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  1. Nx650 Scrambler Build

    Dominator / FMX
    Well it's been some time in the making but my first custom bike build is now complete.:D Got to the point where I just wanted it on the road, so still a bit 'ratty' and might strip it all down again one day. But just passed it's MOT and already chucking about some green lanes. To be used and...
  2. Mpg crf450x 2005

    CRF - New Forum!
    Never been interested in fuel range before , but started to ride my bike more on the roads to get to green lanes further away , and i was impressed be the mpg. standard gearing and fuel system/air box (well 165 main jet ) and i got about 60 mpg , that was a mixture of green lane and urban riding...
  3. Try another BMW-88 R80GS

    After not getting on with my 77 R60/7 I was at the local carboot sale met a mate who said he was selling his R80GS, didn't know he even had one! went round and brought it, wife could not moan as she wanted to go to the carboot in the first place. It done alot of miles including round the world...
  4. Green lanes in Surrey (UK)

    Great Roads/Routes
    I put together a single .gpx file which covers most of the green lanes in Surrey, it is attached below if anyone needs a copy.
  5. Dominator Offroad Capabilities?

    Dominator / FMX
    Wondering just how well the Dominator handles offroad? And if anyone uses one as a greenlaning bike? Picked up a old beaten up bike that I am in the slow process of converting into a scrambler, but one that will actually cope with a bit of mud and green lanes. So just wondering how well they...
  6. Wanted: Enduro bike wanted.

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Enduro bike wanted .Not been on the scene for the last 2-3 years but found road riding and a gentle dry track across Salisbury Plain on the Africa Twin a little less exciting. So in need of getting dirty again. Anything considered, been used to Xr 600's and Husky 510's but like i said anything...
  7. I got hit by a car

    Dominator / FMX
    So like an idiot my GoPro was not turned off. I got hit by a car from behind at a roundabout. I got to the front of the queue and was waiting for a space to enter the roundabout when I pulled away and then got hit from behind by the car behind me. I have photos to show the fuel leak on the...
  8. Dominator plastics

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi Guys, Been wanting to ask this for a while but feel its a silly question. Are the Dominator plastic parts painted or is the moulding dyed during the manufacturing process. Seems to me dyed (if correct term). I know different people have different views on the plastics and their...
  9. Stop the government closing green lanes

    Dominator / FMX
    Stop the government closing green lanes Hi All Stop the government closing access to the countryside for bikers Click this link to sign the petition "No closures for legal routes for motorcycle trail riding without new provision."...
  10. Dominator tyres.

    Dominator / FMX
    Greetings from Denmark. My son passed his test for a motorbike today so as soon as we can get the insurance and registration sorted he will be let loose on this. He has spent the last six months getting it ready and I need to follow him for a while to make...
  11. Looking for routes to ride on

    Great Roads/Routes
    Hi all I'm new to the forum, I have introduced myself in another section. Can anyone please advise on lanes, Byways etc I can use in and around Peterborough? Much appreciatted John
  12. Newbie DRZ400

    Hi All Thanks for letting me in. My names John, I live in Peterborough. I recently bought a DRZ400, It's been 30 years sinse my last trail bike. Anyway I'm loving this bike. Great laugh. I nearly bought a Xr400R but the the DRZ had electric start. I'm going to fit tyres to the DRZ that will...
  13. Track help

    So i am looking to get from somewhere near Macclesfield to near Chester taking as many green lanes as possible and avoiding anything other then small A roads Can anyone help with a GPX track? Cheers :thumbup:
  14. North Wales trails

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    I am trying to find some green lanes in north Wales Does anyone have a .GPX or fancy a rideout and show me around? I will be coming over from Sheffield :thumbup:
  15. Gloucestershire & Cotswold Edge Rally

    Great Roads/Routes
    The South Cotswold section of the VMCC is running an informal rally (like a treasure hunt) where you have 2 months ( 1 August to 30 September) to visit up to 31 locations in Gloucestershire. It could be a couple of days riding to do the lot or a series of leisurely rides doing an area at a time...
  16. R.I.P Matt Hallam

    Many of us old XRV's and BigTrailie forum members will remember Matt from a few rides and meets at the Ace.......Ollie has posted on FB, sadly Matt was involved in a fatal bike accident Thursday night and lost his life:-( My thoughts are with this family and friends and I have asked Ollie to let...
  17. Cycle Tours- A ride planning tool for softroaders

    Great Roads/Routes
    A while ago I brought I brought an’ Ordnance Survey Cycle Tours for Gloucestershire and Hereford & Worcester’ containing 24 one day routes. These are mostly all on road with few partial off road at the end. They are generally 30 to 40 miles long through country lanes. The routes are shown on OS...
  18. Montesa 4 ride

    Other Honda
    Montesa 4 ride so is it only me wanting to see this bike in the flesh looking at it an the spec it's going to be an awesome trail bike for the tight green lanes out this coming month looks like 85kg with oil an fuel the crf 250x comes in at 115kg i want a test ride 4Ride Introduction pug
  19. Checking in saying Hello!

    Africa Twin
    Hello all, been a long time lurker and have even posted on here a few times under my dads account (Rickmercs), so thought it was about time i got my own. Especially considering that i now own his old RD07A...! Loving the bike so far, have had it a little under a month and have been putting as...
  20. Tyre options.

    Dominator / FMX
    My project should be done with the electrician next week and ready to fire up and I will post a video as soon as jnr turns up with his camera.:D:D:D The seat has been ordered from Vonzeti and they have a 30 day turn around. The only thing left to think about now is my tyre choice. I will doing...