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  1. Anybody near Wrexham?

    Fancy going to sse a bit of a tatty looking little 50cc to see if it's worth me buying and fixing up for my daughter?
  2. New to me CRF 230

    CRF - New Forum!
    Hi, just bought a 230 crf for my wife to learn some trail riding, bike originates from Wrexham , a few things to sort on it but hopefully it'll serve us well, there does'nt seem to be a lot of second hand bits available via usual sites, do most mx shops carry stuff for these bikes, also is there...
  3. Tango and Big Bird take on Wales

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    well a small bit of Wales anyway, We'd got a week off work so decided that it was the ideal time for Ruth to go on her first biking weekend so on Friday we headed of from Derby to Chester, quite an uneventful journey other that a slight miscalculation in planning the route lead us down an...
  4. I got home

    Welsh Invasion
    First off thanks to Mike for organising and Sharrie for cooking. Another cracking weekend. David's 19th birthday today and we had a table booked for a meal at 2pm so needed to get away early. When I loaded up this morning it was dry and warm and I loaded up without a jacket on. Hope I didn't...
  5. North Wales Trails 19th Nov

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Anyone fancy joining me for a day on the North Wales trails on Saturday 19th. Ive got to be in Wrexham that evening so what better way to spend the day than on the trails. Start and finish in Llangollen. Loads of trails, variety of terrain, some hard, some easy. Will take in the Wayfarer and...
  6. Wheel + spokes

    Africa Twin
    My front wheel is off to be repaired. I have had a wobble for a while now. I put a post up a while ago and I got lots of replies of what the problem could be. I tightened some loose spokes and the wobble went away for a while. My bike gets plenty of abuse off road and the wobble came back. I...
  7. My CRF230 in the snow and ice

    CRF - New Forum!
    There ended up just the 3 of us going, myself, camsdad and drew Our street was like a giant sheet if ice and you could hardly stand up but gary was on his way from Yorkshire and drew was coming out of his brandy induced stupor so there was no going back !!! It was a bit dicy getting the...
  8. Worst surfaced road in Wales?

    Out for a bimble with my SO and after a stop of at J&S in Northwich I was informed I was going to have tea at the Ponderosa Cafe on the Horseshoe Pass near Llangollen... Fired up the 'alp and headed towards the armpit of the borders, Wrexham. Rather than cutting across to Llangollen from...
  9. crf,230,speedometer.

    CRF - New Forum!
    Hello all of you out there. I'm a new boy on the block and found this forum by accident. I'm pretty well through a project with the CRF230. I've scrapped the "lighting kit" that came with the bike and replaced it with xr400 headlight, shroud and speedometer. Speedo cable from xr200 fits a...
  10. Wanted: triumph tigger

    For Sale / Wanted
    Also on the wants list is a triumph tiger. I have about £1300 to £1500 to spend. Not to far away from wrexham as I cant ride it until I have adapted it for my leg. Would love a black un or green un if anyones got anything please get in touch. Preferably on the road. thanks.
  11. who fancies a ride into wales???? The North West posse

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    I think there are 6 or more of us travelling from the north west. So, at the risk of being a bit premature if we want to go down as a group can I suggest the following: Meet at Lymm Truck stop, M6 Junction 20. Leave here at 9.00am. Go via M6/M56/M53/A483 round Chester to Wrexham. (all boring...
  12. Touring abroad

    Hi, am an expat (UK) who has lived abroad for many years, last 25 in Norway. Have spent the last month back in the NW visiting family and friends and of course :) had my AT with me. Did the ususal checks before leaving ( kicked the tyres,) well blow me found that the exaust was kna###. The mild...