Month: December 2015
So, now that I have a center stand on Raven, I can theoretically do my own light maintenance. As I do not need to do an oil change yet (another 4000 miles on that) I decided that I would get a few other things done: front and rear sprockets, chain and parking brake pads (more on those later). So, with reckless abandon, I started on the first maintenance adventure over x-mas week.
Well, not really, but with new heated gear, it will certainly feel that way. I finally picked up a heated jacket liner and gloves this past weekend. I didn’t really need the jacket liner, however it made it easy to wire in the gloves, as the sleeves already had attachments for the gloves wired in. No running wiring through sleeves of the jacket and them getting stuck or pulling while I was riding. Once I got everything set up and wired in, I took off on a ride to give it a good test. The temp wasn’t even 40 deg out yet, so it was going to be plenty chilly.