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by Tramp
Fri Mar 11, 2011 8:05 pm
Forum: WE LOVE PICS
Topic: Honda XL650V Transalp :)
Replies: 67
Views: 17566

Re: Honda XL650V Transalp :)

hi largeway, no probs at all with Africaqueen , I emailed then in English with a link to their web site explaing what I wanted. They replied in english with price and deliver dates and shipping charge , then emailed them my credit card details etc and address, they came in about 2 days all lovely bo...
by Tramp
Fri Mar 11, 2011 7:36 am
Forum: WE LOVE PICS
Topic: Honda XL650V Transalp :)
Replies: 67
Views: 17566

Re: Honda XL650V Transalp :)

On the subject of crashbars - 2 ways to go really. get cheap second hand off fleabay and hope its a low speed "falling over" thing as the cheaper ones fold in at the top crushing the fairing. or get some Graves or Africa quuens-[aka rickycross] mine cost 200euro delivered:ohmy: and have a centre bar...
by Tramp
Thu Mar 10, 2011 7:52 pm
Forum: WE LOVE PICS
Topic: Honda XL650V Transalp :)
Replies: 67
Views: 17566

Re: Honda XL650V Transalp :)

The 3 major faults with these bikes are : over tight chain -let it sag like a bow string not tight like a G string:ohmy: . Sticking plungers on the carbs - uneven running/tickover when warm. sticking brakes due to crud behind the dust seals on the brake cylinders. all easily fixed.... oh yes the mai...
by Tramp
Mon Mar 07, 2011 3:17 pm
Forum: CLOTHING
Topic: So who's been to Aldi and what did you buy?
Replies: 33
Views: 5807

Re: So who's been to Aldi and what did you buy?

Hi craig, The reason i presumed their werent any magnets is because the tank bag was really light compared to mineB) . Mine grips the tank like a "limpet" on a ship or the wife holding your wallet on payday:whistle: . I use some of that rubber stuff on aroll and cut to shape and the magnets grip thr...
by Tramp
Mon Mar 07, 2011 10:20 am
Forum: CLOTHING
Topic: So who's been to Aldi and what did you buy?
Replies: 33
Views: 5807

Re: So who's been to Aldi and what did you buy?

hi all, well I went along too but came back with nowt but food:( as the jacket looked okay but the neck and internal bit looked naff and were hard to use in my opnion. craig- the tank nbag does not have magnets unlike my Buffallo one wich is great fro hols and offroad too. strange how all the oldies...
by Tramp
Sun Mar 06, 2011 2:40 pm
Forum: South West
Topic: SW ABR Group
Replies: 33
Views: 18736

Re: SW ABR Group

ow my God am I allowed to drool B) B) B) B) B)

thats one nice xrv650 including Barndoor panniers ;)
by Tramp
Sat Mar 05, 2011 7:01 pm
Forum: MEETS & RUNS
Topic: West country -wild weekend camping...
Replies: 14
Views: 2432

Re: West country -wild weekend camping...

Hi versrider, everyone has to learn sometime, I have a vango omega with alloy poles and pegs and it wont blow away , plenty of room for 2 people and their stuff. http://www.tauntonleisure.com/vango-omega-250-tent-2010/p4983 very good tent for its price and packs small and weight wise is good , its i...
by Tramp
Sat Mar 05, 2011 5:45 pm
Forum: MEETS & RUNS
Topic: West country -wild weekend camping...
Replies: 14
Views: 2432

Re: West country -wild weekend camping...

okay , think more info required. so thinking about the weekend 25th to 27th March or last weekend in April [wedding weekend] As I coming from Hampshire could meet up friday night around Ashburton. Then saturday ride over Dartmoor [weather prevaling] to the west coast and up the Atlantic coast road t...
by Tramp
Sat Mar 05, 2011 3:07 pm
Forum: MEETS & RUNS
Topic: West country -wild weekend camping...
Replies: 14
Views: 2432

West country -wild weekend camping...

Right oh!!:P I can feel spring in my blood and as its getting lighter and warmer down south:woohoo: .. I quite fancy a weekend away wildcamping somewhere or a pub site with grub, basically all meet up Friday night [camp] then have a ride out on the saturday on/off road camp sat night. Then sunday ri...
by Tramp
Fri Mar 04, 2011 7:04 pm
Forum: CLOTHING
Topic: So who's been to Aldi and what did you buy?
Replies: 33
Views: 5807

Re: So who's been to Aldi and what did you buy?

last years cover is still doing its job on the Ta650 with tall screen and topbox but only covers the important bits, for the price its worth a punt. Got one of the Balaclavas and its brilliant, far better than the frankthomas Antifreeze stuff, it actully fits the head and is long in the neck nape ar...

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