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  1. Paint Chips Advice

    Africa Twin
    Hey Folks - hope you're all managing to get in some riding in these colder times... Could do with some advice on how best to fix some paint chips on the front left side fairing. As you can see from the photo, 90% if the chips are on the red decal - the rest on the blue. To be honest I can live...
  2. Honda c90 type. 110cc

    Other Honda
    Hi Just picked up a pitbike non runner for free Engine was very tight so decided to strip top end off to inspect as bike has been abused badly Barrel make red and piston ruined. Not to fussed as it was for free for my kids to play on and bits are cheap as chips. My problem is the gudgeon...
  3. Givi Monokey - anyone chucked the universal plate on the Africa?

    Africa Twin
    Hi All I use a non-Givi topbox with a Givi Monokey plate on a CB1300...... cheap as chips on eBay and serves me well Want to use the same box on my Africa and wondered if anybody had used one of these? http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B00EB7C1GY?redirect=true&ref_=s9_im_co_g263_i5 Presume...
  4. For Sale: XR650R Stock Tank Bare...cheap as chips

    For Sale / Wanted
    As title stock tank no cap, tap or graphics.....£25 + postage ? £20 if collected :)
  5. Boredom

    Dominator / FMX
    I got bored today and as the sun was shining , I painted this.:rolleyes: Sorry about the crappy picture from my non-smart phone , but after 30 minutes baking in the oven , it looks good enough to eat........................................ (With chips and gravy):thumbup...
  6. Sold: Honda XL650V Transalp - Touratech headlight guard

    For Sale / Wanted
    For sale, one Honda XL650V Transalp - Touratech headlight guard. It looks like this: Headlight protector Honda Transalp 2000 and newer Steel | Touratech Ltd It's in good condition with a few minor stone chips and a bit of weathering £40 delivered to the UK - BACS preferred but PayPal okay...
  7. April 21 Overland and Adventure Travel Bike Day

    Africa Twin
    Ok while munching on my chilli and chips tonight at the Ace Cafe i noticed there having a Overland and Adventure Travel Bike Day on the 21st of this month. Might what to see what your doing and pop along :thumbup:
  8. Oil for the AT.

    Africa Twin
    Not had it long but I doubt it has been serviced for a while. Looking here http://www.xrv.org.uk/forums/discounts-deals/84951-15-off-all-castrol-shell-bike-oils-fluids.html seems to be some fair prices. But oil does my swede in, so many flavours. What does anybody reccomend. I know cheap as...
  9. Paint touch up on Arai X3

    Helmets
    I know your not supposed to paint helmets, but what type of paint can you use to cover chips or scratches on an Arai? Can you use normal car paint touch up kits? I dropped a bloody retaining ring from a cable oiler yesterday onto my boot, which then flicked off and hit my helmet and has...
  10. For Sale: tour x size large, black, 1 year old

    For Sale / Wanted
    I bought this last year, i must of only used it 10 times or so. comes with black visor, inside is still fresh. the only downside is 4 small chips one on the front and 3 on the back, not really sure how they got there, but they are, very minor, and other that them helmet is mint. size large. £200...
  11. Stone chips at side of road

    Riding
    I go up and down the sides of Loch Ness on the A82 regularly and I have noticed Transerve ( our local trunk road maintenance contractor ) have started work on replacing the grass verges with 20 mm chips. I assume this is to cut down on maintenace costs, cutting grass verges etc, but what it is...
  12. Wanted: wanted z1000p kz1000c police bike chips

    For Sale / Wanted
    Anyone know of a z1000p or kz1000c series american police bikes for sale. Thats the chips bikes on the telly! If you have seen an add or have a mate pal chum friend with one and he is considering selling it can you please pm me ect thanks.:thumbleft:
  13. Chipsaway - stone chips / scratches repair

    Mechanical Advice
    My local Chipsaway guy came to me today to repair a few chips on my Vara's tank and panals. Here is a photos before and after. Before: After: Took him the whole morning and cost me 70 quid for the whole repair. I am quite happy with the present result (I gave it 95%) but he told...
  14. Cheap as chips GPS

    Mechanical Advice
    At this price its almost disposible. £49 delivered!!! Iv'e just ordered 2. http://www.ebuyer.com/product/131342
  15. In Marrakech also eating chips.

    Travel
    Been attacked by skinheads, bitten by moggies and have nearly caused the deaths of at least one Frenchman, 3 Spaniards and so far five Moroccans by running them over in the van but **** me i'm a days drive from the Sahara were the xr's getting unloaded and no doubt sending myself over the...
  16. Touch up paint chips - HOW TO???

    Mechanical Advice
    I found a few chips on the bike body, shall I use a pot of paint & small brush or buy somthing like the Halfords Touch Up kit? What should I watch put when touching them up?
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