I've bought a few of these now and have been bringing them back to 'better than new' standard. They're such a rare bike here and such a bloody fantastic bike too. Why we never got them here is a mystery. They're still produced and sell well in USA, Aus and South Africa. Unchanged since 1993...
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.
XR is a fantastic model of Honda. We are using them for our bussiness in Vietnam.
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what ever the case may be . im watching the Mike Leigh film naked right now on youtube its pretty good I really rate him as a director . im going for a smoke at about 50 minuites into the film the bloke cant smoke but I can . isn't all this technology at our disposal fantastic before the...
This is a day trip for coffee in a place near Athens called Porto Germeno.Fantastic route that goes up to the mountain and then heads back to the sea and ends next to the sea.In the summer is croudy but this time of the year is great
Hello folks. Just a wee update from this fantastic country. Lots of Harleys and riders in full Badass gear. Must be sweltering There are roads here that are the stuff of dreams. Winding up and down the mountains. However!..... The winds can be fearsome and the rain that usually accompanies...
Hi All what a weekend it was, the weather started off crap but soon turned around, you XRV bunch know how to enjoy yourself, good on you..
Paul and Maria did it again and pulled off a creaking show and food.. as well as there fantastic hospitality.
The Beer and Banger Festival was a great hit...
Fantastic trip to Piel Island. Good to see some of the XRV ers there.
Report over on ABR
Went in to have the rear tyre replaced and very impressed. I can definitely recommend them - fantastic customer service, lovely staff, very helpful and they even cleaned/lubed the chain when adjusting it. Oh and free coffee/hot chocolate :D:D
this dommie (see previous threads ) this is day one ,fantastic laugh ,took hour to jet wash bike 2 hours to clean kit,2 hours to thaw out
will i do it again damn right ps will post some pix later this is later
Has anyone done the 6 shim mod to their front suspension to make the forks smoother, I see in the USA they really seem to think it's a fantastic mod just wondering if anyone had done it over here and what pros and cons they found?
This is a secret, and its only because I am broke that I share this site with you
But if I had eURO.1850 i WOULD BE OFF to France
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A fantastic source of everything......
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I cant believe I was so daft.
I was letting a mate see the R65 and he took it out for a spin and thought it was fantastic. So as you do you chat about the bike and while I was showing him the steering lock I turned the bars and ping I've bust the only key. Fortunately I got the key out...
Visited the Pyrenees for the first time back in September, to take photos for a group of cyclists doing the "Raid Pyrenees". The scenery and roads were quite fantastic. Here's a video clip coming down the Col de Pailheres:
Transalp XL700V - Raid Pyrenees Descent from Col de Pailheres - YouTube...
We do this one every other year or two as well
Some tough climbs but rewarded with some fantastic downhills that are only safe done at speed
Some of my favourite downhills are on this ride
Borrowdale Bash Part 1 - Descent from Watendlath on Santa Cruz Blur LT1 - YouTube
And the fantastic...