Having an indicator to show the charge level of the battery has been a boon. However, its location is not very convenient. In order to charge the battery I had to open the hatch and keep it from closing while the charger was plugged in. It was not easy to position the charger. Another trip … Continue reading 12 Volt battery woes – Part 2
I should be very happy. I've just registered my best fuel consumption result of 3.99L/100km. That's 70.8 mpg Imp, 58.9 mpg US and 25.06 km/L. First dot lasted 177 km Fuel warning beep at 903.3 km DTE = 0 at c. 960 km, driving another 170 km. My last 553.7 km was at 3.5 L/100km … Continue reading 1132.5km on 45.17L – But is it enough?
Two weekends in a row I had to get a jump-start from the Allianz roadside assist. Either the less-than-1-year-old battery is on its last legs or the something is quickly draining the battery. Unfortunately it is not easy to analyse the battery using the otherwise sophisticated piece of kit because it isn't easy to rev … Continue reading 12 Volt battery woes – Part 1
If you would like to buy a bike you would go to a bike shop, check the options, have a brief test ride in the car park and contemplate parting with hard-earned cash. Wouldn't it be better if you could try a range of bikes under the conditions you are going to ride? The Specialized Test … Continue reading Test the Best Mt Stromlo – Specialized in Canberra
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