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  1. Africa Twin
    I live in the states, but Im from Portugal. I bought a africa twin last year to travel europe. It seemed like a good bike, ive always liked them. But I have no idea how they compare to any other bike. The bike had problems with the rectified, it couldnt handle my heated gear in the winter...
  2. Ride Reports and Pictures
    Well it was a memorable weekend !!!:D :D I headed out to Condobolin in central NSW to checkout the Condo 750 2 day cross country rallye. It’s a mini version of the Oz Safari / Dakar with bikes and cars competeing including 2 Oz Advriders – GTAus and rjf I got away from work about 4pm on thurs...
  3. Ride Reports and Pictures
    fark me what a trip !!! :D :clap: :freaky: I havent been down to the Island for the GP since 97, it never fits in with work, which is a constant source of irritation:cry . A couple of weeks ago I checked my diary and it was clear so I accosted my boss and said I needed 4 days off or I'd die...
  4. Chatter
    Got an insurance quote from Bennetts for my AT, only £475 I was gob-smacked, seen as im paying £535 for my 50cc bike :D
  5. Chatter
    As i pulled into my mates bike shop http://www.motorbikeworkshop.co.uk/ i was followed by a small police van containing 4 officers. As i got off my bike, the driver called me over. I was a bit suprised, but thought it may have been because my rear 'L' plate had fell off (that being the reason i...
  6. Africa Twin
    As the title suggests I have been experiencing intermittent function of the starter motor. When I tried to start the bike this morning absolutely nothing happened when I pressed the starter button (no slow cranking, no clicking). After leaving the bike for a moment and lifting it to the level...
  7. Africa Twin
    Out on my Africa Twin today and I have to say, these things handle! I went out with a few mates, a Z1000, CBR600RR, and an R1. I used to only have top sportsbikes and always wanted an Africa so I buckled and got one not knowing what to expect. Well let me tell you, I am easily as fast, if not...
  8. Africa Twin
    Just wondered as mates keep asking and I dont know! They are suprised by its speed up to 100mph even though they ride sports bikes :twisted:
  9. Africa Twin
    Hello there. Im in the process of planning a trip from London to Dakar on my @, and i wanted to know what modifications I should make to the bike. I have a RD07 that is 5 years old, and has done 38,000 miles. I have done some minor things to it already, changed the hand guards to...
  10. Africa Twin
    Evening folks. I am new to both this forum and owning an AT. The whole thing took me by suprise. One minute I was considering a return to XR600 ownership, the next I was riding home on a 13 year old RD04!!! Have'nt had time to come to too many conclusions yet but it seems like a good old bus so...
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