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  1. Where to hide / stash spare inner tubes

    Africa Twin
    Right peeps I have all of the tools now on or in the bike including tyre levers , repair patches etc Looking for somewhere to put spare tubes Under the seat is a comprehensive tool kit and tyre levers so there is no space there I have tool tubes on the crash bars but these are full of other...
  2. Grouse sales plummet

    Chatter
    Horrors of horrors :D I am tempted to the light side of Glenfiddich 12 yr old malt. I know, but the price of this delightful little dram has dropped considerably, so much so that I have taken on a considerable amount as a wee stash for the cold weather don't ya know ;) I'll see how things go...
  3. So, finish work on time, lock up at 6pm...

    Chatter
    Walk round to the back of the shop whilst having a smoke, stash my bag in the top box and start the bike up, finish my smoke and put the helmet on then set off and then I heard the noise. I forgot to take off the Almax series 3 and Squire SS65CS lock off and wrapped it around the forks and got...
  4. Yet another new project XRV 650 - The Chubby Cherub

    Africa Twin
    ;)Well as some of you may know I have a new toy in the garage an RD03 XRV 650 courtesy of Kitped of this parish which I went over to pick up last weekend and having got some decent mileage on her I'm going to do a bit of a strip down and rebuild, but seriously don't want her off the road too...
  5. External aerial for two way comms

    Bike Comms & Audio
    I use a PMR446 set on the bike when away and when I had the vara it was no problem as it lived in the Givi topbox and worked a treat. It was High up, dry and vertical. Now I have the BMW and with the associated metal Faraday cage luggage that's not really an option and I have taken to stuffing...
  6. well how long will this last

    Dominator / FMX
    Been getting some clicking noises from the front wheel when i push the Vigor backwards into the shed, went out for a nice ride today and speedo died on me flicked up and down then was ok for a while, was in barnstaple so thought drop in and raid my mate Phils stash of cables at his breakers, he...
  7. CHEC Round 1, March 9th.

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Oww. That sort of sums it up! Apart from that, a fab day. Daz and myself set off about half nine this morning. Quick spin to the site, it's really nice to have an event so close. (Didn't get up 'till about 9!) Sign on, "scrutineering", ie do you have a bike, a helmet and what tyres are on...
  8. Khyam McKinley Tent info.

    Travel
    Hi all. We're looking for a new tent this year as our old Vaude is about shot. We're looking at Khyams and fancy the extra room in a McKinley over the Biker but their stated pack size of 84cm long is a tad much for how I want to stash it. Could anyone tell me if that is the length of the poles...
  9. Carrying Tyre levers - A solution!!

    Africa Twin
    After pondering where to stash tyre levers on the AT i found a simple solution :idea: A pair of 15" tyre levers fit perfectly to the underside of the seat! [/img] It's such an obvious place i am sure it's an old idea, however i didnt find anything on the forum. For those interested, i cut...
  10. thevin' gits

    Africa Twin
    Well, after a nice easter camping/eating, I thought that i had better re-stock my food stash. So off i went to the local supermarket to choose this weeks delicacies. I thought that i would get as much stuff as I could, as i still had the touratech panniers on the @. Everything was fine, I...
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