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  1. Machined and fabricated parts - excellent contact

    Recommended Dealers/Service Providers/Campsites
    Hi everyone I have been using a guy called Darren Yorwerth for a couple of years now for any bespoke machined & fabricated parts I have needed for my bikes. He's based in Wales & typical examples of what he's done for me are stainless steel extra heavy bar end weights to get rid of vibes, see...
  2. Welding, bespoke racks and pretty much anything metal related (Devon)

    Recommended Dealers/Service Providers/Campsites
    Hi all, this guy (Tim) came highly recommended through the Devon TRF site, and now having seen him in action and seeing the attention to detail and experience/ expertise he has, I am happy to spread the word. He goes by the name Gaschef (on the TRF forum) and is a diving engineer as his main...
  3. Bluetooth kit for Duchinni D619 helmet

    Bike Comms & Audio
    Got a Duchinni D619 helmet for Xmas and am trying to source a Duchinni bluetooth kit for it but all my Google and ebay searches find nowt There is a place in the helmet for their bespoke bluetooth kit which is why I'm trying to find one of theirs rather than buy a generic kit Anyone got any...
  4. XRV Charity Calendar

    Charity Events
    Hi, newbie here. I am still finding my way around on here but am no stranger to bike forums and I like to try to make a positive contribution where I can. One of the things I have enjoyed doing on other forums is organising a photo competition of members bikes in interesting places and then...
  5. SLR/FX 650 Exhaust

    Dominator / FMX
    I could not find a thread on this specifically and I have spent ages reading through various threads looking for advice on what might fit. I have a low mileage 1999 FX650 which I use as winter warrior and trailie. I have the FMS smog reduction kit on but mainly untouched in terms of intake and...
  6. British engineering at its best

    Chatter
    Hmm i dont fancy the fuel consumption though, uses a descendant of the RR merlin spitfire engine, 660 bhp on skinny 21" wheels not for the faint hearted methinks, Bespoke Bentley that rewrites the rules of giant cars - Telegraph
  7. New Africa twin seat!

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi all, I have just got my new bespoke made AT seat back and it is better than i thought is was going to be! I had a silver and black seat made to replace a Honda non slip seat that was on the bike. The seat is a completely new made seat with thick GRP base which was made to fit the 07 AT...
  8. Best way to carry fuel Off road.

    Accessories
    Hi all, hope this is the right place to post this, I'm looking forward to picking up my CCM on saturday, prob is it has a small tank, what are my (cheap) options for a full day off the beaten track and away from the petrol stations, I know of the 1lt fuel 'sigg' type bottles, and the old fav 5lr...
  9. Some lovely engineering on this.....

    BMW
    IMPO, not be everyone's cup of tea but just picked up my newly re-inforced rear subframe for the oilhead from the coaters this afternoon, will be fitting it over the weekend all being well. and the obligatory before shot! It's a bespoke service offered by Vern at Project VND along with...
  10. venhill brake hose for xl700v

    Transalp
    I contacted venhill.co.uk if they did hose for xl700v and got this reply: Hi Eirik, We don't have the pattern for making brake hose for your bike. However, we can still make you a custom hose providing that you let us know your requirements or send us the existing hose. For more...
  11. Carole Nash chooses AA

    News
    Specialist motorcycle broker Carole Nash has switched its recovery and roadside breakdown contract to the AA in a three-year deal. The AA was not well-regarded by bikers but says it is expanding its motorcycle capacity. When I first got my Africa Twin, the AA failed to attend a puncture for...
  12. bike decals

    Mechanical Advice
    Can anyone advise where I could get some bespoke bike stickers/decals? I am wanting to get a web address sticker to put on the bike along with other ideas i have, I have trawled the internet and sent enquiries but don't seem go be getting anywhere, So I thought I would seek advice on here to...
  13. simply bike insurance

    Insurance
    well this company is great! very friendly and professional, they actully want to save you money rather then rip you off! they have done me a very good price for a duel bike policy and i am very pleased! by far cheaper then bennets, carol nash etc recommened by me, give them a go...... Simply...
  14. out in the woods

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Had a really crap day on it the other week & couldn't figure out what was wrong. I eventually discovered that the head stock bearing is fubar'd. So this morning I had it replaced & after a couple of chores around the house & a run into town I had to try it out with the new bearing. I've...
  15. Transalp crashbars

    Transalp
    I'm really struggling to obtain any response from Graves (czech republic) to try and obtain some crashbars for my 650 TA. My thoughts are now about having some made. I've a very skilled friend (car bodywork repairer / builds trikes (show winning ones) etc etc) who will make some I'm sure. I'm...
  16. One piece Rain Suits

    Varadero
    I need some help / feedback. I want a One Piece rain suit that has the double full leg zips i.e. same design as the Triumph. I am looking for something I can put on in a hurry, monsoon rain invariably hits like a wall, over stiff high touring boots, jeans and a mesh jacket. The Triumph suit is...
  17. Brake master cyclinder

    Africa Twin
    Having had a little off (pics will be posted of the Morocco trip) I broke off the off-side mirror, the one that is attached to the master cyclinder. Fortunately it broke my master cyclinder and not the £10 mirror :cry: Question is; Is it bespoke to the AT or are there other bikes with the...
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