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  1. Africa Twin
    Hi All, Ever since I bought it, my RD07 has always had a jerky power delivery at light throttle loadings, such as at 30km/h in 3rd gear on a flat road. At first I thought it was the chain and sprockets, as they were well worn, but replacing them made only a slight improvement. The bike has now...
  2. XL
    Hello folks, this is my first posting hear so be gentle. I have purchased a XL 600 PD04 (Import), off the bay of e. I use it for green laning, trail riding. I find the gearing way too high for what i want, I want to plod around in first or second and use the throttle for control. the present...
  3. XL
    Hi all, Noob to the Forum here. Looking for a project / rebuild XL250 or XL500. :thumbup: Been reading through some of the informed Posts & Threads in here & looks like a valuable source of information. ;) Had bikes on & off for over 30 years now, first new bike was an XL185 a long time back...
  4. XR
    Hi to you all, can any onetell me what other seat can fit onto my xr 400, would the 600 fit or any other xr model, Cheers Keith:blob6:
  5. Chatter
    Hello everyone, I have recently heard once again from our good friend, Ian Coates, who has been making his way around the world on his Africa Twin since 1999 and he would like me to post his most recent update..... All the best and safe riding!!! Dee DEE WOULD YOU PLEASE POST THIS FOR ME: I...
  6. I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hi All. Just been recommended this site by BORIS after I found a sticker of his in the top box of my new bike! Nice genuine fella! Thanks mate! I have just bought a Varadero (the one on March 2010 of the current XRV calendar no less) Looking forward to going to Bonnie Scotland (britains best...
  7. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Firstly, excuse the pics, took them with my mp3 player as forgot camera, won't make that mistake again! Hi all, I was offered Fiona's BMW for a run today so couldn't refuse! Firstly, I must point out I said I thought her GS had no soul on a past ride but I admit I have changed my opinion...
  8. For Sale / Wanted
    Feel a bit like "Cheggers" (Keith Chegwin), for those of a certain age. But I have an genuine XR400 tailpipe in good nick that I want to swap for an XR250 of late '90s vintage, also in good nick and genuine, not too rusty etc. Bought it for my bike, but it is a bit bigger, I suppose I could...
  9. Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Sorry :rolleyes: I see the reference to the SW area riders being elsewhere - but cant find it on here. Who is about in south west and does anyone meet up? I was at the Plume of Feathers last night and Keith the landlord told me someone got p***ed last year on a meet - go on own up, who was it?
  10. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Usually we all head West or North, Aberdeenshire seems to get missed out most of the time. Due to the weather I decided not to go west and cut a trail from Elgin to Craigellachie, Dufftown, Rhynie, Mosset, Strathdon, Ballater, over the bridge to South Deeside, Strachan, over the Cairnamount to...
  11. I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hi to you all, my name is Keith i live on the Wirral and ride a 1000cc Varadero i also have a Kawasaki gpz1100. :thumbup:
  12. Everything Orange - KTM
    :D well me n my mate keith had a little play with the seat on my 990 to give me a little more comfort for TLD:D well kieth did the work whilst i made tea looked important and gave him tips:D:D:D heres some pics standard seat with the joke of a gel pad now...
  13. Africa Twin
    I took a half day todayin anticipationof my new Caja Sahel top box arriving. Of course, I had no guarantee that it would arrive today , but I took the half day anyway. Got home and this is what was on the kitchen table Out with the stanley knife and two minutes later Then, as if he had...
  14. Varadero
    just like to say hi every 1 i bought a varadero 1000 bout month ago love it sold me fireblade because got bad back now all the motocross racing finally caught up on me lol live near liverpool if any 1 fancys a spin cheers keith :)
  15. Recommended Dealers/Service Providers/Campsites
    Folks, A you may have noticed from other posts I am about to be the very proud owner of a BRAND SPANKING NEW KTM 990 ADV. I can honestly say that I have had one of the best buying experiences in 32 years of motorcycling. I think they gave me an exceptional deal. The Dealer is AVUSS...
  16. Africa Twin
    hello,just joined this amazing site and want help from some one who knows what to look at when buying an xrv750 1996 model,as i have had many bikes before,but when i buy,if i buy at all this bike i have 450miles trip home,as i say a spin to the shop and back right ?lol,but really cud do with...
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