What winter projects are you doing to your bike this winter?

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  1. philcasi

    philcasi OT Supporter

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    My projects are to install new brake lines and new pads on the wifeys bike. And look for a good deal on a new sprockets and chain.
     
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    that takes about an hour a piece, not exactly what I'd consider a winter project.
     
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    i consider it one b/c i can't ride it b/c its shitty outside
     
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    You're forgetting to factor in the slowness created by ice cold floor and shop tools, and all the Bailey's Irish Cream laden coffee it takes to warm everything up to acceptable levels ;) .

    My winter projects will be installing HIDs on the Ninja and Eliminator to replace the OEM headlights, and making the blinkers in the Eliminator also act as running lights.
     
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    get it painted maybe, but im still having a tough time deciding on the color
     
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    I'm going to continue riding :o
     
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    mtnbikekid08 Aime-moi moins, mais aime-moi longtemps

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    There is a difference between a project and what you're doing.
    Pads just require removing the bolt that secures them, then removing the calipers and pulling them out.
    Lines take longer because you have to bleed them.
     
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    RoblesGT [Track Days: 19 ][Crashes: 1] [SuMo Days: 1 ][Cras OT Supporter

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    wat? winter?

    nga u crazy
     
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    It'll all take longer than the Winter, being realistic.
     
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    maybe replacing my tranny so i don't have to avoid second gear like the plague
     
  11. PcH

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    Although it's not winter here :o

    New air filter
    Clean the carbs
    New front turn signals
    Relocate helmet locks
    Fuel filter
    Wash :o
     
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    new set of forks, swapping out brakes for a set from an R1, put in new stereo. may refoam and shape the seat.
     
  13. philcasi

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    I've always been a fan of white with accents of black bikes.
     
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    Insert Tokens Making Cancer My Bitch OT Supporter

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    No winter (worth speaking of) here, but my bike is a constant project anyway.

    Last couple of weeks i've stripped fairings, mounted a v-rod headlight, acewell digital dash, dropped clipons below top triple clamp, cleaned up the rear end..

    Over the next few months going to chop my exhausts down into shorties, paint the frame and subframe black, and thinking about converting the front to take USDs off a CBR thou or something.. :dunno:
     
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    ahh thats just an afternoon, or weekend if you include beer
     
  16. PcH

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    It should be, but I have limited daylight time after workout without a garage + I'm horrible with mechanics :o
     
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    pics?
     
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    Bodywork, rearset jumper plates, replace fork seals/fluid, brake pads/rotors. Anyone using wavey rotors?
     
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    Shitty pic, flash makes everything look worse than it is :hs:

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