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  1. For Sale: Triumph Tina 1962 for restoration

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    SOLD I have decided to thin out the garage a bit so I am selling the Tina I brought as a winter project. It is an early (1962) Triumph Tine scooter, said to be the first modern(ish), a twist & go, needs restoration Frame good, panels good no deep rust or extra holes quite a bit of surface rust...
  2. I come from Argentina!

    Africa Twin
    Hello friends motorcyclists!, I have 54 years, I live in Argentina to 50 km city of Buenos Aires, and I own a 1991 RD04 Africa Twin. The'm repairing because the previous owner had it pretty sloppy. I send a hug to everyone. :happy9:
  3. The New Pope

    Jokes
    The two British cooks at the Vatican upset the new Pope this morning, his first day in office. All Tina Smith and Marge Brown asked was, "Does the Pope want a Full English for breakfast?" Apparently, annoyed by the Falklands situation, the new Pope was reported to have replied, quite...
  4. A Triumph Adventure (to ride)

    Triumph
    I have just found this- a 1962 Triumph Tina a British scooter designed by Edward Turner so wife suggested it should be called Ike (& Tina Turner- River deep etc). Often stated to be the first of the modern twist & go scooters, unfortunately plagued with problems, this is a very early example...
  5. My Presentation...

    Africa Twin
    Hello everyone Africa Twin people!! My name is Alejandro, i live in Argentina, Cordoba, recently race of 2013 Dakar Rally, 47 year old, MD Gynecolgist, and i have two XR, one XRV RD07 1994 Africa Twin, and the second one is a XR 600 R 1985, that i have recently complete restored, whit full and...
  6. Honda to enter factory team in 2013 Dakar

    Chatter
    Honda has announced its intention to participate as a works team in the motorcycle class of the Dakar Rally to be held in January 2013 in South America, travelling north to south through Peru, Chile and Argentina. Honda competed nine times in the motorcycle class in the forerunner of the...
  7. What? No rugby thread?

    Chatter
    Now then, who's going through to the final? England getting beaten by France - who'd have put money on that? Wales beating Ireland. Cracking game and probably the game of the tournament. Australia beating South Africa - didn't see the game but from the low score, might have missed a good 'un...
  8. well traveled at

    Africa Twin
    Hi Guys I was in fort William last week and met these guys out side a Morrisons, they were from Argentina on a round the world trip, well into the trip, and Very well loaded, in fact, i've never seen so much gear on a bike! they where two up and also had a small dog which traveled down her...
  9. The Game

    Chatter
    Well, I am of course referring to the Scotland v England game today. What can I say ??? As regards passion and commitment I can't fault our guys, just a pity we can't score any tries :D The English side were certainly lacking in passion for most of the game ;) Never mind, we have a young...
  10. Summer PJ M Treasure Hunt 2011 anyone else doing it?

    Competitions / Trials
    Summer PJ M Treasure Hunt 2011 - 4th September 2011 Contact person: Marianne Walford [email protected] 01686 430522 This is designed to be a fun event for riders of all motorcycle skills. The winners of the classes may not necessarily be those with the best offroad riding skills...
  11. Africa Twin- Alaska to Argentina

    Africa Twin
    Hi, I recently created a separate thread on this forum regarding a trip from Alaska to Argentina a friend and I plan to undertake in April of next year. That thread can be found here: http://www.xrv.org.uk/forums/travel/76793-alaska-argentina.html After some serious consideration I have...
  12. Alaska to Argentina

    Travel
    Hello, A friend and I are planning what feels like a big trip and require some advice. Here is our situation.... In April of 2012, we plan to leave london and fly to Alaska. The aim is to ride all the way down to the most southern point of Argentina and we have around 8 months to do this. We...
  13. Bikes you would have liked to own. Which are they?

    Chatter
    This afternoon, I was day dreaming about what I'd buy if I had some spare cash. I was thinking of the all the bikes I used to have a soft spot for but never got my hands on. So, don't make me the only bike nerd in this thread and tell me what you'd have bought if you could turn back the...
  14. Good Book

    Chatter
    Was browsing the books at Manchester Airport last week I bought a copy of "Two Wheels Through Terror" by Glen Heggstad. Great book. He left Palm Springs in California with the intention of riding down to the Souther tip of Argentina via the West coast of South America then riding back via the...
  15. Lois Pryce at W Yorks TRF

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    West Yorkshire TRF have been lucky enough to secure the services of Lois Pryce for one of her famous presentations on the trials and tribulations of an overland explorer. Lois on the Loose! Lois Pryce will be talking about how she jacked in her tedious office job to motorcycle 20,000 miles...
  16. Presentation! from Argentine.

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hello Friends, my name es Federico and I from Argentine. At this moment, I have a Honda Transalp 650 2007, and also am a member of transalp.es forum in which I am moderator. A bike which I filled with joy (and will continue for much longer ..). After presenting, I ask permission to touch...
  17. So that's it!

    Chatter
    So the Harriers have been retired, I think that the government should look to recent history to see what a foolish move this is. When Argentina decided to invade The Falklands and we decided to bomb the runway at Port Stanley what happened? Oh! dear no long range bomber. Vulcan had been retired...
  18. for my next trick... Aquaplaning!

    Chatter
    wasn't sure where to post this really, but I guess, as it's simply anecdotal, chatter is probably the best place... YouTube - HIDROPLANING A MAS DE 140 KM/H miramar argentina I shall be expecting to see similar antics from the next members ride reports involving fords...:thumbright:
  19. Update on Ian Coates - Riding Around the World

    Chatter
    Hello everyone, I have recently heard once again from our good friend, Ian Coates, who has been making his way around the world on his Africa Twin since 1999 and he would like me to post his most recent update..... All the best and safe riding!!! Dee DEE WOULD YOU PLEASE POST THIS FOR ME: I...
  20. 84 paris dakar 600

    XR
    i bought this 84 paris dakar for £370 just needed carbs cleaning and it wizzed through mot its all original apart from bars,i usually restore them but buyers now seem to like them original and un restored i must admit the 25 year old pattina adds coolness,maybe i wont restore after all this is...
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