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  1. Africa Twin
    On the Honda 750 NXR , One hell of a Rider on one Hell of a Bike "Sorry but its in French" But great footage.https://www.facebook.com/trailvintage/videos/693266900866411/
  2. For Sale / Wanted
    ok here goes im after uprating my back shocker on my 96 africa twin.its not .broke or damaged in anyway just wonderd if a new shock was worth considering to improve ride for road and when loaded.any advice excepted and if any one interestead iv just had a call from nitro {giles) 556 all in with...
  3. Chatter
    I'm guessing that you guys are up on this but just in case you aren't, Overland Magazine will be at the NEC and bless 'em, they are making space for motorcycle travel authors to be at the show with them. You can find out more on their website - who is going to be there when etc. But one I...
  4. Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Hi All, A while back I promised to post an update on the HUBB UK, so here I am :) The Horizons Unlimited - HUBB UK event for overland adventure travellers is now less than a month away and final preparations are in full swing. It's set to be the most enjoyable, informative and inspiring event...
  5. Bodgers Corner
    Hi all,What's the simplest machine to work on? Something air cooled with no fairing? A Honda or something else? ( Hope not!)If you were looking for a simple first project, what would you choose?One bike to answer all the above please...Giles
  6. Chatter
    Six blokes try to rob a jewellers and a little old dear - like gran in the old Giles Cartoons - runs up and belts them with her handbag. She knocks two from their scooters as they try to flee. Big up to the granny Handbag-wielding grandmother first interview: 'somebody had to do something' -...
  7. Africa Twin
    Did a check to see how many miles various items on my bike had done to date. Facet fuel pump supplied from this forum- 35,530 miles, still only ziptied on, still working nicely, another 5k miles to see if it lasts longer than the Honda original equipment pump. DID X ring chain with non Honda...
  8. Chatter
    This morning ( probably the last and best Saturday of 2008 ).... little Miss Baggy has gone to town with her mates, leaving Mrs Baggy and myself with a day of freedom. Do we do housework, shopping, gardening ??? Nope !! 194 miles of nice (well mostly nice, except for where farmer Giles has...
  9. Other Bikes
    http://cgi.ebay.fr/450-wrf-equipe-raid_W0QQitemZ120151677152QQihZ002QQcategoryZ91978QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem think its giles algay's bike and has a reserve of £8,000!
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