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  1. rd04 front brake light....

    Africa Twin
    whilst backing June down a dark alley, i noticed the front brake light wasn't working. i replaced the switch with 2 new, & 1 off Dumbo, switched wires too. With the lights on & off, results - fully lit rear bulb then no lights when the lever is pulled in. Anyone have any ideas, before...
  2. What was your best ride in 2016?

    What was your best motorcycle trip this year? Our 2016 highlight was riding the Kola Highway in Russia: from St. Petersburg along the two biggest lakes of Europe and the White Sea across the arctic circle to Murmansk and beyond. We started the trip in SPB on 21st of June with the intension...
  3. 2006 XR125L keeps cutting out

    Got a freinds 2006 XR125L keeps cutting out hot or cold sometimes it will restart sometimes not. Yesterday I removed the carb took all the jets and airscrew out then 8 mins in my ultrasonic cleaner Put it all back together air screw 2 turns out it still cuts out I had it running at about 2000...
  4. French fuel crisis

    Just rode 500 miles through France without any problems. No queues no closures no crisis as far as I'm aware. Took an extra 10 litres in 2 × 5ltr jerry cans just in case but not needed. It has rained constantly. It's early morning day 2 and I'm in Bellac now looking out of my hotel window at...
  5. Free beer and Camping.

    I have made this offer every year since I have been a member on this forum. If you find yourself passing through Denmark on your travels , I am offering a free place to pitch your tent and will feed you and give free beers and send you on your way refreshed for your journey. :thumbup: I have one...
  6. Shipping and storing in Barcelona

    Hi, I am planning to ship my bike in Barcelona in June to start from there a loop in the Pyrenees. Does anyone know a trusted place where I can ship my bike to and collect it from there on the Saturday the 18th of June and drop it back there Sunday the 26th of June? I am thinking to look for...
  7. Anyone thinking of selling a trailer?

    I hope to combine 2 of my favourite pastimes soon:) I've got my campervan booked in to have a towbar fitted in June so that when we go away for holidays we can hopefully load up the Transalp to take with us. Been looking on eBay at single bike trailers, some are asking for silly money whilst I'm...
  8. 2015 Tyres

    While we are waiting for the new Conti TKC70's to be released in Transalp sizes, Avon have gone and announced a new Trailrider tyre to replace the Distanzia, they're quoting it to be for British riders on British roads. Available in June.
  9. Germany,Bamberg and Franconian Switzerland end of June beginning of July

    Vader's Tours
    Hi guys We decided to do another trip over to Germany. So if you interested, more details are over here bigtrailie • View topic - Germany,Bamberg end of June beginning of July
  10. Hubb uk 19 - 22 june

    Is anyone on here going to this? HUBB UK 2014 Donington Park - 19th to 22nd June
  11. 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.
  12. North West France Accommodation May/June 2014 for 4/6 bikers

    I am in the process of arranging a holiday trip for myself and a few other bikers mates to North West France in May/June this year and thought I would ask the XRV collective if anyone has any recommended biker friendly hotels, gites or b&b's they could suggest in this area? Ian.
  13. Sold: honda varadero 125

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    am selling my varadero 125 reg june 2003 black and grey mot till june 2014 tax till april 2014 mileage 31 k in very good condition has givi top box spare set of keys for bike looking for about 1200 ono 07824323223 for viewing
  14. Foreign Breakdown cover needed.

    I took out my insurance in January with Hastings direct including breakdown cover. Heading off to spain on sunday, I went to upgrade my breakdown cover and they tell me I cant ugrade it. Very helpful. So I need breakdown cover for spain at short notice, from 23 June to 2nd July. If I have to...
  15. Spotted M56 North Wales Bound

    Anyone from here riding a Red White & Blue RD04 on the M56 on Friday 14th June about 19.00 hrs towards Chester & North Wales ?
  16. South-Mid Wales (roads), Sunday 16 June

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    I'll be going for a ride on Sunday 16th - weather permitting! - so if anyone wants to meet up, let me know. Route flexible but may take in Brecon, Llandrindod Wells, Newtown or Aberystwyth. Please note that this is Father's Day, so don't go AWOL and get yourself into trouble, you hear? (I'll be...
  17. Mid Wales Trails

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    May be doing a Road/Trail ride on Sat 15th June. Taking in Llynne Brianne-Strata Florida-Devils Bridge-Nant Y Moch-Nant Yr Arian. Anyone interested ?
  18. requirements forbiking in spain

    What are the legal requrements for biking i Spain? Wifey and I are off to the Picos on June 23rd, and I am not sure of legal nonsense, eg Hi Viz atc atc. Cheers. Chunko'.
  19. 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
  20. 13'th International Cagiva Elefant Meeting 2013 Sweden

    2013 Friday June 28 to Sunday June 30 For friends of the mighty Cagiva Elephant: Link to the organizers web page: CEC - dev sample Route by small roads from Gothenburg to the meeting location: Göteborg till Åh Stifts- och Konferensgård - Google Maps I will try and be back from my Norway trip...