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Forum: Idle Banter 11-10-19, 11:39 AM
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Posted By Grant66
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Daughter took her car back to ford due to it running cool. Looked like a buggered thermostat to me (warms up in traffic, runs cold when moving).

They told her that there was nothing wrong with it...
Forum: Idle Banter 05-10-19, 12:50 PM
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Posted By Grant66
Diplomatic immunity

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-northamptonshire-49945461

Should diplomatic immunity be applied to killing people whilst driving on the wrong side of the road?
Forum: Idle Banter 26-09-19, 05:02 PM
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Posted By Grant66
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Update on this.

After having to ring them back (because they didn't bother) I raised a complaint.
Got a phone call this morning, basically the complaints department agreed with me that they have...
Forum: Idle Banter 24-09-19, 08:48 PM
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Views: 322,192
Posted By Grant66
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

I'm guessing it didn't involve going outside. [emoji2414]

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Forum: Idle Banter 20-09-19, 12:57 PM
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Posted By Grant66
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Another moan about chuffing insurance companies.

CAROL NASH- so there is no doubt about which particular bunch of scammers I'm venting about.

Despite opting out of their "auto renew", they sent...
Forum: Idle Banter 08-09-19, 04:17 PM
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Posted By Grant66
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

That used to be the A380 jigs to set stringers onto bottom panel 4 port, I think (god knows why pocket picked that picture, there are lots of others a LOT more embarrassing. I got off lightly). They...
Forum: Idle Banter 08-09-19, 10:32 AM
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Views: 322,192
Posted By Grant66
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

My pocket decided to have a say.

Think what it was trying to say was, that sounds nice. [emoji9]

Can you delete the two previous two please Mr Admin. Nobody needs to see a picture of a bodged...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 28-08-19, 06:20 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,244
Posted By Grant66
Re: Wrong Choice. New '18 SV650.

Used to be able to do that by fax in the last century. [emoji90]

When I bought my last bike it was done by electronic signature. So I could have done it from home.

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Forum: Idle Banter 14-08-19, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By Grant66
Re: Hello

Hi there from another ex sv owner.

27 bikes in 33 years... Do you crash a lot, or run a small bike museum? [emoji846]


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Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 03-08-19, 08:28 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,592
Posted By Grant66
Re: First world problems and bike dilemmas

The naked version allows the bars to be rotated, gives a degree of adjustment to the riding position.


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Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 03-08-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,592
Posted By Grant66
Re: First world problems and bike dilemmas

Screen: it seems to be widely acknowledged that the stock screen is a bit crap and shorter ones offer "cleaner" air to reduce the buffering.
Some have reported that the puig Vario gets good...
Forum: Idle Banter 30-07-19, 08:16 AM
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Posted By Grant66
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

I could do one of you like. It's not straight forward, the current set up is based on a raspberry pi A+

Currently has 1080p forward video, 640 rear, GPS, lean angle, mono audio merged into the...
Forum: Idle Banter 30-07-19, 07:32 AM
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Posted By Grant66
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Haven't put it on yet, doing a bit of an upgrade to the set up.

V2 will be one of these once I've sorted out the water proofing.

Microphones will be in the side pods, camera will probably be...
Forum: Idle Banter 30-07-19, 07:22 AM
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Posted By Grant66
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Strangely, it puts less crap on your back now. Although there wasn't that much water on the road yesterday.

Might get the chance to test it properly today [emoji849]

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Forum: Idle Banter 29-07-19, 07:20 PM
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Posted By Grant66
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Finally got round to removing the massive number plate holder on the MT.

I then went out for a couple of hours around Wales and not only did I not get wet, nothing fell off either [emoji16]...
Forum: Idle Banter 15-07-19, 05:08 PM
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Posted By Grant66
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Loosing the last bit of the chicken strips at the weekend.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190715/3aaa42b6afe10c28c7f427e21fec48d4.jpg

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Forum: The Border Patrol 05-07-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,367
Posted By Grant66
Re: BPW 2019 pictures and videos

Another view of the B4391, this time with absolutely no editing skills applied (sound track is better though [emoji9])

https://youtu.be/fqGHivK2OGI

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Forum: The Border Patrol 01-07-19, 08:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,367
Posted By Grant66
Re: BPW 2019 pictures and videos

Yes, but haven't extracted the hard drive from under the seat yet.

Great pics Chris [emoji16]

Added a view of Barmouth from the cliff top. If you look closely you can see a black country girl...
Forum: The Border Patrol 30-06-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 22,479
Posted By Grant66
Re: Border Patrol Weekender 2019 - chat thread.

Thanks for a cracking weekend. Back home safe and sound. [emoji2509][emoji106]

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Forum: The Border Patrol 30-06-19, 07:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,367
Posted By Grant66
Re: BPW 2019 pictures and videos

Excited about the Sunday ride. [emoji2509]https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190630/2fcb482cbf17932d5d2e025205c6210c.jpg

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Forum: The Border Patrol 28-06-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 22,479
Posted By Grant66
Re: Border Patrol Weekender 2019 - chat thread.

Found him. Panic over [emoji3]

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Forum: The Border Patrol 28-06-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 22,479
Posted By Grant66
Re: Border Patrol Weekender 2019 - chat thread.

At McDonald's, no sign of Chris [emoji53]

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Forum: The Border Patrol 27-06-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 22,479
Posted By Grant66
Re: Border Patrol Weekender 2019 - chat thread.

Weather forecast is suggesting leather for Fri/sat and textile for Sunday [emoji2959]

On the hope that the longer range forecast is the typical fantasy forecasting I'm going leather, I'm not...
Forum: The Border Patrol 25-06-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 22,479
Posted By Grant66
Re: Border Patrol Weekender 2019 - chat thread.

Ok, I'll aim to be there around 2 ish. [emoji106]

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Forum: The Border Patrol 25-06-19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 22,479
Posted By Grant66
Re: 2019 - ride out with an overnight?

Route I was thinking of is:
A5104 towards horseshoe (we could go up and down it if you feel strongly about it [emoji1]), turn into A525 towards Ruthin. B5105 and B4501 to Bala.
Which café we...
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