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Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues Yesterday, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 80
Posted By Talking Heads
Re: It's here

Proper mudguards, big comfy seat, grabrail, they sure don't make 'em like that any more.....
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 17-08-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,681
Posted By Talking Heads
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 16-08-19, 09:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,681
Posted By Talking Heads
Re: First world problems and bike dilemas

Nice red SV650AL7 going cheep cheep cheep in the for sale section.....
Its as fun as a fun thing on a fun day.
I'll even ride it down to you for free if you pay the full asking. :cool:
Forum: Idle Banter 14-08-19, 10:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By Talking Heads
Re: Hello

Hello.

Yep, I remember thinking that.
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 11-08-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,397
Posted By Talking Heads
Re: technical help

Have you burped the air out of the continuum transfunctioner?
Forum: For Sale - SV's and SV related items 10-08-19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 122
Posted By Talking Heads
2017 SV650AL7 Red 3800

One owner, 17 plate, registered 1 April 2017 so M0T not due till Spring 2020
10,500 miles (but still in use)
Standard trim with Tutoro Auto chain oiler fitted.
PR4 tyres fitted and plenty tread...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 10-08-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 351
Posted By Talking Heads
Re: Multi bike insurance

I've often wondered about m/c ncb, when checking out insurance costs on various bikes and scooters using comparison sites I've looked at the difference between cost with and without ncb applied....
Forum: Stuff Wanted 10-08-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 212
Posted By Talking Heads
Re: sore seat!

C-racer do a range of farkles for the current model SV, including a seat available in two colour options.
It looks much flatter and more padded than the original.
Unfortunately it has stitching...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 10-08-19, 01:08 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,681
Posted By Talking Heads
Re: First world problems and bike dilemas

When I got my '86 VFR I traded from a Z1300, the VFR felt like a 250.
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 09-08-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 318
Posted By Talking Heads
Re: Bike cover recommendations

Ta, will maybe give one of those a try this coming winter. :)
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 09-08-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 342
Posted By Talking Heads
Re: Filtering is safe...

Riding like a crazed maniac isn't fatal but crashing certainly can be.
Ride as mad as you want but absolutely do not crash.
Sorted.


p.s. most people die in their beds, so absolutely do not...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 09-08-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 351
Posted By Talking Heads
Re: Multi bike insurance

I've never found multi vehicle policies to be anything other than a marketing scam.
Any time I've priced them up single policies have been cheaper.
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 09-08-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 377
Posted By Talking Heads
Re: Protective gear

"Mesh" gear might suit?

For example: https://www.amazon.com/Joe-Rocket-1516-4504-Phoenix-Motorcycle/dp/B00U37EC6S

https://www.amazon.com/Joe-Rocket-1518-3604-Phoenix-Motorcycle/dp/B00U37FWN0
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 09-08-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 318
Posted By Talking Heads
Re: Bike cover recommendations

What model of JDC do you have, "Rain", "Ultimate Rain" or "Ultimate Heavy Duty"?
The two I had were the "Ultimate Heavy Duty" top of the range jobs.
Cracks were visible by looking up inside the...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 09-08-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 342
Posted By Talking Heads
Re: Filtering is safe...

Yes.
But a much more dangerous variety of danger than the slower kind.
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 09-08-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 318
Posted By Talking Heads
Re: Bike cover recommendations

After having two JDC covers fail catastrophically, I've given up.
JDC were recommended as the absolute best available, my experience... they work fine for a few months then the material starts to...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 05-08-19, 09:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,681
Posted By Talking Heads
Re: First world problems and bike dilemas

You need two bikes, an R3 for fun and a Burgman 400 for everything else.
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 04-08-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,681
Posted By Talking Heads
Re: First world problems and bike dilemas

See your trumpet and raise you a screaming orange paintjob.....
(best fairing ever?)

https://i0.wp.com/www.bike-urious.com/wp-content/uploads/BMW-R100RS-Right-Side-3.jpg?fit=881%2C681&ssl=1
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 03-08-19, 09:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,681
Posted By Talking Heads
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 03-08-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,681
Posted By Talking Heads
Re: First world problems and bike dilemas

A wanky old bunch of shyte.
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 29-07-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By Talking Heads
Re: What a Gen 3 'S' model could look like

I would prefer a more traditionally styled version, something that looks like a proper motorbike with proper mudguards, proper side panels, proper rear light, a proper seat, twin exhausts, twin...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 28-07-19, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 305
Posted By Talking Heads
Re: Comparisons & seat height

The standard AL7 seat is only comfortable if you sit in one position, the flat section at the front.
If you try and move back you're sitting on a slope.
I'm falling out of love with mine, its a...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 28-07-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By Talking Heads
Re: Fake helmets

Definitely agree 100%, its one item I will only ever buy in a proper shop.
Forum: Idle Banter 28-07-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7,554
Views: 480,106
Posted By Talking Heads
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

The Labour party ceased being "left" a very long time ago.
As a consequence voters in Scotland have abandoned them, they are now a complete irrelevance up here.
Fifth in the EU election just 1% in...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 28-07-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 993
Posted By Talking Heads
Re: Gladius Comfort

This is why I don't wear open face helmets.
Mate of mine in an open face helmet slid on his face going about 40mph.
It was not a pretty sight.
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