Through the clouds

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Through the clouds

Post by redShogun » Sun Sep 20, 2020 1:13 pm

So yesterday morning I did some maintenance on my bike. I changed the oil, replaced the oil filter, the air filter and the spark plug (NGK CR6HSA). About 40 mins of work and now the motorbike is running well.

After 3 days of heavy rain and strong winds (a storm was roaming Greece) and since my university exams period was over I decided to go for a ride on mountain Pelion. I was in need of some fresh air after all.

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As I was heading towards Chania I saw a huge cloud right above the highest peaks of the mountain. Of course I wanted to go right through it.

The fog was getting dense as I continued to go up, especially at the Chania ski center.

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I would go way up to nearly the highest peak of the mountain (Pourianos Stayros) but since there are military bases there you are allowed to go up to a certain point. The top's altitude is around 1600m above sea level. Chania is around 1200m.

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The sunset through the fog. Maybe the most beautiful thing I have seen so far.

So that's about it. Just a small afternoon ride I went on. :D

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Re: Through the clouds

Post by MikeHorton » Sun Sep 20, 2020 1:56 pm

Looks like a great bit of recreation time in an amazing setting after the challenge of exams and some machine maintenance, enjoy and hope exams went well 👍

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Post by redShogun » Sun Sep 20, 2020 2:30 pm

Exams went well actually, thanks mate.

Yeah the setting was pretty much awesome up there. Personally I prefer autumn/winter rides instead of summer rides.

Now I am thinking of changing the rear sprocket this week....the stock one is 34T (front is 14T), I am thinking of going for a bigger one, like 37T. Generally speaking I like working on my motorbike.

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Re: Through the clouds

Post by XTreme » Sun Sep 20, 2020 5:40 pm

Excellent!

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