Well this feels new

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Well this feels new

Postby 48v » 07 Feb 2019, 22:28

Hello everyone.

I hope you are all well and actually still looking at the site.

Finally I’ve had to accept the my lovely old 1100 has to go and so I am collecting a 1300 tomorrow...can anyone let me know where I might be able to get a pdf version of the users manual? I know there used to be some on various sites, but my quick searches aren’t bringing anything up.

As ever I am hugely in your debt for any advice or guidance.

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Re: Well this feels new

Postby 48v » 07 Feb 2019, 23:34

48v wrote:Hello everyone.

I hope you are all well and actually still looking at the site.

Finally I’ve had to accept the my lovely old 1100 has to go and so I am collecting a 1300 tomorrow...can anyone let me know where I might be able to get a pdf version of the users manual? I know there used to be some on various sites, but my quick searches aren’t bringing anything up.

As ever I am hugely in your debt for any advice or guidance.

David


I found one.
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Re: Well this feels new

Postby PeterPan » 13 Feb 2019, 19:00

Great news. Welcome to the 1300


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Re: Well this feels new

Postby 48v » 13 Feb 2019, 19:23

PeterPan wrote:Great news. Welcome to the 1300


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I’m a very happy boy so far, the bike is very smooth and sooo quiet.
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Re: Well this feels new

Postby cammy_moir » 13 Feb 2019, 21:37

And its good to see that folks are still using the site. Good luck with the new bike.
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Re: Well this feels new

Postby alans1100 » 14 Feb 2019, 04:52

cammy_moir wrote:And its good to see that folks are still using the site. Good luck with the new bike.
I check here most days but haven't posted for a few weeks.
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Re: Well this feels new

Postby alans1100 » 14 Feb 2019, 04:57

48v wrote:
I found one.


Enjoy, I'm still getting used to our 1300 - but it has been off the road three out of the six months we've had her.
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Re: Well this feels new

Postby 48v » 14 Feb 2019, 08:30

cammy_moir wrote:And its good to see that folks are still using the site. Good luck with the new bike.


To be honest I haven’t had a problem with the 1100, so I haven’t needed to please for help.

I picked up the bike last Friday and did 200 miles in very high winds...which was a joy. The only thing I’ve found that I really need to sort is the windscreen which is at its lowest point. I don’t think it’s broken, I suspect it’s the relays. I’ve just been too lazy/unwilling to take the Tupperware off to investigate. There is no sound from the motor so I’m assuming relays or switch, rather than motor. The fuse is fine.
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Re: Well this feels new

Postby 48v » 28 Feb 2019, 19:44

I’m now two weeks in and I love this bike. It’s sooooo smooth and for me much more comfortable that the 1100. I have a typical Scots long body and wee short legs, so a more upright...I like to think magisterial, riding position suits me best. I contacted the dealer who said that any other bikes he’d bought from the same source had had the main windscreen relay removed. £10 from my local dealer and everything is just perfect.

I do have a question though, does anyone know of a sensible route round the tank to run wiring? At the moment the sat-nag power cables just under the tank cover.

The only gripe I’ve had is that the fuel consumption is nowhere near as good as I’d hoped. I only got 200 miles from the first full tank, although I did 90 miles into and out of London yesterday and only used 3 sections of fuel, so I suppose it’s improving. Maybe my riding style was uncharacteristically enthusiastic.
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Re: Well this feels new

Postby alans1100 » 01 Mar 2019, 02:17

I installed the OEM quartet harness and DC power socket and hooked the GPS wiring into that.

The DC socket only came with a 2amp fuse which is ok for a phone but not much else. Blew the fuse when I put the compressor on to do the tyre pressures so I need to get a 10 amp fuse for it.

See here http://ozstoc.com/index.php?topic=12998 ... msg1243814

One of our other members added some driving light wiring via the left side of the bike http://ozstoc.com/index.php?topic=11257 ... msg1207545 which might give you an idea or two.

With the fuel I noticed on mine that from a full tank the indication would drop a bar every 60km (37 miles) on average. Over 6000km I've averaged 18.7k/l (see in signature below) or about UK 53mpg but then I ride mostly on country/rural roads and hardly any stop/go city traffic of which I only do every three or four months.

We have a weekend ride of just over 1100km/680miles return to do in the middle of the month which should give me a fuel usage guide for riding two up. https://goo.gl/maps/jeYCRMQRBXK2
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