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  1. finally.... finally... finally... finished...

    Africa Twin
    well after much swearing, and painting and lets be honest.. bargaining with the bike to run, start, and generally not break on me.. I am done.. every nut, bolt replaced , most new parts, new suspension. new mosfet, new CDI, new shocks, callipers, tyres.. dash I made myself.. and multifunction...
  2. For Sale: Rd07a bits and bobs

    For Sale / Wanted
    all items below are sent to UK using registered courier at 12 euro cost. Ireland is 10 euro. Headlights, refurbished - 80 euro Cockpit dashboard - 20 euro HONDA OEM CDI - 190 4 x indicators. 1 only parts.. 3 good and working - 20 euro Honda rectifier - 15 euro Oil...
  3. Mosfet wiring, RD07a... green wires and black red

    Africa Twin
    so installed my MOSFET... very straight forward.. and working perfectly.. but doing my few finishing touches, I noticed my indicators were not working.. ie.. not a puff of power to them.. front or back.. no click to the relay checked all the normal stuff, fuse etc.. wiring.. but when I looked...
  4. my new toy.. 2002 xrv750y africatwin

    Africa Twin
    Hi all, Just bought a 2002 xrv750 , been looking for a couple of months after selling my classic mini honda powered project, found this one on ebay needs some tlc but for £1270 couldn't let it go. first issue is (which seller mentioned) the bike will not rev above 5000k ish rpm , I have...
  5. @T Vid

    Africa Twin
    Found this this morning. https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/africatwin?source=feed_text&story_id=10153342009795957
  6. AfricaTwin club on a rock concert for Rory Gallagher

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Saturday night we had the pleasure to watch a live concert for Rory Gallagher from the band of friends. Great rock music along with great performance
  7. Replace Termostat (heating problem)

    Africa Twin
    Hi everybody! When you drive AfricaTwin, may be you pay attention on cooling temperature indicator, that it's not going to 1/3 of scale. If after drive of 15-20 min, arrow point about 1/3, then all good, have a nice drive, else... On AfricaTwin, you can drive thousands of km, with this...
  8. Wanted: Wanted africatwin givi monokey rack and maxia top box

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi, I was wondering if anyone out there has a Givi monokey plate complete with fittings suitable for a year 2002 Africatwin for sale?......I am also looking for a VGC Givi Maxia top box if any one is looking to sell?? Can you please send me photos and price if you have any of the above for...
  9. Marathon For sale

    Africa Twin
    Not mine, dont know the seller http://www.segundamano.es/tarragona/honda-africa-twin-marathon-1989/a39682004/?ca=0_s&st=a&c=6
  10. output/countershaft possible solution???

    Africa Twin
    Hi my RD04 has the countershaft worn and was welded once. searching around the net i found these french pages with this sprockets as a solution for not opening the engine. has anyone ever used this sprockets or heard about them: Africa 750 - Achat groupé: pignon de transmission...
  11. Monsoon 3 SaddleBags on AfricaTwin RD07

    Africa Twin
    Hello Long time reader, first time poster from austria here. I've been looking for a softbag system for my 1993 Twin and came across the Enduristan Monsoon 3 Saddle bags. On their homepage they say you can use them without a rack on a XRV650, is someone of you using them on a RD07 (with or...
  12. Wanted: RD07a rear hub or wheel

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hello and sorry for my bad english. I need a rear wheel or hub for my 2002 xrv 750 because my muscles are bigger than my brain. I destroyed my hub when i change bearings (photo). Shipping to Warsaw, Poland. Contact: @: [email protected] mobil: +48602699379 (only polish language, english -sms)...
  13. newbie

    Africa Twin
    Hi, Guys just joined, managed to find a 2003 Africatwin with only 7000 miles on it, Hope to do lots of tours but will ask for help from time to time as most of you will have done it or had trouble with it at some time.Great site, cheers Ray
  14. Events in October

    Meet Ups / Rideouts
    Hello I wondered if anyone knew of any events on the 21st Oct over the two weeks as I have just bought a AT and havent booked anything as yet. It maybe a trip back into Europe again but it would be good to go to an event either in the UK or Europe. Having had a GS / Tenere / Sprint and a few...
  15. For Sale: HOW MUCH!?

    Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    If you think that ATs in the UK are expensive (especially at Stafford Motorcycles) how about €6,000!!! This same bike is on evilbay at £5,200. 100% free webcam site! | Awesome chicks and it is absolutely free! | Watch free live sex cam - easy as 1-2-3
  16. Intiminators in front forks of the AT

    Africa Twin
    Will be looking at an upgrade to the front forks in the next few months and have in my searches come up with progressive springs(which I have had in other road bikes to good effect) and new to me intiminators huh?..ok what are they and how do they work ? Easy fix or a fork strip down ?? The...
  17. Fitting centre stand to RD07

    Africa Twin
    I have just acquired a centre from forum member Laurie, cheers for that. Now fitting it, anybody got any tips? I found this link which looks helpful especially the bit about easing the tension on the spring. AfricaTwin.co.uk - XRV750 > Fitting a Honda Centre Stand to XRV750W (7A) Do I need to...
  18. New member from Italy

    Africa Twin
    Hi everyone! Nice to meet you, I want to introduce me and my Africatwin! I'm Marco, I'm 23 years old, I have a huge passion for this bike! I love travel with my girlfriend and my friend! This is my love! before: During the first customizations step: After the first step: Ready...
  19. engine painting

    Mechanical Advice
    time to start my rebuild now........ about to get under way and am going to paint my engine black....i see PJ1 to be the preferrred choice here which i'm happy with...... BUT how many cans are used on an africatwin engine as i'm going to need to order it online? and also did you use a primer or...
  20. bolt stuck in engine

    Mechanical Advice
    on the lower front of my africatwin engine the mounting bolt is solid in the aluminium casing any tips for removal? i cut the 2 steel triangle mounts to remove the engine so have the engine freely at hand....i do have a small gas torch but am worried about breaking the seal on the engine. any...
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