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Forum: Idle Banter Yesterday, 08:18 AM
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Posted By garynortheast
Re: Happy Birthday peterco (and phil24_7)

Happy birthdays to you both fellers. Hope you have an enjoyable day.
Forum: The Border Patrol 05-08-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By garynortheast
Re: Autumn ride out

Bugger! Ah well enjoy yourself. Iíll try and get one sorted for when youíre about.
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 04-08-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 480
Posted By garynortheast
Re: Drive chain types

The ST wins on price Adam. Not used the GT before, but have wondered if perhaps I might get more than 5000 miles out of a GT. One day when I'm feeling flush I'll splash out and try a pair. I love the...
Forum: Idle Banter 04-08-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 68
Posted By garynortheast
Re: Happy Birthday TSM and TLW

Happy birthday to you both chaps. Hope you have a grand day.
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 04-08-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 480
Posted By garynortheast
Re: Drive chain types

Just ordered the VM chain. Funnily enough it was cheaper at £64 direct from M&P than from their ebay shop at £68.

Just bought a new pair of Pirelli Angel ST tyres from Tyretech Trading too for...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 04-08-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 480
Posted By garynortheast
Re: Drive chain types

Just found this.

https://didchain.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/2020-Chain-Spec-Chart.pdf

VM is a heavier duty chain than the VX.
Forum: The Border Patrol 03-08-20, 05:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By garynortheast
Re: Autumn ride out

Are you coming across to Holyhead Chris?
Forum: The Border Patrol 02-08-20, 10:28 PM
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Views: 423
Posted By garynortheast
Forum: The Border Patrol 02-08-20, 09:09 PM
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Views: 423
Posted By garynortheast
Re: Autumn ride out

Weíre all going to be trying to guess what bike youíll arrive on Adam.:p
Forum: Idle Banter 02-08-20, 08:46 PM
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Views: 284,893
Posted By garynortheast
Re: The All New Megathread

Evening. Hope you’ve all had a good weekend.
Forum: The Border Patrol 02-08-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By garynortheast
Autumn ride out

Whoís on for an autumn ride? Sometime around 2nd Saturday in September so that folks who canít get a day off in the week can come along. Schools will have gone back by then (in theory, and depending...
Forum: Photos 02-08-20, 07:12 PM
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Views: 191,953
Posted By garynortheast
Re: The random rideout pictures thread

Superb pictures as always Darren. That sky is quite something.
Forum: Idle Banter 02-08-20, 07:07 PM
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Views: 86,532
Posted By garynortheast
Re: The running thread.

First run for ages. (https://www.strava.com/activities/3855053148) Took it steady on my regular 3.6 mile short loop. Really need to start getting out on a regular basis again.
Forum: Idle Banter 02-08-20, 06:46 AM
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Posted By garynortheast
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 01-08-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 427
Posted By garynortheast
Re: Tyre woes

The Metzeler Roadtech tyres I had on the SV a few years back had steel braids. It made it almost impossible to use one of those externally inserted mushroom plugs as a temporary puncture repair, as...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 31-07-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 281
Posted By garynortheast
Re: 2001 SV650 - Tips on getting road worthy

See what happens when you try to start it with fresh fuel and some Redex. If you can get it started then once it's running the new fuel and additive may sort out any gumming up of the carbs. Do take...
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 31-07-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 281
Posted By garynortheast
Re: 2001 SV650 - Tips on getting road worthy

Change plugs, all fluids (fork oil, engine oil, hydraulic fluid), off with the brake calipers for a clean and regrease of pistons and sliding pins (RED RUBBER GREASE ONLY!).

Pull all the block...
Forum: The Border Patrol 31-07-20, 06:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By garynortheast
Re: Tea and Sarnies ride#2 pictures.

Not many pictures as we were too busy riding!

Tea stop on Bwlch y groes.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50171684788_963bb4655b_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jruZW5)
Bwlchygroes 1...
Forum: The Border Patrol 29-07-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,011
Posted By garynortheast
Re: BP Tea and Sarnies ride#2 - dates?

But the question is, Adam, did you arrive back home on the same bike or did you part ex the Trumpet for something different on the way?
Forum: Idle Banter 29-07-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4,702
Views: 471,401
Posted By garynortheast
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Good to see it being ridden instead of being tailored about to shows!
Forum: The Border Patrol 29-07-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,011
Posted By garynortheast
Re: BP Tea and Sarnies ride#2 - dates?

Ha ha! That pheasant came very close to meeting itís maker!
Forum: The Border Patrol 29-07-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 229
Posted By garynortheast
Tea and Sarnies ride#2 pictures.

Stick your pictures and videos of the day here if you would.

I have a couple Iíll post in a while.
Forum: The Border Patrol 29-07-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,011
Posted By garynortheast
Re: BP Tea and Sarnies ride#2 - dates?

Home again after a cracking day of riding in superb company. Great to catch up with you all, and great to meet you too Craig. Thank you all for coming along.
Can’t believe how lucky we were with the...
Forum: Idle Banter 29-07-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 247
Posted By garynortheast
Re: how do you say: "mask debate"?

Growing old is mandatory, growing up is optional.
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 28-07-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By garynortheast
Re: Handlebar conversion

In a word - no. There's not enough metal on the yoke of an S model to support handlebars.
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