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  1. oil filter removal tool

    Bodgers Corner
    having broken my oil filter removal tool changing the oil on my brothers car I needed to change the oil and filter on my transalp 600 so the long slot head screw driver and hammer were put to use a couple of belts of the hammer and it was in then just a push down and it was loose easy peasy ...
  2. Vigor Engine

    Mechanical Advice
    Morning Folks, In my search for a Vigor/SLR I have been offered a Vigor that needs a new motor £400? Have tried to find an engine on the web (Would have better luck finding Rocking horse poo!). Is anyone able to throw any suggestions my way please? Thanks John
  3. Big favour.

    Chatter
    I am in need of some help. My current project is as good as done apart from a bit of fettling. For my next project I need to get myself a Norton Featherbed frame. I know they are as rare as rocking horse do do but i need to find one. It doesnt have to be an original one with papers so if any of...
  4. @ Verses two horses

    Chatter
    Sitting here whatching trafic cops one of the incidents on the programme was about a guy on a Africe Twin that went around a bend presumably at speed on the wrong side of the round collided with two horses.Lovely clean @ ,I don't know if it was a rd4 or rd7 but it did look mint. Was it someone...
  5. Trip master repairs

    Africa Twin
    Ok, so apart from Piet in South Africa, is there anyone I can beg to attempt repairs to my Trip master. I am not savvy with electronics nor soldeing and dont want to stuff everything up if it is repairable as is... And they are like rocking horse poo to get hold of Ill bet! After owning the...
  6. Hello and Welcome from Northants - Help body parts needed

    Varadero
    Hello and Welcome. Bough my Varadero July this year - still learn how to ride on this Horse :thumbup: Unfortunately my bike has just been blown over in wind last week and has been damage. Now I'm looking for a parts: - Upper cowl, Honda part No: 64220MBTD10ZA - Right fairing (in orange if...
  7. Heads Up! Year of the horse....

    Travel
    Heads up - Anyone planning to enter Asia via Nepal coming in from China, please know that due to it being 'Year of the Horse' pilgrims are celebrating in cities Tingri and Ngari and border is closed until first of September. Ran in to 3 very upset Italians touring that now have to ship bikes...
  8. A wiltshire bimble

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Went for a spin today taking in a few of Wiltshires easy Byways. Ideal big trailie country as its been dry for a while: One horse at Devizes Towards Cherhill Another horse! This time near Milk Hill Pewsey way Into my fave bluebell wood Westwood near Marlborough Along the Ridgeway only...
  9. Who's that?

    Chatter
    Me and a mate went for a ride out yesterday to the Uffington White Horse and local area. We stopped at a pub I've been to a few times and proceeded to drink a pint of coke in the beer garden, enjoying the sun and talking bikes. Then this guy walks out of the pub with a lady (who turns out to be...
  10. For Sale: 1997 Honda Transalp 600 with extras

    For Sale / Wanted
    55k New mot crash bars and full hard luggage (Resently powder coated crash bars and luggage rails) will fit if required when sold. Recent chain and sprockets Recent new front tyre and good matching rear (Avons) Scott oil fitted touring type. Touring large screen Over all a good honest work horse...
  11. xr 400 rear shock settings

    XR
    hi, just got my xr 400 back together after being sat for 6 months without an engine and the rear suspension is really jumpy on the return, when i accelerate its like being on a rocking horse the back end is all over the place, i see the cylinder on the side of the shock has a valve and ive tried...
  12. Wanted: Transalp 600

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi, I'm after a very late 600, anniversary model preferred, I know they are like rocking horse [email protected]#t to get hold of and have been looking to upgrade my 93 model for some time. Maybe someone knows of one for sale, Thanks
  13. eBay question

    Chatter
    Hi chaps and chapesses, Just want an opinion. Won a horse riding jacket for my wife yesterday; I was bidding for her. The jacket won at 4.20 plus postage, so very cheap. Then seller emailed immediately after the closure and said she meant to start it at 9.99 not 99p. In the email she admitted it...
  14. Rough running/pinking

    Transalp
    I've got a problem, that there do appear to be some relevant threads for on the forum BUT,none that fit with the issue I've got. Ok Bike is an 02 TA 650 and has done 6500 miles. Been sat in a garage for the last 8 years performing the role of a clothes horse. All standard when picked up, but...
  15. First ride........

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    ............of 2014 and my new-to-me bike Not a big winter rider, in Dec/Jan, but weather was mildish today and the rains had dried out the roads, so it was time to get kitted up and get out there, having not ridden since late Oct 2013 For the last couple of weeks, i've been fettling this XR as...
  16. For Sale: Warehouse Clearance!!!

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi Folks, Good news!! For limited time only 20% off everything!! Simply use voucher code WAREHOUSE when ordering via our web site Opie Oils or give us a call on 01209 202944 Monday to Friday 8.30am 5.30pm Don't miss out on the warehouse clearance! 20% off everything!! Go shopping at...
  17. Video painting greenlaners in a bad light on the Isle of Man.

    Chatter
    Please have a look and click the dislike, they will not be happy until they have every single right of way to them selves.:hitler: Horse riding along the ancient tracks on the Isle of Man - YouTube
  18. Opie Oils January 2014 Competition

    Chatter
    Hi folks, It's that time again, all you have to do is answer the following question on our website for a chance to win a brand NEW White Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 worth £275 The Prancing Horse is the symbol of which car manufacturer? Good luck, you'll never know it could be you...
  19. The lesser lanes of the Cotswolds

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    The four moobs were all available for a trail-ride on Sunday and with the weather looking favorable we decided to ride some of the lesser used lanes in the Cotswolds. We met at Castle Coombe car park and set off at 09.30 for a nice easy start with Summer lane and then first part of the Fosseway...
  20. Loggy's local ride out...

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Thought I would go for a ride out this afternoon on my own. I decided to take a ride round the local area. I went through Wantage and up to White Horse Hill. If any of you have been here you will know that the views are fantastic over the beautiful Oxfordshire Countryside. I took a few snaps...
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