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  1. For Sale: what are original honda @ right hand guards worth? new in packet!

    For Sale / Wanted
    what are original honda @ right hand guards worth? think i can get afew pretty cheap, don't ask me why i can't get the left side! ;)
  2. My AT is finally being broken

    For Sale / Wanted
    (PM) what you're interested - sales don't always work out! All bits from an RD07. See here Frame + log book + plate + MOT + history + new chain Used 150 Wiring loom including switchgear Used 40 Ohlins rear shock. Excellent condition...
  3. Pinlock system

    I recently bought a new Shoei Hornet helmet and it included a pinlock visor strip in it ready to fit on the helmet. I knew nothing about the Pinlock until I opened the box and looked at the packet. I didn't bother fitting it for a couple of weeks and it started to gather dust at the back of the...
  4. Homemade Fenda-Extenda

    Bodgers Corner
    None of the usual suspects Powerbronze , Pyramid etc seem to do front mudguard extensions for the Transalp 650 so I bodged my own. What you need 1)Cornflake packet - to make a template 2)Suitable plastic - I used a 20 litre Castrol oil drum , scrounged from the crew of my local ferry !!! 3)A...
  5. camping in Africa... the hijacked thread

    now that i couldn't agree more with, i looked at a few companies to supply us a complete 'package' of gear to sell with the bikes for africa and could not believe the [email protected]~ocks some came up with, whats worse a few actually contradicted themselves and got there own figures wrong!!!... at the end...
  6. Top tip for easy AT cleaning

    Africa Twin
    This may alrady be common knowledge but for those who have not tried it could save a load of time, hassle, polish and buckets of water. My buddy told me about this and I thought he was taking the pi55 but it works. All you need to get your bike sparkling clean are a packet of johnson and johnson...
  7. We Survived

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    The weekend started on Friday night at our Mountain Rescue HQ in Bridgend, we packed up all the vehicles and left for the base at Penwyllt. When we arrived we were given a briefing and told what was expected of us over the weekend. We were told, You are a specialist demolition team who have...
  8. Ride Report - Alps and Tuscany

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    OK Then Ride Report… Are you sitting comfortably? Good, then I’ll begin… Day Zero… Cambridge to Harwich! After work, ride from Cambridge to Harwich for the 23:30 ferry (Yippee!) Boarded an hour early, Ferry sailed an hour late. Plenty of straps available, although I had taken two of my...
  9. More exhausts......................again

    Africa Twin
    Just a quick one - my REMUS:glasses8: is loverly but the bits from it forward are manky - so much so that its time for new ones :mad: - question is, can anyone lay claim to knowing if there is a full stainless system available for the @? Ponder at your will, replies on the back of this...
  10. Rusty Nuts Grand Challenge 2006

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Once a year in a land far far away a group of hardcore bikers gather for a weekend of pain and perseverance. A campsite in a small town in the middle of the north island of new zealand becomes the centre of operation for the Rusty Nuts 1000 mile grand challenge. Riders come from all over and...
  11. Scottoiler Mail Order Service

    Recommended Dealers/Service Providers/Campsites
    I would highly recommend the Scottoiler mail order service via their website. Fast , no hassles , does what it says on the packet. They do a bicycle chain lube systen simmilar to the motorcycle one, exept manually pumped and I could not get the lub fluid anywhere, so eventually resorted to the...
  12. The Dolomites - a tale of two halves

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Up at around 6am on Thursday 6th July, ready for check-in on the IOM Steam Packet ferry at 6.45, with a 2.5 hour crossing to Liverpool. Motorway all the way down to Folkestone and the Channel Tunnel, stopping only for fuel as necessary. I got to the tunnel in plenty of time as there wasn't...
  13. Antibes and back - thumping through France

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    My first major off-island expedition on the Dominatrix, apart from a long weekend in Yorkshire a few weeks ago. The holiday started well with gear and clutch issues – the clutch was replaced (ouch, money :( ) and the gear lever turned out to be held on to the shaft with a grub bolt – the...
  14. Yorkshire in the wet

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    This last weekend was my first trip off-island since moving over here, so a mate and I went to Leeds (his home town) - he passed his test last Feb and rides a 2000 Ducati Monster 600. His first time riding off-island too. I packed up my new panniers on the Friday evening after work and rode...