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Post  sir digby on Tue Jul 15 2014, 11:36

Took the back wheel off ready for my new rear disc and pads to go on if that awful garage I got it from doesn't let me down again arghhhh then polished the rest ready for saturday hopefully.
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Post  terry lees on Tue Jul 15 2014, 16:04

Ridden it! did a recce. of Saturdays route. What a corker, bit of everything in there. And the scenery, wow! I've been to places today that 98% of Lancastrians don't know exist.
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Post  billyw on Tue Jul 15 2014, 19:52

Put up loads of shelves and cupboards in my new garage to store all my crap and the bike stuff.

Route sounds good Terry, looking forward to it.
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Post  SteveCat on Tue Jul 15 2014, 20:09

Sounds fantastic Tes.

Nothing done to the bike today, still under cover, however it did get a [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] on Sunday along with tyres pumping up, Scottoiler filled and the chain looks alright  Wink 
It was only a couple months ago it had its' last wash, so hopefully this extra activity isn't going to attract the clouds
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Post  ellie on Tue Jul 15 2014, 21:33

I've seen my bike today, in the lovely new garage Nicks been slaving over for months, that's as near as I got I'm afraid!
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Post  Radar on Tue Jul 15 2014, 22:28

Looked at the pic of mine as the back ground on my PC at work...
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Post  Rosco on Tue Jul 15 2014, 22:42

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:Ridden it! did a recce. of Saturdays route. What a corker, bit of everything in there. And the scenery, wow! I've been to places today that 98% of Lancastrians don't know exist.

That's just the mind starting to go Terry Wink

Really looking forward to it too. If it pleases a grumpy old man like yourself it's gonna be great!!!

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Post  terry lees on Wed Jul 16 2014, 09:23

What's with this grumpiness thing? I'm only grumpy cos I'm always waiting for yoos! Either your bikes broken down, or you've stopped to take even more pictures, or you've fallen in love with an alpine digger driver. No wonder I'm grumpy.
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Post  Bob Richardson on Wed Jul 16 2014, 12:14

terry yes some good roads in Yorkshire but best road is the one out to lancashre
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Post  Rosco on Wed Jul 16 2014, 12:48

[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] wrote:What's with this grumpiness thing? I'm only grumpy cos I'm always waiting for yoos! Either your bikes broken down, or you've stopped to take even more pictures, or you've fallen in love with an alpine digger driver. No wonder I'm grumpy.

I'll have you know that alpine digger driver was driving a CAT'erpillar.
And he had lovely eyes.

I'll be on my new slow bike so you really will need to wait on me.

Luv ya.
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Post  terry lees on Wed Jul 16 2014, 14:57

Will it be reliable?
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Post  Rosco on Wed Jul 16 2014, 16:37

As reliable as you after a bottle of red.
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Post  sir digby on Wed Jul 16 2014, 17:30

Sorry to interrupt the grumpy old men  fencing 
But ive ordered this
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A black screen
Yam decals for it
And a touch up paint thingy.
And at last my new brake disc has come so its all looking good for Saturday.
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Ok you 2 back to it  old  fencing  taz 

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Post  terry lees on Wed Jul 16 2014, 17:56

Looking forward to seeing you Sat morning, I think that makes about 12 riders, nice manageable number.
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Post  yamahamad on Wed Jul 16 2014, 20:01

Sounds good terry.
Stuck a new front tyre on & given the old girl a clean

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Post  mikeyzf600 on Wed Jul 16 2014, 20:24

I've put the lower suspension linkage back together after greasing it, trying to cure a creak....but it still creaks!!

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Post  mrfrance on Wed Jul 16 2014, 21:14

Just changed the oil, oil filter and air filter. I have a feeling this servicing is going to get expensive considering I've clocked up over 6,000 miles in less than 2 months Shocked
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Post  sir digby on Fri Jul 18 2014, 21:58

Rear brake disc and pads changed and put the new can on and it sounds amazing


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Now I just need to forecast to change for tomorrow.
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Post  mikeyzf600 on Mon Jul 21 2014, 20:42

Was yesterday, but washed and waxed Kitty and then took her for a ride to dry off.

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Post  sir digby on Mon Jul 21 2014, 22:05

Snap waxed and polished fitted new dark screen then a blast round Helmsley

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Post  sir digby on Tue Jul 29 2014, 08:34

A few finishing touches added

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then when I get time a full service this week as I don't trust the garage I bought it from.
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Post  Rosco on Tue Jul 29 2014, 12:04

Good bit of product placement Wink
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Post  SteveCat on Tue Jul 29 2014, 13:48

I should have learnt by now of the perils of cleaning my bike before a ride-out but it was a tad too dirty for the mechy to work on it - so it got another lick and a promise.
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Post  sir digby on Fri Aug 01 2014, 21:04

Oil spark plugs and filters all changed today bit of a scare when a brand new plug snapped off inside then cleaned the exup valve and all but one bolt snapped off too.

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check out my mates fish tank in the background.
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Post  Radar on Fri Aug 01 2014, 22:26

Ducati, Thundercat and RD have all had a quiet week. Did 195 miles in 2 days on my little Suzuki 125, great fun!
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