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  1. Fosse Way - 24th February 2008

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Me, Bob and Steve went for a bimble along the Fosse Way. We had a great time, the bikes got very muddy, and very wet! Here's the pics...... The troops ready for the off..... just mentally preparing themselves. :D Bob decided that he'd like to walk his bike through the ford! These Suzuki's...
  2. Stella Alpine Rally

    Travel
    Wanted information!!!! my mate talking me in to the stella alpine rally. Which would be my best bike to take down if i go. Do i take the trusty varadero which will cover continents effortlessly? But i hear the entry and trails are deeply rutted,so would it be better to get the ferry from...
  3. Trail riding around Didcot / Wantage on the TA

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Saturday just gone, the weather was good, the rest of the family were out so I had the afternoon to myself:) So decided to go exploring some green lanes in the area on the Transalp. I intend organising a XRV rideout sometime in the future so thought this could be a reccy into planning what...
  4. Hafren Rally.

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Wow! I'm sort of just back, still buzzing! It went a bit like this: Sat pm, do School Christmas Fete, buy Cristmas tree, find its too big, buy new Christmas tree, get humpy 'cos all the daylight is going. Load up the bike and set off for Wales about 4-30. (Dark!) Get to Llandiloes about 8-30...
  5. Cancelled Essex Africa Twin run

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    I called off today's run last night, (after seeing the weather report) as it gets seriously slippy when wet round here. I took the opportunity to take my DR350 out instead, despite the horrendous rain, thunder and lightning. It confirmed my fears as it was extremely low grip out there. This...
  6. Off roaders - RESPECT - you are all insane!

    Chatter
    In preparation for my taking part in EnduroAfrica in November I have been getting as much off road time as I can. I have aquired a lovely little 225 serow which I trust implicitly on the steepest of slopes and the most rutted of roads. I have also tried the @ on some of the less challenging...
  7. whats that coming over the hill . . . . . .

    Africa Twin
    I took my AT offroad for the first real time the other night and had a ball! OK so it was only the local waste ground/fields where everyone with a motocrosser around our way goes, but it is full of hills and drops and berms and rutted tracks etc well after getting the hang of the thing being...
  8. Off-road lite

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Saturday, 1 July, Wentwood Forest, Near Newport, South Wales. We enjoyed a (very hot) sunny day in the woods, mainly keeping to logging roads. From left: Cabbage2404, Mr Mabel, Kerr, PeterB. Mr Mabel rides past, followed by Kerr. Cabbage gives chase. The Varadero glints majestically...
  9. green lane first time

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    took her off road first time(nothing serious) today, small 1mile long dirt track with deep tractors grooves to negociate. just getting a feel for back end sliding side to side, butt hole twitching the whole way, with me thinking "should get crash bars first" :lol: good fun though, heavier than...
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