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  1. BAR MUFFS to fit XL 700. Help required PLEASE.

    Transalp
    I have a 2009 XL700 Transalp which I absolutely love. I do about 15k miles a year, in all kinds of weather (inc snow). All year round. The weather here in England can get Very cold. It's got the original plastic hand guards fitted and I've got the Honda heated grips. I want to also fit 'Bar...
  2. Brechfa Rally, 10-3-13

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    :happy10: What a way to start the year! This rally made a great season opener, only the second year it's been run, let's hope it's now firmly on the calendar. Here's my story: PART 1. A (very) last minute entry, only 10 days or so before the event obviously meant I was traditionally well...
  3. Help. Heated grips

    Accessories
    JUst thought someone could suggest a decent good/high quality set of heated grips for my Varadero. I've never bothered about heated grips before and and have never suffered from cold hands as i wear my Gore-tex skiing gloves in the winter. To be honest i'm a bit undecided whether or not i need...
  4. Cold hands

    Accessories
    I have a fantasy that my cold-hand problems might be to get my fingers into some nice warm, accommodating muffs. :angel5: Heated handgrips and normal muffs don't really cut it as it is not my palms, but my fingers that get cold. Does anyone know if heated muffs are available? :confused:
  5. Last minute Welsh invasion thread

    Welsh Invasion
    Decided that we ought to come on the Zebra, which as not moved for at least eight months due to my bad knee and me losing the one and only set of keys. Finally got her started today and the old fuel cap busted off and new one on. Hoping that a pump of the tyres, check of the brakes and top up...
  6. 2 Africa Twin's in an abbandoned mine... (In Portugal)

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Hello everyone .. First sorry for the porr english, It was a google translation and you know how automatic translations are.. Just try to make sense of it, or just enjoy the pictures... This was the first ride of 2010, and how to start the year! This time, the road map has led us to the...
  7. Round the Coast for Cancer

    Charity Events
    Ok, I know, it's that time of year when you can't move for Charity events and people trying to prise even the smallest of coins from out of your poor cold hands, but please spare a minute to check this out. This guy is going to give up his Christmas and New Year this year to ride a bike all...
  8. Cold Hands

    Varadero
    Having tried: 1. heated grips (palms hot, backs of hands still freezing) 2. thicker gloves (good for ten rounds with Mike Tyson but can't feel switches) 3. muffs (warm, but horn operates every time I use indicator. Awaiting road-rage incident with Jack-the-lad who thinks I'm having a go) Has...
  9. has anyone tried a 17 tooth front sprocket

    Africa Twin
    ive dropped from a 45 to a 43 on rear for tarmac riding i feel the engine is still revving a little high.has anyone tried a 17 tooth on the front with 43 on rear. i had oxford heated grips fitted on sat they are the second best thing ive brought after the at being the 1st anyone without them...
  10. Honda Fitted Heated Grips

    Varadero
    JUST PICKED UP VARADERO FROM 4,000 MILE (RIP OFF SERVICE) ASKED THEM TO LOOK AT THE HEATED GRIPS , FITTED BY THE DEALER IN THERE WINTER PACK PROMOTION , THIS IS ON AN O7 BOUGHT LAST NOVEMBER. BASICALLY THERE CRAP, OR THERES SOMETHING WRONG WITH THEM, HE TOLD ME THEY ONLY WIRE UP HALF THE...
  11. Heated grips...... at last :)

    Accessories
    After 24 years of all year round riding I've finally fitted heated handlebar grips. Why didn't I fit them before? My major gripe with winter riding was always cold hands, putting the gloves on the radiator at home to give them a bit of warmth at the beginning of the journey, using inner gloves...
  12. heated grips, which brand is best???

    Mechanical Advice
    Well after getting out of my climate controlled scania, a nice 24.C I got on the TA and rode home. 3am and im already noticing cold hands over last couple of days. So what brands the best, David silvers to the proper honda ones complete kit inc 2 wiring harnesses for the price of £150 squid...
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