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  1. Insurance good throughout Europe?

    Africa Twin
    I am hoping to spend a couple of days heading to Bath , England towards end of May on bike. Does my insurance i have in Belgium cover me over there since it is part of European Union? Or do I need some sort of supplemental insurance ? Thanks
  2. Breather pipes

    Africa Twin
    I removed the tank today and the where two breather pipes coming from the tank. One of them goes into a Y shaped union with another pipe. For the life of me I can't figure out whee the extra pipe from the Y union goes to, any ideas? Cheers in advance
  3. PARTICIPANTS - John O'Groats to Lands End - The Longest Day

    The Longest Day
    This is a list of those who have put their names down to take part in the Team XRV ‘The Longest Day’ Charity challenge – John O’Groats to Lands End in under 24 hours As Robster and I are putting together individual Participants Packs, can each of you please edit this post and just put...
  4. Sprocket slack..

    Africa Twin
    Just to reasure me..... Servicing the bike this weekend I noticed a little bit of slack in the drive sprocket..... the teeth and chain all look fine.... the slack was in the splined shaft union with the sprocket... is this normal? or should it be replaced... especially before I set off for the...
  5. ebike insurance and Morocco

    Mechanical Advice
    Have I mentioned I am going to Morocco in October?? maybe only a fw times, anyway dug out my ebike policy to check what I needed to do about green cards and find the wording: " In compliance with European Union (EU) directives the insurance provided by this policy will allow the minimum...
  6. I've been offered a job

    Chatter
    Not sure if I am gullible enough though. :D :D This is the email I just opened GXQ: 0x47089319, 0x8, 0x483
  7. I`m now licensed to crush !!

    Chatter
    I`ve been on a three day FLT (Fork Lift Truck) course in work this week. I`m a Trade Union Rep and had negotiated for the course to be available to any Trades personnel who were interested....justifiable because in the past we`ve had jobs delayed due to the lack of FLT drivers,or extra costs...
  8. Olympics

    Chatter
    I have just watched Tessa Jowell on London TV talking about the Olympics and its already massive budget Overun. It was originally budgeted to cost £2.3 Billion Pounds. It is now up to £9.6 Billion pounds. They are coming out with figures like this 5 years before the event. So i will take a bet...
  9. Baja GB 2007

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    the bods behind Baja GB 2007 have passed on the latest press release to me for the 2007 event, if anybody is interested the information is as below: BAJA WALES LIMITED ANNOUNCES RUNNING OF NEW-LOOK BAJA GB IN AUGUST 2007 · Britain’s first international Baja set to run over challenging...
  10. Rugby Result Overturned After Inquest

    Chatter
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/rugby_union/6389727.stm :D
  11. African Insurance

    Chatter
    Where the heck do you get insurance for Africa? Tried Norwich Union, Carol Nash, Churchill none of which can meet the challenge, Europe no problem any further cant help, dont know where to look.
  12. Sheared bleed nipple

    Mechanical Advice
    OK, there's the word NIPPLE in the title, just don't expect anything apart from bike technical!!!! Anyway I've sheared a bleed nipple on the pipe union (brakes/anti-dive) on my GPz900R and was wondering if anyone knows what the best way of removing it would be. Thanks in advance Kymmy 8)
  13. Rugby

    Chatter
    My god, it looks like the All Blacks to win the 2007 World cup. THey completely demolished France 47-3 !!!!! WOOOOOOOOOOOWWWWWWWW What has hapenned to England, they are going nowhere fast, beaten at home by Argentina. Great performance from Ireland to beat the Springboks !!!! Wales play some...
  14. Drink & drive ?

    Chatter
    According to the NMCU (Norwegian Motorcycle Union) recently, on a Norwegian national radio program on station P4, a research worker by the name of Terje Assum of the Institute of Transport Economics stated that riding a motorbike was just as dangerous as driving a car under the influence (i.e...
  15. Ebike insurance

    Recommended Dealers/Service Providers/Campsites
    just renewed my policy with Ebike, so far very good. £379 fully comp for my o4 Hayabusa, my 04 sv650, my 05 ktm and my 54 transalp. last year with carole nash i paid £440, this year they quoted £571. Ebike actually give discounts for crash bungs / bars and race cans and full race systems werent...
  16. fitting a scotoiler

    Transalp
    Hi.. any one any tips on how to fit a scotoiler to 2004 TA & which connector option to use; splice fuel breather, carb balance pipe or screw union into balance point ? (and where do i look to do this - tank off/on ??) Thanks in anticipation
  17. Baltic Trip

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Finland Normally my trips start with a mad dash because I'm late for a ferry, and so it was with this trip. I arrived in Vaasa, Finland at 2 o'clock in the morning and headed south along the Baltic coast. The plan for this trip was to ride around the Baltic Sea, alternating between exploring the...
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