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  1. Africa Twin
    Poxy seat on the rd07 is the most uncomfortable thing I've ever had the displeasure of sitting on, soooo what are my options? Wait for one to come up secondhand? Spend a fortune on Corbin or top sellerie? Has anyone used the polish lad on eBay that charges 90 quid? I've already got an...
  2. Chatter
    I would like to take this opportunity to wish you all where ever you may be in the real world a very Happy Christmas and a prosperous and peaceful new year from myself and my lad here in Denmark. Glaedilig jul of godt nytår.:thumbup:
  3. Varadero
    ...and I was struggling to work out how. Nicked from work car park and headed for fields, I followed tracks across them, I was sprinting and I'm no slouch for a big lad! I was a few mins behind them, loads of folk telling me... Couldn't see how they'd pushed it up the hills, doubt they started...
  4. Dominator / FMX
    I was having a little lad n dad chat with jnr about bikes and he said he had shown one of his photos of my bike to his mechanics teacher. His teacher was impressed with the bike and said ,tell your dad if he gives us the back wheel and gets the spokes ,we will do his back wheel for free and do...
  5. I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hello all. It's time I introduced myself. My name is Gary and I purchased a 1988 XRV650 RD03 earlier this year. I'd like to thank you all. Your forum has been a great help to me with your advice and gave me some pointers when looking at buying. I had 2 motorbike posters as a lad. One is was a...
  6. Mechanical Advice
    Hi folks, I bought an ex mod 1996 XR250R, I've had all the mot work & engine work done, the problem is the lad cannot sort out the electrics on it to take it for an MOT, what happens is, the lights work, the indicators work the horn works, but not all at the same time, if I have the lights on...
  7. For Sale / Wanted
    I want a pair of soft panniers for a couple of upcoming trips on my little trailie and to then pass onto my Lad for a ride he wants to take on his wee 125, and wondered if anyone has a pair sitting in the shed they would like a few beer tokens for?? 30 litre+ in size Waterproof, or with covers...
  8. Chatter
    OP deleted whilst the debate rages as to whether bikes are cleaner than cars!
  9. Chatter
    What were they called, and can you still get them? Years ago, when I was a lad, some of the more wealthier kids had these pipe cleaner brush kind of things wrapped around the wheel hubs on their push bikes. As they cycled along, the brush spun on the hubs keeping them and some of the spokes...
  10. For Sale / Wanted
    My lad has started whinging that he wants a lightweight pair of boots to ride to college with and then chuck in the top box and wear the usual trainers around College. Barmy to me but hey, I am "old and know nothing" ;) I suggested Derri boots or Wellies but that is seriously not cool...
  11. BMW
    Hi guys just got a bmwr850r s reg and i love the bike....the problem is the neutral green light is on all the time and the lad i got it off gave me a new bmw neutral switch with the bike....he said he never had time to fit it because i got the bike off him before he had time to fit it....what i...
  12. CRF - New Forum!
    My lad has had his bike about 4wks now and 500miles later, drained the oil and only 100ml came out. Are we looking at rings or is there something common with these. The bike dealer in preston gave it a full service before he took it. Any ideas would be much appreciated. The bike is an 04 Cheers...
  13. CRF - New Forum!
    My lad come off his CRF250 and bent the clutch lever nearly 90 degrees he's ordered a new one, so will the old one straighten up to use as a spare. Can you anneal aluminium, or will it just bend back without snapping, Cheers Mike
  14. Chatter
    The spirit of Hawkwind* has been resurrected Maaaan. New album by Hookworms, Pearl Mystic. I heard a song on Radio 6. Took a chance on the album. Droney sounds guitars and the fatlad can sing and scream. Fabulous, play it loud and be killed by your neighbours. Hookworms - 'Preservation' (Live) -...
  15. Africa Twin
    Noticed yesterday evening in the Shropshire Star, "1992 AT, 19k miles, excellent condition, £2450. 07970 742410" Would have had a look and possible dabble myself as an investment except I have just got my lad a Honda 125 and the piggy bank is looking bare....
  16. Chatter
    Ok, it's a day late, being 4th May. or May the fourth be with you :D I was at a music festival yesterday dressed as Yoda as it was my eldest lad's stag do, an all day drinking sesh. The rest of the motely crew were Chewbaca, R2D2,The lord himself of course, and last but not least my son dressed...
  17. Africa Twin
    Just going down to the Ace for dinner with the lad on the back if anyone fancys a brew...:thumbup:
  18. Africa Twin
    Me and the lad are poping down to the Ace Cafe over the bank holiday anyone fany a brew :thumbup:
  19. Yamaha
    My lad is after a XT125 for his test and one has come up on his work market place, Its a XT125 2010 low mileage, we are going to have a look at it hopefully later today. has anyone owned one or is there any known faults to look for. Cheers in advance Mike
  20. Africa Twin
    Ok looking for the below measurement for anyone with a stck exhaust on. I have laser so want see how much i can get pannier step moved in buy when lad makes the rails
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