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  1. Back to m'roots

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    A family holiday & a day off from parenting saw me drag the Transalp from it's summer-vacation slumber, after a quick dust off she fired first prod - not bad after standin outside for over a month & a with 14 year old Yuasa battery. Anyway, With no defined plan other than heading around some N...
  2. XLV750R ooh a bargin??????

    Africa Twin
    HONDA XLV750R Idle reseach.... came across this Pish above the bike is worth £1500 and its an ongoing restoration by their experts.....:D if its worth that then I have £14,000 worth rowed up as ongoing restorations really love this bit : "The bike is the Black and Gold model...
  3. Africa Twin and XR400 on Hampshire byways

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    hi all, being a Bank Holiday in the UK today and with the sun shining - what better to do than a ride around in the country side. Glen and his Africa Twin came up towards my area to explore some of the local lanes and byways... here are the 2 ladies in question: most of the lanes were dry...
  4. Time to play with the (very) big boys...

    Varadero
    Good evening Varaderoites, Deroies, Varaphiles or what ever "we" call ourselves! I think this is the first time I've posted in this forum, and I'll probably ask a load of stuff that's already in here, but I can't find. Sorry in advance. I'm the newly proud owner of this big beasty, an old...
  5. £40 off road day Sunday

    Chatter
    Had this through from Touratech: Touratech Off road day for Adventure bikes, Trail bikes and Enduro bikes 24/4/11 We've been able to secure a last-minute deal for riding access to the famous Walters Arena, (home to the Dawn to Dusk Enduro, Wales Rally GB etc) this Sunday 24th April - all day...
  6. Will a 650 Transalp front wheel fit a 600?

    Transalp
    I'm a new-boy. Riding an ex PSNI Transalp. I have a 1998 600 twin disc Transalp with cracks around spoke roots. Will a 650 Transalp rim fit it?
  7. sailsbury offroad meet

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Hi all , Well first off a big thanks to those namely Jeff ,Ben and Powroll for attending on such a cold frosty morning sure you`ll agree the trouble was worth all the laughs:D. I arrived at about 9.30am to temps of -1c and finding the plain had bad ice on some trails. Then I went for a...
  8. A day out with Mudwiz

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    The day started bright, early and bloody freezing (sorry if I made anyone blush) in Mudwiz's garden at 9am. After a much needed coffee, myself and Ian were made to walk our runing bikes around Mudwiz's garden. As already alluded to by Ian, the surface is interesting. In fact, given the amount of...
  9. Let me be realistic for a minute - TA 700 TT mini engine guard and handle bars?

    Transalp
    Ok, I would like to upgrade everything on my bike, its what boys do. But, I can't really justify the cost of it all so need to be a bit more realistic about what should be done now and what can wait. I have a '09 700 with Givi crashbars and Honda top box. I have in the post a set of Ortlieb...
  10. Just done another one

    Competitions / Trials
    Did the 3rd round of the south west enduro championship today entered in sportsman class it was in Huysten woods near wadebridge. I had a very eventfull day on a tight twisty slippery course which included two visits to St. Johns Ambulance, i lost the front end on slippery tree roots and as i...
  11. Tyres

    CRF - New Forum!
    Just changed my rear tyre on a 05 CRF. trying a Michelin Enduro comp 3.I ride on very slick muddy tracks and in tight woodland, with a lot of exposed roots and tree trunks. What tyres are you guys using? And what type of ground are you riding on?
  12. XR 650 Aussie style

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Seeing how I own a web site in Australia and an XR, my two closest mates own big XR's, one of my moderators (and mate) owns another XR I get to do a lot of riding in a hell of a lot different areas (not just near home Mick ;)) I have been lucky with the amount of riding I have done and the...
  13. Found this, anyone on here?

    Chatter
    Hi, is this anyone on here? Silsden motorcyclist 8:30am Thursday 6th August 2009 By Alistair Shand A Silsden motorbiker has spoken of the terrifying moment he and five colleagues were almost swept away by a flash flood in Morocco. Chris Banks and his fellow bikers managed to scramble to...
  14. bikes in bus lanes survey

    Chatter
    Don't know if any of you guys have seen this but take a look apologies if it has been posted before, " URGENT ACTION NEEDED - by YOU! Apparently Transport for London are receiving very few comments from motorcyclists about the new London-wide TfL trial of motorcycles in red-route bus...
  15. Another AT member

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hello to all. I am just another member on this forum. Peter, musician, 26, from Slovenia (EU) My bike is AT RD07 (1996) Realy interested to take a tour in Africa (sand countries)... for a starter maybe some comercialized roots but for the end definitly kind of Lybian stuff... I found a lot of...
  16. Me and M'o'M went out

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Went out with Mike today as he has newly aquired a DRZ400 and nice it is to. We only wanted a short intro for Mike, as he has never been off roading as such. So I decided some local by ways near Pontypridd was in order. Weather was fabulous and views good Heres the bikes In no time Mike...
  17. sooner or later it was bound to happen

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    & today was the day & this is how it went Day without the herd (children) today, so having dropped the twins off & done a couple of chores at home I thought i'd ride into town for lunch & as is my habit, i thought i'd find a new way into town. the bridge where i usually cross the river is...
  18. I'm off!

    Chatter
    I'm off to the Sinulog Festival in Cebu, early Friday morning with 3 other guys from my Negros Island bike club. (2 V-Max's and a CB 1000, wonder if they’ll be able to keep up?!) :D:D:D For those of you unfamiliar with the "Sinulog de Cebu" here's some of the associated blurb:- The Sinulog...
  19. Somewhere down the road...

    Dominator / FMX
    It was my first proper ride on the dommi today, bought the Tax, donned the lid and headed for the woods..... I have to say it is a different world from my usual 70's classic road bikes, not unpleasant, just different. The tyres are so bad, they don't appear to be good any anything...
  20. A Day Ride out to the Left Coast of California

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    It's the last day of my summer holiday, back to the Firehouse tomorrow. To celebrate and to give you all a small view of "my world" I did a 8 hour, 420 mile ride out to the coast and back. So here goes..be warned...you'll likely be well tired of looking at my Transalp by the end. Start of the...
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