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  1. Chatter
    Just been reading the paper and this poped up ;)Man left with SEVEN WEEK erection after falling off his bike | Latest News | Latest Breaking News | Daily Star. Simply The Best 7 Days A Week
  2. Transalp
    Just got a new set of tyres fitted and as I was trying to wheel the bike out, I noticed it wasnt free-wheeling as such so ask the fitter to check. Same fitters have put 3 previous sets on my bike without issues but today was different. It seems that he squeezed the bottom of the forks...
  3. Mechanical Advice
    The thread about the empty panniers got me thinking about the width of bikes with boxes Although my pioneer boxes are huge they are still narrower than the Hepco&Becker that I got secondhand with the bike So how wide is your arse Mine's just over 1 meter Varadero SD2 with Hepco& Becker hoops...
  4. Africa Twin
    Hi, can any one help me on this, I,am restoring an RD04 and need to know the exact place that the coolant / reserve tank label is placed, looks like the frame but could also be the side panel. Also the two caution labels on the rear, max load on carrier and accessories and loading labels, thanks.
  5. Africa Twin
    Hi all. Was out in Mid Wales at the weekend for a ride round the awesome roads near Llandindrod Wells. Having always kept my chain slack to avoid the problems with the output shaft I think I overdone it. After turning right at a junction, went to accelerate up a hill and lost power. Pulled...
  6. Mechanical Advice
    Bought a Shoei XR1100 recently having been convinced of its excellence and quiet performance by the very seductive advertising. It also got a good write up in Ride magazine which on re reading hinted at possible turbulence/wind noise. It is noisier than my previous Airoh S4 peaked lid producing...
  7. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Just in from a long ridgeway ride (not on the TA!), and a longer (well it felt like it) run in with a copper about rights of way etc. He was nice in the end, but aparently post NERC much of the "classic" ridgeway, south of Wantage, is now classed as a Restricted Byway, which means no riding or...
  8. Transalp
    Front axel retaining plate nuts torque is 12Nm. It doesn't have to feel very tight by hand to break the stud, then it gets really tricky. I eventually got the stud out with loads of heat and a pair of pliars, but it felt touch and go. Now its held in with a bolt, needs a washer, but thats to...
  9. Africa Twin
    :!: eBay 2001 XRV - item 4647731120 :!: I have done an HPI check on this and it comes up as an insurance write-off. I have contacted the current owner who is not too happy about this, so he could be the victim. It could also be a data error, as it has a private number plate. Although the...
  10. Chatter
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