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  1. Insurance
    Guaranteed value on my @:- Not sure this can be done and have been told by Swinton it cant so just wanted everyone else s opinion on were to get bike insured. It is a really good condition 1993 with new wheels suspension full stripped and rebuilt and many other quality parts and worth in todays...
  2. Africa Twin
    Just bought an AT from a neighbour. 1994, 1 owner, 10,000 guaranteed miles, 2k of which in last 15 years! Full history, all mot's, books, spare keys etc. needs some TLC and elbow grease but is in fantastic condition for its age. Anybody any idea what it is worth? Also not sure if I should do a...
  3. Chatter
    Hi All, Just a thought - this is probably just the right time to give your mates a nudge. Right time? There's now just a month left for people to snag the amazing value £45 4-day event pass before the price bumps up as usual. If you have mates who always say 'I keep meaning to get to that.'...
  4. Transalp
    I am after a Transalp 650 and have narrowed down to two bikes but cannot decide which and would appreciate any thoughts on the matter. Bike 1 is private sale, four hour train ride away, 2008, 10,000 K needs new tyres (€320) for MOT and has small scratch on fairing and hand guard from falling...
  5. For Sale / Wanted
    I have the following for sale, and I'll post some pics tomorrow. Garmin StreetPilot Handlebar Mount Power cable with DIN plug Serial cable Garmin Mapsource Europe v6 This was removed from a 53 plate BMW GS Adventure, so is atleast 7 years old, however it is in perfect unmarked condition, works...
  6. BMW
    Auxiliary Fuel Tank – BMW G650GS 2011 Introduction BMW have recently introduced the G650GS single cylinder enduro motorcycle (the German for motorcycle is ‘motorrad’ – hence BMW Motorrad). This motorcycle is a continuation of their very successful F650GS (single cylinder) which...
  7. The Longest Day
    With the Royal wedding only a week away, there is a load of ‘Tat’ out there you can buy to commemorate the event, if you are so inclined. But if you are looking for something of value, a true investment for the future, then you won’t go wrong by investing in a TLD Commemorative Limited Edition...
  8. Chatter
    What is the English linguistic expression for "It's safe... But hold on, don't fly over it! Scientists drive me crazy, I remember the Jeff Goldblum line "They knew they could, they just never stopped to think whether they should". Don't accuse me of being a luddite, but casting my mind back to...
  9. Meet Ups / Rideouts
    West Yorkshire TRF have been lucky enough to secure the services of Lois Pryce for one of her famous presentations on the trials and tribulations of an overland explorer. Lois on the Loose! Lois Pryce will be talking about how she jacked in her tedious office job to motorcycle 20,000 miles...
  10. The Longest Day
    Deal all the rider registration page is now live. Please go to www.thelongestday.org.uk to register formally for the ride, pay for your decals and book your place on the EuroTunnel. We have discounted prices for the eurotunnel that will be held only until the 12th of November. The decals...
  11. Varadero
    This has been reposted! OK , I know a little about how air currents work and how to bend air,now lets throw the cat among the pigeons and tell you why you get that buffeting at speed when there is a cross wind of ANY strength. For all that air the screen pushes out of the way it causes a void...
  12. For Sale / Wanted
    Rider to pillion complete kit. I'm advertising the base unit, but you can obviously have both sets of headphones. It worked absolutely fine on the last trip earlier this year; and all other trips. Only thing missing is the foam cover off my mic; came off on Friday! I've just bought a bluetooth...
  13. Mechanical Advice
    Just come across the Givi X-01 helmet whilst browsing the web.. Here is the bumf.... The X01 will change the mind of those who think that the motorcyclist helmet has no more to offer from the conceptual point of view. With this project GIVI adds a fresh and important turn to the current...
  14. News
    Honda has launched its new Honda Happiness Bike Insurance cover for new bikes. Underwritten by Equity, it includes a new no claims bonus protection scheme and accident repairs through Honda’s official dealer network. Customers will also one-week’s insurance cover free of charge and...
  15. Recommended Dealers/Service Providers/Campsites
    A quick plug for my mate who's just started up a new locksmith's business in Wiltshire. If you live it that area keep his details somewhere safe you never know when you might need them. :-) Se-Cura Locksmiths are a family run, local business who specialise in the installation, repair and...
  16. For Sale / Wanted
    1) BMW 650 GS SideStand extention arm and larger foot. Jesse Panniers. Brand new never fitted £20.00 2) Black ABS small top box with Touratch like quick release plate, the plate is similar to this Touratech UK Webshop, but does not have a lock (but have the hole cut for one). The Box fits one...
  17. Dominator / FMX
    Been having some strange starting issues with my '89 dom... Since I bought this a month or so ago I've had some strange experiences with starting and stalling. When starting I have just been getting a clicking noise...no engine turn over, so I've been starting it with the kick (20-30 kicks...
  18. Chatter
    Should have done this a day or two ago, but I'd just like to say a BIG THANKYOU to Blue Skies for letting us (me and the missus) tag along for the run into Port Stewart for the NW200. We met up with Blue Skies in a layby near Eglinton a few miles outside of Derry. Real easy to spot - just look...
  19. Africa Twin
    Namibian greetings to all of you. Life was quite good behind my little dune until my 2000 model AT's (750cc) gearbox packed up. The repair (if you can get the spares) is way too expensive. Anybody who can help me in obtaining a new or secondhand engine? Rather part with my money on a new engine...
  20. Product Reviews
    I've had Autocom units for some time now and in 2007 upgraded to the Super Pro Avi unit. It has some really nice features: Foolproof VOX performance guaranteed to 180mph — even for bike-to-bike. Side tones-duplex intercom-instantaneous voice activation for normal speech patterns...
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