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  1. ACF-50

    Mechanical Advice
    I've heard some good things about this essence ;) 17 quid a throw from Amazon dot co dot UK, but I read that it's best placed in the kitchen sink, in warm water for a bit, to thin it out before applying? Any tips appreciated, thanks :)
  2. Bitchin kitchen

    Ch 263 Bitchen kitchen on repeat Hilarious Have a look, its not what it looks like when you first see it. Rickskye
  3. what did you do this Bank holiday?

    No doubt some of you ventured out on this wet and windy weekend, some of you might even have crossed the Darin Gap between Yorkshire and Lancaster. But no I could not ride again.:toothy9: Saturday morning had a late one. Then after brunch stripped and rebuild the head bearings on Sharries @ and...
  4. Vader, did you want to eat next Monday

    Because this is my kitchen at the moment :D I only asked him to fix the leaking tap Got a new kitchen coming on Monday, so should be fitted by next weekend
  5. Corrrr!!!! What a Fox !!!!!

    :D:D:D:D This cheeky little fella as taken to comming into our kitchen and raiding the dog bowl :D:D:D
  6. Plume of Feathers, Dartmoor 11-14 September 2008

    Past National Meets
    So, 40 tent pitches have been booked at the Plume of Feathers, Princetown, Dartmoor, for the Thursday 11 September to Sunday 14 September. More space may be booked if we get the numbers up. There are also bunk houses with their own shower and little kitchen areas and the pub does B&B. There is...
  7. Ace Cafe

    Hi All just wanted to say hi to all the guys and girl that made the trip to the Ace Cafe on Sunday, it was good to meet all you like minded all sorts. My 16yr old lad managed to keep the kitchen busy for most of the visit, look forward to the next meet and pictues from this one.
  8. Morocco trip January 08

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    I had been planning this solo trip to follow a few of the Moroccan stages of the Dakar shortly after arriving back home from a supported trip with www.Moto Morocco last September. That was my first visit to Morocco and i enjoyed it so much that i couldn't wait to go back. The Dakar seemed like...
  9. Re: New members needs help

    Africa Twin
    Re: New members The Cheater Cheated! Thanks for the friendly invite as a new'en Dave. Having just bought an AT in Northern Germany, I left behind some slightly concerned, but moreover disbelieving German chums and rode it back to the UK one Saturday recently. I have tell you, I was...
  10. Woohoo! My plastics look like new again :)

    Africa Twin
    Not sure if this has been discussed already, but I got some plastic penetrating vinyl dye delivered this morning, and have just finished spraying the faded black plastic parts of my bike (chain guard, mudguard etc). The results so far have blown me away. They went from old, tatty looking...
  11. SOS XR Rebuild HELP PLEASE

    Bought my XR4 in 2004 brand new:cool: i'd put two grand down on the bike six weeks before it came into the uk, so I had a long wait to get him home and named him JAWS (coz I figured he was swimming across the sea to me), then the crate came in and it seemed forever for the shop to hand it over...
  12. Exploration forum?

    Great Roads/Routes
    Yesterday I traded my Dominator in against a 2004 Tiger 955i. I'd like to say thank you to everyone on the forum for useful advice and friendly company. Part of the reason for buying the Tiger is to do some European, Scandanavian and, potentially north African trips, mainly camping. The...
  13. West, North and East scottish coast with some Lakes

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    We started on Saturday which was a little early than expected but our babysitter had mini M on Friday night instead. We headed up the M4, M50, M5 and then M6 towards Carlisle. We had some really heavy rain all day and even my waterproof boots got very wet. My feet were sloshing and...
  14. Filled my boots

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    My mate Sidge has had a serious back operation and was going insane indoors. I offered to call in on the way home from work with some DVDs on two consecutive nights. The first night I tried to take a direct cross country route using only a printed out map off the internet, got a little lost and...
  15. Electrical problems/Facet fuel pump

    Africa Twin
    Hi Guys (& gals), Need some help PDQ. I broke down last week and traced the fault to a knackered fuel pump. I ordered a Facet from the site ( thank you Dave S ) and started to install it. After reading the threads on problems fitting the rubber surround, I nicked a pan from the kitchen...
  16. bored, bored, bored, bored,bored

    This is going to drive me nuts. God I am soooooo BORED. Please give me some ideas of what I can do to stop myself going completely mad, it cant involve walking or standing, or any type of knee bending activity. I cant even carry a cup of tea from the kitchen to the living room.
  17. We are going camping to the New Forest

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    :D Deb and i going camping on the next bank holiday weekend.We are going down to the new forest,campsite still to be confirmed.We will leave sat. lunchtime around 2-3 o'clock as i work in the morning and come back monday after lunch. This is going to be a trial run for our scotland trip so i...
  18. SE London Working Bee

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Anyone fancy this? I've had a word with my rugby club and think it will work out. We can camp on the pitches. There are communual showers for the men and a separate ladies toilet and shower. We can get access to the kitchen, as long as we clean it up afterwards, could have a barbecue in the...
  19. Garage Fire !!!!

    Chatter I`ve got your attention,think for a moment. Petrol. Oil. Brake fluid. Paint. Solvents. Rags and other combustible material. Batteries gassing off while on charge. All in a confined space,often poorly ventilated,and often attached to a house. HAVE YOU GOT A FIRE...
  20. to those over thirty remember this life

    Gotta Be Over 30 to Understand the following : Mum used to cut chicken, slice eggs and spread mayo on the same cutting board with the same knife and no bleach, but we didn't get food poisoning. My Mum used to defrost mince-meat on the kitchen sink AND I used to eat a bite raw sometimes, too...