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  1. Fettling...

    Recently bought a Transalp 700 after six months without a bike :cussing: Picked the bike up last week, 12k miles, full Honda service history, topbox, heated grips, Touratech pannier frames and loads of other Touratech parts. Today I will be fitting Givi Crashbars, Givi Trekker spotlights, new...
  2. Ice Butt - Nordkapp iron butt

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    My fullest respect, iron butt rallies are not the everyone's cup of tea, nor is riding one at -26° These lads did it, I raise a glass to salute
  3. Iron Men rather than Iron Butt

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    So it started last year with James 691 pointing me in the direction of Luxembourg, followed by me thinking let’s do something like that again, followed by lots of helpful suggestions including Koblenz, Celle, Rome, the Pyrenees, Stuttgart, Prague, Denmark and then a random discovery that Antony...
  4. Tld 2010 report

    The Longest Day
    VERY ROUGH INCOMPLETE DRAFT - PICS WILL FOLLOW WHEN I AM DONE The Longest Day 2010 Team XRV Route - Number of bikers - Number of miles - Reason for ride - Amount raised - This was an annual event that I had been looking forward to with some gusto after having done the 2009 event. With so...
  5. Sponsor ME......... for a Iron butt SS1000

    The Longest Day
    I have decided to an iron butt ride SS1000, planning to do it in August 2010. I have setup an just giving page (not 'offical' TLD2011 just giving page), All the funds i raise are for the MAWF (our charity this year) and can/will be counted towards our total for TLD2011 feel free to...
  6. Iron Butt attempt....

    I know I have posted that before... in september/ oktober I will stay in UK for a month. The normal ride to get where I am staying is already round about 650mls. Now I was thinking... since my ass is going to hurt anyhow... 350mls more probably wont make much of a difference. But since I...
  7. The Cat rides a Transalp

    Red Dwarf "Cat" actor Danny John-Jules' is riding a 7,000-mile challenge in aid of Sports Relief on a Honda XL700V Transalp. Think we should get in touch with him on, or after, his Iron Butt ride? Perhaps he'll join the Longest Day riders
  8. The Unique Pub Crawl - Iron Butt UK

    Competitions / Trials
    BBL2009 The Unique Pub Crawl On Saturday last, I took part in The Iron Butt UK Motorcycle Riders first Brit Butt Light 12 hour motorcycle orienteering pub crawl event over 40 possible controls across England with one pub in Wales. The general idea is to visit as many pubs (controls) as...
  9. This weekend 10th 11th 12th

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Hello Gang. Just to let you know what is going on for me this weekend and if anyone wants to come to any of the events they are welcome. Friday is the repattriation - about 100 bikes to bring home the lads that made the ultimate sacrifice over there. Basset at 13:00hrs - meeting me at 12.30...
  10. Iron Butt HUMM ??

    Competitions / Trials
    It's possible, on paper! IBA ride to the base village, 3 days HUMM, chill out lanes and back? :blob:.
  11. TLD 2009

    The Longest Day
    I'v just been having a look at the Iron Butt site and it looks like a new certification is available (this might be old news, but I'v not seen it before) The 4 corners ride, Lands End. England St David’s Point. Wales John O’Groats. Scotland Lowestoft. England Minimum...
  12. Iron Butt Validation

    The Longest Day
    Just wondered , has anybody made any attemptes with the iron-butt association to get validated for the longest day(end-to-end) and if so what type of response have you had.... I had a conversation with robster at lands end about drafting our own xrv certificates to mark the occasion if we...
  13. I'd Just Like To Say.........................

  14. Longest Day Iron Butt End2End Validation

    The Longest Day
    Right then - I havent been remiss with this - there's been a bit of wrangling going on in the background due to the problems we would experience with the Iron Butts validation process as it stands with a 4am start and not being able to get required dated and timed till receipts etc. Prompted...
  15. UK Iron Butt Rally (36 hours in the saddle !!)

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Well we made it back safe and sound :thumbright: :D (hello to minithumper and foxy :-P ) The plan - at 9pm on friday night we're given an evelope with our bonus locations. Go to the bar or your room and plot a route that takes you all around the entire uk, getting points for visiting bonus...
  16. iron butt archive of wisdom

    The Longest Day
    good reading here:thumbup:
  17. Calling FOXY

    Just sent you a Private Message relating to Iron Butt Rally. Boyd
  18. Calling Anton

    Hope you don't mind me heckling you but it's regarding a previous post of yours. I read that you used a replacement Acerbis XR600 tank on a Dominator. My questions are: a) is that correct, and b) is it a 'straightforward' swop, and finally c) what parts of the Domi are lost ie. fairing bodywork...
  19. Iron Butt UK 2008

    Competitions / Trials
    Anyone else get in? Boyd
  20. Iron Butt on Stock Seat

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Just thought I would tell people who might care - just got back from a trip down to Cape Town (I live in Pretoria, South Africa). Still have the stock seat, which will change now, and soon! Took two days down there - 1000km in the first, and 450 the next. Spent a week and came back up in one...