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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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Replacement of front / rear brake lines

I decided to replace the nine years old brake lines due to safety and performance for the R1 bike. Meshed brake line does not have braking force reduction due to expansion of the rubber line under high braking.  I ordered … Continue reading

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Brutal honesty is to write a private journal

It becomes seventeen years of riding bikes by coming September 2017. For the first two years I had gotten three accidents. Since then for 15 years, I have been riding near accident free. The latest accident was on a gas … Continue reading

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Sink preventor

Crush an empty aluminum beer or drink can. Let it dry one day. Put it in your bag. It will be handy when you are gonna park the motorcycle on soft soil in rare occasion.

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Reverse Bleeding Clutch or Brakes On Motorcycle

This method will save time and money. Special tool: DIY pressure pump – big syringe, clear tube, right angle connector

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The cost of 2006 Yamaha R1 Ownership for 9 years

It will be exactly 10 years riding a 2006 Yamaha R1 SPV. Strong wind during bad weather knocked it off twice, I dropped it gently on the gravel parking lot in stand still. These three drops developed tiny crakcs on … Continue reading

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My second bike to save fuel money

Model: CA110E (Citi Economy) by Daerim in South Korea Year: 2007 Engine: 4 stroke, one cylinder, air cooled, 108.9cc Engine start: Kickstarter, starter motor Fuel delivery: Carburetor Transmission: 4-speed Transmission type: Clutchless rotary Fuel economy: 50 km/L Front Left Right … Continue reading

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