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  1. Tripmaster -> Garmin conversion Moun

    Africa Twin
    Got my hands on a gratis Garmin Zumo 396LMT-S Motorcycle GPS, so decided to replace the TripMaster (which on mine was still fully functioning!) Anyway, I used my 3D printer to make up a bracket to mount the Garmin on the original tripmaster mounts. I have the 3D models if anyone wants to...
  2. Gear lever damaged

    Last weekend the gearlever on the XL600V got well bent up with the end getting under the footrest...and it could have been a lot of a problem..except i was rescued by a few nice blokes with a big vice and a hammer...ANYWAY...TopBuzz99 had previously put a post on here about a good...
  3. For Sale: Arai rx7 gp

    XRV Swap Shop
    Arai rx7 GP for sale...SIZE XS 53-54 CM. Worn once ( other than that not used) spare helmet. Metallic silver. Comes with standard clear visor, spare race visor and helmet bag. Approximately £500...New...will accept £350... Or nearest sensible offer. Location....DURHAM. Can't upload photos...
  4. Short trip to the Netherlands anybody?

    5 or 6 of us are planning to go to the Assen Moto GP again this year, not all riding Transalps. Because one of the blokes has booked a 4 berth cabin on the overnight ferry there is room for others to go. The ferry leaves Hull on Friday 23rd of June and returns from Rotterdam on Wednesday 28th of...
  5. Me and the Transalp blasting around the Nurburgring.

    13516594_10206390977684358_672326596564995219_n.jpg Last week 7 of us rode over to the Moto GP in Assen. Not my cuppa tea I must say which wasnt helped by it pissing it down. The next day, Monday, 6 of us rode down through Germany and amongst other things had a blast around the "Ring". Now that...
  6. Free return ferry ticket from Hull to Rotterdam.

    Half a dozen of us are riding to the Assen Moto GP this weekend but one lad has had to drop out. We catch the overnight ferry with cabin supplied this Friday and return on Wednesday 29/06/16 arriving back in Blighty on Thursday morning. Some but not all of the blokes are going to the Nurburgring...
  7. Vietnam Motorbike tours - Crossing border Motorbike tours - MOTOTOURSASIA

    WELCOME TO MOTOTOURS ASIA You dream about an adventure of a lifetime, we will make it true. MotoTours Asia proud to be one of the most experienced in leading motorcycle tours and off-road adventure travel in Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, India, Nepal, Bhutan… founded since 1996 from Hanoi...
  8. Givi Monokey - anyone chucked the universal plate on the Africa?

    Africa Twin
    Hi All I use a non-Givi topbox with a Givi Monokey plate on a CB1300...... cheap as chips on eBay and serves me well Want to use the same box on my Africa and wondered if anybody had used one of these? Presume...
  9. New NX650 person here, worth a read.

    Dominator / FMX
    Hello, I'm Chris. I have recently bought a Dominator, 1989 model and thought id join this group, it seems to be a decent group after all the searching about how shit the stock carb is led me to here. I'm not new to bikes, I've had 16 up to now and i have 9 at the moment, im quite proud of this...
  10. 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
  11. What a Christmas present!

    Africa Twin Seeing as I'm new to all this in looking forward to this Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  12. For Sale: RD04 Stubby Remus GP can and link pipe

    For Sale / Wanted
    Now on eBay After getting African Queen rear tanks for my project bike this can and link pipe no longer fits. The can has been shortened to around 290mm. No baffle fitted but I have a universal one I will include. Was going to...
  13. Best bike for a broken back

    Africa Twin
    Eight weeks back I had a paragliding accident, fractured a vertebra. Welcome to a whole world of pain, air ambulance, paramedics, the whole caboodle. Made a poor decision, turned towards the hill before I was higher than the hill, splam! heavy landing on my arse. The air bag in my harness saved...
  14. Speedo Gear Assy end float play

    Africa Twin
    Plastic gear on my speedo gear assy chewed itself yesterday. I had cleaned it up and repacked it with fresh grease only 5K kms ago when I renewed my wheel bearings. The grease was a bit cheesy when I opened it up so maybe I should have gone to a lighter viscosity. inspection...
  15. 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...
  16. MCN Fantasy Road Race 2014

    Competitions / Trials
    Finally its arrived. Difference this year is that it is only Moto GP, Moto 2 and Moto 3 Sign up here To join XRV league If you already know a Private League Chairman, ask them for their Private League PIN. Once you have this, click on the ENTER NEW LEAGUE...
  17. Broken leg physio??

    Now here is a strange request for advice... I am pretty sure that on this forum there will be one or two who have broken a leg bone or 3! My son (nearly 18) broke his fibia and tibia bones near the ankle in a rugby accident in mid October. The guy who pushed him over was 15 stone and fell on...
  18. 1 bike, 1 castle, 1 college, 1 airport - all in 1 day!

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Hi all, despite the typical British weather I decided to go for a Day trip through Berkshire's sights on the little Honda MSX125 (Grom). I set off from my home in Wokingham at around 10.30am - having just watched the Moto GP qualifying - I was motivated! my Red little Devil was nice and clean...
  19. my dommie seat mod

    Dominator / FMX
    i'm SUPPOSED to be in morocco by now but thats another story.(work always gets in the way of pleasure). i've modified my seat in preparation (jinxed it probably). i was given an old KLR seat. i used the rear flat part as i decided the main problem as not enough width on the seat for support. i...
  20. Have I found "The One" ?!?!?

    CCM GP450, light, plush-but-capable suspension, optional hard luggage, BMW-designed engine (built in Taiwan), only 40 bhp but can be derestricted to 52 bhp. Seems a tad expensive, but if it works... Due out later this year: Video: CCM GP450 Adventure - | Motorcycle News | New Motorbikes |...