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Forum: Idle Banter Yesterday, 08:06 AM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: The running thread.

I got out for a run on Tuesday, just 5k. Going out again tomorrow at some point and going to try for a long run again, try to beat my previous 13k distance

Half marathon is in 2 weeks
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 20-02-19, 11:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By dirtydog
Re: Fairing bolts and fasteners

The bolt kits from Chewys are pretty good, I've got a set on my Curvy
Forum: Idle Banter 19-02-19, 09:54 PM
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Views: 18,259
Posted By dirtydog
Re: The running thread.

Odie will be 4 in May and Nuala will be 3 in May.

Nuala would be better as she's a bit more sensible than odie. Odie will run and run until he drops

They're both agility dogs

Odie in...
Forum: Idle Banter 17-02-19, 11:48 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: The running thread.

The goal at the moment is to finish the half marathon, I'm not looking much further ahead than that at the moment.
I like just getting out in the fresh air with my headphones on and being in my own...
Forum: Idle Banter 17-02-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 549
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: The running thread.

Cheers guys, I'm surprising myself every time I go for a run.
I'm not overly bothered about pace, it seems pretty consistent at around 6:50-7mins km. if I get faster then it's just a nice...
Forum: Idle Banter 17-02-19, 08:23 AM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: The running thread.

Yeah 9 weeks isn't much to go from 5k runs to a 21k run, I even lost a couple of weeks when it snowed then I had a bad cold which took a while to shake off.
I'm on strava and looking at run analysis...
Forum: Idle Banter 17-02-19, 12:21 AM
Replies: 549
Views: 18,259
Posted By dirtydog
Re: The running thread.

Well, I think this is the first time I've posted in this thread as I've always said I'll never be a runner but...



I started running a few months ago using the couch25k app as part of my quest...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 06-10-18, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 337
Posted By dirtydog
Re: Curvy SV650 Hard Front Brake Lever

No, SRAD calipers won’t fit without adapters
Forum: Idle Banter 12-09-18, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7,087
Views: 415,059
Posted By dirtydog
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Have got tooth ache today, seems to be a wisdom tooth causing the grief :mad:
Forum: Idle Banter 26-08-18, 06:24 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Yeah it was nice weather yesterday, rained most of today though but took the dogs out anyway as they don't mind the rain https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180826/bf497e788cbe2986d6318de12615661b.jpg...
Forum: Idle Banter 26-08-18, 06:02 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Running agility with my boy again yesterday, we were eliminated in both our runs but still enjoyed it
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180826/db9cc2fdb7f9e5f405a7942b2c4b024f.png


Sent from my...
Forum: Idle Banter 20-08-18, 04:01 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

We've had a spate of ram raids recently, 3 in the past week! 2 involved a jcb through a wall/window and ATM machines being taken
Forum: Idle Banter 10-08-18, 06:42 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

I had clutch switch fail on my first sv, then my third sv thevswitch has failed and been bypassed before I bought it and current sv has had 2 switches fail and has been bypassed for at least 8 years...
Forum: Idle Banter 10-08-18, 06:05 PM
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Views: 415,059
Posted By dirtydog
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

I've had a few clutch lever switches fail in the 15 years I've been on SVs. Current sv the switch failed so I bypassed it years ago
Forum: Idle Banter 08-08-18, 09:29 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Haha no itís not for everyone, it is painful at the time and a little sore for a day or 2 afterwards.

Iím no expert but I think a dominatrix might be more than the £80ph my tattooist charges ;)
Forum: Idle Banter 07-08-18, 08:21 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

This maybe classed as a gripe for some, but today I spent almost 5 hours getting tattooed
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 05-08-18, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By dirtydog
Re: SV number 7

7 SVs? And I thought I was doing well being on my 5th
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 05-08-18, 09:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By dirtydog
Re: First Bike

Ah beaten to it, that’ll teach me to take so long to type a reply!
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 05-08-18, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 480
Posted By dirtydog
Re: First Bike

Maybe the op just prefers the look of the faired bike?
As for abs, Iíve never had a bike with abs and in th 20+ years Iíve been riding Iíve never thought I could do with abs either.

So as per...
Forum: Idle Banter 03-08-18, 11:52 AM
Replies: 7,087
Views: 415,059
Posted By dirtydog
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Unfortunately work has to be done, surely you don't expect workmen to go round knocking on doors asking if anyone is trying to sleep after night shift or sitting in their garden that they might...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 01-08-18, 09:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By dirtydog
Re: SV650sy chain guard screws

If I remember I'll have a look in the morning, can't remember if mine are standard or not though
Forum: Idle Banter 01-08-18, 03:23 PM
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Views: 266,590
Posted By dirtydog
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

I've had to put my strawberry plants up in hanging baskets to stop the dogs eating them all
Forum: Idle Banter 30-07-18, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7,087
Views: 415,059
Posted By dirtydog
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Insurance rant time...

Bike insurance renewal came through at a whopping £240, a quick look on comparison site brings up a quote of £140. Called Bennetts and within a few minutes they had managed...
Forum: Idle Banter 24-07-18, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7,087
Views: 415,059
Posted By dirtydog
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Yeah it was a lovely downpour. Hopefully we'll get some rain by the time we're heading back down south
Forum: Idle Banter 24-07-18, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3,781
Views: 266,590
Posted By dirtydog
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

That's a great pic Sir Trev, "slightly proud". I think that might be a little bit of an understatement ;)


My smile for today (apart from being on holiday) is taking the dogs and daughters out...
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