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  1. swap

    Transalp
    to swap or not to swap what do you recjkon a 2009 transalp 700va9 for 2008 kawasaki gtr1000 concours that is the question im going to look at it tomorrow Neil
  2. GTR1400

    Kawasaki
    Does anyone on here have any experience of the Kawasaki GTR1400, I'm thinking 2008/9 and onwards? Handling, performance, maintenance, running costs, picking the giant whale up off the floor, re-sale value etc?
  3. Is this still a Honda Site...? ;o)

    Chatter
    Hola Old and New... It is I, you're long lost member... OK you might not remember Moi, but my Eloisa you can't forget... The best Africa Twin by far (well at least on this site anyway ;) ). So, quick catch up then... AT Still going strong, VFR gone, ZZR1400 bought and sold and a new GTR 1400...
  4. Newbie from South Africa

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hi to all, I've been a lurker for some time and have found this a truely amazing forum. I ride a KLR 2006, 2004 Vara and 2008 Kawa 1400 GTR. Enjoy all bikes, but find the Vara as my favourate :). Also have found very helpful technical advice from previous posts and look forward to sharing...
  5. I forget about this Forum

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Yes, it is true, I forget about this Forum until I get an email telling me someone has posted to a long forgotten topic. I wondered why that was as I am a little more active on a couple of other biking forums. I have come to the conclusion that it is an age thing. Most of the contributors...
  6. today I've mostly been playing on this.....

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Kawasaki Uk have lent SERV this bike for evaluation, I have it for the next 3 days and today have been "playing" around Sussex and Kent, what a superb bit of kit. goes like buggery and handles really well for its size (and its squared off tyres) and the engine is outrageous, its like an upright...
  7. Hello from Oz

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hi there team - Pete from Australia (Newcastle NSW). Bought my second XLV650 last year. 2003 model with honda panniers & Topbox & only 5,000kms. Wife made me sell my beloved GTR1000 though! :( (Too hot on the GTR: 29c today!) Had a 2000 model in NZ - 4 months old & cart-wheeled it down the...
  8. Hello from Bradford

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hi all Just found the forum having followed a link from the CRM forum. Have owned a few Honda's in my time including an XR250, CRF250 and currently got a CRM250MK2 for trail riding, and the odd rally. Also got a '98 Kwacker GTR1000 which is a bit heavy and combersome. Thinking about a...
  9. a very amusing thread from the skyline forum

    Chatter
    http://www.gtr.co.uk/forum/upload/82089-never-trust-sat-nav.html
  10. Returning to the fold

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi, I'm Mark, 45, single (not gay) with 3 expensive sprogs and I currently reside in Shipley, Yorks, but not for much longer. I'll start right at the beginning, I saw a red Dommie in London, it was 1988 and it was blatting past Big Ben, I had a GTR1000 at the time (not much difference there...
  11. Which bike really beats the Africa Twin?

    Chatter
    The following are some thoughts gleaned over nearly 30 years of near constant motorcycling. I have had nearly every sportsbike going Suzuki GSXR750, Kawasaki ZZR1100, Yamaha FZR1000 EXUP RU, Honda Fireblade, Ducati 916SPS, Yamaha R1, Honda SP1. I have had some full on tourers Honda ST1100 Pan...
  12. Rant about Insurance in Ireland

    Chatter
    So I decided to get back into biking after a 3 year break. Bought a nice little bike last week,very clean, reasonably priced and the seller was in Garda College with me and a one time business associate outside the Gardai. The only real stumbling block was getting the mother used to the idea...
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