So after giving her a bath it was time to rip into it.
The pads always come out nice and easy but the fatter new ones take a bit of ja-ja-jiggling and you have to hold your tongue just right. With 8 of them to do you get plenty of practice and they get a bit easier towards the end. Reckon they needed changing?
After the pad change a bit of polish was swabbed around the place and that's about it in terms of bike prep. Someone is keen to go already:
To check that I still had brakes I decided to gear up (in a sweltering 28 degree) and head out to grab the current tag.
Ready to rock the South Island!