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  1. No headlights

    Africa Twin
    Help, learned ones! RD04 '91German spec coming home late the other night I switched to main beam, when I returned the push button switch to dipped beam... nothing . Main beam still works, fuse is OK as is the relay as far as I know (it clicks when switching to high beam) Bulbs are OK as is the...
  2. Which type of welder

    Dominator / FMX
    I have got my next door neighbour coming round to weld my frame loop in place today :wav: Now he claims to be be a qualified smed....(danish for blacksmith) so I hope he knows what he is doing. :rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:. I got my hands on a mig welding set and he said he has a tig welder he...
  3. Lunch time...Xmas.....ebay.......

    Chatter
    bad combination! Not sure I can have a second bike but could I please ask some learned friends opinions on this yoke....? Anyone close enough to be able to have a look...? suzuki dr 650 adventure bike | eBay I don't know anything about these bikes and this is just a on a whim...... Thank you
  4. Transalp shock query.

    Transalp
    Thinking of bidding for a Wilbers shock on the bay. package is in german. Could some learned gent tell me what fahrergewicht 76kg translates to and what does this rating relate to.
  5. Transalp rims s/h

    What's it worth?
    Hope some of you learned folk might be able to help. Set of gold rims on fleabay Would they be worth buying and keeping as spares. One photo shows a touch of corrosion on the valve hole. If needed would it cost a fortune to re anodise them?
  6. Wanted: seat base

    For Sale / Wanted
    Do any of you learned gentlemen know what would be the best material to use to make a seat base for my project bike? It needs to be about a foot long and eight inches wide. It needs to be of a material that can take the staples from fitting the seat cover. Where can I find the stuff? :thumbup:
  7. Jernatter rally 2014

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Having chatted to Vader and learned about his adventures at the Elephant rally, we have decided to hold our first Jernadder (Iron night) rally in the depths of a Cumbrian winter. Please see the flyer, all welcome. Brave riders attending 1.
  8. Help ,back suspencion stuck on low

    Varadero
    My back suspencion is stuck on low,we cant turn it up to high.Will i need a new rear shock^?^?? Please help me with all your so helpful advise that i get so often from the learned wise...
  9. My 1st 2 miles offroad - lessons learned!

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    1. Know where you are going - I just stumbled across a track so decided to follow it. There was a Police car at the start of it, but I thought nothing of it. Only on my return leg did I notice a tiny little sign saying "Restricted Byway" and showing signs that there were no motor vehicles...
  10. Learned a few things today

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    1. I have become rusty at riding. Not counting commuting, the only long-ish rides for months and months was the Welsh Invasion. This morning I took a little jaunt up to Abergavenny and over to Rockfield then back down to Chainbridge and wasn't at all happy with my standard of riding. I even...
  11. The UK TV Licence. A Question for the Learned

    Chatter
    A couple of quick questions, to which I hope somebody has a definitive answer. Am I legally required to have a TV Licence to watch BBC, and ITV programmes via the Internet (using BBC's iPlayer and ITV's ITVplayer)?? Also, do I need to have a TV Licence if I use one of those little hand...
  12. what i learned today!

    Chatter
    always have at least one 20p in your bike jacket pocket for tyre inflation purposes as the only free air machine in your area will have been vandalised!!:mad: ugh! also no matter how cold it is and notwithstanding that your vara hasn't been ridden for a few weeks it will fire up with only...
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