Andrew Skinner's Member Page
Member: skinner75
Name: Andrew Skinner
From: Dublin, Ireland
Gender: Male
Age: 39 years old
Riding For: 19 years
 
 Current:
1996 Honda XR 250

Photos: 10
Purchased: Aug 2007
Info: Baja model. 72,000kms on the clock when purchased. K&N airfilter and wavy discs fitted when purchased. Fitted a Stebel Magnum horn. Fitted a CZR exhaust (7/2/08). 15/3/08: New Wiseco piston & cylinder rebore (74,700kms). Also oil & oil filter change. 23/6/12: New Renthal steel sprockets & DID chain fitted August 2013: Bike declared off the road. The plan is to do a full strip & re
1999 KTM 640 Adventure R

Photos: 6
Purchased: Feb 2009
Info: Bought the bike for 3000, with only 7,966 miles on the clock. Fitted Metzler Enduro 3 tyres 7/6/12: Replaced the trip computer backup battery (unfortunately after it had drained totally - resetting the odometer in the process)
2005 BMW R 1150 GS

Photos: 3
Purchased: Nov 2011
Info: Bought the bike on 13/11/11 for 4700 Added the following to the bike: Touratech oil cooler guard Touratech headlight guard Touratech billet aluminium lockable oil filler cap Touratech handguard extensions Touratech side rear panels
1993 Honda Xrl650

Photos: 6
Purchased: Jul 2013
Info: Bought for 1300 with 21,400 km on the clock. 22l tank fitted. I replaced the rear light unit with a much tidier one 5/10/13: Fitted Arrow Paris-Dakar end can & FMF Powerbomb header 18/4/14: Fitted HEL braided brake lines front & rear 22/4/14: Fitted coloured led lights in the dashboard 1/5/14: Rebuilt starter motor (@23,250km on odo)
 
 Past:
1995 Honda XRV 750 (Africa Twin)

Photos: 7
Purchased: Apr 2000
Sold: Apr 2005
Info: Honda Africa Twin XRV750 RD07 1995 65,000 miles. Corbin saddle. Wirth progressive springs in the front forks. Front discs by Braking. Zega aluminium panniers. Motad crashbars. Nonfango backbox. Metzeler Tourance tyres. Acerbis Baja front fender. Macrolon headlight protector by Touratech. Laser ProDuro race can. K&N air filter. Airhorn. GPS handlebar mount by Touratech. Garmin GPS
1981 Vespa PX 125

Photos: 5
Purchased: May 2004
Sold: Jun 2005
Info: Sprayed the bike matt black & tinted the indicators/rear light. The pic of the piston with the hole in it is of a VE 150cc big bore kit I stuck in. It only lasted 1000 miles! I had a Polini pipe on the bike, but have since transfered this across to the 01 Vespa I got.
1990 Gilera RC 125

Photos: 1
Purchased: Jul 1997
Sold: Apr 2000
Info: My first bike with gears, after two mopeds. Nice & quick for a 125er! Sold when I got my Africa Twin - a move I regretted with hindsight...
2001 Vespa PX 125

Photos: 5
Purchased: Dec 2004
Sold: Aug 2006
Info: Bought the bike from a guy in work, who owned it from new. Was only used for light commuting into work. Approx 5500 miles on the clock when I bought it. Stuck on the Polini pipe I had on the 81 Vespa & fitted new Michelin S83s. Update: 1st Sept. saw me being knocked off the bike as I was on the way into work. Damage to the front lhs leg guard, thankfully none to me! Engineers report put the
2001 Suzuki DRZ 400

Photos: 5
Purchased: May 2006
Sold: Jun 2006
Info: K&N airfilter & CRD pipe fitted ---------------------------- 19/6/2006 - Stolen.
2003 Vespa PX 200

Photos: 5
Purchased: Jul 2006
Sold: Feb 2008
Info: Bought on 8th July 2006, 5800mls on clock. Fitted a Simonini pipe. Sold on 18th Feb. 2008, 11088mls on clock.
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Bike: 1995 Honda XRV 750 (Africa Twin)
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