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  1. Wanted: Xl 600 lmf side panel

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi everyone , I picked up my lovely xl 600 lmf , it's my second one so I was delighted to find another good one , on journey home as I stopped for a break and was walking around bike admiring it I was sick to discover that my battery cover side panel had blown off, can anyone help with sourcing...
  2. Exhaust Guard - looked cool to me

    Africa Twin
    I've been doing a lot of traveling in Europe and met a Czech guy in Montenegro who had just done Albania with his wife on an AT. Very interesting bloke with great stories. Anyway I was admiring his exhaust guard which he said he made. I don't have an AT, but I made a mental note to post the...
  3. Admiring the AT

    Africa Twin
    Went for a ride last weekend and stopped to get fuel. Came out and there was a guy stood looking over my @t. He'd been refuelling his Ducati monster. Said he'd always loved the twin and quoted "if the world went wrong and imploded on itself, there'd always still be an @T on the go" and I...
  4. Transalp adventure down under

    Transalp
    Christmas happens in summer here, after attending the Boxing day ashes test in Melbourne, a mate and I went trailriding, him on his DR650, me on the transalp. Temperatures were forecast to hit 38 celcius so we went into the hills to get around 1500m above sea level where its a bit cooler. The...
  5. Applecross - "the long way round"

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    The plan was simple enough - Bank holiday weekend, a few of us scoot up to Scotland, have a run over the pass to Applecross, eat then come home. What could possibly go wrong, best laid plans & all that...... Keith (1050 Sprint) & I would meet Kev (929 'Blade) at Red Roosters, Penrith at 2.30...
  6. Bloody cold out there

    Chatter
    Went from Scunthorpe to Knaresborough today. A bit nippy on the way up but the heated grips helped that. Then whilst I was at my mate's farm admiring his barn find Matchless 650 and engineering equipment the heavens opened. That wasn't supposed to happen :D So I legged it back home but 1hr...
  7. The evening's festivities

    National Meets
    The Saturday night was spent by most in the bar listening to Jacqueslemac's band and admiring the dancing abilities of the gentlemen of xrv. First the talent The man himself Of course no cabaret would be complete without the professional dance troupe And the Roly...
  8. Outer Hebrides Tour

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    The planning for the ABR Highland meet in Ullapool had always involved a day or two in scotland either before of after the event, but a look at the leave chart at work and the fact that I had never been to the Outer Hebrides changed that to virtually a whole week gently running up the Outer...
  9. Gone fishing in western Norway [lots of pics]

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Hi! This is my first ride report here (: This friday after work I went fishing. I borrowed a rod from my dad and took off. I decided to go fishing in Storefjorden and Fullskjeggevatnet. These are two lakes in Gloppen municipality, where I was born and spent my childhood. My mom and dad still...
  10. Ace Meeting 18/09/2010

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    I got there nice and early and had to wait around for someone from this site to turn up. Then this turned up: While I was admiring the bike Doctorlaw turned up, proceeded to do a strip. Then GOG turned up and Mudwiz, Meesh and Annette.Met a couple of others whose names have slipped through the...
  11. Bazzas trail ride

    Past National Meets
    I thought I'd start this thread just for the trail-ride that Bazza took us on Saturday. The weather was a lot better then Friday which was good but there was still plenty of water about to give you a good soaking, bow waves over the top of screens was not uncommon :D The first couple of lanes...
  12. Adventures on the Isle of Mull

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Note: Sorry could not make the National this year but for personal reasons, I had to stay fairly close to home.. maybe next year .. :thumbleft: Advertures on the Isle of Mull .. So my Adventure Started on Thursday Morning , leaving first thing , head down to Aberfeldly , heading west from...
  13. distractions on a summers day

    Chatter
    I dn`t know about you lot but i was wondering, what would distract us while we are out and about on our trusted bikes on a warm sunny day. Then it hit me like a hedge, yes i said a hedge. becouse while i was tooteling along this beautifull woman in the shortest dress u can imagine was walking...
  14. As everyone else is doing it - austin's back too

    The Longest Day
    Got home at 10pm yesterday. Brilliant few days and feels like I have been away for ages. This is the best TLD route in my opinion. After leaving the hostel on Sunday I set off round the coast, had a look at inch beach (huge and you can drive on the sands -I didn't coz the first bit was dead...
  15. Back to Biking

    Riding
    On Friday I took an all day ‘back to biking’ course (It's 10 years since I was last on a bike; you may have seen my thread on getting the new old bike back on the road here:http://www.xrv.org.uk/forums/transalp/44288-transalp-laid-up-13-years-what-do.html ). It was a one-on-one day with Drew, a...
  16. Sunday's ride

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Not Much of a report but Ogri and I had a run out today to put some miles on his BRP and to try and help him forget that old boat anchor with a CCM badge on it Not many photos as I was enjoying the ride too much to stop here’s a couple for you I got a can of silver spray for the back of your...
  17. W reg AT, Weybridge High Street about 5pm!

    Africa Twin
    I was the bloke weaing blue covered in plaster dust admiring your AT :D:thumbup:
  18. Ryka's Longest day meet

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Having given James a baptism of fire by making him ride his bike into central London to see Soho in hospital, I then dragged him through sarf London and Croydon before seeing anything like the greenery he is used to in Norfolk (although I read recently that Croydon means "the place where wild...
  19. Vara.....

    Varadero
    spotted in Bath on friday.The wife and I had a couple of days in Bath, no not in the bath but in Bath and we had a tour around on the open air bus. Her days of motorcycling are long over unfortunately, but anyhow sitting there admiring the scenery I spotted a Vara approaching and it looked cool...
  20. Look what I saw today

    Yamaha
    Met a woman who said she had two of these and was prepping them to ride to South Africa. Asked if I wanted to come (oh for not having family and commitments). She was admiring my zebra while I admired her bike.
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