How to wrap the pipes

IMG6182Or rather, how not to… But never mind, at least I got the job done. I’ve been meaning to do this for ages and when I received the wraps the other day, I decided to try it out. Looking at the pipes, it wasn’t really as necessary as I thought it was. The exhaust were in decent shape with just a bit of rust and burn on parts connecting to the engine but hey, if you got it, flaunt it, right?! Fortsätt läsa How to wrap the pipes


November riding in 2013…

No updates for quite some time, I know. Things are slow over here and with slow I’m referring to the fact that autumn has come. Sure, there are the occasional day when you could have ridden the bike to work but you never really know. The roads are slippery when temperature drops and the leaves don’t exactly help. But this doesn’t mean that the season is over, you just have to prepare properly… Fortsätt läsa Hibernating

Petcock repair

PetcockRepairIt’s always a pleasure coming home to a delivery from the wonderful world of eBay. Today I received a much wanted package from the glorious country in the west: the complete petcock repair kit. I did order a petcock repair kit a while ago, but that came with the two diaphragms and a spring while this had the metal pieces, the plastic disc, the rubber pieces and so on but it did lack the o-ring for the nut sealing the petcock to the tank which the first kit had. Together I have enough though. Fortsätt läsa Petcock repair

A brake in the daily routine

PaintballWhen life feel about as exciting as a pair of old socks, you have to force yourself to try out new things. That’s what I’ve been doing and the new thing this weekend was paintball. I know, I know, most people have tried but for me it was a first, and it was really fun. Like flashback to military life-fun. And, of course, I’ve done some riding… Fortsätt läsa A brake in the daily routine