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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. 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 !!!
  7. 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...
  8. 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?
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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).
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. Starcom

    Mechanical Advice
    this just in: Tecstar Electronics Ltd, Bramley Road, St Ives, Cambridgeshire, UK PE27 3WS +44 (0)1480 399499 CUSTOMER NEWS October 2007 Ref: PR-191332 Dear Customer, We at StarCom1 have an active development program and are continuously working on and releasing new products and...
  17. Writing a book

    Hi All, I am busy writing a book on off-road rider courses (all Honda makes) through a few African countries. If you have any past experience travelling Africa or some wild and remote areas, please send your story or stories for possible inclusion together with photographs. Preference will be...
  18. to the outlaws & back

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    So, one of the rare occasions for me to get out & about on the tralp other than just ride to work or a quick flip round the block… From Auxerre to Lohans, to visit wife & childers at the outlaws, 250(ish) k straight down the Nationale 6 from north to south. Stinking hot weather all week-end &...
  19. Manhole covers on corners!!!

    Why oh why do they put inspection or manhole covers on corners. If you ride over one when its raining oil and diesel the old heartbeat red-lines and very slowly drops back to normal... cant be healthy. String up the engineers I say, or any one remotely responsible. Ive had enough near falls...
  20. Really heavy rain

    No frogs but... Got nailed yesterday on the vara got caught in some freak rain got home and my clocks had collected a fair bit oh sand from some remote part of the world. Whole bike was covered with blotches of red sand. Shorts and sandcastles methinks :shock: