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  1. My daft movie - CRF1000L

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, long time no speak! Been faffing around over summer on my new AT - Uploaded a silly video of my on my trip to Ireland :D 746 miles in 3 days. Anyway, have a laugh - I can really recommend the run from Larne > A2 > Derry > N56 > Gweedore > N56 to Donegal :D:D:D:D Everyone so friendly, go...
  2. Nine Years

    Africa Twin
    It has been nine years since our last post on the Forum. That came the night our T/Alp went to a new home as it was too tall for my wife & at the time we needed bikes we could both use as required, as we only had one car & both worked. Lot's of bikes & lots of up's & down's since then, we...
  3. RD07a front wheel lying around?

    Africa Twin
    After being helped out by the friendly and helpful Ian (quaycrest) in my search for a rear wheel, I was wondering if anyone had a decent RD07a front wheel they were thinking of selling? Ideally it would have a black rim with ss spokes if at all possible!! Nothing like being fussy!! lol...
  4. Done it again......Tuscany and back

    Chatter
    made the trip again with our trike friend Barry. One of the best find was a hostel in Menaggio (COMO), western side of lake Como, there is only one in the village so you can't miss it (Lake Como|Menaggio Youth Hostel "La Primula") , very biker friendly and 45 Euros will get you an en-suite room...
  5. VCI Forum

    Varadero
    Not sure if anyone from here is also on this: Varadero & Crosstourer International Forum - Index nice friendly bunch of people from all over the world....
  6. Shepton Mallet Bike Jumble 1st March

    Chatter
    The VMCC bike jumble at Shepton Mallet is this Saturday (1st March) Not just vintage but old modern bits, projects, bikes. Many stalls under cover, friendly atmosphere. At the last one I found Africa Twin and Harley parts I was looking for.
  7. North West France Accommodation May/June 2014 for 4/6 bikers

    Travel
    I am in the process of arranging a holiday trip for myself and a few other bikers mates to North West France in May/June this year and thought I would ask the XRV collective if anyone has any recommended biker friendly hotels, gites or b&b's they could suggest in this area? Ian.
  8. North Wales Caff?

    Chatter
    The "Gentlemen that do Lunch" would like a recommendation for a decent caff that's bike friendly somewhere in Northish Wales. Phil the Shandy and myself and hopefully others will be meeting for lunch and rideout tomorrow/Thursday, and are looking for a decent alternative to the Ponderosa...
  9. Chrome Powder Coating

    Mechanical Advice
    Anyone have any experience of chrome effect powder coating? I was in collecting some bits from my friendly local metal finishers and they showed me a couple of samples of chrome powder work which they are playing with and while it's not got that deep shine of real chroming being more like...
  10. IT WAS NOT ME!! NFF (Not Female Friendly)

    Chatter
    IT DEFINITELY WASN'T ME I PROMISE!!!! You need to watch this clip to work out who it is and why they were there!!!! BBC News - Belgian prostitutes in Ghent have been told to cover up :toothy10:
  11. Campsite in Fort William Suggestions please

    Africa Twin
    A few of us Hereford Herberts are heading upto to Scotland on 15th Sept. Can anyone recommend a biker friendly campsite in Fort William or Kinlochleven. Preferably with a pub (or one nearby)!:) Cheers, Paul
  12. Moved On

    Transalp
    Well thats the Transalp sold and new bike bought CBR600F4i , but would like to commend you for a very informative site with a friendly bunch of guys .
  13. Bolton / Manchester Area

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Hey all. Well having been made an offer too good to refuse, I'm now the owner of an XR4 and having ridden the only couple of tracks I know about in my area, I need more!:blob7: So the question is, has anyone got any good places I can take my new toy? Bolton doesn't seem to be the most off-road...
  14. Biker friendly petrol pumps.

    Chatter
    Whatever next? Those crazy French have come up with Biker friendly petrol pumps. http://www.visordown.com/motorcyclenews/view/the_bikerfriendly_petrol_pump/4974.html How long 'til we see similar here?? I'm guessing about the Thursday after the the end of the World......... 100% free...
  15. Friendly Biker

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hi Having just posted my first, (heated grips) thought I'd intro myself (Les'). To old to worry. Experience = The Hard Way. Just consumed a double brandy to celebrate my first post anywhere ever. Rare occasion as I drive a london Bus. News tonight tells of Rider killed with bus collission. I...
  16. Eco Friendly??

    Other Bikes
    Dunno about that, but I would sure love a go on one. I am pondering swapping the TA for a Varadero, but for trail use, this would be serious fun!! http://www.ecorider.com Have to be the "high speed" model though :)
  17. fantastic, friendly mobile workshop/South East London

    Chatter
    This guy was really friendly and gave me loads of advice. He looks after London and the South East. He has a good website with a forum on it too for peaople with technical questions. http://www.optiflowuk.com
  18. alaska ride report with pics (not dial up friendly)

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    just thought id post this up, its a couple of guys from my forum here in the USA who did a cool trip, i woz sposed to be on it but my INS travel docs never came thru in time! sorry about the number of pics Well, Matt and I pulled back into Atlanta on 7-1-06 around 7:00pm. We were gone from...
  19. Gross, Pro bably not work friendly

    Chatter
    But seriously funny www.playgroundlaw.com/cgi-bin/browse.pl
  20. A friendly reminder

    Chatter
    ..to take it easy (especially when it's wet) after you've filled up as there are probably diesel/oil deposits on your tyre. Had an interesting almost-completely-sideways-moment this morning when I got to the first roundabout. Fortunately there was nobody in the roundabout but I missed my exit...
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