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  1. Let's go !

    Travel
    It'll be dusty and you'll need to bring EVERYTHING ! :) MARS Greeley Haven 360 Panorama - Round the world travel from panoramas.dk (don't forget fullscreen)
  2. Hardcore @ rider

    Africa Twin
    A friend came into the shop where I work today and I told him that I'd bought an Africa Twin and he mentioned a chap called Ian Coats who lives in Hebden Bridge who set off on his Africa Twin for a 4month trip but enjoyed it so much that he's still doing it TEN YEARS LATER! He's been blogging...
  3. well traveled at

    Africa Twin
    Hi Guys I was in fort William last week and met these guys out side a Morrisons, they were from Argentina on a round the world trip, well into the trip, and Very well loaded, in fact, i've never seen so much gear on a bike! they where two up and also had a small dog which traveled down her...
  4. Hi. Just joined. getting my XR250R(commuter) cleaned up for summer.

    XR
    Hi just found this site. I have always had bikes..Dr 350 ,DRZ400E,KTM 640 SM, XR400 which I turned into a smart looking supermoto. I have had my latest XR250R for a few years now and it has been used solely as a commuter..15 miles a day round trip. I wanted somthing good in the traffic that has...
  5. British motorcycle sales are a Triumph

    News
    British motorcycle maker Triumph sold more big motorbikes (over 500cc) than any other manufacturer in the UK last year, according to figures from the Motorcycle Industry Association (MCI). During 2010 The Hinckley based manufacturer sold 7,562 bikes, an increase of 1.5% on the previous year...
  6. Xmas story for heroes

    Chatter
    T'WAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS, HE LIVED ALL ALONE, IN A ONE BEDROOM HOUSE, MADE OF PLASTER AND STONE. I HAD COME DOWN THE CHIMNEY, WITH PRESENTS TO GIVE, AND TO SEE JUST WHO, IN THIS HOME, DID LIVE. I LOOKED ALL ABOUT, A STRANGE SIGHT I DID SEE, NO TINSEL, NO PRESENTS, NOT EVEN...
  7. 800XC first Triumph to ‘go everywhere’

    News
    Triumph’s claims its Tiger 800XC is the British company’s first “go everywhere” motorcycle. It describes it as “a machine designed and built for adventurers looking for a strong and reliable companion to take them on a round the world trip.” It has: A steel chassis and torque 799cc...
  8. New Husky concept

    Chatter
    Now this would go round the world! http://www.visordown.com/motorcycle-news-new-bikes/milan-show-husqvarna-993cc-v-3/15304.html Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  9. For Sale: Minted '98 africa twin 13k miles.

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Hi everyone, the time has come for me to think about selling my africa twin as i work away and not getting any use out of it.It is in the green/orangey yellow/ grey of that year and almost unmarked.Many extras as follows briefly from front to back...... bronzed taller screen,headlight grill...
  10. Matlock 25th July 2010

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Quick report from today. Had a ride out to Matlock with Pugsley and Mrs P. Don't generaly do ride outs due to time/kids etc but the chance for a few hours in the saddle came up and we decided to take it. I had to get the bike Mot'd last weekend (and new (S/H) front tyre fitted) it turns...
  11. crf 450 luggage rack

    Bodgers Corner
    I wanted to be able to mount luggage on my crf but couldn't find specialist racks to fit, I decided that I don't mind if what I made was not too pretty as long as it can be removed without a trace, I'm not intending to go round the world on it but camping up a fell side is now an...
  12. Is this too much?

    Chatter
    Right. Not my bike in the photo but is this just too shiny for the boxes? My boxes are pretty marked up and I could get them like this without too much problem but I'm not sure if it's just a little (or a lot) over the top. The problem it's a little difficult to stop once you have started :)...
  13. Open BBQ invitation

    Chatter
    Well Xander and Tam are staying over at my place on the 15th of July before they leave the Uk for their round the world trip. So i would like to invite anyone which can make it to our place for a BBQ. Just going to be Sausages and Burgers(please bring your own drinks ;))but i would love to give...
  14. For Sale: RWB 1998 Africa Twin RD-07

    For Sale / Wanted
    RWB 1998 Africa Twin RD-07 Reluctantly selling my Africa Twin, New tyres, new brake pads, new chain and sprockets, new clutch, new air filter, new engine oil, new oil filter, new coolant, new irridium spark plugs. Facet fuel pump. This thing has had a full service and is used daily. The most...
  15. RWB round the world

    Chatter
    Hebdenbridged found this story in MCN the good keep on going
  16. A nice Pair

    Africa Twin
    My New project a nice 1990 model RD04 13000 miles since new . Not finished yet but so far the Twin is fairing up pretty well against the KTM, I am not expecting the Twin to be as good as the KTM but as long as it gets me half way round the world and back I will be happy. Just wish I could...
  17. Fast advice

    Chatter
    Guess wot now....There's an Africa Twin XRV650 1988 down the road he's asking £1500 ono...It' been round the world (ish). PROBLEM....XTZ finish is in a few hours and I can't get to see this @ until tomorrow....... HEEEELLPPP. Sensible hat...pick a figure for the XTZ and stick to...
  18. Touratech Poor Customer Service

    Transalp
    So After searching here for Crash Bars. I decided on the Touratech.. My first mistake was to order from the website. All seemed ok, placed order , viewed order in account, cool .. ordered 26may Waited 10days, worried as status had not changed in account order, so I sent them a message via...
  19. AT Big-Bore Pistons

    Africa Twin
    Anyone out there know where to get pistons to big-bore the AT? Or anyone know anything about big-boring the AT? I've asked this question a couple of times before and had a few answers, but nothing of any real use. People always seem to mention Wiseco - well they don't do AT pistons. Someone said...
  20. New Transalp Owning Member - Me and My Bike

    Transalp
    Just thought I would stick my head in and say hello to everyone and also introduce myself and my bike. Me: As 40 rapidly approaches :( I finally grew out of sports bikes and fell for the Long Way Round marketing dream instead, so gone are the sports bikes of old to be replaced by a 'dual...
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