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Forum: General 675 discussion   07-09-11, 14:25
Replies: 36
Views: 4,327
Posted By ScarfaceClaw
I'm really not sure about the tail end of it. ...

I'm really not sure about the tail end of it. From the brief photos I've see it just lacks visual balance between the front and back.

Reportedly it goes like a cut cat but I'd need to see one to...
Forum: General 675 discussion   05-13-11, 14:01
Replies: 5
Views: 989
Posted By ScarfaceClaw
Crikey. That doesn't sound good.

Crikey. That doesn't sound good.
Forum: United Kingdom   04-11-11, 05:58
Replies: 346
Views: 55,910
Posted By ScarfaceClaw
The thread has goen quiet but finally saw another...

The thread has goen quiet but finally saw another 675. First time for a long time. Scorched yellow heading up the A507 on Saturday. Great colour.
Forum: General 675 discussion   04-11-11, 05:48
Replies: 9,244
Views: 774,320
Posted By ScarfaceClaw
Put on some race shift Arrows rear sets. ...

Put on some race shift Arrows rear sets.

After having to sort out the threaded bolts on the brake side that must have been screwed in by satan and all his evil minions. Driving around on a Sunday...
Forum: United Kingdom   03-31-11, 11:57
Replies: 26
Views: 13,851
Posted By ScarfaceClaw
Mine broke about 6 months after I got it. One of...

Mine broke about 6 months after I got it. One of the support pads just completely sheared off from the stand itself. Was very that it was my old rust bucket track bike as it caught on the brake...
Forum: General 675 discussion   03-31-11, 11:51
Replies: 20
Views: 2,389
Posted By ScarfaceClaw
Not when you are ham fisted as I am.

Not when you are ham fisted as I am.
Forum: General 675 discussion   03-31-11, 11:50
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By ScarfaceClaw
From memory it won't for an evening session (<...

From memory it won't for an evening session (< 97dB) but should do for a day (< 102dB). It depends on who is running the track day as well. Some are more flexbile than others but generally you...
Forum: Track Days   11-23-10, 05:49
Replies: 3,081
Views: 451,842
Posted By ScarfaceClaw
You've got the bike I should have with my...

You've got the bike I should have with my leathers.
Forum: Track Days   11-22-10, 14:49
Replies: 3,081
Views: 451,842
Posted By ScarfaceClaw
Mine. Taken recently in spain with the...

Mine. Taken recently in spain with the photographer lying just short of the apex in the curve.
Forum: Track Days   11-18-10, 08:41
Replies: 59
Views: 15,378
Posted By ScarfaceClaw
Mine was a lot less ambitious in my track bike...

Mine was a lot less ambitious in my track bike conversion.

1. Unscrew fairings.
2. Disconnect lights.
3. Attach track fairings.
4. Duct tape.
5. Attempt to start.
6. Swear.
7. Find...
Forum: Track Days   10-27-10, 14:05
Replies: 9
Views: 1,013
Posted By ScarfaceClaw
That hadn't even crossed my mind. That is a...

That hadn't even crossed my mind. That is a mighty good idea. I'll give that a crack in the morning and see how it flies.
Forum: Track Days   10-27-10, 12:11
Replies: 9
Views: 1,013
Posted By ScarfaceClaw
Fuse box and track fairings - where/how

Pretty much as the title suggests, just put some of the track fairings on old yella as part of tracking it up. Only question is what to do with the fuse box. I got the fairings from T3 racing and...
Forum: General 675 discussion   10-22-10, 04:51
Replies: 196
Views: 16,174
Posted By ScarfaceClaw
Ignoring what is and isn't on the bike and...

Ignoring what is and isn't on the bike and talking purely asthetics, that bike looks stunning with the one exception being the font. Big fan of the red subframe and white + black mix of fairings. ...
Forum: General 675 discussion   10-21-10, 12:30
Replies: 42
Views: 2,262
Posted By ScarfaceClaw
Was at bike shop last weekend. 2010 model R1...

Was at bike shop last weekend. 2010 model R1 with virtually worn out middle section of rear and new tyre bobbles still on the side. Front was barely touched. "Nah, just use it for burn outs" was...
Forum: General 675 discussion   10-21-10, 12:23
Replies: 196
Views: 16,174
Posted By ScarfaceClaw
I put a slipper on my 06 a month or so ago as...

I put a slipper on my 06 a month or so ago as part of a track bike project. In reality it probably doesn't need one and if you're decent enough with blipping (I'm not but am practising) then you can...
Forum: General 675 discussion   10-21-10, 12:19
Replies: 196
Views: 16,174
Posted By ScarfaceClaw
Exactly. They've tweaked the peripheral...

Exactly. They've tweaked the peripheral components of the bike while leaving the engine unchanged!?!? Ohlins, nice but is your standard rider going to notice given the stock ones on there...
Forum: United Kingdom   10-11-10, 11:57
Replies: 346
Views: 55,910
Posted By ScarfaceClaw
Was heading up the A507 yesterday and there was a...

Was heading up the A507 yesterday and there was a red parked up with a couple of other bikes.
Forum: General 675 discussion   09-20-10, 07:37
Replies: 9,244
Views: 774,320
Posted By ScarfaceClaw
Installed crash bungs, engine covers. Got some...

Installed crash bungs, engine covers. Got some paddock stands. Booked in for a slipper clutch. Track fairings on order. Old yella is going to get some lovin' over the next week or so.

Unlike...
Forum: Track Days   09-18-10, 13:34
Replies: 3,081
Views: 451,842
Posted By ScarfaceClaw
[edit: pictures gone. boo hoo] ...

[edit: pictures gone. boo hoo]
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Forum: United Kingdom   09-16-10, 08:08
Replies: 346
Views: 55,910
Posted By ScarfaceClaw
Was at Brands Hatch on Monday. There was a...

Was at Brands Hatch on Monday. There was a yellow (TOR can I think) running in the inters and a red '09 running in the novice group. Plus there was a graphite going around in the fast group.
Forum: United Kingdom   08-12-10, 08:30
Replies: 17
Views: 1,888
Posted By ScarfaceClaw
The best bit about that post Stoney is the...

The best bit about that post Stoney is the signature image at the bottom of it. All positive about building confidence closely followed by a lowside picture.

Made me laugh at least. I'd still...
Forum: United Kingdom   08-11-10, 11:59
Replies: 17
Views: 1,888
Posted By ScarfaceClaw
Recommend looking at Rapid Training...

Recommend looking at Rapid Training (http://www.rapidtraining.co.uk/) for a gentle introduction into track days. The "novice" groups they are very gentle and there was even someone on the last day...
Forum: General 675 discussion   08-09-10, 08:32
Replies: 25
Views: 1,883
Posted By ScarfaceClaw
I've got both an 1198s and an 06 Daytona. The...

I've got both an 1198s and an 06 Daytona. The difference in the two is like chalk and cheese as far as riding goes. My Daytona is slowly becoming a track bike and I'm keeping the Duke for the road....
Forum: General 675 discussion   08-04-10, 08:42
Replies: 22
Views: 1,290
Posted By ScarfaceClaw
I had the bike in the lounge for a while when I...

I had the bike in the lounge for a while when I first bought it. I think the breaking point for the wife was when I decided to fire it up and give it a few revs when moving it. The neighbours on...
Forum: General 675 discussion   06-21-10, 14:57
Replies: 60
Views: 2,520
Posted By ScarfaceClaw
I went out for a couple of hours yesterday. I...

I went out for a couple of hours yesterday. I count my lucky stars I made it home. Nothing happened but in the back of my mind was the thought that August isn't too far away.
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