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Forum: Idle Banter 22-08-19, 09:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 70
Posted By Talking Heads
Re: tech tip for searching

The + means forums.sv650.org must be in the result

Another useful search tool is - which will exclude a term from the results

Quotes " " either side of a word or phrase which will search for an...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 21-08-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 226
Posted By Talking Heads
Re: Tyre/screw advice

If it wuz me I would change the tyre.
Even if the carcass hasn't been punctured, the rubber now has a cut in it and that's never good.
You would've been better with it going straight through imo.
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 20-08-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 304
Posted By Talking Heads
Re: How was your day?

Works the other way round too, back in the day the brakes on my LC350 took some getting used to after riding bikes with front drum brakes.
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 20-08-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 289
Posted By Talking Heads
Re: I'm A Terrorist (Apparently)

Yes, UK handgun ban was after Dunblane.

Current knife crime epidemic in London would be a handgun epidemic if we had the same insane laws as the USA.
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 19-08-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 304
Posted By Talking Heads
Re: How was your day?

Is it a 120 crank?
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 19-08-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 289
Posted By Talking Heads
Re: I'm A Terrorist (Apparently)

There can be but one explanation: Westminster has gone completely insane.
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 18-08-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
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: 1,830
Posted By Talking Heads
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 16-08-19, 09:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,830
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: 7
Views: 285
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: 1,457
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: 152
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: 402
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: 246
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: 1,830
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: 367
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: 402
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: 402
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: 429
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: 367
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: 402
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: 367
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: 1,830
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: 1,830
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: 1,830
Posted By Talking Heads
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