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  1. Tent For Sale

    For Sale / Wanted
    North Face Slickrock 2-man tent We bought this tent 9 years ago to go world backpacking for 5 months. It’s an ultralight mountaineering-style tent, and packs nice and small. The design uses a half-fly and half single wall design – reduces the weight big time. It slept the two of us well for...
  2. After The Feasting Is Over

    Jokes
    AFTER THE FEASTING IS OVER In the beginning God covered the earth with broccoli, cauliflower and spinach, with green, yellow and red vegetables of all kinds so Man and Woman would live long and healthy lives. Then using God's bountiful gifts, Satan created Dairy Ice Cream and...
  3. getting the best value from your fuel

    Chatter
    this seems to make sense got it from a guy in the oil industry in south africa Got this mail today, not sure how much you can save, but worth trying, especially in the warmer climates: > I don't know what you guys are paying for gasoline.... but here in > California we are also paying...
  4. How God created the World....

    Jokes
    Once upon a time in the Kingdom of Heaven, God went missing for six days. Eventually, Archangel Michael found him on the seventh day resting. He enquired of God, "Where have you been?" God pointed downwards through the clouds. "Look Michael, look what I've made" said God. Archangel...
  5. For anyone interested in touring in Germany

    Chatter
    Just stumbled across this. Sounds real good and can be done in "bits" as the whole thing is around9000km (5000odd miles i guess) long German Motorbike Route The original German Motorbike Route The latest that Germany has to offer motorbike riders is a circuit measuring just under 9,000 km that...
  6. Bit religious

    Jokes
    Jesus and Satan were having an on-going argument about who was better on the computer. They had been going at it for days, and frankly God was tired of hearing all the bickering. Finally fed up, God said, "THAT'S IT! I have had enough. I am going to set up a test that will run for two hours...
  7. Travel Round the World in 18 month - 48 countries

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Saw this young couple in our local forum....going for his 18 month adventure ride round the world. All the best to this young couple. Interesting blog created by him.. http://www.singaporedream-rtw.blogspot.com/ If u guys managed to meet him, just give your support to him
  8. Tools

    Jokes
    Subject: Tools and their uses ...... Anyone with a shed will relate to these.... 1. DRILL PRESS: A tall upright machine useful for suddenly snatching flat metal bar stock out of your hands so that it smacks you in the chest and flings your beer across the room, splattering it against that...
  9. My poorly bike.

    Chatter
    :( Just that. :( I know it's lots of abuse created, but it means I'm going to have to call the Cambrian on a "Proper" UK-Rally bike. So much so, I'm going to write the email soon. All I needed to do was Have the wheels rebuilt with new spokes and nipples so they could be tightened up...
  10. men strike back

    Jokes
    How many men does it take to open a beer? None It should be opened when she brings it. ------------------------------------------------------------------- Why is a Laundromat a really bad place to pick up a woman? Because a woman who can't even afford a washing machine will probably never...
  11. Respraying the bike has started...

    Varadero
    But not at the local panel beater....but in my shed :cool: I decided to give it a try myself. I bought the kit for under £150 and I've already started :D Have a look at the little web page I have created showing the progress: http://www.pibernik.co.uk-a.googlepages.com/ :D :D :D I...
  12. Nice clean joke (boring but clean)

    Jokes
    Dolly Parton and Queen Elizabeth went to the Pearly Gates on the same day. They both met with an Angel to find out if they would be admitted to Heaven. The angel said "Unfortunately, there's only one space in Heaven today, so I must decide which of one of you will be admitted." The Angel asked...
  13. 2nd Sept High Wycombe Enduro.

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    CHEC are racing near High Wycombe on Sunday, a 1 by 4 hour Hare and Hounds. The website recons its a flowing course, so that sounds Transalp suitable to me!! Will cost £50-£55 for a phone entry, +£5 to enter on the day, and it seams like there are lots of places left. Will possibly cost another...
  14. Charidee Events

    Chatter
    Right then. I've created a special forum for all you special people. It's a place to put all your charity events so that they all stay tidy in one place. Mods will now mercilessly move any charity events in to this forum. http://www.xrv.org.uk/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=56 If you want to...
  15. A quiet life behind bars

    Transalp
    I’ve just fitted new handlebars to my 650v6 (Renthal 717) , the object of the exercise being to get more front end feel. The new bars are lower and have less sweep resulting in moving relative positions forward about 40mm and down 25mm. Tipping my weight forward suits my particular riding style...
  16. Honda Festival

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    PRESS RELEASE (for immediate publication) The HONDA FESTIVAL Sponsored by Honda Insurance Sunday 5th August 2007 25 Years of the R Series The Honda Owners Club (GB) is holding an exciting new motorcycling event on Sunday 5th August 2007 at the Motor Heritage Museum in Gaydon, Warwickshire...
  17. Fuelpump to the umpteenth

    Africa Twin
    I've actually been able to read alittle bit of what you guys have in your Forum, very impressed. Alittle bit about me: I'm an american living in Austria and actually belong to the German/Austrian Forum, but have found out that you guys have some pretty interesting solutions for common AT...
  18. we need guys like this over here

    Jokes
    > > THOSE OF YOU NOT FAMILIAR WITH JOE ARPAIO, HE IS THE MARICOPA > COUNTY SHERIFF( ARIZONA ) AND HE KEEPS GETTING ELECTED OVER AND OVER > AGAIN. > > These are some of the reasons why: > > Sheriff Joe Arpaio created the "tent city jail" to save Arizona from > spending tens of million of dollars...
  19. oops bloggy

    Chatter
    Hmm maybe being half asleep and playing on the net is not such a good idea just created a blog by accident :shock: And duly marked it for deletion yeah I know this is just increasing my posts 8)
  20. Adding extra electrical circuits/devices.

    Accessories
    I'm looking to tidy up the rat's nest of wires/fuses that I have created around the battery area, I currently have a switched relay (fused) supplying H'grips, H/jacket, external power outlets (2), each circuit has it's own fuse (female spades direct onto blade fuse) while this doesn't sound like...
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