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  1. Favourite film

    Chatter
    Whilst avoiding work I've got Brief Encounter on in the background and it's one of my favourite films. What's everyone elses?
  2. Expensive clothing repairs

    Clothing
    Whilst on someone elses YZ250F the other i had a pair of expensive Salomon Hiking boots on (long story) i wasn't riding the event just helping. The Foot pegs which were razor sharp cut right though my soles of my boots i contacted my loacal outdoors shop who said salomon dont do the repairs.They...
  3. Insuring someone elses bike.

    Chatter
    A question,is it possible for me to insure a bike that doesn't belong to me?A mate has offered to lend me his 955 Tiger :thumbup:but I don't have cover to ride other peoples bikes on my insurance.I asked Carole Nash if I could add the bike to my policy but they said no because it doesn't belong...
  4. Funny Noise

    Dominator / FMX
    chaps, my bike makes a funny noise when in a high gear at low revs and partial throttle i was wondering if anyone elses does this and what causes it ... is it bad fueling ? is it me riding it like a dilbert in the wrong gear for a big single? if i had to describe it id say it sounded a bit...
  5. Honda Top Box

    Transalp
    Put my mind at rest guys ( I know its not far of resting most of then time anyway ) Despite £300 ish for a plastic box I have bought a Honda box ( colour matched to the fastest colour , yellow ( or Barley or whatever its defined as ) Fitted I am sure its OK and seems little slides and it does...
  6. Hello

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hello Everyone, Looking at getting an '06 Transalp once my insurance pays out.Threw my sv650 down the road last weekend avoiding someone avoiding someone elses ambulance. I'm fine-bike is not. Will pop up again once I have the TA sorted and stick some pics up and probably have one or three...
  7. Urgent info request for XL700 spoke sizes

    Transalp
    Well I took the bike in for its 8000 and pointed out all of the corrosion, particularly on the spokes. Honda has given the go ahead on it all but for the wheels they have told the dealer to replace the spokes rather than the whole wheel. I figured that this was a golden opportunity to switch...
  8. Happy Birthday Stumpy

    Chatter
    For someone that doesn't miss any one elses day this is a late start Happy Birthday :wav::occasion5:
  9. 600 front sprocket

    Transalp
    I have noticed on my newer 99 600 that at 70-73 mph the rpm is about 6k, and Im sure this sems a bit higher than my last 600. If I remembered rightly it was around 5500 at the same sort of speed. This newer one definately feels more highly strung at motorway speeds. I have wipped off the front...
  10. Organized Green Laneing SUN 11th OCT

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Home Counties Guided Off-Road Motorcycle Adventure Tour. http://www.trailworld.co.uk/trailridingtours/homecountiestours.html Trailworld guided off-road motorcycle adventure tours in the Home Counties. Green Laning experience riding trail bikes. Learn to ride an off-road motorcycle near London...
  11. Post pics of your CRFs

    CRF - New Forum!
    Seeing as I didn't see a thread dedicated to posting pics of our CRFs, I thought I'd make one, as I was told to post up a pic of my new CRF150R that I bought on Tuesday. Shes a brand new 2007 SW model. http://i515.photobucket.com/albums/t357/halgaruk/DSC00088.jpg Need to do a few things...
  12. The flora road trial

    XR
    Sunday gone was the Annual Flora Road trial for cars bikes and anything elses that has a motor in it. The are was around Redruth, Truro, Mawnan Smith and Helston. Here a few photo's that the wife took of me. At the start leaving the Coppice inn, lanner The next few were taken at stage...
  13. Fender bags

    Chatter
    Who uses one??? Im really humped off with mine I got from winding roads. It fell off the other day and luckily I saw it so I stopped went back and re fixed it and off it came again. On Saturday I refitted it and made sure the straps were pulled tight but after a bit of off roading it came off...
  14. SLR650 Ticking engine

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi everyone, Me and my dad noticed the other day that my bike was making a loud ticking noise from cold, but since then i have noticed that it is also making the noise when hot. My dad adjusted the valve clearances when i first get the bike, but he adjusted them wrong, to 0.10 and 0.12mm...
  15. GPS updating

    Mechanical Advice
    Ok you techies out there, I have a 2610 gps with v7 or 8 on it and I have noticed that recently it is very not up to date as I have been travelling down some dual carriageways and the sat nav goes crazy telling me to turn round etc as I appear to be travelling cross country in a field etc,it...
  16. Its back

    BMW
    Picked my beloved GS1150 (Bolts) back from having the clutch changed, what a differance he feels like a new bike. What I Had complete original BMW clutch kit all new seals in the gear box, clutch slave, exhaust heat sheild and loads of free advice on how to look after and prep the bike for off...
  17. The Longest Day was the last straw !!!

    Chatter
    Well !!! Wee Mr "level head" finally got tipped over the edge and it was the longest day what did it !!! or should I say , trying to arrange my participation round a shift rota. I just resigned my "part time" job with the Scottish Ambulance Service. At the start of the year we got a new...
  18. Can someone please help me log on to visordown.com

    Chatter
    Hello all, i have seen a bike that i would like to buy from somebody off of visordown.com. However, i have registered my details with the site to enable me to contact the guy but it wont let me reigister fully so i cant actually contact him and i am worried he will sell before i can get hold of...
  19. Fuel pump feeling....

    Africa Twin
    Tried taggin this on somebody elses fuel pump query last week but nobody replied (serves me right !)....so any views gratefully received... "I've noticed on mine a really slight feeling of fuel starvation but it only happens when holding the bike at a steady 80-90 mph. Otherwise fine...
  20. cutting out

    Varadero
    This is weird it does not do it all the time and only ever does it when changeing from 2nd to 1st starts up straight away and off to go. It aint fuel its to do with the gear change??? Anyone elses vara do this my xrv has done it once or twice is it a v twin thing?
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