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Forum: Ancillaries Yesterday, 01:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By sputnik
Re: Bargain Alerts Thread!!!

Ok, I'll stick my neck out with a non-Redex deal!

Sidi B2 Gore-tex boots amongst the Black Friday specials at Infinity Motorcycles online.

Down from £249 (ok, that's a bit on the high side)...
Forum: Idle Banter 08-09-17, 12:10 AM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 71,017
Posted By sputnik
Talking Re: The All new Reeder Megathread

Nowt wrong with that a bit a gaffer tape couldn't sort! Get yer arze up to Applecross. A wee spot of rain will help clean it up too ...
Forum: SV Ecosse 04-09-17, 09:10 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 19,839
Posted By sputnik
Re: GMX - The Applecross Edition 8th to 10th Sept 2017

Fecksake lads, sort it out!!

Glad you're ok, Lance. Sorry we'll not see you at the weekend. Hopefully we'll not see your hairy horned, big-arsed new 4-legged pal either though!
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 30-08-17, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By sputnik
Re: Fitting a USB power socket

See if Bibio still has any of his legendary boxes of Gizmology - vouched for by many on here, easy to fit (well, Bibs fitted mine but it looked easy!) and an absolute bargain. They are brilliant and...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 29-08-17, 08:39 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,299
Posted By sputnik
Re: Buying a used SV650 - find a mechanic

You might want to factor in the cost of a new set of tyres? If the ones on it have been sitting for 6 years without much movement I can't imagine they will be at their best by now - might be worth...
Forum: SV Ecosse 27-08-17, 10:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,591
Posted By sputnik
Re: GMX - The Applecross Edition - Details

You don't know about the Facebook group? Man, it's amazing! The laughs and crazy times we have there you would not believe.

But it's secret. I've already said too much. The first rule of GM10...
Forum: SV Ecosse 21-08-17, 02:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,591
Posted By sputnik
Re: Gmx…the applecross edition - details

As above, I am co-habiting with some other punters for the Friday and Saturday night but have just booked what I think may the last hut for the Sunday night. If anyone is looking to share on the...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 17-08-17, 12:32 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 239,294
Posted By sputnik
Re: TPS Adjustment Step-by-Step Pictorial Guide

Doubt you'll find a better description than the one on the first page of this thread although a few people have added bits and bobs over the years.

BTW, I found a paper clip, cut to make a single...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 17-08-17, 09:54 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 239,294
Posted By sputnik
Re: TPS Adjustment Step-by-Step Pictorial Guide

The pictures disappeared quite a while ago. Just follow the written instructions and you'll be fine. Google SV650 tps - in images there are a couple of pics of what are looking for if you don't know...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 06-02-17, 10:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,608
Posted By sputnik
Re: OMO Recomend me my next bike

How about a BMW F800st? Starting to wonder about one of these for my next bike. No screaming sportsbike and not everyone likes the looks but a bit more power than the sv. Faired, panniers, optional...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 06-02-17, 10:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,891
Posted By sputnik
Re: Heated Grips in Scotland - yes/no/which?

Everyone has a different ability to cope with the cold. As I got older I found fingertip pain in cold conditions got worse and worse every year. I ride all year round, in Scotland, regardless of the...
Forum: SV Ecosse 02-02-17, 09:32 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,743
Posted By sputnik
Re: Indoor Electric Motocross

On the plus side, that means nobody will have to see the soul-destroying reality of us lot feeling like we are catching high speed air, Dave Thorpe stylee but in actual fact shuffling round the track...
Forum: SV Ecosse 30-01-17, 02:15 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,743
Posted By sputnik
Re: Indoor Electric Motocross

Argh, the pain, THE PAIN!! Glad the lifts weren't broken at work today, otherwise I'd have been stuck on the ground floor all day - stairs are out of the question with these thighs, and my bum-cakes...
Forum: SV Ecosse 29-01-17, 02:01 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,743
Posted By sputnik
Re: Indoor Electric Motocross

Cracking morning, chaps, and lovely to see you all! Highly recommend this for anyone considering it. I seem to have developed an alarming gait like John Wayne - walking, standing up and sitting down...
Forum: SV Ecosse 28-01-17, 09:18 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,743
Posted By sputnik
Forum: SV Ecosse 28-01-17, 09:18 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,743
Posted By sputnik
Re: Indoor Electric Motocross

Hang on... there isn't even a 29th of Feb this year! I'm sticking with tomorrow...
Forum: SV Ecosse 28-01-17, 09:15 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,743
Posted By sputnik
Re: Indoor Electric Motocross

WTF?! Urgent text to Careless incoming...
Forum: SV Ecosse 28-01-17, 08:21 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,743
Posted By sputnik
Re: Indoor Electric Motocross

Soooo... do we all just rock up at 10am in whatever we are wearing, or do we need to be there 5 hours earlier for some sort of elaborate briefing, rule reading, Health an safety, kit fitting etc... ?...
Forum: SV Ecosse 15-01-17, 11:02 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,743
Posted By sputnik
Re: Indoor Electric Motocross

Sorry, made an **** of that. Also realise I am number 7 out of an available 6 places. Obviously as last man in I will drop out if the numbers make it inconvenient.


carelesschucca - 2 sessions...
Forum: SV Ecosse 15-01-17, 10:57 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,743
Posted By sputnik
Re: Indoor Electric Motocross

Lost track of numbers confirmed so far but I'm in for 2 x 10 min shots if still available. Slightly terrified already...
Forum: SV Ecosse 12-12-16, 06:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,584
Posted By sputnik
Re: A Christmas Libation

Tiger's incredulous look and pointing finger reflect the shock appearance of someone with an SV at an Org event...
Forum: SV Ecosse 28-11-16, 10:39 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,743
Posted By sputnik
Re: Indoor Electric Motocross

Potentially up for this. Got a lot (possibly all) Saturdays in January booked up already but it looks like a splendid wheeze, in spite of my zero moto-x experience. Put me down for an enthusiastic...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 20-11-16, 11:13 PM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 108,945
Posted By sputnik
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

Put my faith in Chinese manufacturing and Mr Northeast's recommendations and fitted new front eBay discs and fresh front SBS pads as well as giving all calipers a full strip down, clean and rebuild,...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 20-11-16, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 108,945
Posted By sputnik
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

Out of interest, what type/brand guards are they and where did you buy them. I'm quite tempted to get some but only want something cheap and cheerful...
Forum: SV Ecosse 11-09-16, 09:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,934
Posted By sputnik
Re: Glencoe Massacre IX - Safely Hame

Surely not suggesting anyone would be rushing to depart the hallowed environs of scenic Falkirk? How rude!
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