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  1. Looking for recommended oil

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi guys I have just had a rebore on my 92 Donnie. What oil should I be using to bed the rings and bore. Should I stay away from semi synthetic?, Should I use some cheap oil for 500 miles then change filter and oil for some semi synthetic? Your thoughts please
  2. Transalp 650 07 choke won't stay open!

    Transalp
    Hi all. My choke won't stay open on my bike. I can Pull it open revs pick up all perfect but it seems Like there is a bit of force pulling the lever back closed? Can't seem to work it out. Has anyone come across Is there anything to adjust? Your wisdom would be much appreciated. Cheers...
  3. In or out?

    Chatter
    Are you guys voting to leave Europe or stay in? I just realised that if you leave Europe,I will have to start paying 25% import tax and vat on my bike parts if I order them from blighty.:(:(:( What are you going to vote, in or out and do you believe all the bow locks the politicains are talking...
  4. Tank Removal

    Varadero
    Time to change the air filter.....so the tank has to come off. Does the tank need to be completely drained of fuel? Should it be syphoned? Or can it be drained from the pet cock? OR, can some fuel stay in the tank or will it leak out when I remove the lines?
  5. Another from New Zealand

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    I've recently brought a 1982 XL 250 R, the old girl is in rough condition but all there, it will stay mostly in its working clothes, though I intend to get her back on the road.
  6. 2008 Dero seat lock problem

    Varadero
    Gentlemen, did anyone had any issues with seat lock?? Mine Dero 2008 does not willing to let go seat from the lock… mechanism work as it should, but seat stay in…. I’m confused now , I’ve got service to do and now stuck with it… I will be grateful for any ideas how to deal with it….
  7. Indicators flash rate

    Africa Twin
    For last couple years my head was melting ....:mad: indicators have mind of there owen ! Flashing to fast or slow sometime just stay on or wouldn't work at all and effect headlights... cleaned relay still same , so got cheap relay of fleabay now everyone can see where I'm going :D no more abuse ...
  8. Instructables Heated Clothing

    Bodgers Corner
    Is it really this easy to stay warm when you're an all year round biker? DIY carbon tape heated trousers Bob
  9. Wanted: RD07a cowling stay

    For Sale / Wanted
    looking for RD07A 1999 Cowling Stay. please pm regards Nic
  10. Recommended hotels in Preston

    Chatter
    I have to go up to Preston for work and was wondering if anyone can recommend any places to stay? Only requirements are a car park and easy access to central Preston in the mornings. ta:thumbup:
  11. So the tax doesn't stay with the bike when you sell it.new rules

    Chatter
    This comes into effect this Oct. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/vehicle-tax-changes:thumbleft::thumbup: :thumbleft::thumbup: :thumbleft::thumbup:
  12. Happy new year

    Chatter
    Happy new year fellow XRV'rs :thumbup: Just heading off to a Hogmanay party, coming back home for the bells later on, all the family coming round :thumb: Soooo, in case I fall by the wayside, everybody have a safe and good Hogmanay. Best wishes for the coming year, may it provide you with...
  13. Need to change a lightbulb?

    Chatter
    Well the damn thing can stay blown, because there is no way I'd be changing this one!!:puke: Stairway to Safety - Climbing to the top of a 1700 foot tall tower to change a light bulb - YouTube
  14. Shock, Horror, Insurance renewal is competative

    Insurance
    Just had my insurance renewal from Carole Nash and they are within £12 of the cheapest comparable quote I can find. Think I'll stay where I am for another year. Well done CN :thumbright: just hope they do the same for Ruth next month
  15. tree falling on you

    Chatter
    Blinkin' flip. The guy did well to stay upright. But, at least, in future, when Vader claims the tree jumped out at him, we'll have to believe him.;) Tree falls onto Motorcyclist!!! - YouTube
  16. be careful out there children

    Chatter
    earlier this week in the Var (southern france) a motorcyclist died when his scarf caught in his wheel. despite the rapid help from a bystander who saw the accident & ran to cut the scarf. the winter period is dangerous enough as it is on a bike, lets try & not add to the risk by just not...
  17. Wanted: Fairing Subframe for RD07A

    For Sale / Wanted
    Hi Need to get my hands on a fairing subframe (a Stay, in Honda parts speak; part no. 61310-MAY-620). A straight one please. For shipping to Australia. I don't need any of the associated bolts, grommets etc, just the frame. PM me. Thanks.
  18. Right you lot !!!

    Chatter
    im buggering off to the south of France with the girls to stay with family for the week :toothy10::toothy10::toothy10::toothy10: your mission is to keep Herr Wittmann on his toes with as much abuse as possible :thumbright: otherwise he will really miss me :mrgreen: keep safe ride safe...
  19. I love a bit of slow-mo!

    Chatter
    I found this on another forum and thought I would share it. Makes you wonder how they stay on.................most of the time. :D http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGIjetX6TBk&feature=g-vrec&context=G2102f43RVAAAAAAAABA Andy.
  20. What do you want?

    Welsh Invasion
    Right there's a call for a sixth Welsh Invasion with perhaps looking for a new bunkhouse. So what do you require from a bunkhouse with regards to rooms etc. Bear in mind in February we need to stay away from mountains because of the weather. I've had a quick look around and have found the...
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