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  1. Open consultation: Improving moped and motorcycle training

    Africa Twin
    http://www.xrv.org.uk/forums/chatter/156626-open-consultation-improving-moped-motorcycle-training.html Give your views by Friday 17 February 2017.
  2. Open consultation: Improving moped and motorcycle training

    Transalp
    http://www.xrv.org.uk/forums/chatter/156626-open-consultation-improving-moped-motorcycle-training.html Give your views by Friday 17 February 2017.
  3. Open consultation: Improving moped and motorcycle training

    Chatter
    Summary: Changes to moped and motorcycle training to make sure newly-qualified riders are better prepared for riding on modern roads. Should motorcyclists be able to upgrade their licence to ride larger bikes by taking a training course, instead of having to take more tests ? Give your views...
  4. Polishing advice

    Chatter
    I want to buy a 220v lekky motor to to use for polishing bike bits. My battery in my drill needs replacing so I need another way of polishing.:(:(:( What size motor should I get and what type? There should be loads on ebay.:rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes: May as well be prepared for when jnr gets...
  5. Parts for XL250R 86 (84-87) where in UK is best?

    XL
    Hello XL chaps, Ive been on the XRV forum for a while but mainly rebuilding a XL600V, however have just taken on a 86 XL250R for some off-road training im doing this summer. Parts are proving an issue in the UK and the US parts are often more expensive to ship than the part itself ! Anyone got...
  6. A2 compliant for lanky lad

    Other Bikes
    Charlie is hoping to do his A2 bike training and test shortly after passing his Theory last week. Now come the fun part, choosing the Bike... I am happy for him to bimble about on my NX400 for a while, but at 30hp, it's not going to set the roads alight (possibly a good thing!) and if I can get...
  7. Rider's safety training with pillion passenger

    Riding
    I decided that this year I should do once again some sort of rider's safety training to refresh knowledge and skills. Searching the net I came across a course aimed at people that often ride with pillion passenger. Has anyone in this forum ever completed such a course and can comment on results...
  8. First Aid for Bikers Courses

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Hi there I have been a biker for 30+yrs on and off (excuse the pun!) and also a First Aid Instructor. My company TrainAidInc has been delivering Biker specific First Aid Courses for 3 yrs now and the word is spreading - but I'm gonna give it a plug here if I may ! It's a bit raw to me now as...
  9. Don't forget to zip up those jackets

    Chatter
    Got pulled tonight filtering through traffic on the regular commute home down the Strand in Liverpool. Bike cop, blue lights, siren the works, I'm thinking what did I do? Its taxed, tested, insured, I don't run red lights and generally abide by the rules of the road. Pulled because i didn't have...
  10. Tough Mudder

    Chatter
    Reyt chaps, my wife has been training for the past 6 months to do an event called Tough Mudder. Its a 12 mile run over tough terrain which includes 20 obstacles such as ice baths, electro shock, and basically a lot of other nasty crap that no one in their right mind would want to pay for (and...
  11. The London Dakar is up and running

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Home · Weekend 20th & 21st September · This is NOT a ride from London to Dakar but aimed at bringing a Dakar experience to riders based in North London. · Big Bike and complete beginner friendly - off road training available.. · Event will be centred...
  12. is it me or this face looks familiar.......?

    Chatter
    I thought I'd seen this fella loitering around XRV Nationals campfires.....
  13. New bike test rules from 19th January 2013

    Chatter
    Routes to Your motorcycle / scooter Licence 19th January 2013 will see the introduction of the 3rd Driving Licence Directive (or 3DLD). The 3DLD will see several changes to the way the motorcycle licence system works, most notably the changes to age restrictions in each licence category...
  14. Loggy's local ride out...

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Thought I would go for a ride out this afternoon on my own. I decided to take a ride round the local area. I went through Wantage and up to White Horse Hill. If any of you have been here you will know that the views are fantastic over the beautiful Oxfordshire Countryside. I took a few snaps...
  15. ROSPA advanced training good result, ish!

    Riding
    I have had a full on couple of days receiving one to one intense training with www.edenproridertraining.co.uk and I am mentally exhausted. It was however all worth it as I passed my ROSPA advanced course today with 81 percent, giving me a silver. Only down side is that 86 percent would have...
  16. my new sidecar project....

    Chatter
    I know there was a picture posted, however thought I'd repost.....:D:D:D:D just cos I'm so chuffed with it! Collected it on Friday after about 3 hours training (I'd never ever ridden an outfit before!) and then crawled the 120 miles home around the M25...... All I can say is that I found...
  17. Guess what I saw today

    Africa Twin
    Hi All I went for a few hours of DAS training today and the instructer showed me a 2003 AT with only 4300 miles on it. It belongs to an ex Welsh rugby international who parked it up there a few years ago and hasn't touched it since. The paint work is in good nick but the engine casings have...
  18. What would you like from your advanced training?

    Riding
    If I may ask a question, "What would you like from your advanced training?" I'm mainly focusing on the off-tarmac side of things, but any ideas would be great. This can include prices, times, dates, locations, course coverage, their bike or yours, and how big would you like the training...
  19. Witley Enduro - 27th December

    Competitions / Trials
    Its a hoot! Change of places this year, not Weavers Down but the Bagshot Army training ground. So long as I get a couple of laps in I'll be happy, so get those XR's out and join up!
  20. so why weren't we at the national?

    Chatter
    well I can tell you all now as I was sworn to secrecy until today. Ruth was doing her training for her Mod 1 the weekend of the national and passed on the Monday AND, she's just passed her Mod 2 :D we've got a nice little BMW F650CS (the one with the elastic band drive) in the garage for her...
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