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Old 4th July 2019
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Officially had my first break down on my very first ride today, so that's out of the way. Lost the bolt holding the cables to the negative battery terminal. Noticed it when I stopped for gas, but was able to start the bike by holding the cable to the terminal while turning the key, then limped home so I didn't lose the battery charge. Good times.
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So a little red loctite on both battery bolts and we are back in business.
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Started lining up and ordering parts for the front brake. I ordered fork lowers and will grind off the fender brackets, as well as a left caliper and a new seal kit. Next up will be some lower and narrower handlebars and a master cylinder brake lever, then get a new braided brake line. Oh yeah and will need a new disc, also. I'll gather the parts a few at a time because I am a masochist.
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So a little red loctite on both battery bolts and we are back in business.
Red? that´s a bit overkill IMO. I use Blue and never got loose.

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Red? that´s a bit overkill IMO. I use Blue and never got loose.

Meet in the middle with some purple loctite (the preferred loctite of Sam Jackson)...?
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Red? that´s a bit overkill IMO. I use Blue and never got loose.

Red is what I had in the toolbox. Considering how infrequently I (should) be having to replace the battery, I am good with a solid connection there.
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