My ride

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My ride

Post by Trev » 16 Apr 2018, 13:38

Haven't posted a pic before and as I've just done some bits to it this last weekend, i thought i would.

My baby..


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Re: My ride

Post by rumpoldstilskin » 16 Apr 2018, 15:19

Trev wrote:Haven't posted a pic before and as I've just done some bits to it this last weekend, i thought i would.

My baby..


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Very nice! Almost bought one myself from Wigan Yam a few years ago.

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Re: My ride

Post by Cabernet » 18 Apr 2018, 12:47

rumpoldstilskin wrote:
16 Apr 2018, 15:19
Trev wrote:Haven't posted a pic before and as I've just done some bits to it this last weekend, i thought i would.

My baby..


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Very nice! Almost bought one myself from Wigan Yam a few years ago.
Now that would have been a waste.
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Post by Trev » 18 Apr 2018, 20:12

Got some bits to finish on Saturday.
Was hoping to be out on it Sunday.
Forecast is currently shite though.
Itching to get out on it....

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Re: My ride

Post by Cabernet » 18 Apr 2018, 22:57

Trev wrote:
18 Apr 2018, 20:12
Got some bits to finish on Saturday.
Was hoping to be out on it Sunday.
Forecast is currently shite though.
Itching to get out on it....
Me too. Last year never really happened for me much.
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Re: My ride

Post by Trev » 22 Apr 2018, 12:54

Got all the bits done. Got carried away and did some extra bits i hadn't planned on. Took all day.
New front brake pads.
Stripped and cleaned calipers. Had to remove pistons to clean properly, they were dreadful.
New brake fluid.
New front wheel bearings.
Balanced rear wheel.
Fitted replacement rear caliper and renewed brake fluid.
Stripped sprocket off carrier and cleaned both. Cleaned chain.
Cleaned rear shock linkage.
Removed side stand and cleaned and greased. Was stiff and wouldn't spring up.
All in all, a satisfactory day and therapeutic.
Bike is spot on now and ready for the summer.
Front brake pads were goosed.
Only done less than 300 miles on the bike and it passed an mot a month ago. Supplying dealer and mot station didn't pick up on the worn pads.
The picture is of the first set i pulled. The second set were worse but i forgot to get a pic.
Just need to get out on it now. Image

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Re: My ride

Post by jaffa1963 » 28 Apr 2018, 18:09

Well done. Very tidy bike.

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Re: My ride

Post by Trev » 28 Apr 2018, 18:16

Thanks.

Bought some forks for it today.
Big piston ones from a 2016 bike that went racing from new. So unused forks.
Couldnt resist.
Hopefully a nice upgrade for not a lot of money.

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Re: My ride

Post by Trev » 13 May 2018, 20:52

Fitted. ImageImage

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Re: My ride

Post by Cliff » 14 May 2018, 06:50

Looks very nice. I always think it gives you more confidence and riding pleasure when you have given the bike a good sort-out yourself.
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