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Look Twice Geocoin Todie's Wild Ride: Pre-Ride Checklist

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Released:
Saturday, 17 January 2009
Origin:
California, United States
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This coin is being released as part of the Todie's Wild Ride Bike Awareness Project initiated by Rockin Roddy in response to the death of his good friend Tod Phillips. On August 12, 2008, Tod was riding a motorcycle when he was killed in an accident caused by a left turning vehicle. Tod was one third of Team Rod & Tod w/KAboom. This coin is released in his memory and in memory of all motorcyclists killed on the road. As part of this coins journey, I would like to collect different tips for drivers to be more aware of motorcycles, bicycles and pedestrians. Feel free to add any tips you wish to the logs to share with others.
(Used with permission from LionsLair)
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DO NOT KEEP THIS COIN!

This coin is part of a worldwide mission to raise awareness of bikes (both motorized and human powered) on the roadways. Please respect this coins mission and try to move it to another cache as soon as possible...

T-CLOCK — PRE-RIDE CHECKLIST
INSPECT THE MOTORCYCLE PRIOR TO EACH RIDE


T – Tires and Wheels
  • Tire Condition - Tread depth, weathering, bulges, imbedded objects, uneven wear
  • Air Pressure - Check cold. Normal loss is a pound or two a week
  • Spokes - Check for broken, bent or missing spokes
  • Rims - Check for out of round and out of true
  • Wheel Bearings - No free play and no growl when spinning
C – Cables and Controls
  • Throttle, Clutch, Brake Cables - Correct free play, smooth operation, no fraying
  • Shifter - Securely mounted, operates smoothly
  • Brakes - Operate smooth, don’t drag excessively, pads greater than minimum thickness
  • Kill Switch - Shuts off engine when moved to the “off” position
L – Lights and Electronics
  • Battery - Terminals tight/clean, water level OK, secured, proper routing of breather tube
  • Wiring - None frayed or pinched, especially important at steering head
  • Switches - Make sure all operate correctly (kill switch, headlight, brakes, signals, horn)
  • Lighting - Check light bulbs (headlights, tali/brake, markers, signals, instruments)
  • Horn - Proper mounting and insure that it works
O – Oil and Fuel
  • Leaks - Check for leaks (coolant, brake/clutch fluid, engine oil, final drive)
  • Levels - Check oil level on center stand when cold
  • Air Filter - No blockage, clean and not torn
  • Fuel Lines - Not bent, leaking or cracked and properly secured with clamps
  • Brake/Clutch - Fluid Correct levels, no leakage, no hose deterioration
C – Chain and Chassis
  • Drive Chain/Belt - Check for wear, proper adjustment, lubrication, master link clip
  • Sprockets - Check for wear
  • Chain Guard - Securely mounted
  • Foot Pegs - Should fold up and be securely mounted
  • Steering Head Bearings - No détente in middle, no binding, smooth operation
  • Swing Arm Bushings - Check for movement at swing arm pivot
  • Accessory Mounts - Secure, not missing bolts or interference with steering/suspension
  • Cotter Pins & Clips - No missing clips, also check where mechanical cables attach
  • Frame - Look for cracks, accessory mounts, steering head & engine cradle
  • Shocks and Forks - Check for leaks, smooth operation, air pressure, alignment
K – Kickstand
  • Side Stand - Not bent, retracts fully, proper ground clearance
  • Center Stand - Not bent, retracts fully, proper ground clearance

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Tracking History (1001.9mi) View Map

Write note 11/27/2012 JohnMac56 Geocoins posted a note for it   Visit Log

Todie's Wild Ride: Pre-Ride Checklist was transferred from JohnMac56 to user JohnMac56 Geocoins

Mark Missing 06/01/2011 JohnMac56 marked it as missing   Visit Log

The owner has set this Trackable as missing.

Write note 11/18/2009 scott445 posted a note for it   Visit Log

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Dropped Off 10/02/2009 Jonesi placed it in Don't KICK The Bucket California - 3.96 miles  Visit Log
Write note 09/30/2009 JohnMac56 posted a note for it   Visit Log

Email sent to current holder

Retrieve It from a Cache 07/01/2009 Jonesi retrieved it from Highland Valley Staging Area California   Visit Log

Wrestled away from a rattlesnake! ;-)

Dropped Off 06/27/2009 Geo Ken placed it in Highland Valley Staging Area California - 11.57 miles  Visit Log
Grab It (Not from a Cache) 06/24/2009 Geo Ken grabbed it   Visit Log

Taken from ClimberX

Retrieve It from a Cache 06/23/2009 climberX retrieved it from Strong Arms California   Visit Log

Great info and as a rider much apprieciated.

Dropped Off 05/24/2009 mountainbackpacker placed it in Strong Arms California - 17.57 miles  Visit Log
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