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Forum: Idle Banter Yesterday, 06:23 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Finishing early on a Friday always brings a smile to my face
Forum: Idle Banter 19-06-18, 05:03 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

My gripe today is vets bills :mad:
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 14-06-18, 03:15 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: The mighty SV

Ditto except I've had 5 svs

Curvy to curvy to Daytona 955 to curvy with another curvy at the same time to benelli tornado to curvy and a Kawasaki Kdx in there at some point as well
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 14-06-18, 06:10 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: The mighty SV

On my curvy I have had a standard seat, genuine Suzuki gel seat and also a Corbin seat.
I did something like 1300 miles in a weekend on itbwith the standard seat and had no aches or issues at all....
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 14-06-18, 06:02 AM
Replies: 40
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: K1 starts but cuts out after a second or two.

TBH I found them pretty useless in winter as well
Forum: Idle Banter 09-06-18, 04:37 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Thanks John, only 3k but it was fun
Forum: Idle Banter 09-06-18, 04:32 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

The youngest and I did this today

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/what-you-can-do/charity-runs-cycles-and-challenges/charity-walks-treks-and-challenges/messathon/

Just about managed to jog around all...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 08-06-18, 06:17 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: MOT and clutch switch

Clutch switch has been bridged on mine for about 10 years now, never had any issue at mot time
Forum: Idle Banter 05-06-18, 07:35 AM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

I've been had at least 5 fords with heated screens and never had one crack, even my current transit has a heated screen and I've done 30k miles since January 2016 and it's not even got a chip on it
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 01-06-18, 10:00 PM
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Views: 133,361
Posted By dirtydog
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

I bought a 500g tub of rrg about 15 years ago and it's still almost full, that's after I've given away a few small pots of it to people

Today I have tinkered with taking out the exhaust baffle...
Forum: Idle Banter 29-05-18, 04:23 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Today’s smile is a fresh mot on the Sv
Forum: Idle Banter 29-05-18, 10:03 AM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

This is a regular gripe of mine, customers who don't pay on time. You don't go and do your shopping at Tesco* and expect It to be ok to "pay in a couple of days"


* other supermarkets are...
Forum: Idle Banter 28-05-18, 10:19 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Hahaha, I guess technically the dog as he crossed the finish line before me lol
Forum: Idle Banter 28-05-18, 07:36 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Smile of the day for me is competing in our (the dog and me that is) first aglilty comp and getting a 3rd and 2nd place
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 27-05-18, 01:08 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

My days of commuting and riding in the cold and the wet all are behind me and I'm more than happy for them to stay there. What I found commuting all year round is it took the shine off of riding as...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 27-05-18, 11:00 AM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

Haha yeah I did mean to get it out the garage earlier in the week ( I booked the mot on the 19th) but work kind of got in the way

Mine was meant to go for its mot 2 years ago but the reg/rec died...
Forum: Idle Banter 26-05-18, 11:20 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Fresh as a daisy

I've got to agree with this, I got my first sv in 2003/2004 but I would then trade
it in for something bigger and more powerful but would soon miss the sv. I'm now on my 4th sv :cool:
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 26-05-18, 10:49 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

Dragged the SV out the garage quite literally had to drag it out, rear brake was stuck on.
Found the pedal and footpeg had seized with the pedal down (some pipe had fallen on it in the garage) peg...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 22-05-18, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By dirtydog
Re: Trx 850

I have to admit I've been looking at these on eBay recently, I like them.
Forum: Idle Banter 16-05-18, 07:44 AM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

2 gripes from me today

1, customers who don't pay you on time
2, customers who expect you to be able to plumb in a bathroom with nothing other than a hand drawn plan with no measurements and no...
Forum: Idle Banter 05-05-18, 07:48 AM
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Views: 337,668
Posted By dirtydog
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

We have similar problems around here with people dumping rubbish and it's only going to get worse with the local tips now charging to get rid of hardcore, soil, plasterboard, sanitary ware etc
Costs...
Forum: Idle Banter 02-05-18, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5,947
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

On this occasion it was just a verbal guide to time but it's down to the lodger twisting it to suit her as she's a bit of a poop stirrer
Forum: Idle Banter 02-05-18, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5,947
Views: 337,668
Posted By dirtydog
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

yeah I don't think she's ever done diy and her ex husband clearly wasn't any good at it either but the main problem with this one is the lodger sticking her oar in. She tries to make out she's done...
Forum: Idle Banter 02-05-18, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5,947
Views: 337,668
Posted By dirtydog
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Customers! Not all of them but a growing number want everything done on the cheap and try and haggle or just don't understand what the job entails. Current job that I only started on Monday is a...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 21-04-18, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By dirtydog
Re: Brake upgrade Ks SV1000 N

What pads are you using now?

What about a radial m/c from a gsxr?

Not sure if discs really make much of a difference
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