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  1. Day Out After The Thunder Storms

    Riding
    Had a lovely day out with my mate on Sturday, on Friday evening we had some amazing storms with rain that even Noha would of been scared of several local villages were cut of as all the stream broke their banks. So we set out a 9am a lot of the goning was very wet with the streams quite...
  2. For Sale: Held 2 Finger Winter Gloves

    For Sale / Wanted
    Pair of Held 2 Finger Winter Gloves, generally as shown on Motorcycle Gloves - HELD 2272 Winter Motorbike Gloves Nordpol for approx £40 new from GetGeared. Selling for around £25 posted in UK Now on ebay Size 11, XXL. Little use (now have heated gloves), but these did work well, esp when...
  3. Cabby and Soho Stranded

    Chatter
    Here we are on our way to the Stella,sitting out the storms in Dijon with one duff Dommi I think the water has got in the bike big time ! So fu**in' knackered after six hours stuck on the auto route.Then we spent fourty five minute stuck at an unmanned peage 'cause the tickets were too wet to...
  4. Bmw r1200 gsa

    Test Ride Reports
    Yes I bought a shinny new GSA Before christmas and have been riding under 4 thousand RPM in between work, Ice and Snow storms up to its run in target of 600 miles well 750 now. My old GSA fitted me like a glove you pointed it at something and it went. The new shinny Fat Bird has not pushed the...
  5. Trip to The Pyrenees - July 2010

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    It's now 3 weeks since we returned from the best biking trip I've ever had so now that some nice folk have explained how to do it, here's my report: The Team were Me, the Wife, a small cuddly bee belonging to my nephew and "Doris" our trusty Garmin Zumo. 3rd July: Having finally managed to strap...
  6. xr125. motor specs and possible mods

    XR
    heya guys. firstly. id like to say a big thanks to any of you that make comments on this thread! i love forums! they are great. you just sign up and your in a big community of like minded fellas. and I promise, in the future, i will try to assist others when they have their questions. I'll...
  7. Red Dwarf’s Cat on road to Damascus

    News
    Red Dwarf’s Cat, actor Danny John-Jules and riding partner, management consultant Graham Hoskins, are on target to return to the UK after their Sponsored motorbike ride on Honda Translaps on Tusday. They would welcome meeting up with any XRVers who can make it to Folkestone for an early...
  8. after the storm

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    well after last night's storm whic the news says managed to rack up 45 to 50 deaths & loads of seriously injured, I thought i'd go & have a look at the damage. I couldn't find any so played silly bu**ers "storm chasing" with the few residual local storms passing through. I paid the price &...
  9. Midweek bimble

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    As I have no work at the moment my wife was happy to see me go off for a ride today as I am probably driving her mad So I decided to go off on a little explore around Wiltshire. First lane of the day was this one, no one's been down here for a while by the looks of the lane After last...
  10. For Sale: Robins Small Dreamer

    For Sale / Wanted
    THE perfect biking tent!! As used this July for 2 weeks in France. As new ans well looked after, I always dried any condensation off before packing and also opened during the day for sun protection and to properly dry it off. Excellent tent, will try to post some pics, goes up with just 2...
  11. Crossing Bagés region in Catalonia

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Hi folks! Nice rideout yesterday. We were afraid of crowd in the tracks due to Easter and weekend, all in one. But at the end we only found a bunch of boyscouts and 3 enduro riders! Only my TA and my pal's Dommie. Had been planning the track for a couple of days, we took the GR-3 (do you call...
  12. Well here it is.. Meesh's Maiden Voyage with Empress Belinda!

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    My Maiden Voyage with Empress Belinda!. It was 6am, the sun was already shining bright and vibrant in the sky and the birds chattered excitedly as I looked out the window expectantly. Today I was going on an adventure - a secret mission, known only to a select few. I slipped away...
  13. newbie

    Africa Twin
    hi all just thought i would say hello. been looking on here for quite sometime,recently purchased 2 africa twins,yes 2! had been looking for one for a while,had transalps in the past but always wanted a twin. anyway found one a 1994 in decent condition,160 miles away,so i got a lift up to...
  14. Dumbass Newbie Zorst Questions

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi if you ain't gathered yet, I'm new here - well ish. Here goes then with the potted history. Got my Dommie 2000 X reg - totally standard apart from Optimate lead - so standard. Low miles >6000 and was in perfect nick till some to55er took my bit of road as well as his own! Now I'm...
  15. A little bit of France

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Last week Offroader, Eammon and myself caught a ferry to Calais, for a little jaunt into France. We were heading down to visit a campsite owned by a French friend of mine in Charmes sur l'herbasse, which is situated between Lyon and Valence. First stop though was at Guignicourt near Reims as i'd...
  16. Short Trip in Laos

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    I can see from other posts that there are a few AT riders in SEA. We are currently two AT riders in Laos but the other guy lives halftime in Phnom Phen so he may not count. I've had my bike since 2006. Bought it from an expat in Laos. I’d like to advertise Laos as a destination – the more the...
  17. Where are you going?

    Varadero
    Where are you all going? I read about members fitting their bikes out with off road bias tyres and fitting expedition type luggage, tougher suspension, etc. And I can but wonder to what exotic destinations they are bound? Or is it all just a design exercise? Or a bit of wishful thinking - ‘I...
  18. to the outlaws & back

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    So, one of the rare occasions for me to get out & about on the tralp other than just ride to work or a quick flip round the block… From Auxerre to Lohans, to visit wife & childers at the outlaws, 250(ish) k straight down the Nationale 6 from north to south. Stinking hot weather all week-end &...
  19. Stella Alpina 2007 Africajims report

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Hi all, well, another Stella, another medal! I set off from Scotland on Saturday 30/06/07 for Newcastle and the ferry to Ijmiuden, Holland. It rained, which kind of set the scene for the trip really! Two days in Germany travelling down the Rhine Valley again, in the rain then on to...
  20. Stella Alpina 2007 - Stormforce8 & Annette's trip

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Left Lymington yesterday later than expected (4:30pm) waiting in vain for the postman to deliver Annettes new ipod - oh well, the solitude of earplugs will be refreshing.:rolleyes: This was taken minutes before the storm arrived!!:( So we left in a torrential downpour and it didn't get...
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