Picking Up Robo

It was a rediculously hot day, and I was thinking about picking it up on a thursday a little while back, but I had too many things to do that thursday and I really wanted to pick it up since I havent had the bike for over two weeks! Not having my bike was killing me! Even if I wasnt riding Robo, I really dont want it in someone else’s garage, I want him in my garage! Safe and sound! But it was too hot to go after work on thursday, and I couldnt go in the evening so I told them I would pick up the bike on saturday after 6pm. They close at 5 pm so they told me the gaurd (7aris) will be waiting for me. So I went over their with my gear in the land cruiser! Like usual the garage was closed down, so I saw the gaurd and spoke to him, and he had no clue who I was. But I saw my bike in the back next to a few other bikes. But the gaurd was a bit skeptical, and he didnt know what was up so I called the service guy’s mobile number, and he picked up. But he forgot to tell him, and they forgot to wash the bikes. I even sent the money for the bill earlier in the day. But it was no problem since I pulled my bike out from between the bikes. And I wiped it down just enough for me to get on it, and the rest of the dust will fly off.

Gear in the Landcruiser

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The gaurd (7aris) was a funny guy! I was joking around with him while cleaning up the bike!

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Some what dusty but I missed Robo!

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Ready to launch and the sun is setting!

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The service and putting some more carbon fiber parts on the bike didnt cost too much. Total of 41 KD.

Problems Fixed at 1000km Service:

  • Front breaks werent doing too well so the discs were replaced under warranty.
  • The ABS system was malfunction so only the servo breaks were available, and the computer was replaced under warranty.
  • The did an oil change, changed the oil filter, clean the air filter, and check the engine.
  • And the carbon fiber parts were put on.

The part that took some time was replacing the ABS computer, they to wait a week and a half to get the part! But I didnt mind too much, but I wanted Robo back in the my garage! While this was all going on the service guy kept calling me and apologizing for the mix up with the guard. I didnt mind at all since the guard was doing his job, and it didnt take long to clear things up!

After that I got on the bike! Leaving Shuweikh Industrial Area, and my plan was taking the scenic route home which was fun. My mp3 player was charge and I was ready to go! I took the second ring road all the way to gulf street, stop by the One for a bit to take a look at a few things, and then took the gulf road all the way back home! And when I got home I have a nice cold coke in a bottle! Couldnt have a been a more pleasent day! I wish I had more of those kinds of days!

More pictures below

filling up some gas!

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Thank god for cheap gas!

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Me and Robo at a quick stop at Marina to go to the One!

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Back home safe and sound!

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Look at him nice and shiny! hehehe!

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Damn good cold coke! Hit the spot! Nothing better then this after a hot ride! hehehe!
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A guy who is just trying to enjoy life!

17 Comments

  1. Mark: NEVER! ITS A HAGA! But I do have the black one… I know you would love it!

    DiiGMaa: Like I said! I will wear the black one at night! I will post about it soon! hehehe!

  2. No No.. Looooooooooose both helmets ;P
    3ayara I know :P

  3. DiiGMaa: hahaha! No.. u will love the black one!!

  4. I’m sure.. I’m sure :)
    perfect match for Robo :)

  5. Must feel great to get it back :P

  6. DiiGMaa: Yes perfect for Robo!

    sexygoba: hehehe! Its the color! But really its derteh! hehehehe!

    3baid: hell yeah it felt fantastic!

    Laialy: U just name the day!

  7. women can go on bikes in kuwait 3ady right?
    tech i dnt think theres a law prohibiting it here in saudi, but i cant take the chance riding with friends or even brother in laws coz of the mutawas :( wala gahr.i have so much riding abroad

  8. diabz: Yeah I have seen a few Kuwaiti girls riding bikes on their own, there is one that I have seen flying by on a Ducati 749, and another one on a Suzuki GSX-R. And there is no law prohibiting a girl riding behind a guy.

  9. i know…hate cans.. they should make coke bottles like those barbican bottles… easily openable…

  10. Menon: I agree! I love the taste from the coke bottles!

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