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  1. Everybody starts somewhere

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    As my Son has just passed out in the Army he has been dying to get out on his XR125 and wanted to do a “mission”. I was not looking forward too much to plodding about with a 125, but he has never ridden any distance so I thought, everybody has to start somewhere. We set off from home and went...
  2. Well its done

    Did it! Been pondering for a couple of months and did it today traded the XJR 1300 for a 56 plate TA with 4.5k on it. I feel more at home on it than the XJR and its a bike I can use in this fine British weather as opposed to a mass of chrome needing to be polished every time I use it:rolleyes...
  3. GOT ONE !!!!

    Picked Up My 2005 Varadero This Morning,traded In My Xjr1300 For A Black It Great Bike.need To Sell The Africa Twin Now To Rebuild The Bank Balance.
  4. Advice to make up my mind

    Other Bikes
    I have been pondering for a while now and when our second car gets sold I intend to travel on a bike for work and general popping out. I have an XJR 1300 which I love on a sunny day but dont want to use it for everyday. I had considered getting rid of this for something like a transalp, but it...
  5. Hello All

    Hi all My name's Sid and i've just joined the site after buying a new '07 TA. I have been here before when i owned a 1999 600 which i foolishly sold a few years ago and have missed ever since. I've owned loads of different bikes in the 20 years i've been riding , my first being a Yam RD250...
  6. Best Bike?

    Other Bikes
    On my qwest for the best bike, I can't decide. I would like your comments. I'm looking for a bike I can use every day, tour on, take the Mrs out, and ride the odd trail lane, and be comforable for my 6ft 3" hight. Of recent I have had, Xjr1300, Xr250, Drz400, and Xr650r, and a ktm950 adv. The...
  7. Stella Alpina Rally

    Ride Reports and Pictures
    Hi all I thought I would point you to one of my BLOGS where there is a report and some photos of last years the Stella Alpina Rally myself and 3 mates did. I was the only one on an AT but I think you might find the story a bit funny. One sad point is Huw on the XJR1300 sadly passed away over...
  8. Splitfire Plugs on ebay

    Just managed to get my hands on a set of splitfire plugs for £20 delivered on ebay and this solve the running rich . All from The model number for the transalps is SF416C. So any of these should fit:- (from their website....) Yamaha FJ1200 SF416C...