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    I've just bought one of these



    ..still a little ambivalent about how it will look but managed to negotiate a better price than I've ever seen them advertised for so will give it a go for a bit.




    What shiny things have you just got then?

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    Nice I need a new hugger for my Firestorm as the carbon one that's on there has warped. However they are all 80-90 so too much for me to be faffed about changing when I've got a wonky one on there

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    I bought a Givi AirFlow for the scoot. great weather protection but at night the outer edge lights up where the reflected light goes round the beaded edge. Looks like a fecking Tron screen!

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    Not bought, bidding. Longer front brake lines, fork seals and bar risers.

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    One of these
    Pedparts UK | Piaggio Variator Restrictor Ring Washer


    and one of these



    To slow the SR50 down ready for my soon to be 16 YO to start his road-riding in a few weeks time...

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    Quote Originally Posted by TrickyDicky View Post
    One of these
    Pedparts UK | Piaggio Variator Restrictor Ring Washer


    and one of these



    To slow the SR50 down ready for my soon to be 16 YO to start his road-riding in a few weeks time...
    Two choices then....
    Fit it with your son to show him how it's all goes together or, don't .
    Either way ,he's going round to his mates to de-restrict it the weekend after .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Monstyr View Post
    I've just bought one of these



    ..still a little ambivalent about how it will look but managed to negotiate a better price than I've ever seen them advertised for so will give it a go for a bit.


    What shiny things have you just got then?
    I need a new one for my bike but i was shocked at the price of them even in plain old black

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    Quote Originally Posted by NigelC View Post
    I need a new one for my bike but i was shocked at the price of them even in plain old black
    They are pretty expensive for what they are, I did manage to negotiate with the maker though and managed to get it for about two thirds of what I would have paid if I'd have bought it from their own online shop.

    Its always worth asking.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wobley o down View Post
    Two choices then....
    Fit it with your son to show him how it's all goes together or, don't .
    Either way ,he's going round to his mates to de-restrict it the weekend after .

    Little fecker wouldn't dare, but it ain't going to happen, my extreme skillz and cleverness with all things mechanical and electrical has sadly definitely passed him by so he'd need a mate that's clever with the spanners, and all his are poofy football or academic types.

    But doesn't really matter anyway, as I'll be de-restricting it after he's done the CBT and a couple of weeks on the road - whatever the legal position is, restricted they are downright scary dangerous...

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    R6 rear wheel
    R1 shock
    R1 double bubble screen
    R6 standard brake lever

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    and a rear caliper service kit

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    Quote Originally Posted by mel View Post
    and a rear caliper service kit
    Nice, a proper tidy and functional rear reservoir that

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    Not today, but I spent a massive 1.82 on a switch from China because apparently you can make, market and ship Stuff for that sort of money these days.

    Hated it:



    Less shit:


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    new road tax

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