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  1. XL
    I have two frames that I have inherited as part of a bundle of spares that came with an 80's XL185 I have purchased, I only have a V5 for the complete bike but the other frames have clear frame numbers and the seller states they were complete road registered bikes when he stripped them in the...
  2. Transalp
    From The UK Motorcycle Theft Protest fb page ... "STOLEN MOTORCYCLE K65PPO My Bikes been stolen from my garage. It was in a locked garage attached to ground anchor and had disc locks on but they cut thorough them with bolt cutters. If seen please report to the POLICE" GRRR !
  3. Mechanical Advice
    So I have a OHC Honda engine with no identification number this was brought from a police auction. Can anybody help me identify it from the pictures attached it looks like an electric start and is currently sat in a Honda xr frame not sure if these are the same bike or not. If I can identify the...
  4. XR
    Hi, I brought a basket case from a police auction sold as a Honda XR. So with it being from a police auction there are no identity marks on the frame or engine I have attached a few pictures of the engine in the hope that someone will be able to tell me if it is in deed a XR engine. I have...
  5. XR
    Hi, I have a Honda xr200 which was brought from a police auction. There are no id marks on this bike as you can imagine, this will never go back on the road will just be used for riding round field etc. Any ideas how i correctly identify the engine i have on this, it is electric start and was...
  6. Dominator / FMX
    Hi Guys, OK, so from cold my Dominator (96) starts second push of the button half to 3/4 choke all the time. Sometimes first push of the button. Recently I have had trouble starting from hot. So for instance after filling with petrol or when I get home from work. When I get home from work I...
  7. Africa Twin
    Swedish Police had at least one Africa Twin in service.
  8. Chatter
    Fred Hill died in prison on the 10th February 1984, while fighting against bureaucratic interference with his choice to ride a motorcycle without wearing a crash helmet. Many people may have heard of Fred Hill but not actually know who he was and why he is remembered with such respect by the...
  9. Chatter
    I was watching t.v. the other night (10.30) when i heard a what sounded like a bomb going off outside my house,i went outside to find my Transit van 20ft further up the road from where i had parked it and a Ford Fiesta at right angles to the road with n/s front ripped off and my van looking like...
  10. For Sale / Wanted
    Just had the pleasure of recovering my commuter 98 transalp from the police after it was stolen last night. Considering they only road it 1/2 a mile there is quite a bit of damage, mainly to plastics but it looks like its mostly luggs rather than smashed.... Anyway I need to replace the...
  11. Chatter
    Please read this, it is not a joke. My brother in law is missing and obviously we need to find him. He's been gone a couple of days now so we need to widen the search area, if everyone could share this link on other forums, facebook, etc it would be a huge help. Please check every red Renault...
  12. Transalp
    Hi Guys, I'm not quite there yet, but I'm pre-empting the fact that some time soon I'll be bringing home & bringing back to life an ex police 2000 reg Transalp 650. It's been parked up in a barn for a few years. I was told it was a Dominator, so it was a bit of a bonus when I found it to be a...
  13. Africa Twin
    My RD04 was pinched a while back. I got it back via the police which was a miracle. The right pillion peg was snapped off, hopefull when the theives broke arms crashing. I have just found myself a lovely pillion passenger, RD04 rear pegs are unavailable SH and I am ona tignh budget. So decided...
  14. Dominator / FMX
    So on Monday I arrived to work and noticed a moped on thepavement next to a motorcycle parking bay. I thought it was a bit strange but Isee a lot of strange things so didn’t pay it much more thought. On Tuesday thebike was still in the same position with a parking ticket. I decided to callthe...
  15. Varadero
    Some pictures from an ex Police bike currently for sale here in Sweden. They are asking 49.000 SEK for this 2008 model with 25220 km on the odometer. This is what they used in 1977: Back to the Varadero: Edit: Pictures gone now, so bike is probably sold.
  16. Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Black Transalp 700, Reg LB09 OJM stolen from Southampton overnight on Sunday 17th May. SW Motech engine bars and bash plate, Givi Screen. If seen please contact police and let me know. Cheers, Sam
  17. Riding
    I got my Dominator on 14th Feb this year, so I have been commuting for about two and a half months. In that time I have seen four motorcycle accidents, two of them two nights in a row. I witnessed one first hand, One I rode past on the way to work with the others all being on the way home. In...
  18. CRF - New Forum!
    Just to say hello
  19. Travel
    Currently doing a solo 'around the world' adventure on my RD04 (1990) XRV750 and have become a bit of a specialist in giving advise on how to handle corrupted police so if anyone needs advise please give me a shout:) (Started in Ireland and have reached the Chinese border going via Baltic’s...
  20. Chatter
    In Edinburgh recently there has been a rash of ne'er-do-wells—children, dammit—stealing motorbikes, joyriding with scant regard for anyone or anything, and then burning them to the ground. It seems no-one is safe, particularly in the affected areas. But this report in the Evening News has...
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