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  1. Taller back suspension

    Africa Twin Technical Specs
    Hello. I am about to install to my rd07a a taller back suspension from a ktm. The question is: if the suspension is, lets say, 1cm taller how much taller would the back side of the bike become? Something like x3 ratio or no?
  2. How much extra power output

    Africa Twin
    Is there much extra power on an RD03 for lights etc? May be selling my concours c14 and would like to hookup the led driving lights it has on it to the AT. Also would like a couple accessories outlets . I have an eastern beaver fuse box setup I would run everything through. Thanks
  3. Motogp Well done Cal!

    Chatter
    Another podium for the boy. Lets get Scott Redding in there and give em a couple of Repsol Hondas? Shame about Bradleys finger. That looked nasty!
  4. R.I.P Jack Duckworth...

    Chatter
    Bill Tarmey, but lets face it, everyone knew him as Jack Duckworth. Bill Tarmey death: Coronation Street's Jack Duckworth passes away aged 71 | Mail Online Never pay again for live sex! | Hot girls doing naughty stuff for free! | Chat for free!
  5. Scottish Motor Cycle Show

    Chatter
    Heads up Scottish Motorcycle Show - MCN Scottish Motorcycle Show It did not receive good reviews here last year, lets hope they have put some work into improving it.
  6. Would it fit ok....??

    Africa Twin
    I,ve broken the plastic throttle tube on my @t.....Honda replacement is about 30 quid with p+p...could I use cheaper ones from motox outlets, or do I need to sell a limb.....Ta...
  7. MOVEMBER

    Chatter
    OK guys (and gurls if your keen!) it's MOVEMBER time for charity. Movember United Kingdom - Home Lets see who can sport the best facial hair by the end of November? Fancy a Kitchener or an Adolf this time round. Who's in??:hitler:
  8. Wanted: africa twin

    For Sale / Wanted
    :blob8:honda AFRICA TWIN WANTED..S.A.P.BLACK IN COLOUR..any age or price if in good condition...........please ring steve 07831 366 595 :nike: if the right bikes another colour ....lets go for it?????????? regards......................steve
  9. CHEC Round 1, March 9th.

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Oww. That sort of sums it up! Apart from that, a fab day. Daz and myself set off about half nine this morning. Quick spin to the site, it's really nice to have an event so close. (Didn't get up 'till about 9!) Sign on, "scrutineering", ie do you have a bike, a helmet and what tyres are on...
  10. Just Thinking Aloud Here

    Chatter
    Yesterday I was out on my 2005 TDM900 which is valued at about £3500. Today I was out on my 1993 Africa Twin. This is more difficult to value, but lets say £1500. So that is 5 grand in total.What I was wondering was; is it better to have two bikes as I do, or is it better to have one bike i.e. a...
  11. Gordon's Mods - Improve your XR 250 or 400

    XR
    As the mods that Gordon did get referred to almost constantly for an XR I've copied them here for posterity and stickied them. The source was the XR400 Yahoo group. http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/xr400/files/%21%21%21%20Gordon%27s%20XR400%20Mods%20%21%21%21/ So let's use this thread for...
  12. Look at my new AT

    Africa Twin
    After a long long long time looking I've finally found my self an AT. She's a 1999 with only 15,000 miles on the clock. She has been sitting in a garage for a year and a half unused. First thing I did was drain the tank and blow out the carbs. I didn't dismantle the carbs, I just took off...
  13. The Annual Big Meet

    Past National Meets
    ok now that there has been so much crap about the national, lets do what Kymmy said and not call it the national but The Annual Big Meet or something along those lines. People can put in sujestions as to the loactions. We can list the locations and just work our way through them, with a...
  14. Green lane debate, please join in

    Riding
    There is a debate going on in difflock (4x4) forum, trying to thrash out what can be done to ensure the future of greenlaning. If you care at all about our hobby then please join in, give your views and lets see where it takes us. This is an issue that effects us all, no matter how many wheels...
  15. Top 10 'Dero Modifications

    Varadero
    Ok mod pickers! here we go lets list the mods we have made and highlight the mod that think is the best one that we have made to our bikes! Crash bars Handlebar muffs Cut down screen - quieter and looks better! custom exhausts power socket - not fitted yet fender extender new springs front and...
  16. Hein Gericke Cruise GTX Goretex Jacket

    Product Reviews
    I had this jacket recommended to me when I had to do an exchange in Hein Gericke on a previous jacket and overall I'm really pleased with it. I guess it may help to describe the type of rider I am and what I am generally looking for in a jacket. I do about 20-25 thousand miles per year and I...
  17. Morocco Dakar trip pictures.

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Part 1 of this report is here http://www.xrv.org.uk/forums/showthread.php?t=23352 MY DAKAR RALLY ADVENTURE WAS SCUPPERED BY TERRORISTS BUT I WAS DETERMINED TO HAVE AN ADVENTURE. Hill parking and getting a bump in the morning from Duncan Marakesh square at sunset. Night falls on the...
  18. The XRV First Aid Course - Report and Pics

    Chatter
    Met up with Lord Vader and [email protected] at the appointed hour. :thumbup: Vader made a real superhuman effort to be pleasant, :evil4: right up till the moment [email protected] arrived - then his Lordship roared CAFFINE LETS GO - and so it was off to the Ace to meet up with Whealie and get stuck into a decent...
  19. National Meet 2008

    Past National Meets
    RIGHT !!!!:D we had a great time in dent:cool::cool::cool: this time im thinking that we've been to wales :cool: we've done the lakes and dent etc:cool: so lets do a south west:cool: im just going to phone the plume of feathers in dartmoor and get some dates and just use the in a loud voice...
  20. North West meet - Rivington Xmas to New Year

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Continued from another thread - is anyone up for a meet-up ride out at Rivington, Lancashire sometime between Christmas and New Year? I've never been there myself but guess I'd better show my face as it's my new stomping ground :rolleyes:, miss pigugly will be along too. Please state if...
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