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  1. Chatter
    Saw a programme on telly the other week with a road called "Butt Hole Lane", it was a documentary so I'm assuming the producer wasn't just having a laugh. Here in deepest Norfolk (or Hare in deepest Norfolk as the locals would say) we've got a Slutt Hole Lane :p. Anyone beat that ?
  2. 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...
  3. Transalp
    This is an article printed in a mag.. Sshh.. The Transalp has long been a star in Honda's constellation, but will the eagerly awaited incarnation shine as bright? It's been 20 years since the Transalp first hit our shores, and to celebrate it passing that two-decade milestone, Honda has...
  4. Ride Reports and Pictures
    I had a couple of hours spare on Sunday morning so decided to take the scenic route to Arkengarthdale over the Stang forest and return via Reeth and Richmond. 60 miles in just under 2 hours only stopping for a few piccys. The day got even better when I realised the MotoGP was on just as I...
  5. Mechanical Advice
    Hello I want to get a quick lock plate for my top box, In fact i would love to get this Touratech UK Webshop BUT I hate dealing with Touratech UK (and De wont sell to me, as we all know). So does any one know were i can buy something like this.. I need a "universal fit" because it is...
  6. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Lowflyer & I decided to go for a little ride today . . . Started off well in a little sand pit with Lowflyer getting some riding tips from some locals . . He eventually gets it all crossed up . . . And I . . . . . don’t! Something tells me his head hurts :-)...
  7. Dominator / FMX
    I am leaving on a 9 day trip on my 89 NX 650 and need to replace the front rotor before I go. The EBC website has a part number but the dealers listed have not been helpful. I had the second wrong rotor mailed to me today. I am posting a pic of the bike loaded with wolfman bags. Pretty much how...
  8. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Just been out for a quick ride around the Elan Valley Dams.:D Best time to see them is after a lot of rain.:toothy2: All the Dams are overflowing.:fish: Went along the Trail along the side of The Claerwen Reservoir, but 6.3 miles in, came across this: I thought if you follow...
  9. Africa Twin
    OK Voltmeter fitted. Please see below. Many thanks for all who contributed with advice especially Tarka and GSPD750. I wanted the voltmeter to be permanently on so I could glance at it in the middle of the winter when the bike is effectively in storage. I notice on the wiring diagram...
  10. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Well it was a memorable weekend !!!:D :D I headed out to Condobolin in central NSW to checkout the Condo 750 2 day cross country rallye. It’s a mini version of the Oz Safari / Dakar with bikes and cars competeing including 2 Oz Advriders – GTAus and rjf I got away from work about 4pm on thurs...
  11. Ride Reports and Pictures
    I did this one last year, enjoy !! A small gathering was being organised in the victorian part of the Oz high country, it's one of my favourite parts of the country so I organised a day off work either side of the weekend and I was on my way, 2 others joined in for the 1000km trip to Victoria...
  12. Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Sunday 1st October, starting from Braintree about 10am, limited to 4 people apart from me (I want to keep the locals on my side by not taking a wagon train past their front doors). I'll be on road tyres so don't worry if you are too. PM me if you're interested.
  13. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Hi All, just thought i'd post up a quick note about my trip. Went down to Le Mans on [email protected] with a few friends on other various bikes (blackbird, bandit, ninja and the like) and managed to hang on to their shirt tales! Mine didn't miss a bit - very impressive. very popular with the locals...
  14. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Stella Alpina 2005 I set off for this year's Stella Alpina rallye as a party of 1. Despite some initial interest from the xrv.org.uk crowd, as departure approached the numbers dwindled. As it happened I arrived at Dover to join the queue behind wheeliebin on his TransAlp. Then one last Whopper...
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