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  1. Trail riding

    Africa Twin
    Hello. Any one have advice on trail riding in Wales. I have a few spare days in late August and would like to put my xr in my van and head off. I don't want to book a guide as I really am of the gentle pace and have heard story's of guides and groups going flat out. Just want to know my way...
  2. CRF250L Exhaust question

    CRF - New Forum!
    I see lots of CRF250L bikes for sale that have had the original exhaust replaced. These are quite new low mile bikes just used for commuting/gentle green lane riding. Why would so many people choose to replace the exhaust?
  3. Ride Out to Devon Saturday 2nd August 2014 - All Welcome

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    A group of Milemunchers are going to take a gentle ride through the Coastal lanes through Hampshire and Devon to Weymouth for Ice Creams Meeting at Rownham Services, M27 West Bound. at 10am. should finish by 4.30 for the run home. All welcome
  4. Newbie alert ...Be gentle

    Dominator / FMX
    'Evening all, Long time lurker checking in. I have a little experience with the RFVC engine , and have recently acquired a SLR 650 for commuting. First question , what are the major differences in spec between French/European & UK models...........I need a few bits like head bearings Mine...
  5. Rd04 panniers

    Africa Twin
    Hi all. Forum virgin alert so be gentle ;) I've been looking on internet for some panniers for my newly acquired rd04. I've come across a company in Romania called Heavyduties. Their panniers look good but has anybody had any dealings with them and can anybody recommend them. I'm nervous about...
  6. Members near P'boro?

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Hi, Any members near Market Deeping up for some gentle green laning? Novice laner with T/A 650 keen to improve!
  7. Simpson Bandit..road legal ?

    Helmets
    Hi All. I am new to this two wheel thing so be gentle. Are Simpson bandit helmets road legal or not. I am looking at buying a helmet for the 1st time and would fancy a Stig style lid, but I dont know what legal approvals to look for. Any advice is greatly accepted. wizard
  8. Changing front brake pads

    Africa Twin
    Hi all I am trying to change the front pads on my AT but cannot shift the flat head studs that hold in the pads, I don't want to cause any damage, i have tried WD40 and even a little gentle heat, any ideas?
  9. Ebay tyres - any good?

    Transalp
    I'm on the lookout for some replacement tyres for my 650 transalp and spotted these Bridgestone Trail Wing Tyres, Front & Rear, Suzuki DRZ, XTZ, Honda Transalp etc | eBay Can anyone tell me if they are good tyres. My bike currently has 'road-style' tyres, but fancy some gentle green-lane...
  10. Wilts ride Big Trailys Sat 29th Dec Castle Combe 0930

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Hi all Me Bob and Steve are going out for a big trail bike run on Sat 29th Dec. Starting at the Castle Combe tourist car park at the top of the hill for 0930am start. Gentle run up the Fosseway and across towards Avebury etc. There will be a lunch stop. Keep a close eye on this thread if your...
  11. High Mileages,fine,but what has done to achieve them.

    Transalp
    All these fantastic high mileages that have been done on these fantastic bikes that we have,but nobody ever asks at what cost.So that is the question,what have you done in terms of maintenance,what have you had to do as far as larger repairs or replacements are concerned and how have you ridden...
  12. Removing windscreen

    Transalp
    I've bought a taller windscreen for my 1992 PD06 Transalp (along with some other accessories). It looks like an easy job to replace the original windscreen by simply unscrewing the 4 screws and the reverse order with the new windshield. The screws don't seem to come out, though. They seem to...
  13. That could've ended worse

    Chatter
    I just stopped for a zebra crossing - yes I know, how very quaint of me - only to be alerted by the typical dud-dud-dud-dud-dud sound of anti-lock brakes behind me, followed by a gentle prod forwards of about 1 inch. On turning around I found a very large mercedes up against my numberplate with...
  14. Happy International Women's Day

    Chatter
    to all our female/lady/gentle sex xrv'rs:thumbup:
  15. Plymouth Area Green Laning

    Riding
    Just wondering if anyone is up for some gentle green laning around the Plymouth area. Just like to take the Alp into the rough stuff to see how good she is or isn't
  16. just a quick reminder

    Chatter
    be careful out there people no matter how good you think you are' yesterday i lost a friend in a collision exact details unknown at this time, he was a real Gentle giant who could ride a bike like nobody i know had all the Rospa, IAM, etc, etc training but it seems this day his angels...
  17. Thinking of a gentle ride???Dont go to Germany

    Chatter
    :D:D:D Porsche vs 3 Sportbikes on the Autobahn - Bikerpunks.com
  18. Gentle offroad day: 19th/20th of July

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    This seems a good weekend, before we arrange anything is anybody up for it? South midlands sortof area? Mudwiz? BtBloke? Anybody else? :D:blob3:
  19. please be gentle with me.

    Transalp
    hi ladies and gents. just got my first transalp.;) :D been riding BMW's for a few years GS1100/RS1100,due to a bad smash in may 04 i now have u/s arm's and a few other wounds :( and cannot handle the weight of a bmw.i bought a aprilia 650 in nov 07 to start riding again after a recent total...
  20. "Gentle" lanes, South Beds area.

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Was a good turnout, given I didn't know who to expect. XR, 2 TAs, 2ATs, lovely mix of tread patterns and depths! Weather had been kind, there were some super puddles, and in places the mud was quite nice too. Sand/water led to fast brick road, sandy ruts, more puddles, then a longer road...
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