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  1. PWM Radiator Controller

    Africa Twin
    Today I got the first bits of my Radiator fan controllers, These are simple Pulse width modulation MOSFET motor controllers, they come with a control knob and variable resistor to vary the motor speed, but I'll be adding a thermistor so the speed becomes temperature dependant. They are...
  2. Video from a ride in north Vietnam

    Africa Twin
    Hi Lads! This is a video I made on a ride out from Hanoi last year. Let me know what you think of this way of shooting ... brings a bit more variation than just having the camera on the helmet, me thinks. Remember to watch it in HD ... took me bloody 6 hours to upload!
  3. Playing in the forests of Gueret

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Hi, finally got round to editing the footage from last April when we were riding in the forests of Gueret (Central France). The trails are amazing, so much variation in the terrain and hill climbs etc. Just a short clip! Enjoy! Trail riding France
  4. tyre question

    Dominator / FMX
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  5. Rear brake pads, so many to choose from!

    Africa Twin
    Apologies if this has been threaded a million times before but I couldn't find anything in the search list.I had an advisory on my MOT that my rear pads need changing soon. I have looked on ebay and there are a load of different makes to choose from and a big variation in prices ranging from £6...
  6. 600 variation in mpg

    Went for a ride yesterday, Beamish Run. The Desperado's I ride with all have sports bikes and I have to push 'the goat' to keep up. Average mpg riding like a 'vicar on valium' 48-50 mpg, riding with the Desperado's 42 mpg. Am I pushing the Transalp too much, should I use my BMW R80 RT when...
  7. Variation on a Theme - Tyres

    Africa Twin
    Thanx for replies ref. 'Deathwings' people... But heres the Q. then... If I'm gonna be doing 99.9 of my riding on Tarmac for the time being, which tyre gives me the Best Grip in the Wet ratio to Life expectancy? (Anticipating doing 500miles a week, don't really wanna be putting fresh rubber on...