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No spark issue: Testing the ignition coil
DR350 Rebuild #1
When the bike won’t run, as everyone can guess, there are potentially two things that could go wrong: there’s no spark or no fuel. (Or perchance there’s no spark AND no fuel simultaneously.) Tough, establishing that there’s no spark is not sufficient to revive the dead patient. We have to dive into the motorcycle electrical system details and analyse it step by step. So let our first step in this…[ » ]
Buying a motorcycle for a short rider
DR350 Rebuild #0
Since I’ve (Marta) almost finished my driving licence course for a bigger motorcycle back in November, we’ve decided it’s time to look for some suitable adventure donkey, which would fit a short rider. But still we wanted something with a more enduro feeling to it, so the problem was even more complex.
Maybe a short summary of my hurdles and findings would be useful for other experiencing the same
When the rear shock pours out and leaves puddles of oil at stop, it’s a sign it’s time for a rebuild.
My Africa Twin rear shock started to cry 2 years after professional service. As I like tinkering myself I took care of it and prepared this DIY Africa Twin rear shock rebuild tutorial. You will only need a hammer, a screwdriver and some patience! Follow this 19 steps how-to to get brand new rear s…