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  1. For Sale: NX650 Dominator 1990

    For Sale / Wanted
    My 1990 Dominator is for sale. It has 12 months MOT and I am looking for £450 for it. I bought the bike in 2009 as a hack bike to get me around locally without worrying where to park it as it was very "cosmetically challenged". It shows on the V5C as being blue but at some time in its past it...
  2. GPS woe's

    Hi are there any GPS experts on the forum? I am planning a trip around the coast of Ireland this year, I'm plotting my route using the on line satmap xpedition software and downloading as GPX Tracks. All well and good so far, after sorting the glitch with satmaps format I import them to...
  3. RD03 - PDF or similar wanted

    Africa Twin
    Hi, I'd like to get as many RD03 related documents together as possible. I think it would come in helpful as I work my way through the servicing, and I'm big on reading through all of workshop manuals/wiring diagrams. My RD03 is a French import but I'll take anything I can get. If anyone...
  4. For Sale: RD04 750 Africa Twin FS

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    any body looking for an RD04 a friend is selling his Mick has owned this bike for the last 5 years its been well looked after runs and rides sweet , Kitped will remember this well as its his dads old bike , any interested party's just message me and i will pass on micks details this is a really...
  5. Certificate of Conformaty

    Africa Twin
    Hi Chaps, Does anyone out there have a certificate of confirmaty for a RD03 in French ? scanned copy or original would really help me out, its for the bullshit Belgium authorities..... Many thanks Matt ahh maybe send me a private message :-)
  6. XL700 Owners Manual PDF

    Well, I've given up searching for a ready made PDF copy of the XL700 Owners Manual. Having been made redundant recently and with a bit of spare time on my hands I have scanned in the English version of my manual as jpegs. I've then inserted the lot into a Powerpoint slide presentation and then...
  7. Apoligies, your opinion please, pictures make it better.

    Hi, My apologies in advance for the question which is no doubt a re-post. It's been 18 months or so sice I was last active *ashamed face. I feel bad, it's a good forum and deserves some love. I will add a bunch of pic's of my adventures in NZ on the 650 in exchange for your replies, I hope I...
  8. For Sale: Honda XR650R Graphics

    For Sale / Wanted
    Good quality £15 posted or collected from South Wales
  9. For Sale: Honda XR 650 R outer clutch casing

    For Sale / Wanted
    What you see is what you get. Good used condition £20 posted or you can collect from South Wales
  10. HUMM 2015

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Here’s some thoughts and photos from this year's Horizons Unlimited Morocco Madness. The 2011 event was going to be the last under the Horizons Unlimited banner, however never say never, and with a move from the Pyrenees to Ifrane in the Middle Atlas, the event was back. Grant and Susan Johnson...
  11. The Africa Twin is back! CRF1000L Africa Twin confirmed for 2015.

    Africa Twin
    Honda Press release today: The Africa Twin is back! CRF1000L Africa Twin confirmed for 2015. Honda is delighted to announce the return of one of motorcycling’s most celebrated and evocative names – the Africa Twin. Having clearly shown the direction of its development and intent with the...
  12. MCN Fantasy Road Race 2015

    Competitions / Trials
    It's back for 2015, in the old format of GP, WSB and BSB two riders from each maximum of £10 million spend. To join XRV League Pin number 19116 MCN Fantasy Road Race 2015 Free to enter Good luck
  13. For Sale: My new book is here at last two-wheels-to "Arctic highway"

    For Sale / Wanted
    Last year I decided to do a little photo diary following my Sahara trip, the reasons were to try and inspire others and show them how easy it is to travel on a budget and with only a fortnight to spare, and secondly to sell enough books to pay for my next trip. It sort of worked and now I have...
  14. Zen and the art of Cider August 2014

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Hello all, The date for the rally this year has been changed to the late August bank holiday weekend, hope to see some of you there. Same format as last year, on and off-road ride outs, presentations, great cider and beer, and lots of sitting around a fire story swapping. More info: "Zen & the...
  15. Gentlemen do Lunch

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    It's that time of year again Folks, when it is time we retired, part-time, shift working and idle folk pondered a Gentlemen do Lunch again. Young Phil, and I have been discussing this and we agree it is a "Good Idea". Early April..ish, maybe North Wales somewhere along the coast to make for...
  16. National 2014 - Important Announcement

    National Meets
    As many of us have become all too aware there has been a bit of a migration of xrv regulars to and this is in a large part due to the indifference of new owners of this site towards the membership generally and more specifically in not supporting community events such as the...
  17. For Sale: Honda CBR 250 2011

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Originally bought by me last year for the summer commute to work, wife now works from home so I have her car to use instead ( she wont sell already tried that one ). 2 Previous owners, the last one used it attached to the rear of his campervan hence the low mileage. Honda CBR 250 2011 model...
  18. Abr end of year meet. W/e 9th nov. Takoda camping

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    We have been approached to hold an ABR end of year meeting at our Campsite, Takoda Camping in Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria CA17 4AP. The event takes place on the weekend starting the 9th November but some riders are turning up earlier. For those who missed the XRV national the format will be a...
  19. Honda service manual

    Africa Twin
    Hi, can anyone point me to where I can get a Honda service manual in pdf format? I have got the haynes already and can point anyone who's interested in that in the right direction! thanks, dave.
  20. The Quiet Road

    Great Roads/Routes
    I found a book that may be of interest to soft roaders more Vara than XR. The title is The Quiet Road by C Greenwood A5 format 72 pages. It is a series of routes, tours of 80 to 150 miles, generally starting from Bath that generally went over country lanes- the quiet roads, in the mid west...