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  1. Africa Twin
    XRV Forum Members: Hello and happy holidays! I am writing to learn of the availability of a HID conversion kit for my 1991 Italian XRV750 RD04 with BA20D bulbs or lamps. The current bulb is stamped with HERT4 12V35/35W. Since the American websites for Amazon, ebay and Google, do not...
  2. For Sale / Wanted
    Greetings! I have a '04TA and I would like to get a "Kevlar" film applied to the plastic "dashboard" piece (Honda calls it a Cowl). Does anyone know of a place that does the "hydrodip" process? I am an American living in Turkey and there just aren't many options or places here for custom work...
  3. For Sale / Wanted
    Barn find/project picked her up a couple of years age with the intention of restoring, put a lot of money in her but still a lot of work to do, have no time or spare money so I think it's time she went to a good home, bad bits : windscreen missing, front indicator stems broken repaired for show...
  4. Chatter
    I find myself in need of some help with the electrics on my "current" bike rebuild, if you will pardon the pun...:rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes: I have reached the stage on my Triumph TR6 build where I will be ready to wire up the electrics in the not too distant future... My "current" wiring...
  5. Africa Twin
    Australian XRV Riders, Hello. I hope this post finds you well. I am about to finish a two month tour of New Zealand and will visit Australia for three to six months. During my tour of New Zealand, I was fortunate to purchase XRV750 (RD04) with local support. I have owned a couple Africa...
  6. Africa Twin
    Hi all, Hope everyone is well, I'm looking to get a spare set of rims for my RD03 so I could have a set with 80/20 tires and a set of full knobbly tires on. Could anyone help decode the stamping on the rim: "J 21x1.85 3 88 DOT" So the 21x1.85 is easy enough, what does the J and 3 88 DOT...
  7. Chatter
    Hi everybody. i'm moving out of the country for a short while and that i wish to require my cars with American state. They are 1. 2000 Toyota above atomic number 11 with greedy exhaust 2. 1975 VW minibus I am curious to understand, however am i able to check if my above can pass their...
  8. For Sale / Wanted
    Hi all We expect that you guys may have noticed, but at Opies we are currently having a bit of a spring clean on several of our product ranges. The most recent candidate is Amsoil - Our remaining Amsoil car and bike lubricants are now heavily discounted, you can find the full range available...
  9. Chatter
    Hi everyone, I just wanted to let you all know about the latest edition of Influx Magazine, the motoring mag put together by us here at Bikesure. Last month we headed down to Pendine Sands to look at the UK vintage hot rod scene, whilst this month we jetted off to California to speak to our...
  10. Africa Twin
    My new Mosfet arrived from the states today. OEM's working fine but will keep as a spare now. Been looking through the posts regarding this unit for some easy to explain pictures of the unit fitted but only come up with wiring diagrams which look to be fairly straight forward. Whilst I'm...
  11. Varadero
    Found this website whilst trawling the net at work- www.motorcycleinfo.calsic.com It's American, but there is a load of interesting stuff on it. They even stock a few bits for the Dero, including screens of various sizes.
  12. For Sale / Wanted
    For a limited time only you can get an additional 15% Off All Engine Oils with voucher code ENGINEOIL on the NEW and IMPROVED Opie Oils web site. Our choice of Engine Oils is extensive. It would be impossible to list them all here, but to give you an idea on the savings available below are...
  13. XL
    The inspiration: '84 Honda RS750 By the mid-1980s, the name Honda was synonymous with winning almost every style of racing in the world. There was one type of American racing that eluded Honda, though: dirt track. American Honda began...
  14. Dominator / FMX
    Hi, I think I have been very lucky in purchasing a 98 (I think) registered on a 'Y' plate Dominator from and American friend at work for 310 notes :o Bike has MOT and Tax till May 2015 with 19k on the clock. I will be riding it through the winter to work, only 10 miles and then plan to...
  15. XR
    evening all just picked up new project ,a 1979 xr 500 all original apart from rear light. american import.was sold as a non runner but fresh fuel and plug fitted she fired up 2nd kick,with no smoke or rattles,some parts look like new paid £999 and will spend another 500 quid on light restoration...
  16. XR
    This is South American version of the XR400, detuned slightly for longer life and service intervals, lower and far more comfortable for road work. Also has a stronger rear subframe for load carrying. (me?) I love the comment I read where it was described as an ideal 3rd World bike, robust and...
  17. For Sale / Wanted
    Hi, So I tried to fit my US-spec 1986 XL600R with the dual headlights, seat and large tank of the Paris Dakar Euro-spec XL600LM in time for a west American trip. It was a bigger job that I have the tools or time for, so I'm selling the parts I imported from a German PD04 XL600LM. Here is a...
  18. For Sale / Wanted
    Hi, So I tried to fit my US-spec 1986 XL600R with the dual headlights, seat and large tank of the Paris Dakar Euro-spec XL600LM in time for a west American trip. It was a bigger job that I have the tools or time for, so I'm selling the parts I imported from a German PD04 XL600LM. Here are...
  19. For Sale / Wanted
    Hi, So I tried to fit my US-spec 1986 XL600R with the dual headlights, seat and large tank of the Paris Dakar Euro-spec XL600LM in time for a west American trip. It was a bigger job that I have the tools or time for, so I'm selling the parts I imported from a German PD04 XL600LM. Here...
  20. Ride Reports and Pictures
    On Sunday took a little run out with eldest offspring to Aviemore, where there was a gathering of thundering American twins – Hardleys! You’ll be glad to know that no pictures of obese riders on over-dressed cruisers where taken . . . . . . just some big trailies on some dirt . . . . ...
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