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What did you do to your bike today??

belrix

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Nov 2, 2015
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Left it in the garage because I didn't want to ride to work in the rain. I'm sure it is feeling sad because it LOVES splashing though puddles!
 

manuelalberto

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Oct 1, 2017
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After having a little accident in Spain back in June I haven’t been able to use the bike due to little damage and my shoulder that was injured.
I have ordered the parts and have today replaced everything that was damage to my disappointment the hand guards didn’t come with the holding brackets and I wasn’t made aware that they needed to be ordered separately. Also the gear shifter didn’t come with the round rubber at the end and I had to use the old one that wasn’t easy to remove. Any way after spending the Friday removing and repairing the bike it looks like new again.



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egary1974

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Sep 5, 2017
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Arkansas
After having a little accident in Spain back in June I haven’t been able to use the bike due to little damage and my shoulder that was injured.
I have ordered the parts and have today replaced everything that was damage to my disappointment the hand guards didn’t come with the holding brackets and I wasn’t made aware that they needed to be ordered separately. Also the gear shifter didn’t come with the round rubber at the end and I had to use the old one that wasn’t easy to remove. Any way after spending the Friday removing and repairing the bike it looks like new again.



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Good work!


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inexorable

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Aug 16, 2018
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I swapped my guards out for the BarkBusters. They look great and feel very strong.

I'd recommend them if the budget will stretch - the OEM guards just feel way too flimsy to me.

Just check your fitting and make sure your throttle returns smoothly with no binding. 👍
 

inexorable

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Aug 16, 2018
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UK media is reporting healthy numbers turning out.

Good to see whatever way you're politically inclined. 👍
 

manuelalberto

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Oct 1, 2017
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Thank you. I should look for a part time mechanic for bikes lol


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I have to replace the bracket where the sat nav goes, the fairing on the right had side and the black trim next to it, I have taken the hand guards off as I got the new ones didn’t come with the brackets so couldn’t fit them back but I want to order the metal ones but not available until January. I have aslo replaced the gear level and the clutch level. I also want to replace the screen as to much air gets from the openings of the original one. I’ve done all this in about 5 hours.


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inexorable

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Aug 16, 2018
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I love the idea you might actually keep a pet pelican in there :)

Looks like a good chunky mount.
 

kristofh

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Feb 8, 2016
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Belgium
Awesome! But I need details. :)

I've been looking to replace my tired tail bag with a case and I REALLY like the looks of your solution!


Details?
Here are the details
It is a pelican storm case, model : IM2075, mounted on a SW-Motech rack.
I had an old tankbag from sw motech in the attic, I only used the adapters.
That’s all, for me it works just fine.
if you want I can post extra photos
 

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