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  1. South Wales Forests (legally!) 27 May 12

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    For information: The Legal Forest Riders group has a ride through Forestry Commission land in South Wales on 27 May. You need to join the Legal Forest Riders site and sign-up to the ride; cost is £12. Rides are at three levels: Ride 1 - Sportsman/Intermediate with some hard packed tracks, some...
  2. Scottish trails

    Great Roads/Routes
    OK nice dudes in Scotland, where are the good trails? We are invading in June and have noticed on the maps stuff like 'The West Highland Way' nr Fort William and some military roads in the same area and also 'The Great Glen Way' nr Loch Ness. Can you legally ride these, is it a case of 'if...
  3. Grab this while you can !

    Photography
    The original site for this content seems to be locked down by higher powers. This site could be blocked or have some of it's content removed soon. While it's up, there is a great Gigapixel shot of London taken (Not entirely legally ;)) from the top of the Shard building. :thumbup: The Shard Of...
  4. Help and advice for registering an 'abandoned' bike...

    Chatter
    OK, the story is this: Almost 4 years ago a friend of my sisters asked her if he could keep his KTM in her barn whilst he went abroad for a couple of months to work. Since then she has not heard from him despite multiple attempts of her trying to get in touch. She want's rid of it and has...
  5. Fathere Frads Tour of The Lleyn Peninsula

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Father Frads Tour of The Lleyn Peninsula Frad being a gentle man gathered all those riders who where left from not going Bog Snorkelling with Mike and round the ragged hills with Paul and who could ride legally and headed off around a gentle few roads showing the sights of the Peninsula. as we...
  6. New EU Legislation

    Chatter
    Don't know if this is already going round . This will effect everyone of you that rides a bike so please sign the petition and if you have time get out on one of the rides on the 25th sept . Not sure if this has already been posted up on here but ive copied from another site for those who...
  7. For Sale: Honda Transalp 650 restrictor washers

    For Sale / Wanted
    As it says on the tin. 2 restrictor washers I bought off german ebay for £100 a couple of years ago, fit them between the carb outlet and the engine inlet to restrict an alp to 33bhp if you've just passed your test and you're restricted to 33bhp. Don't fall for all the FI International rubbish...
  8. Three Lochs Forest Drive

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    I was out for a bimble in the Trossachs today and took a ride round the Three Lochs Forest Drive. It's legally rideable and about 7.5 miles long and as the name suggests it takes in views over three lochs. Surface wise it's typical forest trail with crushed stone and plenty of pot holes. There...
  9. Riding other bikes

    Insurance
    I've just renewed my insurance and the policy contains the following statement You the insured, may also ride any other motorcycle with the owners permission, provided that the motorcycle is not owned, leased or rented to or by you. Cover does not include any damage to or loss of the...
  10. Shark Evoline - You can update your original to Evoline 2 spec (Great service report)

    Helmets
    Hi All, I have a Shark Evoline, which is the dogs :happy9::happy9:. The best thing about it is the fact that it can be worn (legally) in both open and closed position. The only two disadvantages are that the sunvisor is not long enough, and ends just at my eyeline when riding the transalp...
  11. Clocking forward - is it legal?

    Mechanical Advice
    Hi there Just wondering - hypothetically - if my speedo cable broke on the outward leg of a long trip, would I be able to legally add the 'lost' mileage after the end of the trip? As it happens, I have two sets of mileage, referring to a trip to Waterford during 2009 when the speedo cable...
  12. How much to take a bike off a multibike policy...

    Insurance
    I have a multibike policy with 3 months left to run on it. I thought I'd better do the right thing and tell my insurance broker that I only had one bike since my CRM has now gone to a new home :( Them: Certainly sir, that'll be £18.55. Me: Pardon? Them: Well, it would normally be £20 admin...
  13. Where in the South East

    Travel
    Where in the South East can I legally go and do a spot of green laning or off roading? Bare in mind that I'm an off road virgin, so a nice levelish bit of ground is in order, yeah I know, not easy in Kent. Just wanna try a wee bit of this off road stuff legally on my new Vara now that I've got...
  14. Oxford Products - Bad Service Alert - OF693 Hot Grip Controller Failure

    Product Reviews
    I bought a set of OF693 Hot Grips in August 2010. The smart revised push-button controller has failed even though I've only used them maybe half a dozen times. The old rotary controller was great but that's progress I suppose. So, I contacted the supplier and they are closed and on holiday...
  15. County council Liberties...... Mad as Hell!

    Chatter
    hi all, Right I`m about to submit a claim for car spring damage to the Local council :bom: and downloaded their form . On it says we have to submit a copy of the Drivers Licence,Mot certificate and Insurance details, what the hell do they need this for.... It was their highway that cost over...
  16. Gun Carrier

    Transalp
    I am looking to carry a legally owned shotgun on my Transalp, has anyone managed this sort of thing before with a case ?
  17. Big Thanks to Yen! Reversed Fine

    Chatter
    Another successful parking fine reversed with the helpful advice from Yen! I parked on Londons Lambeth Council area on a Fri eve and on Sat am the car was missing - towed away - £240 fine to collect. Wasted a day of my BH weekend getting it back. Initially appealed to Lambeth who replied I...
  18. Been pondering and philosophising

    Chatter
    What is the correct definition of a " BIKER" To me it's someone who rides in all winds and weathers regardless, doesn't buy the latest fashion statement to brag down the pub about having the newest whatever it is then not being able to ride it.. I regard myself as a biker because...
  19. Stupid rules & selfish people!

    Chatter
    Volunteered myself for a run to the supermarket - as I am currently the least flu affected adult in the house - to top up our Lemsip, Calpol and kids Nurofen supplies. Started off in a good mood, helped a couple of old ladies get a trolley instead of pushing past them to grab one for myself...
  20. Live concerts - any comeback

    Chatter
    We went to see Guns 'N' Roses at Manchester last night as V likes them. What a load of crap. We spent 4 hours at the MEN, arriving at 6.30 & leaving at 10.30 - before the main band even got on stage...... £150 quid to see a rubbish support band (ok thats not the point) & 2 hours with everyone...
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