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Forum: Idle Banter Yesterday, 10:39 PM
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Posted By Bibio
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

i like that blue, very much like the VW blue they put on the Polo.
Forum: Idle Banter Yesterday, 10:07 PM
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Posted By Bibio
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

hahahahaaaaaa. typical "i'm a biker i have right of way" attitude. its all to common these days. he should have thanked you for being a good observant driver and not killing him.

no point in...
Forum: Idle Banter 22-06-18, 05:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 170
Posted By Bibio
Re: Elderly Personal Care Help

i'm seriously considering selling my house in the very near future to my kids for 1 each with a clause of 100 year lease with 0 rent.
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 22-06-18, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Bibio
Pointy Rear Linkage Rate

i have always wondered about the true linkage rate of the pointy so while i have the spring off the Nitron i measured the total shaft length before it hit the bumper and is 35mm.

i then put the...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 22-06-18, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 89
Posted By Bibio
Re: 2008 SV650 Fuel Cap/Fuel Pump

you need a new battery. no not charged up... a new battery.

push the straw of the wd-40 past the weather seal on the key hole and give it a good blast then let the wd-40 penetrate for a day (keep...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 22-06-18, 02:46 PM
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Posted By Bibio
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

not so much a tinkered but ordered two new springs for the Nitron shock. i eventually found out that the spring rate on nitron springs are the last numbers and are in lb. after doing a bit of...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 22-06-18, 02:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 437
Posted By Bibio
Re: Bleedin' Brakes

yup lever 'rattling' helps getting stubborn systems started. what you do is flick the end of the lever about 10mm very fast (like a jack hammer), this dislodges the air in the MC.
Forum: Idle Banter 22-06-18, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 99
Posted By Bibio
Re: USA shipping to UK/New Wallet

any decent handmade leather wallet should last a lifetime. just do a google search. there are plenty places here in the UK that make them.
Forum: Idle Banter 21-06-18, 10:37 PM
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Posted By Bibio
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

daylight will now be getting shorter :-(
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 21-06-18, 09:11 PM
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Posted By Bibio
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

yup one of the reasons i dont like curvys is the joke plungers along with the fragile cable splitter. i've always found it best to take the carbs off.
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 21-06-18, 06:06 PM
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Posted By Bibio
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

stripped the shock out the bike as i wanted to know the spring ID. well its a 60mm spring but a 2.25" collar..

the shock was filthy so a good clean with degreaser was in order.

was meant to...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 21-06-18, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 340
Posted By Bibio
Re: 2001 SV650 Engine Diagnostic Help

a loose cam chain noise is a metallic rattle and slap. a fubar big end is a metallic crack and knock hence the name "big end knock".

by and large the SV engine is pretty bullet proof and there are...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 21-06-18, 12:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 399
Posted By Bibio
Re: Barback Risers & Stock Cables - 2017 L7

you should always ride with your arms bent at your elbows even if it means leaning forward slightly. the closer you can get your forearms to horizontal the better it is for your wrists and riding.
Forum: Idle Banter 21-06-18, 12:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 170
Posted By Bibio
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 21-06-18, 12:11 PM
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Views: 399
Posted By Bibio
Re: Barback Risers & Stock Cables - 2017 L7

looks good :-)

maybe thats why my bars sit closer to me as the cnc yoke i have the bars sit over the stem nut like yours in the pics.
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 21-06-18, 01:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 537
Posted By Bibio
Re: Looking into buying a 2008 SV650, concerns

the speedo reading high is due to the sensor rotor more than likely broken.
Forum: Idle Banter 20-06-18, 11:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 170
Posted By Bibio
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

i think there is a statutory time limit, if the family member has just moved in then they can be evicted. however if they have lived there for a long time then they are fine. its to stop people...
Forum: Idle Banter 20-06-18, 02:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 170
Posted By Bibio
Elderly Personal Care Help - MKI

dont know if its different down south but i'm sure that if your a full time carer you get 4 weeks respite for free. in the last eleven years i have not had any respite but its getting to the point...
Forum: Ancillaries 20-06-18, 12:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,397
Posted By Bibio
Re: Bargain Alerts Thread!!!

robinsons foundry: https://www.robinsonsfoundry.co.uk/

09482-00646 new shape SV AL7 spark plugs less than half price 6.08 each

16510-07J00 genuine oil filter all models 6.59

get them while...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 20-06-18, 12:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 437
Posted By Bibio
Re: Bleedin' Brakes

they are all the same parts in the usa, eu etc.etc the only difference is headlights and some ecu's ;)
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 19-06-18, 11:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 437
Posted By Bibio
Re: Bleedin' Brakes

thats a bit harder to navigate. i like Ronayers as it gives all the fiches for a certain bike on one page.
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 19-06-18, 11:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 399
Posted By Bibio
Re: Barback Risers & Stock Cables - 2017 L7

sitting more upright is good but also brings a pitfall of placing more pressure on your bum and hips.

i'm 5ft fek all and 50+ years old and find the seating position with renthal med bars about...
Forum: Idle Banter 19-06-18, 10:35 PM
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Views: 337,944
Posted By Bibio
Forum: Idle Banter 19-06-18, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5,948
Views: 337,944
Posted By Bibio
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

dont worry you can vote him out in another 3 years and even if he does get in again he can only serve two terms.

dont put all the blame on trump, its the republican party you need to put the blame...
Forum: Idle Banter 19-06-18, 10:11 PM
Replies: 1,427
Views: 106,788
Posted By Bibio
Re: The All new Reeder Megathread

same usernames unless i'm dreaming. yes the more the merrier and all welcome and i dont blame them. svrider is getting beyond a joke.
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