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  1. Try another BMW-88 R80GS

    BMW
    After not getting on with my 77 R60/7 I was at the local carboot sale met a mate who said he was selling his R80GS, didn't know he even had one! went round and brought it, wife could not moan as she wanted to go to the carboot in the first place. It done alot of miles including round the world...
  2. Upgraded brakes

    Africa Twin
    Has anybody updated the brakes on an africa twin ? What did you use ? Anybody able to do this in the kent/ Essex area, and a rough cost ? Thanks
  3. STOLEN !

    Africa Twin
    CRF1000 Africa Twin (Reg is BN16GLK) was stolen 19/10/17 at Sainsburys in Springfield, ESSEX, by a couple of lads on a moped. If you get offered it or see it please get in touch with Ty Carr (https://www.facebook.com/ty.carr.77). Please share around Essex and local area.
  4. Transalp xl700 lowered seat and Workshop Manual for sale.

    Transalp
    Having recently changed bikes, I have a couple of items for an xl700 for sale;- The Honda lowered seat - approx 20mm lower than standard and the official Honda xl700 full workshop manual. Both are in very good condition. £45 for the seat £15 for the manual. Items can be collected from Leigh on...
  5. Riding in Essex.

    Riding
    Been quite for a very long time. But wanted to know if any ones riding in Essex. Either laning or day trips? Sent from my SM-G920F using Tapatalk
  6. Sammy Miller Museum 30th October 2015

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Hi, Really late notice but I have decided I'm off to the Sammy Miller Museum tomorrow; I will be leaving Colchester about 08.00, at the Dartford crossing just before 9.00, Fleet about 10.00 and at the Museum a little after 11.00. If anyone fancies it I'll see you either on route or at the...
  7. Rebuild 2 complete!

    Africa Twin
    Haven't been on much at all recently as the bike was parked up around a year ago and has been undergoing a sporadic upgrade/restoration. Here are a few pics (99% of what you see was supplied by Rugged Roads!) The swingarm was painted by Sudden Impact in Essex who did a fantastic job.
  8. Auto Electrician needed.

    Transalp
    Does anyone know an Auto Electrician who knows their way round these Transalp 650, in the London/Essex area? To sort out my indicator fault, obviously I expect to pay. Regards Pete
  9. Wanted: Anyone in or near Dunmow Essex who could do me an ebay favour?

    For Sale / Wanted
    Wanted good samaritan near Dunmow Essex who would be prepared to collect and post on some AT bits from ebay. Big ask I know, there are a few bits going that I need for the latest rebuild however the seller does not want to post and its just too far from liverpool. Auction ends Sunday night...
  10. Wanted: car trailer capable of transporting an africa twin,essex area

    For Sale / Wanted
    howdy,so im heading home to ireland in decemember and hope to have either my bike sold or pxed by then but if not or i get a suitable px ill need a good car trailer that will bring a bike,ill be towing it behind a peugeot 406,a twin axle builders type trailer may suit as my father can use it at...
  11. Removing petrol tank (RD04)

    How to.....
    Hola all, I want to whip off my tank to route the wiring for my GPS and, whilst I'm at it, grease up (was just gonna use some silicon-based chain lube) my choke sliders. But, heh, the Haynes says to "just" remove the two side panels - as did someone over on ADV (before I got myself banned ;))...
  12. need suspension setup and dyno work done essex area

    Africa Twin
    Well lads any good recommendations for bike places local for this kind work?going fittin a secondhand ohlins and getting fork seals,progressive springs and new oil in the forks so want it all setup right together,fitting a can as well so would lie a rejet to gey the most out of it
  13. moved from ireland to essex

    Africa Twin
    Hows it goin all just moved over a month ago workin near Chelmsford at the harvest so flat to the mat at the moment but hoping to get the twin over soon,just wanna know wheres good round here for bikes,roads,greenlanes,meets,pubs thatd have motogp and superbikes on,made it to the bsb in brands...
  14. For Sale: Varadero Corbin Seat.

    For Sale / Wanted
    Sold.
  15. For Sale: HD rack and boxes USED ONCE

    For Sale / Wanted
    I have a set of HD (Polish company called Heavy Duties) rack and two large black plastic boxes which are basically waterproof tool/video equipment boxes for an Africa Twin RD07. All used once on a 3 day trip to Cornwall but have since sold the bike. Looking for £125 collected from Basildon...
  16. Wanted: BMW 1100 GS poss 1150 for the right ££

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Found one, thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  17. AT spotted Black RD07

    Africa Twin
    Spotted in between Stock and Billericay Essex at about 10.30 this morning....anyone here?
  18. Servicing and repairs

    Mechanical Advice
    Is there anyone local to Kent/Essex on here that does servicing/ repairs in there spare time to earn extra money ? Im looking to get a service ect done and dont want to be ripped off by garages and dont have the time/knowledge to do it myself.:hitler:
  19. Oh FFS!!!!

    Chatter
    The first decent riding day in ages (even warm enough for leathers) and I manage a bloody puncture just miles from where my bike threw a massive wobbly this time last year. I am never going riding in Essex in May again. I actually joked on FB a while ago that I need a second job to pay for my...
  20. Back to Back @ and TA

    Africa Twin
    Question for those who know better than I !! I had my @ for a week now. I also have a 650TA, which I hope to sell. The @ seems to make a few more ' engine rattles ' for want of a better phrase than the TA, but couldn't put my finger on it, so today I rode them back to back. The TA seems very...
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