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  1. Yamaha
    Well, I sold my K75 and my shed project and was Holding out for an XT500, but the prices even for rebuilds got so crazy, I watched out for a DR600 or XT or....... Tenere...... One came up and I leapt.... Train up to Reading, did the deal, rode home 80 to 100 miles..... JOHN you need to wake...
  2. Africa Twin
    I'm 6ft2 100kg ..missus is 65kg 5ft 5 . I've ridden an AT but only solo. I know it's a little underpowered for a pillion but I can live with that ..however i hate riding bikes with someone bearing down on me from behind ( ooer missus ) . Just wondered if with a bit of jiggery pokery the set up...
  3. Dominator / FMX
    I've just got back from a long weekend near Bayeux. I covered over 1000 miles in 4 days, a lot of which was the ride from Sheffield to Portsmouth and the return leg from Poole to Sheffield. Last year I did a similar trip on a Fazer600 which was obviously more suited to the task, so in...
  4. Transalp
    Ooer dilemma! I should have kept my R100GS, but that's a different story. I keep meaning to save for another one, but now that I've covered 14,000 in the last year on my Trannie (2006) it really is an excellent bike. If you take away lust etc, it does a really good job. Before I bought it, I was...
  5. Africa Twin
    Hi All Recently my speedo stopped working. Checked the cable and it was siezed. Replaced that but still no joy - bought a new drive from ebay.de and test rode it (to the MOT in the snow - passed) and still no joy. I am fairly certain that the clock itself is ok as I can put the drive up the...
  6. Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    After running on tkc's for the last year i knew i needed somthing a little more road ready for the e2e luckilly during my run to czeck republic and France it became clear that they all use MITAS so i made a few calls and the good people of mitas have gifted me (Declared) some E-07 tyers for the...
  7. Chatter
    I'm bloody well stuck on my Wee Island !! and couldn't get to work today. I have been trying to get away since 7:30 this morning but it's blowing a feeking hooley up here and getting worse. Our normal ferry is away for it's annual refit and the old tub the CalMac ( bless them) have put on the...
  8. Transalp
    Right. Which is the correct grease for lubing bits that are in close contact with rubber? Copper grease seems to effect the rubber and makes it soft and floppy (ooer). I think it's the white grease but does anybody know / recommend a brand to get? cheers rob ps. merry christmas to all & sod...
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