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Date

2006 10 25 Nail in the tire (Laurent)

2006 10 23 Nail in the tire (Anders)

2006 10 10 Luggage rack broke (Anders)

2006 10 10 Leaking oil tank (Laurent)

2006 10 07 Right mirror breaks off (Anders)

2006 09 28 Nail in the tire (Anders)

2006 09 24 Nail in the tire (Laurent)

2006 09 23 Nail in the tire (Anders)

2006 09 12 Front break don't work (Anders)

2006 09 11 Mounting new clutch handle (Laurent).

2006 08 20 Cab. adjustment (Laurent)

2006 08 17 Coil breakdown (Anders)

2006 08 11 Mounting new parts (new_coil). (Laurent)

2006_07_29_One_spoke_missing_(Anders)

2006 07 28 Coil "breakdown" (Laurent)

2006 06 28 Using oil (Laurent)

2006 06 28 Using oil (Laurent)

Before getting out of Switzerland. Laurents bike are using more than half liter of oil per 500 km, So Laurent decide to swap the engine to a other engine. Within a couple of hours the new engine are in place with from Mitterers Motorbike shop.  There is only a small problem all the papers are done with the old engine number, but this problem is fast fixed with a little magic…

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2006 07 28 Coil "breakdown" (Laurent)

Laurents bike stops on the way to mongolia.

First coil repair didn't work.

This is second coil repair and it worked. The bike is just a little hard to start. So we have ordred new from Switzerland from info@mitterer.ch.

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2006 07 29 One spoke missing (Anders)

One spoke complet missing in the back wheel. It's a kind of normal that spoke are breaking when driving on Russian roads. So Have a handfull of new spoks with us. It was a one hour repair. Back wheel off, tire off, mount new spoke....

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2006 08 11 Mounting new parts (new coil). (Laurent)

In Ulaanbaatar we recived our package from Switzerland with a new coil for Laurent's bike.

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2006 08 17 Coil breakdown (Anders)

While we was driving in the dunes Anders got the same problem as Laurent had for week ago. The coil for the ignition broke down. But this time it was on a big problem, because we had a spare one. So after 1,5 hour repair the bike was up running again.

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2006 08 20 Cab. adjustment (Laurent)

Laurent bike was very hard to start. Because it was drowning every time trying to start it. The valve closing to the petrol was not working properly. So after a little adjustment it's worked fine again.   

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2006 09 11 Mounting new clutch handle (Laurent).

After a little crash the clutch was broken. But we had a new so after 5 minutes we were on the road again. 

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2006 09 12 Front break don't work (Anders)

After change of the break pads in Almaty the front break didn't work very good, some times not at all. So with a little adjustment with a peace of a cola cane it worked again.  

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2006 09 23 Nail in the tire (Anders)

Got a nail in the tire on our way to Iskander Kul lake. No big problem we have all the tool with us to repair. So after some work we was rolling again

 

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2006 09 24 Nail in the tire (Laurent)

Now it was Laurent's turn to do a tire repair. Just one day after Anders. But I think it quit good we have being driving more than 15.000 km and we only had one flat tire each.

 

2006 09 28 Nail in the tire (Anders)

Just found an other nail in the tire.

2006 10 07 Right mirror breaks off (Anders)

After the bike crashed from the side stand the right mirror broke off. But again some glue and wire fixed the problem.

2006 10 10 Leaking oil tank (Laurent)

After some heavy mountain  driving. The oil tank starts to leak. But it get fixed with some super glue

2006 10 10 Luggage rack broke (Anders)

The luggage rack brok two places.

But after some russian repair it was working again. But one day we will maybe do some welding.

2006 10 23 Nail in the tire (Anders).

Just an other nail in the tire...... But at least a nice view.

 

 

2006 10 25 Nail in the tire (Laurent)

 

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