Bikes has started and run fine the last two times I’ve tried it. So today I thought I’d nip round the petrol station and fill it up then get some bread for lunch.
Pulls into the petrol station and suddenly it dies. No electrics nothing !
Great, so I wheel it out of view of people to avoid any more embarrassment.
After thinking that I’m going to have to push this mofo the mile back home with a bad back; I remembered I had replaced a fuse a while back that was wrapped in silver foil! This fuse supplies the main ignition circuit and sure enough it was blown. I managed to wedge the two fuse connectors together to bypass the fuse and the swine started again.
Stuck a 25amp fuse back in and now have a couple if spares in my jacket pocket. Just have the feeling this fault is going to catch me out at the most inappropriate moment sooner or later!
Reasons to strip this bike down and restore it are mounting.