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  1. Motogp Well done Cal!

    Another podium for the boy. Lets get Scott Redding in there and give em a couple of Repsol Hondas? Shame about Bradleys finger. That looked nasty!
  2. 46

    Finishing off the best day of the year, Valentino Rossi gives us some blisteringly entertaining laps at the end of the Qatar GP. Well done Vale, P2 well deserved. Well done Marques in P3 with a stunning move on Valentino 3 laps from the end. Well done Cal Crutchlow. Lets hope the rest of the...
  3. CAL4U race meeting sunday 16 / 10 / 2011

    Charity Events
    We need YOUR help, Events, Donations | CAL4U - 'Stay Strong' Callum Loveridge Charity race meeting on the road between junction 13 m6 and penkridge staffs this weekend if your going to the stafford show ? , pop in for a looksee camping etc on the saturday night
  4. DIY 'Pooratech' Panniers

    Bodgers Corner
    Hi there I know this has been done before, and I think I saw something on this very site last year when I was working out how to do it - although as I hadn't bought my 'Alp at that time, I wasn't otherwise aware of the excellent forum here. My main mount for the last 8 years has been a Royal...
  5. Honda xr400 repaint/powder coat frame

    I have recently bought an xr400 which I would like to strip down to powder coat/repaint the frame. Are there any tips/techincal sections or do's and don'ts that anyone can offer please? I am considering using one of these two firms unless anyone knows better? Windridge Coatings – Powder coat...
  6. Time for Another Conference Call

    The Longest Day (Planning)
    any time in the evenings is good for me
  7. Final conference call

    The Longest Day (Planning)
    I would like for us all to get one last conf call to discuss good and bad points Next week tuesday at 21:00 if thats possible (Boris please may we use your facilities again)
  8. hi from Africa

    Well really only Morocco, we have been here from almost three weeks and are having a blast .. some techincal issue (like my fuel tank spurng a leak). But other then that all is going well. There has been a few suprises like we were cought in a flood (well it just missed us actually), the temps...
  9. Just a note of thanks....

    The Longest Day
    I know we have so many people to thank for so much, but I just wanted to record my personal thanks to a few - it never seems right in one way, I know, because there will always be someone that was not mentioned, but take it as read I thank you all for a wonderful ride, great camaraderie...
  10. Important info regarding tld 2009 start point & registration

    The Longest Day
    Calton Hill, Edinburgh has been secured as the Official Start Point for The Longest Day 2009 on Saturday 20th June. We now have one of the best views of Edinburgh as the backdrop for the start. In order to comply with Edinburgh Parks, local authority regulations public liability insurance has...
  11. Roll Call

    Everything Orange - KTM
    I keep trying to count the KTMs on here now and get a different number every time ............ so can we have a roll call of KTM owners on XRV ? For starters ........... Wee Jack ........ Sold his - but still bleeds ORANGE Chad ............thrown out of the KTM section for being gay:D:D:D...
  12. A Wiltshire bimble

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    As I had a day off work I decided to go for a leisurely ride around Wiltshire and the Plain. First lane of the day was just over the hill from Calne, nice and easy and a good one for getting the back wheel spinning on the gravel Stopped for some petrol in Devizes and then did a couple...
  13. It's Steve C's Birthday today

    Happy birthday sweetie although I don't think your going to be having much fun. I'll save the birthday cake for when your feeling better. Hope your feeling better soon and good luck for today
  14. I've just had a phone call

    from Mabel. I could tell you what she said but then I'd have to join the Outer Mongolian Foreign Legion ;) However I can tell you it involved motorcycles. Let the guessing commence.:D:D:D
  15. Roll Call

    The Longest Day
    Arrived safely at the Bunkhouse Wheelie Chad Mav Lyndsey Philw Stevec Mr hat Sean Pete debs Sf8 They have had high winds but not too wet, sound as if they are in good spirits :D Pete was first to the pub, now there's a surprise
  16. stolen classic bikes

    Dear All, On the night of Sunday 06th of April 2008 nineteen Veteran & Vintage Motorcycles were stolen from the home of VMCC Member Mrs Joyce Cobbing. Please find below a full list of the stolen machines- 1904 Humber, 4hp. V-twin. Reg. AB2607. 1911 Hobart, Ladies Model, 300cc...
  17. Tools for the road

    Just finished replacing my leaky original toolbox with a groovy Peli case so now I'm wondering what to put in it? Think the original tool kit constisted of a plug spanner, a few spanners, various crappy screwdrivers and some pliers? Can anyone who suggest the essentials to take with you on say...
  18. Stella Alpina 2007

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    It appears I'm not the only one to feel they've really missed out on this amazing trip. I simply must do everything I can to make sure that I'm there next year. I'm sure there's a lot of planning needs to be done, financial, logisitcal, mechanical, so is now the time to start planning for next...
  19. Close call

    Well I span over from Galway to Dublin today to have a gander at lids. I was outside one shop drooloing over a customers KTM NineFiddy supermoto, my dream road bike (after the Marine Turbine Y2K that is), when I copped a tidy black and silver '03 KTM NineFiddy Adventure for sale. Had a bit of...
  20. UK tyre fitters

    Africa Twin
    You won't find much between Newcastle and Lanarkshire;-) But if you're within reach of Edinburgh, try Alvins Moto-Cal (+44 131 552 8666) who'll fit tyres whilst you wait, provided you book in advance. Open until 8pm Tuesday and Thursday (though you'll still have to arrive by about 6pm)...