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barwell1992

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About barwell1992

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  • Birthday 04/13/1992

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  • Current Bike(s)
    SV650 (modded) (previous bikes MT-03 2006 XT660X 2007)

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Rugby, UK
  • Interests
    Motorcycles,Biking(mountain),Skate boarding,music,PC gaming, building/customizing PC's
  1. Hi , no nothing wrong with sv's i just fancied a fast car, then got bored of it lol now want a bike again
  2. Hello again, Some may remember me and that ages ago i had a MT03 as my first proper bike at 17 well 3 years on and im now 20 and have been bike less for 7 months and having serious withdrawal symptoms after selling my Su*uki sv650 street fighter and buying a gas guzzling car (for sale if any one's interested in an abarth) . so after getting qualified as a Motorsport tech and then getting a job as a damper tech for no other than Ohlins (BG motorsport silverstone) i will be buying a 2007+ FZ1 once i have sold the car, and got my other car working again Just though i would drop in
  3. cheers both and dont worry OG got my self some of these to help
  4. only just seen this, and ill bite, 1) so it was my fault there was a large (disco) 4x4 slap band in the middle of the road, when i came off on the MT was it? i had two options, 1 hit brakes 2 hit said car head on as it was in the entrance to a car park straddling both lanes, i could not see the car. i took option 1 hit brakes and front washed out and i hit the deck. 2) it was last year in the bad ice, was leaving collage to go shop 20m from where i parked theres a pedestrian crossing so i stop as some one walked across, directly after there is a sharp 90o corner i pull off 5mph or
  5. i deed i did but lane was not even narrow until this one point where there was a concreat block on one side and a house and curb on the other my dad even though that he could get through until he got very close so did the camper driver, and we were going less than the speed limit by about 10mph, and i was within safe distance but my delayed reaction because the brake were already on because he was already braking made matters worce im not making excuses, but thats what we can peace to geather from what happend, i blacked out and dont remeber going over the bars just falling down the side of
  6. yup your missing a big part of the story lmao, it was my dads car that i hit,we were going down a hill and he was draging his brakes i was costing he slamed the brakes on and skided to a dead stop because of a oncomming camper and a narrow road in devon, so i wrenched on the brakes locked up cut the bike out slid a few Metres then the front griped fliped over the front of the bike and hit the roof of the car and the bike carried on into the car, so was nothing i could do and nothing my dad could do so was just one of those things, the police just asked who was at fault and we sead no one and b
  7. Hi well i crashed the sv in the back of a car ooops not my fault but ohh well any way the forks and most of the front end was smashed so this is where im at, all panels on (need new seat cowl the other one was smashed) My make shift head bearing tool, lol old race cut so i can hammer the new tapered race in the cutting of the old race took ages must be hardened steal new race pressed in new bearings in tided the mess of cables up at the front, moved to behind the head stock, had to cut the air box snorkel to make sure it could breath enough with the
  8. Cheers , still not quite where i want it but getting there and its been hard trying to keep track of all these forums lol, im part of about 6 or 7 forums
  9. well been a while since i posted an update to this well a fair bit has changed on the bike, mostly because of a crash i had in December in the ice came off going about 5mph as the back spun and caught the front up cost £300+ worth of damage EG bars,pegs,brake levers (all of them), rear sets, almost lost the radiator and £100 recovery fee :| its been back up and running for a fair while now and have been turning it into the machine i want it to be so mods are as followed renthal street fighter bars renthal bar ends R&G crash bungs gsxr 1000 k3 rear shock
  10. haha yup just need to get the place now just hope i still have the bike by that time .... selling up after the summer as im getting somthing more versatile for the winter as a bike is usless in the snow
  11. yeh it does, and mehh the sv's ok without the restricter (ECU) done a track day with the full power in and even thogh the bikes more than twice the power felt fine my MT-03 befor was not restricted (naughty i know...) but it produced 45bhp and only did 105mph (sv does 115 at 33bhp lol) but seriously dont bother staying on the cbt just get ure full license and enjoy ohh and my insurance aint to bad at £500 a year tptf legal and personal injury cover with 1years ncb
  12. not true im 17 and have a sv650 and have had a mt-03 660cc just take you full test and they "restrict" you to 33bhp (still good for over a tone and pull to 60mph faster than most cars) i have 1 year to go and my restriction is off PS the restriction is stupid as a r6 restricted is still faster than my sv650 unrestricted ......
  13. cheers and its a interview for tresham collage of motorsport, its a 1 year corce that leads on to a 1 year aprentiship skeem then another 1 year after that, both aprentiships are in actual race teams, and participate in classes like the ginetta cup , also go into to and have been offerd a place in level 3 motor sport at the trident center i wawickshire apparently me doing IT for the last 2 years (collage) (IT pratisiners) will help a lot, as we have to do CAD drawings of car parts, so all in all it should be a good year also hoping to take the SV for a spin around siverstone if
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