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  1. For Sale: Yamaha FJR 2003

    For Sale / Wanted
    Selling my (superb condition) FJR. Bought it on 8K its now done almost 25K I bought it mainly for the work run which was a seventy mile road trip every day. Retired now and don't need her, as I have my @T to ride these days. I've enclosed a few pictures for you to get an Idea of her condition...
  2. Transalp 700 - High mileage???

    Transalp
    Hi, I am wondering if anyone has done some serious mileage on their 700's? My spare bike has just been written off (by a friend) so I only have my trusty 2006 650TA which i've clocked over 210,000kms. I know there is still another few hundred thousand left in her but I do need a spare bike...
  3. my "private weekend"

    Travel
    Guys, the missus was away for the weekend, so I found myself looking at my bikes and I decided to take the FJR for a spin.... first night - Nacalino agritourism in modica. this is the entrance to the agri before everyone woke up (7.00am) Second night - Hotel pomara in a small village close...
  4. Thinking about an AT

    Africa Twin
    Hello fellow forumers, I'm off to see one on Friday, no idea what the condition is, belongs to a pal of my son, inherited from his uncle. The lad has no time to use it due to young family so is thinking about selling it. As far as I know it hasn't been used for 2-3 years. My first task is to...
  5. xl650v conversion

    Transalp
    Hi all... I have bought another bike to tour(fjr1300a) so i was thinking of converting the alp to a full time green laning bike on a budget. The obvious mods are Off road tyres Sump guard Proper handguards Anything else you would do? Also i am thinking of a respray to something more...
  6. transalp guy needs help!

    Yamaha
    Hi there all, I have just gone and bought my mates FJR1300a....its a gorgeous big monster of a bike, but I need to develop some new supply contacts now :). can any of you guys recommend decent yamaha parts suppliers working over the net and shipping out of the UK? R.
  7. A bad day at work....

    Chatter
    This is quite spectacular ! Moto Journal Follies: Extreme Testing of the Yamaha FJR1300 « MotorcycleDaily.com – Motorcycle News, Editorials, Product Reviews and Bike Reviews
  8. MRA screens?

    Transalp
    HI, i've had my TA 650 for over a year now and done a lot of upgrades for trails and touring and I love the bike but the one area I'd really like to improve is the screen. I'm 6'1" and get a lot of buffeting. I tried the taller touring screen from David Silver but that made things worse! I had...
  9. Auvergne 2012 chasing the usual suspects

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    we went to the Auvergne last year but due to various circumstances we missed out on most of what we’d planned to do, so we went back this year. I actually have very few pics to go with this, which is a shame cos the scenery is stunning & the roads wonderful, but this lot are not into photos &...
  10. another newbie

    Transalp
    hi all I left deposit on a 600cc 1998 model on weekend, looks in genral ok nick looking to revamp it over winter ready for a trip next year, I spent last 8 years touring on VFR 800 (5yrs) then FJR 1300 (3 yrs) on my travels noticed nearly every one in europe travels round on big trail bikes...
  11. still amazing

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Yup my trusty old Transalp still amazes me! last week end I had a couple of days out with the usual gang here, the route went something like this Auxerre - N151 & N 977 - Nevers -N7 - Moulins -N7 & N9 - Gannat - Clermont Ferrand. This route is now mostly either dual carriageway...
  12. For Sale: Selling my RD04

    For Sale / Wanted
    Decided to sell my RD04 (92) as I've bought a BSA B31 (1957) and I have to make room in my garage which only has space for two bikes My FJR 1300 is my workhorse so getting rid of that is not an option. I'm not using the @T as much as I thought I'd use her but as most of you know she's been...
  13. Sprockets and gearing for continental trip

    Dominator / FMX
    Apologies in advance as this has probably been covered before, but I can't seem to get the search to pull it up. I find that my Vigor cruises most comfortably at 65 to 67MPH. It will pull 90MPH if you hold on long enough, but my mechanical sympathy has only lead me to do that once. Even at 70MPH...
  14. Honda cr 125r 05-10 silicone rad hose clamps hon-47

    eBay - CR/CRF/CRM
    £15.99 End Date: Monday Feb-14-2011 14:33:52 GMT Buy It Now for only: ***163;15.99 Buy it now | Add to watch list More...
  15. XT1200P - Super Tenere Police Edition

    Yamaha
    Made by Yamaha Netherlands, for law enforcement (Dutch Royal Guard rides FJR1300, as do a lot of police officers), the XT1200P... They've made police versions of the TDM900 before, and I've seen them at shows, but they never made it to any police force in the Netherlands (I've never seen...
  16. Jura trip

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    every year, usually the third week end in september, our non-existant bike club does a boys only week end. This year we decided to visit the northern Jura mountains (having done some of the southern jura last year. There were supposed to be 11 of us but one managed to stuff his harley into...
  17. Too short for AT ??

    Africa Twin
    Hi folks :p, This might sound like a daft question as there a many threads on different sites saying how tall the AT is and how unsuitable for short a..s.s it is. My question is I'm 5' 6" is this a non starter for me ,I've read threads from guys of 5' 7" who say they manage...
  18. Opinions please

    Transalp
    Hi folks About to sell my FJR and get myself something lighter and a bit more dual purpose to get off the beaten track a bit more and not limit myself to 'nice' roads. With all the experience on this site I would value your opinions on what I've narrowed it down to...
  19. Info needed pease !

    Transalp
    Hi folks :) I' m looking at downsizing my FJR1300 to a Transalp, I tour a lot on the continent ( sometimes two up ) but I'm looking for something that I can get off the beaten track with as well ( not totally off road but roads and tracks that wouldn't be suitable for my current bike...
  20. an alp in the jura

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    left home at 07:30 saturday. overcast & +/- 13°c. Rode over to a mate's to meet the others & after a quick coffee off we went. As the southern Jura & High Jura are what could be described as my old stamping ground, I had been volonteered to ride point. The ride down the N6 as far as chalon sur...
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