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  1. Cobra Floods

    Chatter
    Well, the home counties have been hit now. We really will see some decisive action now. Instead of one cobra meeting a day will they double it to two a day. Hard decisions about who will fund the additional biscuits, who will be entitled to Bourbons and who will get the water biscuits will have...
  2. Honda bike & flood water

    Riding
    Motorbike Driver Ignores Flood - YouTube Hope link works Ian:thumbright:
  3. NX650 Dommie - Bike cutting out after running through water

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi there. I've just changed the jets (55) on my 1999 Dommie and had left it for a couple of months, yesterday it was a pig to start, popping and spluttering but seemed to clear it self. Went to work today, started first time no issues, on the way home I ran through a bit of flood water, an inch...
  4. 1990 rd04 not starting

    Africa Twin
    I bought my AT a couple of weeks ago, when I checked it at the previous owner it started allright. All is well, I buy it, transport it home (on a trailer), and leave it resting for about a month, while I fix the tacho that didn't go over 4000 revs anymore. Today I tried firing it up to check if...
  5. Goodbye Heine Gericke...

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    Heine Gericke UK in administration as of yesterday. Maybe the flood of 'special offer' emails I get from them will subside now... Not closed yet, still being run by administrators but I guess there will be cuts as a minimum, shame for the staff, I know how it feels...
  6. Sounds familiar!!!!!...read till the bottom

    Chatter
    If you wanted to understand how it happened, read on…. Stavros is the proprietor of a bar in Greece. He realises that virtually all of his customers are unemployed alcoholics and, as such, can no longer afford to patronise his bar. To solve this problem, he comes up with new marketing plan...
  7. ongoing poor starting honda xl600 1983

    XL
    starting still seems to be an issue with this bike, since its purchase ive; readjusted the valves and decomp lever(s) replaced the battery as the old one was low on fluid,and seemed 'aged' checked for a spark, which seemed good, and fitted an iridiumix bkr7eix-11 ngk plug having read various...
  8. finally a solution! AT cutout problems

    Africa Twin
    ok, i posted a thread recently about problems with my RD07A cutting out at low speed over bumpy terrain. thanks for all on the forum for suggestions etc. finally got hold of a AT rider in capetown, superfoxy(his name) and like so many issues in life, the solution was a stuupid bl***dy small...
  9. Freecycle - a good thing......

    Chatter
    ....but this is just taking the wee wee - [GalwayFreecycle] wanted: Car I know, i know. this is a bit much but.... i drove my own into a flood recently, water into engine via air filter, piston bent, car kaput. So, i'm left out in the countryside without the means to get...
  10. A Nice day on Speyside . .

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Seeing as it was so nice this morning, despite the sub-zero temperatures, I decided to follow a track down the side of the river Spey. Kingston beach, on the western side of the river Where the bike is parked in the picture below didn't exist after last years flood. The newly laid sandstone...
  11. hi from Africa

    Chatter
    Well really only Morocco, we have been here from almost three weeks and are having a blast .. some techincal issue (like my fuel tank spurng a leak). But other then that all is going well. There has been a few suprises like we were cought in a flood (well it just missed us actually), the temps...
  12. Found this, anyone on here?

    Chatter
    Hi, is this anyone on here? Silsden motorcyclist 8:30am Thursday 6th August 2009 By Alistair Shand A Silsden motorbiker has spoken of the terrifying moment he and five colleagues were almost swept away by a flash flood in Morocco. Chris Banks and his fellow bikers managed to scramble to...
  13. XR teething problems.

    XR
    my XR250 that i 'acquired' from a friend (try before you buy...love it) refuses to start!, when its hot, and i've only been off it a coupla minutes, find TDC and she kicks first go...not even half way down and she fires...but when she's cold...omg, 6 kicks, if i'm lucky!! and thats finding...
  14. Euro Road Trip

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Just back from a jaunt around the continent, so thought I'd bung a few photos up here to give you guys a flavour of the trip. The two of us went on a new-to-us Varadero, which proved to be superb for this of tour. Lovely comfy seat for her, and no earache for me. The essential extras were a pair...
  15. forward planning

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    with one of the froggy websites ( http://motards-bourguignons.forumactif.com/index.forum) we're organising our winter rally for the week end 8th november & I thought I'd have a quick blast over to look at the access & where to put the signs etc...
  16. Wales & Angelesey Bike Shows

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    This is just for everyones information, and particularly for anyone looking for a Bike Show to attend, especially if Wales is on your doorstep. I received this email via HC Travel who are a well known UK Biking Travel Agent, and thought you lot might be interested. I've no affiliations, to...
  17. RD04 sprocket sizes

    Africa Twin
    OK people, I know a few of you have experimented with different sprockets, so I have a specific question. Please, I don't want a flood of answers, telling me a trillion combinations because that will just confuse me, so please just an answer to the following. On my RD04, I want to use a...
  18. Invitation to the 16. International Transalp Treffen 2008

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Hi Transalp Riders! In name of the Transalp Club Hellas I would like to invite you all to the 16. International Transalp Treffen 2008 in Parga, Greece, held from May 1. to May 4. 2008. Info: http://www.itt2008.com Here is the invitation I received from Kostas and which I would like to share...
  19. 2008 ? Here's The Plan !

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    I normally blast hell for leather through Europe for most of June each year (except for this june when it was just the Stella and back in four days !) Well here's my idea - Along with a couple or more friends it's usually down to Andorra,over the top, down to the Spanish coast and then west...
  20. Have you seen the rain???

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    have you seen the rain? The road outside my work is not closed because of the flood water. The tennis courts are so bad the net is under water, and i'm not joking. I got fed up with all the cars and rode past them this morning and had the water coming over the top of my powerbronze screen...
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