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Offline Don in Lodi

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Re: What you did to your Tenere today??!!
« Reply #11175 on: September 08, 2017, 10:08:13 am »
Those tank bags sure do ride high and forward. The OEM and the City Bags ride back a bit more and they tuck into the tank more.
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Offline Squibb

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Re: What you did to your Tenere today??!!
« Reply #11176 on: September 08, 2017, 10:55:45 am »
Yesterday afternoon, went to Sywell aerodrome, near Northampton UK.

Several classic aircraft around, including 3 Spitfires (two 2-seaters for joy rides), a Hawker Fury & a DH Tiger Moth. Mental note to look again on the next sunny Sunday, as the old war birds based here fly in/out from Airshows.
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Offline holligl

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Re: What you did to your Tenere today??!!
« Reply #11177 on: September 11, 2017, 10:06:36 pm »
Bled the rear brakes after replacing the pads yesterday.  Pulled the front wheel to find the slow leak that's been loosing 1-2 lbs per day after about 2k miles on Mitas E-07 Dakars.  Easy to spot the bead leak under water in a utility sink.  Broke the beads, cleaned, lubed and re-seated.  Stilled ended up with a super slow leak on the other side in another location.  Second time it finally seated perfectly.  Went for a quick test ride: Brakes  ::008::, Tires  ::008::, Cyclops LED headlights ::008::
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Re: What you did to your Tenere today??!!
« Reply #11178 on: September 11, 2017, 10:27:07 pm »
Did a few things today.
First I made a custom mount for my Techmount cell phone mount. It only comes with adapters to fit down to 7/8". So I ordered a bushing 1/2" id x 1" od x 1" long. I split in in half with a Dremel using a large cutoff wheel. Then filed it smooth and painted it with satin black rust paint. Then I was able to mount it to the 1/2" bar above the speedo using the 1" collar that comes with the Techmount.
I also mounted my Helibars riser. I found I didn't have to use the 6" brake line extension that comes with the kit though. Just using the method that Rox uses I found I had more than enough slack on the brake line. Sitting on the bike the new bar position feels perfect, I plan on going for a nice ride tomorrow to check it out.
I previously had put a Puig touring windshield on it as well as some Yamaha air deflectors and the Yamaha aluminum rock guard. I have no plans for any off road, the worst mine will ever see will be the odd gravel road. I just didn't like the oil pan exposed to any rocks that may fly up off the front tire.
Next up is the Puig engine guards that are on the way. I chose them not so much for protection (although they will help), but they look to be in the best position for adding a small set of highway pegs for long trips.
« Last Edit: September 12, 2017, 11:27:20 am by Super08 »

Offline WJBertrand

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What you did to your Tenere today??!!
« Reply #11179 on: September 12, 2017, 01:29:19 am »
Changed oil and filter then disassembled and lubed shifter pivot/linkage.

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