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  1. Inspirational

    Chatter
    Interweb meandering led me into remotemoto.com, informative and inspiring, made me wistful to return to the South Island and try a few more laps on something more suited to off-road exploration.
  2. Almost 11

    Chatter
    Here I am, alive on an island in the Middlesea. An island, a world, a history of conflict. It's almost eleven a.m.
  3. Piel Island video trip

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Piel Island trip - YouTube
  4. Trip to Salamina island

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    This is a small trip to Salamina island and specific to Kanakia map: https://www.google.gr/maps/dir/37.9641462,23.5587567/37.9044044,23.4119433/@37.9912065,23.4899992,12z/am=t/data=!3m1!4b1!4m4!4m3!1m0!1m0!5i1
  5. Piel Island Rally 2014

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    I'm organising another Piel Island Rally, Weekend of 7/8th June. Same as the event Austin organised in 2010 and 2011. If anyone fancies it, see the post over on ABR. http://www.adventurebikerider.com/forum/29-meets-a-runs/315879-abr-qislandq-rally-2014.html
  6. When is a closed road not a closed road...?

    XL
    ...when you have an XL. Took the scenic route back after the 'milk run', and despite the clear message of 'don't bother', I did. Very satisfying, wet boots not dampening the enjoyment. Can't wait to get this thing fettled and registered properly, then it's of to Achill Island to do the...
  7. Thasos island - Greece, a green paradise

    Travel
    Pictures from the beautiful island of Thassos. Daily trip one year ago. The itinerary; http://goo.gl/maps/rYMGB .............and the pics; On the Ypsarion mountain
  8. Piel Island 2013

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Fantastic trip to Piel Island. Good to see some of the XRV ers there. Report over on ABR http://www.adventurebikerider.com/forum/105-june-2013-abr-island-rally-at-piel-island-1st-2nd-june/234892-abr-island-rally-2013-photos.html
  9. For those that have attended Piel Island

    Austin's Adventures
    Hairy bikers show have interviewed his majesty BBC iPlayer - Hairy Bikers' Best of British: Series 2: Islands
  10. Health and Safety gone mad!!!

    Chatter
    BBC News - Canvey Island school bans triangle shaped flapjacks Banning triangular flapjacks, is there no end to this stupidity???????
  11. Gear Lever

    Suzuki
    My gear lever is a bit loose and doesn't seem to have enough left to tighten it to the shaft. I've looked on line for a replacement but they seem few and far between on this island. Do alternative models have the same ones? Or shall I break out the Dremel clone and 'adjust' the gap? :)
  12. Hardknott to Coniston

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Had a little run out a few weeks ago thought id put the pics up. Nothing special but know how you lot thrive on pictures. View looking up at Hardknott On Wrynose looking back at Hardknott View across Coniston Called in at Rampside for the obligatory photo of Piel Island and the Lifeboat station
  13. Piel Island 2013

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    With Austins permission (as this was his baby in 2010 and 2011 (both ace trips!!!)) Ill be organising a Piel Island trip this year. Ive done it through ABR (only reason was a wider audience), the link is... ABR Island Rally 1/2 June 2013 If you fancy it either stick your name on the ABR...
  14. Rubberchicken

    National Meets
    When are you arriving on this little island? I know you told me before but I forgot again :toothy1: Is it still Tuesday?
  15. Boris ----- Sat Nav

    Chatter
    Boris my good fellow, Was quite impressed by your sat nav when I got lost on Raasay last week ( I know, three roads on the island and I still feked up etc etc :confused::confused::rolleyes: ) :D Be a good chap and divulge the make and model :thumbup: Oh and what pros and cons TAAAAAA
  16. Rd04 sth NZ xmas

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Hiya, new to the forum. This is a video I made of a trip to the south island, New Zealand.
  17. Piel Island 11/12th June 2011

    Austin's Adventures
    The Landlord and Landlady at the Ship on Piel Island, Barrow in Furness have reserved the weekend of 11th and12th June for the XRV Piel Island meet. This is already in the calendar. THIS POST IN THIS THREAD WILL BE THE SINGLE SOURCE OF THE TRUTH ABOUT THE MEET. I WILL UPDATE AS NEW...
  18. possible dates for Piel Island and Galloway Forest

    Austin's Adventures
    I haven't approached either the King of Piel or the Scottish Forestry commission yet, but thought about the following dates and outline arrangements for these events this year: Galloway: 29th/30th April /1st/2nd May. This is the looooooong weekend of the Royal Wedding, and I dunno about you...
  19. Island Challenge

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Ok, so I'm still at a loss of what to do this coming weekend (if I still take Friday off even). So thought of this. Ride to as many of the East Anglia Islands as possible. Canvey Island Foulness Island Potton Island Wallasea Island Ramsey Island Mersea Island Horsey Island Just cuz I can...
  20. Piel Island video

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Must have had 24 hours of video. Have cut it down very harshly to about 17 minutes. It was all in different formats and shapes and some was too bouncy to use, some just had to be cut because even the hardiest biker would have got bored after a while. Aplogies to anyone who sent me stuff that...
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