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  1. Happy Birthday to Mike & Jason

    Happy Birthday Mike & Jason, "The Youths of Today !" hope you have a fab day eating cake & jelly & ice cream. Nice one
  2. Help - extra allen bolts left over!

    Africa Twin
    After Cifing the AT to within an inch of its life I appear to have two allen bolts left over? They have a shoulder on them, are they for the expansion tank or what have I left undone?:rolleyes: Top tip by the way the cream cleaner - well done whoever thought of that one:thumbup:
  3. Hill Climbing on a Serow

    Set myself a target recently - the top of a local mountain - Ben Rinnes - all 804m of it! Well today I did it :D A view from the top Big Rocks Big Skies & wind turbines The way down - look carefully and you can just make out the track The view back to the top And finally, the view...
  4. Enduro Africa 2008

    The Longest Day" Enduro Africa is a unique and challenging motorcycle adventure in aid of 3 amazing causes - UNICEF, Sentebale – The Princes’ Fund for Lesotho and the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund. The Enduro Africa route is constantly evolving, for this year...
  5. X-mas Dinner????

    So what are you eating today?? The Traditional Turkey or something different? Since we don't do turkey in Germany we having it in my house every year,absolutely love it.The best is the turkey sandwiches next day:D:D and what do you do for dessert?? we are not very "sweety" people so i made...
  6. Scotland

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Just got back with my son from a 2 day 700 mile round trip to Scotland and back in atrocious weather and not a single complaint from our trusty Africa twin. We had every weather imaginable, rain, sleat, snow, minus 5 degees, dense freezing fog and, strange as it may seem for Scotland, even a...
  7. Rugby World Cup - Marseille

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    What can I say? This has been the best world cup for years: Plenty of action & upsets. I managed to get tickets at the 11th hour for both Marseille Quarter Finals. Rushed to fit new tyre and chain kit. The skinned knuckles were worth it - Once trip was arranged Mrs banned me listening to...
  8. BUGGER!

    I've missed celebrating my 1000 post:( :( :( Sailed on past and never noticed. And I was going to bake a cake and have pop and crisps and jelly and ice cream and balloons and everything:( :( :( :( I'm sad now (once more for good measure):(
  9. would you swop your bike

    Not my xrv ever its a real usefull peice of kit. Thats how I usually get a new bike by doing a swop with cash that go's either way do not like going to dealers they take too much cream for me. Suppose it depends how well off you are though. Would still swop my vara for a black xrv though that...
  10. Enduro Africa 2008, Riders for Health

    Enduro Africa 2008 Enduro Africa is a unique and challenging motorcycle adventure in aid of 3 amazing causes - UNICEF, Sentebale – The Princes’ Fund for Lesotho and the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund. The Enduro Africa route is constantly evolving, for this year motorcycle...
  11. I get PAID to ride these roads

    Alongside Llyn Cwellyn in Snowdonia. The road continues below the majestic peak of Mount Snowdon. I stopped shortly after in Beddgelert for an ice-cream and cup of tea. Oh that reminds me. I must fill in my expenses form! Obviously not every day is quite like this. Sometimes I have to...
  12. Easter Weekend Fun

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    The weather forecast for the weekend was sun and warmish weather so Mr M and myself convinced Mini M that a ride through to mid Wales and a couple of nights camping would be fun. We started heading up the M4 towards neath and then over towards Brecon. Mr M developed mind reading abilites as we...
  13. Route Advice AND Planning Advice. Can Anyone Help?

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    OK Folks, time for me to ask a few questions. I know the HUBB and a few other sites may be better places to ask these questions, but I thought I'd start here with you lot! So, firstly... I'm sort of playing with the idea of a Euro roadtrip this year which would take in a loop up from Calais...
  14. "T" Cut...Why pay more????!!!!!!

    Africa Twin
    OK, this post just for your amusement. Have been doing some long overdue jobs on my RD04, and as I've had it over a year now, considered it had earned it's first proper wash!! OK, so VERY quickly over it with some fairy liquid, but it didn't get all the funny black stains off (that seem to...
  15. Party At My House

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Hear ye hear ye hear ye, My wife and I are hosting a welcome to the world party for our new daughter Lara on Saturday night at our sailing club near killyleagh Co Down NI. You are all very welcome, free beer and lots of ice cream and jelly. But to gain entry you must be able to accurately...
  16. never felt so embrassed :oops:

    Ever had one of those moment when you wished you had listen to someone's good advice? Well, I took a little run down to the coast, parked up and secured bike by “D” locking the front disk brake. Happily went on my way and had a ice cream, watched the world go by. Decided to make my way back...
  17. Dartmoor Revisited

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    The benefit of working nights. Lovely day so me and my Father in Law had a ride over Dartmoor, then ice-cream at Salcombe and the other Dartmouth ferry.
  18. Happy Easter

    Happy Easter guys I didn't get any easter eggs, that means I am getting too old :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: Having a nice roast beef dinner with yorkshire pud and a nice bottle of red with sticky toffee pudding and cream for desert. Yum yum - the only time of the year my family get...
  19. Phish Food!

    After the big hairy [email protected] biker brigade hit the Black Sheep Brewery - Masham on Saturday, an in depth conversation followed - about ICE CREAM :? Subsequently went and bought a tub of B&J Phish Food mmm, my fave. All gone now :cry: Sorry guy's had to do it :lol: Phil
  20. Northern Italy in Early May

    Planning to head over the Alps into Italy in May next year. Any idea what the temperature will be like? Sun cream or thermals??