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Author Topic: Has this fallen off my bike?  (Read 1657 times)

SSR

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Re: Has this fallen off my bike?
« Reply #15 on: February 14, 2011, 11:44:00 AM »
you're not just saying that are you........ :-\

Really though.  Thanks.  :)

This thingy does not belong to RE. +ve about it.

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Re: Has this fallen off my bike?
« Reply #16 on: February 14, 2011, 03:45:26 PM »
It looks kind of familiar but I can't think where it might have come from.
It may not be from the bike at at

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It's your mistress's, who came for the Valentine's day, - her hair clip .......  ;D ?  You were too drunk to remember, eh !
« Last Edit: February 14, 2011, 03:53:31 PM by singhg5 »
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Re: Has this fallen off my bike?
« Reply #17 on: February 14, 2011, 04:43:47 PM »
Aaah  Singh......   if only it were so....... ;)
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Re: Has this fallen off my bike?
« Reply #18 on: February 14, 2011, 04:58:57 PM »
Looks like an IUD for one of Asimov's best.
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Re: Has this fallen off my bike?
« Reply #19 on: February 14, 2011, 05:44:29 PM »
I have seen springs like that on car disc brake assemblys. Anti rattle stuff.

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Re: Has this fallen off my bike?
« Reply #20 on: February 14, 2011, 06:30:22 PM »
Y'know,  I'd thought it looked a bit caliper spring - ish.  But I've not been anywhere near the brakes, although I might have a peek in there anyway....... Although SSR's assertion had reassured me that it's probably not from the bike.
I'm thinking maybe Scooter Bob or r80rt have been creeping around here and up to their old tricks........ ;)
« Last Edit: February 14, 2011, 06:33:49 PM by WillW »
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Re: Has this fallen off my bike?
« Reply #21 on: February 14, 2011, 06:40:45 PM »
EUREKA!
It came to me suddenly half-way through my eggs & bacon. It's one of those lethal spring clips holding the headlight unit onto the rim!
DOH....!  I feel a bit silly now.  I do remember one flying off when I fitted the tri-bar last summer.....

OK folks  -  move along  -  nothing to see here  -  sorry....... ::)   :-[

Yep thats the one.

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Re: Has this fallen off my bike?
« Reply #22 on: February 14, 2011, 07:07:24 PM »
No really  -  look again.  It aint..... :D
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Re: Has this fallen off my bike?
« Reply #23 on: February 14, 2011, 07:11:34 PM »
I think that's the flywheel keeper for a jelly grinder, Don't throw it away!
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Re: Has this fallen off my bike?
« Reply #24 on: February 14, 2011, 07:15:54 PM »
THAT one is TOO easy for a Harley Davis boy ....... I have had about a hundred tea bags festooned all over the BSA at one time ..... Garage guys are rich ..... especially the Harley ones .....  ::)
That's funny, I found my old A65 BSA with plastic limes hanging from the tail light ! A certain bunch or morons thought it was high comedy :D
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Re: Has this fallen off my bike?
« Reply #25 on: February 14, 2011, 07:27:43 PM »
That's funny, I found my old A65 BSA with plastic limes hanging from the tail light ! A certain bunch or morons thought it was high comedy :D

Count me among them! I think it would be a stylish accessory! Much better than  those balls hanging under pickup trucks!

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Re: Has this fallen off my bike?
« Reply #26 on: February 14, 2011, 10:59:41 PM »
That's funny, I found my old A65 BSA with plastic limes hanging from the tail light ! A certain bunch or morons thought it was high comedy :D

Man! THAT is good! I never thought of it ..... Now I MUST get a whole bag of the the fake ones and festoon the bike .... Hahahaha!
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Re: Has this fallen off my bike?
« Reply #27 on: February 15, 2011, 12:55:36 AM »
"I have no idea how the rice got in the tail pipe of your YamaHondoKawaZuki sport bike."
I can break it better,,,,at night, in the rain, on the trail,, 20 miles from nowhere.

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Re: Has this fallen off my bike?
« Reply #28 on: February 18, 2011, 01:10:42 AM »
R80t, a jelly grinder flywheel keeper looks very much a like muffler  bearing retaining clip!! Will better check your muffler bearing. There 'll be hell to pay if the muffler bearing siezes up!! cochi ::)