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  1. fork question

    Africa Twin
    How much, all in would a set of USD forks cost, inc wheel, disc caliper etc off a KTM640 supermoto/enduro and everything I need to fit it to my bike (RD04) and what could I get for my original forks, etc? Basically swap out the whole front end - labour aside - wopuld I break even?
  2. CRF1000L - Quick release pillion seat

    Africa Twin
    There’s a small amount of storage space under the pillion seat but access requires a spanner to remove two 10 mm screws. This spanner is in the toolbox by the battery which in turn needs the Allen key under the rider seat. To make the pillion seat quicker to remove there are two easy...
  3. Man down. Takoda Paul!

    Chatter
    From ABR this evening. I know many of you on here will know Paul Holroyd. Owner of Takoda campsite @ Kirkby Stephen. Last Sunday he was doing his job as a Highways agency officer protecting people on the M6 when an out of control car hit him and his colegue at the scene of an accident. Paul...
  4. Threadlock or not?

    Varadero
    Gear pedal pivot bolt sheered this morn, on the M60 - which was nice! I changed gear by hand and limped the last couple of miles Anyway, Hunts had one and every bolt on the hanger cracked immediately making removal of the snapped stud a doddle. It literally turned itself out, drilling from...
  5. 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...
  6. Watch out, new stealth cameras on motorways !

    Chatter
    Has any account been published of the total spend, so far, of how much the installation of the nationwide coverage of Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) technology, and supporting hardware, has cost the taxpayers of the United Kingdom ? Has there been any published economic...
  7. thread pitch

    Dominator / FMX
    can someone please confirm the metric thread pitch I need when recovering cylinder head threads are they m6 x1.25? what other sizes do I need if I want to clean up all the other screw threads thankyou
  8. Decompression cable mount wanted XR600

    XR
    Guys, anybody have spare decompression cable mount? Small shaped piece of metal. Could ship it to Latvia? :)
  9. M6 North Knutsford

    Spotted
    I was riding M6 Southbound Thursday 4th July. Spotted group of 3 - 4 including a Black AT & GS's riding M6 North passing Knutsford Services. Anyone from here ?
  10. help me make my mind up

    Dominator / FMX
    I have seen on Evilbay two(2)dip sticks for my nx 650 christmas present one markedRR @ £61 one marked JR @ £30 Both look idntical on the screen anyway...
  11. Dark coloured @ M65 25/5/12 11:15

    Spotted
    Saw this bike between Burnley and Nelson heading towards Colne, Anyone on here?
  12. Purple AT Northbound M6

    Chatter
    Anyone from here riding a tidy looking Purple AT fully loaded wearing a rucsac this evening approx 18:00 hrs -ish Northbound M6 ? I was travelling M6 Southbound in am American Ambulance following a car rally.
  13. Any 650 owners in the Andover area?

    Transalp
    Might need someone willing to let a firm that makes 3mm acrylic headlamp protectors use their 650TA for measuring up. I've been looking for a headlamp protector for my bike and found a firm selling through ebay, but they don't do one for the 650 :( ..... .... but they are willing to make one...
  14. CAL4U race meeting sunday 16 / 10 / 2011

    Charity Events
    We need YOUR help, Events, Donations | CAL4U - 'Stay Strong' Callum Loveridge Charity race meeting on the road between junction 13 m6 and penkridge staffs this weekend if your going to the stafford show ? , pop in for a looksee camping etc on the saturday night
  15. M5 / M6 on Thursday

    Past National Meets
    BTW I'll not be in the van now, but on my bike! Cuh! Is anyone travelling up M5 / M6 on the Thursday? Will anyone be stopping off in Pooleybridge on Thursday night? Will I be on my own? :( Does anyone want to be my friend? :D
  16. M6 crash biker dies

    Chatter
    Some terrible news.. Yet another fellow biker lost a life in a road accident..Storey reported in local news paper M6 crash biker dies - Wigan Today My heart and sincere condolences goes out to the family & loved ones Its sad to read a fellow biker lost his/her life in this manner.. Always...
  17. Twins 0 - M6 Traffic 2

    Chatter
    Sorry but how stupid can you get http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/7636577.stm
  18. M6 last sunday!!

    Chatter
    Was heading south on the M6/M5 towards the forest of dean when out of the sno/rain/wind i saw (heading north) a group of three ATs. i nodded and got a nod back! was that anyone?? had a great time in the forest, tried a bit of off road and discovered that slippy root-strewn hills are not great...
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