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  1. Channel Tunnel pricing?

    Travel
    I have never travelled on the tunnel and am looking at possibly using it for the Dambusters ride at the end of May. It will be a fairly late booking, and I wondered what sort of period Eurotunnel have before the prices ramp up for the later/last minute bookings? It seemed about 24hrs from a...
  2. out of hibernation

    Dominator / FMX
    my dommie hybrid on bike ramp for once over b4 mot everything looks good to go Blessed is the MOT man who is from the loud pipes save lives tribe
  3. three bike trailer

    For Sale / Wanted
    For sale three bike trailer, complete with spare wheel and loading ramp. Middle bike sits further forward, allowing second two bikes on out sides to balance the load, tows very well, could do with a coat of paint but only to inhance its looks. Dlivery could be arranged, trailer down in the...
  4. Converting my van

    Chatter
    I've never really had to think about transporting a bike in a van or trailer, but I am converting a van into a sort of camper that has enough room for the bike, if it is reversed in, probably using a winch, any one else use this set up if so what's to look out for, bike will then be strapped...
  5. For Sale: Foldaway single bike trailer

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hello I have a single bike trailer for sale, which is the foldaway type. I have used it for four years, mainly for my Serow and Dominator, but have used it to trailer my Pan, and everything was fine. When assembling the trailer bed folds and clamps around the axle. Wheels and mudguards are...
  6. Trialer expense

    Bodgers Corner
    I have been wanting a trailer to transport some bikes to events, prices are crazy for what they are. Went to local steel merchants and got quoted for 2" x 2" & 4" x 2" box sections it was going to cost £200 for steel alone not including suspension unit and tow hitches light etc. But would still...
  7. Honda TA700 - ABS

    Transalp
    Hi all, Today I had more free time and so I went for a 350kms ride with my new TA. Here are my impressions since 0kms (it's marking around 500 kms now). Ups - Quite comfy and a nice riding position (I'm 1,80 meters and I weight around 80kgs). - Handles like a charm and on twisties kicks ass...
  8. Morocco trip January 08

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    I had been planning this solo trip to follow a few of the Moroccan stages of the Dakar shortly after arriving back home from a supported trip with www.Moto Morocco last September. That was my first visit to Morocco and i enjoyed it so much that i couldn't wait to go back. The Dakar seemed like...
  9. translation

    Chatter
    Hi guys as I´m making a website in English I´m trying to find out if you´ve got one word for the following: during my holidays I misjudged a curve and decided to go for the off road part next to it. There my biked was stopped by a approx. 1mtr high "ramp". As a result of my speed I then...
  10. Alp to Cagiva navigator

    Other Bikes
    I have been seduced found that whilst I couldnt fault my Alp I also coundnt grow to love it It did everything verry well but lacked ,for me ,that special wow factor so after 2 years and many uneventful miles I have sold her with minimal financial loss. What to get next tried a vstrom and a...
  11. Fantastic ride somewhere in Spain

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Sorry I repeat post 'cause I put it in a wrong place , I think ...... -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hi uk & world-wide friends Just share with you some pics of a very nice ride days ago somewhere in Spain Who said that Domis are an "cast iron...
  12. Fantastic ride in spanish sand

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi uk & world-wide friends Just share with you some pics of a very nice ride days ago somewhere in Spain Who said that Domis are an "cast iron old-motorbike" (sorry for this impossible translation of the spanish saying "HIERRO". :lol: A friend with 12GS: Domi did well where some other...
  13. Ferry's and assossiated Maritime questions

    Chatter
    :roll: This summer I intend to do a road trip, going island hopping from Orkney, Shetland, Faroes, Iceland and then Norway. These are all linked by a ferry. Know as a new rider i have never taken a bike onto a ferry, and my recollections as a car driver and a seafarer indecates things might...
  14. Starting

    Transalp
    Any of you guys find that your alp can be a bit of a challenge to start if the situation requires only a little bit of choke? I'll give you an example; this morning it was brass monkeys, gave her full choke (no throttle) and as she always does, she fired first time. Unfortunately (being a nob)...
  15. Advice please....

    Chatter
    Right got to work this morning - @ was fine. The place where I work has a circular ramp up to the car park. Anyway midway up the ramp it turned into an Ice Ring and the back wheel skipped out and down I went. Ususal right hand side damage to side panel and bar ends. Anyway how do things stand...
  16. Where do you stable your bike of a night?

    Chatter
    So, I've recently bought a house. Being as I chose a career in engineering I can't afford a house with a garage so my trusty steed will now be bedding down in the back yard - I concreted in a ramp over the weekend for this very purpose. Now, I've just moved over here from Belfast where an...
  17. XRV650 Running Temperature?

    Africa Twin
    OK, perhaps I haven't chosen the best time of year to ask this question, but what temperature do your bikes run at, or where on the guage does the needle spend most of it's time? Admittedly, I've spent the last week or more riding in conditions ranging from snow, to sleet, to rain, averaging...
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