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Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues Today, 11:45 AM
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Posted By Bibio
Re: Back on a bike after 16 years.

this... mind and check your tyre pressures BEFORE you go out for the fist time on it. 33psi front, 36psi rear.
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking Today, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By Bibio
Re: Rear shock on a budget? Better than stock?

if you haven't fettled the front then do that first.
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 17-10-18, 11:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,038
Posted By Bibio
Re: Topyokes conversion

the slack in the throttle (cables) dictates when the throttle cam is rotated. when you take up the slack by twisting the throttle its at the biting point (no more slack) is when you start to turn the...
Forum: Idle Banter 17-10-18, 09:36 PM
Replies: 3,450
Views: 238,400
Posted By Bibio
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

where there is a will there is a way, mother of invention and all that jazz :thumleft:
Forum: Idle Banter 17-10-18, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6,474
Views: 373,115
Posted By Bibio
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

i know exactly how you feel :smt039 GWS ;)
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 17-10-18, 09:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 638
Posted By Bibio
Re: Rear brake still sticking after servicing.

if the piston moves ok by hand then it should be good.

something else that might cause problems is too much grease on the sliding pins/bolt and blind holes.
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 17-10-18, 09:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,038
Posted By Bibio
Re: Topyokes conversion

good stuff.. i've noticed as the bike clocks up the miles the clutch basket seems to loosen up and the "chuddering" starts so you have to keep the revs higher at lower speeds, no way can i cruse at...
Forum: Photos 17-10-18, 11:40 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 16,389
Posted By Bibio
Re: The all new, slap bang up to date 2018 photo a day

messing with fly patterns again. my representation of a Tunnock's wrapper fly.
https://i.postimg.cc/3RGBrt49/tunnocks.png
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 17-10-18, 10:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 638
Posted By Bibio
Re: Rear brake still sticking after servicing.

i'll put it down to the new SS piston, it might be slightly bigger than the OEM one.
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 17-10-18, 10:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,038
Posted By Bibio
Re: Topyokes conversion

if those are the correct sizes for the inner throttle cables from venhill then they are +90mm. longest original inner should be 770mm and your new ones from venhill are 860mm then thats +90mm. or i...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 17-10-18, 10:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,220
Posted By Bibio
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 15-10-18, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 209
Posted By Bibio
Re: Touch up paint

if its just a small touch up kit then ebay. i have used bike colours paints on the bay before and its pretty good paint. https://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/bikecolours?_trksid=p2047675.l2559
Forum: Idle Banter 15-10-18, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1,646
Views: 122,250
Posted By Bibio
Re: The All new Reeder Megathread

aldi specially selected all butter "scottish" shortbread is rank.
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 15-10-18, 01:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 268
Posted By Bibio
Re: Another USD thread

i wish it were that simple as just mixing oil weights.

the first thing you need to do is recognise what the problem is FIRST before you can rectify it. for instance is it fast rebound, slow...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 15-10-18, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 209
Posted By Bibio
Re: Touch up paint

depends on what type of "touch up" your going to do. you will NEVER match red paint properly.

if its for small chips/scratches that are not down to the undercoat or metal/plastic then it's better...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 15-10-18, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 268
Posted By Bibio
Re: Another USD thread

unless your racing all the time k-tech are a waste of money. they are not designed for the road.

you would get better results mixing oil viscosity and shims.

the last thing you want for road...
Forum: Idle Banter 13-10-18, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3,450
Views: 238,400
Posted By Bibio
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

yup only done 14k in 4 years with ours. i extended the lease to 5 years so come september next year i'll be buying it. this is our second motability car and TBH its more trouble than i thought it...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 13-10-18, 01:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 638
Posted By Bibio
Re: Rear brake still sticking after servicing.

over tightening of the rez cap, this can cause a vacuum.

too much RRG when assembling the piston and seals. this can actually cause stiction.

resting your toes on the brake lever. this is very...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 13-10-18, 10:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 638
Posted By Bibio
Re: Rear brake still sticking after servicing.

more than likely you have the pad retaining clip round the wrong way. the long "tabs" go to the pistons.

https://i.postimg.cc/5NBFDJXG/clip.png
Forum: Idle Banter 12-10-18, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3,450
Views: 238,400
Posted By Bibio
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

what!!!! they get upto 50mph.. i'm sure that most of the cars round this way have a block of wood under the accelerator so they cant go faster than 40mph.. ohhh and they do 40mph EVERYWHERE.

round...
Forum: Idle Banter 12-10-18, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6,474
Views: 373,115
Posted By Bibio
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

i'm not brand conscious per se but the brands i'm loyal too i would like them to stay loyal to their customers. i dont like change and i like my stuff full strength and not ponsified.
Forum: Idle Banter 12-10-18, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6,474
Views: 373,115
Posted By Bibio
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

head & shoulders has just lost a customer. sick and tired of them messing with it for the sake of pouncing it up for poooftres. was not happy about the change the last time but at least i was sort of...
Forum: Stuff Wanted 12-10-18, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By Bibio
Re: Polite vest

why do you want to join the nobhead gang.

we have one round this way and he is a complete moron of the first order. he cant ride a bike for toffee so makes excuses like wearing a "polite" vest.
...
Forum: Idle Banter 12-10-18, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6,474
Views: 373,115
Posted By Bibio
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

hope you get power soon Bill. they do say that people look better in candlelight.. runs and hides :-)
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 12-10-18, 10:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 404
Posted By Bibio
Re: Norton

took one look at that fugly thing and said in my head Zephyr.. but not as nice. it looks like some cheep chinese company has put it together.
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