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  1. For Sale: Trax Pannier

    For Sale / Wanted
    Trax Panniers for sale, Including inner bags and Carrying straps all in VGC only used a couple of times.£300 Pick up from Walton on Thames, Surrey. Mobile: 07734051408
  2. funnel recommendations

    Mechanical Advice
    Hi all, looking into carrying some extra fuel on the ole Dizzy, I'm cool with the jerry can, but fed up of leaking flexi tubes, so wondered if anyone has tried something that works well, I've seen a nice looking one by sealey, but you cant beat a recommendation. I want that go go juice on the...
  3. XL185 how far

    Roughly how far would I expect to be able to go on a full tank on my old Xl185? Be good to know before I try and do any distance and don't fancy carrying a can of fuel with me. Cheers
  4. Will it tour 2 up

    Hi folks first post from a prospective TransAlp owner. Im thinking of buying a 650 TransAlp with a view to doing some 2 up touring next year so firstly is the Alp up to a trip down the Rhine valey 2 up carrying a fortnights supply of knick's and sock's. Secondly other than luggage racks what...
  5. How much kit do you carry ?

    Following answers from an earlier thread, the following question arose. How much kit & weight do we lug around on our bikes ? I'm sure there will be some fab & interesting answers, of which bike is capable of transporting the biggest & most kit, excluding the rider & pillion. So please do...
  6. Dommie tool box

    Dominator / FMX
    Does anyone have an innovative use for the little bashplate tool container or the space that it sits in? I dont use mine as I always carry a big comprehensive tool roll , Thought of carrying my fire extinguisher down there but it would just get covered in crap. This little fella here. any ideas...
  7. Tripod Carrying

    Hello all ! Any ideas on how I can carry a camera tripod on my 650 alp, I was looking for a top box to use for said purpose but I think Ive decided on the SW Motech Trax38 alloy box which, as it happens isn`t big enough to carry the tripod. Also while I`m here has anybody tried the...
  8. Carrying more fuel on the 650TA

    Hi, I want to carry more fuel, in on or around the bike would be good. I do have a reasonably sized givi top box but would prefer to keep petrol out of there as it normally has my lunch in it. Can i get a bigger tank (useful for my daily commute of 100km's each way) or will I have to resort to...
  9. Carrying a Quechua Tent on a bike

    Hi All, Just thought I'd share this little mod I did on my Transalp, although it would probably work on most bikes. I do a lot of camping but hate putting up tents, so bought a Quechua throw up tent... just the job, only snag though is where to carry that sail like round disc on a bike? I...
  10. Carrying a pump

    Mechanical Advice
    Anyone got a good pump they carry around - pref under seat? Having recently taken more than four hours to get home following a puncture, I've found some stuff that proclaims inner tube repair on the go but will need a pump unless I'm very lucky :D Prefer not to go back to the little compressed...
  11. Carrying Tyre levers - A solution!!

    Africa Twin
    After pondering where to stash tyre levers on the AT i found a simple solution :idea: A pair of 15" tyre levers fit perfectly to the underside of the seat! [/img] It's such an obvious place i am sure it's an old idea, however i didnt find anything on the forum. For those interested, i cut...