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  1. Suspension, Brakes & Tires
    Novice question incoming...... I'm fairly new to biking and have a K4 Sv650s in blue. I have just recently cleaned the calipers and pistons and while doing so changed all the brake pads. When fitting the pads on the rear and setting all the torques on the bolts to the correct level I thought I'd...
  2. Motorcycle Talk
    So I just ordered a new set of braided Venhill brake lines front and rear, the rears are perfect and nothing is wrong with them. The front lever has no pressure at all but I can still bleed them just fine, there is no air in the lines and they are fully bled but I still have no pressure and no...
  3. Motorcycle Talk
    Hi, Recently, I realized my rear wheel rotor was all burned up. I placed it on stands and saw that my pads were completely jammed. The wheel was barely turning at all. I removed the caliper, cleaned everything, pushed back the piston in. Then, I squeezed the rear brake pedal and saw that the...
  4. SV650 Gen3 (17-...) Tech
    Hi All, TLDR: Looking for Suspension and Brakes upgrades recommendations. I have a 2019 SV650 X and I'm wanting to do some upgrades that will actually improve the quality of riding the bike. Everything I've read/heard is that SV's need improved front and rear suspension and better brakes. You...
  5. SV Modifications and General Maintenance
    I did my annual brake flush a few weeks ago and got my front brake lever to pull about 1 inch before full lock. I was very happy with it as my front lever pull has been too long (1.5 - 2 in), even though I have stainless steel lines and rebuilt the master cylinder and calipers less than 2 years...
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