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  1. For Sale: 25% off Shell Advance Ultra 4T 10w-40 only @ Opie Oils

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi Folk's Opie Oils are proud to announce that we have a HUGE 25% off Shell Advance Ultra 4T 10w-40 To be able to get 25% off Shell Advance Ultra 4T 10w-40 use the discount code: ULTRA. Only £22.13 for 4 litres of performance fully synthetic motorcycle oil. Just need a top up? 1...
  2. Jinxed Myself

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Not really a ride report more of a moan at myself This morning i stated on the new Africa twin thread that i had no problem with tubed tyres. But this afternoon i was out on the dog heading towards ystradfellte when i got a flat rear, no problem i carry a spare tube and the tools to do it, I did...
  3. For Sale: GUNK Cleaners & Degreasers now available at Opie Oils

    For Sale / Wanted
    Great news, Opie Oils have added GUNK to our ever growing list of top quality brands (now over 45, take a look HERE > > >). Below is the list of Gunk products stocked, take a look it’s great stuff! GUNK Engine Degreasant A powerful and effective cleaner that has been specially formulated...
  4. If you ride in London, read this...

    Transalp
    https://consultations.tfl.gov.uk/environment/ultra-low-emission-zone?intcmp=22947 £12.50 daily charge for all 600 and 650 transalps, from 2020.
  5. Hello, defected to Y*m*h*.

    Other Bikes
    Hi folks, We moved house in July 2013, I sold my little XL's and also the Transalp, because it was getting heavier as I got older and clumsier, so having dropped it a couple of times,at ultra-slow speed, it had to go, and I miss it. Following good advice from on this forum, I've been looking...
  6. For Sale: Harley Davidson 1995 FXDS-CONV Dyna Low Rider Sport Convertible Evo

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    SOLD Harley Davidson 1995 FXDS-CONV Dyna Low Rider Sport Convertible Evo SOLD To provide space and funds for my Africa Twin and as my wife prefers the pillion on my Harley Ultra Classic I have decided to sell my Harley Evo Dyna Convertible. It is a Harley Davidson Evo FXDS-CONV Dyna Low Rider...
  7. For Sale: XRV750 RD07A 2002 Y with everything you can think of...

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    XRV750 RD07A 2002 Y with 45K on the clock. I've had the bike for 10 years and she has been super reliable and very low maintenance. She has been to the border of China and back (22 countries), then used every day to commute around London all year round. As you would expect she has a fair few...
  8. GUNK Cleaners & Degreasers now available at Opie Oils

    Chatter
    Great news, Opie Oils have added GUNK to our ever growing list of top quality brands (now over 45, take a look HERE > > >). Below is the list of Gunk products stocked, take a look it’s great stuff! GUNK Engine Degreasant A powerful and effective cleaner that has been specially formulated...
  9. For Sale: Harley Davidson 1990 FLHTP Evo police FLHS Road King dual and solo seat options

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    SOLD Harley Davidson 1990 FLHTP the Police version of the Evo FLHS touring model that became the Road King a few years later. The bike has done 48000 miles has 7 previous owners is taxed and MOT'd to September 2014 The bike was registered new in UK, not known if it was a demo or a special...
  10. Honda SH125 thread

    Other Honda
    Hi all, I have checked and could not see a thread dedicated to the SH125/150 scooter from Honda - so I thought I start one. I am riding a SH125i ABS since September this year and use it mainly for my daily commute - 40 mile round trip. The little scooter is ultra practical and so far 100%...
  11. For Sale: 2005 Transalp

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    2005 Transalp - NOW SOLD NOTE - BIKE NOW SOLD Looking to sell my Transalp. Realistic, fair offers invited. (I've asked for advice on the price on the 'What's it Worth' section of the forum.) 2005, 41k miles, 2 owners from new (Honda dealer then me), fully functioning, ultra-reliable...
  12. 2005 Transalp

    What's it worth?
    2005 Transalp - NOW SOLD NOTE - BIKE NOW SOLD Looking to sell my Transalp. Suggestions for a realistic, fair price would be appreciated. I realise I would probably maximise the price by removing all the kit and selling it separately, but would rather avoid that if possible. 2005, 41k...
  13. Jack up / lift / increase seat height with rose joints / rod ends

    Africa Twin
    I know this is not the first post on this subject. I did my homework though a searched the forum. Not too keen on reweldning my suspension linkage or pay loads of money for a AQ kit. Neither do I know a local professional to make me one. Saw that someone on the forum used rose joints to...
  14. Kitchen utensils which can also be employed in the garage

    Tools
    In a quest for efficiency in financial outlay and tool storage in my household there has always been potential for developing a range of multi-purpose tools suitable for the kitchen and garage. Previous success stories include the turkey baster/brake fluid extractor, and the controversial...
  15. My new lump: Africa Twin in Thailand!

    Africa Twin
    Well, here she is, yesterday's purchase, and my first attemp at posting a pic using Photobucket...... hope it works! The bike was originally advertised as a '99 model but when I asked about the VIN it's only 11 digit, which puts the bike at around '94 or '95. The paint job, as you can see, is...
  16. Thailand: Chiang Mai & Chiang Rai Province.

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    This was originally written for Thailand's motorcycle forums: apologies for assuming you may know the areas and roads...... some of you might though! Open link for pics folks: http://www.gt-rider.com/thailand-motorcycle-forum/showthread.php/37052-A-short-wet-quot-Top-End-quot-tour! Just...
  17. For Sale: Gasgas TXT 250

    For Sale / Wanted
    For Sale now is my TXT pro 250 it's a 2006 bike, has carbon effect frame and swingarm guards bike is ultra reliable and only reason i'm selling it is the fact i'm not using it very much. Is in generally good condition only thing i can say is it had some marks on the fork stanchions when i bought...
  18. Silverstone half marathon, the aftermath

    Chatter
    Well we all survived a very hot Silverstone. It was a lovely day but just too sunny and hot for running. Out of 4 of us we had two cripples and two under prepared runners. After sticking together for the first .75 of a mile my leg was holding up ok an I picked up the pace and managed a...
  19. Crosstourer has landed

    News
    I had no idea what to expect from the Crosstourer. But no matter what I wrote about it, I knew what I could expect from comments on xrv.org.uk: it’s not a new Africa Twin; Honda should make a new Africa Twin. Well, the Crosstourer is not the new Africa Twin. Its seat is comfortable, for a start...
  20. Brake Calipers and ultr sonic cleaning

    Transalp
    Hi all Are there any issues regarding the use of ultra sonic cleaning to remove the crud from around the dust and oil seal recessess? I have access to one and thought it would get it nice and clean the easy way, but I dont want to damage the caliper. Any thoughts? Graeme
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