Hammer time…….

Posted by on 20 July 2012

Time for some maintenance on the bike.

Valve clearance had to be checked:

It all looked a bit messy and out of tolerance, so I sorted that out:

And remember if it is not working your hammer just ain’t big enough!!!

New Oil for the gearbox and final drive:


Also I installed some new brake pads on the front:



And I had a look at the throttle bodies:

The valves did not need any adjustments but the throttle bodies did.

First I screwed it up, of course. The bike started to run pretty ugly and it sounded like she was ready to die in a noisy death with an explosion to top things off.

But I got it sorted and she is running like a well oiled…………… well uuuuhh……  BMW GS  (It is still a boxer engine after all)

Yesterday I took a pic of all the stuff that I need/hope/want to take:


This should be about all of it, except for the clothes. It sure makes for a big pile of stuff.



P.S. Thanks for all the comments everybody. Even though I don not understand most of it. I did not know that some of my colleagues speak Russian. Special thanks goes out to Google for helping me with the translations.



One Response to Hammer time…….

  1. Everhard Mulder

    Allemaal in 1 dag gedaan??? Goed man. Fijn dattie nu zo goed als klaar is voor de Tocht der Tochten!

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