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  1. Christian the lion...

    Chatter
    If you havent seen it before.. Christian the lion was raised by humans in 1969 and then released into the wild. Watch the cat’s reaction when these people return to see him a year later.. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adYbFQFXG0U&feature=related
  2. Advice re Parts

    Dominator / FMX
    Hello there, I've recently bought a 1999 Dominator off Ebay. Unfortunately it has a few things wrong with it- Needs new end cans fronm the stainless steel front pipes backwards. Bottom Bracket that the back shock sits on needs all bushes, bolts and needle bearings replaced...
  3. Whats it worth 2

    Varadero
    Bit naffed off with the reaction to the @t what do ya reckon to this? http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ih=007&sspagename=STRK%3AMESE%3AIT&viewitem=&item=170133548539&rd=1&rd=1
  4. Devon scrumpy induced a sex change

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    There`s no other explanation for it. Partway through a night of drinking the Devon scrumpy that one of the UKGSers very kindly took to the Llangollywog meeting for me,a chemical reaction must have induced a sex change within me.......:downtown: Nothing I said made any sense I couldn`t...
  5. Dyno results

    Transalp
    Just back from the Dyno man - actually it was "Dyno UK Ltd" - the real people who are based about 2 miles from where I live, although I never knew it 'til last week. There was a BSB race team there - the dyno guy said it was xxxx (can't remember name) like I should have been impressed. Anyway...
  6. Any CCTV Experts out there ?

    Chatter
    A general plea to the masses. Do we have anyone on here that knows CCTV stuff ? Im looking for some reccomendations for a CCTV solution for my parents house. Reciently there have been an increasing number of breakin's in the area they live in, and also one of the little scrotes (already having...
  7. My Domie stalls after some time

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi guys, I have Honda NX650 Dominator, and it has a problem I'm not able to find for some time already. It's quite hard to explain, but I'll try After some time of roding it starts to stall suddenly. The process is: - Turn cold engine on. Fine. - Steady idling speed, good reaction to throttle...
  8. Ouch!

    Chatter
    The rider and 2 car occupants were all found inside the vehicle. Hmm, makes you think about trading in the sportsbike...
  9. Thank goodness for defensive riding

    Chatter
    If you don't mind I am going to have a polite little rant I have had quite possibley the most hazardous ride home tonight. It seemed to be almost everyone in a car or truck was out to get me and if that wasn't bad enough the petrol station had enough deseil on the floor to run a 4 by 4 for a...
  10. Filtering

    Chatter
    Your thoughts please: I tend to regard filtering as the most hazardous thing I do on the bike on day to day basis, generally speaking. I reckon there's any number of ways it can go wrong with consequences ranging from the embarrassing to the painful. So, although I subscribe to the I don't...
  11. Wheel alternatives?

    Africa Twin
    I have a couple of worrying "vulcano-like" patches on both of my rims. Since all of them are perfectly retangular I think it is where once balance-weights were fitted. Maybe some freaky metalurgic reaction between lead and magnesium (or whatever metals are involved) or "just" general...
  12. Orkney 2004

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    The primary objective of this trip was to test the wild claims of various midge repellent products. Oh, and also to meet up with family and celebrate my mothers 80th birthday. The thousand plus miles round trip was characterised by gusty winds and torrential rain making for very uncomfortable...
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