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  1. Chatter
    I know in the UK if it's not nailed down someone somewhere will steal it, but they've just been outdone!!! http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/south_asia/7142920.stm Kymmy
  2. Ride Reports and Pictures
    What can I say? This has been the best world cup for years: Plenty of action & upsets. I managed to get tickets at the 11th hour for both Marseille Quarter Finals. Rushed to fit new tyre and chain kit. The skinned knuckles were worth it - Once trip was arranged Mrs banned me listening to...
  3. Africa Twin
    Just wondering if many of you bought an @ new? If so what did they cost and what extra's did they offer from new? People in the day must have stared and marvelled at it (before trying to pinch it). I saw one in NZ many years ago, and used to follow it visually til it was long round the...
  4. Dominator / FMX
    Hello everyone. Anyone got any tips to remove the gear shift lever? The pinch bolt had sheared, I have managed to remove the thread that was left in the lever using pliers; however, when trying to remove the lever from the splined shaft it only comes off the shaft about a 1/4 of an inch and...
  5. Varadero
    My crashbars arrived today so i bombed up to Jonnos (RD5 in warrington) to pick 'em up and fit 'em! heres how it went! I've missed out the obvious bits from the instructions the bits i have put here are the bits that the instructions don't illustrate too well!! 1) Remove the fairings - not...
  6. Ride Reports and Pictures
    I did this one last year, enjoy !! A small gathering was being organised in the victorian part of the Oz high country, it's one of my favourite parts of the country so I organised a day off work either side of the weekend and I was on my way, 2 others joined in for the 1000km trip to Victoria...
  7. Chatter
    Just to confirm that the reviews in bike magazines should be taken with a pinch of salt there a big trail bike review in this months Ride mag about the BMW R1100GS and the V-Strom. In the 'also worth considering' bit the Africa Twin is listed as 'Don't Touch This One' as it is, apparently, so...
  8. Africa Twin
    Hi Ive had my bike over a couple of times and each time the guys at the local dealership said loosen the pinch bolts on the forks and twist the handle bars back into line (and they didn't charge for the advice either :shock: ). Be careful not to loosen the bolts to much!! and if you find that...
  9. Africa Twin
    I have a set of Touratech crash bars. And instructions in German:-( Has anyone fitted these? (RD07, standard tank, if that makes a difference) I'm hoping you may remember enough to help me out... I have a series of photographs so I think the steps go like this: 1 Assemble right/left...
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