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Old 03-26-2012, 11:43 PM
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Default Re: what did you do to your motor bike today?

I put brand new brake pads on my hand brake today. I have a huffy cranbrook, and since I removed the rear fender for chain clearance, I was able to fit a rear handbrake on the bike. I got the brake used, and have been using the pads that came with it for almost two years. So for the first time ever, brand new brake pads. I also made some other adjustments. On the way to WallyWorld to get the brake pads, I noticed that the engine was revving way too high on idle. It was so bad that when I hit the brakes, the whole bike would vibrate. So, I started by tightening my clutch cable, but that wasnt it. Then I let all the tension out of my throttle cable and readjusted my idle screw. That seems to have done the trick. Now I just need some exhaust wrap.

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