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  1. Travel
    I am doing some research with a view to organising motorbike tours in Greece. Please recommend a good motorcycle shipping agency.. economical and safe. Thank you. V
  2. Chatter
    Let me get this right..... The forum is now free to try and attract new members. My subscription ran out a few weeks ago. Now I get all the advertising. So as an existing member I have to pay full dues just for someone to flick the advertisement switch off.:( Rant Over Mike
  3. Dominator / FMX
    one part of the dommie that looks crusty after a while are the header clamps . Just wondered what people think of various finishing options eg chroming /galvanising etc. thanks Bill
  4. Chatter
    What are you playing at Chris , new advertising ploy? :D
  5. Meet Ups / Rideouts
    For any Yamaha Single Owners on here, Dave Lambeth of 'David Lambeth Rally & Overland' is looking at Organising a Weekend over at Boston Lincs, Camping etc. Could be good, more info on his Website.
  6. Chatter
    about time you bought this forum off its current owner and got it back to its former glory and got rid of the excessive & american advertising!!!! hell, I'd even renew my subscription......
  7. Charity Events
    Are we going to have a longest day trip this year ? I did the last 2 and had great time. I fully understand why last years was cancelled but if people are up for it this year I certainly am and very happy to help with the hard thankless work of organising it. What people think ?
  8. Chatter
    This made me laugh (a lot)...Bodyform's response to a facebook posting: Bodyform exposes the myths of advertising in video response to Facebook complaint | The Drum
  9. Chatter
    Spending too much time practising for "Dancing on ice"???? and why you call yourself "Andy"???? DaveS Andy??? Oh and by the way it was all Deb's idea :toothy1:
  10. Africa Twin
    What's the best type of paint out there which I can use to give the tailpipe a new lease of life. It need to be heat and water proof. I've tried hammerite but it just flakes off. I've tried heat proof enamel but water finds its way through. Arrgh help. I want to keep the standard pipe on there...
  11. Chatter
    That time of year is fast approaching saw the gritters out last week on the way to work so decide today to look after the Varadero a bit. Pulled her out the garage put a couple of towels over the brake discs and went to town with the duck oil. Lagged her silly and left it outside the garage...
  12. Chatter
    Don't know if this is already going round . This will effect everyone of you that rides a bike so please sign the petition and if you have time get out on one of the rides on the 25th sept . Not sure if this has already been posted up on here but ive copied from another site for those who...
  13. Chatter
    They really pee me off... Nurse was 'scapegoat' in suspected hospital poisonings, says lawyer as she considers suing for wrongful arrest | Mail Online So, it turns out she was innocent all along, still, that didn't stop the media chastising her. As far as they were concerned she was fair game...
  14. Africa Twin
    My Barkbuster hand guards have arrived, but I've now discovered that the thread in my bar-end weights are different to the bolts supplied by BB.Should I remove the weights, or just knock them further down the handlebars?I lost one of the screw-in end weights some time back, but the insert is...
  15. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Days 1 and 2: Home to Arras, France. Ferry booked, booking altered, and altered again! But see how the bikes are lashed down now. No more oily ropes over the saddle, and no agonising over whether to use the centre stand or side stand. Proper fixtures. I'd checked out loads of campsites on...
  16. Chatter
    HELP!! An item I've been after for some considerable time has come up on German eBay. The seller (in Weiz, Austria) is only advertising that he will post to Germany or Austria.:( I've sent an email asking ih he will consider posting to England and am awaiting a reply. If I can't get it...
  17. Past National Meets
    Hi, Is anyone up for organising and pulling together stuff for the event in September. We're in the last few weeks now and I'm concerned that there's lots to do and no-one to do it or coordinate it. Someone who is happy at organising and pitching in would be welcomed. Let me know by replying...
  18. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Some photos from this year's Horizons Unlimited Mountain Madness. Another good event, and the last to be held under the HU banner. Next year Austin Vince will be organising the Spanish event, and Grant and Susan will be heading to Morocco. Looking forward to Morocco already, although maybe not...
  19. Meet Ups / Rideouts
    looking at organising another maintainance day on Sat 8th October, at the usual place in Silvertown to give people the chance to get their bikes prep'd for the winter.. usual tea/coffee facilities, use of a jetwash, and a dry secure area to work on your bike with other people being available for...
  20. Chatter
    Not me, SOHO. Seems that Soho has misplaced ALL of his bike keys (all in one bag ready for organising:(). Failing him finding them any solutions welcome....Stella looming fast and I've got a bike in bits (solution at hand) BUT..... Soho's got two bikes with no keys at the moment... All...