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Author Topic: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?  (Read 163417 times)

mattsz

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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #2700 on: February 16, 2013, 01:22:37 AM »
Weather permitting (and the hourly weather forecast suggests that it will), I'm planning to do a 118-mile loop tomorrow to see what kind of MPG I get in highway riding.

Map here: http://goo.gl/maps/47Xx7

Will let you know how it goes...

Looking forward to your report, Rich.  I'd like to see more maps like yours in the ride reports.  You listenin', Bare and Jack?  ;)

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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #2701 on: February 16, 2013, 05:24:50 PM »
I've never used that thing in 17,000 km year round riding.

Thanks for the info guys! I will quit using it too.
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Jack Leis

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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #2702 on: February 16, 2013, 08:33:17 PM »
Looking forward to your report, Rich.  I'd like to see more maps like yours in the ride reports.  You listenin', Bare and Jack?  ;)
That is why we always mention all the roads traveled so those interested can google it. Originally there was a request from someone in England I believe to do that. I personally have not a clue how to post a frigen map and dont care to learn.
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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #2703 on: February 16, 2013, 09:30:50 PM »
Fitted headlamp peak and black faced clock on fork nut,  anyone know how to remove clock from housing for future reference?
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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #2704 on: February 16, 2013, 10:11:48 PM »
I tried to go a google map on one of our 300 miles trips, and it was always getting lost as it didn't want to follow the roads we were on. Then when I finally got it fairly close after 2 hours or so, the whole thing disappeared. So much for google for me!
I might consider something that does the work all on my hard drive, but nothing that is using this stuff that's parked out on a satellite someplace! New technology, bah, humbug!
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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #2705 on: February 16, 2013, 10:16:34 PM »
Plus One Bare !
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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #2706 on: February 17, 2013, 12:29:17 AM »
I got tired of waiting for the B5 luggage-rack to self-install, so, I fired up the heater & spent the afternoon gathering up stainless hardware & bolting it up.

Looks nice !
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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #2707 on: February 17, 2013, 01:04:47 PM »
I tried to go a google map on one of our 300 miles trips, and it was always getting lost as it didn't want to follow the roads we were on. Then when I finally got it fairly close after 2 hours or so, the whole thing disappeared. So much for google for me!
I might consider something that does the work all on my hard drive, but nothing that is using this stuff that's parked out on a satellite someplace! New technology, bah, humbug!
Bare

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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #2708 on: February 24, 2013, 08:26:13 AM »
Hey Scotty, I'm gonna be in PDX next week. I'll come de-cable your bike if you want.  ;D
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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #2709 on: February 24, 2013, 12:36:27 PM »
Fitted headlamp peak and black faced clock on fork nut,  anyone know how to remove clock from housing for future reference?

John - are you talking about the clocks4bikes unit?  I have an older one... the clock face has a rubber-like gasket around it which holds it in place by friction.  It just pops out - I use a fingernail to get beneath it.

Mine requires removal to set the time, so if yours is the same, your reference might not be too far in the future...  ;)

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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #2710 on: February 24, 2013, 03:54:22 PM »
I spent half an hour trying to figure out how to get the Clocks4Bikes face off until, frustrated, I just pried it off and realized that that was the correct way...

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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #2711 on: February 26, 2013, 07:20:23 PM »
Sometimes brute force really is the right solution :)

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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #2712 on: March 01, 2013, 10:23:24 PM »
Replaced my worn Avon AM26 rear tire with a new one today. I got 5500 miles out of the old one. Not bad concidering I was getting only 1800 to 2000 miles on the K70's. Fix the busted nuckles and clean up the mess in the garage and Im on the road again !
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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #2713 on: March 02, 2013, 12:28:19 AM »
Replaced my worn Avon AM26 rear tire with a new one today. I got 5500 miles out of the old one. Not bad concidering I was getting only 1800 to 2000 miles on the K70's. Fix the busted nuckles and clean up the mess in the garage and Im on the road again !

What did you do about balancing the tire?
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Re: What did you do to your Royal Enfield today?
« Reply #2714 on: March 02, 2013, 12:37:55 AM »
when i did mine i just put in about 6 oz of slime.
so far it appears to work
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