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  1. Wanted: Wanted tank cover in black

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi all I'm new to your wonderful fourm. I'm looking for a black tank cover for n 07 650 transalp if anyone has one ther would like to sell. I'll get the beers in, cheers all. Rob
  2. ARRGGHHHH I've been splined... Help please..

    Dammit my worst fears about buying one of these has come true :mad::mad::mad: Should have removed the front sprocket when I bought the bike.. ARGHH Ok so I have read a bit about this the only true solution is to strip the engine and replace but just how big a job is that? is it a complete...
  3. subscribed - beers on me

    Africa Twin
    thought i'd splash out - also, watch the for sale section - am going to be selling whole front end of fairing, lights clocks the lot ....:cheers:
  4. Christmas Meet

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Christmas meet @ Jelly's 25th, 26th, 27th, November AKA Yonderman Cafe at the junction of B6465 and A623 Wardlow Mires. Camping in the field opposite. Breakfast in the Cafe & ride out on the Saturday. A few beers in The Three Stags Heads Three Stags' Heads, Wardlow Mires, Derbyshire For...
  5. 2011 Birmingham NEC bike show

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    I am looking at meeting up with a friend at Heathrow and heading up to see the show on Sat 19th November and then possibly going for a few beers and a meal in the evening and heading back on Sunday morning... Is anyone else planning on going? Suggest we could possibly meet up at the show and/or...
  6. Camping Trails Mid Wales 19 - 21st August

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Time for another bash at the Mid Wales trails. Arrive Friday evening in Llandrindod Wells. Campsite, few beers. Saturday, Local Trails including the Strata Florida. Saturday night - either wild camp (like we did last time, but this means everyone carrying camping gear on their bikes for the...
  7. arctic circle in winter!

    last year i done a charity ride on my c90 and raised some money for the RNLI. now i been having some strange thought's for a while, i been thinking of trying to ride the c90 to the arctic circle in winter! jan/feb. it's only in my alcohol pickled brain at the moment and nothing is set in stone...
  8. Need help on installing Africa Queens crash bars!

    Africa Twin
    Hi lads I'm about to install my Africa Queens crash bars, and I'm staring at the parts, but don't see an obvious way to put them together ... There's a slight chance that the beers from last night is hampering my clear sight .. I've checked their website, but being so extravagantly poorly...
  9. One of the most eloquent reasons for alcohol I have ever heard.....

    One afternoon at Cheers, Cliff Clavin was explaining the Buffalo Theory to his buddy Norm. Here's how it went:
  10. Carnage

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    not a ride report as such more a bombed out of our trolley report:D:D:D:D:D:D last night me and stevie and the Vaders went to stay with one of petes friends who runs a pub in Thorpness a cracking place called the Dolphin we had a cracking ride up took the scenic route through maldon...
  11. eBay: On Any Sunday...

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi guys & gals Apologies if I've missed a previous thread about this (yes, I do that quite often). I remember going to the cinema in the early '70s with my elder brother to see 'On Any Sunday', the Oscar-nominated american documentary on motorcycle racing featuring stars of the sport...
  12. For Sale: XR650R Supermoto wheels

    For Sale / Wanted
    First post, so beers are on me. I got the following wheels as part payment for work I did on a mates house, no good to me as they wont fit my XR600 without ectra work. Good as new no corrosion even the tyres have plenty of life in them. £400 ono Mark onthe bottom of the rim in this...
  13. Leeds on a Friday night

    I am working in Leeds a week on Saturday so am staying in town Friday night. I'm after an early night, as I am getting up to work, but maybe a meal and a few beers. Any recommendations - or areas to avoid.:rolleyes:
  14. ride-out and camping in the lakes

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    me,craig,stuart and alan decided to brave the october weather and went camping over the lake district after a few beers and a huge curry the night before we set off from preston and stuart led us through some of his local roads and they were excellent... as we weedled our way towards the dales...
  15. Twin desert recon

    Africa Twin
    ok, had the weekend on hand and decided to run a backcountry recon of a route busy forming in my mind for a 10day expedition through the backroads of the namib desert, following the border of the skeleton coast national park. dragged my mate jean along as part of the experiment, as he has zero...
  16. Dambusters

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Dambusters tour - open invite - spring bank holiday I'm hosting a Dambusters tour next Spring Bank Holiday.... The basic shake down is meet up at the Bever camping site near Hückeswagen on the outskirts of Germany's main industry area and from there visit the Dams that were targeted during Op...
  17. Christmas Meet

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Christmas meet @ Jelly's 26th, 27th, 28th, November AKA Yonderman Cafe at the junction of B6465 and A623 Wardlow Mires. Camping in the field opposite £2 per night. A few beers in The Three Stags Heads Three Stags' Heads, Wardlow Mires, Derbyshire
  18. Trip to The Pyrenees - July 2010

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    It's now 3 weeks since we returned from the best biking trip I've ever had so now that some nice folk have explained how to do it, here's my report: The Team were Me, the Wife, a small cuddly bee belonging to my nephew and "Doris" our trusty Garmin Zumo. 3rd July: Having finally managed to strap...
  19. Was thinking of selling my @!

    I´ve had a bit of a hankering lately for a Yamaha TDM850 to replace my trusty @. Now I´m not so sure. This is a posting I´ve just put on the TDM forum: "Not a good day............................. it didn´t go well. Been down the pub for a couple of beers to settle my nerves, so please excuse...
  20. Home Counties Rumble

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Got a plan going on in my head, the Herts/Beds/Bucks/Northants possee weekend of fun and adventure. Friday 30th July meet up at camp site to be advised, beers and intros Saturday 31st July early breakfast at the Saucy Sausage Towcester A5 Mudwiz & BT take off roaders on a days off roading...