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  1. Africa Twin
    Hi all after many years of "ill get round to it " its time to do a total rebuild of my RD07 engine . it has been in pieces for about a year and is now time to put it back together!!! is there anyone in the Cambridge area who has done a total engine rebuild . i am OK with the spanners but have...
  2. CRF - New Forum!
    I am interested in buying a crf250l for touring and wondered if anyone on the forum had done any or indeed put quite a bit of mileage on one. Also interested in how the longer term ownership costs are going ?
  3. Chatter
    Could someone in the know i.e a mod or someone tell me what the advantage and perks of subscribing are these day over not subscribing only asking as i have no idea anymore how the change of ownership has effected things. Thanks
  4. Africa Twin
    I have recently had two women I know, both married get really excited that I have an AT. 'Oh!! an Africa twin' and a weird lustful look in their eyes. My wife likes the bike and agreed with the other womens. Should we keep this a secret benefit of AT ownership. I have never had a member of the...
  5. Transalp
    Well, after over 6 years of ownership and use by me and both of my sons, covering a measly 26k miles in our care over that time, tomorrow a mans coming to take the old girl away :( But with any luck I'll be able to keep an eye on the old girl - the chaps thinking of attending Galloway next...
  6. Transalp
    well after 4.5 months of ownership and 6000 miles i have the first signs of corrosion on the front and rear spokes, right hand side forkleg and more annoyingly the front wheel rim .Despite regular cleaning and treating with acf50 its happening allready :mad:<br>
  7. Chatter
    Well after 3 years of ownership she's gone and replaced with a 2011 Triumph Tiger 800 XC
  8. Chatter
    Seeking more first hand, real world experience of DRZ400 ownership, I joined a certain SingleCylinder forum. Have to say that this XRV.ORG.UK forum seems a far more helpful, friendlier and tolerant place to be when asking novice/newbie questions. So, Thank You All for your assistance with my...
  9. Everything Orange - KTM
    Bought with 20,300m on the clock and this happened the other day. Note the compulsory KTM fuel light So 10,000 miles in 3.5 months and am I happy with it. :thumbup: Service time now thought and just ordered a water pump shaft kit and shim kit :( And just for the record I was spinning the...
  10. Varadero
    If anybody is thinking out there about buying a Varadero, then i have some simple advice DO IT. I bought my W reg 2000 Varadero nearly 2 years ago, she had been stored up in a centrally heated garage and had 4700 miles on the clock, now just turned over 17,000 miles. The early SD01 bikes like...
  11. Other Bikes
    (I posted this on UKGSer,to answer a few GSers queries about the Uly) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Just been on my GS for the first time after 1,300 miles on my Buell Ulysses Since I bought my Buell Ulysses,I`ve had a few PM`s from UKGSers...
  12. Transalp
    I've now owned my TA for exactly 1 year. I know it doesn't sound a lot but apart from on old family heirloom 1972 Honda 250 that sits in the garage it is the longest I've ever owned a bike for! Says something about the TA, especially as it's a bit slow, a bit dull, a bit of a handful on the...
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