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  1. Ride Reports and Pictures
    As Galloway was put back to August due to the seasonal weather, the Inversnekien plotted up an island jaunt from Skye to Lewis to the Uists . . . . that changed quite rapidly due to broken down ferries to a weekend on Skye, with some mud & peat thrown in if we were good. I met up with Africajim...
  2. XR
    OK team. Bought Steves old xr600. Been sat in she'd for 6 years. Got it running but bogs down when giving it full throttle. Had the carb ultrasonically cleaned and checked jets are clear. 155. Main so it looks like Scott Summers mods done. Used to run nice and clean. Stator is showing 87 ohms. I...
  3. Chatter
    So I have been out and about recently with my riding buddy Cabbage, and the Tenere.. all be it the old model... is showing a clean pair of heels to the Alp. Even on the road it pulls very well, and seems almost on a par with the Alp. I had thought about an @ but money is tightish, I had even...
  4. Meet Ups / Rideouts
    For information: The Legal Forest Riders group has a ride through Forestry Commission land in South Wales on 27 May. You need to join the Legal Forest Riders site and sign-up to the ride; cost is £12. Rides are at three levels: Ride 1 - Sportsman/Intermediate with some hard packed tracks, some...
  5. XL
    hi, can anyone help with my bikes bogging issues? its a 84 xl600r, straight through modified exhaust, jetted, snorkel removed from airbox [could the snorkel be the problem?] it revs perfect and response is great, but at full 100% throttle it bogs like crazy. any ideas?
  6. Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Hi guys a quicj repert and pics from the wiltsmini meet. Here`a the link to the ABR page .. Wilts mini meet report and here`s alink to the pics... Wilts mini meet pictures by redbikejohn - Photobucket suffice to say we all had a great time fell off a few times got really muddy and broke bits...
  7. Chatter
    Ive been trail riding for just over a year now and had my fair share of problems. Both mechanical and "my own fault" eg stuck in the mud. Ive been think of getting rid of my @ and KTM and getting something a bit smaller, a bit easier to maintain, a bit easier to pull out of the bogs. So, Yes...
  8. CRF - New Forum!
    ..... back my CRF230F :thumbup: My first trail bike about 15 months ago was this CRF230F that i bought to carry on the back of my motorhome and to commute to work on. My intention was to also start doing a bit of 'greenlaning' with some friends who did both (road in summer/trail in winter)...
  9. Ride Reports and Pictures
    The day started bright, early and bloody freezing (sorry if I made anyone blush) in Mudwiz's garden at 9am. After a much needed coffee, myself and Ian were made to walk our runing bikes around Mudwiz's garden. As already alluded to by Ian, the surface is interesting. In fact, given the amount of...
  10. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Hey its well documented I have gone through bikes, maybe its because the XR has been so much fun, everything else just doesnt do all the things the XR can... in my eyes. One day its in the woods and over the bogs, next day it can be cutting up city traffic. So as its now my only bike Im trying...
  11. XR
    I have a problem with water stopping my 96 XR 250. The bike runs fine and performs perfectly well in all areas in the dry, but as soon as it hits water it bogs down and stops. It is as if it has gone into shock. It will then fire up straight away with the next kick. I have done the...
  12. Chatter
    Well as you all know my fondness for choppin and changing bikes I now seem to find myself with 3, which is nice but I cant keep them all:rolleyes: If for anything wifey wont let me and Im stuffed for space in the garage. So I have had the Transalp up for sale , in various places and nothing...
  13. Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Years ago I used to ride my trials bike at an old quarry a couple of miles north of Rochdale, the place has toilets and a burger van and terrain varying from smooth flat stone paths that you could rollerscate down to sheer cliffs and all gradients in between, it's mainly grass and compact soil...
  14. Ride Reports and Pictures
    :rolleyes:Well sun is shining and J and myself headed on out for a 4 hour bimble over various lanes and the views were stunning. 185kms later and we arrived back at Js to some bird with a grumpy face, but she soon came around and made a weary traveller a nice cup of tea:D It wouldnt have...
  15. CRF - New Forum!
    Hello all of you out there. I'm a new boy on the block and found this forum by accident. I'm pretty well through a project with the CRF230. I've scrapped the "lighting kit" that came with the bike and replaced it with xr400 headlight, shroud and speedometer. Speedo cable from xr200 fits a...
  16. Ride Reports and Pictures
    So we met up for another days ride, we have a guest pop along for the journey on his Tricker, Terry and its a beautiful day Our first lane we encounter is somewhat narly and after we have gone 50 yards in the only way is down and for a lane of 500 mts or so one and a half hours later we reach...
  17. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Well The Gap was open and it was time for a J&P ride out taking in scenic view from various vantage points. J and Dave S met me from work at 0900 and we plodded off to Methyr, via some green lane beyond Treharris. Dropped into Merthyr and the guys were waiting, and it was the first time I had...
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