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Hayabusa Update 2018

I’ve not posted about my Hayabusa for sometime and as it is my main go to bike I feel this is a little unfair!! The Busa has sat there patiently while other bikes have come and gone, I feel that it might be like the grunts in the Vietnam war, not getting to know the new guys because they might suddenly not be there anymore 😉 Anyway I will go through all the mods I have done and intend to do and you will see there is not a huge amount left to do on the Busa, except ride it!!!! So from front to back here goes:

PFM Performance Profiled Discs – These discs look smart and are an upgrade on the originals as …

Yamaha YSR50

So, basically I always wanted a Gag bike…… What is a Gag bike I hear you ask. Gag bikes are small capacity 3/4 size bikes built generally for the Japanese domestic market. As you regular readers will recall I am 6’6″ tall so I look an absolute idiot on one….. ho hum!!!

So I was looking out for a bike and I found one that was a decent price and wasn’t a complete wreck, but it was in Dundee (6 hours plus away from the HJP Garage) So enter stage left the bike courier.

 

 

 

 

 

The bike Courier did a cracking job and delivered the bike which was …

Suzuki SV1000N K3

So the Bandit had been sold, for a good price too, the chap didn’t even haggle!!! Now I was looking around for a project and the SV1000N popped up on a general sales page on Facebook. The price was good and it was generally all there so I went for it. The bike came with a set of panniers and a top box. As soon as I got the bike home I went through it and looked at all the things that I wanted to change. First thing to get removed was the pannier and top box rack. This made the bike look better straight away. Next thing to get remoeved was the dodgy alarm, it just wasn’t working right, so off it came. Then …