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  1. Touching the 2015 africa twin

    Africa Twin
    I got to touch one. Being prepared for a special weekend for a not so "sportsmanlike" person. So hush hush that they are assembling it in a small honda loyal dealership 300 miles away. Still cant afford one though :(
  2. XR650R Gearing

    XR
    Hey guys...... Need a bit of advice, please I've nearly finished assembling my off-road wheels What size rear sprocket would you recommend for green lane / trail riding etc? I'm putting a 15 tooth drive sprocket on to give me a bit more fuel range with a 42 tooth rear Any help / suggestions /...
  3. Hella Micre DE lights - worth of assembling?

    Mechanical Advice
    I`m looking for some extra spot lights to and these would fit nice. But do they really do their job or are they just as useless as cars foglights?
  4. XR400 cranshaft conrod

    XR
    Help! - Can anybody tell me how to go about fitting a new conrod to an XR400 i.e. do I have to get the balance shaft gear off - how to I replace it correctly, how do I align the crank halves when re-assembling the thing. Any help would be appreciated. Alternatively - does anybody in the...
  5. Carb balancing

    Chatter
    Rode up to Hertford today with a mate from the RFOC to meet another mate who had use of his work place to sort our carbs out. I only did the monkey work, taking apart and re assembling, my good mate Ollie did all the techy stuff. Damn good experience for me to get down and dirty with the...
  6. 1982 XL500R Mesh Oil Filter clean

    XL
    Unlike my old XR250 (1994) which had a paper element oil filter, the older XL just has a wire mesh oil filter, at the bottom of the sump. :rolleyes: So, as the bike is quite new to me, and been off the road since 1996, with 18000 miles I decided to check it out. Its a bit of a pain, coz you...
  7. The self building bike....

    Chatter
    Pretty cool video. Shame it's a crotch rocket. ;) YouTube - Self assembling GSXR! 100% free webcam site! | Awesome chicks and it is absolutely free! | Watch free live sex cam - easy as 1-2-3
  8. For Sale: Foldaway single bike trailer

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hello I have a single bike trailer for sale, which is the foldaway type. I have used it for four years, mainly for my Serow and Dominator, but have used it to trailer my Pan, and everything was fine. When assembling the trailer bed folds and clamps around the axle. Wheels and mudguards are...
  9. Easy assembly of Honda throttle twist grip

    Bodgers Corner
    For those of you that have struggled assembling the throttle twist grip assembly you will know that inserting the little nylon guide can be quite a PITA. I tried Yens suggestion of removing it all together but didn't like the 'hacksawing' feeling of the cable grinding on the alloy housing...
  10. Spanner/socket sizes

    Africa Twin
    I'm assembling a small toolkit in addition to / as a replacement of the original @ toolkit. I want to add a set of sockets, but I'm sure not all the sizes are required. What socket sizes should I include so that I can handle any bolt/nut on the @? TIA, Emile Sprenger
  11. Which goggles

    Helmets
    As you might have guessed by all my questions i am new to this sport and am assembling my kit,any advice on goggles please which are good and which are not so good. Thanks
  12. Help Please

    Africa Twin
    After stripping my @ down for a winter re-furb which included opening up every electrical connection, cleaning the connectors, lightly greasing them (LM grease) then re-assembling, the thing just willnay start captian. No sparks wotsoever from any of the plug leads (using a new plug shorted...
  13. New Wheels new tyres

    Africa Twin
    Over the past few months I have been assembling two spare sets of wheels. One for my AT and one for Mrs Gromits TA. Well Today I took my spare rear AT wheel up to Central wheel components in Coleshill, Birmingham to be rebuilt with new galvanised spokes and a new Alloy rim. Unfortunately it is...
  14. Brake light wires

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi everyone, I managed to replace my broken taillight section with the new one in about an hour (do you have the same problems about assembling/dismantling of the Domi's parts, please do not hesitate to tell me :P) however I couldn't remember the places of the wires connected to the brake light...
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