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Old 14-07-18, 02:11 PM   #1371
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Well there seems to be a freakin hole in my tyre!





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Old 14-07-18, 02:25 PM   #1372
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Good grief Darren! You're not having much luck at the moment are you?
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Old 14-07-18, 02:32 PM   #1373
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Oh never mind. They are supposed to be there! I haven't noticed them before but there are 4 around each side of the rear tyre. None on the front. To me it looks like the tyre has melted there
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Old 14-07-18, 02:34 PM   #1374
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Old 14-07-18, 02:50 PM   #1375
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Should have my rebuilt calipers back in a while. Then just the small matter of refilling the system from empty.

Someone has helped themselves to all my cable ties!! Grr.
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Old 14-07-18, 02:51 PM   #1376
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Oh never mind. They are supposed to be there! I haven't noticed them before but there are 4 around each side of the rear tyre. None on the front. To me it looks like the tyre has melted there


What? Your tyre has tread??
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Old 14-07-18, 03:49 PM   #1377
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Yes I'm a tit
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Old 14-07-18, 09:08 PM   #1378
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I love that instruction you get about filling brake lines from empty. The bit that says, "This will take a few minutes"

It should say "Take as long as you like. Your life isn't long enough to do it justice. Live with a slight spongy feeling and stop moaning"

I hate bleeding brakes.


I actually think I hate f*******, p******, a****ole brakes.
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Old 15-07-18, 12:15 AM   #1379
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i really dont understand how people have problems bleeding brakes.. its stupidly simple.

jar - some brake fluid in jar - tube connected to bleed nipple - other end of tube in jar - open bleed nipple - pump brake lever. job done.
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Old 15-07-18, 02:36 AM   #1380
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Empty brake lines, airlock, pump forever, nothing coming through.

End up taking banjo off and wait 10 minutes for fluid to run through system. Them clean up the mess.

Surely that's not how they fill the system in the factory!!!
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