What did you do to your bike today thread

Discussion in 'Australia' started by dazza67, Nov 22, 2014.

  1. DOT

    DOT Ready Aye Ready Supporter

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    Wotchya putting the Scout on? I had a bad experience with one on my 1150 gsa, brand new, bead let go 7 times between Nowra and Cooma on way to Snowy Ride a few years ago. Coulda killed me. Apparently known problem with my model rims, the bead is short on the tyres. Took it back to the dealer, never any follow up, they couldn't give a shit, so I don't buy ANY tyres from there now.

    Never had any problem with TCK's or Anakees. :clap

    Oh, changed oil in tiddler (just to bring back to topic). :D
  2. hunter_greyghost

    hunter_greyghost XS650 Allroads Traveller

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    On an 'Adventure' XS650 Yamaha, :wink:
    Changing camchain in 'White Beast' today - hopefully :clap
    Cheers
    Baza
  3. GordyOZ

    GordyOZ Been here awhile

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    the heidi front worked very well on the strom baz, but all the guys. that used them on heavier bikes found them a bit ordinary

    Sent from my GT-S5300 using Tapatalk 2
  4. hunter_greyghost

    hunter_greyghost XS650 Allroads Traveller

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    Well, you know me Gordy, it'll get tested out, maybe first ride will be to Tumut & back on the 'scenic' route, up past Tummurrama & back via Nottingham :lol3
    Cheers
    Baza
  5. Out6ack

    Out6ack Whale Rider

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    Fitted up Altrider bashplate and crashbars to the big S10.
    Jeeez, it's thought it was big before -now it looks near as wide as a bloody bus!
    All ready to hit the dirt now tho. Quite literally..
    :muutt
  6. GordyOZ

    GordyOZ Been here awhile

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    washed the strom................... xmas eve Elfing in Orange tomorrow night :)
  7. Beer'o'clock Baz

    Beer'o'clock Baz Long timer

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    rode it
  8. blade07

    blade07 Been here awhile

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    Get a job ....you make me :puke1 ...:lol3
  9. Beer'o'clock Baz

    Beer'o'clock Baz Long timer

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    but that will cut into my riding time :rofl

    rode the creek bed today for about 2 hours, killed another guy :evil http://youtu.be/zEPpb97sKEo
  10. Rider 101

    Rider 101 Time poor

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    Sold it :cry but it is going to a good home
  11. hunter_greyghost

    hunter_greyghost XS650 Allroads Traveller

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    OK had a two hour window on the DT's, I'll do some photos tomorrow :wink:
    Cheers
    Baza
  12. rsser

    rsser Riding into the sunset

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    Permanently mounted sheep on mine. Gettin too old to be chasing some.
  13. GordyOZ

    GordyOZ Been here awhile

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    Rode the strom............ Sunny corner to Turon Gates-Ilford-mudgee-hillend-baffirst-home, great day out ............
  14. Oldfatbeerman

    Oldfatbeerman Enroute to a PUB

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    Fitted a new 140 /18 EO 9 Dakar to the rear , then power slid around every corner from home to the servo and back to scrub it in for a ride tomorrow AM .


    Hardest tyre to fit I've ever had the displeasure to fit . Hard stiff side walls made for a tough hour or so in the shed .
  15. JMick

    JMick Been here awhile

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    Pulled the carb out, rejetted it, degreased the airbox inside and out (inside coated in filter oil, outside chain oil and dirt) and reassembled the lot twice because the float got stuck the first time. Then I tried on my new boots that Santa delivered yesterday and went for a test ride. Bike runs like a hairy goat, will have to play with settings tomorrow.

    Mick
  16. hunter_greyghost

    hunter_greyghost XS650 Allroads Traveller

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    Same thing with me the otherday, fitted up a 110/90x19" Heidenau K60 for use on 'Kenny's front end, will interesting to see how it goes :wink:
    I like to do my own tyres for the simple reason of keeping in training for doing the same job out on the road somewhere! :eek1
    Cheers
    Baza
  17. GordyOZ

    GordyOZ Been here awhile

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    stripped the bushpig and did a little "lets see what fits".............. note I said fits, not "works"

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    gunna need some loooong rear shocks to match those forks and 21" front wheel, should be fun
  18. Perthite

    Perthite roo waker upper

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    dropped oil replaced filter
    she wouldn't start!? :huh
    helps to turn the fuel taps on!! :rofl
    decided to pee all over my knee from a tiny pin hole in fuel line
    replaced that and braaaaaaaaaaap..... gotta be lucky sometimes coulda decided to spring a leak miles out :D
  19. braaap!

    braaap! Long timer Supporter

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    :) they are tough to get on! Love it! teach that bitch who's the boss with the throttle!...(good tyre but)
    :freaky:freaky
  20. shank

    shank Shank950

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    Went to roll the 950 from the garage, down to the shed, side saddle (left side).
    Just before I left the concrete, I accidentally clicked it into gear. This is when forward motion stopped and fall to the right happened in a hurry. I tried to jump off the left side, but landed on the left side crank case on my arse, while the left foot peg dragged it's way up my inside thigh.
    It hurt lots. Bike came out pretty well off, Rear luggage frames, hand guards and tank protection all ended up a bit scared.

    I should have ridden the bloody thing.