual oil and filter change, plus fitted a louder horn.
All ready for Northern Ireland.
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