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  1. Insurance Rant

    Chatter
    My multi bike policy is due for renewal and I receive the instruction - it's risen from £269 for 4 Modern Classics to £410. My phone call reveals the cause, my truck driving day job (75k miles/year) has accumulated a few claims and suddenly I'm high risk. I explain that I've completed a few...
  2. Gearchange activating mainbeam??

    Transalp
    As the title, when I'm driving with a dipped headlamp sometimes this will switch to mainbeam when I change gear. This will only last for a second and reverts back to dipped once the gearchange is completed. It does not happen with every gearchange and can occur in any gear moving up or down the...
  3. Safety and Security for Driving

    Travel
    While the driving public may not have used dashboard camera systems in the past, that could change in the near future as drivers become more aware of the potential benefits. If you get into an accident or have another issue on the road, a dash cam may provide proof of what actually happened and...
  4. mig Exhaust AT RD07

    Africa Twin
    Hi, I'm looking to buy a louder exhaust and I saw a used MIG exhaust online. Would anyone know if it's a good one? He has fitted a home made silencer in because it was to loud but I'll decide that when I buy it. Do I need to make any adjustments on the carbs (tuning/replace jets, etc)? I don't...
  5. eBay: Icon mil spec high-viz motorcycle vest

    For Sale / Wanted
    (This is actually from AliExpress, not Ebay) Free Shipping ICON MIL SPEC MESH VEST YELLOW motorcycle motorbike bike racing high visibility reflective warning cloth vest on Aliexpress.com | Alibaba Group Comes in two sizes. Currently on offer for $27, shipping included. This vest would set you...
  6. Sobering Stuff !!

    Riding
    (not for the squeemish):( A selection of awful drivers & riders... https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLNda2Q8AUz9gyi9ImINR-UKnIlO92KpVJ
  7. For Sale: used mosfet fh012ab & connector blocks.

    For Sale / Wanted
    came off a running bike until a young lady wanted a triumph parked in her drivers door. Bike was running fine, i can temp swap with mine on the AT's to show output figures. I'd have it myself, but both twins are mosfeted & i have a cheap chinese copy for emergencies, though i've only heard of 1...
  8. Muppet Show on sunday.

    Chatter
    No, not really, but close enough! Election day on sunday here in Sweden. The tellie have been full of political promises without substsance and outright lies for weeks now. Newspapers been full of headlines telling who got his/hers finger up someone elses bun... Next time I'll start a...
  9. Warning to dopey car users.

    Chatter
    I'm not sure how it would handle the trails, but it might wake up a few dopey car drivers...............
  10. Africa twin aftermarket exhaust

    Africa Twin
    Hi all i would like to fit an after market Exhaust for my AT RDO7 1995 i want is so so loud as its a way to get stupid car drivers attention here in Egypt and then they don't hit you (crazy crazy driver ) grrrrr i have metal panniers on my bike so i want it to be fitted as close to the...
  11. Why is it...

    Chatter
    Why is it that I run into ALL the student drivers and pensioners in the area on the one night when I'm nursing the bike home on a one-strand clutch cable that won't quite disengage the clutch anymore? Never ceases to amaze me how spooked some people seem to get from something as simple as a...
  12. Another idiot on the road

    Chatter
    From the BBC - Car driven with bonnet up on A31 in Hampshire. Really like the comment from the AA - the man's actions highlighted that some drivers were "outside the mould of normality". Outside the mould of normality? Well, that's one way of putting it. 100% free webcam site! | Awesome...
  13. Those crazy Saudis.....

    Chatter
    Side walk skiing anyone? Saudi Drivers in "Sidewalk skiing" craze. 100% free webcam site! | Awesome chicks and it is absolutely free! | Watch free live sex cam - easy as 1-2-3
  14. Twit and Run

    Chatter
    If only cage drivers who knock off motorcyclists were as stupid...... BBC News - Norwich woman's 'hit cyclist' tweet investigated by police
  15. Russian Drivers - WAHHHHHHH!

    Chatter
    Watch this and dismiss any thoughts of driving in Russia in anything less than a T80 tank! Seriously bloody scary..... Russian I haven't seen this compilation here. although a couple of clips are on trhe forum I think?
  16. More stupidity......

    Chatter
    ... this time from the Irish - admittedly in the back end of beyond in County Kerry - Irish Council in Kerry to relax drink-drive limit. And reported on the RTE website - Kerry Council passes drink-drive permit motion. In essence they want the law changed so that the legal alcohol limit for...
  17. " New Toy " Time to be Seen ......

    Africa Twin
    Right still getting cocks in cars pulling out on me and generally getting the gormless look afterward ... and thats before i take the mirror off or apply size 11 Sidi crossfires down the rear quater :teeth: Side ive brightened things up somewhat front and rear :D So 2 900 lumin spots on the...
  18. Admiral - more insurance sharp practice?

    Chatter
    Reported on the BBC News website is the fact that some car drivers are seeing an increase in their insurance premiums after attending "speed awareness" courses. This is in spite of certain Councils and Police Forces own websites stating that a driver attending one of these courses will not have...
  19. SMIDSY I was eating, reading and computing with my feet up

    Chatter
    What hope have we got? BBC News - Suffolk lorry drivers caught eating and using computers
  20. Tiny Turkish Tour Part 2 :-)

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Another lovely day yesterday...apart from the crazy barstard drivers... Kapadokya Bike Tour 30.8.12.mov - YouTube
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