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  1. Mature riders.

    Chatter
    Safe in the knowledge that my rugged good looks belie the fact that I am getting on a bit I was wondering how many riders on here are, shall we say, 65 or over? Please be aware that any infomation provided will be treated with respect and only used for p*ss taking purposes. ;):D PS I know that...
  2. Xr250r

    XR
    Have been looking for a green lane bike for some time now have come across a 1999 xr250r with 5432 kms on the clock looks in great condition the seller wants 1300 its road legal and has 12 months mot does it sound about right? Because of my mature years and because it only has a kick start are...
  3. Two frisky fella's frolicking fru France

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Midday Wednesday, all loaded up & ready to go! Distination, the Vaders' who kindly fed & watered the weary pair. Our departure was mid morning but the excitement was too much, awake at 4am soon followed by "pssst Kev, you awake"...... on the road by 5.45am through the fresh early morning...
  4. National Meet 2011 - The Official Thread - Thur 8th to Sat 10th September 2011

    Past National Meets
    Ok ladies and gentlemen. Here's the deal....... lots to get through so pay attention at the back. The next National Meet is in Snowdonia North Wales Thursday 8th - Saturday 10th September 2011. Campsite: Llyn Gwynant (thank you to Frad and PigUgly for finding it and researching it) Group...
  5. National Meet 2011 - The Chat Thread - Thur 8th to Sat 10th September 2011

    Past National Meets
    Ok ladies and gentlemen. Here's the deal....... lots to get through so pay attention at the back. The next National Meet is in Snowdonia North Wales Thursday 8th - Saturday 10th September 2011. Campsite: Llyn Gwynant (thank you to Frad and PigUgly for finding it and researching it) Group...
  6. memory has left the building

    Chatter
    Help! I have beeen trying to remember the real name of (kind hearted arthur)It's driving me crazy . This question would apply to the more (mature) among us. Thats you out Vader:D And no it's not Arthur Askey,the one i'm after was a big Londoner with a broken nose
  7. Caption for 'baby onboard'' needed

    Chatter
    Have found a place that makes up the diamond shaped signs aka 'princes onboard' etc I want to make up one for the Africa twin ! Come on you wise sages and left lobe mature peeps Need a witty line for the @ Prize for the one chosen is I will have one made for you and even post it!
  8. 1999 rd07a

    What's it worth?
    SOLD chap from the local club is contemplating changing his machine, he is not a member of this forum, but asked me to look at it: he's owned it last 3 years, mature owner,toured the Picos last year pretty tidy 25000 miles centre stand heated grips braided hoses good trailwings tax 08 mot...
  9. For Sale: 2008 Honda 650FMX FunMoto

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    FOR SALE 2008 [08] Honda 650FMX FunMoto, 4,200miles,black,FHSH,Honda Warranty, 12 months tax,Handguards, Rear rack,one mature owner(me), this bike has not been messed with. PM me for more info, Thanks, Rog £2550.OVNO. Click this bar to view the full image. Click this bar to view the full...
  10. Lulu's Most Excellent Adventure (Part 1)

    Chatter
    This hardly qualifies for a ‘ride report’ (more of a ‘falloffalot’ (™ Alpslapper) report), but mods, if you think I’m in the wrong forum, please feel free to move me on.:angel9: Well, I’ve finally (almost) gone and done it. After a year too full of misadventure to be able to spend time on the...
  11. I Believe I Can Fly ...

    Chatter
    I'm now officially challenging Whealie Esq for his title !! I've been having a ball with my DRZ Ol' Yella and my daughter's boyfriend has now bought an XR400R ............... It's all such fun As you can see we are very safety consious in the wee hoose - our safety equipment...
  12. For Sale: 2008 Honda 650FMX FunMoto

    For Sale / Wanted
    FOR SALE 2008 [08] Honda 650FMX FunMoto, 3,500miles,black,FHSH,Honda Warranty, 12 months tax,Handguards, Rear rack,one mature owner(me), Price reduced. PM me for more info, Thanks, Rog £2750.OVNO.
  13. XR250S Oil pump failure?

    XR
    Hi all, This is actually Mr P, who has offered to help a friend out with a top end failure of his 1996? XR250S. Here's the brief story, This bike may have been used for trail riding, but is now used on-road by a sensible mature rider. The engine oil was regularly changed, the oil level was...
  14. Tip for the day

    Chatter
    Do not have a light brekky, skip lunch, go for a 30 mile mountain bike ride, then start neckin Holsten Pils:happy2:. As Donald Plesance said in their old TV ad's for those among you mature enough to remember... 'ALL the sugar turns to alcohol.' Or maybe my tip for the day IS do as above,:D...
  15. FMX rear tyre already!!!!

    Dominator / FMX
    My 2008 FMX is in for it's 4K service at 3,100 miles as it was running rough and I received a phone call to say the rear tyre was below the legal limit and the tech would not roadtest it until it was changed (fair enough) but I feel that 3.1K from a rear tyre is very poor milage indeed, it seems...
  16. European Breakdown cover

    Travel
    My broker was not really interested in offering me bike breakdown/recovery insurance cover, as the cost was potty. RAC is not much better AFAICT! Who is offering the best cover for single or multi trips to Yurrup these days? Mature rider (HAH!), on a TA. Any recommendations much appreciated.
  17. Honda xr125-l6 2006 - for sale

    For Sale / Wanted
    honda xr 125 l6, 56 registered 01/09/06. One private mature owner. This bike was purchased from cusworths honda dealers and it is immaculate, having covered just 2000 miles from new. The bike has full honda service history and balance of manufacturers warranty. This is the limited edition bike...
  18. New TA 650 owner

    Transalp
    Well after months of umming and aaarring (if thats the way to spell them) about a new Vstrom 650 I saw an ad for a TA 650 and thought I would go see it. 2003 model in blue, 6000 miles, honda topbox, scottoiler, loads of bits n pieces with it.......... mature owner selling because he now has a...
  19. Bank Holiday Trail Ride

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    The moors around Holmfirth in West Yorkshire was the venue for a morning of trail riding this bank holiday. The edited number plates offer a clue to the riders however a few of them were from the GS forum..... A variety of bikes including a proper GS which piloted by a very competant...
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