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post #1 of 2 Old 04-20-2010, 10:54 PM Thread Starter
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Maintenance Day!

Today was a fine day for some serious motorcycle maintenance... Thanks to Mtnceguy for all his help!

Got my Givi engine guards pulled off, repainted and replaced. now they are all golden & shiny again and aren't all chipped up anymore! Also got the chain cleaned, scrubbed, lubed & adjusted, fixed a pesky malfunctioning rear turn signal (dirty connection, dialectric grease fixed it) cleaned the little stupid breather oil collector on the airbox, and many & various other chores accomplished!

We also noted that my tires are shot...I knew they were getting close. I was hoping for another thousand miles or so, though. I have cords showing on the rear as of today, and the front ain't far behind.... I guess ~16,000 miles is a pretty good run on michelin PR 2ct's...no complaints here!

Got the bike washed and waxed, too. it's ok though...She's still my dirty, dirty girl!




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Well, fire the engines! Spur this iron space-pony on!

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post #2 of 2 Old 04-21-2010, 09:08 AM
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.... I guess ~16,000 miles is a pretty good run on Michelin PR 2ct's...no complaints here!
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Wow - that is impressive.

Its about time for me to do the Spring General Maintenance thing... this weekend is looking good for that.

In a few thousand miles it will be time for my first valve check/adjustment. Time to inquire about the traveling shims

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