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What checks do you do after a long trip?

I recently came back from a trip of 500km, not earth shattering I know, but I did push the bike quite hard and I just want to know if there is anything I should check? The obvious I know like oil and tyre pressure, anything you guys look at after a long ride?
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Seriously .... what bike are you on - you are in the BMW tech forum but there's lots of different beemers .
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You could check the final drive chain, both lubrication and adjustment - always good for the soul. Oh, I forgot, it's a shaft or belt drive.
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Wash the bike - look for oil weaps. Look for loose nuts and bolts.

Check spokes. Check nuts and bolts - with a spanner.

Bepends ont the ride - air filter if it has been dusty. Look for rust .. paint chips ..

500 km .. hummm can be long .. depends on the conditions..
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Brakes
Oil
Lights
Tyres
Steering

(should be done before and after every ride according to the theory passed on to me).
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