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  1. Highest mountain passes of the world, up to 5602 meters!

    Travel
    We had a wonderful roadtrip over the highest mountain passes of the world, up to 5602 meters! Here's a short video of our trip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8UF8d2ZOYc More videos on our website, Facebook or Youtube. Https://www.facebook.com/Lifeisjoy.nl...
  2. Newbie from N/Ireland

    Dominator / FMX
    Thought i should say hello to everyone. Bought myself a bike i have fancied for nigh on 30 years, a 1989 nx650. Took for its mot today and she passed with flying colour, after the test i went on a 30 mile ride over the mountain, first impression ? absolutely BONKERS FUN:blob5:. Cant wait to get...
  3. dominator carb body

    Dominator / FMX
    need help please. I was adjusting the air screw on my carb today it was stuck solid, so I tried to ease it out bit of wd40 , Disaster struck I broke the threaded insert now carb u/s, tu flu***in spades. So need another body a I have ALL the internals . can you help ? Believe me I have a...
  4. Fun in Wales

    Dominator / FMX
    Just back from a long weekend in Wales. I found some fantastic trails and I did the "Wayfarer", which is the first trail that I've been on that was long enough for me to be glad it was coming to an end. There are loads of trails here in the Peak District but they tend to be short. The Wayfarer...
  5. NX500 to NX650 or more

    Dominator / FMX
    Hey all! I have been toying with an idea of making myself a tracker out of a Dominator. Unfortunately 650 Dominators around my parts are rare and expensive. On the other hand a 500cc Dominators are all over, with prices being more than half cheaper than of the 650. Now here is the big...
  6. The Next One ?

    Chatter
    Girlfriend is entirely, comfortably, happy with pillioning about on the 650 Transalp … … that we’ve done a few laps of Sicily upon. But, Transalp 650, two-up with luggage, will take its own sweet time on the tedious motorways, autoroutes … … and autostradas between the interesting...
  7. For Sale: Mountain Shirt

    For Sale / Wanted
    Nice pertex and pile mountain shirt /smock for sale, great condition and lovely warm jacket for sitting by your winter campfire. Lots of adjustment and all zips and Velcro all work as they should. £50 posted to uk or £45 if you want to pop in for a brew and try it on (size is XL).
  8. For Sale: Mountain 125cc Teen ATV

    For Sale / Wanted
    Mountain 125cc Teen ATV SKU:ATV059 Automatic Transmission, 21"/20" Tires, Air cooled, Front Double A Swing Arm Suspension, Front Drum/Rear Disc Brakes, Rear Rack List price:$2299.00...
  9. Day trip to Porto Germeno

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    This is a day trip for coffee in a place near Athens called Porto Germeno.Fantastic route that goes up to the mountain and then heads back to the sea and ends next to the sea.In the summer is croudy but this time of the year is great Enjoy
  10. Bike nicked!

    Chatter
    Got a call this morning my workshop has been broken into,bastards nicked my bikes,1africa twin reg s762rux,black,with stainless crash bars,ally panniers,.pace mountain bike,.gutted if anyone out there hears anything please pm me,.
  11. Norway - aursjøvegen and jernbanetraseen (old mountain road)

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Tried a new road a couple of days ago. One of my favourite roads is aursjøvegen, and this day, i decided to try a side road to this road - jernbanetraseen. This road is really spectacular, as you see in the pictures below.
  12. West of Crete on a scoot

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Returned recently from a 2 week jaunt in Crete, exploring mountain villages and seeking out the quieter;);) beaches. Rented a scoot. The man in the shop said we could take it anywhere - "Balos every day if you like" (Balos is nearly an hour down a dirt road.) This is a tarmac trip down the West...
  13. A fab day out on a fab trail

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Met up with Cabbage to go for a great trail ride, like being back in the good ol days Only this time its peddle power !! Took on the skyline trail from Glyncorrwg a marvellous 30 mile loop... although only could do 20 miles due to a section being closed. Starts with a nice lung busting climb for...
  14. For Sale: TREK 1.1

    For Sale / Wanted
    I'll put it on here a couple of Days before E-bay. Due to buying a Giant Defy 1, i'm selling my Trek. Very good condition size 56 cm 16 Speed Lugs for Mudguards and rear Rack Comes with a full set of new/unused Brake pads a spare 100 mm Stem and a couple of spare rear Cassettes 28 Tooth...
  15. Help Me Choose!

    Chatter
    Hi all, well I'm looking to downsize the Twin (see Tatty up for grabs in the for sale section) I'm not wanting to change again (no really I'm not) so this next bike needs to last me, but which one? I'm after a simple robust 600- 650 single that can do a good few miles with decent economy and...
  16. New Can

    Transalp
    Hi Guys Just fitted my new Leo Vince exhaust and must say i'm very pleased with the quality. Sounds very similar to standard, just a little louder which is fine by me (not tried baffle out yet) Seeing as my wife showed a total lack of interest in my latest addition I thought i'd see if I get a...
  17. On my way down to the Stella...

    Travel
    Hi all, I'm going to be riding this year's Stella Alpina Rally and then meet up with a few friends and do some exploration of Italy. I plan to camp on the way down and take in as many mountain passes/scenic routes as possible. The route will be a bit of a long way round as I'd like to do as...
  18. May 2013 Route Napoleon, Gorges du Verdon, Monaco & Route des Grand Alpes

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    I have just completed my fantastic 9 day solo trip down to the French Alps & Cote d'Azur, just under 3000 miles on my Africa Twin. Really lucky with the weather, the scenery absolutely amazing, no mechanical problems and met a great new friend Kevin Hancock. Highlights were the beautiful...
  19. Two days of summer...

    Transalp
    Well, I managed to get out for two sunny days in a row... The joys of the open road... My little mascot... MandoBear! I think he got a few flies in his teeth. :D Probably needs a bath (in the washing machine at 40) too... Out on the back of the Black Mountain - I love those wide open...
  20. Cotswold outdoors

    Chatter
    Today Sharrie and myself went to Cotswold outdoors tent show. We picked up a jackwolfskin time tunnel 3 and a Vango geodesic winter mountain tent, RRP in excess £650, we had both of them for less than £175. What a deal for two brand new tents. The one at Brecon mountain Centre is lasting all...
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