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  1. For Sale / Wanted
    My daughter Jamie-lee (Mini Vader) is selling her bike jacket because it is to small for her now and she is going to Australia for 6 months :( and could do with the money. Its a size 12 and is in very good condition. She would like £40 plus p&p.
  2. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Took a ride last weekend in Nangar National Park, close to Canowindra NSW, Australia. There has been a lot of rain lately, and all the creeks were running water. My helmet cam captured the ride nicely, but ran out of batteries just as I got my Varadero bogged in a soft muddy creek. We were...
  3. Chatter
    I am off to Auz next year, Perth to be specific, and looking for some off road motor biking experience. Any one here know of any I can contact. Cheers.............
  4. Chatter
    Hi All XRVers Well its been a long time since I've posted anything on here and a lot has happened in my life since the day in 2008 when I road down to the Ace Cafe with Mrs Gromit, BT bloke, Marcin, Stanbloke and others, We had a very memorable ride back taking in the Berko lanes with Mudwiz. I...
  5. Africa Twin
    Hey sweet lovers of the Africa Twin, So this be the adventure that every one of these bikes should and could go on. Im riding all the way from the Uk to Australia. I am putting a blog up so the link is below if you wish to see what your bike is actually capable of. I just wanted to thank...
  6. Mechanical Advice
    Greetings all. Not sure if this is the right place for this post so apologies in advance if someone has to move it. I'm looking to leave these snowy shores next year and am keen to take my bikes with me. Does anyone have any advice on import to Aus? Reliable shippers would be handy as well...
  7. Transalp
    Hi All This is certainly not limited to Aussies but just putting a shout out to any Transalp riders in Australia as I have only passed one XL700 in 3 months!
  8. I'd like to introduce myself....................
    G'day all, I'm here to share the hard-won knowledge gained from punting early TransAlps.:hello2: I'm currently punting a Yamaha TDM850, on which I'll occasionally run knobby tyres. I owned and loved for many years an '87 Honda Transalp (ex ATGreg) called 'The Trannie', and I also briefly owned...
  9. I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hi there , name is Brent and have been reading this site for a couple of years and have gotten some good tips from all you other members. Have got a 2004 Transalp 650 which I brought new. Mods are K&N filter, Staintune pipe, Scotoiler and self built alloy bashplate. Will be dropping main jets...
  10. Ride Reports and Pictures
    An excellent weekend !! , the weather was stunning !!! 12 of us met on the outskirts of Sydney, a real mixed bunch, 3 Dommies, 2 At's, 3 950's a 1200GSA , 2 640's and a lone Honda 230. We split up into 2 groups going slightly different routes, my group headed up Bells rd, had a coffee...
  11. Travel
    http://www.planitearth.co.uk/index.htm Interesting site, with tips & links
  12. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Some friends just came back from a trip and I thought you'd like the piccies. I was supposed to go but work got in the way, I was pissed i can tell you. its a REMOTE trip and you need fuel for 600km inluding lots of deep sand & 300 sand dunes, a sat phone etc, I was looking to carry an extra 30...
  13. Great Roads/Routes
    Planning a trip (mostly overland) to Australia in the spring of 2008 on a RD07 AT. No time constraints. Itinerary would probably be Europe,Russia,Turkey,Iran,Pakistan,India,Indonesia and then sea to Oz. Is there anyone out there who is planning or has done the trip recently. Planning on doing...
  14. Chatter
    Not sure if this is the correct forum but here goes! My 03 @ is reluctantly for sale on this site, to complicate matters I have just been offered the chance of a job in Perth Australia.Could any one offer any advice as to importing a bike into Oz? I understand it has become more difficult for...
  15. Ride Reports and Pictures
    In 1998 we sold our house and almost everything else we owned to ride an R100GS to Australia. The bike was heavily modified by Ernie at 'Overland Solutions' with a strengthened rear subframe, custom made pannier frames, cockpit, crashbars, sidestand and rear rack. In addition I fitted a 43Ltr...
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