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  1. For Sale: Montessa 315R 2002

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Not my bike but a friend is short of funds and is selling this Montessa 315R 2002, light use, Dougy Lampkin replica New rear tyre and Bars £950.00 Bike is situated in Lutterworth, Leicestershire I personally do not know the bike, but I'm happy to put anyone interested in touch with Andy the...
  2. Found: Wanted an old Twin shock TL 125/150 or similar etc WHY ?

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    I'm looking for a honda TL 125 ( maybe 150 or variant with bigger bore) to keep at my cottage in wales as I've got a mountain range out back of my garden:thumbup: Prefer a bit of a project but NOT all in boxes please . It will be off road only so no matter if its not registered with DVLA...
  3. Sold: x2 trials bikes

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Selling 2 trials bikes haven't been used for about 10 months , montessa 315r 2000 model carbon tank, Galfer calipers £850 Gas Gas txt125 2001 had new rear master clyinder and caliper pistons and seals , pads ,only used twice since £800 both have been used so not mint condition but good...
  4. Chaddesden, is it the best location to live regarding access to bike shops?

    Chatter
    Just read Lutins thread re new boots and the challenge of obtaining kit locally got me thinking and made me realise how lucky I am with all the bike and farkle places near me. Within 8 miles of Chaddesden on the outskirts of Derby there are Bob Minions Honda, Pidcocks BMW, Pidcocks Triumph...
  5. wullydunlop

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    :confused:hello joined your club to see if i can receive help on my honda xlv750r had it garaged awhile owing to problems with hydraulic valves nobody seems to know enough about them honda owners club no help all info much appreciated problem is shims under hydraulic valve is it a shim or a hard...
  6. Mick Extance adds Trial days

    News
    Dakar rider Mick Extance has introduced Trials Experience Days to add to the Enduro and Motocross experiences already offered by his Honda backed off-road biking experience in the Peak District. Honda says trials riding is the most popular motorcycle sport in the UK, with more competitive...
  7. Differences between RD07 - RD07A.

    Africa Twin
    On another thread i mentioned that the building quality of the RD07 is by far better than the RD07A. I am by no means an expert, but since i have both bikes and drove lots of twins, looots of Kms, here is my opinion. PLUSS For RD07: - Made in Japan (better quality rubbers, scrues, washers etc)...
  8. Coming up to 2 years of Varadero ownership

    Varadero
    If anybody is thinking out there about buying a Varadero, then i have some simple advice DO IT. I bought my W reg 2000 Varadero nearly 2 years ago, she had been stored up in a centrally heated garage and had 4700 miles on the clock, now just turned over 17,000 miles. The early SD01 bikes like...
  9. First 1000 miles on my Varadero

    Varadero
    After coming from an RD04 Africa Twin, the Varadero was quite a shock to begin with. First impressions was that it felt a lot softer and not as tight as the Africa a very different feel. It also felt a lot more powerful and more comfortable than the Africa. The engine did not feel quite as...
  10. 650 Model Difference

    Transalp
    Ever since Fatjohns troubles fitting a Staintune it's always bugged me what exactly are the differences between the models ? The Transalp model history is pretty similar to the Africa Twins (RD03, RD04, RD07, RD07A). The Transalps start with the 600 model, all models were XL600V with a model...
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