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Gotta be careful about which tail tidy kit you get in case it requires you cutting into the plastic cover under the rear fender. I think evotech may have one.
 

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There's only a couple of options available, but you can't go wrong with the evotech one....good instructions and there's a few youtube guides too so you should be fine.
 

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Love that expression "spanner challenged"!!

That's exactly like me, not very handy with stuff like that. I think its experience too, Im just not technically minded either. Im trying to do more stuff and I think a project like the tail tidy would be a big achievement for me!
I've just bought a paddock stand so I can clean and lube my chain more easily. Just got to suss how to put the bike on it now....

Glad I'm not the only "spanner challenged" biker here.
 

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Love that expression "spanner challenged"!!

That's exactly like me, not very handy with stuff like that. I think its experience too, Im just not technically minded either. Im trying to do more stuff and I think a project like the tail tidy would be a big achievement for me!
I've just bought a paddock stand so I can clean and lube my chain more easily. Just got to suss how to put the bike on it now....

Glad I'm not the only "spanner challenged" biker here.
It can be quite hard getting the bike on the paddock stand when first doing it, just put a lump of wood or brick under the stand so the bike sits virtually level...but not so much so it can fall the other way..!!. You'll soon get the hang of it.
 

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Yeah I've had a look on YouTube and that's what some other fella suggested. He was so condfident, like he was moving a kids pushbike!
 

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I've been looking for basic motorcycle maintenance courses to give me some confidence with this sort of thing but so far found nothing. Somebody could make a few £££ here and help us "spanner challenged" few.
 

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You just need to remember its just nuts and bolts......if you use the correct size spanners and hex heads you will not damage anything. Mark everything up and seperate the nuts and bolts and its all simple stuff.
The wiring is also methodical and simple and you may feel worried but once you have done it you will find that it was very simple stuff.
 
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