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still amazed at Victors Allen key gear lever hack............ the fact that the cable ties manage to hold it tight enough so it wont rotate is a testament to somebody's dedication to S&M and bondage skills
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So...Tools out. Faring off Nue Red...

All the brackets seem straight, the left hand rad has a bit of damage but not leaking.

Few more cracks than first inspection on the fairing. Drill out to stop them creeping more some more holes to use Zip ties to hold togerther.

Pulled some more bits of Wales out.

Changed the left bar as it was easier than trying to wangle the inner weight out as the end bit had snapped off that the screw goes in to...

Changed the gear linkage compleat.

Fitted a indi back on. Late model have little square plugs rather than bullet conectors. Blue on the right & orange on the left...

Which dont cross fit a blue wont fit an orange & vice versa... Only had a rear with an orange plug... that'll do just a bit shorter than a front.

Boxed it back up. Tucked all back in...

Jonsey say's he has an man who is a whizz with plastic repairs & another who is a spray pait wizzard...

Only thing is If I get it repainted it wont match the rest of the panels...Get the whole fairing painted ? or go Chineese cheapo route...?
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I would get it all painted, better then I’ll fitted Chinees ones


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MacV2 wrote: Mon Sep 13, 2021 8:05 am
gilson wrote: Mon Sep 13, 2021 6:28 am Get well soon Mac!
Few brusies & bit stiff n sore but otherwise ok.

Just really gutted I damaged Nue Red... Popkat will never forgive me...

I'm older and softer so you are forgiven. on the understanding you make good your mess and don't do it again :Thinking:

Good job you're ok though :thumbup:



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Rode into work in the fekin rain !

I'm not doing another winter riding into Greenwich in all weathers...

I've jacked it in !

Finish end of the month.
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MacV2 wrote: Tue Sep 14, 2021 5:36 pm Rode into work in the fekin rain !

I'm not doing another winter riding into Greenwich in all weathers...

I've jacked it in !

Finish end of the month.
Wow I wasn't expecting that, although I know you have been thinking about a change for sometime.
I can understand the riding in the rain part. It's different when you are in your twenties, you can somehow seem to put up with it better, goodness knows why :crazy:

I wish you well in your next chapter of life Mac :thumbup:

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Go for it mac, it's time to enjoy life. :thumbup:
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Well done Mac, what’s next? Have Vogue and GQ been pestering you again for a centre spread?
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Kev L wrote: Tue Sep 14, 2021 10:20 pm Well done Mac, what’s next? Have Vogue and GQ been pestering you again for a centre spread?
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Well you know how it is being so good looking... :lol: :lol:

Vogue ? More like GrumpyFek Monthly ... You have a subscription to that don't you... :wink:
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sirch345 wrote: Tue Sep 14, 2021 7:23 pm
MacV2 wrote: Tue Sep 14, 2021 5:36 pm Rode into work in the fekin rain !

I'm not doing another winter riding into Greenwich in all weathers...

I've jacked it in !

Finish end of the month.
Wow I wasn't expecting that, although I know you have been thinking about a change for sometime.
I can understand the riding in the rain part. It's different when you are in your twenties, you can somehow seem to put up with it better, goodness knows why :crazy:

I wish you well in your next chapter of life Mac :thumbup:

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Taking early retirment, got all the PW sorted & on it's way in but I handed in my notice on the 1st Sept so finish on the 30th. :Beer2:
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MacV2 wrote: Tue Sep 14, 2021 5:36 pm Rode into work in the fekin rain !

I'm not doing another winter riding into Greenwich in all weathers...

I've jacked it in !

Finish end of the month.
You get through jobs like you do vtrs !
All the best for the next chapter 👍
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MacV2 wrote: Wed Sep 15, 2021 4:53 am
Kev L wrote: Tue Sep 14, 2021 10:20 pm Well done Mac, what’s next? Have Vogue and GQ been pestering you again for a centre spread?
:wink:
Well you know how it is being so good looking... :lol: :lol:

Vogue ? More like GrumpyFek Monthly ... You have a subscription to that don't you... :wink:
:lol: :wink: Worryingly this will lead to a reduction in posts such as ‘name of the day’ ‘oooops I’ve broken myself/my storm’ and an increase in time to come up with more crap jokes! Concerning times indeed!
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Don’t blame you Macster, that’s my plan next year.

I look forward to your YouTube videos in October on plastic fairing repairs


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MacV2 wrote: Wed Sep 15, 2021 4:55 am
Taking early retirment, got all the PW sorted & on it's way in but I handed in my notice on the 1st Sept so finish on the 30th. :Beer2:
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Congratulations Mac,
I wish i could do the same but she whom must be obeyed wont let me :lol:

I hope Frank can keep you in the manor you deserve :D

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MacV2 wrote: Wed Sep 15, 2021 4:55 am
sirch345 wrote: Tue Sep 14, 2021 7:23 pm
MacV2 wrote: Tue Sep 14, 2021 5:36 pm Rode into work in the fekin rain !

I'm not doing another winter riding into Greenwich in all weathers...

I've jacked it in !

Finish end of the month.
Wow I wasn't expecting that, although I know you have been thinking about a change for sometime.
I can understand the riding in the rain part. It's different when you are in your twenties, you can somehow seem to put up with it better, goodness knows why :crazy:

I wish you well in your next chapter of life Mac :thumbup:

Chris.
Taking early retirment, got all the PW sorted & on it's way in but I handed in my notice on the 1st Sept so finish on the 30th. :Beer2:
Ah well that's even better 8) :beer:

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