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  1. Correct year of manufacture?

    Africa Twin
    Hi Folks, I recently bought an AT on a Q plate (stolen recovery) and the new documents states a 2000 model. I know it's not a 2000 bike and believe it's a 93-95. Could some 'expert' look at the pictures and let me know what year it was manufactured so I can purchase some parts for it? VERY...
  2. Recovery cover for Dambuster Run

    Travel
    Checking things off my "to sort out" list for the Dambuster Run in late May one of the items I haven't got is recovery insurance/cover. I am a member of the AA but it does not include European cover. Should I see about extending my AA cover just for the 4 days I am abroad or is looking for...
  3. Barkingmadscott

    Chatter
    Barry is currently in hospital, he's had an accident and has had his wrists operated on. For those who use Facebook then this is him. https://www.facebook.com/barkinmadscot Just wishing him a speedy recovery, no one like to read of any accidents (especially when it's one of our own) so get...
  4. multi-bike european roadside recovery?

    Chatter
    Just done insurance quotes for 2 @'s, Nash £440!!! all inc helmet, euro-cover, euro breakdown etc etc, Hastings...... could do both seperately for £260, multibike £164, But... no breakdown cover... not even uk could be offered. Anyone got a seperate multi-bike European roadside recovery, AA...
  5. Waiting for recovery !

    Africa Twin
    31k on the clock on the @ and on it's original fuel pump. Wise one that I am bought a facet pump..... Great move you say Wise one is too idle to change the pump.... Understandle I hear you say, he works hard and doesn't like to get his hands dirty. Wise one always carries it in the panniers...
  6. My Recovery Trip

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Sunday 20th left home for Portsmouth late ferry to Caen meet my mates who were going all the way to Marbella my plan was to go to the Spainish border and then head home on me tod :thumbright: On the way down stopped at Birdlip hill for an ice cream but sadly no van :rolleyes: On to my...
  7. poor bugger waiting for BMW recovery

    Chatter
    Walked to the station heading for a meeting this morning. I passed a biker stood by his bike waiting for recovery. The bike looked OK to me and I had no time to stop or help (and I was wearing a suit) so I carried on. He was still there three hours later when I came back. Turned out was was...
  8. Corrupt drive data recovery

    Chatter
    I know it's nowt t' do wi 't bikes but I have to spread the word. I had a real 'oh feck' moment yesterday when a 250Gb external drive that had the only copies of 25Gb of photos etc. stored on it became unreadable. After beating myself up about not backing up I trawled the web and downloaded...
  9. SPOTTED! Transalp awaiting recovery today, with pics!!....

    Chatter
    Spotted this Transalp at the end of the A30 dual carriageway, where it joins the M5 J31, (DEVON) at about 17:00 today. Break down was due to a broken chain. Any ideas who it was?!!!!..... :D:D :D:D:D
  10. Fuel Pump recovery or pre-disaster treat

    Africa Twin
    Hi.. here at portugal, some AT owners (my self inclued), have taken the matter of the facet fuel pump another way.. Being the main problem, that the contacts of the pump wear out because of the use, an elctronic engineer made up a schematic of how to use a relay in order to be it to do the...
  11. breakdown recovery

    Africa Twin
    i know we dont want to breakdown but sometimes it happens,as it did to me on my trip to scotland,managed to get just past enfield before the regulator rectifier decided enough was enough.so after waiting over six hours for the aa to come and recover the bike i was less than impressed with...
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