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  1. Africa Twin
    Hi, my newly bought RD07a has aftermarket indicators on it and they flsh quickly like normal one would if a bulb was out. Is there some way I can get around this withutnhaving tomsource some originals?
  2. Chatter
    I like tea. This time thirty years ago, I was probably drinking tea and chatting with like minded motorcyclists at the High Beech Tea Hut. Future generations of us & them might not be so fortunate to benefit from the convivial facility. Save High Beech Tea Hut !
  3. Chatter
    Since we done the Elefant Rally in 2010 J and I have been talking about doing another winter rally.. So after a few nightshifts of searching I stumbled across the Tauerntreffen. A winter rally in Austria in late January. Its a very small winter rally up in the alps and its by invitation only...
  4. Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Snaphappy is coming over for the Overland Adventure Day at the Ace on 21 April and fancies aquick sight-seeing tour of London beforehand. Not sure if our resident expert - Cabby and Soho - are around but if not I'll lead an abridged ride. Aim to depart the Blackheath tea hut at 7am, take in...
  5. Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Is there any demand for a stripped-down tour of London visiting only the well-known sights of the centre of the city (strictly, the cities (Westminster and London))? Starting 8 or 9am at the 24 hour tea hut at Waterloo and doing (not in this order) the Eye Buckingham Palace and the Mall...
  6. Ride Reports and Pictures
    The plan was to meet Whealie at the Ace for 11am (everybody else's 11 not mine) and then ride to meet Sean in Silvertown. I lubed the chain and set off on the short ride to the Ace. Well I didn't know that there was an idiotic car driver rally on near mine. After being cut up by Nissan Micras...
  7. The Longest Day
    For anyone interested here is a list of the 69 Registered Riders so far 001 David Shaw - David S 002 Bryan Hounsell - Big Nose Bry 003 Andy Mckenzie 004 michael kahl - mikey 005 Tom Boyle - alpslapper 006 Ray Selway - Raymo 007 Dave Ricketts - Dave R 008 John Whyman 009 Nigel farquhar -...
  8. Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Dambusters tour - open invite - spring bank holiday I'm hosting a Dambusters tour next Spring Bank Holiday.... The basic shake down is meet up at the Bever camping site near Hückeswagen on the outskirts of Germany's main industry area and from there visit the Dams that were targeted during Op...
  9. Riding
    Ridesafe backsafe and IAM are running another series of days at Lancashire Police HQ, Preston in 2010. £20 a day and from what I've heard worth the cash ! Iain Detail on their wed site RideSafe BackSafe - 2010 IAM latest Rider Assessment dates - RideSafe BackSafe | bikers website | safe...
  10. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Doctor Law (Ros) and I managed to skive off on Friday and met at Ryka's about 11.30. After the great weather on Thursday, Friday knuckled down to drizzle, rain and scotch mist, which was a bit of a shame but we still had a great time. We went and found about a mile long stretch of windy road...
  11. Chatter
    Having a quiet meal with my wife and kids to celebrate the missus's birthday tonight and bloody BobA walks in (with his ex-girlfriend - so now you know here he gets his avatar pics) and says: "I was passing Blackheath Tea hut and thought "I must mention to Whealie that that the Kaya House is a...
  12. Meet Ups / Rideouts
    The Thames Barrier will be closed deliberately on Sunday morning, banking the water up and flooding the seaward side. At high tide the gates will be partially opened to allow the water levels each side to equalise. This is a one-off event to allow Londoners to see how the barrier works and to...
  13. Ride Reports and Pictures
    I had to get up at 3.30am:rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes: Well,we made it to the tea hut by 4.50am and where the first one's there.I took me 2 cups of coffee to figure out that the "real dark night" was down to me still having my tinted visor on:rolleyes: After a while the first people...
  14. Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Sunday 17 August. Depart Blackheath Tea hut at 5.30 am (yes that is 5.30 am, so get there at 5.15 if you want a cup of tea). Join the west country yokels on the London Magical Mystery Tour courtesy of Cabby and Sohoseasy, before the traffic gets too bad. See the main sites of London and get...
  15. Ride Reports and Pictures
    I ain't planning on growing up:rolleyes:, so I've gotta keep doing boy's stuff to stop me from getting old!!!:D:D:D Having replaced the front brake discs and pads, serviced the bike, MOT passed without any probs:thumbup: and new tax disc, I was ready to roll!! I loaded the bike early on Sunday...
  16. Ride Reports and Pictures
    http://practicaljokeonline.com/winner.html http://jokeonlineworld.com/gift.html Tuesday 22nd March - cold, snowing, misearble - I'm off to Lands End. Only 450 ish miles from Humberside Airport - be there for tea, says Pete. I'm on my trusty 1991 @, Pete's on a 96 Triumph Adventurer. True...
  17. Chatter
    Now I am not supersticious but after yesterday I may be starting to believe there is someting in it I have to get a passport for Mini Mabel and after loads of running around and being really careful with the forms and photos I get to the post office and am told that photos are no good because...
  18. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Had a run up the North East today to carry out belated fathers day dutys. On the way home called off to find the Iron Age Hut on the BBC's Coast program, which just happens to be down a BOAT :lol: :lol: :lol: The track got harder until a river. The bank at the other side was too steep...
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