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Forum: Idle Banter 12-09-18, 08:29 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Have got tooth ache today, seems to be a wisdom tooth causing the grief :mad:
Forum: Idle Banter 26-08-18, 06:24 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Yeah it was nice weather yesterday, rained most of today though but took the dogs out anyway as they don't mind the rain https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180826/bf497e788cbe2986d6318de12615661b.jpg...
Forum: Idle Banter 26-08-18, 06:02 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Running agility with my boy again yesterday, we were eliminated in both our runs but still enjoyed it
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Sent from my...
Forum: Idle Banter 20-08-18, 04:01 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

We've had a spate of ram raids recently, 3 in the past week! 2 involved a jcb through a wall/window and ATM machines being taken
Forum: Idle Banter 10-08-18, 06:42 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

I had clutch switch fail on my first sv, then my third sv thevswitch has failed and been bypassed before I bought it and current sv has had 2 switches fail and has been bypassed for at least 8 years...
Forum: Idle Banter 10-08-18, 06:05 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

I've had a few clutch lever switches fail in the 15 years I've been on SVs. Current sv the switch failed so I bypassed it years ago
Forum: Idle Banter 08-08-18, 09:29 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Haha no itís not for everyone, it is painful at the time and a little sore for a day or 2 afterwards.

Iím no expert but I think a dominatrix might be more than the £80ph my tattooist charges ;)
Forum: Idle Banter 07-08-18, 08:21 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

This maybe classed as a gripe for some, but today I spent almost 5 hours getting tattooed
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 05-08-18, 09:10 AM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: SV number 7

7 SVs? And I thought I was doing well being on my 5th
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 05-08-18, 09:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 326
Posted By dirtydog
Re: First Bike

Ah beaten to it, that’ll teach me to take so long to type a reply!
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 05-08-18, 09:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 326
Posted By dirtydog
Re: First Bike

Maybe the op just prefers the look of the faired bike?
As for abs, Iíve never had a bike with abs and in th 20+ years Iíve been riding Iíve never thought I could do with abs either.

So as per...
Forum: Idle Banter 03-08-18, 11:52 AM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Unfortunately work has to be done, surely you don't expect workmen to go round knocking on doors asking if anyone is trying to sleep after night shift or sitting in their garden that they might...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 01-08-18, 09:33 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: SV650sy chain guard screws

If I remember I'll have a look in the morning, can't remember if mine are standard or not though
Forum: Idle Banter 01-08-18, 03:23 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

I've had to put my strawberry plants up in hanging baskets to stop the dogs eating them all
Forum: Idle Banter 30-07-18, 11:14 AM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Insurance rant time...

Bike insurance renewal came through at a whopping £240, a quick look on comparison site brings up a quote of £140. Called Bennetts and within a few minutes they had managed...
Forum: Idle Banter 24-07-18, 06:42 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Yeah it was a lovely downpour. Hopefully we'll get some rain by the time we're heading back down south
Forum: Idle Banter 24-07-18, 06:36 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

That's a great pic Sir Trev, "slightly proud". I think that might be a little bit of an understatement ;)


My smile for today (apart from being on holiday) is taking the dogs and daughters out...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 24-07-18, 06:25 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Bolt upgrades???

I have used Chewys bolt kit on my 2001 curvy about 10 years ago and they still look like new
Forum: Idle Banter 24-07-18, 06:41 AM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: You can tell your age...

The first Now that's what I call music I remember listening to was bought by my mum on 12" vinyl, Now 9! Back in about 1988 ish I guess
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 23-07-18, 08:51 AM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Inside a Chinapovic slip-on can

Well having taken a genuine Akrapovic can apart before I can say from what I can see in the video the inside appears identical, but then I guess they're all going to be the same basically
Forum: For Sale - SV's and SV related items 17-07-18, 10:22 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Forum: Idle Banter 15-07-18, 10:35 PM
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Posted By dirtydog
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Took Libby out on the SV for the first time today...




She loved it, "best thing ever" apparently

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Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 11-07-18, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1,445
Views: 146,054
Posted By dirtydog
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

Scottoiler fitted as well.

I'll degrease it at the weekend and take a better look
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 10-07-18, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1,445
Views: 146,054
Posted By dirtydog
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

Mines a curvy so no oil cooler ;)
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 09-07-18, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1,445
Views: 146,054
Posted By dirtydog
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

New oil filters and sump plug washers arrived at the weekend somthats the next job, plus it has got a bit of an oil leak from somewhere, materialises under the side stand but after a look underneath...
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