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  1. For sale: Leo Vince xl700 connector pipe

    Hi, I haven't been around for a while, having sold the transalp to my brother. He uses it mostly for touring, and so finds the setup of connector pipe and Leo Vince exhaust a bit loud (but it's great fun for hooning around). I've reinstalled the original HEAVY! silencer box for him and am now...
  2. Malcolm Young..RIP.

    Bit of a sad day today.. Malcolm Young, founder member of AC/DC died yesterday in Australia...:(:(:( Him and his brother created on of the greatest Rock bands of all time.......RIP. I am so glad I got to see them perform in Hannover with my son a few years ago....
  3. Catweasel - '91 RD04

    Africa Twin
    Hi, I am Catweasel's brother, here as I've inherited his 91 RD04 - Tim had a heart attack whilst cycling near his home in Vienna on May 14th. Sadly he never regained consciousness and officially died on the 16 th aged 49. I have just brought his RD04 back from Ausria and will be registering...
  4. Guy Martin 2017 TT.

    My younger brother just sent me this video about Guy Martin , wet myself laughing and feel obliged to share the news.:thumbup: :hitler::hitler::hitler:
  5. Replacement engine Transalp '87, which fits?

    I bought a '87 Transalp and is possibly needs another engine (front cilinder has 0 compression and is 'rattling'). I'm gonna pull the engine out anyway to check out the condition, but I'm not too positive. This Transalp has the black engine, do the newer gray engines also fit?
  6. XR and XL 250 which parts are compatible? which parts can donate from XR to XL 250

    So I have an XL250R and just realised how bloody awful it is to source parts, so I'm looking for donar bikes that have the same parts list, first and obvious choice is the bigger brother the XR250. Anyone know how similar these two are and if anyone has crossbred them already?
  7. Missing person

    Please read this, it is not a joke. My brother in law is missing and obviously we need to find him. He's been gone a couple of days now so we need to widen the search area, if everyone could share this link on other forums, facebook, etc it would be a huge help. Please check every red Renault...
  8. For Sale: Honda NC 750s

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Hi all, My brother is selling his Honda NC 750, its a great bike - anyone interested please PM me. Popped it on here as the family are moving house hence the sale. Hoping this will help him out. Bike in Newport on Tay, nr Dundee or if it helps, I can get the bike to Newcastle. Link...
  9. alternatives to africa twins?

    having spent the last few weeks searching and having seen two and disappointed with the condition(mechanical), i've started to look at alternatives. near me is an all original '92 super tenere which looks like the AT's step-brother and a TDM 850, again early model. i remember someone on here...
  10. xr 250 spindle !!

    good morning all, i have what i belive to be a 1982 xr250 in a box or box,s !!!, the rear spindle was missing so found one on ebay unfortunatly the spindel is to short for the swing arm and the diamiter of the spindel is also to small for the wheel barings could this be an earlyer model or a...
  11. Why are they watching me !!!!

    Yesterday Mrs wizard and myself bought a load of ceramic tiles from Wicks (the diy place) and paid with the debit card. Last night when I was surfing ebay all the items that popped up that ebay think I might be interested in were either tile adhesive or tile grout. (Its usually Land Rover stuff...
  12. busted flat in baton rouge

    Out haveing a grand burn on the transalp 160 kms done and I would have spent a couple of more hours rideing but I picked up a piece of steel with the back tyre . The tyre is well sliced along a block of the thred I fear the tyre is ruined. The rip is about inch and half long and I wouldn't mind...
  13. For Sale: Touratech Pannier Frames for Transalp XL700V

    For Sale / Wanted
    Excellent condition with all associated fixings including the indicator repositioning bars. New from Touratech these are £250.00 plus shipping - but I'm only wanting £160.00 DELIVERED These are only for sale as my brother has just got a deal on a set of Konvoi panniers complete with Hepco &...
  14. Shed Find

    My younger brother bought this for £50 27 yrs ago and he finally got it finished this weekend.:thumbup: I think Steve Mc Queen used to race one when he wasnt busy being a movie star in the late 70s early 80s. He reckons he can start it third kick every time.:blob:
  15. South East Spain Now

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    I'm staying at my brother's near Torrevieja and have the idea of going to Gibraltar (cos it's there & haven't been before) following the coast road as much as possible. Returning inland via Ubrique, Ronda, thro Sierra Nevada. It's roughly 850 miles, in old money, which I'm allowing 4 days with...
  16. baby alp project

    the 600 looked lonely on the garage so i brought it home a little brother a96 jap alp 400 she has cracked plastics and is a rough oul dog but she'll do her job plans are clean her up,maybe change the colour if money allows,put a stubby scorpian can on it and use her as a traily
  17. Picos De Europas June 2013

    Africa Twin
    Hi there @ owners. I'm planning a trip to the Picos De Europas for mid June. Just a couple of days riding there from the Plymouth to Santander ferry. I'm going with my brother in law, he'll be on his Yamaha XTZ 660. The ferry and cabin are all booked. Are there any riders out there who have...
  18. Rd03 from Italy

    Africa Twin
    Hi guys,i'm Federico from Italy,i would like present the Rd03 of my brother restored by me and him and my Rd03 with some changes.....we've done all in house,we have a hobby workshop beside our home so everything about mechanics,body,paint,etc is made by us.....result seem nice,let me know what...
  19. twinshock conversion on a 81 Mono

    I am Matt from Cape Town , South Africa. I have been on dirt bikes for many years, and started VMX a few years back, restoring a 82, CR 480. I raced this bike a few times and love the VMX crowd and atmosphere! I also race modern MX and endure and trials, basically anything done on dirt with 2...
  20. Theiving Scum

    Africa Twin
    A mate of mines Brother had his RD04 nicked today by some Pikey theiving scum. Luckily the chain snapped and they dumped it. The Police found it and he has the bike back. This happened in Abingdon, Oxfordshire. So keep your eyes peeled if you live round here!! The bike is a rough rat bike and...