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Had a sunny and warm (24C) countryside ride to the Harley shop for a couple of Jiffy stand bushes.
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24c and sunny, first warm day in a month so I told the misses i was going out for a short rip. Nine hours late I managed to get to get home.
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New rear dunflop, new rear brake pads, and bled the fluid.
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I rode mine yesterday after doing a repair on the carb.
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I dusted it off early this morning, rode to work and since it was 60 degrees took the long way home after work.
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You get brownie points if you let the speed cameras take the photos for you.

Today I was working on a bracket to mount the ghetto-mounted Hella Sharptone properly so that my bike is nice and horny. I'll have to work on one with 2mm steel because today's bracket seems flimsy.
I discovered that the ghetto-mounted Sharptone (low) is now acting funny (mechanical stress?) so I have to replace it with the other one (high) in the pack. I wonder if I should have bought the HD Loud Horn instead.

Update (20 Oct): Today I finally made the 2mm bracket, and it's not as flimsy and is a bit springy. Unfortunately the one thing I completely forgot about is that the horn might just leave an impression in the front mudguard if the forks bottom out (which they love doing at the moment).
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