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  1. replacing Avon Gripsters with Mitas MC24 or E-08 on TA650

    Transalp
    now Avon Gripsters are no longer available I am considering replacing the rear with a Mitas MC24 ( I have them on the TA600) or E-08 (cheaper than MC24 & bit more road orientated). I only use the TA650 on the road or gravel but many local roads are poorly surfaced and often quite muddy. There...
  2. Rear shock protection

    Varadero
    I noticed after a very long ride on a muddy/dirt road that my rear shock was getting plastered with mud. Quick and easy fix was to install a small strip of rubber, using a single zip tie. Works well, cheap, and only minutes to install. BEFORE AFTER
  3. Surrey lanes this weekend...

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Anyone fancy getting muddy on the lanes of Surrey on Sunday morning? Big bikes encouraged but happy to ride with anyone. Slidey
  4. Sunday 27/4/2014 early morning lanes

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Anyone interested in joining me for a while on Sunday morning? Need a few hours to clear my head a bit so decided to check out a few lanes in my area. Propably going to be a bit muddy with all the rain expected on saturday Thinking of leaving about 7am ish. Anyone interested send me a pm...
  5. Trail bike hire in Central France, Limousin

    Travel
    New for summer 2014, Ridelimousin is now offering trail bike hire as well as guided trail riding tours. You can fly into Limoges airport from the UK and we can provide airport pickup, protective clothing and everything you need! Please see our website for more info and prices. A few pics of...
  6. Africa Twin and XR400 on Hampshire byways

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    hi all, being a Bank Holiday in the UK today and with the sun shining - what better to do than a ride around in the country side. Glen and his Africa Twin came up towards my area to explore some of the local lanes and byways... here are the 2 ladies in question: most of the lanes were dry...
  7. Advice please- box, panniers etc

    Accessories
    OK, so I'm new to the world of bike accessories. I've recently bought a Honda XR125L, and want to be able to carry as much as possible on it, in the way of tools etc. It's to be a commute/work bike. So if one of my lads has a problem on a job (often offroad in the middle of nowhere) I can run...
  8. South England ish muddy rides....

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Always up for a ride, but sometimes need a plan to get behind.... I'm going for the UK rallies this year and need some social laning first. Any body want to play? Evenings can be good fun at this time of year... :)
  9. The Tough One 2013

    Photography
    Here's some of my photos from last weekend's hard enduro at Nantmawr Quarry. A good muddy day out!
  10. Can't compete with Mongolia

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    A little run out today with Bob and Steve. Bit muddy in places but great fun. Thanks for the poshest sausage sandwich ever Bob! (and the most expensive!!)
  11. Muddy Wet Fun

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Met up with Nibby from ABR for a couple hours practice for the upcoming BBRC rally. Went to practice drifting but side tracked into some mud........and I got stuck and it took the 2 of us 40 mins to free the beast. I have smelt of bog all day. The missus aint happy. Esspecially as my bike...
  12. honda xl 600

    XL
    just bought a honda xl 600 lmf for £300 it needs a complete rebuild but seems to be all there looking forward to rebulding this and getting out in the muddy lanes of n devon
  13. final ride out for 2011 Done!

    XR
    hi all, I had a 3 hour ride out at the local lanes here in Berkshire with my mate Roy on his KTM. We bumped into 3 lads on bikes and their dad on a quad who joined out ride for most of it... lanes were muddy but ok. here is a pic at a stop after we noticed one of the guys bikes was leaking...
  14. do i need a spark arrester on xr 250

    XR
    i ride in wet muddy conditions. noise not an issue. no fire risk ive just hacked my baffle.....to remove the pea shooter,,,, n had a balls up......the spark arrester got mashed. will it affect performance im going to jet to 135 have i missed something, or will i be ok ta nige
  15. First crash

    Riding
    Well,I had my first crash on the XR650R today.Took a turn up a very muddy track through a wood.Very deep mud with very deep ruts,tractors I guess.One wheel each side of a rut and feeling good,I opened the throttle,spun around in the opposite direction and I ended up on my back.Oh! what joy.I bet...
  16. Tails from the trails, by an 8 year old

    Chatter
    My 8 year old daughter wanted to do a write up on a recent trail ride we did......so here it is. On the weekend me and my daddy went on the motorbike. We went off roading and at the beginning we went through a big muddy patch. And on the path there was a massive puddle that we went through. We...
  17. XL650 14t Honda front sprocket wanted..

    Transalp
    Hi guys, In need of lower gearing for the muddy slow trails I seem to be getting onto ... so either need a 50t rear - but maybe clearence issues... or a 14t front which is available form jt sprockets BUT I really like the genuine Honda ones as the splines will take a hammering off road...
  18. DR 350 vs XR 250

    Suzuki
    Hi all, any of you suzy guys help me out, looking to see how the DR350 stacks up against the XR 250, muddy bimbles is the name of my game. Can't afford a DRZ400 so how does the older ands wiser one go (kickability robustness and economy all useful info- Thanks in advance.
  19. XR 250- any good?

    XR
    Hi all, I've posted something similar in the little Yam section, so hoping to get a few more views on here, I'm looking at an XR250 and a TT250R Raid and wondered what experiences people had (it's an import with elec start) and want it for my local lanes which are sometimes/ often muddy and...
  20. My CRF's in the MUDDY season !!!

    CRF - New Forum!
    I arranged to hire an MX track for myself and some other forum members and their friends to ride ( NUKB dirt-bike event :: www.northukbikers.co.uk) but after planning it over a month in advance we were thwarted by the weather. The track at Astley, Manchester (Home - leighmcc) was so dry the...
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