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Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues Yesterday, 09:39 AM
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Posted By SV650rules
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

About once a month I treat my car and bike headlights with AutoGlym super resin polish. The surface of plastic degrades through UV and atmospheric pollution, if you can clean it off (gently) and...
Forum: Idle Banter 14-07-18, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1,290
Views: 215,447
Posted By SV650rules
Re: The Comedy Club - Think up some new jokes

Snippets from personnel files


Since my last report this employee has reached rock bottom and started to dig


His men would follow him anywhere, but only out of curiosity


I would...
Forum: Idle Banter 14-07-18, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By SV650rules
Re: What happens when you are caught by a speed camera?

+1

You are cynical - just like me :D
Forum: Idle Banter 09-07-18, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6,056
Views: 344,146
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

I am, we have lived overseas in hotter countries but they are geared up for their weather and the houses are built to suit. Our lawns are history after careful aerating, cutting and feeding earlier...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 08-07-18, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Throttle Valve Seizing

+1

Original WD40 makes a good degreaser, cleaner and water dispersing, but it is not a lubricant (although WD do now make lubricants). It dries to a gummy lacquer that attracts dirt. Put some...
Forum: Idle Banter 07-07-18, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3,223
Views: 218,419
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Ask any athlete, you can build a wall with lactic acid, and they sometimes hit it.
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 07-07-18, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By SV650rules
Re: How do I make my back look pretty?

Extra brake lights are GOOD ....

Straighten up that RH indicator as well, it looks a little sad.
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 07-07-18, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 246
Posted By SV650rules
Re: National Scooter Rally

The Suzuki Burgman is a good modern scooter.......
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 06-07-18, 04:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 246
Posted By SV650rules
Re: National Scooter Rally

Got stuck behind a scooter in a service station queue when rider was filling up, took him ages even after he had found his oil bottle and carefully measured it out and then dribbled petrol into the...
Forum: Idle Banter 06-07-18, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6,056
Views: 344,146
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Well LP is for 'little pee' when you get dehydrated, and LPH is Little Pea Head.
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 06-07-18, 12:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 294
Posted By SV650rules
Re: New bike help! What constitutes high mileage? Query about servicing too.

Correct, that dealer service stamp is just a stamp, means very little, and certainly does not mean a proper service has been done. Having said that even though a modern service may just be an oil...
Forum: Idle Banter 06-07-18, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6,056
Views: 344,146
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

My wife used to get migraines after visiting the cinema when we lived in SA, thought it was the flickering of the screen, turned out to be the large glass of fresh orange juice she only used to...
Forum: Idle Banter 03-07-18, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6,056
Views: 344,146
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Very disturbing report in our local paper (Shropshire Star) last Saturday about a car that swerved onto the wrong side of the road and killed a 67 year old motorbike rider. Happened at Aberhosan, ...
Forum: Idle Banter 03-07-18, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6,056
Views: 344,146
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

I have noticed that as well as the widespread aggressiveness of BMW / Audi drivers that Vauxhall Insignia drivers can also be pretty bad in the that area as well, wonder if it has anything to do with...
Forum: Idle Banter 01-07-18, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 123
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Armed Forces Weekend

Saw the red arrows flying above Sydney Harbour from a friends boat when we lived in Oz, was very dramatic as harbour near to bridge is pretty well surrounded by buildings, and this gave an impression...
Forum: Idle Banter 01-07-18, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,439
Views: 109,429
Posted By SV650rules
Re: The All new Reeder Megathread

Bike does look good, mind you I have never been a fan of faired bikes, why hide all that lovely engineering behind plastic. Last time I used a bike for commuting was when I was in late teens early...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 30-06-18, 04:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,088
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Wrong Choice. New '18 SV650.

Maybe you would have stalled a lot more times if it had not been there :rolleyes:

Don't know how many times I would have stalled without it, but will probably never know.

As StredonSB says, ...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 30-06-18, 02:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,088
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Wrong Choice. New '18 SV650.

My gearbox (2016 AL7 ) was great right from the word go and has only got better. I have used Castrol Power 1 4T 10W/40 oil in mine since first change after running in at 1000 miles, as I am a big...
Forum: Idle Banter 28-06-18, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3,223
Views: 218,419
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

I never knew BMW indicators could flash :rolleyes: assumed they were just for decoration.

I know Audi indicators do flash on the odd occasion but has anyone else noticed how tiny the rear...
Forum: Idle Banter 27-06-18, 05:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 523
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Science

We have gone from science to philosophy now ' if it cannot be seen does it exist' - discuss....

And philosophy is where there are no right or wrong answers because your opinion is as valid as...
Forum: Idle Banter 27-06-18, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6,056
Views: 344,146
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

I use my 20 year old Bosch corded hammer drill loads more than my much newer dewalt cordless li-ion drill, the hammer action and power on the corded drill much better. Cordless are ok away from home...
Forum: Idle Banter 27-06-18, 06:59 AM
Replies: 3,223
Views: 218,419
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Just after I got my new AL7 I wired up a couple of LED spotlights and also some bright blue LED for the indicators, I had seen quite a few bikes riding round with indicators still flashing away...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 26-06-18, 08:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,088
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Wrong Choice. New '18 SV650.

Can't believe how free from vibration my AL7 is, all the way up the range - it really is peach of an engine, and of course that V twin exhaust sound................
Forum: Idle Banter 26-06-18, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6,056
Views: 344,146
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

If we are going down the efficiency route, we should all eat insects then, they are the most efficient / sustainable way of producing protein and fat (and quite a bit of roughage as well in some of...
Forum: Idle Banter 26-06-18, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6,056
Views: 344,146
Posted By SV650rules
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

The vegetarian animals of the world (also known as prey) have to spend every daylight hour eating their low nutrient food, and then all hours of darkness chewing it over and over again until their...
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