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  1. 4 Transalps

    Transalp
    Hi, new to forum. See attached pics of mine and 3 friends; all 650 Transalps, blue, silver, red, black! Recent seaside outing and the 2 adventurous ones went for a paddle in a river on the way home..
  2. A cafe racer and a CB1000R

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Evening all, about 18 months ago my friend Jay bought on eBay an old CB550 as a project base. the bike was running but not good enough to keep as original. So we took it apart and than over the past year Jay has transformed it into a cafe racer! Now it's all back together and today was a first...
  3. NW Posse outing 5th April

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Well what a brilliant day out but it did start foggy but as soon as it cleared wow what a day. First time I have met Mikethebike I would have liked to get a pic when he fell over but he got it upright to quick, amazing how a small rut can stop you :) Anyway we met up at Devils bridge for a brew...
  4. NW Posse outing 1st March

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Had a brilliant ride out today considering the weather would have taken more pics but cold on hands but we made it out with Paul S on his first outing with his Suzuki drz 400 Austin , Foz1969 and myself at Dunsop Bridge all over Bowland and ended up at Settle. Just made it back before Snow lol
  5. All is Peachy

    Transalp
    Doesn't seem too many weeks ago my Transalp was in bits and pieces all over the garage floor having a major service and suspension rebuild. With a week off work, I thought it deserved a good run out and have just got back from a 905 mile loop from Newark. It averaged 56mpg with the highest...
  6. Laning Prep for an XR400 - carb hoses

    XR
    Evening All, Am in the final stages of prepping the XR400 I bought three weeks ago for its first laning outing this weekend. Question on carb hoses, there are two that come off the carb and run in tandem through the swingarm and under the bike. I see no problem in leaving the floatbowl drain...
  7. So define...........................

    Chatter
    Adventure as in adventure bike. To me riding any bike is a bit of an adventure. Doesn't matter where you're going or for how long. To caitieM riding her little scoot arouind the estate is an adventure, to others an outing to The Lakes, Wales, Scotland is an adventure, and so it goes on.You can...
  8. London info...

    Chatter
    A couple of m8`s have expressed interest in seeing some of London, i know nothing of the place. It would be in the car and probably a travelodge/b&b etc, for a fri+sat night... travel down on Friday, see some sights on Saturday and home Sunday (August BH weekend). I'd tag along just for a small...
  9. DRZ outing March 2010 - Foggy n Cold

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Well it was a foggy, cold and very wet day -I was going to run to the coast on the Varadero but decided the DRZ needed to get dirty!:blob7: Firstly a run over the moors from Barnsley to Penistone Leapings Lane Then over to Deepcar via the Strines which was well flooded The Byeway At...
  10. First outing on XL700 TA... pics.. & questions.

    Transalp
    Took the new (to me) TA out for its first outing today. On the whole, I came back with a grin . Did an hour on the road though town then out into the countryside then 'accidentally' turned left over a mountain... ;) There are some niggles I need to understand and maybe rectify... few...
  11. First outing of 2010

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    I havent been out since early December, when with the XR running rough I decided it was time to check it out and get the oil use problem sorted. So after a rebore, new piston and head re fresh. Then a body work clean up with new plastics and new tank, time spent running in and a carb overhaul it...
  12. Time for another outing down Devon way

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Anyone fancy a meet up for a few hours/ miles either next Sunday (7th Feb) or the following Saturday afternoon (13th Feb) and clear the cobwebs. Was thinking just the afternoon so 12-4 ish, I'm flexi with the venue and route, just testing the water (otherwise I'll be a billy and enjoy it all to...
  13. First outing

    Gas Gas
    WELL IT'S HAD IT'S FIRST OUTING YESTERDAY, IT WAS VERY STIFF AND NEEDED SOFTENING UP, VERY VERY QUICK WHEN THE POWER VALVE OPENS ALMOST THROWS YOU OFF THE BACK OF THE BIKE WHEN YOUR NOT EXPECTING IT. EXTEMELY LIGHT AND AGILE, GOT TO LOOK AT CARB AS IT LEAKS FUEL THROUGH THE OVER FLOW PIPE IF IT...
  14. The XR Family outing

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    So we arranged a ride on XRs to do a bit of laning in the area. J on his newly aquired 650 and me on my 250. The offer was put out and we had 1 taker, Airwolf. So Len trailers his 600 down from Bolton to Js Friday night ready for a Saturday start. Over to Pontypridd Fire Station for 9 in the...
  15. 1st Outing On The '08' Xl700

    Transalp
    :blob5: Well, the waiting is over at last !! Picked it up today brand new on a pre-reg 57 plate & proceeded to put 115 miles on the clock. * Nice & nippy up the gears (but still running it in at moment) * Riding position & handling spot on at 6ft 3" * Bit of wind noise from front screen...
  16. First Off Road Outing. (With BTBloke)

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Well as you can imagine. Only having done 350miles on a bike then going off road I was Nevious and sweating like hell. And thats before I met up with BTBloke. LOL........... Me and BTBloke met up on sunday afternoon and spent about 4 hours riding around Northampton. From green lane to green...
  17. The Mabels family outing

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    It has been a lovely day in Wales, so I thought I would let you all know what we have been up to. We started at 10 this morning Mr mabel took ages getting his bike out, I dont think it started as well as Twinkletoes but what do you expect Once we finally go going we headed up the Ogmore...
  18. First outing on my new At

    Africa Twin
    I just picked up my new bike two weeks ago :D and within four day my brother had talked me into :shock: a "little jaunt into the countryside" So I got a few strange looks at first but they did give me a warm welcome. My brother forgot to mention that it was a meet from UKGSer's.com :oops: I...
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