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Post  YZFJohn on Sun Apr 07 2013, 17:40

Just when everything was going well.

Had 2 days of fun on the bike only to get home and find a leak. The cause was me, the route I had used to run the new braided hoses turned out not to be a wise one and the steering stop had been pinching one of them. Could have been worse I suppose, at least the brakes didn't to fail till I was home.

Now if I am to make WeeMac I have got to source and fit replacements before Friday. The last set took 2 weeks to arrive.
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Post  Eddie990 on Sun Apr 07 2013, 18:02

Lucky escape John, fingers crossed for 24hr delivery from somewhere.

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Post  0ldcat on Sun Apr 07 2013, 18:02

Here's radical . . . .

Remember going to the shops instead of shopping online ? green smile
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Post  YZFJohn on Sun Apr 07 2013, 18:08

Just had an interest text (you'll like this Tel) a dealing in Peterborough (bike and trikes) make to measure so going to take the Goodridge off and go visit them in the morning. Price will be the swaying point.

Was enjoying my 2 days before that and the battery was behaving itself. Was out with a fellow on a b-king today and the bike was holding its own against his progressive pace. I think I'm grinning on reflection. Very Happy
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Post  YZFJohn on Sun Apr 07 2013, 18:10

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:Here's radical . . . .

Remember going to the shops instead of shopping online ? green smile

We lost our Heine Gerick in the change of ownership.
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Post  0ldcat on Sun Apr 07 2013, 18:19

A. Since the damage is not a warranty issue (therefore no returns or exchange), does it have to be HG ?
B. Do you live in outer Mongolia ?
C. If answer to B (above) is "yes" yer stuffed.
D. If answer to B (above) is no, improvise adapt and overcome. i.e. car, bus, walk to supplier, or call (use of phone recomended), and arrange courier or next day delivery.

E. If all of above fail, deploy use of mates and favours app.
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Re: Disappointing end to 2 Days riding.

Post  YZFJohn on Sun Apr 07 2013, 18:38

No not a warranty issue Tel. Where suppliers are concerned in Peterborough Heine Gerick was the only independent all others are dealers and so usually not the best price.

Bikes and Trikes are the best of them albeit small so will be seeing them in the morning. I'm sure I can sort a deal out with them.
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Post  mechy69 on Sun Apr 07 2013, 18:43

have you had it upto 11500 rpm in 3rd and then let it rip upto the14000 ,, that is something else on them,, loved it, what a howl from the airbox and it really does sit up and go that bit more !!!!
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Post  0ldcat on Sun Apr 07 2013, 18:45

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:I'm sure I can sort a deal out with them.
Good luck and happy endings whatever you do wink thumb up Smile
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Post  0ldcat on Sun Apr 07 2013, 18:48

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:have you had it upto 11500 rpm in 3rd and then let it rip upto the14000 ,, that is something else on them,, loved it, what a howl from the airbox and it really does sit up and go that bit more !!!!
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Re: Disappointing end to 2 Days riding.

Post  mechy69 on Sun Apr 07 2013, 18:50

yes i know it isnt within the context, but he was talking about how the bike was on the ride and was just asking a question,,,, about what john put , numpty it if you want !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Re: Disappointing end to 2 Days riding.

Post  YZFJohn on Sun Apr 07 2013, 18:51

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:have you had it upto 11500 rpm in 3rd and then let it rip upto the14000 ,, that is something else on them,, loved it, what a howl from the airbox and it really does sit up and go that bit more !!!!

I have done in most gears and hit the limiter a few times (especially today) but that is bloody scary in 1st and 2nd as it likes to flip the front up a little to easy.

Looking forward to Waddington.

Got to buy a new chain as well as the numpty who fitted it did the link to tight.
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Post  Eddie990 on Sun Apr 07 2013, 19:05

it likes to flip the front up a little to easy.

Not necessarily a bad thing.....;-)

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Re: Disappointing end to 2 Days riding.

Post  0ldcat on Sun Apr 07 2013, 19:06

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:Just when everything was going well.

Had 2 days of fun on the bike only to get home and find a leak. The cause was me, the route I had used to run the new braided hoses turned out not to be a wise one and the steering stop had been pinching one of them. Could have been worse I suppose, at least the brakes didn't to fail till I was home.

Now if I am to make WeeMac I have got to source and fit replacements before Friday. The last set took 2 weeks to arrive.

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:Lucky escape John, fingers crossed for 24hr delivery from somewhere.

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:Here's radical . . . .

Remember going to the shops instead of shopping online ? green smile

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:Just had an interest text (you'll like this Tel) a dealing in Peterborough (bike and trikes) make to measure so going to take the Goodridge off and go visit them in the morning. Price will be the swaying point.

Was enjoying my 2 days before that and the battery was behaving itself. Was out with a fellow on a b-king today and the bike was holding its own against his progressive pace. I think I'm grinning on reflection. Very Happy

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:
[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:Here's radical . . . .

Remember going to the shops instead of shopping online ? green smile

We lost our Heine Gerick in the change of ownership.

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:A. Since the damage is not a warranty issue (therefore no returns or exchange), does it have to be HG ?
B. Do you live in outer Mongolia ?
C. If answer to B (above) is "yes" yer stuffed.
D. If answer to B (above) is no, improvise adapt and overcome. i.e. car, bus, walk to supplier, or call (use of phone recomended), and arrange courier or next day delivery.

E. If all of above fail, deploy use of mates and favours app.

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:No not a warranty issue Tel. Where suppliers are concerned in Peterborough Heine Gerick was the only independent all others are dealers and so usually not the best price.

Bikes and Trikes are the best of them albeit small so will be seeing them in the morning. I'm sure I can sort a deal out with them.

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:have you had it upto 11500 rpm in 3rd and then let it rip upto the14000 ,, that is something else on them,, loved it, what a howl from the airbox and it really does sit up and go that bit more !!!!

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[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:I'm sure I can sort a deal out with them.
Good luck and happy endings whatever you do wink thumb up Smile

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[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:have you had it upto 11500 rpm in 3rd and then let it rip upto the14000 ,, that is something else on them,, loved it, what a howl from the airbox and it really does sit up and go that bit more !!!!
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[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:yes i know it isnt within the context, but he was talking about how the bike was on the ride and was just asking a question,,,, about what john put , numpty it if you want !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Just a bit out of context stars
But hey ho . . . . you two are on the same page.
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[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:have you had it upto 11500 rpm in 3rd and then let it rip upto the14000 ,, that is something else on them,, loved it, what a howl from the airbox and it really does sit up and go that bit more !!!!

I have done in most gears and hit the limiter a few times (especially today) but that is bloody scary in 1st and 2nd as it likes to flip the front up a little to easy.

Looking forward to Waddington.

Got to buy a new chain as well as the numpty who fitted it did the link to tight.
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Re: Disappointing end to 2 Days riding.

Post  YZFJohn on Tue Apr 09 2013, 10:43

Here's the damaged brake hose:

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and here is the replacement modular ones from Bikes and Trikes, good bunch of lads down there, very helpful and the set cost me £52.

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and while there my daughter bought my birthday present:

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Only got to wait till the end of June!
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Post  0ldcat on Tue Apr 09 2013, 10:56

Nice.

Now all you need is the time to fit, bleed & test . . . Nice leavers too.
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Post  YZFJohn on Tue Apr 09 2013, 11:06

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:Nice.

Now all you need is the time to fit, bleed & test . . . Nice leavers too.

Abi helped me do that yesterday. girlpower Just need a test ride.

Took the tank, air filter etc off to check spark plugs, damn the plugs are hard to get to let alone get out. taz
Got one out eventually and it looked perfect so didn't bother with the rest.

Spent the next hour trying to improve the chain but with the badly done link it's always going to be bad.

Levers - Abi's hidden them away, it's going to be frustrating not being able to fit them till my birthday. grumpy
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Post  Snowcat on Tue Apr 09 2013, 11:16

Where are the adjusters off the levers John? Look very nice though, similar to mine (with red adjusters), look like Titax or Pazzos, don't you just love when you get told (or shown) a pressie but you can't have it!! Thankfully the track day I was told about in December is now only a month away!!

Glad you're getting it sorted anyway mate, can't wait to see the beast Smile
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Post  Wooster on Tue Apr 09 2013, 16:14

Bloody hell.. Shocked

You definitely were a lucky boy with that kind of damage. Very Happy
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Re: Disappointing end to 2 Days riding.

Post  ellie on Tue Apr 16 2013, 05:09

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:Here's the damaged brake hose:

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and here is the replacement modular ones from Bikes and Trikes, good bunch of lads down there, very helpful and the set cost me £52.

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and while there my daughter bought my birthday present:

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Only got to wait till the end of June!

Bloomin' heck your daughters on a good wage! Isn't she about 12??
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Post  YZFJohn on Tue Apr 16 2013, 08:07

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:Bloomin' heck your daughters on a good wage! Isn't she about 12??

Yes she is 12 soon to be 13.

I must say she is good at saving when she wants something, but you know how it works Ellie (and they were only £56 for the set). pmsl

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Post  ellie on Tue Apr 16 2013, 12:13

Yes I know how it works, I give her £10 for my birthday pressie, she spends £1 on me and the rest on make up lol.
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Re: Disappointing end to 2 Days riding.

Post  YZFJohn on Tue Apr 16 2013, 13:31

Did think I may be able to have ther earlier but no, I have to wait till end of June. grumpy

Best not bin or sell the bike by then. Laughing
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