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  1. Hand guards & screen

    Transalp
    Hello again Thanks for the help on the previous post. I am looking to fit some hand guards & a taller screen on my 650v. Is their any recomendations, or any to avoid. The hand guards are more to keep the wind off, not smash into trees. Or do I just buy a new AT? thanks trevor
  2. Yokes / triple trees

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi does anyone know if the yokes / tripple trees on the SLR are the same as the dominator or anything else?
  3. Help!! Can anyone identify this item please?!!!!

    Africa Twin
    In what seems to be the time honoured humourous way of this forum - I wondered if any of you could identify this item? Please bear with it to the end - IT WILL BE WORTH IT!!!!! All those who said chair- Wrong!! It LOOKS like a chair - Still looks like a chair - BUT!!! Let's...
  4. T'day, I have mostly been winchin'....

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Here is a post I put in my Ural forum (Actually I DO have a life thank you very much....). Thought some bored people might enjoy the read..... Armed with a rope, a winch, my knobbly spare and bit of boredom on a Friday, off I went to explore some of the wooded areas around Tallinn. I turned...
  5. This is one cool tent!

    Chatter
    http://hennessyhammock.com/index.html If I didn't have a tent already (that I'd spent good money on), I'd be tempted to buy one of these... Although I'm not sure they're of any use in Scotland (not many trees in the highlands, are there)... JB
  6. A soggy weekend camping

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    The plan: IanS and son Matthew, Whealie and daughter Molly spend the day at the outdoor show and then head for a campsite near Chipping Norton for a convivial evening chatting round a camp fire and eating off a barbecue. Me, I've just bought a tent, so I went along just to try it out. I set...
  7. Not sure if you noticed but......

    Chatter
    but the trees and bushes seem to have this light green tinge:D:D:D Well its either algea from the rain or summer is on his way:D:D:D:D:sunny::sunny::sunny:
  8. CHEC Round 1, March 9th.

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Oww. That sort of sums it up! Apart from that, a fab day. Daz and myself set off about half nine this morning. Quick spin to the site, it's really nice to have an event so close. (Didn't get up 'till about 9!) Sign on, "scrutineering", ie do you have a bike, a helmet and what tyres are on...
  9. LV's Ice Faries have moved!

    Chatter
    They were out in force round here this morning - the stealth squad had been hiding their work round corners and in the shadows of trees! First time I've been off on tarmac for ages! My bum, back and helmet hurt! :(. AND I've scratched some bits of my new bike - bar end and footpeg, bottom...
  10. Off Road Fiesta

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    :D :D Not in the party sense though. A couple of weekends ago, Mr Mabel, Mini Mabel and myself decided to go for a little adventure in the woods Because we had to carry quite a bit of kit we took the car, Off road :D Look at the grin on his face some guys never grow up Since the...
  11. Grey and murky Essex

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Working from home today, so I went out for a little ride in the grey world that is currently Essex. Popped over to Hainault to meet my mum at the crematorium to sort out what was happening to my dad’s ashes. Stopped at Greensted Church on the way back or to give it it’s full name The Church of...
  12. We Survived

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    The weekend started on Friday night at our Mountain Rescue HQ in Bridgend, we packed up all the vehicles and left for the base at Penwyllt. When we arrived we were given a briefing and told what was expected of us over the weekend. We were told, You are a specialist demolition team who have...
  13. The Never Ending Hunting Fields

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Have been riding around Europe for a month - so many places to see and roads to ride. So I've got a few pictures and stories to share with you. The first one is from the French Alps, trying to make our way from Beauford to Bourg-Saint-Maurice via L'Ami. Unfortunately the snow line was at...
  14. le tour de france

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    well after looking at all the oics of the stella alpina I don't know if I dare post this. Just a little day off bimble really but a big deal for me cos what with the twins & that, opportunities for ride outs are getting mighty rare. The "Tour de France" was coming through our neck of the...
  15. Ryedale Rally 2007

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Well, with all the big things going on this weekend, I'll add my own little bit of muddy mayhem to the mix :D . The rally is held in the forests of the North Yorkshire Moors, up above Pickering. Apparently Pickering flooded quite badly last week, causing some shops etc to remain closed. It had...
  16. I love Volvo's!

    Chatter
    I know what you're saying. HERETIC!! Burn him, burn him!!!!!!!:blob6: In my defense, I can only say that I don't love all Volvo's, just the F reg 340 that saved the girlfriend's life last night. We live on a country road and last night, on her way home from work, some prat took a racing line...
  17. The way we ride

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Hi everybody, I posted this on ADV, but as Twinners I thought you migth be interested as well. With a couple of friends I went to our annual bike week which takes us to here and there. This time it was Slovenia and Croatia. To save tires and time, we took the train to Villach/Austria, close...
  18. Sump Guard damage.

    Transalp
    Has anyone else damaged their sumpguard? They look stronger than they are I guess. Not only is the base of mine a little sick, the side welds are too. It is a Touratech one, looks v. strong, but I guess not bomb proof! I know the bike isn't built for ruts and crossing fallen trees, but I didn't...
  19. to those over thirty remember this life

    Chatter
    Gotta Be Over 30 to Understand the following : Mum used to cut chicken, slice eggs and spread mayo on the same cutting board with the same knife and no bleach, but we didn't get food poisoning. My Mum used to defrost mince-meat on the kitchen sink AND I used to eat a bite raw sometimes, too...
  20. Hafren Rally.

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Wow! I'm sort of just back, still buzzing! It went a bit like this: Sat pm, do School Christmas Fete, buy Cristmas tree, find its too big, buy new Christmas tree, get humpy 'cos all the daylight is going. Load up the bike and set off for Wales about 4-30. (Dark!) Get to Llandiloes about 8-30...
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