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Forum: Idle Banter Yesterday, 07:59 AM
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Posted By SV650rules
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

I fitted some cameras last year, people have got so used to (not to mention bl00dy annoyed by) regular false alarms from various houses by us that people never even look now when one goes off.
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues Yesterday, 07:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 344
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gsx-s1000f

There is same amount of black on the blue one as there is on the red one :confused:

If you get red people will think it is a Honda, blue is proper Suzuki colour.
Forum: Idle Banter 18-08-18, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 55
Posted By SV650rules
Re: xkcd

Never seen those before but used to look forward to the 'far side' cartoon desk calendars (one page per day) coming out every year but they stopped printing them in about 1995 - here is a sample
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Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 18-08-18, 01:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 667
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Noisy Cam chain?

The 2% mixed with oil by volume for bikes with wet clutch is the max recommended on the LiquMoly website. As previous post I use 60ml (20ml per litre) in my AL7.
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 18-08-18, 09:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 667
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Noisy Cam chain?

+ 100%

I am also a long time user of Moly in engines and gearboxes (and even the lawnmower when I have a bit left over) - engines in all my cars have done very large mileages and not used a drop...
Forum: Idle Banter 17-08-18, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6,268
Views: 355,310
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

If I am watching live TV and can't fast forward I just mute the sound - IMHO many of the adverts used to be better and cleverer than some of the programs, but not any more - the politically correct...
Forum: Idle Banter 17-08-18, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1,298
Views: 218,881
Posted By SV650rules
Re: The Comedy Club - Think up some new jokes

Two toddlers from our local playgroup who refused to lie down for their afternoon nap have been charged with resisting a rest.
Forum: Idle Banter 17-08-18, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By SV650rules
Re: I guess they were correct...

I guess 50 years ago Paul Erlich was correct as well....

https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2018/mar/22/collapse-civilisation-near-certain-decades-population-bomb-paul-ehrlich
Forum: Idle Banter 16-08-18, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By SV650rules
Re: I guess they were correct...

The Elephant in the room is the rapidly expanding human population, too many people wanting too many resources, completely out of control and it seems no-one wants to talk about it, it is easier to...
Forum: Idle Banter 13-08-18, 04:29 PM
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Views: 225,632
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Computers have de-skilled the human race by gathering information on computers rather than in the human mind. Computers have allowed big business to take over the world, Amazon makes huge profits in...
Forum: Idle Banter 12-08-18, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,298
Views: 218,881
Posted By SV650rules
Re: The Comedy Club - Think up some new jokes

I had to close down my poultry dating agency, I tried every way I knew, but simply could not make hens meet..
Forum: Idle Banter 10-08-18, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6,268
Views: 355,310
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

http://forums.sv650.org/showthread.php?t=224992&highlight=brushes&page=4

may be starter button contact or relay, or the startermotor itself see this thread, some links to refurbing the motor...
Forum: Idle Banter 09-08-18, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3,328
Views: 225,632
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

If you want to try the dominatrix we could have a whip round for you - and whatever you do don't let her walk all over you.......:)
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 08-08-18, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Headlight / Clock options

Try Alchemy , they do some trick headlights, LED and projector style - you can get some with built in GPS speedometer as well, selection of bracket available as well. Have you thought about...
Forum: Idle Banter 08-08-18, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3,328
Views: 225,632
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

I know :rolleyes: and peas are not a fruit either LOL - but they are a surprisingly starchy vegetable / legume or whatever ...... also surprisingly bad for raising blood glucose.

But how about...
Forum: Idle Banter 08-08-18, 06:02 AM
Replies: 3,328
Views: 225,632
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Fruit is loaded with sugar, which is bad news for weight loss and diabetes.. they seem to have changed five a day recently to 'non-starchy' vegetables rather than fruit (root veggies can have a lot...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 08-08-18, 05:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 358
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Cb175

2 strokes ran well in cool damp weather, but in hot dry weather such as we have been having seemed to lose a lot of their 'ooomph'
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 07-08-18, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By SV650rules
Re: HD

Still using that vibey 45deg V twin though..... A tractor is still a tractor when it is tarted up a bit.
Forum: Idle Banter 07-08-18, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6,268
Views: 355,310
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

If you start getting any strange symptoms Lyme disease (tick borne) is getting more widespread in UK but doctors still don't diagnose it very well at all.....
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 07-08-18, 07:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 358
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Cb175

Still think bikes look better as a physical thing rather than a 2D picture on a tiny phone screen, also people want to do their research of many things online but still expect a dealer (or shop) to...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 06-08-18, 05:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 358
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Cb175

That is a nice looking bike, much better than anything in its class that our bike makers were producing ( BSA Bantam anyone ?) - did it have the original hard nylon Japanese tyres ? (apparently...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 06-08-18, 08:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 772
Posted By SV650rules
Re: SV650 2018 Review

I wouldn't call myself a slow rider, as I love the acceleration on the SV but I do tend to short shift on the flat and use the highest gear for the situation. I can get over 70 pretty much without...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 05-08-18, 03:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 294
Posted By SV650rules
Re: First Bike

When I first got my AL7 in May 2016 it didn't have a fly-screen, a few months later I got an MRA one and the first thing I noticed was the horrendous wind noise (that had not been there before, I was...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 05-08-18, 06:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 294
Posted By SV650rules
Re: First Bike

+1 too damn right, best thing since sliced Hovis.......
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 04-08-18, 08:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 772
Posted By SV650rules
Re: SV650 2018 Review

You would have to ride everywhere in 1st and 2nd gear to only get 130 miles, you can add 40 to 80 miles to that (depending on urban / rural and riding style). You have to be seriously pushing on to...
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