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What did you do to your bike today??

belrix

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Nov 2, 2015
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Thanks Graves!

I didn't set any speed records, but stuck with it and made it through. I'm trying to push myself to ride more difficult roads...can't improve if I don't practice!

:)
 

Graves

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It's always good to push yourself, you discover that you can make it over that...

Thanks Graves!

I didn't set any speed records, but stuck with it and made it through. I'm trying to push myself to ride more difficult roads...can't improve if I don't practice!

:)
 
Jul 12, 2018
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how do you like the cb1100? its a really great looking bike. I like the looks of these a lot. it would be great to have a new modern one with the reliability of one of the big manufacturers.
I love it. It's a really fun bike to ride, and to look at. :p And, it is the only bike I have ever purchased twice. I had the 2013 version also (always regretted getting rid of it).
 

egary1974

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I took apart the throttle housing and pulled off the throttle tube cleaned it, greased it some and put it back together. Difficult to twist throttle after falling in mud yesterday


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Davy F

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Jul 28, 2015
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Was woken up early today by hailstones banging off the bedroom windows but still went out for a spin in brilliant autum sunshine later in the day. Came home foundered after 40 miles. Bloody baltic, the heated grips are crap and that’s it for this year. A deep clean tomorrow and tuck it away for the next five months. I remember how I used to ride all through the winter, but these days, not a chance.
 
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Lee711

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Mar 11, 2018
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Installed a set of Denali 2.0 D2 Trioptic LED lights on the dedicated Africa twin bracket. Plenty bright enough, almost a perfect match alongside the main headlight. Not cheap but they are a quality, well made product that have an adjustable spread pattern with an set of E marked filters, so can be used on the road legally in conjunction with the headlight.



 

belrix

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Placed an emergency order for a set of rear brake pads. :eek:

Thought I could make 16,000 miles but I was wrong. Will post a pic in the maintenance section when I get them replaced.
 

Graves

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16K? I think I did mine at 8.

I’m in the middle of repairing my latest crash damage. Radiator is straightened out, new inner shroud, air box cleaned out... going to install K&N’s, new chain and sprockets, hand guard mount and maybe cut the exhaust tips. Thinking about some Outback Mototek crash bars (mids and lowers).

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Placed an emergency order for a set of rear brake pads. :eek:

Thought I could make 16,000 miles but I was wrong. Will post a pic in the maintenance section when I get them replaced.
 
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