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  1. Silencers/mufflers

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi, just got a NX 650 Dominator with original mufflers. They are to silent and polite, any good alternatives?
  2. FMX rear shock

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi my Honda FMX 650 needs a new rear shock. Original parts are mental prices. Are there any alternatives out there? Or had any one got one they want to part with? Cheers.
  3. 650 Replace the Gaiters

    Transalp
    So my Transalp Gaiters have more holes than swis cheese and look unsightly. So a few questions 1. Can I just remove them and not replace? Alternatives available? 2. How hard is it to remove the forks and put them back properly? 3. How hard is it to align them once back in? do they just 'fall...
  4. xrv650.eu down!!

    Africa Twin
    Does anyone have a reason for this? Did the site move? Can we contact the people who maintained the site to discuss alternatives? Regards Brinco Sent from my SM-N920C using Tapatalk
  5. What are the options for replacement wheeks?

    Transalp
    What are the options for replacement wheels? Hi The wheels on my 87 600 are starting to corrode. The spokes are very rusty and the rims are not that great either. Second hand ones are pretty rare and even then you dont know exactly the condition of what you are getting if buying off ebay...
  6. Transalp Rear Wheel

    Transalp
    Hello people I am looking for a rear wheel or hub for my 1999 TA any help or alternatives would be appreciated
  7. Fork Gaiter Clamps

    Africa Twin
    Bought a new pair of gaiters for the RD04 and just checked the price on the gaiter clamps / clips - £11:83 each!!! That's £47.82 for what are effectively 4 thin jubilee clips, for goodness sake. Needless to say, I shall be looking for alternatives.
  8. alternatives to africa twins?

    Chatter
    having spent the last few weeks searching and having seen two and disappointed with the condition(mechanical), i've started to look at alternatives. near me is an all original '92 super tenere which looks like the AT's step-brother and a TDM 850, again early model. i remember someone on here...
  9. Eastern Beaver alternatives

    Africa Twin
    Is there much in the way of alternatives for the Eastern Beaver fuse box solutions and H4 relay kits out there??
  10. Aftermarket fuel cut off relay experience?

    Africa Twin
    Just tracked down my fuel pump problem to the fuel cut off relay. Has anyone any experience of the alternatives to the OE part? Rugged Roads list an alternative, which is unfortunately out of stock, and I see some similar options on ebay but wondering if they are a straight swap as the numbers...
  11. Are there Aftermarket Relays for RD03 Wiring available?

    Africa Twin
    Looking for parts 12,14,15,16,17 and18. A quick look at the CMSNL site makes me ask the question " are there aftermarket alternatives?" Also could do with two new CDI's as the current ones have been broken and siliconed and look pretty rough once I got all of the electrical tape off of them...
  12. Givi Panniers Rack

    Varadero
    Just getting around to putting a Givi pannier rack on my old XL1000V2. Instructions say to use the original Varadero rack bolts to secure the rack. The original bolts holding down the front of the Varadero rack seem a little short when the rack is added. I was planning on replacing the original...
  13. Scottoiler refill

    Mechanical Advice
    can anyone recommend any alternatives to buying genuine Scottoil refills? Im coming to the end of a cheap supply and dont fancy (if avoidable) paying full price for the real stuff.
  14. Textile trousers to fit tall, fat b*stard :-)

    Clothing
    Got a pair of Weise trousers, but they don't stay done up and the knee armour slides all over the joint...any ideas for alternatives? I'd like some that aren't black, but I suspect I'm urinating in the wind with that wish...
  15. RST Pro Series Adventure

    Clothing
    Anyone have experience of the RST Pro Series Adventure jacket and jeans? I've not had any RST clothing in the past. What's the general consensus? Is it well made? Can I expect any sort of customer service from RST? What are the better and cheaper, alternatives? Iain RST Pro Series Adventure...
  16. Rugged camera?

    Photography
    I'm looking for a compact point&shoot camera that is also rugged, i.e. shock- and water-proof, and small enough to carry in a jacket pocket when out trail riding. If I'm out specifically to take a photo then I'll carry the SLR, but I just want something that goes everywhere with me, for those...
  17. Lower Alternatives

    Transalp
    With The Pope about to arrive in Malta, I'm attempting to persuade a Friendly Native to seriously consider the purchase of a TA. Seat height too high for Friendly Native. Apart from a lower/thinner seat and this lowering device ... VH Motorradtechnik Shop - Honda Any of you lot know of lower...
  18. Tyres, TKC/Karoo Alternatives?

    Mechanical Advice
    I'm after some advise of tyres, I'm currently running TKCs, but I don't really like them, they're just not knobbly enough offroad, I used to run metzeler karoos and loved em, but recently they're getting hard to find and they now cost almost the same as TKCs :( so they're just not worth it...
  19. Nokia N97 poor - suggested alternatives?

    Chatter
    I needed new functions on my mobile - not just email etc but a decent internet view plus twitter and facebook etc. The obvious choice was the Apple iPhone, because I also run Macs. But the iPhone is tied to O2, which is shoddy service and I have been with Vodafone for years. I have also been a...
  20. Alternatives Handlebars anybody?

    Varadero
    I have replaced mine with a Renthal, wondering if anyone of you have done similar things on yours? Cheers Lun
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