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High level rear lights- Part 2- 9 Apr 2016.

Having finished the wiring on the bike for the lights on my top box, it was now time to work on the box itself. I offered up the light to the box to work out where to drill the hole for the wiring. 739 more words

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High level rear lights - Part 1 - 8 Apr 2016

As I said in my last post, The top box is now securely mounted on The Fire Bike using my belt-and-braces method. Now I want to make sure there are repeater lights mounted on the box as it overhangs the originals. 475 more words

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Secure fitting for top box - 7 Apr 2016.

You may remember I bought a large, but cheap, top box for The Fire Bike. It’s not the most substantial piece of equipment and I’ve no idea what it’s maximum weight capacity is. 385 more words

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Adjusting the 'bars - 6 Apr 2016.

I’ve had to take a little break from the workshop recently while I built a new, stronger garden shed to replace the one damaged by the storms last year. 396 more words

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Some servicing - 24 March 2016.

I’ve been busy with Rhino but that doesn’t mean I’ve been neglecting The Fire Bike. A week ago I noticed that I’d covered 3000Km since the last oil change so a quick service was in order. 473 more words

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Spokes - 21 Mar 2016.

My new spokes and nipples arrived. I had foolishly thought that I could cheat and just change the nipples and tighten everything up. I should have known it couldn’t be that easy! 502 more words

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Rear wheel bearings - 10 Mar 2016.

I said I would be checking out the rear wheel bearing adjustment next. The MOT tester had agreed with me that there was a bit more play than there should be. 449 more words

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