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  1. Help my key was nicked!!

    Dominator / FMX
    :mad: I own a honda vigor fx650y,built montessa honda factory spain 2000,first reg 2002,the one and only key was stolen from my home along with my car and household items(we were asleep,he was in our house for 30mins),i will have his thumbs if i find him,however i now need a key to start the...
  2. cam chain tenioner

    Dominator / FMX
    HAS ANYONE GOT A SPARE CAM CHAIN TENSIONER PART 9(FRONT TENSIONER)FOR SALE OR SWAP I HAVE LOTS OF ENGINE PARTS AND A SPARE CAMCHAIN TENSIONER PART 4 ANY HELP WOULD BE APPRECIATED
  3. Are you sitting comfortably?

    Transalp
    Ok guys tiny moan with my xl600v seating position. May just be me but when in the saddle I feel that I have to keep shuffling back up the seat. Also the slight forward sliding puts pressure on my old thumbs. I know I'm a wuss. Now my question is are there any after market seats with slight...
  4. Ulster Grand Prix - Highlights shortly....

    Chatter
    High guys, if twiddling your thumbs the UGP highlights are on BBC Player or via web at 10:35 shortly and via : 'Film on.com', select UK Live TV and then BBC NI. Was great last night with onboard cams. Fastest road race in world, used to wander up the road there as a kid. Well, enjoy if its...
  5. New member US Spec XL600R Pics

    XL
    Been lurking for a while, decided to join up. Here are some pics of my colonial spec XL600R I've been restoring. My user name is not my actual name, for those who get the reference, thumbs up.
  6. Honda Adventure Vid

    Chatter
    Honda's released some new videos on you tube, I quite like them, kinda gets into the spirit of why we ride. So, their Adventure vid might not get the xrv.org thumbs up ( there is an Africa Twin in there ! ), but a good watch.
  7. Steering head tools best recomendations

    Tools
    Hi Team. I am after getting some decent tools for removing and fitting steering head bearings. Any good for removal Proper job worth having? I have seen the vice method for pressing and used the whack it out with an old screwdriver for the seat removal but thinking its time for the proper...
  8. quick spin up the wicklow mountains

    Transalp
    lost the plot with my back today(trapped nerve) ,cant drive,siting in the house all day so i went up the gap and back across the sally gap knowing there would be no traffic and i could tip along nice and slow,you dont really appreciate the scenery untill you stop and take the time,heres a few...
  9. Picking up my 650 Transalp tomorrow.

    Chatter
    Afternoon, Picking up a 650 Transalp in silver tomorrow afternoon from North Yorkshire, and will be riding it home to Essex same day. I'd love to take a detour and stay out for a night, but need to get back same day :( If anyone sees a Silver one on the A1/M1 give us the thumbs up. I'm...
  10. Heroes return to Heathrow

    Chatter
    Dakar Heroes return to Heathrow True Dakar heroes Race2Recovery homecoming: the team will be flying in to London Heathrow, 24th Jan, Terminal 5 at 10.20 flight IB 3162. Just got this from the Race2Recovery site,obviously I cant make it to welcome them home but if any one is free go and...
  11. Bar Muff's

    Transalp
    Any recommendations? Sick of chilly fingertips and thumbs... Don't have the standard hand guards fitted (broke off ages ago lol). My worry about muffs is do I need to put the mirror through a separate hole to the cables etc? Cheers :)
  12. Red Square's old bike?

    Chatter
    This looks alot like the bike he had in Dent at the 2007 National. Darren..wasn't it?.....looked like Eddy Izzard :D
  13. Genesis - two thumbs fresh

    Recommended Dealers/Service Providers/Campsites
    I don't know how u all feel about Genesis but I'm certainly a fan. I used to ride motocross at their site behind Brooklands Museum, before all their crossers got nicked. Years later my bro's used them to pass his cbt and full test and as new as he was to biking he passed no probs and says...
  14. Thumbs up for Graves

    Transalp
    Yesterday afternoon a large box arrived at work, a quick glance at the label shows it's what I've been waiting for. :p:p It's been a long wait and they are expensive, but boy are they well made! :thumbright: They come with all the fittings you'll need and printed instructions too. It took 3...
  15. Another thumbs up for Almax chains!

    Recommended Dealers/Service Providers/Campsites
    Just ordered an Almax chain via the telephone, very friendly women answered and when I said I had heard about these chains on here, she gave me a free Tailpack worth 35 quid! So if you are thinking of buying one, mention you saw about them on a forum and you will also get a free bag...
  16. Thumbs up for David Silvers.

    Recommended Dealers/Service Providers/Campsites
    I ordered some kit, after to days it was showing as awaiting backorder. Yesterday I got an Email dispatch conformation. Today it arrived. Total time from order to delivery 5 days.:thumbup:
  17. A Big Thumbs Up to African Simba

    Chatter
    Cheers mate, the radiator is working fine :thumbup: I posted for another rad or if anyone knew how to repair one locally and African Simba has donated (literally) his spare rad. And it works - brilliant Cheers, I owe you one :thumbup: Airwolf give me a shout for possibly buying AlanH's so...
  18. New Transalp 700 thumbs up.

    Transalp
    It's here! only had to wait 2 months for the order. Put 1200km's down in the first week and I can say that it is a pleasure to ride, plenty of power and handles well on tarmac or dirt road. I have made a wise choice. Let my friend with a V Strom have a ride and he was also extremely inpressed...
  19. BSM exhausts - thumbs up

    Africa Twin
    I had my new BSM exhaust delivered from David Silver yesterday, and first impressions are that it's well made, much better than a Laser ProDuro, for instance. It's slightly shorter and narrower than the OE item, and the silencer by itself is quite a bit lighter (surprise!). However, the...
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