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  1. Trail riders lost!!!

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    Watch what happens next!!! :toothy10: Warning strong language. ;) LiveLeak.com - Farmer goes Mental on a couple of lost Dirt Bikers
  2. Biker killed by a farmer

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    One to keep an eye on BBC News - Farmer Timothy Wolfe 'killed biker on his land'
  3. second crash in a week

    Transalp
    Having bent my right hand motech crashbar out and painted it, all was looking well 'till I decided to go to kings lynn, the fog just dropped on me like a stone, the tree branches turned white and patches of road became slippery, on a dark, 30mph corner the rear tire gave up and I was on the...
  4. A little recce.

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Lunch time today the fog had lifted and it felt quite mild(ish),so I decided to have a recce for next Fridays ride out. So well wrapped up I headed out toward the Trough of Bowland Jeffry Hill looking over the Trough of Bowland. The 'Trough' Transalp and look out tower/beacon Looking...
  5. MRSA

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    Ive just buried an uncle. Elderly man, farmer, hard as nails. Never a days sick in his 80 odd years - typical farmer mindset, didnt hold with all those quacks and illness malarky. He had an accident - Went into hospital for an operation - and mrsa got him. The hospital he went into was my...
  6. wheels has anyone ever....

    Africa Twin
    hi... as this is my 1st post in a while..(stuck in the campo no internet) gonna say hi 1st... right i got an idea...i have been riding my at in spain for sometime on and under :o i have come to the relization that i can not get tyres for the road and campo that work well in both having my wheels...
  7. What to do with a puncture and no center stand.

    Africa Twin
    Spent a very nice weekend in France with wifey but got a rear wheel puncture on the way back to the ferry. Now, I was lucky enough to feel the flat only about 100 yards down the road from this field where the farmer had been dumping some building waste in the corner so I was able to use some...
  8. Welsh rideout

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    I went to Wales for a quick rideout and to test my new tent. Here are a few photos of the weekend This is near snowdonia where the peaks are high This is on the A5 going towards Bangor It's always a bonus to find roads that say this.. It becomes a little rough but nothing hard Looking...
  9. Wales Tour - Rideout Report

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Wales Tour - Rideout Report - Part 1 The Wales Tour – 5-9 March 2007 (Sponsored by Mars…) . PLEASE NOTE THIS REPORT IS IN 3 PARTS DUE TO PHOTO AND CHARACTER LIMITS - ANY RESPONSES PLEASE USE PART 3 ;) . Well, we’re now back safe & sound! The following took part in the trip… . . Left home at...
  10. Xmas Eve ride

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    I woke up early this morning and didn't want to disturb the family so I went downstairs and put the tele on and started flicking through the channels. It was the usual crap so I decided to go out and ride a few lanes. It was grey, cold and damp but the heated grips were on so I set off for a...
  11. Shropshire Green Lanes

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    Come for a quick blast around the green lanes and white roads of Shropshire. Most of the lanes hereabouts are perfectly do-able on a large trail bike, even without knobblie tyres. The Long Mynd dominates the area, with plenty of ancient drover's trails to ride/drive along. Farmer's track On...
  12. Government bans off road motorcycle events

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    It's a small exageration to say the government has banned off road bike events. What it has done is prevent any farmer getting subsidy if they allows off road motorsport to take place on their land, even if it's just one amateur trial. Many farmers cannot survive without subsidy, and those...
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