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  1. Dragged out...

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Insured, taxed and dragged out of my brothers pigeon loft where it's been resting since early September last year (shocking, I know...) after a 24hr charge, dust the bloom of, kick the tyres, prime the carb & she started first prod. Yay, great to be back out on an Alp [emoji41] Sent from my...
  2. For Sale: For Sale - 2002 XRV750 Spares or Repairs - sold as seen.

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    XRV750 September 2002, 60k milage, MOT til Feb 2020 Bike is in Welham Green, near Hatfield Hertfordshire, just north of South Mimms Services on the M25. Bodywork not bad, no broken tabs or cracks. Tank is good, some small chips around the filler. There must be some marks, after all, the bike is...
  3. Another worn output shaft thread.....

    Africa Twin
    Sorry to bore you guys with this but I would appreciate your input. I have aquired a 52 plate, September 2002, AT 750 with 60,000 miles on the clock and a buggered output shaft. I have read most of the threads regarding this topic and seen the posts and pictures of the Spendler sprocket and the...
  4. Newbie with a question about the XL250 evolution

    XL
    Hi everyone. I am about to receive my first XL, in fact my first Honda and I am very much looking forward to it. It’s a 1982 XL250SA and it is bought unseen by me so I am taking a big gamble but the bike is 200 miles away so a specialist courier is collecting it. I would like to know more...
  5. The Refurb has begun

    Dominator / FMX
    Just tried to post and lost the thread, here goes the second attempt. Have some good parts to go on Can this be cleaned up in the frame? I really want to keep the engine in the frame. Go gentle on me. I'm no expert, basic tools, small space to work in and a tight budget...
  6. Cleaning 21 year old aluminum and other parts

    Dominator / FMX
    OK guys you know I am skint and also tight. I'm waiting on some money around July time which will see me do some costly jobs on the bike and have it back on the road for September. In the meantime I want to do cheap and free jobs. One of them is clean as much as possible. I removed the rear...
  7. Project help required

    Chatter
    I need some advice. I have been offered a Yamaha TZR 250 from a mate as a project for jnr when he heads back to Technical College to start his third year of his bike mechanic education in september. I would like to know if there are any usb cameras available on the market that can be used to...
  8. Getting Stoned in Gloucestershire

    Great Roads/Routes
    Getting Stoned in Gloucestershire- A selection of historic locations to visit in Gloucestershire including boundary & standing stones,& ancient crosses. You visit them in your own time between 1st May and 30th September. At each location you will need to answer a clue/question about the stone...
  9. What´s your plan for 2017?

    Travel
    What´s your plan for 2017? Our "list" for next year: a short trip over the Alps in early summer and from late September on for the rest of the year through Spain and Portugal. Where are you going to ride in 2017? Cheers Frank
  10. Alpine Pass Bucket List

    Great Roads/Routes
    I may be going to have a couple of days in the Alps in September, on my way back from Croatia. I'm definitely considering taking in the Stelvio, as I've never done it. But I know there are a million brilliant roads in the Alps, so what are the other tarmac coated passes I shouldn't miss out on...
  11. Gloucestershire & Cotswold Edge Rally

    Great Roads/Routes
    The South Cotswold section of the VMCC is running an informal rally (like a treasure hunt) where you have 2 months ( 1 August to 30 September) to visit up to 31 locations in Gloucestershire. It could be a couple of days riding to do the lot or a series of leisurely rides doing an area at a time...
  12. For Sale: Honda CBF125M

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    I have for sale a CBF125M. It is a 2010 model and has covered 13,800 miles, has MOT until September 2016. Unfortunately the engine has a loud knocking sound, I suspect the big end has gone. I was going to buy an engine and fit it but I don't have the space to do it now. There are engines on...
  13. Brand new Transalp for sale (zero miles)

    Transalp
    Can't be many around like this 2015 '65' Honda XL700VA-B XL700 XL700 XL 700 VA-B VA B ABS Transalp Motorcycle | eBay If you were hoping to buy a new Honda Transalp? Then you probably know that you"re too late. Honda have now sold out and discontinued production. This is the last...
  14. Overcharging when hot

    Africa Twin
    This problem happened once 2-3 years back but startet hapenning again in september and a few times since then. I have voltmeter installed and connected directly to battery through relay so can monitor voltage always. The problem manifests in the following manner, after driving for a while and...
  15. Restored RD03 on Tour with Honda

    Africa Twin
    In September, Honda USA contacted me asking for a restored RD03 to go on tour across the country along side the new CRF1000L Africa Twin. I was happy to provide one of my RD03s of course, but the catch was that I would need to restore the bike in about 45 days. Thats a lot of work! This...
  16. Free: Opie Oils Autumn Competition

    For Sale / Wanted
    Fancy your chances? If you do then make sure you enter our Autumn Competition..... We've got an awesome prize bundle up for grabs - One lucky winner will get a Forza 6 Inspired 1TB XBOX One with controller, Forza 6 download token and FIFA 16 with a limited edition steelbook and mini EA...
  17. Stolen XR 125 alert! LG57 LRK

    XR
    Stolen early hours of last thursday 24th September 2015 A blue/white XR 125 L7 in WORCESTER. LG57 LRK i never know but the hawk eyed people in XRV might just see this somewhere on their travels.... Please see pic. Crime/incident number is :22CA 68737N CN 15,or message me here Please is...
  18. Annual meeting for Africa Twin club in Greece

    Regional Meets
    Who ever is in Greece 25-27 of September he should come to our annual meeting in Evoia Club Agia Anna with lots of games and parties The location of the camping on google maps...
  19. Newbie Africa Twin Owner in Yokohama Japan

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hello fromYokohama. Here Im known as Bob san and thats my chosen user name. Im not a newbie biker but a newbie owner of the Africa Twin and thats why Im introducing myself. I take delivery on the 25th September 2015 of a 2002, unmarked clearly well loved XR 750, any color you like as long as its...
  20. My next bike project.

    Chatter
    I just got back from Germany visiting a mate who has had his Triumph T120 Tiger TR6 650 parked in his spare room for 20 yrs. He bought the bike in the USA and was promised it had a genuine 20000 miles on it..........They lied. He told me it was running fine the last time he rode it and it only...
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