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  1. Been out for my first long ride

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    I’m a member of the Iron Butt Association and I’ve just completed a BBG1500 that’s 1500 miles in 24 hours, on the new to me Transalp it performed superbly didn’t hiccup once in the whole trip I’ve yet to do the stats on the ride but I completed it in 23.40 the link is for my Spot tracker thing I...
  2. Circuit of Ireland Iron Butts

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Myself and Serious3 recently did the Circuit of Ireland Iron Butts challenge. Left Clifden, on the west coast on a bright sunny morning and headed for Letterkenny in Donegal. Had a quick break then across to Ballycastle for another stop, then headed on the longest leg, all the way down to...
  3. hello from ireland!

    Africa Twin
    just thought i'd say hello from west ireland, i have just aquired jon's (wingnut on here) old @RD04, this one > http://www.xrv.org.uk/forums/africa-twin/40800-stripping-rebuilding-do-do-not.html very pleased with it so far as jon did a good job on it, the next owner after him decided the front...
  4. Are the TL version of a tyre much tighter than the TT on a spoked TT rim?

    Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    Always had TT tyres on spoked wheels and fitted/removed /repaired them myself I'm now in the market for a new set of Avon Gripsters but the cheapest set in my required size are TL. Basically I don't want to buy tyres if they are likely to be a pain in the butt to repair on the roadside due to...
  5. tt closer to the edge fri utv 11.05pm glory days of british bikeing tue bbc4 2.40 am

    Chatter
    closer to the edge on tonight on utv its in other channels on sky hear in Ireland . so I cant tape it but I can set the alarm clock on my mobile phone . im looking forward to it I heard its a good show .
  6. my dommie seat mod

    Dominator / FMX
    i'm SUPPOSED to be in morocco by now but thats another story.(work always gets in the way of pleasure). i've modified my seat in preparation (jinxed it probably). i was given an old KLR seat. i used the rear flat part as i decided the main problem as not enough width on the seat for support. i...
  7. Making Dommie seat really comfortable but only for long legs!

    Dominator / FMX
    Always found the standard seat uncomfortable after a while + having v long legs the knee angle ( seat to footpeg ) wasn't good either. I realized a taller more plush seat would be the answer but kept pondering how to go about it. Eventually I bought a knackered seat off ebay for peanuts ( cover...
  8. Britannia here we come :-) Advice welcome!

    Travel
    Cheers everyone, having travelled through Eastern Europe last year, we have on rather short notice kicked the idea to ride to Turkey because it will be too hot for the kids riding pillion (we had 40 degrees in Romania last year already). So it´s Britannia this year, three weeks from around 15...
  9. Wanted: 1996 RD07A , o/s rear foot peg & front instriment / fairing cage.

    For Sale / Wanted
    Im after a O/S rear footpeg / hanger and the cage that supports the clocks and the front fairing .... mines bent just about everywere not much but enough to make it a pain in the butt to re-align Anybody :thumbup:
  10. I'm so glad..

    Chatter
    No it's not a number by Cream (remember them?) but just to say I'm glad I don't hear any more about those 'Iron Butt' looneys who want to do that stuff in Europe. Very dangerous, very pointless and very expensive. :rolleyes: I call them 'Conquistadors of the Useless.' There was time when this...
  11. Fettling...

    Transalp
    Recently bought a Transalp 700 after six months without a bike :cussing: Picked the bike up last week, 12k miles, full Honda service history, topbox, heated grips, Touratech pannier frames and loads of other Touratech parts. Today I will be fitting Givi Crashbars, Givi Trekker spotlights, new...
  12. Wiring Diagrams

    Chatter
    I have an intermittent problem wit my cars towbar socket, when it rains all the mud and water etc gets thrown up under the butt. I get earthing faults with indicators and brake lights on the towbar when it gets wet and i have lost the interior buzzer and indicator light for towbar. I want to cut...
  13. Iron Men rather than Iron Butt

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    So it started last year with James 691 pointing me in the direction of Luxembourg, followed by me thinking let’s do something like that again, followed by lots of helpful suggestions including Koblenz, Celle, Rome, the Pyrenees, Stuttgart, Prague, Denmark and then a random discovery that Antony...
  14. Sponsor ME......... for a Iron butt SS1000

    The Longest Day
    I have decided to an iron butt ride SS1000, planning to do it in August 2010. I have setup an just giving page (not 'offical' TLD2011 just giving page), All the funds i raise are for the MAWF (our charity this year) and can/will be counted towards our total for TLD2011 feel free to...
  15. Iron Butt attempt....

    Riding
    I know I have posted that before... in september/ oktober I will stay in UK for a month. The normal ride to get where I am staying is already round about 650mls. Now I was thinking... since my ass is going to hurt anyhow... 350mls more probably wont make much of a difference. But since I...
  16. The Unique Pub Crawl - Iron Butt UK

    Competitions / Trials
    BBL2009 The Unique Pub Crawl On Saturday last, I took part in The Iron Butt UK Motorcycle Riders first Brit Butt Light 12 hour motorcycle orienteering pub crawl event over 40 possible controls across England with one pub in Wales. The general idea is to visit as many pubs (controls) as...
  17. Iron Butt HUMM ??

    Competitions / Trials
    It's possible, on paper! IBA ride to the base village, 3 days HUMM, chill out lanes and back? :blob:.
  18. Iron Butt Validation

    The Longest Day
    Just wondered , has anybody made any attemptes with the iron-butt association to get validated for the longest day(end-to-end) and if so what type of response have you had.... I had a conversation with robster at lands end about drafting our own xrv certificates to mark the occasion if we...
  19. Longest Day Iron Butt End2End Validation

    The Longest Day
    Right then - I havent been remiss with this - there's been a bit of wrangling going on in the background due to the problems we would experience with the Iron Butts validation process as it stands with a 4am start and not being able to get required dated and timed till receipts etc. Prompted...
  20. UK Iron Butt Rally (36 hours in the saddle !!)

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Well we made it back safe and sound :thumbright: :D (hello to minithumper and foxy :-P ) The plan - at 9pm on friday night we're given an evelope with our bonus locations. Go to the bar or your room and plot a route that takes you all around the entire uk, getting points for visiting bonus...
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