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  1. Africa Twin
    Hi all, Hope you're enjoying the festive season. Wondering if anyone has replaced the standard bulbs on the instrument panels to LED? I find my instrument panels quite dark, so I'm considering upgrading the bulbs to bright white LEDs to make them stand out more. Many thanks, Dar
  2. Travel
    To far for me but some of you maybe close enough UK Festival 15-17 August 2014 : The Adventure Travel Film Festival
  3. Chatter
    Bristol Italian car/bike festival on in centre of Bristol tomorrow Website - BIAMF Take your Transalp 650 it was built in Italy !!
  4. Meet Ups / Rideouts
    For any Yamaha Single Owners on here, Dave Lambeth of 'David Lambeth Rally & Overland' is looking at Organising a Weekend over at Boston Lincs, Camping etc. Could be good, more info on his Website.
  5. Travel
    I haven't done this route for.... ooooh..... 25 years! God, I AM old!! Is the 258 south of Aachen worth riding these days as an alternative to M'way work, or has it been hit by the infestations of speed cameras?
  6. Chatter
    Being full of Festive biproducts and getting under the Wife's feet, is there anyone going on the Ride Out tomorrow leaving Touratech's premises at 09.30? Alledgedly there is a choice of trail or road!
  7. Chatter
    Anyone else sat online trying to get tickets when they go on sale?
  8. Chatter
    Just stumbled across this. Sounds real good and can be done in "bits" as the whole thing is around9000km (5000odd miles i guess) long German Motorbike Route The original German Motorbike Route The latest that Germany has to offer motorbike riders is a circuit measuring just under 9,000 km that...
  9. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Just to prove that it's not all hardship, "in the wilds" :D, a few pics of the run we completed last saturday in Cebu, the second largest city. Organised by the V-Max club of Cebu, as one of the annual festival attractions, over 900 big bikes converged on the city from all directions in southern...
  10. Great Roads/Routes
    Anyone wanna try something new, what abt. a trip to Norway ? The trip described is starting in Kristiansand, but of course you may opt to start in Stavanger or bergen, and then take this trip as a roundtrip back to those cities (if ferry from Newcastle ..) First of All. Norway has weather and...
  11. Chatter
    I'm off to the Sinulog Festival in Cebu, early Friday morning with 3 other guys from my ****** Island bike club. (2 V-Max's and a CB 1000, wonder if they’ll be able to keep up?!) :D:D:D For those of you unfamiliar with the "Sinulog de Cebu" here's some of the associated blurb:- The Sinulog...
  12. Africa Twin
    Hi all Has anyone put a sissy bar on an @t ? Just got back from 2 days in Scotland and my son was complaining of back ache after 700 mile round trip. Because we are planning a longer trip in March i was wondering if anyone has added a support in the form of a sissy bar to the bike or maybe a...
  13. Chatter
    for all the guys and gals working in the emergancy services ( i know we got a few here )...who are working over the festive period.. thanks for being there to keep us safe ..your work seems cut out this years as the lemmings are doing their best to kill each other out there:(:(:(:( well done i...
  14. Chatter
    Hey folks. Bloody good to be back on 2 wheels again!! Sold my AT to 'Beany' at beginning of summer due to ill health. Looks like I'm slowly meanding now (tho still have some minor visual & balance probs :-o ) and just to prove it to myself I treated myself to an '06 KTM 990 Adv S and just...
  15. Great Roads/Routes
    Our two week Festive Tour, starting 22 December takes us on a round trip from Phuket to the islands of South Thailand. We visit Phuket, Samui, Phi Phi and the Trang islands. Visit website:
  16. Meet Ups / Rideouts
    I cant remember - was there something organised for Christmas last year? Any mileage in organising a Christmas bash - somewhere central to the country to be fair to everyone - dinner, anecdotes, and a band.... maybe unveil the National Meet DVD and people could pick up their orders .... maybe...
  17. Past National Meets
    OK, Barftone and I are organising some rideouts for the National Meet on Saturday (BTW, does anyone else want to organise and lead one as well?) We both have something in mind with a possible meet up at some point, but I'd appreciate your thoughts on... Roads only? (Lakeland roads will be...
  18. Chatter
    Sunny day, dry roads, cool breeze, forest and woodland roads, spending hours on end in the saddle.... makes you remember why BIKES ROCK!!
  19. Meet Ups / Rideouts
    This Sunday at the Heritage Motor Centre, Gaydon, the Honda Festival. This is the result of the new Honda attempt to relate more closely to their customers - all part of making Honda dealers more customer orientated. If the festival goes...
  20. Vader's Tours
    While we where on skye a few of us where talking about a trip to Germany.Where i come from is one of the most beautyfull parts of the Rhine river and we a lot of wine festivals every year. The suggestion was to go there by bike ,stay in youth Hostels (Cheap!,very clean,breakfast included and...