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Somebody punch me please

Discussion in 'General Motorcycling Discussion' at netrider.net.au started by Roarin, Feb 15, 2006.

  1. Dropped the KTM off yesterday for its 1000km first service. Went back & picked her up tonight. Oil changed, valves adjusted, air filter cleaned, spokes re-tensioned, chain lubed etc etc.
    Top notch service at a very reasonable price :grin: Went for a bit of a spin on the demo 640 supermoto while I was there. Purely in the interest's of scientific analysis mind you. Geez those things are fun. Bit of a bark to them with a set of akrapovic pipes fitted. More snappy than my SXC off the bottom. (the SXC will tear the @rse out of it over about 1/4 throttle though :LOL: ) Yarned to the mechanic for a bit & then hopped on my bike and headed off for a bit of fun. Got to the first intersection. Hmmm, she's idleing a bit quick. Bit sluggish off the mark too. I thought it was supposed to go better after a service. Pulled up at my mates joint. Crikey she's idleing fast. Backed off the idle screw & shut her down.
    After a couple of hours of good conversation & the consumption of a couple of beverages I could hear the bike calling.
    Fired her up. She runs for a couple of seconds & stops. Hmmm. Try again. Bit more reluctant to start this time. Won't idle at all. Whats wrong says my mate? Fuel is on. Start looking at carby. Doh :oops: :oops: Choke is pulled out. Push it in, fire up & we're off. Yee haar. All is normal. Better than normal in fact. Please somebody punch me. Must not forget choke. Must not forget choke.................


     
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  2. Here ya go then......... (insert hard and fast backhanded bicth slap here)
     
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  3. A very friendly backhand, upside the head from Seany. :grin:
     
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  4. Reading through your story I initially thought it was another dodgy mechanic thread...glad to see it isn't.../enforcer punches Roarin
     
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  5. moto-tech?
     
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  6. Yep :grin: :grin:
     
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  7. Big fella behind the counter always seems like a fairly straight up nice bloke.
     
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  8. Good bunch of blokes in there. I like the smaller, personal almost old fashioned style of bike shops where you can talk to the staff/mechanics & not get fed shit. :grin:
     
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  9. Did you readjust the idle?
     
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