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What did you do to your bike today?

Discussion in 'Biker's Cafe' started by edd1e, 3 May 2012.

  1. edd1e

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 8 Oct 2005

    Posts: 1,741

    Location: Oxfordshire

    Seen this work well on other forums... just a place where people can post what they have recently done/had done to their bike :)

    So, I'll start...

    Today I booked my ZX10R in for full pro suspension set up on the 21st :D

    Anyone else done anything recently?
     
  2. kidloco

    Mobster

    Joined: 3 Nov 2003

    Posts: 4,772

    Location: Lancashire

    errr off to get it MOT'd in 30 mins, does that count :D
     
  3. dsb

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 31 Jul 2006

    Posts: 1,400

    All i have done is look at it not been out on it since it's 4k service, boo the rain.
     
  4. SamPazz

    Gangster

    Joined: 16 Sep 2011

    Posts: 465

    Location: Northampton

    Let it have a lie in... for about a week due to weather :(
     
  5. bloodiedathame

    Sgarrista

    Joined: 11 May 2007

    Posts: 7,803

    Location: Surrey

    Rode it. :D
     
  6. wazza300

    Caporegime

    Joined: 11 Jul 2009

    Posts: 27,066

    Location: BenefitStreetBirmingham

    i let all the stale air out of my tyres and pumped some fresh air in:p
     
  7. eidolon

    Capodecina

    Joined: 31 Oct 2002

    Posts: 13,865

    Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

    Today just rode it to work. Lately put a new exhaust and rear shocks/springs on the ER5 plus some new levers.

    The ZX6R got an M4 exhaust so that it didn't feel left out.
     
  8. Draeger

    Capodecina

    Joined: 4 Feb 2004

    Posts: 12,842

    Location: Falkirk, Scotland

    Nothing at all. Nadda. Zilch.

    Again. :(
     
  9. 4T5

    Man of Honour

    Joined: 30 Aug 2004

    Posts: 27,746

    Location: Middle of England

    My ZX7R (**** me that sounds good :p) has only been looked at by me. I did soak the chain tuther day & get a coat of FS365 on it but at the mo I just stare at it. :o
     
  10. miller745

    Hitman

    Joined: 17 Oct 2002

    Posts: 573

    Location: Darlington

    Cleaned and lubed the chain, tightened the left mirror cos the wind forces it down all the time.
     
  11. hlxbravo

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 6 May 2006

    Posts: 1,101

    Location: Rowley Regis, West Midlands

    I chucked £16 worth of the new gold into the tank yesterday, as it was flashing me on way from work :)
     
  12. SKILL

    Soldato

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 5,704

    Location: Melksham

    Rode it 37.5 miles in the rain to work, rode it back in the rain again, put it in the garage with a final thought of 'my god that's filthy' :p

    Next time it gets taken out the garage will be for a damn good clean, and it really really needs it :)
     
  13. kae2

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 13 Aug 2010

    Posts: 1,048

    Location: UK

    Rode the 25 miles to work this morning... but it's not really my bike, my bike is poorly, so I'm on a CBF600 as a hire bike... Don't like it :(
     
  14. Ghosteh

    Mobster

    Joined: 18 Mar 2006

    Posts: 4,144

    Location: Liverpool

    Got my chassis number so I can process more of my paperwork ready to pick it up. Nearest I'm getting to the thing lol.
     
  15. Rilot

    Don

    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 20,394

    Location: Wargrave, UK

    I looked at it and dusted some MDF dust away from the chrome that had settled there after I made a sub box a few weekends ago.
    I have covered 0 miles on my new back tyre in a month. This is not good.
     
  16. stuman

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 27 Aug 2003

    Posts: 1,728

    bought it, chose a REG plate for it. now the wait for my licence to come back starts. i want to get back on a bike now damn it.
     
  17. Griffo

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 9 Oct 2005

    Posts: 2,097

    Location: Berkshire

    Rode to and from work. Got home and found a screw had come off some fairing bar so reattached. Want a new bike again.
    Oh and I pumped up the tyres.
     
  18. ElliorR

    Sgarrista

    Joined: 20 Feb 2009

    Posts: 8,877

    Location: Not where I'd like to be

    I put some new levers on it. Replaced the ugly chrome ones with some sexy black ones (just Chinese cheepo ones but they fit well and work well. Once these are done I'll but some Pazzo's).

    [​IMG]
     
  19. edd1e

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 8 Oct 2005

    Posts: 1,741

    Location: Oxfordshire

    they look good quality to be fair, Pazzo are nice but damn expensive.
     
  20. metbandit1

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 15 Jan 2011

    Posts: 1,838

    Location: Midlands!

    Not done anything to my bike, however I have a list!

    Serivce the road bike.
    Wash road bike.
    Change pads on track bike.
    Wash track bike.
    ????????
    Profit?