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Old 23-08-14, 06:05 PM   #41
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cut an aperture in the Cam case so i can charge on the go, the USB cable end is slightly rubberised so it makes a nice tight seal.

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Old 23-08-14, 07:32 PM   #42
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Oh, she looks beautiful once again Washed and waxed, metal polished, chain and sprockets immaculate with a fresh dose of lube, all that nasty gunk removed from the rear wheel and chain guard. Levers adjusted. Pedals and linkages cleaned and lubed. Tomorrow: tyre check for condition and pressures, brake clean, black plastics restorer. Then meet my pal Allan (hope he brings his Suzuki GS 650 cafe racer) at the Ponderosa for a 4 hour loop of N.Wales' finest.

Glad I cleaned her today, two exhaust hanger bolts had worked loose on the Scotland trip. Lucky not to part company with them on the M6 coming home.
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Old 23-08-14, 07:36 PM   #43
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I got the 2007 SV650 SK6 in October 2013 and have put 8000 miles on her already. Oh boy am I glad I chose this bike! These SVs are rock solid and do just about everything really well. Commute, track days, back-road scratching, touring, is there anything the SV650 cannot do? What a bike, I'll be sorry to see her go.
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Old 23-08-14, 07:36 PM   #44
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cut an aperture in the Cam case so i can charge on the go, the USB cable end is slightly rubberised so it makes a nice tight seal.

Very cool
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Old 23-08-14, 09:34 PM   #45
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Nice work one the camera!

I have just doing a service, oil, filter sparks etc. It had a fair amount of corrosion around the rear spark (nut area). Sounds much happier with the new sparks in. Got the pegs painted black too!
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Old 23-08-14, 09:41 PM   #46
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Thats odd for the rear plug.
It'll look the part when your done
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Old 24-08-14, 10:21 AM   #47
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Ohhhhh so I decided after last week's ride, I wanted a better quality headlight bulb, than the current 'candle' which is on the VRaptor.

An hour later, following careful instructions left by a member of the Raptor Chapter, and the entire front end of plastics and assembly removed, it's almost time to get the bulb out

Mr Pegasus is so patient. I'm glad I won't be the one with a headache
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Old 24-08-14, 01:53 PM   #48
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I just sharpened the blades on my garden shredder. Not that exciting but very satisfying to see them all shiny and ready for action.
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Old 24-08-14, 04:32 PM   #49
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Just replaced my mirrors with a set of 'extended arm' mirrors I got on the bay


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Old 24-08-14, 05:08 PM   #50
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Stripped and cleaned the rear caliper. I had to replace the dust seals as they practically came out with the pistons. One caliper was sticking which was why I got on to this. Feels great and as a result had to adjust the light switch so it came on earlier.
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