Modifications and accessories:
Additional oil cooler, installed by Arto
at start day in Finland
Engine shield of 7 mm aluminium and tool tube. Italy.
Experiment: Holders for 2 x 10 litres jerrycans installed
in Morocco, day 140 ...And thrown away on day 141.
Giwi sidebags 3 x 36 l, Giwi frame
J-luggage holder system, assembled in Morocco.
Magellan GPS (Satellite receiver)
Repairs during the tour:
Sprockets and drive chain replaced in 45000 kms in South Africa.
Engine exhaust manifold got red hot: faulty CDI unit and
weakened valve springs were the reasons.
repair at 46000 kms in Argentina.
Cam shaft lug damage discovered in Bolivia.
Complete engine check and maintenance done in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Front suspension oil change and steering bearings changed. "80,000 kms maintenance."
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All tyres used so far, added with statistical information.
Front suspension dust boot fixed with tape in
Front suspension dust boots changed in Brazil
Giwi sidebags patched first time in Germany, also in
Dusty clutch lever switch cleaned in Ghana 35,000 kms, because of starting problems. Cleaned again in Yucatan (69,000 kms) and the switch finally removed from electrical system in Florida (79,000 kms).
Instruments & lights:
Dusty switch for the headlights cleaned in Ghana (35,000 kms). Repaired in Brazil (53,000 kms).
All bike maintenances in chronological order.