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Old 06-06-07, 12:58 PM   #1
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What a cliche. Anyway, new here, I pick up my SV on Saturday and thought i'd better say hi before hand. I've been riding a year, on the beast that is the Yamaha SRX400



That's it in it's natural habitat.

I've gone for an early SV, a T reg, '99 model in the blue. Which is the exact bike which made me go for my licence. I had to have one, it's stunning.



s'pretty innit?

Anyhoo, it's restricted for the foreseable (at least a year or until I can work out how to take it out)

Anyone got any experiences of the mechanically restricted X model, also i'm going to be doing a fair bit of distance on it so i'm thinking of a double bubble screen, along with a new end can (otherwise, what's the point in the V-Twin?). Also, luggage options, what are they like. I know nothing and all help appreciated.

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Old 06-06-07, 01:06 PM   #2
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Avast !! A shiply welcome to the madhouse...har har har!!


You seem to have more than one shipp in yer 'arbour me matey...let's hope you've maid the master 'is mooring fee!!
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Old 06-06-07, 01:08 PM   #3
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Oh, a actually bought this bike when I popped out to buy a can of Carb cleaner. That's rock 'n' roll baby.
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Old 06-06-07, 01:08 PM   #4
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Croeso!

Nice bike. Double bubble is excellent idea, I rate the F. Fabri that was on my curvey.

Luggage is either a top box or soft luggage.
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Old 06-06-07, 01:08 PM   #5
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Welcome.
Have to agree that it is a good looking bike (only because it is a Curvey )
Shame about the colour.
Don't think you will be disappointed.
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Old 06-06-07, 01:11 PM   #6
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I'm not a top box fan, Think i'll go with a tail pack and small tank bag.

Anyone able to let me know how the 33 bhp restriction will affect it?
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alpinestarshero is on 33bhp but he IS a topbox fan

ps............ hello & welcome
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Old 06-06-07, 01:17 PM   #8
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Alright, ow do and come on in
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Old 06-06-07, 01:20 PM   #9
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Top boxes are a little too "My dad's middleaged crisis friend" for my liking.
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Old 06-06-07, 01:33 PM   #10
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