Travel Spare parts and tools

In order to have some inner peace in my next trips I started this list of tools and spare parts to have anywhere I go outside the country, or even there on longer trips. I’ll stick to spare parts , mechanics and electronics… not general use or camping gear. For that I have a separate page. I will split it in 2 categories: spare parts and tools that I would like to have in my toolbox or under the seat. After I checked all items in those lists I will add the pictures to show you where I placed everything. … Continue reading Travel Spare parts and tools

Helmet customization – design

I have this idea how to put the pattern used in the logo on the helmet. last night I put some paper tape on the helmet and draw some lines over as I expect to have the pattern overlay. then I carefully  removed the tape (it has 3 layers in some areas) and cut around the drawn lines in order to be able to  lay it on a A4 paper sheet –  flattening the pattern is tricky because of the spherical shape of the helmet and I had to  stick to thin shapes. After all this I scanned the A4 … Continue reading Helmet customization – design

First oil change

It’s my first time. I never changed oil myself until now. Rida has 44442km onboard now. Even if it’s already autumn I expect to have some rides next weeks and don’t want to leave any uncertainty regarding previous oil.  2.7 l of Motul 7100 10w40 MA2 synthetic oil and a filter. I am not used to feel the torque for the filter but the rule with 2 complete turns after first contact of the sealing with the engine was useful…anyhow I wasn’t able to do two turns in the beginning.I started the engine few minutes and after that I was … Continue reading First oil change