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  1. 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...
  2. New Africa Twin Vs Transalp....!

    Hi all :D Ive been neglecting the TA forum as Ive been getting all excited about the new Africa Twin. As my mates were too lazy / hungover to get out of bed on Sunday, I grabbed my flask and went in search of some new trails. I got thinking would the new AT make this day better? Would I have...
  3. Stratstone

    Had a letter from Stratstones Triumph to day. As from 19 th of December there Leicester shop will be closing down. Ian.
  4. Slime?

    Wheels, Tyres & Tubes
    Hi there all, have just shelled out some for a new set of heidenau k60 scouts and HD tubes...have found a couple of bottles of slime in my garage which have never been used. would you guys advise that i pop them into the new tubes after installation (as in prevention) or should i keep them on...
  5. Summer Solstice Run June 21st Stonehenge 04:52!

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Hi All. I shall be taking a run down to Stonehenge for the summer solstice on June 21st to see the sacrificial virgins being slayed at sunrise! Heading from Bath at 0330AM to get down for sun up at 0452. Been there on the solstice before but never for sunrise. Weather dependant to a point...
  6. 700 Alp Headlight Protection

    Does anyone make a clear headlight protector for the 700 Transalp? The one with Velcro would suit but I can't find them anywhere for this particular bike. The wire mesh type looks tough (and dear!) but surely not...
  7. Sean and I dance on ice

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    On the Friday just gone Sean and I met up at Rykas for a short bimble on the bikes. Getting my bike out the garage wasn't easy (bit like an ice rink by the garage door) and it did dawn on me that riding when it was icy and frosty perhaps wasn't my brightest idea. This thought was compounded by...
  8. Wrinkly Rockers

    Was never a great fan of the Stones, liked them, but never a huge follower. However, this latest single is superb - raw rock played by a bunch of guys that should be collecting their pensions by now. Here it is Fair do's to the guys for not letting...
  9. Time flies

    Madame Moon took N°1 daughter out for some clothes shopping this afternoon. Judging by what they've come back with, N°1 must be about 10 years older than I thought... it's all black! Rolling stones T shirts, large baggy drapy T shirts etc... & here's me thinking, she's only 10, 'nother few...
  10. For Sale: Textile trousers 2XL

    For Sale / Wanted
    Got these Halversonns "Fokker" I think they were called and they are 2XL. They are for "big people" and havent fitted me since my gall stones escapade. They are 40/42" waist with comfort!! And the leg was always long on me and Im 33" inside leg and 5'11" so would be suitable for + 6'.. as long...
  11. rear disc gaurd on ta650?

    Africa Twin
    Hi guys, i`m thinking of getting a rear caliper bracket and gaurd off the xrv range pr dominator range for to fit on my Ta650...has anyone got measurements of the monuting point s so I can compaer wit the ta std bracket which I`ll change.. reason is I sick of the rear caliper getting full of...
  12. headlight guard

    Bodgers Corner
    Found a lovely sample of mesh in a skip – stainless 316 – thought itd make a nice headlight grill! Had a few issues fitting it since I have a bolt missing under the fairing so tapped a couple of holes in the splashguard under the nose and used threaded bars for bottom supports (not the most...
  13. Any one else had gall stones

    I am sat here again in pain with my gall stones.. so cant sleep. Had them inside me for obviously some time but since June things have kicked off and really reared its head and put a total spanner in life in general. Now Im waiting to see surgeon for removal of offending article. Its pain that...
  14. stones

    no, not the beer, but the stuff they surface some trails with. What's the technique for riding a trail with a deep surface of stones the size of big cherries? I all I managed was dead slow, 1st gear & it was really unstable. I eventually turned round & came back out of it cosbeing alone &...
  15. Lord Stones Cafe, Carlton

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Just a quick one, Any one heading to Lord Stones Cafe at Carlton in Cleveland tomorrow (Tue) for a brew.
  16. Lord Stones Cafe

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Tuesday night is bike night at Lord Stones Cafe near Carlton in Cleveland. A few of us are going up this week 19th Aug. All are welcome to join us. Plan to be there at 19.30, leaving Leeming Bar Services at 19.00 for a run up via Northallerton weather permitting!!!!!!! Details are: Lord...