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  1. 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...
  2. Riding in Essex.

    Riding
    Been quite for a very long time. But wanted to know if any ones riding in Essex. Either laning or day trips? Sent from my SM-G920F using Tapatalk
  3. new guy

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    hi im skyrider from preston I originally posted my greetings I think in the wrong place and now I have found this one :rolleyes: so anyway im on the look out for an xr 250. at the moment I have a 225 serow and a cb 500 Honda. and the honda which im trying to swap for an xr so hopefully it will...
  4. For Sale: DR 350 *Great Condition*

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  5. Very quick jetting question

    XR
    Hi guys I'm back on an XR400 (2001) I think :-/ I am green laning and want to know what the best jets to use are? Standard pipe with the standard insert REMOVED (can't believe I found a bike with that still in it tbh) and a bit of open pipe bolted in to keep it a tad quieter. snorkel...
  6. Wanted: XR400 or Similar for Green Laning

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Hi guys, i am looking for a green laner, possibly and XR 400 or something in the same vein, reliable and pretty much low maintenance. I have a black 03 plate CCM R30 at the mo which i am willing to part ex/swap for the right bike but if not just an outright purchase.. So what is there about in...
  7. alternatine front wheels

    Dominator / FMX
    sorry if this has been covered elsewhere but I have just aquired a dominator engined sidecar,it seems that a solo was used as a donor bike.The wheels are definitely dominator but the front one is 17" which may be fine on the road but i want to use it green laning and would like to change to 21"...
  8. High mudguard Transalp 600

    Transalp
    Morning All, I'm toying with the idea of fitting a Supermoto/MX style high mudguard to my 89 Alp partly because I like the way they look and also because I hope to have a go at some green laning and read a few posts about mud possibly clogging under the standard mudguard. Does anyone who has...
  9. spotted in Hemel Hempstead today

    Spotted
    In the outskirts of Hemel Hempstead nearby to the Herts Show which was on today. Someone riding in a trio on a red white and blue AT - the RD04 colour scheme. I was in the car with the family, itching to get on the bike today; especially as the TRF had a stand at the show. Might go to their...
  10. Greenlaning

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Hi all hope you are well. I am looking to make new pals for greenlaning I can ride ok but am a bit green at off roading. Pardon the pun. Like a few beers and a laugh I live in Warwickshire near to junc 2 of M6. I've been riding bikes since I was 8 I have a gas gas 250 pampera and a txt 270...
  11. 1997 XR400R good buy?

    XR
    I've been offered a 1997 XR400R with 11,000km, last owner 7 years 147km covered, I am interested in it for green laning, etc. It's currently sat in Spain, where it was originally registered, repatriating is not a problem. It's not a glamour model, I want to ride it not look at it, and shows...
  12. Good day to you all, I am Crazy L, from Portsmouth

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hi all I'm new to this off road riding lark as I have been riding road bikes all my 20 years of riding, but have just bought a snotter of an XR400 to use for a bit of green laning/ general shenanigans. Just gotta get it road legal now as it was the enduro version thus had a, what looks to me...
  13. Dommie Newbie!!

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi All I have just aquired a good 'ol' red dominator. I intend to do some commuting & green laning on it so off to the TRF next!! I am thinking od adding some farkles to it (tall screen, 2-1 exhaust, crash bars maybe fog lights). Please can anyone suggest the best places to shop? Cheers in...
  14. FMX Wheel swop anyone got any ideas Thanks

    Dominator / FMX
    Ok just bought a FMX I like the shape, its got 17" SM wheels as do they all but I want to put either a 19 or 21 on the front and use the bike for a bit of green laning I can get the original hub re laced into a 19" rim by Hagons with a matching black Rim and SS Spokes for £280.00 but that...
  15. Off road in Ireland??

    Travel
    I will be having a few days near Ennis in Co Clare in August and wondered about taking the "little 'un", and trying for a spot of laning while I am there. Anyone got any useful pointers please?? Is there an Irish TRF?? :-)
  16. Lowerin kit for XR400?

    XR
    Hi, I've just bought my first on/off road bike after 37 years of motorcycling, I'm thinking it might a safer option to go green laning with all the idiots on the roads these days. Any way my new bike is a 1997 xr400 which is a tad to high for me, can anybody recomend a good lowering kits please...
  17. xr250 or 400 ?

    XR
    i'm looking to buy a used xr250 or 400 from about 2001-2004. i'll use the bike for light laning and forestry trails and odd trips to work ( 30 mile round trip) . i weigh about 15 1/2 stone and i'm 6 foot tall. just trying to decide which bike would suit me best. any suggestions ?
  18. Trail bike hire in Central France, Limousin

    Travel
    New for summer 2014, Ridelimousin is now offering trail bike hire as well as guided trail riding tours. You can fly into Limoges airport from the UK and we can provide airport pickup, protective clothing and everything you need! Please see our website for more info and prices. A few pics of...
  19. Playing in the forests of Gueret

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Hi, finally got round to editing the footage from last April when we were riding in the forests of Gueret (Central France). The trails are amazing, so much variation in the terrain and hill climbs etc. Just a short clip! Enjoy! Trail riding France
  20. Laning Prep for an XR400 - carb hoses

    XR
    Evening All, Am in the final stages of prepping the XR400 I bought three weeks ago for its first laning outing this weekend. Question on carb hoses, there are two that come off the carb and run in tandem through the swingarm and under the bike. I see no problem in leaving the floatbowl drain...
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