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Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 23-10-21, 10:09 PM
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Posted By svenrico
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

There is a bit of a delay in the front brakes biting on my 2020 SV650A which can be slightly disconcerting ! They aren't as keen as the front brakes on my last bike , a Honda CB650F, and could do...
Forum: Photos 21-10-21, 11:39 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 17,414
Posted By svenrico
Re: The all new slap bang up to date photo of the day 2021!

' Parasols on Roundton Hill. We saw dozens of them all the way round our route. I took two young ones home to cook for lunch. Very tasty.'
You need to know what you are doing when picking those...
Forum: Photos 20-10-21, 11:01 PM
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Posted By svenrico
Re: Vintage film cameras

How can you take a break from the internet for 2 months, don't you have to at least look in your emails ?!:confused:
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 20-10-21, 10:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,765
Posted By svenrico
Re: The dreaded E10 fuel scenario!

Very good.
A bit inconvenient though if you want a tank full of petrol in your old car !
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 20-10-21, 10:46 PM
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Views: 336,181
Posted By svenrico
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

Weren't most things cheaper a decade ago ?!:)
Forum: Idle Banter 20-10-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 18,002
Posted By svenrico
Re: The Covid19 thread

I will continue wearing a mask in enclosed public places, on a bus, social distance where possible ,use hand sanitiser. Why not take precautions if it helps avoid another lockdown , it can't increase...
Forum: Idle Banter 18-10-21, 11:30 PM
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Views: 1,513,579
Posted By svenrico
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Trouble with ordering any clothing online is you don't know if it will fit anyway until you try it on.
Forum: Idle Banter 18-10-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10,094
Views: 1,513,579
Posted By svenrico
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Easy to say on here but I would be tempted to have a word with the council (could be town, district or county )
to check ownership of the verge and claim for repairs to the bike caused by the ...
Forum: Idle Banter 17-10-21, 09:55 PM
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Views: 1,513,579
Posted By svenrico
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

As far as I know ,if it is a council owned grass verge, which they usually are between the road and the front garden of a house ,or between the road and an adopted footway, you aren't allowed to...
Forum: Idle Banter 15-10-21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 18,002
Posted By svenrico
Re: The Covid19 thread

Surely ,when the virus can be spread in the air, masks as an added precaution can only help protect the wearer and others in enclosed public spaces as well as ,not instead of ,hand washing and social...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 15-10-21, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2,491
Views: 336,181
Posted By svenrico
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

I thought number plates had to be fixed on with plastic screws anyway !
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 14-10-21, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By svenrico
Re: a rose by any other name

'Brixton might share its name with a district of London, but the company is neither British nor does it have genuine 1960s heritage. It’s part of the Austrian-owned KSR Group, which imports various...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 14-10-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 243
Posted By svenrico
Re: a rose by any other name

I think it is past the stage of any retro looking bike being a Bonneville copy.
After all, Kawasaki were building their retro 650 twin in the 1960's I think.
ps I don't want to support the CCP...
Forum: Idle Banter 14-10-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 18,002
Posted By svenrico
Re: The Covid19 thread

How do they get away with it ?!
Forum: Idle Banter 14-10-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5,499
Views: 611,842
Posted By svenrico
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

I recently put in a Metpost repair spur driven down into the rotted off wood in the concrete base. Metal spur is supposed to go in between the concrete and existing wood so I can't understand why it...
Forum: Photos 13-10-21, 11:15 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 17,414
Posted By svenrico
Forum: Photos 13-10-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 17,414
Posted By svenrico
Re: The all new slap bang up to date photo of the day 2021!

Grasshoppers used to be green when we were children and caught them playing in the fields.
Forum: Photos 13-10-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 17,414
Posted By svenrico
Forum: Idle Banter 13-10-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 18,002
Posted By svenrico
Forum: Idle Banter 12-10-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 18,002
Posted By svenrico
Re: The Covid19 thread

The thing is there are supposed to be experts in various fields who shouldn't need hindsight to make the right decisions and who could reasonably be expected to forecast the likely results of...
Forum: Idle Banter 09-10-21, 11:44 PM
Replies: 5,499
Views: 611,842
Posted By svenrico
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Ok, thanks, I'll have one.
Forum: Idle Banter 09-10-21, 11:38 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,727
Posted By svenrico
Re: Petrol shortage

We've had enough uncertainty, now getting the disruption and chaos. Wonder what these good times they forecast are going to be !
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 09-10-21, 11:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,996
Posted By svenrico
Re: Building a intake with a single mechanical TB from the 60's

Yes, now isn't the time to be reducing the size of fuel tanks !
Forum: Idle Banter 07-10-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5,499
Views: 611,842
Posted By svenrico
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

Sorry ,call me thick but I still don't see what bands and motorbike tours have to do with VYRUS !
Forum: Idle Banter 07-10-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5,499
Views: 611,842
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