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  1. New ADV bike

    Other Bikes
    Saw a link earlier today that is worth a look, albeit not worth buying?? Great styling mind M1nsk
  2. Bearing sizes

    Africa Twin
    I bought a full wheel bearing kit off eBay and I have received five bearings, three of one size and two other that are both different sizes from each other. Sizes I got are: 3x 6203-2rs c3. PFI bearings 1x 6303-2rs c3. PFI bearings 1x 6204DDU nsk bearings Can anyone tell me the required...
  3. CZ & SK

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    A couple of pics from 2 quick tours of the Czech Republic(or at least the bit nearest us!) and a bit of Slovakia. I was actually searching for old eastern bloc aircraft, so not many scenic pics:toothy9: I won't bore you with pics of rotting MiGs etc ;-) Housing block in Dubnica(SK) Ostbloc...
  4. For Sale: Suzuki Bandit GSF1200s K2

    For Sale / Wanted
    New GS LC forces reluctant sale of my Bandit GSF1200sK2. 52 Plate, Registered 02/12/2002, 32k miles. MOT till 26/08/14, Taxed till 31/10/14, 3 owners including myself, loads of history. Lots of good bits on the bike including. Alpha dot security. Datatool alarm that works as it should, 2 keys...
  5. Mongolia to Magadan: Any which (the hard) way

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Hi Here’s a ride report from a bike trip I did in the summer of 2013: It involves off-pavement riding from Ulaan Bataar, the Capital of Mongolia across eastern Siberia in Russia via Irkutsk, Lake Baikal, the western section of the BAM Road, Tynda, Yakutsk and the Road of Bones to Magadan. The...
  6. Doing a Top Gear!

    Hi all,I am off to Vietnam early wednesday morning and will be ravelling from Ho Chi Min to Hanoi by road and rail. The part I am already way too excited about is doing a repeat of the Top Gear route up the Hai Van Pass on a motorbike (probably a minsk or other crazy two wheeled thing) between...
  7. Peak district today

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    I'm heading up to The Yonderman Cafe A623 Wardlow Mires, Buxton SK17 8RW this morning, I'll be there around 10am if anyone fancies a brew:thumbup:
  8. RD04- Adventure Spec Preparation

    Africa Twin
    Hi All I am starting this new thread to cover the work I am going to be doing on my RD04. Its all coming together now as i submitted my VISA docs last week, and then picked up the RD04 on the Saturday! Just to give some background on it- I am emigrating to Oz next year and planning to ride...
  9. Back firing

    And so it begins:D Just got myself a 2003 DRZ400 SK3 I'm getting some 'scare the pedestrians' backfiring. You get the occassional phut on the overrun, that I can cope with. But.... When you get the 'proper backfire!!!! It is not the type I've had on Boxers or the trannie, it is a very clean...
  10. Customisable , cheap bike cams

    WAS, out looking around this week for some bits on a local industrial estate and by accident found a outlet selling camera's for special apps, i went home and looked at there website and found it was a bit basic but the wife found some software kit there for converting video tape to digital so...
  11. For Sale: 2006 suzuki bandit gsf 1200 sak6 black very clean with extras

    For Sale / Wanted
    Very clean Suzuki Bandit 1200S..SK6.. 2006 last of the carb models on new shape with abs.. 10 months mot... tax.. Runs and rides perfect, tyres, brakes chain all good. and recent service.. Extras delvic end can plus standard, renthel bars, meta V2 alarm, and screen... £2500 to XRV More pics...
  12. For Sale: Motorcycle Paddock Stands

    For Sale / Wanted
    1 Rear paddock stand purple as used on my Transalp - £10. 1 Pair paddock stands front and rear, red - £20. All look like new. Please collect only from High Peak, SK23 7BD. Many thanks, Mark 07831 630286 or PM
  13. Peak district trail run Sunday 28th aug

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Have organised a day out on the trails of the peak district. Starting at the Yonderman cafe at wardlow mires SK17 8RW At 9am As it has rained a bit then it would be best with offroad Tyres Anyone up for it?
  14. Transalp Electrics

    Hi Guys, My Transalp 600 VJ 1988 is running well, but just in case I'm looking to buy some spares for if it turns bandit. I need to get a reg rec and CDI unit, so where is the best place to buy them from? I just tried David Silver who wanted £75 + vat for the Reg Rec and get this £176 +...
  15. rider Meet up for start of TLD

    The Longest Day
    This year as we have a large number on non-xrv members taking part (about 1/4). I would suggest using the Discussions section on the TLD facebook page. This will allow XRV members & non XRV members to arrange things. Saving have it in 2 places. Just a thought Just try to including the...
  16. New motorcycle magazine.

    Hi All, At last a new magazine for those with an interest in motorcycle (adventure) travel. Slight problem I guess though as iIt's a French mag. Lots of good photos though and there are videos etc on line. Roadtrip magazine Use Google translator to read it, not perfect, but hey :-) Wonder...
  17. Time to ride ...Adventures on Transalps

    Hi all, Found this on the www.... A couple on two Transalps prepare their Transalps etc and are heading off for a RTW trip. Thought others may wish to see it, quite a lot of mods on the bikes too. I'm sure we all wish them a fantastic trip and the greatest of adventures...
  18. honda xl 600

    eBay - XL
    £460.00 (3 Bids) End Date: Saturday Jan-22-2011 18:09:59 GMT Bid now | Add to watch list More...
  19. NOS Honda CR80R CR 80 R 1981 Elsinore rear wheel hub

    eBay - CR/CRF/CRM
    £3.00 (1 Bid) End Date: Monday Jan-17-2011 16:53:18 GMT Bid now | Add to watch list More...
  20. honda xl 600

    eBay - XL
    £1,400.00 (0 Bids) End Date: Saturday Jan-15-2011 15:32:03 GMT Bid now | Add to watch list More...