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  1. bike capabilities/ limitations?

    OK folks its time to pick the collective brains of you good people. So far in the battle between transalp and africa twin, the alp is winning my affections more by the day, mainly down the posts i've read on this site. what i'm particularly interested in is how well the alp will cope with...
  2. ahh my kinda medicine

    Australian doctors have kept an Italian tourist alive by feeding him vodka through a drip for three days, medical staff in Queensland say. The 24-year-old man, who had swallowed a poison in an apparent suicide attempt, was treated while in a coma. Doctors set up the drip after running out of...
  3. Ride Report - Alps and Tuscany

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    OK Then Ride Report… Are you sitting comfortably? Good, then I’ll begin… Day Zero… Cambridge to Harwich! After work, ride from Cambridge to Harwich for the 23:30 ferry (Yippee!) Boarded an hour early, Ferry sailed an hour late. Plenty of straps available, although I had taken two of my...
  4. 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 &...
  5. The Great Kid's Day (Wash) Out

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    The Great Kid's Day (Wash) Out - Part 1 OK, so it was raining. But it's a bank holiday for heaven's sake, it always rains :crybaby: No need to be alarmed - it'll ease off - it always does :D Got a txt from Whealie saying it was all systems go so we saddled up and rode west :thumbup: We...

    hello to you all. i asked a while back now about if anyone who had a front brake caliper from a 1991 ta lying around to let me know. well im verging on suicide/desperation because theyre like hens teeth and gold dust rolled into one!! :x have tried several times through partfinder uk and tried...
  7. Irish riders bike run this saturday...........

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Leaves Southern Racing motorcycles, Midleton @ 10.30 to Abbyleix (route follows main Dublin road. 102 miles) 10 Euro per bike, moneys going to the Let's Get Together Foundation (Suicide Bereavement Foundation) (if you anyone from here is going let me know so we can meet up)
  8. Speedo drive

    Africa Twin
    5000 miles and my speedo drive has commited suicide. The white plastic worm drive has stripped its thread. Is this a common fault??????? Nobody seems to have one in stock, hopefully I'll find one before the 19th and my Norway trip. Norway with no speedo does not bear thinking about :cry: :cry...