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Old 11-06-2012, 12:51 AM   #5361 (permalink)
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Pulled the carbs, drilled out the plugs, spilled gasoline everywhere, cursed the stupid throttle cable nuts, put it all back together, drink beer.
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Old 11-06-2012, 07:18 AM   #5362 (permalink)
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Rode from NYC to NH. 400 miles the way I went. Temp never reached 40 F. I was chilled to the bone. 4 stops for coffee. Didn't stop shaking until I went to bed.

The bike is going to bed for the season I am afraid.
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Old 11-06-2012, 01:08 PM   #5363 (permalink)
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Old 11-06-2012, 05:29 PM   #5364 (permalink)
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I sent my bonnie to BA Moto for repairs. Wouldnt be a British bike without oil leaks...or oil fountain.
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Old 11-07-2012, 05:18 AM   #5365 (permalink)
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After a 250km ride through the twisty Adelaide hills roads I swapped over the tail light I got in the mail today.

I have a FEK with the lucas tail light, I fitted a LED Lucas light from Dime City Cycles, it works a treat..much brighter than standard globe unit.

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Old 11-07-2012, 05:21 AM   #5366 (permalink)
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Checked my shims for the first time, all within spec, also fitted a pair of iridium plugs.
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Old 11-07-2012, 06:59 AM   #5367 (permalink)
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T100 110 anniversary

i fixed on an attachment to hold a D lock.

To my brand new T100 that i picked up yesterday 110th anniversary edition.
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Old 11-08-2012, 08:54 AM   #5368 (permalink)
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Tuned the bike with the modified TTP tune 12(had weird idle/right off idle spitting issues) for pods, its a different bike all around. TTP REALLY know what they are doing, the tune has a better idle, delivers power smoother, and removes the snatchiness of the stock tune. I honestly can't talk them up enough, but most of you on here already have a TTP tune so you guys know.
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Old 11-08-2012, 12:00 PM   #5369 (permalink)
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Also enjoying the city bag I recently installed, thanks TX1911fan.
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Old 11-08-2012, 05:00 PM   #5370 (permalink)
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