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  1. Me and the Transalp blasting around the Nurburgring.

    13516594_10206390977684358_672326596564995219_n.jpg Last week 7 of us rode over to the Moto GP in Assen. Not my cuppa tea I must say which wasnt helped by it pissing it down. The next day, Monday, 6 of us rode down through Germany and amongst other things had a blast around the "Ring". Now that...
  2. Do you have a RD07a Rear wheel anywhere?

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, I know its a shot in the dark but I was wondering if anyone has a spare RD07a rear wheel knocking around that they are willing to part with? I have my mot coming up next month and it was a severe warning on last years mot due to the corrosion! If I am ever going to find one it will be...
  3. Front cylinder spark plug removal !!

    Africa Twin
    Hi folks, I always struggle :( with changing that front spark plug even moving the radiator doesn't really help that much. My main problem is initially trying to remove the spark plug cap , last time I ended up pulling the lead out of the cap (as I can't get my fingers far enough...
  4. Best glue for grips

    Africa Twin
    I managed to break the glue seal on my heated grips and need to reglue the throttle grip. Will super glue do? Is it strong enough these days? i remember when coming within 10 yards of a tube and your fingers were glued together but that was thirty years ago. If not what is the best glue I can...
  5. Is it normal?

    Africa Twin
    I have no front sprocket on and after servicing the bike stated it up, the bike is in neutral, the neutral light is on, but the shaft was spinning around. I didn't test to see if any resistance as I didn't want to rip my fingers off. Is this normal or its it a clutch problem?
  6. '94 XTZ 660 Starter motor hardly turns even without load -- rebuild or replace

    Mechanical Advice
    Hi! I own an XTZ 660 with starter motor problems. I have eliminated the following methodically: Grounds are good Power is getting through Solenoid is good Starter clutch is good If I take the starter motor cover off and remove the gears between the starter and the crank, I can turn the starter...
  7. Sore forearms and adjustable brake levers

    Africa Twin
    I am riding through heavy traffic in Norwich twice a day during the rush hour and do a hell of as lot of filtering, because I of this I have two fingers over the brake lever all the time. I've only been doing it for a month but have found my forearm and third and little finger throbbing/aching...
  8. Wanted: Footrests

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Hi as anyone got any rear footrests for an @ need two fingers crossed somebody as some in there garage or shed Thanks in advance
  9. Man up again !

    Went into hospital Wednesday, got the op yesterday and was allowed home today! Seems I had two types of cancer in the bladder. Both removed and sent for biopsy. I have to say that I feel a hundred times better than the last bout 11 weeks ago. Must be the sunshine! Nice to be home and...
  10. The longest loan

    5 years ago Stumpy fingers loaned me some panniers for 2 weeks. I gave them back to him on Tuesday. Sorry Stumpy and thanks again. Your a top man. I think they are going to look great on your new bike..
  11. MOT time!

    It's booked in at 1.00pm tomorrow. Fingers are crossed :iconbiggrin:
  12. Khyam Biker - Pole splitting!

    I have now had 3 of the original poles for the porch split or crack and need replacing now, the tent is not that old and is looked after.. Anyone else having this problem? I think I have seen mentioned somewhere else too... I have used up my pole repair kit and looks like I will need a complete...
  13. New XR400 owner (Fingers crossed !)

    Hi all, Im going to look at this (Newly listed on ebay) XR400 tomorrow, and fingers crossed will be the new owner shortly after: Honda XR400 XR 400 R3 under 5000 miles! | eBay Ive been looking for a green-lane machine for a while, (Really wanting another DRZ or an XR) and this is the first...
  14. Wanted: Xl600lmf Parts (1985)

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi ! Can you help ? I need a XL600LMF Fuel Cap, Hand Guards & a left hand side plastic panel (near side). Fingers crossed ! :D
  15. Sat Nav mounting bracket and position

    I use a RAM AquaBox with a Garmin Nuvi, I have sourced a USB power source for the SatNav, but can't seem to find a specific RAM Ball Mount for the bars. Images of the SatNav below; Anybody have any suggestions / pictures of a system mounted. Getting ready for a first real tour, and my...
  16. Konvoi Panniers

    Product Reviews
    Well, well. For those who had the courtesy to indulge my rant about Konvoi; The panniers are apparently now in Salford. Atlassib, the shippers will release them when they get my £20 which I despatched today. I have arranged for a UK carrier to collect them for delivery to me. (Another 20-odd...
  17. Icy bings this weekend

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    It's was bloody freezing. By the time we got there, which was all of 10 miles form home, we couldn't feel our fingers. Never mind within minutes the blood was pumping and we had so warmed up. I had a couple of "offs" but no damage to me or the bike. Best news though is Adi's bike, which has...
  18. Sweating at work...

    Need people to cross fingers for me... Sat here sweating at work waiting for news of my little gorgeous who is going in for an op this morning (my Niece who lives with me). She has Cerebral Palsy and needs an op to put her hip back into the socket, she's only 5 and is very frightened and this...
  19. Refitting Air Filter Box - doing my head in!! Help appreciated

    Africa Twin
    Is there a trick to get the box rubbers over the carb tops on a 93 AT?? Tried greasing 'em but the damn thing wont locate properly and there's no room to get my fingers in. Spent ages trying to sort it. It should be such a simple job!! Any (constructive) suggestions appreciated. :)
  20. For Sale: Held 2 Finger Winter Gloves

    For Sale / Wanted
    Pair of Held 2 Finger Winter Gloves, generally as shown on Motorcycle Gloves - HELD 2272 Winter Motorbike Gloves Nordpol for approx £40 new from GetGeared. Selling for around £25 posted in UK Now on ebay Size 11, XXL. Little use (now have heated gloves), but these did work well, esp when...