What Have You Done To Your Bike Today ?

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Post by bettyswolloks » Tue Mar 10, 2020 11:44 pm

Re jetted as when I checked the plugs it was running really lean. So went from DJ94 to 98. It was needing a lot of choke for a long time before it would run smooth, and I'd convinced myself this infernal tapping noise was pinking, that's why I checked the plugs.

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Post by bettyswolloks » Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:21 pm

Took it out and battered it! Dialed in the quickshifter, hitting the redline in all but one gear

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Post by Lampy » Sat Mar 14, 2020 11:37 pm

New rear disc,bearing seals,strip and clean rear caliper,new pads,clean an lube chain,give loobman chain oiler a tidy up.
The old girl is being got ready for a long trip, not sure where yet but it's going on one .
SO MANY LAMPOSTS...........so little time . . . . STUPID PLACE TO PUT A WALL WASNT IT !!!!!
OH DEER !!!!

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Post by harris » Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:08 pm

took the belly pan off and give it a good clean around underneath. lubed up the throttle cables, took fly screen off and checked the tyre pressures.

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Post by Lampy » Sun Mar 15, 2020 10:41 pm

harris wrote:
Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:08 pm
took the belly pan off and give it a good clean around underneath. lubed up the throttle cables, took fly screen off and checked the tyre pressures.
How big is that screen ffs ! :unsure:
First run out on the xjr this year today :D :scooter:
SO MANY LAMPOSTS...........so little time . . . . STUPID PLACE TO PUT A WALL WASNT IT !!!!!
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Post by Cats » Tue Mar 17, 2020 5:56 pm

Put on some brand new front brake discs after 2 MOT's with advisory for the old ones being slightly warped i thought i better had for the next MOT this month. :roll:
And that old XS1100 needs some attention between the back of the tank and the front of the seat. :oops: :scratch:
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Post by bettyswolloks » Sat Mar 21, 2020 2:53 pm

Fitted these things, couldn't stick'em down so I bolted the things on. Not sure if I like 'em or not but I'm stuck with the things now.Image

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Post by XJRoger » Sat Mar 21, 2020 4:43 pm

First ride of the year with Vic on the back, nice little run on fairly empty roads! :D

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Post by harris » Sat Mar 21, 2020 4:46 pm

New mot on Rolf today. Happy days.

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Post by BASS 666 » Sat Mar 21, 2020 8:34 pm

finally got the right chain tool to rivet the new chain and fitted it with new sprockets .. fitted my new wavys as well ....

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Post by Cats » Sun Mar 22, 2020 4:29 pm

Just about finished it off, needs a bit more work but should pass MOT test. :dontknow: Rough as. :oops:
Will it be allowed at AGM if it goes ahead? :hahano:

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Post by Lampy » Sun Mar 22, 2020 7:30 pm

Of course Alex it will be like having an eccentric aunt come to visit :thumbs:
SO MANY LAMPOSTS...........so little time . . . . STUPID PLACE TO PUT A WALL WASNT IT !!!!!
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Post by harris » Sun Mar 22, 2020 8:32 pm

Love it Alex! You wait till you see Rolf.....

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Post by JT » Sun Mar 22, 2020 8:47 pm

She took Me and Carolyn for a spin around Edinburgh-shire, beautiful day filled with the sound of an in-line 4 on a straight through Predator exhaust :eusadance: :thumbs:
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Post by Andy » Sun Mar 22, 2020 9:03 pm

New fork seals, new rear brake pads and a wash (it don't get one often) ready for mot
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Post by jooles » Mon Mar 23, 2020 7:45 pm

collected the r1 wheel from the powder coaters,fitted new bearings ,just got to get some new tyres ,does look nice in the xjr( funny what 1/2 inch can do) ,,,,then it will either be ready for the summer ,or up for sale ,cannot make my mind up yet which one to keep the harley or the xjr :dontknow:

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Post by Glider » Tue Mar 24, 2020 12:48 am

Out for a solo bimble round the countryside with a flask of coffee, last one for a while I guess.
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Post by Andy » Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:00 pm

New mot, so i am allowed to look at it through the window :cry1:
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Post by jooles » Tue Mar 24, 2020 9:19 pm

Fortunately I am classed as a key worker so I can still ride to work ,but still worrying times ahead ,even a few of are haulage companies have shut there doors,,,,

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Re: What Have You Done To Your Bike Today ?

Post by pognasty » Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:30 am

Took the XJR to work today as I'm also classed as an essential worker. Gonna make the most of the quiet lanes on the way home. Normally takes half an hour to get to work, 17 mins this morn without trying...
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