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  1. 1985 XR350 Engine.

    XR
    Hello Chaps. I've just taken delivery of a tired 1985 XR350, which is currently fitted with a 250 motor complete with a race head! My challenge is to do a complete restoration on it and also find a 350 in one piece if possible, or I'll have to build one from scratch using new and second hand...
  2. Honda xr 125 wiring

    XR Technical Specs
    Hi, I have been given a xr 125 field bike no engine number frame number etc. The bike is a basket case and i am slowly getting it back together the engine is electric start not kick start could somebody point me in the direction of a suitable wiring diagram for this bike please. Worth...
  3. dakar desert challenge

    Travel
    Dakar desert challenge-hi, has anybody been on this.check out the web sight, it looks pretty good and not that expensive to take part.:cool:
  4. Les motards de la deuxieme enfance

    Charity Events
    Hello peeps, look, there's no easy way to say this, this is in effect a begging letter,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, I'm trying to raise some money for Bone Cancer Research in memory of my nephew Alex. Alex never got to ride a bike, he died shortly before his 15th birthday, but his Mum and Dad made sure he...
  5. 700 Alp Service +Valve Clearance In Devon Any recommendations

    Transalp
    Hi All Have just been Quoted £430 for a Service Incl Plugs Brake Fluid and Oils + a Valve Clearance... As all the previous Services have been £99 + the Vodka & Tonic I have been pretty OK with Main Dealer service... But Strewth thats more expensive than a Landrover Discovery Service at a Main...
  6. How to make a DIY roadbook

    Accessories
    I might be taking part in an off road (not extreme!) nav challenge wing-ding in a few weeks and gps not allowed. I could just follow my mate juan like i did last time or i could help with the nav. I found an old thread on here about home made roadbooks but wondered if the diy technology has...
  7. Wanted: Wanted 21 and 18 inch used tyres, UK

    For Sale / Wanted
    Seeking a 90/90/21 inch used, but still legal front tyre and well as a 130 or 140 profile 18 inch rear to put on my X Challenge in order to ride from the UK on the slab to northern Italy, before fitting new knobblies for an off road trip I’m doing this summer around southern Europe. Legal and...
  8. A real adventure by a brave woman!

    Chatter
    Came across this today, seems as thought this plucky young lady has one hell of an adventure ahead of her. I think it's a very brave thing to do on your own, regardless of gender, and certainly takes a strong character to tackle such a challenge for charity. Steph sets off from the Ace Cafe on...
  9. Seventh Welsh Invasion Saturday Rides

    Welsh Invasion
    Apparently two of our number have a personal challenge on to go swimming in the sea on Saturday!!! So Saturdays ride out will be to see these two idiots carry out their challenge. It's a nice ride up to Whitesands bay near St Davids. If anyone has a problem with this let me know. Weather...
  10. Wanted: XR650R US Front Brake Master Cylinder or maybe CR/CRF ?

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi guys, Trying to make my US imported 650R totally stock, so I'm after a really good master cylinder without the mirror mount hole :)....finding a decent 1 seems a tough challenge....cash waiting ideally someone in the UK has 1 ?.
  11. Hmm C90 beats the GS,s in off road challenge

    Chatter
    quote from Ed March on face book :D:D:toothy8::toothy8:
  12. Elefant and Castle

    Chatter
    A bit of a photographic challenge inspired by the London locality of the same name. No. 1 in an occasional series. The object is to identify the castle/hall/stately home. Photo taken today in UK
  13. Good adventure video

    Chatter
    A really good watch. Long at over an hour but an interesting video diary from five guys offroading on bikes ranging from a wee DR to a 1200 GS BMW F800GS, HP2, 1150GS, X-Challenge, Suzuki DR650 crazy offroad weekend - YouTube
  14. Route 66.

    Great Roads/Routes
    Started looking at a "bucket list" ride in the US for 2013 or 2014. No idea if it'll ever happen but you know.... I love mountain riding and scenery and like the idea of doing a run up/across/through the Rockies, but the classic ride in the US is Route 66. I have been doing quite a lot of...
  15. Waypoint trail challenge

    Travel
    WAYPOINT TRAIL CHALLENGE "The Waypoint Trail Challenge wants to introduce a new concept for bike-tourism, which combines navigation by letter and maps with adventure and discovery, providing maximum pleasure in contact with nature. This Trophy is available to all bikes with Trail...
  16. The Longest Day 2012 - Official Thread

    The Longest Day
    I know it is late but we are only a couple of months away so this is it :- 1) Lands End to John O'Groats - there was originally at lot of interest in doing this, so if you want to do this route please register on the web site and state your preference. 2) The Flag Challenge - two routes, one...
  17. Rally Training

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    I went for some Big Bike Rally Challenge (BBRC) training today to get me prepared for the first race in April. And, it was so worth it. I feel so much more confident and managed my aim of learning to drift the bike and power through corners at speed. Had a great day, and looking forward to the...
  18. veggies

    Chatter
    My daugter set me a challenge of going veggie for a week and progress so far has been good exept for the teriffic amount of Tear Gas coming from my arse is this normal I ask.:-D as I now Sharrie is going to kill me.
  19. chain wear decal

    Transalp
    Hi all... have just managed to change the chain and sprockets on my 650. all is ok and well....and I am extremely chuffed since this was an extremely big challenge for me:p. the only casualty is that I managed to destroy my chain wear decal/sticker in the process.:( 1. Can I live without this...
  20. You could not make it up........

    Chatter
    Apparently the group "Republic" are claiming that the Jubilee Cooking competition may be illegal. This bunch of sad, sadly deluded, living-in-fairyland loonies said - "Through freedom of information research, and from correspondence with concerned parents and teachers, we know that many...
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