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  1. Germany to Scotland

    Africa Twin
    Hello. The wife and I will be setting out for our first long distance trip on the bike. We originally planned on going to Ireland too, but have cut it down. We're going from Dover to Windsor tomorrow afternoon and then from Windsor to Lancaster on the 15th. On the 16th we'll be bumping around...
  2. For Sale: Givi bags, topcase and rack for sale RD07A

    For Sale / Wanted
    Looking to sell my Givi 45L bags, small topcase and rack. I plan on switching to my pelican cases and a new rack and use my larger topcase. No plans on separating them at this point , nor shipping. Located in Mons, Belgium area. I have 4 keys for the sidecases and 2 for topbox. It will not...
  3. Insurance good throughout Europe?

    Africa Twin
    I am hoping to spend a couple of days heading to Bath , England towards end of May on bike. Does my insurance i have in Belgium cover me over there since it is part of European Union? Or do I need some sort of supplemental insurance ? Thanks
  4. Xr250r 1987

    XR
    Hi guys and thanks for adding me to the group, I am the proud owner of a XR250R 1987 , I am having problems with the silencer , what else will fit on here as originals are not an option I think , thanks in advance. Karl From England
  5. Wanted: Rear wheel

    For Sale / Wanted
    Looking for a rear wheel for my 1996 rd07 africa twin......its an alloy wheel with spokes mine is rotting near the tube hole .... Cash waiting.....thanks for looking...kevsky.. I live in the north east of england..
  6. the original road atlas- JOHN OGILBY'S BRITANNIA, 1675

    Great Roads/Routes
    I brought a book from a charity shop -The Southwest Highway Atlas for 1675 by Paul White. He had gone through the routes in the south west of England shown in JOHN OGILBY'S BRITANNIA, 1675 and attempted to relate them to current roads/tracks/paths. Googleing -ogilby britannia atlas- brings up a...
  7. Wanted - Givi plate/rack for an Africa Twin XRV750 (Part E210)

    Africa Twin
    Hi, I am trying to get hold of a plate/rack for a Givi monokey top box for my Africa Twin XRV750 2001. It is part number E210. Givi don't have them available right now and I am due to go away in the next fortnight, so am running out of time. If anyone happens to have one that they don't need...
  8. North of England Tour Suggestions?

    Travel
    Hi Folks, I have been given a pass for 4 days 3 nights to get away on the bike starting next Saturday and I'm looking for some suggestions. I like the look of this little route (http://adventurebikerider.com/forum/58-england/441160-abr-issue-29-route-files-the-cumbria-way.html) which I imagine...
  9. Main stand, lift grip/handle bracket/s

    Africa Twin
    I'm trying to track down the 2-part Part A & Part B brackets that attach to the upper mounting on the RD04 lifting handle & presumably clamp it to the frame. They seem to be pretty much unobtanium. Not having a 'name' per se doesn't help with searches. If any one has a pair knocking about...
  10. Cycle Tours- A ride planning tool for softroaders

    Great Roads/Routes
    A while ago I brought I brought an’ Ordnance Survey Cycle Tours for Gloucestershire and Hereford & Worcester’ containing 24 one day routes. These are mostly all on road with few partial off road at the end. They are generally 30 to 40 miles long through country lanes. The routes are shown on OS...
  11. Influx Magazine

    Chatter
    Hi everyone, I just wanted to let you all know about the latest edition of Influx Magazine, the motoring mag put together by us here at Bikesure. Last month we headed down to Pendine Sands to look at the UK vintage hot rod scene, whilst this month we jetted off to California to speak to our...
  12. For Sale: XRV 750 RD4 parts

    For Sale / Wanted
    http://www.xrv.org.uk/forums/africa-twin/133097-lots-parts.html#post1083201 Lots of parts. PM me if you cant see what you want, and I will dig in and see if it is there :thumbup: Freight for a 1/2 pallet (80x60 cm) to England is about a 100£. The motors are 50 and 70K km old. I haven't...
  13. Help with shipping a fuel tank. England to Montreal, Canada

    Africa Twin
    I am trying to buy an RD03 fuel tank but can't find an affordable shipper. Let's say the box would be 24" x 24" x 24" (60cm x 60cm x 60cm) and that the parcel would weight 5kg (who knows the exact weight of a fuel tank?) What has the cheapest rate to ship, considering I am in no rush? British...
  14. Ian coates

    Chatter
    Hi LADS I AM STILL IN ENGLAND TRYING TO FIND SOME PARTS FOR STOLEN RECOVERD A RDO4 THAT RS MOTOR BIKES HAVE GIVEN ME FOR MY NEXT TRIP AS I HAD MY NEW RDO4 STOLEN LAST YEAR AND HAD NO INSURANCE ON IT , I WILL BE AT THE BIKE SHOW IN MANCHESTER IN MARCH ALL THE BEST IAN COATES ..
  15. Why is this an issue?

    Chatter
    Short hair an issue. BBC News - Teenager isolated over cancer charity haircut Why!?
  16. Xr250R heads

    XR
    Does anyone know the difference between the pre 95 (wet sump) and the 96 on cylinder heads? I have a 95 with a cracked head. I know the barrels are the same and I know the cams are different but what about the rocker covers ? I guess the head would bolt on my barrel but what else would I need...
  17. Just got myself a Dominator...

    Dominator / FMX
    Just a quick intro, been around the forums for a while now, mostly Varadero related as I'm on my sixth, was recently temped to change but couldn't find anything new that ticks the boxes (for me) so decided to hunt around for a second bike. Got myself a 2000 model with only 6500miles but had to...
  18. Wanted: Wanted - Transalp 700

    For Sale / Wanted
    Looking for an early Transalp 700, prefer white with gold wheels, top box, abs, and low seat would be good and prefer northwest England or South Scotland, what's anyone got?
  19. All Blacks game

    Chatter
    Been to Morrisons late tonight with Herself and grabbed a huge bag of end of the day bread rolls and some nice rashers ready for Bacon rolls for brekkie .... Soooo looking forward to tomorrow morning's game. Sensible sort of time too, as I can get a game in and do some work, AND watch one of...
  20. indicator relay

    Africa Twin
    hi lads, im looking for an indicator relay for my 1998 Africa twin, iv checked ebay and all that's listed is square and round 2 pin relays, mine is a square 3 pin. anyone any idea of a shop in England, wales or Scotland that might have one? djon
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