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  1. Remotely selling a bike help

    I have someone interested in my XL600 and would like to send a bike courier with the cash. But, what happens about signing the V5? Any help, cheers John
  2. pcAnywhere

    This has just appeared on the BBC site BBC News - Symantec advises disabling pcAnywhere software I imagine few will be using this remote-control software, and therefore vulnerable to attack, and hopefully it won't affect anyone on here, but as well to make sure! Huw
  3. Wrong Shock from Wemoto - Hagon or Rebuild?

    Africa Twin
    Quick version without the waffle: If you have fitted a Hagon shock to an RD04, what do you think of the performance? Is it okay offroad (I've heard stories about failures)? Should I just get an original shock rebuilt and reconditioned and, if so, where? Maxton? ABE? Long version with all...
  4. Ohlins for Sale RD07

    For Sale / Wanted
    Ohlins Rear Shock for Sale RD07 My ohlins rear shock is for sale. In good condition, slight scuff on the remote reservoir made by the panel it sits behind. One year old. Transform your handling. Comes with remote preload and reservoir. A must for heavily ladden bikes or ones with tired old...
  5. Cannon XL1S pro-Video camera

    For Sale / Wanted
    Cannon XL1s for sale. I bought this camera new a little over a year ago, and it has less then 40 hours use. It was never used as a player, I only ever used Sony Premium MiniDV Tapeand is in excellent condition. Camera Comes with 16X lens with sun hood, two foam and one fur microphone socks...
  6. questions you just cant answer

    Why doesn't Tarzan have a beard? Why do we press harder on a remote control when we know the batteries are flat? Why do banks charge a fee on 'insufficient funds' when they know there is not enough? Why do Kamikaze pilots wear helmets? Why does someone believe you when you say there are...
  7. I'm Back !!! WADID I Miss ???

    Just back from my hols in Tenerife - two weeks and resisted the urge for a wee remote log-on !!! Who's doing what ? to whom ?? and where ?? Who's got new bikes ? How many KTMs now ?? Did you all get a postcard ? NO !!! those bastards at the Post Office !!!
  8. After The Feasting Is Over

    AFTER THE FEASTING IS OVER In the beginning God covered the earth with broccoli, cauliflower and spinach, with green, yellow and red vegetables of all kinds so Man and Woman would live long and healthy lives. Then using God's bountiful gifts, Satan created Dairy Ice Cream and...
  9. bed time

    One night, after the couple had retired for the night, the woman became aware that her husband was touching her in a most unusual manner. He started by running his hand across her shoulders and the small of her back. He ran his hand over her breasts, touching them very lightly. Then, he...
  10. XR250 Rear Shock Original?

    Does anyone know if another shock will fit a 1990 xr250. Mine is the one with remote res with compression damping on the remote res by means of a black knurled adjuster. Is this the original one? If it is not does anyone know if another shock will fit as they seem to be stupidly priced on...
  11. suspension...

    Dominator / FMX
    Just looked through the White Power catalogue and it lists different rear shocks for models up to '94 and '95 onwards. What's the difference? The '95 + models can use a shock with remote reservoir, so is there a difference in the airbox shape?
  12. 500kw Cable Hoist

    Discounts / Deals
    For anyone who's interested Aldi special offers for 31st January includes a 500kw Cable hoist. Here's the link Lift heavy work pieces and materials with greater ease and safety. Superb quality Electric Hoist with maximum lifting capacity of 250kg Remote lifting control switch for...
  13. mobile phone uses

    no idea if this is true but... 4 THINGS YOU PROBABLY NEVER KNEW YOUR MOBILE PHONE COULD DO There are a few things that can be done in times of grave emergencies. Your mobile phone can actually be a life saver or an emergency tool for survival. Check out the things that you can do with...
  14. What spares would you carry ?

    Dominator / FMX
    I am planning a few trips this year , out to west where help may be a long long walk away. I carry Spare tubes ( front and rear) Puncture repair kit ( Co2 , hand pump etc) Spare Spark Plug First Aid kit. Cable Ties Electrical Tape Bourbon and Coke What other stuff would you take for the bike...
  15. Thoughts of Namibia

    Hi folks, the wife & I want a bit of a change - we normally tour Europe - and a trail bike jaunt around Namibia has rather taken our fancy. It's with www.graveltravel and we'll both be using XT600/660's. It looks to be quite an empty/remote country with stunning scenery, at least as far as I can...
  16. Weather Report

    It Was Already Late Fall And The Indians On A Remote Reservation In South Dakota Asked Their New Chief If The Coming Winter Was Going To Be Cold Or Mild. Since He Was A Chief In A Modern Society He Had Never Been Taught The Old Secrets. When He Looked At The Sky He Could Not Tell What The...
  17. camping in winter?

    Where can one camp in winter in the UK? the more remote the better. This does not have to be bike accessible (some would be great) . Walking is fine too.:walk: (teleskiing is not out either).
  18. In the middle of F-all in soft sand

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Not a single Honda in sight but you might recognise two of the characters. This all started almost two years ago. Brakenjan and I have been riding together since our days at varsity, and especially since the dawn of the internet and the resulting ride reports we’ve been longing to do a major...
  19. Initiation Into Manhood

    A guy is forced to live in a remote Eskimo village but is having trouble interacting with the villagers. Finally he corners one of them and asks why they won't talk to him. The villager responds that he has not been initiated as a man. He ask's what do I have to do? The villager says, first...
  20. A little bimble around Norfolk (on and off road on XR400).

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Well, i was sat here early in the morning feeling sorry for meself cause i was worried about being able to do the Cambrian cause i aint been feeling to cracky. Stupid really, got no time for feeling sorry for meself and being sappy so i thought bugger it, whats the best way to find out how im...