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  1. varadero in MCN this week

    Varadero
    in MCN this week was a test on pirelli's new giant trailie tyre, well i dont give a toss about that before anyone takes over the thread please! the bike they used in the pics was a varadero with crash bars on it, what i want to know is whose crash bars were they, can someone confirm they were...
  2. Oi! Monsieur put yer elmet on sil vou plait

    Chatter
    Reading through some other threads this evening I was reminded of a red mist incident in Calais while proceeding through the Chunnel terminal. Mrs Gromit and I had checked in and were riding our TA and AT in train boarding mode (i.e. gloves in top box, helmet strapped to luggage, passport and...
  3. Do you shorten your chain

    Africa Twin
    Just curious do you shorten your chain so it lasts longer when you put a smaller sprock on? Or do you toss it when it stretched?
  4. Sad day today

    Chatter
    Took my cat to the vet to discover she had a tumor in her mouth and sadly had to be put down. :( I know she was only a moggy, but she was the only one in the house that didn't walk off when I talked about my bikey plans. Lost a mate. The best kind too. One that doesn't talk back or argue the...
  5. Did anyone get caught in THAT rain ?

    Chatter
    Dont know about you but we had some serious rain yesterday! Toss up between the car and bike to go out for the day and i came down on the car side (It was nice then ) Not rain to be on a bike in for sure .
  6. Bike Found! Northants Police Crap! Read all about it!

    Chatter
    A quick re-cap for you all: My RD04 was nicked during the night of Wed 1st June. Between then and now I have received two calls from the police to say how unusual it was for bikes to be stolen in my village, cant remember the last time etc etc. Unfortunately they didn't ring to say they'd...
  7. Bl***y TA fairing what a PITA

    Transalp
    This is just a grumble and I will feel better when I have finished!!! Picked up a K&N air filter this morning. About 2pm decided I would fit it. This being the first time I have done any work on the TA since buying it in May. Read the Haynes manual - fairing off, tank off, fit filter, put it...
  8. I'm outta here too!!

    Chatter
    I'm off! The british summer has been toss so while there's still time I'm riding the bike abroad for the rest of it. I'll be in Hungary at some stage for sure and it'll be mostly Eastern Europe for the rest of it. See y'all later!
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