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  1. Er indoors.

    Jokes
    My wife said "How on earth are we going to use nine percent less gas?" "Well i replied you can stop burning my f***ing tea for a start" :lol: :lol:
  2. Dying battery - did something kill it?

    Transalp
    My battery has died a couple of times recently, after leaving the bike for around 2 weeks each time. Whn straight off the battery charger I get 12.7v across the terminals, this drops within an hour to 12.5v, where it has now stayed for a couple of days (indoors). Immediately after charging it...
  3. Wish id stayed indoors now

    Dominator / FMX
    Just got back from a bit of a blast, had my 2001 dommie parked up while i popped into a cafe for a much needed brew, only to return to my bike on its side on the floor, so either someones pushed it over or reversed into it and knocked it over so i will be on the look out for the right side(rear...
  4. Video made me go out!

    BMW
    Was spending some time this afternoon doing some housekeeping on the computers in the house..... Easily sidetracked I found myself on YouTube This made me think what the hell am I doing indoors. ! Good advert for the GS YouTube - BMW GS 1200 ADVENTURESCHOOL try to watch it without wanting to...
  5. Today's numptie award goes to...

    Chatter
    Yours truly. Set off to return the Triumph Tiger I had to review. Left the zebra there on Friday and have been trying out the Triumph ever since. Today I went to drop the Tiger back and pick up the zebra. Got to Watford Gap services before I realised I had changed jackets and the keys to the...
  6. Snow

    Chatter
    Why cant people who cant drive in the snow stay indoors or not take the car i have lost count of the people who i seen sliding across the roads today because they put it in first gear and floor it to get going and wonder why they don't move all they do is stop other people from getting anywhere...
  7. who's up 4 a ride

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    I've been stuck indoors the last 7 days ill and need to get a lil fresh air, anyone fancy a bimble in the afternoon?:cool:
  8. For Sale: Ladies leathers

    For Sale / Wanted
    A set of fieldsheer ladies leathers size 14. They must have shrunk according to her indoors because they no longer fit ha ha. £35 plus post. These leathers are in excellent condition.
  9. Finns...

    Jokes
    15 ° C - It does not get hotter than this in Finland, so we'll start here; Spaniards put on hats, winter jackets and gloves. Finns are working on their sun tan. 10 ° C - The French are trying in vain to start the central heating in their houses. The Finns plant flowers in the garden. 5 °...
  10. Security during holidays

    Mechanical Advice
    Hi guys, I just got a 2001 Transalp - my first serious bike and so far I 'm very happy with it. To secure it I bought an abus disc lock (with alarm) plus an almax chain and anchor but unfortunately the bike will not fit in my front garden which means it stays on the road and the anchor is not...
  11. Is my battery dead?

    Mechanical Advice
    When I parked up the TA back in December, I took the battery (wet variety) out and kept it indoors. I have trickle-charged it twice: once every 6 weeks. I would charge it to about 13 volts on the multimeter, then put it back in storage. When I did it again yesterday the voltage had dropped...
  12. MOT

    Dominator / FMX
    Well, the SLR just aced it's MOT today:cheers:. More a credit to it's previous owner,than to me, as I haven't done a tap to it since I got it. Still, we're almost road legal now, as soon as I get my amended policy In the post, I can get it taxed. On order already, a larger Givi screen and, if I...
  13. rear rocker cover

    Africa Twin
    So my Haines manual tell s me I can remove the rear rocker cover with the engine in! So far I,ve leaked the coolant all over the floor and trying to keep the dog out the garage before it laps it up and dies! ( it dies and I have to flee the country rather than tell her indoors I ve killed her...
  14. CRF250 mufflers on the XR250

    XR
    Hi, just got hold of these and I'm going to put them on my trusty '85 XR250; will add some pics and video link when they're on. They're practically new as the chap I bought them off put a Pro-Circuit system on his CRF bike when he got it new and kept the Honda system as a spare. It's purely...
  15. Free: 75% of an SLR 650 free to collector!

    For Sale / Wanted
    It's got to go,as I'm getting grief off er indoors :D SLR 650 minus exhausts,forks and lights,clocks. Downpipes,tank, engine(good for spares only but complete) carb,loom,wheels,shock its all there bolted to the frame. I'll take a pic when I get in from work today.it's all ugly as hell but if...
  16. Why does Royal Mail not open in the afternoon?

    Chatter
    Been out all morning, got back at 12.45 but wanted to check my radiator fan was working, having had a tinker, so left the bike running to get it up to temperature. Even revving it a bit, that took ten minutes before the fan came on (At least it works:thumbup:) Got indoors to find two RM...
  17. ta'Translap goes shopping

    Transalp
    Capacious, eh! Really, who needs a parking pain in the arse 4x4 and a barking Labrador when there’s an M/c’s only space out front of the supermarket door. That broad pillion piece providing an extra wide resting place for a big box full of domestic necessities. Shopping chores sorted, The...
  18. New member - just bought an XL650. Yeeeha!

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hi all. I joined the org the other day with the intention of seeking advice and eventually buying 2 Transalps and heading off for a few months next year with her indoors. Events overtook me and I grabbed what seems a bargain this morning - a 2000W with only 10k miles, a top box, panniers and...
  19. which alluminium paniers are best?

    Varadero
    hi everyone, first of all id like to wish you all a happy new year! me and the better half are planning to go round europe back end of april for a couple of months. so we are after getting some half decent alli paniers for the trip. as there are the two of us we need petty decent sized ones...
  20. ha the celtic clan is growing!

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    think ive found the right page now, ok as youve gest Im another welsh git,been lurkin only a couple of times and saw your national event in dartmoor so I thaught Ill have some of that! dont ride an xrv sorry but a 1998 vfr800 well its a honda init? also got a big traily, its a aprilia etv 1000...
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