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  1. Wanted: Transalp 600 low seat

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi all, I'm looking for a lower seat for my 97 600. Happy to buy or swap for a standard seat. The standard seat is almost ok, but the bike is going to an Uncle of mine (presuming he passes his test next month) who hasn't ridden for years and I'd rather he was fully comfortable on it as he's a...
  2. Highest mountain passes of the world, up to 5602 meters!

    Travel
    We had a wonderful roadtrip over the highest mountain passes of the world, up to 5602 meters! Here's a short video of our trip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8UF8d2ZOYc More videos on our website, Facebook or Youtube. Https://www.facebook.com/Lifeisjoy.nl...
  3. Alpine Pass Bucket List

    Great Roads/Routes
    I may be going to have a couple of days in the Alps in September, on my way back from Croatia. I'm definitely considering taking in the Stelvio, as I've never done it. But I know there are a million brilliant roads in the Alps, so what are the other tarmac coated passes I shouldn't miss out on...
  4. Switzerland for 2016 - any advice?

    Travel
    Hi all, Looks like we're now off to Switzerland in 2016 :D If any one has any advice, hotel recommendations and the best passes to ride I'd appreciate any help ! The plan is to ride to a single hotel and use that as a base to explore the passes. Cheers all :thumb:
  5. Big girl passes MOT

    Varadero
    Well totally forgot the MOT was due :cyclopsani: obviously garaged until booked in :rolleyes: All good apart from the rear disc has an advisory "slightly juddering brake" I cannot feel in day to day riding but shows in the brake test gauge. Will look to replace over the winter, any suggestion...
  6. FREE tickets HUBB UK travellers meeting - Donington

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    I have 2 FREE press passes for this event which is this weeekend. If you want them, call me (Mary).
  7. Maps, Germany.

    Travel
    Can anyone recomend any good maps of Germany? Ones with enough detail to pick enjoyable riding roads. I am heading down through the Black Forest and into Switzerland this June and would like a good map with enough detail to pour over and plan details. I have booked stopovers allready and once I...
  8. More stupidity......

    Chatter
    ... this time from the Irish - admittedly in the back end of beyond in County Kerry - Irish Council in Kerry to relax drink-drive limit. And reported on the RTE website - Kerry Council passes drink-drive permit motion. In essence they want the law changed so that the legal alcohol limit for...
  9. R.I.P Jack Duckworth...

    Chatter
    Bill Tarmey, but lets face it, everyone knew him as Jack Duckworth. Bill Tarmey death: Coronation Street's Jack Duckworth passes away aged 71 | Mail Online Never pay again for live sex! | Hot girls doing naughty stuff for free! | Chat for free!
  10. Alps-must see/do???

    Travel
    Looking for a bit of advice on what to see and where to go in the alps. The idea would be coming down France(route Napoleon) into Italy, Austria and then somewhere into southern Germany. So anyone know of any decent campsites, cheap b&b, cool roads and even cooler passes. Obviously we will do...
  11. Highest roads/passes UK -a list

    Great Roads/Routes
    I came across a list of highest roads/passes in UK Highest Roads whilst browsing I have loaded them into a spreadsheet so they can be sorted easily. Spreadsheet has been updated Intro +3 sheets- 1 All pases some may be routes not legal for motor vehicles 2 Passes that the OS map indicates they...
  12. Grimsel, Furka and Susten Passes

    Travel
    Saw this pic by Sambamboo on another thread about high mudguards on @. Apparently its the Grimsel pass. He recommended a round trip from Interlaken taking in the Grimsel, Furka and Susten passes so that's what I'm going to do next week. Early Eurotunnel next Thursday am. Reckon to make it to...
  13. My AT died going up Alp passes

    Africa Twin
    Well, I've been out a week riding through germany, switzerland, italy and chech republic. Great trip although the AT died on me 6 times. 1. Davos at 1000m, very hot that day, 30+ deg C, had been on the bike a few hours in 2nd/3rd gear at ~6000rpms in the heat. 2. Timmelsjoch pass at ~1500m...
  14. Irish passes on the dingle/kerry

    Great Roads/Routes
    hi all, having just got back from the TLD2010 loved a few of the passes we did on the way back. Connars pass on the dingle, and the road due south across the hills from Camp, also on the dingle. Plus the Gap of Dunlow on the ring of kerry. Enter from the north and ride thorugh all the tourist...
  15. Scotland - western highlands info please and good passes on the Dingle

    Travel
    hi all, having just got back from the TLD2010 loved a few of the passes we did on the way back. Connars pass on the dingle, and the road due south across the hills from Camp, also on the dingle. Plus the Gap of Dunlow on the ring of kerry. Enter from the north and ride thorugh all the tourist...
  16. MOT tomorrow - hope it passes.

    Africa Twin
    I think it all works!:thumbup:
  17. Swartberg & Gysmanshoek passes South Africa

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Finally posted the continuation of my trip through this awesome part of the country - hope you enjoy it too. Thanks. droffarc http://droffarc.wikispaces.com/2008_PA_Heidelberg4
  18. Lakes Passes Rideout - Saturday

    Past National Meets
    Lakeland Passes Rideout Saturday 8th leaving the campsite at 9.30 am (hopefully returning by 6.30 pm) It's an early start but it'll be a long day of on-road riding (approx 165 miles) with plenty of stops for leg stretches, cuppa's, grub, photo's, etc. Suitable for pillions with tight buns...
  19. Mountain passes

    Chatter
    Have you ever see anything as fast ? :shock: :shock: :shock: http://testudladry.free.fr/jcc_videos2005/2005_gemenos_castellana.wmv
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