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  1. help requested. A 3.5 rim on a rd04/7a hub offset/dish info needed? Anyone... thanks

    Africa Twin
    help requested. A 3.5 rim on a rd04/7a hub offset/dish info needed? Anyone... thanks
  2. Africa twin crf 1000 demo ride

    Africa Twin
    Right its been a while since ive been knocking around here but i still have THE AT blood coursing through my vains. I dropped into kennedys motorcycles in Drogheda county louth rep ireland yesterday to try out the new AT. In short i loved it. I did query the chain drive as opposed to shaft and...
  3. Carb dimensions

    Africa Twin
    Does anyone know or have access to their carbs to give me dimensions (single and both connected)? I am in a process of building ultrasonic bath for cleaning them and would like to finish it and test before removing carbs from my bike. I found stainless steel dish 153x137x200mm (LxWxH) and I...
  4. Wee trip North

    Chatter
    I've just had a wee trip North from Aberdeen. Left Friday and got back today. Weather was NOT good! OK until I got past Tomintoul then WIND and horizontal rain which saw me all the way home today, Sunday. But I enjoyed it ! Stayed 2 nights at the Belvedere Arms hotel in Helmsdale, old...
  5. Kitchen utensils which can also be employed in the garage

    Tools
    In a quest for efficiency in financial outlay and tool storage in my household there has always been potential for developing a range of multi-purpose tools suitable for the kitchen and garage. Previous success stories include the turkey baster/brake fluid extractor, and the controversial...
  6. Hairy Bikers

    Chatter
    Last night Mrs Stubbsie, Miss Stubbsie & I went to Llandudno theatre to see the Hairy Bikers live. A brilliant show which was topped when I was invited on stage to have my tea cooked by Si & Dave, in front of an audience of a few hundred people, I was described by Si as looking like a drug...
  7. Bodging the GS

    Bodgers Corner
    Home improvements: GPS bridge. Very much version 0.1 and needs a bit of work still as the point where it all starts vibrating madly sits squarely at the motorway speed limit. Obviously that won't do. :mrgreen: Then there's the more outlandish stuff, a 4 meter telescopic lightmast. :mrgreen...
  8. hilarious - applies to malta too

    Chatter
    ACTUAL PASSPORT LETTER-----HILARIOUS! PASSPORT LETTER This, apparently is an actual letter received by the UK Passport Office. Dear Sirs, I'm in the process of renewing my passport, and still cannot believe This. How is it that Sky Television has my address and telephone number...
  9. XL250s ride report.

    XL
    hope this works, attached is a write-up in a marshall cavendish handbook- road bike, its a report on the XL250s.
  10. Luddites unite!

    Chatter
    Following on from this thread, that started out as a question about plasma TVs and ended up on questioning 3D TV, it got me wondering about "the latest stuff". Now I must be a Luddute as I do not have any of the following - 1) Flat screen TV - still got an old CRT telly and it works just fine...
  11. National Meet

    Chatter
    I know you lot are disorganised, feckless, fly-by-nights but help us out a bit and book to come to the National Meet in Snowdonia in three weeks time. This is the first time DaveS has gone to the trouble to book somewhere in advance. We have Sam Manicom coming to speak. Honda wants to turn up...
  12. Sky boxes...

    Chatter
    Anyone know out about em? I got a Thompson Sky box as ours has been playing up a bit (Amstrad) and each time i plug it in it just says no signal. I plug my Amstrad back in and works fine. The Thompson powers up fine and i can go into all menus etc but there just appears to be no signal, is...
  13. National Meet 2011 - The Official Thread - Thur 8th to Sat 10th September 2011

    Past National Meets
    Ok ladies and gentlemen. Here's the deal....... lots to get through so pay attention at the back. The next National Meet is in Snowdonia North Wales Thursday 8th - Saturday 10th September 2011. Campsite: Llyn Gwynant (thank you to Frad and PigUgly for finding it and researching it) Group...
  14. National Meet 2011 - The Chat Thread - Thur 8th to Sat 10th September 2011

    Past National Meets
    Ok ladies and gentlemen. Here's the deal....... lots to get through so pay attention at the back. The next National Meet is in Snowdonia North Wales Thursday 8th - Saturday 10th September 2011. Campsite: Llyn Gwynant (thank you to Frad and PigUgly for finding it and researching it) Group...
  15. After the thaw

    Chatter
    Hello chappies, Just recovering from an " Old New Year " party and was wondering how the big thaw affected you ? We've had over a foot of snow since the week before xmas and it is only now starting to thaw out. The negatives -- The rhones on my house have crashed to the deck - at high level...
  16. @*&!! OEM fuel pump shockboot!!!

    Africa Twin
    Finally. After an "interesting" failure on the A34 last week whilst passing a lorry, the old fuel pump, 46,000 miles old, is off and a nice new Facet pump is on. Probably spent all of 30 minutes removing the old pump and re-installing the Facet. Easy-peasy. However, I spent a good hour swearing...
  17. My Tour of Ulster

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Not quite a tour round Ulster but My Da is one of the organisers of the Tour of Ulster bicycle race and I often work as a Motorcycle Marshall assisting the police with rolling road closures and this year I decided I needed a weekend ride so went over for the craic. Left Norwich (my current...
  18. hello folks !!

    Transalp
    having been away from bikes for a few years, i decided to treat myself to a nice 2005 ta ( silver....pics a.s.a.p) aint been out much since i bought it ( mid dec ) work / weather getting in the way !! look forward to chatting with you all and possibly bending your ear no doubt at some point with...
  19. Chad von Borg......and his fiendish plan for world domination!

    Everything Orange - KTM
    Had my first go on a KTM last night..........courtesey of mr chad! thank you old bean and :thumb::thumbleft: :thumbright: to your good lady for the shepherd's pie and apple pie n custard (which kept the old chill from the bones until I got home after 2am!). The bike...
  20. RD04 - northwest

    Africa Twin
    Anyone in the northwest got an RD04 ?? I live in Standish near Wigan so close to there would be good Just want to sit one one that has standard bars. Mine came with renthals which give you a different riding position Just want to see if its better or worse cheers
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