Rusty Tank & 36psi

FF dated 19-11-15

So today I cracked open the fuel filter I changed a couple days ago.

I tested it after removal and discovered that it was jammed up pretty bad. I had to crack it open to measure the extent and confirm that it was rust.

It was a twofold surprise seeing what 36psi did to the filter and realizing how well the bike ran with such compromised pressure.

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1877 miles

I’ve rebuilt two old bicycles and one new one. Round about two thousand miles has always been a maintenance bellwether.

I just had finished installing a brand new starter and took a milk-run test-ride. The clutch cable snapped on that oil stained parking space pictured just in front of the bike. I had moved it to the alley where I could try to MacGyver the broken cable and limp home.

I tried several times but the sun was setting and the milk was getting warm so I called for a truck. He called another driver to show him how to load motorcycles.