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  1. Dangerous sports or activities in emp contract

    Chatter
    :(:(:( I'm enduring a certain amount of difficulty with my employer following my period of not being able to get into their offices (an old house with steps and stairs everywhere and no lift) and on Friday, received an employment contract. I hadn't been given one when I joined on May 6 this...
  2. Peli cases as panniers

    Bodgers Corner
    After much head-scratching my Dad and I managed to fix a pair of Peli 1430 Cases to my Hepco & Becker pannier rails. The H&B rails look like this: Reasonably low if rather wide. (Most pannier rails are. :violent1: ) Here's the end result; steps to achieve that are below: I'd experimented...
  3. Geordies

    Jokes
    53,000 Geordies meet in St James Park for a 'Geordies Are Not Stupid' convention. Alan Shearer addresses the crowd. 'We are all here today to prove to the world that Geordies are not stupid. Can I have a volunteer please?' Gazza gingerly works his way through the crowd and steps up to the...
  4. One for Herr Vader!

    Jokes
    The following is an update on the implementation of the English language as the official language of the European Community. "You will be pleased to know that The European Commission has just announced an agreement, whereby English will be the official language of the EU rather than...
  5. Just moochin' about.

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Weather for Sunday looked good for a change, so me and HUDDERS went out for a mooch round some local lanes that I had'nt been on for years. We met up near Rawtenstall headed down towards Rochdale then on to Rooley moor road, a track that goes over..........you guessed it.........Rooley moor...
  6. Surging / bogging issue...

    Dominator / FMX
    My 89 dommie runs well, able to get off choke to a smooth idle quite quickly. Hardly uses any oil and generally is OK. I have a K&N, drilled airbox lid and Acerbis large tank fitted. Last week I changed the oil, plug and exhaust headers for ones without holes in them. The problem is that the...
  7. LONG WAY DOWN . . . ish . . not really!

    Chatter
    This thread has nothing to do with the title - but that title guarantees readers! i was astounded to read this morning that scientists are amazed that chimps have better memories than students! We could have told them that!!!! did they seriously think that students would be able to...
  8. carb jet settings rd03

    Africa Twin
    as a matter of interest, i have been experimenting with jet sizes in my rd03 650. i acquired bobA's rd03, which has the filter box removed and a large k&n filter fitted. along with a racing exhaust, this upset the cv carb bigtime, resulting in a bike which wouldn't pull the skin off a rice...
  9. Italian pregnancy

    Jokes
    An 18 year old Italian girl tells her Mom that she has missed her period for 2 months. Very worried, the mother goes to the drugstore and buys a pregnancy kit. The test result shows that the girl is pregnant. Shouting, cursing, crying, the mother says, "who was the pig that did this to you? I...
  10. wossit mean

    Chatter
    heres a little challenge to determine the state of mind of the XRVers:D HID ?..........lights touch paper and steps slowly backwards:D
  11. don't mess with old ladies

    Jokes
    An older lady gets pulled over for speeding... Older Woman: Is there a problem, Officer? Officer: Ma'am, you were speeding. Older Woman: Oh, I see. Officer: Can I see your license please? Older Woman: I'd give it to you but I...
  12. who says men dont remember anniversarys

    Jokes
    >A woman awakes during the night to find that her>husband was not in their bed. She puts on her robe >and goes downstairs to look for him. > >She finds him sitting at the kitchen table with a >hot cup of coffee in front of him. He appears to be >in deep thought, just staring at the wall...
  13. one for vader

    Jokes
    :o English Official EU Language:o From this year on, English will be the official EU language The European Commission has just announced an agreement whereby English will be the official language of the European Union rather than German, which was the other possibility. As part of the...
  14. she's ready

    Africa Twin
    I have just finshed servicing my old girl for her big trip across to Austria. Euro tunnel on the 16th, through to Troyes for an overnight stop, then on to Colmar for another stop, then into Germany and on to Austria not far from Zel am Zee for three days of sight seeing and riding the...
  15. Morocco: Stairway to Heaven

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    The desert artwork of Hannesjörg Voth I first saw a photo of one of Hannesjörg Voth's desert homes in a French-language guide book by Jacques Gandini. Last January I made an attempt to reach one of the homes on a fully-laiden BMW 1200GSA. Fortunately I had enough sense to turn back before...
  16. Here ye Here ye, all hearith and come forth to yield to the call for a goodly quest.

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Hear ye hear ye, Ic arte sending forth a call for ten brave and pure souls to don armour and helms, to mount thy mightly steeds, to joinith Minself and Minself’s goodly wife on the quest for the Holy Grail. Ye quest shall take many a night and day; ye may face great peril, as we shall venture to...
  17. Scottish Borders Meet

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Leaving home at 8am, I had arranged to meet Austin at 9.30 in Alston, we were both frozen and hoping to find a cafe for a cuppa and a warm up, unfortunately they were not yet open, so we filled with fuel & headed north on the A689 to Brampton, as we left Alston, the sun came out the air temp...
  18. Baja GB 2007

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    the bods behind Baja GB 2007 have passed on the latest press release to me for the 2007 event, if anybody is interested the information is as below: BAJA WALES LIMITED ANNOUNCES RUNNING OF NEW-LOOK BAJA GB IN AUGUST 2007 · Britain’s first international Baja set to run over challenging...
  19. A BIG thank you to pigugly

    Chatter
    Hey mate I DONE IT Switch arrived today and i went straight out and done it. :lol: :lol: As you showed me :thumb: Removed handguard,unscrewed lever,tried to fit switch,did not fit proper,started swearing,put lever back in place,switch suddenly fitted :shock: Dropped tiny incywincy screw...
  20. May need to buy a new white power ranger suit soon ........

    Chatter
    I've been sniffing around for the last six months trying to work out what my next bike is going to be - thats half the fun isn't it :D . And I've decided I'm following in Samih's footsteps and bought a DL1000 Vstrom :shock: If you don't think its ugly then the other charecteristics - weight...
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