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  1. New Transalp Review (full article)

    Transalp
    This is an article printed in a mag.. Sshh.. The Transalp has long been a star in Honda's constellation, but will the eagerly awaited incarnation shine as bright? It's been 20 years since the Transalp first hit our shores, and to celebrate it passing that two-decade milestone, Honda has...
  2. we're all crazy now

    Chatter
    Okay, girlfriend and I just stopped eating dinner to dance to Slade doing "Mama, We're All Crazee Now". Lookitup. I don't want to drink my whisky like you do I don't need to spend my money but still do Don't stop now a c-'mon Another drop now c-'mon I wanna lot now so c-'mon That's right...
  3. "Warning,Ice Giants" about

    Chatter
    A bit cold on the way to work this morning at 6am:D and every time i think that nothing amazes me,i come across a new thing Some guy must have thrown his drink out of his car window on the QE2 bridge.There is me sleepy head happily filtering along and suddenly "Ice" and no way around it...
  4. Oz - Goodbye Sally,A dirt virgin and hello santa claus

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Just back from a hoot of a trip and though I'd share it with you, hope you enjoy. I left Sydney bright and early on the trusty AT750, it was great to be back on the road, almost 2 months since my last ride, musn't leave it that long in the future, even the motoray transport was OK. I was heading...
  5. 2nd glass of red wine at 7am ???

    Chatter
    And the first one at 6.30 am ?????? :confused: Relax..............I`ve just got in from a night shift. It`s just like you having a drink when you get home this evening. Oh yeah.........enjoy your day in work..............:D :D :D
  6. XRV Christmas Menu at Wild Boar - please choose

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Right then - for those signed up to the ride xrv xmas ride and dinner next weekend I need people to chose what they want to eat so I can let Val at the Wild Boar know - this comming thursday at the latest: Here's the menu: Starter - Melon and grape Leek and Potato Soup Prawn Cocktail Main -...
  7. Am I old?

    Chatter
    Haaaaappy birthday tooooo meeeeee.. haaaaappy birthday tooo meeee.... ....... dear [email protected]:occasion6: :occasion7: :occasion1: :occasion7: :occasion5: :occasion5: :occasion4: Strange, isn't it, but I'm all the company I have at the moment! Came home from nightshift today in the...
  8. Z's Long way round!

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Well as everyone on this forum loves LWR and LWD so much i thought i'd do my own version! My plan was to ride from My house in Manchester to meet a friend in Hebden Bridge, then ride to another friend's house in Haverfordwest and back up the welsh coast. 440 miles and two countries in two...
  9. Help needed

    Chatter
    As some of you know Debs dad suffered from cancer and sadly he died on Wednesday morning.:(We are in the middle of our second move and i have done most of it today but can not do to much tomorrow as it is deb's Birthday and that will not be a Happy one so we just doing the Family thing. As deb's...
  10. Fuel consumption again.....

    Africa Twin
    Bloody bike!!! Swapped the carbs over for another set. All stock jets etc. Still drank petrol. So, I took the choke cable off and just left the springs and piston things in to see if one or both of the chokes were sticking. Still drinks petrol. I'm running out of ideas here. :confused...
  11. Greetings from

    Chatter
    Fuertaventura. It's bloody hot here I had to shelter from the sun lunchtime. Spanish gin is crap but as I'm on an all inclusive break I'llput up with it. On the upside it tastes like crap but it's full of alcohol. I need the alcohol to forget :confused: my fist sight of a topless...
  12. Project Zebra

    Chatter
    Anybody bored who fancies a laugh or fancies standing about watching a couple of muppets try to get a clapped out @ started while drinking copious amounts of tea, you are welcome to my place this Saturday when my dad and I will be attempting get the thing started. Anyone with serious suggestions...
  13. North Yorkshire run out

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    The Northern tribe at having a run out on Sunday the 11th of November. Meeting at the Squire's bike meet, Sherburn in Elmet at 12pm, then we can go for a ride out to where anyone fancys. http://www.squires-cafe.co.uk/ Or if its too cold sit and drink coffee all afternoon.;) IanS
  14. Fact or Fiction ----the Latter i fear

    Chatter
    London Times Obituary of the late Mr. Common Sense 'Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, Common Sense, who has been with us for many years. No one knows for sure how old he was, since his birth records were long ago lost in bureaucratic red tape. He will be remembered as having...
  15. Been fettling

    Africa Twin
    Just swapped the carbs over on my AT and did and oil and filter change on it. A pair finally came up on ebay. :cool: While I was in there curiosity got the better of me I whipped off the front sprocket to check out the condition of the output shaft. disgust It's in pristeen condidtion...
  16. got my mug!

    Chatter
    my xrv.org.uk mug came in the post today.it works! put hot drink in,wait for it to cool a little and drink. handle in the correct place for tipping down mouth graphics are restrained but effective. what more do you need from a mug?
  17. National Meet... (Better late than never!)

    Past National Meets
    National Meet - Ride Report... (Better late than never!) He Came, He Saw, He Dropped his Bike (A Lot!) So it’s time to meet the gang, time to meet the hardcore rufty tufty cyber guys and girls who give it large on the forum. The people, who for the last year have only been imaginary...
  18. 6th Gear question for motorheads (Jenna !!)

    Africa Twin
    OK We all know the AT could really do with an extra cog, and this is what prompts my question. Years ago, when I were a lad, but thought I was Kenny Roberts, I was whizzing around on my Yamaha FS1E. The girls loved me, and I loved me (I looked good in all the shop windows) but I remember...
  19. Weston Beach Race.

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Anyone from the site going to the Weston Super Mare Beach Race this year? Sat/Sun 20/21 Oct. Sat is the Quads and sidecars, Sunday is the bikes. Cost £30 for a weekend ticket or £16 for a day ticket. The mass cavalry charge of the start is a site to behold. :tongue1: If anyone is going and...
  20. Just DONT Do It!

    Chatter
    I heard something on the Radio that got me thinking... Right so we all know about Global Warming right, (CO2 build up in the Atmosphere blah blah blah)... But have you ever considered why there’s so much C02 up there... Cars? Manufacturing? Energy Production? All contributing factors I agree...
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