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  1. RD03 rack for an RD04

    Africa Twin
    Anyone happen to know if the RD03 rack would fit an RD04? It (the RD03 rack) looks a lot more utilitarian to me. I've no access to lathes or anything fancy so anything but the very simplest bodge is beyond me - ideally it'd fit right on... :)
  2. Just The Two of Us

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Due to the lack of interest, only Tendays arrived at the Meet-point to Start the ride, probably just as well tbh as the Weather was once again SHOCKING :D, Anyhoo, i was running a little late, as twice i had to stop on the way to Rhayader due to not being able to see through the Heavy Rain :mad...
  3. Mid Wales Trail Ride sat 6th October

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Posting to gauge interest, Meet point either Builth Wells or Rhayader First Trail will either be Claerwen (easier, scenic) or Piano keys (little more technical, little less Scenic) Along Aber' mountain Road to Devils Bridge for Lunch Around Beautiful Nant y Moch (single track road) Then onto...
  4. Nant Y Arian (in the dry)

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    After the Dousing Phil and Meself got last time we did this Ride, we decided to try again in the Dry, though this time Phil was on his mighty Ten :cheers:. An 8.45am view from the top of the Black Mountain Onto 'Piano Keys' at Rhayader After a nice Lunch at Devils Bridge, it was then onto...
  5. Burns Night

    Chatter
    "Why can't we have normal meals like everyone else?" asked my son when told I was cooking up a vegetarian haggis made from oatmeal and lentils and vegetables and spices and..... With mashed swede (neeps), which the kids hate too, and spuds (tatties) I shall be forcing them to eat all this and...
  6. New zebra: engine in

    Chatter
    I needed help getting the engine into my newly straightened and powdercoated frame today. Imagine my surprise when a nutter who had escaped from Guantanamo Bay turned up still in his prison overalls. I named him MohamChad. :D Still, we got the engine in. It took three goes to fiddle the...
  7. Office Christmas Party Invite

    Jokes
    FROM: Pauline Lewis, Human Resources Director TO: All Employees DATE: 4 November 2010 RE: Christmas Party I'm happy to inform you that the company Christmas Party will take place on December 23rd, starting at noon in the private function room at the Grill House. There will be a cash bar and...
  8. Babysitting MPJ

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    I only put that in the title as that is what Michaela (Mpj) called it. We started with a vegetarian breakfast at the Ace at 8.30 and then headed out west to Gerrards Cross and past Clivedon and back again (getting lost in a housing estate at one point). Mpj would be politely described as...
  9. Why proof reading is important

    Jokes
    Man Kills Self Before Shooting Wife and Daughter This one I caught in the SGV Tribune the other day and called the Editorial Room and asked who wrote this. It took two or three readings before the editor realized that what he was reading was impossible!!! They put in a correction the next day...
  10. OK Spelbound won but....

    Chatter
    Dont you think they look like they come fresh out of a "Arian Race" advertisment:rolleyes::D:hitler::D:hitler::D
  11. Piel island - lunch on Broughton on Furness

    Austin's Adventures
    Piel island - lunch in Broughton on Furness EDIT 16th April 2010 There is a significant change of plan now. The cafe have just today declined the opportunity to feed us all so instead we will be rendezvousing at the High Cross Inn on the outskirts of Broughton in Furness at the junction of...
  12. Carole Nash boss walks to North Pole

    News
    David Newman, boss of Britain’s biggest biker insurance broker, Altrincham-based Carole Nash is to trek 110Km across Arctic Ocean Ice to the North Pole to raise cash for Charley Boorman-backed charity Riders for Health. Riders For Health helps health workers in Africa have effective...
  13. Oh, the drama of it all .....

    Chatter
    My eldest daughter is 12 and her hormones are all over the place, God love 'er. She is also a vegetarian. She's been away from Friday till tonight with a friend of the family, helping her look after her grandaughter. This friend is also a vegetarian. We've not seen her for several days, so...
  14. XRV Cardiff rally round

    Chatter
    Cheers to all who stopped my stay in Cardiff being the usual sad and lonely affair. De Duble Yuh took me to a vegetarian place when I arrived Sunday, which was ace. Then we met up with mikek3xl in the Old Arcade for a few pints of SA. And on Monday Sean, who live in Battle, near Hastings...
  15. One for the weekend :)

    Jokes
    Some years ago, Paddy married an attractive woman, Maggie, half his age, in a small coastal Irish community. After several months, Maggie complained that she had never climaxed during sex and according to her Grandmother all Irish women are entitled to a climax once in a while. So, to resolve...
  16. towel waving

    Jokes
    Some years ago, George married an attractive woman, Tracy, half his age, in a small coastal English community. After several months, Tracy complained that she had never climaxed during sex and according to her Grandmother, all English women are entitled to a climax once in a while.. So, to...
  17. Europe trip late July/early Auust 2009???

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Folks Just thought I'd open this matter for discussion in case anyone may be interested. So here's the plan (or the lack of a plan might be much more accurate!!).............. Each year since 2002 I have headed off to mainland Europe on my bike from my home in Northern Ireland...
  18. Anyone up for a europe trip late july/early august???

    Travel
    Folks Just thought I'd open this matter for discussion in case anyone may be interested. So here's the plan (or the lack of a plan might be much more accurate!!).............. Each year since 2002 I have headed off to mainland Europe on my bike from my home in Northern Ireland. Sometimes I'm...
  19. Sunday 19th October New Forest Ride Out

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    11.00an - Meet a Burley Cider Farm This is their apple pressing/cidermaking weekend and Barry will be firing up the traction engine to press the apples with a steam operated press. Tastings too if you like. Soon as we're ready, a gentle ride around the New Forest. All on road. All levels of...
  20. Givi engine bars

    Varadero
    Has anyone got any tales to tell of the protection offered by Givi crash bars in a low speed off? I'm thinking about fitting them to my VA5 If someone can convince me that they will actually work, rather than simply make the bike look a bit more utilitarian, and the do really protect the...
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