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  1. Bored with your Varadero? Enter "Project Varaturnipstorm or Fireturnipdero"

    Varadero
    Project VaraTurnipStorm or FireTurnipDero. Now I know I’m still working on the Tracker project, but after thinking of this name I just had to start a thread before someone else does & pinches the title. Ha. The idea has come around after reading up about various Harley XR750 flat track based...
  2. Honda CB750A Hondamatic-an adventure bike-perhaps

    Other Honda
    I have got the CB750A sorted and have done a few miles on it now the weather has improved. Its different, obviously with the 2 speed and torque converter transmission, most definitely not a racer, but they are used for drag racing in US slightly, VERY modified! Great for bumbling along the...
  3. Preload caps for the forks....?

    Transalp
    I was reading a ridiculously long thread on a Harley forum all about front suspension (as one does) and much was said about setting sag, after installing bespoke springs...as far as I'm aware, my 94/5' 600 has the long fork springs installed, ie there are no spacers between the spring tops and...
  4. Preload caps for thr forks....?

    Transalp
    I was reading a ridiculously long thread on a Harley forum all about front suspension (as one does) and much was said about setting sag, after installing bespoke springs...as far as I'm aware, my 954/5' 600 has the long fork springs installed, ie there are no spacers between the spring tops and...
  5. TA 650 transmission clutch whine

    Transalp
    The 650 Transalp (2003, 20K miles) has whining noises coming from transmission under load. I had changed the final drive chain but did make sure that there was lots of slack before I ran ran it on the centre stand in gear, but not under load to check all OK. Initial thought was it needed a bit...
  6. Bored with your Varadero? Enter "Project Varatrackerstorm or Firetrackerdero"

    Varadero
    Bored with your Varadero? Enter "Project Varatrackerstorm or Firetrackerdero" I’ve been thinking of this project since coming across a picture of a VTR engined tracker years ago. To me it looks spot on, everything fits just right. I’ve been studying the picture/screen background for...
  7. Considering a first purchase

    Transalp
    Hi all, my first post. Currently riding a harley twin cam but looking for a second bike for daily use but also the occasional longer trip. I have heard good things about the transalp. I like the styling and want a carbed bike. Any advice and suggestions greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance
  8. Boxing Day meet Whitminster Inn M5 J 13

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    as title Boxing Day meet Whitminster Inn M5 J 13 from 11 on see more sites.google.com/site/vmccsc/calendar although organised by vintage club all ages of machines and riders welcome, weather supposed to be good. Its a stand and natter/view bikes etc. Many make it the target of their Boxing Day...
  9. Bloody Ell

    Dominator / FMX
    Hmm, Just debaffled my Vigor using a 64mm holesaw, not been able to do the 175 carb jet mod today...... But gave her a quick run out. Unsure if I like the loudness? Will get round to doing the 175 jet next week but think I may get some DB killers made, not quite sure yet. Had straight throughs...
  10. A plethora of Dommies

    Dominator / FMX
    You don't see many Dommies about these days, rarer still to see two together! Here's JamieB76's and mine at the Log Cabin Cafe, Abridge earlier today. I did my best to make sure the Harley-Fergusons parked alongside were kept out of shot...
  11. VMCC Founders Relay Rally 1sy May

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    On 1st May is the bi-annual Founders Relay Rally where VMCC members ride their bikes (that are 25+years old) between some of the 73 checkpoints across GB. The checkpoints are open from 9am (ish) to 4 pm (ish), some people do a short trundle others over 200 miles on a mix of machinery. Often...
  12. For Sale: Harley Davidson 1995 FLHTCU Ultra Classic Evo 1340cc carburettor model

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    The Harley Davidson 1995 FLHTCU Ultra Classic was top of the range touring model with the full touring kit of Tourpac, panniers and legshields. This is an Evo 1340cc carburettor model. The bike has done 28403 miles has 2 previous owners and is MOT'd to 26 May 2017. The bike was registered new...
  13. Influx Magazine

    Chatter
    Hi guys, Just wanted to quickly let you know about the latest edition of Influx magazine, the motoring mag put together by us here at Bikesure each month. This month we’ve been taking a look at the timeless Harley-Davidson brand and the various custom scenes that have appeared around the...
  14. Two touring Transalps in Edinburgh

    Spotted
    While I was filling up on Saturday, just before a jaunt down the A702 to watch the Tornado steam loco go past, I had a brief conversation with a couple who were touring the UK on their dark grey XL650 Transalps. I was impressed at the collection of flag stickers on the side panels and luggage...
  15. Riding to the 4 compass points of France

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Hiya, you may remember a while ago I posted up about a charity ride I was planning; http://www.xrv.org.uk/forums/charity-events/126041-les-motards-de-la-deuxieme-enfance.html well we made the ride last week and you can "read all about it" here ...
  16. When is a Harley not a Harley?

    Buell / Harley Davidson
    Abergavenny Steam Rally, last weekend.
  17. Cuppa cuddling morning folks.

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Good morning folks, I'm casey from Lincs uk, my interests are mainly outdoor stuff, I have just bought an ex mod 1995 xr250r, which I will restore to mod spec, it joins the other bushbikes which are a 1996 Harley MT350, and a 1985 Armstrong MT500,( which I have just this weekend sold) we also...
  18. Africa twins 2015

    Africa Twin
    Looks like last years thread was popular so think I'll start this years if no one else has, regards from Sweden :thumbup: Been out for a few rides already this year... Ride both the AT and Harley and just recently a Harley buddy of mine got the AT bug too and bought himself one so today we...
  19. Confessions of a Harley rider

    Buell / Harley Davidson
    Hiya, joined this forum about 6 months ago when I bought a 1987 600 Transalp. Mainly bought because the narrow country lanes where I live are frequently covered in mud, slime and cow cow sh*t, and I wanted a chance to wash this less often ; She's a 2004 Softail Standard, my 6th Harley, and...
  20. For Sale: Harley Davidson 1995 FXDS-CONV Dyna Low Rider Sport Convertible Evo

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    SOLD Harley Davidson 1995 FXDS-CONV Dyna Low Rider Sport Convertible Evo SOLD To provide space and funds for my Africa Twin and as my wife prefers the pillion on my Harley Ultra Classic I have decided to sell my Harley Evo Dyna Convertible. It is a Harley Davidson Evo FXDS-CONV Dyna Low Rider...
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