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  1. 2019 Cork Toy Runs

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    Sunday 1st of December ... Current Sunday weather forecast is for sunshine and blue sky ! Then, on Sunday 8th December ... Weather forecast ... ?
  2. Birthday spin out..

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    Hi all just to say there is a small Blog up on our site from my birthday spin out yesterday (22nd) and i got sun shine, how lucky am I... www.transalptraceybrothers.com Thanks every one. TTB1 Dan :thumb:
  3. Transalp Tracey Brothers are off to BMF Kelso Bikefest (6th-8th July)

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Hi All Any of you XRV's going to Kelso Bikefest Next weekend, as the Transalp Tracey Brothers will be there and look forward to meeting any of you there. the full TTB's will be there as ( all going well?). come rain or shine, we will be drinking wine!! or beer, ale, cider!!!! Thanks TTB1 (...
  4. Lights,sunshine and sand.

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    Posted for no other reason than I like it.............and it's dark outside. :toothy10: Andy.
  5. Scotland is rubbish

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Boring Roads Boring Country side and please don't ask me about the people:rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes: Can i please move there now:D:D:D Stayed the week in Ullapool.I went up on Monday and was really lucky with the weather,it only rained the first 550 miles and than it stopped:rolleyes::D This...
  6. Almost 1 year

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    Well this time last year I snapped my knee playing rugby and this Saturday ,almost 1 year to the day I return to my fire engine. I have been in on days for past 2 months , called light duties, but it feels weird going back to my job after such a long time away. It is going to take a bit to get...
  7. This is an alpslapper annnouncement

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    ive just spoken to the little man and he is alive....just:D his computer is down (i think it was sabotaged):evil4: SWMBO !! has told him if he doesn't get on with the house he will lose his nuts followed buy what left of the computer being inserted where the sun dont shine:D:D:D:D:D he...
  8. London calling ride and Pic's

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    I had to get up at 3.30am:rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes: Well,we made it to the tea hut by 4.50am and where the first one's there.I took me 2 cups of coffee to figure out that the "real dark night" was down to me still having my tinted visor on:rolleyes: After a while the first people...
  9. Wales & Angelesey Bike Shows

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    This is just for everyones information, and particularly for anyone looking for a Bike Show to attend, especially if Wales is on your doorstep. I received this email via HC Travel who are a well known UK Biking Travel Agent, and thought you lot might be interested. I've no affiliations, to...
  10. A soggy weekend camping

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    The plan: IanS and son Matthew, Whealie and daughter Molly spend the day at the outdoor show and then head for a campsite near Chipping Norton for a convivial evening chatting round a camp fire and eating off a barbecue. Me, I've just bought a tent, so I went along just to try it out. I set...
  11. decisions decisions

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    I'm supposed to be decorating my hall, just been to the garage to get a brush. had to walk through all that glorious sunshine and when I opened the garage door came face to face with a motorcycle. Now what do I do? If only I hadn't opened the garage.............................
  12. Sunny Sunday up North

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Took the opportunity to ride in the SUN yesterday, first time in weeks. Me,HUDDERS and Donald (on his new RD03, a real minter), met up in Gisburn sunday morning, we headed up to Settle to check out some lanes i used to ride a few years ago. Every lane we found had a Traffic Regulation Order...
  13. Today Sunshine and NO mud!

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Fab little spin out, good to meet Palmer too. Wonderful weather, good little roads, possibly just what the doctor ordered to banish the winter chills. Me 'Vader, Xander, Palmer at the pub - spin some local to me roads towards the M1. Most expensive petrol award goes to Shell on the A5, then...
  14. New Transalp Review (full article)

    Transalp
    This is an article printed in a mag.. Sshh.. The Transalp has long been a star in Honda's constellation, but will the eagerly awaited incarnation shine as bright? It's been 20 years since the Transalp first hit our shores, and to celebrate it passing that two-decade milestone, Honda has...
  15. of to do battle with Halfords :-)

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    right i bought the other day a zumo online from Halfords.When it arrived and i opend the box i thought i had some parts missing:(.Phoned customer service on Saturday which where actually very helpfull and i also did not have to hold on for longer than maybe a minute or two.Unfortunatly the lady...
  16. Another Warning

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    With all these cold weather about i thought it might be a good idea to get some hotgrips for my bike as i noticed that at 6am it is a touch chilly.Looked in the local yellow pages to see if there is a bike garage near by. Found some advertising from a guy claiming to "know it all".Since he was...
  17. Another boring day off...

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Its my day off today,was quite happy looking around the web when i get a call from deb. "Why dont you go out on the bike,the weather is so nice" :rolleyes::rolleyes: Ok jumped on my @ and went for a spin down some lanes i have not been for a while All this sunshine and nice...
  18. '91 NX650 - on the road

    Dominator / FMX
    My rebuild project passed it's MOT today & so added another Dommy to the road - 60 miles today in bright sunshine great for Nov in UK. :wav:
  19. Rugby World Cup - Marseille

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    What can I say? This has been the best world cup for years: Plenty of action & upsets. I managed to get tickets at the 11th hour for both Marseille Quarter Finals. Rushed to fit new tyre and chain kit. The skinned knuckles were worth it - Once trip was arranged Mrs banned me listening to...
  20. How tall is tall ?

    Africa Twin
    Hi, Just joined the site and after some advice... I'm thinking of getting a XRV but wondering if I mite be a bit short in the leg.. I'm 5'7" but used to riding off road bikes (WR400 etc) Previously used to ride a Transalp every day rain or shine no problem. It doesn't bother me about getting...
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