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  1. 2002 xl230

    Afternoon all. Does anyone know where I can get a handbook or workshop manual for my new bike I am picking up on Tues? Thanks
  2. For Sale: 1999 Africa Twin £1600 on ABR forum for sale by Tues 15 October

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    This is advertised over on the ABR forum. Seems a good price for an AT John
  3. Londons calling

    Or it's called :D:D short notice job and I'm in Shepherds bush already, got Tues night free and most of wednesday, any out there bored I'm not on the bike so its coffee or sherbert, depending on when we can meet
  4. Operation.

    I've got my Pre Operation medical tomorow, then back to work on Monday for one day. Tues, Wed and Thurs off then my Operation for my Hernia is on Friday. I've had the right side done about 6 years ago, and now having the left side done, so know whats going to happen. Then I will be off work...
  5. Gentlemen doing Lunch?

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Forecasts are not bad for Tues/Wed, any Gentlemen (or indeed ladies) fancy doing Lunch somewhere in Mid Wales this week? Wevver Ride to the agreed joint, eat and chat then depart. Caff at Crossgates or the Ponderosa... or any other suggestions? Crossgates does give a belting ride wherever you...
  6. quick clutch question

    Africa Twin
    Hi guys, i'm thinking of changing the clutch as it's starting feel a little worn, floppy lever and sometimes clunky getting into gear, i've already got the gasket, plates and cable but can't get new springs till tues. Fancy doing it over the weekend but since i also use the @ as everyday...
  7. why.....

    does everything conspire to break or need servicing at the same time....... just sold the KTM and 660 Tenere, the pick up is booked in for a service wed & thurs, the super ten was booked mon & tues for new headrace bearings, clutch cable and to have the autocom and satnav refitted. just...
  8. Cheap GPS Phone

    Hello Everybody, As my Mum's stroke recovery continues I am trying to leave her for a few hours at a time during my 'watch'.....Sun to Tues. I've got a bicycle in Eastbourne and I'm exploring the area but I ain't got the 'Knowledge' of the area. I'd like to keep my sim card contract and put it...
  9. Lulu's Most Excellent Adventure (Part 1)

    This hardly qualifies for a ‘ride report’ (more of a ‘falloffalot’ (™ Alpslapper) report), but mods, if you think I’m in the wrong forum, please feel free to move me on.:angel9: Well, I’ve finally (almost) gone and done it. After a year too full of misadventure to be able to spend time on the...
  10. An adventure on an Adventure! (Part 1)

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Briefly:- 1) First round trip distance 983kms, Sat 11th Oct 0700hrs-Mon 13th Oct 1030hrs. Manila-Baguio City-Bontoc-Banaue Rice Terraces and back. 2) Trip home (including wrong ways!) 891kms, Tues 14th Oct 1130hrs- Thurs 16th Oct 1200hrs. Manila-Batangas Port (Luzon island)-Ferry-Calapan...
  11. Almost 1 year

    Well this time last year I snapped my knee playing rugby and this Saturday ,almost 1 year to the day I return to my fire engine. I have been in on days for past 2 months , called light duties, but it feels weird going back to my job after such a long time away. It is going to take a bit to get...
  12. 4 days in october - suggestions on where to go

    got sat am through tues pm for a trip with a mate Not sure where to go, I'd ike to go to Scotland, but its a long way ( I live on the South Coast) , and I get the feeling we'll do a lot of motorway miles before we get there, and then will have to turn around and come back. He'd like to go to...
  13. RD03 / RD04 owners in Guildford or prepared to travel?

    Africa Twin
    I've been contacted by Simon Bowen of T.W.O magazine he wants by the looks of it an RD03 / RD03 to borrow for a day next week Tue / Wed. If we're successful the site gets a mention, and you will obviously be able to feel proud that your bike is featured in the magazine. Please PM me and I will...
  14. Poole Bike Night

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Tues 7th Aug, Poole Bike Night, Poole is'nt very far from anywhere really and it's a good night out. Anyone fancy a ride ?
  15. Guided tour to germany 18-25 August 2008

    Vader's Tours
    While we where on skye a few of us where talking about a trip to Germany.Where i come from is one of the most beautyfull parts of the Rhine river and we a lot of wine festivals every year. The suggestion was to go there by bike ,stay in youth Hostels (Cheap!,very clean,breakfast included and...
  16. typical

    you buy one and then some ones offering one cheaper and in better nick thats life will be picking her up on tues cant wait ,i had the the first vd and did 30,000 miles on her in 12 months with no problem even through the morroco and a bit in the sahara ,i hope the new girls just as good .the...
  17. punctures and the AA!

    have had a nightmare week since friday. went to work at 0600 on fri morn and got home at 0220 sat morn. left to go back to work at midday sat and get home at 0300 sunday after having windscreen put through by pissed up arse in Lewisham. leave again at 0800 sunday and get home 2100! absolutely...
  18. Haggis Run 2

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Mrs McVicar and I are planning to do a rerun of the 2005 Haggis Run. This is our planned itinery and of course anyone is welcome to join us for some, most or all of the trip. I am afraid it clashes with the Stella but I wont be able to do that next year, so Scotland it is. Friday July 6th...
  19. Syd: Blue Mountains adventure riding

    Dominator / FMX
    Here are some pics that Alex and I took last Tues in the Upper Blue Mountains. The plan was to ride about 160 clicks to Jenolean Caves from Sydney, then ride the forest trails down to Wombeyan Caves and then return to Sydney via the town of Mittagong. Unfortunatly things did not work out that...
  20. time to do them jobs

    Got a few days off this week and its time to do them jobs on the AT 1st centre stand from what ive read so far its a pain to fit and a pain to use. ordered part fom David Silver sat nite so hope to see it Tues. Any tips on fitting? 2nd two new tyres (so 1st job will be useful. 3rd and final job...