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  1. Transalp
    Anyone any suggestions please? Bloody embarrassing going through town. Cheers
  2. Africa Twin
    I think one off my cdi's have gone. The bikes rev counter has gone crazy the bikes misfiring badly. Feels like it's running on one. My question is I don't think these are the original cdi's and I'm not sure what to order. These read right on eBay but don't match mine 262455285638 Or do I...
  3. Africa Twin
    Hi, I recently purchased another AT and unfortunately the front right hand brake calliper has succumbed to the British winters and rotted quite badly. Has anyone got a spare laying around in the shed that they would like to sell? Thanks, Neil.
  4. Africa Twin
    My bars have been painted black, badly, I was wondering what aftermarket bars will fit in gold, any specific bend or rise I need? Anyone got any model no's?
  5. How to.....
    heya, so my RD04 took a tumble and the screen was very badly damaged - the break stretches acriss about 75% of the screen. What are my options here? Glue it and, if so, which glue! (plastic weld is probably the correct term). Replacement? Does €75 sound about right to you?
  6. For Sale / Wanted
    As above, has anyone got one or a pair of silver ones please? My rear is badly corroded. Thanks Mud
  7. For Sale / Wanted
    any of you guys got a xr 500 twinshock motor for sale need one badly|
  8. Transalp Technical Specs
    Why does this 89 Trans Alp run so bad…a new cdi,new plugs and misses badly above 3500rpm.Recently ran completely out of gas (reserve too) NO IT"S not my bike but I said it would ask.Checking manual but can anyone help..any advice would be appreciated!
  9. Accessories
    Hello mate! can anyone tell where I find XR600 Countershaft Comp parts online? I badly need this parts, can you help me?
  10. Africa Twin
    Cheers, next question is slide diaphragms....noticed an ad on EBay for new ones for the RD04, had to be bonded in etc, I have one badly ripped on my RD07, are they available for RD07 or am I looking at whole new slide with built in diaphragm? £85 plus vat...ouch!
  11. Transalp
    Hi All, The chrome tail pipes on my 650 TA 2001 model are quite badly rusted, any one know if you can get replacements or is it a case of replace the hole silencer. Looking at replacing the back pipe for a single pipe looks expensive, and I do like the look of the standard silencer. Any...
  12. Chatter
    Hi all can anyone tell me how I can tell if the front forks on my sons varadero are "BENT OR TWISTED so badly they wont pass a mot" to quote the mechanic. I cant see anything and it rides ok according to my son. Cheers
  13. Africa Twin
    Hi all, Just a quick question, which is the best way to blank off the chokes on the RD03?
  14. Dominator / FMX
    I have seen on Evilbay two(2)dip sticks for my nx 650 christmas present one markedRR @ £61 one marked JR @ £30 Both look idntical on the screen anyway...
  15. Transalp
    Hi all can anyone help. I am after a cheep fix for my transalp 600v 1993. The rear wheel on my much loved winter hack is badly corroded and i am looking to replace it but they are like rocking horse poo to find. Does anyone know if a wheel of any other bikes fit without to much messing around...
  16. Transalp
    I have a '95 Transalp with disc brake. The rear rim is oxidized so badly, I must replace it. I found few rims on the ebay, one of them is for the 91-94 models (part no: 42701MS6901). What is the difference between this rim and my rim? Where I could find the partnumbers for my bike? And finally...
  17. Chatter
    Bust my ankle (badly), now off the bike for up to 4 months ..... :( I was sooooo looking forward to giving the Vara a service and getting some early trips in. take it easy out there.
  18. Bikes For Sale / Wanted
    Rear drum brake hub for my 1990 TA. The lining in mine is badly worn.
  19. Transalp
    Hello everyone I am riding a 2001 XL650V, really loving it, except whenever i rev up to 5K rpm the bike will wobble very badly till 3Krpm it becomes normal I have change my steering cones, new balanced tires, wheel bearings, anyone know the cause of this? Thanks:p
  20. Mechanical Advice
    New to all this bike stuff so need a bit of help! I have a Suzuki dr350 (thought I would post here as it would get more views if thats allowed?!) it would seem that the clutch has gone. Changes into first alright, but when the lever is released it doesn’t really go anyway, it tries to move...