Honda XRV Forum banner


  1. Advise please

    So I have a 650v4 Transalp with 55,000 on the clock. Only proviso on the MOT from October was front discs are slightly worn. The bodywork and engine are a little cosmetically untidy- the engine's silver paint has come off in places and there is the spot of rust here and there but nothing major...
  2. ADV Scotland Rally 2018

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Hi Guys I have not posted in some time, but I do visit the transalp section quite often to do research etc , still an excellent resource I thought I would post about our rally in May and welcome anyone that would like to attend. ADV SCOTLAND OUTWEST RALLY 2018 A New Year, another...
  3. Gps on a xr with no battery.

    Hi guys. My xr250 is set up for expedition use. It doesn't use a battery. I'm looking into satnav gps options. The problem being I can't power anything from the bike. I have a small garmin bike unit which will last around 6 hours then need 8 hour charge. Not ideal was thinking of a solar unit...
  4. ADV Scotland 2017 May Rally

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Hello XRVers We have a few spaces left if anyone is interested in attending this years ADV Scotland Rally (Friday 26th May to Sun 28th May), located again at our wonderful location at Sunart Camping , Strontian . You can find more info here . ADV SCOTLAND OUTWEST RALLY 2017 Post here , or...
  5. tools for free camping

    This seems to be a nice tool to find campsites for free. At least in North America there are plenty of them listed. For the rest of the world it´s terra incognita more or less. Check out this one, too: You have to flag "informal campsites"...
  6. For Sale: Camping Bits for your summer excursions

    For Sale / Wanted
    Afternoon all, as the weather improves your thoughts might move to taking your bike further and farther. For Solo and lightweight peeps how about a nice Wild Country Zephros 1 Tent (£70 to your UK door) For bigger folks or cosy pairs how about an all but new Vango Banshee 200 (£75 to your UK...
  7. North of England Tour Suggestions?

    Hi Folks, I have been given a pass for 4 days 3 nights to get away on the bike starting next Saturday and I'm looking for some suggestions. I like the look of this little route ( which I imagine...
  8. Free beer and Camping.

    I have made this offer every year since I have been a member on this forum. If you find yourself passing through Denmark on your travels , I am offering a free place to pitch your tent and will feed you and give free beers and send you on your way refreshed for your journey. :thumbup: I have one...
  9. Camping weekend North Wales 20-22nd of May

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Hi guys Anyone fancy a weekend camping in wales in May? Arrive Friday,put up tent,BBQ?,drink. Saturday a little bimble through Wales than eat and drink again. Sunday home. Everyone welcome More details here bigtrailie • View topic - Mini Meet north Wales May 20-22nd See you there?:cool:
  10. One week Norway Trip June 2016 route advice request/guidance

    In June this year I am finally going on a solo motorcycle trip to Norway now I am all sorted as far as the bike, kit and luggage preparation but I have never been to any of the Scandinavian countries yet using any form of transport. I am planning on camping during the trip to keep the costs...
  11. TT Ferry Ticket & Camping Package

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Due to a change of mind (been there/done it) I have a ferry place booked going out Heysham - Douglas 05/06 @ 14.15 returning Douglas - Heysham 11/06 @ 08.45 for one motorcycle & 1 person (no problem to add extra person) and camping for a 3 man tent with 1 person (no problem to add extra person)...
  12. Annual meeting for Africa Twin club in Greece

    Regional Meets
    Who ever is in Greece 25-27 of September he should come to our annual meeting in Evoia Club Agia Anna with lots of games and parties The location of the camping on google maps...
  13. [Video] A weekend on the border of Norway and Sweden (Lierne/Lappland)

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    I went camping in Lappland this weekend and testet my new budget action camera, a SJCam M10 Wifi. The video turned out quite well, with lots of crazy weather, cool sceneries, and various animal encounters. Take a look: Here's the complete route...
  14. For Sale: Africa Twin rack extension

    For Sale / Wanted
    I bought this some years ago, never fitted to an AT, modified it to fit a V-Strom, no longer needed as it won't fit an R1100GS :) Stainless £30 plus p&p at cost or collection from sunny Weston super Mare or swap for that nice Touratech camping rack extension I've spotted on here!
  15. For Sale: Adventure Bike Trailer

    For Sale / Wanted
    I designed this trailer which was built by a professional trailer builder a couple of years ago. I am a keen cyclist and I was looking for a way to transport my bikes whilst still using my favourite form of transport - a motorbike! Well I can tell you there isn't anything built for the job...
  16. ADV Scotland May Rally 2015 (everyone welcome )

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    ADV Scotland May Rally 2015 29th May to Sun 31st May 2015 Location : SunArt Camping Granite Square Strontian Argyll PH36 4HZ We still have a few spaces left for the rally at the end of the Month. If your interested you are more than welcome to come along to join in...
  17. National meet reccie 17-19 April

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    The weekend of 18/19 April just became free in my diary. Anyone fancy a weekend camping near Stonehenge and checking out a few possible routes for rideouts, places to visit etc? With maybe a little venture onto Salisbury Plain if they're not bombing the hell out of the place? I have not...
  18. France, Italy, Slovenia and Hungary ride.

    If all goes to plan I should be doing a round trip of around 3000 miles starting from the UK in August. I would like to ride across the Col de la Bonnette in the alps because the gps co ordinates are part of the Transalps paintwork. I've not been to Slovenia before so any tips will be well...
  19. Broken r/h mirror,master cylinder repair mod

    Knocked my 2000 model varadero over in garage whilst fully loaded for a camping trip , (too heavy to stop)and broke off the right mirror from the brake master cylinder, Broke half of the threaded hole that the mirror screws into off. New master cylinder £172 plus 20% uk tax. Found that the...
  20. 21st classic bikes meeting

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Last weekend was the 21th meeting for classic bikes in a camping.Many models from the oldies and to much fun at nights