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Abus Granit Detecto XPlus 8077 alarm disk lock, not locking. Suggested fix.

August 20th, 2020 · No Comments

This post is for anyone who has an Abus disk lock 8077 which has come apart, and does not lock again. This lock has a spring (on the locking arm see diagram) that acts as: 1) it pushes outwards the locking arm when you open the lock with your key and 2) hold two steel […]

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BMW GS 1250 review

November 3rd, 2019 · No Comments

Just spent an hour test riding the GS1250. That is some motorcycle :). It’s the first motorcycle, since I’ve bought the wee, that put a silly grine on my face. Surprisingly the bike didn’t feel heavier than my Wee (Suzuki Vstrom 650, 2014), and it even felt more agile and not less maneuverable, even in […]

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Tags: Just Fun · life style · Motorcycles & Scooters · Reviews

Personal impressions on the Suzuki Vstrom 650 (Wee:-)

October 27th, 2019 · No Comments

In this post I want to write about my Vstrom and my relationship with what I think, is a great motorcycle. I Bought my Vstrom July 2017, it was used with 33000 km on it. I have ridden many motorcycles before, but I always owned twins, I had a Supersport Ducati 750, A Super Tenere […]

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Tags: life style · Motorcycles & Scooters

Shoei RF 1000 motorcycle helmet review

August 9th, 2009 · 2 Comments

My trusty Arai Quantum (Mick Doohan replica) had known better days, so I decided to buy myself a new helmet. The choice was either the HJC AC-12 Carbon Vader Helmet (newer next generation is now called the FS 15 model) or the Shoei RF1000 (Flutter TC-2). I did ride with the HJC AC12 for a […]

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Repairing orange peel paint defect

March 8th, 2009 · 7 Comments

Following “Scooter and Motorcycle AirBrush Painting – doing it the right way” , on this article I will talk about how to repair a paint defect, or what’s known as “orange peel” paint defect. Incorrect air brushing (lack of air pressure, too little spraying or too fast), will sometimes result in a surface with small […]

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Tags: Crafts · Motorcycles & Scooters

Scooter and Motorcycle AirBrush Painting – doing it the right way

February 11th, 2009 · 3 Comments

You got to a conclusion you want to do your own paint job – good for you! nothing makes you more proud of getting the job done right and by yourself! But, there are a few problems and risks with painting a motorcycle or scooter: 1 – you don’t have more than one change of […]

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Tags: Crafts · Motorcycles & Scooters

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