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  1. XL600R Newbie from Düsseldorf, Germany

    I’m a Newbie from Düsseldorf, Germany and own my XL600R PD03 now since 36y’s. By this way I like to expand my range to British XL600R riders. Here is a 1st impression of my old bucket: .
  2. prospective owner

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Good day one and all. I currently have 2 bikes one for the road and the other for trail riding, ST1100AW and a Yamaha WR250F, and am seriously thinking of getting rid and getting an RD07. The plan is for some long distance rough trail riding over to Europe, British exit be dammed, which I...
  3. RD07 front brake calliper wanted

    Africa Twin
    Hi, I recently purchased another AT and unfortunately the front right hand brake calliper has succumbed to the British winters and rotted quite badly. Has anyone got a spare laying around in the shed that they would like to sell? Thanks, Neil.
  4. Brno & Cal Crutchlow.

    Cal Crutchlow has now become Britain’s first premier class (MotoGP) race winner since late legend Barry Sheene in 1981. After the race on Sunday evening, or on Monday morning … no mention at all of this sporting achievement on British Radio 4. Media Luvvies out of touch ?
  5. Car versus motorcycle oil

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi all I have searched the forum but can't find an answer to my query. I have a '99 SLR650 which I intend to give regular oil changes, however motorcycle specific oil is much more expensive than car oil. I have always used car oil in my BMWs and British bikes but have read dire warnings of...
  6. Triumph T120 spare parts

    I am heading down to Germany the weekend after next to collect a 1970 Triumph TR6 650 that my mate blew up 20 yrs ago and I need a parts supplier. This engine might turn out to be a total re-build and I need info as to where I can get the parts i will need and probably a parts catalogue. The way...
  7. New mudguard.

    Dominator / FMX
    I just found this aluminium mudguard at a british bike breakers for a tenner. Lots of polishing required to make it look like new. Just need to suss out a bracket for it. :thumbup: One less job on the list of things to finish my project.:D 400 grit wet and dry then a polishing mop on my drill...
  8. Help with shipping a fuel tank. England to Montreal, Canada

    Africa Twin
    I am trying to buy an RD03 fuel tank but can't find an affordable shipper. Let's say the box would be 24" x 24" x 24" (60cm x 60cm x 60cm) and that the parcel would weight 5kg (who knows the exact weight of a fuel tank?) What has the cheapest rate to ship, considering I am in no rush? British...
  9. 2015 Tyres

    While we are waiting for the new Conti TKC70's to be released in Transalp sizes, Avon have gone and announced a new Trailrider tyre to replace the Distanzia, they're quoting it to be for British riders on British roads. Available in June.
  10. WIN Tickets to British Superbike Campionship @ Donington

    Discounts / Deals
    Hi Folks, One Pair of BSB Tickets for Donington up for grabs! - Three Day Pass valid from Friday 5th September 2014 Our friends at Motul have given us tickets to British Superbike Championship To win these tickets please send us a Pm saying GIVE ME DONINGTON TICKETS The winner will be...
  11. 150% council tax!

    If you purchase a property that has been empty for some time, you get no longer get any free council tax period, even on a property undergoing renovation/not habitable. If said newly acquired property has been empty for 2 years or more (eg, reposession) you may have to pay 150% council tax rate...
  12. you're going to like this....

    have a butchers at this... Kawasaki W800 Based Scrambler Available From British Dealer « – Motorcycle News, Editorials, Product Reviews and Bike Reviews for details see fleabay
  13. Video - Old Dogs, New Tricks

    Video re-imagining three iconic 1960's British bikes - Triumph Bonneville, Triumph Trident and BSA A65 - Old Dogs, New Tricks Make sure that you watch right the very end of the credits. :thumbup: 100% free webcam site! | Awesome chicks and it is absolutely free! | Watch free live sex cam...
  14. Shepton Mallet Jumble, Pugh Auction Ledbury

    A couple of events on Saturday 5 Oct. Shepton Mallet bike jumble British- Iron and older Jap and European bikes and bits, much under cover. Find your winter project? At Ledbury Pughs Auction (indoors) (readable on website but would not...
  15. Beowulf Exhausts

    saw an ad in Ride magazine British with a English legendary name Oh these look shiney.. the titanium blue one would go nicely on my TriColour Vara May save up over winter
  16. For those that have attended Piel Island

    Austin's Adventures
    Hairy bikers show have interviewed his majesty BBC iPlayer - Hairy Bikers' Best of British: Series 2: Islands
  17. Cycle ride to Paris

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    I know this is a big ask, but I'm doing this in Sept for BHF If any one would like to give a £1.00 or £2.00 or even join me. a big thank you. wayne nicholls is fundraising for British Heart...
  18. british bergen side pouches

    Africa Twin
    got asked what they are! two 5 lit side pouches clips onto crashbar. great for moving weight forward when loaded up. clips of to become backpack. total ballance of bike much better
  19. High Mileages,fine,but what has done to achieve them.

    All these fantastic high mileages that have been done on these fantastic bikes that we have,but nobody ever asks at what cost.So that is the question,what have you done in terms of maintenance,what have you had to do as far as larger repairs or replacements are concerned and how have you ridden...
  20. shortrack uk aiden collins well done lad

    Competitions / Trials
    had a phone call the other day from a lad i do a bit of wheel building for he`s probably the only racer i know that never asks for any kind of deal , freebie , or sponsorship he rides in the uk and world shortrack championships and has won the brittish for the past 3 years now , and has just...