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  1. Helicopter heros

    Today at 11.30 Ian Coates will be featured in helicopter Heros after he fell through his barns floor and had to be flown to hospital. Got to be worth a laugh:thumbup: He is now , his words " Fit as a butchers dog" now BBC1 11.30:thumbleft:
  2. Helicopter crash in london

    Saw this on the news 20 mins ago, what a traggic accident. Appears an Augusta 109 hit a roof crane. Nothing confirmed yet appears low level fog / mist are the cause and question over whether the Nav lights were on, on the roof of the crane t know if the pilot saw it. Feel sorry for the pilot and...
  3. K&N FILTER??

    Africa Twin
    Hi. Does fitting a K&N filter in an AT give you considerably more induction roar? have several bikes all with k&n filters not so much noise......but this latest addition has one and it sounds a bit like there is a helicopter under the plastic cover when you wind the power on and was just...
  4. Police OK chopper chase of bikers

    North Wales police have denied wasting money chasing legal trail riders with a helicopter and several police cars over the weekend. And they promise to clamp down on off-roaders who “do a Jeremy Clarkson” and ride all over protected countryside. A group of trail riders reported on website...
  5. Bugger biking I want one of these

    I found this on ebay and If I sell my beemer and car and her beemer I can buy it, I only need to open the garage roof for parking Mi-24 "HIND" RUSSIAN HELICOPTER on eBay (end time 01-Jan-10 11:02:03 GMT)
  6. Self-adhesive tax disc holder??

    Mechanical Advice
    I'd like to stick my tax disc to the inside of my screen but can't find a suitable adhesive holder. Saw a couple of bikes with tax discs stuck to either the screen of the fork with clear plastic but everything I find is carbon effect, pink or some other garish effect! Has anyone come across a...
  7. 1000 Bikes 500 Miles Ireland Air Ambulance

    The Longest Day
    26 April 2009 sees a 1000-bike rideout across the top half of Ireland to raise money for the island's first Air Ambulance. Just picture me bleeding into a ditch for 3 and a half hours on an isolated road in Antrim or Leitrim, my life ebbing away as I look to the skies in vain for help. Why...
  8. Sad story but stupid or what!

  9. A Happy Ending

    Picked the kids up from the child minder as normal. At 7pm got a phonecall from said childminder to see if we had seen 2 other little kids she minds, on our way home :shock: Apparently their mum had just phoned the childminder to see if they had made their way back to the childminders house -...
  10. Laos and Cambodia by Africa Twin

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Ok, have fully recovered from the China trip, and have more or less caught up on everything on the home front. Time to roll baby ! This time I wanted to head over to Laos, and make one final attempt to get to the top of Lima 85. Then head to south Laos, into Cambodia,then end up in Pattaya. The...
  11. Fast response for AT

    Tony ( not his real name) a mate and fellow XRV rider, was just going up to bed, when he heard a noise in the garden. He looked out of the bedroom window and saw three hooded Scrotes trying to get his AT out of the shed! His first instinct was to rush down and batter the living crap out of them...
  12. RIP: Colin McRae 1968-2007 Thread of Condolences (was This doesn't sound good...)

    Seems like a Helicopter belonging to Colin McRae has crashed near his home.,,70131-1284278,00.html?f=rss
  13. any one for Paris-Dakar.....

    yep Paris -Dakar, yesterday i managed to get to chat with a few people at Goodwood and a few interesting deals done, one that i think may well interest a few people in here! For most the Dakar is a dream, the cost is a budget not many can handle, its also not exactly for the faint hearted as it...
  14. Well Helo there!

    Africa Twin
    Well, allow me to introduce myself, online name and real nick name is Xander (short for Alexander) 8) . Some of you have had the pleasure or displeasure of contact with me, over various bits :) . I have just picked up my new (to me) AT 2000 RD07 in black :D :D :D , on Sunday from the peak...
  15. Bike Crash

    Crash Report (Read This First, Will Only Take 30 Seconds) Did anyone from here see or hear about the crash? I often see someone with a black AT at the Scotch Piper, dont know if they go to the stunt road. I normally go to that road, but i couldnt find it, as i normally follow my mates down...
  16. Warning!! Bear in the Air

    North Yorkshire Police's Latest attack on bikers appears to be in the form of a Helicopter with camera's. A friend was followed on Sunday near Catterick and It was also seen in the Thirsk area. One way of slowing the Wensleydale GP. Take it steady Guys :lol: IanS
  17. Baltic Trip

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Finland Normally my trips start with a mad dash because I'm late for a ferry, and so it was with this trip. I arrived in Vaasa, Finland at 2 o'clock in the morning and headed south along the Baltic coast. The plan for this trip was to ride around the Baltic Sea, alternating between exploring the...