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Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 15-11-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2,544
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Re: What have you tinkered with today?

Managed to buy some 3mm nitrile cord from the 'bay' and cut the exact length to fit into the recess of my curvy plastic clutch cover, used Granville black gasket goo to fill the groove then press in...
Forum: For Sale - Other Bikes and General biking items 07-11-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 307
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Curvy seat hump for sale.

Hey all, I have a curvy seat hump for sale on ebay, if anyone's interested, it's been painted in light blue, lighter blue pinstripe and darker blue graphics.( was gong for the classic suzuki colours)...
Forum: Idle Banter 04-11-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5,560
Views: 621,402
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Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Good on yer, like my dad always said ... 'only you can decide how much s@#t you want to put up with '. This is your life ... it's not a rehearsal, live it and enjoy it.
Forum: Idle Banter 04-11-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By gadget
Re: I-405 freeway

I see, it looks horrific tbh, wouldn't want to be anywhere near it if at all possible.
Forum: Idle Banter 03-11-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By gadget
Re: I-405 freeway

Why is it called a 'freeways? ... nothing free about any of that! And I thought the M25 was bad.
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 03-11-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By gadget
Re: New XSR900

Bin the seat in favour of something more Ducati 748ish, and lose that silly number plate and imo...it's almost there.
Forum: Idle Banter 27-10-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 704
Posted By gadget
Re: Optimism for a windy day

Harnessing tidal power is the way forward... perpetual motion is where we need to invest!
Forum: Idle Banter 27-10-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 114,497
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Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 10-10-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 719
Posted By gadget
Re: Alternative mirrors for curvy 'S' ?

Well... after all the faffing about and indecision on mirror choice, I have now made my own glass fibre mirror spacers, approximately 12mm thick slightly angled upwards too ( kind of wedge shaped), ...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 10-10-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 719
Posted By gadget
Re: Alternative mirrors for curvy 'S' ?

Good call, it's not just the width of the standard mirrors that's the problem but the height also! Just using spacers will only take care of the width and not the height in order to clear the levers...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 09-10-21, 06:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 719
Posted By gadget
Re: Alternative mirrors for curvy 'S' ?

Unfortunately not, the only breakers/spares outlets are all 'on-line' dealers. No actual shops near me I've called deal in used spares! The only possibilities I've come across is Honda NC30...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 08-10-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 719
Posted By gadget
Re: Alternative mirrors for curvy 'S' ?

Thanks for the link, but I'm looking for alternative fairing mirrors, was hoping to get a pair from a different bike that's a bit higher using the original fairing mounts and hopefully the same bolt...
Forum: Idle Banter 08-10-21, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5,560
Views: 621,402
Posted By gadget
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Congratulations, I did my IAM many years ago, my insurance gave me a 10% discount..which was a nice touch. But as the insurance went up the next year it didn't make that much difference tbh. Still...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 06-10-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 719
Posted By gadget
Alternative mirrors for curvy 'S' ?

Hi all, as title suggestes.. I'll be needing some slightly longer stemmed mirrors for my curvy 'S' as now gotten rid of the clip-ons andI've fitted risers and bars ... the brake and clutch levers...
Forum: Idle Banter 04-10-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10,281
Views: 1,529,184
Posted By gadget
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Spot on! Wouldn't do the prison thing... more to burden the tax payer with!
Forum: Idle Banter 03-10-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,462
Posted By gadget
Re: Petrol shortage

Bozo is exactly that ... 'a bozo' always has been and always will be. This Tory government is the worst I have ever seen, and now Labour has torn itself to pieces, the Tories have zero opposition...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 03-10-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 705
Posted By gadget
Re: Alternative clutch cable for curvy

Quick update on vstrom clutch cable... fitted it a couple of days ago and it was a complete doddle to fit, no issues with length or routing either. Really pleased with the results. I thought the...
Forum: Idle Banter 03-10-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By gadget
Forum: Idle Banter 02-10-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,462
Posted By gadget
Re: Petrol shortage

I managed to get petrol yesterday, limited to 35, I also filled my fuel can for topping up my sv, the looks I got from others at the pumps were daggers. One woman said 'do you think that's fair? ...
Forum: Idle Banter 26-09-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,462
Posted By gadget
Re: Petrol shortage

Known that for a long time but ... well said anyway!
Forum: Idle Banter 24-09-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,462
Posted By gadget
Re: Petrol shortage

All gone silly in Dover too, saw a guy filling his car and had two mahoosive Jerry cans too! Total numpty.
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 19-09-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 705
Posted By gadget
Re: Alternative clutch cable for curvy

Decided to bite the bullet and buy an 06 vstrom clutch cable, apparently lots of success was had using one of these on a curvy 's' due to it's good length and shallower bend in the metal tube before...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 17-09-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 705
Posted By gadget
Alternative clutch cable for curvy

Hi all, I've now added 3 inch risers and ABM superbike bars to my curvy 'S', I've had no issues with throttle cable length at all as all I had to do was reroute them from in front of the forks to...
Forum: Idle Banter 16-09-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 697
Posted By gadget
Re: Who Owns the Fence

Probably thought you wouldn't bother with it all If they drowned you in bulls@#t and lies!
Forum: Idle Banter 16-09-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 697
Posted By gadget
Re: Who Owns the Fence

From what you've said so far it sounds like they don't want to commit to any liability for repair or maintenance, at some point they'll have to give you a definitive answer to the problem although...
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