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  1. Africa Twin
    Hello guys, I am Nikola from Bosnia and I am in the process of restoring old AT 650 and the job is nearly done so I've decided to share this with one of the biggest Africa Twin cummunities. For now I will share with you link to a Serbian moto-forum,BJBIKERS, where I post everything I do on my...
  2. Transalp
    Hi I've just bought a Transalp 650 and it appears that the indicator relay needs changing. Can anyone tell me how much of the fairing do I need to remove to access it? The indicators are a come on randomly or when I rev the engine up and there is lots of clicking coming from the relay. Any...
  3. Dominator / FMX
    I need to change my carb float needle as its leaking, is it possible to remove the bowl to get access or must I remove complete carb from bike which is a bit of a PITA Any quick advice appreciated Thanks
  4. Dominator / FMX
    My local bike shop has a contact who has access to Honda NOS parts. He's now stocking throttle cables and speedo drive gears for SLR and FX650 - both discontinued by Honda. Get 'em while they're hot! Manhattan Motorcycles Ltd. Recently Added Products
  5. Dominator / FMX
    Stop the government closing green lanes Hi All Stop the government closing access to the countryside for bikers Click this link to sign the petition "No closures for legal routes for motorcycle trail riding without new provision."...
  6. Africa Twin
    heya, I posted this on ADV as well but I wanted to access more thoughts on the subject. The video shows the chain slack on my bike - I don't know how old it is but the chain tensioner is at minimum so I assume it's reasonably new. Thoughts?
  7. Varadero
    I'm wondering how difficult it is to check the valves on a 2008 Varadero xl1000. Since it is a 90*, does it make it any easier to gain access? Any tips/tricks?
  8. Dominator / FMX
    G'day all, I'm looking to gain a second rear wheel for my 96 dommie, they are few and far between (and $$$) here in Oz. Options are: A) buy wheel from ebay Europe (failed twice with dodgy italian vendors) B) adapt xr rear end C) open to xrv brains trust Option b is appealing as xr stuff...
  9. Africa Twin
    Anyone happen to know if the RD03 rack would fit an RD04? It (the RD03 rack) looks a lot more utilitarian to me. I've no access to lathes or anything fancy so anything but the very simplest bodge is beyond me - ideally it'd fit right on... :)
  10. Dominator / FMX
    Just fitted new tyres to my 89 Dommie. After I had refitted the front wheel I noticed a really small gap between the speedo drive and the hub. It is around 2mm and looks as though it should have a spacer in there. I am certaian the spacer didnt fall out when I removed the wheel although the...
  11. Transalp
    A few pics of the progress so far from this to And a cradle I botched up to give me good access to the engine for cleaning and servicing Then I need to decide on what colour scheme to go with for the rest of the bike? Thinking black and white for a different look
  12. Off Topic Lounge
    I have to go up to Preston for work and was wondering if anyone can recommend any places to stay? Only requirements are a car park and easy access to central Preston in the mornings. ta:thumbup:
  13. Transalp
    Hi all, I'm trying to buy some spare bits and pieces for a bike I haven't met yet. (meeting up with it in Germany in May). I don't have access to a TA here, can anyone tell me what size the blade fuses are? I think the standard size is referred to as a mini blade fuse. Thanks, Tom.
  14. Africa Twin
    Does anyone know or have access to their carbs to give me dimensions (single and both connected)? I am in a process of building ultrasonic bath for cleaning them and would like to finish it and test before removing carbs from my bike. I found stainless steel dish 153x137x200mm (LxWxH) and I...
  15. Dominator / FMX
    I run an engineering design company and have access to cnc machinery etc. Are there any owners on here who have ideas for custom parts but don't have the means to make them? If so give me a shout. Regards Dan
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