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  1. Attention all UK Transalp 700 owners..

    Can one of you do me a favour? Can you look on your V5 and give me the figures that appear here: Thanks
  2. Greetings from the tropics in Oz

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    I don't seem to have introduced myself when I joined in '11 (I think). My name is John, I live in sunny Queensland, tht's the north east portion of Australia about 300km north of the Tropic of Capricorn. I have 4 bikes, 3 that are running, including my '03 XL650V Transalp that I bought new in...
  3. Attention all 650 owners in UK...

    Attention all 650 owners in UK...(ULEZ) In April 2019 new emissions rules come into effect in London (The "ULEZ"). Any bike that does not meet the Euro3 standard will have to pay £12.50 per day to enter central London. There is an online checker here where you can see if your bike is ok , or...
  4. Sticky Helmet

    Africa Twin
    Right now ive got your attention .... ive got a new Enduro helmet never worn but the shell has gone all sticky :lol: Its almost like sticker glue but the whole helmet is covered ... ive tried white vinegar pledge polish and brake cleaner ... you can remove it with your nail then rub like fook...
  5. Wanted: AT RD07a Stock Seat.

    For Sale / Wanted
    Looking for a stock seat for my '02 reg RD07a for Tony Archer to work his magic on. I'm not too bothered about the state of the upholstery and foams, but the seat base must be usable. Thanks for your attention, Flyingcharlie
  6. RD03 100,000km Rebuild

    Africa Twin
    Hi All, So my bike is 30 years old next year, It just passed the 100,000km mark last month and it also took me and my wife on a 60,000km tour over the last year and half so it deserve a bit of attention :) My plan is to strip the bike down, repaint the frame, service the engine. Then...
  7. Transalp 600 centre stand handle/lift

    Anyone know where the handle to help put a 1994 transalp 600 on the centre stand actually attaches to? If I had the handle here id figure it out,but I remember seeing a TA with one before but never paid an attention to how effective it was or where it bolted on as it was before I bought the...
  8. Need a new project

    I just spent an afternoon helping jnr polish his bike up after it passed its MOT. All he needs now is new tyres and a pair of Dunstall replica silencers which are on order...;););) His Yamaha DT 125 is also sorted so looks like i can turn my attention to finding my next project....:D:D:D...
  9. Hello From Canada

    Transalp Technical Specs
    New to this forum and just picked up a poorly looked after 87 Transalp. I owned one in 1987 and it is what really got me into adventure riding. This one is gonna need some love and that's where you guys come in. I have a odd collection of bikes in the garage right now but this transalp is...
  10. I'm thinking I might as well......

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi guys I took my SLR650 off the road last month just to give it a clean up. Well the inevitable happened and whilst removing the exhaust I snapped one of the studs. I am now thinking I might as well take the motor out, remove the cylinder head for professional attention and do a proper job on...
  11. I need rubbers

    Africa Twin
    Now that I have your attention. Having finished refurb'ing my carbs I need to put everything back together. However, Honda are no longer making the two front filter box too carb rubbers, so original units are out, which leaves me with a dilemma! Are there any aftermarket suppliers for these...
  12. Start Ya Ba**ard

    Africa Twin
    Now that I've got your attention... My 2001 AT, which has sat untouched for 18 months, won't start unless I spray gobs of this stuff down the airbox. Once started, I can keep it running by throttle but it wont idle (stalls out). Whilst running at 1500+ rpm its a bit rough, only a bit though...
  13. AT for long long trip

    Africa Twin
    hello guys, Me and my mate are planing to do a trip to Mongolia next year in May, so we are starting slowly over the winter to prepare my old RD04, so I was wondering what I should put most attention into preparing bike and what spare parts I should take with me? I would appreciate any advice Val
  14. ngine casing restore?

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi again oh knowledgeable ones Here is my next issue that needs attention. The left hand engine casing is corroded and pitted. I can sort that out easily enough but the finish on my casings looks to be a grey brown tint. Is this a spray paint finish or liquor? Can I get that same finish? I know...
  15. Its a hard life running in rebuilt engine!

    Africa Twin
    Finally got a chance to get some miles on the finished @. Wife and kids ok suns shining quick bimble over to Welsh wales:p Sausage barm and a cuppa. Photo op outside Beddgelert. Even found a little bit of gravel to play on. Safely tucked away in my capacious garage. Fantastic first...
  16. Speedometer problem

    Dominator / FMX
    Hello all, I'm having a problem with the speedo on my Dominator, hopefully someone may be able to shed some light as to the likely cause. A few days ago the speedo stopped working. I removed the cable and found it was siezed up solid, not surprisingly, the plastic drive gear in the hub was...
  17. Polycarbonate Headlight Guards for all Africa Twins

    Africa Twin
    We are now stocking the excellent range of Headlight Guards that Antonio of KKbike Italy has designed and manufactured.:D These are absolutely brilliant - no drilling or bolting or faffing around with velcro - they just clip into your front fairing. Each version is manufactured in 4mm Lexan...
  18. Horn Replacement on RD07a

    Africa Twin
    Looking to upgrade the standard horn with something that grabs one's attention a little better. Any suggestions, preferably without major mechanical or electrical work. Thanks
  19. There are people for everything!

    I'm old and not intouch with the times, thats probably why I'm still surprised by what some people would do to get attention. Google: "Jasmine Tridevil" and find out! :scratch:
  20. XR400 1999 BIG Project to somebody with the time and patience anyone interested?

    Hi there I lost my pride and joy in strata last winter and never got round to fixing it as the swingarm bolt is seized. It is in pieces and requires ALOT of attention and new parts etc If anybody is interested I will give as many details as possible and pics etc. It aint pretty but boy it used...