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  1. For Sale: Honda Transalp XL700 For Sale

    For Sale / Wanted
    Unfortunately the bike gotta go ! The bike is immaculate and has only 6880 miles on the clock. it was first registered Sept 2011. It has the following extras FUEL Exhaust & Dec Cat (Plus original) Crash Bars Spots Heated Grips Full Honda Matching Luggage Centre Stand MRA Touring Screen (Plus...
  2. New Africa twin at the NEC

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, not posted on here for a while, thought I'd update on what I've been up to lately. I put down a deposit on the new Africa twin a few months ago and as a thank you Mr Honda sent me up a couple of tickets for the bike show to come down and have a look at the bike close up before the show...
  3. Honda VFR800 Crossrunner vs Yamaha 900 Tracer

    Hi all, while waiting for my new Africa Twin to turn up (spoke to Honda Ecosse today, confirmed I'll get the first one in)I decided to have a look around at what's out there that interests me as I feel the need! I've still got my Honda VFR1200X Crosstourer which I love to bits and am heading to...
  4. For Sale: Brand NEW Transalp XL700VA (ABS) Calipers Pair inc Pads

    For Sale / Wanted
    Transalp XL700VA (ABS) Calipers NOW REMOVED FOR SALE NOW REMOVED FOR SALE < GOING BACK TO SUPPLIER > Brand NEW Transalp XL700VA (ABS) Calipers Pair inc Pads For a very short time, I have a set here in Aberdeen . After a mix up with the supplier , I thought I would offer them up for sale...
  5. For Sale: 2003 BMW F650GS Dakar For Sale

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    SOLD Really is sold this time :thumbup: Steve T :cool:
  6. My first Transalp!

    I picked my Transalp up today, took it home through some of the most stunning roads here in the Highlands. I left Inverurie, just outside Aberdeen on the NE of Scotland, I headed to Alford by back roads through Kemnay, up to the Toll of Mossat, through Strathdon and over the Lecht to Tomintoul...
  7. CB500x - Lets ride

    Other Honda
    Today I finally got the chance to take this new little run-around for a test ride. Nearest Honda dealer to me is some 75 miles away in Aberdeen, so with an eye on the weather throughout the preceding week, I ventured east on my first free Saturday (free now that the shooting season is over)...
  8. Doon Under (As we say in Aberdeen)

    Hello folks. Just a wee update from this fantastic country. Lots of Harleys and riders in full Badass gear. Must be sweltering There are roads here that are the stuff of dreams. Winding up and down the mountains. However!..... The winds can be fearsome and the rain that usually accompanies...
  9. Free: AGV Numo visors

    For Sale / Wanted
    FREE FOR COLLECTION OR FREE DELIVERY 30 MILE RADIUS OF ABERDEEN. AGV NUMO VISORS. 1 X OUTER, CLEAR AND 1X INNER SUNSHIELD DROP-DOWN. I got one of these helmets and it was a pure pig of a thing. Initially, it seemed just fine and reasonably quiet too. First problem I had was that the lining...
  10. For Sale: Konvoi Alloy Panniers

    For Sale / Wanted
    SOLD....SOLD....SOLD....SOLD.... Early bird got the worm! Only used once for a long weekend in foul weather. Totally waterproof. Even with all my kit plus a couple of fairly bulky items, there was oodles of space left. Fit straight on to Hepco & Becker 18mm rails. I had to buy pucks from...
  11. Wee trip North

    I've just had a wee trip North from Aberdeen. Left Friday and got back today. Weather was NOT good! OK until I got past Tomintoul then WIND and horizontal rain which saw me all the way home today, Sunday. But I enjoyed it ! Stayed 2 nights at the Belvedere Arms hotel in Helmsdale, old...
  12. Rideout - Grampian and Deeside

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Hi all, thought I'd share my Saturday ride out with you all and also a few thoughts regarding new bikes from Honda! I left Elgin Morayshire at 10.00 this morning, no real plan other than the Crosstourer needed a run! (I took the Africa Twin to Galloway last weekend) I followed the river Spey to...
  13. Update on wedding plans

    Hi all, just a quick update as the day is approaching,,,, bloody fast! Steve T has planned more of this wedding than I have, and Hudders has planned the route to the reception! Special thanks to both of you! The Stag do is Steve's plan, it doesn't involve drink,,,, as he doesn't drink alcohol...
  14. Front brake issue

    Crossrunner / Crosstourer
    Just thought I'd share this with you on here just to log it on a public forum, in case of other cases. I put my Crosstourer off the road for winter with 4k miles on it, all was well. I put the bike back on the road following the winter in April and attended the Boil rally down in Cumbria. I...
  15. Free: Bottle/canister holder. Stainless.

    For Sale / Wanted
    I got one this from Konvoi as a "Sorry for taking so long" It is stainless. SOLD ( Well, "donated" more like) Les Top to bottom = 282mm Side to side = 140mm Bottom shelf front to back = 50mm Mounting holes = 100mm across and 140mm lengthwise I will never use it. use...
  16. For Sale: 2009 Volvo V50 2.0D R-Design

    For Sale / Wanted
    Right ladies and gents, its not a bike but my car is for sale and thought I'd offer it up on here on the off chance someone is after something like this so here goes... :p FOR SALE: 2009 Volvo V50 2.0D R-Design 100,260 miles (which will increase, still in use) Full service history detailing...
  17. SPRING ?

    Took a wee run out to Aboyne on Tuesday to get the cobwebs out. Lovely sunshine and mostly clean roads but a lot of salt which took a while to get off and make my Alp clean and salt-free. Another bright day today: Stonehaven, coast road to Montrose (coffee at Pucci's - I've been a customer...
  18. For Sale: Custom lowered seat for 700 Transalp.

    For Sale / Wanted
    For sale: My Tony Archer lowered (-20mm) saddle. Two kinds of material for rider & pillion. Very comfortable and very well made of course. I have had little use of it recently due to an unplanned visit to Canada. I have ordered another custom seat so this one has to go. I've only got one bum...
  19. For Sale: Konvoi Alloy panniers and ARDcases fitting kit. All new, never fitted

    For Sale / Wanted
    Thanks to Roger at ARDCASES and his invaluable advice and encouragement, I have one pannier fitted with the other to follow soon. The panniers etc are now no longer for sale. Thanks too are due to Forum members' encouragement. It has highlighted for me the benefits of being a subscriber...
  20. DC's Scottish cousin

    Reportedly taken in Aberdeen. I didn't know know Russ had relations up here.