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  1. Palerider and Win xp practicing for the TT on saturday

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    By the track during practicing Derek had a go closely followed by Craig
  2. Suggested tires for FMX650

    Dominator / FMX
    Greetings everyone. As per the title, i've been thinking of replacing my tires for a while now. Since it's summer the grip is good enough, plus i don't ride very fast or aggressively anyway. However, now that i got used to the bike, when i test my brakes on an empty piece of road and try to push...
  3. Totally rookie rider - some tech help wanted, any extra advice welcome as well

    Dominator / FMX
    Hello everyone! I very recently happened upon a low cost purchase opportunity. A friend of mine is moving to another European country for a new job and he was looking to sell his FMX 650. I've been on the bike as a passenger quite a few times, he's someone i trust (so i knew he wasn't lying...
  4. Couple of hours out in Yorkshire trail riding

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Managed a couple of hours trail riding today. Just what the doctor ordered :) Beddowsm came over to sunny but cold yorkshire to help with some work on the house and Mike being Mike can't take the simple route there and back - good one Mike. So we went to thurlstone and had a run around the...
  5. Back to Biking

    Riding
    On Friday I took an all day ‘back to biking’ course (It's 10 years since I was last on a bike; you may have seen my thread on getting the new old bike back on the road here:http://www.xrv.org.uk/forums/transalp/44288-transalp-laid-up-13-years-what-do.html ). It was a one-on-one day with Drew, a...
  6. Lulu's Most Excellent Adventure (Part 1)

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    This hardly qualifies for a ‘ride report’ (more of a ‘falloffalot’ (™ Alpslapper) report), but mods, if you think I’m in the wrong forum, please feel free to move me on.:angel9: Well, I’ve finally (almost) gone and done it. After a year too full of misadventure to be able to spend time on the...
  7. Dilbert gets his knee down - on a Versys !!!

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    Well, knee, leg, hip and then flat on my back looking up at the sunshine It was on the way back from the Lakes and Deb was disappointed not to have gone over Hardknott Pass so I said we would go back that way, everything was fine and dandy through Wrynose Pass, but a lot of ploddy cars about...
  8. Fine Day Out

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    I dont know if this is the right section but here goes.. So today as I novice rider, I was lucky to have a ride out with my Neighbour who has been riding/racing since he could crawl. The pressure was on as we where practicing road positioning, especially when cornering.. He watched me for...
  9. The Longest Day at Rykas

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Some of us Chad,Deb,myself and Robster went today to rykas to collect some money and to show our new Banner(which stormforce somehow organized;))to the world When we arrived the place was full of scooters which made a lot! of strange noises.:D We went ahead to set up our Banner and Bikes...
  10. Got my theory booked

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    Well i only wanted money for christmas to go towards a motorbike test etc, i ended up with a few small pressies, and then i open a card and details of a motorbike theory test was inside :D My mum's booked it for the 25th of january so i better get practicing. I will start looking out for...
  11. Anyone we know?

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    Is this any of you lot, practicing for the mass ride to The Lakes? http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=813_1178618849
  12. Coastal Wales then some Mountains

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Just been out today practicing for July,so we headed out down the M4 towards Camarthen. At Camarthen we headed west. First stop was at Pembroke docks which is the first castle in Wales on our tour. Now the plan today was to recce all of the stopping points in Wales unfortunately MR Mabel...
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