Maintenance log

Sometimes it feels like “Motorcycle adventure travel” is just a fancy term for fixing your motorbike in exotic places… this is our maintenance log.

Date Paul’s bike Marlieke’s bike
28-08-2012
Putten
Netherlands
28348km

  • adjust valves
  • gas cables replaced
  • new front and rear tires Continental tkc80
  • new front and rear brake pads
  • foam handlebar grips
  • oil change
  • new oil filter
  • new air filter
  • new fuel hose
31900km

  • adjust valves
  • gas cable replaced
  • new front and rear tires Continental tkc80
  • new front and rear brake pads
  • new chain; regina
  • new sprockets
  • foam handlebar grips
  • oil change
  • new oil filter
  • new air filter
  • new fuel hose
19-09-2012
Brasvov
Rumania
 31966km

  • new starter relais
  • new front light bulb
  • replaced lost rear brake bolt
14-10-2012
Nevsehir
Turkey
35900km

  • new chain
  • carburetor cleaned
7-11-2012
Urmia
Iran
38500km

  • oil change
  • cleaned air filter
 42000km

  • oil change
  • cleaned air filter
11-21-2012
Bam
Iran
41500km

  • new rear tire: Metzeller Tourance
45000km

  • new rear tire: Metzeller Tourance
22-12-2012
Multan
Pakistan
  • leaking floater gasket replaced
  • carburetor cleaned
  • leaking oil filter cap; installed oversized bolts

 

10-01-2013
Delhi
India
42600km

  • new sparkplug
  • replaced clutch plates
  • oil change
  • new oil filter
  • cleaned airfilter
46300km

  • new sparkplug
  • replaced clutch plates
  • oil change
  • new oil filter
  • cleaned airfilter
10-05-2013
Saint Louis
USA
46600km

  • new airfilter
  • new front Tire; Kenda K761
  • new sprocket
  • new chain

 

50300km

  • new airfilter
  • new front Tire; Kenda K761
  • new rear inner tube
21-06-2013
Mazatlan
Mexico
53700km

  • carburetor cleaned
  • valves adjusted
  • new sparkplug
  • new fuel hose
  • oil change
57400km

  • carburetor cleaned
  • valves adjusted
  • new sparkplug
  • new fuel hose
  • oil change
  • replaced torn carburetor joint
  • new sprocket
  • new chain: DID 520vt narrow x-ring
13-07-2013
Mexico
Chetumal
57200km

  • new chain
18-07-2013
Guatamala
Flores
  • New front light bulb
30-08-2013
San Jose
Costa Rica
60000km

  • new rear and front tires; Pirelli mt60
  • new inner tubes; front and rear
63600km

  • new rear and front tires; Pirelli mt60
  • new rubber handlebar grips
04-09-2013
David
Panama
60400km

  • repainted exhaust pipes
64100km

  • repainted exhaust pipes
  • replaced rear brake pads
28-09-2013
Medellin
Colombia
62800km

  • compression check; 8.2 kg/cm2@1400m
  • new air filter
  • adjust valves
  • new rubber handle bar grips
  • new rear inner tube (spare)
  • New front and rear brake pads
66300km

  • compression check; 8.0 kg/cm2@1400m
  • new air filter
  • adjust valves
  • New front brake pads
07-10-2013
Pasto
Colombia
63900km

  • Oil change
  • New oil filter
67400km

  • Oil change
  • New oil filter
10-10-2013
Quito
Ecuador
64300km

  • New front fork oil seals (not original)
  • Front fork oil change
67800km

  • New front fork oil seals (not original)
  • Front fork oil change
23-10-2013
Casma
Peru
67000km

  • New sprockets
  • New chain: DID 520vt narrow x-ring
24-10-2013
Lima
Peru
67400km

  • New front fork seals (again)
  • Changed to large spark plug for improved high altitude performance
70900km

  • New front fork seals (again)
  • Changed to large spark plug for improved high altitude performance
20-11-2013
Uyuni
Bolivia
70300km

  • New rear tyre: Michelin Sirac (brought from Pasto, Colombia)
73800km

  • New rear tyre: Michelin Sirac (brought from Pasto, Colombia)
27-11-2013
San Pedro de Atacama
Chile
72000km

  • Cleaned air filter
  • Drive sprocket lock nut bodge-job
  • Swapped spark plug back to original size
75500km

  • Cleaned air filter
  • Swapped spark plug back to original size
  • Weld side stand
  • New chain (fake DID from Colombia… lasted 3000km…)
11-12-2013
Mendoza
Argentinia
73600km

  • New rear wheel bearings
  • New lock nut drive sprocket
77100km

  • Re-revit the pannier-rack lock (after crash)
  • New left mirror: made in China :-(
05-01-2014
Chillan
Chile
74500km

  • New front tyre: Pirelli MT60 (brought from Mendoza, Argentina)
  • Oil change
  • New oil filter
  • Realignment front wheel
  • New air filter
  • Welded crack in luggage rack
78000km

  • New front tyre: Pirelli MT60 (brought from Mendoza, Argentina)
  • New front inner tube
  • Oil change
  • New oil filter
  • Realignment front wheel
  • New sprockets and chain (brought from USA)
  • Cleaned air filter
  • Welded crack in luggage rack
14-04-2014
Barcelona
Spain
82900km

  • New rubber booths connecting carb to engine
  • Tune carb settings
  • New sprockets and chain
  • Rebalance front and rear wheels
  • New rear tyre: Pirelli MT60
  • New gas-cable
  • New coaster enricher membrane in carb
86400km

  • Rebalance front and rear wheels
  • New rear tyre: Pirelli MT60
  • New left mirror (made in Japan :-) )
  • New speedometer wheel mounting
  • Cleaned airfilter
03-05-2014
Coffrane
Switzerland
(THANKS Julien! :-))
 86700km  90200km

  • New rear wheel bearings
  • New rear brake pads
  • Clean and lubricate rear brake assembly
  • New front light bulb

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