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Motorcycle related stuff

Battery tester and charger

I bought a battery tester and battery charger to do maintenance of car and bike batteries.The rate of bike battery is AH. Converting AH to CCA is to multiply 7.25. The battery rate is 8 AH. So I have 66 … Continue reading

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Headlight bulb replacement of 2008 Ducati Monster 696

H7 light bulb: 12V 55W Remove the two M10 nuts Take off the headlight assembly from the steering bar.    Remove the five screws of the cover using Philips drivers Remove the screw, retainer, and old headlight bulb Install new … Continue reading

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2008 Ducati Monster 696 Plus

Mileage: 17393 km

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Riding R1 on the bloody hill – YD

It is one of the infamous hills that has long winding road. I call it the Bloody Hill – YD. One rider got killed few days ago. I gonna buy a flower, put it to the main corner. From time … Continue reading

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Riding R1 on the edge

Since March 2018, I’ve been practicing high-speed cornering on famous winding roads with sportbike warriors. I just started to drag knee on the pavement one week ago. It’s very dangerous and I’ve stopped counting motorcycle accidents. April 19, 2018 June … Continue reading

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Faulty start problem of cold engine

I have been riding a 2006 Yamaha R1. It never had an engine problem for 12 years. The R1 developed cold start problem around middle of March 2018. The symtom is when the engine is cold in ambient temperature, it … Continue reading

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Pipe cloth hanger

https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2916220  

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This is why I ride a sportbike.

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Wear earplugs for motorcycle riding

Source: https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/noisehearingconservation/index.html#loud Noise is measured in units of sound pressure levels called decibels, named after Alexander Graham Bell, using A-weighted sound levels (dBA). The A-weighted sound levels closely match the perception of loudness by the human ear. Decibels are measured … Continue reading

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How to do valve clearance check

2004 – 2006 Yamaha R1 http://www.r1-forum.com/forums/46-how-tos/231452-how-check-compression-valves-sync-throttle-bodies-tune-up.html I gotta do the valve clearance check before 42,000 km by myself. I was going to get it done at a motorcycle repair shop but the mechanic’s arrogant attitude and lack of experience forced … Continue reading

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