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Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 16-05-22, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 130
Posted By Bibio
Re: Hardknott Pass failure.....

biking is a bit like religion. some are born again. its the same as those that hang around biking cafes talking a good bike ride.

yes I've dropped my bike a cppl times but i have an excuse.. lol
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 13-05-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 121
Posted By Bibio
Re: Ebay description

has the world gone mad... who in their right mind would pay 6 1/4 grand for a POS two stroke from the 70's... bonkers
Forum: Idle Banter 13-05-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2,877
Views: 437,313
Posted By Bibio
Re: The All New Megathread

yes its one of those Fridays where people hide away till its over.
Forum: Idle Banter 12-05-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10,634
Views: 1,607,731
Posted By Bibio
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

there are a few things to successful soldering or as the yanks like to call it soddering.

clean bare wire with no corrosion. a HOT iron that is well tinned. decent thin cored solder. blu-tack.
...
Forum: Idle Banter 12-05-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10,634
Views: 1,607,731
Posted By Bibio
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

OVO again... THE WORST COMPANY AFTER SCOTTISH POWER I HAVE EVER DEALT WITH.

i have a CREDIT meter on direct debit with 1/4 billing but they take..
standing charges daily
monthly billing

given...
Forum: Idle Banter 06-05-22, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5,878
Views: 674,612
Posted By Bibio
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

discovering that the MOT garage round the corner has a new owner and is doing bike mot's again. no more having to go to cupar :-)
Forum: Idle Banter 04-05-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 180
Posted By Bibio
May the 4th be with you

happy Star Wars day folks.
Forum: Idle Banter 03-05-22, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2,877
Views: 437,313
Posted By Bibio
Re: The All New Megathread

every weekend is a long weekend for me ;)

must be getting warmer as the central heating isn't kicking in as much.. roll on summer as i might just get out this year.. maybe.
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 26-04-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 552
Posted By Bibio
Re: sv650s K5 won't idle when petrol isn't a full tank (running rich)

ageing battery, spark plugs, Rectifier/Regulator i would say are the three main contenders to look at first. i had pretty much the same symptoms last year and it turned out to be a duff battery even...
Forum: Idle Banter 24-04-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By Bibio
Re: No longer an Sv owner!

just coz you have an HD dont mean you need to leave the site.

good luck with the HD
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 24-04-22, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,311
Posted By Bibio
Re: Standard length for dog bones (curvy)?

dont try and make them its easier to just buy them besides there is a fair bit of pressure on the links.

25mm i would guess would drop the seat by around 10-15mm.

how tall are you?
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 24-04-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,311
Posted By Bibio
Re: Standard length for dog bones (curvy)?

from your other post why dont you just go on ebay and buy sv650 25mm lowering links... simples.

remember that its 25mm at the tail not the seat. to bring the seat height down as well you need to...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 24-04-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By Bibio
Re: clip on mirrors and side waterproof boxes 2 questions at once

ahh the penny dropped..

for mirror attachment your better off fitting the naked lever brackets as room might be a bit tight using aftermarket clamps. IIR the brake one is just a bar and the clutch...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 21-04-22, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 358
Posted By Bibio
Re: clip on mirrors and side waterproof boxes 2 questions at once

gilies variobars and bandit (K5-6 IIR) sport mirrors as they have longer stalks. another problem is throttle cables and brake lines need to be longer as well. its a rabbit hole.....

your better...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 20-04-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,057
Posted By Bibio
Re: 2000 s & N throttle cables

buy a naked instead...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 20-04-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By Bibio
Forum: Idle Banter 20-04-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10,634
Views: 1,607,731
Posted By Bibio
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

more OVO woes... deducting standing charges monthly when billing cycles are 1/4ly. bunch of con artists.
Forum: Idle Banter 12-04-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 31,239
Posted By Bibio
Re: Electric Vehicles

looks like the big burger place is ahead of everyone. most are planned for charging point installation. looking at charge point maps is how i feared this would cause a trend, most are either ta...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 12-04-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2,673
Views: 379,848
Posted By Bibio
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

white spirit wont cut the mustard John. with the pushbike chain not having orings go at it with paraffin then a good oil afterwords.if you are really brave you can give it a grease bath.

i'm also...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 12-04-22, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By Bibio
Re: Removing A2 ECM restriction

you need a new unrestricted ECM. the old unrestricted should have been given to the owner. depending on what year of bike you have there are usually loads on ebay.
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 11-04-22, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2,673
Views: 379,848
Posted By Bibio
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

yes and the workshop manual states that you should use brake fluid to install calliper seals which we all know is wrong.

the reason we are not to use paraffin and things to clean o'ring chains is...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 11-04-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2,673
Views: 379,848
Posted By Bibio
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kerosene

so whats it called in the UK?
Forum: Idle Banter 09-04-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,075
Posted By Bibio
Re: A dremel or similar?

depends on what your going to use it for.

the cheaper ones dont have much torque and stall at low speeds. this can be annoying.

i have always used the ones form say aldi or lidl. the corded are...
Forum: Idle Banter 09-04-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,075
Posted By Bibio
Re: A dremel or similar?

depends on what your going to use it for.

the cheaper ones dont have much torque and stall at low speeds. this can be annoying.

i have always used the ones form say aldi or lidl. the corded are...
Forum: Idle Banter 07-04-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 405
Posted By Bibio
Re: Channel 4 privatisation

ok if you like that sort of thing... its like sports coverage.. ermm no thanks.

i even stopped watching Dr Who, not due to the new Dr but the plots were rubbish.

i like to be entertained not...
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